Two new series of AHDB stockman training courses are starting over the next fortnight.
Stockman Development Scheme course starts on Wednesday, January 31. This series of workshops, delivered by technical experts, covers production from service to slaughter. Focusing on basic knowledge and everyday tasks, it is suitable for individuals who are new to the industry or wish to refresh their knowledge.
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The next round of Stockman Plus courses, which aims to continue the technical development of pig unit staff, start on February 7.
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Courses are held in the following locations:
Uncle Henry’s, Grayingham, Lincs
Denny Bros, Kempson Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Sandburn Hall, Flaxton, York
Newbury Rugby Club, Monks Lane, Newbury
Gipsy Hill Hotel, Gipsy Hill Lane, Exeter
See the AHDB website, ‘skills and training’ section, for details. The full six-session course costs £210 + VAT for levy payers. If you prefer to attend on an ad hoc basis, individual sessions cost £35+VAT per session or . Email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 01904 771 212 to book.