Courses starting from January 2020

You don’t have to wait until September to start a course in 2020. We have a range of courses starting from January.

For 16-18 year olds

Get Started courses

Get Started courses are Level 1 programmes for those with 2 or more GCSEs – at Grade 1 or higher –  who have a keen interest in a particular subject.

Move Into courses

Move Into courses are Level 2 programmes for those who have 4 or more GCSEs – at Grade 4 or higher – who want to move into a particular industry.

  • Move into Art & Design
  • Move into Computing
  • Move into Fashion, Textiles and Design
  • Move into Game Art and Concepts
  • Move into Graphic Design
  • Move into Media
  • Move into Music
  • Move into Photography

Starting Out courses

Starting Out courses are perfect for those who are ready to take their first steps into College life. Studying one of these courses is a great way of growing confidence.

Starting Out courses are perfect for those who are ready to take their first steps into College life. Studying one of these courses is a great way of growing in confidence and expressing your personality.

Vocational courses

Vocational courses are designed to help students learn in a practical way and the courses in this section are a great way of developing a specialism in a specific area.

For 19+

Access to Higher Education

Prepare yourself for the demands of the Access to Higher Education Diploma with our Access to Higher Education Pre-Diploma.

Accounting

Suited to analytical brains who have a head for numbers, accountancy explores the management of financial systems and budgets, audits and helps develop strong analytical and problem solving skills.

English and Maths

English and Maths are essential building blocks for any career and play an important role in helping you find and sustain employment.

Languages

Learning a new language can be exhilarating. Maybe you wish to have a better grasp of a language when travelling abroad? We have a range of languages available for you to study.

Skills for Work

Skills for Work are a range of free courses that support you to move into employment. Each course includes CV writing and support when making job applications.

To apply to any of the following courses, please contact the Skills for Work team on 01254 292277.

  • Award in Business Administration
  • Award in Customer Service
  • Award in Retail Knowledge
  • Back to Basics
  • Computers Don’t Byte (Basic Computing)
  • Employ-Able
  • Health and Safety with Facilities (CSCS Card)
  • Introduction to the Facilities Industry
  • Jump on Board (18-24 years)
  • Stay on Track (18-24 years)
  • Youth Employment Programme

Trade Union

Trade Union courses aim to help you develop the skills required to effectively represent and organise your members at work and in your union.

Not sure which course is right for you?

Speak with a careers advisor by phone (+44) 01254 292929 or email thehub@blackburn.ac.uk.