Silviculture & Fire-Fighting Courses

Courses focusing on the Silviculture side of Forestry starting from Marking for Pitting, Pitting and Planting, Weed Control, Coppice Reduction, the use of Brushcutters, Clearing Saws and Mechanised Pole Pruners for Pruning and 2nd Coppice Reduction.

The use of modern equipment in Silviculture is also catered for as times progress with Planting Trailers and MPAT Pitting Excavators already in use, Further focus is then placed on protection of your crops with all aspects of Fire Fighting covered from Basic Fire-Fighting, Airstrip Crews, Prototeam, Crew Leaders and also the added use of Blowers in Fire Management.

Silviculture:

  • Marking for Pitting
  • Pitting
  • Planting
  • Chemical Weed Control (Knapsack Sprayers)
  • Coppice Reduction
  • Brushcutter Operator
  • Clearing Saw Operator
  • Pole Pruner Operator

PLEASE NOTE: We are not a college. All training courses take place at the location of your existing operation.

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Mechanised Silviculture:

  • ANCO Planting Trailer
  • Silviculture Machine Operators
  • MPAT Operators

PLEASE NOTE: We are not a college. All training courses take place at the location of your existing operation.

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Fire-Fighting

  • Airstrip Crew
  • Basic Fire-Fighting (Forestry Workers)
  • Basic Fire-Fighting (Industrial)
  • Blower Operator (Fire-Protection)
  • Fire-Fighting for Crew leaders
  • Fire-Tender Driver
  • Forestry Prototeam
  • Lookout Guards

PLEASE NOTE: We are not a college. All training courses take place at the location of your existing operation.

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Contact Us:

Our Address:

(By appointment only)

16 Pretorius Street, Piet Retief, Mpumalanga, 2380

GPS: 26°59'45.5"S 30°48'13.8"E