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Telephone
0330 123 4784
Address
Duchy College Rosewarne Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall TR14 0AB
Email
rosewarne.enquiries@duchy.ac.uk
Opening Hours
Mon-Thurs 8:30am-5pm, Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne is situated just outside Camborne on a working farm. Our extensive beautiful grounds are spread over approximately 47 hectares and are an excellent horticultural resource with national plant collections on campus.

Onsite we have a working nursery where we grow and sell our own plants, a protected cropping unit of glasshouses, polytunnels and conservation areas, a designated floristry department and a micropropagation unit.

We also have land-based engineering workshops, specialist veterinary nursing facilities and a state of the art animal management centre housing a wide range of animal species, from small mammals to reptiles, birds and farm livestock.

Please notify us in advance if you are unable to attend college via our Absence Form

  Featured Courses

Horticulture & Landscape Supervisor Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Duchy College Rosewarne


If you are passionate about plants and fascinated by flowers then a career in horticulture is the right choice for you and an apprenticeship is a great way to earn money while learning new skills at the same time. There are a wide range of careers available in this sector including employment in garden retailing, plant nurseries, edibles production, landscaping, parks and gardens, and turf care. Our apprenticeships are designed to help you focus your skills and decide which career path is best for you. Horticulture has a huge part to play in our day-to-day lives, from the fruit and vegetables that we eat to the turf we play sports on, all the way through to the flowers that we plant in our gardens and use to brighten up our homes. All of these areas offer a wide range of careers, no matter which branch of horticulture inspires you. For more information please visit: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/landscape-horticulture-supervisor/

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RHS Advanced Certificate In Practical Horticulture

Level 3 • Part-time • Duchy College Rosewarne


A practical-based qualification to improve the horticultural skills needed for career development to supervisory or management roles, or to further develop your interest. This course is ideal if you are self employed within horticulture and would like a formal qualification.

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Introduction to Horticulture Part 2

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Rosewarne


This course follows on from Part 1 and covers soil analysis, hardwood cuttings, sowing medium sized seeds and planning a garden for Autumn colour This course will run from 10am - 4pm.

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RHS Certificate In The Principles Of Garden Planning, Establishment And Maintenance

Level 2 • Part-time • Duchy College Rosewarne


This course is a theory-based qualification to develop the essential skills needed to work in horticulture or to further develop your interest.

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  Facilities

Learning Centre

The Learning Centres (LCs) offer a range of resources, facilities and support for your studies In each Learning Centre you will find a range of resources and staff who can help with
• Finding and using books, ebooks and journals
• Support for developing your study and research skills, including using the Internet for research and avoiding plagiarism
• Help with using college computers and software

We have a network of 9 learning centres across our campuses, resources can be sourced from all.

Rosewarne Nursery

This well established Nursery supplies most of the garden centres across Cornwall including Carnon Downs, Chacewater and Trevena Cross, as well as prestigious clients such as the Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan and the National Trust. Sustainability and environmental issues are always at the forefront of our work here, for example, using peat-free compost and relying on borehole water to supply the nursery.

We supply a broad variety of plants including Southern Hemisphere plants, coastal plants and a good range of hardy shrubs, grasses and herbaceous varieties focussing on the landscape trade.

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Choughs Restaurant

Chough’s at Rosewarne pride themselves on their quality home cooked meals made freshly each day, along with scrumptious homemade sandwiches. Visit Chough’s and meet their friendly staff who are only too willing to help cater for all your dietary requirements.

If you wish to order any specific items or if you require catering for events please contact each individual eatery. Choughs has a 5 Rating and Platinum Award for Cornwall Healthy Eating Federation.

Opening times:
8.30am – 4pm (term time)

For more information:
Call: 01209 721348

Students’ Union & Sports Activities

Cornwall College Student Union (CCSU) exists to represent your voice at every level in the College and to make sure you have a fantastic time while you are a student with us. Every campus has a team of elected student officers who will be working hard all year round. Remember, YOUR UNION, YOUR VOICE! Degree students can also access the University of Plymouth Students Union.

Students are able to take part in free and subsidised sporting and recreational activities whilst at the College. Our College Sportsmaker arranges a varied timetable of sports activities each term.

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Animal Management Centre

The Centre is a state of the art facility that houses its own exotics room with reptiles and a range of invertebrate, the only one of its kind in Cornwall, and a small mammal room with a range of pet shop animals. Rosewarne is also home to a range of farm livestock.

The salon is bright, roomy, air conditioned, has easy to clean flooring and walls and a viewing window for others to observe lessons. The lecturers are industry experts and qualified in both teaching and dog grooming. The Course Manager is a registered Dog Behaviour Trainer and a dog groomer. The welfare and safety of the dogs are taken into account at all times so both dogs and students feel at ease throughout the process.

Veterinary Nursing Facilities

Our Veterinary Nursing teaching areas are designed to simulate a veterinary practice. We have an radiography room, laboratory, kennel area and operating theatre. We have many pieces of equipment that you would expect to find in a veterinary practice such as microscopes, anaesthetic machines, operating tables and large variety of surgical instruments. We also have a range of ‘mannequins’ from life size labradors to not so life size ponies.

We also have access to the varied animals in the Animal Care department from rabbits to chickens, donkeys to iguanas.

  Subject Areas

Agriculture & Countryside Management
Animal Management & Veterinary Nursing
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture

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  Events

Virtual University Open Day at Duchy College Rosewarne – January 2021

Virtual University Open Day at Duchy College Rosewarne – January 2021

30 January 2021, 10:00-12:00


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Virtual Courses and Careers Advice Event at Duchy College Rosewarne- January 2021

Virtual Courses and Careers Advice Event at Duchy College Rosewarne- January 2021

30 January 2021, 10:00-12:00


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University Open Day at Duchy College Rosewarne – March 2021

University Open Day at Duchy College Rosewarne – March 2021

20 March 2021, 10:00-12:00


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Courses and Careers Advice Event at Duchy College Rosewarne – March 2021

Courses and Careers Advice Event at Duchy College Rosewarne – March 2021

20 March 2021, 10:00-12:00


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Taster Day at Duchy College Rosewarne – April 2021

Taster Day at Duchy College Rosewarne – April 2021

7 April 2021, 10:00-15:00


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  News

Taster day for budding college students

Taster day for budding college students

12th October 2020


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Career boosting conservation collaboration

Career boosting conservation collaboration

14th September 2020


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