Professional adult courses

If you’re pursuing a professional role in areas such as accounting, HR, management or procurement, these courses are for you. Running through to Level 7, many of our programmes are accredited by the relevant chartered institutes, providing you with recognised qualifications.

Whether you’re looking for new skills to develop or find that dream job, we have removed as many barriers as possible to help you succeed, including flexible course options and funding support.

Did you know?

We have government funded courses which means there’s potential for you to study something you’ve dreamed of for free.

If you are earning £19,305 or below, you can study most of our adult courses for free
Or
If you are earning below £18,525, unemployed or have never studied a Level 3 course before (equivalent to A Levels), you can study one of our level 3 courses listed here for free.

Benefits of professional courses

At Leeds City College, we realise the importance of developing skills fit for today’s workplace in-line with industry demands. That’s why we offer courses specifically designed for adult learners, to help you refresh your skills.

  • Achieve industry-recognised qualifications.
  • Study modules hand-picked to meet industry needs.
  • Experience part-time study around your work commitments.
  • Acquire professional skills, ready to step into a senior role.
  • Gain progression advice and support.
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How to apply

Click on a course below to find out more information. Then when you’re ready, hit the ‘Apply Now’ button – this can be found at the top of every course page.

After consenting to allow us to contact you, the form should already be filled in with your selected course. All that is left for you to do is to select your start date and enter your details.

We will then be in contact with you regarding the next steps.

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Funding

You may qualify for funding to help you pay for all, or part of, your course. Fees may be waived due to personal circumstances and/or if you receive certain benefits. Please note that you will need to provide evidence to prove your benefit payments. Student funding support and instalment payments are also available for those who are eligible. For more information get in touch with us.

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Take a look at our professional courses

Business, management and administration
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
AAT Level 1 Access Awards in Business and Bookkeeping (Accounting)
18/09/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting
18/09/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping
18/09/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping
16/10/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting
16/10/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting
18/09/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Level 3
University Centre Leeds
Full time
Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship Level 6
University Centre Leeds
Part time
Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship Level 6
University Centre Leeds
Part time
Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship Level 6
University Centre Leeds
Part time
CILEx Professional Qualification (CPQ) – Advanced Stage
25/09/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management Level 5
18/09/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice 3
25/09/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
HABC Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work
Printworks Campus
Part time
HR Consultant/Partner Apprenticeship Level 5
University Centre Leeds
Full time
HR Support Apprenticeship Level 3
University Centre Leeds
Full time
Introduction to Business – Developing Business knowledge and skills Level 3
Printworks Campus
Part time
IOSH Managing Safely 5.0
Printworks Campus
Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies
12/09/2022
Printworks Campus
Full time
Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management
18/09/2023
Printworks Campus
Part time
NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals Unit ND2
Printworks Campus
NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals Unit ND3
Printworks Campus
NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate
Printworks Campus
NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
Printworks Campus
NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK)
Offsite
Principles of Business Administration Certificate TQUK Level 2
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Part time
Principles of Customer Service TQUK Certificate Level 2
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Part time
Principles of Management and Leadership CMI Diploma | Level 3
18/09/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
Principles of Team Leading TQUK Certificate Level 2
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Part time
Principles of Team Leading TQUK Level 2
18/09/2023
Printworks Campus
Part time
Professional Accounting Technician Apprenticeship Level 4
University Centre Leeds
Full time
Strategic Management and Leadership CMI Diploma | Level 7
18/09/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
Understanding Retail Operations TQUK Certificate Level 2
Park Lane Campus - A Block
Part time
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Assessor Qualifications
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
Education and Training Award | Level 3
28/09/2022
24/01/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
Education and Training Award | Level 3
18/09/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
Learning and Skills Teacher Apprenticeship Level 5
University Centre Leeds
Unsure what course to choose?
Human Resources
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management Level 5
18/09/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice 3
25/09/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
Unsure what course to choose?
IT & Networking
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
(ACL) Beginners Website Building (Term 2)
05/01/2023
Deacon House
Part time
(ACL) Coding for Beginners (term 2)
05/01/2023
Deacon House
Part time
(CLP) Introduction to Website Building
07/02/2023
Rothwell Centre
Part time
CCNA 1 – Introduction to Networks v7.0
Printworks Campus
Part time
CCNA 2 – Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials v7.0
Printworks Campus
Part time
CCNA 3 – Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation v7.0
01/03/2023
Printworks Campus
Part time
Essential Digital Skills (Entry 3 and Level 1)
Deacon House
Part time
Essential Digital Skills (Entry 3 and Level 1)
Enfield Centre
Part time
Essential Digital Skills (Entry 3 and Level 1)
Rothwell Centre
Part time
Essential Digital Skills (Entry 3 and Level 1)
Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Part time
IT Essentials CISCO v7
08/02/2023
Printworks Campus
Part time
L2 Progression to Access in Computing
25/09/2023
Printworks Campus
Part time
Level 3 Certificate in Systems Infrastructure
18/09/2023
Printworks Campus
Part time
Prince’s Trust – Get Started
Printworks Campus
Part time
SKILLUP to Coding
Printworks Campus
Part time
SKILLUP to Cybersecurity
Printworks Campus
Part time
SKILLUP to Data Management, Analytics and Spreadsheets
Printworks Campus
Part time
SKILLUP to Digital Marketing
Printworks Campus
Part time
Unsure what course to choose?
Law
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
CILEx Professional Qualification (CPQ) – Advanced Stage
25/09/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
CILEx Professional Qualification (CPQ) – Foundation Stage
18/09/2023
University Centre Leeds
Part time
Unsure what course to choose?

Read through our prospectus

Not sure what you want to study?

No problem – you can email us at Contact@leedscitycollege.ac.uk or give us a call on 0113 386 1997 and a member of our team will get back to you.

Our open days and online webinars are also a great way to find out more about studying at Leeds City College and our courses; please see our events webpage for more information.

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