Training & Education (page 1)

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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 - 4 days, 11 hours ago

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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 - 3 weeks, 2 days ago

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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 - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

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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 - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

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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 - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

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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

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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

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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

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ICL webinar announced

ICL will be holding a live online webinar on Monday 30th November entitled – UK & Ireland Native Invasive Weeds: The Importance of Biology.

in Training & Education - on 24/11/20

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Alan not looking back

My name is Alan Baird and I am a Greenkeeping Cadetship student studying Level 2 in Sportsturf Management at Greenmount Campus, CAFRE in Antrim.

in Training & Education - on 22/11/20

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SRUC Elmwood Campus

Elmwood Golf is one of the premier golf and greenkeeping training facilities in the UK, owned and managed by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) Elmwood...

in Training & Education - on 18/11/20

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How to Respond ...

In his previous article, Frank Newberry looked at how to give bad news to people in the workplace. In this article, Frank offers some tips on how we might...

in Training & Education - on 9/11/20

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GMA online training

Today, the Grounds Management Association (GMA) announces its ‘Level 2 Winter Pitches’ online course for volunteers and professionals.

in Training & Education - on 31/10/20

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FTMI Graduate Gemma

Since completing the Future Turf Managers Initiative (FTMI) in March 2020, graduate, Gemma St John has been applying the invaluable skills she learnt at...

in Training & Education - on 29/10/20

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New ownership for GT

Grounds Training, the specialist training business dedicated to the sports turf and grounds maintenance sectors, is under new ownership having been acquired...

in Training & Education - on 27/10/20

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BIGGA conference program

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has led the British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association to rethink how its members will access local and regional...

in Training & Education - on 16/10/20

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First ‘virtual’ Scholars

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association and Partner ICL have revealed the five recipients of the fifth ICL Scholarship, with a greenkeeper...

in Training & Education - on 2/10/20

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Kickstart Scheme

The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create job placements for 16 to 24 year olds.

in Training & Education - on 30/9/20