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If you would like to return to study we have a course for you.

Education can unlock so many different worlds, whether you want to gain skills and knowledge to boost your career, change direction or just prove to yourself, yes I can do this.

As an adult returning to education you will have many demands on your time. That is why we offer a range of flexible, part-time and short course programmes. There’s something for everyone, from entry-level all the way to postgraduate study at one of our specialist colleges.

  • Back to basics, we offer maths, English and employability skills to help you get back into training or employment
  • Professional and trade qualifications and apprenticeships to give your career a boost or allow you to try an new direction.
  • Access to higher education diplomas, foundation degrees, honours and masters programmes for anyone wanting university study.
  • And don’t forget our wide range of short leisure courses at a venue near you, if you just want to try something new for fun.

We’re passionate about learning and we want to share that with you. So whatever you’re looking for – whether it’s something different or you’re one of the thousands of people who already enjoy studying with us – we’ve got a course for you.

  What’s going on

Eden Project Learning Courses and Careers Advice Event

17 October 2020, 11:00-13:00


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University Taster Day at Cornwall College Newquay

24 October 2020, 10:00-15:00


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Graduation 2020 (Postponed)

19 November 2020, 08:00-18:00


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Cornwall College Camborne Courses and Careers Advice Event

26 November 2020, 17:00-19:00


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  Thinking of University?

We offer a wide range of Foundation Degrees, Honours Degrees and postgraduate study. Visit our university hub page here to explore your options.

University Hub

Not ready for university?

If you’d like to study for a degree but don’t have the qualifications you need, then an Access to Higher Education course could help. Each year around 50,000 adults study an Access to Higher Education course, which is an ideal stepping stone to a university qualification.

  • The courses are specifically designed for adults looking to return to study
  • The timetable is built to help you balance work, family and other commitments
  • The qualification is widely recognised by UK universities and colleges
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  Featured Courses

Advanced Technical Diploma In Floristry

Level 3 • Full-time •


This course provides you with a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge which will equip you to progress to employment or further learning and training within the floristry industry. This qualification is ideal for you if you are 16 years or older and want to work in the floristry industry. It provides you with all the skills required to either become employed or to start your own business.

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RHS Certificate In Practical Horticulture

Level 2 • Part-time •


This is an ideal qualification for entry into horticultural employment, improving practical skills or further study. It covers a wide range of horticultural topics and up-to-date working practices. This is an appropriate course for someone looking for a career change or to gain a better knowledge

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City & Guilds Dog Grooming Diploma Level 3

Level 3 • Part-time •


Having successfully completed the start of a great new career with the level 2 you can progress it even further with this level 3 diploma. Working with dogs is extremely rewarding, but it can require long hours with dedication and enthusiasm. Dog grooming is a constantly growing industry that keeps you on your toes and allows you to learn new techniques and styles with changing fashions of breeds. Completing the level 3 will open up the door for you to run your own business, be it mobile or in a salon or allow you to be employed by others knowing you have reached an industry standard. This level 3 allows you to study at our purpose built dog grooming parlour in the grounds of the college. The course runs for 33 weeks with work experience and guided learning home studying progressing on to attend the college salon on a 1 to 1 basis for 7 days with the course tutor allowing us to guide you through styling your dog. We have a variety of breeds of dogs for you to practice on, from cockapoos to a giant schnauzer.

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Advanced Technical Diploma In Floristry

Level 3 • Full-time •


This course provides you with a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge which will equip you to progress to employment or further learning and training within the floristry industry. This qualification is ideal for you if you are 16 years or older and want to work in the floristry industry. It provides you with all the skills required to either become employed or to start your own business.

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