Groundcare Apprenticeships

T H WHITE’s Groundcare division provides sales, parts, service and hire of groundcare and forestry equipment to professional users.

Apprenticeships can lead on to a role as a qualified groundcare machinery engineer, potentially moving into the sales or parts department. Study is at college on block release leading to an NVQ in Landbased Engineering.

Experience can be gained in a range of practical areas including training in electronic and hydraulic systems, maintaining grass cutting heads on various machines, on and on -site work at private estates, golf courses and local authorities, as well as health & safety training.
In addition, specialised product training can be offered from suppliers, along with registration on the Land-based Technician Accreditation scheme.


40 hours a week subject to working hours regulations.

Key Duties will Include:

Apprenticeships are usually for 4 years and incorporate day or block release at college to gain the knowledge element of the qualification, with on-the-job practical experience gained in the workplace.

All apprentices can undergo training in fork lift operation, specialist product training from suppliers, as well as health and safety training.

The Ideal Applicant:

Apprenticeships are a great way to get industry experience and skills, in a hands-on working environment.

This training route suits students who prefer a more ‘hands on’ approach to learning.  Many of the Managers, Sales Representatives and Heads of Department within the Company joined via the apprenticeship route.


At T H WHITE, it is our philosophy to try to do everything we can to ensure that everyone working for us is happy and gets pleasure and satisfaction from their work. We are committed to training and developing our employees to enable them to achieve their maximum potential. We also provide the following:

  • Market surveyed salary – reviewed annually
  • Employer contributory pension/ death in service cover
  • Share Plan
  • Division cross-sell incentive scheme
  • Staff accounts at every branch with discounted prices
  • Extra holiday entitlement – after a certain number of years
  • Company sick pay after qualifying period
  • Role-specific company clothing/uniform
  • Recognition and support for health and work-related well-being


If you would like to learn more about apprenticeship opportunities at T H WHITE Group please contact our recruitment team.


Please note that in applying for this position, you agree and confirm that all information provided within your application is accurate and up to date.

In applying, you understand that any false information or deliberate omissions will disqualify you from employment or may render you liable for dismissal. In submitting your application you also confirm that you consent to the organisation using and keeping information you provide as part of the recruitment process and/or personal information supplied by a third party (e.g. referees) relating to your application or future employment.


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