Tuition & Training

Newbury College of Further and Higher Education

Whether you are a school leaver or an adult looking to study part-time, Newbury College offers a range of further and higher education courses to those living in West Berkshire and the surrounding areas.

The full-time courses cover many different vocational subjects, such as art and design, music technology, plumbing, business studies and engineering, many of which can be studied from Entry Level up to Higher National Diploma (HND) and beyond.

For those looking to start a new hobby or further their career, the College offers a comprehensive range of part-time leisure and professional courses – from ballroom dancing to book keeping, creative clay to teacher training.

Apprenticeship Programmes

Newbury College hairdresserApprenticeships combine employment with both on- and off-the-job experience and training with study towards a nationally-recognised qualification. Using the Apprentice Vacancy Matching Service, Newbury College helps students find a job with a local employer. It has a team of experts on hand throughout the apprenticeship programme to provide support and encouragement.

Subjects include engineering, hairdressing, childcare, catering, computing, marketing, and many more.

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Business Training

Newbury College is also skilled at developing training packages specifically for business organisations. It offers a full training-needs analysis to establish the specific training requirements, and then delivers on-site training to suit the needs of the business. It also offers a series of legal and management-based workshop at its campus on Monks Lane.

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New Engineering Focus

Newbury College solutions labNewbury College has recently opened a brand new engineering solutions laboratory. Investment for the project came as a result of a successful bid to the Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) through their initiative to raise the profile of STEM in the local area.

The main focus of the new lab is to support learners on engineering courses, ranging from Level 2 to HNDs and beyond. The new facility will provide the opportunity for research and development and give students the chance to explore ideas within their chosen field.

Engineering apprentices and their employers can make use of leading technology to support their career progression and business development.

Level 2 courses include: Computer aided design, Electrical Installation and Engineering.

Level 3 courses include: Electrical Installation and Engineering. Higher education courses include: Electrical and Electronic Engineering HNC and HND Diplomas, Mechanical Engineering HNC and HND Diplomas.

Distance Learning

For those that prefer the flexibility of learning from home, the College also offers a range of free online distance learning programmes. Subjects include counselling skills, principles of customer service, principles of dementia care and understanding autism and many more.

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Restaurant, Salons and Printing Services

Did you know that Newbury College’s training restaurant, beauty and hair salons and print services are open to the general public? For more details and prices the click images below:


Newbury Collage print

Newbury College beauty

Newbury College restaurant

Student Testimonials

“I am really enjoying the Uniformed Public Services course. I am motivated to work hard because I am given independence and treated like an adult. I have a lot of respect for my tutors. I have been lucky to get a certificate in rock climbing as part of my course and I feel like I’m getting a good preparation for my future. I want to apply for officer training at Sandhurst after I leave Newbury College.”  Owen Bradley

“It has been a while since I worked in IT. The course has given me an insight into the subject and helped me gain confidence in order to develop my career. I strongly recommend this course for anyone looking to refresh their skills.” Sandra Gardiner, ITQ, Level 1

“I want to be a chef because I’m passionate about food and the catering course at Newbury College has given me the perfect opportunity to open my mind to food.” Riley Colman, Cookery Level 2

Contact Newbury College

Newbury College
Monks Lane Campus
Newbury, RG14 7TD
01635 845000

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