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.


Congratulations to our Class of 2015 Graduates

The prestigious Bridgewater Hall was the setting for The Manchester College 2015 graduation ceremony. The event celebrated the success and achievements of 682 students who completed higher education qualifications at the College this ...


The Manchester College triumphs at Screen Stockport Film Festival

A short film made by students at The Manchester College has won the University Student Short Film Category in the Screen Stockport Film Festival.

Loved App, directed by James Oliver, was announced as the winner at the 2015 Screen ...
Hannah Saul and Olly Philpott-Smith


Prince’s Trust team hope to celebrate success at awards ceremony

A Prince’s Trust team from The Manchester College have been named finalists in the annual Prince’s Trust Celebrate Success Awards. The team have been nominated for the Community Impact Award in the North West regional finals for their ...


The Manchester College opened its doors to potential A level students

Over 250 potential A level students flocked through the doors to find out about studying at The Manchester College.

The A level open evening took place on 22 October at The Manchester College’s Shena Simon campus. Potential ...


The Manchester College Skills Show a hit with visitors

The Manchester College Skills Show 2015 was a huge success with 1,800 visitors coming through the doors at Manchester Central.

The Skills Show gave visitors an all-round experience of what courses are on offer and the facilities ...


The Manchester College staff and students take part in DIY SOS Big Build

Staff and students at The Manchester College were among hundreds of volunteers who gave their time and skills to the BBC’s DIY SOS Big Build project in Manchester.

The project in Newton Heath has seen the transformation of ...


Laura wins National Apprenticeship Award

An apprentice from The Manchester College has been named the North West Intermediate Apprentice of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Awards.

Laura Broughton, 20, from Salford was announced winner for the North West – Greater ...
Laura receives her award from John Myer and Elaine Billington


Supported interns check in at Manchester Airport

The Manchester College has placed 10 supported interns at Manchester Airport. We’re excited to start this new supported internship programme at the airport, following the great success of our programmes at Central Manchester Hospitals ...

Supported interns at Manchester Airport


The Manchester College opens Centre of Excellence for Medical Sciences

The Manchester College has opened its first Centre of Excellence in the heart of Manchester’s Knowledge Quarter on Oxford Road. The Manchester College Centre of Excellence for Medical Sciences is the first facility of its kind located on ...


The Manchester College acquires award-winning training provider Total People

The Manchester College Group has acquired Total People, an Apprenticeship training provider based in Cheshire.

The Manchester College Group has made the acquisition as part of its strategy to invest and grow in work-based ...