Studying further education

Rewards for 2021/22

Rewards is our fantastic new and improved benefit package for students studying full-time further education at the college.

Maths & English

Maths and English skills are essential for the workplace and university.

Student Support

We are fully committed to making sure you achieve on your course and get the very best out of your time with us.

Fees & Funding

All further education courses are fully funded for under 19s. There may be funding or an Advanced Learning Loan available to support learners aged 19 and over.

Special Educational Needs and Additional Learning Support (Local Offer)

We offer a wide range of support services to students to help them achieve their full potential at College.  We also offer provision for students with Special Educational Needs.


If you successfully complete your course and are capable of studying at the next level, there are lots of opportunities for you to progress with us.

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Why college is different from school

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