About The Sheffield College

We provide high quality academic and vocational training to enhance your qualifications, skills and employability.

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About Us

The Sheffield College is a general further education college.

Our mission is to transform your life through learning.

Our vision for 2021 is to become a consistently great college that puts our students at the heart of everything we do.

Our students get the qualifications and skills they need to go further in employment, careers, Apprenticeships, further training and university level courses.

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Key Facts and Figures

Our students get the qualifications and skills they need to go further in employment, careers, Apprenticeships, further training and university level courses.

  • In the last academic year (2017/18), we provided academic, vocational and professional courses across 20 curriculum areas to around 13,318 students and Apprentices. We have approximately 1,500 members of staff
  • We offer more than 700 qualifications including Apprenticeships, vocational diplomas, A Levels, Access to Higher Education courses, and Foundation and Honours degrees
  • We have four main campuses: City, Hillsborough, Olive Grove and Peaks and also runs classes at our Fir Vale and Eyre Street centres
  • We work with around 1,800 employers and have approximately £321 million economic impacts on the city annually (according to research by EMSI)
  • Of that, approximately £284.3 million comes from the accumulated contribution of former students currently employed in the regional workforce
  • In the last academic year (2017/18), around 5,016 of our students were full-time and aged 16-18; 5,645 were adults aged 19-plus; 2,624 were apprentices; and 33 were aged 14 -16
  • We work with over 1,250 employers on approximately 138 Apprenticeship programmes. Of our 2,624 Apprentices training with us in 2017/18, 1,660 were adults and 964 were aged 16-18
  • In the last academic year (2017/18), around 396 students were studying access courses with us, which are one-year qualifications to progress onto university level courses
  • In the last academic year (2017/18), around 512 students were completing university-level courses with us. Of those, 446 were studying full-time and 66 students were part-time
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Programs taught in:
  • English (US)

This school also offers:

Courses

The Sheffield College

Whether you want to develop a basic knowledge of the English language, get familiar with everyday expressions or want to understand complex English text and abstract topi ... [+]

English as a Foreign Language

Whether you want to develop a basic knowledge of the English language, get familiar with everyday expressions or want to understand complex English text and abstract topics, this course has a lot to offer in order to help you develop your English. With English classes covering a variety of topics, it is the perfect course to learn and improve English whilst discovering British culture.

About the Course Elementary Level You will develop a basic knowledge of the language, familiar everyday expressions and simple phrases. This level is equivalent to the Council of Europe Language Level A1. Pre-Intermediate Level You will develop your skills to become familiar with frequently used expressions and conversation on routine matters. This level is equivalent to the Council of Europe Language Level A2. Intermediate Level You will learn to understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc. This level is equivalent to the Council of Europe Language Level B1. Upper Intermediate Level You will be able to understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialisation. This level is equivalent to the Council of Europe Language. Level B2. Course Start Dates Enrolment for this course runs every Monday during term time. Students can expect to study 4 days per week - your timetable will be confirmed at enrolment. Key Units Elementary Level Understand and use familiar everyday expressions and... [-]
United Kingdom Sheffield
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 - 33 weeks
Campus

Summer courses

The Sheffield College

Our EFL Summer School programme is an ideal way to learn English and improve your speaking, reading and writing skills. Study for 18 hours a week, which will give you ple ... [+]

English as a Foreign Language (EFL) - Summer School 2019 Study English in Sheffield on our intensive EFL programme

Our EFL Summer School programme is an ideal way to learn English and improve your speaking, reading and writing skills. Study for 18 hours a week, which will give you plenty of time to explore Sheffield and immerse yourself in British culture in your free time.

Courses running between 6th July to 28th August 2020 Join any Monday up to 17th August Flexible course length to suit you - study from 2 to 8 weeks All abilities welcome Lessons at a variety of levels, from Elementary to Advanced (you will be tested on your first day to see which level is right for you) Study 18 hours per week and choose from plenty of optional social activities Fees ... [-]
United Kingdom Sheffield
July 2020
Full-time
2 - 8 weeks
Campus
Address
City Campus, Granville Road
S2 2RL Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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Olive Grove, 2 Olive Grove Road
S2 3GE Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Address
Peaks Campus, Waterthorpe Greenway
S20 8LY Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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Hillsborough Campus, Livesey Street
S6 2ET Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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Fir Vale Campus, Earl Marshal Road
S4 8LA Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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Eyre Street Campus, Eyre Street
S1 4QD Sheffield, England, United Kingdom