West Sussex, United Kingdom
About Chichester College
Chichester College is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, general further education college situated in West Sussex. It is a 16-plus institution with two main sites in Chichester and Pulborough, plus further outreach centres in Bognor Regis, Littlehampton and Worthing. It has links to local employers, most of a small to medium size.
Chichester College of Arts, Science and Technology, as it was formerly known, opened in 1964. Chichester College has been offering work-based training since 1996. It has approximately 10,897 part-time learners and 3,732 full-time students.
Shelagh Legrave OBE
Values and vision
The Chichester College goal is to “change lives through learning”. It seeks to provide its students with the most relevant education, which will give them the greatest chance of success in the modern job market. The college is a friendly place that allows all students to be themselves, while challenging them to succeed to their highest ability.
“The extremely well-managed, highly successful and very large work-based learning provision enables significant numbers of learners training in the workplace to achieve their qualifications and to acquire very good technical skills and knowledge that have a notable impact on their job roles at work. The very high standards of assessment practice, meticulous progress reviews and excellent support provided by assessors are particularly influential in ensuring that a very high proportion of learners complete their training within the planned timescales. Learners achieve very high standards and succeed in gaining their qualifications as a result of inspirational teaching and learning.”