Dales Countryside Apprenticeship, A Modern Apprenticeship, with National Park and Craven College, leading to an NVQ Level 2 in Environmental Conservation enriched by additional practical, health & safety and business skills training.
Dales Specialist Traineeships, A 12-month practical placement with English Nature at Ingleborough National Nature Reserve developing skills as a conservation officer and nature reserve manager.
A 12-month practical placement with the Field Studies Council at Malham Tarn aimed at developing the skill and experience for further employment in environmental education.
Specialist courses for contractors, professionals and volunteers Programmes of practical conservation training courses in dry stone walling, slate stone roofing, use of lime mortar, tree wardening, hedgelaying, museum conservation, farmland nature conservation, first aid, public access, and archaeology.
Courses for life-long learners, A range of new accredited courses with Craven College and the School of Heritage Studies.
Courses for all, Opportunities for disadvantaged groups to learn about and enjoy the heritage of the Dales including local schools, regional schools, ethnic minority groups and youth groups.
For further information on the work of the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, or to make a donation to support the work of the Trust please visit our website or contact Isobel Hall on 015242-51002 or by e-mail
The Heritage Lottery Fund gives grants for a wide range of projects involving the local, regional and national heritage of the UK, helping communities to celebrate, look after, and learn about our diverse heritage.'
The Rural Trades Network aims to actively promote and develop employment and training opportunities in rural trades, including construction, heritage, countryside and conservation skills, in the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding rural areas. At the heart of the project is an online, interactive register of businesses and individuals who have these skills to offer. Also on the register are details of local training opportunities, and of upcoming building and land-based projects. So, whether you are a skilled tradesperson, someone thinking of starting a trade business, or perhaps an employer or property owner who needs someone to fulfil a contract, we might be able to help you.website or contact Isobel Hall on 015242-51002 or by e-mail