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Swindon College is an established part of the Wiltshire community offering a large selection of courses and work based learning.
Everything from apprenticeships to Higher Education, full time or part time and all ages.
Swindon Collegeoffersa broad range of study programmes; as well as a thriving further education community, the college offers business training and work-based learning (including Apprenticeships), part time courses anditisone ofthe largest providersof higher education courses in Wiltshire.
We welcome people of all ages from our local community and during the last year thousands of people became full and part time students at Swindon College.
The College hasstate-of-the-art, industry-standard facilities, along with a dedicated and professional team of 700 staff,whichmeansthat students gain the right skills and experience for their chosen career path. The overwhelming majority of teaching staff at Swindon College have current industry experience in their specialist field.
Currently Swindon College provides quality learning and support for 9,500 students. For school leavers coming to college for the first time it is the opportunity to step out of school uniform and into an adult learning environment.
We also welcome a number of students from overseas every year and the opportunity for international study exchange and overseas residential trips is available to the majority of students.
Annually,hundreds ofstudents go on to study at universities across the country, whilelots ofstudents will stay on and progress their studies at Swindon College on ourPostgraduate,Degree,FoundationDegree and HND/C programmes.
Swindon College Open Evenings
The College holds regular open evening for school leaver courses and the higher education courses. Our specialist staff will be on hand to help you choose the course that's right for you. Why not come and see us at one of them? Check out our open evening dates on our website: www.swindon-college.ac.uk. We look forward to meeting you!
Further Education - courses for school leavers'
Swindon College offers a range of qualifications in the following subjects:
Art, Design and Media
Business, Computing and Science
Catering and Hospitality
Hair, Beauty and Production Arts (Media Make-up)
Health, Care and Early Years
Sports and Leisure
Travel and Tourism
Uniformed Public Services
Learning for Living and Work
Access to Higher Education
The College offers MAs,BA(Hons)Degrees, Foundation Degrees and HND/Cs in a variety of subjects including art and design, engineering, business, construction, computing, early years and youth workon a full and part time basis. The College alsooffersprofessional qualificationsfromthe Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). These courses are offered on a part time basisin the evenings.
Swindon College has a wide range of apprenticeships courses on offer:
Hospitality and Catering
Painting and Decorating
Sport and Leisure
Brand new - Warehousing!
Training for businesses
Our Business First team has all the resources, skills and experience to deliver the training courses you need to develop and strengthen your business. Business First offers high quality training in the following areas:
1-2 day short courses to up-skill your employees
NVQ qualifications across all industry sectors and delivered in the workplace
Apprenticeships to provide you with a skilled workforce for the future