Courses & Departments

Leeds City College is home to established departments offering a range of specialist teaching, facilities and courses. Find information, news and course descriptions for each of our academic departments below. 

14+ Apprenticeship Academy

The Academy offers an exciting alternative to Years 10 and 11 for young people aged 14+

14-19 School Partnerships

Do something more, try something new - stay on at school whilst you gain qualifications at College too.

A Levels & GCSEs

Join hundreds of students who are currently studying a wide range of A-Level and GCSE subjects at Leeds City College.

Access to Higher Education

An alternative route for those who would like to go on to study in Higher Education but don't have formal qualifications.

Adult and Community Learning

We offer a whole host of courses for adult learners, from part-time leisure pursuits to professional qualifications and degree programmes.

Applied Science

Want to make the next scientific breakthrough, explore the universe, cure disease, develop renewable energy, or innovate in biotechnology?

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the needs of employers, which lead to nationally recognised qualifications.

Business Retail and Admin

There has never been a better time or place to study business – and we have a range of courses to suit you.

Beauty, Hairdressing and Media Make-Up

From helping others to look great and feel their best, our professional INKWELL salons offer the perfect environment to develop your skills.

Catering, Hospitality and Food Manufacture

Courses for those wanting to make it in the food manufacture, catering or hospitality industries.

Computing Technologies

Our courses offer a number of different routes into the increasingly connected technological world.

Construction and Electrical

At Leeds City College we offer specialised construction courses for students who want to creative, design, build, make and fix!

Creative Arts

"Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes and having fun." (Mary Lou Cook, author)

Engineering and Manufacturing

Use the application of scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to invent, build, and improve structures, machines, materials and processes.

English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL)

Develop your English language skills and discover how further training and education can help you progress your career.

FE Direct

FE Direct is an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Development Project that has been developed to recruit and train graduates into specialist Mathematics and English teachers

Flexible Starts

If you’re aged 16-24, 'Flexible Starts' short courses designed around individual needs might be just right for you.

Foundation Learning

Offered at entry level (including programmes for students with learning difficulties), courses support progression in education and employment.

Higher Education

Our Foundation Degrees are well respected qualifications and develop specific expertise relevant to a particular sector of industry.

Health, Social Care and Childcare

Get hands-on experience in the Care industries through work placements and practical learning to develop valuable skills.

Landbased and Animal Studies

Do you love being practical, working outdoors, getting hands-on or learning about the natural world?

Management and Professional

The Management and Professional Services Faculty offers programmes ranging from traditional professional courses delivered on a part-time basis.

Motor Vehicle Studies

Are you interested in accelerating your skills or being the brains behind the design of the next F1 winning car?

Public Services

Do you want to work in the community? Or gain employment in the police, fire, ambulance or prison services, or even the armed forces?

Sport

Do you want an active career? Fancy playing sport professionally, coaching, or working in the fitness industry? Join us!

Teacher Training

Learn how best to share your knowledge, inspire students, and make a difference to the next generation...

Travel and Aviation

Take flight in our very own air cabin! You could work for leading tour operators, join worldwide airlines or even become ground crew.

Trade Union Studies

Our Trade Union Studies Team offers a range of courses for Union Representatives to help them develop their skills

Work Experience and Enterprise

This is a perfect opportunity to practically try out working in different areas across college, from Hair & Beauty to Health & Social Care, Creative Arts to Engineering, and many more.
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