• Christmas Break 2022
    The Lynher Training office will be closed from 5pm on the 16th December 2022 and will reopen on the 5th January 2023. As always we would like to thank all our customers, assessors and office team for their continued business and support. The Lynher Training team wish everyone a buoyant […]
  • Covid Statement – June 2022
    From June 1st 2022 We will no longer ask you to wear a face mask, except, as a courtesy to others in more crowded areas.Please try to maintain a ‘safe’ distance to your instructor and to other attendees.Allow enough ‘personal space’ so that everyone feels comfortable and safe. Although the majority […]
  • Covid statement April 2022
    Dear Customer, Thank you for your continued support during this time. From April 1st  the Government have issued new guidelines about ‘next steps for living with COVID’. The government’s message: The population now has much stronger protection against COVID-19 than at any other point in the pandemic. This means we can […]
  • Covid Statement January 2022
    Customer Statement about Training and Assessments January 2022 onwards Changes to the customer statement since last update. Summary – If you are attending one of courses, training or assessments: Please ensure that you: Bring a face mask and wear indoors unless seated by us (we aim for 2m) Always maintain 2 […]
  • Christmas Holidays 2021
    The Lynher Training office will be closed from 5pm on the 17th December and will reopen on the 4th January 2021. As always we would like to thank all our customers, assessors and office team for their continued support through another unpredictable year. We hope that you have all managed […]
  • Covid Statement December 2021
    Message to our customers: Dear Customer Following the announcement of ‘Plan B’ rules on the 8th December 2021: This message is to inform you that we will maintain our current high-level guidance, for those attending training with us, for the following reasons: Not everyone has yet been fully vaccinated Cases of coronavirus […]
  • Arb Courses in Warwickshire!
    Lynher Training can now offer a limited range of Lantra and NPTC courses in Warwickshire (between Solihull and Stratford-upon-Avon). Courses available include Lantra Basic Tree Inspection, Lantra Professional Tree Inspection, Highway Tree Inspection, Manual Handling, Emergency First Aid at Work, Utility Arboriculture UA1 (Electrical Awareness)…and more. Current courses scheduled include:Lantra […]
  • Covid-19 Lockdown 2021 Statement
    Customer Statement about Training and Assessments During Covid-19 Lockdown 2021 Once again, we are in a position where we need to make difficult decisions about which courses to postpone, and to make special provision to run training and assessments for essential workers. Our view is that due to the alarming […]
  • 4 x Apprentice Vacancies
    Plymouth City Council are recruiting 2 x Arborist and 2 x Horticulture Apprentices. Application deadline 3rd Jan 2021. Find the details here>
  • Christmas 2020
    The Lynher Training office will be closed from 5pm on the 18th December and will reopen on the 4th January 2021. Even more so this year we would like to thank all our customers, assessors and office team for their continued support. We hope that you have all managed to […]
  • Our Covid Policy – Nov 5th
    Lynher Training Ltd. Covid-19 Instructions for those attending Training courses and Assessments from 5th November 2020. (https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus) (Please note important changes and additions to the September update: See FACE – Use of Facemasks indoors See SPACE – Use of Covid clothing stickers  IMPORTANT REMINDER about Face mask Exemptions IT WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTABLE TO […]
  • Update – 22 September 2020 Booking and Attending courses with us
    Coronavirus (Covid-19) Lynher Training Ltd – UPDATE Additional Measures from 22nd September 2020.Booking a CourseAttending a Course A Message to our Customers booking/ booked on our courses: The government has, on the 22nd September, announced further national measures to address rising cases of coronavirus in England. For full details see: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-covid-19-what-has-changed-22-september The […]
  • Courses now being scheduled – update 18th June
    Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Customer Statement. Lynher training Ltd   Updated June 18th 2020 Guidance for people attending Training courses. We have now started limited delivery of training and assessments, and plan to return to full service from July 13th. In order to maintain high standards of delivery for you, our customers during […]
  • An update message for our customers: 26th May 2020
    Firstly, thank you for your patience during this very strange and difficult time. This is a message to let you know our plans as of today, 26th May 2020.As you will be aware, all of our scheduled training was put on hold until the end of May, when we went […]
  • Coronavirus – as of 23rd March 2020
    To all our customers: With regret, from Monday March 23rd all courses are postponed until further notice due to the escalating COVID 19 pandemic. We will re-instate all courses as soon as we are advised it is safe to do so and we will contact everyone who is currently booked on […]
  • Coronavirus – Advice for Customers
    Lynher Training Limited March 13th 2020 + UPDATE March 20th 2020 – see end of document Guidance for people attending Training courses. With the situation around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak evolving on a daily basis, we wanted to let you know the measures Lynher Training Limited is taking to minimise […]
  • Christmas Holiday 2019
    The Lynher Training office will be closed from the end of Wednesday 18th December 2019 and will reopen on Monday 6th January 2020. Thank you to all our customers for training and developing their skills with us this year and we look forward to working with you in the next. […]
  • A new programme – Introduction to Trees
    A new course programme called “Introduction to Trees” will start in January 2019. It will consist of 12 monthly evening sessions at the Life Centre in Plymouth (Central Park). Find out more here>
  • We are a Rural Business Awards Finalist!
    Lynher Training has been shortlisted in the South West Best Rural Education or Training Business category of the Rural Business Awards 2018/19 The Rural Business Awards were established in late 2014 by Jemma Clifford and Anna Price – two business owners who work in rural Leicestershire. The first Awards were […]
  • Lantra Level 2 in Work based Fencing
    Lynher Training can now provide the Lantra Level 2 in Work based Fencing which enables learners to apply for their FISSS/CSCS card. This Lantra Awards qualification has been developed in conjunction with the Fencing Industry Skills Scheme (FISS) and Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) who work in partnership. The joint […]
    IMPORTANT UPDATE ON CLIMBING EQUIPMENT: NPTC City & Guilds have issued the following directive to all Climbing Assessors: “Tree Climbing Equipment – LOLER In order for aerial assessments to commence, candidates must provide evidence that the equipment to be used is fit for purpose and LOLER compliant. This means that […]
  • Proof of Identity
    To comply with the initiatives set by the Government and Awarding Bodies we have to prove that we check all candidates identification prior to the commencement of any assessment. We accept a current passport, photo driving license or National Photo Identity card (ie. Forces or similar) along with a current […]
  • NPTC Assessment Centre Approval – 1 year on
    We’re now approaching our first year as an NPTC Assessment Centre and have done just short of 1,000 assessments covering a range of units including Chainsaw, Climbing and Aerial Chainsaw, Utility Arboriculture, Pesticides, Woodchipper, Strimmer and Animals in Transit. Many students have been assessed within 24hours of their training, most […]
  • NPTC Assessments ‘One-stop-shop’
    Lynher Training Ltd. is now officially registered as a City & Guilds NPTC assessment centre. This is great news as we can now book your assessments at the same time as your course. ‘Integrated Assessments’, such as felling over 380mm, will run seamlessly with the training and for courses with […]
  • English Woodland Grant Scheme
    The Forestry Commission for England has announced details of their English Woodland Grant Scheme for 2014 – for details visit their site http://www.forestry.gov.uk/ewgs
    Unfortunately, due to new rules and increased charges being made by the banks and building societies, from 1st August 2014, Lynher Training Ltd will have to implement a fee for card or cheque payments. These charges will be as follows: Cheques – £2 per cheque Credit Cards – 5% of […]
  • Lynher training are now accredited under the Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme for service personnel
    With immediate effect we can now offer the “Diploma in Work-based Trees and Timber” (NPTC Level 3) to anyone eligible for the ELCAS grant. Our scheme registration number is 4146 Learn more Click here for further details about the “Diploma in Work-based Trees and Timber” course. Click here for further […]
  • Chainsaw Qualifications News
    Lantra Awards and City and Guilds NPTC (previously known as Lantra and NPTC) have decided to end their current working arrangements of the past few years and go in direct competition with each other. Both organisations are launching a range of new and updated chainsaw courses. NPTC will offer an […]
  • Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme
    We are now accredited under the Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme for service personnel.
  • Chainsaw Certification
    This has been the most radical shakeup that we have seen in over 20 years of offering chainsaw training. Whilst we were thinking that a bit of competition may be healthy, it has just become downright confusing with over 80 different options between the two awarding bodies. The old CS […]