IOG Level 1 Course

Grass Summer/ Winter Pitch Awareness Support Evening

Durham FA in collaboration with the Institute of Groundsmanship and the EBAC Northern League present a Summer & Winter Grass pitch workshop evening to  support the County’s National  League System Step  5 & 6 grounds staff.

Workshop Details

When: Thursday 4th October 2018

Time: 6.00pm- 8.00pm

Where: Durham FA, Riverside South, Chester-le-Street, Durham, DH3 3SJ

Workshop Programme



5:30pm – 6:00pm

Arrival / Tea & Coffee

6:00pm – 6:15pm

Welcome & Introductions

6:15pm – 7:00pm

An informative update on advice and guidance in to the effects of the drought over the SUMMER and practical solutions for the coming months

• Repair and Renovation of Turf/ Grass Areas
• Causes
• Extent of Repair Work
• Timing of Repair

7:00pm – 7:15pm

Tea & Coffee

7:15pm – 8:00pm

Preparation and Maintenance for WINTER months

Main Areas of work such as;

• Aeration and surface drainage
• Education & Training
• Q & A’s


Book your place by contacting:

Get in touch

Chris Hutchinson
Facilities & Investment Officer
T: 0191 387 2928 (Option 2 then Option 6)