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 5% of colleges in the country for success rates and listed as 'good' by Ofsted, with some outstanding features.

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We have a range of management training courses for professional staff development.

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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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  • Career events help hundreds of young people

      Hundreds of young people from Southampton and the wider area found out how to get ahead in their chosen career at City College this month.   School leavers were given the opportunity to speak to industry professiona...

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  • Hair students compete for apprenticeship live at WestQuay

      Six students from City College Southampton were set to battle it out in a competition reminiscent of the BBC show 'The Apprentice' in a bid to win a job.   Half a dozen hairdressing students from the college took pa...

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  • Painting & decorating apprentice celebrates as he heads for the final

      After weeks of careful preparation and stiff competition from other apprentices, James Evans from City College Southampton has been named the winner of the Portsmouth heat of the 2014 Dulux Decorator Centres Apprentice of ...

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  • Workshop proves fruitful as five students picked for apprenticeships

      Five students from the same college have secured coveted apprenticeship places with one of the biggest names in UK housing development, thanks to a little help from their tutors.   The students from City College Sou...

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  • Students use #nomakeupselfie craze to raise cash for good cause

      A group of students from City College Southampton decided to put their own spin on the latest Internet craze by posing for a group 'no make-up selfie'.   The level 2 hairdressing students decided to remove their mak...

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  • Adult learners at City College prove they’re top of the crop

      Two hairdressing students from City College Southampton have proven they're a cut above the rest by making the semi finals of a Wella hairdressing competition.   Olivia Jewett and Jemma China, both adult learners st...

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  • Students now have their very own university-style student union

      The facility was opened today (February 27) and aims to give learners a place to relax and meet those from other courses. The split-level space, kitted out with sofas, beanbags, TV screens, a pool table and working spaces,...

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  • First in-college travel agency helps students and staff get ahead

      City College Southampton is proving you don't have to go far to travel far as earlier today it officially opened its own travel agency, Aspire2Travel.   The agency, which is located on-site at the main city centre c...

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  • Coursework launches student into international photography spotlight

      Standing in a cattle market on a cold January morning, icy fingers clutching onto her camera, Mandy Watts had no idea that the next click of a shutter would propel her to international acclaim.   But that's exactly ...

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  • Industry week gives our students ‘employability X Factor’

      Students honed their 'employability X Factor' last week as they took part in Industry Week.   Our Industry Weeks are designed to arm our students with skills and information about what it's really like in the world ...

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  • Students to hone ‘employability X Factor’ during Industry Week

      Orchestrating a murder mystery evening, filling out tax forms and knowing how to turn a man into a pantomime dame - they're all things that could set our students apart from the crowd when it comes to getting a job.  ..

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  • Futures look bright for current students

      City College is holding a Careers and Progression event for its students on Thursday 6th March.   This annual event, being held during both National Apprenticeship Week and National Careers Week, brings together loc...

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  • City College welcomes catering and hospitality industry

    Professionals from the South's catering and hospitality industry descended upon City College this morning for the latest business breakfast.   City College has been running a series of the early morning events in associatio...

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  • Hairdressing students excel following professional masterclass

    Hairdressing students at City College were treated to a masterclass from hair stylist Dylan Smith and Wella colour expert, Jenna Fox, on January 28.   The pair carried out a hairdressing demonstration on two models in the c...

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Short Courses

  • £120.00

    Photography for Beginners/Improvers - Art & Design

    Ref: B03690 - 003 - 1314 : No Qualification Date(s):26/04/2014 to 05/07/2014 (10 weeks)
    Times(s):13:30:00 - 15:30:00

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

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  • £30.00

    Enhance Your Image - Beauty and Complementary Therapies

    Ref: B03703 - 005 - 1314 : No Qualification Date(s):03/05/2014
    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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  • £190.00

    First Aid At Work - Health & Safety / First Aid

    Ref: B01577 - 008 - 1314 : Certificate Date(s):12/05/2014 to 14/05/2014
    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 s...

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  • £270.00

    Intimate Female Waxing - Beauty and Complementary Therapies

    Ref: B02618 - 002 - 1314 : City & Guilds Date(s):13/05/2014 to 10/06/2014 (3 weeks)
    Times(s):13:00:00 - 19:00:00

    This short course has been designed by City and Guilds for Beauty Therapist wanting to take a bite size course to develop or update their technical skills at Level 3 in Intimate waxing and gai...

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  • £95.00

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

    Ref: B03456 - 006 - 1314 : Highfield ABC - Award Date(s):21/05/2014
    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, care ...

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  • £120.00

    Microsoft 2007 Word - Intermediate - Computer & IT

    Ref: B03715 - 001 - 1314 : No Qualification Date(s):27/05/2014
    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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  • £120.00

    Microsoft 2007 Excel - Intermediate - Computer & IT

    Ref: B03714 - 002 - 1314 : No Qualification Date(s):28/05/2014
    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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  • £45.00

    Baking Workshops - Catering, Hospitality & Food & Drink

    Ref: B03700 - 002 - 1314 : College Certificate Date(s):29/05/2014
    Times(s):10:00:00 - 15:00:00

    Each of our baking workshops has been designed to equip you with the skills to prepare a range of products Mary Berry style! B03700-001 18/02/14 Super Sponges & Spectacular Scones - Do your sponges look like ...

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  • £180.00

    Microsoft 2007 Project - Introduction - Computer & IT

    Ref: B03754 - 002 - 1314 : No Qualification Date(s):04/06/2014
    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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  • £150.00

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

    Ref: B03718 - 003 - 1314 : QCF Date(s):05/06/2014
    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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  • £445.00

    Train the Trainer - Business, Finance & Administration

    Ref: B03756 - 001 - 1314 : Train the Trainer Date(s):17/06/2014 to 24/06/2014
    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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  • £190.00

    First Aid At Work - Health & Safety / First Aid

    Ref: B01577 - 009 - 1314 : Certificate Date(s):18/06/2014 to 20/06/2014
    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 s...

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  • £95.00

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

    Ref: B03456 - 007 - 1314 : Highfield ABC - Award Date(s):25/06/2014
    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, care ...

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  • £70.00

    Dressing Bridal Hair - Hairdressing

    Ref: B03705 - 002 - 1314 : No Qualification Date(s):30/06/2014
    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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  • £190.00

    Introduction To Hair Extensions - Hairdressing

    Ref: B03702 - 001 - 1314 : No Qualification Date(s):30/06/2014 to 01/07/2014
    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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