The needs of the learner are the focus of The Manchester College. We provide excellence in learning and training for the residents of Manchester and beyond. We offer an unprecedented range of courses, with clear choices and guidance for all our students.

The Manchester College is based at many sites across Manchester. We have campuses in the north, south and centre of the city. Each site has its own specialist, cutting edge facilities and a friendly, supportive atmosphere.

The College is ideally placed to offer a huge range of opportunities to learners of all ages.

The College holds Investors in People (IiP) Silver accreditation. Investors in People is a framework for business improvement through people.

Read more about our accreditation and awards.


The Manchester College brings Christmas spirit after Minehead Resource Centre fire tragedy

Festive spirit is alive after The Manchester College laid on a Christmas feast to cheer up regular visitors to Minehead Resource Centre in Withington, which was destroyed in a fire last week. A group of 20 staff and learners from Hospitality and ...
Hospitality learners ensured Minehead guests enjoyed themselves


The Manchester College nominated for two Finance Business Awards

The Manchester College has been nominated for two accolades in the Finance Business Awards. The College has been recognised in the Finance Team of the Year – Public Sector and Voluntary category, and also nominated for an honour in the Annual ...


Marketing Apprenticeship with media giant MEN and The Manchester College

As part of their Apprenticeship programme, The Manchester College has created a unique opportunity for a Marketing Assistant to work and progress their career at MEN Media. The position will give an apprentice the chance to work at one of the ...
Exciting opportunity to work at MEN Media


Marketing team are gold award winners

The Marketing team at The Manchester College beat off national competition to win two gold awards at a recent awards dinner. Marketing professionals from colleges across the country gathered to celebrate The College Marketing Network's FE ...
James McCracken and Sarah Cleworth from The Manchester College


Celebrity hairdresser Michael Douglas awards Wella Centre of Excellence status to The Manchester College

Celebrity hairdresser Michael Douglas visited The Manchester College to officially award the Wella Centre of Excellence status to the Hairdressing and Beauty department and presented the prestigious Wella Shield. There are only 30 colleges ...
Liz Peters presented with the Wella Shield by celeb hairstylist Michael Douglas


MOL celebrates 30 years with a new look

MOL proudly celebrated its 30th year as a market leader in professional training by launching its new brand. Reflecting the organisation’s diverse and expanding offering, the new brand puts the organisation in the perfect position to ...

MOL is celebrating 30 years as a market leader in professional training


Prince's Trust team's Secret Garden success

Green-fingered learners enrolled on the Prince’s Trust Team Programme at The Manchester College have completed their community project at The Secret Garden in Fallowfield. The Fallowfield Prince's Trust Team 17 is made up of young people aged ...
Prince's Trust team's Secret Garden success


City and United stars visit Nicholls Campus

Rivalries were put to one side when star players from Manchester City and Manchester United attended a Premier League Kickz session at The Manchester College. The champions were represented by full-back Pablo Zabaleta, while in the red corner, ...
City and United stars visit Nicholls Campus


Dyslexia play is on the way

A play about dyslexia and learning difficulties, which has won rave reviews, is coming to The Manchester College next month.

‘I Could Be Anyone’, based on the book by Matthew Scurfield, heads to Sackville Theatre at the Shena ...
‘I Could Be Anyone’, based on the book by Matthew Scurfield


Media students shortlisted for prestigious award

Media students at The Manchester College's Shena Simon Campus have been shortlisted for a prestigious award for their viral video campaign for the Mind charity.

The Level 3 Media Production students created a series of viral ...
Media Production students from The Manchester College