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Focus on Forestry First

A project funded by the Welsh Assembly and the European Union for businesses in the Forestry, Trees and Timber sector in Wales.

Funding for training ended on 30th June 2015.

There is a wealth of information on their website; you can also see further information on the proposed next project http://www.focusonforestryfirst.co.uk/

For further information on future projects within Wales please email info@focusonforestryfirst.co.uk

Farming Connect

Farming Connect provides Farm and Forestry Businesses in Wales with one-to-one support, advice, guidance, funding, events and training.
The new enhanced programme is providing support which is transforming the business prospects of thousands of farmers and foresters.

To benefit from all that’s now on offer, you will need to check the eligibility criteria and register for the new programme.
Individuals registered under the previous programme will need to re-register.

For those already registered with FC who would like to apply for funding for training future Application Window dates are as follows:

  • Monday 5th February - Friday 2nd March 2018
  • Monday 4th - Friday 29th June 2018
  • Monday 1st - Friday 26th October 2018

For further information on Farming Connect please visit https://businesswales.gov.wales/farmingconnect/



The Redundancy Action Scheme (ReAct) is a programme of funding for training provided by the Welsh Government for people living in Wales who are facing redundancy.

You can receive a training award of up to £1500 to help you get the skills you need to land a job. You can train while you are job hunting or you can go on ocurses to get the skills you need even if you plan to become self employed eventually.

For futher information on this funding please visit http://www.careerswales.com/en/jobs-and-training/unemployment-and-redundancy/coping-with-redundancy/