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Devon Association of Smallholders

Training and Courses

Courses are only available to members. Non-members should join DASH by following this link. If your membership has lapsed you can renew here.

Please email training@devonsmallholders.co.uk if you need to discuss course requirements.

Please note: If for any reason you need to cancel your place on a course, 2 weeks notice prior to the course date will be required to receive a full refund.  If you have reserved a place, please make sure we receive payment 3 weeks before the course (6 weeks for non-members).

Current Courses

726-114 Towing Training Details
Please ask for dates. £65 - £630 depending on what is required

916-64 An Introduction to Keeping Sheep Details
Sunday 10th November (10am - 5/5.30pm) £70

946-11 Chainsaw Competence Details
Thursday 14th November and Friday 15th November (9am PROMPT - 4pm) £235 price includes NPTC certification

925-124 Introduction to Setting up and Running Holiday Accommodation Details
Sunday 17th November (11am - 4.30pm) £70

926-124 Introduction to Setting up and Running Holiday Accommodation Details
Sunday 15th December (11am - 4.30pm) £70

947-11 Chainsaw Competence Details
Monday 16th December and Tuesday 17th December (9am PROMPT - 4pm) £235 price includes NPTC certification

957-64 An Introduction to Keeping Sheep Details
Sunday 12th January 2020 (10am - 5/5.30pm) £70

954-11 Chainsaw Competence Details
Tuesday 14th January and Wednesday 15th January 2020 (9am PROMPT - 4pm) £235 price includes NPTC certification

958-96 Lambing for beginners Details
Sunday 26th January 2020 (10am - 5/5.30pm) £70

955-11 Chainsaw Competence Details
Thursday 20th February and Friday 21st February 2020 (9am PROMPT - 4pm) £235 price includes NPTC certification

953-134 Smallholding 'Taster' Course Details
Saturday 29th February 2020 (10am - 1pm) £26

959-137 An Introduction to Keeping CATTLE *(NEW COURSE FOR 2020) Details
Saturday 7th March 2020 (10am - 4pm) £70

956-11 Chainsaw Competence Details
Thursday 19th March and Friday 20th March 2020 (9am PROMPT - 4pm) £235 price includes NPTC certification

960-20 Poultry Keeping for Beginners Details
Saturday 21st March 2020 (10am - 4pm) £70

961-136 Introduction to Keeping Sheep & Goats *(NEW COURSE for 2020) Details
Sunday 29th March 2020 (10am - 4pm) £70

962-96 Lambing for beginners Details
Sunday 5th April 2020 (10am - 5/5.30pm) £70

963-64 An Introduction to Keeping Sheep Details
Sunday 26th April 2020 (10am - 5/5.30pm) £70

964-73 Incubation Details
Saturday 9th May 2020 (10am - 4pm) £70

950-117 Introduction to Permaculture Details
Friday 22nd May to Sunday 24th May 2020 £170

965-47 Tractor & Machinery Maintenance Details
Saturday 23rd May 2020 (10am - 4pm) £70

951-117 Introduction to Permaculture Details
Friday 12th June to Sunday 14th June 2020 £170

966-74 Land Management Details
Sunday 14th June 2020 (10am - 4pm) £70

967-20 Poultry Keeping for Beginners Details
Saturday 11th July 2020 (10am - 4pm) £70

952-117 Introduction to Permaculture Details
Friday 17th July to Sunday 19th July 2020 £170

968-20 Poultry Keeping for Beginners Details
Saturday 3rd October 2020 (10am - 4pm) £70

969-64 An Introduction to Keeping Sheep Details
Sunday 18th October 2020 (10am - 5/5.30pm) £70

Pay by faster payments:
Bank Account Name: DASH
Bank Account Number: 31351460
Bank Sort Code: 77-09-21
Bank: Lloyds
Reference: your membership
number and course number

Cheques can be sent to:
DASH Training
Higher Worthygate
Horns Cross
Bideford
EX39 5EA
Make cheques payable to Devon Association of Smallholders



To book your place on a course please email to check availability. training@devonsmallholders.co.uk

Please note: If for any reason you need to cancel your place on a course, 2 weeks notice prior to the course date will be required to receive a full refund. If you have reserved a place, please make sure we receive payment 3 weeks before the course (6 weeks for non-members). Thank you.

Most of our courses are aimed at adults and are quite intensive, so they are not aimed at children. If you would like to bring a child on a course please discuss it with the training manager before booking. It is assumed that bookings you make are for adults. Only people who have paid the course fee are allowed at the training venue. Do not bring pets or other animals to the training venue unless you are required to do so as part of the course. Most venues are working smallholdings and dogs or other animals (even if left in your car) are disruptive and compromise biosecurity.