Institute of Groundsmanship


Horticulture, Landscaping and Sports Turf

Sub sector

Sports Turf


Employer, New entrant / guardian, Trade association, Training provider


England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Institute of Groundsmanship

Just graduated, looking for change, or a new career in grounds management? The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) promote, support and celebrate surfaces and services – and are ’THE’ leading not-for-profit member organisation, that represents professional and volunteer groundsmen and women.

We have membership packages to suit all sectors of the industry, and as an IOG member you’ll enjoy free extras, save money and learn skills. So, if you are motivated and committed to being an outstanding groundsman or woman, then become a member of the IOG and gain access to the people, the knowledge, the skills and the resources that will help you to thrive in your job and develop your career.

Our IOG Learning programme offers a wide range of industry specific and high quality training courses at a competitive price. Additionally, we are the only organisation which has a full range of sports turf specific qualifications available for progression opportunities from Levels 1 through to Level 6.

Learn more about a career in groundsmanship!

Institute of Groundsmanship website

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