18/08/2022

Kirklees College Join Huddersfield Town as an Official Partner

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Kirklees College is to continue its long-standing relationship with Huddersfield Town, which stretches back to 2010.

Kirklees College is situated in the heart of West Yorkshire and boasts seven bespoke centres across the Kirklees region, from two main centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury, to specific learning centres in Animal Care, Construction, Engineering, Process Manufacturing, as well as the Pioneer Higher Skills Centre which is dedicated to higher education and higher skills.

The college is uniquely vocational, and offers a wide range of 16-18, higher education, adult courses and apprenticeships taught by industry experienced tutors to provide learners with hands-on experience in their chosen career path.

With specific learning centres in Animal Care, Construction, Engineering, Process Manufacturing, Kirklees College also boasts the Pioneer Higher Skills Centre which is dedicated to higher education and higher skills.

The College and Huddersfield Town are two of Huddersfield’s most iconic institutions in terms of the work they carry out to the benefit of the community. Over the course of this new partnership, the club and the college will link up to create and deliver a unique education programme, which will create exclusive opportunities for aspiring footballers in the region.

This partnership will also see the return of the annual “Town Takeover”, which provides college students with a unique work experience opportunity by offering an insight into a professional match day and showcasing their excellent work.

Helen Rose, Director of External Relations at Kirklees College said:

“We are delighted to announce the continuation of our long standing partnership with Huddersfield Town.

“We are passionate about creating opportunities for our students and our partnership with the Club allows us to provide unique experiences for our students that set our offer apart.

“The new education programme will help us promote our culture of excellence and support upcoming young talent in Kirklees.”

Ian Birtley, Town’s Commercial Director commented:

“There is a natural synergy between our two organisations.

“We absolute share Kirklees College’s culture of high aspiration, expectation, and success.

“The Club has enjoyed our working relationship with the college and its staff for over 11 years now, and look forward to that furthering over the years to come.

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