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Introducing You to Fareham College

With the current situation requiring us to cancel our more conventional ‘on campus’ open event, we wanted to give you the opportunity to learn more about our courses and fantastic facilities online. Explore the content on this page to find out more and see for yourself, why Excellence Is Closer Than You Think.

Welcome

As Principal and CEO of Fareham College I am delighted to welcome you to our online event. Whether you are about to leave school, returning to education or an employer looking to develop your workforce, Fareham College offers the best education, training and facilities in the region.

Andrew Kaye,
Principal and Chief Executive.

Welcome

As Principal and CEO of Fareham College I am delighted to welcome you to our online event. Whether you are about to leave school, returning to education or an employer looking to develop your workforce, Fareham College offers the best education, training and facilities in the region.

Andrew Kaye,
Principal and Chief Executive.

Start a Conversation With Live Chat

At Fareham College we invite you to start a conversation about your future – to ask the questions – so that we can offer our feedback and support. You will find much of the information you need on this page, courses, campus details and FAQs. However, if you have a question about a particular course area you can contact our Faculty Directors via email, or arrange a call back. Our Live Chat team are also at hand to support you – simply click on the purple message tab (bottom right) to start a chat.

Meet Our Winning Team

For everyone who works at Fareham College, the students’ experience is paramount. It may be our state-of-the-art facilities that you first notice, however, it will be the helpful, knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff that will make your learning experience a memorable one.

Karen Owens

We spoke to members of staff about their curriculum area at Fareham College – this episode features Karen Owens, our Curriculum Area Manager for Enterprise and Digital Industries (EDI).

To find out more about EDI, from a student perspective, click here.

Karen Owens

We spoke to members of staff about their curriculum area at Fareham College – this episode features Karen Owens, our Curriculum Area Manager for Enterprise and Digital Industries (EDI).

To find out more about EDI, from a student perspective, click here.

Leanne Russell

We spoke to members of staff about their curriculum area at Fareham College – this episode features Leanne Russell, our Curriculum Area Manager for Hospitality & Catering and Travel & Tourism.

To find out more about Hospitality & Catering and Travel & Tourism, from a student perspective, click here.

David Evans

We spoke to members of staff about their curriculum area at Fareham College – this episode features David Evans, our Curriculum Area Manager for CEMAST.

To find out more about Engineering, Manufacturing and Advanced Skills Training, from a student perspective, click here.

David Evans

We spoke to members of staff about their curriculum area at Fareham College – this episode features David Evans, our Curriculum Area Manager for CEMAST.

To find out more about Engineering, Manufacturing and Advanced Skills Training, from a student perspective, click here.

Gary Roe

We spoke to members of staff about their curriculum area at Fareham College – this episode features Gary Roe, a Carpentry and Joinery Lecturer in our Construction Department.

To find out more about Construction, from a student perspective, click here.

Jeff Bettam

We spoke to members of staff about their curriculum area at Fareham College – this episode features Jeff Bettam, a Trainer Coach at CETC.

To find out more about Civil Engineering, from a student perspective, click here.

Jeff Bettam

We spoke to members of staff about their curriculum area at Fareham College – this episode features Jeff Bettam, a Trainer Coach at CETC.

To find out more about Civil Engineering, from a student perspective, click here.

Hayley-Marie Atkins

We spoke to members of staff about their curriculum area at Fareham College – this episode features Hayley-Marie Atkins, a Beauty and Holistic Therapy lecturer in our Hair and Beauty Department.

To find out more about Hair and Beauty and other Creative Industries, from a student perspective, click here.

Karen Watkins

We spoke to members of staff about their curriculum area at Fareham College – this episode features Karen Watkins, a lecturer in our Early Years, Health & Social and Science Department.

To find out more about Early Years, Health & Social and Science, from a student perspective, click here.

Karen Watkins

We spoke to members of staff about their curriculum area at Fareham College – this episode features Karen Watkins, a lecturer in our Early Years, Health & Social and Science Department.

To find out more about Early Years, Health & Social and Science, from a student perspective, click here.

Greg Kitchin

We spoke to members of staff about their curriculum area at Fareham College – this episode features Greg Kitchin, our Curriculum Area Manager for Creative Industries.

To find out more about Creative Industries, from a student perspective, click here.

Danny Thomas

We spoke to members of staff about their curriculum area at Fareham College – this episode features Danny Thomas, Course Leader of Uniformed Public Services, who also talks about our Sport and Sport Science Department.

To find out more about Uniformed Public Services, Sport and Sport Science, from a student perspective, click here.

Danny Thomas

We spoke to members of staff about their curriculum area at Fareham College – this episode features Danny Thomas, Course Leader of Uniformed Public Services, who also talks about our Sport and Sport Science Department.

To find out more about Uniformed Public Services, Sport and Sport Science, from a student perspective, click here.

Our Campuses

Bishopsfield Road Campus

Fareham College’s Bishopsfield Road campus provides an outstanding learning environment for the students based here. With £16 million of investment, Fareham’s students have access to excellent facilities, the latest technologies and curriculum-based equipment to support some of the best technical and professional teaching in Hampshire.

CEMAST Campus

Fareham College’s Centre of Excellence in Engineering, Manufacturing and Advanced Skills Training. All Automotive, Engineering and Manufacturing programmes run by Fareham College are delivered at the CEMAST campus, located at the Daedalus airfield in Lee-on-the-Solent. The Centre’s huge contemporary concourse provides an inspiring area in which to work.

CETC Campus

Fareham College’s Civil Engineering Training Centre (CETC) was established in 2017 in response to a county-wide skills shortage believed to be hindering civil engineering growth and expansion in the south of England. CETC is a busy and energetic campus, with constant activity taking place as apprentices learn the essentials of the trade.

Bishopsfield Road Campus Virtual Tour

Enjoy our video teasers and then take a ‘walk’ around our Bishopsfield Road Campus, using our ‘virtual’ viewport. Point and click to navigate your way around our campus buildings our jump to a specific area using the embedded menu.

C Building

B Building

A & E Building

D Building

CEMAST Campus Virtual Tour

Enjoy our video teasers and then take a ‘walk’ around our Centre of Excellence in Engineering, Manufacturing and Advanced Skills Training, using our ‘virtual’ viewport. Point and click to navigate your way around our campus buildings our jump to a specific area using the embedded menu.

CEMAST

CETC Campus Virtual Tour

Enjoy our video teasers and then take a ‘walk’ around our Civil Engineering Training Centre, using our ‘virtual’ viewport. Point and click to navigate your way around our campus buildings our jump to a specific area using the embedded menu.

CETC

Course Types

Full Time

Full time courses are a combination of practical and theory-based lessons taught in class and through self-directed study on campus and at home. You’ll have access to the very best equipment and facilities and plenty of support throughout your studies.

Part Time

Whether you are looking to improve your skills and knowledge in your current job role, searching for a career change or thinking about trying something new in your spare time, we offer a wide range of part time courses and study options.

Higher Education

Whether you are already in employment and want to progress your career, or would like to study a completely new subject, our flexible programmes are available via a range of delivery methods and in collaboration with leading universities.

Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship is a real job combined with studying, allowing you to gain nationally-recognised qualifications and competencies whilst earning a wage. Apprenticeships not only lead to a fulfilling career, but also funded pathways to higher education.

T Levels

T Levels are a revolution in technical education, and we are proud to be one of the few elite colleges in the South of England to be pioneering these new courses.They are a new qualification that focuses on high-level technical study and work-ready skills.

Online Study

At Fareham College our online courses provide an engaging, effective, accessible and affordable way to undertake training in your subject of choice, whilst benefiting from the same level of support and guidance from our outstanding tutors.

Testimonials

Course Areas

Engineering, Manufacturing and Advanced Skills Training

Engineering is a huge and diverse sector and offers many different career paths and opportunities to specialise. All of our Engineering courses are delivered at CEMAST, our dedicated Centre of Excellence in Engineering, Manufacturing and Advanced Skills Training, one of the most unique facilities in the country.

Engineering, Manufacturing and Advanced Skills Training

Engineering is a huge and diverse sector and offers many different career paths and opportunities to specialise. All of our Engineering courses are delivered at CEMAST, our dedicated Centre of Excellence in Engineering, Manufacturing and Advanced Skills Training, one of the most unique facilities in the country.

Education, Childcare, Health, Science, Sport and Uniformed Public Services

Our courses are the first step in an exciting journey to a very fulfilling career. With a range of opportunities from training to work in the Early Years or the Education sector, pursuing a career in Health, Social Care and Science-related fields, through to our courses offering an exciting and varied programme of practical and theoretical learning in Sport or Uniformed Public Services.

Creative Industries

Taught by expert artists and designers, our creative courses will inspire you to explore and develop your talent, and prepare you to play your part in the creative arts industry of the future. Taking advantage of our superb facilities, you will learn industry-standard techniques, experiment with different media, materials and software and get hands-on experience with state-of-the-art equipment.

Creative Industries

Taught by expert artists and designers, our creative courses will inspire you to explore and develop your talent, and prepare you to play your part in the creative arts industry of the future. Taking advantage of our superb facilities, you will learn industry-standard techniques, experiment with different media, materials and software and get hands-on experience with state-of-the-art equipment.

Civil Engineering and Construction

If you are interested in a career in civil engineering or a construction trade, Fareham College provides outstanding training to get you qualified for employment in this broad industry. Earn while you learn by undertaking our bespoke Level 2 Civil Engineering Apprenticeship at our new Civil Engineering Training Centre (CETC).

Enterprise, Digital Industries, Hospitality and Travel

Fareham College is at the forefront of a revolution in the teaching of IT, computer science, games design and hardware manufacture. Our Hospitality and Catering courses have gained a superb reputation with our industry-standard training and production kitchens. And our Travel & Tourism courses can provide the knowledge to embark on an exciting, fulfilling career that could lead you to travel the world.

Enterprise, Digital Industries, Hospitality and Travel

Fareham College is at the forefront of a revolution in the teaching of IT, computer science, games design and hardware manufacture. Our Hospitality and Catering courses have gained a superb reputation with our industry-standard training and production kitchens. And our Travel & Tourism courses can provide the knowledge to embark on an exciting, fulfilling career that could lead you to travel the world.

Mentors

Military Mentors are Education and Training providers based in Gosport, Hampshire. They provide military based college courses, with their Flagship course being the Forces Ready’ programme. It takes about a year to complete and will qualify you in a Level 1 Diploma with the option to progress on to our own Uniformed Public Services courses. Learn more at militarymentors.co.uk.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can simply apply online by clicking here. Search for your course and follow the onscreen instructions. If you have any additional questions our Live Chat team are at hand to support you – simply click on the purple message tab (bottom right) to start a chat.

Once you have submitted your application online, one of our Careers Centre Advisors will be in contact via phone to interview you. If you have any additional questions our Live Chat team are at hand to support you – simply click on the purple message tab (bottom right) to start a chat.

Each student has an allocated Personal Tutor who helps with their day to day welfare and supports them with regular progress checks and monitoring of their performance. Each student also receives specialist career and higher education advice. There is a dedicated Student Support team which offers a one-stop shop for all pastoral matters. If you have any additional questions our Live Chat team are at hand to support you – simply click on the purple message tab (bottom right) to start a chat.

Although it does depend on the subject area, our average class size is 18 students. Most students coming from secondary schools are used to classes up to 30, and often talk positively about the smaller, more focussed groups here at the College. If you have any additional questions our Live Chat team are at hand to support you – simply click on the purple message tab (bottom right) to start a chat.

Yes! Our campuses are served by regular buses and we support our students with subsidised travel costs using either a bus or train pass. We have plenty of useful information, to help you plan your journey, available on our Getting Here page. If you have any additional questions our Live Chat team are at hand to support you – simply click on the purple message tab (bottom right) to start a chat.

Financial support schemes are available to students and their families depending upon personal circumstances.  Students who have applied for full time courses at the college will automatically be sent application packs to apply for help during the Summer term. Application packs for part time students will be available after May half term. You can find further information on our Financial Support page. If you have any additional questions our Live Chat team are at hand to support you – simply click on the purple message tab (bottom right) to start a chat.

16-18 student programme success rates place us in the top 10% of the country. Engineering success rates place us in the top 5% of the country. Apprenticeship achievement is the highest in the South Hampshire region. In 2019, our students achieved a 98.8% pass rate. If you have any additional questions our Live Chat team are at hand to support you – simply click on the purple message tab (bottom right) to start a chat.

T levels are a new type of qualification that focus on high-level technical study and work-ready skills. They have been developed to offer a quality alternative to A levels and a clear route to skilled employment, as well as progression to higher or degree apprenticeships, or degree-level study at university. You can learn more about this next level qualification on out T Levels page. If you have any additional questions our Live Chat team are at hand to support you – simply click on the purple message tab (bottom right) to start a chat.

Meet the Faculties

Fareham College offers a diverse variety of subjects, which fall under one of five faculties, plus English & Maths and the College’s Apprenticeships provider, Business Plus. To read more about a Faculty Director click on their profile or the mail icon, to email them directly. They are ready to answer your questions, or should you wish to speak to them in person you are welcome to email them to request a callback – to be made at a convenient time during the next few days.

Director of CEMAST, CETC and Construction

Faculty Director for Health, Science, Education, Sport and Uniformed Public Services

Faculty Director for Creative Industries

Deputy Director of CEMAST, CETC and Construction

Head of English and Maths and Director of the Maths Centre for Excellence

Download a Prospectus

Full Time Courses

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Apprenticeship Guide

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Higher Education

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CETC Brochure

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Personal Tours

We understand that it can be difficult to appreciate our amazing facilities without experiencing our learning environment first hand. Therefore, we are now offering you the opportunity (in limited numbers) to book a Personal Tour with a member of staff. Providing you with a focused introduction, to your course area of interest, a Personal Tour will last approximately 30 minutes.

Personal Tours have now been placed on hold, to follow the latest government guidance. However, you can still express your interest using the link below. We will then contact you to arrange a booking when regulations allow us to begin rescheduling.

Express Your Interest in a Course

If you have any further questions about a particular course type or course area please fill in your details below and we will be in touch. Alternatively, you can search for courses and apply now using the links below this form.
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Apply Now for 2021 Entry

 Whether you are seeking Full Time or Part Time courses, pathways to Higher Education and University, Apprenticeships and Traineeships, or looking to refresh, refocus and retrain, we can provide opportunities for all. As our learning environment continues to evolve Fareham College will equip you with the resources you need to pursue your desired career – Excellence Is Closer Than You Think.

Keeping You Safe

We take your safety very seriously and we have put measures in to ensure that the College is COVID-Secure. You must not attend the College if you, or anyone in your household or bubble, have symptoms of COVID-19, have come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 and have been advised to self-isolate for 14 days, or have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days.

The wearing of face masks is mandatory inside the College buildings, we also encourage students to wear face coverings in lessons. (unless exempt from wearing one).

We will be reviewing and updating our measures in line with government guidance. If you have any additional queries regarding our open events, tours, or callbacks, please email tours@fareham.ac.uk

CONTACT US

We are ready to answer your questions and should you wish to speak to us directly you can contact us by telephone or email.