Parks & Sport Fields Courses

Looking to kickstart your career in parks and sports field maintenance? Look no further! Our RFABC courses provide comprehensive training in the essential skills needed for this dynamic industry. By successfully completing our courses, you’ll earn valuable certifications that open doors to employment opportunities with prestigious organizations such as school boards, universities, colleges, and municipalities. Don’t miss out on this chance to turn your passion into a rewarding profession!

Registration Fee:Member Rate: $380 | Non-Member Rate: $450

Description:

This two-day long (16 hour) course will enable the participants to be involved with hands-on and in class components. It will focus on parks and sport fields, grass types and turf management, irrigation, ball diamond construction, ball diamond specialty maintenance, weed and pest control. Community gardens, equipment maintenance, public relations and safety will also be reviewed. Students should wear suitable, outdoor clothing, as time will be spent outdoors measuring and marking out ball diamonds along with other facility tours. Successful candidates will receive a Parks and Sport Fields Operator Level 1 Certificate.

Prerequisites:.

Should be acceptably fluent in English in verbal, written and spoken.

 

Did you know that this RFABC Course is eligible for the B.C Employer Education Grant? You could receive up to 80% of the course cost. Click here to learn more.

 

Upcoming Courses

May 7-8, 2024
Nanaimo, BC
May 22-23, 2024
Oliver, BC
May 28-29, 2024
Creston, BC

Registration Fee:Member Rate: $380 | Non-Member Rate: $450

Description: This two-day (16 hour) course includes hands-on and in class components. Content includes plant beds and hanging baskets, soil tests, landscaping, composting, vandalism, pruning and tree planting, trails, campgrounds, by-laws and project management, skateboard parks and dog parks. Students should wear suitable clothing, as time will be spent outdoors doing group work and facility tours. Successful candidates will receive the Parks and Sport Fields Operator Level 2 Certificate.

Prerequisites:.

  • Should be acceptably fluent in English in verbal, written and spoken.
  • RFABC Parks and Sport Fields Level 1 or equivalent

 

Did you know that this RFABC Course is eligible for the B.C Employer Education Grant? You could receive up to 80% of the course cost. Click here to learn more.

 

Upcoming Courses

May 9-10, 2024
Nanaimo, BC
May 30-31, 2024
Creston, BC

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