Courses calendar

30 November   Christmas Crafts – Reindeer & Trees

THIS COURSE IS FULL Come and get festive with some Christmas crafting. You will learn how to make your very own unique reindeer out of logs, as well as a…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £55
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25 January   Introduction to Chainsaw Use

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL Course Cost: £140 Location: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR This is a practical hands-on 1 day course designed for woodland owners and home owners…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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8 February   How to make yourself heard: an introduction to effective communication

Course Cost: £45 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Communication is a huge, huge topic. In just a day, we will cover the most important and relevant components to…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £45
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21 February   Emergency First Aid at Work + Forestry

Course Cost: £90 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   The Emergency First Aid at Work & Forestry is a one-day course that covers the National Emergency First Aid at…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £90
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22–23 February   NPTC 201/202 Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting

Course Cost: £400 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR 002003 (CS30) 2 days training + 1 day assessment You will learn: Selecting a chainsaw appropriate to use Correct PPE…
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Course duration - 2 Day
Course cost - £400
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22–23 February   Coppice Restoration at Westonbirt

Course Cost: £160 Venue: Westonbirt Arboretum   All aspects for restoring a neglected and over stood coppice woodland will be covered.       You will learn: Assessing the age…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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2–6 March   2020 NPTC (201/202/203) Chainsaw Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling of Small Trees

Course Cost: £820 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR NPTC Qualification 002003 (CS30) 002004 (CS31) 5 days training + 1 day assessment. This course combines two NPTC qualification cross…
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Course duration - 5 Day
Course cost - £820
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7 March   Hazel Stick Stool Making

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   You will make a traditional stool using hazel rods with mortise and tenon joints and split hazel.    …
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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7 March   Knife Making

Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. In this session you will make…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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27–29 March   Woodland Shelter Building

This course will take you through the processes of building a simple structure out of round wood. The tutors will guide you through some simple joints. …More info to follow…

Course duration - 3 day
Course cost - £240
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28–29 March   Timber Measuring

Course Cost: £160 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR The course is designed to provide woodland owners, managers, agents and contractors the ability to calculate accurately timber volumes in standing…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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28–29 March   Introduction to Woodland Management OCN L3

Course Cost: £160 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   Completely redesigned in line with new Forestry Commission Guidelines, this two day course will give you the background knowledge to enable…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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28–29 March   Traditional Fencing (Hurdle Making)

Course Cost: £180 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR This is a 2 day course based at the Green Wood Centre. Participants will learn how to make a traditional…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £180
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28 March   Knife Making

Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. In this session you will make…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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4 April   Introduction to Pole Lathe Turning

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   A great opportunity to spend a day with a master pole lathe turner to learn the basic principles and…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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4 April   Intro to Chainsaw Use

Course Cost: £140 Location: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR This is a practical hands-on 1 day course designed for woodland owners and home owners who use a chainsaw on…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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11 April   Tree Spirit Carving

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn some basic whittling techniques, to create a variety of objects including  carving your very own woody character using a…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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11 April   Knife Making

Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. In this session you will make…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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18 April   Spoon Carving

Course Cost: £80 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Spoon carving is a great way to start carving and to learn about the properties of wood. Each spoon is completely…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £80
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18 April   Traditional Fencing (Willow Hurdles)

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   Using a traditional Somerset pattern you will how to make a woven willow panel to take home. The woven…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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19 April   Traditional Fencing (Framed Hurdles)

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn how to make a simple framed hurdle using ash or chestnut frame and hazel weavers. Framed hurdles make attractive…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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21–24 April   Introduction to Social Forestry OCN Level 3

Course Cost: £500 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR This course explores the use of woodlands to promote social and human wellbeing, and offers you the tools to start applying Social…
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Course duration - 4 day
Course cost - £500
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25–26 April   2020 Charcoal Making (Ring Kiln & Retort)

Course Cost: £160 Venue: Westonbirt Arboretum, Gloucestershire This is a great opportunity to learn and compare the two key charcoal and Bio-char making techniques using a ring kiln and retort…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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25–26 April   Basket Making

Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR A great opportunity to spend time with a professional basket maker to make a range of baskets of your choice…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £140
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25 April   Bowl Turning

Course Cost: £120 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn to turn a wooden bowl on a traditional pole lathe. From log to bowl, you’ll learn the following processes:  …
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £120
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1–3 May   Sustainable Woodland Management OCN L3

Course Cost: £240 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR A course designed for woodland owners and managers who want to manage their woodlands to balance wildlife, economic and social…
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Course duration - 3 day
Course cost - £240
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2 May   Gourmet Mushroom Cultivation

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Mushrooms are a valuable food-source with an important role to play in our lives: nutritionally, medicinally and environmentally. This course…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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9 May   Knife Making

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL! Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. In…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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9 May   Tree Felling with Axe and Crosscut Saw

Course Cost: £85 Venue: Learn how to fell an Oak tree using traditional techniques – axe and crosscut saw. More info coming soon…   BOOKING AND PAYMENT OPTIONS: Contact the…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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10 May   Knife Making

Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. In this session you will make…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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10 May   Timber Reduction – Log to Lath

Course Cost: £85 Venue: Learn how to process a felled tree using traditional tools and techniques. This will include cleaving, splitting, shingle making and more… More info coming soon…  …
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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15–17 May   Coppice Products OCN Level 2

Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR This course will cover a variety of coppice processes and products that are required to meet the OCN Level 2 standard. This is…
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Course duration - 3 day
Course cost - £240
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16–17 May   Woodland Ecology

Course Cost: £160 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   This course is designed to provide an understanding of woodland ecology to support woodland management decisions.       …
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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23–24 May   Shave Horse

Course Cost: £180 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn how to make your own Shave horse in the traditional English Bodgers style. The shave horse will be made…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £180
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6 June   Introduction to Chainsaw Use

Course Cost: £140 Location: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   This is a practical hands-on 1 day course designed for woodland owners and home owners who use a chainsaw…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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8–9 June   Mindfulness in Woodland Settings

Course Cost: £160   The Course has use of a classroom and access to beautiful woodland locations. You will explore and experience a rich variety of activities that will connect…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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13 June   Make a Milking Stool

Course Cost: £75 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   Using a single log you will make a simple traditional 3 legged stool with a shaped solid seat designed…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £75.00
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4–5 July   Paddle Making

Course Cost: £180 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Work along side boat builder and artist Clinton Chaloner to make your own personalised paddle. A course suitable for water…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £180
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11 July   Introduction to Pole Lathe Turning

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   A great opportunity to spend a day with a master pole lathe turner to learn the basic principles and…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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28–30 August   Coracle Making

Course Cost: £350 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Build an Ironbridge style coracle using simple tools and techniques to suit all levels of experience and ability. The coracle…
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Course duration - 3 day
Course cost - £350
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3–4 October   Coppice Restoration

Course Cost: £160 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   All aspects for restoring a neglected and over stood coppice woodland will be covered.     You will learn:…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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