Membership Categories

Landex has two membership categories

Full Member

Full Member

Full membership is open to Colleges and Universities in the UK that offer significant volumes of high quality further and/or higher education in at least 6 land based occupational areas. These providers must also have control over appropriate physical resources to provide their students with on-site practical experience, and enjoy strong relationships with the industries they serve. Full members are required to engage fully with the Landex quality improvement (peer review) process; have full access to all Landex services and CPD events and are shareholders in the company and are eligible to stand as members of the Board.

Affiliate Member

Affiliate Member

Affiliate membership is open to providers in England that offer high quality further and/or higher education in at least 2 land based occupational areas. These providers must also have appropriate physical resources to provide their students with an appropriate range of practical experience and enjoy strong relationships with the industries they serve. Affiliate members Are required to engage fully with the Landex quality improvement (peer review) process; have access to Landex services and CPD events but ARE NOT shareholders in the company and may not stand as members of the Board, however they may join and take a full part in the work of the Landex committees.

Membership Criteria

Collectively Landex Members

Offer Teaching & Learning Opportunities

For a wide range of learners and in England collectively provide over 80% of further education and over 82% of higher education in land based subjects.

Support Rural Innovation, Growth & Development

As well as managing apprenticeship programmes, bespoke training and continuous professional development for employers and their work forces.

Deliver Higher National Diplomas

And Foundation Degrees. A significant number also deliver Honours and Post-graduate Degrees.

Provide Courses underpinned by Business Enterprise

Including farms, nurseries, veterinary practices, equestrian and sports complexes, which provide a unique learning experience for students.

Carry out Knowledge Exchange

Applied research and, in particular, field trial activity as an integral part of their portfolios.

Participate in commercial & education partnerships

And delivery contracts including many with world class companies and leading commercial and voluntary sector organizations.

Recruit Talented Individuals

Not just locally, but regionally and nationally or internationally.

Support from employers and industry

Engage them in a wide range of college activity such as membership of Governing Bodies and course development, monitoring & quality committees.

Offer Residential Accommodation

On campus for both 16-18 and adult learners, together with extensive social and support services.

Climate Change

Respond to the implications that climate change has upon the land use and management agenda through curriculum design, operational activity and industry partnerships.

Provide a Wide Range of Courses

For primary pupils and those in years 10 and 11 of secondary education: an extensive range of short courses and an increasing number of distance learning programmes.

Events & Open Days

Stage many events and open days for the general public and those aspiring to careers in the land based industries.

Our Member

Landex – ‘Land Based Colleges & Universities Aspiring to Excellence’ is a subscriber organisation with 36 member Colleges and Universities in England and 3 Members in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

To qualify for membership the provider must deliver significant volumes of education and training in land based occupational areas.

See the interactive map to learn more about our member Colleges and Universities.

  • Full Member
  • Affiliate Member

Get in touch

Contact us today

If you have any questions around our membership or are interested in learning more about our services and events, please get in touch today using our contact form and a member of the Landex team will get back to you within 24 hours (Mon-Fri)

T: 01604 550112

E: nicodevries@landex.org.uk