Why study in Croydon

Choice, choice and more choice

We offer the largest selection of vocational courses in the Croydon Borough. Our courses are tailored towards real working environments and our dedicated team of specialist teaching staff work hard to encourage every student to reach their full potential. Plus now with the added course offering of A Levels, BTECs through a mix and match programme at Coulsdon Sixth Form College, there has never been a better time to join the Croydon Community.

Top Class Staff

Our teachers are some of the best in the business – friendly, experienced, full of ideas and real experts in their subjects. Above all, they are committed to helping you achieve your potential. They can share their up-to-date knowledge about the area or industry they have worked in, and give you practical tips and advice so that you make the most of your studies.

Fantastic Facilities

We have invested more than £60 million to ensure that the College provides top quality teaching spaces, social areas, a library, industry-standard facilities, software and equipment. This is across the board; each department has industry standard equipment giving you an advantage when you join the workforce.

Academic Support

Our qualified advisors are available to provide you with all the help and support you need to succeed and progress. Be it careers guidance, financial support or additional help with your learning; we have it covered.

Employer Links – World of Work

The World of Work team work with over 1,000 employers and we also have a resourced Careers Centre to ensure you have the best advice and opportunities. Whether it’s a work placement you need or advice on how to enter a particular field of work, we have got the industry contacts. 

Student Life

Our enrichment programme and our focus on citizenship provides opportunities to try new things to take your existing skills and interests further and meet new people – all great preparation for life after college. Plus every year, students compete in national competitions. Whether you want to showcase your talents in World Skills competitions, the Skills Show or at London exhibitions, we will provide you with the support and guidance you need to win, just as we have done for many of our past students. 

Pathways into Higher Education

Croydon University Centre offers a wide range of degree programmes awarded by universities who we partner with to bring higher education to the local community. You get top quality education, individual support, and employment opportunities right on your doorstep all at an affordable price.

Start your journey with Croydon College