16-18 - Leaving school?
We offer a wide range of courses to suit all ages, abilities and interests. Our focus is on preparing every student for their next step – whether that is higher education, an apprenticeship or directly into employment.
We offer vocational courses at different levels in many different subjects. From plumbing and construction to public services and hairdressing – we have something to suit everyone.
If you are interested in a career in the hospitality industry, then take a look at our Hospitality, Food and Enterprise Career College. This offers employer-led education in industry-standard training facilities.
All our study programmes are designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. We also have a vibrant student union and many extra-curricular activities available.
Alongside your course, we also help develop your employability skills via our Career Advantage programme.
Career Advantage is open to all our students and will make you stand out from the crowd. The programme will help develop your employability and entrepreneurial skills, equipping you with the vital skills employers are looking for. From interview practice to CV-writing workshops – we will give you more than just a qualification.
For more information about Career Advantage please click here.
We also offer a wide range of Apprenticeships which combine on-the-job training with classroom learning. They provide you with the skills you need for your chosen career along with nationally-recognised qualifications and hands-on experience in the industry of your choice. If you are over 16 and want to earn a wage while learning then one of our apprenticeships is the perfect choice for you. For more information about apprenticeships and how to apply, click here.
SEND Nido Volans Centre
We also offer vocational courses for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities at our Nido Volans Centres at our Bromley and Bexley Campuses. We provide specialist facilities and deliver outstanding education and training for young people. We run employability programmes designed to support the development of independent living skills and prepare students for their future. To find out more about our courses please click here, or to visit our open day.
Bettina - Hospitality
“The BR6 Restaurant and training kitchens provide the perfect training ground for anyone interested in becoming a chef.”