Short Courses

Short Courses

Short Courses Overview

Available Short Courses courses

Abrasive Wheels (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This one day training course will teach you the key features of abrasive wheels. In this course you will learn the features of an abrasive wheel and how to protect yourself. The course will cover the regulations governing use of...

Brushcutter & Strimmer (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This training course aims to give trainees knowledge, understanding and basic skills in brushcutter and strimmer operation. It introduces trainees to the hazards and risks of operating a brushcutter and strimmer and to comply with health and safety legislation. The...

Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting (CS30) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) December

NPTC 0020-03/0020-09 Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting (CS30) This qualification is about the maintenance of a chainsaw and cross-cutting trees at ground level. Cross-cutting operations will include cross-cutting timber under tension in the form of fallen branches, tops, tree sections,...

Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting (CS30) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) November

NPTC 0020-03/0020-09 Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting (CS30) This qualification is about the maintenance of a chainsaw and cross-cutting trees at ground level. Cross-cutting operations will include cross-cutting timber under tension in the form of fallen branches, tops, tree sections,...

Domestic Chainsaw Maintenance (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This is a useful one-day course at Suffolk Rural for anyone wishing to use a chainsaw safely. This course will look at basic chainsaw maintenance for domestic use and will cover: Safety and awarenessSharpening of the sawFile size Basic cross...

Emergency First Aid at Work (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Our emergency first aid course will provide you with the skills to support qualified first aiders in the workplace. The certificate is issued by Suffolk Rural and is recognised by Qualsafe, an approved provider of First Aid training, and is...

Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver (Short Course)

We are pleased to be able to offer in partnership with Ipswich Borough Council, the ‘Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver’. This course is intended for candidates who either work or wish to pursue a ca...

Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support

The Basic Life Support qualification will give learners the skills and knowledge to act in an emergency situation providing the casualty with critical life saving assistance until support arrives. The qualification is delivered following the protocols set by the Resuscitation...

Manual Handling (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This training course aims to give trainees knowledge and understanding in the handling and moving of materials and components by the use of safe manual handling procedures and lifting aids. It introduces trainees to the hazards and risks involved with...

Novice Teleporter NPTC Landbased Forklift Truck Operations (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) April

This qualification will appeal to those who use a teleporter as part of their work in agriculture, horticulture or distribution and warehousing. This course provides instruction and assessment for lift truck operators on rough terrain or telescopic forklifts. It has...

Novice Teleporter NPTC Landbased Forklift Truck Operations (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) November

This qualification will appeal to those who use a teleporter as part of their work in agriculture, horticulture or distribution and warehousing. This course provides instruction and assessment for lift truck operators on rough terrain or telescopic forklifts. It has...

Novice Tractor Driving & Related Operations (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Develop your tractor driving abilities to the level required for the National Proficiency Test Council with our Novice Tractor Driver course. This course is for individuals who operate tractors and ancillary machinery as part of their work in agriculture, horticulture,...

Safe Application of Pesticides Using Self Propelled, Mounted, Trailed Horizontal Boom Sprayers NPTC (PA2) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is for people who apply pesticides from a conventional boom sprayer. The hydraulic nozzle sprayer will be tractor mounted (please ask for details of quad bike mounted sprayer training). This course will cover: Safe driving practice, Preparation and...

Safe Handling of Pesticides Using Hand Held Applicator (NPTC PA6) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) November

NPTC 021654 Hand Held Applicators Knapsack (PA6). This course is suitable for those working in agriculture, horticulture or green keeping who apply pesticides using a hand held applicator. PA1 Foundation is a pre-requisite for this course. You will also need a...

Safe Handling of Pesticides Using Hand Held Applicator (NPTC PA6) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) October - FULL

NPTC 021654 Hand Held Applicators Knapsack (PA6). This course is suitable for those working in agriculture, horticulture or green keeping who apply pesticides using a hand held applicator. PA1 Foundation is a pre-requisite for this course. You will also need a...

Safe Use & Handling of Pesticides (PA1) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) November

NPTC 021649 Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1). This course is for anyone employed in agriculture or horticulture involved in the storage, handling & application of pesticides. This course covers the control of Pesticide regulations that classify chemicals used to control pests,...

Safe Use & Handling of Pesticides (PA1) (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) October

NPTC 021649 Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1). This course is for anyone employed in agriculture or horticulture involved in the storage, handling & application of pesticides. This course covers the control of Pesticide regulations that classify chemicals used to control pests,...

Transport of Animals - Short Journeys (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This qualification has primarily been designed for you if you transport farm animals, horses or birds (domestic fowl, ducks, geese, turkeys, guinea fowl, quails, pheasants and partridges) over 65km on short road journeys of up to and including eight hours....

Woodchipper (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course covers the use of manually fed wood chippers. It covers pre-use checks and maintenance, identification of controls and instruments, operating the machine to chip material appropriate to the capacity of the machine, and hitching and unhitching of the...

Working at Height (Short Course) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This training course aims to give trainees knowledge, understanding and basic skills in working at heights. It introduces trainees to the hazards and risks including precautions necessary to maintain own safety and that of other and the importance of using...