Who we are

We exist to create the extraordinary.

The Nelson and Colne College Group is made up of three merged colleges; Nelson and Colne College, Accrington and Rossendale College and Lancashire Adult Learning. It is also sponsor to Pendle Education Trust.

The Group is a beacon for teaching and learning excellence. It is an innovative provider; a research hub for teaching and learning, with a clear ambition to deliver the best possible experience and outcomes for learners.

Nelson and Colne College has a national reputation for educational success and is seen within the Further Education sector as a beacon of excellence for teaching and learning.

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Accrington and Rossendale College is an extraordinary place to study and we have a proud history of delivering high quality vocational courses and technical training, Apprenticeships and Higher Education provision to the communities that we serve.

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Lancashire Adult Learning aims to provide learning opportunities for all adults across the region.

LAL currently offers an extensive range of subjects to learners, with over 2000 courses delivered through more than 300 venues across Lancashire.

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