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From learning new skills to building the knowledge you need to get set for your future, wherever your story takes you next, we can help you get there.

The courses we offer give you more than just the skills you need. We build you an individualised study programme that gives you the chance to gain work experience and enables you to develop attitudes that are valued by employers in the Liverpool City Region and beyond.

Our courses are filling fast, so be sure to apply and secure your place!

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Why choose us?

  1. Graded 'Good' by Ofsted in March 2018.

  2. 96% of students passed their vocational programme.

  3. 99% pass rate at A-level.

  4. No.1 further education college in the UK for employer satisfaction.

  5. Top 10% of colleges in the UK for A-level progress performance.

  6. Our tutors are industry savvy and experts in the sector in which they teach.

  7. Our courses are designed closely with employers in the Liveprool City Region.

  8. Our real life working environments give you the skills and knowledge to prepare you for employment.

Discover what's waiting for you!

We hope you're excited to be joining us. We're all looking forward to welcoming you to Hugh Baird College. It's time for you start Creating Your Story and taking your first steps on your journey to a successful career. To give you more of a feel for life at our vibrant College campuses, check out this video.

Where are they now?

Adam Woods

Chef at Wreckfish Bistro.

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Phill Hughes

Technician at Lookers Vauxhall.

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Frequently Asked Questions

With so many different courses and qualifications to choose from, you’ll want to make sure you’re making the right decision to study with us at Hugh Baird College.

There are many differences between school and college:

  • Wear what you want - aside from work wear for vocational lessons, you can wear what you want. No more school uniform that makes you hot in summer and cold in winter
  • You’re considered at treated as an adult
  • You won’t be in college 5 days a week - for an average full-time course, you can expect to be in college for 3 days a week
  • Not just traditional classrooms - if you enjoyed the art department and science labs at school because they didn’t look like a typical classroom, then you’ll love college
  • A less formal teaching style - all of our tutors are experienced in working with young adults and bring their own practical work experience into their classes
  • Getting you ready for work or uni - you will get more opportunities for work experience, mentors, guest speakers and tours/visits. This will give you a real taste of your chosen career on your next step to university.

If you are aged 16-18 then the majority of our courses are free for you to study. If you are aged 19+ then there may be fees associated with the course. You may be eligible to have some, or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances. Visit our Financial Support pages for more information.

You do not have to let a lack of money stop you from coming to Hugh Baird College. We have bursaries and grants in place to help support those students that may find it more difficult to cover the costs of participating in further education, these include help with things such as tuition fees, childcare and travel. Visit our Financial Support pages for more information.

This depends on your course. On most of our full-time courses you can expect to be in College for 3 days per week.

No. We can enrol students from any area. Public transport links are good too, so the College is easy to get to from all across Merseyside.

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