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The College

Welcome to Preston College

We are a technical, specialist college, rated Good by Ofsted, taking great pride in supporting all of our learners to achieve the qualifications and outcomes they need, alongside the skills, knowledge and experience that employers and universities are looking for. In short, it’s our mission to help make learners the most employable, allowing everyone to thrive in their chosen career.

Whether you are ready to leave school, are looking to return to education after a break or are looking to pursue a degree on a part-time basis alongside an already thriving career, we cater for learners of all ages, at a variety of study levels.

Our sector specialist staff and industry-standard facilities make the college an exciting and enjoyable place to be. On site you will find our state-of-the-art iSTEM centre with an advanced manufacturing workshop, multi-functional science laboratories and 3D printing. Our construction learning facility offers a real work environment to help you gain the skills you need for the workplace, as well as technical qualifications. We have purpose built hair and beauty salons, professional dance and recording studios and a dedicated Higher Education zone.

Working closely with employers from across the wider Lancashire region, we have built extensive partnerships with leading businesses, allowing us to support learners in developing the skills needed to address local gaps, creating a workforce ready to meet regional, economic needs.

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