Plumpton College At Flimwell
Centre
for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry

Recognised by the EU as one of the best Leader+Projects in the South East.
And - Highly Commended Campaign to Protect Rural England Sussex, Countryside Award 2011


rural business training

rural skills

countryside management
computer training
butchery training
environment and grants
sheep and lambs
farming advice
farm animals
trug making
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Land - Legislative - Livestock
Woodland Management
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Part time courses at Main College, Plumpton
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Courses take place in Sussex -
Flimwell TN5 7PR
Netherfield TN33 9QB
and TN33 9QL or
Plumpton BN7 3AE
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Plumpton College at Flimwell
Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry

The Woodland Enterprise Centre
Flimwell
TN5 7PR
Telephone
01580 879547

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Plumpton College
Ditchling Road
Plumpton, Lewes
East Sussex. BN7 3AE
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01273 890454

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Site Updated December 2016

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Training for your rural business, inspirational, practical
and to help you drive your business forward.

This is the website for Plumpton College at Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry.  Plumpton College At Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry offer a dynamic, practical, relevant and interesting range of short hands on training courses in food, farming, forestry, land-based legislation and rural skills that will help you and your business. All courses have limited participants to ensure the best tutor – learner experience. Course List - Prices and Details  
This is only a selection of courses available please download the full course list here. Training Courses
Series of butchery demonstrations - a really cost effective way to increase your knowledge

Demonstration mornings, to observe our butcher prepare a carcass.
Beef
Pork
Lamb

Please register your interest

NPTC PA6A Knapsack Sprayer - Hydraulic Nozzle
Practical Woodland Management Using Hand Tools
Ground Crop Sprayer - Hydraulic Nozzle Pa2
NPTC Level 2 Award In Chainsaw Maintenance And Cross Cutting (002003)
Domestic Chainsaw Users

29 November
30 November
1 December
1 December


3 December

wood diseases NPTC Level 2 Award In Tree Climbing And Rescue (002013)
Principles of Vinegrowing (Dec)
Domestic Chainsaw Use: Maintenance and Cross Cutting,
Domestic Chainsaw Use: Felling Small Trees
Hard Landscaping: Wood Working for Landscapers
Christmas Floristry Workshop

5 December
5 December
8 December
9 December
10 December
10 December

first aid NPTC Level 3 Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees and Using
Free-fall Techniques
Principles of Vinegrowing - Selecting Vine Varieties and Winter Pruning
Introduction to Woodland Management and Applying for Felling Licenses
NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmers

12 December

12 December

15 December

16 December

bats in woodland NPTC Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1)
Intermediate Floristry (Evening)
Level 1 Award in Introductory Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
Level 1 Award in Introductory Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding,
Level 1 Award in Introductory Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding
4 January
4 January
4 January
5 January

5 January

NPTC PA6A Knapsack Sprayer - Hydraulic Nozzle
NPTC Level 2 Award In Chainsaw Maintenance And Cross Cutting (002003)
Principles of Vinegrowing (Jan)
Garden Design Two - Practical: Surveying Your Garden & Planting Design

5 January
9 January

9 January
9 January

poultry-killing


Poultry Welfare at the time of Killing with Jade Spence of the HSA, learn to use captive bolt and stun method in a classroom


May 2017

chainsaw

Garden Design Two - Practical: Surveying Your Garden & Planting Design,
Advanced Floristry (Evening),
Introduction to Welding,
Advanced Metalsmithing,
Intermediate Metalsmithing,

9 January

9 January
10 January
10 January
11 January

wood-fuel

Beginners Metalsmithing,
Workshop- Introduction to Woodland Management- half day,
Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) +Forestry,
Food Smoking-half day,
Principles of Vinegrowing - Vine Propagation and Nutrition,
CIEH Certificate Level 3 Award in Food Safety & Hygiene,

12 January
12 January
13 January
14 January
16 January
16 January


Workshops Based Woodland Management Training a.m. Sessions -
brilliant value at £25 each

using wood

Uses of Felled Timber Posts, Peelers, Charcoal etc.
Equipment Care and Maintenance, Chainsaws.

Tree Care, pruning, diseases, optimise the value £25 per a.m. session.

2 February

10 February

23 February

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SAFE USE OF PESTICIDES TRAINING
pesticide-spraying


Safe Use Pesticides PA1
Safe Use of Pesticides PA 1
PA6A Knapsack Sprayer - Hydraulic Nozzle
Ground Grop Sprayer - Hydraulic Nozzle


Regular training dates please register your interest.
make a trug New range of Woodland Craft and Construction Courses see this page for details
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Stuck for gift ideas? A gift certificate could be the perfect answer.
Gift Certificates can be of full or part of the course cost. Woodland courses have disabled access. Practical woodland management courses, help you manage your woodland and potentially make it a financially viable concern. Course dates here