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

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

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

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



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

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