Croydon College University Centre
Clinical Simulation Centre

Type: Refurbishment
Duration: 8 weeks
Value: £248k
Architects: NORR Consultants Ltd
QS: Woodley Coles LLP
M & E: Michael Jones & Associates

Huge demand for Nursing course at Croydon University Centre, following the creation of the Clinical Simulation Centre

ITC helped Croydon College fulfil a long-held ambition to bring nursing courses to the borough when we built the state-of-the-art Clinical Simulation Centre.

The College benefited from ITC’s years of expertise and skills gained from creating outstanding healthcare environments for the NHS and private care providers, delivering this project under a Design & Build contract.

ITC Create an Immersive Learning Environment

We created a realistic setting for students to work within; from the moment they walk into the Centre, students will feel they are entering a professional working environment. The spaces created replicate a real-life clinical setting, including a patient waiting area, a hospital ward environment including a nurse’s station, utility rooms and stores.

Croydon College Clinical Simulation Centre Virtual Tour

The College have been very impressed with how George has run the site and we have enjoyed working with the ITC team on this project. Many thanks for the teams hard work to deliver the new facility.

Luke Ridgwell | Project Manager | Fusion Project Management

The Build

The project involved a full refurbishment of an open plan link between two buildings, creating an impressive entrance for the Centre and setting the clinical tone for the simulated environment. To create the Centre, we carried out demolition works and made minor structural alterations. The space was transformed with new glazing, ceilings, partitions and joinery. Installations included electrical and mechanical equipment and a piped supply system.

The works were completed in a short time frame of just 8 weeks ready for the September intake of students. Carrying out the work over the summer holidays minimised disruption to the day to day running of the College.

BSc Adult Nursing students will benefit purpose-built facility

The Clinical Simulation Centre has enabled the College to expand their curriculum provision to attract new students. The space successfully replicates community and in-hospital settings and will allow students to safely practice clinical skills with other students, service users, role players and hi-tech patient simulators providing a seamless transition into work placements.

Our new Clinical Nursing Suite looks fantastic and I’m certain it will inspire the next generation of Croydon nurses. On behalf of Croydon University Centre, I’d like to thank ITC for their hard work in completing the fit-out and helping us achieve our ambition of bringing nursing education to the borough.

Caireen Mitchell | Principal & CEO | Croydon College

Croydon College Clinical Simulation Centre Gallery