Plumpton College

Plumpton College is a specialist further and higher education and apprenticeship provider focused on supporting the land, environment, food production and animal science sectors.  The college's Business Services department works with and supports regional and national employers in providing a range of services to support their business prosperity. 


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How can Plumpton College support your business?



Apprenticeships have changed considerably over the years and are now a viable option for employers to not only develop their future workforce but to train, develop and retain their existing staff, whether in an entry level position or a senior leader. Plumpton College currently offers 18 different apprenticeship programmes at intermediate and advanced level, from Forestry to Horticulture or Butchery to Veterinary Nursing. Through continuous engagement with industry the college continues to review and grow its offer to meet the needs of employers. 


LandPro Training (Lantra, BALI & NPTC)

The leading provider of accredited industry training and assessment courses in the South East with courses designed and delivered by Lantra, NPTC City & Guilds and BALI qualified trainers. Courses are scheduled throughout the year at the college's fully equipped LandPro Training Centre or associated training sites. Alternatively, employers can work with the LandPro Training team to design a bespoke package of training and assessment which can be delivered at an employer's premises or chosen location. 


Recruitment Support

Whether short, medium or long term recruitment support, Plumpton College is well placed to support businesses in finding their next employee or developing a future talent pipeline. The college's apprenticeship recruitment support service assist apprentice recruiting employers from start to finish,  job description and vacancy creation, advertising, shortlisting and interviews. Employers will also receive access to the college's Talent Bank, a database of job seekers specifically looking for apprenticeship opportunities. Relevant sector employers can take advantage of the college's free employer vacancies board to advertise their part time, seasonal or full time opportunities. Used not only by the college's existing learners, but also its far reaching alumni network and an ever increasing number of external job seekers. For employers who want to plan ahead, there is the opportunity to work with the college to develop a future talent pipeline by offering work experience to existing students or raising their business profile by supporting curriculum delivery through the setting of live project briefs, delivering industry led presentations or supporting with career events.


Meeting and Conference Facilities

Host successful meetings, away days or conferences in a location like no other. From board meetings to multi day conferences alongside a range of catering options Plumpton College's range of meeting and event spaces can be tailored to suit any occasion. Perfectly nestled just outside Brighton and Hove and conveniently located just 30 minutes from Gatwick or one hour on the train from London Victoria. Whether it is a small team meeting or a 300 person conference, on our main campus or our award winning One Garden Brighton site offers your business a variety of options to hosting with a difference.



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