About The Manchester College

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.

News

Snowdrops mark soldiers’ sacrifice

Staff and learners at Shena Simon Campus have marked the sacrifice of soldiers in World War One with an enduring tribute, planting snowdrop bulbs in Sackville Gardens.

The Sackville Gardens planting, part of the National Trust’s ...
Staff and learners from Shena Simon Campus took part in Snowdrop City Week

 

Jewellery exhibition sparkles at city venue

A sparkling jewellery exhibition at Manchester Craft & Design Centre will be curated by The Manchester College tutor Eve Redmond next month.

The exhibition, which is part of the Free For Arts festival, launches on Friday October ...
The Manchester College tutor Eve Redmond is curating a new exhibition

 

Elizabeth becomes Apprenticeship Ambassador

Elizabeth Shepherd, an apprentice at The Manchester College, has been invited to become an Apprenticeship Ambassador by Labour Party leader Ed Miliband.

Elizabeth, an apprentice with transport company First Group, was invited to ...
Labour Leader Ed Miliband talks to apprentice Elizabeth Shepherd

 

Perfect score for health & safety course

Did you know The Manchester College is helping to make the region a safer place to work and live? The College is the only provider offering NEBOSH health & safety courses in the Greater Manchester region, and what’s more, the NEBOSH ...

The Manchester College offers a range of NEBOSH courses

 

Media wannabes go to boot camp

Apprenticeships have become a desirable and practical way of stepping on the road to a great career. Ten young people studying at The Manchester College were among close to 100 16-24 year olds across the UK who have been handed the ...

The Manchester College supports the Creative Pioneers project

 

Have a go at the Skills Show

The Manchester College is giving prospective learners the opportunity to experience a whole range of courses at an exciting event in central Manchester.

The Manchester College Skills Show at Manchester Central from 10am to 5pm on ...
The Manchester College Skills Show takes place at Manchester Central

 

Top marks for James, aged 79

The Manchester College’s oldest learner James Enright is celebrating after being awarded an A* for GCSE Russian, aged 79.

James has been studying at The Manchester College since 1992, that’s an amazing 22 years of study. The ...
James Enright was awarded an A* for GCSE Russian

 

Downing Street celebrates Six Book Challenge success

The success of The Manchester College’s Six Book Challenge has reached Downing Street with College Principal Jack Carney and the College’s Six Book Challenge Co-ordinator Janice Banner invited to Number 11 to celebrate the College’s ...

Jack Carney, left, celebrates the Six Book Challenge success

 

Students create memorial bench for fire fighter

Automotive body repair and media students at The Manchester College have created a memorial bench to firefighter Stephen Hunt who was killed on duty last year.

His watch, Blue Watch Philips Park, collected the bench from the ...
Blue Watch Philips Park collect the memorial bench

 

First year chefs take gold

Students on Level 1 courses in Hospitality and Catering at The Manchester College are already bringing home prizes. Three of our students won gold medals at the ACG Inter-College Cook and Serve Competition, run by Association Culinaire ...

Natasha Gilfillan, Georgia Makin, Aaron Tran, Zena Claxton and Kayln Hope