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Welcome to Carshalton College

Carshalton College has been an education provider in Sutton for over 60 years. We pride ourselves on offering high quality vocational education at all levels in a friendly and supportive environment. We are a major provider of Full Time, Part Time, Apprenticeships, Access, Undergraduate and Skills for Work & Life courses. 

 The College is situated in the London Borough of Sutton, in the heart of Carshalton, close to Sutton and Croydon. The atmosphere offers the best of both worlds – a peaceful and friendly rural environment surrounded by parks and ponds, but within a close proximity of the bustling towns of Sutton and Croydon.

Excellent transport links mean that the College is accessbile from all areas of South London as well as allowing students to be in the centre of London within 30 minutes.

About us

Carshalton College offers full time study options for learners aged 14 to 18 years old. We have been educating people and realising students' ambitions for over 60 years. We boast excellent vocational facilities which assist learners of all ages and abilities to achieve their full potential.

As the only Further Education College in the borough of Sutton, we are confident that our courses are varied and flexible to meet a wide range of interests and ambitions. We take particular interest in the progress and achievements of each individual and offer support and enrichment which goes far beyond the classroom.

We offer:

  • A wide range of courses.
  • Excellent success rate overall of 85%.
  • Specialist teaching.
  • Supportive environment for study.
  • Fantastic facilities.
  • One to one support.
  • Brilliant location.


Facilities available

  • Aidan Phelan Hairdressing Academy and Salon
  • Elmwood Nursery
  • New Technology, Engineering and Construction (TEC) Centre
  • The Power Assessment & Training Centre
  • Pulse Health & Fitness Centre
  • Nightingales Restaurant
  • Renaissance Beauty Salon
  • The Learning Centre
  • Music Technology Suite
  • Quiet Contemplation Room
  • Student Common Room
  • Courses Diner


Additional support

We can help, advice or support on any of the following:

  • taking the next step forward
  • funding, grants, benefits and childcare
  • education and training opportunities
  • learning new skills
  • looking for employment and exploring new opportunities
  • CVs, application forms and interview preparation
  • building confidence and self-esteem
  • applying to university
  • discounts for travel


How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Carshalton College directly.

Last updated date: 19 February 2016
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