Important News - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Following the Government’s announcement that all Colleges and Schools should close at the end of lessons on Friday 20th March until further notice, we will be sharing information and updates as often as possible. Our learners remain at the centre of all our efforts to minimise the impact of these unprecedented times.

Latest Updates

Update - 18 September 2020

COVID 19 Risk Assessment – SMB GROUP

Update - 17th June 2020

Message From Principal 12 May 2020

Safeguarding Support for Learners, Parents and Carers


Learner Guidance


Parent Guidance


Employer Guidance

Frequently Asked Questions

We understand in these unprecedented times you may have some questions and, in order to help you, we have put together a selection of Frequently Asked Questions for our current students, applicants and employers.

16-19 Study Programme Students – Current & Applicants

Apprentices and Employers – Current & Applicants

Higher Education – Current & Applicants

The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and students can contact the helpline by telephone and email:

Phone: 0800 046 8687


The helpline is open from 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

The government will continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and take further action as needed. You can find the latest information and advice on COVID-19 and the latest guidance for educational settings on the GOV.UK website.

We recognise that these are unusual times and we are here to support you. You can contact us in a number of ways:

Please also follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter where we will not only be providing updates, but will also be sharing useful hints and tips and some fun messages along the way!