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Programme Details
Programme Name
Sports Surfaces Maintenance QQI Level 4, 4N2429
Programme Code
Programme Aim
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to maintain and repair a range of sports surfaces. On completion of the programme participants will be confident in undertaking a range of maintenance requirements including scarifying, feeding, mowing, carrying out a variety of repair activities including divotting, patching and or plugging. They will be able to plan, prepare and set out areas for a range of sporting activities while understanding the importance of health and safety in a sports surface sector.
4 Days
Credit Value
10 Credits
Horticulture 4M1994,
Specific Entry/Access and Exemptions Requirements
A learner seeking entry to a programme leading to awards at level 4 does not need a previous formal qualification. Some learners may have achieved some certification at level 3 and we would recommend they have life or work experience within the chosen programme sector.
Sports Surfaces Maintenance QQILevel 4
80% Skills Demonstration, 20% Exam
Programme Content
  • Different sports surfaces
  • Describe how season, weather and soil conditions affect the type and frequency of maintenance operations
  • Make markings and set out on sports surfaces appropriate for a range of sporting events
  • Prepare sports surfaces, including selection and maintenance of appropriate equipment
  • Use a range of renovation and repair methods safely and correctly
  • Use equipment safely and in compliance
  • with manufacturer's instructions
  • Health and Safety
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