Training Directory: Horticulture and Small Holding Short Courses

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Horticulture and Small Holding  - Short Training Courses


Practical and theoretical training in gardening, permaculture and small holding.  Everything from winter pruning of fruit trees to housing your hens.

21/05/2021 Zero Carbon Britain: Live online – Local energy solutions 1 Day

Online, Centre for Alternative Technology 01654 704966

Explore how to set up a community or local energy project. Through expert presentations and case studies from community projects, we’ll cover why renewable and local energy models are important, which options to go for, what you need to consider and how to get the community on board.

Cost £Waged £65; low waged/concession £45

27/05/2021 Gardening with Wildlife Course 1 Day

Bay Pond Education Centre (Godstone), Sorbus Learning

An adult learning course in partnership with Surrey Wildlife Trust at Bay Pond Education Centre (Godstone) about the biology of wildlife gardening and how to create and maintain garden habitats for wildlife. [Book with SWT]

03/09/2021 Eco Refurbishment 4 Days

Machynlleth, Wales, Centre for Alternative Technology 01660 704966

Refurbishing our homes to make them more energy efficient is one of the key aspects of effective action on climate change. Learn from one of the UK?s leading experts in eco refurbishment and discover what key improvements you can make.

Cost £500

Ad Hoc Ground Preparation for Woodland Creation

Online, Cumbria Woodlands

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!

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.