Level 2 Racecourse: Turf Management
Explore some of the theory involved in maintaining a racecourse surface
What is involved within this course?
The key subjects – health and safety, pesticides and tools, plus more – are studied through a progressive five-day IOG Learning course. Delivered by an industry expert, make better informed decisions 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?
Some of the key subjects:
• Health and safety requirements - the course
• Rooting media and its construction
• Evaluation of nutrient analysis records
• Assessment and identification for grass species
• Pesticides available to assist in the maintenance
Why should I participate in this course?
This Level 2 course will demonstrate and apply the theory required to understand the science of racecourse grounds maintenance. The course is designed to be of equal benefit to the person working alone in a small racecourse club, as it is to a person working as one of a larger team. On completion of this ground step, and following an exam, you will also receive a Certificate of Achievement. This course is worth 25 CPD points / 25 CPD hours.
What can I do after this course?
To further build on the IOG route, enhance your learning by taking your next grade with Level 3 Racecourse (Management Skills).
Note: The duration of this course is five days.
What is the cost of the course?
Non-members pay: £2,754.00 (inc VAT)
IOG members pay: £1,674.00 (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).