Certificate III in Sports Turf Management MEGT (AUSTRALIA) LTD

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Date Updated

7th February 2019


Brisbane, QLD

Apprenticeship Type

Full Time

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Position Description

MEGT specialise in making apprenticeships happen and we are very excited to be working with Queensland's leading metropolitan race club! We are currently seeking 2 motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking candidates to join their maintenance team. This is an amazing opportunity to work on-site at one of Brisbane's most iconic venues. This is more than just a job - this is an opportunity to earn a trade qualification and gain on-going employment in the sport of kings!

This incredible race club conducts 98 race meets and hosts over 300,000 patrons per year. Races have been held at this site since 1865 and it has seen some of the finest horses and jockeys in history - not to mention a number of celebrities!

The Role

This is an opportunity to join a highly regarded industry as an Apprentice Greenkeeper. You will be working across three sites and responsibilities will include;

  • installing and maintaining plant displays
  • cultivating turf
  • installing irrigation and drainage
  • controlling weeds, pests and diseases
  • performing operational maintenance of machinery
  • providing information on plants, products and treatments


We are looking for hardworking, motivated candidates who enjoy working as part of a team. Our ideal candidate is physically fit and will enjoy working outdoors. An interest in horses would be a benefit as would experience working on a farm or doing general grounds maintenance. The successful candidates will show initiative, be mature minded, responsible and is able to follow direction and take on constructive criticism. A positive, can-do attitude is a must. You must be able to work weekends on a rotating roster.

Candidates must have a valid driver's licence and have the right to work permanently in Australia. You must be able to commit to a 3-year apprenticeship and be able to live off apprentice wages.


This position will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to gain highly valuable skills and experience, whilst working on-site at a Brisbane landmark. You will be working outside every day, operating a range of plant equipment. You will be given all the on-the-job training you need and you will be enrolled in Certificate III in Sports Turf Management.

This is a full time, paid position and you will get paid on a weekly basis. Your qualification is paid for by the employer and you will also receive regular support and mentoring from an MEGT Field Officer. You will also get the chance to witness historic racing events first hand! If you have any questions please contact Emma Callinan on 3387 0684. MEGT (Australia) Ltd is a Child Safe and Equal Opportunity employer committed to child safety and providing a work environment that values diversity and inclusion.

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity, all you need to do is hit 'apply' now and send your resume to MEGT today.

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Company Overview

MEGT is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting local employers, apprentices, trainees, job seekers and students for over 30 years. Our experienced local consultants work across every state in Australia, the ACT, and in the UK.
We are committed to providing quality employment, training and education solutions. Whether your goal is to kick start your career, grow your business or develop and secure your future, MEGT can help.

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