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Training Directory - Countryside Management Techniques Short Courses

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Countryside Management Techniques  - Short Training Courses

 

Typical courses include: Sustainable Woodland Management, Coastal Dune Management, Ponds for Wildlife, Managing for Biodiversity. 

Practical courses have separate pages and those requiring the use of machinery (e.g. chainsaw or brushcutter) are here

08/01/2022 Traditional Mole Catching 1 Day

Berkshire, Jeff Nicholls 07711162340 molecourse@aol.com c-js.info/3GEMUls

Full one day of theoretical and practical session on catching moles in the traditional way, lunch/refreshments included. Approved accredited course - why pay more to learn less

Cost £110

05/02/2022 Reedbed Systems: Live online 1 Day

Online, Centre for Alternative Technology 01654 704966 courses@cat.org.uk c-js.info/3BrgW9a

If you?re living or working in a remote location or need eco-friendly options for wastewater management, reedbeds offer a great solution. On this online course you?ll explore how wetland systems work, what kind of effluents they can treat, what scale they are suitable to, and what their ecological footprint is.

03/04/2022 Reedbeds and Waste Water Management 1 Day

Centre for Alternative Technology, Centre for Alternative Technology 01654 704966 courses@cat.org.uk c-js.info/3Dkp0Jh

This course explores the technicalities, design and implementation of reedbeds and alternative waste water treatment systems at a domestic level. ?Our water and waste system is entirely off the mains supply, and this day course gives you the chance to learn from our 40 years of experience in this area.

05/06/2022 Reedbeds and Waste Water Management 1 Day

Centre for Alternative Technology, Centre for Alternative Technology 01654 704966 courses@cat.org.uk c-js.info/3Dkp0Jh

This course explores the technicalities, design and implementation of reedbeds and alternative waste water treatment systems at a domestic level. ?Our water and waste system is entirely off the mains supply, and this day course gives you the chance to learn from our 40 years of experience in this area.

21/11/2022 Sustainable Woodland Management 5 Days

Centre for Alternative Technology, Centre for Alternative Technology 01654 704966 courses@cat.org.uk c-js.info/3uU615A

The theory and practice of managing woodlands in a way that benefits people and wildlife. Winner of the Woodlands Awards Best Woodlands Course 2017, this highly practical five-day course gets you out into the woods learning the skills and techniques of sustainable woodland management. OCN accreditation optional.

Ad Hoc Ground Preparation for Woodland Creation

Online, Cumbria Woodlands clare@cumbriawoodlands.co.uk c-js.info/38cYbKa

A comprehensive ground preparation course that will show you how to deliver a UKFS compliant scheme. Course resources will be released each Monday for delegates to work through. These will be supported by online discussion. Course Modules: What is ground preparation?; Site conditions & tree growth; Environmental guidance & legislation; ground preparation techniques; Matching ground preparation to the site; Case study reflections. The course is open and relevant to all involved or interested in tree planting (not limited to Cumbria). Available in March 2021 only!

Various Corvid Control - Law and best practice in Scotland

Online, Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust rbeeson@gwct.org.uk c-js.info/2S2SoPe

Corvid control is a vital tool for countryside managers. When done well it can be hugely beneficial to the conservation of our game and wildlife. This online course has been developed to ensure those practicing corvid control in Scotland can do so with the confidence that they are operating within the law whilst demonstrating due diligence.

Complete the course to earn your GWCT certificate. Estimated time: 2 hours.

Cost £72

If you are interested in any of the courses detailed please contact ONLY the person, centre, telephone number or email address and remember to mention that you saw the listing in CJS Training Directory. For all courses assume that booking is required and a fee may be applicable.

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