This three day course is the UK’s only accredited woodfuel supply chain training course and provides a comprehensive introduction to woodfuel production and essential background to the market. Attending this course will enable you to: run an efficient and profitable woodfuel business; know how, where and when to start out in woodfuel; obtain a Lantra Awards Technical Certificate. The three day ‘original’ course consists of four modules (Setting the Scene; The Woodfuel Resource; Woodfuel Systems; Woodfuel Technology) and includes a visit to a woodfuel installation and a short written assessment.
You can book by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phoning: 01670 513292, or by post to: Rural Development Initiatives Ltd, The Old Stables, Greys Yard, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 1QD
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To be eligible for RDPE funding you must be engaged in a business, organisation or social enterprise, which is dependent on agriculture or utilises any agricultural products or on woodland or utilises any woodland or forest products. Trainees must spend at least 50% of their time directly involved in farming, forestry or horticulture. If you are not eligible for funding you can still attend the course but will have to pay a higher fee.