Learning & Development
Welcome to the Learning and Development area of the BIGGA Website.
We have endeavoured to include as much information on this website as possible.
If you have any questions regarding Learning and Development and the services and resources offered, please contact;
Sami Strutt - Learning and Development Manager
Rachael Duffy - Learning and Development Executive - Administration
Stuart Green - Learning and Development Executive - Technical
Sami, Rachael and Stuart can be contacted by calling BIGGA on 01347 833800 and selecting Option 3.
Nominations for the Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award 2013 are open.
BIGGA’s Mission Statement includes ‘BIGGA is dedicated to the continuing professional development of its members…’. The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Scheme run by BIGGA is offered free of charge to all Full, Associate and International Members.
The Master Greenkeeper Certificate is awarded to those greenkeeper members of BIGGA who have reached the highest standards of greenkeeping and golf course management.
BIGGA has developed a number of resources to help its Members in their personal and professional development.
There are a range of national and industry recognised qualifications open to greenkeepers. Visit this section for further information.
The fine turf industry is renowned for its desire to look after those who work within it and nowhere is this demonstrated more amply than with BIGGA’s Golden and Silver Key programme where the industry supports the learning and development of golf greenkeepers.