Recently, this has seen The COLC launch the world's first Business of E-Sports course, designed to help students forge a career in the fast-growing industry.
The COLC offers a vast range of vocational and academic options for students of all abilities.
Apprenticeship students at the COLC have the opportunity to work with international brands, take part in major business events and receive training from industry leaders.
The COLC is in the top 10% of colleges in the UK, with specialist facilities and award-winning tutors.
Unsurprisingly, many of The COLC graduates choose to stay to continue studying at honours degree level.
The COLC offers traditional academic qualifications such as GCSEs and A-levels, but also vocational courses like the national certificate, diploma and higher national level and apprenticeships.
In the Arena League of the North West, staged in Blackpool, the COLC
finished in first place, with Stockport Metro second and Warriors of Warrington third.