Want to work in the Turf Industry? -this course can be a great starting point and can be studied via correspondence or online.
Work in the Turf Industry -this can be a great starting point. With an understanding of lawns and lawn care; start your own Lawn Care Business. Seek employment with a golf course, sports ground or other turf facility
When planning a new lawn, or renovating an old one, it is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of different grasses, and why certain grasses are used in preference to others. The intended or actual use (and maintenance) of a particular area is the deciding factor.
There are 11 lessons in this course:
- Turf Grass Physiology
- Turf Establishment
- Turf Weed Problems
- Turf Pests and Diseases
- Turf Maintenance Techniques
- Irrigation - An Overview
- Playing Fields and Bowling Greens
- Managing Established Turf
- Establishing Ornamental Turf
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to Learning Cloud, marked by our tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
For more information on this course, please request your free course information pack.