Leeds City College: Joseph Priestly Centre

We believe education should be for everyone.

Joseph Priestley College merged with Leeds City College to later become Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston.

Facilities at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston include classrooms, IT suites, medical storage, assistive technology, access to job coaches and flat kitchen facilities.

Opportunities on offer for adult learners at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston include IT skills, retail, hospitality, autism awareness, mental health needs, childcare, education and health and social care.

Broaden your horizons with community-centred adult courses

It’s never too late to be better. At Joseph Priestley Centre, you can join employer-led courses, supported internships, leisure courses, ESOL classes and Foundation Studies to progress in your chosen career or interest.


Located in the vibrant community hub of Beeston, our centre can be easily accessed by public transport and has excellent bike and transport links. We are home to modern classrooms, IT suites and vibrant communal spaces to which all our adult students have full access. Additionally, our dedicated learning environment works around the needs of adult learners and busy schedules, with flexible, part-time learning and evening classes available.


We believe education should be for everyone. With our courses, you could gain a new qualification without compromising your lifestyle or current commitments. Our tutors offer unique insight from diverse experiences, expertise and industry-based backgrounds. As a student at Joseph Priestley Centre, you will also benefit from job coaches and personalised support.

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