Loughborough College has a long-standing reputation for providing high-quality education and training across Leicestershire and the UK. They are proud of their student's success and achievements.
Loughborough College provides opportunities for learners 16 and above to achieve successful careers. Whether this is through one of their specialist vocationally based programme such as an apprenticeship or by gaining a higher level qualification.
Ofsted rates their Apprenticeship delivery as ‘Outstanding’. Learners have been recognised with awards such as ‘National Young Enterprise’ award winner and ‘BTEC Student of the Year’. Results for A-Levels are consistently above the national average. Loughborough College partner with leading universities including Loughborough University, University of Derby, Nottingham Trent University and the University of Warwick.
Loughborough has a great town centre with shops to suit all tastes but is within an easy travelling distance of large cities including Leicester and Nottingham. The College is also close to great countryside including Charnwood Forest.
Their professional accountancy courses give you the opportunity to update your skills, gain a qualification, and, as a result, enhance your career prospects.
Their Beauty Therapy courses are designed to develop both your technical abilities and your practical knowledge, giving you the tools you need to kick-start your career in the beauty industry. With their modern and well-equipped therapy rooms based on-site in the Radmoor Centre, the College’s commercial salon and spa, you will have the opportunity to conduct the practical elements of your training in a professional learning environment working with real clients.
Their Business courses are designed to provide you with a detailed understanding of concepts related to the world of business and professional practice. With excellent links to external organisations and companies, they encourage their students to put their new skills and knowledge into practice by undertaking various work placements throughout their programme of study.
Loughborough College's Childcare courses are designed to meet industry demands for a better qualified and better skilled childcare workforce. Their programmes of study equip you with these skills by emphasising the importance of work-based experience and critical reflection.
Computing, Media Production and Games
Their Computing, Media Production and Games courses are aimed at students who are keen to develop their skills for a variety of careers in this diverse and fast-growing sector. Skills shortages in key areas of the digital economy mean there are many different careers available for learners who gain the relevant qualifications and experience.
They have a range of courses at Loughborough College designed to enhance and encourage your creativity in a variety of creative disciplines. Whether you are a budding artist, performer, producer, or musician, their Creative courses will help you to develop your skills and get ahead in this exciting sector. Taught by industry professionals, your learning will take place in the state-of-the-art studios, rehearsal rooms, and performance spaces of the new Loughborough College Arts Academy.
With high-quality training programmes, opportunities for work placements, and close working partnerships with JTL, their Electrical Installation courses provide you with the skills you’ll need to kick-start your career in the industry. As an Electrical Installation student, you will have access to specialist workshops and facilities allowing you develop your practical expertise alongside industry experts in a professional working environment.
With excellent links to industry, their Engineering courses have been developed in accordance with current practices and aim to ensure that your training is relevant and up-to-date. Combining practical training with theoretical understanding, you will have access to well-equipped laboratory facilities, allowing you to contextualise your knowledge in a practical environment.
Kick-start your career with one of their hairdressing or barbering courses. Providing you with high-level, practical training in our on-site salon, all of their hairdressing and barbering courses are taught by experienced professionals who will work with you to develop your cutting and styling techniques. Working with real clients, you will also build your knowledge of relevant business practices in running and managing a working salon, alongside developing your confidence and your customer service skills.
Preparing you for a range of career opportunities in this sector, their Health and Social Care courses aim to develop your confidence and provide you with the skills you need to enter into further education or employment.
With their range of Hospitality and Catering courses, there has never been a better time to join this thriving industry. Trained in their on-site, commercial restaurant, their students have found success in high profile regional and national competitions and have gained successful employment in a range of sectors. Whether you are aspiring towards a career in Hospitality and Catering or you simply want to enhance your dinner party skills, they provide a great learning experience in a fully-equipped, professional environment.
Studying with Loughborough College, you will have the option to travel as part of your course and experience a whole world of opportunities. Gaining valuable experience from work-based learning, their courses prepare for the practicalities of employment in sectors such as consultancy, tour operations, airlines, cabin crew, and tourism management.
Their CIM marketing courses are designed to help update your knowledge and enhance your employability in various marketing disciplines. To work in marketing a degree isn't essential and studying a marketing qualification will help you to be seen as credible and professional in this field. Gaining a CIM qualification is something that is sure to make your CV stand out and get you noticed. Whether you are looking to launch a career in marketing, manage a business or enhance your career prospects a CIM marketing course could help.
Our Motor Vehicle courses have been designed in close collaboration with employers and industry leaders to provide you with the most up-to-date practices needed for working life. With access to our dedicated Motorsports workshop and industry standard commercial garage, our hands-on courses ensure that you’re prepared for employment in a working garage.
With fully-equipped music studios, rehearsal rooms, and various other performance spaces, we provide access to state-of-the-art music production and performance facilities in the new Loughborough College Arts Academy, part of our £15-million campus redevelopment. The music qualifications at Loughborough College have an industry focus and the tutors that teach on these courses are also involved in a variety of music projects themselves.
Their Performing Arts courses are designed to teach you a variety of essential performance skills, developing you as an entertainer and giving you the experience you need to flourish in the industry. They work with you on all aspects of performance, ranging from acting and voice to dance and movement, as well as teaching you essential skills for devising, preparing and producing a piece.
A course in Public or Uniformed Services will help you to develop the confidence, resilience, and technical skill for a variety of career opportunities in this ever-changing sector. Fast-paced and highly rewarding, we aim to prepare you for employment within a wide range of divisions; from the Armed Forces, Police, and Fire Services, to the Civil and Crown Prosecution Services.
The world of sport offers a rich variety of interesting and rewarding career opportunities. Their Sport courses focus on the application of knowledge and provide students with the opportunity to develop transferable skills for employment and further study.
Are you looking for a career with prospects which will open up opportunities for progression and promotion? Then an apprenticeship may be for you!
As long as you are acquiring a new set of skills and the content of the training is materially different to prior training, you could qualify.
Retraining could give you a significant career boost, allow you to go for a challenging new role or widen your skill set with your existing employer.
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