City & Guilds NPTC New Chainsaw and Arboriculture Qualifications

PMR training is please to announce that as from February 2013 we will be delivering the new City & Guilds NPTC suite of chainsaw and arboriculture qualifications.

Follow the link below to find out more about these new qualifications -

City & Guilds NPTC New Chainsaw and Arboriculture Qualifications

For more information and bookings please contact PMR training on 01437 761321

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Forward Tipping Dumpers – Lantra Awards Refresher Course

In order to keep their skills current, candidates from Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority under took a 1 day Lantra Awards integrated training and assessment course in forward tipping dumpers. This refresher course covered the following areas of machine operation.

• Familiarity with the manufacturer’s handbook

• Stability

• Accident prevention

• Pre-shift and daily checks

• Site safety

• Starting and stopping

• Operating the machine

• Advanced operations, including operating on slopes

• Transportation.

 The course was delivered by PMR training instructor Martin Hopkins. For more information on this course or other Lantra Awards plant training course contact PMR training on 01437 720730

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80% Support Towards the Cost of Training

Eligible farm or forestry businesses can benefit from 80% support towards the cost of training through The Welsh Government’s Farming Connect Skills Development Program. Listed below are some of the courses from our portfolio, with the cost after 80% support.  For more information or booking please contact the PMR team on 01437-720730.

Course Cost

(guide)

Cost after 80% funding

Machinery Operations

 

 

Lantra Awards ITA – Telescopic Loader

£170

£34

Lantra Awards ITA – 360 Excavator

£250

£50

Lantra Awards ITA – 180 Excavator

£250

£50

Lantra Awards ITA – Loading Shovel

£250

£50

Lantra Awards ITA – Industrial Counterbalanced Fork Lift

£170

£34

Lantra Awards ITA – Skid-Steer Loaders

£170

£34

Lantra Awards Customised Award training only in Tractor / Equipment Fuel Efficiency Awareness Training

£200

£40

Lantra Awards ITA – “Sit-in” ATV (Mules)

£170

£34

Lantra Awards ITA – ATV (Quad Bikes)

£145

£29

Lantra Awards ITA  -Tractor Driving and Related Operations

£150

£30

…more machinery / plant operation courses and certificates of competence  available call 01437 720730

 

 

Pesticides

 

 

Safe Use of Pesticides including NPTC assessment in unit PA1   (12 NRoSO CPD points)

£170

£34

Practical Application of Pesticides Field Crop Sprayer including NPTC assessment in unit PA2 (12 NRoSO CPD points)

£240

£48

Practical Application of Pesticides Granular Applicator including NPTC  assessment in unit PA4 (12 NRoSO CPD points)

£240

£48

Practical Application of Pesticides Hand Held Sprayers including NPTC assessment in unit PA6 (12 NRoSO CPD points)

£240

£48

Lantra Awards – Environmental Safety for Pesticides Use (12 NRoSO CPD points)

£90

£18

…more pesticides courses and certificates of competence  available call 01437 720730

 

 

Chainsaw / Forestry / Arboriculture

 

 

Lantra Awards – 2 day Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting

£225

£45

5 day Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross-cutting, Felling Small Trees and the Take Down of Hung Up Trees  including NPTC assessment in units CS30 & 31 assessment

 

£700

 

£140

Lantra Awards ITA – Wood Chippers

£150

£30

Lantra Awards ITA – Brushcutters

£120

£24

Lantra Awards – Practical Hedge-laying

£180

£36

…more chainsaw and arboriculture  courses and certificates of competence  available call 01437 720730

 

 

Livestock

 

 

Safe use of Sheep Dips training and NPTC assessment

£300

£60

Lantra Awards Customised Award in Cattle Hoof Trimming – Herdsman Course , in association with Embryonics

£500

£100

Safe Use of Veterinary Medicines level 2 training and NPTC assessment

£POA

£

Lantra Awards or NPTC Welfare of Animals in Transport (short journeys)

£70

£14

Lantra Awards or NPTC Welfare of Animals in Transport (long distance journeys)

£200

£40

…more livestock courses and certificates of competence  available call 01437 720730

 

 

Health & Safety

 

 

Lantra Awards Emergency First Aid

£80

£16

Lantra Awards Manual Handling – Safe Lifting Techniques

£96

£19.20

Lantra Awards Levels 2 & 3 in Health and Safety in Agriculture and Production Horticulture

£POA

 

…more Health & Safety courses and certificates of competence  available call 01437 720730

 

 

Pest Control

 

 

Lantra Awards ITA in Pest Control – Rabbits and Moles

£110

£22

Lantra Awards ITA in Pest Control – Rodent Control including the use of aluminium phosphate

£160

£32

Lantra Awards ITA in Pest Control – Management of Pests in Grain Stores (NRoSO CPD points)

£200

£40

…more Pest Control courses and certificates of competence  available call 01437 720730

 

 

 

To register for Farming Connect contact the Welsh Assembly Government on 08456-000813. To speak to a Skills Advisor contact Lantra SSC on 01982-552646. For more information on these courses and more, contact PMR direct on 01437-720730

(The costs stated are meant only as a guide. These can vary depending on candidate numbers, equipment and venue requirements.)

 

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Trees Climbing, Aerial Rescue & Using a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness (CS38 & CS39)

4 candidates from Pembrokeshire undertook training in Tree Climbing, Aerial Rescue & Using a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness. Lantra Awards instructor James Archer delivered the course, which was held near Cardigan. This week long Lantra Awards  course is designed to prepare candidates for NPTC City and Guilds assessment in units CS38 & CS39, which forms part of NPTC Chainsaw and Related Operations suite of qualifications.

This suite of  qualifications in Chainsaws and Related Operations offers a range of practical assessments covering all aspects of chainsaw work. The core units CS30.1 and CS30.2 cover maintenance of the saw including recognition of safety features, chain sharpening, engine care and basic crosscutting material. The subsequent units CS31-48 build up in complexity through felling of various sizes of tree or utility poles, pruning operations form within the tree canopy, dealing with windblown trees and dismantling. The NPTC chainsaw qualifications are recognised in the HSE guidance as being the appropriate qualification route for professional chainsaw users.

For more information on training and these qualifications please call 01437 720730

Photos – James Archer

Lantra SSC Women and Work 2011 – 2012

Pembrokeshire YFC ATV training 29/03/2011

YFC members from various Pembrokeshire clubs undertook Lantra Awards ATV training in preparation for their annual Rally competition. PMR training provided courses over 4 days for 15 YFC members at Wood Park Farm. The Instructors used were Morley Jones and Richard James. For more information on ATV training and other courses contact PMR training on 01437 720730 

3 Day Introductory Herdsman Cattle Foot Trimming Course

This 3 day Lantra Awards approved course has been designed especially for the herdsman to gain experience in the 5 step Dutch trimming method so that they can trim their own herd of cows proficiently. Acquire the practical skill to trim your cow’s feet to both prevent and cure lameness, leading to better cow welfare and higher farm profits. Courses are taught by fully qualified instructors using the ‘Dutch Trimming Method’. All Instructors have undergone the Dutch training to instructor level and are either from the Dutch College or one of the few from the UK who have attained their ‘Instructors’ qualification.

 Call 01437 720730 for more information

2 day Lantra Awards ITA in Chainsaw Maintenance &  Crosscutting 16.12.10 – Pembrokeshire