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Warwickshire College - inspiring a new generation Leamington | Rugby | Moreton Morrell | Pershore | Henley-in-Arden | Warwick


Welcome Warwickshire College is one of the largest general further and higher education colleges in the country. We provide proven, high quality education, training, skills and qualifications for individuals and organisations, at a local, national and international level. We are a progressive college and one of the five founder members of the Gazelle Colleges Group - a group that is transforming further education with enterprise at its heart. Together we are developing new commercial learning models and innovative partnerships with business to equip students with the skills to be creative, confident and resilient in the workplace. As the Gazelle college for the area, our students get more than just a qualification. We support them to develop an entrepreneurial mindset by instilling enterprising and innovative skills and behaviours, which will help them to become successful in an ever-competitive world. We offer them the opportunity to develop the employability skills that will help them create a successful future career. Whatever they are studying, we offer our students the opportunity to gain ‘real world’ experience, work in commercial environments and attend unique events and masterclasses so they have the right knowledge, skills and approaches to succeed in a dynamic and challenging economy.

Our China-UK college Warwickshire College has developed strong links with China, including the launch of the first China-UK National Skills College - a joint venture between Warwickshire College, Weifang Engineering Vocational College and the Beijing Guozheng International Education Investment Co Ltd. The new college will give students the chance to gain FE and HE level vocational skills training backed by UK qualifications.


Warwickshire College | Our Centres

Leamington centre The Leamington centre offers Warwickshire College’s widest range of courses, including further and higher education, apprenticeships, professional development and short courses across a range of curriculum areas. Leamington is our largest centre and has undergone a recent transformation, meaning we now boast some of the best facilities in the region. The centre is located within walking distance of Leamington Spa town centre. Facilities include: • £12m redevelopment of the main building providing modern, creative facilities to encourage different ways of working and thinking, including state-of-the-art classrooms with integrated technology, a new STEM centre and more • Cutting-edge fabulous hair and beauty salons • £5.8m School of Arts building designed with spaces to meet the creative needs of students and equipped with the latest technology • Fashion, photographic and recording studios • Sixth form centre • University-style lecture theatre • New science labs • Gas assessment centre • Halls of residence • Nursery • Sports hall and gym Check out the latest at www.warwickshire.ac.uk/comingsoon

Warwickshire College, Leamington centre, Warwick New Road, Leamington Spa, CV32 5JE

For directions to the Leamington centre, visit www.warwickshire.ac.uk/location

Leamington centre

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Rugby centre

Rugby centre Rugby is Warwickshire College’s newest centre and offers state-of-the-art facilities in all the main curriculum areas, creating a professional environment which reflects the world of work. The £33m centre includes specialist facilities for engineering, construction, hair and beauty, art, performing arts, sport and catering. The centre is part of a new development, close to Rugby train station. Facilities include: • £6.2m Power Industry Academy funded by Advantage West Midlands to train people in power generation manufacture • Superb art facilities including sky-lit studio and photography dark room • Sprung dance floor and performance studio and multi-purpose hall • Hair and beauty salons • Sixth form centre • Sports hall, gym • Floodlit, all-weather pitch • Training restaurant • Conferencing facilities • Nursery Many of these facilities are open to the public.

Warwickshire College, Rugby centre, Technology Drive, Rugby, CV21 1AR

For directions to the Rugby centre, visit www.warwickshire.ac.uk/location


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Moreton Morrell centre

Moreton Morrell centre Nestling in 750 acres of beautiful countryside, the Moreton Morrell centre is home to land-based and construction training, including further and higher education, work-based learning and short courses. Facilities include: • A working commercial farm over 230 hectares, including large dairy herd and dairy unit, pedigree sheep flock and pedigree beef herd • Excellent equine facilities, including stabling for 100 horses, indoor and outdoor schools, cross-country course and show-jumps • New equine therapy and rehabilitation centre with hydrotherapy spa and equine water treadmill - the only one of its kind in the UK • Purpose-built farriery teaching unit • Traditional brick-built forge and fully equipped farriery • Centres for horticulture and veterinary nursing, as well as a large animal welfare centre and floristry workshops • Dog grooming parlour • Construction facility with an open workshop area for brickwork, carpentry and multi-skilling • Wildlife habitats including woodlands, grasslands and wetlands • Halls of residence • Gym and sports facilities Many of these facilities are open to the public or available for hire.

Warwickshire College, Moreton Morrell centre, Moreton Morrell, Warwick CV35 9BL

For directions to the Moreton Morrell centre, visit www.warwickshire.ac.uk/location

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Pershore centre

Pershore is the national centre for horticulture and has a well-established reputation for excellence in land-based training. The centre’s 60-hectare site in Worcestershire provides training in horticulture, floristry, landscaping, arboriculture, food and drink, conservation, animal care, vet nursing and motor vehicle maintenance. Training includes further and higher education, work-based learning and short courses. Facilities include: • Soil and plant science laboratories • Organic and specialist plant units • Commercial orchards and fruit unit with commercial juice production facilities • Landscape design studio and workshops - hard landscaping, estate skills, CAD drawing studio • Commercial plant nursery - field, container and production units • Modern controlled glasshouses • Organic plot with propagation facilities, polyethene tunnels and outdoor cropping areas • Horticultural machinery and equipment • Tropical unit • Specialist animal unit with large and small animal enclosures • 12 hectares of conservation area • Extensive and landscaped gardens (home to several national plant collections) and arboretum • Commercial plant centre open to the public • Specialist garage workshop facilities • Halls of residence The Royal Horticultural Society has a regional centre at Pershore and offers courses, lectures and workshops on aspects of horticulture.

Pershore College, Avonbank, Pershore, Worcestershire, WR10 3JP

For directions to the Pershore centre, visit www.warwickshire.ac.uk/location

Pershore centre


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Henley-in-Arden centre

Henley-in-Arden centre Set in 27 acres of grounds in Henley-in-Arden, this centre specialises in sport, fashion, textiles and hair and beauty and has a fully operational commercial day spa and fantastic sport and leisure facilities. Facilities include: • Professional hair and beauty salons and state-of-the-art equipment • Commercial luxury day spa with an extensive range of facilities including sauna, steam and aromatherapy rooms, relaxation suite, foot spas and spa pool • Sports science laboratory • £2m sports hall, with a four surface sports pavilion • Fully equipped gym • Fitness training suite • Free weights room • Floodlit full-size all-weather Astroturf pitch and outdoor pitches • Conferencing facilities Many of these facilities are open to the public.

Warwickshire College, Henley-in-Arden centre, Stratford Road, Henley-in-Arden, B95 6AB

For directions to the Henley-in-Arden centre, visit www.warwickshire.ac.uk/location

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Trident centre

Trident centre, Warwick

Warwickshire College’s Trident centre specialises in engineering and motor vehicle training, providing state-of-the-art engineering workshops and laboratories for students and employers. It also delivers a range of professional development and work-based learning opportunities in an environment which mirrors the professional world of work. Working in partnership with internationally-renowned companies such as Jaguar Land Rover and Rolls Royce, the college designs training tailored specifically to the needs of individual employers. Facilities include: • First class laboratory and practical engineering workshops • Advanced machining centre and robotic facilities • Comprehensive vehicle engineering facilities with 1000m2 of workshops, fitted with the latest industry test equipment and a separate 400kw rolling road • Vehicle diagnostic equipment including 4-wheel alignment systems, brake and suspension testers, management systems analysers and 450hp chassis dynamometers • Training vehicles include a Range Rover and the Jaguar S Series • Well-stocked library • Full conferencing facilities

Warwickshire College, Trident centre, Poseidon Way, Warwick CV34 6SW

For directions to the Trident centre, visit www.warwickshire.ac.uk/location


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Facilities and services

We provide We offer a range of facilities and services to our students, supporting them both personally and with their studies. Most centres have a learning resource centre, IT facilities, shop, student services and canteen.

Libraries offer a wide range of resource materials and help students develop their study skills. We provide more than 110,000 titles including books, journals and DVDs:

Childcare services are provided to ensure no one misses out on the chance to learn. We have nurseries at both the Leamington and Rugby centres.

Facilities include:

Both nurseries have indoor and outdoor play facilities and are registered to take children from eight weeks to five years.

• internet access • email, Microsoft Office and Google docs

• printing, scanning and photocopying facilities • quiet study areas • group study areas

Student Services is at the heart of our high quality student support system. Our friendly team offers assistance on a whole range of subjects, including: • careers advice and course information • university applications • transport • learning support

• financial support • welfare issues • counselling service • legal advice

Email nurseryrug@warkscol.ac.uk (for Rugby) or nurseryleam@warkscol.ac.uk (for Leamington) for more information. Sports and fitness facilities include a gym at most centres and additional provision such as sports pitches and sports halls. Email fitness@warkscol.ac.uk for more information. Refreshments Canteens at all centres offer a wide range of refreshments, snacks and hot and cold food. The Student Services team has achieved the matrix quality standard for its information, advice and guidance service.

To find out more about the facilities and services, visit warwickshire.ac.uk

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There’s more on offer‌ Warwickshire College offers more than just excellent learning opportunities, we also offer a wide range of services that are open to the community.

The Spa is situated at our Henley-in-Arden centre. Its secluded situation creates a peaceful retreat where visitors can relax, rejuvenate and restore their wellbeing. Visitors can spend time enjoying the sauna, steam room, aromatherapy relaxation suite, foot spas and spa pool or indulge in a treatment.

The Plant Centre at Pershore sells a selection of college-grown trees and shrubs including plants from the specialist plant unit and national collection of penstemons. The centre stocks alpines, herbaceous plants, climbers, roses, houseplants, fruit trees and bushes in season.

For more information, got to www.warwickshire.ac.uk/plantcentre, call 01386 561385 or email plantcentre@warkscol.ac.uk

For more information, call 01564 797 833 or visit www.henleyspa.co.uk

Dog grooming at Moreton Morrell our skilled staff and students can trim, clip and groom dogs of all shapes and sizes.

Our hair and beauty salons offer a wide range of hair, beauty and holistic therapy treatments at extremely reasonable prices. Treatments include massage, manicures, pedicures, facials, haircuts, perms and colours.

Call 01926 318323 or email doggrooming@ warkscol.ac.uk

For more information, call Leamington - 01926 318062 Rugby - 01788 863250 Henley-in-Arden - 01564 797830

To find out more about the facilities and services, visit warwickshire.ac.uk


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The Gym Our gyms at Henley-in-Arden, Leamington and Rugby are open to the public and offer a wide range of cardio, free weights and resistance equipment. Memberships start from £23 per month. There are also fitness classes available – timetable available on request. • no joining fee • no membership contract • FREE ½ hour programme updates • FREE gym challenges • FREE personalised training programme In addition to the gym, our sport facilities are suitable for clubs and casual users and are available for hire.

For more information, call 01926 318313 or email fitness@warkscol.ac.uk

Conferencing and room hire Warwickshire College offers bright, modern conference facilities at its college centres in Warwick (Trident Centre), Rugby, Henley in Arden and Pershore incorporating the very latest technology, facilities and resources. Whether you have 3 or 300 delegates, we will work with you to deliver a tailor-made conference or events package to suit your budget and requirements.

For more information, call 0300 456 4550 or email conferencing@ warkscol.ac.uk

Equine facilities hire Moreton Morrell is one of the UK’s top equine training centres. We have everything from a main indoor covered arena capable of seating 286 spectators to our outdoor arena which is one of the largest in England. We can also offer stabling, dressage arenas and a cross-country training field. For a detailed facility hire list or more info about hiring the equine facilities, contact Sue Farmer on 01926 318 313 or email sfarmer@warkscol.ac.uk Warwickshire College Online Shop offers a variety of products and services including merchandise, bus passes, books and event tickets.

Start shopping... shop.warwickshire.ac.uk

Childcare services Please see page 9.

See more about our services open to the public, visit warwickshire.ac.uk/commercial

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How to find us...

Trident Centre Warwick

Six centres of excellence in education and training Leamington Warwick New Road Leamington Spa Warwickshire CV32 5JE

Rugby Technology Drive Rugby Warwickshire CV21 1AR

Pershore Avonbank Pershore Worcestershire WR10 3JP

Moreton Morrell Moreton Morrell Warwick Warwickshire CV35 9BL

Henley-in-Arden Stratford Road Henley-in-Arden Warwickshire B95 6AB

Trident, Warwick Poseidon Way Warwick Warwickshire CV34 6SW

W: www.warwickshire.ac.uk | E: info@warkscol.ac.uk | T: 0300 45 600 49 Visiting the college? Please tell us if you have any special requirements.

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