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The Sheffield College

About Us

About The Sheffield College

About The Sheffield College

We provide high quality academic and vocational training to enhance your qualifications, skills and employability.

About The Sheffield College

About The Sheffield College

 

About Us

The Sheffield College is a general further education college.

Our mission is to transform your life through learning.

Our vision for 2021 is to become a consistently great college that puts our students at the heart of everything we do.

Our students get the qualifications and skills they need to go further in employment, careers, Apprenticeships, further training and university level courses.

 

Key Facts and Figures

Our students get the qualifications and skills they need to go further in employment, careers, Apprenticeships, further training and university level courses.

  • In the last academic year (2017/18), we provided academic, vocational and professional courses across 20 curriculum areas to around 13,318 students and Apprentices. We have approximately 1,500 members of staff
  • We offer more than 700 qualifications including Apprenticeships, vocational diplomas, A Levels, Access to Higher Education courses, and Foundation and Honours degrees
  • We have four main campuses: City, Hillsborough, Olive Grove and Peaks and also runs classes at our Fir Vale and Eyre Street centres
  • We work with around 1,800 employers, and have approximately £321 million economic impact on the city annually (according to research by EMSI)
  • Of that, approximately £284.3 million comes from the accumulated contribution of former students currently employed in the regional workforce
  • In the last academic year (2017/18), around 5,016 of our students were full-time and aged 16-18; 5,645 were adults aged 19-plus; 2,624 were apprentices; and 33 were aged 14 -16
  • We work with over 1,250 employers on approximately 138 Apprenticeship programmes. Of our 2,624 Apprentices training with us in 2017/18, 1,660 were adults and 964 were aged 16-18
  • In the last academic year (2017/18), around 396 students were studying access courses with us, which are one-year qualifications to progress onto university level courses
  • In the last academic year (2017/18), around 512 students were completing university level courses with us. Of those, 446 were studying full-time and 66 students were part-time