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Devon Association of Smallholders

Mark Isted

I was originally trained at Merrist Wood college in Surrey. After running a successful tree surgery company for many years in Hampshire, I gained my teaching and professional qualification's. I have since instructed at Merrist Wood College, Sparsholt college and Bicton college.

Mark Isted Training, was established in 1994 Initially offering training for FASTCO. Now all training is under the control of LANTRA and assessments are run through the National Proficiency Test Council (NPTC). I am qualified to train and assess all the Forestry and Arboricultural NPTC skill units and all associated machinery.

I have offered members of DASH the chance to gain a LANTRA basic chainsaw certificate for several years, with great success But if you require a more professional level qualification then please visit my website www.markistedtraining.co.uk or phone me on 01626332376.