Forestry and Arboriculture Training Fund Courses

Forestry and Arboriculture Training Fund Courses

If you live or work in England, you can apply for funding to cover the full cost of short, practical training courses from the Forestry and Arboriculture Training Fund. The Training Fund courses that we offer can be found below.

Funding is available for people considering a change of career, or seeking to build and diversify their skills in forestry and arboriculture skills and who want to undertake a forestry-related or arboriculture-related training course.

Please refer to the Forestry Commission website page for the full list of which courses are available through the fund: https://www.forestryandarbtrainingfund.co.uk/

For more information about the grant scheme, please visit the forestry training fund website.


Latest Update:

21/05/2024: We’ve been advised that there is a new funding pot for people to submit grant applications against. This funding pot will be opened for applications later this year (summer 2024).

People who had already submitted a grant claim but had their claim put “on hold” will be contacted by the Forestry and Arboriculture Training Fund soon with regards to their claim and possible training course dates.

When we find out more, we’ll update this page.


The Training Fund courses that we offer through the grant fund can be found below.


Below you'll find details of our suite of +F first aid courses. Simply click on the course title to visit the specific course information and booking page.
Online/Classroom: Some of our courses have online pre-leaning to undertake before the classroom session. When there is a combination of Online and Classroom hours, the online learning must be completed before the classroom session (i.e. pre-learning). Classroom hours include for lunch & coffee breaks.
First aid - Outdoors:Available Dates:OnlineClassroom
Emergency First Aid at Work +FJun 18th
Aug 20th
Oct 29th
Dec 17th
-8.5 hr
First Aid +F (Bolt on)Jul 13th
Aug 31st
Oct 11th
Nov 16th
Dec 21st
-2.5 hr
First Aid at Work Course +FJul 10-12th
Aug 28-30th
Oct 22-24th
Nov 13-15th
Dec 18-20th
-23 hr

Forestry and Arboriculture Training Fund Courses

If you live or work in England, you can apply for funding to cover the full cost of short, practical training courses from the Forestry and Arboriculture Training Fund. The Training Fund courses that we offer can be found below.

Funding is available for people considering a change of career, or seeking to build and diversify their skills in forestry and arboriculture skills and who want to undertake a forestry-related or arboriculture-related training course.

Please refer to the Forestry Commission website page for the full list of which courses are available through the fund: https://www.forestryandarbtrainingfund.co.uk/

For more information about the grant scheme, please visit the forestry training fund website.


Latest Update:

21/05/2024: We’ve been advised that there is a new funding pot for people to submit grant applications against. This funding pot will be opened for applications later this year (summer 2024).

People who had already submitted a grant claim but had their claim put “on hold” will be contacted by the Forestry and Arboriculture Training Fund soon with regards to their claim and possible training course dates.

When we find out more, we’ll update this page.


The Training Fund courses that we offer through the grant fund can be found below.


Below you'll find details of our suite of +F first aid courses. Simply click on the course title to visit the specific course information and booking page.
Online/Classroom: Some of our courses have online pre-leaning to undertake before the classroom session. When there is a combination of Online and Classroom hours, the online learning must be completed before the classroom session (i.e. pre-learning). Classroom hours include for lunch & coffee breaks.
First aid - Outdoors:Available Dates:OnlineClassroom
Emergency First Aid at Work +FJun 18th
Aug 20th
Oct 29th
Dec 17th
-8.5 hr
First Aid +F (Bolt on)Jul 13th
Aug 31st
Oct 11th
Nov 16th
Dec 21st
-2.5 hr
First Aid at Work Course +FJul 10-12th
Aug 28-30th
Oct 22-24th
Nov 13-15th
Dec 18-20th
-23 hr

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