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Pitchcare is a registered Training Provider with LANTRA Awards. All the trainers on our LANTRA Awards courses are independently assessed and accredited.

We specialise in delivering on site training to groups of 4 or more.  As well as organising and delivering our portfolio of Pitchcare-designed and Customised Courses, we offer the full range of LANTRA Awards assessed and non-assessed courses, and work closely with other approved Training Providers and Colleges.



 Lantra Accredited Turf Maintenance Courses

As well as the open courses listed below, further courses are currently being arranged and dates and venues for Winter Sports, Bowls and Synthetic Surfaces will be published shortly.

If you can bring together a group of 6+ groundsmen, we will come and deliver a course at your venue – email chris@pitchcare.com

 Winter Sports Pitch Maintenance (Rugby & Football)

Tuesday 16 February, Stamford, Lincolnshire

£150.00 + VAT

Last booking date Monday 8 February BOOK NOW

Synthetic Sports Surfaces Maintenance 

Wednesday 17 February, Stamford, Lincolnshire

£150.00 + VAT

Last booking date Tuesday 9 February BOOK NOW

Bowling Green Maintenance

Friday 11 March 2016, West End Bowls Club, Merthyr Tydfil

£150.00 + VAT

Last booking date Thursday 3 March BOOK NOW

Tuesday 5 April 2016, Ferndown, Dorset

Last booking date Tuesday 28 BOOK NOW

Cricket Pitch Maintenance (Spring & Summer)

Wednesday 23 March 2016, March Town Cricket Club, Cambs

£150.00 + VAT

Last booking date Tuesday 15 March BOOK NOW

2 – Day Cricket Pitch Maintenance (Spring & Summer)

Wednesday 30/Thursday 31 March 2016, Guildford CC, Surrey

£225.00 + VAT

Last booking date Tuesday 22 March BOOK NOW

 Sports Line Marking Courses

Wednesday 6 April 2016, West Moors, Dorset

£150.00 + VAT

Last booking date Tuesday 29 March BOOK NOW

 Overview and Guidance for the Management of Grounds Teams

£150.00 + VAT per person. Pitchcare Certificate of Attendance

NPTC Safe Use of Pesticides Courses

PA6INJ at Pitchcare HQ, Allscott, Telford

£310.00 + VAT, which includes all training fees, training materials, NPTC registration and assessment fees.

Monday 29 February, Assessments Tuesday 1 March

Last booking date Friday 19 February BOOK NOW

Friday 18 March, Assessments Thursday 24 March

Last booking date Thursday 10 March BOOK NOW

Friday 6 May, Assessments Monday 9 May

Last booking date Thursday 28 April BOOK NOW

PA1/PA6A at Pitchcare HQ, Allscott, Telford

The cost for all our 2-day PA1/PA6A training courses is £510.00 + VAT, which includes all training fees, training materials, NPTC registration and assessment fees.

NAsOR Members can claim  12 CPD POINTS per course:

Thursday 25/Friday 26 February, Assessments Monday 29 February

Last booking date Wednesday 17 February BOOK NOW

Thursday 7/Friday 8 April, Assessments TBC

Last booking date Wednesday 30 March BOOK NOW

Thursday 14/Friday 15 April, Assessments Monday 18 April

Last booking date Wednesday 6 April BOOK NOW

Thursday 12/Friday 13 May, Assessments Wednesday 18 May

Last booking date Wednesday 4 May BOOK NOW

Thursday 9/Friday 10 June, Assessments Monday 13 June

Last booking date Wednesday 1 June BOOK NOW

Thursday 21/Friday 22 July, Assessments Monday 25 July

Last booking date Wednesday 13 July BOOK NOW

Further dates and venues

PA1/PA6A at Ferndown, Dorset

Wednesday 2/Thursday 3 March 2016, Assessments TBC

Last booking date Tuesday  23 February BOOK NOW

PA1/PA6A at Binsted, Hampshire

Monday 21/Tuesday 22 March 2016, Assessments TBC

Last booking date Friday 11 March BOOK NOW

Monday 25/Tuesday 26 April2016, Assessments TBC

Last booking date Friday 15 April BOOK NOW

PA1/PA6A REFRESHER – venues/dates as above

The cost for all our PA1/PA6A Refresher courses (Allscott, Ferndown or Binsted)  is £230.00 + VAT.

email chris@pitchcare if you wish to attend

PA2 – MOUNTED SPRAYERSAllscott and Ferndown

The cost for our 1-day PA2 training course is £310.00 + VAT, which includes all training fees, training materials, NPTC registration and assessment fees.  Assessments are held on a separate day, a few days after the training.  PA1 is a prerequisite for this course.

 PA2 at Allscott

Friday 1 April, Assessments Monday 4 April

Last booking date Thursday 24 March BOOK NOW

Friday 24 June, Assessments Monday 27 June

Last booking date Thursday 16 June BOOK NOW

Supervisory Essential for Head Groundsmen/Greenkeepers and their Deputies

at Pitchcare HQ, Allscott, Telford

Autumn/Winter 2015/16

The complete course comprises  four one-day workshops, delivered by trainer and motivational speaker Frank Newberry. Delegates can take all, or any, of the stand-alone Workshops:

  • Enhanced Communication Skills, Thursday 25 February 2016
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making, Thursday 24 March 2016

An outline of the course programme is available here.

Cost Per Person:
Any 2 Workshops, £360.00 + VAT
One Workshop, £195.00 + VAT


Lantra certification, the comprehensive course workbooks, lunch and all refreshments are included.


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All Courses Available

Below you will find a list of all the courses available. For further information on a particular course, click the relevant title.

Those marked with an * are public courses which individuals may attend. For all other courses, we welcome group enquiries to chris@pitchcare.com.

To view all our current public courses, click Booking Now.

Safe Use of Pesticides: This course is a legally required qualification by the Control of Pesticide Regulations for anyone applying pesticides on a commercial basis. It is divided into 13 units. Read More.