Burton and South Derbyshire College
Burton and South Derbyshire College (BSDC) is a general further education College focussed specifically on technical and professional education. Rated ‘Good’ by OFSTED, Silver for the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and with excellent financial health the College serves over 5,000 learners annually ranging from young people seeking to secure the skills needed for a modern economy, adults looking to re/up-skill, graduates studying under/post graduate qualifications, Apprentices learning new skills whilst in work and international learners looking to improve their English language and develop UK specific technical competencies. The College boasts a positive destination rate (independently verified) of 95% and sees those progressing into work secure above average salaries. The College also works with approximately 1,000 employers each year.
Our mission of ‘creating the skills of tomorrow’ is enshrined in all we do and we are committed to life-long learning for all those who choose to study with us. Our unique blend of technical and professional education and soft skill development (through our employer championed ‘skills promise’) delivered through state of the art facilities and underpinned by continuous industry feedback from our range of business and sector leading Patrons and Fellows ensures that we are equipping our local communities with the current and future skills needed to secure meaningful work in economically valuable sectors and future critical industries. Our curriculum provides opportunities to develop skills at any age and is built to ensure progression and pathways that secure significantly beneficial outcomes for our learners.