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Be inspired by the success of our learners. See how their dedication to learning and our high-quality teaching has helped them on their way to rewarding careers.
Derby College has a significant impact on many individuals, businesses and the wider community. We are committed to producing a talent pool equipped with the right skills and attitudes to meet the needs of employers. We are proud of our contribution to economic growth and social prosperity.
By guiding people onto learning pathways that lead to positive destinations, we encourage progress and aspirational outcomes.
Many of our learners have gone on to achieve great things since leaving the College and we want to share their inspirational success stories with you.
Software development boot camp leads to career change for Andrew
Patrick’s success paves way for more IT apprentices at IDT
Business Admin Apprentice Carys integral part of BB&J team
Former horticulture apprentice Jamie is gardener at Lost Gardens of Heligan
Welding apprentice Tia wants to see more girls in engineering
Welding student Adrian excited to start Cavendish Nuclear apprenticeship
Welding student Hazir so happy with quality apprenticeship
Young artist Aqsa draws on business course to open her own shop
Level 3 course helps Josh get animal sciences lecturing role
Volunteering opens up teaching career for Derby College student Danielle
BSc Animal Management student hopes to work with assistance dogs
Changing career path was best move for teacher Fotini
Former JWC A level student set to become geography teacher
Level 5 course prepares Leila for business coaching
Operations director attributes career journey to confidence gained at Derby College
Derby College higher apprentice Tyrone promoted to plant engineer
Derby College shaped career direction for garage owner Tommy
Apprentice welder Lizzy sets long-term sights on supervisor role
Doosan apprentice Effy recommends DCG welding course 100%
Restoring motorbike puts welder Ashley on road to new career