This course is a 1 day training course. A certificate of training will be issued following completion.

The aim of this course is to give you the tools to enable you to complete an environmental audit of your farm or land based business and identify where you can save resources, use Best Available Techniques, cut costs, plan for your waste and reduce waste and comply with new legislation.

Course sessions:

  • Understand the background to Environmental policy and legislation.
  • Understand your local Environment, resources, cycles, pollution and biodiversity
  • Understand business aspects, processes and impacts.
  • Understand the use of Best Available Techniques (BAT) and how we can apply these to your business.
  • Investigate impacts and remedial measures/ tools which can be used to reduce Environmental and Health and Safety impacts
  • Environmental audit of a fictional enterprise and use tools which can be of use to you in your own business.
  • Benchmarking of this enterprise against similar businesses to identify comparisons and lessons we can learn
  • Understand the requirements of Water Resources (Control of Agricultural Pollution) (Wales) Regulations 2021.
  • Understand Farm nutrient management plans
  • Understand farm risk maps 
  • Understand Green House Gases 
  • Understand Carbon footprint auditing, Carbon neutral and mitigation measures
  • Planning for the future of your business - SWOT analysis and action plans

Please note that the outline, duration and image for each course are a guide only. Please contact the training provider for more information.

From 1st September 2023, all applicants must complete the following mandatory e-learning module before applying for funding – Mandatory Unit: Fundamentals to a successful business

The following Training Providers are available to deliver this course:

Carter & Co Associates (Agriconnectors Training)

Contact name:
Lea Reed


Telephone number:
07790770839


Email address:
agriconnectorstraining@gmail.com 


Website address:
www.agriconnectors.co.uk


Postal address:
82 Lon Tanyrallt, Alltwen, Pontardawe, SA82 3AS


Area covered:
Mid, South and West Wales

CCW - Training Academy (Career Change Wales)

Contact name:

Harri Shuffley


Telephone number:
02921 156603


Email address:
harri@CareerChangeWales.co.uk


Website address:
www.careerchangewales.co.uk


Postal address:
2nd Floor, 5 - 7 Museum Place, Cardiff, CF10 3BD
 

Area covered:
All Wales

Grwp Llandrillo Menai

Contact name:
Dewi Williams


Telephone number:
01286 830261 - extension number: 8539


Email address:
dewiwilliams@gllm.ac.uk


Website address:
www.gllm.ac.uk


Postal address:
Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor Glynllifon, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL54 5DU


Area covered:
North Wales

Jimmy Hughes Training Services Ltd

Contact name:
Rachel Hughes


Telephone number:
01597 850080


Email address:
jhsltd@btinternet.com


Website address:
www.Jimmyhughesservices.co.uk


Postal address:
Dolswydd, Penybont, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5UB


Area covered:
All Wales

Really Pro Ltd

Contact name:
Kelly Monroe / David Lewis


Telephone number:
08448 707568


Email address:
kelly@reallypro.co.uk / david@reallypro.co.uk


Website address:
https://www.reallypro.co.uk/


Postal address:
8 Mansel Street, Carmarthen, SA31 1PX  20 High Street, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 2DA


Area covered:
Mid, South West and South East Wales

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