One day course
A one day course for anyone who is interested in learning how to make charcoal.
The course uses small-scale kilns (oil drum size) suitable for producing charcoal in the woods or garden. No previous experience needed.
- Introduction to history of charcoal making and the burning process.
- Outline of different kiln designs. Sawing wood and loading kilns. Lighting kilns.
- Monitoring burn and discussion on wood types, sourcing kilns and marketing charcoal.
Course reference: COP020
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There are no entry requirements for this course.
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Date: 18th March 2018
Plumpton College at Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre,
This course runs on a Saturday from 10:00 to 16:00
We’re pretty proud of our facilities here at Plumpton. In fact in the land-based sector, we’ve got some of the leading college facilities in the UK – the perfect natural location for our forestry and arboriculture courses for you to develop your skills.
- Discover the latest equipment for your course
You’ll work on various equipment such as tractors, a WoodMizer saw mill plus a range of wood chippers.
- Extensive grounds for you to develop your skills
You’ll need to be able to work in a variety of locations, build your knowledge by discovering our farmed land, hedgerows and streams.
- Experience our fantastic modern facilities
Our superb site at Flimwell features our working commercial woodland plus modern workshop – an ideal base for your studies
- Benefit from our excellent local connections
You’ll be able to gain practical experience and knowledge of the tree-based sector thanks to our links with local land owners and estates.
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