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Course Outline

This 20 hour programme provides an introduction to the principles of sustainable woodland management for small owners and community groups.

Each half day session is also available to book individually.

02/02/2018 Workshop -Introduction to Woodland Management

09/02/2018 Workshop - Different Uses of Felled Timber

16/02/2018 Workshop- Planning Timber felling and wood fuel processing

23/02/2018 Workshop - Woodland Maintenance and Equipment Care

02/03/2018 Workshop- Maximising Woodland Potential

Course reference: FOP032

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:

Date: 2nd February 2018

Time: 09:00- 13:00

Location: Flimwell


Half day sessions over 5 weeks.




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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