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College Policies

Safeguarding Policy

Harlow College has a statutory duty to ensure that the college adheres fully to its safeguarding responsibilities and promotes the welfare of children/vulnerable adults receiving education and training at the college. This policy applies to all students, apprentices, staff, governors, employers, volunteers and visitors at the college.

Harlow College Safeguarding Policy

Employer/Apprenticeship Charter

Harlow College is proud to deliver excellent teaching and learning to young people and adult learners.
We aim to ensure this excellence is also reflected in our relationship with employers. The aim of this Charter is to outline our commitment to you and clearly outline the standard and level of service you can expect from us and what we expect from you as an employer and employee.

View the Employer/Apprenticeship Charter

College Charter

Everyone at Harlow College is entitled to expect a learning experience of the highest quality.
In our College Charter we explain the standards we have set and the targets we seek to achieve. We always welcome the views of our learners, our visitors and the public in helping us to improve our services.

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Disability Statement

"As a College we are committed to helping all of our students succeed. We recognise the importance of providing you with high quality teaching, learning and assessment, alongside the specific support you need to achieve your goals.

"Our tutors and the Learning Support team are here to provide you with the support you need to learn successfully and to progress. We will encourage you to discuss your needs and goals, to make sure we support you as effectively as possible. We are proud of the College’s track record in opening up opportunities for students with disabilities and learning difficulties.

"At Harlow College, you can expect to study in an environment that positively encourages equality of opportunity and refuses to tolerate discrimination, in any form. Our Disability Statement affirms our commitment to these principles and provides you with a guide to the support we have available."

Karen Spencer, Principal 

View the the full Disability Statement

Smoking Policy

The College operates a strict non-smoking policy throughout the campus. Smoking is only permitted in the designated smoking areas. This includes the use of e-cigarettes. Help to give up smoking is available through Student Services.

Freedom of Information

A Guide to the Publication Scheme, May 2012

Harlow College has adopted the Model Publication Scheme developed for the Further Education sector and approved by the Information Commissioner in October 2008.

This guide has been produced as a requirement of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and provides a description of the “clauses” or type of information we make available.

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Accessibility Policy

Harlow College is an inclusive community and we are committed to making our website as accessible as possible.

This website is built using the Joomla Content Management System. Joomla provides excellent accessibility, conforms to Web Standards and meets the requirements of W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. The pages on this site feature CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). Some browsers do not support all features in CSS so you might experience irregularities in the design. If you are experiencing problems we recommend updating your browser to the latest version.

If you have any difficulty accessing our information please email us. We'll fix the problem as soon as we can.

If you need information in an alternative format we will do our best to supply it a suitable format.

Subcontracting Supply-chain Fees and Charges Policy

1. Policy Statement

Harlow College is committed to growing and diversifying the range of courses it delivers to widen participation, deliver to niche markets, engage in new and emerging markets and meet the regional and local economic development agenda. In order to achieve this, the College has taken the strategic decision to subcontract part of its provision to partner organisations who can demonstrate high quality delivery.

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