Skills Roundup

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Every quarter, the NFU puts together a list of some of the main agricultural and agriculture-related training courses and events.

The area-by-area list features events across England and Wales and includes courses ranging from tractor driver training to sheep shearing.

This edition of Skills Roundup covers courses/training in your region from 1st July to 30th September 2020 and can be found under the following links:

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North West

North East

West Midlands

East Midlands

South West

South East

East Anglia

Wales

AHDB Events

Please note: Due to Coronavirus precautions many training events are not going ahead, or have been replaced with online webinars

Distance Learning and Online Courses

Date

Name and description

Time and location

Cost

Contact

Any

Tailored Courses

Any

Call for quotes

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

Any

Online Rodent Control for Farms (Lantra) – This will enable you to buy Rodenticides. Click HERE to complete the course.

Home/workplace based

£59.95 plus VAT

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

Any

Online Responsible and Effective Control of Commensal Rodents (Lantra) -This will enable you to buy Rodenticides.  Click HERE to complete the course.

Home/workplace based

£59.95 plus VAT

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

Any

Online Health and Safety on Farms.  Click HERE to complete the course.

Home/workplace based

£29.95 plus VAT

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

Any

Online Professional Wasp and Bee Control.  Click HERE to complete the course.

Home/workplace based

£49.95 plus VAT

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

Any

Online Litter Picking and Environmental Maintenance.  Click HERE to complete the course.

Home/workplace based

£49.95 plus VAT

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

Any

Online Food Handling and Hygiene.  Click HERE to complete the course.

Home/workplace based

£15.00 plus VAT

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

Any

eLearning Courses

Home/workplace based

£35 plus VAT

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

10/08/20

Welfare of animals in transit - short journey livestock

Assessment either by online proctored exam, or paper based

13:00-14:00

Webinar

From £125pp + VAT (joining a group session)

Penny Bond, Hush Farms

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01404 549515

07/09/20

Safe use of pesticides (equivalent to PA1)

Assessment either by online proctored exam, or paper based

09:30-12:30

Webinar

£235pp + VAT or combined with another pesticides qualification, £425pp + VAT

Penny Bond, Hush Farms

aW5mb0BodXNoZmFybXMuY28udWs=

01404 549515

14/09/20

Welfare of animals in transit - short journey livestock

Assessment either by online proctored exam, or paper based

13:00-14:00

Webinar

From £125pp + VAT (joining a group session)

Penny Bond, Hush Farms

aW5mb0BodXNoZmFybXMuY28udWs=

01404 549515

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North West 

Date

Name and description

Time and location

Cost

Contact

05/08/20

Emergency First Aid at Work + Forestry

09:00-16:30

Holme on Spalding Moor

£105 plus VAT including Certificate

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

17/08/20 - 21/08/20

Chainsaw maintenance, cross cutting and felling up to 380 mm (CS30/CS31 as was) - Unit 201/202/203 

09:00-16:30

Holme on Spalding Moor

£675 plus VAT for Training& C&G/NPTC assessment, Certificate and ID Card

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

01/09/20

Emergency First Aid at Work + Forestry

09:00-16:30

Holme on Spalding Moo

£105 plus VAT including Certificate

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

21/09/20 - 25/09/20Chainsaw maintenance, cross cutting and felling up to 380 mm (CS30/CS31 as was) - Unit 201/202/203 

09:00-16:30

Holme on Spalding Moor

£675 plus VAT for Training& C&G/NPTC assessment, Certificate and ID Card

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

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North East

There are currently no upcoming courses in the North East for this quarter. Please check back in October for courses in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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West Midlands

There are currently no upcoming courses in the West Midlands for this quarter. Please check back in October for courses in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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East Midlands

There are currently no upcoming courses in the East Midlands for this quarter. Please check back in October for courses in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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SouthWest

Date

Name and description

Time and location

Cost

Contact

04/08/20 - 05/08/20

Training & assessment to operate hand-held spraying equipment (knapsacks)

09:00-17:00

Luppit, near Honiton

£235pp + VAT for single qualification or £425pp + VAT combined with one other spraying qualification (for example - Theory in the safe use of pesticides, known as PA1)

Penny Bond, Hush Farms

aW5mb0BodXNoZmFybXMuY28udWs=

01404 549515

www.hushfarms.co.uk

06/08/20 - 07/08/20

Training & assessment to operate vehicle mounted boom-spraying equipment

09:00-17:00

Luppit, near Honiton

£235pp + VAT for single qualification or £425pp + VAT combined with one other spraying qualification (for example - Theory in the safe use of pesticides, known as PA1)

Penny Bond, Hush Farms

aW5mb0BodXNoZmFybXMuY28udWs=

01404 549515

www.hushfarms.co.uk

06/08/20 - 07/08/20Chainsaws: maintenance and cross cutting Lantra Cert

09:00-17:00 each day

Venues around Devon

£275pp + VAT

Penny Bond, Hush Farms

aW5mb0BodXNoZmFybXMuY28udWs=

01404 549515

www.hushfarms.co.uk

08/09/20 - 09/09/20

Training & assessment to operate hand-held spraying equipment (knapsacks)

09:00-17:00

Luppit, near Honiton

£235pp + VAT for single qualification or £425pp + VAT combined with one other spraying qualification (for example - Theory in the safe use of pesticides, known as PA1)

Penny Bond, Hush Farms

aW5mb0BodXNoZmFybXMuY28udWs=

01404 549515

www.hushfarms.co.uk

10/09/20 - 11/09/20

Training & assessment to operate vehicle mounted boom-spraying equipment

09:00-17:00

Luppit, near Honiton

£235pp + VAT for single qualification or £425pp + VAT combined with one other spraying qualification (for example - Theory in the safe use of pesticides, known as PA1)

Penny Bond, Hush Farms

aW5mb0BodXNoZmFybXMuY28udWs=

01404 549515

www.hushfarms.co.uk

12/08/20 - 13/08/20Chainsaws: maintenance and cross cutting Lantra Cert

09:00-17:00 each day

Venues around Devon

£930pp + VAT

Penny Bond, Hush Farms

aW5mb0BodXNoZmFybXMuY28udWs=

01404 549515

www.hushfarms.co.uk

07/09/20 - 08/09/20Chainsaws: maintenance and cross cutting Lantra Cert

09:00-17:00 each day

Venues around Devon

£275pp + VAT

Penny Bond, Hush Farms

aW5mb0BodXNoZmFybXMuY28udWs=

01404 549515

www.hushfarms.co.uk

28/09/20 - 29/09/20Chainsaws: maintenance and cross cutting Lantra Cert

09:00-17:00 each day

Venues around Devon

£275pp + VAT

Penny Bond, Hush Farms

aW5mb0BodXNoZmFybXMuY28udWs=

01404 549515

www.hushfarms.co.uk

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South East

There are currently no upcoming courses in the South East for this quarter. Please check back in October for courses in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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East Anglia

There are currently no upcoming courses in East Anglia for this quarter. Please check back in October for courses in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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Wales

There are currently no upcoming courses in Wales for this quarter. Please check back in October for courses in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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AHDB Events 

All the AHDB events listed below are free to attend. For more information, or to register your interest, please email a2UuZXZlbnRzQGFoZGIub3JnLnVr or call the AHDB events line on 01904 771218

Online Webinars

Date

Name and description

Time 

11/08/20

Pork Webinar - Slurry

19:00-20:30

18/08/20

Monitoring calf health

19:00-20:00

20/08/20Rotational grazing - infrastructure19:00-20:00
07/09/20Slurry Wizard14:30-15:30
08/09/20Pork Webinar - Smart19:00-20:30
09/09/20Health calves, healthy profit13:00-14:30
10/09/20Consumer insight10:00-12:00
17/09/20Healthy soils19:00-20:00

North East 

There are currently no upcoming courses in the North East for this quarter. Please check back in October for courses in the fourth quarter of 2020.

North West - Events and Webinars

Date

Name and description

Time and location

20/08/20

Dairy Webinar - SDF

13:00-14:00

East Midlands

There are currently no upcoming courses in the East Midlands for this quarter. Please check back in October for courses in the fourth quarter of 2020.

West Midlands

There are currently no upcoming courses in the West Midlands for this quarter. Please check back in October for courses in the fourth quarter of 2020.

East Anglia

There are currently no upcoming courses in East Anglia for this quarter. Please check back in October for courses in the fourth quarter of 2020.

South East

There are currently no upcoming courses in the South East for this quarter. Please check back in October for courses in the fourth quarter of 2020.

South West

Date

Name and description

Time and location

15/09/20

Strategic Farm Event - Cornwall

All day

Wales - Events and Webinars

Date

Name and description

Time and location

30/09/20Reserve Webinar - SDF

12:00-13:30

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* Prices are a guide and are subject to alteration

Please note that this list is not definitive and more events and courses can be found through various other sources.



  • Posted by: Robert BenfordPosted on: 01/04/2015 20:51:52

    Comment: Does anyone know where I can access plant maintenance training? By 'plant' I mean machines with big diesel engines, mostly imported, with a sketchy dealer network, as in one dealer per brand in the UK.
  • Posted by: David MolloyPosted on: 19/12/2015 17:50:23

    Comment: Anyone looking for courses in Dry Stone Walling, Blacksmithing, Hedgelaying & Coppicing, Willow Crafts & Flax Working, Horse Logging, Wool Weaving, Introduction to Scything, Chainsaw & Brushcutter Beginners

    Then Cotswolds Rural Skills runs courses across Gloucestershire and may have what you are looking for. The Cotswolds Walling Academy offers an annual programme of courses ranging from LANTRA Level 1 (Initial) through to Level 3 (Advanced)

    Course dates are added during the course of the year to our website at

    http://www.cotswoldsruralskills.org.uk/
  • Posted by: Jackie TwilleyPosted on: 08/03/2016 11:31:10

    Comment: Derbyshire Landskills run a wide variety of land-based training courses, including chainsaw, safe use of pesticides, brushcutter and woodchipper. We cover Derbyshire and the surrounding areas If you are looking for training please contact us to discuss your requirements. www.derbyshirelandskills.org.uk

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