Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

BSB42015 – Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (Turf stream)   Improve your team leadership, communication, planning and use of technology at work Develop your career in a practical, workshop based environment Workshop Assessments – less homework! Features keynote sessions from US PGA Tour (and Rio Olympic Course) Senior Agronomist Mark Johnson Early enrolments in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane get …

Press Release – STA (Vic) Research Project

POA ANNUA CONTROL IN WARM-SEASON GRASS SPORTSFIELDS Final Report May 2016  The Sports Turf Association (Vic) is the peak industry body representing commercial turf managers and practitioners in the state of Victoria. During 2015 and 2016 the Sports Turf Association (VIC) funded a 12 month research trial to study the efficacy of several pre and post emergent herbicides for the …

Sporting Amenities Guide to Workplace Safety

The Sports Turf Association Victoria is a proud supporter of Pro-Visual Publishing and its annual release of the Sporting Amenities Guide to Workplace Safety.  The 2016/17 edition of the Sporting Amenities Guide to Workplace Safety covers the most relevant workplace health and safety issues in the industry. Topics in this year’s guide focus on the ride-on mower safety, incident management …

Disease Diagnosis in Sportsfields

David McGeary, Senior Turf Consultant with ETP Turf covered the following topics in his recent presentation at the Sports Field & Wicket Seminar proudly sponsored by Jacobsen. What causes diseases Importance of disease diagnosis Need for accurate disease identification Steps to take when diagnosing diseases Using this information to control diseases Case studies of disease diagnosis in sportsfields. Click here …

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management specific to the turf industry as provided by epar

epar (RTO41407) is delivering a Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (BSB42015) specific to the turf industry in a series of workshops to be held over winter in Melbourne. With case studies and role plays targeted at the issues facing senior turf staff, the qualification is nationally accredited and has been designed in line with feedback provided by hundreds of Australian turf professionals. The …

Basic Guide to Turf Cricket Pitch Preparation

This book was written By John Shannon (Turf Management teacher NMIT and former Premier cricket player) and is a good basic guide to turf pitch preparation. In 1986, John Shannon was employed by the City of Camberwell (now Boroondara) and prepared pitches at local and sub district level. He also worked on pitches in England, and on golf courses in …