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What We Offer

With hundreds of courses available to study, there's something for everyone at Lakes College.

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With a focus on careers and not just qualifications, there’s something for everyone here at Lakes College. This page explores what the college can offer you including information about our campus, courses and statistics!

Why choose Lakes College?

  • Over 200 courses and apprenticeships available!
  • Our students completed over 21,000 hours work experience in 2018/19
  • We’re a Maths Centre for Excellence
  • Ofsted says we’re a GOOD college
  • We work with 500+ employers
  • Home to the National College for Nuclear Hub
  • Study maths and English alongside your course
  • At least 36 hours work experience as part of your full-time course
  • Earn UCAS points as you study
  • Discover our dedicated Virtual Reality (VR) rooms
  • Alternative to A Levels
  • Study in our industry standard workshops
  • 90% of our students went on to employment, an apprenticeship, higher course level, or university

Our Campus

• £7 million Construction Skills Centre and ACS Gas Safety Centre
• The Workplace – our on-site careers and destination support centre
• AA College Rosette awarded Graduates Restaurant
• £1 million 3G sports pitch
• Fully equipped hair and beauty salon Distinctions
• Student and public gym ActivZone
• Top of the range industry standard practical workshops
• Regular bus services directly to college
• Over 450 car parking spaces!
• A new Civil Engineering Training Centre opening September 2021!

Mini Guide / Open Days

Mini Course Guide

Our handy guide gives a brief overview of the range of different opportunities available so you can easily find the right Lakes College course for you.

Open Days

We hold a number of events throughout the year that will help you learn more about the college, the courses we have on offer and how it can help you get the career you want.

Course & Career Guide 2021/22

Careers Guide

At Lakes College we strive to help our students choose a course which will lead to their dream career.

Full-Time Courses

Our full time courses are ideal for school leavers who are looking to study on a vocational course that will equip you with both the academic knowledge and practical skills needed to get a job in a range of different industries.

From entry level up to HND, our full time provision usually takes place over three full days a week. With subjects offered in Business, Engineering, Construction, Catering, Sport and many, many more, we’ll have the right course that will meet your needs. Combine this with the work experience you’ll be completing as part of your full time course and learning the essential English and Maths skills sought after by employers, you’ll be fully prepared for a career in your chosen sector. We also offer Level 3 qualifications that will give you the UCAS points you need to go on to university.

Ready to find the course for you?

From Childcare to Engineering, we offer a diverse range of courses.

Click here to view our list of subject areas!

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Get in touch

If you have any queries please get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.

Open days

Why not come along to one of our open events and get a taster for what life at Lakes College is really like?