School Leavers at CNWL

Each year over 1200 young people aged 16 to 18 choose our College to continue their studies. They choose us because we provide a wide range of vocational courses, excellent training facilities, experienced tutors and great support services. Many of our young students progress to University after completing their Level 3 courses – including many who have started with us at Level 1 or 2.
All our learners aged 16-18 are enrolled onto a Study Programme. This gives you a range of learning opportunities and provides the best opportunity for you to succeed in the future, whatever your ambitions. 

Find out more about courses

Take a look at our choice of courses for 16-18s by selecting the subject area you are interested in.

You can also view our College Brochure here.

Support with Studying

During your time at College there are a range of services designed to support you to achieve your qualification and achieve your potential.

Student Finance and Welfare

Our Student Finance and Welfare team are on hand to discuss how we can support you with the costs associated with studying such as travel costs, meals, and books & equipment. Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to up to £1,200 worth of support. Find out more here <link to finance and funding page>

Information, Advice and Guidance inc. Careers

The Course Information Team provide impartial information and guidance regarding the options available to you for study and progression. The team will discuss your areas of interest, what you hope to achieve in the future to ensure you enrol onto the right course for you. Find out more here <Link to Course advice and guidance>

Additional Learning Support

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability, or feel you would like some support to help you learn our additional learning support team are available to help.

Find out more here.

Getting the most out of your time at college

The Student Liaison Team are responsible for ensuring you get the most out of your time at college. The Student Activity Programme provides you with the opportunity to take part in activities including football, gym sessions, and other exercise classes. A variety of non-sporting activities are also available. The college is committed to listening to, and responding to the views of its students. Our Learner Voice programme will support you to provide feedback to us about any aspect of your time at college.