Turf Courses

Lawn Mowing & Turf Care Short Course Duration icon 20 hours Qualification icon Certificate of Completion Lessons icon 5 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online

  • Learn something new with our fast, self paced study programs - quickly improve your knowledge!
  • Our Short Courses can be completed in as little as 20 hours.
  • Enrol at any time and start studying immediately.
  • Configure your study sessions at any length and frequency you wish.
  • Work through at your own pace - there are no deadlines for this course.
  • Automated self assessment tests pop up at the end of each lesson - review your results and re-do the tests if you wish.
  • The short course is completed with an automated exam - if you achieve a 60% pass in the exam, you immediately receive a downloadable certificate of completion with your name on it.

Unsure about doing a full course? Do a short course first!

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Qualification - Associate Diploma Turf Duration icon 1500 hours Qualification icon Associate Diploma Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Become a Qualified Turf Expert

Don't have the time to go to college?

We offer a unique home study qualification that may be right for you:

  • 14 relevant modules, 11 core and 3 electives
  • study from home , save you time, stress and money
  • Increase your confidence , skills & knowledge in turf management
  • gain new skills in turf management, turf repair, horticulture, irrigation, weed management, plant protection and much more.
  • OH & S included in relevant modules.

This course provides a very sound foundation for a career in the turf industry.

“This is a specialist course that will really give you the opportunity for advancement in this field. If you are passionate about turf then this is the course for you. Very well rounded covering all aspects of turf and turf management.” Adriana Fraser Cert.Hort., Adv.Cert.App.Mgt., Cert IV Assessment and Training, Adv.Dip.Hort, ACS Tutor.

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Qualification - Certificate in Horticulture (Turf) Duration icon 700 hours Qualification icon Certificate Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

TURF AND HORTICULTURE ONLINE COURSE

 
The objective of the course is to:
  • provide skills and knowledge essential to the industry sector chosen (ie the selected stream),  
  • understand the growth of turf species and the principles and practices used in establishment and maintenance of turf species in a range of situations. 
  • develop the ability to identify, describe and control a range of common turf pests, diseases and weeds. 
  • understand and operate machinery and equipment used in turf culture. 
  • develop basic landscape design and construction skills as needed by a greenkeeper.
This is a 700 hour course designed principally for turf workers at golf courses, bowling greens, sports fields, or councils.
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Qualification - Proficiency Award in Turf and Irrigation Duration icon 500 hours Qualification icon Proficiency Award Modules icon 5 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Study turf and irrigation in this exciting new course. The course requires 500 hours of study and can be studied by distance learning. Study turf care, turf repair and renovation and irrigation. 
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Sports Turf Management Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Learn to Become a Greenkeeper

Caring for turf is a science of its own and is something all greenkeepers and sports turf specialists need to understand. Sports turf must be more durable than lawns and ornamental grass surfaces. It is exposed to play and can be damaged. The amount of damage a sports turf suffers will depend upon the amount of use it gets, the type of games which are being played on it and various other factors.

Take this course to learn  how to care for sports turf grasses.

 

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Turf Care Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Learn to be an Expert in Turf Care

This is the ideal course seeking employment in a turf care environment or looking to further their knowledge in this field to open up work opportunities. With this knowledge you could work as a contractor, in a lawn care business, or as a landscape gardener.  
  • Gain confidence with turf
  •  Learn about the different grasses, the techniques used to establish them and the measures that must be taken to maintain an acceptable surface

 

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Turf Grass Management Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Learn to Choose What Grass Cultivars to Use: Right Grass for the Right Place

Every cultivar is different. Some can be cut short, others must be cut high, Some grow best in cool conditions while others need the heat. Learn about all of the different types of grasses that are used in the turf industry; and become familiar with the situations which each have been developed for.

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Turf Repair And Renovation Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Learn How to Maintain & Repair Turf

Develop your ability to diagnose and treat problems in turf efficiently.
  • Learn turf repair
  • Renovate old lawns
  • Learn to replace old turf
  • Learn preventative strategies to keep problems at bay
  • Extend your business know-how or skills at work
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