Spotlight on Rhyl

Why choose Rhyl College?

Coleg Llandrillo’s campuses have 1000s of options to suit your needs and to help you fulfil your potential, including the widest choice of Full-Time, Part-Time, Apprenticeships & Degree courses in North Wales!

At Coleg Llandrillo, Rhyl, students constantly achieve outstanding results and progress into employment, or continue their studies at university.

In 2021 at the Rhyl Sixth - the dedicated sixth form centre situated on the campus - not only did the A Level subject area record an overall pass rate of 100%, but 43% of learners achieved coveted A* and A grades across nearly 20 different subjects!

So, if you choose to study at the Coleg Llandrillo, Rhyl, you will leave with recognised qualifications that will significantly help get you the job, apprenticeship or university place that you really want.

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For those with more hands-on skills or requirements, the college also offers a wide range of full-time vocational courses in areas including Construction, Engineering, Public Services, Business Administration, Hair & Beauty, Health & Care and Motor Vehicle Technology.

This summer across Grŵp Llandrillo Menai’s campuses, vocational learners excelled, with over 600 learners achieving their level 3 qualifications across all college campuses. We are delighted that 46% of our learners completing their Extended Diploma qualifications achieved the highest Distinction or Distinction* grade.

Over in Rhyl’s Public Services department, 11 out of the 12 Level 3 students gained a place at university, studying a range of degree courses: Paramedical Science, Professional Policing, Criminology and Digital Forensics.

Coleg Llandrillo, Rhyl’s investment in green and sustainable technology is continuing at a swift pace after it recently took delivery of a £40,000 Tesla electric car for its Centre for Automotive Technology. Nearly £100,000 in total has been invested in the college’s electric vehicle/hybrid fleet to date, but the

benefits to future Motor Vehicle students and local industry will be immeasurable.

Graded as ‘excellent’ for the quality of our care, support and guidance in our last government inspection - you’ll be well looked after during your time at college. Our friendly Learner Services team can provide advice and guidance about a range of issues, including safeguarding, well-being, additional study support, financial matters, careers advice and confidential counselling services.

Choose to study with us, and you will benefit from state-of-the-art equipment and real-life working environments. Plus, when you are not in class, you can make use of various facilities, including the library and IT workshop, get something to eat in the canteen, or relax with a coffee in our newly-opened Starbucks café!

Recent student successes at Rhyl College include…

Former Hairdressing student Leighton Brown - who completed Levels 1, 2 and 3 at the Rhyl campus - now runs a successful vegan, eco-friendly, award-winning hairdressing salon in Prestatyn. Eden Hairdressing was recently crowned the most innovative beauty business in Wales!

Over at the Motor Vehicle training centre, Tiler Moorcroft-Jones won the Gold medal in the 2021 Worldskills UK Vehicle Body Repair competition and was crowned as the best new talent in the industry! Tiler said: “I’m absolutely over the moon with the Gold and can’t wait to see if I will be representing the UK in Shanghai or Lyon later this year.”

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