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Bradford College has 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.

The College has provided Further Education courses for over 185 years and whilst the courses may have changed and evolved, our student-centred focus remains the same. You can choose courses in subjects including: Arts & Media, Beauty Therapy, Business, Computing, Construction, Education, Early Years, Engineering, English, Entry Pathways, ESOL, Film, Hairdressing, Health & Social Care, Hospitality & Catering, Mathematics, Public Services, Science, Sport and Travel & Tourism.

If you want to study A Levels, our Bradford College Sixth Form has a wide range of courses from History and Business Studies right through to Sociology and Biology.

Our priority is to give you the edge when it comes to employment by offering courses which meet the needs of local, regional and national employers. We have industry experts delivering lectures, work placements, enrichment activities and support to help plan for your career.

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.

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Students have told us that the College has really helped them to prepare for university, better than school ever could, due to being given extra independence and greater emphasis on taking responsibility for your own learning.

College life is fun too; we have a vibrant award-winning Students’ Union, offering a number of clubs and societies. You can take your first step into the world of work and earn some money at the same time through our Student Ambassador Scheme, working on activities such as Open Days, campus tours and promotional events.

Our multi-million pound campus has Wi-Fi throughout, well-equipped learning resource centres, a digital and creative media centre, a restaurant, hair, beauty and nail salons, a spa and café bars.

Our superb sporting and fitness facilities are based at the state-of-the-art Trinity Green Campus and include a large sports hall, a sports and fitness testing suite; a dedicated sport therapy room; an aerobics and dance studio complete with a fully sprung wooden floor; a multi-use games area; two basketball courts designed to Sport England standard; three 5-a-side pitches and a full size football pitch, a gym and boxing academy.

You can 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 campus. For more information go to