Discover What’s in store at our Open Event

Wondering what the next step in your education will be? Dreaming of university, an apprenticeship or a technical T Level?

You might be looking for professional, leisure and skill-centred courses tailored for adults?

Explore all your options at our upcoming open event – Wednesday 24 May, 4pm – 7pm

This is the perfect opportunity to find out more about our campuses and experience the Leeds City College culture for yourself. You can expect to:

  • Learn about our various courses – from vocational courses and apprenticeships to T Levels and Access diplomas
  • Hear teachers share their passion for their chosen subjects
  • Take a tour of our campuses – whether that’s historic Printworks, modern Quarry Hill or our eco-friendly Park Lane and Mabgate campuses
  • Get a look at our amazing facilities – such as the Printworks Kitchen & Bar, Chroma Q Theatre and brand new gym
  • Watch demonstrations of industry-standard equipment

Adult courses for 19+ learners:

Looking to broaden your career opportunities, learn a new skill, or refresh your education? Our courses are flexible, informed by the industry, and feature start dates throughout the year.

Come and visit us on campus to learn more and even speak to your future teachers. If you are interested in a course relating to a specific subject, please see below where our departments will be based on the day. If you’re wanting to start a course at one of our community centres, then please visit us at the Park Lane campus.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Where do I need to go?

Find out which campus you need to visit for your subject or department below.

Park Lane Campus (A & B Blocks)

  • School of Applied Science
  • School of Enterprise, Employability & Events
  • School of Sport Science & Exercise
  • Community Courses
  • ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages)
  • iLearn team
  • Student Life team
  • SEND team (Special Educational Needs and Disability)

Printworks Campus

  • School of Business
  • School of Digital & IT
  • School of Hair, Beauty & Media Makeup
  • School of Engineering
  • Motor Vehicle
  • School of Land & Animal Sciences (at Temple Newsam)
  • School of Travel, Food & Drink
  • Somerville House (special educational provision) team
  • Student Life team
  • SEND team (Special Educational Needs and Disability)

Quarry Hill Campus

  • School of Creative Arts
    • Visual and Digital Arts
    • Media, Music, Performance and Production
  • School of Social Sciences
    • Health, Science and Social Care
    • Childhood and Education
    • Public Services
  • Student Life team
  • SEND team (Special Educational Needs and Disability)

Mabgate Campus

  • School of Events, Enterprise and Employability
  • RE: Upcycled furniture workshop

Somerville House

  • Supported Engagement Programmes for learners aged 16-24 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs
  • SEND team (Special Educational Needs and Disability)

Book tickets now

What do I need to bring?

As well as your booking confirmation, we ask that you bring the following to our open event in order to ensure everyone’s safety and wellbeing:

  • Bottled water or anything else that will make you feel comfortable

What can I study?

When it comes to education, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach. That’s why we offer qualifications to suit every interest, learning style and level of experience.

This means you can choose to study a:

  • Vocational Level 2 qualification – equivalent to GCSEs, these courses give you an introduction to your desired industry
  • Vocational Level 3 qualification – practical, hands-on courses that give you the relevant knowledge and skills to enter a huge number of industries
  • T Levels – equivalent to three A levels, this new qualification gives you on-the-job learning in a real-life environment, helping you build skills for life
  • Access to Higher Education diploma – the alternative to A levels or vocational Level 3 qualifications, an Access course prepares for you university in just one year
  • Apprenticeships – available up to Level 7, apprenticeships give you on-the-job learning in the workplace, allowing you to earn a wage and build skills for life
  • Adult courses – available to those aged 19+, you can choose to reskill or upskill with a vocational course, progress in your career with a professional qualification or discover a new hobby with a leisure course

Need more info?

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