School Leaver

It can be difficult to know the right route to take, so whether you decide to study A Levels at Dudley Sixth, a full-time vocational course, T Levels or an Apprenticeship, we have all your options covered.

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Adult Learner

Whether you’re looking to completely change career direction, upskill in your existing career, or just want to take on a new challenge – we’re here to help you get ahead in life with a range of part-time courses.

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University Level

Gaining a Higher Education qualification can help you access greater academic and career opportunities. Stay local, save on course fees and benefit from links to local employers.

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An apprenticeship is a real job combined with studying, allowing you to gain nationally-recognised qualifications and competencies whilst earning a wage.

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Tried and trusted by employers to deliver success, Dudley College is the provider of choice for hundreds of businesses and organisations in the West Midlands and further afield.

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Student Life

It’s more than just learning! As well as industry standard teaching facilities, our students have access to a host of facilities to support them personally and academically..

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Our College

The college is one of the most successful further education colleges in the UK, with inspirational facilities where our students access world-leading technology.

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Get ahead with Dudley College and be part of our success. We have around 12,000 students join us each year, on full-time and part-time courses, A Levels, T Levels, Apprenticeships and university level courses. Apply online any time!


BTEC Extended Diploma Pass Rate


A Level Pass Rate in 31 Subjects


T Level
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Pass Rate in BTEC Programmes


A Level Achieved High Grades (A*-C)

Student Life at Dudley College

Leaving school is an exciting time, a new chapter in your life, but it can be daunting too with so many decisions about what to do next. Here at Dudley College we’re here to help you explore your options and your potential career progression to help you get ahead in life.

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Upcoming Events

Open Evening 

Wednesday 7th June 2023

4.00pm - 7.00pm

Open Evening 

Parent & Carer Induction Evening

Tuesday 13th & Thursday 15th June

Parent & Carer Induction Evening

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Leaving school is an exciting time, a new chapter in your life, but it can be daunting too with decisions about what to do next. We’re here to help you explore your career options to help you get ahead in life.


Discover T Levels

T Levels provide the knowledge and experience needed to open the door into skilled employment by combining classroom theory, practical learning and an industry placement to make sure you have real experience of the workplace.

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Visit Us at Open Day

Whether you’re a school leaver, aspiring apprentice or adult looking for a part-time course, we can help you explore your career options. Visit us at one of our open events

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Explore Your Career Options

Can’t decide on the career you want, or maybe you want to change career direction. Use our Career Search tool explore your options and see what courses will get you on the right path.


Latest News


Students and Staff Hike 1500 ft up Scafell Pike to Raise £1,500 for College’s Nominated Charities

On Monday 13th March, a combination of Level 1 to 3 Photography, Art, Graphic Design, Production Arts, Music and Tourism students along with members of staff took on the challenge of climbing Scafell Pike, despite challenging weather conditions. Accompanying the group on the day was former Dudley Mayor Steve Waltho, as an experienced climber, he helped the group of 30 […]

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Skills For Life – in Action

Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street recently visited Dudley College of Technology’s Skills Shop, located at the heart of Merry Hill Centre to talk with learners who are benefiting from training funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA). Learners at the centre are studying a range of Sector-based Work Academy Programmes (SWAPs), which […]

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What our
Students Say


“I really enjoyed product design at high school and was advised to consider engineering because I was good at metalwork and woodwork. The college has...


Adam Bayliss

, studying C&G Level 1 Certificate in Engineering, formerly a student at Ridgewood High School

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