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Hampshire County Council, 
Countryside Agency, Forestry Commission, Surrey County Council, West Sussex County Council and 
Sussex Downs Conservation Board

PROJECT BRIEF

Aims and Objectives                                                                 

To train new entrants to the green wood industry to satisfy the labour market demand.

To equip new entrants with the necessary skills to succeed as self employed workers.

To increase and enhance the area of in-cycle hazel coppice woodland to the benefit of the rural economy, landscape and ecological value of Hampshire and West Sussex.

Target group: Individuals aged 16 to 25 and 25 years plus, who have been unemployed for 6 months or more

Time scale: Start November 2000 and completion by the end of April 2001.

Location: The project area will be across the counties of Hampshire and West Sussex.

Method

Work Taster Day

Training Needs Analysis (TNA)

Training and Instructional days to include craft, technical and basic training, legislative and health & safety certification, Information Communication Technology, Business skills and personal effectiveness

Driving Lessons where necessary

Supervised Work Experience with Mentors

Training the trainers / mentors

Project Funding partners: Wessex Coppice Group, European Social Fund (Objective 3), Countryside Agency, Hampshire County Council, West Sussex County Council, Forestry Commission, FileNET Ltd, South East England Development Agency (SEEDA) & Sussex & Surrey Coppice Group

For more information contact Project Co-ordinator Mrs. Ellie Bolton