West Thames College

About

West Thames College is a vibrant, successful college of higher and further education. They have programs for adults, school leavers, apprenticeships, and much more. Their vocational programs are also taught by industry professionals and the college has strong connections with local employers which means excellent work opportunities for students. West Thames College also has incredible facilities including a 140-seat theatre, dance studios, professional hair, beauty, and makeup salons, music recording and TV studios, Mac labs, learning and resources centres, leisure and sports facilities, the motor vehicle workshop, the engineering workshops and specialist workshops for a host of areas including plumbing, painting, carpentry and more. The college has two campuses – the Skills+Logistics Centre in Feltham and the Isleworth Campus.

Types of Programs They Run

West Thames College provides a range of programs including courses for 16–18-year-olds, programs for 19+ adults, and higher education courses. They cover a plethora of topics including makeup, media, science, teacher training, music, childcare, IT, computing, design, art, business, administration, accounting, health, hairdressing, beauty, engineering, construction, motor vehicles, sport, tourism, performing arts and more. A lot of their programs can also be completed on a part-time basis.

Admissions Process

Applying for courses at West Thames College is incredibly easy. All you need to do is visit the West Thames College website and navigate to the webpage of your chosen course. Here you will see an apply button and when you click this, you will automatically be redirected to an online application form. Once you have filled in this application form and submitted it, the college’s admissions team will review it and contact you with their decision. This process can take a few weeks.

Accommodation

West Thames College does not have its own student housing; however, the admissions team may be able to advise you on suitable accommodation in close proximity to the college.

Scholarships and Financial Support

West Thames College has a number of bursaries and financial supports available. They can also help pay for course-related expenses including childcare, meals, exam fees, travel, equipment, books, supplies, materials, and special kits. There are also the Advanced Learner Loans, the Discretionary Learner Support, and the Welfare Fund. For further information such as the eligibility criteria and how to apply, visit the West Thames College website.

Contact Info

For general enquiries, call 020 8326 2000

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