About the Course
The course provides students with the recognised skills and knowledge to develop a career in the greenkeeping industry.
The course is a combination of both theoretical and practical subjects using the extensive resources at Elmwood, including an 18 hole golf course set in parkland.
Progression Opportunities: Successful learners may progress onto the SVQ Sports Turf courses, the HNC Golf Course Management or HNC Golf Club Management.
Duration: 1 academic year
Applicants are normally expected to have a minimum of 3 National 4s including English. Applicants with a mature attitude who are seeking a change in career will be assessed individually.
A range of topics will be covered during the course including golf course construction, turf grass identification and production, soils and root zones and golf course tournament preparation.