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Fresh Pastas and Classic Sauces

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Learn, practise and prefect the art of fresh pasta making while producing a fresh sundried tomato, olive, basil pasta (salad), garden pea, mint ravioli (starter) and the classic tagliatelle carbonara (main course). This course will run from 9:00- 15:30 and there will be a £20 fee for materials

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Cooking Alfresco

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Cooking alfresco can be daunting but with our easy to learn techniques and knowledge this course identifies how to transfer your standard menu into an outdoor delight. You will learn the skills and gain understanding to work and control your outdoor BBQ. Cooking up a storm on the BBQ you will produce garlic and chilli prawns, marinated lamb kebabs and a minute steak. This course will run from 9:00- 15:30 and there will be a £20 fee for materials

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A Parent/Guardian’s Guide To GCSE English Success

No Qualification • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Achieving in GCSE English can be life-changing and will certainly improve employment opportunities. At Cornwall College we are delighted by how well our learners have adapted to remote teaching owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and are now prepared to ensure every learner reaches their full potential at this extraordinary time.

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A Parent/Guardian’s Guide To GCSE Maths Success

No Qualification • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Achieving in GCSE Maths can be life-changing, and will certainly improve employment opportunities. At Cornwall College we are delighted by how well our learners have adapted to remote teaching owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and are now prepared to ensure every learner reaches their full potential at this extraordinary time.

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Creative Writing Next Steps

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This course is designed for those who have completed the Introduction to Creative Writing but would also suit anyone whose fiction project is at an advanced stage and is seeking feedback. Sessions will include looking at selected texts that take readers on an emotional journey. There will be writing exercises to assist you in moulding your voice, and the opportunity to receive feedback in a friendly, supportive and constructive atmosphere.

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Organic pest and disease control

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


If you struggle to control pests and diseases in the greenhouse of garden learn how to identify and control a range of common pests and diseases by organic methods. This course is recommended for anyone who is interested in growing healthy plants including a ornamentals, fruit and vegetables. If you are a new gardener or working in the industry this is an opportunity to improve your pest and disease control skills.

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Success with Propagation

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


Taking cuttings is one good way to propagate a wide range of your plants. There are a number of other methods including: layering, suckers and division. Learn how to improve your success rates by propagating a range of plants. Discuss the selection of plant material for propagation purposes. Also, the control of common pests and diseases as well as propagation equipment. This course is recommended for anyone who is interested in growing new plants from cuttings particularly ornamentals. If you are a new gardener or working in the industry this is an opportunity to improve your propagation skills.

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Animal Communication

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


A range of species and their methods of communication will be explored before going on to learn about how animals communicate with us. From our pet companions to their wild counterparts, you will discover a wide variety of behaviours that are used to form animal ‘language’. This course will run from 9:00-16:00. Pleaee note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only.

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Lunging and long-reining

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Lunging and long-reining are common techniques used in training young horses but can also be used as a form of exercise in the more established horse. During this course, you will learn the reasons why we lunge and long-rein our horses, how we do so effectively, health and safety and what can go wrong. Please come along to this course with suitable clothing and footwear for working with horses, you will also need a hat and gloves to participate. Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only This course runs from - 09:00-16:00

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Plaiting and Trimming

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


You will learn the art of plaiting your horses main and tail and trimming ready for a competition. The course mixes theory and practical elements which provides you with the essential knowledge and skills required to help prepare your horse for a show. Please ensure that you come prepared to be on the yard with suitable clothing and footwear. This course will run from 09:00-16:00 Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only

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Forest School Taster

No Qualification • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland, Offsite


A day of hands-on experiences for anyone interested in the 'Forest School' approach to learning. Find out how Forest School supports children and adults of all abilities to learn in the outdoors through play and exploration Suitable for anyone looking to take children outside, such as teachers, TAs, parents, home educators and freelance practitioners.

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Growing without soil

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


There are a range of soil-less hydroponic systems that can be used to grow vegetable plants producing high quality produce quickly and efficiently. This course is recommended for anyone who is interested in an alternative method of growing vegetables by a 21st century method. This is different from conventional methods used on allotments and in gardens.

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Easter Floral Creations Workshop

No Qualification • Full-time • Bicton College


Join our expert floristry tutors Denise Cross and Lucy Somerville in the beautiful grounds of Bicton College for a workshop to make a beautiful Easter wreath to hang on your door and a lovely arrangement to decorate your home for the Easter period using lovely seasonal flowers and foliage foraged around the grounds of the College.

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Preparing your horse for a competition - Like a pro!

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course will guide you to either learn about, or improve your plaiting and show preparation skills. Getting that perfect competition look is an art form and is all a part of the competition experience. We all want to be proud of our skills and our ability to make the horse look its best, this takes practice and to do it well, you need to understand the basics. This course will help you to learn how to create a polished look and will give you hints and tips on what the pro's do to perfect your skills. This course will run from 09:30-16:00 Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+

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Equine Behaviour and Learning

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course provides an introduction to the area of equine behaviour and the ways in which our horses learn. Often conflict occurs between horse and human simply because there is a miscommunication. Having a greater understanding of how our horses learn, together with consideration of their needs, results in a positive effect on the interaction between the horse and human. This course will run from 09:00-16:00 Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only

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Important considerations before buying a pet

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course will highlight what is involved in purchasing, caring for and maintaining your animal during its life. Many pet owners purchase their pets without fully understanding what is involved in caring for their pet throughout its life. This course will provide the necessary information to ensure that as a new pet owner you are fully aware of the costs and needs of your pet to ensure that they are looked after well and to promote positive welfare. Animals that will be discussed are rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, mice, rats. Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+ This course will run from 09:00-16:00

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An Introduction to Equine Behaviour - Online

No Qualification • Distance Learning • Bicton College


This course is suitable for horse owners wishing to learn about horse behaviour and how to apply that knowledge. You will learn about the basics of reading and understanding the behaviours that horses display and why so that you can improve your relationship with you horse/s. Equine behaviour is complex and humans often misinterpret what their horse is telling them and miscommunicate which can cause conflict and stress.

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An Introduction to Chicken Husbandry

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


Keeping chickens has become a popular past time for many people, particularly over the last year as more time is spent at home. This course is great if you have recently bought some chickens or are thinking about buying some, or perhaps you would just like to learn about keeping your chickens. You will learn how to choose the right type of chicken for your requirements, how to look after them ensuring their needs are met and they have good welfare and what type of environment they should be kept in. This course will run from 09:30-16:00 This course is for those who are 19+ and who would like to learn the basics of keeping chickens.

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Beginners Tractor Driving

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Ever fancied driving a tractor? Now is your chance. This is a one day course in tractor driving for novices. You will cover pre use checks and basic health and safety information, basic driving and attaching trailers and reversing! We have a range of modern tractors for you to have a go with.

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An Introduction to Equine Anatomy and Physiology

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course will provide you with a basic introduction into horse anatomy and physiology, looking at the musculoskeletal system and considering the basics of how the horse moves, this course will also identify the location of the main organs and how they work. This course will run from 09:30-16:00 Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+

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Intermediate Horse Care and Husbandry

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course will provide information for those wishing to further their knowledge of horse care and husbandry and is suitable for both horse owners and those who wish to work in the industry. This course will run from 09:00-16:00 Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only

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Horse Care and Husbandry

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


The horse care and husbandry course is suitable for anyone who is wanting to learn how to look after a horse well and will provide the practical skills and knowledge of basic horse husbandry and care. This course will run from 09:00-16:00 Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only

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Rider Biomechanics and Simulator

No Qualification • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


The Rider Biomechanics course will introduce some key principles of biomechanical analysis and their application to rider performance, this can help riders to identify areas that could aid their riding and improve performance. A part of the course involve use of our dressage simulator and its use in rider biomechanic analysis.

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Equine Massage and Stable Based Exercises

No Qualification • Full-time • Bicton College


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Introduction to Animal Care

Entry Level • Part-time • Bicton College


Introduction to Animal Care will provide an overview of our adult provision within this sector. The following topics will be covered: • An introduction to dog grooming; learn how to carry out a basic bath and groom. • An introduction to wildlife and conservation by taking a walk through our natural woodlands, parklands and lake; learn how to observe nature and the environment. • An overview of canine care, training and husbandry; learn how to best care for and train your canine friend. These topics could then lead onto courses that are directly linked to qualifications to suit your next career move or interests. Help with applying for the next courses will be offered on the day and some time will also be spent on the day carrying out initial assessments to ensure we can support you with an specific skills around English and maths that would be required for the next courses we offer.

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An Introduction to Hoopers

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


What is Hooper’s? Hooper’s is a fun dog sport that is ideal for dogs and owners of all ages and fitness levels. Dogs navigate a course of hoops, barrels and tunnels with the same pace and excitement as agility. But the courses are flowing and don’t involve tight turns – making it accessible for everyone! Hooper’s is focused on the ability of dog and owner to work together as a smooth-flowing team so it is a great bonding activity too.

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Christmas door wreath and table arrangement workshop

No Qualification • Full-time • Bicton College


Join our floristry tutors Denise Cross and Lucy Somerville in the beautiful grounds of Bicton College for a workshop to make a beautiful Christmas wreath to hang on your door and a lovely table arrangement (with optional Candles) to decorate your table for the festive season. The tutors will share expert tips to help you create an attractive wreath using lots of lovely evergreen foliage and fresh moss along with scented cinnamon sticks, fir cones and orange slices. The tuition is free , however materials will be available to purchase to complete the 2 designs at a cost of £15 (Payable on the day) but you may wish to bring some of your own decorations, garden foliage etcetera to personalise your designs.

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Know your Soil and Composting

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


The soil is vital to the healthy growth of your plants. If you have a knowledge of how the soil and plants interact then it is possible to improve the growth of your plants. This course will give you an introduction into a range of soil characteristics and an opportunity to test some of these including the texture, pH, organic matter content and the nutrient values. Also, how to create and use compost from recycled plant material. How to construct a successful compost heap and how best to use it in the garden. This course is recommended for anyone who is interested in growing fruit and vegetables. Also for new gardeners or those working in the industry wishing to know more about the soil.

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The Basics of Equine Nutrition

No Qualification • Full-time • Bicton College


This course will provide you with a basic introduction into horse digestion and nutrition, looking at the importance of feeding for the health and wellbeing of the horse, and the factors that affect this. It is a perfect course for those who have an interest in equine nutrition and are looking to expand their knowledge. The course will aim to answer many of the questions related to basic digestion, nutrition and feeding practices and why nutrition plays such an important part of horse management. This course aims to give you a clearer understanding of equine nutrition, as well as practical advice on the nutritional requirements of the horse. In this course, you will learn about: • The anatomy of the horse's digestive system • The importance of nutrients • Assessing weight using body condition scoring • Feed evaluation • Factors to consider when feeding • Modern feeding practice. Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+

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Canine First Aid

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Rosewarne, Duchy College Stoke Climsland


The course is designed to give the basic skills needed to handle all types of situations involving your dog at home or your place of work. Students will learn how to assess general dog health and recognise any signs of poor health including how to check vital signs. Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only This course will run from 09:00-16:00

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Equine First aid

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course is suitable for horse owners wishing to learn about applying first aid to their horse. Students will learn how to assess basic health and recognise when the horse is in poor health covering signs and symptoms, TPR, Wounds, Common ailments, lumps and bumps and what to have in your vet kit. If you are unsure how to recognise the signs of illness or what to do while awaiting a vet, then this course is suitable for you. Please ensure that you come wearing suitable clothing and yard footwear. Please also bring a riding hat and gloves for handling horses. This course is not suitable for complete novices, you must have some experience of handling horses to participate. This course will run from 09:30-16:30 Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+

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Equine Anatomy in Action

No Qualification • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Understanding your horse’s kinetic chain enables you to harness their ability more effectively at all levels of work and competition. Forelock to Fetlock is a fun and informative way to enhance your knowledge of the equine musculoskeletal system from an anatomical perspective. Delivered using live horses and a wide range of anatomical specimens to aid your understanding of nature’s support mechanisms.

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Forest School – Using Forest School for Young People with SEND.

No Qualification • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Come and join our team with your son/daughter to experience a variety of forest school activities tailored to young people with special educational needs. You’ll learn about the natural environment, use tools and try lighting fires!

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An Introduction to Basic Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course is designed as an introduction to the safe domestic use and maintenance of the chainsaw. It is ideal for those who have little or no knowledge and wish to know more about using a chainsaw at home or in their woods, specifically to clear and process wood. This course will run from 09:00-16:00 Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only

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An introduction to dog training

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course is designed to provide knowledge about suitable training techniques for dog owners or those who simply wish to learn about training dogs. Understanding how dogs think, learn and act is integral to good training. This course will provide you with a grounding in basic training, exploring how dogs communicate to enable better trained dogs. Furthering your training knowledge will ensure that dogs are better trained and therefore happier and ultimately improving human-dog relationships. Often issues are founded in miscommunication, this course will aid you in recognising where such issues may arise and how you might prevent them. Please note: this course is a theoretical course covering dog behaviour and will not require you to bring your dogs along on the day This course will run from 09:00-16:00 Please note: this course is for applicants aged 19+ only

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Equine First Aid

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course is suitable for horse owners wishing to learn about applying first aid to their horse. Students will learn how to assess basic health, and recognise when the horse is in poor-health: covering signs and symptoms, TPR (temperature, pulse and respiration), wounds, common ailments, lumps and bumps, and what to have in your vet kit. If you are unsure how to recognise the signs of illness or what to do while awaiting a vet, then this course is suitable for you. Please ensure that you come wearing suitable clothing and yard footwear. Please also bring a riding hat and gloves for handling horses. This course is not suitable for complete novices- you must have some experience of handling horses to participate. Please note: This course is for adults aged 19+ only and will run from 09:00-16:00.

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Canine Anatomy in Action

No Qualification • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Understanding your dog’s musculoskeletal system enables you to harness their ability more effectively at all levels of work and competition. Canine anatomy in action is a fun and informative way to enhance your knowledge of the canine musculoskeletal system from an anatomical perspective. Delivered using live dogs, canine treadmill and a wide range of anatomical specimens to aid your understanding of nature’s support mechanisms.

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Canine First Aid

No Qualification • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


You’d like to think that you won’t find yourself into a problem situation with one of the dogs in your care, but accidents happen all the time. Dogs are naturally curious creatures, and it doesn’t take much for one of them to let their enthusiasm get the better of them. You also can’t stop other dogs attacking. The most beneficial thing you can know is how to address the outcomes. From bites and stings to poisoning, right through to giving CPR, our course teaches you everything you need to know in order to be prepared.

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An Introduction to Setting Up Your Own Pet Business

No Qualification • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course is designed to provide knowledge about setting up your own small business, particularly if you are planning to set up a dog walking or pet sitting business. There are many aspects that you will need to be aware of if you are considering setting up your own business, many are integral to the success of the business, others may cause you a headache down the line if you have missed them. This course will cover the basics of setting up and running your own small business for success. Please note: This course is for adults 19+ only The course will run from 09:00am – 16:00pm.

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An Introduction to Equine Reproduction - Online

No Qualification • Distance Learning • Bicton College


Equine breeding is a vast and rapidly evolving industry and horses are often bred with a variety of sporting purposes in mind, ranging from racing to dressage. The equine breeding industry is worth millions to the UK economy through revenue from horse sales and those employed in a range of different roles to support breeding.

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