Training & Events Services

RDI Associates has been delivering training and events since its inception in 2006. We are a registered training provider with Lantra Awards and our courses are accredited with Lantra Awards where trainees receive certificates of attendance.  We provide knowledge transfer and technical training courses, industry leading events and expos and conferences with delivery across the UK.


Training Services offered 

Woodfuel Supply Chain Training

Ignite programme of training courses for woodfuel producers, suppliers and users – includes the award winning Woodfuel Production and Supply, Woodfuel Quality Standards, bespoke fuel supply chain training such as Woodfuel for Farms and Estates, Ignite Urban and Co-operative Working.

Woodland Management & Timber Marketing Courses

Including Trees and Timber Measurement, Farm Woodland Creation and Management, Forestry and Climate Change, Managing Woods for Woodfuel, Introduction to the Grown in Britain Standard.


Basic Wildfire Fighting covering principles of wildfire behaviour, suppression techniques, health and safety.

Events, Expos & Conferences

Highly experienced organisers of regional and national events and conferences including

  • National conferences – covering a wide range of forest industry related topics such as woodfuel and wildfire
  • Forest machinery demonstrations – in-forest practical demos showcasing forest machinery and harvesting techniques
  • Technical seminars – covering a wide range of topics including climate change and forest resilience, timber marketing, grants and licensing
  • Displays – organisers of public facing displays including the annual forestry events arena and Great British Poleclimbing Championship at the Great Yorkshire Show each July

Why we’re different

  • Lantra Awards accredited training provider
  • Lantra Awards accredited trainers
  • Longest standing training programme in woodfuel production and supply in the UK