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Groundsmanship Courses

Online Level 1 Cricket Groundsmanship

  • £192 (IoG members 50% off) £384 (non-IoG members)
  • 3 online theory modules (totalling 4 hours of learning)
  • 2 practical modules (each being about 2 hours of demonstration, explanation and learning)

Click here for further information and booking link.

Hampshire Cricket Board strongly encourages groundstaff to join The Institute of Groundsmanship (IoG).


HantsCGA Benefits

  • refund of IoG joining fee for new members (Grassroots Sports Club / Individual)
  • 25% rebate on all course fees for IoG members (Grassroots Sports Club / Individual)

Send evidence of current year membership and course payments to Cricket Development Manager Simon Jones (club/organisation must affiliate to Hampshire Cricket Board).  If a club or individual joins the IoG, they qualify for IoG member benefits straight away.

IoG Benefits

One monthly copy of The Groundsman Magazine - keep up to date with features and news

Save with discount on IOG Learning - up to 50% off, optimise playability with best practice

Discounted learning for colleagues - give your team the access to training (n/a to individual membership)

Other benefits include:

One-to-one online guidance with 'Ask the Expert'
Free annual copy of the IOG Handbook 
The IOG Annual survey salary report 
Discounted delegate place at IOG events
15% off at Cotswold Outdoor and other brands
Access to free legal advice, online and phone 
Regular news updates by email


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