Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

Student in a greenhouse at Writtle College

Writtle College apprenticeship courses

Apprenticeships offer an exciting, hands-on way to start or progress your career. Study with Writtle College while in paid employment, and gain a nationally recognised qualification

Animal care

Further your knowledge and experience of animal care.

Animal Care and Welfare Assistant apprenticeship

Horse care

Get the expertise you need to handle and care for horses.

Equine Groom apprenticeship Senior Equine Groom apprenticeship


Develop specialist skills in horticulture or landscape construction.

Horticulture or Landscape Construction Operative apprenticeship Horticulture and Landscape Supervisor apprenticeship

Land-based service engineering

Join a national scheme working exclusively with Case and New Holland.

Land-based Service Engineering Technician apprenticeship

Veterinary nursing

Train to become a registered veterinary nurse.

Veterinary Nurse apprenticeship

Degree apprenticeships

ARU also offers higher and degree apprenticeships across a range of subjects. See our degree apprenticeship courses.