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.


Steven crowned Greater Manchester Young Chef 2014

The Manchester College catering student Steven Halligan, 20, has been crowned the 2014 Greater Manchester Young Chef of the Year. Steven joined young chefs from across the region to compete in the heat.

Steven, who works at Room ...
Steven Halligan is the Greater Manchester Young Chef of the Year


Student develops app to ‘Amaze’ industry experts

The Manchester College student Orber Bom Jesus, 19, is spending the summer working among digital industry professionals at Amaze Manchester after winning a competition with the company to develop an iPhone app.

Orber, who is ...


Clearing Wednesdays make it easy

If you are looking to make the move into higher education, The Manchester College is introducing a simple new way of getting the information you need to secure your place.

Clearing Wednesdays are an easy, hassle-free way to get on ...
Clearing Wednesdays are a hassle-free path to higher education


Prince’s Trust Team brings sunshine to elderly

Residents of Each Step in Blackley can now enjoy the summer sunshine after students enrolled on the Prince’s Trust Team Programme at The Manchester College rejuvenated the care home’s garden.

The students gave the extensive garden ...
The Manchester College's Prince's Trust team


Football team completes remarkable turnaround

It sounds like the plot from a Hollywood movie, but a first-time football team from The Manchester College has turned a drubbing into delight to win a tournament.

Team Nineteen is The FA’s football programme for Further Education, ...
Northenshawe celebrate winning the Team Nineteen tournament


A ‘crate’ sensation in the city centre

The anticipation had built up as the 20ft metal box lay dormant in Piccadilly gardens in the city centre, but after a round of selfies appeared on social media sites, The Manchester College’s ‘crate’ finally opened up to reveal its ...


A level results joy at The Manchester College

A level students at The Manchester College are celebrating after picking up another haul of great A level results.

Top of the class of 2014 was Aimee Singleton, 18, from Bredbury in Stockport, who achieved A*s in History and ...


A level success continues at The Manchester College

The Manchester College rounded off a great academic year with the news that the proportion of students achieving the highest grades at A level – A*, A, B – continues at the same level as last year, despite changes to the assessment ...


Partnership opportunities working with The Manchester College and offenders

The Manchester College is looking to develop partnerships in conjunction with the delivery of the Round 3 provision of the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020.

The contract aims to help ...
The Manchester College


Apprentices take up environmental challenge

Twelve recently appointed Scottish Power Energy Networks apprentices at The Manchester College have taken up an environmental challenge for the annual Give & Gain Day.

Working with Grange Park Community Group in West Kirby on the ...
Scottish Power Energy Networks apprentices on Give & Gain Day