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, 04 May 2021

The Bournemouth & Poole College will be helping learners take their careers to new heights with two new routes into aviation opening for applicants very soon, to begin study in September 2021. The College’s location in Dorset makes it the perfect location to study towards a lucrative career in the aviation sector, with two large regional airports less than 35 miles away and the major London airports just a two-hour train ride away. There are also a large number of employers in the wider aviation sector based in Bournemouth, Poole and the surrounding areas.

Friday, 30 April 2021

The Bournemouth & Poole College are thrilled to announce that they have been shortlisted for two Times Educational Supplement Further Education Awards in 2021. These prestigious national award nominations recognise the incredible work of our staff and students in the categories ‘Outstanding GCSE resits provision’ and ‘Best teaching and learning initiative'.

Events

Monday, 14 June, 2021 - 08:00 to Friday, 18 June, 2021 - 20:00

Festival of Learning (Adult Learner Week)

More details to follow...

Thursday, 17 June, 2021 - 16:00 to 18:00

The Progression Day is to support students in making decisions about their future which could include doing an apprenticeship, going to university or studying higher education at the College

Please book onto the talk you would like your class to see. A link to the virtual talk will be sent to you 48 hours before the event. Please display the talk to your class using the screens/ smart boards in your classroom. There will be a Q & A session at the end of the presentation where you can type questions to the presenter via the messaging app on the zoom or teams application.

Thursday, 24 June, 2021 - 16:00 to 19:00

The date of the next full college open event is Thursday 24th June, 4-7pm. 

Take control of your future career. Get inspired by our experienced tutors, explore our courses and get the answers you need to study at our College!

Whether you’re a school leaver or you’re an adult learner looking to upskill, we have a course right for you. We can’t wait to meet you at the event!

We have different subjects at each site, so please click on the links below to find out more

*Please note we are planning for this to be on on-site event, COVID-19 permitting. 

Thursday, 24 June, 2021 - 16:00 to 19:00

The date of the next full college open event is Thursday 24th June, 4-7pm. 

Take control of your future career. Get inspired by our experienced tutors, explore our courses and get the answers you need to study at our College!

Whether you’re a school leaver or you’re an adult learner looking to upskill, we have a course right for you. We can’t wait to meet you at the event!

We have different subjects at each site, so please click on the links below to find out more

*Please note we are planning for this to be on on-site event, COVID-19 permitting.