Our Nuns Corner Campus, located in the centre of Grimsby, is the main provider of technical and professional training in the region. It provides a broad curriculum that encompasses full and part-time provision from 14 years onwards. The vast array of training options include further and higher Education choices offering Apprenticeships, community provision, business training, work-based training and commercial activities. The Nuns Corner campus is home to the Engineering & Renewable Energy Centre, a £6million Sports Centre and the Grimsby School of Art, a new £4million home for our Creative Arts courses.
Nuns Corner is also the home to the £20million University Centre Grimsby that opened its doors in 2011 and offers a dedicated home for our higher education programmes, offered in partnership with the University of Hull and Teesside University, alongside our own suite of Foundation Degrees programmes. Also based at the University Centre is the East Coast Occupational Safety and health (ECOSH) providing a large portfolio of training solutions.
The Grimsby Institute Group's Nunsthorpe Community campus, located a short walk from the Nuns Corner campus, offers landbased studies courses in horticulture & animal care.
The Grimsby Institute Group is also the base for a large Workforce Development provision and for the Food Refrigeration and Process Engineering Research Centre. The Graduate Salon, our Hair & Beauty training salon, was recently named as the CIBTAC International Centre of the Year. Other accreditations include being a BBC Education Partner for Media and Estuary TV, the first local TV station to be launched on Freeview, is broadcast from our Nuns Corner Campus. We have also achieved National Skills Academy status for Creative & Cultural Skills, Food Manufacturing and Environmental Technologies.