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 October to 31st December 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

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

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North West 

Date

Name and description

Time and location

Cost

Contact

15/10/19

DIY AI (4 day course)

Capontree Vets, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 1SU

£540

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5035

27/11/19

Mastering Medicines

Capontree Vets, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 1SU

£48

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5131

4/12/19

Foot Trimming and Mobility scoring

Capontree Vets, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 1SU

£162

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5034

13/11/19

Foot Trimming and Mobility scoring

Capontree Vets, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 1SU

£162

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5033

North East

Date

Name and description

Time and location

Cost

Contact

23/10/19

Pole Pruner

09.00 to 16.30

Holme on Spalding Moor

£150 plus VAT including Lantra Certificate and ID Card (Must Hold CS30)

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

11/10/19 – 12/10/19

Tractor Driving

09.00 to 16.30

Holme on Spalding Moor

£260 plus VAT including Lantra Certificate and ID Card.

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

11/11/19 – 14/11/19

Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling up to 380mm (CS30/CS31 as was) – Unit 201/202/203

09.00 to 16.30

Holme on Spalding Moor

£655 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

14/11/19

PA6 INJ Stem Injection

09.00 to 16.30

Holme on Spalding Moor

£205 plus VAT including C&G/NPTC assessment, Certificate and ID Card

(Must hold PA6)

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

18/11/19 – 19/11/19

Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling Refresher

09.00 to 16.30

Holme on Spalding Moor

£260 plus VAT including Lantra Certificate and ID Card.

Morton Training Limited on 01430 860057 or email aW5mb0Btb3J0b250cmFpbmluZy5jby51aw==

Or visit:

www.mortontraining.co.uk

09/12/19 – 12/12/19

Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling up to 380mm (CS30/CS31 as was) – Unit 201/202/203

09.00 to 16.30

Holme on Spalding Moor

£655 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

17/10/19

2 day Foundation Foot Trimming

Bishopton Veterinary Group, Ripon, North Yorkshire

£336

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=4970

23/10/19

Sheep Smallholder

Bishopton Veterinary Group, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 2QR

£144

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=4968

5/11/19

Sheep Nutrition

Bishopton Veterinary Group, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 2QR

£84

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=4978

11/11/19

Mastering Medicines

Bishopton Veterinary Group, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 2QR

£90

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5096

13/11/19 - 15/11/19

DIY AI

Bishopton Veterinary Group, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 2QR

£570

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=4963

6/12/19

Mastering Medicines - Dairy

Bishopton Veterinary Group, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 2QR

£90

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=4975

16/12/19

DIY AI

Bishopton Veterinary Group, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 2QR

£570

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=4964

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West Midlands

Sorry, there is no information on courses in the West Midlands this quarter

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East Midlands

Sorry, there is no information on courses in the East Midlands this quarter

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SouthWest

Date

Name and description

Time and location

Cost

Contact

14 /10/19

Two day Foot Trimming

Synergy Farm Health, Evershot, DT2 0LD

£336

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5094

15/10/19

DIY AI (3 day course)

Synergy Farm Health, Evershot, DT2 0LD

£525

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5139

17/10/19

Practical Calving

Synergy Farm Health, Evershot, DT2 0LD

£90

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5140

22/10/19

Mastering Medicines - Dairy

Tyndale Vets, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 6DD

£60

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5158

23/10/19

Practical Calving

Hook Norton Veterinary Group, Banbury, Oxfordshire

£90

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=4917

24/10/19

Mastering Medicines

Synergy Farm Health, Evershot, DT2 0LD

£90

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5141

25/10/19

Mastering Medicines - Beef and Sheep

Tyndale Vets, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 6DD

£60

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5162

13/11/19

Mastering Medicines

Drove Farm Vets, Swindonn, Wiltshire, SN1 4RW

£60

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5148

20/11/19

Mastering Medicines

St Boniface Veterinary Clinic, Devon

£72

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5164

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South East

Date

Name and description

Time and location

Cost

Contact

7/11/19

Mastering Medicines

Larkmead Veterinary Group, Oxfordshire, OX10 9PA

£40

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5160

4/12/19

Mastering Medicines

Larkmead Veterinary Group, Oxfordshire, OX10 9PA

£40

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5161

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East Anglia

Date

Name and description

Time and location

Cost

Contact

11.11.19

Rodent Control Lantra certificate

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. near Ely

£110 & vat

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26.11.19

PA 1

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. near Ely

£75 & vat

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3.12.19

PA6

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. near Ely

£85 & vat

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4.12.19

Emergency First Aid

9 a.m. – 3.30 p.m. near Ely

£75 & vat

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4.12.19

Safe Driving for work

9 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. near Ely

£40 & vat

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5.12.19

NRoSO update

9 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. near Ely

£45 & vat

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10.12.19

PA12

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. near Ely

£85 & vat

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10.12.19

Manual Handling & Work at height Lantra Certificates

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. near Ely

£85 & vat

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12.12.19

Food hygiene for farm assurance

9 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. near Ely

£50 & vat

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17.12.19

Dangerous Goods Safety Awareness

9 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. near Ely

£50 & vat

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Wales

Date

Name and description

Time and location

Cost

Contact

7/11/19

Dairy Cattle Lameness - FARMING CONNECT ONLY

Farm First Veterinary Solution, Llanarth Village Hall, NP15 2AU

Free

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5153

5/12/19

Lambing Losses Part 2 (Post lambing losses from birth) - FARMING CONNECT

Farm First Veterinary Solution, Llanarth Village Hall, NP15 2AU

Free

http://www.farmskills.co.uk/courses/course-details/?courseid=5154

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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.


Last edited on: 17:05:2019

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