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West Thames College is a lively, successful college. Our practical courses and apprenticeships will give you the skills you need and employers want.

Why study at West Thames College?

  • Our specialist staff will give you all the help and support you need to succeed.
  • Our qualified teachers are good or outstanding. 81% success rate for 16-18 year olds across all levels.*
  • You will have access expert careers advice and guidance to help you take the right steps towards your chosen career.
  • Our students gain the qualifications, skills and experience they need to go on to university or to get the job they want.

Join us and be part of our friendly and successful community.

View our range of courses and apprenticeships. If you have any questions, please contact the Information Centre on 020 8326 2020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

* source - National Achievement Tables 2014-15

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Staff
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Julian Shapter
Theatre Technical Manager

After a successful career in sound operation at several West End theatres Julian returned to work at West Thames College. “Seeing our students perform with others from leading theatres across the UK is always a great experience.”

Julian Shapter

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Yarolslav Polishcuk
Technician in Engineering and Construction

“I enjoy what I do and am currently studying the Award in Education and Training to become an engineering teacher at the Skills + Logistics Centre.”

Yarolslav Polishcuk

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Adam Latrache
Sport and Public Services

Adam served in the armed forces before becoming a teacher 5 years ago. “Teaching allows me to share my passion and enthusiasm for the subject with young people.”

Adam Latrache

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Catharine Frediani
Photography and Digital Imaging

“I really like to stay creative in my personal life as well as at work and I try to exhibit my artwork at least once a year.”

Catharine Frediani

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Emmeline Cresswell
Programme Leader for HND Dance

“I have danced for various companies and choreographers including Riccardo Buscarini. Alongside teaching I have my own performance company.”

Emmeline Cresswell
 

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Margaret Harris
Lecturer in Hairdressing and Barbering

“I studied at West Thames College before becoming a manager of a Regis salon. I now work alongside the teacher who trained me all of those years ago! In teaching I have truly found my calling.”

Margaret Harris
 

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Sandra Cooper
Lecturer in Hairdressing

Former student, Sandra, joined the college as the salon receptionist before studying for her teaching qualification. “It’s a brilliant feeling passing on your skills to the students and seeing how they progress throughout their time at college.”

Sandra Cooper
 

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Sharon Acquaye
CQTM Health and Social Care

Sharon has been a registered nurse since 1989 and is responsible for ensuring the courses and apprenticeships in Health and Social Care meet employer needs.

Sharon Acquaye

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Holly Morgan
Lecturer in Beauty Therapy

“Before becoming a teaching I worked as a beauty therapist in salons, spas and on cruise ships.”

Holly Morgan

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Maurice Naucer
Lecturer in Physics

“I love physics and teaching allows me to spend my days explaining the laws of physics and how nature works in physical terms. In my spare time I love scuba-diving and spearfishing in the Mediterranean Sea.”

Maurice Naucer

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Balwant Dhaliwal
Lecturer in Travel & Tourism and Aviation

“Travel and Tourism is an exciting industry to be in. It’s very dynamic and forever evolving. My background is working for major tour operators and luxury hotels in front of house operations.”

Balwant Dhaliwal

Student
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Tyreese Remy- Henderson
L3 Dance

Alongside studying at West Thames College, Tyreese performs with the dance company ZooNation. “I’m constantly busy but college is really supportive and helps me stay on track.”

Tyreese Remy-Henderson

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Sabina Enu-Kwesi
L3 Engineering

“I am in the third year of my apprenticeship with Otis Elevator where I’m an active member of Otis EMEA Millennial Voices Initiative which gives the company’s younger generation a voice to impact growth and transformation.”

Sabina Enu-Kwesi
 

Student
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Zeinab Abdulhameed
L3 Applied Science

Zeinab has accepted a place to study Pharmaceutical Science at Kingston University.

Zeinab Abdulhameed

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Neil Reynolds
L3 Performing Arts

Neil plays Matt in the CBBC comedy drama The Secret Life of Boys, which won a BAFTA for Best Interactive Original in 2016.

Neil Reynolds

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Gabrielle Luu-Moynihan
L3 Creative Media Production

Gabrielle is well on her way to a successful career in media having secured a highly sought after Fast Forward internship at Sky Studios.

Gabrielle Luu-Moynihan

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Jeniequa Evinti Quamina
L3 Music

As well as starting her own music movement 'DA UPCOMIN', Jeniequa has her own online radio show, a clothing line Doll Domination, released her first EP ‘Real’ and recorded a single with Skyelab Music.

Jeniequa Evinti Quamina

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Noah Amissah
L3 Brentford Elite Development Programme

Noah was awarded a soccer scholarship achieved through his footballing talent and willingness to succeed in the classroom.

Noah Amissah

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Cherica Haye
L3 Art and Design

Since leaving West Thames College, Cherica has worked with Jaguar Land Rover and most recently luxury car manufacturer Rolls Royce designing the car interiors.

Cherica Haye

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Simeon Simeonov
L3 Uniformed Public Services

Simeon credits his appointment to the high quality teaching and the excellent enrichment activities available during his course.

Simeon Simeonov
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