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Whether you’re looking for a fun way to explore new skills or need some serious sector skills training, we have the package for you.

Green Angels – Free Introduction Course

Our team is delighted to offer this initiative delivered in partnership with The Land Trust. It’s a great way to enhance the skills of those looking to get more involved in their environment, or for those already active with a community group involved in conservation work. We deliver these courses over 6 weeks, one day each week and cover a broad range of useful topics at an introductory level.  By the close, participants have learnt new skills, built confidence to get more engaged and made good local connections.   Many go on to support local groups, explore a career in the sector or take on more courses.

These FREE environmental courses are open to everyone over the age of 18 and cover subjects such as wildlife conservation, landscaping, environmental education and horticulture. These courses are a unique opportunity to combine learning with practical hands-on experience. 

For an application form or for more information please contact us on 01302 388832 or by email at

Practical Skills – Community-based short courses

Want to know how to manage hedges, ponds or woodland, looking to learn how to build steps, fences or bridges? Just have an interest in practical skills and would like to know more about heritage skills such as hedge laying or dry stone walling? Take a look at our short course programme.

Using expert trainers and working on real world examples our respected short course programme enables you to spend a day with specialist tutors getting hands on and learning a new skill. Courses are free or low cost and take place all over South Yorkshire. 

Most courses last only a day (6 hours), but at the end you’ll have learnt a new skill and have the confidence to take on new projects of your own.  We’re passionate about people getting out to care for the countryside and have for almost 60 years been passing on these time honored skills. Be part of something special and learn how to protect our valuable countryside.

Courses are booked through Eventbrite. For details of upcoming courses see below [coming soon]

Sector Skills – Professional courses

TCV have long been a great venue for acquiring some of the specific practical skills vital for careers in the environmental sector. TCV now host a range of short courses in South Yorkshire aimed at the professionals and land managers. Courses run through the year covering topics such as chainsaw, brush cutters, off-road driving, winches and more. Prices for courses vary and details can be found on our Eventbrite page [coming soon].