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Easton & Otley College is a college in the UK, with campuses in East Anglia. Easton College and Otley College merged on 1 August 2012. The school provides full-time, part-time, work based learning, distance learning and commercial training for students aged from 14 through to adulthood. The focus is on education and training for agriculture, horticulture, arboriculture, countryside, animal studies, and equine. Complimentary vocational areas include construction, engineering, foundation learning, sport and public services. A high proportion of student develop vocational skills very well, acquire a good understanding of their chosen industry and gain valuable experience which prepares them well for progression to employment or further education. Students progression between all levels of study and into employment is very high. Students success rates have increased and are high on most land-based courses. Teachers use learning resources, including the estate, livestock and the very wide range of other practical resources, very well to help students learn. Teaching of practical skills is good and students undertake a wide range of challenging practical projects which support their learning. The principal, governors and staff have worked very well together to form a new college where staff morale is high and everyone has a common purpose across the Norfolk and Suffolk Campuses to make sure that students succeed. Partnerships with local and regional industries are highly productive and bring many benefits to students and employers as well as promoting the land- based sector within the region. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
A perfect place to realise your potential The many excellent facilities at Easton & Otley College give you a once-in-lifetime opportunity to further your ambitions and help you get the very most from your time with us. Located seven miles west of Norwich, the campus is right next to the Royal Norfolk Showground and a mere stone’s throw from Long water Business Park. Set in over 200 hectares of idyllic farmland and countryside, Easton is a picturesque part of the world to continue your education and enhance your prospects for the future. The value of vocational courses Our focus is on vocational courses with qualifications including First and National Diplomas, as well as Foundation and Full Honours Degrees. There is a real emphasis on ‘hands-on’ practical work combined with classroom-based activity. Work experience/placements form an integral part of your education and you will benefit greatly from external trips linked to your area of study.
Thank you for your interest in working at Easton & Otley College. The main focus of the college is on vocational courses with qualifications such as First and National Diplomas, as well as Foundation Degrees. With vocational courses the main emphasis is on ‘hands-on’ practical work, combined with classroom-based activity.