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
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 –
2016 Course dates -
see list and booking
Training in Forestry Skills, Woodland Management and Machinery - Read
more Book now spaces are limited.
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.
Employers; Apprenticeships offer from
Plumpton College. Substantial discount for a limited time.
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
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
FOREST SCHOOLS - Forest
School Programme now available at Plumpton College at Flimwell.
Teachers, governors, teaching assistants, parents, farmers and outdoor
Research in to the benefits of Forest School shows
Butchery Course dates here
Looking for the perfect woodland based venue for your wedding or celebration,
The Woodland Enterprise Centre could be just the answer.
the links below for details of courses coming up in the next few weeks.
Training opportunities for all land based businesses follow this
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
College provide a huge range of full time and part time land-based
courses, in further
education and higher
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
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.
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