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The School of Engineering at the College held its first face-to-face meeting with its refreshed Industry Advisory Board

Strengthening Industry Connections

Inaugural School of Engineering, Industry Advisory Board...

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Ronnie Bage Safeguarding

Another successful prevent seminar

Here at Hartlepool College, we take the safety and well-being of our students, staff, partners, and visitors incredibly seriously. That's why we are proud to have hosted our 4th Prevent & Safeguarding Seminar on Friday, April 21st. This event was a resounding success, and we were thrilled to welcome key partners and employers to our campus. The day began with some networking among the guests, providing a valuable opportunity for attendees to meet and connect with each other. Following this, our Assistant Principal for External Relations, Gary Riches, delivered a warm welcome to all our guests.
This prestigious national award recognizes Sam's exceptional talent and hard work in the field of toolmaking.

Apprentice wins prestigious National Award

We are thrilled to announce that Sam Casey, an apprentice at Gestamp Tallent and student at Hartlepool College of Further Education, received the Worshipful Company of Needlemakers Prize at the City and Guilds of London Institute Livery Company Prizes. This prestigious national award recognizes Sam's exceptional talent and hard work in the field of toolmaking. During the award ceremony at Mansion House in London, Sam received the award from The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor, Nicholas Lyons, and Master John Mill of the Worshipful Company of Needlemakers.
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#DiscoverMore at Hartlepool College

As you may know, here at Hartlepool College, we are pretty well known for our brilliant Engineering, Construction and Health and Care provision, but did you know we also have over 20 other areas to discover, that are just as impressive? That's why we're inviting all Parents, Carers and Guardians to our dedicated Information Open Event. Discover and uncover exciting programmes such as Esports to Public Services, Hospitality to Beauty Therapy and many many more. So join us at Hartlepool College for this tailored and unique Open Event on Wednesday 10th May 2023 from 5pm - 7pm.

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Welcome to the Hartlepool College of Further Education website. Here you can search for courses, get support and find out what’s happening. Whatever your reason for coming to college, we can help transform your life. Start your journey now…

James Colburn (79) with Candle holder

At 79 years young, James Cockburn was sick of looking at four walls at home so had a look through the College’s prospectus in August to see if there was anything that would appeal to him and hopefully, he could learn a new skill.



Whatever course you choose, you'll get the highest level of training from specialist tutors, benefiting from their knowledge and experience of working not just in education but also in industry.

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Strengthening Industry Connections

  Gary Riches & Shaun Hope (Assistant Principals at Hartlepool College) welcome guests to the inaugural...
Posted 18 May

Another Successful Prevent Seminar

Pictured: Ronnie Bage (Education and Welfare Office HCFE) spoke at the Seminar about Prevent and the local threat...
Posted 04 May

Apprentice Sam Casey Wins Prestigious National Award

Pictured from right to left; Awarding-winning Sam Casey with Nicholas Lyons, the Lord Mayor of London, and Master...
Posted 27 Apr

Inspiring Our Next Generation of Engineers

Adrian, inspiring some of our current HNC (2nd Year) Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering students with his...
Posted 23 Mar

Upcoming events

06 Jun
Meet the future generation about to enter the construction sector.

Meet the future generation about to enter the construction sector event

In conjunction with Northern Counties Builders Federation (NCBF), we are delighted to invite you to a must-...
Posted 30 May
28 Jun
Graduation Mobile Photo Taking and Graduate

Stay Local Study Higher - Higher Education Event

Join us for our #StayLocalStudyHigher Open Event here at Hartlepool College of Further Education on Wednesday...
Posted 24 May