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Practical Countryside Skills - Machinery

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Short Training Courses

(10 day consecutive maximum) Many of the providers have further details on the Centres and Providers pages.
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Practical Countryside Skills - Machinery

Typical courses include: chainsaw certification, brush cutter and sprayer certification, MIDAS type driving courses. 

Practial skills courses eg hedgelaying are on another page.

Course looking at the theory behind these employing these techniques are another page.

First aid and health and safely type courses have a separate page.


October 2019

23/10/2019    Brushcutter Strimmer (Lantra)    1 Day

Morval, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

1 day for all users - practical assessment with short questions at end of course. Refresher training is recommended every 3 to 5 years

Cost £unknown


26/10/2019    Introduction to Chainsaw use    1 Day

Greenwood Centre, Ironbridge, Small Woods Association. Contact: 01952 432769 office@smallwoods.org www.smallwoods.org.uk

A practical hands on course designed for woodland owners and home owners who use a chainsaw on their own land. Including: Safe starting and stopping of a chain saw, choosing an appropriate model, Cross cutting techniques, Simple felling techniques, sharpening and maintenance, things that go wrong.

Cost £140.00


28/10/2019    Aerial Tree Pruning (formally CS40) NPTC / City and Guilds    2 Days

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

Two days training plus one day for assessment. Covering the correct pruning of trees from a rope and harness. Pre requisites are tree climbing (CS38), chainsaw (CS30 and CS31) and chainsaw free fall techniques (CS39)

Cost £unknown


28/10/2019    Chainsaw - Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling to 380 mm (Units 201,202, 203) (was NPTC units CS30 & 31)     5 Days

Roadford, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Anyone who is required to maintain and operate chainsaws where an NPTC certificate is required, or those wishing to fell trees up to 15"/380mm, or to go on to use a chainsaw in a tree. Suitable for those with little or no experience or previous certification. 5 days of training in preparation for the NPTC assessments

Cost £unknown


28/10/2019    NPTC Assessments - Chainsaw    1 Day

Saltram House, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Assessment only through NPTC

Cost £unknown


29/10/2019    Chainsaw - Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling to 200 mm (Lantra)    4 Days

Saltram/Roadford, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Anyone using a chainsaw to fell small trees for work or domestic purposes. Operators who wish to continue to felling trees over 200mm, or to use a chainsaw in trees should attend the five day maintenance cross cutting and felling small trees training course in preparation for the NPTC assessment.

Cost £unknown


30/10/2019    Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling    5 Days

Nr Retford, North Notts Training Group. Contact: 07855751689 vkwilson1@yahoo.co.uk www.nntg.co.uk

Lantra Awards training course followed by either Lantra Awards assessment or City and Guilds

Cost £600.00


30/10/2019    Basic Tree Inspection (Lantra)    1 Day

Cotehele , Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

This is a course for arboriculturalists to help improve their depth of knowledge of tree science, tree health and tree ID. 1 day to include both written and practical exam. Classroom based with a site visit.

Cost £unknown


30/10/2019    Professional Tree Inspection (Lantra)    3 Days

Cotehele , Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

This is a course for experienced arboriculturalists with an in depth knowledge of tree science, tree health and tree ID and at least 5 years forestry experience. 3 days to include written and practical exam. Classroom based + site visit.

Cost £unknown


November 2019

04/11/2019    Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling and Processing of Trees up to 380mm (formally CS30 and CS31) NPTC / City and Guilds     4 Days

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

Four days training plus a fifth day for the assessment. Covering the maintenance of a chainsaw, cross cutting and felling and processing trees upto 380mm in diameter Ideal for those new to chainsaws or those needing certificates of competence evidence.

Cost £unknown


04/11/2019    Brushcutter Strimmer (Lantra)    1 Day

Saltram, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

1 day for all users - practical assessment with short questions at end of course. Refresher training is recommended every 3 to 5 years.

Cost £unknown


05/11/2019    Powered Pole Pruner (NPTC)    1 Day

Morval, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Training and NPTC assessments for the safe use of professional Powered Pole Pruners. A one day course for those who already hold a basic chainsaw certificate.

Cost £unknown


05/11/2019    NPTC Assessments - Chainsaw    1 Day

Saltram House, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Assessment only through NPTC

Cost £unknown


06/11/2019    Safe Use of Rat and Mice Poison NPTC / City and Guilds     1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

Any one who uses rat/mice poison as a professional (farmer/gamekeeper/pest controller etc) will need a certificate of competence from Spring 2016. This one day course plus one day assessment upon achievement will enable you to purchase the rodenticides you require for pest control, this is also available online (learn at home then attend the face to face practical assessment)

Cost £unknown


06/11/2019    Woodchipper (Lantra)    1 Day

Saltram House, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

1 day for all users - practical assessment with short questions at end of course. Refresher training is recommended every 3 to 5 years

Cost £unknown


07/11/2019    Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Pest Control (Phostoxin and Talunex) NPTC / City and Guilds    1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

Phostoxin and Talunex for the control of rabbits, rats and moles requires you to hold a certificate of competence to buy and apply the product. This one day training plus one day assessment will enable you to do so upon achievement.

Cost £unknown


07/11/2019    Hedgetrimmer    1 Day

Plymouth, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

1 day for all users - practical assessment with short questions at end of course. Refresher training is recommended every 3 to 5 years

Cost £unknown


07/11/2019    Forest Machine Operations (NPTC) Forwarder    3 Days

N.Devon, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Base Machine & Forwarder- NPTC unit FMO3 in preparation for the NPTC assessments.

Cost £unknown


09/11/2019    NPTC Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting    3 Days

Greenwood Centre, Ironbridge, Small Woods Association. Contact: 01952 432769 office@smallwoods.org www.smallwoods.org.uk

2 days plus 1 day assessment. Chainsaw maintenance - sharpening and routine chainsaw maintenance. Crosscutting - how to keep you safe and efficient, to prevent unnecessary wear or damage. NPTC approved assessor. The certificate will allow you to use a chainsaw on private and public woodlands which require prove of competence.

Cost £400.00


11/11/2019    Emergency Tree Work Operations (formally CS50) NPTC / City and Guilds    3 Days

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

Three days training plus one day assessment, covering how to deal with emergency tree work operations. Techniques, winching and safe operation.

Cost £unknown


11/11/2019    PA1 - Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides NPTC / City and Guilds    1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

This is a pre requisite for other pesticide application units, assessment is through on online multiple choice exam. Grandfather Rights unit 1 can be run along side this course

Cost £unknown


11/11/2019    Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue Unit 206, 306 (was CS38) (NPTC)     5 Days

Saltram House/Plymouth, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Anyone climbing trees "professionally". This course involves NO chainsaw use and can be completed prior to units CS30 or CS31 for people who want to use a chainsaw in a tree, or as a stand-alone unit for tree inspectors, bat workers, etc.

Cost £unknown


11/11/2019    Chainsaw - Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling to 380 mm (Units 201,202, 203) (was NPTC units CS30 & 31)     5 Days

Roadford, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Anyone who is required to maintain and operate chainsaws where an NPTC certificate is required, or those wishing to fell trees up to 15"/380mm, or to go on to use a chainsaw in a tree. Suitable for those with little or no experience or previous certification. 5 days of training in preparation for the NPTC assessments.

Cost £unknown


11/11/2019    PA1 - Principles of Safe Handling & Application of Pesticides Level 2    1 Day

Skipton, Tyro Training (Craven College). Contact: 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk www.tyrotraining.co.uk

This course is designed for people who are involved in the storage and handling of pesticides. Whilst potentially harmful substances, pesticides are very successful and are widely used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in the safe use of pesticides.

Cost £FREE


12/11/2019    PA6pp - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (ECOPLUGS) NPTC / City and Guilds     0.5 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

Half day training plus one day assessment on the safe use of ECOPLUGS, pre requisite is PA1

Cost £unknown


12/11/2019    PA6inj - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (stem injection) NPTC / City and Guilds     0.5 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

Half day training plus one day assessment on the safe use of stem injection equipment for giant hogweed, japanese knotweed etc, pre requisite is PA1

Cost £unknown


12/11/2019    PA6 - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Handheld Equipment Level 2    2 Days

Skipton, Tyro Training (Craven College). Contact: 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk www.tyrotraining.co.uk

This course is designed for people who are involved in the storage and handling of pesticides using handheld equipment and maintaining handheld type sprayers. Whilst potentially harmful substances, pesticides are very successful and are widely used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in the safe use of pesticides.

Cost £FREE


13/11/2019    PA6aw - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment to or near water (knapsacks/lance from a tank) NPTC / City and Guilds     1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

This course is for people who use knapsacks or hand lances from a tank on or near water only, the pre-requisite is PA1. Training is one day plus one day for the assessment.

Cost £unknown


13/11/2019    PA6a - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (knapsacks/lance from a tank) NPTC / City and Guilds     1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

This course is for people who use knapsacks or hand lances from a tank, the pre-requisite is PA1. Training is one day plus one day for the assessment.

Cost £unknown


14/11/2019    Practical Vertebrate Trapping    1 Day

Bury St Edmunds, Pest Solution Ltd. Contact: 01284 766362 info@pestsolution.co.uk www.pestcontroltraining.co

This is a one-day course aimed at those who want to add vertebrate trapping, such as moles and rabbits to their portfolio.

Cost £120.00


14/11/2019    PA2 - Safe Application of Pesticides Using a Mounted Sprayer Level 2    2 Days

Skipton, Tyro Training (Craven College). Contact: 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk www.tyrotraining.co.uk

This course is designed for people who are involved in the storage and handling of pesticides using trailed or mounted boom equipment and maintaining handheld trailed and mounted boom type sprayers. Whilst potentially harmful substances, pesticides are very successful and are widely used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in the safe use of pesticides.

Cost £FREE


16/11/2019    NPTC Assessments - Climbing    1 Day

Newton Abbot, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Assessment only through NPTC

Cost £unknown


18/11/2019    Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling and Processing of Trees up to 380mm (formally CS30 and CS31) NPTC / City and Guilds     4 Days

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

Four days training plus a fifth day for the assessment. Covering the maintenance of a chainsaw, cross cutting and felling and processing trees upto 380mm in diameter Ideal for those new to chainsaws or those needing certificates of competence evidence.

Cost £unknown


18/11/2019    Chainsaw - Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling to 380 mm (Units 201,202, 203) (was NPTC units CS30 & 31)     5 Days

Roadford, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Anyone who is required to maintain and operate chainsaws where an NPTC certificate is required, or those wishing to fell trees up to 15"/380mm, or to go on to use a chainsaw in a tree. Suitable for those with little or no experience or previous certification. 5 days of training in preparation for the NPTC assessments.

Cost £unknown


19/11/2019    Safe Use of Brush Cutters and Trimmers NPTC / City and Guilds     1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

One day integrated training and assessment covering pre use checks, maintenance and safe use. Ideal for those in industries such as horticultural, landscaping, grounds maintenance sectors.

Cost £unknown


19/11/2019    Chainsaw - Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling to 200 mm (Lantra)    4 Days

Saltram/Roadford, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Anyone using a chainsaw to fell small trees for work or domestic purposes. Operators who wish to continue to felling trees over 200mm, or to use a chainsaw in trees should attend the five day maintenance cross cutting and felling small trees training course in preparation for the NPTC assessment.

Cost £unknown


20/11/2019    Safe Use of Hedge Cutters Handheld NPTC / City and Guilds     1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

One day integrated training and assessment covering pre use checks, maintenance and safe use. Ideal for those in industries such as horticultural, landscaping, grounds maintenance sectors.

Cost £unknown


21/11/2019    Safe Use of Leaf Blowers NPTC / City and Guilds     0.5 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

Half a day integrated training and assessment covering pre use checks, maintenance and safe use. Ideal for those in industries such as horticultural, landscaping, grounds maintenance sectors.

Cost £unknown


21/11/2019    RSPH Level 2 Award in the safe use of Rodenticides    1 Day

Bury St Edmunds, Pest Solution Ltd. Contact: 01284 766362 info@pestsolution.co.uk www.pestcontroltraining.co

The RSPH Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Rodenticides provides learners with an understanding of why the purchase and use of rodenticides is controlled and why other rodent control methods should be considered before rodenticides are used.

Cost £143.00


22/11/2019    ATV Sit In (Polaris/Gator) NPTC / City and Guilds     1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

One day integrated training and assessment covering pre use checks, maintenance and safe use. Ideal for those in industries such as horticultural, landscaping, grounds maintenance sectors.

Cost £unknown


25/11/2019    Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue (formally CS38) NPTC / City and Guilds     5 Days

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

A five day course plus one day assessment. Covering accessing a tree safely, positioning techniques within the crown and aerial rescue methods. Equipment can be provided please contact us for more details

Cost £unknown


25/11/2019    Chainsaw - Award Aerial Cutting using Free-fall Techniques Unit 308 (was CS39) (NPTC)     2 Days

Plymouth, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Anyone using a chainsaw in a tree. You must already have NPTC Maintenance and Cross Cutting, Felling Small Trees (CS30 and 31), and NPTC Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue. (CS38) qualifications. First Aid training strongly recommended.

Cost £unknown


25/11/2019    Chainsaw - Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling to 380 mm (Units 201,202, 203) (was NPTC units CS30 & 31)     5 Days

Roadford, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Anyone who is required to maintain and operate chainsaws where an NPTC certificate is required, or those wishing to fell trees up to 15"/380mm, or to go on to use a chainsaw in a tree. Suitable for those with little or no experience or previous certification. 5 days of training in preparation for the NPTC assessments.

Cost £unknown


25/11/2019    NPTC Assessments - Climbing    1 Day

Newton Abbot, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Assessment only through NPTC

Cost £unknown


26/11/2019    Forest Machine Operations (NPTC) Forwarder    3 Days

N.Devon, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Base Machine & Forwarder- NPTC unit FMO3 in preparation for the NPTC assessments.

Cost £unknown


26/11/2019    Lorry Mounted Crane (Lantra)    1 Day

Dartmoor, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

One day training & assessment for the safe use of a Lorry Mounted Crane - certed by Lantra Awards

Cost £unknown


27/11/2019    Chainsaw - Aerial Tree Pruning Unit 307 & Aerial Tree Rigging Unit 309 (previously CS40/41) (NPTC)     5 Days

Gidleigh, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

This is an advanced course for tree surgeons who already hold units 201,202,203,206,306 &308 (were CS30,31,38 & 39) as well as reasonable tree climbing experience and their own equipment. First Aid training is strongly recommended.

Cost £unknown


28/11/2019    NPTC Assessments - Chainsaw    1 Day

Roadford, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Assessment only through NPTC

Cost £unknown


28/11/2019    Brushcutter Strimmer (Lantra)    1 Day

Saltram, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

1 day for all users - practical assessment with short questions at end of course. Refresher training is recommended every 3 to 5 years

Cost £unknown


29/11/2019    Woodchipper (Lantra)    1 Day

Saltram House, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

1 day for all users - practical assessment with short questions at end of course. Refresher training is recommended every 3 to 5 years

Cost £unknown


30/11/2019    NPTC Assessments - Chainsaw    1 Day

Roadford, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Assessment only through NPTC

Cost £unknown


December 2019

02/12/2019    Emergency Tree Work Operations (formally CS50) NPTC / City and Guilds    3 Days

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

Three days training plus one day assessment, covering how to deal with emergency tree work operations. Techniques, winching and safe operation.

Cost £unknown


02/12/2019    PA1 - Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides NPTC / City and Guilds    1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

This is a pre requisite for other pesticide application units, assessment is through on online multiple choice exam. Grandfather Rights unit 1 can be run along side this course

Cost £unknown


02/12/2019    NPTC Assessments - Climbing    1 Day

Newton Abbot, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Assessment only through NPTC

Cost £unknown


02/12/2019    NPTC Assessments - Chainsaw    1 Day

Roadford, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Assessment only through NPTC

Cost £unknown


02/12/2019    PA1 - Principles of Safe Handling & Application of Pesticides Level 2    1 Day

Skipton, Tyro Training (Craven College). Contact: 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk www.tyrotraining.co.uk

This course is designed for people who are involved in the storage and handling of pesticides. Whilst potentially harmful substances, pesticides are very successful and are widely used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in the safe use of pesticides.

Cost £FREE


03/12/2019    PA6a - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (knapsacks/lance from a tank) NPTC / City and Guilds     1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

This course is for people who use knapsacks or hand lances from a tank, the pre-requisite is PA1. Training is one day plus one day for the assessment.

Cost £unknown


03/12/2019    Chainsaw - Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling to 200 mm (Lantra)    4 Days

Saltram/Roadford, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Anyone using a chainsaw to fell small trees for work or domestic purposes. Operators who wish to continue to felling trees over 200mm, or to use a chainsaw in trees should attend the five day maintenance cross cutting and felling small trees training course in preparation for the NPTC assessment.

Cost £unknown


03/12/2019    PA6 - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Handheld Equipment Level 2    2 Days

Skipton, Tyro Training (Craven College). Contact: 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk www.tyrotraining.co.uk

This course is designed for people who are involved in the storage and handling of pesticides using handheld equipment and maintaining handheld type sprayers. Whilst potentially harmful substances, pesticides are very successful and are widely used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in the safe use of pesticides.

Cost £FREE


04/12/2019    PA2a - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Self-propelled, Mounted and Trailed Boom Sprayers NPTC / City and Guilds     1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

This course is for people who use mounted, trailed boom sprayers, the pre-requisite is PA1. Training is one day plus one day for the assessment. Grandfather Rights Unit 3 can be run along side this course.

Cost £unknown


04/12/2019    Chainsaw - Felling trees OVER 380 mm (Unit 301) (was NPTC units CS32 & 33 - Medium/Large trees)     3 Days

Tavistock, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Anyone who needs to fell trees over 380mm. 3 days of training including the NPTC integrated assessments.Candidates must hold NPTC CS30 & 31 or units 201,201 & 203.

Cost £unknown


05/12/2019    PA2f - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Weed Wipers NPTC / City and Guilds     1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

This course is for people who use weed wipers, the pre-requisite is PA1. Training is one day plus one day for the assessment. Grandfather Rights Unit 3 can be run along side this course.

Cost £unknown


05/12/2019    Rodenticides - Safe Use of Pesticides for Vertebrate Pest Control for Rats & Mice Level 2    2 Days

Skipton, Tyro Training (Craven College). Contact: 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk www.tyrotraining.co.uk

This course is designed for individuals who carry out vertebrate control of rats and mice if they wish to procure professional pesticides in volumes greater than 1.5kg or work within a professional or commercial capacity. While potentially harmful substances, pesticides for the control of vertebrate rats and mice are successfully used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature, it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in their safe use.

Cost £FREE


09/12/2019    Chainsaw - Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling to 380 mm (Units 201,202, 203) (was NPTC units CS30 & 31)     5 Days

Roadford, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Anyone who is required to maintain and operate chainsaws where an NPTC certificate is required, or those wishing to fell trees up to 15"/380mm, or to go on to use a chainsaw in a tree. Suitable for those with little or no experience or previous certification. 5 days of training in preparation for the NPTC assessments.

Cost £unknown


11/12/2019    Safe Use of Rat and Mice Poison NPTC / City and Guilds     1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

Any one who uses rat/mice poison as a professional (farmer/gamekeeper/pest controller etc) will need a certificate of competence from Spring 2016. This one day course plus one day assessment upon achievement will enable you to purchase the rodenticides you require for pest control, this is also available online (learn at home then attend the face to face practical assessment)

Cost £unknown


13/12/2019    ATV Sit Astride (Quad bikes) NPTC / City and Guilds     1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

One day training plus one day assessment covering maintenance, pre use checks and safe operation of quad bikes (sit astride). Ideal for those working in agriculture, game keeping, landscaping, forestry etc.

Cost £unknown


16/12/2019    Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling and Processing of Trees up to 380mm (formally CS30 and CS31) NPTC / City and Guilds     4 Days

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

Four days training plus a fifth day for the assessment. Covering the maintenance of a chainsaw, cross cutting and felling and processing trees upto 380mm in diameter Ideal for those new to chainsaws or those needing certificates of competence evidence.

Cost £unknown


16/12/2019    NPTC Assessments - Chainsaw    1 Day

Roadford, Lynher Training Ltd. Contact: 01822 832902 admin@lynher.com www.lynher.com

Assessment only through NPTC

Cost £unknown


17/12/2019    Safe Use of Brush Cutters and Trimmers NPTC / City and Guilds     1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

One day integrated training and assessment covering pre use checks, maintenance and safe use. Ideal for those in industries such as horticultural, landscaping, grounds maintenance sectors.

Cost £unknown


18/12/2019    Safe Use of Hedge Cutters Handheld NPTC / City and Guilds     1 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

One day integrated training and assessment covering pre use checks, maintenance and safe use. Ideal for those in industries such as horticultural, landscaping, grounds maintenance sectors.

Cost £unknown


19/12/2019    Safe Use of Leaf Blowers NPTC / City and Guilds     0.5 Day

Settle BD24 9DN, Lowe Maintenance Training. Contact: 01729 825132 info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk

Half a day integrated training and assessment covering pre use checks, maintenance and safe use. Ideal for those in industries such as horticultural, landscaping, grounds maintenance sectors.

Cost £unknown


January 2020

23/01/2020    Rodenticides - Safe Use of Pesticides for Vertebrate Pest Control for Rats & Mice Level 2    2 Days

Skipton, Tyro Training (Craven College). Contact: 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk www.tyrotraining.co.uk

This course is designed for individuals who carry out vertebrate control of rats and mice if they wish to procure professional pesticides in volumes greater than 1.5kg or work within a professional or commercial capacity. While potentially harmful substances, pesticides for the control of vertebrate rats and mice are successfully used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature, it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in their safe use.

Cost £FREE


27/01/2020    PA1 - Principles of Safe Handling & Application of Pesticides Level 2    1 Day

Skipton, Tyro Training (Craven College). Contact: 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk www.tyrotraining.co.uk

This course is designed for people who are involved in the storage and handling of pesticides. Whilst potentially harmful substances, pesticides are very successful and are widely used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in the safe use of pesticides.

Cost £FREE


28/01/2020    PA6 - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Handheld Equipment Level 2    2 Days

Skipton, Tyro Training (Craven College). Contact: 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk www.tyrotraining.co.uk

This course is designed for people who are involved in the storage and handling of pesticides using handheld equipment and maintaining handheld type sprayers. Whilst potentially harmful substances, pesticides are very successful and are widely used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in the safe use of pesticides.

Cost £FREE


February 2020

17/02/2020    PA1 - Principles of Safe Handling & Application of Pesticides Level 2    1 Day

Skipton, Tyro Training (Craven College). Contact: 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk www.tyrotraining.co.uk

This course is designed for people who are involved in the storage and handling of pesticides. Whilst potentially harmful substances, pesticides are very successful and are widely used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in the safe use of pesticides.

Cost £FREE


18/02/2020    PA6 - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Handheld Equipment Level 2    2 Days

Skipton, Tyro Training (Craven College). Contact: 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk www.tyrotraining.co.uk

This course is designed for people who are involved in the storage and handling of pesticides using handheld equipment and maintaining handheld type sprayers. Whilst potentially harmful substances, pesticides are very successful and are widely used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in the safe use of pesticides.

Cost £FREE


20/02/2020    PA2 - Safe Application of Pesticides Using a Mounted Sprayer Level 2    2 Days

Skipton, Tyro Training (Craven College). Contact: 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk www.tyrotraining.co.uk

This course is designed for people who are involved in the storage and handling of pesticides using trailed or mounted boom equipment and maintaining handheld trailed and mounted boom type sprayers. Whilst potentially harmful substances, pesticides are very successful and are widely used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in the safe use of pesticides.

Cost £FREE


24/02/2020    PA1 - Principles of Safe Handling & Application of Pesticides Level 2    1 Day

Scarborough, Tyro Training (Craven College). Contact: 01723 588 072 info@tyrotraining.co.uk www.tyrotraining.co.uk

This course is designed for people who are involved in the storage and handling of pesticides. Whilst potentially harmful substances, pesticides are very successful and are widely used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in the safe use of pesticides.

Cost £FREE


25/02/2020    PA6 - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Handheld Equipment Level 2    2 Days

Scarborough, Tyro Training (Craven College). Contact: 01723 588 072 info@tyrotraining.co.uk www.tyrotraining.co.uk

This course is designed for people who are involved in the storage and handling of pesticides using handheld equipment and maintaining handheld type sprayers. Whilst potentially harmful substances, pesticides are very successful and are widely used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in the safe use of pesticides.

Cost £FREE


Various

Various Basic Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting Training Course    2 Days

Melton Mowbray, Brooksby Melton College. Contact: 01664 855 444 shortcourses@brooksbymelton.ac.uk www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk

This course covers safety features, preparing the chainsaw for use with correct fuel and lubrication and cross cutting timber accurately. This unit must be completed before progressing on to further chainsaw courses.

Cost £unknown


Various Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm (CS31)    3.5 Days

Melton Mowbray, Brooksby Melton College. Contact: 01664 855 444 shortcourses@brooksbymelton.ac.uk www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk

This course will further expand on your knowledge gained by the CS30 course (City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting). This course will take you onto felling trees up to 380mm in diameter, including performing tree operations using hand tools.

Cost £unknown


Various Level 3 Award in Felling and Processing Trees over 380mm (CS32)    3.5 Days

Melton Mowbray, Brooksby Melton College. Contact: 01664 855 444 shortcourses@brooksbymelton.ac.uk https://c-js.info/2eNnMLB

This course further expands on the knowledge gained in CS30 and CS31. This course will take you onto felling trees over 380mm in diameter, including performing tree operations using hand tools. The felling technique will be appropriate to tree size, weight, condition and species.

Cost £unknown


Various Level 2 Using Pesticides Safely (PA1 & PA6)    2 Days

Melton Mowbray, Brooksby Melton College. Contact: 01664 855444 shortcourses@brooksbymelton.ac.uk https://c-js.info/2eNnMLB

The PA1 unit is a theory based course and covers the legislation, health and safety requirements, precautions, product label information and safe handling and use of pesticides. The PA6A practical unit covers the handling and safe use of pesticides using knapsack sprayers.

Cost £unknown


Various Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Pesticides (Boom Sprayer Applicator) PA2    2 Days

Melton Mowbray, Brooksby Melton College. Contact: 01664 855444 shortcourses@brooksbymelton.ac.uk https://c-js.info/2nOwspO

Completion of the assessment will give individuals a lifetime qualification and the commercial licence for the relevant units completed. This course would benefit anyone already working or considering working in a horticulture environment, agriculture or anywhere pesticides may need to be implemented.

Cost £unknown


Various Level 2 Safe Use of Ride-On Self Propelled Mowers    2 Days

Brooksby Melton College, Brooksby Melton College. Contact: 01664 855 444 shortcourses@BrooksbyMelton.ac.uk www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk

This course covers pre-use checks, maintenance, identification of controls and instruments, and operating the machine, taking in to account the type of cutting mechanism used (rotary, cylinder, flail or reciprocating knife).

Cost £unknown


Various Level 2 Safe Use of Pedestrian Controlled Mowers    4 Days

Brooksby Melton College, Brooksby Melton College. Contact: 01664 855 444 shortcourses@BrooksbyMelton.ac.uk www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk

This course covers pre-use checks, maintenance, identification of controls and instruments, and operating the machine taking in to account the type of cutting mechanism used (rotary, cylinder, flail or reciprocating knife or greens machine with interchangeable units).

Cost £unknown


Various Level 2 Safe Use of Pesticides (PA4S and G)    2 Days

Brooksby Melton College, Brooksby Melton College. Contact: 01664 855 444 shortcourses@BrooksbyMelton.ac.uk www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk

This course would benefit anyone already working or considering working in a horticulture environment, agriculture or anywhere pesticides may need to be implemented.

Cost £unknown


Various Level 2 Safe Use of Manually Fed Wood-Chipper    1 Day

Brooksby Melton College, Brooksby Melton College. Contact: 01664 855 444 shortcourses@BrooksbyMelton.ac.uk www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk

This one day course is theory based with a small practical element, aiming to provide delegates with the basic knowledge to understand the principles of best practice in operating a wood chipper. It also covers maintenance aspects.

Cost £unknown


Various Level 2 Safe Use of Stump Grinders    1 Day

Brooksby Melton College, Brooksby Melton College. Contact: 01664 855 444 shortcourses@BrooksbyMelton.ac.uk www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk

This one day course aims to provide delegates with the base knowledge to understand the principles of best practice in operating and maintaining Stump Grinders.

Cost £unknown


Various Level 2 Safe Use of Brush-Cutters and Trimmers     1 Day

Brooksby Melton College, Brooksby Melton College. Contact: 01664 855 444 shortcourses@BrooksbyMelton.ac.uk www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 require employers to provide adequate training in maintenance and operation of brush cutters and trimmers and to ensure that equipment is operated only by employees who have received appropriate training in their safe use.

Cost £unknown


Various Lantra Sit In ATV Conventional Steer     

Skipton, Dalesway Yorkshire . Contact: 01756 611060 sophie@lre3.co.uk www.daleswayyorkshire.co.uk

Lantra Sit in ATV training available in Skipton or at your chosen location.

Cost £unknown


 

By Arrangement

By Arrangement ROLO (Register of Land-Based Operatives) Training    1 Day

Guildford, Thomson Ecology. Contact: 01483 466066 Estelle.Spencer@thomsonecology.com www.thomsonecology.com

The ROLO training course is a pre-requisite for anyone applying for a LISS/CSCS card. The course is run from our head office in Guildford, Surrey. We can also provide training at your location if numbers are viable. Successful candidates will receive ROLO certificates produced by BALI.

Cost £unknown


 


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