In-person course

Timber Measuring

Timber Measuring
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Description

The course is designed to provide woodland owners, managers, agents and contractors the ability to calculate accurately timber volumes in standing trees, woodland compartments and road side stacks.

You will learn:

- Measurements conventions
- Useful equipment
- Calculate the height and volume of a standing tree
- Stratification and sampling principles
- Yield class, Tariff and abbreviated tariff measurements
- Stack measurements

The course tutor will be Martin Hales

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Your course fee includes tuition, tools and equipment, materials, refreshments throughout the day, and lunch unless otherwise specified. All courses start promptly at 9.30 am (feel free to arrive from 9 for refreshments)

All information about accommodation is available through Shropshire tourism websites. You may be able to book online with some hotels.

We also have basic on-site accommodation. Limited camping and space for camper vans are also available to course participants, available only on request.

With more than 30 years experience of delivering courses and training, Small Woods courses have gained a reputation for high quality teaching and professionalism. Most courses take place at the well-equipped Green Wood Centre in Coalbrookdale, Telford. We have a range of indoor and outdoor teaching areas that provide a range of versatile spaces for our diverse range of courses.

We work in partnership with approved external providers to deliver courses across the UK. We expect all courses to meet the high standards that have been established over many years and to use only experienced professionals and woodland practitioners as tutors.

Small Woods strives to ensure the best quality learning experience by keeping course numbers low. Our courses, unless otherwise specified, are suitable for all levels of experience and ability. We have many years experience in enabling all groups to attend courses and will make every effort to ensure a satisfying experience for all.

We try and encourage car sharing and the use of public transport for participants on our courses. Please contact us if you need a lift or you are willing to offer a lift to someone else who is travelling here and the direction that you will be travelling. We can also offer to lifts to and from the train station. Please contact us if this is of interest to you.

Contact

Sonia at Small Woods Association
The Old Station
Station Road
Coalbrookdale, Telford
Shropshire
TF8 7DR

Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners

Price

£160

Duration

2 days (9:30am to 4:30pm)

Next

27th March 2021

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