About Key College
Unlocking the door to your future.
“Staff provide a caring and supportive environment for learners, enabling them to overcome barriers to learning, raising their aspirations and life chances”
Who We Are
We simply provide suitable learning courses, the right environment and highly qualified and dedicated tutors.
We are proud of our links with many local businesses, enabling us to offer our learners relevant practical work experience and volunteer opportunities. Our Project Alfie programme (ymcaderbyshire.org.uk/project-alfie-seeks-local-employers) sees us working with employers across the county to help create opportunities for our young people to experience the world of work.
Why Study at YMCA Key College?
▶ Tailored learning
▶ Graduation ceremonies
▶ Relaxing break-out rooms
▶ One-to-one support
▶ Relaxed and friendly atmosphere
YMCA Key College are immensely proud of the results our young learners achieve whilst studying with us. In the past twelve months, our results show that we are currently performing 9.4% above the national benchmark when measured with providers who keep young people in education. Alongside this, our overall achievement rate of young people obtaining qualifications is 1.3% above the national benchmark.
What do we offer?
▶ Resources provided, including uniforms where appropriate e.g. “chef whites”
▶ Help with travel costs to and from our campuses (e.g. bus/train fares)
▶ Help with job searches, applications, CVs and preparing for interviews
▶ Access to various work experience and volunteer opportunities
* where eligible
Our highly qualified and experienced team have been delivering a quality training provision across Derby and Derbyshire for over 10 years.