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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.

  • We provide academic, vocational and professional courses across 20 curriculum areas to 13,318 students and Apprentices, and have 1,574 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 a £321 million economic impact on the city annually (according to research by EMSI)
  • Of that, £284.3 million comes from the accumulated contribution of former students currently employed in the regional workforce
  • Around 5,016 of our students are full-time and aged 16-18; 5,645 are adults aged 19-plus; 2,624 are apprentices; and 33 are aged 14 -16
  • We work with over 1,250 employers on 138 Apprenticeship programmes. Of our 2,624 Apprentices, 1,660 are adults and 964 are aged 16-18
  • Around 396 students are studying access courses with us, which are one-year qualifications to progress onto university level courses
  • About 512 students are completing university level courses with us. Of those, 446 are studying full-time and 66 students are part-time
  • At the end of the last academic year 2017/18, 98% of students progressed onto further study, employment, an Apprenticeship or higher education