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 At Shipley College, which is acknowledged by Ofsted with a Grade 2 ‘Good’ rating overall, we provide high quality, inspirational education and training to meet the ambitions of individuals, businesses and communities.  

Check out our website and publications to see how our students flourish in a safe and calm environment which helps them achieve their potential. We offer courses for all ages, including school leavers and adult learners. Whether you are looking to progress on to a great job, an apprenticeship, university or find a new hobby, we will help you on your journey.

Full-time courses for 16-19 year olds

Gain the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to prepare for further study, training or work with our BTEC courses ranging from Entry to Level 3. We offer courses in subjects from Art & Design to Travel & Tourism. See all our courses available at full-time courses.

Part-time courses for anyone 19+

We have a great range of short and long leisure and professional courses starting all year round. Our courses help you improve your job prospects, update your skills, change your career or even develop a new hobby or interest.
Our day, evening and weekend classes include courses in Teacher Training, Yoga and even Singing. You can also gain recognised qualifications in areas such as Childcare or Accounting or master a new skill or hobby such as Ballroom Dancing or Photography. See all our courses available at part-time courses.

Apprentices for anyone aged 16+

If you are ready to work and train, then an apprenticeship may be for you.

Shipley College and employers work together to offer Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships in a wide range of roles such as Accountancy, Teaching Assistants and many more. See our full list of current apprenticeship vacancies on our Jobs Board.

You will be in full-time paid employed normally working four days a week with one day in College. Our Apprenticeship vacancies start all year round, so when you have found the vacancy, you are ready to go. 

The possibilities are endless at Shipley College!

  • 90% of students who applied to university were accepted and enrolled on a course.
  • 84% of our apprentices' secured further training, study or work.

Here at Shipley College, it is important for us to give our students the help needed to reach their potential. 

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Alongside your course, we have many facilities on site to benefit you.

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Being a student is not all about coursework, there are many activities to enhance your Student Life.

We are a small, friendly College and want to help you be the best you can be. 

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