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Distance Learning

Welcome to Croydon College

It’s a big decision to return education, but whether you want to improve your skills, retrain for a new career or pursue a new interest, Croydon College provides a welcoming environment for adults – and you’ll find that lots of your fellow students are at a similar stage in their lives.

We’re flexible: you can study many of our courses full-time, part-time or in the evening, so you can arrange your studies to fit around your commitments. If you’re concerned about financing your studies, you may be able to apply for a bursary or a loan. But whatever your circumstances, we’re here to help.

Contact Us

For a copy of the latest College prospectus, please click here. This provides information on courses, facilities and finance, as well as student advice and how to request learning support.

For all your other enquiries, call us on 020 8686 5700 and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you might have.


Once you have decided which course you want to apply for, click here to apply!

We look forward to meeting you!

Further Information

We offer a very wide range of courses, including BTEC, NVQ, Entry-Level qualifications, Apprenticeships, Access Courses, right up to degree level qualifications (but without the university price tag!). So there’s something to suit everyone. If you’re not sure which course is right for you, our advisers will be happy to help.

With state-of-the-art facilities  and highly skilled, friendly teaching staff, we think you’ll be impressed by what you find at Croydon College.


Travel to and from the College couldn’t be easier: there are excellent transport links to our central Croydon location.

You’ll find that we’re focused on helping you to achieve your career ambitions. At our Employability Hub, [LINK] you can get expert help with improving your interview technique, filling in job application forms and writing a CV that stands out from the rest.

Our Learning Support Team (Study Plus) are here to support all students with physical, learning or mental health difficulties, we want to make your time with us as easy and trouble-free as possible.


At Croydon College, student life doesn’t stop at the classroom door. Our Enrichment Programme provides you with loads of opportunities to make an impact locally, nationally and globally through our volunteering schemes. You can also get involved with running the College by becoming a Student Representative.

If you want to spend time between classes, you can relax in our student common room and enjoy activities like pool, table tennis or socialise with other students.