Countryside

We host a variety of part-time courses throughout the year and the website is updated with new courses regularly, so please keep an eye on what we have going on.

If you require further information on any of the part-time courses offered, please do not hesitate to contact us on enquiries@bca.ac.uk or alternatively, give us a call on 01628 824444.

Available Courses

  • HEDGELAYING FOR BEGINNERS

    About the course

    This course is intended to introduce a complete novice to the skills required to traditionally lay a hedge in the Southern Counties style.

    Throughout the day you will cover a brief history and theory, health and safety, tools required, the techniques of laying, staking, binding and finishing.

    This is a physically demanding course and participants should wear stout gardening clothes. Personal protective equipment will be provided.

    Please bring a packed lunch – hot drinks will be available.

    Cost

    £85

    Course Dates

    Saturday 9am – 4.30pm running 09/02/2019

    Entry Requirements

    n/a

    Course Duration

    1 day

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    5 available
  • Emergency First Aid at Work + Forestry (EFAW+F)

    About the course

    HSE recommended first aid course with additional elements specific to chainsaw use and forestry.

    Click here to find out more on the Invenio Training website

    Cost

    £90.00

    Course Dates

    Find out more at: www.inveniotraining.co.uk

    To apply, email: info@inveniotraining.co.uk 

    Entry Requirements

    N/A

    Course Duration

    1 Day

  • Level 3 First Aid at Work for Forestry

    About the course

    The First Aid at Work for Forestry course (FAW-F) is ideal for businesses whose risk assessment has identified that they require a fully trained first aider appropriate for their work environment or professionals who need first aid knowledge.

    Course Content

    Our training is very practical and scenario based spending the majority of our time outdoors in the environment you work in with the equipment you use. The training is delivered by an instructor with a background in Pre Hospital Emergency Care, chainsaws and climbing.

    This version of the FAW-F course includes the extra subjects required by the Forestry Commission to include extra subjects covered include severe cuts like chainsaws, crush injuries, Hypothermia and Lyme Disease. Also included to comply with the latest HSE and European Resuscitation Council (ERC) guidelines, are Tourniquets and Haemostatic dressings.

    This course is 20 contact hours and run over a minimum of 3 day and the certificate is valid for 3 years.

    Click here to find out more on the Invenio Training website

    Cost

    £200.00

    Course Dates

    Find out more at: www.inveniotraining.co.uk

    To apply, email: info@inveniotraining.co.uk 

    Entry Requirements

    N/A

    Course Duration

    Three Days