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Welcome to Crawley College

Crawley College is a popular and highly successful further education college providing education to students of all ages.

We have campuses across the picturesque county of Sussex, where we offer vocational and academic courses in a wide range of subject areas.

Founded in 1958, the Crawley campus has a large English Language Training area offering courses in all levels of English language plus English for academic purposes, University Foundation Language and Study Skills courses.

The tradition of teaching international students, particularly English as a Foreign Language, is well established at Crawley College. The College offers a wide mixture of cultures and nationalities - an important consideration when you are seeking to widen your knowledge and experience.

Our staff are highly qualified, experienced and dedicated.

About us


Crawley is a medium-sized modern, thriving town with around 100,000 residents. There are excellent shopping, sporting, leisure and entertainment facilities all close to the College’s campus, which is located in the centre of town. The town’s range of restaurants, pubs and clubs also reflects its multicultural nature, with something for every taste and interest.

Crawley’s excellent leisure centre, K2, offers a wide range of sporting facilities including all weather floodlit athletics stadium and pitch, an Olympic size swimming pool, health and fitness suite, squash and tennis courts and much more. You can use the facilities on a casual basis or subscribe every month to become a member.

The Hawth Theatre, not far from the College’s Crawley campus, has a good reputation throughout the region and boasts a mixture of entertainment from all around the world.


Sussex is a picturesque county with many lovely towns and villages within easy reach of our College’s campuses. There are a number of golf courses in the county, most of which offer lessons, and there are also a number of approved riding schools.

For those who enjoy walking and hiking, the South Downs are within easy reach and offer a unique view of the beautiful English countryside.

There are hundreds of historic castles, sites and buildings to visit in Sussex and its neighbouring counties, so it’s a great base from which to sample the diversity that is England.

Facilities available

Our campus in Crawley offers students the chance to train in a professional environment which reflects the workplace, whatever their vocational ambitions! Facilities include:

  • fully equipped training restaurant - open to the public
  • production kitchens and food shop
  • Intuition Hair and Beauty salons - open to the public
  • state-of-the-art motor vehicle workshops
  • spacious workshops for carpentry & joinery
  • dedicated brickwork facilities
  • excellent facilities for fabrication and welding
  • specialist University Centre
  • media suite with recording facilities
  • engineering workshops and facilities
  • fully equipped classrooms
  • Library partnership with West Sussex County Council
  • Eat Central food court and The Zone coffee shop
  • first-class social spaces with IT facilities and plenty of seating

How to apply

You can apply for courses at Crawley College through UCAS Progress. Add courses to your favourites to apply to this provider.

Last updated date: 27 September 2017
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