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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.

26/07/2021 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

02/08/2021 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)

02/08/2021 Fast Track Tree Surgery Course 25 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk c-js.info/2LlOU7P

Intensive 4 week Tree Surgeon Courses for those looking to fast track starting a career as an Arborist. Our Tree Surgeon training package is specially priced and organised to help get you on your way as soon as possible for the minimum cost.

Cost £3,530.01 (inc of vat)

11/08/2021 PA2 - NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Application of Pesticides Using Self Propelled, Mounted, Trailed Horizontal Boom Sprayers 2 Days

Skipton, North Yorkshire, Tyro Training 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk c-js.info/3aR0fsr

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

Cost £245

13/08/2021 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)

16/08/2021 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)

16/08/2021 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)

16/08/2021 Safe Handling & Application of Pesticides (PA1) and Hand Held Applicators on Land or Near Water (PA6A/AW) 2 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk c-js.info/3ur6iej

This course is essential for all those involved in the storage, handling and application of pesticides and for all those involved in operating and maintaining hydraulic nozzle type knapsack sprayers on land AND to or near water.

Cost £526 (inc of vat) - PA1 & PA6A,AW

16/08/2021 NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm (formerly CS30/31) 5 Days

Skipton, North Yorkshire, Tyro Training 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk c-js.info/2UyRqOY

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

17/08/2021 Woodchippers 1 Day

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk c-js.info/3ex9ZHj

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.

Cost £203 (inc of vat)

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

23/08/2021 NPTC Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Aerial Tree Pruning and Aerial Tree Rigging (formerly CS40/41) 5 Days

Skipton, North Yorkshire, Tyro Training 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk c-js.info/3eJx7oU

This course is for those experienced in using a chainsaw from a rope and harness, who wish to develop their skills to remove part crowns, whole crowns or entire trees situated above precise drop zones. Prerequisites apply, contact us for more information.

Cost £890

28/08/2021 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)

31/08/2021 Safe Handling & Application of Pesticides (PA1) and Hand Held Applicators on Land or Near Water (PA6A/AW) 2 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk c-js.info/3ur6iej

This course is essential for all those involved in the storage, handling and application of pesticides and for all those involved in operating and maintaining hydraulic nozzle type knapsack sprayers on land AND to or near water.

Cost £526 (inc of vat) - PA1 & PA6A,AW

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.

01/09/2021 Lantra Hand Held Hedgetrimmer 1 Day

Stirling, TCV Scotland 01786 479697 Scotland-training@tcv.org.uk c-js.info/3drcXQ8

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

01/09/2021 NPTC Level 3 Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Freefall Techniques (formerly CS39) 3 Days

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

This short course is designed for those in the forestry or landscape industry who wish to be able to use a chainsaw from a rope and harness. Prerequisites apply, contact us for more information.

Cost £450

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.

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.

03/09/2021 NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of a Manually Fed Wood-Chipper 1 Day

Skipton, North Yorkshire, Tyro Training 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk c-js.info/36RnoZg

This course is designed for any person employed in arboriculture, forestry, horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance who is or will be required to operate wood chippers.

Cost £225

06/09/2021 Fast Track Tree Surgery Course 25 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk c-js.info/2LlOU7P

Intensive 4 week Tree Surgeon Courses for those looking to fast track starting a career as an Arborist. Our Tree Surgeon training package is specially priced and organised to help get you on your way as soon as possible for the minimum cost.

Cost £3,530.01 (inc of vat)

08/09/2021 NPTC Level 3 Award in Felling and Processing Trees Over 380mm (formerly CS32) 3 Days

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

This CS32 course is designed for those who are holders of the CS30/31 Certificates and wish to be able to fell and process trees with a diameter larger than 380mm.

Cost £450

09/09/2021 Lantra brushcutter/strimmers - maintenance and operation 1 Day

, 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.

13/09/2021 C&G NPTC Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting 2.5 Days

Horam, South East Landbased Training Courses LLP 07437 601161 info@seltc.co.uk www.seltc.co.uk/

Cost £475 inc. VAT

13/09/2021 PA1 - NPTC Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides 1 Day

Skipton, North Yorkshire, 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

14/09/2021 PA6 - NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Application of Pesticides using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment 2 Days

Skipton, North Yorkshire, 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

16/09/2021 Lantra brushcutter/strimmers - maintenance and operation 1 Day

, 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.

20/09/2021 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)

20/09/2021 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)

20/09/2021 NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Climbing Trees and Aerial Rescue (foremerly CS38) 5 Days

Skipton, North Yorkshire, Tyro Training 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk c-js.info/3rtT8gU

This short course covers the minimum requirements for a ground person working with a climber and conducting an aerial tree rescue and is suitable for arborists, tree surgeons, people who have jobs that require tree climbing or people wishing to enter the forestry industry.

Cost £700

21/09/2021 LANTRA Basic Tree Survey & Inspection 1 Day

Ardingly, South East Landbased Training Courses LLP 07437 601161 info@seltc.co.uk www.seltc.co.uk/

Cost £184 inc. VAT

22/09/2021 Woodchippers 1 Day

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk c-js.info/3ex9ZHj

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.

Cost £203 (inc of vat)

23/09/2021 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)

27/09/2021 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)

27/09/2021 Safe Handling & Application of Pesticides (PA1) and Hand Held Applicators on Land or Near Water (PA6A/AW) 2 Days

Cross Gate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1SL, TKF Training 01484 685114 jonny.ripley@tkftraining.co.uk c-js.info/3ur6iej

This course is essential for all those involved in the storage, handling and application of pesticides and for all those involved in operating and maintaining hydraulic nozzle type knapsack sprayers on land AND to or near water.

Cost £526 (inc of vat) - PA1 & PA6A,AW

27/09/2021 ATV - NPTC Level 2 Award in Sit Astride All Terrain Vehicle Handling 2 Days

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

This course is designed for individuals who do, or may need to, use sit astride All-Terrain Vehicles and aims to ensure that you reach the required standard in the safe riding and handling of a sit astride ATV in off-road situations.

Cost £250

27/09/2021 NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm (formerly CS30/31) 5 Days

Skipton, North Yorkshire, Tyro Training 01756 797 266 info@tyrotraining.co.uk c-js.info/2UyRqOY

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

01/11/2021 Lantra Brushcutters & Trimmers 2 Days

Stirling, TCV Scotland 01786 479697 Scotland-training@tcv.org.uk c-js.info/3x6tWPi

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.

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