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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Apprenticeship Vacancies

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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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  • Carpentry student nails first place

      A carpentry student at City College Southampton won first place in the popular CITB SkillBuild 2015 South East regional heat this week (May 12).   Louis Hixon-Denton, 20, who is on the NVQ Level 3 advanced apprentic...

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  • Barber is top of the crops in national competition

      A barbering student at City College Southampton has taken the silver crown at the popular British Barber Association's National Student Barber Competition.   Ian McCreery, 28, who is on the NVQ Level 3 barbering cou...

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  • Attendance Matters

      Congratulations go to Level 2 Beauty student, Courtney Harding, for being City College's star student in the second half of the spring half term and for attending 100% of her lessons. The Principal, Sarah Stannard, present...

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  • Southampton barber is a cut above the rest

      A barbering student at City College Southampton is hoping for victory at the popular British Barber Association's National Student Barber Competition.   Ian McCreery, 28, who is on the NVQ Level 3 Barbering course a...

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  • Celebrations for St George's Day

      City College Southampton will host a St George's Day celebration event this week (April 23).   The event, to be held in the hub, has been organised by Southampton Festivals and will be an exciting and informative ev...

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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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Short Courses

  • £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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  • £230.00

    First Aid At Work - Health & Safety / First Aid

    Ref: B01577 - 009 - 1415 : HSE Date(s):17/06/2015 to 19/06/2015
    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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  • £80.00

    Barbering Techniques - Hairdressing

    Ref: B03707 - 002 - 1415 : Workshop Date(s):29/06/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 15:30:00

    This workshop is ideal for those with a little or limited knowledge of Barbering and are wanting to develop their clippering techniques - you will require a previous qualification in Hairdressing ideally up to NVQ2.

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  • £70.00

    Dressing Bridal Hair - Hairdressing

    Ref: B03705 - 002 - 1415 : Workshop Date(s):29/06/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 15:30:00

    This one day workshop is designed for beginners or people who have some knowledge of putting hair up. Dressing long hair focuses on current long hair trends giving you the skills to translate them into beautiful, commercial, simplistic l...

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  • £230.00

    First Aid At Work - Health & Safety / First Aid

    Ref: B01577 - 010 - 1415 : HSE Date(s):01/07/2015 to 03/07/2015
    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

    Self Tanning - Beauty and Complementary Therapies

    Ref: B02843 - 004 - 1415 : City & Guilds Date(s):06/07/2015 to 08/07/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 15:00:00

    This is a short part time course to learn and develop industry skills in the art of self tanning. The unit is about the particular skills involved in spray and lotion tanning techniques To carry out th...

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  • £100.00

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

    Ref: B03456 - 007 - 1415 : Highfield ABC - Award Date(s):07/07/2015
    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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  • £150.00

    Microsoft 2010 Excel - Advanced - Computer & IT

    Ref: B03716 - 002 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):07/07/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 16:30:00

    This course aims to develop participants' skills in spreadsheet techniques and terminology to an advanced level. By the end of the course delegates will be able import and export data, use pivot tables and charts, audit and analy...

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  • £150.00

    Microsoft 2010 Word - Advanced - Computer & IT

    Ref: B03717 - 002 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):08/07/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 16:30:00

    This course aims to develop participants skills in word processing techniques and terminology to an advanced level. By the end of the course delegates will be able to navigate through master and subdocuments; include field refere...

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  • £150.00

    Introduction to Hair Extensions - Hairdressing

    Ref: B03702 - 001 - 1415 : Workshop Date(s):13/07/2015 to 14/07/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 15:30:00

    Hair extensions are one of the main growth areas in hairdressing, and generate a large income. It can create spectacular results and could be where your biggest profits are!

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  • £250.00

    Self Tanning - Beauty and Complementary Therapies

    Ref: B02843 - 005 - 1415 : City & Guilds Date(s):20/07/2015 to 25/07/2015
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 16:30:00

    This is a short part time course to learn and develop industry skills in the art of self tanning. The unit is about the particular skills involved in spray and lotion tanning techniques To carry out th...

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