Welcome to City College Plymouth's Careerpilot page
City College Plymouth is a further education college located in the heart of Plymouth. Our College dates back to 1887 where it was a school of science and art. It became a college of further education in 1969 and rebranded in 2007 to become City College Plymouth. .
City College Plymouth is one of the first further education colleges to be awarded the Training Quality Standard, a new national scheme that recognises and celebrates the best organisations delivering employer-led training and development. The College now has special recognition for excellence in construction; engineering; and hospitality and leisure, travel and tourism; and will be entering other sectors over the coming year.
College Key Facts
- Number of full-time students - 3,088
- Number of part-time students - 22,028
- Number of total students - 25,116 which includes 916 higher education students and 185 non-EU international students
- Number of apprentices - 1,100
- Number of employees - 812
At City College Plymouth we are proud to offer a wide range of high quality university-level courses, many in partnership with the University of Plymouth. Our friendly and supportive higher education community is dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential, whilst ensuring you enjoy the experience of learning during your time with us.
Our higher education courses are developed in association with employers so that you will be prepared to succeed in your chosen career. Whatever you want to achieve, we've got the courses, facilities and people to help you get there. Our well-established partnership with the University of Plymouth enables students on accredited courses to benefit from both University and College facilities and services.
We highly value each individual student and our small class sizes allow you to get to know your tutors better, as well as creating an atmosphere where you and your fellow students can feel relaxed and comfortable.
Our higher education students come from diverse backgrounds. Whether you want to study full or part-time, we are confident that you will find the right higher education course at City College Plymouth.