The college is committed to keeping you safe from harm whilst attending your course or programme of study. We do this by ensuring that we have robust health and safety procedures and trained staff to deal with any incidents or concerns that arise.
If there is an urgent concern then this should be reported immediately to the campus / centre reception who will contact the Duty Manager or First Aider as appropriate.
If you need a friendly face to say hello to, or maybe you are experiencing some difficulties with your course or your peers and want a listening ear, you can also contact your Student Liaison Officer (SLO) to be put in touch with a college buddy or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
During your first week in College you will be given an ID card badge on a lanyard or clip. This is for your safety and shows that you have an entitlement to be in College. You are expected to wear your ID badge at all times whilst on College premises (you will be provided with a clip for use in workshop environments where a lanyard may prove to be a health and safety concern).
Staff will also wear a staff ID badge and visitors wear a visitor badge. Anyone not wearing a badge will be asked to explain who they are and why they are in College and taken to Reception. In this way we can ensure that the College is a safe environment for you to study in. You will also need your ID badge to access printing and photocopying equipment. For guidelines about activating your ID badge on the printers and photocopiers click here.
If you lose your badge you will have to pay £3 for another, with a further £1 for a lanyard or clip. Look after your ID badge and if you lose it, report your loss to Customer Services immediately or someone else may use your print credit!
You will also need to show your ID card, to prove you are a student, when attending College parties and college arranged events.
The College cannot take responsibility for any equipment, materials or property that you may leave at any of the campuses / centres. The College carries no insurance for loss of property. You would be wise, therefore, to take out your own insurance.
If you lose your belongings then go to Reception to see if it has been handed in.
See the link below for information and advice about how to keep yourself safe both at college and outside
The College seeks to keep its learners and staff safe from the effects of inhaling cigarette smoke. Therefore the college operates a no smoking policy in all of its buildings and also outside around the buildings with the exception of designated areas which are identified by a ‘smoking shelter’. Shelters are located at:
The College is only very rarely closed by bad weather. If you are in any doubt and you have some distance to travel, look at the news page of this website, our Facebook or Twitter pages, listen to your local radio station for announcements, or telephone the College main campuses or local centres between 8.30am-7.30pm.