Skills Development Opportunities

Enhance your skills here

Continuing Professional Development

The Parks Management Forum will promote all skills development opportunities available across the wider sector. A number of organisations across the sector currently provide a wide range of opportunities for Continuing Professional Development. These include APSE, the Chartered Institute of Horticulture, The Landscape Institute, Grounds Management Association as well as several Regional Forums, such as the Midlands Parks Forum, Parks Herts.

Of course, one of the best ways to improve your Skills and Knowledge, is to become a Green Flag Judge, visiting other parks, seeking out best practice and also a great opportunity for networking. If you are interested in joining and becoming a judge, contact Keep Britain Tidy here.

Current Opportunities

Association of Public Service Excellence (APSE)

APSE Parks and Greenspaces Online Seminar

Date: Thursday 11th March 2021

Description: Humans have existed very much in a much a rural style society for thousands of years. However over the past three centuries, human development and living space has become more urbanised, with buildings and pavements replacing the fields and pathways our ancestors would have recognised. Yet despite this shift in society there is still a strong desire to retain our links with greenspaces and the natural world. This association has become even more apparent during the world-wide pandemic, when greenspaces and parks have become refuges for millions of people across the globe, as other places of recreation and social interaction have been closed. It has been recognised that our public parks and the wider green and blue infrastructure, are playing a critical role in maintaining the nation’s mental and physical health and overall wellbeing. 
By providing places for everyday exercise, and recreation, parks (both urban and countryside) haven show themselves to be a vital part of our lives, especially as many of us are now having to increasingly limit our daily movements to home-working. Yet despite their value, parks and greenspaces are still facing unprecedented budgetary cuts, which are threatening their future existence.


Sample Menu


Fricassée of Wild Mushrooms
Braised wild mushrooms served with seaweed and liquid nitrogen


Coq au Vin d’Alsace
Chicken cooked in Riesling with onions, mushrooms and herbs


Pumpkin Soufflé
With bourbon, cinnamon and molasses sauce

Book Your Table

To book a table, call us (123) 444–5678 or use the form below.


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Open Hours

Mon: closed
Tue – Sun: 11:30 am – 10:00 pm


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