This occupation is found in a wide range of relevant venues, for example, athletics, bowls, cricket, croquet, football, golf, hockey, equestrian events, rugby league and union, and tennis. Venues include public parks, sports clubs, schools, first class stadia, training facilities and golf courses including links, parkland and heathland. Facilities can range in size and stature, from international stadia and championship golf courses that host big events through to smaller, local venues serving the local community.
The broad purpose of the occupation is to ensure that public and private sports turf surfaces (including hybrid but not fully artificial surfaces) meet the requirements of the sport and are available for use at all levels from amateur to professional sport. They supervise the staff and the maintenance of the sports turf surfaces. They supervise the planning, maintenance, care, and overall appearance of surfaces in line with the employers requirements and the requirements of the sports governing body. They may lead, support and supervise renovation and associated projects and typically have responsibility for maintaining wider facilities.
Subjects you will study in this course:
|Course Title||Advanced Sports Turf Technician Apprenticeship Level 3|
|Attendance Requirements||You will be expected to spend one day a week completing knowledge, skills and gathering evidence for your e-portfolio. You will be expected to attend college at least every other week, depending on the group size.|
Once I complete my course, my dream is to work for The National Trust or travel and find employment in gardens abroad. The course has helped me see all the opportunities available to me, so I feel confident my future looks bright.
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