Countryside Courses for Adult Learners

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We are currently offering a Level 3 Certificate in Environmental Sustainability – fully funded if you are aged 19 or over with no Level 3’s or equivalent (A Level/Advanced Technical Certificate) qualifications.


Would you like to spend a day learning the science of beekeeping with a master beekeeper?

On our one-day introductory beekeeping course, you will learn about the life cycle of the honeybee, the equipment needed for beekeeping, how to avoid beestings, and how, when, and where to set up a hive.

You will also gain practical experience of handling bees in a hive.

There are no entry requirements to join this one-day course running from 10am – 4pm; just a keen interest in beekeeping is needed!

The course, which costs £95, will take place at our beehives on our beautiful campus and in one of our agricultural classrooms.


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Introduction to flower and plant drawing and painting

Would you like to explore various artistic mediums on our introduction to flower and plant drawing and painting course?

This course costs £125 and will take place in our HEST building on:

  • 20 September – 1 November 2022 (1pm – 4pm)

For further information please email Amanda Robinson at