Welcome to City College

City College is a further education college in Hampshire, providing career led courses and education for young people and adults.

 

The college is listed as 'good' by Ofsted, with some outstanding features.

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A fantastic venue for hire including large exhibition space, hub Theatre and bar. Aspire Restaurant. Also, Kudos hair and beauty salons.

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City College is totally committed to supporting every young person to achieve their full potential, regardless of background or prior academic success

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The Marine Skills Centre is at the forefront of making sure those employees, apprentices and future workers have the skills levels to compete in this highly-competitive industry.

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  • Attendance Matters

      Congratulations go to Level 1 Motor Vehicle student, Connor Ryan, for being City College's star student in the first half of the spring half term and for attending 100% of his lessons. The Principal, Sarah Stannard, presen...

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  • Recycled fashion show proves green can be glam

      Trend setters in Southampton showed off their green credentials when they recycled old and used fabrics for new clothes at a charity fashion show.   Models took to the catwalk wearing the new garments created by you...

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  • National Apprenticeship Week - A Real Success

      National Apprenticeship Week went with a bang at City College last week with employers, students, current Apprentices and ex Apprentices all working together to highlight to our students the fantastic opportunities availab...

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  • 80 City College Apprentices Get to Work for BAR

      At the beginning of the year, Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) announced a new project with City College Southampton to build two specialised docking ribs. A team of 80 apprentices have been working hard at the College's Marine Sk...

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  • Aspiring female design engineer takes on apprenticeship

      Southampton resident Shannen Birks is kicking-off a career for herself as a mechanical design engineer with help from City College Southampton.   The 22-year-old, from Bitterne, is undertaking her HND apprenticeship...

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  • Apprenticeships as a real alternative to university

      Southampton teenager Thomas Campbell is fast-forwarding a career for himself as building services engineer with help from City College Southampton.   The 19-year-old, from Bassett Green, is undertaking his level 5 H...

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  • Marine apprentices meet Royalty and the Prime Minister

      This month, City College's marine apprentices have been rubbing shoulders with The Duchess of Cambridge, Sir Ben Ainslie and the Prime Minister as part of their involvement with the production of two specialised docking ri...

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  • Tourism students experience the port

      Young people from Southampton have had an exclusive look behind the scenes at the port as ABP kick-started its work experience programme with City College Southampton.   Travel and tourism students were introduced t...

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  • It's Our England

      John Denham MP and Dr Alex Langlands (TV presenter and lecturer at the University of Winchester) visited City College Southampton today, 25th February, to continue the ‘It's Our England' project with students from co...

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  • Brickwork ‘shard’ in Bursledon

      Bricks and art are not two words you commonly hear together, but one City College Southampton tutor is getting crafty with a new and unique brickwork commission.   Brick artist Joe Taylor has combined his passion fo...

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  • Apprentices to build sustainable boats for Ben Ainslie Racing

      BAR announce a new project with City College Southampton to build two specialised docking ribs.   Today, Ben Ainslie Racing announced a new project with City College Southampton to build two specialised docking ribs...

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  • Voting on the agenda as politicians visit students at City College

      The 240-seat hub theatre packed with students heard politicians including Shadow Education Minister Tristram Hunt MP, talk about the importance of voting.   Mr Hunt and Shadow Northern Ireland Minister Ivan Lewis MP...

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  • City residents Love Southampton

      A duo of photography students from City College Southampton have been on a mission to produce a series of images which capture the diversity of the city, to celebrate its 50 years of city status.   Anne Barratt and ...

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Short Courses

  • £200.00

    Excel For Engineers - Engineering, Manufacturing, Welding & CAD

    Ref: B03724 - 003 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):14/04/2015 to 12/05/2015 (5 weeks)
    Times(s):18:30:00 - 20:30:00

    A vital part in so many jobs today particularly engineering is the collation and sorting of data. Often raw data must be presented in suitable formats to communicate and summarise the key points. Microsoft Excel is a very power tool allo...

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  • £230.00

    First Aid At Work - Health & Safety / First Aid

    Ref: B01577 - 007 - 1415 : HSE Date(s):14/04/2015 to 16/04/2015
    Times(s):09:00:00 - 17:00:00

    Health and Safety in the workplace are essential considerations for all employers. It is vital that there are people on site who are qualified to act as First Aiders in case of an accident. This course is designed for workplace and as su...

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  • £300.00

    Introduction to Welding - Engineering, Manufacturing, Welding & CAD

    Ref: B03720 - 003 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):15/04/2015 to 24/06/2015 (10 weeks)
    Times(s):18:30:00 - 20:30:00

    This course is for new learners and those with some experience of welding to learn the techniques and gain an understanding of the skill and the processes.

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  • £300.00

    Introduction to CAD (Computer Aided Design) - Engineering, Manufacturing, Welding & CAD

    Ref: B03721 - 003 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):15/04/2015 to 24/06/2015 (10 weeks)
    Times(s):18:30:00 - 20:30:00

    The course will use AutoCAD software to introduce students to basic CAD drawing, leading onto the more advanced levels. The course will enable you to work towards the C&G 7579 02-201 2D qualification in computer-a...

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  • £30.00

    Enhance Your Image - Beauty and Complementary Therapies

    Ref: B03703 - 002 - 1415 : Workshop Date(s):25/04/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 12:30:00

    Enhance your image is part time workshop. As part of the lessons you are required to complete essential research, as well as practicing your vocational skills in your own time. The programme covers of basic practical and technical skills...

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  • £30.00

    Enhance Your Image - Beauty and Complementary Therapies

    Ref: B03703 - 005 - 1415 : Workshop Date(s):02/05/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 12:30:00

    Enhance your image is part time workshop. As part of the lessons you are required to complete essential research, as well as practicing your vocational skills in your own time. The programme covers of basic practical and technical skills...

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  • £230.00

    First Aid At Work - Health & Safety / First Aid

    Ref: B01577 - 008 - 1415 : HSE Date(s):11/05/2015 to 13/05/2015
    Times(s):09:00:00 - 17:00:00

    Health and Safety in the workplace are essential considerations for all employers. It is vital that there are people on site who are qualified to act as First Aiders in case of an accident. This course is designed for workplace and as su...

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  • £100.00

    Person-Centred Couples Counselling - Counselling

    Ref: B03949 - 001 - 1415 : Workshop Date(s):13/05/2015 to 24/06/2014 (6 weeks)
    Times(s):18:00:00 - 21:00:00

    This is a 6 week professional development/enrichment course in Person-Centred Couples Counselling.

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  • £100.00

    Food Safety in Catering - Catering, Hospitality, Food & Drink

    Ref: B03456 - 006 - 1415 : Highfield ABC - Award Date(s):18/05/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 16:30:00

    Aimed at everyone working in a situation where food is prepared, cooked and/or served. Relevant to all catering operations – such as pubs, hotels, restaurants, contract and outdoor caterers, fast-food outlets, hospitals, ...

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  • £200.00

    Personal Time Management - Management & Customer Care

    Ref: B03751 - 001 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):22/05/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 16:30:00

    Take charge of your working day! If you work late, miss deadlines, or arrive late to meetings then this course is a must. A one day workshop that shows the way to regain control of your...

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  • £150.00

    Microsoft 2007 Word - Intermediate - Computer & IT

    Ref: B03715 - 001 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):26/05/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 16:30:00

    Delegates will develop skills in word processing techniques and terminology. By the end of the course delegates will be able to understand paragraphs and sections, work with graphics, tables and charts and use the revision tools.

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  • £150.00

    Microsoft 2007 Excel - Intermediate - Computer & IT

    Ref: B03714 - 002 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):27/05/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 16:30:00

    This course aims to develop participants' skills in spreadsheet techniques and terminology. By the end of the course, delegates will be able to customize workbooks, use list; incorporate functions to determine IF, OR, FV, PMT, an...

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  • £160.00

    HABC - Award for Personal Licence Holders - Catering, Hospitality, Food & Drink

    Ref: B03718 - 003 - 1415 : QCF Date(s):01/06/2015 to 03/06/2015
    Times(s):09:00:00 - 17:30:00

    A licensing qualification is mandatory for those wishing to apply for a personal licence to sell or supply alcohol in England or Wales and this HABC Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders meets this requirement.This course is a...

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  • £180.00

    Microsoft 2007 Project - Introduction - Computer & IT

    Ref: B03754 - 002 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):03/06/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 16:30:00

    This course will give delegates the skills to be able to create, modify and track a project schedule using the internatioanlly acclaimed MS Project platform. By the end of the course, delegates will be able to define project date...

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  • £445.00

    Train the Trainer - Business, Finance & Administration

    Ref: B03756 - 001 - 1415 : Train the Trainer Date(s):16/06/2015 to 23/06/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 16:30:00

    This is a two day course which offers new and exisiting trainers the opportunity to learn the skills required for delivering learning and development activities. The second day will consist of delegates delivering a short session...

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