Walford College near Shrewsbury offers an extensive range of full-time and part-time courses.
Our campus includes a beautiful 220-hectare farm, specialist facilities to cater for over 80 species of animals, a fully equipped dairy, large equestrian centre and motor vehicle workshops.
Our part-time courses include leisure courses and certified statutory qualifications required for key professions, for example, the safe use of pesticides, All Terrain Telescopic Handler and a wide range of Chainsaw and Arboriculture qualifications.
Prefer to earn as you learn? We offer Government Funded Apprenticeships in many subjects, including Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance, Agriculture and Horticulture with new apprenticeships being added all the time.
Level 2 certificate courses are available to study via distance learning (online) and we also offer free, government-funded courses for adults including Level 3 qualifications and courses to improve your maths and numeracy.
The College offers low-cost short courses for adults (19 years+) too – perfect for trying out something new or learning more about a hobby you enjoy, while meeting new people.
Browse our courses here or search for something specific using the search option on the home page. You can filter by subject.
- Chainsaws – Certificate of Competence from a Rope and Harness
- Chainsaws – Free-Fall Techniques – Aerial Cutting of Trees (Level 3 Award)
- Chainsaws – Level 2 Maintenance and Cross Cutting
- Chainsaws – Maintenance and Crosscutting (Level 2 Award)
- Chainsaws – Maintenance & Cross Cutting Certificate of Competence
- City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1)
- City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Mowers
- City & Guilds L2 Award in Safe Application of pesticides using self propelled, mounted, trailed horizontal boom sprayers PA2
- City & Guilds L2 Award in the Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Pest Control
- City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue