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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.

24/06/2021 Lantra Awards 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 c-js.info/3fCtxeD

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.

Cost £155 (inc of vat)

24/06/2021 Lantra Awards 2 Day Brushcutters/trimmers (Novice Users) 2 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk c-js.info/30idNHf

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.

Cost £275 (inc of vat)

28/06/2021 Lantra Brushcutters & Trimmers 2 Days

Stirling, TCV Scotland 01786 479697 Scotland-training@tcv.org.uk c-js.info/3dk2qGz

This course will teach you all you need to know about Brushcutters and Trimmers and will lead to a LANTRA certificate.

28/06/2021 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 c-js.info/3uqy7Ua

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.

Cost £889.70 (inc of vat)

30/06/2021 Lantra Pedestrian Mower 1 Day

Stirling, TCV Scotland 01786 479697 Scotland-training@tcv.org.uk c-js.info/3doZKYx

A wide range of mowers are used across horticultural and landscape businesses. With proper training, most pose little risk to either the user or anyone near to the machine. Our course will give you that training, ensuring you can operate a pedestrian mower safely and efficiently.

05/07/2021 Chainsaw Course - Aerial Tree Pruning 3 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk c-js.info/2oi3no5

The course provides the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for: Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Pruning

Cost £260.95 (inc of vat)

05/07/2021 Chainsaw Course - Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross Cutting 2 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk c-js.info/3uqy7Ua

Chainsaw operation for?cross cutting only. ?Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting.

Cost £396.95 (inc of vat)

05/07/2021 Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting & Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm - Refresher 3 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk c-js.info/3uqy7Ua

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.

Cost £270.5 (inc of vat)

10/07/2021 Aerial Tree Rigging 4 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk c-js.info/3vrxhb5

The course provides the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed for: Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Rigging.

Cost £720.95 (inc of vat)

12/07/2021 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 c-js.info/3uqy7Ua

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.

Cost £889.70 (inc of vat)

16/07/2021 Safe Use of Stump Grinders 1 Day

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk c-js.info/2o9YTAM

This 1 day course will cover the safe operation and maintenance of?stump grindermachines. Candidates will be instructed to the level expected to gain the competence in the?City and Guilds?Level 2?Award?in the Safe Use of a?Stump Grinder

Cost £240.95 (inc of vat)

19/07/2021 Accessing a Tree Using a Rope & Harness, Aerial Tree Rescue Operations & Aerial Cutting Of Trees (CS38 & CS39) 5 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk c-js.info/34nFPUm

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.

Cost £1129.50 (inc of vat)

19/07/2021 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 c-js.info/3uqy7Ua

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.

Cost £889.70 (inc of vat)

21/07/2021 PA1 - NPTC Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides 1 Day

Skipton, Tyro Training 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk c-js.info/3vxlmb1

This course is designed for people who are involved in the storage and handling of pesticides.

Cost £225

22/07/2021 PA6 - NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Application of Pesticides using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment 2 Days

Skipton, Tyro Training 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk c-js.info/3t1jXrB

This course is designed for people who are involved in the storage, handling and application of pesticides using handheld equipment and maintaining handheld type sprayers.

Cost £245

26/07/2021 CS30/31 - NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm 5 Days

Skipton, Tyro Training 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk c-js.info/3u7SzJZ

This course is designed for those who are novice operators with little or no experience of chainsaw usage or for those who are requiring official certification in the maintenance and safe use of chainsaws to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 regulations.

Cost £790

26/07/2021 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 c-js.info/3uqy7Ua

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.

Cost £889.70 (inc of vat)

30/07/2021 Lantra Brushcutter/Strimmers - maintenance and operation 1 Day

Cotswolds, Cotswolds National Landscape Rural Skills 01451 862000 ruralskills@cotswoldsaonb.org.uk c-js.info/3eJVuC4

This course is designed for anybody with some experience of using brushcutters and/or trimmmers or who has previously gained their LANTRA certificate and would like to refresh their skills. The course is suitable for employees or volunteers in the fields of agriculture, horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance.

Cost £135

19/08/2021 Lantra brushcutter/strimmers ? maintenance and operation 1 Day

Cotswolds, Cotswolds National Landscape Rural Skills 01451 862000 ruralskills@cotswoldsaonb.org.uk c-js.info/3eJVuC4

This course is designed for anybody with some experience of using brushcutters and/or trimmmers or who has previously gained their LANTRA certificate and would like to refresh their skills. The course is suitable for employees or volunteers in the fields of agriculture, horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance.

Cost £135

01/09/2021 Lantra Hand Held Hedgetrimmer 1 Day

Stirling, TCV Scotland 01786 479697 Scotland-training@tcv.org.uk c-js.info/3doZKYx

Our one-day course will teach you to use the machine safely and correctly, as well as maintenance specific to the hedge trimmer.

02/09/2021 Lantra Brushcutters & Trimmers 2 Days

Stirling, TCV Scotland 01786 479697 Scotland-training@tcv.org.uk c-js.info/3dlcyz6

This course will teach you all you need to know about Brushcutters and Trimmers and will lead to a LANTRA certificate.

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.

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.