Are you a school leaver, adult or employer? Be inspired and discover the possibilities we can offer.
A pathway is made up of courses that allow any student the opportunity to achieve their goals and ambitions.
At Canterbury College, you will get the opportunities you need to make friends, learn skills and take the next step in your personal journey.
As a student, you'll become a member of our Students' Union, where you can take part in a range of activities.
With our campus being so close to the centre of Canterbury, enjoying city life between your studies has never been easier.
Take your working outside of the classroom with industry placement opportunities from our strong industry links.
Our support services will help you during your time at the College and will support you with your applications to university.
Our professional-standard equipment and modern facilities allow you to train with the tools used in industry.
Our tutors are industry experts and will teach you the skills and knowledge that employers look for.
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"I am studying Hairdressing to top up my existing Beauty qualifications. The course fits around my commitments and the tutors are very supportive. I love getting the chance to meet real clients and experiment with their hair colours."
"Our tutors are really supportive and all have previous experience working in the Public Services industry and we learn a lot from them. We get involved with many activities and volunteering, and have regular opportunities to meet employers from the industry."
“I enjoy experimenting with different materials, and I love that we have access to different studios such as the print room and the sculpture studio. These facilities are fantastic and really help inspire different ideas.”
"My industry placement at Nu Steel gave me a feel or what the engineering industry is like and what would be expected of me. I used the skills I learnt in College and applied them to the job."
“The Public Services course is so varied and the activities that we take part in are brilliant. Coming to College has been a completely different experience to school. When I leave I want to join the Police.”
"Studying Science at college means that I am assessed by a manageable balance of coursework and exams. I have build on what I learned during my GCSEs so that I am able to progress to university next year and study physiotherapy."
"There is so much support provided by our tutors and learning resources. I am doing a work placement at a care company, which I really enjoy and I am able to transfer the skills I have learnt in my lessons to the workplace when caring for people. I have applied to study Adult Nursing at university after College."
"I am doing my industry placement at a care home and I am really enjoying the experience. I have a lot of responsibility and I feel that my Health and Social Care course has equipped me with the skills I need. I have been offered a place to study Mental Health Nursing at university."
"I like that the Carpentry course has a lot of variation, and I can transfer the skills that I have learnt at College when I am working on-site in my industry placement. I have secured future employment at the company I worked for, which has really increased my confidence and knowledge in the sector."
"It's very interesting to see the inner workings of a vehicle. It's great to have a wide variety of advanced equipment to use and it's really enriching to be able to do what you love in a safe space at College."
"My dancing skills have really improved and I'm able to perform various styles. The facilities are amazing; it's great to practice in the dance studios and the Lanfranc Theatre as we can rehearse for shows."
"I really like how we learn such a variety of topics about sport; such as nutrition, psychology, lifestyle and practical based units. We play a big range of sports, including basketball, netball, handball and badminton. We also have a dance studio which is a really great space to practice in."
"I really enjoy the Sports course as we are taught a wide range of units about the subject which cover a lot of aspects. We get involved in different tournaments which are really fun, and have the chance to gain extra qualifications to boost our CV even further. The tutors are really supportive and friendly too."
"I like the that all our tutors have industry experience and can offer their expertise to us. We get to work on a wide variety of vehicles from different manufactures and various types of diagnostic kits."
"I like that you get to study around like-minded individuals and tutors that treat you like an adult. You get the support and guidance that you need and the facilities to help you train to be what you want to be."
"I've always wanted to be a police officer, so studying Public Services is the most direct route for me. I learn from tutors who have been in the industry before and can impart their knowledge and experience to me."
"I really enjoy the Travel and Tourism course and cabin training is my favourite topic. It was amazing to go to Heathrow Airport and train with British Airways. I am hoping to be air cabin crew or go into the hotel industry after I finish College."
“Our lessons are really varied and we learn about air cabin, cruises, tourism and different cultures around the world. We get involved in a lot of practical activities. I loved going to British Airways and learning more about cabin training.”