1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    GREENKEEPERS establish and maintain fine turf, grassed areas and synthetic surfaces used for sporting events.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • preparing seedbeds for new turf
    • establishing and maintaining turf by watering, over sowing or over seeding, and repairing green damage
    • mowing, rolling and levelling turf
    • pegging and marking out lines and logos, installing nets, posts and stumps, and placing other sports equipment on playing areas
    • operating and maintaining hand and power driven equipment such as mowers, aerators, cultivators, corers and line marking equipment
    • constructing cricket wickets, tennis courts, and bowling, croquet and golf greens
    • replanting, repairing, aerating, fertilising and top dressing lawns
    • installing and maintaining synthetic surfaces
    • may maintain buildings, fences and surrounding gardens

      362311 Greenkeeper


    Alternative Title:
      Turf Keeper

    Establishes and maintains fine turf, grassed areas and synthetic surfaces used for sporting events.

    Skill Level: 3

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