Land-based & Rural Trades

Please see below for a list of available courses.

Tyro offers a comprehensive range of NPTC and Tyro certificated courses for the forestry, arboriculture, landscape and horticulture industries - from chainsaw operations, safe use of pesticides, to ride-on mowers and tractor driving.

In addition to chainsaw training being delivered in Skipton and the surrounding area, Tyro can also offer chainsaw training and assessment throughout Scotland, the rest of the UK and Ireland.

Whatever your skills development needs, Tyro will endeavour to provide appropriate training and advice, at the right level and the right time. In addition to our regular NPTC and Tyro courses for individuals, we will be happy to discuss bespoke training packages, tailored to the needs of individual businesses and their employees.

Land-based & Rural Trades

ATV (0014-10) | City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Sit Astride All Terrain Vehicle Handling

Course price: £250

If used correctly, an ATV is a very versatile vehicle with many uses. Without serious training, accidents can and will occur whilst using an ATV and pose great risk to the operator. This course aims to ensure that you reach the required standard in … [Read more...]

Land-based & Rural Trades

Brushcutter & Trimmer (Unit 0014-26) | City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in The Safe Use Of Brushcutters And Trimmers

Course price: £195

The safe use of a brushcutter or trimmers requires safe and skilful operators. This qualification will help you in your day-to-day work environment and also helps to ensure the safety of bystanders if this equipment is used in a public place. Who … [Read more...]

Land-based & Rural Trades

CS30 / 31 (Units 201, 202 & 203) City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Operations

Course price: £660

This course combines Units 201 & 202 (Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting) and 203 (Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm) This course is physical in nature and requires the carrying and movement of … [Read more...]

Course Start Dates Course Location
3 April 2017 Skipton
8 May 2017 Skipton
15 May 2017 Skipton
5 June 2017 Skipton
Land-based & Rural Trades

CS39 (Unit 308) City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Freefall Techniques

Course price: £350

Chainsaws are dangerous tools when used at ground level, which is why it is essential that the proper training is acquired before using a chainsaw at height whilst using a rope and a harness. Please note this CS39 course is physical demanding and … [Read more...]

Land-based & Rural Trades

Dry Stone Walling Taster

Course price: £100

Dry stone walls provide a natural means of creating a long lasting perimeter without the need for mortar or cement. Initial cost may appear more than fencing, but if well maintained they have the potential to last for 100 years as well as creating … [Read more...]

Land-based & Rural Trades

Initial Certificate in Dry Stone Walling

Course price: £285 (including examination)

Dry stone walling provides a natural means of creating a long lasting perimeter without the need for mortar or cement. Initial cost may appear more than fencing, but if well maintained they have the potential to last for 100 years as well as creating … [Read more...]

Land-based & Rural Trades

Intermediate Certificate in Dry Stone Walling

Course price: £325 (including examination)

Dry stone walls provide a natural means of creating a long lasting perimeter without the need for mortar or cement. The initial cost may appear more than fencing, but if well maintained walls have the potential to last for 100 years as well as … [Read more...]

Land-based & Rural Trades

PA1 / PA6 (Units 0216-49 & 0216-54) City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Handheld Equipment

Course price: £420

Pesticides, whilst potentially harmful substances, are very successful and are widely used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in the safe use and application of … [Read more...]

Course Start Dates Course Location
24 April 2017 Skipton
22 May 2017 Skipton
12 June 2017 Skipton
Land-based & Rural Trades

PA2 (Unit 0216-50) City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in the Application of Pesticides Using Self-Propelled, Mounted, Trailed, Horizontal Boom Sprayers

Course price: £225

Pesticides, whilst potentially harmful substances, are very successful and are widely used in land-based industries. Due to the harmful nature it is vital that they are only used by people who are properly trained in the safe use and application of … [Read more...]

Course Start Dates Course Location
27 April 2017 Skipton
3 May 2017 Skipton
15 June 2017 Skipton
Health & Safety

ROLO Health and Safety Awareness

Course price: £105

The Department of Trade & Industry made it a ‘duty of care’ that all trade bodies ensure that their members were adequately trained in Health & Safety and that all employers should show that personnel are properly trained The aims of the … [Read more...]

Land-based & Rural Trades

Stump Grinding Operations

Course price: £195

This course is for any person employed in arboriculture, forestry, horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance who is or will be required to operate Stump Grinders. The course provides the knowledge and skill requirements for candidates to be … [Read more...]

Land-based & Rural Trades

Wood Chipper (Unit 222) City & guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of a Manually Fed Wood Chipper

Course price: £195

Wood chippers, like any other plant machinery, if used incorrectly can be very dangerous. It is therefore important that anyone who has the need to operate a manually fed wood chipper has the appropriate training in order to reduce the number of … [Read more...]