The region is home to the top performing Further Education and a growing Higher Education provider in the West of England. In 2017, Weston College and the University Centre Weston (UCW) achieved a Gold award, placing it among the top 20 per cent of university and college higher education providers in the country. In 2019, the A Level pass rate at the college was 99%. The college has and continues to make a significant contribution to the regeneration of Weston-Super-Mare Town Centre and the wider area.
Within an hour’s drive you can reach over 10 University Campuses and a handful more Colleges, providing the full range of provision to meet your needs. This makes North Somerset a business destination of choice for accessing skills and talent. North Somerset Economic Development team can provide impartial skills advice, guidance and recruitment support, free of charge. Contact the Employment and Skills team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, Skills West (delivered by Business West) is an EU funded programme which can also provide fully funded business support.