Vocational courses

Vocational courses are aimed at students at all levels and are perfect if you would like to change career, refresh your industry skills or develop your knowledge, ready for progression. Learn alongside like-minded adults at your own pace and acquire the necessary qualifications for your dream career.

Benefits of vocational courses

Leeds City College has selected a range of vocational course options for adult learners to develop or upskill across different industries. These courses can help you develop your career or give you the skills to start your dream job.

  • Choose from an exciting range of subjects.
  • Study an English, maths or IT course tailored to your needs.
  • Achieve a recognised qualification and benefit from progression support.
  • Learn from tutors with real industry experience in their fields.
  • Put your theory into practice in facilities such as childcare rooms and salons.
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How to apply

Search our adult vocational courses below to find the perfect option for you – then when you’re ready, hit the ‘Apply Now’ button on the course webpage.

  1. Once you’re on our application form, select the relevant school in the department field to view the available vocational courses.
  2. Choose your preferred course from the list.
  3. Enter your details and we will be in contact with you regarding the next steps.
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You may qualify for funding to help you pay for all, or part of, your course. Fees may be waived due to personal circumstances and/or if you receive certain benefits. Please note that you will need to provide evidence to prove your benefit payments. Student funding support and instalment payments are also available for those who are eligible. For more information get in touch with us.

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Read through our prospectus

Not sure what you want to study?

No problem – fill in our quick enquiry form above and a member of our team will get back to you. You can also email us at Contact@leedscitycollege.ac.uk or give us a call on 0113 386 1997.

Our open days and online webinars are also a great way to find out more about studying at Leeds City College and our courses; please see our enrolment webpage for more information.

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Did You Know?
Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

The resources include books, journals, e-books, videos, encyclopedias and more. These resources are the combined total number of resources at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston, Rothwell Centre, The Annexe, Printworks Campus and Park Lane Campus. We also have 12,277 e-books across Leeds City College libraries and more than 500,000 videos!

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