Plumpton College successfully launches its pilot ‘Entry into Viticulture’ retraining program

Plumpton College successfully launches its pilot ‘Entry into Viticulture’ retraining program

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.

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Plumpton College to launch a re-training programme in response to Covid-19

In response to economic impact felt because of Covid-19 and with Brexit on the horizon, Plumpton College are set to launch a brand-new; re-training programme ‘Entry into Viticulture’’ designed to provide job seekers and career changers with the opportunity to achieve relevant qualifications and gain industry knowledge and engagement along with a guaranteed interview with a recruiting industry employer.

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Rapidly Expanding Wine Industry - Need for Wine Apprenticeships

Rapidly Expanding Wine Industry - Need for Wine Apprenticeships

The UK wine industry is rapidly expanding, in an unprecedented manner, and the need for technically trained effective vineyard operatives is at an all-time high. Plumpton College has developed this government approved new Level 3 Crop Technician in Viticulture Apprenticeship. Find out more here.

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Academic Success For Plumpton College Wine Students

Academic Success For Plumpton College Wine Students

Plumpton College Wine Division’s first-class education, training and research has brought in another year of brilliant academic results and career opportunities for students. We are proud to share some of our higher education wine student success stories.

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Chris Foss, founder of Plumpton Wine Division, is to retire

Chris Foss, founder of Plumpton Wine Division, is to retire

Chris Foss, founder and Manager of Plumpton Wine Division, will retire at the end of this academic year after 31 years of service with the college.

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Viti-Culture Show held at Plumpton

Viti-Culture Show held at Plumpton

The new show for the UK viticulture industry, launching in July 2019, is set to provide vineyard owners, managers and winemakers with a range of business and machinery solutions under one roof.

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Naked Wines announces bursary for Plumpton wine student

Naked Wines announces bursary for Plumpton wine student

Naked Wines, the online wine subscription business, is celebrating its 10th Birthday this year by funding the tuition fees for a student to study a wine production degree at Plumpton College.

The £9,000 bursary will cover one...

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