Formed in 2013, following three separate mergers from 2009, Coleg Cambria has rapidly established itself as a leading UK education provider. Estyn in February 2015 awarded the College the highest Estyn sector judgements of this inspection cycle, with both current performance and prospects for improvement at ‘excellent’.
One of the largest colleges in the UK, the college has approximately 7,000 full time students, 20,000 part-time learners and many international links. Across its six sites Coleg Cambria offers a vast array of full-time and part-time courses including A Levels, GCSEs, BTECs, Welsh for Adults and Higher Education. Working in partnership with over 1,000 employers, the college also offers many Apprenticeship and Traineeship opportunities with strong links to local employment and is officially a Roatp provider.
Positioned on the border of North East Wales, the college offers world-class facilities including a Centre of Excellence for Engineering, 1,000 acre farm and animal care centre. Notable successes in 2016 included the opening of the new 6th Form Centre and University Centre at Deeside site and new major estate developments at Bersham and Northop.
Coleg Cambria places student success and teaching and learning as a priority. We depend on excellent people who can play a key role in realising the college's strategic plan.
We recognise the need to recruit, develop and retain outstanding staff that exceed student and customer expectations. We are a genuine investor in people and therefore invest heavily in an extensive range of opportunities for continuous professional development.
We are committed to the principles and practice of equality, diversity, safeguarding and wellbeing of our staff which is recognised in our recent awarding of the Gold Corporate Health Standard.Our ‘Behaviours’ define the attitudes and standards that we expect of everyone at Coleg Cambria and are actively used and visible across the college.