Organisation Details


City of Bristol College

Venue Address

Address 1
City of Bristol College
Address 2
St. Georges Road

Venue Contact Details


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Organisation Description

About the Organisation

City of Bristol College is one of the largest further and higher education colleges in the UK. The College offers the widest range of academic and vocational qualifications in the area, with more than 1,000 courses available.

The College provides education and training to more than 30,000 learners, let us help you achieve your full potential.
Support is available for learners with a range of support needs including people with mental health issues, medical support needs, learning difficulties and Autism.

South Bristol Skills Academy is part of City of Bristol College, and offer courses appropriate for young people with additional needs. These are Focus or Horizon courses at pre-entry level at South Bristol Skills Academy (Hengrove site), Bristol City Council).
Both are three day courses, but this could be built into a five day package. SBSA also offer a Progression to Independence course for those able to progress to Entry Level 2/3, leading to Supported employment options. Both courses are linked to a new residential facility being opened near the SBSA site. The Additional Learning Support Co-ordinator would be happy to discuss entry requirements for this facility and application process. Please contact them on 0117 312 5489 or visit

Opening Times
MondayFrom 9:00To 17:00Term time only
TuesdayFrom 9:00To 17:00Term time only
WednesdayFrom 9:00To 17:00Term time only
ThursdayFrom 9:00To 17:00Term time only
FridayFrom 9:00To 17:00Term time only
How do people access your service?
They can drop in They book a place

Organisation Details


Free to under 20 year olds, course fees apply to 20+ year olds.

Type Of Service
Employment / Education and Training
Age of Users
From 16 To 25
Who can use your service?

Anyone aged 16+

Can siblings who are not disabled use your service?

Inclusive Services

Additional and Special Educational Needs

How do you aim to meet the unique needs of the child?

Support is available for learners with a range of support needs including people with mental health issues, medical support needs, learning difficulties and Autism.

We will talk to you about your support needs. It is helpful for us to know what support you have had in the past and to discuss what adjustments you think you will need. You can refer yourself to disability support or a member of staff can refer you (only with your agreement) using our contact form.

Support is tailored to meet your individual needs and includes:
Advice to teaching staff on making adjustments
Personal Emergency and Egress Plan (PEEP)
Personal care
Medical support
Out-of-class tutorials from one of our specialist staff
Assistive technology (hardware, software or other equipment)
Reduced class sizes (e.g. Entry Level courses)
If you need additional assistance, for whatever reason, please contact us.

How do you promote positive relationships and ensure good, ongoing communication with families?
Hearing Impairment Visual Impairment Physical Disability Learning Difficulty Communication

Preparing for Adulthood

Preparing for Adulthood Categories

Preparing for Adulthood - Employment/Education and Training
Education Support (16-25) Moving to Post-16 Learning Life Skills for Employment Further Education

This organisation was last updated on Tuesday, 08 Aug 2017 10:08 PM - if you think this information is out of date or inaccurate then please let us know

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