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Spring Lane Campus

EKC Canterbury Spring Lane is home to the College’s land-based, environmental and animal care courses as well as their dedicated facilities.

Outside of the Spring Lane campus

Land-based, Environmental and Animal Care courses

Do you want to start a career in animal management or the land-based sector? We have courses available for school leavers, Years 10 and 11 and those aged 19+.

Our courses will provide you with the fundamental knowledge and skills to support your journey to employment in the sector.

Animal management students with buzzard

Developing Green Skills

To help meet the emerging demand for specialist green skills, we have invested in upgrading Spring Lane to offer cutting-edge education and training in animal conservation, horticulture and land-based subjects.

Pre-16 Junior College

Spring Lane is home to EKC Canterbury Junior College, a learning opportunity for learners in Years 10 and 11 who have dedicated ambitions to entering the landbased industry.

Animal management student picking apples

Short and Part Time Courses

We offer a range of professional horticulture short and part time courses for learners aged 19+.

A Junior college student sitting outside the Spring Lane Campus
Explore our Facilities

Our website allows you to explore our facilities and discover videos of our students who share their experience.

How to apply

If you have decided on a course or study programme, find out how to apply for EKC Canterbury College.

Need help and advice?

Our College team are here to support you in a number of ways, such as to help you explore your options.

Meet the Animals

Our Spring Lane Campus is home to over 200 species of animals including:

  • Wallabies
  • Birds such as chicken, geese, ducks and cockatiels
  • Small mammals such as rabbits, guinea pigs and ferrets
  • Goats and sheep
  • Reptiles including snakes and bearded dragons.
Animal management's goat