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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

BBC Countryfile Photography Talk (Castle Dairy)
Part-time N/A Enquire 2 Hours

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Dave Willis takes you behind the scenes on a range of Countryfile shoots, exploring traditional crafts, meeting inspiring people and visiting wild locations.

Printmaking - Drypoint (Castle Dairy)
Part-time N/A Enquire 2.5 Hours

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

A relaxing and rewarding process, delivered by Annie Turner. Create a selection of exciting, one off prints from your own print plates to take home and frame.

Photography Using a Phone or Tablet (Castle Dairy)
Part-time N/A Enquire 3 Hours

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Make the most of the hi-res, megapixel camera you have within your phone or tablet to capture, edit and share amazing photographs with family and friends.

Cumbria: Capturing the County for Cumbria Tourism Talk (Castle Dairy)
Part-time N/A Enquire 2 Hours

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Dave Willis guides you through the rich and varied landscapes, seascapes, towns and villages that make up our county and discusses his approach to travel and tourism photography.

Geology A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2020 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Geology is an applied science that seeks to understand Earth's 4.5-billion-year history as well as its uncertain future. Using a combination of practical and theoretical techniques, geologists play a role in solving some of society's most pressing concerns: our access to energy, clean water and mineral resources, and our response to floods, climate change, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

Environmental Science A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2020 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Studying Environmental Science will give you a clear understanding of how closely our human systems are linked with Earth's natural cycles. You will use this knowledge to come up with ways of developing sustainable lifestyles that are in harmony with the natural world. If we want to live happily on the Earth, we need to change the way we do things!

French A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2020 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

A-Level French is a good foundation for a variety of careers. This course aims to equip you to deal with everyday social and work situations in French-speaking countries. The course covers French Language and culture.

Geography A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2020 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Geography is the study of places, processes and people. Cities, volcanoes, immigration and glaciers - Geography covers it all. Given the unprecedented changes the planet and its population are undergoing, there has never been a better time to study this dynamic subject.