A practical course learning different aspects of wood use, wood for fuel.
- Timing of felling,
- Extraction from woodland techniques
- Planning extraction routes
- Awareness of the flora and fauna
- What the customer wants
- Woodland sensitivities and machinery
- Tree selection for thinning
- Licenses and legislation
- Arisings and waste material
- Coppicing and terminology
Course reference: FOP034
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Plumpton College at Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre
This course runs on a Friday from 09:00 to 12:00
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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Apply for this course online now to begin you journey towards a qualification in Workshop - Planning Timber Felling and Wood Fuel Processing.
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