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

Tuesday, 13 February 2024

Over 2,000 people braved torrential rain on their journey to attend Bournemouth and Poole College’s huge annual Apprenticeship Expo event at The Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth, on Thursday, 8th February. Visitors could speak to 34 businesses such as Sunseeker, Kier and Yunex Traffic about the roles they have on offer, and got advice from college staff about how apprenticeships and other courses could help them build brilliant careers.

Friday, 26 January 2024

Back bigger than ever this February - the Apprentice and Employer Special - Apprenticeships Unlocked!

Find your perfect employer match! Secure your ticket here.