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Enrol to a career-focused college programme or apprenticeship

Our teams are on hand to help get you signed up for a programme starting this September. We are open for advice every weekday, including sessions until 6pm on Tuesday and Thursdays all September.
Come in, speak to us and get signed up. Just remember, to complete your enrolment we will need to see your photo ID and evidence of your exam results. 

Our Learning Philosophy

Switch on to the power of learning with our Learning Philosophy. 
Did you know that your brain is like a muscle? The more you use it, the better it gets. Motivation to work hard and a willingness to take risks and expand your learning are also essential to your success. Watch our video to find out more.

Why come to Banbury and Bicester College?

Study at an Activate Learning college and you will get the skills that employers want, helping you progress into employment or higher education.
Our study programmes give you a main qualification with key employability skills, such as English and maths, work experience, teamwork and communication skills, helping your CV stand out.

Five reasons to study at college

  1. Develop independent study skills - great preparation for university study
  2. Move into a new environment and be known for who you are now
  3. Smaller class sizes mean you will get more dedicated attention
  4. Our Activate Careers team will help ensure your UCAS form stands out from the crowd
  5. Benefit from a more mature learning environment, where you are treated like an adult

Apprenticeships - 'Get in' and go far with some of the UK's brightest companies

There has never been a better time to start an apprenticeship. Through apprenticeships, you can develop fantastic careers with some of the country’s biggest and best companies. 
You will earn while you learn in the job, gaining real skills and knowledge, as well as a real future in employment.
Activate Apprenticeships the largest apprenticeship provider in our region, providing over 1,000 apprenticeship vacancies every year across many different areas of work – from classic vehicle restoration to hairdressing, and from animal care to floristry.