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Training your own talent

The Bedford College Group Business Development team is leading the way by example with training up the next generation of sales and support professionals.

Learning from experienced individuals (the business squad recently boasted it had 100+ years of experience among its team), apprentices have moved on to more senior roles in the organisation adding value and demonstrating loyalty to the “Best College in the UK”.*

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Up to £4,000 grant for apprentices

Employers can claim up to £4,000 for taking on an apprentice aged 16-18.

And, apprentices of any age can attract £3,000 of funding.

Business Development Director Gina Bubbins of The Bedford College Group says:

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Your College Needs YOU!- zoom in to talk

The success of The Bedford College Group in winning the FE College of the Year Award has been made possible only through the support of employers.

By listening and learning, we have been able to adapt our curriculum and programmes, offers and courses, to meet your demands.

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Born in the 21st Century - employees of 2021

This is the year of new beginnings for so many in business and industry.

At The Bedford College Group we are focussed on supporting employers who need staff with the right skills to navigate the “new normal”, or Brexit Britain, or tackle technology fast-forwarded by lockdowns and ‘working from home’.

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FE College of the Year 2020

The Bedford College Group has won the title of FE College of the Year in the prestigious Times Educational Supplement (TES) Further Education awards.

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Learning Partnership becomes part of The Bedford College Group

The Learning Partnership is becoming part of The Bedford College Group. The partnership will help secure community education funding opportunities.

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Bedford College No 1 in region and one of largest in UK


Bedford College and Tresham College of Further and Higher Education have begun the process to officially merge. The colleges have been in discussions since autumn last year and a formal decision was made by the board of governors on Thursday 2nd February.

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Consultation on plans for Bedford Technical Academy

Bedford College is proposing to open a brand new Technical Academy in September 2015 focusing on specialist technical training in science, service and creative technologies.

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Shuttleworth races ahead with Bedford College investment

Shuttleworth College is racing ahead in the 21st Century - thanks to investment of £5.5 Million by Bedford College.

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Shuttleworth College: Facebook for Farmers

Shuttleworth College has a reputation for agricultural excellence which spreads across the globe.

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Open days at Bedford College planned for 2013

Bedford College is holding a series of open days which will help prospective students find out more about study options at the college.

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Training your own talent

The Bedford College Group Business Development team is leading the way by example with training up the next generation of sales and support professionals.

Learning from experienced individuals (the business squad recently boasted it had 100+ years of experience among its team), apprentices have moved on to more senior roles in the organisation adding value and demonstrating loyalty to the “Best College in the UK”.*

Read More

Up to £4,000 grant for apprentices

Employers can claim up to £4,000 for taking on an apprentice aged 16-18.

And, apprentices of any age can attract £3,000 of funding.

Business Development Director Gina Bubbins of The Bedford College Group says:

Read More

Your College Needs YOU!- zoom in to talk

The success of The Bedford College Group in winning the FE College of the Year Award has been made possible only through the support of employers.

By listening and learning, we have been able to adapt our curriculum and programmes, offers and courses, to meet your demands.

Read More

Born in the 21st Century - employees of 2021

This is the year of new beginnings for so many in business and industry.

At The Bedford College Group we are focussed on supporting employers who need staff with the right skills to navigate the “new normal”, or Brexit Britain, or tackle technology fast-forwarded by lockdowns and ‘working from home’.

Read More

FE College of the Year 2020

The Bedford College Group has won the title of FE College of the Year in the prestigious Times Educational Supplement (TES) Further Education awards.

Read More

Learning Partnership becomes part of The Bedford College Group

The Learning Partnership is becoming part of The Bedford College Group. The partnership will help secure community education funding opportunities.

Read More

Bedford College No 1 in region and one of largest in UK


Bedford College and Tresham College of Further and Higher Education have begun the process to officially merge. The colleges have been in discussions since autumn last year and a formal decision was made by the board of governors on Thursday 2nd February.

Read More

Consultation on plans for Bedford Technical Academy

Bedford College is proposing to open a brand new Technical Academy in September 2015 focusing on specialist technical training in science, service and creative technologies.

Read More

Shuttleworth races ahead with Bedford College investment

Shuttleworth College is racing ahead in the 21st Century - thanks to investment of £5.5 Million by Bedford College.

Read More

Shuttleworth College: Facebook for Farmers

Shuttleworth College has a reputation for agricultural excellence which spreads across the globe.

Read More

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