About the College

Reaseheath College is recognised as one of the UK’s premier land based and technical colleges in the country and has an excellent reputation for the quality of its Further and Higher Education and Apprenticeships. We are celebrating our centenary year, which represents a significant milestone in our land-based history. Our influence and reach is local, regional and national and we play an active part in the ambitious development of the rural and national economy through our close work with the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

The College has a beautiful setting amongst 280 hectares of farm, parklands, lake, woodland and sport facilities. Our delivery sites also comprise of specialist equine outreach centres at Oldham and Knowsley. We have invested £80 million over the last 10 years to create world class vocational and educational facilities. We have thriving and highly responsive partnerships with many leading employers and boast academic achievement that places us in the top quartile of Colleges.

Serving in excess of 4400 students, the College has grown significantly in recent years and has further ambitious plans for growth and development to serve the local and national communities. Turnover in FY23 was £38m and the College consistently delivers an operating surplus and enjoys good financial health.

Higher Education students number approximately 500 and we provide support for about 830 apprentices through Reaseheath Apprenticeships. A policy of access and progression for all students is vigorously pursued.

We are proud of our environment, range of courses, and reputation for responding positively and promptly to the needs of individuals and employers.

We work in a professional and supportive environment aided by a dedicated workforce of over 600 colleagues. We are passionate about students, staff and customers and place them at the heart of all we do by supporting, developing, empowering, encouraging, respecting and valuing their contributions.