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Lucy completed her BA in International Wine Business back in August with a 1st Class Hons and became the top student in her year. Lucy is now working at the newly opened Artelium Wine Estate, looking after their marketing needs and helping to build the brand. Below is a summary of her final year project, along with the major conclusions.
Agricultural students are very focused on working hard and learning as much about the industry as possible. To study agriculture at Plumpton College, you don't need to be from a farming background. Students come from a variety of backgrounds and locations. Not only do our Agriculture and Land Management courses give students the practical skills to manage livestock and crops. But they also develop knowledge and understanding of agriculture as a bigger picture, exploring the environmental impact of farming and ways to improve farming techniques for the future.
It has been good to welcome the students back onto a full timetable based at college and see them back into the classroom and on the college farm during this academic year.
We caught up with Linda, Level 2 & 3 Tutor, who's just been teaching our Dog Grooming courses for over a year. Linda comes with a wealth of experience, in grooming for 12 years, theory and customer service skills; including having run her own grooming salon for nine years.
Becoming a Butcher is one of the oldest crafts in the world where innovation meets tradition. It's a role that plays a critical role in the current climate and a role that cannot be replaced with automation.
Category: Food Skills
September to November are exciting months in the Wine Division, with fruit being harvested in our vineyard and processed in the winery.
Category: Wine Division
As the leading regional provider of land and environmental education, Plumpton College is committed to providing the future skills required by employers for the transition to a highly sustainable, zero carbon economy.
We're an AoC Beacon Awards Finalist for The City & Guilds Award for College Engagement with Employers! Our collaborative work with WineGB ensures businesses have access to the required training and skilled workforce necessary to support the demand and growth in the industry.
We caught up with Charlotte, dog grooming student who has secured a pet grooming job at a local salon through studying the practical and theory on all our Level 1, 2 and 3 dog grooming courses.
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Learn more about our history
Since the original 400-acre College farm was bought back in 1919, Plumpton College has certainly seen a lot of changes.