Hadlow College

The Horticulture and Equestrian Skills Centres offer a range of courses aimed at learners who wish to gain new skills, enhance existing skills or make steps towards employment. Courses are ideal for beginners as full support is on hand from our highly experienced staff.

The Equestrian centre offers both riding and practical hands-on courses with the opportunity to learn to ride in a well-equipped BHS approved training centre. We also offer one/two day courses to develop horse care skills.

The purpose built Horticulture centre offers a range of practical taster and introduction courses, enabling students to gain new skills to use in their garden or enhance existing knowledge. A large poly tunnel and workshop are amongst the facilities available.

Amazing course, delivered well. The practical side was extremely helpful too. Tutor did recaps before lunch and at the end of each day which was really helpful. Would recommend.

Student NPTC Safe use of Pesticides
Equestrian and horticultural skills taught at Hadlow College

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Courses taught by Hadlow College

Gardening for All

Online | 1 start dates from 7th May 2021

A four week course where you will learn how to plan a small garden, about soil and composting, propagation techniques and garden maintenance

Introduction to Riding Horses

| 1 start dates from 17th April 2021

A course for everyone, from complete beginners or those wanting to return to riding.10 lessons including 1 initial assessment on the mechanical horse.

Taster - Rockeries and Alpines

| 1 start dates from 9th June 2021

Whether you have a rockery that needs redesigning or you are starting from scratch, this course will help you.

Plants from Propagation - Online Course

Online | 1 start dates from 7th June 2021

Learn how to propagate plants from stem, root and leaf cuttings in this practical course.

Introduction to Horse Care

| 2 start dates from 12th June 2021

Learn how to care for horses with this practical, hands-on course.

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