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Harry keeps it Close for youth team.

Hartlepool U19's Youth Team ~ left to right back row: Mauro Asikaou, Harry Sawdon, Harry Close, Connor Gales, Thomas...
Posted 05 Nov
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COVID 19 ~ Message from the Principal ~ Update 04.11.2020

As you will be well aware, the Prime Minister announced another national lockdown last Saturday evening to commence...
Posted 04 Nov
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All Together Now

  Building on last week’s positive news, the College has further confirmed its commitment to supporting...
Posted 02 Nov
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Well-being charter, signed, sealed and delivered.

Darren Hankey (Principal HCFE) signing the charter in the presence of Chris Nicholls (AoC Regional Area Director for...
Posted 22 Oct
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The future's electric with automotive engineering

According to www.nextgreencar.com, the electric car market is growing quickly, with more than 164,100...
Posted 21 Oct
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Club, college and community come together

Hartlepool United Youth team players Josh Daley and Thomas Lea are flanked by ex-Pools players Ian Clark and Ian...
Posted 12 Oct
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Induction Postponed

Firstly, thank you for the huge interest in joining or returning to your studies at Hartlepool College. We are...
Posted 27 Aug
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New and returning students

Welcoming our new and returning students We look forward to welcoming our new and returning students to the College...
Posted 17 Aug
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Well done, class of 2019/2020

Update  - Appeals Process On the 19th of August, after changes to the method for the awarding of student...
Posted 17 Aug
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Be in the Game?

Just like the famous EA sports slogan it is certainly in the game, the Esports game. That’s what you will get with...
Posted 04 Jun
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COVID 19 ~ Message from the Principal ~ Update 22.05.2020

Hello, Today marks the end of this half term.  In the College’s 170-year history, it’s probably the first...
Posted 22 May
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On the beat with new Policing course

​​ Aspiring Police Officers will benefit from the latest course to join the curriculum offer at Hartlepool...
Posted 21 May
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At the Heart of the Community

Here are Hartlepool College over the last few weeks, since our closure, we have responded to the many...
Posted 23 Apr
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Shining National Recognition for Sapphire

Here at Hartlepool College, we have the reputation as a leading provider of science, technology, engineering...
Posted 13 Mar
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Double recognition in national awards

Left to right: Neil Godfrey, Mark Jakeway, Alan Walsh, Sam Costello, Richard Walsh, Darren Hankey, Mick Taylor,...
Posted 11 Mar
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College Hairdressing Students Highlight Their Talent

Not one, not two, but three of our ace Hairdressing students; Samantha, Heather and Fay will be...
Posted 10 Mar
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Sports Seminar Series

Sunderland AFC first-team coach, Andrew Taylor, kicked off our new College sporting initiative last month....
Posted 10 Mar
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COVID-19 Update

  UPDATE 17.03.2020 Hartlepool College of Further Education: COVID-19 guidance for students, parents,...
Posted 10 Mar
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Nikita Cooks Up Competition Success

Hartlepool College of Further Education commis chef apprentice, Nikita Wren, recently scooped a bronze medal in a...
Posted 10 Mar
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Open Event - Thursday 2 April - 5 - 7 pm

Here at Hartlepool College, we pride ourselves on helping to transform lives. We educate, we support, we train...
Posted 25 Feb
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Celebration of Achievement 2019

The College’s top-performing students were recognised at a glittering awards evening. The College's 26th annual...
Posted 25 Nov
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From Work Experience to full time employment for Tony

Tony Robins 22, from Hartlepool and ex-High Tunstall School, started his working life at NDC Trust on a work...
Posted 08 Oct
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High Flying Apprentice Building a Better Future

19 year old, Hartlepool College Civil Engineering Apprentice, Lewis Hunt, who works for Seymour Civil Engineering is...
Posted 19 Sep
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College Proud to Partner New Skills Academy

More great news for our College and prospective Civil Engineers in Hartlepool and the northeast, a pioneering skills...
Posted 18 Sep
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Flying High for the future

Amazing news for seven of our Travel, Tourism and Aviation students as they have recently secured work at one of the...
Posted 23 Aug
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Teacher lands dream job as Hartlepool United coach

A former student of Hartlepool College of Further Education is praising the support he gained from the staff at the...
Posted 25 Jul
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Foodie Andrew leaves 9 to 5 to cook up success

A former architect with a passion for food has thanked the College lecturers for helping him make a massive career...
Posted 23 Jul
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Taking to the Skies

Well done to Rebecca Richardson who is looking forward to taking to the skies with Jet2 this summer after successfully...
Posted 23 Jul
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A Shining Example in Literacy

On Tuesday night we celebrated and awarded 9 fantastic students for their achievement in Literacy over the last...
Posted 27 Jun
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Career Change; a great decision for Phil and Jo

Two fitness fanatics have left the safety of their previous careers to start up their own business with the help of...
Posted 04 Jun
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Competition Winners: Connor and Cory

We pride ourselves on being inclusive here at Hartlepool College, so we were delighted last week when we hosted our...
Posted 09 May
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Another great partnership

We have teamed up with Alice House Hospice have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will lead to...
Posted 25 Apr
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It's all adding up....

Hartlepool College of Further Education are adding up the benefits and analysing the results as they continue to...
Posted 04 Apr
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Two of the best join forces

With a brilliant new partnership with English Martyrs Sixth Form College, we are delighted to be able to provide a...
Posted 04 Apr
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CIOB Student Challenge Winners

There has been a lot of great activity going on this year in our School of Construction and Built Environment and we...
Posted 29 Mar
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An exciting new partnership with the NHS

A first of its kind programme is proving a real success across the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS trust. Earlier this...
Posted 28 Mar
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Putting on the style

This week Students from across the region have been putting on the style and competing in three inter-college...
Posted 25 Mar
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Creative ‘Performing’ Art & Design

The creative talents of the College’s Art & Design team, paired with the craftsmanship of our joinery students,...
Posted 21 Mar
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Blazing the Trail

The College celebrated National Apprenticeship Week 2019 with a bang, showcasing the breadth and diversity of...
Posted 11 Mar
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Innovative Apprenticeships

The College, in partnership with Hartlepool Borough Council and North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust, are leading the...
Posted 28 Feb
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Developing ME+

Maths and English teachers from across the Tees Valley came together, recently, for the second annual mE+ Conference....
Posted 21 Feb
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The Sky's the limit for Catherine

    Catherine a former RAF engineer and our Overall Student of the Year 2018 is aiming for the skies after returning...
Posted 23 Jan
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Celebration of Achievement 2018

The College’s top performing students were recognised at a glittering awards evening. The College's 25th annual...
Posted 23 Nov
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Future sports stars celebrated at inspiring event

Sports stars of the future were celebrated at a night of sporting achievement – and given inspiration by a former...
Posted 20 Nov
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Hartlepool College remembers

Hartlepool College of Further Education hosted a very special Remembrance Service on Friday 9 November to commemorate...
Posted 09 Nov
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This is the high life

What a brilliant week at College during half-term, celebrating the Graduation of our Higher Education students with 2...
Posted 02 Nov
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Great end to Colleges Week

To round off Colleges Week on Friday Hartlepool MP Mike Hill visited Hartlepool College of Further Education and met ...
Posted 19 Oct
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The Sky’s the Limit for Joanne

Joanne, a single mother of three, who was made redundant after a 15-year career, has landed her dream job after just...
Posted 11 Sep
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Catcote School Take-Over

Last week, saw Catcote Academy students take over The Flagship Restaurant assisted by the HCFE Hospitality and...
Posted 25 Jun
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Mo's Incredible Journey

So when we talk about incredible journeys, none has been quite as incredible as that of Mohamad Albadei . Mo 23  has...
Posted 15 Jun
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Ex student inspires future engineers

Hartlepool College students studying Engineering were given a masterclass in Engineering progression via ex-student...
Posted 05 Jun
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Top student ambassadors awarded for their achievements.

So we have been celebrating our amazing Student Ambassadors today with a presentation with our Principal, Darren...
Posted 25 May
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FutureMe Zone opens its doors to careers support

  We were honoured to invite Savanah Marshall, a former HCFE Student and now a Professional Boxer, fresh from her...
Posted 16 May
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Workers' Memorial Day Service 2018

For what now must be the tenth year running, last week staff, students and guests commemorated Worker's Memorial Day...
Posted 01 May
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Flying high with a new state of the art facility

As one of the Norths leading further and higher education providers, last month (April 2018) we celebrated the opening...
Posted 01 May
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Students visit Manchester to explore Science and Industry.

    As part of our science qualifications we aim to give students experiences that will open their minds to all of...
Posted 01 May
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A BIG Thank you

A BIG thank you to all of the employers and the record number of visitors that attended our BIG Apprenticeship Event...
Posted 09 Mar
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Esh Group helping apprentices to plant their roots   

North-East construction specialists Esh Group are praising a successful relationship with us which has benefitted ...
Posted 07 Mar
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CLOSED - DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER

Please note that the College will be closed until Monday due to the current weather conditions and the poor forecast...
Posted 28 Feb
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Unipres and Gestamp are the perfect team for our Apprentices

More brilliant news for potential Apprentices, and particularly in the Automotive Engineering trades, with two ...
Posted 20 Feb
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Will celebrates ongoing success as a trainee civil engineer.

Yet again we are celebrating the success of a former apprentice who was named a finalist in the Generation 4 Change...
Posted 15 Feb
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Rebecca is building the foundations of a great career

As we are the No1 College for Apprenticeship achievement in the North, here at Hartlepool College we are again...
Posted 08 Feb
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College celebrates the success of its Civil Engineering apprentices

We are celebrating our on-going partnership with civil giant Seymour Civil Engineering, after the success of the firms...
Posted 05 Feb
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From an Apprentice to Apprenticeship Boss

We have appointed Gary Riches as Head of Apprenticeships, coming full circle after completing his award-winning...
Posted 01 Feb
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College pledges correct pay and high-quality training for all its apprentices

Here at Hartlepool College, being the number one apprenticeship provider in the North of England we have signed up to...
Posted 31 Jan
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flying the apprenticeship flag for the region

Delighted we have been shortlisted for the ‘Apprenticeship Programme of the Year’ at the TES Further Education Awards...
Posted 15 Dec
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All Different All Equal, Anti-Bullying Week

Staff and students from Hartlepool College of Further Education came together last week to promote Anti-Bullying week...
Posted 29 Nov
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Hard-hitting demonstration shows students the importance of road safety.

Last week in College, Cleveland Fire Brigade delivered a series of talks and a live demonstration to students at...
Posted 27 Nov
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Event inspires next generation of women construction leaders

Earlier this month top companies from across the North East have come together to further promote women in...
Posted 27 Nov
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Elle is Changing Futures on her way to scooping Student of the Year

Family support worker and high achieving apprentice, Elle Lawrence, was crowned the college’s Student of the Year 2017...
Posted 24 Nov
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Hartlepool College raise £245 for Children in Need with a range of fun events!

Student Ambassadors and Support Staff came together to create a range of fun activities and raise generous funds for...
Posted 21 Nov
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Scooping a hat-trick of awards.

  Some of our fantastic students were victorious at the Hartlepool Borough Council Festival of Learning awards which...
Posted 03 Nov
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Respect for new partnership

At a time of heightened tensions globally on issues of race, culture, and politics and with pressures on the public...
Posted 13 Oct
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From Apprentice to Lab Technician

  Friends of the college, Hart Biologicals have celebrated the progress made by one of its youngest members of staff,...
Posted 04 Oct
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Building a future

The construction sector needs thousands of skilled new workers - and Hartlepool College is helping it to find the right...
Posted 19 Jul
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Signs looking good for Creative Arts Students

Another great story from HCFE Creative, signs are good for three aspiring designers – with thousands of Hartlepool...
Posted 17 Jul
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REAL GROWTH IN HOSPITALITY & CATERING

Students from the college’s hospitality and catering department are seeing a real growth in their curriculum with the...
Posted 14 Jul
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STEAM: Launching Creativity into STEM

Staff and students of Hartlepool College are continuing to put the Art in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and...
Posted 13 Jul
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Like mother, like daughter

Mother and daughter have become an inspiration to others after telling of how they left behind their jobs as a cleaner...
Posted 28 Jun
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Big-hearted students come together to reflect on their achievements at Hartlepool’s charity games convention.

Following their epic three-day gaming extravaganza that took place from 31st May to 2nd June, students involved with ...
Posted 16 Jun
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Green light to deliver outstanding apprenticeships

We can now announce that Hartlepool College of Further Education is on the Register of Approved Training Providers....
Posted 17 May
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Hartlepool’s award-winning charity games event returns for the third year!

Charitable Student Ambassadors and College staff have once again joined with Changing Futures Hartlepool to bring some...
Posted 15 May
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Construction students lay down foundations for success...

Two Hartlepool College of Further Education Students have scooped top awards at a prestigious awards ceremony....
Posted 08 May
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Major skills on show in top catering competition

Hospitality and Catering students cooked up a wonderful feast of dishes as they competed to impress judges from the...
Posted 04 May
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College football coach achieves major goal

Hartlepool College’s Head Football Coach has become one of the most qualified coaches in college football after...
Posted 04 May
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Student success in Inter-College competition

Students from across the region have competed in a number of inter-college competitions to test their skills in the...
Posted 27 Mar
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Our Student Support is simply the best!

Hartlepool College of Further Education’s Student Services team have received national recognition by being voted the...
Posted 24 Mar
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Firefighter Apprenticeship Scheme

Cleveland Fire Brigade is looking for 10 recruits to undertake its new Firefighter Apprenticeship Scheme in an...
Posted 23 Mar
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Student Golfers have the right drive to succeed

Seven students have travelled to St Andrews to represent Hartlepool College at the AoC Sport Golf Open Championships....
Posted 20 Mar
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Award winning students are building a bright future.

Award winning students are building a bright future. Hartlepool College of Further Education students are celebrating...
Posted 15 Mar
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Salon’s apprentices are a cut above

An award-winning Hair and Beauty salon is singing the praises of Apprentices ahead of our Big Apprentice Event this...
Posted 08 Mar
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Hartlepool Hair & Beauty product company has the solution for the next business apprentices

A Hartlepool business that specialises in the branding of some of the country’s most well known hair and beauty...
Posted 06 Mar
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Welder Jessica makes sparks fly with top awards

Former Hartlepool College of Further Education Fabrication and Welding student Jessica Hough has showed she has the...
Posted 24 Feb
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Matrix proves no illusion for College advice team.

Our Student Services team has been awarded a top accolade for their positive working culture, high level of learner...
Posted 07 Feb
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Eilish engineers a way through the “glass ceiling”

  An award-winning apprentice engineer studying at Hartlepool College of Further Education has encouraged other girls...
Posted 31 Jan
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Tanzania proves life changing for Adrian

A proud former Hartlepool College student has returned home after helping to improve the lives of people in one of...
Posted 27 Jan
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Young footballers fly the flag

Two Hartlepool College of Further Education footballers had a dream come true when they represented their country as...
Posted 25 Jan
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Student Gamers score big with regional award

Community-spirited students from Hartlepool College of Further Education were rewarded for an innovative charity video...
Posted 15 Dec
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Celebrating our brilliant students...

Hard working students have been rewarded for their efforts at a glittering awards ceremony held at Hartlepool College...
Posted 25 Nov
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Engineering Apprenticeships – The Insider View

Apprenticeships are a much discussed topic within the engineering sector, fuelled by the government initiative to...
Posted 15 Nov
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We're ready for the next wave of Digital Apprentices

Students and businesses are being encouraged to take a leap into the ever-changing digital world after a £100,000...
Posted 02 Nov
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Literally a great time..

This week our Level 3 Childcare and Education students, took a a visit to the Town's Library as part of their course...
Posted 20 Oct
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Young golfers make some impressive links

This week Hartlepool College of Further Education (HCFE) Golf Academy took on a new challenge as they pitted...
Posted 14 Oct
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Civil engineering firm welcomes three new apprentices

A civil engineering specialist has given three students the opportunity to take their first step on the career ladder...
Posted 06 Oct
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Sophie's amazing story

Sophie who underwent life-saving surgery after being rushed to the top of the transplant list for a new liver is...
Posted 21 Sep
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Great Apprenticeship Partnership with Hartlepool Borough Council

  In partnership with Hartlepool College. the latest apprentices to be taken on by Hartlepool Council have been...
Posted 07 Sep
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Well done

IT has been a busy day at Hartlepool College of FE with students across the town picking up their GCSE results this...
Posted 25 Aug
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Olympian and Student

Have you been inspired by the Olympic Games in Rio this summer? We have too, the Olympic Athletes have made it clear...
Posted 22 Aug
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APPRENTICESHIP GRANTS UP TO £3500

Darren Hankey, Principal at Hartlepool College of Further Education, has welcomed a new scheme which will assist small...
Posted 09 Aug
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HCFE CREATIVE DESIGN SHOW 2016

The Opening of HCFE Creative - 'Propaganda' Design Show 2016 this summer was a fantastic visual celebration of Art,...
Posted 09 Aug
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Flagship deal between college and Hartlepool United

Hartlepool College of Further Education’s The Flagship restaurant’s team of chefs, backed up by catering students, are...
Posted 08 Aug
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College plays host to high profile event

We were delighted to play host to a Technology Day put on by JDR Cables. The cables specialist, which supplies products...
Posted 04 Aug
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We are No 2 in the UK for Apprenticeships

Great news!, we are at number two in the national apprenticeship provider rankings, so not only the 2nd biggest...
Posted 08 Jul

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