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As thousands around the country are set to receive their GCSE results this Thursday 23 August, Accrington and Rossendale College are calling out for students to set off on the next stage of their studying journey in the heart of #AmazingAccrington at their Ofsted GOOD rated college campus.

Why Accrington and Rossendale College?

As one of the largest providers of apprenticeships and vocational courses in the borough, the college has one target in mind – to create careers, not courses. Everything you do throughout the duration of your course with Accrington and Rossendale College will prepare you for your career.

Accrington and Rossendale College are proud to be a vocational college, with tutors being time-served tradespeople and professionals in various courses and qualifications including:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Foundations
  • Computing and Software Development
  • Construction Trades and Building Services
  • Hairdressing and Media Makeup
  • Health, Social and Child Care
  • Hospitality and Catering
  • Media and Design
  • Motor Vehicle Engineering
  • Public Services and Military Academy
  • Sport and Fitness
  • Elite Football Academy

Big enough to boast excellent links with industry, but small enough to care about the welfare and success of every single student, Accrington and Rossendale College is truly one-of-a-kind!

Charlotte Scheffmann, Assistant Principal, commented:

“We are really proud to be a vocational college and are confident that our focus on teaching skills across a wide range of subjects prepares students well for their careers upon leaving their course, entering the world of work or going on to further study and university whether here or further afield. We are really looking forward to welcoming new students into the college; to start their career!”

For more information about Accrington and Rossendale College or to enquire about courses visit