IISS to hold sports surface maintenance course
The course is invaluable for anyone needing to brush up on their knowledge or businesses looking to train or re-train
8 June 2017
The Irish Institute of Sports Surfaces will be holding a Sport Surface Maintenance Training Course, in Limerick on June 13-15.
Learning Outcomes for Sports Surface Maintenance Training.
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
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
– top dressing
7 Use a range of renovation and repair methods safely and
correctly including the following:
– Patching or plugging
– Forking up
8 Use equipment safely and in compliance with manufacturers
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.
Interested candidates wishing to enrol on this course please email us: firstname.lastname@example.org