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Warwickshire Wildlife Trust – Free Course for Unemployed

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust is running a free course for people unemployed looking to upskill and return to work. Details below and attached in case it’s of any use to any of your service users.

Who’s it for?

Anyone over 18, currently unemployed and aiming to return to work, education or training who’d like to try something new or is in need of a boost!


A free 8 week (one day/week) course including:

  • An introduction to woodland management/conservation using hand tools such as loppers;
  • Bushcraft fire lighting using traditional methods and natural tinders;
  • Woodland crafts using hand tools such as bow saws, bushcraft knives and natural materials.

Embedded within the course, we work on and develop the soft skills required in the work place or education (eg team work, personal risk assessing, following guidelines, time keeping etc).


Hams Hall Environmental Studies Centre, Coleshill


The course begins on Friday 16th October for 8 consecutive Fridays, 11am – 3pm

Additional info…

Course registration prior to commencement is essential.

Hot drinks provided including cups however participants are welcome to bring their own mug from home.

Participants should bring their own lunch and snacks and dress for the weather – all sessions will be outdoors and only cancelled if it is unsafe (eg high winds)

Covid-19 safe handwashing facilities available; participants should bring their own hand sanitiser.

Toilets are available.

Free parking is available on Church Lane (B46 1GA via Lea Marston)

For more information contact

Rosie Charter 07796 380 771