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Dearne Valley College is a further education college situated in the Manvers Park area of Wath-upon-Dearne, in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. There is also a smaller campus nearby the main campus. They specialise in vocational qualifications and in 2002 were awarded Centre of Vocational Excellence status. There are nearly 1,300 16-18 learners, over 1,000 adults, 180 HE learners and over 100 Apprentices.
AddressManvers Park Wath upon Dearne Rotherham S63 7EW T: 01709 513355
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The college offers a range of qualifications from those suitable for school leavers, to apprenticeships, higher education qualifications and also part-time courses. It also offers the ‘Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector’ (PTLLS) qualification, which is designed to enable candidates to pursue a career in the adult education sector.
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Fees vary according to the learner's age, financial situation and course choice.
There are various ways the college can help you fund your studies. This includes bursaries and allowances.
The college has a range of facilities and services to support learning. The facilities and services are open to students and some are open to the general public as well. As a student, you’ll be able to take advantage of special reduced rates at some of these facilities. Facilities include 3G football pitches, a hair salon, a coffee shop, a fully equipped sports and fitness suite, a restaurant and a learning centre.