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Yvonne Kelly - Dragon Den Award  

Our Principal & CEO, Yvonne Kelly, presenting certificates to the BDC dragons den winners.

About us

A warm welcome from Yvonne Kelly
Principal & CEO at Barking & Dagenham College

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A Truly Great College - Passionate About Success

If you share our passion for success then you are in the right place, and in good company. Every year over 12,000 students of all ages choose to study with us because they want to succeed too.

Whether your goal is to be your own boss or to work for a global business, secure a promotion or gain your first job through a Traineeship or Apprenticeship, you will benefit from industry-standard training centres and facilities that are among the best in London.

You will enjoy high quality technical and professional training that will develop the skills you need to take you to university, straight into work, or take your career to the next level. We make all this possible by providing you with award-winning support that’s been described by the Government’s inspectors (Ofsted) as “Outstanding”.

Why Barking & Dagenham College? It's Simple! We are innovative and provide a great place to learn for students of all ages.

We don't just provide you with a qualification, we train you for a career. Working closely with employers, we tailor your training to give you all the skills needed for a successful career. This is achieved through real work opportunities, master classes, skills competitions and interaction with representatives of top companies.

We encourage you to visit the college or come to one of our Open Days to:

  • View our fantastic state of the art facilities.
  • Meet our highly qualified talented staff.
  • View the onsite commercial businesses providing our students with real work opportunities.
  • Get all the information you need on our Advice Street.
  • Walk out with an offer.

 

We look forward to welcoming you to Barking & Dagenham College.

"Inspiring Innovation -- Shaping Careers"

 

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A national award winning reputation 

3 TES FE Awards together

2015: Association of Colleges' Beacon Award for our Access to Higher Education Diploma in Law
2015: NACUE's Enterprising College of the Year 
2015: Home of the VQ Teacher of the Year, Adnan Mahmood 
2014: TES FE Award Outstanding Support for Students
2014: TES FE Highly Commended in the Provider of the Year category

2012: TES FE Outstanding E-Learning Team

2011: TES FE Outstanding Entrepreneurship in Learning  & Skills

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