Explore the requirements and maintain a wide range of synthetic sports surfaces
What is involved within this course?
The key subjects – types of construction, maintenance of different surfaces; health and safety to users, plus more – are studied through a progressive one-day IOG Learning course. With delivery from an industry expert experience an educational training day featuring an informative presentation and explore maintenance aspects which are relevant to different surfaces. On completion of this training step you will be able to understand the requirements of maintain artificial surfaces more effectively. In addition, you will also receive a Certificate of Attendance. (Food and drink are provided).
What does the course content cover?
Some of the key subjects:
• Background to synthetic pitches
• Types of construction and materials
• Annual maintenance programme
• Repairs and renovation
• Environmental concerns and health issues
Why should I participate in this course?
This course is ideal for employees or volunteers who maintain one or more types of artificial surface, providing an interesting contrast between various artificial surfaces currently used within the industry. If an individual is solely maintaining a 3G surface then there is a course which deals specifically with just this type of surface. Keep your skills and knowledge up to date with the latest best practices, and explore the requirements you need to meet in order to optimise your surface’s longevity. This course is worth 5 CPD points / 5 CPD hours.
What can I do after this course?
To further build on the IOG route and depending upon your requirements, undertake the Level 2 Certificate in Turf Surface Maintenance, the Level 3 IOG Technical Diploma in Turf Surface Management – or Level 3 IOG Supervisory Management – providing formal qualifications in different aspects of turf management. These qualifications may be beneficial for people who have completed other courses at Levels 2 or 3 and who wish to further develop their understanding of the technical aspects of turf management or leadership and management skills. No practical work is involved with these qualifications.
What is the cost of the course?
Non-members pay: £272.00 +VAT
IOG members pay: £181.00 +VAT