Derby College - Joseph Wright Centre

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Derby College – Joseph Wright Centre

Cathedral Road



Derby College’s Strategic Ambition is:  Prosperity for all – shaping lives, society and the economy.

Derby College is one of the largest and most successful Further Education Colleges in the UK.
We deliver training and skills to support economic development with employers across the UK and support large companies, SMEs and micro businesses to develop and succeed.

Derby College offers apprenticeships, A-levels, vocational (Academic +), part-time, adult and higher education courses across Derby and Derbyshire.At Derby College we offer every sort of course for every sort of student, whether you’re looking for a route into university or preparing yourself for the world of work.  For young people aged between 4 and 19 years of age we also run EXCITE Saturday school and LIPA 4:19 performing arts.

Whatever you decide to study, we can give you the best teaching, help and support. All our staff are experienced and fully trained, and if you’ve any problems or difficulties you’ll be able to talk them through with a member of staff.

We’re committed to offering you a wide range of exciting courses that give you the skills and confidence you need to get your career off to a great start.  There’s something for everyone here and a great mix of people, from aspiring artists to potential physicists, and blossoming beauticians to future farmers. Whatever you want to do, we’ll help you get there, with a range of courses starting at levels to suit you.

Derby College is all about doing everything we can to help you realise your potential. So, as well as providing first-class teaching and support, we like to make sure you’re taking advantage of all the latest technologies.
Of course, being a student isn’t all hard work! Life at College has a whole lot more to offer. You’ll meet loads of new friends, enjoy a buzzing social life and have the chance to join in a wide range of sport and leisure activities.


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