Optimise performance with a two day course.

What is involved within this course?
The key subjects – preparation and renovation to materials and equipment, plus more – are studied through a progressive two day IOG Learning course. Delivered by an industry expert, make a better informed decision, to determine the effectiveness of your maintenance. This course has been developed by the Institute of Groundsmanship in conjunction with The Racecourse Association Limited. (Food, drink & accommodation is provided). 

What does the course content cover?
The key subjects within this course are
1. Safe working practices
2. Preparation and renovation
3. Maintenance requirements
4. Operation sequence
5. Use of surface materials
6. Use of surface equipment
7. Maintenance after the race

Why should I participate in this course?
This Level 1 course provides groundsman with an introduction to the basic knowledge of racecourse maintenance. Develop, demonstrate, and apply the skills required to maintain, present and renovate the racing surface before, during and outside the racing season. This course is designed to be of equal benefit to a person working in a small team on a racecourse, as a person working as one of a larger team. On completion of this course you will also receive a Certificate of Attendance. This course is worth 10 CPD points / 10 CPD hours. 

What is the cost of the course?
Non-members pay: £761.00 +VAT 
IOG members pay: £507.00 +VAT

What can I do after this course?
To further build on the IOG route, enhance your learning by taking your next grade with Level 2 Racecourse (Turf Management).

All course programmes are subject to review and change.

The duration of this course is two days.

This course can also be studied via an online modular blended learning route.

Booking prices

Level 1 Racecourse: Turf Maintenance

Non members: £913.20

Members: £608.40

Date: 10/04/2018 - 9:00am to 11/04/2018 - 5:00pm

Location: Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire

Unlimited slots available