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The GMA Learning portal has recently been updated to a new system. If you are an existing user prior to 26/08/2021 please ensure you refer to the new user guides relevant to your course of study. These can be found on the GMA website and also within the new learning platform. Please contact learning@thegma.org.uk should you have any questions. 

Training Courses

Offering a wide range of industry specific training courses, the GMA, as the industry lead body, provides high quality training at a competitive price.


The GMA is the only organisation which has a full range of sportsturf specific qualifications available for progression opportunities from Levels 1 through to Level 6.


Being able to find information quickly, as well as the type of information which is relevant to sportsturf management is key to today's busy turf professional. 


Interested in having a career in groundsmanship, you will find a wealth of information on our website to get you started.

Ask the expert

Do you need advice or guidance? Ask the Expert a question online—it's simple. Subject can vary, from training and career advice, to turfcare and technical information. 

Learning Needs Analysis Training Needs Analysis

The GMA have recently launched a new service which is designed to support managers and grounds staff alike in mapping out a training and education journey.

Turfcare Advisory

Our Turfcare Advisory Service is an easy-to-use need, offering a wide range of advice, from basic playing surface problems to the design of playing surfaces.

Site Audit

For the bursar or finance manager, head of sport and grounds manager, this is a full site audit featuring three steps: fact finding exercise, on-site visit and easy-to-follow report. 

Pitch Advisory Service

Funded by the GMA and its partners, the Pitch Advisory Service aims to raise the standards of sports surfaces as well as the understanding of sports turf management practices among grassroots clubs.

GMA Learning Prospectus 23/24

Take a look at our learning prospectus for 23/24.