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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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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Latest news

  • 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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  • Motor vehicle students visit famous Santa Pod Raceway

      Earlier this month, a group of our motor vehicle students descended on the home of European Drag Racing; the famous Santa Pod Raceway.   Nearly 700 students from schools and colleges across the UK enjoyed the free d...

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  • The Festival of Expressive Arts

      City College opened its doors to the public this week for its 'Festival of Expressive Arts'.   In celebration of their hard work this year, creative industries students exhibited their pieces at the college for publ...

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  • College brickwork student wins SkillBuild competition

      A City College student could head to Brazil next summer after reaching the final of a national trade skills competition.   Mike McGurn, 22, from Lyndhurst, entered the southern heat of the SkillBuild 2014 competitio...

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  • One of the first in the country to pass new cruise qualification

      One of our lecturers has become one of just 25 people in the UK to gain a new cruise industry qualification.   Pippa Booker, a lecturer in business and tourism, now has CLIA Cruise Master Accreditation and is the on...

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  • City College tutor voted onto European board

      Our counselling tutor has been recognised internationally as an expert in her field.   Counselling and psychotherapy course leader, Annie Thompson, has been voted onto the board of the European Association for Perso...

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  • Will City College barbers make the cut in national competition?

      Two barbering students at City College Southampton are hoping for victory at the popular British Barber Association's National Student Barber Competition.   Samuel Francis-Brown, 20, and Ian McCreery, 27, both of wh...

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  • Our students sweep the board in national photographic competition

      Not just one but two students from City College Southampton have reached the final of a prestigious photography competition.   James Wiley and Sally Johnson submitted entries to the British Council's ‘21st Cen...

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Short Courses

  • £350.00

    Sage 50 Payroll - Accounting

    Ref: B03759 - 001 - 1415 : Certificate Date(s):14/04/2015 to 25/06/2015 (10 weeks)
    Times(s):18:00:00 - 21:00:00

    This beginner’s Level 1 course is designed for those looking to gain an understanding of Sage Payroll. Each subject area is accompanied with examples and exercises to practice wha...

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