Plumpton College at Flimwell. Woodland Management and Forestry Careers Training

oak timber framing

Woodland Management and Forestry Careers Training Courses include: Forestry and Land Management, Chainsaw use, domestic and professional, Generating Income from Coppice Woodland, Hedgelaying, Charcoal Making, Shingle Making and Introduction to Green Woodworking. Business and IT training available too, please enquire for details. We can also arrange bespoke training courses at your site, ie we have a tree inspection day at Ardingly College with our arborist David Kavannagh Spall. For a full course list please see this link
Gift Tokens for presents.
Don't forget you can buy gift tokens for courses run by Plumpton College, part or full payment of a course.
These make a wonderful and memorable present. Please contact Claire Gammon on 01580 879547 or email for more details.


WoodNet join FACE Partnership

Forestry Advisory Consortium

FACE is a group of forestry organisations and advisors who have come together to provide specialist support to forest and timber supply chain businesses which are considering investment in new facilities and equipment. It consists of the Community Forest Trust, Cumbria Woodlands, Kent Downs AONB, Martin Glynn FICFor, Northwoods, Rural Development Initiatives, Small Woods Association, Silvanus Trust, Sylva Foundation, Woodnet and Yorwoods. Together they advise on business planning, marketing, financial forecasting, grant applications and technical issues.


Latest Courses & Events »  (28 events)

Practical Woodland Management using Hand Tools

Wed 2 Dec '15   10am - 4.30pm
With: John Waller
Venue: Plumpton College at Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry, Flimwell, East Sussex

Oak Timber Framing

7-11 Dec '15   9.30am - 4pm
With: Chris Nutley and Will English, Sussex Oak Framers
Venue: Plumpton College at Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry, Flimwell, East Sussex

Felling Small Trees

Fri 18 Dec '15   9am - 4.30pm
With: Alex Livingstone
Venue: Plumpton College at Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry, Flimwell, East Sussex

WoodLots Directory »  (2544 listings)

Woodland/Estate Management. Aerial Imagery Small-scale, low-impact woodland services offered using alpine tractor from first thinnings, tidy-ups and planting, to ride maintenance and fencing. We also operate a fully licensed/insured UAV for aerial imagery/survey. This gives accurate image data with embedded GPS info for management plans and incorporation into GIS software without having to climb over windblow and walk the complete site.
Advert Start Date: 8/10/15
Contact: Mike Milne Home
M: 07916 175132
Cleft Post and Rail Fencing Required I am looking for either a supply only, or supply and fit, approx 180 feet of cleft post & rail fencing with square oak posts (possibly Chestnut), two or three rails.
Milford On Sea, Hampshire
Advert Start Date: 16/9/15
Contact: Phil Collins
M: 07711 232666


A Training Resource for Traditional Timber Building


Woodnet have completed a partnership project with architects, carpenters and woodwork trainers to support carpentry vocational skills training.

Supported by the Leonardo Lifelong Learing Programme Woodnet participants visited several European countries to discover the differences, and many similarities in timber construction and wood decoration.

The background to this research is available at  and this web portal also provides a link to a 3D models exploring many of the structures, ranging from a barn in Kent to a Latvian windmill, a Romanian church and a French farmhouse.

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