At West Dean College, all programmes are taught by practicing professionals, who are internationally renowned in their respective fields.
A guide through the rewarding process of growing your own fruit. All aspects of growing are included from selecting rootstocks and varieties, to general care and management, including pests, diseases and...more
Duration: 1 day
We offer a range of courses from Agriculture, Horticulture, Floristry, Equine, Animal Care and Veterinary Nursing to Sports, and Wine and Viticulture.
This course takes you through the basic principles of vineyard establishment and maintenance. The theory is covered in the morning, but each afternoon is spent in the College vineyard....more
Duration: 1 day
Short (less than 7 days)
This course is designed to attract new and high calibre people to the industry and to develop the skills that are needed on a cider fruit farm. It aims to provide the sector with the qualified workforce...more
Duration: 2 years
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