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, 14 September 2021

Learning at Bournemouth & Poole College isn’t just about gaining recognised qualifications. We have lots of students who enrol yearly on hobby courses. These courses are offered in a variety of subject areas and give learners the opportunity to develop new skills in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.

Although you don’t get a formal qualification on completion of one of our hobby courses, there are lots of other benefits for taking part. Whether it’s new skills, new friends or simply a great experience, there’s plenty to gain from taking part.

Friday, 10 September 2021

The Turing Scheme is organised by the government to provide international opportunities for education and training across the world. Bournemouth & Poole College are pleased to take part in the Turing Scheme and have a number of exciting opportunities for students.

The exciting international visits will offer opportunities for students to visit Dublin, Valencia or Seville in the first year. These visits will offer opportunities for students to visit galleries, museums, workshops and shows.

Events

Tuesday, 9 November, 2021 - 16:00 to 20:00

November Open Event 2021 - Details TBC

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Tuesday, 8 March, 2022 - 16:00 to 20:00

March Open Event Open Event 2022 - Details TBC

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Thursday, 9 June, 2022 - 16:00 to 20:00

June Open Event Open Event 2022 - Details TBC

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