Royal Borough of Greenwich Horticultural Skills Centre

Royal Borough of Greenwich Horticultural Skills Centre
Royal Borough of Greenwich Horticultural Skills Centre
Royal Borough of Greenwich Horticultural Skills Centre

Subject Area Overview

Through our Adult and Community Learning area we specialise in providing a number of part-time leisure and interest courses.  

All of our courses vary in length with the subjects being student-led; this means that we put on courses in response to the request of our partners or to the need of individuals.  They offer a great way to develop your skills for use in the workplace or community and can promote health and well-being for you, your families and communities.

Join Us

The Royal Borough of Greenwich Horticultural Skills Centre at Shooters Hill opened in 2015. As part of Hadlow College, the outstanding land-based college in Kent, the Horticultural Skills Centre offers vocational and higher educational programmes.

Facilities include a polytunnel, teaching rooms, IT suite and a training centre, where students can learn how to handle heavy equipment, such as chainsaws and cutting tools used in horticulture.

Specialist teaching at our centre enables students to gain new horticultural skills that they can either use just for their own pleasure, or as a stepping stone to employment within the growing horticulture sector.

Courses have literacy, numeracy and IT skills embedded, with the aim of equipping students with a range of transferable skills that will increase employability and provide potential access to a range of jobs and careers.

How to find us

Our courses run throughout the year.

Call us on: 0500 551434
E-mail us: rbg@hadlow.ac.uk

For full directions, visit the Horticultural Skills Centre Campus page.

Latest News

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This year’s Lambing Weekend, our flagship event heralding the start of Spring, saw us welcome 13,000 visitors to our site at Faulkner’s Farm on the 11th and 12th March. Running for 25 years now, the event continues to expand, with this year featuring more exciting family activities and food stalls showcasing the best of our local produce than ever before

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On 11th and 12th March 2017, visitors to Hadlow College will be able to visit our lambing ewes and their newborn lambs. There will be lots of other fun-filled activities to enjoy for all the family!

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Events

Equine Combined Training

Event date 26th March 2017 at 12:00am
Equine Management, Events

Ben Hobday Lecture Demonstration

Hadlow Campus

Event date 29th March 2017 at 6:30pm