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Derby College
http://www.derby-college.ac.uk/

College Profile

Derby College is a Further and Higher Education College that offers students an opportunity to get affordable and quality education in various programs, offered at different levels. The merger of the three colleges, Wilmorton, Mackworth, and Broomfield Colleges formed it. The institution has been awarded Centres of Vocational Excellence status in Construction, Information Technology, and Engineering. It offers a variety of full and part time courses that incorporate the latest skills sets that are in demand in the industry. The institution operates from three sites and each site has its library. Full time students may also take up key skills programs.

Derby College has an Offender Learning Department that trains and imparts education to the inmates of four prisons. The institution has also been designated as a green college, because of its courses being environment friendly. Apprenticeships programs are available for students aged 16-24 in a variety of vocational subjects, earning them NVQ Level 2 and Technical Certificates. Its corporate unit imparts education to employees at their workplace or at the institution. The programs are customized to meet the needs of the institution.

Derby College offers services such as childcare support, counselling, and career guidance. It also assists students in securing financial aid packages, such as EMA and other grants. Students are also assigned a personal tutor/mentor and can seek their guidance regarding personal or academic problems. Additional learning support services are also offered to students, who have difficulty in learning or have disabilities.


Campus Address(es)

Derby College
Cathedral Road, DE1 3PA, Derby
Derbyshire, East Midlands Region
Tel: 01332 520 200 or 08000 280 289, Fax: 01332 510 548

Derby College
Prince Charles Avenue, DE22 4LR, Derby
Derbyshire, East Midlands Region
Tel: 01332 520 200 or 08000 280 289, Fax: 01332 510 548

Derby College
Nottingham Road, Masons Place, DE21 6AQ, Derby
Derbyshire, East Midlands Region
Tel: 01332 520 200 or 08000 280 289,

Derby College
Derby College, DE7 6DN, Ilkeston
Derbyshire, East Midlands Region
Tel: 01332 520 200 or 08000 280 289, Fax: 01332 510 548

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