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ACCESS TO CROFTING TOOLKIT COURSES
A classroom-based introduction to Scottish agriculture directly related to crofters and smallholders. Peer to peer support and a face to face training weekend with industry experts to give you a step up to starting out in crofting, taking on a croft or just to update your knowledge.
All our Access to Crofting Toolkit Courses cost £70 per person.
- MORAY - The Station Hotel, Rothes: 2 day course, 17th and 18th November 2018. FULLY BOOKED
- ACHILTIBUIE, ROSS-SHIRE - Coigach Community Hall, Achiltibuie: 2 day course, 3rd and 4th November 2018. Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape Partnership Scheme can offer free places to residents and/or crofters from Coigach & Assynt.
Two more ACT courses planned, one in Skye (March 2019) and one near Inverness (April 2019) dates and venues to be confirmed - register your interest for ACT today!!
BITESIZE SKILLS COURSES
A hands-on range of one day bite-sized skills courses for the croft, from fencing to fleece and everything in between, across the Highlands and Islands.
ARGYLL : Cost £40 per person unless otherwise stated
- Strained Wire Fencing: Saturday 3rd November 2018, Isle of Lismore FULLY BOOKED
Plus MORE COURSES COMING SOON … in Assynt and Caithness
PRINCE’S COUNTRYSIDE FUND - ADDED VALUE COURSES
No courses planned at present
TOWNSHIP DEVELOPMENT TRAINING
The Scottish Crofting Federation are delighted to facilitate these part-funded development events for crofting townships, interest groups and grazings committees. If you are part of such a group and would like to access this support please get in touch to find out more!
Croft Visits, Visiting Speakers and Demo Days at your convenience!
Our training is available for aspiring, new and existing crofters and open to anyone with an interest in learning more about rural skills and crofting. Our courses are aimed at people interested in developing knowledge and skills in crofting, both for new entrants and to support existing crofters in best practice and improving performance.