Careers and Education in Worcestershire

Further Education Opportunities (College)


Further education (FE) includes any study after secondary education that’s not part of higher education (that is, not taken as part of an undergraduate or graduate degree).

Further and Higher Education Colleges

Worcestershire has a range of colleges of further and higher education offering a huge range of courses that cover all levels of qualifications.


Heart of Worcestershire College

Heart of Worcestershire College website

 

Heart of Worcestershire College is a further and higher education college that offers full time and part time courses in a diverse range of specialist subject areas. From courses for school leavers to affordable higher education and professional qualifications. The college has campuses throughout Worcestershire, meaning they are the largest further education college in the County.

To find out more about the courses and qualifications they offer, please visit their website

Heart of Worcestershire College Website (link opens in a new window)

Careers contact numbers:
• 01527 548942 (Worcester)
• 01527 572688 (Redditch)
• 01527 572674 (Bromsgrove)


Kidderminster College

Kidderminster College website

 

Kidderminster College offer a range of higher education (university level) courses, providing a programme of specialist vocational learning, to ensure you have the chance to study higher level qualifications without the associated costs of moving away.

In addition, the college offers a range of Foundation Programmes & Community Learning Courses alongside the opportunity to study part time or full time.

To find out more about the courses and qualifications they offer, please visit their website

Kidderminster College Website (link opens in a new window)


WCG

WCG college website

 

WCG is one of the largest further and higher education colleges in the UK, with unique colleges across two counties. The map below highlights the districts in which the WCG campuses in Worcestershire are based.

WCG Map

 

WCG are one of only five colleges in the UK to be granted Foundation Degree Awarding Powers by the Privy Council.
To find out more about the courses and qualifications they offer, please visit their website

WCG Website (link opens in a new window)

Careers contact number:
0300 456 0047


Sixth Form College

A ‘Sixth Form’ is a further education establishment that offers a wide range of courses and teaching for the school years 12 and 13 (16-18 years old). In Worcestershire there are 34 schools with sixth forms.
To find out more about these 6th forms, where in the county they are and their performance rates please visit the following website

Performance rates for 6th Form Education Colleges in Worcestershire (link opens in a new window)

Worcester Sixth Form College

Worcester Sixth Form College Website

 

Worcester Sixth Form College is an open access college which will provide a wide range of high quality courses to support individual students in achieving their full potential in learning. In particular, the College will meet the needs of learners from Worcestershire and adjacent areas aged 16-19, 14-16 year olds in partnership with local schools, and adults returning to education.

Worcester Sixth Form College Website (link opens in a new window)

Contact number:
01905 362600


Schools with a Sixth Form in Worcestershire

Use the following map to search for schools with a Sixth Form in Worcestershire.

Please note: not all schools appear on the map but there is an extensive list on the the left hand menu.

Google Map of Schools in Worcestershire with a Sixth Form (link opens in a new window)


Colleges outside of Worcestershire

Use the following website to search for other colleges outside of Worcestershire.

Find FE and 6th Form Colleges in the UK (link opens in a new window)