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Why choose Central?

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​Amazing Student Lifestyle

Now Ofsted have officially confirmed we are a “Good” college (February 2016) you know that you’ll get first-class teaching inside the classroom but college is not all about studying – we can also connect you to a great student lifestyle, whether it’s a residential to the Gambia, an art exchange to Germany, taking photos at a Lawson or McBusted gig or playing football in the British Colleges of Sport league.

Investment in Your Future

Central has spent over £8m over the last few years improving facilities to give our students the best possible learning experience including new photographic studios, a high street hair & beauty salon and a commercial car garage. We also hope to build a new skills hub in the city centre in the next few years!

Student Support

The College was the first in the country to be awarded a Student Carers kitemark for the excellent support we offer students. The team were also shortlisted for a national award in 2014.

In March 2016 our ‘Behaviour and Support team” scooped ‘Team of the Year’ at the NAMSS (National Association for Managers of Student Services) awards in Bristol. Learner Achievement Coach Team Leader, Laura Archer, was named runner up in the “team member of the year” category.

Go Further with Central

You come to college to learn, to progress to the next level and make yourself ‘work-ready’ so you land the job of your dreams. So it’s no surprise that 93% of our students go on to further study or go into employment – Central works – it’s official!

What are you waiting for? Join the thousands of other people who are choosing Central.