We are the largest provider of Further Education & Apprenticeships in Dorset

Take control of your future career and join a College that will treat you like an adult and give you the support to succeed.

Study local and benefit from smaller class sizes, outstanding staff, excellent support and savings on university fees.

It's never too late to learn and gaining a qualification can help you update your skills and give you an edge.

Fire it up with an Apprenticeship and combine gaining a nationally recognised qualification, earning a wage with on-the-job training!

We understand that helping your son or daughter decide the future of their education is a big decision.

The Bournemouth & Poole College works with around 2,000 businesses at any time across the local area.

Our international students study alongside thousands of UK students, providing a mix of learning and culture.

Latest news

Wednesday, 01 May 2024

Bournemouth and Poole’s Jellicoe Theatre and Performing Arts department held its annual Fringe Festival, run by Level 6 (Degree) students from Tuesday, 23rd through to Thursday, 25th April.  

Thursday, 18 April 2024

Apprenticeships at Bournemouth and Poole College: the hotel apprenticeship journey at Marsham Court Hotel

Simon Scarborough, Head of Training and Development at the renowned Marsham Court Hotel on the East Cliff of Bournemouth, has had a long history of working with Bournemouth and Poole College and taking on apprentices for the hospitality industry. The Marsham Court Hotel, even before Simon’s leadership, has been taking apprentices from the college for over 25 years.