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The New Forest Land Advice Service is running over 30 rural skills courses this year as part of the Heritage Lottery funded Our Past, Our Future landscape partnership scheme.

We are delivering a training programme for farmers, commoners, landowners and managers around the New Forest. For more information about the courses please follow the links below.

Safe Use of Brushcutters and Trimmers C & G NPTC Level 2 – Sparsholt College

When: Thursday 12 & Friday 13 September 9am – 4.30pm FULLY BOOKED £125

MIG Welding Skills Award Level 2 (must have completed Level 1) – Sparsholt College

When: Saturday 12 October – Saturday 7 December 9am – 1pm BOOK HERE £125

Level 2 Award in Chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting CS30 (C & G) – Sparsholt College

When: Tuesday 26 November – Thursday 28 November 9am – 5pm FULLY BOOKED £200

Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Small Trees CS31 (C & G) – Sparsholt College

When: Monday 9 December – Friday 13 December 9am – 5pm BOOK HERE £300

For more information about these courses, please email Richard Austin ( or call 01590 646661.

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'We help commoners to continue their ancient way by providing grants, training and advice.'

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