Professional Courses

There is a continuous need by employers for staff to obtain technical and statutory qualifications. EMSC aims to serve this sector and provide high quality training for legislative requirements. EMSC is a registered Lantra Awards approved Training Provider and can also provide training for a wide variety of NPTC certificates of competence.

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Amateur Courses

East Malling Short Courses is  offering workshops for the amateur gardener. These will take place in the Hatton Fruit Garden; formerly the kitchen garden of the Grade 1 listed Bradbourne House. Plantings in the Hatton Fruit Garden were inspired by the fruit plantings in Louis XIV kitchen garden at Versailles.

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Tours

History Tours of East Malling Research and Bradbourne House with local renowned historian, Pete Batty. Pete will provide you with an interesting insight into the research station over the past 100 years. Find out how EMR has helped fruit production globally and helped shape the Garden of England into what it is today

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CENTRE ACHIEVEMENTS

Here you can review some statistics about East Malling Short Courses

Success Rate remains 98% (2017/18)
Customer Satisfaction remains 5 out of 5 (2017/18)
Number of professional courses (2017/18)
Number of Tours(2017/18)

RECENT POSTS

21
Aug
New LANTRA Course: The Identification of Invasive and Injurious Species

The Lantra Awards Technical Award in The Identification of Invasive and Injurious Species has been developed in response to the need to control and eradicate non-native invasive species such as Japanese Knotweed. This course aims to cover •the terms native and non-native species •the threat posed by invasive species the identification of invasive plant species […]

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21
Aug
EAST MALLING TRUST APPOINTS NEW CHAIRMAN

East Malling Trust, the Kent-based charity which focuses on the advancement of horticultural and plant-based science for public benefit, has a new Chairman. Dr Oliver Doubleday has taken on the role of the organisation whose primary focus is supporting horticultural research and development, in particular through the funding of the scientists at NIAB EMR at East Malling. […]

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19
Jul
We have become an assessment centre!

East Malling Assessment Centre, approved by City &Guilds (NPTC), was established in April 2017 as part of East Malling Short Courses.  This has been a natural progression for the training centre, which has grown to become successful and well regarded since its inception in June 2011. NPTC was established more than 50 years ago as part […]

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