Fareham College


Fareham College
Bishopsfield Road,
Fareham,
Hampshire
PO14 1NH

Tel: 01329 815 200
Email: info@fareham.ac.uk
Web: www.fareham.ac.uk

With over 100 courses from Entry Level to Higher Education; full and part-time; college-based and work-based; we offer great choice and high quality. In our most recent Ofsted Inspection and Quality Assurance Agency Reports we are described as a Good College with Outstanding features.

For the current academic year, we have around 2,100 full-time students and 2,000 part-time students, enjoying fantastic facilities in a relaxed and sociable atmosphere. Fareham College continues to grow its full time student body, and at the same time it continues to invest heavily in developing the campus.

If you're a student, we'll show you why Fareham College and the Sixth Form Centre Fareham is a great place to study. Read our student profiles to see what our students think of studying at Fareham and visit our well equipped College to have a chat with our course advisors and see for yourself what it would be like to study here.

We'll help you find a programme that's right for you, from the wide range of courses on offer. Whether you prefer creative or academic, practical or theory, or a combination of them all, we have a course for you.

At Fareham College we have an outstanding reputation for helping students to make a successful transition from school to college and then from college to university or employment. As a successful college we pride ourselves on the excellent opportunities that good quality education and training can offer students that study with us. Many students choose to progress to university, and others the world of work, in September 2011 we will be opening an onsite employment agency dedicated to supporting our learners secure part-time work whilst studying and full time employment and apprenticeships once they complete their course. If you come to Fareham you will join a community of learners who celebrate each other's differences and have respect for the unique contribution made to our society of people from all fields of endeavour.

In September 2010 we opened a new College Skills Centre dedicated to supporting young people in Gosport. The Gosport College Skills Centres offer a range of practical workshop based programmes in and around Gosport. For further information about this provision, please visit the Gosport College website .

If you're a business, we can provide you with help and advice on your staff training needs through our IRIS Business Development arm. We are very experienced in training for business and we understand the importance of relevant staff training to help your business thrive. Contact our Business Development Manager directly for friendly, impartial advice on any aspect of business/staff training and you will find out why Fareham College has a reputation for delivering training that matches the needs of our local and regional employers.

Our Mission is clear 'to develop the full potential of all our students and learners through outstanding teaching, learning and support services. Our College's many achievements recognise our ability to work in partnership with a wide variety of external organisations and how we demonstrate the excellence that the College stands for; we are constantly striving to improve the quality of all that we do.

We are committed to providing the best support and learning opportunities for all of our students, in an environment where there is mutual respect and equality of opportunity for students and staff. Equality at Fareham College means that we provide an accessible and supportive educational experience for all. Our commitment to our students and staff, and our expectations of them, is based on the rich diversity of the communities that we serve. Please see our Single Equality Scheme & Action Plans 2010-2013 (PDF), for more information.

I look forward to welcoming you to Fareham College and Sixth Form Centre.

Carl Groves, Fareham College Principal.