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IOG LEVEL 1 WINTER PITCHES: IN SEASON COURSE
Norfolk FA are delighted to confirm that we are delivering the IOG Level 1 Winter Pitches: In Season groundsman course. This course is £140 per person and will be taking place on Friday 20 September 2019, from 9.30am – 4.30pm at FDC Bowthorpe.
involved within this course?
The key subjects
– assessment, sequencing of work and aeration to mowing, aeration and line
marking, plus more – are studied through a progressive one-day IOG Learning
course. With delivery from an industry expert, experience an educational
hands-on training day featuring a productive presentation, plus turf care
theory and practical working demonstrations. In addition, you will also receive
a Certificate of Attendance. (Food and drink are provided).
What does the
course content cover?
• Definition and
Assessment of surface
• Sequence of
scarification, verticutting, harrowing
application and top dressing
Why should I
participate in this course?
Ideal for the
volunteer, new employee or just as a refresher for established employees, this
learning route will support and develop skills involved in maintaining or
managing a winter sports pitch (football and rugby). Develop your skills and
knowledge with the latest best practices, and explore the requirements you need
to meet in order to optimise your playing surface. This course is worth 5 CPD
points / 5 CPD hours.
What can I do
after this course?
To further build
on the IOG route, enhance your learning by taking your next step with our Level
2 Winter Pitches: Applied Turf Culture. An additional option, with further
study, is to undertake the Level 2 IOG Technical Certificate in Turf Surface
Maintenance – to possibly provide an initial formal qualification in turf
maintenance. This qualification is ideal for those who wish to further develop
their understanding of technical aspects of turf maintenance. No practical work
is involved with this qualification.
If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact Ian Grange our Facilities, Investment & Development Manager by emailing Ian.Grange@NorfolkFA.com or call 01603 704050 (Ext.1 then Opt. 2).