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Education and Training

education and training

Welcome to IOG Education & Training Provision for the Groundscare Industry

IOG Education & Training is the industry leader in delivering high quality and accredited qualifications and short training courses for the grounds care industry.

Our training courses are endorsed and recognised by the national governing bodies of sport and offer a wide range of skill development, from induction through to management level.

IOG Learning Programme overview

The IOG education suite offers Level 2 and 3 sport turf qualifications both online and work based (with the latter contributing to an apprenticeship programme), and an ongoing continuing professional development programme. We also offer a City & Guilds Horticultural Skills Levels 1 and 2 qualifications, which are ideal packages for the 14 - 18 school agenda and for new adult entrants into the industry who have no experience in gardening, horticulture or grounds care.

As an IOG member you will receive updated information on all training and education activity, up to 50% discount on short training courses, and up to 10% discount on education qualifications, as well as access to a comprehensive online technical reference resource, ask the expert facility and telephone helplines for a range of advice including Health and Safety, technical, legal and employment matters.

For further information on our training and education provision please contact our training & education department on 01908 312 511 option 2 or email

IOG i-Campus
The IOG have expanded the educational offering online, to find out more please visit on new online learning site from the link on the left hand side of this page.