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National Apprenticeship Week 2021

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Evan Harwood

Sparks fly for ex-footballer

Evan Horwood, Ex HUFC footballer, heads in a different direction
Jim Cockburn

It's never too late

Jim Cockburn, 79 years old and newly qualified welder...
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Update 04.01.2020 - Important Information for students in the new term

Excellence in Further and Higher Education to transform students' lives

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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College Apprentices on Cloud Nine at Gestamp

In September 2016, nine budding engineering apprentices started their working life with Gestamp Tallent.  After a...
Posted 27 Jan

New apprentices ripe for Applebridge

The Apprentices (from L to R): Back row - George Oliver, Alex Davison, Noah Newcombe, Michael Gray. Middle row –...
Posted 27 Jan

Sparks fly for ex Hartlepool United footballer

When a professional footballer decides the time is right to head in a different direction they are faced with,...
Posted 22 Jan

Covid 19 Update ~ Message from the Principal 060121

FOR STUDENTS; Dear student, Once again you have been presented with an opportunity to show the world what you are...
Posted 06 Jan

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08 Feb
National Apprenticeship Week 2021

National Apprenticeship Week 2021 (Online)

For the previous eight years, as part of National Apprenticeship Week, our employer partners have provided...
Posted 18 Jan