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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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*Spring Sale Offer Price* until 31st March 2017
21/04/201721/04/2017£127.50[Read More]
*Spring Sale Offer Price* until 31st March 2017
07/07/201707/07/2017£127.50[Read More]
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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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*Spring Sale Offer Price* until 31st March 2017
20/04/201720/04/2017£127.50[Read More]
*Spring Sale Offer Price* until 31st March 2017
06/07/201706/07/2017£127.50[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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*Spring Sale Offer Price* until 31st March 2017
29/04/201729/04/2017£127.50[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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19/05/201719/05/2017£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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29/06/201729/06/2017£95.00[Read More]
chainsaw training

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

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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18/05/201719/05/2017£300.00[Read More]
01/06/201702/06/2017£300.00[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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30/03/201731/03/2017£300.00[Read More]
08/06/201709/06/2017£300.00[Read More]
felling trees nptc

NPTC Level 2 Award In Felling And Processing Trees Up To 380mm (002004) (Flimwell)

This practical course, formerly known as CS31, builds on 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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22/05/201725/05/2017£600.00[Read More]
17/07/201720/07/2017£600.00[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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12/06/201715/06/2017£600.00[Read More]
brush-cutter-operation.

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

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

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*Spring Sale Offer Price* until 31st March 2017
11/05/201711/05/2017£127.50[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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05/06/201706/06/2017£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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03/04/201707/04/2017£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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*Spring Sale Offer Price* until 31st March 2017
25/04/201725/04/2017£148.75[Read More]
nptc aerial cutting of trees using free fall

NPTC Level 3 Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees using Free-Fall Techniques (002108) (Flimwell)

This course will teach you about operating a chainsaw in a tree, using a rope and harness. The course will concentrate on the five basic requirements for NPTC assessment, as well as drawing on safe and accurate working practices. Chainsaws are provided but students must bring their own PPE.

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*Spring Sale Offer Price*
10/04/201712/04/2017£382.50[Read More]
Oak Timber Frame Construction - hands on five day course

Oak Timber Framing (Flimwell)

Learn how to construct a timber frame builiding using hand tools to actively work on preparing the frame and roof structure and cutting joints throughout the course. No previous knowledge or experience is required.
On the attached link are image of a previous frame, now purchased by a delegate and in use as a home-office

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12/06/201716/06/2017£425.00[Read More]
Plumpton College Certificate in Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting Refresher

Plumpton College Certificate in Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting Refresher

The chainsaw refresher course is designed for those who have previously taken the operation and maintenance course. It is recommended by the Health and Safety Executive that a refresher course is taken every three to five years depending on the level of use by the operative. This enables you to comply with the latest Health and Safety Regulations.

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18/04/201718/04/2017£130.00[Read More]
Plumpton College Certificate in Felling & Processing Trees up to 380mm Refresher

Plumpton College Certificate in Felling & Processing Trees up to 380mm Refresher

The chainsaw refresher course is designed for those who have previously taken the felling & processing course (up to 380mm). It is recommended by the Health and Safety Executive that a refresher course is taken every three to five years depending on the level of use by the operative. This enables you to comply with the latest Health and Safety Regulations.

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04/05/201704/05/2017£130.00[Read More]
tree inspection woodland owner

Tree Inspection

This one day course aims to provide specific tree survey and inspection training, to allow you to identify obvious defects from ground level so that you can generate a report for follow up action

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20/05/201720/05/2017£95.00[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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10/06/201710/06/2017£50.00[Read More]
horse drawn timber extraction

Working Horses in Forestry and Woodland Management

This practical, three day course includes The Working Horse, Harness & Equipment, Extraction systems, Safe Working Practice and Extraction of produce. Course takes place in an actively worked woodland environment.

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05/05/201707/05/2017£450.00[Read More]