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Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3RD
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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

Military and Protective Services

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne

If you are passionate about a career in the Armed Forces or Emergency Services and would love a job where everyday matters, then taking a step in the right direction on our Military and Protective Services course is the right choice for you. The first thing you’ll notice about this course is that it’s about practical learning, physical fitness, mental resilience and career exploration – you’ll be spending a lot of time outdoors exploring our amazing campus and excellent facilities. You’ll be exposed to a wide range of Uniformed Services employers and experience life in uniform daily at college and during your visits to numerous armed forces and emergency services training establishments. Our training wing features industry-standard equipment and a disciplined environment, exactly like an initial phase one training establishment. We have a strong collaborative relationship with the Royal Marines, British Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, Police, Fire Service, Prison Services and Private Security organisations. Employers recognise a qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you have had the very best physical, mental and academic preparation. We will coach and mentor you through your bespoke career destination and application process, ensuring that you are confident and ready to enter the services on completion of our courses. So, if you’re up for a challenge and want a career working in a uniformed service, this course will provide the ultimate preparation experience. As a Level 2 course, this diploma is all about introducing you to the uniformed services industry and developing your essential skills. You’ll be learning from highly experienced armed forces and emergency services professionals, who are there to give you the very best start to your career. Completion of our level 2 will enable progression onto our flagship level 3 service preparation course. As a Level 2 course, this diploma is all about introducing you to the uniformed services industry and developing your essential skills. You’ll be learning from highly experienced armed forces and emergency services professionals, who are there to give you the very best start to your career. Completion of our level 2 will enable progression onto our flagship level 3 service preparation course

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Introduction to Working with Chocolate

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne

Understand principles and the techniques used to temper chocolate. Then create chocolate spheres filled with chocolate mousse served with hot raspberry sauce. This course will run from 09:00 to 15:30 and there will be a £10 fee for materials

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YMCA Awards Level 2 Exercise to Music (freestyle)

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne

This qualification is specifically for learners who are aspiring to progress to an exciting and highly rewarding career as an Exercise to Music Instructor on an employed or self-employed basis. This qualification is mapped directly to The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) professional standard for a Core Group Exercise Instructor and The Register of Exercise Professionals National Occupational Standards for Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction (Exercise to Music) and is your first step towards a career as an Exercise to Music Instructor in just 2 terms!* This course combines elements of both practical and theoretical learning where you will have the opportunity to apply the theory in our on-campus, fully equipped, sprung-floor dance studio. Our industry-experienced lecturers are all fully qualified and practicing professionals themselves and will guide you every step of the way, enabling you to progress towards a career as an Exercise to Music Instructor. You’ll be learning everything industry requires from designing bespoke classes to developing skills when instructing. You will cover everything that makes up a session including warm ups through to the main component as well as body weight exercises. In essence, you’ll be developing all of the essential skills you need to start your journey towards a career as an Exercise to Music Instructor. If you want to work in the fitness industry as an Exercise to Music Instructor, our course is for you. Taking place over just two terms, part-time, you will study the elements required to plan, deliver and evaluate exercise to music-based sessions to clients within a gym or health club facility. Our highly-skilled and motivated staff have a wealth of industry experience and are here to give you the very best start to your career as an Exercise to Music Instructor.

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Drawing & Painting For All

No Qualification • • Cornwall College Camborne

On this course you will develop your artistic skills with friendly individual tuition. This course is suitable for all those who have a little drawing and painting experience. You will be required to provide your own materials for this course so please bring any pencils, paper, watercolour or acrylic paints and brushes, charcoal, chalk/oil pastels you may already have. We advise you not to buy anything new until you have spoken to the tutor at the first lesson where a suggested materials list will be supplied if required. This course runs on a Wednesday from 1.00pm to 3.00pm for 10 weeks. Venue:- Kehelland Methodist Chapel Kehelland Camborne TR14 0DE

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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

01209 616259   

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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.



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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.
01209 616166
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  Subject Areas

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


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


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Cornwall College Camborne Courses and Careers Advice Event

Cornwall College Camborne Courses and Careers Advice Event

26 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

Twilight Taster Day at Cornwall College Camborne

Twilight Taster Day at Cornwall College Camborne

19 January 2021, 17:00-19:00