Training to make your business better or learn a new skill for fun

Subsidised Training for small rurally located businesses, not just land based. Courses include: Hedgelaying, Charcoal Making, Shingle Making and Introduction to Green Wooding. Business and IT training available too, please enquire for details.
For example- Health and Safety. Web Design. Marketing with your computer, e-news, mail -shots. Staff recruitment and retention.
The professional qualification courses below take place at Flimwell TN5 7PR
CS30-31 Professional Chain Saw User
19 - 23 January
NPTC Award Level 2 Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue
16- 20 February
NPTC Award Level 3 Aerial Cutting of Trees using Free Fall Techniques
24 - 26 February

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 claire.gammon@plumpton.ac.uk 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.

Latest Courses & Events »  (28 events)

NPTC Brush Cutter Operation leading towards Level 2 Certificate of Competence FULL NEW DATE 16 April

Mon 2 Feb '15   9am - 4.30pm
With: Plumpton College
Venue: Plumpton College Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry, Flimwell, East Sussex

Woven Willow Hurdle Making

Fri 6 Feb '15   10am - 4.30pm
With: Dominic Parrette
Venue: Plumpton College Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry, Flimwell, East Sussex

Sussex Trug Making

Wed 11 Feb '15   9am - 5.30pm
With: Dominic Parrette
Venue: Plumpton College Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry, Flimwell, East Sussex

WoodLots Directory »  (2209 listings)

Ginko biloba - sawn planks Gingko biloba boards of timber for sale.
Also elm, sweet chestnut, maple, lime and London plane.
(23/07/13) Cornwall
Contact: K Moore
T: 01209 719897
M: 07703 554389
Wanted - Large Hardwood Trunks and Rootballs The bigger the better. Either delivered or collected.
Good access useful.
Oak particularly sought after.
(02/12/14) Petersfield, Hampshire
Contact: Philip Walker
M: 07886 092010

News

Further your forestry career with NPTC Level 2 Award Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue and NPTC Level 3 Award Aerial Cutting of Trees using Free Fall Techniques

NPTC courses. 2015 NPTC Award Level 2 Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue- February 16 - 20  and NPTC Award Level 3 Aerial Cutting of Trees using Free-Fall techniques- February 24 - 26. Please contact Claire Gammon, Plumpton College at Flimwell for more information. Telephnoe 01580 879547 or email claire.gammon@plumpton.ac.uk  

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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