Join the sports turf industry at a level where you will be expected to curate and manage a wide range of turf and horticultural practices as a greenkeeper.
A considerable amount of outdoor and physical activity is required while you apply your skills to green spaces such as golf courses, bowling clubs and elite sports facilities.
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Learn the fine art of greenkeeping
Join the sports turf industry at a level where you will be expected to curate and manage a wide range of turf and horticultural practices. A considerable amount of outdoor and physical activity is required while you apply your skills to green spaces such as golf courses, bowling clubs and elite sports facilities.
Gain these skills:
- manage safety issues and work site activities
- operate and maintain turf machinery and chainsaws
- irrigation installation, operation and maintenance
- installing drainage systems
- sample, test and improve soils
- plant nutrient application and monitoring
- safely preparing, applying, transporting and storing of chemicals
- controlling weeds, plant pests and disorders
- renovating turf, preparing turf surfaces for play and monitoring turf health
Sports turf management is a unique course to SM TAFE and proudly boasts three previous students have won the Western Australia Apprentice of the Year in the WA Training Awards.
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