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Kendal College is committed to offering a wide range of quality courses and training for the local community. Learn professional skills for your future career or have fun trying something new!

If you are an employer, we can design training packages to fulfil your organisation’s requirements and can deliver courses in the workplace. Group discounts may also be available.

For more information, see the Business Training page in our Employers section of the website.

Why study with us?

  • Taught by industry experts
  • State-of-the-art facilities - over £6 million recently invested
  • A choice of courses to support your career development
  • A range of levels, from beginner to professional
  • Modern adult learning environment & a friendly atmosphere
  • Graded Ofsted Good with Outstanding aspects
  • Free childcare & financial support for adults in low-income households

Useful Careers Websites

Prospects
www.prospects.ac.uk/planner

Answer questions about what you find exciting and explore relevant jobs and opportunities.

National Careers Website
https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

This site includes a range of job profiles, employability tools and careers advice.

Apprenticeships
www.getingofar.gov.uk

Earn while you learn with an apprenticeship. Available to students of all ages.

Volunteering
www.do-it.org

A national search engine. Volunteering gives you valuable work experience which looks fantastic on your CV. If you can’t find what you are looking for, contact employers directly.

View our courses

Philosophy A-Level
Part-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

A-Level Philosophy is an introduction to philosophical thinking and the subject matter of philosophy. It is designed to give you a thorough grounding in the fundamental concepts and methods of philosophy and introduce you to the fascinating study of thought itself.

Biology A-Level
Part-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The course includes a wide range of topics in Biology, and will be taught through theory sessions, practical activities, learning games and online activities.

English Literature A-Level
Part-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This is an ideal choice for anyone who loves reading and books. You will study an exciting variety of texts, writers and genres from different historical periods ranging from iconic Shakespearean dramas to novels written in the past ten years.

Geography A-Level
Part-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The course includes a wide range of topics focussing on how human and physical processes have shaped our world. These will be taught through a variety of theory sessions, practical activities, fieldwork and multi-media resources.

History A-Level
Part-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

A-Level History is fascinating and is well respected by employers and universities as a challenging academic subject. History is quite simply the study of the past. There is of course rather a lot of past to discover and learn about as the past itself is infinitely complicated. Even looking at a period which on the face of it seems simple, can yield surprises.

Politics A-Level
Part-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

AQA's Government and Politics will enable students to develop a wide range of skills including the ability to comprehend, synthesise and interpret political information; analyse and evaluate political knowledge; identify connections, similarities and differences between the areas studied.

Photography A-Level
Part-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

A-Level photography offers an ideal pathway for students wishing to pursue a career in media, the arts, pure photography or related areas. Photography offers a rewarding and challenging area in which to work and nationally there has been a growing interest in studying the subject, reflecting an increased awareness of the role of images and the media in the world today.

Further Maths A-Level
Part-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is designed to be taken in tandem with AS/A2 mathematics, with both AS courses to be sat in year 1. Both courses follow the new specification beginning in the 17/18 year.