Online Training Courses

Online Training Courses

Our popular and highly regarded sports turf maintenance courses are now available online. The courses are independently accredited by Lantra – the sports turf industry’s recognised Awarding Body.

These courses have been specifically developed for volunteer and part-time groundsmen and greenkeepers, or those new to the profession, and detail all the operations required to produce a safe, playable sports surface; focusing on Health & Safety, processes, machinery and materials requirements.

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Online Training Courses by GroundsTraining.com

Our popular and highly regarded sports turf maintenance courses are now available online. The courses are independently accredited by Lantra – the sports turf industry’s recognised Awarding Body.

These courses have been specifically developed for volunteer and part-time groundsmen and greenkeepers, or those new to the profession, and detail all the operations required to produce a safe, playable sports surface; focusing on Health & Safety, processes, machinery and materials requirements.

Each course comprises of a series of training videos, each followed by multi-choice questions and answers. The questions relate to the operations and advice in the relevant video and/or section of the accompanying Course Manual. To continue to the next part of the course, you need to successfully answer the required questions. The multi-choice questions can be undertaken as many times as necessary.

The online courses available are:

  • Bowls Green Maintenance
  • Cricket Pitch Maintenance (Spring & Summer)
  • Winter Sports Pitch Maintenance (Rugby & Football)
  • Cricket Pitch Maintenance (Autumn & Winter)

Course Tutor: Leading Industry Consultant, Alan Lewis MSc NDT FinstG

The price of each course includes accompanying Course Manual.


How to sign up for an online course

  • Choose and book an online course from the drop-down list.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with your personal account details to gain full access to the online suite of tutorials and unlimited access for 90 days. Included in the price is a comprehensive Training Manual to assist you.

Accreditation: Each tutorial is followed by a set of assessment questions, which must be answered correctly before you can progress to the next section. There is a facility to repeat the video and assessment which ensures you have gained a good understanding of each process. Upon successful completion, you will achieve a Lantra Certificate.


Additional information on online courses

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Bowls Green Maintenance: This course presents an overview of the processes, machinery and equipment required to maintain your fine turf greens over a 12-month period.

Cricket Pitch Maintenance Icon

Cricket Pitch Maintenance (Spring & Summer): This course presents an overview of the processes, machinery and equipment required to prepare the pitch in early Spring, ready for the start of the playing season, and maintain it during the summer months.

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Cricket Pitch Maintenance (Autumn & Winter): This course presents an overview of the processes, machinery and equipment required to renovate the pitch at the end of the season, and maintain it throughout the winter months.

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Winter Sports Pitch Maintenance (Rugby & Football): This course presents an overview of the processes, machinery and equipment required to create and maintain a quality playing surface for Football and Rugby over a 12-month period.

On all of these courses your knowledge will be underpinned with assessment questions at the end of each section, enabling you to move onto the next topic.

For further information regarding out Online Training Courses, please contact our technical sales team on 01902 440250.

Delivery charge (if applicable) applied at checkout. Next working day delivery is available on this product, as an option on orders placed before 12 noon - excludes festive season & bank holidays. Please note deliveries to Highlands, Cornwall and more remote areas may take longer. Surcharges apply for non mainland locations, call for more information. More delivery info

For large orders, please be aware that if you require a smaller 7.5 tonne lorry, the maximum weight for pallets is 750 kg - otherwise the standard pallet size limit of 1000 kg applies.

If you have any access restrictions for lorries or large vehicles please speak to our sales team on 01902 440250.


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