Apprenticeship Week 9-13 March
9 March launch of You're Hired campaign, see www.foodfarmingforestry.co.uk for more information.
10 March Breakfast for businesses considering taking an apprentice. Venue Plumpton College. Telephone 01273 892030 for more information.
Free Advice Event
16 April Plumpton College at Flimwell
Batcheller Monkhouse, permitted development, do my buildings qualify? And BPS advice.
East Sussex Country Council, business grants and loans.
Catchment Sensitive Farming.
RAMSAK. machinery rings
Spring Fuels, renewable solutions.
DataTag, protect your machinery.
WARR Partnership, LEADER funding update.
High Weald AONB, ancient woodland advice.
Machinery demonstrations including biomass boiler
Book your free place now.
Day includes light lunch. 9.30 - 4.00pm
Claire Gammon. firstname.lastname@example.org
Training for rurally located businesses, not just land based. Courses include: Forestry and Land Management, Chainsaw use, domestic and professional, Generating Income from Coppice Woodland, Hedgelaying, Charcoal Making, Shingle Making and Introduction to Green Woodworking. Business and IT training available too, please enquire for details.
The professional qualification courses below take place at Flimwell TN5 7PR
Level 2 Certificate of Competance in Manually Fed Woodchipper Operations
Level 2 Brush-Cutter Operation Level 2
CS30-31 Professional Chain Saw User
11-15 May and 27 - 31 July
NPTC Award Level 2 Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue
8- 22 June
NPTC Award Level 3 Aerial Cutting of Trees using Free Fall Techniques
6 - 8 July
ECP First Aid Outdoors. 5 March and 3 June
Our popular and really useful £25 woodland orientated training mornings March 2015. See www.foodfarmingforestry.co.uk.
These courses are ideal if you are new to woodland ownership or thinking of applying for grants from the Forestry Commission. The RHI is now offering grants for domestic users of woodfuel heating.
Gift Tokens for presents.
Don't forget you can buy gift tokens for courses run by Plumpton College, part or full payment of a course. These make a wonderful and memorable present. Please contact Claire Gammon on 01580 879547 or email email@example.com for more details.
There are a number of exciting new courses for 2015, willow garden structures, gate hurdles, willow hurdles, trug making and more...
WoodNet connects timber growers and wood users in South East England, encouraging working practices that help growers to sell their wood profitably while caring for the environment. WoodNet publishes an on-line WoodLots Directory and in partnership with Plumpton College runs training courses and events at the Woodland Enterprise Centre.
NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Manually Fed Wood Chipper Operations. 2 March
NPTC Level 2 Brush Cutter Operation.17 April.
Please contact Claire Gammon, Plumpton College at Flimwell for more information. Telephnoe 01580 879547 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A new app-based field guide from the Forestry Commission has been launched to help identify almost 100 tree and shrub seedlings under one year old that are commonly found in British woods and forests. Visit http://www.forestry.gov.uk/news for more information