Open Event at Blackburn College

Tuesday 8th February 2022

Find out what makes Blackburn College a great place to study. Come along and have a go in the study area you’re interested in. Try out your talent!

Open Events at Blackburn College

What to Expect

Discover your talent in... Business, Catering, Creative Arts, Construction, Digital, Engineering, Hair, Beauty and Media Makeup, Motor Vehicle, Science and many more.

You’ll be able to try out practical demonstrations across our range of technical subject areas and get a better understanding of what your study could look like.

It’s a great chance for you to experience what college life is all about and see our campus.

Take a look at our Technical/Vocational subject areas and courses.

We’ve got more options available including A-Level and Apprenticeships as well. Our Open Events are here to help you choose whether A-Level, Technical/ Vocational study or an Apprenticeship is right for you. You can speak with tutors and students, see our amazing facilities and find out about the support we can provide for you to reach your potential.

Take a look at our A-Level courses.

Take a look at our Apprenticeship vacancies.

When you arrive on campus please go directly to your chosen subject area.

Our campus map below will help guide you.


Blackburn College Campus Map

Where do I park?

Car parking is available on campus (BB2 1LH) or at Feilden Street multi-storey (BB2 1LQ). Please note Feilden Street multi-storey closes at 8.00pm.

Can I make an application at the Open Event?

Yes! You will be able to fill out an application form at the event with the help of a staff member.

Where do I go?

Degree Level Study 1. Blackburn University Centre
A-Levels 3. Blackburn Sixth Form
Beauty Therapy & Makeup Media 4. Elizabeth Building 
Business  3. Blackburn Sixth Form 
Catering & Hospitality  4. Elizabeth Building 
Construction 6. Construction Centre 
Creative Arts 7. Beacon Centre 
Digital 3. Blackburn Sixth Form 
Early Years 7. Beacon Centre 
Engineering 2. Futures Centre 
Foundation Learning 7. Beacon Centre 
Hairdressing & Barbering 4. Elizabeth Building 
Health & Social Care 7. Beacon Centre 
Media 2. Futures Centre 
Motor Vehicle 8. Regional Automotive Technology Hub 
Music 2. Futures Centre 
Public Services 7. Beacon Centre 
Science 3. Blackburn Sixth Form 
Sport 9. Blackburn Sports & Leisure Centre 
Travel & Tourism 7. Beacon Centre 

Support Services

We will also have a range of further services available at the Open Events including:

  • Additional Learning Support
  • Apprenticeships
  • Careers Advice
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • Finance Advice
  • Maths & English
  • Pastoral Team

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Please do not attend this event if you:

  • have a new, continuous cough
  • a high temperature
  • a loss/change to your sense of taste/smell

Want to test before you attend?

Lateral flow tests can be collected from many places within the area, see the Government's Test, trace, self-isolate webpage find out where. If you test 'positive', please do not travel to the College Campus.

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