You may have previous experience - but feel you need an update of your skills or some further training first of all. There are several ways to do this and a range of organisations who provide opportunities to learn new skills:


Bicton College

Tel: 01395 562400        


Bicton offer a wide range of full and part-time land and environment related courses


Devon Adult & Community Learning

Tel: 0845 155 1014           



Devon Adult & Community Learning organise many part-time day and evening classes in local venues.


Exeter College

Tel: 0845 111 6000           



Exeter College a wide range of full and part-time courses for all levels of ability.


Petroc (formerly East Devon College)

Tel: 01884 235200           



Offering a wide range of full and part-time courses for all levels of ability, Petroc also have campuses in Honiton and North Devon and The Academy of Music & Sound in Exeter.


University of Exeter

Tel: 01392 661000

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The University offer a wide range of full-time, part-time and online courses – not just degrees.



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There are also many private training organisations such as Pitman Training and Transplant Mastertrain who offer specialist training for a fee.