Partnership Opportunities

How we work together to
deliver you results.

Kirklees College provides you with an outstanding resource to help support your organisation. By working in partnership with us you will have access to an incredible array of local talent, state-of-the-art facilities and additional opportunities to create new contacts within our existing business partners. Our diverse partner community spans sole traders to large multi-national organisations. As a partner you can hire or sponsor our facilities and have access to buy our training programmes, up skill your workforce, place our apprentices and support live student projects.

Additionally, you will also benefit from a large amount of coverage through our traditional and digital channels increasing your brand awareness for both consumers and as an employer of choice.

We believe that for a partnership to thrive there has to be commitment from all parties alongside tangible benefits.

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Partnership Opportunties

We offer the best range of work-based opportunities across Kirklees and West Yorkshire with around 1,000 apprentices working for over 1,000 employers.

With flexible delivery, you have access to buy our ‘off the shelf’ training courses (AAT, CIM, etc.). However, we can adapt and create bespoke courses according to the needs of your organisation.

Employers tell us some students are just not ready for the workplace. With your support offering work placements, we are addressing this skills gap and helping to develop a students skills and confidence in readiness for the working world.

Working together, employers have played a pivotal part in the development of our new national manufacturing training centre, helping to meet the identified skills shortage.


Kirklees College is a current delivery partner of the Kirklees Apprenticeships for All project. This project is managed and delivered by Kirklees Council and part funded by the European Social Fund.


The project aims to attract, support and grow apprenticeships across the Kirklees Metropolitan District.

The project is receiving up to £1,750,000 of funding from the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England.


The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme.


Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations.


For more information on the Kirklees Apprenticeships for All project, please click here: 

We invite you to share your knowledge and support Individual projects with shared goals that deliver mutual benefits for both your company and the college such as PR-based activities, one-off community projects and charity aligned initiatives.

Utilise our business surgeries, which our students hold to solve real problems for local companies.

We offer the chance of sponsorship of equipment, classrooms, individuals, awards and competitions. Some partners use to opportunity to create regional showrooms in our centres.

Inspire tomorrow’s generation and share your journey and experiences.