TSP Academy consists of training classes and product demonstrations throughout the year. These events offer an opportunity for industry professionals to increase their knowledge and brush up on the latest tools available for turf management. Many of these classes offer golf course superintendents Continuing Education credits.
Classes are held at various locations throughout the Carolinas as well as TSP's training facility in Liberty, SC.
Learn basic hydraulic theory, along with hydraulic circuits and system concepts. We will cover how to read and understand system schematics and hydraulic components for the purposes of assessment and troubleshooting. Hands-on system testing--including basic flow meter testing--will be included, and preventative maintenance practices will also be reviewed.
We will discuss basic electrical theory, along with electrical circuits and system concepts. We will cover how to read and understand electrical system schematics and identify components for the purposes of assessment and troubleshooting, as well as perform hands-on testing with a volt-ohm meter.
This class will include discussions regarding all aspects of maintenance. Record-keeping will be covered, as well as the use of operator and parts manuals to create an overview of common parts and best practices as it relates to general equipment maintenance. Wall charts and manufacturer specs will also be covered.
This class will provide opportunities to practice setup and maintenance of reels. We will cover the 'dos and don'ts' of reel grinding, discuss reel components and their respective purposes, and go over the proper selection of reel and bedknife configurations.