Learn in the best facilities

Our lively and supportive campus has been purpose-built to offer the best facilities resources, study centers and training hubs.

click to access a vitrual tour of Telford College

click to access a vitual tour of Telford College

NEW £2.5m 7th Form Centre for A levels, including virtual reality. Our highly experienced A level team will teach in a new bespoke facility at Haybridge Road campus. To find out more, click here

Telford College is taking learning to a new hi-tech level by investing around £750,000 in a suite of virtual and augmented reality facilities.

Virtual reality courses at Telford college | Midlands EngineMarches LEP logoThe top floor of the Walker building at the college’s Haybridge campus is to be transformed into a new virtual reality suite, thanks to more than half a million pounds of funding from the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership.

See this news story featuring the new suite of virtual and augmented reality facilities.

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£3.5m Automotive Centre includes three specialist workshops and strong links with
dealerships and garages. Automotive courses can be found here
Telford College's automotive, engineering lifting equipment in the large automotive academy
£2.5m Construction Centre teaching painting and decorating, plastering, bricklaying, tiling, plumbing, electrical installation and carpentry. The centre will expand in 2018 due to demand and careers on offer in Telford. Construction courses can be found here

work benches in the construction and plumbing section of Telford college with bays for electrical installation training behind them

£3m Discovery Centre with technology including CAD suite, welding bays, milling stations, robotics and computer numerical control machines. Engineering courses can be found here
A Telford College engineering student working on a lathe in a the Discovery engineering building.
£2.5m Creative Hub with Apple Macs, art and design studios, media suites, printroom, dark rooms and gallery space. Art, design and media courses can be found here
A set of Mac student workstations in Telford College's creative hub showing the Fashion classroom behind it.The Retreat
 Hair and beauty courses can be found here

The Retreat is the name of our very own salon where you can come for a cut or choose from the range of our fantastic beauty treatments including:

  • Beauty packages
  • Colour treatments
  • Eye treatments
  • Make-up
  • Massage & complementary therapies
  • Hair treatments
  • Hair removal
  • Nail care
  • 01952 642466 or email theretreat@tcat.ac.uk

Our level 3 students will be conducting your treatment at The Retreat under a watchful eye of our tutors.

Students and staff gather to discuss work in one of the Retreat hair salons at Telford College

The Retreat Salon Information:

The Retreat is now able to offer client appointments for staff and clients (invite your friends & family to help support our students)

Dates, times and treatments available

Monday 1-4pm for  Hairdressing  - Cuts and colours

Monday 4-6pm  for Barbering gents cuts £1 PLEASE BOOK

Tuesday 2-4pm for  Hairdressing – Cut & Blow-dry

Wednesday 9.15 am – 12.00  for Hairdressing – Colours & Blowdrys

Wednesday 9.15 am – 12.00 for Beauty Therapy – Facial, Manicures, Pedicures, Waxing & Eye treatments

Friday mornings 9.15 am - 12.00                Hairdressing - Cuts & Colours

To book please contact The Retreat directly on 01952 642466 (or ext 2466) Or email theretreat@tcat.ac.uk

7- The Orange Tree is our exclusive on-site restaurant which is open to the public and has two professional kitchens to put your skills to the test.
Our hospitality and catering courses can be found here 


The Orange Tree Restaurant

Our restaurant opened its doors to customers, students and staff alike in January 2014.Telford College student working in the Orange tree restaurant  kitchens

The two professional standard kitchens are designed to the highest specifications with the latest catering equipment for creating exceptional food. One kitchen is designed to create a realistic working environment similar to a large restaurant or hotel kitchen, whilst the other is designed as an accessible training kitchen with adjustable equipment suitable for students with mobility issues.

The restaurant can seat up to 50 and we are happy to cater for children and any type of dietary need. We have already hosted many high profile events since opening, most recently including a debate with local MPs on the EU referendum.

If you would like to book a table at The Orange Tree restaurant, please call 01952 642477
Telford College student working in the Orange tree restaurant

8- NEW Music & science technology engineering and maths (STEM) facilities featuring music and performance facilities and a science, technology, engineering and maths hub.

9- The Telford College Sports complex is a modern facility which caters for a large and diverse range of sports.

As well as accommodating the day to day curricular use of the college students it also functions as a venue to support numerous community led schemes and initiatives as well as playing home to many local, regional and national sides as a playing and training venue. Our sports courses can be found here 

The facility was named in the London 2012 handbook as an earmarked training establishment with particular emphasis on basketball, badminton and football.

Our sports and fitness facilities include

Dance and Aerobics studio
A professional studio with a mirrored wall perfect for dance and drama lessons. This facility is also used by external dance and fitness groups on a weekly basis for judo, karate, tai chi, yoga, Pilates, aerobics classes, ballet and dance.

This features Includes; mirrored wall, ballet bar, sound system, Wi Fi, shower facilities, changing rooms, parking

Dance studio at Telford college


The Telford College gymnasium is free to use by our staff and students, a timetable of sessions is available from Telford College Sport reception which includes a females only gym session on Wednesday lunch times.
Tuition is available from one of our very own qualified personal trainers and all visitors to the gym must complete a gym induction.

You can also make the most out of our qualified personal trainers at TCAT. You have the options to come and participate in High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) or to use the gym at your leisure (time restrictions apply when full time students are on site)

The 20 station Technogym equipment includes:

  • Including spinning bikes
  • Rowing machines
  • Treadmills
  • Cable and pulley apparatusGym at Telford College
  • Pull-up frame
  • Shoulder press
  • Chest press
  • Pectoral deck
  • Squat machine
  • Leg curler
  • Inner leg press
  • Lateral pull down
  • The gym is used by our curriculum for practical sessions so please check availability.

Indoor pitches- our Superdome this a 3G indoor football pitch ideal for all year round uninterrupted use with pitches laid to football and rugby specifications.

Telford college superdome indoor three quarter size pitch

Double sized sports hall containing- 

  • six badminton courts
  • full-size basketball course with scoring board
  • two half-size basketball courts
  • netball show court
  • netball training court
Sports hall at Telford College


Outdoor pitches- We have a professional standard 3G all-weather pitch, which can be split into 2 half pitches and has printing for other sports including rounders. We were awarded funding by Sport England to install this facility in 2013.

3g outdoor pitch at Telford College

 Come along to our Open events - see link for next dates

Open events where you  can take a tour of the college and define your future with Telford College. We’re now the biggest and most popular place to study in the borough.

You can book yourself onto an open event here