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Opportunities For Business

Are You Looking For

  • Training for your staff?

  • Conference facilities and meeting rooms?

  • Events management?

  • Sports opportunities?

  • Exhibition space?

  • Recruitment services?

  • Apprentices and work placement students?

  • Print and design?

  • Works of art by Bradford College students past and present?

  • Stress-buster sessions?

Bradford College works with business, employers and many other organisations to provide a range of services, from carefully tailored training (here on our campus or on site) to catering services and great value conference and accommodation facilities.

We will take time to understand your needs and to find what’s right for you. And when you work with us you will be giving a boost to the College, its 23,000 students and nearly 2,000 staff. We are proud to be part of an expanding community at the heart of the Bradford District and West Yorkshire.

Find out about the fantastic facilities that Bradford College has to offer.

Contact Richard Hinchliffe on or call 01274 728316 find out about to any of our services and opportunities for businesses and organisations.

Customised Training and Accredited College Courses

Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your workforce through bespoke training, or our tried and tested work-related courses. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Business, Entrepreneurship and Marketing
  • Computing
  • Construction Management
  • Education, Early Years, Health, Care and Community Work
  • Engineering and Science
  • Environmental Technologies
  • Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
  • Hospitality and Catering
  • Law
  • Media, Film, Photography, Music Technology and the Arts
  • Skills For Work (Including Communication, Literacy, Numeracy)

Find out more about a selection of the short and part-time professional courses on offer at the College.

Distance Learning

Our popular distance learning courses enable students from anywhere in the UK to study for and gain recognised accreditation that is of value to their work and to employers wanting to strenthen staff skills and effectiveness. The courses are fully funded, and therefore free to any student who completes the course. Our customers include a wide range of organisations and business from all sectors. To find out more, contact the Distance Learning Team on 01274 436491 or email or visit the Distance Learning web pages.

Conference and Venue Hire

Our facilities at the College are excellent, whether you are looking for meeting space, a conference venue, art gallery or sports facilities. The College is close to the city centre, to train stations and airport, and a free city bus comes to our front door. We are near the National Media Museum and next door to the University of Bradford. Our Yorkshire Craft Centre, with its highly adaptable exhibition space, a lecture theatre and meeting rooms is one of the facilities we offer. There are also rooms available in the historic Little Germany area through our subsidiary organisation City Training Services.

Catering to your needs

Book our Level6 restaurant for your functions and events, and our students and staff will be delighted to cook and cater to your needs. If you are running meetings or conferences on the College campus, we may also be able to help with refreshments and meals. We can also bake on demand: a pre-cooked dinner, canapes or a special cake - we cover a wide range. Contact us on 01274 436113 or email

Low Cost Event and Visitor Accommodation

Our Doris Birdsall Halls of Residence have 60 low-cost, wi-fi enabled en-suite bedrooms designed as 5-bedroom, self-contained flats with shared kitchen facilities. Situated near to the College, University and City Centre, and right next door to our excellent sports facilities, these are the ideal base for your delegates and visitors.

Sports Facilities and Coaching

Our superb sporting and fitness facilities are based on the state-of-the-art Trinity Green Campus and include a large sports hall, a sports and fitness testing suite; a dedicated sport theory room; an aerobics and dance studio complete with a fully sprung wooden floor; a multi-use games area; two basketball courts designed to Sport England standard; three 5-a-side pitches and a full size football pitch. Our professional coaches are also available to help you manage and deliver events.

Recruitment Services

Our specialist agency Beacon Recruitment offers a wide range of services including recruitment, job search CV advice and interview guidance.

Apprenticeships and Work Placement Services

As an employer you can benefit from taking on one of students, and help with their professional development at the same time. Join the growing number of employers that work with us and our subsidiary organsiations Beacon Recruitment and City Training Services. City Training Services has a strong track record in supporting employers through successful apprenticeships. Find out more.

Recycling, Re-using, Safe Storage and Removals

College partner Green Solutions works closely with ourselves and the University of Bradford, and provides services to clients across the city. Services include the collection of paper, cardboard, plastic and metal, a market-leading confidential shredding service at very competitive rates, secure storage and archive facilities and relocation moves and clearances.

Professional Print, Design and Website Development

Our subsidiary company InPrint Design provides great print and design at excellent prices.

Hair and Beauty Services

It’s time to feel and look good. Let our staff and students provide on-site stress busters, or make up and hair for filming and events. Make some sessions with us part of your corporate day out. You can also visit us at Centenary Hair and Nails in the centre of town, or at Level6 on the college campus.

Art Gallery, Exhibition and Conference Space

Our beautiful Yorkshire Craft Centre is just the place to display and purchase arts, crafts and other objects, and our gallery is used for a wide variety of exhibitions and events.

Arts and Media Services

Our staff and students can provide the film, photography and audio recording of your conference, and our arts and culture team will help you source original art work from our current and former students.