Colleges of further education

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The courses are for 16 to 18 year olds and adults

Many of the courses lead to vocational (job-related) qualifications such as BTEC, City and Guilds, Diplomas, NVQs and apprenticeships. Some may also offer academic qualifications and higher education courses.

Each college is different, so check what is available with the college. The local colleges of further education are Calderdale College and Kirklees College.

Go to this linked page to see a list of sixth forms and other colleges in Calderdale and Kirklees.

Foundation and employability study programmes

  • Kirklees College runs a foundation learning course, which is tailored to individual students' need to improve their basic skills, such as English and maths, life skills and their readiness for work. The course also includes individual support.
  • Calderdale College runs an employability and life skills course, which develops interpersonal, team work and other work-related skills. It also includes help with English and maths.

Many of the students attending both courses continue on to higher level courses or into employment.

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