FACTS for Golf and Sports Turf
FACTS Turf Certification & Training Scheme: A rare course, Progreen are able to offer intensive training & BASIS examination to successfully complete the FACTS (Turf) Certification.
Ideal for advisors and producers of sports turf to understand the nutrient requirements of turf surfaces, effects of different fertilisers (organic and non-organic) and the environmental issues surrounding nutrient planning.
TBC - please contact us to submit your interest
The syllabus includes:
- Turf grass nutrition
- Soil acidity and liming
- Fertiliser materials and UK Fertiliser/EC Regulations
- Transport, storage and handling of fertilisers
- Codes of good practice, legislation and environmental issues including Nitrate Vulnerable Zones
- Manufactured soils; Construction of greens and pitches
- Turf/grass types
- Calculating fertiliser requirements
- Fertiliser application methods
- Specialist fertilisers
The exam is split into parts and run by BASIS examiners.
Dates : Full course is split into easily digestible modules followed by mock exams and revision sessions (see above)
Venue : Frontier Agriculture, Kellington House, South Fen Business Park, South Fen Road, Bourne, Lincs PE10 0DN
Bed and Breakfast is available locally at competitive rates - please contact us for information
Candidates must have previous satisfactory training or some practical experience prior to entering the examination - if you are unsure, please contact us or BASIS directly.