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Groundworker looking for work - Mid Wales

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Long time lurker here coming out of the woodwork.

Following a personal loss in May this year i have taken the summer off to be with my family and now the kids are back in school, and savings running out, it's time to begin thinking properly about work.

Up until May I operated as a sole trader carrying out landscaping and (mostly) "feet on the ground" tree work. My little business had been running successfully for 7 

years but priorities have now changed and am looking for a more 'employed' style of work.

I have experience in woodland management and forestry work, one long term contract I had has led to my wife and I taking on management responsibilities for a small privately owned wildlife reserve where we live on site and work in lieu of rent.

I am young, fit, reasonably sensible and always super keen to learn.



Relevant certifications

Clean driving licence + trailer entitlement

CS30, CS31 and trees over 380mm



I also have the following courses booked for 2018 and expect to acheive, 



arial rescue

arial cutting

windblown trees

I am also studying ABC level 2 arb and forestry.


I understand that's this may not be the place for finding work in mid wales but notice a few of you are from round here and may at least be able to point me in the right direction.



Edited by jackllew

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As I am going through a few months of experience building and various accreditation/training courses I'm going to keep updating this post with relevant information as I gain them.
I would edit the initial post but it seems you can only edit once?

Just passed LOLER inspector exam.
I have no tree climbing certs or experience so make of that what you will!

Had to swot up quite a bit to get to grips with the applications of various bits of gear, was a steep learning curve but it's put me at a better level for aerial rescue/cutting courses next month.

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Starting to fill the weeks working for a few local firms but still looking for on more contacts in forestry, arb and conservation.

Now have chipper and brushcutter certs.

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