South Bristol Skills Academy (SBSA)

South Bristol Skills Academy (SBSA) has a welcoming atmosphere and a flexible, open-plan learning environment.

South Bristol Skills Academy (SBSA), The Boulevard, Hengrove Park, Bristol, BS14 0DB

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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.

Subject-specific facilities

The award-winning, eco-friendly building is home to a range of fantastic facilities including:

  • Animal care facilities
  • Aviation hub
  • Catering kitchen
  • City Salons (hair, beauty, nail and media make-up salons)
  • Classrooms and study areas
  • Computer rooms
  • Construction workshops
  • Floristry studios
  • 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.

Virtual South Bristol Skills Academy tour

Specialist courses in south Bristol

South Bristol Skills Academy is a hub for vocational training and specialised courses.

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Getting to South Bristol Skills Academy

The Academy sits in the heart of south Bristol’s buzzing Hengrove Park, with the and just next door.

South Bristol Skills Academy, The Boulevard, Hengrove Park, Bristol, BS14 0DB

By car

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.

By bike/scooter

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.

By bus

The centre is served by several bus routes, please use the  website for the latest services.

Opening hours

South Bristol Skills Academy Opening Times

Term time, half terms and holidaysMonday – Thursday


Term dates and opening hours

Get in touch

Phone: 0117 312 5000

You can also contact the College through online chat or using our online contact form.

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