|Type||Public Higher Education|
|Established||2008 (merger of North Devon College and East Devon College) |
2009 (renamed Petroc)
England, United Kingdom
|Campus||North Devon, Mid Devon, Brannams|
Petroc is a further education (FE) and Higher Education (HE) college in Devon, England, with a catchment area covering more than 1,500 square miles (3,900 km2). It also has the largest A-level sixth form in North Devon. The college serves up to 11,000 students each year, on a wide range of full and part-time courses (from entry level to higher education in partnership with Plymouth University), including distance learning and work-based training.
Petroc was formerly North Devon College and East Devon College. The institutions merged on 1 August 2008, and were renamed as Petroc in 2009. The college is named after St Petroc, the patron saint of the Devon flag.
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