Furness College is situated in Cumbria and was established in 1968. It offers a large number of courses for school leavers, adults as well as higher education and apprenticeship courses.
There are several courses for the school leaver, at entry level or degree level, full time and part time. These courses include Beauty Therapy, Construction, Engineering Technology, Childcare, Business and Performing Arts. Students can attain diplomas or certificates in these subjects. Apprenticeship courses at Furness College include Accounting, Engineering, Retail, Hairdressing and Business Administration.
There are higher education courses also offered at Furness College that help students enhance their skills and knowledge. This helps them find employment and enhance their career opportunities. Students can opt for a combined Honours degree programme where they have a choice of subjects like Psychology, English, Criminology and Education Studies. This can be studied on a full time or part time basis.
At Furness College, there are also Foundation Degrees in Computing, Construction, and Health and Social Care. Students can also do their Bachelor of Engineering in the college. There are various part time courses for adult students as well. These include Accounting, Beauty, Catering and Construction.
Furness College has many facilities for its students. There are construction workshops, conference suite, the Forge Restaurant, a library, a day nursery for children of students and a performing arts studio. The students union promotes activities for students like sports, social and cultural activities.
Channelside, LA14 2PJ, Barrow-in-Furness
Cumbria, North West Region
Tel: 01229 844 804 or 01229 825 017 or 01229 825 017, Fax: 01229 870 964