Our Admissions Team are committed to supporting you with your transition from school to college and offer tours of the campuses for prospective students and parents.
Our campuses have been greatly expanded and refurbished to provide students with the best facilities, teaching and resources, as well as various areas for relaxation and socialising.
Each campus tour will take in common facilities, including:
Bridges Cafés are where you can relax with friends and offer hot and cold food and refreshments for a range of dietary requirements. Students can also gain work experience in the Food Service areas.
Learning Resource Centres at each campus have a broad range of print and online resources, as recommended by your course reading lists, and are supported by experienced staff.
The Agency provides personal development through enrichment activities, sources work experience and part-time jobs, as well as offering career advice to support your progression onto higher education or employment.
Student Services offer help with travel, finance and health & well-being.
London Road Campus Tours
Origins a fully-licensed commercial training restaurant allows Hospitality & Catering students real-life experience cooking and serving the public and other students lunch and dinner. Origins has the AA Rosette and Gold Award in recognition of its standard of service.
Evolve Salon is a professional salon run by experienced staff, providing treatments in hair, therapies and beauty. Students with a Level 2 qualification are able to apply for part-time paid employment or Apprenticeships at the salon.
The Hair & Beauty Training Academy is an industry-standard training salon for students to learn all aspects of the trade and offer treatments to the public at discounted prices, whilst supervised by tutors.
The London Road Sports Centre complements our sports students’ curriculum and its facilities are also available for other students to use at reduced rates. There are also work experience opportunities at the Centre.
Our Engineering and Construction Centre with our recently relaunched Engineering and MOT Department, houses £1million of state-of-the-art equipment.
For further information and to book a tour of London Road campus, please contact Admissions on 01743 342346.
Welsh and English Bridge Campus Tours
Tours of the Welsh Bridge and English Bridge campuses start at the Welsh Bridge Campus with a presentation about the College and how to apply. Information is also available about transport and financial support.
The walk between the two campuses takes approximately 15 minutes, so you should allow around 1½ hours for the whole tour, with tours starting at 1.30pm.
Please note this tour of the campuses is during the college day, so teaching staff are not available to speak to. We will however, endeavour to answer any questions you may have.
Our Open Evenings in October / November offer a chance to meet teachers and all local Year 11 students are invited via their schools.
If you require access arrangements or a disabled parking space please contact the College before you arrive.
For further information please contact Admissions on 01743 260401.