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Here you will find information about post 16 education providers in the Bradford District and surrounding area as well as information about independent post 16 providers.  You will also find a link to the National Association of Specialist College Providers (NATSPEC).

In addition to Colleges and Universities, some schools also offer post 16/further education opportunities.  You will find details about these in the list of schools section-go to Bradford schools and select further education or all through categories Schools List

Local Further Education Providers

Further Education Providers make reasonable adjustments to ensure that all students, including those with ill health, disabilities and learning difficulties, are treated fairly and get the most out of further education life by ensuring they provide additional learning support. Local FE Colleges and providers are listed below:

Aspire-Igen - Aspire provide practical help, guidance and support about taking the next steps towards learning and work so you can realise your aspirations and dreams.

Askham Bryan

Bradford College

Bradford University

Calderdale College

Craven College

Henshaws Bradford Outreach Centre

Keighley College (part of Leeds City College Group)

Shipley College

Out-of District Independent Providers

Pennine Camphill Community FE provider for students with moderate to severe and complex learning disabilities

Royal National College for the Blind (Hereford) FE college for students aged 16 plus with Visual Impairments

Communication Specialist College - Doncaster FE provider for students with Communication difficulties

Henshaws College  FE provider for students with sight loss and other disabilities

The Seashell Trust - Royal College of Manchester FE college for students aged 19 to 25 who have severe or profound learning difficulties and disabilities.

New College Worcester   Residential school and FE college for young people aged 11 to 19 who are blind or visually impaired.

Other Independent National Specialist Providers

You can find out more about other Independent National Providers here:

National Association of Specialist College Providers (NatSpec):

Natspec has over 70 member and associate member colleges. The Natspec College Directory has contact details for each college, information about their courses, specialist support areas and college facilities.

Higher Education (HE) Providers

You can find out more about higher education institutions in Yorkshire and the Humber here:

Yorkshire Universities

Other post 16 learning providers

Forster’s Community College provides vocational education and training in Bradford and across the Leeds City Region

Mind the Gap is England’s largest learning disability theatre company, working in partnership with learning-disabled artists to create exciting, surprising and challenging experiences for regional, national and international audiences.

Virtual College – Career VOOCs Career VOOCs are short online courses that introduce learners to careers within a specific vocational sector. They are relevant to learners of all abilities and provide insight into careers requiring different levels of education and training and include information on apprenticeships, further education, vocational training and higher education options.  For further information click here

Dance and Drama Award (DADA) colleges To find out more about DADA schools and colleges click here: https://www.gov.uk/dance-drama-awards

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