All Subjects

A Levels

We offer a choice of A Levels to study alongside certain two year Level 3 qualifications. This means you can create a broader combination of qualifications and gain even more marketable skills for your future employment. Studying just one BTEC subject may be perfect if you have a clear idea of what you want to do... Find out more

Access to Higher Education

Do you want to gain the skills, understanding and confidence to go forward into higher education? Would you like to study in a more adult-friendly learning environment, on a full-time or part-time basis to suit your commitments? Access programmes are carefully designed to make them flexible and attractive to adult students who would like to... Find out more


Do you want a career in the dynamic world of Accountancy and Finance, providing financial information to an organisation or its shareholders or investors? Do you want to continue your professional development and extend your career options in the workplace? If you feel your future lies in accounting, we have the right scheme to set... Find out more

Art & Design

Are you an ideas person who likes designing and creating things which are thought provoking, functional and visually appealing? We live in a visual world where everything we consume can be linked to the creative industries in some way; from advertising, design, visual arts, film, TV, animation, photography, computer games, interactive media, illustration, fashion, interior... Find out more


Are you able to work with your hands quickly and accurately and fancy a career in construction? Are you looking to gain skills in your chosen trade and work towards becoming a master craftsperson? With the housing market booming and confidence in the economy returning, the construction industry’s growth will rely on a... Find out more

Business & Management

Are you a young entrepreneur or wanting to upskill and gain a qualification to improve your career progression? Would you like to gain the organisational skills and attention to detail to support the smooth running of a company or business? We will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in today'... Find out more

Carpentry and Joinery

We offer a range of Level 1-3 Diplomas and HND carpentry and joinery courses, ranging from the basic skills needed for simple hobby projects to advanced knowledge and techniques of the trade to help you progress in your career. As a carpenter or joiner you will require an eye for detail, good maths skills for... Find out more


Would you like to work in a sector which is consistently ranked highly for job satisfaction? Do you want the reward of influencing the learning and development of young people and helping shape their lives? Within childcare there are a variety of employment opportunities in the statutory, private or voluntary sectors, allowing you to fulfil... Find out more

Computing & IT

Do you want a career in a dynamic and ever-developing industry that’s at the heart of business and organisations around the world? Are you interested in working in a continually expanding job market with interesting opportunities for progression? As the IT and telecoms industry increases its involvement in industry and commerce, as well... Find out more


Do you want to gain the skills needed to help others overcome challenges in their lives, and the immense satisfaction this brings? Start the challenging, but rewarding journey towards becoming a counsellor through increasing your self-awareness and drawing on your own life experiences. Increased pressures are being felt by people from all walks of life,... Find out more

Creative Media & Games Design

Do you fancy an exciting career in the games industry as a 3D modeller, animator or game designer? Do you have ambitions to be a film director, TV producer or an editor?   Would you like a job using your graphic design or photography skills to create work with a high visual impact? There... Find out more

Early Years

Would you like to work in a sector which is consistently ranked highly for job satisfaction? Do you want the reward of influencing the learning and development of young people and helping shape their lives? Within Early Years there are a variety of employment opportunities in the statutory, private or voluntary sectors, allowing you to... Find out more

Engineering & Welding

Would you like a career in an industry that is exciting, innovative with growing work opportunities? Are you curious about how things work and want to use your ingenuity and problem solving in a career in engineering? If you have excellent STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) skills, strong problem-solving ability and good communication skills,... Find out more


Do you follow the blogs, watch the collections, and have a love of fashion and clothes? Start your journey towards a career in a dynamic and fast-paced industry which is constantly changing as new trends emerge and which thrives on fresh ideas, designs and techniques. Clothing has been transformed from a fundamental requirement, to our... Find out more

Foundation Learning

In partnership with Severndale Specialist School we offer a range of opportunities for students with learning difficulties and / or disabilities aged 16-24, to develop the skills to prepare them for the world of employment, to grow their independence and to experience a range of opportunities to mature social awareness as well as self-awareness of abilities. ... Find out more


Shrewsbury College’s Maths & English Academy enables students to continue working towards gaining their GCSEs rather than less recognisable qualifications in these subjects. GCSE English Language and Maths can be studied alongside full-time courses or separately on a part-time basis and are currently free to any EU student who has not already achieved... Find out more

Hair, Beauty & Therapies

Courses cover a wide spectrum from Levels 1-3 in Hairdressing, Barbering, Make-up and Nail Technician and Beauty Therapy to an HNC in Salon Management.  We offer Apprenticeships at intermediate and advanced levels in both hairdressing and beauty. As a student you will be training in the impressive, purpose-built facilities of our commercial hair and... Find out more

Health & Social Care

Health and Social Care is the third biggest employer in Shropshire and one of the few areas in today's economic climate with a growing number of vacancies. Our Level 2 and Level 3 Diplomas will allow you to explore a wide range of health and social care issues whilst picking up the skills and qualifications needed... Find out more

Hospitality & Catering

Have you got the passion and enthusiasm to start an exciting career in the hospitality and catering industry, which offers a vast opportunity for employment? The demand for chefs and front of house within in this sector is extremely high and the skills set you will acquire will equip you for a wide range of... Find out more


Do you want to get more out of visiting new countries by learning the language? Are you looking to improve your career prospects within multinational organisations? Enhance your existing knowledge of a foreign language or discover a new one by studying in a fun and effective way with one of our many language courses. We... Find out more

Motor Vehicle

Are you a practical, hands-on person who loves cars and enjoys problem solving and fixing things? Do you want a career in the exciting automotive industries and choose from diverse trades where you do something different every day? There is a demand for highly trained mechanics all over the country and Shrewsbury College can give... Find out more

Music & Music Technology

Are you interested in making and recording music or an aspiring producer, artist, DJ or sound engineer looking to release your potential? Learn the skills to kick start a career in an exciting industry that’s in a constant state of change as rapid growth in the media sector creates a variety of opportunities... Find out more

Performing Arts

Can you use speech and expression to bring characters to life? Do you enjoy creating innovative dance routines for yourself and other performers? If acting or performing is your real passion and you have a talent for entertaining people, then Shrewsbury College can help you realise your ambitions. Our highly practical and intensive courses range... Find out more


Do you have an eye for composition or an interest in digital imaging? Do you enjoy creating interesting and arresting imagery? Our exciting photography courses will help you learn how to take excellent photos through developing your skills and knowledge in photography and post-production editing. You will have the opportunity to explore a range of... Find out more

Plumbing Electrical & Gas

Do you want to work in an industry that offers diverse career paths, good wages and the opportunity to start your own business? Are you logical, creative and a good problem-solver looking for a stimulating career? We have a variety of training courses to prepare you as a future plumber, electrician or gas engineer in... Find out more

Public Uniformed Services

Are you looking for a fast paced and rewarding career where you can use your strengths in self-discipline, team working and problem-solving skills to fulfil a vital role in society? The Public Services sector offers a range career options, all working at the heart of our community to help aid and protect the public. Options... Find out more

Sport & Outdoor Activities

Do you want the opportunity to prove yourself whilst gaining the transferable skills to make you highly employable in a growth industry? Do you love sports and want to excel in your chosen area or help others perform at their highest level? Our courses cover many aspects of the sport industry giving you the opportunity... Find out more


Do you want a satisfying and rewarding career that brings new and diverse challenges on a daily basis? Have you got what it takes to make a difference to people's lives by bringing your own personality and ideas to teaching? Teaching has many rewards including the sense of satisfaction from helping a student to... Find out more

Travel & Tourism

Do you fancy the idea of travelling the world, meeting new people and experiencing different cultures? Can you cope with working under pressure whilst ensuring everyone around you are enjoying themselves? If you have a good work ethic and a desire to provide excellent customer service then working in this industry could be for you.... Find out more

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