Kirklees College

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Kirklees College is a vocational further education college based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury. The college offers 16-18, higher education, adult courses and apprenticeships. We support thousands of students each year to gain the skills and qualifications to progress into employment or to higher levels of study.


Kirklees College was awarded a ‘Good’ rating by Ofsted in March 2023, this was the college’s first full inspection in over a decade. The College is shaping a better future for communities in West Yorkshire by creating opportunities and changing lives. 

Higher Education

Kirklees College is also a leading provider of higher skills and higher education courses in the area, with a range of HNC, HND, HTQ and foundation degrees available. Priding itself on offering high-quality, affordable and flexible higher education courses. The college helps local people enhance their qualifications in a way that works around their work and personal lives. Pioneer Higher Skills Centre opened in 2020 and includes facilities such as:

  • Hair and beauty salon
  • Specialist art and textiles workshops
  • Model nursery
  • Large Learning Resource Centre
  • Café

Kirklees College is guided by the values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence. The college is passionate about providing inspirational teaching and ensuring the curriculum is developed with employers, enabling all students to progress. 


Address: Kirklees College, Manchester Road, Huddersfield, HD1 3LD

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Kirklees College’s Huddersfield Centre
Kirklees College’s Huddersfield Centre