East Coast College is a well-established further education college with campuses in Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth, offering a fantastic breadth and depth of subjects and technical and professional training for schools leavers and adults up to degree level.
With specialist maritime, energy and offshore training centres, combined with commercial training and a partnership with University of Suffolk, the college has become a centre of excellence for energy, engineering and offshore skills training.
East Coast College is the top ranking apprenticeship provider in the area and QAA Good for Higher Education.
We will hone your skills and expand your talents while helping to nurture your wellbeing and employability skills. Top quality student services and careers guidance will help develop you as an individual and achieve your full potential.
Hundreds of students from East Coast College every year go on to university or an apprenticeship, into work and build very successful careers. Our tutors pride themselves on being an integral part of students’ individual journeys; offering quality teaching and learning, and excellent student success and wellbeing.
For further information take a look at our full range of courses to find one that suits you.
In addition to our courses the college offers a range of other services and activities to help and support you during your time at GYC.
College Advisors - available to talk about anything College related such as course choices, building your CV, career options, confidence-building, your next steps, apprenticeships, financial help, high education, interview preperation, job search, skills development and work experience - There is always someone to ask!
Sports - there is an exciting range of sports and fitness activities available from boxercise and badminton to table tennis and rugby and much more in between. We also have a state-of-the-art gym for students use!
Apprenticeships - allow you to achieve qualifications in your desired field of work by combining on the job training with study.
Follow the link for further information on the apprenticeships that we cover here at GYC.
Traineeships - here at GYC our traineeships are approximately 3- 6 month programmes that comprise of:
- Work preparation training to ensure you have the skills and confidence needed for an Apprenticeship or other job.
- Maths and English support to improve your literacy and numeracy.
- A guaranteed work placement to provide insight and meaningful experience of the world of work.
A new-look campus
At GYC we have recently transformed our campus and the experience for our students.
Our facilities now also include:
- A bright new glass fronted library which overlooks a landscaped courtyard
- A Job Shop - located in the new Learning Street
- College Shop - where you can meet all of your stationary needs
- Coffee to go - a quick stop point for coffee, hot drinks and snacks
- New Sport and Wellbeing Centre
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