Alumni Development


Our apprenticeships cover everything from accounting to plumbing so you can turn your passion into a profession and kick-start your career. You’ll combine classroom study with on-the-job training that will not only give you the right qualifications, but the experience needed to begin your career. Not to mention getting paid to study!
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Professional Training

We know that studying isn’t always just about good grades; it can be about improving your CV and taking your career further. We offer corporate and professional training courses in a range of different industries, giving you the qualifications you need to succeed. From hospitality to the construction industry, we’ve got you covered.
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Higher Education

You don’t need to go to university to get a degree-level qualification. We offer a number of university-level courses in partnership with Nottingham Trent University, Sheffield Hallam University, and the University of Derby. These allow you to study for a higher qualification in familiar surroundings, at a reasonable cost.
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Adult Learning

It’s never too late to learn something new and get back into education, and at Derby College we have the courses and facilities to help you succeed no matter what your age. We have a mix of courses and learning opportunities designed to suit all, regardless of ability, so take a look and see what we can do for you.
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Access to Higher Education

Want to return to education but worry about not having the right qualifications? Our Access to Higher Education courses can re-introduce you to learning and give you the qualifications you need to succeed. You’ll then be in a position to apply for a university place, or simply boost your CV with this nationally-recognised qualification.
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Contact us today

Whether you’re looking to gain a new qualification, start a new career or upskill your CV, our professional development options can help you get ahead. Get in touch for more information on any of our courses and training or to discuss the best options for your future.

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