Join us at our Open Mornings to find out more about our full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and higher education (HE) courses.

Please pre-register using the online form below.

Whatever stage you are in your learning, Kingston Maurward College in Dorchester has something for you.

At our stunning campus, discover courses you may not have considered before. Many of our students spend a large proportion of their teaching time outside and we could have just the course you’re looking for.

Preparing our students for land-based careers we offer successful full-time courses in subject areas including agriculture, countryside management, floristry, outdoor adventure, tree surgery, equine studies, construction, horticulture and animal care.

Apprenticeships – Intermediate and Advanced – can start throughout the year and take usually between twelve and fifteen months to complete. Earning while learning is an excellent way to get hands- on experience in industry and a recognised qualification, and being paid to do it! We offer apprenticeships in all of our land-based subject areas plus business based apprenticeships including Customer Service, Retail, Accounting, IT, Warehousing and Teacher & Learning. Full-time further education courses start in September and Apprenticeships and part-time courses start throughout the year.

Principal Luke Rake and the team will welcome you for an overview about the College at 10.15am and 11:15am, after which you will be taken to the academy areas you are most interested in for an in depth presentation and tour of facilities; plus, find out about transport and complete your application with our friendly and professional tutors on hand to start your future at Kingston Maurward.

Find out too everything you need to know about our degree level courses, in Animal Behaviour & Welfare, Marine Ecology & Conservation, Countryside & Coastal Conservation, Agricultural Science and Tourism Park Management.

Please pre-register below to let us know you’re coming – we look forward to seeing you there!

Full-time further education courses start September 2018 and Apprenticeships and part-time courses start throughout the year!

Our specialised Higher Education courses include Foundation and Top Up Degrees in Animal Behaviour & Welfare and Marine Ecology & Conservation find out more here.

For further information about courses click here or call the helpline on 01305 215215.

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Sunday 21st JanuarySunday 18th MarchSunday 29th April

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September 2017 entry

Interested in starting a full-time course next September? Apply now! Click here.