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Telephone
0330 123 2523
Address
Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3RD
Email
enquiries@cornwall.ac.uk
Opening Hours
8:30am - 5pm Mon - Fri

Cornwall College Camborne

We offer one of the widest ranges of vocational courses from Aircraft Engineering to Visual Art, with all subject areas located in dedicated learning environments, giving you focused quality training with industry led programmes to deliver key skills. 

At Cornwall College Camborne our specialist courses will give you the right environment to explore, discover and progress.  Whether you are interested in catering, hairdressing, construction or media; our highly practical courses are designed to allow you to grow in confidence and ability, giving you the chance to progress to University study or employment. 

As well as full-time courses, we also offer apprenticeships across a wide range of subjects and we also provide professional qualifications for people looking to enhance their career prospects and aspirations. 

We are recognised as Cornwall’s #1 provider of construction trade skills, we manage one of the top 3 college restaurants in the UK, have an award-winning Games Design and Media department and we are the only college in Cornwall to offer Aeronautical Engineering; with our very own jet based at Newquay airport. 

While on campus, you can enjoy a wide variety of facilities including; a fully equipped gym, sports hall and all-weather football pitch, a commercial hair & beauty salon, student shop, restaurant coffee shop and all students have access to our Learning Centre, to help support your studies. 

You will also have the opportunity to join the Student Union, where you get to take part in trips, parties and campaigns as well as enjoy the latest in relaxing student spaces complete with Playstations, Xboxes, flat screen TV’s, comfy couches, music and more. 

Plus, when you join us, you will benefit from individual support from our Student Services Team. They are here to make sure your studies remain on track, discuss any transport issues, general health concerns or safety worries, as well as being there for a good old-fashioned chat over a drink if needed. 

With thousands of students joining us every year, our commitment is to provide a fantastic student experience, offering quality teaching to give you the best career opportunities available. 

We look forward to welcoming you on campus. 

 

Please notify us in advance if you are unable to attend college via our Absence Form

  Featured Courses

Beauty Therapy

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


A progression route for Level 2 Beauty Therapists wanting to gain employment within the beauty industry. This course is aimed at learners wishing to further their existing beauty skills in advanced techniques. Not only will you develop existing skills but you will also train in the more specialist areas such as electrotherapy and microdermabrasion. You will be expected to attend College for two/three days a week and will be required to work to high professional standards. You will train in one of our industry standard salons, work in a realistic environment and use the latest equipment, machinery and products within the industry.

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Barbering Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you are interested in a career in barbering, this course will equip you with the latest skills and know how. The course has been developed in partnership with industry professionals to ensure the knowledge you gain is not only relevant and current but will set you apart in the workplace. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your practical skills to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to perform your own barber services.

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DIY Cycle Maintenance Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


At this workshop you will learn how to repair a puncture, change a tyre and adjust the brakes and gears on your own bike. You will also learn about bicycle ergonomics and how to source cheap parts. Please bring your own bicycle to this workshop if possible. We suggest that you bring a packed lunch and any other refreshments with you that you my require. This workshop is now full. But if you would like to be added to the waiting list please email your name and contact details to us at adult.community.learning@cornwall.ac.uk and we will contact you if any places become available. This is a FREE workshop - apply now and book your place. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 3.30pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction)- Site Carpentry (OSAT)

Level 3 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing the level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations Site Carpentry will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Gold Skilled Worker Card. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NVQ 2 (OSAT) Plastering "

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  Facilities

Learning Centre

Bicton College's library and study centre

The Learning Centre (LC) Team offers learners, staff and visitors a sense of college community within a friendly, inclusive learning environment. We are information specialists who are here to help you with finding, using & assessing information in any format.  Wcan support you with: 

  • Research and study skills 
  • Assistance with Moodle (the College Virtual Learning Environment) 
  • Finding books, journals, eBooks & magazines 
  • Training on specific software 
  • How to avoid plagiarism and create references 
  • Academic Support  

 

What is available? 

  • Books and journals (for your course or for reading for pleasure)  
  • Study spaces for individual study and group work in a WiFi Hotspot to use with your own equipment 
  • Higher Education common room with kitchen facilities and a dedicated Quiet Zone 
  • Computers, laptops & tablets to use within the Learning Centre 
  • A dedicated Careers Area with trained advisors and specialist software 
  • Higher Education Academic Advisor 

 

As a Cornwall College student, you will be able to access a wealth of resources from home or even on the move: 

Learning Centre catalogue: (which gives you access to 97,000 items held within the Cornwall College group Learning Centres s including eBooks)  

Moodle:  (the College Virtual Learning Environment for your online course and the Virtual Learning Centre) 

 

Contact Details

camborne.learningcentre@cornwall.ac.uk

01209 616259   

Facebook – The learning Centre Camborne

The Hub Coffee Shop

Located in the large Trelawney building in the centre of the campus, all students have access to a dedicated shop and coffee bar.  Here students can find essential stationery supplies, art equipment, food and drinks, gifts, greeting cards, stamps and a wide selection of gadgets including USB sticks and earphones. The shop accepts card payments (minimum £3 spend).

Student Union

The Cornwall College Student Union (CCSU) exists to represent your voice and views at every level in the College and to make sure you have a fantastic time while you are a student studying with us.

Every campus has a team of elected students who work hard all year round on your behalf, from organising parties, to running campaigns and arranging volunteering opportunities including helping young people in Kenya.

You can get involved in a huge range of activities and have the power to determine what happens on campus. We go on college trips that students pick to help enhance your student experience and we raise money for charities.

As a Cornwall College student, you are automatically a member of the Student Union, giving you access to our dedicated student areas where you can meet, chat and relax with friends.

And if you really want a challenge, you can get even more involved and have your voice heard by running for a vice chair and student chair position, as well as helping to arrange our annual Student Star Awards.

 

Remember, ITS YOUR UNION, WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR VOICE!

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(Degree students can also access the University of Plymouth Students Union)

Design and Print

logo of College Design and Print

Are you looking for a local company to create your branding and produce strong marketing materials for your business?

We are excited to share news of our two new digital presses, which will give your print job a high quality feel. We are a friendly team based on the Cornwall College Campus in Pool and we have a wealth of experience to offer you and your business.

We can produce all your stationery, flyers, posters and digital graphics.

collegeprint@cornwall.ac.uk
01209 616166
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  Subject Areas

Accounting
Applied Science
Arts & Media
Business School
Catering
Children, Schools & Families
Construction
Digital Academy
Engineering
Foundation Learning
GCSEs & Functional Skills
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Hospitality & Front of House
Military & Protective Services Academy
Motor Vehicle
Social Care & Health
Sports & Fitness
Teaching & Education
Travel & Tourism

  Accreditations

Food Hygiene Rating
Centre of Excellence
AA Highly Commended
1 st Gold Accredited
Trevenson Restaurant

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  Events

Virtual Access to HE Open Event at Cornwall College Camborne

Virtual Access to HE Open Event at Cornwall College Camborne

20 March 2021, 10:00-12:00


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Virtual Twilight Taster Evening at Cornwall College Camborne

Virtual Twilight Taster Evening at Cornwall College Camborne

23 March 2021, 17:00-19:00


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Foundation Learning Information Event

Foundation Learning Information Event

30 March 2021, 17:00-19:00


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Virtual University Open Day at Cornwall College Camborne – May 2021

Virtual University Open Day at Cornwall College Camborne – May 2021

20 May 2021, 17:00-19:00


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Virtual Apprenticeship Event at Cornwall College Camborne – May 2021

Virtual Apprenticeship Event at Cornwall College Camborne – May 2021

20 May 2021, 17:00-19:00


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  News

Olympic weightlifting coach joins college teaching team

Olympic weightlifting coach joins college teaching team

2nd February 2021


A class of Cornish sport students are delighted to have an Olympic weightlifting coach as their new lecturer. 

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Student reaches final of Plymouth’s strongest man 2020

Student reaches final of Plymouth’s strongest man 2020

11th January 2021


Student strongman Nick Headland has been juggling his degree studies alongside competing in the Plymouth’s Strongest Man competition.

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Top guest lecturers boost research at Cornwall College

Top guest lecturers boost research at Cornwall College

14th December 2020


Health & Fitness students from Cornwall College are staying ahead of the game with an inspiring series of expert guest lecturers.

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Cornwall’s compassion swells as record numbers train to be counsellors

Cornwall’s compassion swells as record numbers train to be counsellors

8th December 2020


Cornwall College has seen an increase in demand for its counselling course during an unprecedented year of COVID 19.

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Lecturer brings Cornish mining exodus to life with published work

Lecturer brings Cornish mining exodus to life with published work

8th December 2020


A lecturer is celebrating after having a piece of work published.

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