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Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week (6-12 February), we caught up with Rebecca, who is studying a Level 2 Horticulture Operative Apprenticeship with Plumpton College and employed by Brighton & Hove Museum Trust. Her time is split looking after the gardens at Royal Pavilion, Preston Manor and Hove Museum.
The Britain-Australia Society Education Trust sends Plumpton wine students to Australia over vintage
Plumpton College wine division has been fortunate enough to receive two BASET Wine Endeavour Awards to fund two students’ trips to Australia during the Australian vintage. BASET (The Britain-Australia Society Education Trust)...
The National Student Survey (NSS) is your chance to look back on your higher education experience and speak out on everything from the teaching on your course, access to resources and equipment, and even about the student voice.
The nomination is in recognition of our Butchery apprenticeship provision and the work supporting the industry to fill its skills gaps. The provision provides outstanding learning facilities located at the heart of the college's campus farm, giving apprentices a truly field-to-fork learning experience with practical and academic teaching far exceeding the apprenticeship requirements. Training is delivered both at the college and in the workplace by our butchery training team, experienced at all levels of butchery operations, whether in retail or process butchery.
The University of Greenwich and Plumpton College are collaborating on a validation partnership.
We've all grown used to communicating online, texting and sending messages - think back to the last time you had a good discussion about a topic.
There is growing awareness of the environmental, health and social benefits of locally grown fresh food which has led to an increase in the number of new market gardens and community supported agriculture schemes. The growth in this sector is essential to strengthen the UK’s food resilience. Demand for UK growers and skilled workers is also on the rise with less foreign workers available and more people looking to find more rewarding careers working on the land, enjoying the benefits of the great outdoors.
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.