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Apprentice secures Horticulture apprenticeship through our talent bank!
01/02/2023

Apprentice secures Horticulture apprenticeship through our talent bank!

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. 

Category: Horticulture

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February is LGBT+ History Month
31/01/2023

February is LGBT+ History Month

Plumpton College is getting involved in LGBT+ History Month

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Plumpton College takes on The Apprentice
24/01/2023

Plumpton College takes on The Apprentice

Our Level 3, second-year students took part in a five-week competition called The Plumpton Apprentice, which aimed to improve current sustainability measures at Plumpton College.

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The Britain-Australia Society Education Trust sends Plumpton wine students to Australia over vintage
23/01/2023

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)...

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10/01/2023

Calling all final year university students - we want your views!

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.

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We are finalists in the AAC Apprenticeship Awards 2023!
06/01/2023

We are finalists in the AAC Apprenticeship Awards 2023!

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. 

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New partnership for University of Greenwich and Plumpton College
03/01/2023

New partnership for University of Greenwich and Plumpton College

The University of Greenwich and Plumpton College are collaborating on a validation partnership.

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Our first ever college-wide Drop Everything, Speak and Listen
16/12/2022

Our first ever college-wide Drop Everything, Speak and Listen

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.

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Plumpton College launch a new Organic Crop Production Apprenticeship in Spring 2023
12/12/2022

Plumpton College launch a new Organic Crop Production Apprenticeship in Spring 2023

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.

Category: Horticulture

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Competency Framework for Wine Industry Launches
24/11/2022

Competency Framework for Wine Industry Launches

Plumpton College launches its new National Competency Framework for wine industry

Category: College News

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