Welcome

A truly great college - passionate about success

If you share our passion for success then you're 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, to secure a promotion or to gain your first job through a Traineeship or Apprenticeship, you'll benefit from industry-standard training centres and facilities that are among the best in London.

You'll enjoy high-quality technical and professional training that'll develop the skills you need to get you to university, straight into work, or to 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”.

Our vision, missions and values

Our Vision: A Truly Great College delivering inspirational learning and excellence through career focused education

Our Mission: To unleash potential, creating better futures for our learners, businesses and communities

Our Values:

  • Learners and customers - at the heart of everything we do
  • Respectful - valuing and treating all fairly and as individuals
  • Passionate - energising, engaging and inspiring all to achieve their potential
  • Collaborative - working together to achieve excellence and growth
  • Innovative - leading the way, seeking new ways to continually improve
  • Excellent - in learning, teaching and assessment. They key to our success.

Why Barking & Dagenham College?

It's simple! We're 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 success in your studies, in your workplace, and for developing your career.

This is achieved through:

  • A rounded study programme
  • Real work opportunities
  • Masterclasses
  • Skills competitions
  • Interaction with representatives of top companies
  • Opportunities for trips & travel
  • ... and much more!

We look forward to seeing you in college... and helping you achieve success!