Welcome to Weymouth College

Weymouth College is an ambitious college heading for outstanding. We are proud to be high performing yet inclusive and accessible in our approach. We challenge and inspire enquiring minds with academic and skills-based courses and produce some remarkable results.  We’re home to the best stone masonry courses in the UK and our alumni include an Oscar winner and a celebrity chef. We attract over 7000 students from across the region and have the privilege to be located on Dorset’s spectacular Jurassic Coast, which is England’s first natural heritage site, and the venue for sailing events at the 2012 Olympics.

Apprenticeship opportunities available now - contact us for details
Adult learning/employability questions – drop in to our town centre site or call 01305 759683
 

Latest News

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Weymouth College Foundation Students’ annual Christmas Fair raises £140Posted January 6, 2017  The Weymouth College Annual Christmas Fair held on 1st December was masterminded and organised by the College’s Routes into, Futures and Life Skills students. Horticulture and Retail students organised the marketing for the event and m
 
South Dorset MP Richard Drax welcomes Weymouth College staff and students to ParliamentPosted November 29, 2016The Royal Robing room, the Division Lobbies and the green benches of the commons all featured in a tour of the Palace of Westminster when a party of members and guests from Weymouth & Portland Chamber of Commerce and students and staff from Weymo
 
'Red for Ruby' day at Weymouth CollegePosted November 29, 2016  Former Weymouth College hairdressing student Pearl Porter has been fund raising to give ‘a brave and inspirational girl’ – her sister eighteen year old Ruby Mai who is fighting a rare and incurable neurological brain disease – the b
 
A day aboard ship for our Travel and Tourism studentsPosted November 16, 2016Plymouth University recently held an open day to promote their cruise management degree aboard the P&O cruise ship Azura. Weymouth College Travel and Tourism students were delighted to be invited – together with students from just a few coll
 
Weymouth College Foundation Students’ annual Christmas Fair raises £140Posted January 6, 2017  The Weymouth College Annual Christmas Fair held on 1st December was masterminded and organised by the College’s Routes into, Futures and Life Skills students. Horticulture and Retail students organised the marketing for the event and m
 
South Dorset MP Richard Drax welcomes Weymouth College staff and students to ParliamentPosted November 29, 2016The Royal Robing room, the Division Lobbies and the green benches of the commons all featured in a tour of the Palace of Westminster when a party of members and guests from Weymouth & Portland Chamber of Commerce and students and staff from Weymo
 
'Red for Ruby' day at Weymouth CollegePosted November 29, 2016  Former Weymouth College hairdressing student Pearl Porter has been fund raising to give ‘a brave and inspirational girl’ – her sister eighteen year old Ruby Mai who is fighting a rare and incurable neurological brain disease – the b
 
Bringing students together with local community through sport secures Weymouth College a national awPosted November 24, 2016  Weymouth College has been awarded the Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Award for Sport in the Curriculum 2016 The AoC Beacon Awards celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK further education colleges. They reward colleges
 
A day aboard ship for our Travel and Tourism studentsPosted November 16, 2016Plymouth University recently held an open day to promote their cruise management degree aboard the P&O cruise ship Azura. Weymouth College Travel and Tourism students were delighted to be invited – together with students from just a few coll
 
Free Skills Support for Dorset Workforce training initiative goes live at Dorset Training Academy@WePosted November 15, 2016  Weymouth College welcomed over 120 guests to its HIX Academy on 1st November to launch the new Dorset Training Academy@Weymouth College.  Dorset Training Academy@Weymouth College The Dorset Training Academy@Weymouth College has been crea
 
Plymouth University Graduation for Weymouth College studentsPosted October 25, 2016Thirty six Weymouth College students were recognised for their academic achievements at the University of Plymouth Graduation Week 2016 held on Plymouth Hoe 19th – 24th September. Our students achieved awards in many areas including Foundation D
 
Agincare Health and Social Care Academy launched at Weymouth CollegePosted October 25, 2016Agincare and Weymouth College are pleased to announce the launch of a new training initiative – The Agincare Health and Social Care Academy. The initiative will see Agincare and Weymouth College working in partnership to offer a wide range of cl
 
The Bay Studios Opening Celebration at Weymouth CollegePosted October 25, 2016Over 150 guests joined the music and performing arts students and staff at Weymouth College on Thursday 20th October to celebrate the launch of the South West’s exciting new centre for industry training in the Performing Arts – The Bay Studios.
 
Weymouth College Students celebrate another great year of A Level successPosted August 18, 2016Students and staff at Weymouth College are proudly celebrating another year of A Level success, as course results are published across the country today.     This year, the College’s A Level students have achieved an outstanding overall
 

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Weymouth Events

Mar
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Apprenticeships Open Event @ Weymouth College
Mar 8 @ 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Apprenticeships Open Event @ Weymouth College | England | United Kingdom

Come along to our dedicated Apprenticeships Open Event and find out what Apprenticeships are and how they can benefit you on starting your future career!

Lots will be on offer including exciting try-a-skill activities, meeting local employers who are passionate about Apprenticeships, talks given by the inspirational Head of Apprenticeships Andrew Johnson, and advice and information from the Apprenticeships team.

Pre-register now at http://www.weymouth.ac.uk/book-open-day/

 

Testimonials

"To win Silver in stonemasonry is just amazing… I want to show the UK how apprenticeships and vocational training can enable young people to gain a real qualification and a real future."
Robert Broomsgrove, 21
Stonemasonry student, Winner of Silver medal at WorldSkills Leipzig, July 2013
"I think the skills you take away from College are the opportunity to work on the kit and how to deal with people."
Gareth Unwin
Oscar-winning film producer of The Kings Speech and former BTEC National Diploma in Media student
"Everyone is so friendly and I get to do what I love every day"
Harry
Apprentice Outdoor Adventure Instructor