FARMING CONNECT FUNDING WINDOW CLOSES 5PM FRI JAN 29TH

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The next window opens in April.

STB CLINIC- Personal Development Plans

Before accessing funding for training, you have to complete a Personal Development Plan –PDP. You are welcome to call up to STB offices at Caerlan Farm, so we can support you. You must be registered with FC SINCE October 2015.

MUST BE BEFORE THURS 28TH JAN, as Julie is out training Thursday and Friday.

When you register for Farming Connect, it will trigger a series of letters/communications which will be required to do your PDP. This is an online process, so :-

YOU MUST BRING THE FOLLOWING OR IT WILL BE A WASTED JOURNEY!

  • BAS number – for the business (First Letter)
  • PASSWORD – (for PDP – this will be in a separate letter)

 

                                           AND

  • CON number – for every person you registered
  • USERNAME – for every person you registered

 

 

Your (The Principal) CON number and Username will be on the first letter with the BAS number.

You may have just registered yourself – in which case it will be on the first letter, but if you registered other people in the business, they will each receive a CON number and Username, so please bring those as well.

SO PLEASE CHECK YOUR LETTERS NOW FOR:

BAS:

CON:

USERNAME:

PASSWORD:

 

 

BEFORE TRAVELLING!

 

We have attached a map and the postcode is CF40 1SN and we are at the dead end of a one mile part road, part track and the only address at this postcode.

CAERLAN FARM, (off pleasant view CF40 1SB)

PENRHIWFER, TONYPANDY, CF40 1SN. 01443 670267

Farming Connect STB Clinic PDPattch

Geoff, Julie, Nick and Katie .

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Intro to Agric Business Planning Fri 26th June

Still places available on this course at Lantra building Builth Wells this Friday 26th june 9.30 to 3.30

Subsidised by Lantra leadership and management programme by 70 % . normal price £225 plus vat, you pay just £67.50 plus vat ! free software for bookkeeping and management accounts.

 

 

Contact us, office@simplythebesttc.co.uk, Accountant1 or Lantra , Sarah.lewis@Lantra.co.uk

IMPORTANT- FARMING CONNECT FUNDING ACT NOW! Nov 28deadline

You have to have pre-approval before the training can take place and as the target for processing applications is 2 weeks, we would advise you to think ahead and put in applications promptly.

Dates of training do nothave to be put on form, so please don’t wait for date confirmation before you apply, as you may not get approval in time.

Make your application for funding in time; don’t miss out because you apply too late.

Also as this programme comes to an end in March 2015, any applications for training need to be in by NOV28 th for any training you intend to do up to March 2015. Funding rate currently 80%.

So, if you are interested in doing any training in autumn 2014, or up to march 2014 send in a pre- approval form as soon as possible , to ensure you have funding for the intended course in place.

The new programme will start April 2015, but we have no idea if training will be funded again, or at what rate.

GO TO OUR FARMING CONNECT PAGE TO
DOWNLOAD PRE APPROVAL FORMS

LANTRA QUALIFICATION MARKETING 8TH AUGUST

WE WERE RUNNING A ONE DAY MARKETING ON 8TH AUGUST IN ABERYSTWYTH , BUT DELEGATES ARE FROM SOUTH EAST WALES , SO WE HAVE MOVED THE VENUE TO

CAERLAN FARM , TONYPANDY CF40 1SN . 9.30 – 4PM

As it is 70 % funded at source – no pre approval, so if you want to come- great!

You are eligible if you are employed or self employed in an agric, equine, hortic , trees, etc, any of Lantra’s 17 industries in Wales

CALL THE OFFICETO BOOK- 01443 670267

MORE INFO BELOW.

 

NEED TO COMPLETE COURSES FOR YESS SCHEME?

WANT TO RETURN TO EMPLOYMENT?

WANT QUALIFICATIONS FOR YOUR CV?

WANT TO ENTER INTO RURAL RELATED EMPLOYMENT?

WANT TO MOVE YOUR OWN BUSINESS FORWARD?

WANT A CAREER IN LAND BASED INDUSTRIES?

NO TIME FOR COLLEGE?

THEN TALK TO US ABOUT GAINING A TAILOR MADE QUALIFICATION!

With a blend of learning days , self study and tutorial support, you can learn and gain qualifications that fit in with you and your life style – flexible and affordable.

AND NOW EVEN MORE AFFORDABLE IN 2014
Lantra Wales will fund 70% of the cost of the qualification – your land based business pays just 30% of the total cost. These are available in local venues all over Wales – also a brilliant networking and social opportunity.
You are eligible if you are employed or self employed in any one of Lantra’s 17 industries. So agric, Hortic, Equine, conservation etc

We make learning fun, enjoyable as well as developmental, Julie Thomas of STB is head of the delivery team.
With vast experience in the land based sector, we tailor our delivery to meet your specific needs – you won’t be disappointed.
Let us plant the seeds – you bring harvest home!
A yield of qualifications to equip you with the skills to drive your businesses forward.

FOR MORE INFO ,
FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW, OR CALL 01639 700388
http://www.callofthewild.co.uk/lantra-leadership-and-management-courses

The qualifications, times and dates of our open courses which should suit individuals are overleaf, and latest info is on Call of the wild website, link above.
Please register your interest for qualifications sales@callofthewild.co.uk, and we will be in touch to discuss dates and give you more info. For the 4 day courses, if you register your interest, we will be able to arrange local cohorts for you.

We are able to organise specific cohorts for organisations to suit the organisation’s needs , you can request the dates (weekends are available) and the areas, (minimum 6-8 on each cohort) Many things are possible, we have flexibility with our delivery model.
PLEASE ASK !
Lantra Awards Level 4 Award In Introduction to First Line Management in Landbased Settings (QCF) 600/8216/1
4 DAYS £300

Units
DAY 1 Leadership
DAY2 Team building
DAY 3 Problem solving/decision making
DAY 4 Change management

Lantra Awards Level 4 Award in Principles of leadership and management in a member-led organisation (QCF)
4 DAYS £300

Units
DAY 1 Leadership
DAY2 Team building
DAY 3 Problem solving/decision making
DAY 4 Structure of Member led Organisations , Present and Promote the MLO Dates
South wales cohort

North Wales, and mid Wales cohorts will be decided when we have 6 candidates in an area, and venues will be decided to be as local as possible
Lantra Awards Level 5 Award in Marketing Principles for Managers in Landbased Businesses (QCF)

1 DAY £165

8TH AUGUST CAERLAN FARM TONYPANDY

Lantra Awards Level 5 Award in Financial Awareness for Managers in a Landbased Business(QCF)

1 DAY £165

 

Lantra Awards Level 4 Award In the Principles of Corporate Governance in the Landbased Sector (QCF)

1 DAY £165

Lantra Awards Level 5 Award in Customer Relationship Management in a Landbased Business (QCF)
1 DAY £165

TBC

WE CAN TAILOR DELIVERY AND DATES FOR GROUPS ,
EG AN AGRISGOP GROUP WHO WANT MARKETING ,
OR A YFC COUNTY , OR ANY GROUPS OR FIRMS ELIGIBLE. Lantra Awards Level 5 Award in Recruitment and selection in a Landbased Business
1 DAY £165

CALL 01639 700388 or sales@callofthewild.co.uk to register an interest.
http://www.callofthewild.co.uk/lantra-leadership-and-management-courses
Questions on content? Ring Julie 01443 670267 or julie@simplythebesttc.co.uk

new lantra L&M QUALIFICATIONS

new lantra L&M QUALIFICATIONS

NEED TO COMPLETE COURSES FOR YESS SCHEME?

WANT TO RETURN TO EMPLOYMENT?

WANT QUALIFICATIONS FOR YOUR CV?

WANT TO ENTER INTO RURAL RELATED EMPLOYMENT?

WANT TO MOVE YOUR OWN BUSINESS FORWARD?

WANT A CAREER IN LAND BASED INDUSTRIES?

NO TIME FOR COLLEGE?

THEN TALK TO US ABOUT GAINING A TAILOR MADE QUALIFICATION!

With a blend of learning days , self study and tutorial support, you can learn and gain qualifications that fit in with you and your life style – flexible and affordable.

AND NOW EVEN MORE AFFORDABLE IN 2014
Lantra Wales will fund 70% of the cost of the qualification – your land based business pays just 30% of the total cost. These are available in local venues all over Wales – also a brilliant networking and social opportunity.
You are eligible if you are employed or self employed in any one of Lantra’s 17 industries. So agric, Hortic, Equine, conservation etc

We make learning fun, enjoyable as well as developmental, Julie Thomas of STB is head of the delivery team.
With vast experience in the land based sector, we tailor our delivery to meet your specific needs – you won’t be disappointed.
Let us plant the seeds – you bring harvest home!
A yield of qualifications to equip you with the skills to drive your businesses forward.

FOR MORE INFO ,
FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW, OR CALL 01639 700388
http://www.callofthewild.co.uk/lantra-leadership-and-management-courses

The qualifications, times and dates of our open courses which should suit individuals are overleaf, and latest info is on Call of the wild website, link above.
Please register your interest for qualifications sales@callofthewild.co.uk, and we will be in touch to discuss dates and give you more info. For the 4 day courses, if you register your interest, we will be able to arrange local cohorts for you.

We are able to organise specific cohorts for organisations to suit the organisation’s needs , you can request the dates (weekends are available) and the areas, (minimum 6-8 on each cohort) Many things are possible, we have flexibility with our delivery model.
PLEASE ASK !
Lantra Awards Level 4 Award In Introduction to First Line Management in Landbased Settings (QCF) 600/8216/1
4 DAYS £300

Units
DAY 1 Leadership
DAY2 Team building
DAY 3 Problem solving/decision making
DAY 4 Change management

Lantra Awards Level 4 Award in Principles of leadership and management in a member-led organisation (QCF)
4 DAYS £300

Units
DAY 1 Leadership
DAY2 Team building
DAY 3 Problem solving/decision making
DAY 4 Structure of Member led Organisations , Present and Promote the MLO Dates
South wales cohort

6th June, 27th June,4th July, 18th July

North Wales, and mid Wales cohorts will be decided when we have 6 candidates in an area, and venues will be decided to be as local as possible
Lantra Awards Level 5 Award in Marketing Principles for Managers in Landbased Businesses (QCF)

1 DAY £165

14TH MAY BALA
16TH MAY PEMBS
26TH JUNE MID WALES Lantra Awards Level 5 Award in Financial Awareness for Managers in a Landbased Business(QCF)

1 DAY £165

7TH MAY BALA
21ST MAY MID WALES
22ND MAY PEMBS Lantra Awards Level 4 Award In the Principles of Corporate Governance in the Landbased Sector (QCF)

1 DAY £165

9th JUNE PEMBS

Lantra Awards Level 5 Award in Customer Relationship Management in a Landbased Business (QCF)
1 DAY £165

TBC

WE CAN TAILOR DELIVERY AND DATES FOR GROUPS ,
EG AN AGRISGOP GROUP WHO WANT MARKETING ,
OR A YFC COUNTY , OR ANY GROUPS OR FIRMS ELIGIBLE. Lantra Awards Level 5 Award in Recruitment and selection in a Landbased Business
1 DAY £165

13TH JUNE PEMBS
OPEN COURSE DATES. MORE WILL BE ADDED IN JUNE.

CALL 01639 700388 or sales@callofthewild.co.uk to register an interest.
http://www.callofthewild.co.uk/lantra-leadership-and-management-courses
Questions on content? Ring Julie 01443 670267 or julie@simplythebesttc.co.uk

NEW COURSE -INTRO TO AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS PLANNING

       

INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURAL BASED BUSINESS PLANNING Course code CZAH43X

Lantra Awards accredited. Eligible for Farming Connect funding.

NEXT DATE SATURDAY 11TH FEB AT CAERLAN

Target Audience

  • YESS scheme entrants (To enable Yess entrants to implement, monitor , and evaluate against their entrant business plan.)
  • Entrants into farming
  • Farmers wishing to develop their business management skills.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course the trainee will be able to :

  • Define basic financial terminology to include P &L, overhead costs, variable costs, Balance sheet, cash flow, viability, cash needs, gross margins, benchmarking,
  • Identify examples of the above terms.
  • Analyse financial documents for examples.
  • Describe the difference between management accounts and tax accounting.
  • Set up a customised template of management accounts for the business
  • Identify recording in mgt accounts to assist Gross Margin analysis
  • Produce a Gross Margin from a set of Management Accounts
  • Identify sources of benchmarking information
  • Understand the need for cash flow projection and its link to viability
  • Use management tools for monitoring and evaluating performance

The emphasis on the course is to customise to their own farm, and systems.

The course is 1 day in length . Price per delegate £225 plus vat .Vat can be reclaimed by vat registered businesses, 80% Farming Connect funding eligible. We will employ both computer based and paper based resources, and handouts will available as hard copy as well as electronic. Clients will be encouraged to bring their own laptops, but not essential .

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

CHAINSAWS – SPACE FOR 2 , CROSS CUTTING AND MAINTENANCE

DECEMBER 5TH AND 6TH   we are running CHAINSAWS- CROSS CUTTING AND MAINTENANCE (Basic ticket )

We still have 2 spaces

FARMING CONNECT ELIGIBLE? 80% FUNDING AVAILABLE

SELF EMPLOYED? MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR SOME  FUNDING

Ring Nick for details- 01443 670267