TKF Chainsaw Training for the Uganda Conservation Foundation (UCF)

Tim’s Trip to Uganda November 2019

Company Blog

TKF Training with Uganda Wildlife Authority and UCF

TKF Chainsaw Training for the Uganda Conservation Foundation (UCF)

Last year TKF Training received an international request from Uganda for help with trees that were blocking road at the hands of elephants! The proud owner of TKF responded and here is Tim’s account of the trip and training provided: Chainsaw Training In Uganda from Nick Wilcox-Brown on Vimeo. “I recently received a strange request …

Read More

A Career in Arboriculture

Thinking about a career in Arboriculture? Here are some key points to consider and some useful links to help you decide whether Arboriculture is for you and if so which areas you might want to focus on. The Nature of the work Arboriculture involves, planting, preserving, protecting and felling trees and shrubs.  Areas you could …

Read More

Extensive forestry training now on offer at Holmfirth company thanks to a grant from South Pennines’ LEADER programme

Extensive forestry training now on offer at Holmfirth company thanks to a grant from South Pennines’ LEADER programme A specialist independent land-based training provider for the forestry industry and beyond will be able to extend its training provision thanks to new hi-spec equipment. T Kirk Forestry, of Holmfirth will take delivery of a Valtra Tractor …

Read More

Guide to getting Specialised Vehicle Driving Accreditation

Specialised Vehicle Driving Accreditation – Tips and Guidance Why do I need accreditation to drive special vehicles? Workers must be adequately trained and competent to carry out their job safely. The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 places general duties on employers and the self-employed. It may also negate your Public Liability Insurance if …

Read More

Guide to getting your Pesticides Certificate

Pesticides Training – Tips and Guidance Pesticides versus Herbicide……? People usually use the term “pesticides” to describe the spraying of any chemical over vegetation.  It is important at the outset to be clear on the difference between Pesticides and Herbicides.  Pesticides are chemical used to control insects, grubs or ‘pests’ which can harm or destroy …

Read More

Guide to HSE Compliance for Forestry and Conservation – FREE Download

It has never been more important for organisations in the Forestry and Conservation sector to be able to prove competency and proficiency, especially when dealing with the HSE. It is becoming a common issue to ensure men and women working in the areas of forestry and arboriculture are properly trained. It can be difficult to keep up to …

Read More