Truro and Penwith College is rated Ofsted Outstanding and widely respected as one of the best colleges in the country.

We offer a range of educational choices, supported by modern resources, inspirational teaching and purpose-built facilities.

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College rated a national leader for the IB Diploma

Students and staff at Truro College are celebrating after coming out as the top ranked non-selective provider of the International…

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Truro and Penwith College rated in the top 5% nationally for student progress

Truro and Penwith College has been rated in the top 5% for student progress following a national analysis of this summer's results of 3,000…

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Life-changing moment for a skilled elite Painting & Decorating student from Cornwall

A Painting & Decorating Apprentice from Truro and Penwith College is setting out on the road to Shanghai following his selection to Squad UK…

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How to prepare for your college interview

Once your application is all sent off, you will be asked to come in to the College for an interview. We know that you may find your…

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Cornish businesses to Lean on global manufacturer

A newly formed partnership between a leading local College and a global manufacturer has resulted in the launch of unique Apprenticeships…

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Everyone’s journey to teaching is different. Meet our Education team and get bespoke advice to find the right route for you.

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With over 750 courses to choose from, ranging from entry level to postgraduate, your options are well and truly open.

So whether you'd like to take up a new hobby or pursue a career path, you're in the right place.

223 Courses for ages 16-18

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34 University Level Courses

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55 Apprenticeship programmes

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200 Business training options

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