It contributes more than £226 million a year to the local economy.
The college delivers a broad range of courses, including A levels, technical and vocational qualifications, apprenticeships, degree-level higher education programmes, blended and virtual learning.
It has also created a series of sector-specific specialist training hubs designed to help plug skills gaps.
In its 2022 Ofsted inspection, Telford College was recognised as a 'Good' provider, and its financial health status is officially rated as 'Outstanding'.
The college engages with around 2,000 young people in college, plus more than 1,000 apprentices, and over 4,000 adult learners, and has links with 700 employers.
Telford College's vision is to become an 'ethical skills eco-system' for the Marches and West Midlands, working in close partnership with stakeholders, partners, and local businesses.
For every £1 of Government funding, Telford College's A level, apprenticeship and higher education courses generate a return of more than £25 to the local economy.
The college is a one-stop shop for academic, vocational and apprenticeship studies, with a wide-ranging curriculum which is constantly evolving to meet the needs of Shropshire businesses.
The college works in close partnership with the area's biggest companies, including a growing network of sector-specific 'hubs' such as health, engineering, digital skills and apprenticeships.
Huge investment in university-standard facilities means the college offers courses which pave the way for careers in more than 70 different industries.
Graham Guest, principal and chief executive, said: 'Having run my own business, I'm acutely aware of the value of delivering the sort of practical, relevant skills in step with the needs of the local economy.'
REVIEW OF THE YEAR
We're delighted to have received a 'Good' rating from Ofsted in 2022 - the first full inspection since the college was created from the merger of TCAT and New College Telford.
It's the first time a merger of previously under-performing further education and sixth form colleges have ever been given one of the regulator's top two grades in its first official inspection.
The news came just weeks after Telford College's financial health was also officially upgraded to 'Outstanding', and completed an incredible five years of improvement, innovation and expansion.
In its inspection report, Ofsted has praised the college for adapting the curriculum to meet changing skills needs, and for helping students to boost confidence and self-belief in a safe and stimulating learning environment.
Ofsted inspectors spent a week at the campus in February 2022 to assess the current quality of education, behaviour and attitudes, personal development, leadership and management.
The report said: 'Leaders and managers have worked well to ensure that the curriculum offered by the college, including for learners who have high needs, closely reflects the skills needs of the local, regional and national economies.
'Teachers carefully design learners' programmes to meet their individual needs, and they benefit from one-to-one support in specialist individual rooms. As a result, learners are prepared well for their next steps.'
The inspectors said it was clear that students and apprentices were proud to be part of Telford College and 'highly motivated to achieve', displaying 'positive attitudes to their learning'.
Principal and chief executive Graham Guest said: 'It's an endorsement of the quality education we deliver. Our A level provision is now rated in the top 10% in the country, and 94% of our students receive an offer from their first-choice progression destination.
'And with plans for us to open a brand new base in Telford's upcoming Station Quarter very soon, focusing around maths and digital skills, these are incredibly exciting times for Telford College.'
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