Level 2 Effective Maintenance of Reinforced Pitches
Explore the issues of maintaining football and rugby surfaces with reinforced materials
What is involved within this course?
The key subjects – development and management, to porosity and layering, plus more – are studied through a progressive one-day IOG Learning course. Delivered by industry experts, keep your skills up-to-date and maintain your reinforced pitch with the latest best practices. 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:
• The development of reinforced pitches
• The merits of using reinforced materials
• Management of reinforced pitches
• The maintenance of air porosity
• Layering within the root-zone
Why should I participate in this course?
This Level 2 course provides a detailed insight into the use of reinforced materials and is ideal for ground staff who maintain these surfaces, as well as individuals within the industry who wish to gain an understanding of these pitches. Keep your skills and knowledge up to date with the latest best practices and explore the requirements you need to meet in order to effectively maintain a reinforced pitch to consistently achieve desired playing performance requirements. 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: £834 (inc VAT)
IOG members pay: £474.00 (inc VAT)
Cancellations of IOG training courses are subject to the following terms and conditions:
32 days plus: 100% refund
8-31 days prior to the course: 50% refund
7 days prior to the course or less: 0% refund (In this event the full sum shown on the invoice remains payable).