Bernhard Academy

    To learn more about our courses and how to book them, please register by clicking on the button here:

    2019-2020 COURSES

    These accredited training courses will be delivered in several different formats from hands-on training, to theory based or online learning. A wide range of modular and short courses are available too.

    It is essential to complete Modules 1-3 as these set the foundations of your knowledge about the turf world – Module 1 on Health and Safety is a mandatory course. You then have 2 options which you can select which modules are more relevant to your role - Modules 4-6 in either Turf Technician course and Turf Manager’s course.

    Foundation


    Health & Safety

    This Lantra Award is about health and safety rights and responsibilities of people in a workplace dealing with groundcare machinery. This is a mandatory short online course.

    Mower Setup

    This course will enable the learner to identify quality issues and resolve them through correct cylinder mower setup. The course will include a mix of theory and practical work.

    Mower Sharpening

    The learner will be able to safely operate and maintain an abrasive wheel machine that sharpens cylinder mowers. The course will include a mix of theory and practical work.

    Turfcare Machinery

     

    Electrics

    This course is for learners looking to improve their land-based machinery electrical skills and knowledge. It is a requirement to have passed the Health & Safety module before attending.

    Hydraulics

    This course is for learners looking to improve their land-based machinery hydraulic skills and knowledge. It is a requirement to have passed the Health & Safety module before attending.

    Turfcare Professional

     

    Managers Course

    The course will review machinery management processes in keeping with legislation. Develop a staff training plan to maximise machinery efficiency.

    Marketing Development

    The course will review marketing both yourself and the business. Taking you through the various methods of communication such as social media and how best to present yourself across multiple social channels.


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    Training and certification

    These are nationally recognised Lantra Award courses and are delivered by our training partner, Ian Sumpter of Mow-Sure Training. 

    To learn more about our courses and how to book them, please register by clicking on the button here:

    ABOUT THE ACADEMY

    On June 2019, Bernhard and Company launched the Academy at the factory facilities in Haverhill, Suffolk.

    It is set to become the hub of knowledge for the turf industry and a centre for promoting education to Turf experts around the world.