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Welcome to Truro and Penwith College

Truro and Penwith College is widely respected as one of the best tertiary colleges in the country. From campuses in Truro and Penzance, we offer a diverse range of educational choices, supported by outstanding resources and purpose-built facilities.


We’re one of a small number of colleges in the UK to be awarded Beacon status in recognition of excellence and innovation in the Learning and Skills sector. For over 20 years, we’ve been helping students achieve their best: in fact, we hold Ofsted ‘Designated Outstanding’ status. 

About us

Truro and Penwith College now offers a wide number of courses across many qualification types and levels, from traditionally ‘academic’ A Levels and Degrees to Apprenticeships, vocational courses and business training. The happiness of our students shows in their results, which place us in the top 4% of colleges in England. Our Academies, focusing on a range of specialisms from medical and academic to surfing and tennis, provide learners with an outlet for their talents outside formal studies. We’ve even got two public restaurants, offering top quality food cooked by our own students.

Building on the best individual traditions of both centres, the merged Truro and Penwith College has a local and national reputation as an institution which is lively, innovative, demands high standards of its learners, but is also caring and supportive of individuals.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Truro and Penwith College directly.

Last updated date: 09 June 2016

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