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Our Mission

Bolton College will enable individuals

Bolton College will enable individuals, businesses and communities within Bolton and the region to realise their potential through Education and Training that is inclusive, inspiring, innovative and responsive to their needs.


Bolton College works with a wide range of public and private sector organisations, including the ‘Bolton Family’ of public sector organisations, to meet the education and training needs of Bolton, its geographical, cultural and business communities.  The College seeks to contribute to the education and training needs of the region and sub-region and, in relation to some niche markets, it will play a national and international role.  We will support social and economic regeneration and contribute to measurable business success and community cohesion through the provision of flexible, innovative and responsive high quality training opportunities, working in partnerships with employers, local communities, key agencies and training providers.

We will create a high quality learning organisation which captures outstanding practice including a culture of continuous improvement, by providing inspirational, cutting edge teaching and learning which is responsive to the needs, interests and experience of all learners and leads to success. We will widen participation and increase access to lifelong learning opportunities in education and training at a variety of locations and assist all our learners to reach and maximise their full potential and progress in their learning and employment.


Our key values are:

  •  Excellence in all we do
  •  Ensuring learning and the learner are at the heart of everything we do
  •  Equality of opportunity and celebration of diversity
  •  Honesty and Integrity
  •  Serving our community and
  •  Sustainability & Corporate responsibility.


  • To be outstanding in all we do
  • To be positively proactive and highly responsive in meeting  the needs of individuals, businesses and communities
  • 14-19 Education and Training
  • Work with Adults
  • Work with Employers and Businesses
  • Work with our Local Community
  • To provide excellent service to our customers and colleagues
  • To have outstanding financial health with the ability to invest in the future