Product code: FACTSJAN2018

FACTS: Golf and Sports Turf

A BASIS accredited course for turf managers, advisors and users who need to understand the nutrient requirements plus environmental impacts in preparing or producing all types of grassed sports surfaces. 

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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.

Training Dates:
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

Cost- POA

Entry requirements:

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.

Please call Progreen on freephone 0800 032 6262 or email for more information