Training and Development

Training For All

People are at the heart of the work we do and training and development empower individuals to create real change in the work they do and the decisions they make. With partners, we identify skills and knowledge gaps in the woodland sector and develop bespoke courses to up-skill professionals. We use innovative and flexible training tools to develop content and delivery methods that are appropriate to the audience and will make a real impact.

Canopy Learning allows individuals and organisations to engage with the latest high-quality online training for the woodland sector.

Ground Preparation for Woodland Creation

Ancient Woodland Restoration Training

Woods into Management Introductory Course

How can Canopy Learning benefit your organisation?

Online training provides a dynamic and diverse learning experience and is critical to educating at scale. While there will always be a need for practical, in-person training, the ability to reach large audiences regardless of location is invaluable.

"This is a new era for training in the forestry sector, we've dabbledin distance learning but it's time to up our game. CanopyLearning represents a step-change in how we approachtraining and how we can deliver quality education at scale"

Neville Elstone (Director, Cumbria Woodlands)

Why Online Training?

  • allows individuals to work around busy schedules
  • reaches larger audiences
  • reduces barriers to participation and engagement
  • mitigates against Covid restrictions
  • cost-effective
  • allows in-person training to focus on practical elements

We can develop tailored training that is developed to meet your requirements. This can be done efficiently, and target the exact needs of the audience either as a stand-alone course or training to support practical skill development.

"Canopy Learning means we can get the right training directly to the right people – it’s a game-changer for us and everyone in the forestry and allied sectors can benefit from it."Carrie Hedges, (Course Author, Cumbria Woodlands)

How does it work?

  • Video segments presented by industry professionals
  • Audio interviews with experts
  • Case studies to bring context to the theory
  • Written content with diagrams and resources
  • Sense checking questions to cement understanding
  • Tutor support within Canopy Learning
  • Opportunity for discussion groups within the cohort
  • Webinars

Sample Training Video

Take a look at one of the video segments from our Ancient Woodland Restoration Continuing Professional Development course

These videos are used to introduce and explain themes and ideas within the course which are then built on with further content, questions and discussion.

The high production values and use of respected professionals give quality and weight to the learning on offer.

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