I am delighted you are considering Kingston Maurward College to help with your next career move or training need.
Whatever your motivation, we will have a course to suit you and expert tutors to help you realise your goals. We are passionate about success and providing the necessary support to help you achieve. By choosing Kingston Maurward you will benefit from our 60 years of excellence within land-based and related subject areas, as well as some of the best facilities of any college in the country.
This website will provide you with information about the purpose and content of our specialist courses in a growing range of land-based and related subjects. We've divided it up into vocational subject areas so you can see at a glance what is on offer. The choice is wide and together with our excellent IT and professional development training we can provide wonderful opportunities for anyone interested in getting the most out of learning, life and work whilst enjoying the countryside. Courses range through introductory level right up to Full Hons Degree, providing entry and progression routes to suit every individual need.
If you choose to study at Kingston Maurward you will enjoy one of the most stunning settings for learning in the south. The countryside is our classroom and all our staff take advantage of this in planning our courses! Based just outside Dorchester in central Dorset, we are close to the fantastic heritage coastline stretching through Dorset and Devon.
The details provided on this website can only give you a taste for the experience of learning at Kingston Maurward College. Please explore all the possibilities by visiting us for a taster session or open day. Like many before - you will not regret it!
Our courses are vocational which means you will gain real skills that employers need.
Friendly and Safe Environment
We think of our college as a community and we pride ourselves on our approach to treating all our students as individuals. Our college is small enough to make you feel welcome but big enough for you to achieve your ambitions
Experienced Teaching Staff
“Staff are extremely knowledgeable and have done the things they are teaching. It makes a real difference to how much you can learn.
”“Lecturers always look at what support individuals need to make sure they enjoy learning and don’t get left behind – it’s a good approach and it worked for me.”
We offer outstanding facilities including state of the art buildings and workshops, a working farm and dairy, formal landscaped gardens, international equine arena, laboratories and more. LINK – Facilities list