City College Plymouth

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'Whether you’re still schooling, considering a degree, or looking to improve work skills, our college’s a great place to gain suitable qualifications.'

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City College Plymouth is a further education college located in the heart of Plymouth. Our College dates back to 1887 where it was a school of science and art. It became a college of further education in 1969 and rebranded in 2007 to become City College Plymouth. We have two main centres - one at Kings Road and the other at Goschen.

City College Plymouth is one of the first further education colleges to be awarded the Training Quality Standard, a new national scheme that recognises and celebrates the best organisations delivering employer-led training and development. The College now has special recognition for excellence in construction; engineering; and hospitality and leisuretravel and tourism; and will be entering other sectors over the coming year.

College Key Facts

  •  Number of full-time students - 3,088 
  •  Number of part-time students - 22,028 
  •  Number of total students - 25,116 which includes 916 higher education students and 185 non-EU international students 
  •  Number of apprentices - 1,100 
  •  Number of employees - 812   

What's on offer

The College offers a variety of qualifications including: 

  •  academic qualifications such as A levels and GCSEs 
  •  vocational qualifications which relate to a particular area of work such as NVQs and BTEC national diplomas 
  •  higher education qualifications including foundation degrees, higher national certificates/diplomas and professional qualifications 
  •  work-based learning programmes including apprenticeships 
  •  basic skills in numeracy and literacy 
  •  the new 14 to 19 diplomas.

To help you in your studies we have libraries at each of the two main centres - Kings Road and Goschen. 



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Performing Arts at City College Plymouth!! <3
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by dramaqueenamyv - July 2010

I really enjoyed attending the Btec National Diploma in Performing Arts at City College Plymouth, it has amazing teachers who have been in the industry themselves and can give you a push in the right direction. Everyone is so friendly and surportive, it's just a great enviroment to be in and because of all this i have managed to reach the grades i need to get into the university of my choice. I highly reccommend it!

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BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts
by Bethany - July 2010

the BTEC National diploma in performing arts is a really good course the lecturers are really friendly and helpful and really want you to do well. you make friends on this course who will stay with you possibley for life and despiet habing to do written work its made easier by the lecturers who are happy to help and on the plus side you can resubmit work its is idea for someone who isnt all that great at written work because you are always given oportunities to improve yourself and your wirtten work and the lecturers realise that because we are drama student written work isnt going to be are strong point and so the course is very practically based which me DISTINCTIONS!!!

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