Ignite: Woodfuel Quality Standards

This course introduces woodfuel suppliers and users to the full range of standards in use in the supply chain and how to produce and specify the correct type.  It looks at how woodfuel properties can affect compliance with standards and how to specify, sample and test fuel.  If you produce firewood, woodchips or pellets as a fuel, or are considering using them as a fuel, this course is a must.  It provides an introduction to the now adopted EN solid biofuels standards, provides the methodology for sampling fuel and reviews the various woodfuel quality assurance schemes and how these may be of relevance to your business. The course involves a practical on how to sample fuel products accurately.

An outline of the course content is available here.

Cost:  £60+VAT (funded rate), £175+VAT (unfunded)

Prices include all course materials, handbooks, refreshments, lunch, post course mentoring (e-mail/telephone), Lantra registration and certification fees.

Funding may be available subject to certain eligibility criteria.  For further information or to book onto this course, please contact Erica Spencer on 01765 609355 – erica.spencer@ruraldevelopment.org.uk