Training & Events Services

RDI has been delivering training and events since its inception in 2005.  We are a registered training provider with Lantra Awards and our sub contractors, many of which have been supplying training to the sector for over 10 years, are registered with City and Guilds and NPTC.  We provide knowledge transfer and technical training courses, industry leading events and expos and conferences with delivery across the UK.


Woodfuel Training Services offered

  • Ignite programme of training courses for woodfuel producers, suppliers and users – includes the award winning Woodfuel Production and Supply
  • bespoke fuel supply chain training such as woodfuel for farms and estates, ignite urban, co-operative working
  • introduction to wood fuel courses for specific groups


Woodland Management Training Services offered

  • courses on woodland management covering ancient woodlands, broadleaf and coniferous silviculture, sustainable forest management and forest product marketing.
  • Forestry and climate change.  A two day course designed to give foresters and woodland owners information to help them make informed decisions on woodland management and woodland creation in light of the threats and opportunities posed by climate change.
  • Through our associates, we can offer the full range of technical forest machine operator and chainsaw CS modules as well as wood chippers and emergency first aid.


Events, Expos and Conferences

  • Highly experienced organisers of regional and national events and conferences
  • Co-organisers of the Ignition expo, part of the Greenbuild expo held at Manchester Central in May each year


Why we’re different

  • longest standing training programme in woodfuel production and supply in the UK
  • independent of boiler installers and woodfuel suppliers
  • accredited courses from Lantra Awards and NPTC
  • winner of the National Training Award 2006