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.
14-19 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.
Want to make the next scientific breakthrough, explore the universe, cure disease, develop renewable energy, or innovate in biotechnology?
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.
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!
"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 is an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Development Project that has been developed to recruit and train graduates into specialist Mathematics and English teachers
If you’re aged 16-24, 'Flexible Starts' short courses designed around individual needs might be just right for you.
Offered at entry level (including programmes for students with learning difficulties), courses support progression in education and employment.
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?
Do you want to work in the community? Or gain employment in the police, fire, ambulance or prison services, or even the armed forces?
Do you want an active career? Fancy playing sport professionally, coaching, or working in the fitness industry? Join us!
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.