Courses

Running Deer Courses

A range of unique, highly successful courses.

Running Deer’s courses have proven to be very successful in their format and quality.

We have adapted the courses to suit the needs of our specific audience and have successfully enabled former forces veterans and long term unemployed to learn new skills. Many have gone on to find work or set up their own business as a result of successfully completing one of our courses.

We can now offer a selection of our courses to a wider audience including our very popular and successful rural skills course. If you are considering a different direction in life then attending one of Running Deer’s rural skills courses would be an excellent investment into your future. 

If you are a local or national business interested in sponsoring one of our programmes please contact us.  Your support will help us to continue your work and make a real and long-lasting difference to peoples lives enabling them to invest in their own futures.

Therapeutic Carpentry

Carpentry for survivors of domestic abuse.

Part time courses in green woodworking and carpentry for survivors of domestic abuse enabling them to learn new skills and begin their journey to independence. If you are a local or national business and would like to sponsor a course please contact us.

Courses for Forces

Training for armed forces personnel and veterans.

8 week full time courses for transitioning armed forces personnel and veterans considering a career in woodland management or green woodworking. If you are a local or national business and would like to sponsor a course please contact us.

Rural Skills

A full time course in traditional rural skills.

6 week full time course for those who are unemployed and considering a career in environmental conservation or woodland management.  If you are a local or national business and would like to sponsor a course please contact us.

Testimonials

What customers say about our Courses...

  • "Everyday I'm learning skills that are really useful in my life and that are going to benefit me in my future."
    Sam Student
  • "It's given me a drive and is helping to pull me back together...it's what I needed to do...to be out here doing things!"
    Nat Student
  • "I have been looking for an outdoor job and this (course) has really helped!"
    Adam Student