Apprentice Greenkeeper

Location Orpington
Discipline: Golf
Job type: Apprenticeship
Salary: £23,795.20 p.a
Contact name: Glenn Siddons

Job ref: 009662
Published: about 1 month ago

Position: Apprentice Greenkeeper - Apprenticeship Level 2 Golf Greenkeeping 


Location: Orpington Golf Centre, Cray Ruxley, Sandy Ln, Orpington, BR5 3HY


Salary: £23,795.20 p.a. Plus Benefits


Job Type: Full-time 40hrs  Fixed term (until end of apprenticeship)


Closing date: 30th July 2024


We are looking for an Apprentice Greenkeeper to join our team and help maintain our golf course to the highest standards. You will be initially working on basic Greenkeeping duties, and slowly gain experience in all machinery and equipment.



  • UK/EU Resident for 3 years
  • Not currently a student in funded learning
  • Hasn’t completed a similar qualification at same level or above
  • GCSE in Maths and English
  • Candidates will need to meet the eligibility criterion of the apprenticeship provider for the relevant course.

During the course of the apprenticeship, the apprentice will focus on work -based learning, carry out self-study, attend virtual classrooms and complete practice assignments. At the end of the apprenticeship, the individual will undertake End Point Assessment to evaluate skills, knowledge and behaviour against the apprenticeship standard. The apprentice will enroll with an apprenticeship provider.

You will be required to work in all weather- early morning work will be required.


By the end of the apprenticeship, you will have acquired the necessary skills to maintain playing surfaces and work as part of a team that maintains the golf course. This includes implementing the maintenance, care and overall appearance of a golf course in line with the employer’s requirements and playing standards.



In return you get to work for a great company with like-minded people with a competitive salary and benefits package including:

*        Free access to Mytime Leisure & Golf for you and one other.

*        29 days annual leave (including bank holidays). Additional leave with length of service.

*        Holiday purchase scheme.

*        25% off food and beverage and free hot drinks.

*        NEST pension.

*       Early Pay- withdraw a part of your salary in advance of the pay day.

*       New Employee Referral Bonus

*        Exceptional achievement award scheme.

*        Employee Benefits Platform & salary sacrifice schemes.

*        Health and Wellbeing Benefits including Health Assessments and checks.


About us:

We are an independent social enterprise on a mission to improve wellbeing through our range of accessible services. These include golf, swimming, gyms, bowling, social and health programmes at 20 locations across Bromley, the Midlands and Hampshire. We reinvest our profits into the long-term wellbeing of our local communities, and to date we’ve helped hundreds of thousands of people to live a happier and healthier lifestyle.


*All offers of employment are conditional upon you signing the contract of employment and:

*    Satisfactory health clearance;

*    Two satisfactory references;

*    Proof of attainment of qualifications;

*    Evidence of your right to work in the United Kingdom; and

** Satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if needed for the role*

Mytime Active applies its Equal Opportunities Policy at all stages of recruitment and selection.


Mytime Active reserve the right to remove the advert for this role as required.