Kendal College is a further education college situated in Kendal on the edge of the Lake District National Park and is the leading training provider in the South Lakes. The College specialises in Further and Higher Education, as well as training for businesses at all levels, including apprenticeships and NVQ training, sales, marketing, management, finance and business training. Judged Outstanding by Ofsted, the college enjoys Beacon Status, has achieved IQER for its Higher Education Provision, TQS for its work with employers and the Matrix Award for Advice and Guidance.
The college’s mission statement is: “Reaching out to our communities to provide excellence, employability and enterprise.”
The mission statement defines the purpose of the college and excellence, employability and enterprise are at the heart of the College. This has a direct effect on the experience that you get as a student at Kendal College:
If you are in year 10 or 11 and already study with us here at the College, we will support progression on to higher level courses. Your college tutor will tell you how to apply.
The four Cumbrian Colleges - Kendal, Furness, Carlisle and Lakes College West Cumbria work closely to provide student activities throughout the year. Students take part in a range of exciting activities such as the Cookery Challenge and Lakeside activities, all supporting the education and pastoral well-being of our learners, not to mention a great student experience!