Top 6 reasons to study here
Wide choice of subjects
We offer over 80 vocational subjects including Business, Catering and Hospitality, Construction, Engineering, Travel and Tourism and Media, as well as the Ofsted 'Outstanding' rated Early Years/Childcare area, as identified in their spring 2013 visit. We also offer courses to improve essential, life and work skills as well as English Language through our Foundation College. What's more, we're one of the largest Apprenticeship providers in Sussex and offer Apprenticeships in over 25 subject areas including Accounting, ICT, Plumbing and Heating and Hairdressing.
Excellent teaching and learning
Our teachers are committed to providing a first-class education for all our learners. 95% of students in our April 2013 survey rated our teaching as good or outstanding.
Strong employer links
Our students have access to work placements through excellent relationships we've forged with local businesses. As a key player in the Gatwick Diamond economic development initiative, we are aware of local business training needs and work together to create apprenticeship opportunities to fill the skills gap.
Resources and facilities
Our Crawley campus boasts excellent training facilities including a wide range of construction and enginering workshops, a training restaurant and hairdressing and beauty therapy salons. The campus is located in the centre of town, within walking distance of the mainline train and bus stations with student car parking on-site, making it an extremely accessible place to study.
Exceptional student services and support
We aim to give all students the best possible learning experience in an environment that actively promotes mutual respect. Every student has access to the Student Support team who will help them in all aspects of College life and encourage them to get the most out of their time with us. We also provide a wide range of Additional Learning Support services to students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and excellent careers advice on progression routes.
University Centre on campus
Progression to university is made easier through our on-site University Centre with a range of full and part-time higher education courses to fit around your lifestyle. Our diploma and degree level courses have been created in partnership with the Universities of Brighton and Chichester to ensure equivalence to university attained qualifications.