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Forestry & Arboriculture

Forestry & Arboriculture

domestic chain saw felling

Domestic Chainsaw Use: Felling of Small Trees

This is a one-day course in basic Felling techniques for anyone using a chainsaw on their own land. Workshop topics include; PPE selection and use, Health and Safety, Tree Identification, and cutting techniques.

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20/10/201720/10/2017£130.00[Read More]
chain saw

Domestic Chainsaw Use: Maintenance & Cross Cutting (Flimwell)

This is a one-day course in basic chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting techniques for anyone using a chainsaw on their own land.

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18/11/201718/11/2017£130.00[Read More]
Domestic Chainsaw Use: Maintenance & Cross Cutting (Plumpton)

Domestic Chainsaw Use: Maintenance & Cross Cutting (Plumpton)

This is a one-day course in basic chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting techniques for anyone using a chainsaw on their own land. Chainsaws are provided but students must bring their own PPE.

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03/02/201803/02/2018£130.00[Read More]
coppicing

Generating Income from Coppice Woodland

Learn how to identify the uses and value of coppice wood products and how to prepare the wood for sale or own use.

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25/10/201725/10/2017£95.00[Read More]
27/02/201827/02/2018£95.00[Read More]
green-wood-working

Introduction to Green Woodworking

Discover the techniques of how to work with green/freshly felled wood to make a range of products. Suitable for anyone interested in craft skills.

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Based at Flimwell, East Sussex
14/06/201814/06/2018£95.00[Read More]
woodland-management

Introduction to Woodland Management and Applying for Felling Licences

Learn the knowledge and skills to help you identify how you would like to manage your woodland, prepare a management plan, and seek further advice and support.

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13/02/201813/02/2018£85.00[Read More]
28/06/201828/06/2018£85.00[Read More]
LANTRA Basic Tree Survey & inspection

LANTRA Basic Tree Survey & inspection

   

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15/11/201715/11/2017£150.00[Read More]
14/02/201814/02/2018£150.00[Read More]
11/04/201811/04/2018£150.00[Read More]
13/04/201813/04/2018£150.00[Read More]
nptc chainsaw use

NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting (002003) (Plumpton)

This course, formerly known as CS30, provides students with a thorough understanding of chainsaw maintenance and safe operation as well as the cross cutting of timber. Aimed at the professional user, it is delivered through both practical and theory sessions. Chainsaws will be provided but students must provide their own PPE.

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14/12/201715/12/2017£300.00[Read More]
08/01/201809/01/2018£300.00[Read More]
05/02/201806/02/2018£300.00[Read More]
08/03/201809/03/2018£300.00[Read More]
22/03/201823/03/2018£300.00[Read More]
07/06/201808/06/2018£300.00[Read More]
21/06/201822/06/2018£300.00[Read More]
felling trees nptc

NPTC Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Tress up to 380mm (002004) (Plumpton)

This practical course, formerly known and CS31, builds off the knowledge gained in the chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting course. After successful completion, students will be able to safely fell and process small trees up to 380mm in diameter. Chainsaws will be provided but students must provide their own PPE.

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20/11/201723/11/2017£600.00[Read More]
22/01/201825/01/2018£600.00[Read More]
19/02/201822/02/2018£600.00[Read More]
26/03/201829/03/2018£600.00[Read More]
23/04/201826/04/2018£600.00[Read More]
11/06/201814/06/2018£600.00[Read More]
brush cutter nptc

NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmers

The course will teach students how to carry out pre-start checks and maintenance. Selection of cutting heads and operation technequies for brusshchtter and trimmers. This course is aimed at those working in forestry, aboriculture, countryside and ground maintenance sectors. 

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16/01/201816/01/2018£150.00[Read More]
12/04/201812/04/2018£150.00[Read More]
17/05/201817/05/2018£150.00[Read More]
NPTC tree climbing level 2

NPTC Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue (002013) (Flimwell)

Formally known as CS38, you will learn about knots and harnesses, safe climbing techniques and aerial rescue including pole rescue. 

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04/12/201708/12/2017£650.00[Read More]
22/01/201826/01/2018£650.00[Read More]
04/06/201808/06/2018£650.00[Read More]
NPTC tree climbing level 2

NPTC Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue (002013) (Plumpton)

Formally known as CS38, you will learn about knots and harnesses, safe climbing techniques and aerial rescue including pole rescue. 

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26/03/201830/03/2018£650.00[Read More]
02/04/201806/04/2018£650.00[Read More]
02/07/201806/07/2018£650.00[Read More]
NPTC manually fed woodchipper

NPTC Level 2 Certificate in Competance in Manually Fed Wood Chippers

You will learn how to safely prepare, maintain and operate a manually fed wood chipper. This course is especially relevant for forestry, arboriculture and local amenity workers

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14/11/201714/11/2017£170.00[Read More]
08/05/201808/05/2018£170.00[Read More]
woodland management with hand tools

Practical Woodland Management using hand tools

Anyone interested in learning the practical techniques of managing woodland using hand tools as an alternative or addition to using chainsaws and other powered equipment.

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21/11/201721/11/2017£95.00[Read More]
ROLO (Register of Land Based Opeartives) Health & Safety Awareness

ROLO (Register of Land Based Opeartives) Health & Safety Awareness

    

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13/11/201713/11/2017£95.00[Read More]
12/02/201812/02/2018£95.00[Read More]
09/04/201809/04/2018£95.00[Read More]
14/05/201814/05/2018£95.00[Read More]
shingle-making

Shingle Making- Wooden Roofing

Learn how to make shingles by hand and use them as a roofing material. No previous experience necessary. This is a practical course using hand tools

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12/04/201812/04/2018£95.00[Read More]
archeology of woodland

Woodland Archaeology

Anyone interested in learning about woodland archaeology. Suitable for general interest, woodland owners, foresters, woodland managers, and those involved in community woodlands

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24/02/201824/02/2018£95.00[Read More]
Woodland Management Workshops

Woodland Management Workshops

   

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All Sessions- 5 Week Workshops
02/02/201802/03/2018£150.00[Read More]
(Day 1) Workshop- Introduction to Woodland Management- half day
02/02/201802/02/2018£35.00[Read More]
(Day 2) Workshop - Different Uses of Felled Timber- half day
09/02/201809/02/2018£35.00[Read More]
(Day 3) Workshop- Planning Timber Felling and wood fuel processing half day
16/02/201816/02/2018£35.00[Read More]
(Day 4) Workshop - Woodland Maintenance and Equipment Care- half day
23/02/201823/02/2018£35.00[Read More]
(Day 5) Workshop - Maximising Woodland Potential - half day
02/03/201802/03/2018£35.00[Read More]
identify trees winter summer spring autumn

Woodland Tree Identification

Ideal course for those who are interested in learning key tree identification skills; to introduce the principles involved in identifying trees.

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Spring/Summer Half Day
05/05/201805/05/2018£45.00[Read More]