This year’s Kent County Show saw sweltering temperatures over the three days, which brought the sun-seeking visitors out in droves. As always, Hadlow College had a significant presence and profile as Livestock and Equine sponsors at the show, with the College being profiled on BBC Radio Kent on all three days and receiving television coverage on the Friday evening.
Tyler Brabham, 20, studying for a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Greenkeeping from Lydd Golf Club is the worthy winner of the latest ABC apprentice of the month award.
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
Hadlow College is delighted to announce that they are the first centre in the UK to have been awarded approval to offer the newly developed 0143 Golf Greenkeeping Standard Apprenticeship.
The Hadlow Group had a hugely successful three days at the Kent County Show this year. The main marquee had a countryside and sustainability theme, with a host of exciting stands and interactive activities on offer.
This week, as part of National Apprenticeship Week, our team of advisers have been out and about around the South-East asking businesses whether they have an “app for that”.
On 3rd December 2014, Hadlow College held its first Business Advisory Council of the new academic year, with the aim of updating everyone on the forthcoming changes to apprenticeships.
This winter, in association with the local British and International Golf Greenkeepers’ Association (BIGGA) section, is offering free evening classes on a range of current topics.
Three apprentices from Hadlow College have recently been entered into the prestigious Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award 2014.
A Hadlow College Level 3 green-keeping apprentice, and his team, working for a Premier League club in North London has been jointly awarded a trophy for the best pitch in the League.
This week marks the first day of Spring and officially the end of Winter. The Winter period is the main training season for greenkeepers and ground staff throughout the country.
The Apprenticeship, Business and Communities (ABC) department at Hadlow College is celebrating a workplace training success rate far in excess of the national average.
Hadlow College has recently gained the prestigious GTC Quality Mark in recognition of the high standard of greenkeeping training that is offered within the Apprenticeships, Business and Communities (ABC) department.
On 19th November, Hadlow College will welcome professional greenkeepers and groundsmen from around the South-East for the annual British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) regional conference.
Interviews will shortly be held for the innovative fruit apprenticeship, developed by Hadlow College in collaboration with leading fruit producers.