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Vocational Training


Alfreton Vocational Academy

Alfreton Vocational Academy is located within the Genesis Social Enterprise Centre. It offers vocational training in areas such as construction, motor vehicle maintenance, engineering and beauty therapy to students aged 14-16 as a part of their timetabled school curriculum, as well as to post 16 students. Pupils travel from the local Alfreton Grange Arts College, Frederick Gent School, and Swanwick Hall School to take courses at the academy alongside their GCSE studies.

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