How to apply

Applying to study with us couldn’t be easier. First, review the course that you’re interested in to make sure that you meet all essential criteria and then follow the steps below.

A-Levels, Access Diplomas, Adult (19+) Full-Time, GCSEs and Technical courses  

If you’re looking to study a full-time or part-time course at Blackburn College this September, there is no need to make an application at this point. You just need to enrol with us starting Thursday 22nd August 2019.


Apprenticeship applications can be made using our online application form.

University Centre Degree level courses

Full-time applications for September 2019 entry can be made by applying directly using our online application form.

Part-time applications should be made using our online application form.

Teaching applications for the following courses should be made by downloading and completing UCLan’s application form

  • Certificate in Education and Training, Introductory
  • Certificate in Education and Training, Preparatory
  • PGCE (Education & Training) / CertEd (Education & Training)

Adult (19+) Part-time, E-Learning, Gas Services, Professional, Short courses, Skills for Life, ESOL

Applications should be made by finding the course you wish to study and selecting ‘book now’.


To make an application for a Traineeship, simply call us on 01254 29 29 29, or come down to the Beacon Centre.

Need help applying?

If you have any questions or are experiencing any problems with our applications process, then get in touch and we’ll able to help you on Tel: (+44) 01254 292929 or Email: 

We offer daily "quick query" sessions to support you with your course choice and application - simply call (+44) 01254 292929 on the day you want an appointment (Monday - Friday).