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Training Directory: Practical Countryside Skills - Machinery Short Courses

man using a chainsaw on a felled tree (image: Hans Linde on unsplash)

Practical Countryside Skills: Machinery - Short Training Courses

 

Typical courses include: chainsaw certification, brush cutter and sprayer certification also tractor, 4x4 and MIDAS type driving courses. 

Practical skills courses e.g. 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.

26/05/2022 Woodchippers 1 Day

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

Our Woodchippers training course will provide you with the appropriate techniques and safety guidelines to ensure that you are not only confident when using the woodchipper but that you are also aware of relevant health and safety guidelines making sure you stay protected.

06/06/2022 Accessing a Tree Using a Rope & Harness, Aerial Tree Rescue Operations & Aerial Cutting Of Trees 8 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

The course provides the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for: Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing & Rescue & Level 3 Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees.

06/06/2022 Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting & Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm 5 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

This course is for anyone who is required to operate chainsaws for cross cutting and felling small trees. It will provide the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for the regulated qualification: Level 2 Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Operator.

07/06/2022 Professional Tree Inspection 3 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

An advanced 3 day Tree Inspection Training Course for professionals wanting to take their knowledge to the next level. Thorough knowledge of tree inspections and surveys required.

13/06/2022 Aerial Cutting of Trees using Free-fall techniques 2 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

For those wanting to become an arborist and holding necessary pre-requisites. To be able to carry aerial cutting of trees with a chainsaw using free fall techniques.

13/06/2022 Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting & Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm 5 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

This course is for anyone who is required to operate chainsaws for cross cutting and felling small trees. It will provide the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for the regulated qualification: Level 2 Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Operator.

13/06/2022 Safe Use of a Powered Pole Pruner 1 Day

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

Anyone need to operate a powered pole pruner. The course provides the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for the regulated qualification, Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Powered Pole Pruners

15/06/2022 1 Day Brushcutters/trimmers (Refresher/Experienced Users) 1 Day

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

Our Brushcutters/Trimmers integrated training and assessment course has experienced instructors who will make sure that you use the trimmer safely and with confidence, and that you understand the relevant regulations and safety requirements. Once you have successfully carried out this course you will receive a certificate of training for Brushcutters/Trimmers.

15/06/2022 Woodchippers 1 Day

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

Our Woodchippers training course will provide you with the appropriate techniques and safety guidelines to ensure that you are not only confident when using the woodchipper but that you are also aware of relevant health and safety guidelines making sure you stay protected.

16/06/2022 2 Day Brushcutters/trimmers (Novice Operators) 2 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

This integrated Brushcutters/Trimmers integrated course delivered by experienced instructors to make sure that you use the trimmer safely and with confidence, and that you understand the relevant regulations and safety requirements. Once you have successfully carried out this course you will receive a certificate of training for Brushcutters/Trimmers.

20/06/2022 Accessing a Tree Using a Rope & Harness, Aerial Tree Rescue Operations & Aerial Cutting Of Trees 8 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

The course provides the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for: Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing & Rescue & Level 3 Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees.

22/06/2022 Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting 2 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

This course is for anyone who is required to operate chainsaws for cross cutting and felling small trees. It will provide the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for the regulated qualification: Level 2 Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Operator.

27/06/2022 Aerial Cutting of Trees using Free-fall techniques 2 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

For those wanting to become an arborist and holding necessary pre-requisites. To be able to carry aerial cutting of trees with a chainsaw using free fall techniques.

27/06/2022 Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting & Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm 5 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

This course is for anyone who is required to operate chainsaws for cross cutting and felling small trees. It will provide the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for the regulated qualification: Level 2 Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Operator.

30/06/2022 Emergency Treework Operations 2 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

This award is suited to the professional chainsaw user, who already holds the pre-requisite qualifications, and may be involved in emergency/urgent tree works typically as a result of tree failure, vehicular accident or weather-related emergency. The course provides the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for the regulated qualification: Level 3 Award in Emergency Treework Operations.

05/07/2022 1 Day Brushcutters/trimmers (Refresher/Experienced Users) 1 Day

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

Our Brushcutters/Trimmers integrated training and assessment course has experienced instructors who will make sure that you use the trimmer safely and with confidence, and that you understand the relevant regulations and safety requirements. Once you have successfully carried out this course you will receive a certificate of training for Brushcutters/Trimmers.

06/07/2022 2 Day Brushcutters/trimmers (Novice Operators) 2 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

This integrated Brushcutters/Trimmers integrated course delivered by experienced instructors to make sure that you use the trimmer safely and with confidence, and that you understand the relevant regulations and safety requirements. Once you have successfully carried out this course you will receive a certificate of training for Brushcutters/Trimmers.

06/07/2022 Woodchippers 1 Day

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

Our Woodchippers training course will provide you with the appropriate techniques and safety guidelines to ensure that you are not only confident when using the woodchipper but that you are also aware of relevant health and safety guidelines making sure you stay protected.

11/07/2022 Accessing a Tree Using a Rope & Harness, Aerial Tree Rescue Operations & Aerial Cutting Of Trees 8 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

The course provides the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for: Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing & Rescue & Level 3 Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees.

11/07/2022 Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting & Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm 5 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

This course is for anyone who is required to operate chainsaws for cross cutting and felling small trees. It will provide the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for the regulated qualification: Level 2 Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Operator.

13/07/2022 Safe Use of a Powered Pole Pruner 1 Day

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

Anyone need to operate a powered pole pruner. The course provides the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for the regulated qualification, Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Powered Pole Pruners

20/07/2022 Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting 2 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

This course is for anyone who is required to operate chainsaws for cross cutting and felling small trees. It will provide the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for the regulated qualification: Level 2 Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Operator.

20/07/2022 Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting & Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm - Refresher 2 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk

This course is for anyone who is required to operate chainsaws for cross cutting and felling small trees. It will provide the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for the regulated qualification: Level 2 Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Operator.

Contact For Details LANTRA Tree Survey and Inspection 1 day Days

South of England Showground, Ardingly, South East Landbased Training Courses LLP 07437 601161 info@seltc.co.uk c-js.info/36FezSn

Cost £154+VAT

Contact For Details City & Guilds NPTC Brushcutters & Trimmers 1 day Days

throughout South East, South East Landbased Training Courses LLP 07437 601161 info@seltc.co.uk c-js.info/36FezSn

Cost £on application

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

Melton Mowbray, Brooksby Melton College 01664 855444 shortcourses@brooksbymelton.ac.uk 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.

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

Melton Mowbray, Brooksby Melton College 01664 855444 shortcourses@brooksbymelton.ac.uk 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.

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

Melton Mowbray, Brooksby Melton College 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.

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

Melton Mowbray, Brooksby Melton College 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.

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

Brooksby Melton College, Brooksby Melton College 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.

Various Lantra Sit In ATV Conventional Steer

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

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

Contact For Details City & Guilds NPTC Chainsaw Cross Cut & Maintenance 2 Days

Wellington, LBS Training & Assessing-SW 07739716753 leekimber28@hotmail.com

Dates are flexible to suit your requirements. Call for costs as I'm flexible depenedent of how many are attending max of 4 per course.

Contact For Details City & Guilds NPTC Chainsaw Tree Felling up to 380mm 2 Days

Wellington, LBS Training & Assessing-SW 07739716753 leekimber28@hotmail.com

Dates are flexible to suit your requirements. Call for costs as I'm flexible depenedent of how many are attending max of 4 per course.

Contact For Details City & Guilds NPTC Chainsaw Tree Felling Over 380mm 2 Days

Wellington, LBS Training & Assessing-SW 07739716753 leekimber28@hotmail.com

Dates are flexible to suit your requirements. Call for costs as I'm flexible depenedent of how many are attending max of 4 per course.

Contact For Details City & Guilds NPTC Chainsaw Uprooted severly damaged trees 2 Days

Wellington, LBS Training & Assessing-SW 07739716753 leekimber28@hotmail.com

Dates are flexible to suit your requirements. Call for costs as I'm flexible depenedent of how many are attending max of 4 per course.

Contact For Details City & Guilds NPTC Brushcutter/Strimmer 2 Days

Wellington, LBS Training & Assessing-SW 07739716753 leekimber28@hotmail.com

Dates are flexible to suit your requirements. Call for costs as I'm flexible depenedent of how many are attending max of 4 per course.

Contact For Details City & Guilds NPTC Powered Pole Pruner 2 Days

Wellington, LBS Training & Assessing-SW 07739716753 leekimber28@hotmail.com

Dates are flexible to suit your requirements. Call for costs as I'm flexible depenedent of how many are attending max of 4 per course.

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

Guildford, Thomson Ecology 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.

Ad Hoc An Introduction to Forestry Machinery

An Introduction to Forestry Machinery

Various locations across Scotland, Confor richard.hunter@confor.org.uk c-js.info/3Lryvvk

Contact For Details City & Guilds Hand Held Hedgecutter 1 Day

Horam, South East Landbased Training Courses LLP 07437 601161 info@seltc.co.uk c-js.info/36FezSn

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