South Bristol Skills Academy (SBSA) has a welcoming atmosphere and a flexible, open-plan learning environment.
South Bristol Skills Academy is an impressive, modern building. The Centre is home to a range of specialist training facilities to support some of our technical qualifications and apprenticeships.
The bright and spacious classrooms and workshops provide a fantastic learning environment.
Our signed Memorandum of Understanding with the University of the West of England, Bristol will allow an expansion of our university-level study options at South Bristol Skills Academy.
The award-winning, eco-friendly building is home to a range of fantastic facilities including:
Animal care facilities
City Salons (hair, beauty, nail and media make-up salons)
Classrooms and study areas
Health and social care classrooms
Horticultural outdoor spaces
Light vehicle workshops
Specialist classrooms for students with Special Educational Needs
Plus: food hall, free WiFi, Study Centre, Study Plus, prayer room, student common room and Student Services.
South Bristol Skills Academy is a hub for vocational training and specialised courses.
Getting to South Bristol Skills Academy
The Academy sits in the heart of south Bristol’s buzzing Hengrove Park, with the Hengrove Leisure Centre and South Bristol Community Hospital just next door.
The nearest public car parks are at Hengrove Park Leisure Centre and South Bristol Community Hospital. Car parking is also available at Imperial Park, a short walk from South Bristol Skills Academy.
Disabled parking is available. Please call the centre in advance to book on 0117 312 5000.
Secure bicycle anchor points and “Bikeaway” secure lockers are available.
Please note that e-scooters are not permitted at any of our Centres. If you are travelling to College by e-scooter you must ensure that it is left in a designated area before you come on site.
The centre is served by several bus routes, please use the Plan your Journey website for the latest services.
Term time, half terms and holidays
Monday – Thursday