End of Ceredigion Training Course

Written by Tir Coed / Thursday 26 April 2018

The course began with 10 enthusiastic participants eager to learn more about sustainable management with two equally enthusiastic tutors, Rob Smith and Cath Rigler and the positive influence of Peer Mentor, Polly. As part of the sustainable woodland management there was a focus on managing woodlands for people and wildlife and wood processing.

At the end of the course, we look back at all the great work that has been completed by the participants, and what they’ve achieved as a result of the course. Of the 7 who completed the course all 7 have gained accreditation. One of the participants was unable to complete the course as he had found a job during this time and as a result of the course, two participants are hoping to sell their craft product at Ceredigion Museum, and one has been offered a volunteer placement with the National Trust in Llanarchaeron.

As well as gaining accreditation, all participants have personally developed. All have thoroughly enjoyed the course and have been really committed even though they’ve been faced with extreme weather conditions. They have been working in the wind, rain, cold, and snow but on the final day of the course, they were blessed with sunshine and warm temperatures.

They’ve gained confidence and self-esteem, created friendships, gained new practical skills, have a better understanding of woodland management and have been part of a team.



Congratulations to everyone and we wish you all the best of luck in your personal and professional progression.