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 in the top 10% of colleges in the country for success rates and 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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  • Students set to benefit as business and education join forces

      Around 100 students in Southampton and the wider area are set to get ahead in their careers thanks to a brand new partnership between City College Southampton and one of the city's major employers.   ABP Port of Sou...

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  • “The world is one’s oyster” for marine apprentices

      A trio of students from City College Southampton have secured apprenticeships with one of the world leaders in world-class cruising yachts, Oyster Marine.   The full-time students, Jay Patel, Tom Phillips and Jacob ...

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  • Selected to offer University of the Arts London qualifications

      From this September City College Southampton will be the only college in Hampshire to offer the prestigious University of the Arts London (UAL) Awarding Body qualifications at Level 2 and 3.   UAL Awarding Body is p...

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  • College counselling graduate is now practicing for the NHS

      A college counselling graduate is now practicing for the NHS as a Primary Care Counsellor in the west country.   Lottie Hart, 38, originally from Bitterne, completed the BA (Hons) in Person-centered Counselling and ...

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  • College nail technician now runs her own business

      A former nail technician student at City College now runs her own company.   Louise Illman, 41, from Hedge End, completed the NVQ level 2 course in May 2013 and has since set up her own business "Tips and Toes". &n...

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Short Courses

  • £140.00

    Photography for Beginners/Improvers - Art & Design

    Ref: B03690 - 001 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):20/09/2014 to 29/11/2014 (10 weeks)
    Times(s):10:00:00 - 12:00:00

    Check out the Photography Students Work This is aimed at intermediate to beginner level students with some photographic experien...

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  • £150.00

    Ceramics Leisure - Art & Design

    Ref: B03688 - 001 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):20/09/2014 to 29/11/2014 (10 weeks)
    Times(s):10:00:00 - 12:30:00

    The pottery course will enable you to explore and investigate various materials, techniques and processes connected with the production of c...

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  • £230.00

    First Aid At Work - Health & Safety / First Aid

    Ref: B01577 - 002 - 1415 : Certificate Date(s):20/10/2014 to 22/10/2014
    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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  • £160.00

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

    Ref: B03718 - 001 - 1415 : QCF Date(s):23/10/2014
    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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  • £300.00

    Self Tanning - Beauty and Complementary Therapies

    Ref: B02843 - 002 - 1415 : City & Guilds Date(s):27/10/2014 to 29/10/2014 (6 weeks)
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 15:30:00

    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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  • £100.00

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

    Ref: B03456 - 003 - 1415 : Highfield ABC - Award Date(s):03/11/2014
    Times(s):09:00:00 - 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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  • £100.00

    Personal-Centered Couples Counselling - Counselling

    Ref: B03949 - 001 - 1415 : Workshop Date(s):03/11/2014 to 08/12/2014 (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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  • £30.00

    Enhance Your Image - Beauty and Complementary Therapies

    Ref: B03703 - 003 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):11/11/2014
    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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  • £300.00

    Refresher Course for Hairdressers (Colouring) - Hairdressing

    Ref: B03704 - 001 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):13/11/2014 to 05/02/2015 (12 weeks)
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 12:30:00

    These are nine week courses which is aimed at anyone that wants to refresh or update their knowledge and skills in colouring or cutting skills. Content of the refresher course may vary, depending on the level of the applicants' previous ...

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  • £220.00

    Coaching for Managers - Business, Finance & Administration

    Ref: B03758 - 001 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):17/11/2014
    Times(s):09:30:00 - 16:30:00

    This is a one day course for managers to develop their coaching skills and learn some techniques for coaching staff in the workplace.

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  • £230.00

    First Aid At Work - Health & Safety / First Aid

    Ref: B01577 - 003 - 1415 : Certificate Date(s):18/11/2014 to 20/11/2014
    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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  • £200.00

    Excel For Engineers - Engineering, Manufacturing, Welding & CAD

    Ref: B03724 - 002 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):06/01/2015 to 03/02/2015 (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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  • £620.00

    Stone Therapy - Beauty and Complementary Therapies

    Ref: B02615 - 001 - 1415 : City & Guilds Date(s):07/01/2015 to 01/05/2015 (15 weeks)
    Times(s):17:00:00 - 21:00:00

    This is a short part time course to learn and develop industry skills in the art of stone therapy. This unit is about the particular skills involved in stone therapy massage techniques, including the skills of us...

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  • £300.00

    Introduction to Welding - Engineering, Manufacturing, Welding & CAD

    Ref: B03720 - 002 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):07/01/2015 to 18/03/2015 (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 Computer Aided Design - Engineering, Manufacturing, Welding & CAD

    Ref: B03721 - 002 - 1415 : No Qualification Date(s):07/01/2015 to 18/03/2015 (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-...

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