A series of free online green skills courses and are available through the Innovation South Virtual Campus (ISVC) learning platform.Access the platform here
These courses are available to anyone working in the sports turf industry and BIGGA members can claim CPD credits for taking part.
The courses are designed to be accessible to everyone, regardless of their background or prior knowledge, and include these topics:
- Carbon literacy
- Introduction to sustainable resource management
- Water conservation technologies
- Tree planting and climate change
A number of colleges across Hampshire and Surrey are also providing free training opportunities for businesses working with electric and hybrid vehicles and renewable energy technologies such as heat pumps and solar.
The colleges participating in the project are Sparsholt College, Andover College, Basingstoke College of Technology, Alton College, Farnborough College of Technology, Merrist Wood College, Brooklands College, North East Surrey college of Technology and East Surrey College.
The Innovation South Virtual Campus is a ground-breaking project initiated by a group of regional colleges and universities in collaboration with the enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership. It is funded by the Department for Education.