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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.
Trainee solicitor finds Derby College is ideal preparation for law degree
Construction apprentice Jamie became a Buildings Inspector
Lewis follows dad and granddad into healthcare
Plumbing tutor Shaun passes on skills thanks to Derby College Cert ED
PGCE is springboard into full-time teaching job for PE teacher Kerry
Career swap Jo finds new niche in equine lecturing
Tree surgeon who trained at Broomfield seeks Derby College arboriculture student
Horse management student Ruth returns to Broomfield as lecturer
Open day unveils equine career for Emily
Horse-loving Eloise rides high after “off the cuff” tutor inspiration
College kept Tom in farming
Rufaro’s enrolment day leads to a job and future in business
Agri-qualifications power Ashley towards contract farming
Derby College diploma equips Luke for business degree
Plastering apprenticeship with Horbury and Derby College is brilliant, says Brad
Junior doctor Hannah is pleased she chose Joseph Wright for A levels
Hard works pays off for Emma with Dean’s Award and job she loves
Apprenticeship opens doors for Kieran as he masters trades
Lewis says apprenticeship is "setting me up for life"
Apprenticeship leads to leisure centre personal trainer job for Jess