Bridgwater College


Bridgwater College is Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ and holds 12 Beacon Awards and the Training Quality Standard for its work with employers – bringing a quality focus to working in partnership with employers and relevant industry bodies.  We offer employer responsive training and education solutions – whether that is responding to changes in legislation, up-skilling the workforce or taking-on and training new staff such as apprentices.

A feature of the College is that we offer a wide range of educational and training programmes for full-time, part-time and employer sponsored students up to and including higher education. We have particular expertise in Engineering, Lean Manufacturing, Management,  IT, Health and Safety, Quality Management, Nuclear, Construction and Automotive.  We work with a wide range of employers direct, including Rolls-Royce, Ford, GKN, Numatic, Mulberry and British Energy.

We offer:

  • Nuclear Skills Passport training
  • Engineering, Lean, Construction, Land-based, Electrical and other Apprenticeships
  • Nuclear Decommissioning, Radiation Control and Renewables Skills
  • Quality Management auditor (accredited ISO9001, ISO1400)
  • Health & Safety (IOSH, COSHH, NEBOSH and CEIH)
  • Flexible Training Solutions – on site and bespoke
  • Access to funding wherever possible
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnership project mentoring
  • NVQs (Management, Textiles, Business Improvement Techniques, Construction)
  • Apprenticeships (Level 2 and 3 in Engineering, Lean Manufacturing, Horticulture, Renewables, etc)
  • Basic Skills (Level 1) through Foundation Degrees (Level 5) to Post Graduate Diplomas (Level 7)
  • Outdoor Learning Activity Centre and Centres for Automotive, Construction, Energy Skills, Engineering, Land-based, Sports, Science, and the International Languages & Translation Centre

To arrange a visit of our NEW Energy Skills Centre featuring Training Roof and Realistic Work Environment or to just find out how we can help with your training needs contact Hannah Ranby on 01278 655111 / 07786 267438 or email