Winter Pitch Maintenance Institute of Groundsmanship Course - Level 1 (IOG1L1)

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Titled ‘Level 1 Winter Pitches: Annual Preparation and Maintenance’, this expert-led event will raise awareness of what is involved in maintaining winter Football pitches. The sessions are ideal for volunteers and employees, who maintain their clubs own pitches

Details of the course programme can be found below:

•    Definition of surface

•    Assessment of surface

•    Sequence of annual maintenance

•    Mowing, scarification, verti-cutting, harrowing

•    Irrigation

•    Fertiliser application

•    Top dressing

•    Aeration and surface drainage

•    Brushing and drag-matting

•    Rolling

•    Seeding

•    Line marking: Setting and marking out; marking compounds

•    Turf problems: Weeds, pests and diseases

•    Safe and effective use of equipment

The course is priced at ONLY £65, which includes a 50% subsidy from Durham County FA.

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Course Details




    Register by:05/10/2017 9:30 AM

    Start Date:06/10/2017 9:30 AM


    Whickham Fellside Youth Football Club
    Watergate Park
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    Chris Hutchinson
    0191 3872928 (Option 2 then Option 6)

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