Learn a land based skill in 2014!

Are you an outdoorsy type? Have you always wanted to learn how to use a chainsaw/drive a tractor/plough a field with a horse in harness or any other land based skill? Then make one of your New Year’s Resolutions to learn a new practical skill in 2014!            

Learning a new practical land based skill is not only a great way to develop your knowledge and skills, but it is great fun to spend a couple of days in the fresh air with like-minded people. After your course, you will have a LANTRA or NPTC accredited qualification which can be used in the workplace. By taking part in a practical course can help to give your life direction and focus especially for people who are a little restless, who like to learn new things and people who enjoy living the ‘good life’.

There are a wide variety of courses available to people of all abilities and experiences throughout the UK and for every taste. One facility that can provide all your land based training skills is Hush Farms located in the beautiful East Devon countryside.  Hush Farms can also bring courses to a venue near you no matter where you are in the UK and fit the courses around your schedule whether you need time to feed your animals or do the school run. All courses at Hush Farms are LANTRA or NPTC accredited so you can meet HSE regulations without breaking the bank and legally use the machinery whether you are a volunteer, employed or self-employed.

Hush Farms can provide a range of training suited to your requirements whether you want to learn a skill for pleasure or necessity. The courses include:

  • Chainsaw training.
  • All-terrain Vehicle (ATV) and tractor driving.
  • Traditional woodland management including coppicing and hedgelaying.
  • Learn to work with heavy horses in the fields to plough and harrow.

Therefore, if you have wanted to give a new skill a go you should make it your New Year’s resolution to learn or develop your practical skills.

Article written by Hush Farms -we’re passionate about leaving a legacy, which is why we encourage and enable other farmers and land owners around the UK to adopt similar services to ours and learn the traditional skills to maintain their land. Choose Hush Farms for your Devon land based training.