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Big, Bigger and Best...

Our annual showcase for major employers in the area has been described as the best one yet by our leaders here at Hartlepool College of Further Education – ten years after it was first launched. Our Big Apprenticeship Event was held on Thursday, February 8 as part of National Apprenticeship Week and it was the biggest one so far.
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New Year Course Offer

We are offering a range of programmes starting between Febraury and April 2024, with a majority open for application. Whether you have been out of education for a while and want to get back to study, wish to develop your employment prospects, or enhance your occupation, we have a great selection of programmes across many curriculum areas.

Apprenticeship Milestone: Unipres and College Success

A six-year Tees-Wear partnership that propels young workers toward successful careers has achieved its highest-ever intake. Following September’s new 20-strong cohort, the College and Sunderland-based car body parts company Unipres (UK) are currently training more than 60 apprentices.

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…

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Evan Harwood

When a professional footballer decides the time is right to head in a different direction they are faced with, potentially, life-changing decisions. Hartlepool-born Evan Horwood explored a variety of options before making his next move.



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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Double shortlist joy for college apprentices

  Tiegan Cranney (Supervisor Team Leader Apprentice with The Expanded Metal Company) and Samuel Casey (...
Posted 07 Mar

Biggest apprenticeship event in the north

Our busy Atrium at this year's BIG Apprenticeship Event, boasting the biggest attendance in ten years. Our...
Posted 12 Feb

College Recognised as an Elite Apprenticeship Provider

Apprentices Frankie Barnett and Nathan Willis with Gary Ritchies Hartlepool College of Further Education Vice Princal...
Posted 06 Feb

Revolutionising Healthcare Training in the North East

We're thrilled to be part of a groundbreaking project that's going to transform how we train our future health and...
Posted 21 Dec

Upcoming events

27 Mar
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***SOLD OUT*** Caribbean Night

Our skilled L4 Foundation Degree Culinary Art students have been stirring it up to satisfy your soul, to...
Posted 05 Mar
20 Mar

Open Event - Wed 20 March - 2024

We're delighted to invite you to our penultimate Open Event of this academic year, on Wednesday 20th March,...
Posted 13 Feb