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NPTC Level 2 Award In Tree Climbing And Rescue (002013)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This is an ideal course for those wishing to work in arboriculture. This course is formally known as CS38.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
LANTRA Rough Terrain Telescopic Lift Truck for Novice Operators
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This 5 day course provides basic training for those with little or no experience in Lift Truck or related machinery operation. The course covers the requirements of The Approved Code OF Practice for rider operated lift trucks.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 5 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Apprenticeship in Agriculture (Level 2)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course is an excellent way to develop students skills while working in the industry. The Framework includes: Occupational Qualification – Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture, Functional skills in English and maths, Employment rights and responsibilities, Personal learning and thinking skills.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 18 months
  • Study mode: Full time
NPTC Level 2 Award In Chainsaw Maintenance And Cross Cutting (002003)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course, formerly known as CS30, provides students with a thorough understanding of chainsaw maintenance and safe operation as well as the cross cutting of timber. Aimed at the professional user, it is delivered through both practical and theory sessions.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
NPTC Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This is the foundation course that places a strong emphasis upon using pesticides safely. This course will cover legislation, necessary precautions, storage, record keeping and environmental protection.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course is designed for those with a keen interest in wine and other beverages, who wish to gain employment in drinks-related industries. A three-day intensive course (with exam on the morning of the fourth day) delivering an introduction to the world of wines and spirits.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
NPTC PA6A Knapsack Sprayer - Hydraulic Nozzle
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course enables students to prepare and use hand held pesticides applicators, including nozzle selection, calibration and safe operation. The registration and assessment fees for the NPTC courses are set by the external body ESPTC on behalf of NPTC and are therefore subject to change.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
NPTC Level 3 Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees and Using Free-fall Techniques
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course will teach you about operating a chainsaw in a tree, using a rope and harness. The course will concentrate on the five basic requirements for NPTC assessment, as well as drawing on safe and accurate working practices.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Ground Crop Sprayer - Hydraulic Nozzle PA2
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course will cover legislation, preparation and maintenance of the sprayer, as well as nozzle selection, calibration and safe operation. The training will based on the use of a tractor mounted Boom Sprayer.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Wildlife of Sussex
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

On this course, you will spend some time in the beautiful Sussex countryside observing the wildlife. You will help to collect essential research data by carrying out surveys on habitat, common bird census, as well as identifying trees and shrubs.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Level 1 Award in Introductory Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

MAG/MIG welding is commonly used to weld a wide variety of heavy steel applications and more delicate, thin metals for example: cars and machinery.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 14 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
LANTRA Industrial Counter Balanced Fork Lift
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This 3 day course provides basic training for those with previous experience in Lift Truck or related machinery operation. The course covers the requirements of The Approved Code OF Practice for rider operated lift trucks.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 1 Award in Introductory Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

TIG welding is the "Rolls Royce" of welding, used for high quality joins for use on steel, stainless steel and aluminium.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 14 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Level 1 Award in Introductory Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course is suitable for heavy steel fabrication or on site repairs. Arc welding requires a fair degree of skill but the equipment is relatively cheap, robust and welds can be very strong.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 14 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Level 1 Principles of Dog Grooming (Plumpton College Certificate)

This course is designed to give both an insight to the grooming industry and to give some basic techniques to practice such as bathing and drying, basic clipping and hand stripping. The course is designed for those who are considering a career in dog grooming and want to gain some basic skills, those who would like to learn to complete basic grooming on their own dogs at home, or students who are looking to progress on to the Level 2 Certificate in Dog Grooming.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Garden Design Three - Garden Visits, Planting Design and Planting Plans

What better than to spend Monday morning visiting gardens and gaining inspiration and enjoyment from some of the most beautiful gardens in the world. The gardens are local (within an hour of Plumpton College) and will include Sissinghurst, and others.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
NPTC Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Trees Up To 380mm (002004)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This practical course, formerly known and CS31, builds off the knowledge gained in the chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting course. After successful completion, students will be able to safely fell and process small trees up to 380mm in diameter.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Manually Fed Wood Chippers
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Students will learn how to safely prepare, maintain and operate a manually fed wood chipper. This course is especially relevant for forestry, arboriculture and local amenity workers.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Twelve Week Tree Surgery Course

The course is designed for those who wish to re-train or develop existing skills and enter the tree surgery/arboricultural industry as a climbing arborist. This 12 week programme covers tree growth, identification and selection, tree problems, health and safety, first aid, groundwork, tree removal, tree climbing, pruning, remedial and preventative tree surgery and machinery selection and maintenance.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 12 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Advanced Apprenticeship in Veterinary Nursing - Small Animal & Equine (Level 3)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course is for students who wish to qualify as Veterinary Nurses. The framework includes: Occupational Qualification - Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing, Functional skills in English and maths, Employment rights and responsibilities, Personal learning and thinking skills.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • Study mode: Customised
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