College life

About us

Welcome to the #1 College in Cheshire

Are you ready to start your next chapter?

Whether you’re a school leaver ready to take the next step, an adult who wants to advance their career or learn something new, or you’re a business owner looking to upskill your staff – you can find it all here at Macclesfield College!


Why is Macclesfield College right for you?

Choosing where to study is a huge decision. We get that! That’s why we’ve worked hard to ensure we offer the best possible education experience we can to learners of all ages. Did you know that Macclesfield College is the number 1 college in Cheshire for Education and Training for 16-19 year olds (DfE 2019)? Not only this, but we’re also a multi award-winning college and we’re proud to be Ofsted rated ‘Good’. Therefore, you can be assured that your or your child’s education is in safe hands by choosing us.

Getting a quality education is your key to a successful future. That’s why our mission, ‘Empowerment Through Learning’, underpins everything we do here at the college to help you get there. We work closely with businesses in the county to ensure our courses are designed in line with their business needs. This means all of our learners develop the required skills to thrive in their chosen industries.

Do you want some more information or simply want some useful advice on your next steps or the opportunities available to you? Our friendly and dedicated staff are always on hand to help both our current and potential students. They’re experts in their field so no question will go unanswered!

If you have an query, drop us an email and we will get in touch! –

It’s ok, the next step is sometimes daunting- but we’re here to help!

Take a look through our gallery below to discover more about our modern style campus and get an insight into college life!

 Open Days:

Head to the ‘events’ page on our website to find out when our next open day/evening is. Don’t miss out on the perfect opportunity to meet the team, check out our facilities and to find your perfect course!

In the meantime, why not take a look at our courses online?