Institute of Groundsmen Courses

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Foundation Level Part A Spring Preparation and Summer Maintenance
The topics covered are:
Early spring maintenance – preparation of the square – machinery – mowing – rolling – watering- scarifying and brushing – fertiliser application – preparation of the match pitch – after match repairs and renovation – maintenance of non-turf pitches

Dates:
Sunday 20th March 2016 At Driffield Cricket Club
Thursday 7th April 2016 At Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club, Leeds, LS6 3HT

Foundation Level Part B Autumn Renervation and Winter Maintenance
The topics covered are:
Assessment of surface; Pitch repair and renovation; Scarification; Aeration; Over seeding; Top Dressing; Fertiliser Application; Care of the outfield; Maintaining of non-turf surfaces

Date:
Thursday 11th August 2016 At Kirkstall Educational Cricket Ground, Leeds. LS6 3HY

The above courses are a practical approach to the preparation and maintenance of a sports surface.
Delivering the essential operations of ‘best practice’ grounds maintenance with a hands-on, practical induction to the profession.
The Foundation level courses are suitable for new entrants (professional and volunteer) or those requiring a refresher course in the modern, practical techniques of preparing and maintaining sports surfaces

£70 per course for Member £80 for non-Members SPECIAL DISCOUNTS FOR BOTH COURSES

Intermediate Level 2 – Applied Turfculture
The topics covered are:
Definition of surface, Assessment of surface, Safe Working practice, Soils, Basic Turf grass Identification, Nutrients, Fertilisers, Pests, diseases, moss and weeds, New development

Date:
Thursday 30th June 2016 At Weetwood Cricket Ground, University Of Leeds, Leeds. LS16 5AU

The Level 2 is an Introduction to the theory behind the maintenance and management of the square and outfield

£120 TO YORKSHIRE CRICKET GROUNDS ASSOCIATION MEMBERS

£130 TO NON-MEMBERS (TO INCLUDE YCGA MEMBERSHIPF FOR 2016)

Please complete a Course Education 2016 (pdf) Course Education 2016 (word)  form to ensure your place on the Course

IOG Sports Park Weetwood-Flyer

Course Education booking form 2016

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Course Education 2016

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