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Course Title: Sports Turf Management BHT202

Sports Turf Management BHT202

Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate

Specialise in maintaining sports turf. This course assumes a basic knowledge of turf care, either through experience or prior study (eg. Our Turf Care course) From there it develops your ability to manage the maintenance of sports turf. It is relevant to the maintenance of all sports turf including golf courses, bowling clubs, playing fields, cricket wickets and other sporting facilities.

Course Structure for Sports Turf Management BHT202

  • Turf Variety Selection
  • Mowing – selection, use and maintenance of equipment
  • Cultivation Techniques -spiking, coring, thatch removal and other techniques
  • Preparing for Play on Sports grounds – rolling, marking, etc
  • Preparing for Play of Greens – rolling, marking, etc
  • Turf Protection & Preservation
  • Irrigation & Drainage
  • Soil Treatment & Sprays – pesticides, fertilisers, etc
  • Evaluate Maintenance Facilities
  • Develop a Management Plan

Aims for Sports Turf Management BHT202

  • Select turf varieties to suit different sports surface requirements; including different climates & soil types
  • Select turf varieties to suit different sports surfaces (eg. lawn bowls, fairways, greens, league football, cricket)
  • Identify turf blends, their application and reason for use
  • Explain alternative procedures for sports turf maintenance, used for different types of facilities
  • Explain specific wear problems and solutions for the five types of turf facilities
  • Evaluate procedures being used to maintain different types of facilities
  • Determine the resources required to maintain a selected sports turf
  • Develop management plans for different types of sports turf facilities
  • Explain the management of a turf nursery to produce a reliable supply of sod
  • Explain the irrigation and drainage requirements for sports turf fields

Price: £340
Qualification: Certificate
Estimated Course Duration: 100 hours
Available Learning Methods: Online, USB (+£5) and Correspondence (+£35)
Enrolment Dates: Our courses are self-paced and you can start at anytime

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