Leeds City College is one of the largest Further Education institutions in the country and operates out of two main campuses – Park Lane and Printworks – as well as having provisions in smaller community centres across Leeds. It has 1,267 members of staff, over 20,000 students and is one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships nationally. Keighley College, Harrogate College and Leeds College of Music are also member of the Luminate Education Group.
In September 2019, the college will be launching its brand new campus, Quarry Hill, in the heart of Leeds' cultural quarter. It will house two of the biggest schools; Creative Arts and Social Science.
The college provides a vibrant, multicultural learning environment, delivering excellent and innovative education which is supportive, inspiring and life changing. Across the college there are 127 countries represented by students with the diverse staff population adding to that number!
Our courses cover almost all subject areas and include full and part-time academic and vocational qualifications through from basic skills to apprenticeships and A levels to foundation degrees. There is something to suit the needs of everyone from pre and post 16-year-olds to adult learners, employers and businesses.
The college strives to continually meet the needs of local employers, and provides industry standard facilities. It prides itself on building relationships with employer organisations, unions, chambers of commerce, awarding bodies and the local enterprise partnership.
In 2019, Leeds City College will be opening a brand new campus at the heart of the cultural quarter to revolutionise the college’s digital, creative arts and health science provisions.