About Stockport College

Awards & Accreditations

Stockport College is an award-winning institution with the trophies and accreditations to prove it.

We pride ourselves on being a leading education provider. Our awards and accreditations are testament to the dedication of our staff who work tirelessly to provide high quality teaching and learning that best prepares our students for their future careers.

Student & Staff Awards

Since merging to form a larger College Group, Awards received by Stockport College, Trafford College, The Cheadle College and Marple Sixth Form College are formally recognised as Trafford & Stockport College Group achievements, with both students and staff collaborating across campuses and disciplines. With the tireless efforts of our dedicated students and the staff that forge their pathway to victory, we’re thrilled to display our most recent achievements below.

  • Esha Mumtaz, a student at Stockport College, received the Young Student of the Year award at the Association of Colleges’ annual awards in 2021
  • Macy Sheil – Runner up October 2019
  • Hannah Seagar – Runner up October 2018
  • Brittany Peacock – Highly commended October 2017
  • Aamir Adam – Asian Apprentice of the Year November 2019
  • Kane Brown – Commis Chef, Best Overall Apprentice October 2019
  • Nadeem Alli – Hospital Pharmacy Assistant, Runner-up Apprentice of the Year October 2019
  • Aimee Southgate – Tramps Boutique Hairdresser, Runner-up Apprentice of the Year October 2019
  • Emma Hanson Coates – Runner up Apprentice of the Year October 2018
  • Ahmed Darouache – BTEC Engineering Silver Award Winner 2020
  • Yasmin Lee – BTEC Creative Media Silver Award Winner 2020
  • Alex Waddacor – BTEC Performing Arts Bronze Award Winner 2020
  • Lewis Robinson – BTEC Creative Media Student of the Year August 2019 Runner up
  • Feven Zeray – BTEC Adult Learner of the Year August 2018 Winner
  • Nikki-Ann Wyatt – The New Directions award, sponsored by Skills and Education Group July 2021
  • Adult, Community Learning & ESOL – Highly commended Project of the Year November 2019
  • Marketing Department – Innovation and Creativity Highly Commended, October 2020
  • Marketing Department – Innovation and Creativity Silver Award, October 2018
  • Joan Scott – Unsung Hero Award, shortlisted TBC June 2020
  • Lesley Davies – Runner up Further Education Leader of the Year June 2019
  • Ben Metcalfe – Professional Pastry Finalist, TBC for UK Squad
  • Stephanie Kelly – Nail technology Gold medal November 2019
  • Joely McGahey – Nail technology Silver medal November 2019
  • Ben Metcalfe – Confectionary Silver Medal November 2019
  • Kathryn Hinsley-Jones – Personal Training Silver medal November 2018
  • Chelsea Mears-Graham – Silver medal Personal Training November 2018

College Accreditation

The College holds a number of accreditations which include STEM Assured and Further Education Chartered Status. Our accreditations allow students and staff to have our College* strengths recognised against an established standard.


Ofsted Rating - Good 2022

Chartered Institute for Further Education - First in Greater Manchester to receive Charted status.

The National Skills Academy

STEM Assured

1st Gold Accredited

Centre of Excellence for Food & Beverage Serivce, Patisserie and Confectionery

AA College Rosette Highly Commended

Habia Skills Academy Centre of Expertise

ILM Approved

AA Ascentis Recognised Centre