JUNE WINDOW OPEN – FARMING CONNECT FUNDING.

THE JUNE FARMING CONNECT FUNDING APPLICATION WINDOW IS NOW OPEN.

APPLY NOW FOR AUTUMN TRAINING

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You can apply for 3 courses a year, and only one can be machinery and vehicles. The June window is the last of this funding year, the next year opens in September with an October window. If you apply for a machinery and equipment course now in June, you can apply for another in October. Similarly you can apply for 3 in June, and then you will have the choice of another 3 then from October on.

Complete your online PDP (Personal Development Plan). We can assist you with this, you are welcome to arrange an appointment, or we can assist you with our help guides, or talk you through it on the phone. There are PDP CLINICS being held with Farming Connect staff all over Wales, check the website https://businesswales.gov.wales/farmingconnect/training for your local officer details and these clinics.

SOUTH WALES- PESTICIDES TRAINING

Apply in June for

Level 2 award in the safe use of pesticides- boom sprayer (PA1 & PA2)

Course running Sept 12th and 13th / 12th and 14th .

RODENTICIDES – RAT POISON New “stewardship conditions“will appear on labels of rodenticides, requiring those that purchase and use them have been on an approved Training course. These labels are being introduced from April 2016, and Training will be a requirement for users from June 1st 2016 . BUT, as an interim measure, if you are member of a farm assurance scheme, FAWL, Red Tractor, that membership will permit you to purchase and use these products until the end of December 2017.So Training needs to be undertaken by December 2017 if you wish to use Rodenticides on the Farm. Lantra Awards has a new course that is recognised as an approved Training course by CRRU- Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use. Cost is £165 plus vat

We will have a programme of dates and venues all over Wales in the autumn and winter- apply now

These dates are arranged, we will be adding more as approvals come in.

DATE COURSE AREA COST
WED 7TH SEPT Developing people to perform RHAYADER £150
THURS 8TH SEPT Financial Recording and VAT. DENBIGH £150
FRI 9TH SEPT Understanding and Using your accounts BUILTH WELLS £150
WED 14TH SEPT Marketing Your Business. BUILTH WELLS £150
THURS 15TH SEPT Understanding and Using your accounts LLANRWST £150
WED 21st SEPT Business planning and development BUILTH WELLS £150
THURS 22nd SEPT Responsible and effective Control of Commensal Rodents BUILTH WELLS £165
WED 5TH OCT 7-10PM Financial Recording and Vat –part1 BALA £150
THURS 6TH OCT Responsible and effective Control of Commensal Rodents BALA £165
WED 19TH OCT7-10PM Financial Recording and Vat –part 2 BALA ——
THURS 20TH OCT Marketing your business. BALA £150
November –Jan Responsible and effective Control of Commensal Rodents TONYPANDY, BRIDGEND, GOWER, CARMARTHEN, USK,

BRECON, LLANDEILO

£165

To attend these courses, you must APPLY FOR FUNDING IN JUNE WINDOW. The cost shown is before VAT. Vat is applicable, but the cost on the funding form is as above.

www.simplythebesttc.co.uk Tel 01443 670267 office@simplythebesttc.co.uk

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GLAMORGAN YFC RALLY DAY – JUNE 11TH pitcot farm cf32 0te

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CALLING ALL YOUNG FARMERS, AND MAMS AND DADS .

  • Have you registered for Farming Connect (since 0ct 15)
  • Started your Personal Development plan yet?
  • Will you be at Rally Day?
  • Simply The Best Training have a stand at rally day, the Farming Connect funding window is open in June, so we will be there to assist you in completing your personal development plans in order to access training.
  • REGISTERED? Bring your CON number and password with you.
  • NOT REGISTERED? RING 08456 000813  and Provide an e mail address for all the family members that will want to apply. (each person has to have a different e mail address). You will receive a CON number and password before rally day, bring them with you.
  • There is different eligibility now which means that forestry businesses, smallholders with more than 3 ha, and some contractors will now qualify.
  • We are guessing that most members will be busy all day, but for mams and dads that are chauffeuring, watching, stewarding etc, come and have a chat and get your PDP started.
  • Simply the Best is sponsoring ATV training for non – farming members of Glamorgan YFC .
  • We are also running dates for Welfare of Animals in Transit Tests on a weekend- half price to all paid up members, and mams and dads.
  • ALSO –We will be running a food hygiene course on a weekend after the rally. Open to members, mams and dads etc. Open course. Details on stand.
  • The June window is the last of the “funding year”. You are allowed 3 courses a year, only one of which can be from machinery section. So you can apply for a machinery course now, and then another in October, which is first window of the next funding year. Don’t miss it !
  •   www.simplythebesttc.co.uk Tel 01443 670267