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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

Creative Writing (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


The purpose of this course is to discover just what it is that you want to write about and then find your own voice in which to write. We start with the assumption that as human beings we naturally have an urge to create and communicate. We will be reading and discussing short stories and life writing extracts, and through a series of exercises and assignments building up our own writing skills. Your writing can become an exciting journey of self-discovery. Enjoy the challenges of experimenting with a variety of ideas and styles. A course to stimulate and gently challenge both new and experienced writers. Please bring a pad and pen with you. This course runs on a Wednesday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm for 5 weeks. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner)

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This qualification is specifically for learners holding a Level 2 qualification in Gym Instruction or equivalent who are aspiring to progress to an exciting and highly rewarding career as a professional Personal Trainer 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 standards for a Personal Trainer and is your next step to a career as a Personal Trainer in less than five months! This course combines elements of both practical and theoretical learning where you will have the opportunity to apply the theory of personal training in our on-campus sports hall, fully equipped gym and elements of outdoor personal training on one of our many green outdoor areas or 3G pitch. 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 a Personal Trainer. You’ll be learning everything industry requires from designing bespoke personal fitness programmes, experiencing the latest training methods and how to effectively implement them with clients as well as developing your own communication skills. In addition, you will be carrying out personal fitness assessments as well as learning the tools required to provide nutritional advice and how to support a client’s physical activity programme. In essence, you’ll be developing all of the essential skills you need to start your journey towards a career as a Personal Trainer. This diploma is all about you growing as a Personal Trainer by effectively knowing how the body works, to successfully planning and delivering your very own Personal Training sessions. Our highly-skilled and motivated staff have a wealth of knowledge and experience and are here to give you the very best start to your career.

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Vehicle Service Technician Diploma

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


This course is a perfect progression from the Level 1 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance Technician and develops existing knowledge by examining the components of vehicle servicing in more detail, preparing you with an advanced skillset necessary for success in a fast-moving and dynamic industry. The Vehicle Service Technician Diploma Level 2 involves both practical workshop activity and theory sessions, making it the perfect course for you if you enjoy hands-on work and getting stuck in, and would like to develop an advanced knowledge of the automotive industry. You will: Study health and safety, tools and materials, automotive job roles, batteries, wheels, tyres, brakes, exhaust systems and associated systems Use the latest equipment and vehicles in a realistic, industry standard environment Develop soft skills, such as communication and employer expectations, to prepare you for the industry Have opportunities for work experience alongside your studies Gain the practical skills needed to complete your GCSE English and Maths Gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage. Our workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit, exactly like a working garage. We also have a strong partnership with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), so employers know an automotive qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you have the very best skills as a mechanic or technician.

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Bench Joinery Diploma

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course will give you opportunities for work both locally and if you want to travel the world. The course will enable you to take your Joinery skills far beyond the level 2 and give you a more advanced understanding of building construction along with the part a Bench Joiner plays in the manufacture of building components and how they fit into the construction of all sorts of buildings. The course will enable you to work confidently in a Joinery workshop. All of our training takes place in our state of the art joinery workshop to add a bit more work realism to the course that reflects the equipment available in industry. We have a large range to tools and equipment for you to practice with, you’ll also have access during the course to our wood machine shop to experience the machines we have. Your teaching will be delivered by highly experienced qualified trade’s people who have many years’ experience of working in the construction industry as bench joiners.

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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
Health & Social Care
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 Courses and Careers Advice Event at Cornwall College Camborne – February 2021

Virtual Courses and Careers Advice Event at Cornwall College Camborne – February 2021

9 February 2021, 17:00-19:30


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Virtual University Open Day at Cornwall College Camborne – February 2021

Virtual University Open Day at Cornwall College Camborne – February 2021

9 February 2021, 17:00-19:30


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Twilight Taster Day at Cornwall College Camborne

Twilight Taster Day at Cornwall College Camborne

23 March 2021, 17:00-19:00


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University Open Day at Cornwall College Camborne – May 2021

University Open Day at Cornwall College Camborne – May 2021

20 May 2021, 17:00-19:30


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Courses and Careers Advice Event at Cornwall College Camborne – May 2021

Courses and Careers Advice Event at Cornwall College Camborne – May 2021

20 May 2021, 17:00-19:30


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  News

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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New funding available to upskill construction sector

New funding available to upskill construction sector

8th December 2020


Businesses, the self-employed and the recently made redundant can now benefit from a new part-funded training designed to upskill and reskill the construction sectors’ workforce.

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