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Welcome to Macclesfield College

Welcome and thank you for your interest in Macclesfield College. We will provide you with real experience, practical skills and knowledge that will be the starting point for the rest of your life.

Macclesfield College is one of the most successful in Cheshire and Warrington and continues to grow its student numbers each year. Our industry standard facilities and dedicated staff make it possible for us to deliver our courses to the highest standards which cater to each individual’s needs.

Within this prospectus I am sure you will find a course that inspires you and will act as your springboard to success, as has been the case for so many of our students. We are here to ensure you learn new skills that can be applied in your chosen industry. Please do not hesitate to get in touch, come along to our open events, talk to our experts and have a look at what superb resources and facilities we have on offer to help you succeed.

Rachel Kay
Principal and Chief Executive

About us

Macclesfield College of Further Education provides the ideal stepping stone between school and the independence of university or work.

You’ll be treated more like an adult than at school, but we’ll still give you all the help and guidance you need to achieve your personal and academic goals, reach your full potential and make the most of your time with us.

Facilities available

Macclesfield College has industry-standard resources and equipment to offer you a real world learning experience. It also provides a safe, friendly atmosphere in which to study and socialise.

  • Modern, state-of-the-art campus set in stunning surroundings
  • Industry-standard studios and specialist workshops
  • ‘Pure Hair and Beauty Salon’ – providing treatments for students and the public
  • ‘Silk Room Restaurant’ – offering delicious dishes to students and the public
  • Fully-equipped Science laboratories
  • High-spec IT resources and wireless devices such as iPads and laptops available for classes
  • Learning Resource Centre – providing a vibrant multi-media area to support your studies
  • Lifestyle Fitness gym and sports hall – take advantage of the specially discounted student membership
  • Social areas
  • Costa Coffee shop and a range of on-site catering to keep you going throughout the day!

Additional support

All students at Macclesfield College benefit from the support of a Personal Tutor. They will work with you to produce an Individual Learning Plan and monitor your learning goals, attendance, progress and general wellbeing. The College also provides extra support through Learning Mentors and our confidential counselling service.

We value and respect each learner and make every effort to identify and meet their needs. We want our learners to succeed and aim to help each one learn in a way which is best for them. The Learning Support Service is available to all students at all levels and aims to help them achieve success in their education and careers, whether that’s through extra literacy and numeracy support, or support for a specific learning difficulty and/or disability.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 October 2016
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Key information


  • A: Macclesfield Learning Zone Campus
    • Address:
    • Macclesfield College
    • Park Lane
    • Macclesfield
    • SK11 8LF
    • Telephone number:
    • Main: 01625410002
    • Website:
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    • Macclesfield College of Further and Higher Education has been built around what you need and is designed to inspire you to succeed. The open-plan campus is state-of-the-art, with industry-standard training facilities and a number of specialist art and design studios. Come and see us - walk around our purpose-built campus and experience the incredible wow factor for yourself!