Why choose us?

Full-time courses at Bedford College

What and where you choose to study after your GCSEs is a huge decision that will affect your future life and career. Here’s why Bedford College deserves your attention...

More choices, opportunities, experiences

Our vast range of study programmes ensures you’ll find something you love, opening up more choices, opportunities and experiences.

Ofsted rates us 'Good' with outstanding features

You’ll receive excellent education from day one.

Future prospects

93% of last year's students are now in further study or employment. Studying with us gives you strong future prospects.

Fantastic facilities – £15 million recent refurbishment

Our latest industry environments ensure you’re ready for work.

Superb support – award winning Student Services team

We’ll make sure you achieve your best, whatever your needs. We have held the Matrix quality standard since 2004. Matrix is an independent organisation that measures and assesses the information and services we provide.

Work experience

We have strong links with hundreds of employers in every industry area to find the best placement for you. This real life on-the-job experience will enhance your CV, preparing you for employment and giving you network opportunities for the future.

Success guaranteed

With our expert teaching, support and facilities... We’re so confident this will see you achieve the qualification you are studying with us, that if you don’t, we’ll give you £100 or refund any fees paid*.

Learn from the experts

Many of our course tutors are former or current working professionals in industry. What better way to learn about the real working world than from those who have been there?

Highly recommended

90% of all full-time students recommend Bedford College and Shuttleworth College. Don’t just take our word for it – listen to our students.

Guaranteed progression

All full-time students can progress to the next level with us* – we’ll help you progress and achieve your full potential.

* Terms & conditions apply