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As well as having the TEF Silver Award for our Higher Education provision, TEF Silver logo
HRC is proud to be ranked amongst all other FE Colleges nationally as being*:
*Data taken from the National Achievement Rate Tables 2018

  1. A college with 100% pass rates for learners aged 19+ in ICT, Construction, Hair and Beauty and Catering and Hospitality
  2. In the Top 30 for student achievement for learners aged 19+
  3. In the Top 15 colleges nationally for Level 2 achievement for learners aged 19+
  4. In the Top 30 for student pass rates in Arts, Media, Fashion and Performing Arts for learners aged 16 to 18
  5. In the Top 10 colleges nationally for student achievement for learners aged 19+ in Hair and Beauty and Catering and Hospitality
  6. In the Top 30 colleges for student pass rates in ICT for learners aged 16 to 18
  7. Ofsted Grade 2 for Apprenticeships, Adult Learning and Students with High Needs
  8. In the Top 15 colleges for student achievement for learners of all ages in Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Whether you are looking at Hertford Regional College as a step forward towards a successful career, retraining, progression to university or to pursue an area of interest, HRC has something for you.

We offer a wide range of full and part-time courses, Apprenticeships and professional and leisure courses.

  • 98% say they know what they need to do to succeed
  • 97% say they made the right decision to study at HRC
  • 97% say the teaching and learning is good
  • 95% say they feel safe at college
  • 97% say they feel welcomed by their tutors
Pass Rate
In 2017-18 we are very proud to state that 96% of our students passed their courses
adult learning
"Teachers prepare most learners successfully for their next steps. As a result, most learners have a clear understanding of what they need to do to achieve their career aspirations"
"Teachers and assessors have high expectations of their apprentices... Apprentices work to high standards and are skillful in their trades"
students high needs
"Most teacher use plentiful information on learners' starting points to set demanding targets and goals and enable learners to work independently and make good progress"

β€” Ofsted Report 2018
  1. Employability

    We are committed to ensuring you are career-ready when you leave HRC. This means we will help you develop the employability skills employers tell us they want and those that will help the best employees stand out from the crowd.

  2. Work experience

    As an HRC student, you will have access to a network of employers who offer work experience opportunities that can't be found elsewhere. Each subject department also offers live briefs and additional opportunities to develop your skills.

  3. award-winning facilities

    We have invested heavily in our campuses over the past decade and as a result you will be able to study in award-winning environments.

  4. Study programmes

    Our full-time study programmes ensure you develop as an independent adult. Built-in enrichment activities and maths and English classes ensure you will leave HRC ready to check in to your dream career destination.

  5. Industry experts

    You will be taught by lecturers and tutors who come from varied professional backgrounds and can offer you insights into how to succeed in your chosen career. 

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