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Rodbaston College
  • Rodbaston Campus
    Penkridge
    Staffs
    ST19 5PH
There’s more to Rodbaston College than you think! Explore the world of opportunities and kick start your career with us!

Choosing the right course for your future

Set within a 180-hectare site, Rodbaston is the perfect place to study animal care, countryside management, horticulture, horse care, landbased engineering and veterinary nursing.  With excellent facilities and a wide range of accessible habitats and rural resources a stone's throw away, you’ll receive an authentic study experience.

At Rodbaston you can train across the ‘trades’ studying bricklaying, carpentry, painting and decorating, car mechanics and plumbing. As well as gaining Gas Safe qualifications in our purpose-built Gas Training Centre. 

Whatever you study with us, you’ll boost your earning potential and open a world of opportunity in the industry you love. Receive hands-on, practical training, delivered by staff who are best placed to support you to gain real world experience and skills employers demand. 

Our approach is on careers not just courses!  

Our focus is helping you to achieve a fulfilling career, not just to complete a course. We take the time to help you select the best study options to help you reach your career aspirations. We ensure you have the skills and experience employers really want and you will gain relevant work experience to put what you’ve learnt into practice in real world situations so your be ready to hit the ground running when you start work. 

 Earn while you learn

Want to keep learning, but start earning a wage? With an apprenticeship you’ll gain job-specific skills working alongside experienced staff and earn a wage. At Rodbaston there are lots of apprenticeship opportunities available across the landbased and construction industries.  See our latest apprenticeship vacancies at: www.southstaffs.ac.uk/apprentice-vacancies.

Adult learning

Do you want to improve your career prospects or find a new hobby? Are you looking for an opportunity to follow your passion, gain new skills or meet like-minded people?

We offer hundreds of adult leisure and learning courses for those aged 19 plus. From British sign language to learning to play guitar, whatever your interests, there will be something for you.

Fun and welcoming, our courses are delivered on various days and evenings throughout the week, so are flexible enough to fit in with your existing commitments.

Like the idea of enhancing your skills but can’t commit to attending college classes?  Gain nationally recognised qualifications with our exciting range of FREE distance learning courses that you can study from home to fit around existing commitments.

Apply now!

We think you’ll love college life, but don’t just take our word for it - visit our social media pages for updates and check us out at an open day. Find out more at: www.southstaffs.ac.uk.

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