Courses calendar

21 September   Emergency First Aid at Work & Forestry

The Emergency First Aid at Work & Forestry is a one-day course that covers the National Emergency First Aid at Work Syllabus. It also goes on to cover the criteria listed by…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £75
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22 September   Introduction to Chainsaw Use

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL. This is a practical hands-on 1 day course designed for woodland owners and home owners who use a chainsaw on their own land. The course…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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29–30 September   Framed Round Basket

Learn how to make a traditional framed basket using hazel and willow. The course is a great opportunity to spend time with a professional basket maker and is tailored to…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £140
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5–7 October   Make and Use A Touch-Wood Pole Lathe

COURSE NOW FULL Many people will now be familiar with the pole lathe through revival of the craft in recent years. Broadly speaking there are two types: • the spindle…
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Course duration - 3 day
Course cost - £360
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6 October   Knife Making

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. You will learn to: use the forge anvil and hammer able…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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6–7 October   Coppice Camp

Come and work alongside professional coppice workers and learn how to restore a coppice woodland and the associated coppice crafts. You will learn: Planning your coppice fall Coppicing using different…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £180
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20–21 October   Introduction to Hedgelaying

This is a 2 day practical course covering all aspects of hedge laying including: Identify different hedge laying styles Identify suitable hedge species Undertake the different stages of hedge laying,…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160.00
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20 October   Introduction to Chainsaw Use

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL This is a practical hands-on 1 day course designed for woodland owners and home owners who use a chainsaw on their own land. The course…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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20 October   Knife Making

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. You will learn to: use the forge anvil and hammer able…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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20–21 October   Timber Measuring

The course is designed to provide woodland owners, managers, agents and contractors the ability to calculate accurately timber volumes in standing trees, woodland compartments and road side stacks. You will learn:…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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27–28 October   Wonderful World of Trees Pt.1

Seeing the Trees for the Leaves A Course delivered over two weekends taking a close Look at Tree Growth, Development and Structure, how Trees Function, how they Communicate, their Close…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £120
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3–4 November   Coppice Restoration

COURSE NOW FULL This is a hands on practical course based within a coppice woodland on Wenlock Edge. All aspects for restoring a neglected and over stood coppice woodland will be…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £140.00
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10–11 November   Practical Woodland Management

COURSE NOW FULL This course will provide an introduction to the woodland tasks needed to manage a woodland. The course will provide the latest good practice guidelines along with top…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £140
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10–11 November   Wonderful World of Trees Pt.2

Strategies for Survival A Course delivered over two weekends taking a close Look at Tree Growth, Development and Structure, how Trees Function, how they Communicate, their Close Associations and their…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £120
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17–18 November   Introduction to Hedge Laying

This is a 2 day practical course with tutor Karl Liebscher covers all aspects of hedge laying including: Identify different hedge laying styles Identify suitable hedge species Undertake the different stages of…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160.00
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30 March   Shrink Pots

  This is a great introduction to greenwood carving and whittling. Using simple techniques and tools you will learn how to carve a drinking cup or pot using one piece…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £75
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13 April   Spoon Carving

          THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL 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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11–12 May   Shave Horse

Learn how to make your own Shave horse in the traditional English Bodgers style. The shave horse will be made to suit your size and comfort and will allow you…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £180
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1 June   Milking Stool

Using a single log you will make a simple traditional 3 legged stool with a shaped solid seat designed to meet your own style and specification. You will split, carve…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £75.00
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13 July   Spoon Carving

Spoon carving is a great way to start whittling and to learn about the properties of wood. Each spoon is completely unique which make great presents. This course will help…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £80.00
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17 August   Hazel stick stool Making

You will make a traditional stool using hazel rods using mortise and tenon joints and split hazel       You will learn:  selecting suitable material  tool selection and maintenance…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85.00
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7 September   Introduction to Pole Lathe Turning

Great opportunity to spend a day with a master pole lathe turner to learn the basic principles and techniques to get you started You will learn: Tool selection Wood selection…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85.00
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