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Alumni Stories

Many of our students progress to the world of work or higher education, read our Alumni stories to find out where our students went after College.

Holly Eva Rouse

Holly Eva Rouse

Courses Taken: Art & Design Level 3 Extended Diploma
Profession: Student at Leeds Arts University

The course offers individuals many opportunities within a design capacity, and it gives you the chance to learn a range of new skills.

Kyle Davies

Kyle Davies

Courses Taken: Plumbing Level 2

I would recommend a work placement to anyone considering it, you gain so much experience in very little time, and if you are lucky you might be offered full time employment.

Samuel Orchard

Samuel Orchard

Courses Taken: Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 Joinery Bench Apprenticeship

I am proud to be coming to this college and representing this college. I wouldn’t be where I am now without my course tutor Derek, who has helped and supported me through the years. Also I wouldn’t be where I am now without my employer who has helped me to become a better joiner.

George Mundy

George Mundy

Courses Taken: Level 2 & Level 3 Bench Joinery Apprenticeship

If you are looking into taking this course, I can guarantee that you will be taught well and take part in making many challenging and exciting practical pieces.

Kelly Murgatroyd

Kelly Murgatroyd

Courses Taken: Level 2 & Level 3 Beauty Therapy and Diploma in Reflexology and Aromatherapy
Profession: Owner of Prestige Health & Beauty Ltd.

I have five other members of staff and we have won Salon of the Year and Customer Service awards at the English Beauty Awards, two years in a row. I am extremely proud of my team for these awards and am proud of the career that I have built myself.

Sam Wilson

Sam Wilson

Courses Taken: Level 3 Animal Care & HNC Animal Welfare & Behaviour

My biggest accomplishment is achieving a Distinction* on Level 3 Animal Management.

Eleanor Bain

Eleanor Bain

Courses Taken: HNC Animal Welfare and Behaviour

The best thing about my course was gaining experience in handling a range of animals both at college and at a placement alongside gaining necessary knowledge through the tutors.

Sarah Pollard

Sarah Pollard

Courses Taken: Animal Welfare & Behaviour HNC

I chose this course because I would love to work with animals in the future.

Tegan Davies

Tegan Davies

Courses Taken: HNC Level 4 Animal Welfare & Behaviour

I enjoy working independently outside of lessons and have been given useful resources to help me, with tutors accessible whenever I need help.

Zoe Fox

Zoe Fox

Courses Taken: Animal Welfare and behaviour HNC

After 6th form I no longer wanted to do the uni course I had applied for but could no longer change it. So I wanted to do a Level 4 course in animal care which they didn’t do at Kendal College.

Michelle McDermott

Michelle McDermott

Courses Taken: Beauty Therapy Level 3 and Hairdressing Level 3
Profession: Hairstylist and Beauty Therapist at Jojo’s

If you are serious about a career in Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy then go for it! If you are looking to ‘waste time’ then go elsewhere.

Ashleigh Cartledge

Ashleigh Cartledge

Courses Taken: Beauty Therapy Level 2 & Level 3

I chose this course because I have always been interested in everything to do with Beauty Therapy.