Why Choose
Hugh Baird College?

From learning new skills, to building the knowledge you need to get set for your future. Wherever your story takes you next, at Hugh Baird College, we can help get you there.

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With over 300 courses to choose from, we are one of the leading providers of education and training in Liverpool and Merseyside. They cover every level and ability too, so it doesn’t matter if you want to start a brand new career or continue to develop your knowledge in a specific area of study.

All of our courses are focused on job-specific skills and making sure you’re ready for work. Alongside each course, you get access to state-of-the-art facilities all across Hugh Baird College and dedicated personal support to help you succeed.

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One of the great reasons to complete a degree-level qualification at our University Centre is the cost. You don’t need to change your lifestyle or rack up lots of debt.

Our University Centre gives you access to some of the best degree qualifications in an affordable way. And you can study on your time, around all your existing family and work commitments.

All our courses are focused on employment, helping you with the skills you need for an exciting career path. You might even get the chance to travel abroad!

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We are a leading provider of apprenticeship training in the Liverpool and Merseyside area.

Choose Hugh Baird College to deliver your Apprenticeship provision and you can expect a business-centric approach to delivering success for your business.

You'll have access to; a dedicated account manager, pre-interview applicant screening, a tailored and personal service, access to funding and access to trained and passionate talent.

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Choose Sefton Sixth Form College for your A-levels and you’ll have the opportunity to complete a personalised study programme tailored for you, with your choice of A-levels, BTECs and an Extended Project Qualification.

You’ll benefit from a unique programme of enhancement activities to help you apply to the best universities and stand out from the crowd.

You’ll be studying at our multi-million pound campus which has state-of-the-art facilities and functional areas.

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With experienced teachers and a dedicated support team, Thornton College is our specialist learning environment for students with learning difficulties and/or physical disabilities, where students have their own individual learning plan.

We work closely with Sefton Special Educational Needs Schools to provide the best possible place for students who need extra help and support, using our specialist facilities, expert approach and caring attitude.

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Award-winning learning

We’re always striving to make sure every one of our courses is as strong as it can possibly be, delivering the most appropriate knowledge and the exact skills required for a career in that industry or sector.

Our teaching is outstanding. Our University Centre has been awarded the ‘Quality Assured’ mark from the Quality Assurance Agency and our latest Ofsted report commented on the strength of our teaching across every level.