All courses

All courses

  • LANTRA chainsaw training for the occasional or non-professional user.

    £275.00

    LANTRA chainsaw training for the occasional or non-professional user. Chainsaw training courses for the non-professional or domestic user are available at EMSC, Kent, carried out by the same fully qualified trainers as for the professional courses. This is a LANTRA accredited course specifically designed for chainsaw users who work out side forestry or arboriculture at […]

  • LANTRA or NPTC Brushcutters/Trimmers – Maintenance and Operation

    Our Brushcutters/Trimmers – Maintenance and Operation integrated training and assessment course has experienced instructors who will make sure that you use the trimmer safely and with confidence, and that you understand the relevant regulations and safety requirements. Once you have successfully carried out this course you will receive a certificate of training for Brushcutters/Trimmers.

  • Pesticides Application Foundation Unit (PA1), Hand Held Applicators (PA6) and by water (PA6aw)

    £595.00

    Pesticides Application Foundation Unit (PA1)  and Hand Held Applicators (PA6) and by Water (PA6AW) At East Malling Short Courses we routinely run the Pesticides Application Foundation Unit (PA1) and Hand Held Applictors (PA6a (aw)) courses together over 3 days. Attendees have the choice of adding the additional PA6aw unit at just £50 extra ( to […]

  • Pesticides Application Foundation Unit (PA1) and Hand Held Applicators (PA6)

    £540.00

    Pesticides Application Foundation Unit (PA1)  and Hand Held Applicators (PA6) At East Malling Short Courses we routinely run the Pesticides Application Foundation Unit (PA1) and Hand Held Applictors (PA6a (aw)) courses together over 3 days. Attendees have the choice of adding the additional PA6aw unit at just £55 extra ( to do this course on […]

  • Safe Felling of Trees up to 380mm

    £600.00

    Safe Felling of Trees up to 380mm (LANTRA 2541)   Identify the risk assessment and emergency procedures on a worksite Organise site safety and state the procedures required Assess the trees to be felled for hazards and risks Fell trees which have a diameter less than the effective cutting length of a guide bar (guide […]

  • The Identification of Invasive and Injurious Species

    £225.00

    The Identification of Invasive and Injurious Species The Lantra Awards Technical Award in The Identification of Invasive and Injurious Species has been developed in response to the need to control and eradicate non-native invasive species such as Japanese Knotweed. The assessed training course aims to recognise industry standards with the award of a certificate of […]

  • Use of a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness

    £425.00

    By undertaking the Lantra Awards Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques course, you will gain the knowledge, skills and understanding to carry out aerial cutting of trees with a chainsaw using free-fall techniques. For those wishing to obtain a Licence to Practice you can proceed to the Lantra Awards Level 3 Aerial in Cutting of Tree with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques.

  • Winter Pruning of Fruit Trees

    Winter Pruning of Fruit Trees These largely practical workshops for winter pruning of fruit trees and courses for the amateur gardener will concentrate mainly on top fruit varieties such as apples, pears, plums and cherries. You will find out how to make the most of your garden and how you can produce a good crop […]

  • Winter Pruning of Fruit Trees for Beginners

    £50.00

    Winter pruning workshops at East Malling Research will deal with top fruit varieties including apples, pears, cherries and plums. These will take place partly in the Hatton Fruit Garden; formerly the kitchen garden of the Grade 1 listed Bradbourne House. Plantings in the Hatton Fruit Garden were inspired by the fruit plantings in Louis XIV’s kitchen […]