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Sports Turf Maintenance SVQ at SCQF 5

Level: SCQF 5

Available at these campuses: Elmwood

About the Course

Green keepingThe course provides the opportunity to obtain recognition of the skills essential for the greenkeeping and sports turf industry.

A range of topics will be covered during the course including how to monitor and maintain health, safety and security, establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, agree how to manage and improve your own performance in the business environment.

Other subject areas include establish crops or plants, prepare and use equipment for machines, maintain the health of sports turf, maintain the condition of sport turf surfaces, renovate and repair sport turf surfaces.

A modern apprenticeship can be achieved by learners completing the level 2 qualification plus additional industry specific certificates.

Progression Opportunities

On successful completion students can apply to progress onto the SVQ Sports Turf Maintenance at SCQF 6 course or the HNC Golf Course Management.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be employed within the industry or have an employer who would be willing to employ them. Satisfactory standard of literacy and numeracy is required.