Barking and Dagenham College

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Barking and Dagenham College
Barking and Dagenham College logo.jpg
Location
Rush Green, London
Information
School type College
Motto More than a qualification[citation needed]
LEA London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Principal Yvonne Kelly
Age range 14 and up
Website

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]

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