Courses We Run

Below are a list of some of the courses that we will typically run.  Please consult the calendar for dates and courses available later in the year.

If you cannot see the course here that you would like to undertake then please contact us, as we are more than happy to arrange any type of course.


In all cases you will need to provide your own lunch and sufficient refreshments to last throughout the day. You will also be expected to bring a pen and paper. On some courses you may be required to provide your own equipment in order to complete the training. Please view the course description to find out what equipment you will need.

All Terrain and Off-Road Vehicles

ATV – Sit Astride, including Loads and Trailed Equipment
Tractor driving
Tractor driving for 13 – 16 year olds

Arable Group

The Trent Valley Training Arable group meets 4 times a year between November and July to discuss topical issues for the time of year. We have morning and afternoon sessions with each one delivering the same content but at different venues.

Chainsaw, Forestry and Arboriculture

Basic Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross cutting
Felling & processing trees up to 380mm/ 15” (previously City & Guilds CS31)
Other courses available

First Aid, Health & Safety

Emergency First Aid
First Aid at Work
First Aid at Work refreshers
Health and Safety at Work
Manual Handling
Working at Heights – MEPW

Fork Lift Truck

Industrial Counterbalance
Industrial Telescopic
Rough Terrain Counterbalance
Rough Terrain Telescopic

Grounds Maintenance

Hedge Trimmers (Handheld and Tractor Mounted)
Ride on / Pedestrian Mowers
Brush cutters/ strimmers


PA1 – Safe Use of Pesticides, Foundation Module
PA2 – Ground Crop sprayer mounted or trailed
PA4S or PA4G – Safe use of Slug Pellets and/or Granular application
PA6A or PA6W – Hand held applicator (knapsack)

Vermin Control

Rats & Mice
Rabbits & Moles

Workshop Skills

Abrasive Wheels – Hand Held & Bench Mounted
Welding – Mig, Arc, Gas,Tig

Other Courses

Trailer Electrics
Novice Hedgelaying
Safe use of veterinary medicines
360 diggers
Dump trucks

View all our available courses