Kirklees College

At Kirklees College we build our whole approach around our students their aspirations and determination to succeed.  Our mission is to create opportunities and change lives and that’s why we are delighted to offer the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy.

The full time BTEC courses in enterprise and entrepreneurship will be delivered unlike any other course at the college in order to nurture young people’s business ambitions. Kirklees College is the only college offering the Academy in West Yorkshire, and hopes to attract students from across the region to its brand new, £74million Huddersfield Centre.

Whether you want to develop your career, set up a new business or bolster your chances of a place at university, we can support you to get there. 

Head of Business at Kirklees College, Nikki Davis said,

“We’re so excited to launch this new programme. We already have many local businesses on board to mentor the students in order to develop their enterprise and business skills, to a level that will help them flourish as entrepreneurs or successful business people.”

We are passionate about helping each individual to achieve their full potential and we are proud of our enterprise culture where we are constantly looking to develop skills that future employers want. 

This is a really exciting time to become a student at Kirklees College. With the opening of our brand new Huddersfield Centre we offer state of the art facilities in a modern, spacious environment.  The new building includes wonderful facilities for students including excellent classrooms, learning resource centre, student support, fully equipped gym, a restaurant and hair and beauty salons and is easily accessible from all over West Yorkshire.

We look forward to welcoming you as a future student of Kirklees College. 

Great reasons for choosing Kirklees College:

  • Easily accessible by public transport
  • Make new friends
  • Up to date technology available
  • Excellent links to universities and local employers
  • Wide range of work experience options
  • Financial assistance/bursaries available for those eligible

About Kirklees College:

  • Our mission: creating opportunity, changing lives.
  • Grade 2 (good) Ofsted
  • 97% pass rates in 2012-13
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