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This month, Plumpton College successfully launched its pilot ‘Entry Into Viticulture’ Programme; a free and intensive, one-week skills development programme. It is designed in cooperation with the English wine industry and aimed at supporting individuals looking for a career change, or for those recently been made redundant, to help them to find employment by providing the necessary operative training.
Categories: Wine Division
The government's plan for jobs will help to kickstart the nation's economic recovery and in recognition of the value apprentices can bring to our economy, an incentive payment will be made to employers who hire an apprentice between 1 August 2020 and 31 January 2021.
Categories: Food Skills
The College’s blended delivery model whereby all students are taught partly in college and partly online has been influenced by a number of factors in response to the Covid-19 situation. It has been informed by guidance provided by Central Government, Public Health England, advice and expectations shared by the Department for Education and the college’s own experiences of the last six months.
We catch up with current student, Haydon Exter, studying BSc Viticulture and Oenology at Plumpton College. We ask Haydon about why he chose to study wine and why Plumpton College. Plus we ask him what he wants to do once he qualifies and his favourite type of wine!
I am delighted to be able to welcome you to Plumpton College. These last few months have been a very different and at times, challenging period for all of us. We are excited to welcome students back into Plumpton and are confident that the measures we have put in place will enable you to be safe and have an enjoyable and effective learning experience.
At Plumpton College, we have the honour of having a variety of ex-competition horses either gifted to us or loaned to the Equine department.
Today the college finally received closure on a sensitive and important matter relating to our farm. The pollution incident in question happened in November 2016.
Since the original 400-acre College farm was bought back in 1919, Plumpton College has certainly seen a lot of changes.