City College Plymouth

City College Plymouth is rated ‘good with outstanding features’ in the latest Ofsted report. Ofsted is part of the government body which checks the quality of teaching, learning and assessment, outcomes for learners and the effectiveness of leadership and management.

The report highlights the quality assurance procedures are robust. The inspectors praised that action plans for improvements are well considered and implemented showing the College continuously wants to improve. Learners stated that they feel very safe at the College. Importantly, it was recognised that the ‘teaching is effective, resulting in good outcomes for learners and good development of the skills and attitudes they require for employment.’

Her Majesty’s inspectors also found that learners have a good understanding of their potential, what teachers expect of them through the targets they set in their plans, and what they need to do to improve their work.

International students at City College Plymouth receive great results with a pass rate of 97% with 45% achieving distinction, 44% merit and 11% achieving a pass grade.

City College Plymouth has great facilities to help students succeed on their course.  We have recently built a £13m STEM Centre and been certified a ‘Maths Centre for Excellence’. There are 2,000 computers, free student Wi-Fi, a theatre, gym, music room, a training fuselageand an extensive library and e-library. The College resources have been designed to support creative and innovative learning environments.

City College Plymouth has also recently celebrated multi-million-pound collaborative bid success for the new Institute of Technology where we will revolutionise digital, engineering and manufacturing technology education to establish a network of Institutes of Technology across the country. State-of-the art facilities will grow and develop higher education programmes at City College Plymouth such as the UK’s first Marine Autonomous Vehicle Foundation Degree. Courses like this will address the regional skills gaps and shortages and help stimulate growth in this world-leading sector, positioning Plymouth as one of the world’s centres of excellence for marine engineering and marine autonomy research, development and education.


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Hospitality and Tourism Management Plymouth
Hospitality and Tourism Management Plymouth


Your favourite cup, a comfortable bed and people to talk to … these things make a house a home. We know how important it is for you to create a home for yourself while you study and to be happy where you are living, so we offer a range of accommodation for you to choose from. Whether you want to live with a family or friends, your new home will be the place you can relax in after a day at the College.

All of our accommodation options are safe and secure and located within 30 minutes travel of the city centre. Living away from home can seem daunting at first but it’s a great way to make new friends and experience living independently. 

In all cases our accommodation ensures:

  • enhanced security
  • high speed internet
  • access to local amenities
  • communal areas
  • laundry facilities
  • fire alarm systems.


City College Plymouth

Kings Road Centre, Devonport
PL1 5QG Plymouth


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