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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)

Monday 14 December Birmingham City FC, Birmingham

£140.00 + VAT

Last booking date Friday 4 December BOOK NOW

Tuesday 19 January Dagenham & Redbridge FC

£140.00 + VAT

Last booking date Monday 11 January BOOK NOW

Tuesday 16 February,  Stamford, Lincolnshire

£140.00 + VAT

Last booking date Monday 8 February BOOK NOW

Synthetic Sports Surfaces

Wednesday 17  February,  Stamford, Lincolnshire

£140.00 + VAT

Last booking date Tuesday 9 February BOOK NOW

Bowling Green Maintnence

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

£140.00 + VAT

Last booking date Thursday 3 March BOOK NOW

Cricket Pitch Maintenance Spring/Summer

Wednesday 23 March 2016,  March Town Cricket Club Cambs

£140.00 + VAT

Last booking date Tuesday 15 March BOOK NOW

 Overview and Guidance for the Management of Grounds Teams

£150.00 + VAT per person.  Pitchcare Certificate of Attendance

Wednesday 9 December, Test Park Sports Ground, Southampton

Last booking date Tuesday 1 December BOOK NOW

Thursday 4 February, Pitchcare HQ, Allscott, Telford

Last booking date Wednesday 27 January BOOK NOW

Basic tree Survey & Inspection

£175.00 + VAT per person. Lantra Accredited

Friday 27  November, County Hall, Hertford 


NPTC Safe Use of Pesticides Courses

Further dates and venues

PA6INJ at Pitchcare HQ, Allscott, Telford

£295.00 + VAT, which includes all training fees, training materials, NPTC registration and assessment fees. More dates being arranged.

PA1/PA6A at Pitchcare HQ, Allscott, Telford

The cost for all our 2-day PA1/PA6A training courses is £495.00 + VAT, which includes all training fees, training materials, NPTC registration and assessment fees.

NAsOR Members can claim  12 CPD POINTS per course:

Thursday 10/Friday 11 December, Assessments Wednesday 16 December


Thursday 28/Friday 29 January, Assessments Thursday 4 February

Last booking date Wednesday 20 January BOOK NOW

Thursday 25/Friday 26 February, Assessments Monday 29 February

Last booking date Wednesday 17 February BOOK NOW

Thursday 24/Friday 25 March, Assessments Monday 28 March

Last booking date Wednesday 16 March BOOK NOW

Tuesday 14/Wednesday 15 April , Assessments Saturday 18 April

Last booking date Monday 6 April BOOK NOW

Tuesday 12/Wednesday 13 May, Assessments Monday 18 May

Last booking date Monday 4 May BOOK NOW

PA1/PA6A at Binsted, Hampshire

Monday 30 November/Tuesday 1 December, Assessments Wednesday 2 December

Fully Booked

PA1/PA6A at Ferndown, Dorset

Thursday 28/Friday 29 January 2016 Assessments Tuesday 9 February

Last booking date Wednesday 20 January BOOK NOW

PA1/PA6A REFRESHER – venues/dates as above

The cost for all our PA1/PA6A Refresher courses (Allscott, Ferndown or Binsted)  is £195.00 + VAT.

email chris@pitchcare if you wish to attend

PA2 – MOUNTED SPRAYERSAllscott and Ferndown

The cost for our 1-day PA2 training course is £295.00 + 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 Southampton (Solent) University

Tuesday 2 February, Assessments 8 February


More dates coming soon

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:

  • Getting Better Results, Thursday 10 December 2015
  • 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 3 Workshops, £495.00 + VAT
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.