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) - 31st May (fully booked)

* 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 - 4th June, 19th June (fully booked), 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 - 5th June, 20th November, 10th February 2025
PA2a Field Crop - 18th June (fully booked)
PA6/PA6AW Knapsack - 25th June, 1st July 2024

* Powered Pole Pruner

* Stumpgrinders 

* Tractor Driving for 13-15 year olds - 28th May (fully booked), 29th May (fully booked), 30th May (fully booked), 31st May (fully booked), 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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