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Welcome to Nelson and Colne College


Nelson and Colne College is an ‘outstanding’ Further Education College that has been placed in the top 1% of colleges nationally (Alps report 2015). In 2015, we once again celebrated a 100% pass rate for both A Level and vocational study, and we are delighted to be recognised as third in the country for apprenticeship success. We are home to 1,500 full time students and offer a range of courses to suit all needs.

Whole generations of families from across the region have benefited from the education they received while studying at Nelson and Colne College. We pride ourselves on helping each individual student achieve their future goals by offering exceptional teaching and facilities, as well as an array of enrichment opportunities.

Facilities available

The College boasts a state-of-the-art campus with plans to further develop the exisiting site.

Situated in the heart of Pendle at the gateway to the pretty village of Barrowford the College houses extensive facilities for students, including modern classrooms with promethean whiteboards, a theatre, stylish restaurant and kitchens, hair and beauty salons and large sports hall and gymnasium. Latest plans will see the development of a state-of-the-art all weather football pitch and creation of a STEM suite with brand new laboratories.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Nelson and Colne College directly.

Last updated date: 19 April 2016
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