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If you’re not sure what to study, then why not take some time to find out more information about possible careers?
Or, if you already have a career in mind, but you’re not sure what you need to study to pursue that career, we can help you get one step closer to that dream job.
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Information Technology and Telecommunications Directors
Salary: £37,294 - £131,310
Predicted 3.2% increase in jobs by 2023
Art, Music, Media, Performing Arts, Business, Computing, Science, Travel and Tourism and Foundation Learning
Children and Families, Health and Social Care, Sports, Public Services, Sports Academy, Hair, Beauty, Media Make Up and KC Futures
Brickwork, Joinery, Plastering, Plumbing and Electrical
Motor Vehicle, Engineering, Fabrication and Welding
Animal Care, Equine Studies, Countryside, Agriculture and Landscaping
Whatever your ambitions, our Adult Courses can help you achieve your goals, whether that’s a new job, change in career or general self-improvement.
Download the 19+ Adult Course Guide for October 2020, including free community courses, flexible learning and professional qualifications, plus remote learning and online options.
With over 40 short CPD courses in areas such as Health and Safety, Wellbeing and Personal Development, we can provide flexible, online learning packages to expand your skills and knowledge.
We have some new Health and Safety guidance to help students keep safe at Kirklees College, including risk assessments and updates.
We have a range of Microsoft Office Specialist courses available. Go to our online store to find out more
If you’re looking to improve your Maths skills, we offer a range of courses to support your learning level, from revisiting the basics to problem solving to advanced specialism.
Designed for those whose second language is English, it will give you the skills expected by employers and improve your communication in the wider community.
We have hundreds of courses for you to enjoy both online or in an appropriate learning environment adhering to current learning guidelines. From Spanish to wine tasting, craft to cookery, get in touch today to find out how you can broaden your horizons.
Apprenticeships can offer so many opportunities to train in a new profession, upskill or help get you back into work. Find out more about how Apprenticeships could work for you.
Everything you need to know
In some subjects yes, classes could be mixed age groups with 19+ students working alongside 16–18. This is usually in very practical subjects, for example, Construction classes, Hair and Beauty.
In some subjects, we have adult-only groups, e.g. Access, Counselling but it depends on the course you are studying.
We offer a range of English and Maths qualifications for adults that take place during the day or on an evening. You can study at one of our main centres (Huddersfield or Dewsbury) or in the community. These courses are usually free to anyone who is eligible to study in the UK.
That depends on the course you have chosen to study. Some courses could be eligible for fee remission. Our Customer Service Team will assess you based on some basic personal information to see if you qualify for a free course. If you do have to pay, then it could be that you can pay in instalments, or the course could be eligible for a student loan.
The college Information Team can provide guidance with this, please contact them on 01484 437070 or email email@example.com
All students can access our careers service for information, advice and guidance. The Careers Team will help you complete your application including your personal statement. They offer workshops and drop-in appointments. All students can access our HE week which takes place every May, with local universities coming in to talk to students about the options available to them.
Some adult education courses which are funded by central government; under devolution deals, have now been transferred to funding from local areas.
If you live in one of these areas (e.g Greater Manchester, Liverpool City region), Kirklees college will be not able to claim any funding for your studies. Therefore we will contact you and we reserve the right to ask you to pay full fees for your course, or you can withdraw your request the join the course.
We’re always here to support you
We are committed to supporting you during your time at Kirklees College. We want you to have a fulfilling experience and achieve your very best. To help us to do that we encourage you can talk to us about anything, from learning support to advice on future employment and careers. We’re here to support you.
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You are at the heart of Kirklees College
Did you know we have eight centres across Kirklees supporting students in all different pathways? Take a look around and get a better feel for college life and our fantastic facilities.
The new Pioneer Higher Skills Centre will have fantastic facilities including a coffee shop and bistro, gallery, creative workshop, photography studio and much more!
Returning to college in September? Here are some top tips to keep you safe at Kirklees College.