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Short courses & Events

25th March 2017
NPTC Level 2 Award - Telehandler
Duchy College
Machinery

This qualification will appeal to those who use a forklift as part of their work in agriculture, horticulture or distribution and warehousing. This training course is specifically for the rough terrain telescoping forklift truck, known as a...

31st March 2017
Canine First Aid
Duchy College
CPD

An intensive one-day course for Canine First Aid.

This course would be perfect for those working with dogs as part of their work or employment, such as groomers, trainers, kennel keepers and veterinary nurses.

The course offers...

4th April 2017
PA1 & PA6 Principles of Safe Pesticide Application
Duchy College
Resource Management

Safe Use of Pesticides, Hand Held applicators. The course covers 2-day PA1/PA6 training, includes all training fees, training materials, NPTC registration and assessment fees. Assessments are held on a separate day, a few days after the training...

Junior Tractor Driving
Duchy College
Machinery

A two-day training course for people aged 13-18.

This two-day course aims to make young peopel more aware of the hazards and dangers of tractors and farm machinery.

The course will include tractor driving and manoeuvring including...

8th April 2017
Introduction to Beekeeping
Duchy College
Rural Crafts

Would you like an insight into the benefits and viability of keeping honey bees? This course will give a basic understanding of the honey bee, their impact on the environment and caring for them.

You will cover bees, colonys, equipment,...

22nd April 2017
Beekeeping for Beginners
Duchy College
Rural Crafts

This three day course is acombination of theory and practical lessons, providing all the information and hands on experience you need to get you started as a beekeeper.

You will cover:

  • Bees
  • Hives...
25th April 2017
Farm Crap App - where are we now
Duchy College
Resource Management

You are invited to come along and try the new version of the app and tell us what you think!

At two FREE events, come and see the new features that you asked us to add, including:

  • Mapping
  • ...
Introduction to Floristry
Duchy College
Horticulture

This practical workshop is designed to teach the basic skills and techniques of Floristry. This is a four-week evening class and will cover different topics each evening. This course is fun, light-hearted, flexible and above all, enjoyable! The...

27th April 2017
Farm Crap App - where are we now
Bicton College
Resource Management

You are invited to come along and try the new version of the app and tell us what you think!

At two FREE events, come and see the new features that you asked us to add, including:

  • Mapping
  • ...
3rd June 2017
Next Steps in Beekeeping
Duchy College
Rural Crafts

A two day course which will mostly be practical sessions with some theory although this is weather dependant. Ideal for developing beekeepers and those interested in starting simple queen rearing. A good opportunity to expand...

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