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For some of our courses, it is necessary to purchase relevant equipment or clothing (e.g. protective clothing), whilst for some others, we offer optional college-branded clothing.

The kit lists below will give you information about what equipment is essential for your course and may also offer optional equipment. The majority of our equipment and uniform can be purchased at our online store, but please check the kit list for your course below first, as some equipment and uniform will only be available from the original supplier.

Equipment and Kit Lists for 2020/2021

Important information for 19+ students

If you are a fully-funded student (i.e. you do not have to pay any fees for your course) or are planning on obtaining an Advanced Learner Loan to cover your course fees then any equipment or uniform which is considered essential to you completing your course will be provided you by the faculty team. If this is the case for you, please do not purchase any kit, equipment or uniform prior to your course. You can find more information on adult learning fees here. If you do not meet the above criteria, you may be entitled to financial help to help you with kit, equipment and uniform costs.

Financial Help

The college operates a financial support scheme which can help students whose financial circumstances make it difficult for them to meet the costs associated with study; find out more information here. Once you have purchased your equipment and have been awarded funds from financial support, please provide us with a receipt of your purchase and we will refund you in the first term of the course. If the cost of your kit, uniform and equipment is above £100 and you have already been awarded financial support, we may be able to order it for you; your award letter (confirmation of your financial support application being approved) will contain further details. Please note that we are only able to refund or purchase kit, equipment or uniform which is considered essential to you completing your qualification. 

King's Lynn CAmpus

  • Air Defence College

    All students are expected to have the following items within their mandatory kit:

    • Polyester Tech Polo (Ladies cut also available) - £10.85
    • Performance Tee (Ladies cut also available) - £8.75
    • Softshell Jacket - £24.25
    • Plain ¼ Zip Mid Layer - £26.75

    The total price for the mandatory kit is £70.60

    Students can also purchase the optional kit which includes a hoodie, gym shorts classic, fleece lined waterproof, beanie, rucksack and skinny fit pants. This kit can be ordered online through Halbro Quality Sportswear.

    Students are advised to not purchase any kit for this course until after GCSE results day.

  • Creative Arts - Art & Design, Media, Music & Performing Arts

    The majority of required equipment for Creative Arts courses can be purchased from the college shop. The college shop is currently closed but you will be able to buy everything you need at the start of your course. The prices listed on the kit lists are subject to change and may differ slightly when the shop reopens.

    Art & Design
    Art & Design - Level 2
    Art & Design - Level 3
    Graphic Design - Level 3
    Photography - Level 3

    Media
    All courses

    Performing Arts and Music
    Performing Arts - all courses
    Music - all courses

  • Hair and Beauty

    To help prepare you for your time at college, the following tool has been designed to help you find the right kit, equipment and uniform required for your course and all the details on how to make your purchase online. Please note that kits will not be available to purchase online until Monday 3rd August at the earliest. You can, in the meantime, purchase your uniform.

    Please click the following link to go to our hair and beauty kit requirement tool, which includes direct links to our suppliers to order your kit and equipment.

    Launch Kit and Uniform Tool

  • Health and Social Care, Childhood Studies & Nursing and Paramedic

    All equipment and clothing can be purchased via the online store; please select your campus and chosen course from the options available.

    Students are advised not to purchase any equipment for these courses over the summer. Placements start after October half-term and we would suggest waiting a few weeks into the term, to make sure you are certain that you are on the right course. Each course has a different colour kit, and is also named according to the subject area. However, if you think you may be entitled to financial help towards the cost of the kit (and your DBS check, travel costs etc.), then you should apply for that over the summer as funding is allocated on a first come first served basis.

    All course levels within care & early years will be required to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check to enable them to access placement. This will be completed by the college and further details will be sent to you on your start letter. The DBS check costs £50 and payment should be made after the start of your course but before the end of September to ensure that you are able to start your placement after October half-term. Your work placement and careers coordinator will give you more information about this during induction. 

  • Hospitality

    Level 1 & Level 2 courses

    You can find details on what equipment & uniform you will require for the course here.

    To order your kit, go to students.russums-shop.co.uk and login with the below details:

    Username: wanstudent
    Password: aerg837

    If you are eligible for financial support, we will be able to purchase all of your uniform and equipment for you. Further details can be found on your award letter.

  • Science

    To be confirmed.

  • Technology

    Please find your course below for further details on the required equipment and uniform for your course.

    If your course requires overalls or steel toe cap safety boots, you can buy them online from our main equipment and uniform provider, LA Clothing. Click here to go directly to their website. You can use other retailers for some of your equipment (please see the kit list for your course for more information) but, if you require overalls for your course, you must purchase the overalls from LA Clothing or directly from the college. Each construction course also has an optional polo shirt which is embroidered with the college's logo and course area. Please note that there may be up to a three-week turnoaround for overalls as these are embroidered to order. If you require overalls for your course, please place your order early to allow extra time for processing.

    The majority of stationery can be purchased from the college shop. The online college shop is currently closed but you will be able to buy everything you need at the start of your course. The prices listed on the kit lists are subject to change and may differ slightly when the shop reopens.

    Construction & Trade courses
    1156/1126 - Brickwork - Level 1 & Level 2
    1163/1140 - Carpentry - Level 1 & Level 2
    1050/1145 - Plumbing - Level 1 & Level 2
    1164 - Electrical Installation - Level 2
    1471 - Construction - Level 3

    Engineering & Motor Vehicle
    1002 - Motor Vehicle & Engineering - Level 1
    1108 - Engineering - Level 2
    1469 - Engineering - Level 3
    1571 - Motor Vehicle - Level 2
    1473 - Motor Vehicle - Level 3

  • Public Protective Services (Uniform Services)

    All students are expected to have the PPS Kit. You can find details of what is included and the sizes available here. You can order your kit over the phone with our supplier, Double G Clothing, on 01553 761047 or pop into the showroom:

    Double G Clothing
    Horsley Fields Industrial Estate
    Hardwick
    King’s Lynn
    PE30 5DD

    Payment can be made over the phone (or via cash at the showroom). Once paid, Double G will process your order. If you have been approved (or think you will be approved!) for financial support, please complete the order form and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - we will raise the order for you once your financial support application has been approved.

    Please allow 21 days for delivery. Please speak to Double G Clothing if you have any queries regarding your order or delivery.

 

Sports CAmpus

  • Sports Kit

    Clothing

    All students are expected to have the CWA Sports Kit. You can find details of what is included and the sizes available here. You can order your kit over the phone with our supplier, Double G Clothing, on 01553 761047 or pop into the showroom:

    Double G Clothing
    Horsley Fields Industrial Estate
    Hardwick
    King’s Lynn
    PE30 5DD

    Payment can be made over the phone (or via cash at the showroom). Once paid, Double G will process your order. If you have been approved (or think you will be approved!) for financial support, please complete the order form and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - we will raise the order for you once your financial support application has been approved.

    Please allow 21 days for delivery. Please speak to Double G Clothing if you have any queries regarding your order or delivery.


    Books

    The books required for each course will be confirmed shortly.

 

Wisbech CAmpus

  • Animal Care

    All students are required to have a grey Animal Care boiler suit and sturdy boots or wellington boots. Students can also purchase the optional Animal Care polo shirt.

  • Childhood Studies

    All equipment and clothing can be purchased via the online store; please select your campus and chosen course from the options available.

    Students are advised not to purchase any equipment for these courses over the summer. Placements start after October half-term and we would suggest waiting a few weeks into the term, to make sure you are certain that you are on the right course. Each course has a different colour kit, and is also named according to the subject area. However, if you think you may be entitled to financial help towards the cost of the kit (and your DBS check, travel costs etc.), then you should apply for that over the summer as funding is allocated on a first come first served basis.

    All course levels within care & early years will be required to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check to enable them to access placement. Payment of this is taken during enrolment and is included in your resource/material fee, more information about enrolment and starting college will be sent to you during the summer.

  • Dog Grooming

    All students are required to have a Dog Grooming tabard – male / female. Students can also purchase the optional Dog Grooming polo shirt.

  • Hair and Beauty

    To help prepare you for your time at college, the following tool has been designed to help you find the right kit, equipment and uniform required for your course and all the details on how to make your purchase online. Please note that kits will not be available to purchase online until Monday 3rd August at the earliest. You can, in the meantime, purchase your uniform.

    Please click the following link to go to our hair and beauty kit requirement tool, which includes direct links to our suppliers to order your kit and equipment.

    Launch Kit and Uniform Tool

  • Technology

    Please find your course below for further details on the required equipment and uniform for your course.

    If your course requires overalls or steel toe cap safety boots, you can buy them online from our main equipment and uniform provider, LA Clothing. Click here to go directly to their website. You can use other retailers for some of your equipment (please see the kit list for your course for more information) but, if you require overalls for your course, you must purchase the overalls from LA Clothing or directly from the college. Each construction course also has an optional polo shirt which is embroidered with the college's logo and course area. Please note that there may be up to a three-week turnoaround for overalls as these are embroidered to order. If you require overalls for your course, please place your order early to allow extra time for processing.

    The majority of stationery can be purchased from the college shop. The online college shop is currently closed but you will be able to buy everything you need at the start of your course. The prices listed on the kit lists are subject to change and may differ slightly when the shop reopens.

    Construction & Trade courses
    1156/FEN & 1126/FEN - Brickwork - Level 1 & Level 2
    1163/FEN & 1140/FEN - Carpentry - Level 1 & Level 2
    1166/FEN & 1192/FEN - Painting & Decorating - Level 1 & Level 2
    1096/FEN - Construction Operations - Level 2
    1548/FEN - Carpentry - Level 3

    Engineering & Motor Vehicle
    1002/FEN - Motor Vehicle & Engineering - Level 1
    1108/FEN - Engineering - Level 2
    1569/FEN - Engineering - Level 3
    1571/FEN - Motor Vehicle - Level 2
    1473/FEN - Motor Vehicle - Level 3
    1458/FEN - Vehicle Paint & Body Repair - Level 2
    1560/FEN - Vehicle Paint & Body Repair - Level 3

  • Public Protective Services (Uniform Services)

    All students are expected to have the PPS Kit. You can find details of what is included and the sizes available here. You can order your kit over the phone with our supplier, Double G Clothing, on 01553 761047 or pop into the showroom:

    Double G Clothing
    Horsley Fields Industrial Estate
    Hardwick
    King’s Lynn
    PE30 5DD

    Payment can be made over the phone (or via cash at the showroom). Once paid, Double G will process your order. If you have been approved (or think you will be approved!) for financial support, please complete the order form and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - we will raise the order for you once your financial support application has been approved.

    Please allow 21 days for delivery. Please speak to Double G Clothing if you have any queries regarding your order or delivery.

     

 

Cambridge CAmpus

  • Animal Care

    All students are required to have a grey Animal Care boiler suit and sturdy boots or wellington boots. Students can also purchase the optional Animal Care polo shirt.

  • Dog Grooming

    All students are required to have a Dog Grooming tabard – male / female. Students can also purchase the optional Dog Grooming polo shirt.

  • Equine Studies

    All students are required to have the following:

    • Red top for the yard
    • Plain, dark coloured jodhpurs, breeches or suitable trousers (breeches or jodhpurs only for riding). You may wear black jeans on the yard but blue jeans and leggings are not permitted
    • Suitable, sturdy boots for the yard (strictly no trainers)
    • Riding boots if you wish to ride: long boots or short boots with gaiters or half chaps
    • Riding hat which conforms to current BHS safety standards
    • Gloves (for both riding and yard)
    • Waterproof coat and sunscreen as applicable – we don’t stop for the weather!
    • Hair ties to fasten hair above shoulder length and a hair net for ride or lunge sessions
    • No jewellery on the yard – earrings must be removed, not just taped over. Please do not have fresh piercings done just before coming to college as you will not be allowed onto the yard
    • No nail extensions – excessively long nails must be trimmed
    • Body protector for jumping (BETA Level 3 dated 2009 or later)

    There are also optional purchases, some of which can be purchased on our online store:

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