TRAINING, EDUCATION & RECRUITMENT

Travel scholarship for horticultural

Travel scholarship for horticultural students

Furthering professional development with the Ball Colegrave Travel Scholarship Ball Colegrave is encouraging the continuous professional development of young people in the horticultural sector with a travel scholarship. The £1,500 Ball Colegrave Sponsored Travel Scholarship is on offer as part of the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) Scholarship Season. The David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) is a …

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Maintaining winter pitches

Maintaining winter pitches courses from the GMA

The Grounds Management Association (GMA) bolsters online training with new ‘Level 2 Winter Pitches’  Looking to achieve the best results maintaining winter pitches during colder, wetter months? If so look no further than the Grounds Management Association (GMA) ‘Level 2 Winter Pitches’ online course for volunteers and professionals.  The programme aims to help participants working in …

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Growing ornamental crops on Hadlow curriculum thanks to Provender Nurseries

Provender Nurseries and Hadlow College are collaborating on a new venture involving students and learning in line with the college curriculum.  Students of all levels of horticulture are learning real commercial experience of growing ornamental crops for sale with Provender Nurseries.   Resulting from a discussion between Richard McKenna, Managing Director of Provender Nurseries and Alan …

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Advanced golf greenkeeer

Advanced golf greenskeeper apprenticeship approved

The Golf Greenkeeping Trailblazer Group, an independent organisation representing British golf club employers and greenkeepers through a Board of Directors, is delighted to announce the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) has approved the ADVANCED GOLF GREENKEEPER Apprenticeship Standard (Level 3) for delivery.  Following the launch and success of the Level 2 Golf Greenkeeper Apprenticeship …

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