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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

Your Bright Future

A website dedicated to your next step! Also includes a local jobs board.

Start Profile

A free national website that covers all the stages of career planning - explore your skills & interests, see suggested careers and find relevant courses, apprenticeships and jobs close to where you live.


Answer questions about what you find interesting and they'll match you with job groups containing more than 400 job profiles.

National Careers Website

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


Earn while you learn with an apprenticeship.


A national search engine. Volunteering is a great way to discover what you like and don’t like doing. It also 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

Adult Care
Part-time 3 Sept 2021 36 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This is a nationally recognised vocational qualification that superseded the QCF and NVQ courses and has been designed for those working in care who are looking to further the skills and knowledge they hold in their role. Learners will complete a selection of both mandatory and optional units, with each unit holding a different credit value. For full details please contact us, but students must gain a minimum total of 58 credits in order to pass the course.

Education & Training
Part-time 4 1st Sep 2021 30 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is designed for people who wish to teach in the post compulsory sector, which means teaching people who are 14 years and above.

Principles of Marketing
Part-time 2 Sept 2021 3 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is for anyone who works in marketing, or is interested in a career in marketing. It would also be useful for people running their own business, or thinking about starting a business! The course will be delivered virtually via Microsoft Teams, and will give students the opportunity to meet others, network and share ideas.

History A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Geography A-Level
Part-time 3 31st Jul 2021 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.

Politics A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

A-Level Politics will appeal to those who are interested in current affairs and who like to express and discuss opinions on political ideas and power. You will learn about the political systems of the UK and USA, gaining skills in how to analyse, evaluate and compare the concepts and structures that underpin these systems.

Further Maths A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Further Maths is an intense course designed to challenge outstanding Mathematicians and gives students wishing to progress to studying Maths, Physics, Statistics or Engineering at degree level a definite advantage.

Biology A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Biology can be described as the science of life. It includes the study of living organisms including Humans, Animals and Plants. It is a broad subject, covering a wide variety of topics, ranging from understanding sub-atomic particles such as electrons, through to ecology and conservation biology. There is something of interest to everyone with many links between topics and different subjects.