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05 Nov Coat achieves SQA Approved Centre status

We are delighted to announce we have been awarded Approved Centre status by the Scottish Qualifications Authority. We have been running the Path Skills Training Project for 2 years in Partnership with NTS SQA Centre in Inverness. However this development establishes a new independent further…

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29 Oct The Tarland Way

Three Phases of the Tarland Way have been completed culminating in over 4km of path work between Tarland and Aboyne. A number of funding partners were involved in the project these were the Climate Challenge Fund; Aberdeenshire LEADER; Aberdeenshire Council; Scottish Enterprise and Bancon Construction….

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18 Oct Getting To Grips With Machinery

Machine Build Nethy Bridge The trainees got to grips of the controls of a 360 excavator on their latest training site. There were Improvements to be made to  a woodland path,  involving the setting out of a path tray to 1.5m width, 150mm deep, infilling…

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20 Sep The Stunning Coire Na Ciste

Coire Na Ciste 2013 The trainees second block of upland path work was on Coire Na Ciste.This was to be very challenging physically and mentally but also very rewarding, as the trainees put the skills they had learned from Creag Bheag to the test with the…

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