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Croydon College and Coulsdon College are ready to welcome students in September with physical and online courses

10th July 2020
  • Croydon College
Croydon College and Coulsdon College are preparing to support both teenagers and adults alike to educate, train and upskill them ready for the post-COVID working world when the new academic year star

Throughout the recent lockdown both Colleges have remained open providing support for pupils and staff but have also adapted to move teaching online and now have an expansive distance learning programme across vocational, A Level, Degree and apprenticeship courses.

With the announcement by the Government that schools and colleges will be open to all students from September, the Colleges will be working throughout the summer to ensure that all COVID-19 safety measures are in place to make learning accessible and safe for all.

For those not able to attend in person, there will be continued online teaching with a dedicated tutor enabling everyone to access the course and qualification they need to progress their careers.

So whether you have just finished your GCSE’s and looking to take the next step, you are looking to take on a new degree, you want the opportunity to gain a qualification while working as part of an apprenticeship, you’ve been furloughed or made redundant and wish to upskill or you just want to learn something new – Croydon College or Coulsdon College has the course for you.

If you would like to talk to someone about your opportunities then every Wednesday the College will be holding weekly virtual advice clinics from 2pm – 4pm, inviting potential students to speak to them about their opportunities and how they can support both now and in the future.

Local businesses also have the opportunity to enrol their employees or create new roles with the College’s apprenticeships programme, gaining support with the Government’s new apprenticeship funding, to ensure all current and future staff have the skills required as we move forward out of COVID-19.

You can apply for any of the courses available online now with enrolment beginning in August.

Caireen Mitchell, Principal and Chief Executive, Croydon College said: “Croydon College has been here since the 1950’s successfully delivering education, training and skills to our community and despite this pandemic we will still be here in September continuing that work.

Since the start of the pandemic we have moved the majority of our learning online and the feedback we have had from that has been fantastic, students have really engaged and felt that their teachers have continued to support them to ensure their education has not been disrupted during these difficult times.

In September regardless of how much we can have face to face provision or how much is online we will still be able to provide education, training and skills to our community.

The Colleges have a winning combination of staff and fantastic facilities working together to ensure that students don’t just achieve their qualifications but can go on and reach their potential.”

Croydon College and Coulsdon College remains open and ready to support local businesses and residents.

To register or for more information please visit https://croydon.ac.uk/ or www.coulsdon.ac.uk

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