Diploma of Sports Turf Management

Holmesglen Institute

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It applies to curators, golf course superintendents, sports turf managers, senior bowling greenkeepers and turf consultants.

Course Fee:

Australian: $10,685

Entry Requirements:

Certificate III in Sports Turf Management or Recognition of Prior Learning or an equivalent trade level qualification in green keeping or turf management


10 units: 4 core; 6 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Develop and manage a chemical use strategy; Diagnose plant health problems; Monitor and manage soils for production; Plan the establishment of sports turf playing surfaces. Electives: Manage staff; Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports; Design drainage systems; Manage landscape projects; Develop a system for monitoring the pest management strategy; Recruit, select and induct staff; plus more

Related Careers:

Horticultural Tradesperson,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waverley No info Yes Part time 2 years
Holmesglen is one of the largest providers of Vocational and Higher Education in Victoria. Holmesglen delivers over 600 courses to more than 50,000 students, with around 4,000 international student enrolments. Holmesglen courses include: Degree and Graduate Certificate courses; Apprenticeships and Pre-apprenticeships in Engineering, Hospitality, Horticulture, Furnishing and Building and Construction trades such as Bricklaying, Carpentry, Flooring, Glass and Glazing, Plastering and Plumbing and over 200 nationally accredited Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, with many courses offering a flexible approach to study (part time, full time, weekend, evening and off campus options available) and a pathway to higher education streams and adult short courses, bridging and preparatory courses, English language programs, trade accreditation and testing, and corporate and industry programs. Holmesglen also offers online training in business and management in partnership with the Registered Training Organisation, Ducere. Courses are delivered online by Ducere but are accredited through Holmesglen.

Provider CRICOS: 00012G

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