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Pruning Fruit Trees

CPD and short courses (short course)

Writtle

1 day

Overview

Learn how to keep your fruit trees in good order, with information and instruction on pruning to achieve the desired shape and promote better fruiting. Join our one-day course in Writtle.

Who should attend?

Our course is open to all, and especially suited to beginners or those with a little experience of pruning.

Dates

Dates are to be confirmed.

Please register your interest in future courses and we'll be in touch when dates are arranged.

Where you'll study

Your faculty

At Writtle College, our courses blending classroom learning with hands-on experience in specialised fields such as sport, agriculture, horticulture, animal studies, equine studies, conservation and floristry.

Our Level 2 and Level 3 programmes are designed to prepare you for your future career or higher education pathways.

Study on our beautiful countryside campus, with dedicated resource centres and state-of-the-art facilities – and be a part of our supportive community.

Where can I study?

Writtle campus
Aerial view of farm building and fields at ARU Writtle

Our picturesque 150-hectare campus is situated in the heart of the Essex countryside.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

Standard booking

£105

Contact details

Short Courses team
[email protected]

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however you're required to wear work clothes suitable for the weather, including sturdy footwear (preferably with steel toe caps) and work gloves.

You're also asked to use your own tools so please bring secateurs, loppers and a pruning saw.

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in the course.

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We'll be in touch when new dates are available.

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