Bolton College
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Young People (learners aged 16-18 years)

With over 20 vocational areas covering Art & Design to Sports and STEM subjects, we offer over 200 Study Pathways and a wide range of Apprenticeships, you're sure to find a route to your future career.

Discover why we were recently graded 'good' by Ofsted and named the number one college in Greater Manchester for overall achievement rates. 

You can browse our courses online, or read about the College and courses in our Young People's Guide here.

Want to come and see the College for yourself? You can explore our high-spec facilities and chat to tutors about our full-time study programmes and Apprenticeships.

  • Thursday 12th October 2017, 4.30pm - 8pm
  • Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 4.30pm - 8pm
  • Wednesday 7th February 2018, 4.30pm - 8pm


Adult Learners (aged 19+)

Access to Higher Education 

If you wish to study at university and either lack the necessary entry qualifications or feel you need to develop confidence in your study methods, our Access to HE programmes are for you. Access to HE programmes provide nationally recognised qualifications that are an alternative to the traditional A Level route of getting into university.

For more information about Access to HE events, click here to book your place today. #

  • Wednsday 23rd August 2017, 1pm - 4pm
  • Wednesday 30th August 2017, 6pm - 9pm 

Higher Education Open Events 

Bolton College meets many Higher Education student needs through Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) and Certificates(HNCs), and top-up degrees. Our existing students find that choosing to stay on at college locally, significantly reduces the cost of gaining a Higher Education qualification. Our prices are benchmarked to be highly competitive and offer excellent value for money. 

Teaching Assistant Information Event

  • Wednesday 23rd August 2017, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Click here to book on to a Teaching Assistant Information Event.

AAT Open Event

This event is for anyone interested in studying an AAT course from September.
Tutors will be available to offer information, advice and guidance on the range of courses we offer, our entry requirements, fees and enrolment processes.

Register now to book your place.

  • Tuesday 5th September 2017, 2pm - 7pm 

Community Love Learning Events


Drop into our Love Learning Events and discover the courses right on your doorstep in your community.

Brownlow Fold Community Learning CentreBL1 3EF

  • Tuesday 5th September, 10am - 12noon
  • Tuesday 12th September, 1pm - 3pm 
  • Tuesday 5th December, 1pm - 3pm

Deane & Derby Community Learning Centre BL3 5EH

  • Wedneday 6th September 2017, 10am - 1pm
  • Wednesday 13th September 2017, 1pm - 3pm
  • Wednesday 6th December  2017, 1pm - 3pm 

New Bury Community Learning Centre BL4 9PR

  • Thursday 7th September 10am - 12 noon
  • Thursday 14th September 1pm - 3pm
  • Monday 4th December 1pm - 3pm