West Sussex, United Kingdom
About Crawley College
History and Ethos
Crawley College is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational further education college, based in the centre of Crawley. It offers a range of academic qualifications, vocational subjects and apprenticeships. The college caters for those who are leaving school and looking to study for a BTEC or A Levels, or those looking to retrain and gain new skills or take their studies further with professional qualification or higher level training at its Centre for Higher Education.
On August 1 2017 Crawley College and Chichester College came together to form largest college group in Sussex. This merger represents an exciting new challenge and will provide high quality learning opportunities for around 25,000 students each year. The group covers four main sites – Chichester College, Crawley College, Brinsbury (a land-based campus offering courses including animal care, equine and agriculture among others) and Horsham Training Centre. It also has an extensive portfolio of successful commercial businesses, including First Steps Childcare, an examination boards, international education and sports and conferencing facilities.
Values and vision
Crawley College aims to provide excellent teaching and facilities that will equip students with the professional and technical skills needed to excel in today’s competitive world. All of the college’s study programmes also include English and maths, which the college believes are fundamental for employment progression, so it aims to give its students all the skills they need to succeed.
As part of Crawley College's commitment to helping its students exceed their expectations, the college believes student wellbeing and personal development are a priority, so it ensures that the college is a safe and friendly place for all.
College Road, Crawely, West Sussex, RN10 1NR
Crawley College is located in the cntreof Crawely, just 5 minutes from the central station. It is well served by road and bus routes and their is a large car park.
“The quality of provision for apprentices has improved and is now good. Students develop good practical skills in many subjects, including art and design, plumbing, carpentry and motor vehicle. Students benefit from good careers advice and guidance throughout their time at college. Students’ conduct around both campuses is very good, and is characterised by mutual respect and tolerance for others.”