Capel Manor College is London’s leading specialist land-based further and higher education College. We offer a range of full and part-time courses for young people and adults which lead to nationally recognised qualifications and the prospect of progressing to further study, employment or starting a business venture.

Capel Manor College combines academic excellence with practical skills in a first-class professional environment. We have six campuses across London with dedicated teaching facilities and resources. Our courses are taught by exceptional tutors with industry experience and include agriculture, animal management, arboriculture, environmental conservation, floristry and balloon artistry, garden design, horticulture, landscaping, saddlery and shoemaking.

Find your perfect course by browsing the subjects below. For course queries and application support, call our Admissions team on 0303 003 1234 or email

Rethinking your study options now, or want to get ahead for 2020? Find out more about our courses and apply at our Open Day on 12 October!

We encourage you to apply now for courses starting this September!

Animal Care

Explore your passion for animals with our specialist courses in animal management, zoology, veterinary science and dog grooming. We also offer traditional leatherwork studies in saddlery and shoemaking. You will develop instrumental practical handling skills across our extensive farming and zoo facilities, which are home to more than 1,000 animals.

Our courses provide numerous career opportunities including roles such as veterinary surgeon, zookeeper, farm manager, dog groomer and leatherwear designer.


Make the most of your love for the outdoors with our extensive range of courses in arboriculture, agriculture, countryside management, environmental conservation and outdoor adventure. The College offers the perfect location for your studies with over 35 acres spread across the capital. You will gain invaluable hands-on skills learning how to operate modern, industry-essential machinery and equipment.

Our courses provide numerous career opportunities including roles such as tree surgeon, estate manager, ecologist, policy advisor and farm technician.

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Develop your creativity with our diverse range of courses in floristry, floral art and design, balloon artistry and event styling. You will have the opportunity to use our in-house retail training facility and participate in exciting, high-profile national competitions such as the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Our courses provide numerous career opportunities including roles such as floristry business owner, freelance florist, event stylist, balloon artist and floral wholesale specialist.

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Express your artistic flair and embrace your love of plants through one of our garden design courses. You will be encouraged to showcase your skills by designing for shows, competitions and for outside clients, gaining invaluable project management experience. Students regularly win awards at prestigious events in recognition of their talent.

Our courses provide numerous career opportunities including roles such as garden designer, CAD technician, urban space designer, landscape manager and horticultural consultant.

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You can be part of improving the quality of London’s landscapes and gardens with our courses in horticulture, landscape construction, urban green space management and sports turf management. You will be introduced to wide-ranging plant collections across our campuses and will have the opportunity to work within some of London’s most prestigious parks.

Our courses provide numerous career opportunities including roles such as head gardener, horticultural journalist, plant hunter, landscape gardener and park manager.