Plumpton College At Flimwell
Centre
for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry

Recognised by the EU as one of the best Leader+Projects in the South East.
And - Highly Commended Campaign to Protect Rural England Sussex, Countryside Award 2011


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rural business training

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countryside management
computer training
butchery training
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farm animals
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Courses take place in Sussex -
Flimwell TN5 7PR
Netherfield TN33 9QB
and TN33 9QL or
Plumpton BN7 3AE
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Plumpton College at Flimwell
Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry

The Woodland Enterprise Centre
Flimwell
TN5 7PR
Telephone
01580 879547

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Plumpton College
Ditchling Road
Plumpton, Lewes
East Sussex. BN7 3AE
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Site Updated May 2016

Read AIRS latest newsletter

May 2016

Plumpton College provide a huge range of full time and part time land-based courses, in further education and higher education Agriculture Horticulture Floristry Game Keeping Hard Landscaping Equine Metalsmithing Animal Care and Veterinary Nursing Countryside Management Forestry and Arboriculture Sports (Outdoor Education) Wine and Viticulture Degree courses are provided in association with the University of Brighton

This is the website for Plumpton College at Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry. 
Courses are not just for farmers all rural businesses can benefit from training.
Plumpton College At Flimwell offer a dynamic, practical, relevant and interesting range of hands-on short courses in food, farming, forestry, land-based legislation, rural business training and rural skills that will help you and your business.
Plumpton College can provide a full bespoke business training service at your site, please enquire for details.
All courses have limited participants to ensure the best tutor – learner experience.
 
2016 Course dates -
see list and booking form

Half Day £25.00 Training in Forestry Skills, Woodland Management and Machinery - Read more Book now spaces are limited.

News..
Record Crowd at College Open Day
A record crowd of over 15,000 visitors attended the Open Day at Plumpton College. The open day on 14 May was considered a great success, with many visitors complimenting staff and students on the range of course displays, student ambassadors, careers information and good value attractions. The event attracted visitors from throughout the South East and overseas. The Principal, Jeremy Kerswell said, “We thank everyone who came along to support the Open Day, including all visitors, exhibitors, sponsors and our staff and students.
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Apprenticeships

Employers; Apprenticeships offer from Plumpton College. Substantial discount for a limited time. Read More


Would you like to work for Plumpton College?
See our vacancies and other land based opportunities here


Grants are you under 25 and looking for a career in Forestry, you could get help with the training fees? read more

Attention all Small Woods Association Members. Course fee discount available please contact us for details.

Plumpton College part time prospectus.
For our 2016 Part Time Prospectus please download here

FOREST SCHOOLS -
Forest School Programme now available at Plumpton College at Flimwell.
Teachers, governors, teaching assistants, parents, farmers and outdoor educators.
Research in to the benefits of Forest School shows

Butchery Course dates here

chainsaw felling trees woodfuel chipper forestry and woodland
Looking for the perfect woodland based venue for your wedding or celebration, The Woodland Enterprise Centre could be just the answer. read more

Follow the links below for details of courses coming up in the next few weeks.
Training opportunities for all land based businesses follow this link.
Training for new landowners. Land and Woodland Management. link.
New to livestock. Changing direction in farming. Smallholders. However big or small. link
Forestry and Woodland Management. Link
Back for 2016 our wonderful Rural Craft Courses. Link

plumpton college

Plumpton College provide a huge range of full time and part time land-based courses, in further education and higher education Agriculture Horticulture Floristry Game Keeping Hard Landscaping Equine Metalsmithing Animal Care and Veterinary Nursing Countryside Management Forestry and Arboriculture Sports (Outdoor Education) Wine and Viticulture Degree courses are provided in association with the University of Brighton

Forest School Establised at Plumpton College and Plumpton College at Flimwell. To raise awareness of woodland and its management from a grass root level. For more information please email Forest Schools. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook