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Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting Refresher

HSE recommend all chainsaw operators have regular refresher / update training to ensure they work to industry best practice and maintain their levels of competence. The suggested intervals for such training are: Occasional users - every 2 to 3 years and Full time users - every 5 years.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm Refresher
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recommend all chainsaw operators have regular refresher / update training to ensure they work to industry best practice and maintain their levels of competence. The suggested intervals for such training are: Occasional users - every 2 to 3 years; Full time users - every 5 years.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Emergency First Aid at Work (QCA)

This course is ideal for anyone requiring basic first aid training. Some topics covered include: managing an incident, treatment of an unconscious casualty, resuscitation, shock and bleeding.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
First Aid at Work Re-qualification (QCA)

This is a re-qualification training for First Aiders in the workplace, reviews original course material and updates on advances in techniques and changes in legislation. It is a HSE requirement that participants bring their First Aid at Work certificate with them.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Base Module - Health and Safety

This training covers Health & Safety and current legislation, in preparation for the Animal Medicine Training Regulatory Authority (AMTRA) examination. It is intended to provide the keystone knowledge and understanding required for those wishing to gain the AMTRA Professional Certificate C-SQP, J-SQP, E-SQP and R-SQP.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
BHS Certificate in Horse Knowledge and Care - Stage 2 Theory

This course will provide participants with the ability to build on the basic competencies and principles of horse care. They will acquire the skills necessary to look after a well-mannered horse in the stable and at grass.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Dog Grooming

This one day college certificated course is for owners who would like to learn to groom their dogs at home. Topics covered include bathing, grooming, ear hair, nail clipping, parasites, skin problems and advice on anal glands.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Weekend
Level 2 Diploma in Floristry

This course is an ideal starting point for you if you are interested in a career in floristry. Participants will develop a high standard of practical floristry skills to enable you to construct a wide range of commercial designs with confidence.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Advanced Apprenticeship in Veterinary Nursing

Veterinary Nursing is the supportive care of animals receiving treatment within a Veterinary Practice. A veterinary nurse will work as part of the veterinary team, providing professional nursing care for sick and injured animals.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 30 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Tractor - Introduction to Tractor Driving (Tractor and Trailer only)

This one day course is suitable for the complete novice and anyone assisting with harvest. Topics covered include safe use, driving and trailer towing.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
PTI - Professional Tree Inspection (Lantra Awards)

This three day integrated training and assessment programme is aimed at the experienced arborist or tree work professional, who already has the knowledge and skills to identify and diagnose potential problems, recommend and prioritise appropriate treatments and work programmes. The course is designed to help participants recognise hazardous trees as part of their main duties and then implement control measures in a specified and appropriate timescale.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting (NPTC)

This course is for those intending to use a chainsaw for business, domestic or leisure activities. Topics covered include: basic maintenance and use of the chainsaw, on-site preparation and basic cross-cutting.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Veterinary Physiotherapy PGDip

This exciting course is run in conjunction with the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP). The programme is designed to develop the skills of the student to support veterinary surgeons in the rehabilitation of a variety of species and will in particular focus on equine and canine patients.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Garden Design College Diploma

This course is ideal for individuals who want to develop the knowledge and technical skills of the professional garden designer; as students progress through the course, students gain a comprehensive understanding of professional practice, and the importance of design theory and planting design; this course is taught over 1 day per week.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Level 3 Diploma in Floristry

This course provides you with the opportunity to build on previous experience and develop a more individual style of work. It will encourage you to study advanced design, modern and international design trends.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
BHS Certificate in Horse Knowledge and Care - Stage 2 Riding

This course will provide participants with the ability to build on the basic competencies and principles of horse care. They will acquire the skills necessary to look after a well-mannered horse in the stable and at grass.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Weekend
Level 2 Diploma in Countryside and Environment

This course is for those thinking about a career in the countryside. It provides an introduction to countryside management, though class based sessions but has an emphasis on developing practical skills.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Tractor Driving and Operation (Lantra Awards)

This two day integrated training and assessment programme is for experiences operators. Topics covered include safe use, maintenance, controls/functions and operations, uses and applications including power take off (PTO) implements.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture

This course introduces students to working with livestock, machinery and crops; the programme provides a more advanced background to the agricultural industry and demonstrates the variety of different career paths that exist. This course is designed to provide you with a broad base of agricultural knowledge, science, husbandry and practical skills required by the industry today.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Pesticide Application - PA1 (NPTC) 021649

This course is necessary for anyone involved with pesticide use and should be completed prior to any other pesticide module. Topics covered include legislation, pesticide preparation, record keeping and environmental safety.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
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