Institute of Groundsmanship
Level 2 Winter Pitches: Applied Turf Culture
The key subjects – maintenance practices, soils, fertilisers and nutrients, to pests, diseases and weeds, plus more – are studied through a progressive one-day IOG Learning course. With delivery from an industry expert, experience an educational training day featuring an informative presentation, plus turf care theory.
Details of the course programme can be found below:
What does the course content cover?
Some of the key subjects:
• Playing surface requirements
• Soils, pH and top-dressings
• Fertilisers and nutrients: Types and effects on plant growth
• Pests and diseases: Identification and general controls
• Moss and weeds: Identification and general controls
Why should I participate in this course?
Ideal for the experienced volunteer, established employee or just as a refresher, this learning route will support and develop those involved in maintaining or managing a winter sports pitch (football and rugby). Keep your skills and knowledge up to date with the latest, best practices, and explore the requirements you need to meet in order to increase your surface’s longevity.
The course is priced at ONLY £65, which includes a 50% subsidy from Durham County FA.