Training & Education (page 5)

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The five generations

Grounds Training Tutor Frank Newberry looks at the challenge of getting the best out of people from multiple generations in the workplace. In Part 1, Frank...

in Training & Education - on 14/3/18

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Education - the point?

As I carry out my work, I occasionally hear some managers asking me the question “What’s the point of all this education?” Often this is said when...

in Training & Education - on 12/3/18

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Tom tops at Macclesfield

It’s National Apprenticeship Week, and we recently caught up with golf greenkeeping apprentice Tom Silcock at his workplace, Macclesfield Golf Club

in Training & Education - on 9/3/18

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Foxes apprentices ...

Leicester City Football Club is the latest in a long list of Premier League Football Clubs to choose Myerscough College as their apprenticeships delivery...

in Training & Education - on 8/3/18

2017 winners Angus Roberts and Nick Machin

Get MORE from your career

Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year is returning for 2018, with two prizes once again up for grabs

in Training & Education - on 6/3/18


Different Shades of Green

The European Turfgrass Society are pleased to welcome ETS members and other turfgrass specialists to the 6 ETS Conference 2018 in Manchester, United...

in Training & Education - on 27/2/18

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BALI-NCF work with Stihl

BALI-NCF, the grounds maintenance industry’s National Contractors Forum, and STIHL GB joined forces recently to deliver best in class hedge trimmer training...

in Training & Education - on 25/2/18

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Tree hazards/inspection

Whilst trees have many values - social, environmental and economic - they may, if suffering from certain mechanical defects, represent a hazard in areas...

in Training & Education - on 19/2/18


Largest section event

Oaklands College with the BIGGA London Section recently held what they believe to be the largest section education event in the UK. The annual Greenkeeping...

in Training & Education - on 18/2/18

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School for Groundrels

At Myerscough College in Preston, John Berry leads the way. Not many Head Groundsmen are also Head Greenkeepers. And not many Head Greenkeepers get the...

in Training & Education - on 12/2/18

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Toro’s industry award

The Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award, now in its 29th year, is widely known and respected in the greenkeeping industry for finding the most promising...

in Training & Education - on 9/2/18

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So, it’s goodbye from her

After almost twelve years, Chris Johnson is standing down from her day-to-day role as Grounds Training’s Development Manager and is taking a well-earned...

in Training & Education - on 9/2/18

TPC Sawgrass John Deere Volunteers 2018

Volunteering pays off

Amazing, incredible, life changing… just a few of the words used by British and Irish greenkeepers since 2015 to describe their time on the John Deere...

in Training & Education - on 7/2/18

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Dennis & SISIS seminar

The first of the 2018 Dennis and SISIS bowling green maintenance seminars has been announced and will take place at the Ipswich & District Indoor Bowls...

in Training & Education - on 5/2/18

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Look what you made me do

Grounds Training Tutor Frank Newberry reports on how we can all be tempted to blame others for our workplace woes. He suggests the way forward is to try...

in Training & Education - on 10/1/18

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Golf in the land of liber

As part of Pitchcare’s series on the Ohio State University’s ‘TOP’ Program for the international transfer of student greenkeepers, youngster Gavin...

in Training & Education - on 18/12/17

Rain bird bursary

Rain Bird bursary

Rain Bird, a global leader in irrigation system innovation, design and supply, is working in partnership with the Golf Club Managers’ Association to...

in Training & Education - on 15/12/17


Basic Lawn Care training

This 1-day course from Grounds Training has been developed in response to enquiries from clients and will be delivered by experienced turf...

in Training & Education - on 13/11/17

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Sports turf challenges

The pivotal role of soil biology in sport and amenity turf health is at the heart of keynote presentations by Joel Williams, the internationally respected...

in Training & Education - on 6/11/17

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Safe Use of Pesticides

Plant protection and pest control products need to be used legally, safely and competently. If your job involves applying pesticides in a commercial role...

in Training & Education - on 5/11/17