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The college is delivering teaching & learning online. We are still accepting online applications and will be carrying out interviews over the phone.

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Please find below useful information and resources to help you prepare for your course.

The activities and websites provided will give you an insight into the subjects you will study, but these are optional, so please don’t worry if you are unable to compete or access these during these difficult times.

Further information is available in your Welcome Guide (which is posted to all new applicants). If you would like anything else printed & posted to you, please get in touch.

E: hello@kendal.ac.uk
M: 07860 065 179 (text message only)

Access to HE

A-Levels

Welcome to A-Levels!

> A-Levels Welcome Guide (PDF)

Information and resources for the following subjects will be uploaded here shortly: Environmental Science and Physics.

Biology

> Welcome to A-Level Biology (Word)

Business

> Welcome to A-Level Business (Word)

Chemistry

> Welcome to A-Level Chemistry (Word)

Economics

> Welcome to A-Level Economics (Word)

English Language

> Welcome to A-Level English Language (Word)
> Leaping into Language Activities (PDF)
> Leaping into Language Resource Pack (PDF)

English Literature

> Welcome to A-Level English Literature (Word)
> Leaping into Literature Activities (PDF)
> Leaping into Literature Resource Pack (PDF)

Geography

> Geography Reading (Word)

Geology

> Geology Reading (Word)

History

> Welcome to A-Level History (Word)

Law

> Welcome to A-Level Law (Word)

Maths & Further Maths

> Welcome to A-Level Maths & Further Maths (Word)

Philosophy

> Welcome to A-Level Philosophy (Word)

Politics

> How to Follow Politics (Word)

Psychology

> Welcome to A-Level Psychology (Word)
> Maths in Psychology (PDF)
> Psychology Media Links (PDF)

Sociology

> Welcome to A-Level Sociology (Word)

Animal Care

Welcome to Animal Care!

> Level 2 Animal Care Welcome Guide (PDF)
> Level 3 Animal Care Welcome Guide (PDF)


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk

Applied Sciences

Welcome to Applied Sciences!

> Forensic & Criminal Investigation Welcome Guide (PDF)
> Biomedical Science Welcome Guide (PDF)


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk

Art & Design

Welcome to Art & Design!

Please find all of our welcome information here.


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk

Barbering, Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Welcome to Barbering, Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy!

> Hairdressing & Make Up Welcome Guide (PDF)
> Beauty Therapy Welcome Guide (PDF)
> Uniform & Kit Costs (Excel)
> Level 2 Hair & Make Up Kit (PDF)

Hairdressing

> Level 1 & 2 Hairdressing Kit (PDF)
> Level 3 Hairdressing Kit (PDF)
> Hairdressing Uniform Order Form (Word)

Barbering

> Level 2 Barbering Kit (PDF)
> Level 3 Barbering Kit (PDF)

Beauty Therapy

> Aromatherapy Kit (Word)
> Massage Oil Order Form (Word)
> Krayolan Order Form (PDF)
> Make Up Artist Kit List (Word)
> Level 2 Beauty Kit (PDF)
> Sensitive Skin Facial Kit Order Form (Word)
> Level 2 Beauty Therapy Uniform (Word)
> Level 3 Beauty Therapy Uniform (Word)
> Sports Massage Uniform (Word)


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk

Business & Accounting

Welcome to Business & Accounting!

> Business Welcome Guide (PDF)


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk

Childhood Studies

Welcome to Childhood Studies!

Level 2 & 3 students:

> Level 2 Childhood Studies Welcome Guide (PDF)
> Level 3 Childhood Studies Welcome Guide (PDF)
> Exploring the Caring Sectors Welcome Guide (PDF)

DBS:

> Letter (Word)
> Update Service (PDF)
> Payment Options (Word)
> Guidance Notes (Word)

Computing

Welcome to Computing!

> Computing Welcome Guide (PDF)


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk

Construction

Welcome to Construction!

We recommend that all our construction students watch 3 or more episodes of 'Building the Dream' (Channel 4).

Carpentry & Joinery and Construction & the Built Environment

> Carpentry & Joinery Welcome Guide (PDF)
> Induction Activity (Word)

Electrical

> Electrical Welcome Guide (PDF)
> Activity 1 (Link)
> Activity 2 (Link)
> Activity 3 (Link)

Multi-skills

> Multi-skills Welcome Guide (PDF)
> Induction Activity (Word)

Plumbing

> Plumbing Welcome Guide (PDF)
> Level 2 Plumbing Activity (PDF)
> Level 3 Plumbing Activity (Word)


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk

Engineering

Welcome to Engineering!

> Engineering Welcome Guide (PDF)


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk

English & Maths

Film Production & Photography

Welcome to Film Production & Photography!

Please find all of our welcome information here.


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk

Health & Social Care

Welcome to Health & Social Care!

Level 2 & 3 students:

> Level 2 Health & Social Care Welcome Guide (PDF)
> Level 3 Health & Social Care Welcome Guide (PDF)

DBS:

> Letter (Word)
> Update Service (PDF)
> Payment Options (Word)
> Guidance Notes (Word)

Hospitality & Catering

Welcome to Hospitality & Catering!

> Hospitality & Catering Welcome Guide (PDF)

Kit & Uniform Order Forms

> Bakery (PDF)
> HND in Hospitality Management (PDF)
> Level 1 Professional Diploma (PDF)
> Level 2 Day Release Diploma in Professional Cookery (PDF)
> Level 2 Professional Diploma (PDF)
> Level 3 Kitchen & Larder Work (PDF)
> Level 3 Pastry (PDF)
> Level 3 Restaurant Service (PDF)


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk

Motor Vehicle Maintenance

Welcome to Motor Vehicle Maintenance!

> Motor Vehicle Welcome Guide (PDF)


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk

Music

Welcome to Music!

> Music Welcome Guide (PDF)


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk

Performing Arts

Welcome to Performing Arts!

Please find all of our welcome information here.


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk

Production, Theatre & Events

Welcome to Production, Theatre & Events!

Please find all of our welcome information here.


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk

Sport & Outdoor Adventure

Welcome to Sport & Outdoor Adventure!

> Sport & Outdoor Adventure Welcome Guide (PDF)

Sport

> Parental Consent Form (Word)
> Kit Order Form (Word)

> Level 2 Welcome Letter (Word)
> Level 2 Introduction (PowerPoint)

> Level 3 Welcome Letter (Word)
> Level 3 Introduction (PowerPoint)

Outdoor Adventure

> Welcome Letter (Word)
> Introduction (PowerPoint)
> Parental Consent Form (Word)


To prepare for the work experience part of your study programme, you may like to start:

  • Thinking about what skills you would you like to develop & the careers that may interest you - this website may be useful: www.startprofile.com
  • Researching local employers who you may like to gain experience with
  • Updating your CV and ensuring it is relevant to the type of employment you are interested in - this website may be useful: www.prospects.ac.uk