Professional Courses

Professional Courses

 There is a continuous need by employers for staff to obtain technical and statutory qualifications. East Malling Short Courses aims to serve this sector and provide high quality training for legislative requirements. These may include areas such as pesticides application, forestry and arboriculture training, first aid, forklift, tractor driving, chainsaw and plant husbandry. EMSC is a registered Lantra Awards approved Training Provider and can also provide training for a wide variety of NPTC certificates of competence. We have recently also become a NPTC/City & Guilds Assessment Centre able to provide assessments for areas of pesticides, forestry and machinery training.

East Malling Short Courses intends to be highly responsive to the industry’s training needs and increase its portfolio of courses as governed by demand.

KPTC Bursary award scheme 

This is a bursary scheme of up to £100 payable to candidates who have achieved an NPTC Certificate of Competence.

Find out more here.

  • Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting

    £425.00

    Dates for 2019: 21 22 January 11,12 March 3,4 June 2,3 September 18,19 November Click on a date to book

  • Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting, Safe Felling of Trees Up to 380mm ( LANTRA 2564)

    £875.00
    (1)

    Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting, Safe Felling of Trees up to 380mm (LANTRA 2564) This course will cover HSE legislation and safety guidelines Overview of the chainsaw and maintenance equipment Maintaining the saw chain Maintaining the guide bar Power unit maintenance Starting the chainsaw and pre-cutting tests Cross-cutting timber and felled timber Felling Branch removal – […]

  • Climb Trees using a Rope and Harness and Aerial Tree Rescue

    £700.00

    The Access a Tree Using a Rope and Harness and Aerial Tree Rescue Operations ( Climb Trees using a Rope and Harness and Aerial Tree Rescue Operations) training course combines the knowledge and skills to access a tree using a rope and harness and those required to carry out tree rescue operations.

  • Emergency First Aid at Work

    £75.00

    The First Aid at Work course (EFAW) is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that there is no requirement for a fully trained first aider for their workplace.  All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2013 and meet the […]

  • Emergency First Aid at Work for Forestry

    £95.00

    ]The First Aid at Work for Forestry course (EFAW) is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that there is no requirement for a fully trained first aider for their workplace.  All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2013 and […]

  • Lantra Awards Technical Award in Professional Tree Inspection – ITA Course

    £475.00

    This advanced course in Professional Tree Inspection is designed to equip learners to clearly and competently inspect potentially hazardous trees.

  • LANTRA Basic Tree Inspection and Survey Course (CLMC57X)

    £175.00
    (1)

    Our basic one day Tree Inspection Training Course aims to provide you with the knowledge to be able to identify a hazardous tree, determine the level of risk and then decide on an appropriate course of action.

    So whether you have an interest in trees, or are responsible for trees through your work, then this one day basic tree inspection course could be for you.

  • LANTRA Brushcutters/Trimmers – Maintenance and Operation

    £245.00

    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.

  • 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 […]