Barking and Dagenham College

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Barking and Dagenham College
Barking and Dagenham College logo.jpg
School type College
Motto More than a qualification[citation needed]
Local authority London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Principal Yvonne Kelly
Age range 14 and up

Barking & Dagenham College is a large further education college with approximately 12,500 students (of which 9000 are 19+ and 3,500 are age 16 – 18) located in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in Dagenham, East London, England. The Principal/CEO is Yvonne Kelly.

It is one of the leading providers of intermediate, advanced and higher apprenticeship training in London, working with around 300 employer clients each year. Specialisms include Construction, Project Management, Human Resources Management, Business and Pharmacy. The college has 12,500 students and an annual turnover of £36 million (Source: Audited Accounts 2015/2016[1]).[better source needed]

In 2015 the College became a Digital & Creative Industries Career College.[2]

In October 2017 the College and Huawei, a global information and communications technology solutions provider, launched a Huawei Authorized Information Network Academy.[3] This not-for-profit partnership programme allows the College to deliver Huawei Certification training to its students.

In February 2018, the College was awarded a £5m share of £25.7m funding by the Mayor, Sadiq Khan to complete its Centre for Advanced Technologies.[4]

Notable alumni


  1. ^ "Audited accounts year ended 31st July 2016" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Barking & Dagenham - Career Colleges Trust". Career Colleges Trust. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
  3. ^ "Huawei partners with London college to foster technology skills".
  4. ^ "Mayor of London awards £5m funding to Barking and Dagenham College".
  5. ^ "The Lion King Cast".
  6. ^ "Fatboy played by Ricky Norwood". BBC Online. Archived from the original on 27 January 2010. Retrieved 23 February 2010.
  7. ^ "Ricky Norwood (EastEnders: E20) Interview". Last Broadcast. Retrieved 23 February 2010.
  8. ^ Davies, Rachel. "College gets behind The Voice finalist Emmanuel - College gets behind The Voice finalist Emmanuel". Retrieved 2015-05-31.

External links

  • Official website

Coordinates: 51°33′36″N 0°10′23″E / 51.560°N 0.173°E / 51.560; 0.173

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