Chris Nattress headshotI’m overjoyed that you are considering coming here to study and wanting to find out more about the courses and services that we offer. With such a wide variety of courses available, I’m sure that you will find a course that suits your needs, at a level that best fits your requirements. Whether you’re here to work towards Higher Education, to pursue your dream job or simply for help progressing further in life, we are here to assist you. Our hope as a college, is to provide you with the best education and training possible.

Lakes College is a fantastic place to study. With approximately 5,500 full and part time students currently undertaking a wide range of courses and training, it’s needless to say how popular our services are within the local community. You can find out more about why Lakes College is such a great option for Higher Education and Apprenticeships by coming to one of our Open Events, or simply by contacting us.

Whether you are someone who has recently left school and wanting to continue to a higher level, are an employer seeking training services, or you simply want to learn new skills, we have the staff and services to guide you, helping you to make a worthwhile decision. I encourage you to come and talk to us to find out more about why people choose Lakes College.

We also have a wide variety of guidance services for both students and for employers – visit our Information for Employers page.

After frequently receiving feedback from our students, they tell us that Lakes College is a very friendly and supportive place to study, that they would highly recommend their courses and our way of learning to the people that they know, thoroughly appreciating the support that is available to them throughout the time that they spend here.

Facilities open to the public

We also have a lot of services open to the public: our training restaurant, sports centre, leisure facilities and great hair and beauty salons are just a few of those that are on offer – the links on the left hand side of this page will take you to further information and a full list of the services available.

Hopefully you will be able to find what you need on our website, but if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our administrations team by calling them on 01946 839300, email us at or by coming in to visit our Student Services and speaking to one of our advisers.

I look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to Lakes College.

Chris Nattress