Our mission

“To provide life-changing opportunities through high-quality education, by working with our community.”

Harrogate College is a further education provider, offering many exciting opportunities for learners across the district. Providing high-quality education, the college encourages all to reach their potential and offers life-changing opportunities for all students by working closely with the community. The college works to prepare students for the future through it’s industry links and placement opportunities. The college provides a supportive environment that celebrates ambition and individuality. Community is at the heart of the college which champions a personalised learning experience for all students. The college’s curriculum is carefully devised based on industry knowledge, pairing academic excellence with local economy needs. Harrogate College’s links with businesses help students navigate the workplace to give them a head start in their future. Harrogate College offers a wide range of courses across many subject areas, including full-time and part-time academic and vocational qualifications for post-16 and adult learners.

Harrogate College offers exciting qualifications and progression opportunities which allow students to begin their journey into work or university. The college creates hands-on working environments through its industry-standard facilities, including a training bistro, professional treatment salons, purpose built technology centre, science laboratories, advanced library, fitness suites, authentic photography studios, professional kitchens, refurbished IT rooms, specialist art and design studios and more. Harrogate College’s values focus on offering a collaborative environment that fosters innovation, allowing students to achieve their full potential. It is part of Luminate Education Group, which includes Harrogate College, Leeds City College, Keighley College, Leeds Sixth Form College, Leeds Conservatoire and the White Rose Academies Trust.