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Bradford College offers one of the widest choices of career-focussed courses for school leavers and young people in West Yorkshire. We think we are a great alternative to school and offer vocational and academic courses that are packed full with the skills and knowledge required by today’s employers. So, whether you want to go straight into employment or move on to Higher Education we can help you to find the right pathway.

We’ve transformed our campus to help transform your future. Our clever, conceptual campus includes Wi-Fi access throughout the campus, innovative and flexible classroom spaces, various informal learning spaces, a roof-top garden, well-equipped learning resource centres; a gym, restaurant, hair and beauty salons, café bars, art exhibition gallery and a digital and creative media centre. Go to our website to watch our video, which showcases our fantastic new campus.

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All students will have the opportunity to join our active and successful Students’ Union which was winner of the NUS Awards 2013 ‘Further Education Students Union of the Year.’ Our Students’ Union provides support for clubs and societies, fun activities, volunteering opportunities and much more!

IMG_0550b (350x233)Our 2015/2016 Further Education Prospectus provides information about our huge range of career-focussed courses for people aged between 16 and 18. We offer courses in a wide range of subjects including: Access to Higher Education, Apprenticeships, Arts and Media, Beauty Therapy, Business, Computing, Construction, Education, Early Years, Engineering, English, Entry Pathways, ESOL, Film, Hairdressing, Health and Social Care, Hospitality and Catering, Mathematics, Public Services, Science, Sport and Travel and Tourism.

Our priority is to give you the edge when it comes to employment by offering you courses which meet the needs of local, regional and national employers. That is why you will enjoy guest speakers from industry, work placements, enrichment activities and support to plan your career.

BC logo 200x200 (217x200)The college encourages students to be independent and achieve their goals and our highly qualified teaching staff provide support throughout each course. Our professional careers advisers also offer guidance about progression, employment and further studies. Our University Centre – of which our degrees are validated by Teesside University also provides high quality university education that helps students to reach their potential and make a rewarding contribution to their community.

Dependant on your age and situation we have various sources of financial support to make studying that little bit easier, such as our Learner Support Fund Grants. If you are aged between 16 and 18, these grants provide a premium bursary and a standard bursary for those who need financial help (subject to meeting eligibility criteria). For more information contact our Student Finance Team on 01274 433 246.

Visit our next open day on Saturday 4th July between 11am – 2pm to find out more about our courses, meet our tutors, talk to our students and try hands-on activities which will give you a flavour of what your chosen subject is really like. You can also take a tour of our impressive new campus.

For more information about Bradford College or details about courses starting September 2015, please contact our friendly Course Enquiries Team on Tel: 01274 433 333,

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