First choice for students

North Kent College is first choice for students because...


  • We are an Ofsted Grade 2 College, 'Good with Outstanding Features' (February 2014 inspection)
  • We have been the Top Performing College in Kent for full-time students for 3 consecutive years
  • £90 million has been invested in new state-of-the-art facilities
  • 9 out of 10 students consider the College to be friendly and helpful and would recommend it to others
  • Our lecturers have come from the industry in which they teach, meaning that they can give our students first class training and knowledge from their experience
  • We have close links with employers, which proves valuable in helping our students into a career
  • We help students progress into jobs, with CV writing, interview techniques and job searching tips
  • The success of our students is of the utmost importance to us and we are fully committed to helping each and every student achieve the success that they deserve
  • We offer free tuition to help with basic skills, communication, working with numbers and using computers
  • We offer a FREE shuttle bus service  from Dartford Station and Leyton Cross to our Dartford campus and have loads of free parking at both Dartford and Gravesend
  • We have discounted travel deals with Arriva and with the Oyster Card if you live in a London borough, find out more from our Getting to College page

North Kent College is a member of Kent Further Education, the partnership which champions the sector in Kent and Medway. 

Further education is vital to the wellbeing of the local economy and the future prospects of the students and adults who use the local colleges for a diverse range of skills and training opportunities.


Currently more than 50% of all 16-18 year olds in Kent and Medway attend one of the area’s Further Education Colleges.