Ignite Managing Woods for Woodfuel

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Where: Anglers Country Park
When: 27/10/2016 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Developed by foresters with practical hands-on knowledge of woodland management and woodfuel production and supply, this course focuses on planting, managing and harvesting woodlands for use as woodfuel.  What timber is suited to what type of woodfuel (logs or woodchip), assessing woodlands, measuring timber, harvesting, extraction, conversion and the economic modelling of timber harvesting and woodfuel conversion are covered in this one day course.  Compliance with the sustainability requirements for fuel supplied to systems receiving RHI payments is a key feature of all our Ignite courses.  A Lantra Awards certificate of attendance is issued upon completion of the course.

A full Course Outline is available here.

Cost:  £150+VAT *

*  Members of Woodsure, the Wood Heat Association and the Confor Woodfuel Suppliers Group can take advantage of a 10% discount on course fees – just let us know at time of booking.

Price includes all course materials, handbooks, refreshments, lunch, Lantra registration and certification fees.

To book onto this course, please complete the Course Booking Form here or contact Erica Spencer on 01765 609355 –


The Grown in Britain Standard (and its Requirements for Auditing Licence Applicants and Holders)

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Where: Cumbria Local Enterprise Centre
When: 11/11/2016 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
The aim of this course is to provide potential applicants and auditors of the Grown in Britain Standard with an introduction to the Standard, its general requirements and the different categories of the licence and how these should be complied with and audited against the Standard.
At the end of the course, attendees should be able to:
  • Know the main components of the Standard and the four key elements – UK provenance, legally felled, from sustainably managed forests and with an effective chain of custody for inputs and outputs.
  • Have an understanding of forest policy and regulation in the UK.
  • Have an understanding of how forests are sustainably managed, and what systems are in place to evidence this, and how they relate to the two Standards – Grown in Britain (GiB) and Grown in Britain Woodland (GiB-W).
  • Understand the definitions of “legal” and “sustainable” in the context of the two Standards.
  • Have an understanding of the processes involved in chain of custody for inputs and outputs.
  • Know how an application can be made to the Standard and under which category – Forest, Forest Product, Supplier, Legal Only, + Recycled Content and Woodfuel.
  • Know the General Requirements of the two Standards.
  • Understand what is required in terms of record keeping by licence holders in order to maintain compliance with the two Standards.
  • Understand the requirements of label use and branding compliance.
  • Be aware of biosecurity issues and control measures and health and safety.
The full course programme is available here.
The cost of the course is £210+VAT which includes course handbook, refreshments and lunch.  To book a place, please complete the Booking Form here, or contact Erica on 01765 609355 or by e-mail to

Date/Time Event
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Ignite Managing Woods for Woodfuel
Anglers Country Park, Wakefield, West Yorkshire,
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Grown in Britain Standard (and its Requirements for Auditing Licence Applicants and Holders)
Cumbria Local Enterprise Centre, Penrith, Cumbria,