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About the Course
Here’s another Award-Winning Course from Explore the Great Outdoors, Winners of the Best Woodland Courses 2019.
This one day charcoal making course is one of our most popular courses and will run from our Warminster site from 9.30am to 4pm.
The course fee is £55 per person.
This course is well suited for small woodland owners, community woodland groups and conservation groups or anybody interested in low-volume charcoal production.
The course will cover the following:
• The history of charcoal making
• Health safety
• Making charcoal using a small traditional Ring Kiln
• Making charcoal using 45 gallon oil drums
• Making Biochar using 45 gallon oil drums
• Bagging up the charcoal
• Marketing and selling charcoal
The kettle is always on for a hot drink. We will also provide crusty bread and homemade vegetable soup for lunch.
You will need to bring sturdy shoes or boots and wear suitable clothing for working outdoors.
Please take a look at our other course listings or our website for details of other courses that we run.
‘Pete is a great instructor, very knowledgeable and passionate. He came to a site that the project I work for was working on as part of a heritage skills training course for landowners. He was very professional and we got loads of great feedback.’ Jake Dunsmore Living Landscape.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All tools and materials are provided and no previous experience necessary.
The kettle is always on for hot drinks, which we will provide along biscuits. We will also provide crusty bread and homemade vegetable soup for lunch.
Pete is a great instructor, very knowledgeable and passionate. He came to a site that the project I work for was working on as part of a heritage skills training course for landowners. He was very professional and we got loads of great feedback.
Jake McAlister - - #16273
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