The College

Welcome to Barnet and Southgate College

We’re one of the largest colleges in London with over 14,000 students, delivering more than 20 subjects across three main campuses. Joining us means being part of a large and vibrant community that benefits you as you prepare for the workplace or university. The diverse environment offers an excellent opportunity to meet a broader range of people and a larger College brings with it bigger and better facilities with state-of-the -art campuses, one of which only opened last year.

Whether you’re looking for a course to progress onto university, a specific job or an apprenticeship, what’s paramount to us is being in step with the needs of our local economy and working closely with our strategic partners to adapt the content of our curriculum to ensure it’s relevant to employers and university progression. In addition to this, creating a parity of esteem between academic and vocational training is a priority for us, addressing the continuing mismatch between existing skills being taught and the skills employers are demanding for jobs in the future.

In line with this, we’re excited to announce an exclusive partnership with the Centre of Excellence for Telehealth and Assisted Living at Buckinghamshire New University , which will see us become the  London Hub for Telecare and Assisted Living Technologies  training. Plus we’ve recently unveiled brand new dentistry qualifications and apprenticeships . These inititiatives ensure that our students receive industry specific skills and training, leading to the right job.

Deconstructing perceptions around vocational industries and stereotypical roles, working closely with local employers, economists and employment advisors; are all vital components to our continued success. At Barnet and Southgate College you can be proud of your chosen vocational qualification. As part of our approach we analyse the jobs market across all relevant industry sectors; actively filling any local skills gaps that may be developing with the appropriate courses and subsequently the trained students for the job. We offer a broad range of full and part time courses in: A Levels , foundation degrees , technical and professional qualifications , vocational training, work skills training, apprenticeships  plus education and employment pathways for people with learning difficulties and disabilities .

Employability and enterprise are at the core of what the College is all about and as part of this we seek out relevant partnerships and work with a number of organisations in the region. Work placements and industry experience are integral to most courses across all departments and it’s this vital experience that gives our students the competitive edge when looking for a job, securing a place at their chosen university, or having the inspiration to re-train at College for a new career.

The future economy needs a vocational and technically skilled workforce as we prepare students for jobs that may not even exist yet. At Barnet and Southgate College we will expand your horizons and help you align your skills with the variety of jobs that are out there, plus you’ll be joining a friendly, supportive and successful college.

Be part of our story.  - Course information line - 020 8266 4000