Borders Machinery Ring Limited


Training is provided through our services company, Borders Area Services Ltd (BASL)

We offer a wide range of training courses aimed at addressing our Health & Safety at Work and PUWER responsibilies.

Through appropriate training we wish to produce a more productive and well informed workforce.

Your feedback is essential to make sure we are providing businesses with worthwhile opportunities.


The list below gives guidance to courses provided:

Forklift truck
First Aid
Pest control
Animal transport testing
Online training and assessment-courses available
Tractor Driving
Dry stone dyking and fencing
Sheep shearing
Young farmers

Please click on a category below to find courses

  • Other work equipment

    Other work equipment

  • Animal Transport

    Animal Transport

  • Driver CPC

    Driver CPC

  • ATV


    LANTRA & BORDA training provided
  • Forklift


    Lift truck training is for rough terrain and industrial forklifts, counterbalance and telescopic
  • Digger


    LANTRA training available. Course information will detail the Awarding Body.
  • Tractor driving

    Tractor driving

    LANTRA & College based training provided
  • Awards in Spraying

    Awards in Spraying

    Training on all aspects of spraying. Starting with the core module covering legislation, health & safety & environmental protection Continuing with additional training for the type of sprayer operated
  • Chainsaw


    Basic chainsaw maintenance & cross-cutting for occasional users. Initial 2 day course or regular refresher
  • Health & Safety

    Health & Safety

    Health & Safety courses include First Aid, Farm/Site Safety Awareness, Manual Handling
  • Pest Control

    Pest Control

    Rodent, rabbit, mole control Including traditional mole trapping and the 2 new certificates: Safe & effective use of Rodenticides & Safe use of Aluminium Phosphide
  • Property maintenance

    Property maintenance

  • Business Management & administration

    Business Management & administration