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Sports Turf Maintenance SVQ at SCQF 6

Level: SCQF 6

Available at these campuses: Elmwood

About the Course

GreenkeepingThe course provides the opportunity to develop skills in the golf industry and progress to employment in managerial posts.

A range of topics will be covered during the course including how to promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security, estimate resource requirements and programme of work, manage your own resources, co-ordinate the planting of crops or plants, implement plans for the management of sports turf areas, plan and set out sports areas, maintain the land drainage systems, maintain irrigation systems, lead a team or communicate information and knowledge.

A modern apprenticeship can be achieved by learners completing the level 3 qualification plus additional industry specific certificates.

Progression Opportunities

On successful completion students can apply to progress onto the HNC Golf Course Management. 

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of SVQ 2 Greenkeeping or NC or equivalent qualifications. Applicants must be employed within the industry or have an employer who would be willing to employ them.