Courses

BASIS COURSES:

BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection
Dates for our 2024/2025 Course: 21st & 22nd October, 4th & 5th, 18th & 19th November, 16th & 17th December, 6th & 7th, 20th & 21st January, 3rd & 17th February 2025.
Exams 24th & 25th February 2025. 

FACTS
Dates for our Sept 2024 Course: 5th, 6th, 19th, 20th, 26th & 27th September 2024.
On-line Exams: 2nd & 3rd October 2024

BASIS Advanced Cereals 
Our 2024 Course has now finished. Dates yet TBC for our 2025 Course.

BASIS Soil & Water Management
Dates for our 2024/2025 Course: 2nd & 3rd December, 16th & 17th January 2025.
Revision Day 27th January. Exams 28th & 29th January 2025. 

OTHER LANDBASED COURSES:
Courses are run as numbers become viable, if you require training in any of the following please register an interest. There may be other people already on our waiting lists:

* ATV (Sit Astride) 

* ATV (Sit in)/ Mule

* Argocat 

* Abrasive Wheels - 20th June (fully booked), 4th November, 5th February 2025

* Basic Tree Survey & Inspection 

* Brushcutters/strimmers 

* Chainsaws:  

Clearing Saws up to and over 50mm

2 day Maintenance & Crosscutting 
1 day Maintenance & Crosscutting Refresher 

3 day Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling (up to 200mm) 
2 day Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling (up to 200mm) Refresher 

5 day Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling (up to 380mm) with NPTC 30/31 assessments 
Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling (up to 380mm) Refresher

* Defibrillator Training (2 hour sessions) - please contact us as these can be run as in-house groups or for a community/at Village Halls etc.

* Emergency First Aid at Work/First Aid + Forestry - 19th June, 3rd July, 18th September, 7th October, 12th November, 18th December

* Fire Safety Training (half-day course)

* Fork Lift Trucks:

Industrial or Telescopic, and Telescopic/Industrial (Refresher) 

Loader Shovel & Loader Shovel Refresher Training

Sideloader Lift Trucks

Pivot Steer Lift Trucks

Reach Lift Trucks

Ride-on-Roller

180 degree & 360 degree Excavators (wheeled or tracked)

Cranes

Lorry Loader

Lifting Supervisor / Appointed Person

* Hand Held Hedge Trimmer 

* Leaf Blowers 

* Manual Handling (half-day course)

* MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platforms - e.g. Cherry Pickers)

* Mowers 

* Pesticide Training:

PA1 Safe Use of Pesticides - 20th November, 10th February 2025
PA2a Field Crop - 18th June (fully booked)
PA6/PA6AW Knapsack - 25th June (fully booked), 1st July 2024

* Powered Pole Pruner

* Stumpgrinders 

* Tractor Driving for 13-15 year olds - 22nd July (fully booked), 23rd July, 24th July (fully booked), 25th July (fully booked) and 26th July 2024

* Off Road Vehicle Operating 4 x 4

* Woodchipper

* Vermin Control:

Rodent Management - 27th November 2024

PLEASE CONTACT US TO DISCUSS ANY OF THE ABOVE COURSES AS WE TAKE COURSE REQUESTS AND ARRANGE THE COURSES WHEN WE HAVE VIABLE NUMBERS.

 

                            

 

 

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