Vocational Courses

Turn your passion into your career!

Our colleges offer an outstanding selection of vocational courses, carefully chosen to give you the opportunity to spend a year in great surroundings in England, immersing yourself into the culture while studying for your future career.

State College

Our state colleges are a great place to study Vocational Courses. State-of the-art facilities and great teaching in a wide range of locations.

Pursue your dream!

You will usually study a single vocational subject, allowing you to focus on your passion. Vocational Courses are developed in close cooperation with industry, to make sure that you learn the skills that employers are looking for in your area. 

Teaching is a combination of theory and practice, with the practical part of the course taught in industry standard facilities with the latest equipment and facilities. You will be able to learn theory in the classroom then put your learning into practice shortly afterwards!

Vocational Qualifications are highly valued in the UK and can provide you with direct access to entry level positions in your chosen field, or with the opportunity to continue to higher level education. 

Here is a selection of the subjects commonly available at our colleges. If you can’t find the subject you are looking for below then please contact us, as other courses can be arranged!

  • Art & Design
  • Fashion & Textiles
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Computing
  • Games design
  • Games, Art and Animation
  • Games Design & Creative Media
  • ICT
  • Robotics
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Hairdressing / Colouring
  • Hair & Make-Up Artistry
  • Hair and Media Make-up
  • Massage Therapies
  • Hospitality and Catering courses
  • Chef’s diploma
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Food Service Supervision
  • Patisserie and Confectionary
  • Professional Cookery
  • Creative / Digital Media
  • Creative Media Production
  • Film Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • TV & Film Production
  • Music
  • Music Performance
  • Music Technology
  • Production Arts
  • Sound, Lights and Stage
  • Acting
  • Musical Theatre Pathway
  • Performing Arts
  • Sound, Lights and Stage
  • Fitness Instructing
  • Football Coaching
  • Outdoor & Adventurous
  • Personal trainer
  • Sports Studies
  • Sports & Exercise Science
  • Sports Massage Therapy
  • Watersports instructor
  • Cabin crew
  • Travel & Tourism

Students on our catering courses work in a professional kitchen, producing meals for paying guests!

Great sports and fitness facilities ensure that our sports students learn their skills in a realistic environment.

Our performing arts students produce and take part in theatre productions and shows throughout their course.

State College

At SelectStudies we offer vocational courses at over 20 colleges across the UK. Whether you want to come to the UK for a couple of months to experience college life or wish to study a qualification over 1 or 2 years, gaining a complete qualification that will allow you to apply for entry level jobs or continue to higher education, our educational advisers will help select the perfect college for you!

There’s much more to life than studying at a college! Our colleges offer a wide range of sports and activities. Whether you want to sail or play chess, we will help find a college offering your chosen activities. Some courses can be combined with our sports academy option, where you can receive coaching in your chosen sport alongside your classes – a great option if you practice sport at a high level!

When you apply to our state college programme we will ask you to tell us more about your interests and ambitions, so that we can find the best possible college and course to meet your needs.

Please feel free to contact our educational advisers to discuss your needs before applying!

Over 40 courses

With a wide range of courses, covering everything from Arts to Sports, we have a vocational option to suit your interests.

Industry-standard facilities

You will find yourself working with the same tools that you will find in the workplace, making your course as realistic as possible

Preparing for your future

Many of our vocational courses will qualify you for higher education in a related field in the UK or abroad.

Where do you want to live and study?
With SelectStudies you can choose from a wide range of locations.

Live as part of one of our welcoming Host families or with your friends in halls-of-residence? It's your choice.

Ready to join us?