Step up and get qualified!

Our Adult courses give you the opportunity to develop your work skills and boost your confidence. Not only do our adult courses help boost your CV but they also help enrich your life!

Develop your skills

Competition for jobs is stronger than ever and having the right skills is essential for success.

Having the right qualifications is important and at Kirklees College we have countless part time courses waiting for you.

Whether you are looking to have a go at something fun or need the qualifications to progress further in your chosen career path, there will be something for you available at Kirklees College.

Not only will our part time courses help to improve your CV, they will help to build your confidence as well.

Regardless of prior experience, there are plenty of opportunities available at Kirklees College for you to try something new and enrich your life.

Many of our Adult Education courses are available to enrol and pay via our online stone, with courses usually starting in September, January or April.

I’m hoping to go to uni and then go on to do teaching in a college environment, so further education.

Amelia Grey
Full time student of the year 2015, equine studies

I would encourage others to come to college because of all the options available.

Katie Houghton
Course: National diploma in Animal Care

The course has been life changing, I feel like I've moved into a new chapter. I've always loved the outdoors and the course has given me a greater understanding of what’s around me.

Rachael Burnett
Course: Countryside Management level 3


In January the weather is at its worst, the days are dark, our bank accounts empty and our New Year’s resolutions, however well-intentioned, have already gone by the wayside.

Students selected for exceptional achievement or major progress at Kirklees College attended a glittering awards ceremony to receive their prize.

After working in the care sector for 35 years, Richard Watson decided to do a qualification with Kirklees College to enhance his personal development.

Adult learning courses at Kirklees College are proving very popular with enrolment numbers at this stage up on previous years – but there are still some places available!

Two mums from Birstall are looking towards careers in health care after going ‘back to school’ with Kirklees College.

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