The training will cover the biology of rabbits and moles providing an understanding of the reasons why they need to be controlled, legislation associated with rabbits and moles that you need to be aware of when controlling them.
Cash flow is an important part of your businesses financial management, and makes a more effective business environment. Every business needs cash to survive, and if you have cash going out of the business faster than it is coming in, then you will find yourself in a position where you are unable to pay staff or suppliers. This is where a business can fall into major difficulties, so understanding and being able to manage your cash flow are very important factors when operating a business.
Our comprehensive training is for anyone who wishes to control rodents in a commercial environment or undertake pest control predominantly in land-based or related industries. This course provides an opportunity to gain an industry recognised certiﬁcate that will be a requirement for users from 1 June 2016.
Aluminium Phosphide is a dangerous compound which used incorrectly can be hazardous to the health and safety of users, the general public and non-target animals, therefore it is essential that people are trained properly in the safe use of aluminium phosphide.
Chainsaws are powerful and dangerous tools, therefore it is essential when operating and maintaining them that you have total confidence and expertise in what you are doing, so avoiding accidents. Our two day chainsaw maintenance and cross-cutting course for occasional users* will provide you with the appropriate techniques and safety guidelines to ensure that you are not only confident when using a chainsaw but also aware of relevant health and safety guidelines making sure you stay protected. This is a two day course.
Lantra Awards Technical Award in Sit-Astride ATVs including Loads and Trailed Equipment - course is for anyone who uses a sit-astride ATV as part of their work.Course sessions: Accident prevention What is an ATV? Daily/Safety checks Possible problems Route planning – risk assessment Familiarisation with instruments and controls Starting and stopping the machine Driving the machine – basic manoeuvres Ascend/Descend/Traverse safely Limitations of loaded ATVs Practical exercise.
Our Tractor Driving and Arm Mounted Cutting training and assessment course has experienced instructors who will guide you through the training to make sure that you are able to use the tractor and cutting equipment safely and with confidence, understanding the regulations and safety requirements.
Our Level 2 Award in Animal Transport by Road (Long Journey Driver) Qualification has primarily been designed for you if you transport cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, equidae, birds or fish on either short (up to and including, eight hours) or long (over eight hours) road journeys.
Date to be confirmed also for February
Our Sit-in ATV course has experienced instructors who will guide you through the training to make sure that you are able to use the ATV safely and with confidence, and that the key fundamentals of driving, loading and health and safety are covered. Once you have successfully carried out this course you will receive a certificate of training for Sit-in ATV (Conventional Steered).
The aim of our Safe Operation of Ride-On Mowers course is to provide you either as a new or experienced user with an insight into safety awareness and risk assessment in order to reduce the likelihood of accidents occurring. The course covers the different types of cutting mechanisms used, and learners can be certificated for each type they are assessed using.
Once you have successfully carried out this course you will receive a certificate of training in Safe Operation of Ride-On Mowers.
This course enables the learner to understand the principles of winching, realise the possible hazards and manage health and safety. The learner will also be able to risk assess a situation and carry out a suitable method of winching to maintain personal, vehicle and contents safety, and gain experience in the use of a winch for moving an object from point A to B. All winch types can be included and general principles will be covered for all types.
This is a 1 day training course with both theory and practical elements We can add on the weed wiper unit if required. The PA1 - Safe use of Pestcides must be completed beforehand.
This course will be followed by a City and Guilds (NPTC) Assessment a few days later
Includes an on the day assessment. Covers all aspects of hand held pesticide applicators and the PA1 will have to be completed beforehand
This is a one day course for anyone who works with wood chippers. There is an assessment on the day.
This advanced course is designed to equip learners to clearly and competently inspect potentially hazardous trees as part of their main duties and then write appropriate and detailed remedial works (control measures) with appropriate time scales or priorities indicated.The course will contain elements relevant to the above that will be assessed at the end of the training period. As a pre-requisite of attending the course it is fully expected that learners will have a detailed knowledge of tree biology, the tree as an undamaged self-optimised structure, biological and mechanical weaknesses, pathology, legislation, remedial options and their likely implications and the British Standard 3998 Recommendations for Treework.Also any other speciﬁc arboricultural knowledge such as may aﬀect detection and measurement of tree defects and recommendation of control measures that reduce the risk posed to an acceptable level.
Our chainsaw maintenance, cross-cutting and felling and processing course has been combined to give you the appropriate techniques and safety guidelines to ensure that you are not only conﬁdent but also aware of relevant health and safety guidelines making sure you stay protected. Our training is delivered by experienced instructors to small groups, this way you receive plenty of individual attention. The course is also supplemented with high-quality course materials and we work closely with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to ensure that our materials reﬂect current safe working practices.
This course approved by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) Training and Certification Working Group is designed to help people plan and carry out rat and mouse control. It is intended to provide a full working knowledge of both preventive and curative methods to be able to plan, implement and monitor a control programme that is appropriate to the situation, assessing and using the most efficient and safe methods and with due regard to the environment. This course provides an opportunity to gain an industry recognised certificate that will be a requirement for users from 1 June 2016.
Date to be confirmed for May 2018