Adult (19+) courses starting January 2017

We have a number of courses designed to improve your education and work skills starting this January. If you choose to learn with us you can be confident that you’ll be taught by highly-trained industry specialists that will motivate you to reach your full potential. 

University Centre courses

  • HNCs/HNDs
  • Foundation Degrees
  • Professional Courses
  • Degrees and Degrees with Foundation Entry

VIEW UNIVERSITY CENTRE COURSES STARTING IN JANUARY

Full-time Adult (19+) courses

Part-time Adult (19+) courses with funding available

DOWNLOAD OUR FURTHER EDUCATION JANUARY COURSES BOOKLET

Advanced Learning Loans are available for Level 3 courses. Find out more about Advanced Learning Loans

Full-time Adult (19+) courses

Part-time Adult (19+) courses - with costs  

For more information on any of these courses call 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk.

Languages
  • British Sign Language Level 1
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to Russian
  • Introduction to Arabic
  • Introduction to Italian
  • CELTA
Electrical
  • 2382 17th Edition with Amendment 3 - Evening
  • City & Guilds Inspection & Testing 2394/2395
  • City & Guilds 2377 Portable App Testing
  • 2382 17th Edition with Amendment 3
Construction
  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
  • Introduction to Joinery
  • Stone Carving
  • Painting & Decorating
  • Copper Rose - Craft Course
  • CSCS Card - CITB Managers and Professionals Health, Safety and Environment Test
  • CSCS Card - CITB Health, Safety & Environment Test
  • CSCS Card - CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment
  • CSCS Card including IOSH Working Safely
  • CSCS Card including IOSH Working Safely
Health and Safety
  • Moving and Handling in Industry
  • First Aid at Work Level 3 (QCF)
  • Fire Safety Level 2 Award (QCF)
Hospitality
  • Bread Making
  • Baking
  • Cooking the Perfect Dessert
  • BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH)
  • Food Safety Level 2 (CIEH)
  • Gluten-free Baking
Hair and Beauty
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Hot Stones
  • Face the World - Thai Foot Massage
  • Lash Extensions
  • Healthy Hair & Blow Drying
  • Spray Tan
  • Party Lashes
  • Nail Technology (City & Guilds Level 2)
  • Threading
  • Basic Massage
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Artificial Nail Structures
Creative Arts
  • Sewing Machine Skills
  • Darkroom Photography
  • Sewing Pattern Cutting
  • City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Fashion - Make an Unlined Skirt
  • Life Drawing & Painting
  • Pottery
  • Stone Carving
  • City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Fashion - Make an Unlined Skirt
  • Flowers for Fun
  • Art Skills
  • Copper Rose - Craft Course
Childcare
  • CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF) 12 Credits - FULL CERTIFICATE
Sport
  • Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Sport
Business
  • NVQ Diploma in Business Administration (Level 3)
  • NVQ Diploma in Business Administration (Level 4)
  • NVQ Diploma in ITQ - IT User Skills (Level 2)
  • NVQ Certificate in Advice & Guidance (Level 3)
  • NVQ Certificate in Business Administration (Level 3)
  • NVQ Diploma in Advice & Guidance (Level 4)
  • NVQ Certificate in ITQ - IT User Skills (Level 3)
  • NVQ Diploma in ITQ - IT User Skills (Level 3)
  • NVQ Diploma in Business Administration (Level 2)
Computing and IT
  • Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Adobe Photoshop Skills
Gas Services
  • Standard Domestic Gas Package (including certification)
  • Standard Commercial Gas Package (including certification)
  • Standard Catering Gas Package (including certification)
  • Standard  LPG Package (including certification)
  • Standard Oil  Package (including, training, books and certification)
  • Range Cookers - Oil (including, training and certification)
  • Commercial Boilers-  Oil (including, training and certification)
  • Water Regulation
  • Unvented Hot Water Systems
  • Legionella Risk Assessment and Disinfection of Water Systems

Adult (19+) Apprenticeships

Traineeships

We have a range of new short courses called Traineeships that will prepare you for work or an Apprenticeship. They take between 8 - 20 weeks and include 3 days work. 

  • Business Administration
  • Catering
  • Childcare
  • Customer Service
  • Hair and Beauty
  • Health and Social Care
  • IT
  • Sport

How to apply

To apply for University Centre courses, apply using our online application form.

To make an application for Adult (19+) courses, simply call us on 01254 29 29 29 email thehub@blackburn.ac.ukcall into the Beacon Centreor complete our online contact form and an adviser will be in touch with you at a time that's convenient.

To apply for a hobby or workforce development course, call 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk.