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Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.

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Duchy College Rosewarne
Duchy College Rosewarne Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall TR14 0AB

0330 123 4784


Opening hours
Mon-Thurs 8:30am-5pm, Fri 8:30am-4:30pm


We don’t have halls of residence at Duchy Rosewarne but our accommodation team have worked closely with local landlords for many years to develop an established network of housing to suit all tastes.

Click here to see our current accommodation vacancies

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.

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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A nationally renowned research unit for the propagation and cultivation of endangered plant species

The micropropagation unit at Duchy College, Rosewarne was established in 1991, primarily as an educational resource for horticultural students studying at the College. Over a number of years, the Duchy College facility has become an important, nationally renowned, research unit for the propagation and cultivation of endangered plant species.

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Rosewarne Restaurant pride themselves on their quality home cooked meals made freshly each day, along with scrumptious homemade sandwiches. Visit Rosewarne’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. Rosewarne’s 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

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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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.

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.

Featured Courses at Duchy College Rosewarne

Advanced Veterinary Nursing Diploma

Leisure and Professional
  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Duration - 1 day a week over 4 terms   |   Part-time
  • Level - Level 5
  • Available Starts - As required
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Horticulture Machinery Operation and Maintenance

Adult Employer Training
  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Duration - 1 day / 6 hours   |   Part-time
  • Level - No Qualification
  • Available Starts - 27/09/2024, 01/11/2024, 17/01/2025, 14/02/2025, 14/03/2025, 25/04/2025, 30/06/2025
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Crop Technician Apprenticeship Standard

  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Duration - 18 months   |   Work-based
  • Level - Level 3
  • Available Starts - As required
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RHS Certificate In Practical Horticulture

  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Duration - 34 Weeks   |   Part-time
  • Level - Level 2
  • Available Starts - 12/09/2024
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