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Training Directory: Practical Countryside Skills Short Courses

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Practical Countryside Skills  - Short Training Courses

 

Training in the practical aspects of countryside management techniques such as dry stone walling and hedge laying.

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

Practical training in using and maintaining machinery e.g, chainsaw use, pesticide application and specialist driving courses are on another page.

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

13/05/2023 Dry Stone Walling for Beginners 2 Days

Werneth Low Country Park, Hyde, Cheshire, The Cheshire Branch of The Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain dswacheshire@gmail.com c-js.co.uk/3XpRfRd

All of the basic elements of walling will be taught by qualified instructors. These include stripping out, sorting stone, laying foundations, first lift, throughs, second lift and copings. Tools for the course will be provided. Trainees should bring their own gloves, food and drinks. 

Cost £125

29/07/2023 Dry Stone Walling for Beginners 2 Days

Plattwood farm, Disley, Cheshire, The Cheshire Branch of The Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain dswacheshire@gmail.com c-js.co.uk/3XpRfRd

All of the basic elements of walling will be taught by qualified instructors. These include stripping out, sorting stone, laying foundations, first lift, throughs, second lift and copings. Tools for the course will be provided. Trainees should bring their own gloves, food and drinks.

Cost £125

09/09/2023 Dry Stone Walling for Beginners 2 Days

Werneth Low Country Park, Hyde, Cheshire, The Cheshire Branch of The Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain dswacheshire@gmail.com c-js.co.uk/3XpRfRd

All of the basic elements of walling will be taught by qualified instructors. These include stripping out, sorting stone, laying foundations, first lift, throughs, second lift and copings. Tools for the course will be provided. Trainees should bring their own gloves, food and drinks.

Cost £125

Ad Hoc Experience Days - Dry Stone Walling or Hedgelaying 1 Day

Various, Rural Skills Hub info@ruralskillshub.org.uk c-js.info/3M20W2f

The Rural Skills Hub is offering a limited number of FREE Experience Days to community groups. Please get in touch if you are a group of 10 people interested in a one-day beginner-level taster of Dry Stone Walling or Hedgelaying.

Cost £Free

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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