Training & Education (page 1)

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Grandest of achievements

BIGGA announces first batch of Master Greenkeepers since 2019 as five members attain the “grandest of achievements” for greenkeepers

in Training & Education - 1 week, 6 days ago

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Academy continues to grow

Agrovista Amenity’s online Academy has shown significant growth with over 9,000 CPD points awarded so far, and the company believes that it is just the...

in Training & Education - 2 weeks, 2 days ago

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Solving People Problems

Whether you are a team leader, or a team member who wants to make a difference, you will find that some people problems at work are more complex than others....

in Training & Education - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

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New Deere training centre

John Deere and training provider ProVQ have announced plans to open a brand new Apprentice Training Centre this autumn, at a farm site in Upper Saxondale...

in Training & Education - on 18/5/21


Measuring soil strength

The Adams and Stewart soil binding test (ASSB) or Motty test as it is commonly known is still a very good method for measuring soil strength. Particularly...

in Training & Education - on 25/4/21

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A refocus on training

After the busiest start to the spring season in years, Grounds Training says organisations across the country are catching up with postponed training and...

in Training & Education - on 1/4/21

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Call for Papers

Inspirational speakers wanted for SALTEX’s education programme . Organisers of SALTEX are looking for the best speakers in the grounds management industry...

in Training & Education - on 28/3/21

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GTC appoints Les Howkins

The Greenkeepers Training Committee (GTC) has announced the appointment of Les Howkins MG, golf course manager at The Richmond Golf Club in Surrey, as...

in Training & Education - on 19/3/21

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Proposals to Present

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) has revealed that preparations are underway for the return of the BIGGA Turf Management...

in Training & Education - on 16/3/21


Playing Your Part

Change at work may be forced on us by many things, e.g. technological advances, new legislation, economic worries, or environmental considerations - including...

in Training & Education - on 15/3/21

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COVID-safe Class of 2021

BIGGA and Jacobsen overcome coronavirus constraints to host FTMI in a COVID-safe manner and reveals 20 successful candidates due to take part

in Training & Education - on 4/3/21

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Meet the apprentice

Introduction: I am an 18-year-old based in Silsden. I always struggled to know what I wanted to do when I left school. I worked hard in school so I could...

in Training & Education - on 14/2/21


Spurs choose Myerscough

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is the latest Premier League football club to choose Myerscough College as their sportsturf apprenticeships delivery...

in Training & Education - on 12/2/21


ICL to sponsor AF event

ICL has announced that it is sponsoring the Amenity Forum ‘Meeting the Challenge’ online event, taking place on 25 February 2021.

in Training & Education - on 11/2/21

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CCFC sign up apprentices

The Sky Blues have forged a new relationship with leading college group WCG (formerly Warwickshire College Group) to expand the grounds staff department...

in Training & Education - on 11/2/21


Greenkeeping talent

If there’s ever been a time when the industry needed something to look forward to and a reason to applaud greenkeeping talent, 2021 is it. And the Toro...

in Training & Education - on 25/1/21


Mind your language

Training Advisor Frank Newberry looks at the way we speak to people. He suggests that our choice of words and tone of voice can profoundly affect our relationships...

in Training & Education - on 13/1/21

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Continue to Learn

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) has unveiled its programme of education for January 2021, with members offered access...

in Training & Education - on 16/12/20

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The GMA launches toolkit

The Grounds Management Association (GMA) has launched its online ‘Grounds Management Toolkit’, a training resource aimed to support volunteers maintaining...

in Training & Education - on 6/12/20


Events to be run online

At the start of each year the Amenity Forum run a series of free updating events for all involved or with an interest in amenity management. These normally...

in Training & Education - on 2/12/20