Focus on Forestry First are holding five “Welcome Events” to launch a new project – Forestry Focused Future.

These events are for previous & potential beneficiaries and are designed to introduce the project and the new opportunities the funding brings for Welsh businesses within the trees & timber sector.

FFF Ltd will be inviting businesses to register on to the new project at these events

Builth Wells 21/03/2018 (Venue TBC)
Carmarthen 22/03/2018 (Venue TBC)
Merthyr Tydfil 23/03/2018, Orbit Business Centre
Glynllifon 26/03/2018, Coleg Meiron Dwyfor Glynllifon
Llangollen 27/03/2018, Llangollen Pavillion

Please visit their website for booking information.

More about the project:

Forestry Focused Future has been created to provide support and promote business development and sustainability in the trees and timber sector.

The project will concentrate on fostering knowledge transfer and innovation through skills and learning, leading to increased competitiveness and sustainability. The aim is to enable the trees and timber businesses of Wales to thrive and look forward to a more secure future. This project will focus on six key branches –
• Training Needs Planning & Information Hub
Administration staff available to help business draw up their training plans.
The hub will collate all knowledge transfer content that we deliver & make it freely available on the web. This library will include any other additional material identified as useful by the sector.
• Skills Development
Funding for Training courses identified in the training plan which is secured through a training agreement.
• Knowledge Transfer
Events to raise the knowledge around the skills of the sector to improve the quality of the workforce.
• Mentoring
Training delivered by an appointed mentor at work for businesses who have identified specific in-house needs.
• Professional Pathways
Providing a supported route for operators within the sector to identify & achieve higher level qualifications – level 3 / 4 diplomas etc.
• Innovative Training
Identifying gaps in the current training available and working with industry experts to create training courses & materials to fill these gaps.’


Event details

Date: 21/03/2018 - 27/03/2018

Time: All Day