Bath College

Welcome to Bath College's Careerpilot page

Bath College has been providing education for the local community of Bath and surrounding area for 120 years. Set in the heart of this beautiful city, the College has taken on various forms throughout its past, most recently Bath Technical College (the foundation stone can still be seen on our Avon Street Herschel Building), City of Bath College, and now Bath College.

The College now has approximately 7000 students studying a wide range of full or part time courses. The courses are suitable for students of any age from 16 to 60, 19 to 90! As long as you have the enthusiasm and capability, Bath College will be there to support and encourage you to achieve your goal. Courses available at the College are predominantly vocational courses and cover levels from 1 to 5, that's pre-GCSE to  degree level, as well as many professional courses.

In many of our vocational areas, students get to work in real working environments and work with real clients. For example, our caterers work in kitchens which have been admired by industry and produce food which is served in the Shrubbery Restaurant and Bistro as well as at numerous off-site events.

The Academy Studios and Spa offer a vast range of treatments and therapies which are available to the general public by appointment. Similarly the Academy Hair Studio offers a full range of hair services at excellent prices.

We also have specialist electrics, refrigeration, ceramic and glass design workshops and even an air cabin in a classroom. Many of our students, including IT, work on live projects for external clients and are given real work experience in project form.

Tempa, our company embracing technology media, music and performing arts provides professional standard studios, technology, rehearsal and performance space. Students become part of the company and work within a branded area such as BA1 records, or BA1 FM, tempa tv, dpod (dance company), bladud e-zine, tempa theatre etc.

The Student Advice Centre will help you with course and finance advice, payments and enrolments to help you to choose and enrol on the right course for you. They will also help you to progress on to higher things such as University, apprenticeships, training or employment.

Bath College is Bath's largest provider of Apprenticeships. To see our current list of apprenticeship vacancies please visit our website.

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