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

Friday, 20 November 2020

Update: COVID-19 

Friday 6th November

Following the Government’s recent announcement of a November lockdown, we want to update our students, staff and wider community about how this will affect Bournemouth & Poole College.

Thursday, 19 November 2020

Last month, Bournemouth & Poole College’s Students’ Union (BPCSU) hosted an online event for its Social Responsibility Day.

The purpose of the event was to advertise and promote greenness in and around the College. Hosted virtually, students were able to log onto an online event to hear about volunteering opportunities and eco-friendly companies.

Events

Monday, 8 February, 2021 - 08:00 to Sunday, 14 February, 2021 - 20:00

The date for the National Apprenticeship Week 2021 has now been confirmed! 8th - 14th February 2021.

We will be holding various activities and events during this week, details coming soon...

Tuesday, 2 March, 2021 - 16:00 to 20:00

Get Inspired by our experienced tutors, explore our courses and get the answers you need to study at our College. Whether you are a school leaver or you would like to upskill, we have a place for you.

Details Coming Soon... thecollege.co.uk/open

Thursday, 10 June, 2021 - 16:00 to 20:00

Get Inspired by our experienced tutors, explore our courses and get the answers you need to study at our College. Whether you are a school leaver or you would like to upskill, we have a place for you.

Details Coming Soon... thecollege.co.uk/open