Cheshire College - South & West


About Us

Cheshire College – South & West is a new College for Cheshire and is the result of a successful merger between South Cheshire College and West Cheshire College in March 2017. Cheshire College – South & West offers exciting opportunities for our 11,000 students and 1,300 Apprentices to access high-quality teaching and learning at our modern Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.

We aim to provide our learners with the skills, experience and qualifications that will prepare them for their future career or higher-level study at the College or university. We encourage our students to become confident individuals who will make valuable contributions to businesses and the local economy in their future careers.

Our Offer

We offer a range of courses for our local communities from Entry Level to Level 7 in the following:

  • A Level
  • Full-time courses
  • Apprenticeships
  • Part-time courses for adults
  • Access and Higher Education courses
  • Bespoke training for employers
  • Maths, English, IT and ESOL courses for adults
  • Programmes for International students
  • Futures programme

Strong links with businesses

We pride ourselves on our strong links with local businesses of all sizes who benefit from tailored training delivered in the workplace or at College Campuses, and from our provision of a wide range of Apprenticeships such as Accountancy, Catering, Construction, Engineering and Dental Nursing. We work with many major local employers across the regions such as Bentley, Brownlow Furniture, Ecolab, Vauxhall Motors, Scottish Power, Unilever, Brunning and Price and National Grid.

Approved Apprenticeship Provider

As an approved Apprenticeship provider we can support local employers who are using the new Levy system to recruit and train Apprentices within their business. Our Business Development Team can also conduct a training needs analysis and make proposals for a bespoke training and development strategy for the organisation, whilst being able to access financial support available to businesses.

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Dane Bank Avenue
CW2 8AB Crewe, England, United Kingdom

Ellesmere Port

Off Sutton Way
CH65 7BF Ellesmere Port, England, United Kingdom


Eaton Road
CH4 7ER Chester, England, United Kingdom