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Welcome to South & City College Birmingham


South & City College Birmingham is one of the region’s largest colleges. In 2017 we merged with Bournville College, the £66 million campus in Longbridge, and now teach over 22,000 students. With 8 campuses, each with their own specialism’s, the College boasts some of the newest and best educational facilities in the Midlands and has achieved the National Training Quality Standard for childcare, care and construction. This is the first College in Birmingham to achieve the Government's new Customer Excellence Award.

You will be given opportunities to study subjects you may not have tried before, as well as the chance to grow and develop so that you will be prepared for your next step, whether this is university, developing your existing career or starting out in the first stage of your career. 

About us

We offer a vast range of courses for you to choose from including, Apprenticeships, BTECs, NVQs, A Levels, Higher Education courses and many more. Our students benefit from unrivalled student support, state-of-the-art facilities, industry standard equipment and the latest technology, enabling them to learn and develop skills for their future careers.

All students have free email and Internet access and there are well-stocked libraries and state-of-the-art workshops/studios. Our tutors are highly trained experts with valuable experience in industry. With our wide range of vocational courses, you can combine up-to-date theoretical knowledge, to help you to progress to university, with the practical skills employers want. We believe in giving you a learning experience that is as close to real life as possible so that you are properly prepared for your future.

We'd love to hear from you! If you want to know more, you can find us on Facebook, Twitter (@southandcitycol) and Instagram (@southandcitycollege). We've got a "Get Advice" section on our site that will help you find the right course and you can also use the prospectus builder on our website to focus on only the courses that you're interested in.

Facilities available

Our Bournville Campus in Longbridge offers a vast range of courses. Students benefit from our state-of-the-art learning, social and sport facilities, industry standard equipment and the latest technology.

Our modern Digbeth Campus close to the city centre has a wide range of courses: media, music & performing arts, fashion, ICT, business, finance, professional studies, trade union education, ESOL and basic skills. This campus is also home to The Crossing which is a popular music venue and great place for music students to do practical work. 

Our Construction Campus in Bordesley Green is one of the biggest and best construction training centres in the country, offering most construction trades and related courses and training including professional courses. In addition to our expertise in construction, this campus also provides sports courses and has a new state-of-the-art- G3 Astroturf pitch.

Our Hall Green Campus offers childcare, health & social care, catering & hospitality, hair & beauty, ESOL, basic skills and caters for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. The Women's Academy in Balsall Heath is newly refurbished and offers a secure environment for female students to study a range of vocational qualifications.

The College boasts a wealth of provision in higher education and has a partnership with Birmingham City University.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact South & City College Birmingham directly.

Last updated date: 14 January 2019
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