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Increase your options

We offer our full time students the best opportunities to learn. Last year over 98% of our full time students passed their courses.

Increase your options

At Kirklees College we offer all of our students the best education opportunities in Kirklees, with recent national data proving our full time students get the best results in the country.

Our most recent results show that 98 per cent of our full time students passed their courses with many going on to higher education or securing a higher level Apprenticeship.

Our vocational courses will help increase your options after college and you will be taught by our highly experienced and dedicated staff, all of which will help you to succeed in your desired career path.

Our strong industry links will provide you with a wealth of opportunities, from regular guest speakers to work experience opportunities.

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

Animal management students from Kirklees College’s Taylor Hill Centre had a wild time on a field trip to South Africa.

Staff and students from Kirklees College put their tastebuds to the test for a TV consumer challenge.

Three apprentices from Kirklees College were awarded at the Kirklees Apprenticeship Hub Awards at the John Smiths Stadium, Huddersfield.

Kirklees College is now offering Traineeships - courses with work experience that gets students ready for work or an Apprenticeship. Oliver Mate, who is working at Kirklees Active Leisure, is one of the first students to do a traineeship with Kirklees College.

Kirklees College has announced a partnership with AFC Emley to create a football academy involving the club’s Under 19 squad from next season.

Commis chef Michael Lalousis works in world renowned hotel The Savoy in London, but his journey began here at Kirklees College.

Former student Matthew Nowacki has made the most of his BTEC Diploma in Health and Social Care and now works as a staff nurse in oncology.

Rosie Saavedra now works in the glamorous world of beauty after completing her Level 2 and 3 NVQs in Beauty Therapy at Kirklees College.

Rachel Burnett has gone from student to tutor with Kirklees College.

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