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Somerset College

Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset TA1 5AX
01823 36655

About us

For more than 150 years Somerset College has provided the highest standards of education and training using industry-standard facilities and resources. All of our courses are designed to meet employer's needs and to provide skills and knowledge relevant to work and employment.

We offer

< Apprenticeship Training - Develop the skills of your people; take on new trainees, with our award-winning Apprenticeship programmes. They're available across a range of industry sectors at level 2 and 3. 

Bespoke Training - Why use off-the-peg training when we can tailor make a package to suit your needs? Whatever you want from your staff, we'll help you to achieve it. One of our Business Development Officers will arrange to visit you in the workplace and provide clear, independent advice on how you can take your company to the next level. 

Business Conferencing - The Taunton Conference Centre is located on Somerset College's campus and is a MIA (Meetings Industry Association) accredited venue, offering excellent facilities capable of meeting all business needs. With over nine years’ experience of hosting conferences and events, small and large, we understand your needs perfectly. 

The Hot House - A business enterprise and innovation centre for start-up, early stage and high-growth businesses. The Hot House provides modern and attractive office space at low cost, affordable rent. We provide an innovative creative atmosphere in which to work. We aim to challenge, stimulate and help turn good ideas into successful businesses. 

Design and Printing Unit - Design and Print is Somerset College's in-house printing unit. The team is located on the ground floor of the Arts and Design building and is open to students, staff and outside customers. 

The Genesis Centre - The Genesis Project is the most exciting development in the Further Education sector today. The primary goal of the Genesis Project is to facilitate learning to as wide a range of people as possible, whether they are pupils at school, students in Further or Higher Education, those in the construction industry or interested laypeople and by doing so will help to meet the regional skills agenda.

We support

  • Business Support
  • Specialists, Experts, Research
  • People
  • New Business
  • Conference, Meeting Rooms
  • Networks
  • Skills
  • Start-up
  • Somerset


In addition to offering a varied Further and Higher Education provision, Somerset College is also a leading skills training provider within the region. The College has a dedicated employer responsive division, The Business Centre, which provides specialist employer-focused training to a wide range of local, regional and national business.

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