The College

Cheshire College – South & West offers exciting opportunities for our 11,000 learners and 1,000 Apprentices to access high-quality teaching and learning at our modern Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.

We aim to provide our learners with the skills, experience and qualifications that will prepare them for their future career or higher-level study at the College or university. We encourage our learners to become confident individuals who will make valuable contributions to businesses and the local economy in their future careers.

All our Campuses provide a safe, happy and innovative learning experience that will ensure you achieve your full potential.

You will have access to world-class inspirational facilities which are the result of a £140m investment in the latest technology and real work environments.

We offer a range of courses for our local communities from Entry Level to Level 7 in the following:

  • A Levels
  • T Levels
  • Full-time courses
  • Apprenticeships
  • Part-time courses for adults
  • Access and Higher Education courses
  • Bespoke training for employers
  • Maths, English, IT and ESOL courses for adults
  • Supported Internships
  • Programmes for International learners
  • Futures programme for learners aspiring to progress to university

Strong links with businesses
We pride ourselves on our strong links with local businesses of all sizes who benefit from tailored training delivered in the workplace or at College Campuses, and from our provision of a wide range of Apprenticeships such as Accountancy, Catering, Construction, Engineering and Dental Nursing. We work with many major local employers across the regions such Bentley, Brownlow Furniture, Ecolab, Vauxhall Motors, Scottish Power, Unilever, Brunning and Price and National Grid.

Approved Apprenticeship Provider
As an approved Apprenticeship provider we can support local employers who are using the Levy system to recruit and train Apprentices within their business. Our Apprenticeship Team can also conduct a training needs analysis and make proposals for a bespoke training and development strategy for the organisation, whilst being able to access financial support available to businesses.