Racecourse Ground staff will ensure the racecourse is in top condition, they will be required to work in all weather conditions to maintain the fences, track and rails around the course. They may also have to maintain spectator areas and buildings.
You can get into this job through:
You could get an apprenticeship at a racecourse.
It will help you to get in if you have 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English and maths, for an advanced apprenticeship.
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You may be able to find work as an assistant grounds person without qualifications. You could then work your way up by getting experience and studying on the job.
Career Path and Progression
With experience, you could progress to supervisor, team leader or head of section.
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- Horticultural manager
- Horticultural worker
- Physically fit
- Able to work on your own initiative or as part of a team
- Good a problem solving abilities
- Good practical skills
- Be prepared to work outside in all weathers
£17,000 to £48,000