Book your place for Kirklees College’s April Open Days


Three male students stand outside Huddersfield Centre

Kirklees College is preparing for its Spring term open days, as applications for all courses starting in September 2024 are still open. The open days will take place at all Dewsbury centres on Saturday 20 April, 10.30am – 12.30pm (last entry 12pm) and all Huddersfield centres on Saturday 27 April, 10.30am – 1pm (last entry 12.30pm).

Kirklees College is one of the largest Further Education colleges in West Yorkshire, offering a uniquely vocational education for people of all ages and backgrounds. There are a wide range of courses on offer at Kirklees College, including 16 -18 courses, T Levels and apprenticeships, as well as courses for adults, including Higher Education programmes and Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQs).

The college’s Pioneer Higher Skills Centre and Springfield Sixth Form Centre in Dewsbury be open on Saturday 20 April. Students currently in Year 10 or 11 can find out more about the 16 – 18 courses on offer to them at these Dewsbury centres, including T Levels in Health and Social Care and Education and Early Years. Students wanting to pursue a career in the Creative Industries, or Hair and Beauty can also take a tour of the fantastic facilities on offer at Pioneer Higher Skills Centre, including its Beauty Salon and Art Studio. There is also a fully-functioning Motor Vehicle workshop and mock nursery located in the college’s Dewsbury centres, as well as fantastic classrooms and facilities for a range of courses.

The college is also still recruiting for Higher Education courses starting in September, including its new Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, running in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Those interested in the Health and Social Care Foundation Degree can book a ticket for the Huddersfield Centre Open Day on 27 April and come take a look at the centre’s hospital training ward where much of the hands-on learning will be delivered.

The open days give prospective students a unique opportunity to come and see the college for themselves and the environment they will be studying in. Visitors can ask tutors questions, go on guided tours of our centres, find out about enrichment opportunities and much more.

As the college has seven centres, it is important to make sure that you have booked your free ticket to visit the correct centre. To see a full breakdown of exactly which centre is open and when, and to book your free ticket, go to www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk/open-days.

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