Facts about CANDI

Experts in education

  • Our students achieve excellent results 
  • We're the first choice Further Education college for thousands of young people and adults across London

“The Principal, governors, senior leaders and managers provide very effective leadership. Managers and governors are confident and accomplished in their work to improve the future prospects of their students. They place the needs of students and of their local communities at the heart of the college’s work.” *

“The vast majority (of students) improve their self-confidence and skills for employment, with high rates of progression to further learning or employment.” *

“Teachers are skilled at enabling vocational students to apply their emerging knowledge and skills to contemporary work contexts.” *


* 2016 Ofsted Inspection Report

Specialised facilities

Our five specialist centres provide modern learning environments and industry-standard equipment to meet the specific training needs of your business. Our facilities include:

  • a Centre of Excellence for Biotechnology
  • a Centre of Excellence for Applied Optics
  • a 100-seat theatre complete with advanced theatre and music technology equipment

Qualified staff

Our trainers are specialists in their fields, with industry experience in the subjects they teach and a proven track record  of identifying training needs. 

Partners with industry

  • We work with over 200 employers across a range of sectors to build expertise and deliver clear lines of sight to work for our students
  • Our apprenticeships are developed with input from small, medium and national employers to provide solutions that meet the needs of industry
  • We're one of the founder colleges to work in the Deloitte Employability Programme.

Partners with higher education

Working with world class universities such as UCL, Cambridge, City University London, University of London and London Metropolitan University, we develop qualifications that deliver the knowledge and skills needed for employment

Free apprentice recruitment service

We will help you find the best person for your apprenticeship at no extra cost.

what we offer - employers

What we offer

We have a lot to offer employers, including free bespoke training, apprentices, work experience students and more.

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