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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Plumpton College at Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre,
This course runs on a Saturday from 10:00 to 16:00
- With over 800 hectares at your disposal, we’ve got excellent facilities for you to develop your knowledge and practical skills.
- On our College estate alone, you’ve got ancient semi-natural woodlands, chalk downland, our commercial farm, plus a network of small streams.
- You’ll also enjoy time at our dedicated wood workshops which are fully equipped with the latest technology and equipment.
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Apply for this course online now to begin you journey towards a qualification in Charcoal Making.
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