Jones and Sons provide two levels of courses related to protected species.
Developer Awareness Course
We hold regular course for owners developers, architects, land agents, builders and
The course lasts for a morning and part of the afternoon and covers protected species
legislation the processes involved with planning and Natural England Licence application
including the mitigation system. The course focuses on the practicalities of how
to get from the start of your project to its end where protected species are involved.
This course can be provided for individuals, groups or as one of our regular open
Tree Surgeons Tree Awareness Course
Our tree surgeons course can be provided for individuals or company groups. The course
lasts a morning and part of the afternoon and can be extended given suitable trees
to a full practical session.
The course gives a full overview of the legislation relating to protected species
in a tree management setting. There are practical exercises of identification and
use of equipment needed to explore tree cavities. The course can be directed towards
managers as well as tree climbers working in the field.