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.

Sheep Husbandry – An Introduction

CPD and short courses (short course)


6 weeks

Wednesdays, 6:00pm to 8:00pm


Join our introductory course if you are considering or have just started keeping sheep. It's a combination of lectures and practical sessions held one evening a week for six weeks.

Full description

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone considering or who has just started keeping sheep.


Wednesdays, 7 February 2024 - 20 March 2024 (6:00pm to 8:00pm)

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.

Explore our Writtle campus

Fees & funding

Course fees

Standard booking


Contact details

Short Courses team
[email protected]

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However, you are required to wear work clothes and steel toe capped boots or shoes.

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

Loading... Entry requirements are not currently available, please try again later.

Apply now

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

Register your interest