We class short courses as being for a maximum of 10 consecutive days.
The courses listed online are sub-divided according to content, or search for your chosen course. Many of the providers have further details on the Centres and Providers pages. For all courses assume that booking is required and a fee may be applicable
Typical courses range from map interpretation to countryside furniture building (stiles, gates and signs). Also includes navigation courses.
This includes areas such as software training, e.g. GIS; guide to Planning; contract management skills; budgeting, wildlife legislation, fundraising techniques
That's being trained in how to deliver community events and environmental education not the actual events themselves, also volunteer management.
Anything using traditional skills e.g. hurdle making, felting or basketweaving.
The theory behind the use of various land management techniques.
First Aid, Risk Assessment and other Health & Safety Related Courses
Practical and theoretical training in gardening, permaculture and small holding.
Practical training in how to identify, classify and survey reptiles amphibians, fish and invertebrates
Practical training in how to find and identify mammals, also training in survey techniques and classifications.
Practical training in how to identify and handle birds, also training in survey techniques and classifications including ringing licences.
Practical training in how to identify higher and lower orders of plants, how to classify vegetation groups and invasive alien species, also survey techniques. This page also details courses where a full habitat is considered.
Practical training and theoretical workshops on digital photography and image manipulation. With an emphasis on landscape photography and the use of photography as a tool in identification.
Training in the practical aspects of countryside management techniques such as dry stone walling and hedge laying.
Typical courses include: chainsaw certification, brush cutter and sprayer certification also tractor, 4x4 and MIDAS type driving courses.
Training Calendar of short courses is included in CJS Weekly (third edition of the month) and in CJS Professional two months prior to the event, e.g. January editions include events in March
Participants: If you are interested in any of the courses listed on the Training Directory please contact ONLY the person, centre, telephone number or email address.