Bolton College
Open Events

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.

There are no more Young People's open events in this academic year. You are still able to apply online, simply click here to start your application.

Adult Learners (aged 19+)

Access to Higher Education 

We are not currently running any Access to HE Events, but if you wish to be put on the waiting list for our fast-track (intensive) courses starting in January 2018, please click here.
We will contact you nearer the time to let you know about our next event.

Higher Education Open Events 

We are in the process of merging with the University of Bolton and some of our courses are accredited by UoB. Their open days are as follows:

Saturday 24th March 2018

We don't currently hold any HE events at Bolton College, but if you wish to take a look at our courses on offer, click here or visit

Health & Social Care and Childcare Open Event

Monday 19th March from 5:30pm - 7:30pm at Deane Road (room A1.22)

We will be hosting an Open Evening for adult learners interested in H&S care or childcare.The event will give learners the opportunity to meet teachers, find out what course's are available and have a go at some activities.

To book your place, visit


Community Learning

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 10th April 2018, 12.30pm - 3pm

Deane & Derby Community Learning Centre BL3 5EH

  • Wednesday 11th April 2018, 1pm - 3pm

New Bury Community Learning Centre BL4 9PR

  • Thursday 12th April 2018, 10am - 12noon