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Sports Surface Maintenance Training Course Fetac Level 4

Sports Surface Maintenance Training Course fetac level 4 in Cork on Nov 25th-28th. Email us on info@irishsportsurf.ie for those who wish to enrol.

Course Content:

1. Explain the features of water based, sand dressed, sand filled and rubber filled synthetic surfaces

2. Describe how season, weather and soil conditions affect the type and frequency of maintenance operations

3. Make markings on sports surfaces appropriate for a range of sporting events

4. Set out sports equipment appropriate for the rules of the sport and the standard of the event

5. Prepare playing surfaces so that they meet the quality and appearance requirements of each sport and event

6. Prepare sports surfaces, including selection and maintenance of appropriate equipment, by using a range of the following techniques:

  • mowing
  • irrigating
  • scarifying
  • verticutting
  • rolling
  • top dressing
  • brushing
  • switching
  • aerating
  • edging
  • feeding

7. Use a range of renovation and repair methods safely and correctly including the following:

  • Over-seeding
  • Patching or plugging
  • Forking up
  • Divotting

8. Use equipment safely and in compliance with manufacturers Instructions

9. Operate appropriate safety procedures to create and maintain a safe working environment including safety standards regarding lifting, carrying and handling plants, tools and equipment.

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Source: HortiTrends News Room