South Devon College

Inspiring our community through learning for all

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Why South Devon College?

South Devon College is an outstanding place to learn, and the perfect place for your education and development. In 2014, we were delighted to be recognised as the top Further Education and Tertiary College in England, in results published by the Skills Funding Agency for 2012-13. We were also graded as 'Outstanding' in our most recent Ofsted inspection.

We are proud to promote a culture of success within the College, with fantastic results across the entirety of our provision. With an exceptional learning environment and our inspirational teaching team, we know that together, you will enjoy the same success in your studies and achieve your goals, whatever they may be.

Personalised Learning Programmes

Every student at South Devon College has a Personalised Learning Programme; a custom plan tailored to you as an individual that ensures you gain the academic, vocational and employability skills necessary to achieve your goals and find employment upon the completion of your studies.

Could an Apprenticeship be the right path for you?

South Devon College is a leading provider of apprenticeships, offering nearly 40 different types of apprenticeships and we work with over 1000 apprentices and 500 employers a year. Our apprenticeship are the perfect option for you if you want to study towards a qualification and increase your employability whilst getting paid.

By working in your chosen trade or sector, you'll be developing vocational experience that employers look for and putting the skills you learn at the College into practice, giving you the ideal preparation for starting a career.

We offer a wide variety of apprenticeship frameworks, working at a range of levels across different industries and job roles, so we are confident that we can find the right course to help you achieve your goals. To find out more about South Devon College's apprenticeship programmes, click here:

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Free and impartial career guidance

We can offer you free, impartial, current and relevant information, advice and guidance. Our friendly, professional staff will answer your questions and discuss your ideas. We are committed to ensuring your enquiries are given the highest priority. The service is designed to help you:

  • Understand the learning opportunities available to you
  • Find ways of overcoming barriers, which might obstruct learning and employment opportunities
  • Understand more about yourself, your capabilities and the length of time this may take
  • Understand more about specialist and/or transitional support available to you
  • Work with our trained staff to make informed decisions on what is the best route for you to take

All information, advice and guidance provided by this service is considered confidential. We guarantee that any support you receive will be tailored to meet your individual requirements. Your needs are seen as central to the service we offer.

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