Who are we?

Focal is an online learning provider, offering a variety of courses to support learners and employers across the UK. Our aim is to help learners to reach their goals; whether it is for a prospective job or to simply study a subject that they are passionate about. Many of our qualifications can be started straight away, allowing learners to actively take hold of their future. ​

Focal is the online arm of Farnborough College of Technology, an Ofsted Outstanding College and University Centre. Our dedicated Business Services Team is experienced in helping learners to discover their full potential and assisting employers to identify skills gaps and opportunities in their workforce. 

We offer:

  • Online Learning 
  • Online Learning Resources
  • Employer Training Needs Analysis 
  • Personal Development 

We aim to remove barriers to learning, making education accessible for all. Our online learning system can be used on any device and in any country. You will have access to fantastic learning resources and your progress is recorded as you go. 

Our Vision

​To ensure 100% of our programmes help people gain skills and experience to be successful in life

Our Values

We are collaborative, openly transparent, respectful, inclusive and socially responsible.

What are the advantages of learning online with us?
Study with an Ofsted Outstanding College ​​
Your journey to personal development is in great hands. As an Ofsted outstanding college, our experience helps support learners to gain qualifications and progress into all different kinds of industries.
Study in your own time and at your own pace ​
Although assignments will have deadlines, you could study in the morning, during a lunch break or in the middle of the night - the choice is yours.
Boost your self-esteem and confidence ​​
​Achieving a new qualification can help give you the confidence needed to aim for a promotion or to apply for a new job.
FOCAL - Farnborough Online College Advancing Learning
C/O Farnborough College of Technology, Boundary Road, Farnborough, Hants GU14 6SB
Call: 01252 405555