Further Education College just outside Hertfordshire in Enfield
The college grounds double up as a garden open to the public for most of the year. Events include bushcraft, lambing weekends, heavy horse shows, garden festivals, leatherwork and much, much more. The grounds cover over 74 acres, 30 acres of these gardens include a walled garden, with pyracantha covering the library wall, a rock garden, a winter garden, a woodland walk with an ilex collection. There is also a lake garden.
Courses At Capel Manor College
Students at the college tend to the gardens as part of their study. Courses include:
Capel Manor College’s animal management courses will offer you the opportunity to gain nationally and internationally recognised qualifications whilst learning in a unique and supportive environment.
Arboriculture and Countryside Courses
A career working in arboriculture, countryside management, environmental conservation or outdoor adventure is for you if you have a passion for the outdoor environment. This course details preservation and protection.
If you are artistic, have a love of flowers and plants, enjoy meeting people and want a career where you have variety in your work, then Floristry is for you.arden Design
Capel Manor College’s School of Garden Design and Plantsmanship is where people and plants join to create unique gardens.
Horticulture and Hard Landscaping
Horticulture is a rewarding, evolving and exciting industry to be part of.
Saddlery and Leatherwork
Capel Manor College offers the prestigious and historic Worshipful Company of Cordwainers’ Diploma in Saddle, Harness and Bridle Making.
Shoe Making Course
Based in London, this in depth shoemaking course offers a unique introduction to the industry. This is an opportunity to learn all aspects of footwear pattern cutting and making.
Love dogs? So does Capel Manor College. This course has been designed as an introduction to modern dog grooming. The techniques you learn will allow you to start or build a career in dog grooming. Full and Part Time courses available.
The main campus is in Enfield. Other campuses across London are in Gunnersbury Park, Regent's Park, Crystal Palace and Newham College of Further Education. Capel College also manages Forty Hall Farm, a 140 acres organic farm in Enfield.
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