About Us

the small independent college

BIC is a small independent college based in Aston Birmingham for students aged 14-19.

Our aim is to provide high quality academic teaching and learning experiences alongside targeted vocational and employment training. Our individual learning plans are designed to ensure students achieve their maximum potential, towards their chosen career destination whether that be through a vocational or academic pathway, achieved through whole group and 1-to-1 tuition.

At our college, the health and safety and well-being of students and staff are of paramount concern. In all of our teaching and learning activities we:

• Promote a culture of mutual respect and excellent standards of behaviour.
• Work to maintain the highest safeguarding practices possible.
• Are fully inclusive and offer a curriculum that is accessible to all learners.

Please click on this link for a list of our policies.

BIC is a full-time provision open from Monday to Friday 9.00am to 3.15pm with a 15min break in the morning and 45mins for lunch.  Our DfE number is 330/6032.

• Work Skills
• Skills for Life
• CV Preparation
• Presentational Skills
• Placement Training – in line with vocational options
• Performing Arts Workshops


We take only referred students from agencies and schools across the West Midlands. 

All our staff are fully qualified in their field and are DBS certified.

Our facility offers students a fully resourced centre including 5 dedicated classrooms, a fully equipped training kitchen, and operable café.

To arrange a visit, meet staff or to have a conversation with us about the opportunities we can offer students,

call us on 0121 507 0904 or email: info@bicollege.org

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Contact Us

Ready to start your learning with us? That's great!

Give us a call or send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible!

Our main contacts are Ms H McIntosh, Head of College/Mrs V Lambert-Blackwood, Operations Manager/Ms Sam, Head of Teaching & Learning:

The Proprietary Body: Mrs V Lambert-Blackwood, Ms H McIntosh and Mr C Morrison, are contactable at the college or on 0121 507 0904/07486 888054 (also out of term).

Birmingham Independent College Ltd. Albert Hall, Witton Road, Aston, Birmingham B6 5NU

BUSES: 51 / 33 / 7 / 46 / 11A / 11C

0121 507 0904
07486 888054