Training & Education (page 4)

ICL Independent School Seminar 2018

Seminar is a hit for Six

ICL recently held the sixth successive annual Independent Schools Seminar. The event, held at Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham brought together turf professionals...

in Training & Education - on 9/8/18

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Learning with Campey

It has been a long and mixed few months for Australians in Europe. The Socceroos put in a valiant but ultimately disappointing display at the 2018 World...

in Training & Education - on 3/8/18

Myerscough Conference

ETS conference

Delegates from around the world have gathered for an international conference led by a University Centre Myerscough sportsturf tutor.

in Training & Education - on 1/8/18


Women Role Models

Greenkeeping has for too long been viewed as a bastion of the male workforce. However, increasingly progressive clubs and course managers recognise that...

in Training & Education - on 30/7/18

Toro SotY The Awards Finals Will Be Again Held At BIGGA House In September

Toro student finalists

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association, Toro and Reesink Turfcare have revealed the 12 finalists who will contest this year’s Toro...

in Training & Education - on 24/7/18

John Deere & ProVQ AMTN Award 2018

Training for success

A total of 54 young service technicians are being trained in this year’s John Deere Ag Tech, Parts Tech and Turf Tech advanced apprenticeship programmes,...

in Training & Education - on 20/7/18

Brooksby Melton College Call Push Rescue Kit

Brooksby train CPR

Tracey Duncan, Health and Wellbeing Advisor at Brooksby Melton College, has completed the mammoth task of training 450 students in CPR during the 2017/18...

in Training & Education - on 19/7/18

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Employee’s journey

In this second article, Andy Wight gives an overview from the apprentice’s point of view when undertaking a Golf Greenkeeper Apprenticeship. It will...

in Training & Education - on 16/7/18

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Now listen very carefully

Trainer Frank Newberry asks if we are really listening to each other in meetings at work or whether we are just competing to get our point across? He looks...

in Training & Education - on 9/7/18


Seminars finish in style

The 2018 Dennis and SISIS Spring / Summer bowling green maintenance seminars finished in style with over 350 people in attendance across the eight venues...

in Training & Education - on 5/7/18


Continue to Learn ...

Now in its third year, ICL and BIGGA are seeking five BIGGA members to take up the 2019 scholarship. The scholarship provides 15 hours of education from...

in Training & Education - on 5/7/18

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New course from GT

You can now gain a qualification in the Safe Use of Pedestrian Controlled Mowers through Grounds Training

in Training & Education - on 1/7/18

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Foley support BIGGA

Foley United is proud to announce a new relationship with the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) as Education Supporters

in Training & Education - on 13/6/18

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Multiple generations

In Part 1, Trainer Frank Newberry looked how each age group in the workplace has been described in recent times, e.g. Millennials, Baby Boomers, Generation...

in Training & Education - on 14/5/18

John Deere TPC Sawgrass Volunteer team 2017

TPC Sawgrass Volunteers

This week, six BIGGA members are in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, taking part in course preparations for THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass, thanks...

in Training & Education - on 10/5/18

Clive Pinnock

Clive Pinnock retires

After 34 years, Clive Pinnock is retiring from Reesink Turfcare and the training department he helped develop, that is widely regarded to be the best in...

in Training & Education - on 10/5/18

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GK apprenticeships

What’s the process for greenkeepers now undertaking an apprenticeship and what should employers consider when taking on an apprentice? In the first of...

in Training & Education - on 3/5/18


Lake Garda opportunity

The Italian Golf Federation is inviting BIGGA members to take part in tournament preparation activities ahead of the Italian Open

in Training & Education - on 23/4/18

Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year 2018

Irish Student Greenkeeper

The winner of the Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award 2018, sponsored by ICL and Syngenta, has been announced as Rody Kilbride from Ballyhaunis,...

in Training & Education - on 19/4/18

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Bowls Seminar Dates

Dennis and SISIS have announced key dates and locations for their 2018 bowling green maintenance seminars

in Training & Education - on 12/4/18