Welcome to Technical studies at Blackburn College

95% of students in work or further study*

Technical qualifications (also known as a BTEC, NVQ or Vocational) are a great way to gain real experience, skills and knowledge that will prepare you for your chosen career. You'll master your craft on our world class campus, complete with state-of-the-art facilities that have been designed in collaboration with our industry links. Technical studies are ideal for those looking to progress to university, or directly into their chosen career and skills are taught through hands-on practical learning.

*Destinations of Leavers, known outcomes.

Entry requirements

Each Technical course will have its own unique set of entry requirements, depending on the level of the course and the subject area. Please check a subject's course leaflet for more information.

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