One day course
This one day course aims to provide an Increase awareness of the various pest and disease threats, how to recognise them and control them. The course will also explore current and future threats
- Introduction to what are pests and diseases
- Living pests (including humans) and forces that are not living organisms - biotic and abiotic.
- How to recognise that a pest or disease is affecting your tree – basic diagnosis.
- Common pests and diseases – treatment and control
- Practical session – woodland walk
Course reference: FOP025
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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
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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