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An Introduction to Basic Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course is designed as an introduction to the safe domestic use and maintenance of the chainsaw. It is ideal for those who have little or no knowledge and wish to know more about using a chainsaw at home or in their woods, specifically to clear and process wood. This course will run from 09:00-16:00 Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only

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Lawn Mower & Garden Equipment Maintenance

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course is designed for those who wish to learn about the maintenance of their garden machinery. If you would like some knowledge of how to look after and maintain the equipment that you use in your garden then this course is perfect for you. Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only This course runs from 09:00-16:00

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Important considerations before buying a pet

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course will highlight what is involved in purchasing, caring for and maintaining your animal during its life. Many pet owners purchase their pets without fully understanding what is involved in caring for their pet throughout its life. This course will provide the necessary information to ensure that as a new pet owner you are fully aware of the costs and needs of your pet to ensure that they are looked after well and to promote positive welfare. Animals that will be discussed are rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, mice, rats. Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+ This course will run from 09:00-16:00

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Horse Care and Husbandry

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


The horse care and husbandry course is suitable for anyone who is wanting to learn how to look after a horse well and will provide the practical skills and knowledge of basic horse husbandry and care. This course will run from 09:00-16:00 Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only

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Intermediate Horse Care and Husbandry

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course will provide information for those wishing to further their knowledge of horse care and husbandry and is suitable for both horse owners and those who wish to work in the industry. This course will run from 09:00-16:00 Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only

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Equine Conformation

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course is designed to help in the understanding the conformation of horses and the capabilities nature has given them. What job should my horse be doing? Conformation relates to horse performance and soundness. The differences in conformation across breeds enable different uses and appropriateness for particular disciples. Recognising the elements of good conformation will aid in evaluation of athletic ability and those who may be predisposed to injury risk. This course will run from 09:00-16:00 Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only

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The Basics of Equine Nutrition

No Qualification • Distance Learning • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course will provide you with a basic introduction into horse digestion and nutrition, looking at the importance of feeding for the health and wellbeing of the horse, and the factors that affect this. It is a perfect course for those who have an interest in equine nutrition and are looking to expand their knowledge. The course will aim to answer many of the questions related to basic digestion, nutrition and feeding practices and why nutrition plays such an important part of horse management. This course aims to give you a clearer understanding of equine nutrition, as well as practical advice on the nutritional requirements of the horse. In this course, you will learn about: • The anatomy of the horse's digestive system • The importance of nutrients • Assessing weight using body condition scoring • Feed evaluation • Factors to consider when feeding • Modern feeding practice. This course will run from 09:00-16:00 Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only

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Animal Communication

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


A range of species and their methods of communication will be explored before going on to learn about how animals communicate with us. From our pet companions to their wild counterparts, you will discover a wide variety of behaviours that are used to form animal ‘language’. This course will run from 9:00-16:00. Pleaee note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only.

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An introduction to Wildlife Conservation

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This intensive one-day course will introduce you to wildlife and ecology by exploring the beautiful woodland within the Duchy College, Stoke Climsland grounds. In the morning you will discover and identify the local wildlife by carrying out a survey, lunchtime will take place (weather permitting) around a campfire , giving us the opportunity to discuss the mornings discoveries. In the afternoon you will be taught safe wood craft skills to assist with woodland management to support habitats. Delivered by experienced and friendly tutors, you will be inspired to further develop your knowledge and skills within wild conservation, whether learning for leisure or wishing to consider a career in the industry. This course will run from 09:00-16:00pm Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only.

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Beekeeping (Apiculture) for beginners

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Prospective beekeepers are strongly advised to seek as much information as possible about bees and work alongside another beekeeper before purchasing any hives. To start you on the right track we are offering a course for beginners. Apiculture has a voluntary Code of Conduct. The code’s objectives are to maintain good relations among all beekeepers and stakeholders, be considerate of public safety, and through good beekeeping practice, ensure the sustainability of bees and their environment. Please note these courses are run over three mornings as follows: 27 March, 10 April and 24 April - 9am to 12pm 22 May, 5 June and 19 June - 9am to 12pm Full Covid19 Risk assessment to be shared at the time of booking.

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Macro and Close-up Photography for DSLRs Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


At this workshop you will learn how to set up and use equipment to give high quality close-up and true macro images (a range of alternatives will be available to try – Close-up filters, extension tubes, bellows, macro lenses and reversing rings). Also covered will be the theory and practice of lighting a variety of subjects, the use of focus stacking to extend depth of field, processing of RAW images off-camera to give highest quality results and preparing the best image for printing. You will need your own camera for this workshop which is for DSLR camera users only. This is a FREE workshop - apply for a place now. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 3.30pm. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Equine Reproduction: An Introduction - Online

No Qualification • Distance Learning • Bicton College


Equine breeding is a vast and rapidly evolving industry and horses are often bred with a variety of sporting purposes in mind, ranging from racing to dressage. The equine breeding industry is worth millions to the UK economy through revenue from horse sales and those employed in a range of different roles to support breeding. This course is designed to give learners an overview of equine reproduction, providing an insight into breeding horses and the industry.

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5-a-side Football

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


If fast, competitive, small-sided and skilful football is your thing, then you might be ready for 5-a-side. 5-a-side can be a great way of getting an intense ‘after work’ work-out with a bunch of friends; and despite the official name, it’s often played by four or seven players on each side, so however many participants there are, you can still get involved.

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Gardening How To's: Growing Veg

No Qualification • Distance Learning • Bicton College


This course is perfect for gardeners who are either just beginning to learn about gardening or who want to make sure that they get it right. We’ll be introducing basic home-growing know-how and techniques, helping you to learn the ‘whats, whens, and hows’ to make the most of your veg patch through the year. These sessions will give you ideas and inspiration for veg plot activities to set you up for the season, giving tips to get your growing adventures off to the best start, whatever garden space you have at home. This course will run from 09:30-11:00 every Thursday Coming soon – Understanding your soil and how to make the best of it, including what to do about weeds, with more seasonal tips as the days lengthen and the sun strengthens. Please note: this course is available for applicants aged 19+ only.

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