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Pitch maintenance courses announced

9th June, 2019

Sheffield & Hallamshire FA have announced the dates of two courses taking place later this year focussing on how to keep football pitches in excellent condition throughout the season.

The Level 1 Winter Pitches: In Season (Maintenance) course will take place on Saturday 3rd August, 2019, at Cantley Park, Aintree Avenue, Doncaster, DN4 6HR, and at the King of Soho Stadium in Worksop on Friday 20th September, 2019.

Both will run from 9am to 4:30pm.

The key subjects assessment, sequencing of work and aeration to mowing, aeration and line marking, plus more are studied through a progressive one-day IOG Learning course.

With delivery from an industry expert, experience an educational hands-on training day featuring a productive presentation, plus turf care theory and practical working demonstrations.

By attending this course, you will learn what is involved in preparing and maintaining a surface that allows for maximum playbility.

In addition, receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Some of the key subjects:
Definition and assessment of surface
Sequence of annual maintenance
Mowing, scarification, verticutting, harrowing
Irrigation, rolling, seeding
Fertiliser application and top dressing

For more information about the course and to book your place, please follow the links below.

3rd August, 2019 - click here.

20th September, 2019 - click here.

(Story Source: Sheffield & Hallamshire FA)

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