Held at Dolswydd, LD1 5UB. Please contact us or Farming Connect for further details.
1 HOUR TIME SLOTS AVAILABLE
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 November 2018
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
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 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.
Lantra Awards technical Award in Safe use of Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Pest Control Product code: CLPM18X Summary / introduction: Our Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Pest Control comprehensive training course has been developed in conjunction with industry and RAMPS (UK) to ensure users of Aluminium Phosphide are adequately trained. 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.
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.
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.
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
Date to be confirmed for February 2018