Training & Education (page 1)

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SGOTY postponed

Following consultation between awards organisers BIGGA and sponsors Toro and Reesink UK, the 2020 edition of the Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Awards...

in Training & Education - 3 days, 1 hour ago

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Putting Things Off - Pt 1

Are you deadline-driven? Event-orientated? A sensation-seeking procrastinator? In Part 1 of this two-part article, Trainer and Conference Speaker Frank...

in Training & Education - 5 days, 10 hours ago

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FTMI success

Twenty-one turf professionals from across the UK and Ireland have completed the 2020 Future Turf Managers Initiative (FTMI) at Jacobsen’s Ipswich...

in Training & Education - 1 week, 4 days ago

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St Bede’s College

St Bede’s’ partnership with its grounds team stretches back forty years and is still going strong. Greg Rhodes reports.

in Training & Education - 2 weeks, 5 days ago

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Dennis & SISIS inspire

The aptly named Storm Dennis certainly didn’t prevent the annual Dennis and SISIS groundcare seminar from going ahead and, by all accounts, it once again...

in Training & Education - on 24/2/20

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GTC gain approval

The Golf Greenkeeping Trailblazer Group are delighted to announce the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) have recently approved...

in Training & Education - on 10/2/20

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Decisions decisions

In this article, Andrew Turnbull BSc (Hons) examines how the use of further financial management and analysis skills show that a turfgrass manager is aware...

in Training & Education - on 10/2/20

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Groundcare Seminar 2020

The Dennis and SISIS 2020 Groundcare Seminar will take place at Durham County Cricket Club’s Emirates Riverside on Tuesday 18th February and is yet again...

in Training & Education - on 6/2/20

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BASIS and STRI step up!

BASIS and the STRI have joined forces to provide a new modular training course that will help greenkeepers, groundsmen and amenity contractors to protect...

in Training & Education - on 26/1/20

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Sea change for John Deere

Ex-Royal Navy weapons engineer Greg Harris from Fife in Scotland has won SRUC Elmwood’s annual John Deere HNC Golf Course Management Student of the Year...

in Training & Education - on 20/1/20

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Ongoing training

In our last article, we spoke about the importance of training and how those in the industry have benefitted from it. Here, training and development manager...

in Training & Education - on 20/1/20

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Transforming Performance

In Part 1, Trainer and Conference Speaker Frank Newberry asked if you were a one-dimensional person at work; alone in your own comfort zone - or whether...

in Training & Education - on 13/1/20

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Kyle is an inspiration

Kyle McClung, who started his career on home turf at Wigtownshire County Golf Club but is now working at Glenbervie, has been named as the top student...

in Training & Education - on 27/12/19

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Here lies the problem!

At the end of November, Maxwell Amenity MD Dave Saltman was invited by a local Secondary school to address their year 11 students - school leavers in the...

in Training & Education - on 27/12/19

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FTMI 2020 participants

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association has revealed the 20 ambitious greenkeepers who will participate in the Future Turf Managers Initiative...

in Training & Education - on 16/12/19

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JD sets another record

A record-breaking total of 66 young parts and service technicians are being trained in this year’s John Deere Ag Tech, Parts Tech and Turf Tech advanced...

in Training & Education - on 6/12/19

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A day in the life ...

Maxwell Amenity had the great pleasure of hosting several final year Hons Agronomic students from Harper Adams University. Students were accompanied by...

in Training & Education - on 6/12/19

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The future’s bright

Coleg Cambria Llysfasi and Kubota are blazing a trail for the next generation of engineers with a revolutionary new work programme

in Training & Education - on 2/12/19