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NCFE Level 2 Creative Craft - Introduction to Floristry

This course is aimed at beginners and people with some experience who wish to obtain a qualification in Floristry. The course will cover the basic floristry skills including conditioning techniques, Principles and Elements of design, Hand tied and gift wrapping , Floral arrangements, Funeral and wedding designs.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 15 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Practical Horticulture Skills - Flourish
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This is a practical course designed as an introduction to a range of horticultural skills. This course is designed for people thinking about pursuing a career in horticulture and also as an introduction to other courses that cover horticulture in more depth over a longer period of time.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time day
City & Guilds Level 2 7573 Diploma In Practical Horticulture Skills
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This predominantly practical course covers an extensive range of horticultural tasks throughout the year. This course is designed for students who wish to learn practical skills and the knowledge behind them to a level of competence that will allow then to enter into unsupervised employment within the horticultural industry, or for amateur gardeners who wish to up-skill their own practice.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time day
City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Practical Horticulture Skills
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This practical course is designed as an introduction to a range of horticultural skills. This course is designed for people thinking about pursuing a career in horticulture and also as an introduction to other courses that cover horticulture in more depth over a longer period of time.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 15 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate Dog Grooming Assistants

This course is for anyone interested in developing their basic grooming skills and who may even wish to follow a career in grooming. This course is for the novice groomer, it introduces basic restraint and handling techniques, preparing and grooming dogs prior to bathing, as well as how to use a wide variety of equipment and techniques relevant to bathing, drying dogs and preparing their coat for styling.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Weekend | Part time day
Plumpton College Certificate Dog Agility Beginners
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

In this course, you will learn the technique of completing a dog agility course with your own dog and keep fit at the same time! Handlers and dogs will learn to negotiate all obstacles that are used on a competition course and can progress to a stage where they could compete themselves.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 10 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Shingle Making - Wooden Roofing

In this course, you will learn how to make shingles by hand and use them as a roofing material. No previous experience is necessary.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture Skills 7573
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This predominantly practical course covers an extensive range of horticultural tasks throughout the year. This course is designed for students who wish to learn practical skills and the knowledge behind them to a level of competence that will allow then to enter into unsupervised employment within the horticultural industry, or for amateur gardeners who wish to up-skill their own practice.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 15 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Practical Horticulture Skills 7573
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This predominantly practical course covers an extensive range of horticultural tasks throughout the year. This course is designed for students who wish to learn practical skills and the knowledge behind them to a level of competence that will allow then to enter into unsupervised employment within the horticultural industry, or for amateur gardeners who wish to up-skill their own practice.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 5 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time day
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
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 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
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
Plumpton College Certificate Tractor Driving

This course is for novices who need to use Tractors and related equipment. It will guide you through the HSE requirements, including PUWER '98, as well as giving you practical 'Hands on' experience.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Weekend
Beekeeping Taster Day
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course is ideal for those interested in honeybees or considering becoming a beekeeper. It includes the biology of the honey bee, the equipment you will need to keep bees, the pests and diseases to watch out for and the flowers you can plant to help bees and other pollinators as well as an opportunity to do some practical activity.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Weekend
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 Award in the Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmers
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course will teach students how to safely sharpen and maintain the brushcutter, change the blades and safely operate it on grass and woody weeds. The course is aimed at those working in forestry, arboriculture, countryside and ground maintenance sectors.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
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
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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