So you're on your way to getting your GCSEs, or you may have them already, and you're looking to progress to college.
Here at Bolton College we offer over 85 full-time vocational study programmes across 18 industry areas, all delivered by industry-experienced tutors in modern facilities.
In College, you'll benefit from a range of support, quality work experience placements and exciting enrichment activities, including trips to theme parks, the theatre and sporting events.
Interested? Check out our diverse range of programmes below or if you're ready to apply, click the button below...
Who's excited for #2019?! 💭Get ahead of the game, learn a new skill, prepare for a fantastic #career or even simply get your English & Maths up to scratch before the year is over! Check out all of our available courses in our Young People's Guide, ranging from Childcare, Public Service, #Sport & Activity Leadership and even #Motor Vehicle. View all of our course info in our Young people's Guide 2019, and apply NOW on our website!!
As @BBC's Sports Personality Of The Year is announced on Sunday, it is a great opportunity to highlight some of Bolton's sport stars! Kiera Byland studies Sports BTEC Diploma Level 3, and has won a Triple Special #OLYMPIC GOLD medal & is now a double #cycling WORLD champion! 🏅🚴🏻 If you want to follow in Kiera's footsteps, check out our #Sport & #Fitness courses on our website.
Today we host our Jolly Jumper Day! 🎉 A great event led by Care staff and learners to raise money for charity, and to get us all in the #Christmas spirit! Keep an eye out to see some of our favourite Jolly Jumpers…
We all love an adventure!👣👣… At #Bolton College, it's not all about studying. Enrichment activities offer students to do something outside the classroom - adding a new dimension and value to their course! 🗺 Check out some of the enrichment opportunities we offer in the new Young People's Guide 2019. Available to view on our website.
The #Christmas & #NewYear period is a time when our Public Services are really put to the test. 🚒🚔🚨 We are so grateful for all those who strive to keep our community safe. Want to help make an impact on our future? Begin your career in the public services by visiting our website to learn more.
Our #Christmas light switch on this afternoon was a success! We are now officially in the festive spirit!…#CountdowntoChristmas ✨
Baby, it's cold outside...🎵🎶 We are holding our Jolly Jumper Day this Wednesday 12th December!✨👕 An exciting festive event led by our amazing Care Services staff and learners. All money raised will be donated to charity.
Are you the arty, creative one in the family who always decorates the #Christmas tree and transforms the house into a #winter wonderland? 🎇✨ Inspire us by sharing a few of your best pics. If you want to make a career out of #art and #design, check out our amazing courses by visiting our website.
This one is for all you book lovers out there, can you guess what it is?📖🔍 #BoltonCollege #MondayMystery
Today is an exciting day for Bolton College as we present our annual #Christmas Light Switch On! 🌟💡 This year, the lights will be switched by our wonderful Foundation Learner, Beth Brockbank. Join us in the Atrium at 12pm to see the magic unfold! 🎄🎵🎶
We can help you go the extra mile with our wide range of courses.📖 Visit our website - you’ll be spoilt for choice.👌🏾
Do you want to unlock your artistic potential and explore your creativity?🖌🎨 If so, our #Art, #Design & #Digital Media courses will help you do just that! With visits to galleries and artists' studios, as well as masterclasses delivered by art world professionals, Bolton College will ensure you leave your mark on the industry! 📌 Visit our website to check out our courses...
Deciding which career path to take is a challenge all of us must face at some point in our lives. 🎓We aim to help young people make these important career decisions, by providing insights into the biggest and best opportunities the future job market has to offer. This illustration shows a sample of the most wanted jobs of the future, which will offer fantastic opportunities and job security to young people. The good news is that Bolton College has a wide range of Full-Time Study Programmes & Apprenticeships, to give you the kick-start that you need to begin your career journey into one of Britain’s most wanted jobs.💼 Apply now. View our Study Programmes & Apprenticeships in our Young People’s Guide. Available to download on our website.
It can be so daunting to get back into work after #illness, #redundancy or having a #baby.👶🏽 But you’re not alone! Our free, drop in Love #Learning event takes place today at the New Bury Community Learning Centre, from 1pm - 3pm. You can get friendly #careers advice and learn new skills! No need to book - simply drop in!👍🏼
It's not all about studying😜... If you study with us, you’ll also have time and opportunities for sport, social events, trips and competitions! 🏆 Yesterday, our wonderful Level 3 Business students embarked on an excursion to the #Manchester Chamber of Commerce! We are so proud of all students after receiving fabulous feedback from the Chamber. 👏🏽
Social media is bursting with #sport and #fitness experts. 🚴🏿🏅 Have you got a passion for #nutrition or #exercise? Check out our Sport, Fitness & Leadership courses on our website to see how you could turn that into a brilliant career such as a Personal Trainer, Football Coach or even a Physiotherapist!
At #BoltonCollege we like to bring #art to life, helping our students to shine!🌟✨ Take a look at our Art, Design & Digital Media students latest visit to Whitworth Art Gallery in #Manchester. 🎨 Activities like this are fundamental to our courses, as they help students to learn, imagine, create and be inspired...Unleash your creativity with us. Visit our website for course info.
📢Calling all those interested in #learning within the community! 📢 Today's Brownlow Fold's Love Learning Event 1pm - 3pm ⏰ We understand that taking a step back into education can be daunting, which is why our friendly teams are on hand to support you through your community course, and help you build up your confidence. 💪🏼
It’s often hard to put others first, but when you do, it’s very rewarding. On UN International Day of Persons with #Disabilities (IDPD), we’re celebrating amongst others the amazing students on our #health and #socialcare courses.💞 These vocational careers have the potential to change lives and make a real difference🌟 Visit our website for more info on these courses...
This week, our community learning centres open their doors for the Love Learning Event📚❤️ These events give you a chance to meet the team, talk to a #careers advisor and look round our fantastic Community Learning Centres! Up first is Brownlow Fold which kickstarts the event tomorrow. Join us tomorrow afternoon: ⏰ 1pm - 3pm 📍 Eskrick Street Bolton BL1 3EF
Fancy becoming an expert in Fornesics, Pure Science or Pharmaceuticals? In our well-equipped laboratories you'll see science come to life, giving you the knowledge and skills that employers and universities are looking for.More
If you're creative then our Art, Design & Digital Media programmes will unlock your potential. You’ll learn in state-of-the-art suites and purpose-built workshops and benefit from masterclasses delivered by art world professionals.More
If you're creative, sociable and enjoy working as part of a team, then you may be tempted by a career in beauty. You'll receive expert training from industry professionals and at the end of the year, you'll exhibit your skills in our Beauty Showcase.
Whether you want to progress to uni, work up to management level or even start your own business, our programmes will help. Learning from expert professionals, you'll undertake projects in our modern business suite that will really bring out your entrepreneurial streak!More
Working with children is one of the most fulfilling career choices. Our programmes are delivered by qualified tutors with years of industry experience, giving you the skills you need to succeed in this rewarding sector.More
We live in a digital age, which makes IT the career of the future - computer technology is increasingly embedded in business processes and society, so our expert tutors will prepare you for a highly skilled job in this growing industry.More
From brickwork to plumbing, electrics to roofing, whatever appeals to you, our selection of construction trades will allow you to work on a range of different projects, both at home and abroad. You'll learn in spacious workshops using industry-standard tools and materials, preparing you well for your chosen career.More
Engineering is behind everything - from your mobile phone to the bus you travel on, to the shoes on your feet. If you fancy converting scientific knowledge into technology, and then technology into innovation, then engineering could be for you.More
If you speak another language and want to learn English, you can get all the support you need on our ESOL programme. We will improve your English speaking, listening and writing skills, helping you to adapt to life in the UK.More
With highly experienced tutors, impressive production kitchens and our very own 50-seater training restaurant, our programmes will give you the very best start to a career in the thriving catering, hospitality and events industry.More
Foundation Learning enables you to sample different subject areas before choosing the right one for you. All of our courses are practical, and many include local work experience. On completion, you could progress to a full-time vocational programme or voluntary or paid employment.More
With links to over 100 employers, we can kick-start your career in this fast-paced and glamorous industry. Using industry-standard products, you'll practise on members of the public and display your new skills in our annual Hair Showcase.More
If you're kind, caring and compassionate a career in Health, Social Care & Childcare could be for you.
With strong links within the local community, including an award-winning partnership with Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, you will gain essential skills, preparing you well for this rewarding sector.
Our Motor Vehicle programmes are delivered in our state-of-the-art £4.3 million STEM Centre, kitted out with the latest equipment and diagnostic tools. You'll work on a range of vehicles and engines, giving you a solid foundation on which to build a career in the industry.More
Whether you love to perform or prefer to be behind the scenes, our Performing Arts programmes will give you the skills and confidence to truly stand out. You'll learn in our 100-seater theatre, dance and recording studios and you'll benefit from the experience of our industry-trained tutors.More
Our programmes focus on practical participation and are designed to help you pass the selection process of a number of public service organisations. Tutors include a former Police Officer and an ex-Marine.
Our Professional Building department has an established reputation for delivering high-quality programmes, ensuring a rich and diverse learning experience. This means you'll gain the skills and understanding for a higher-level career in the construction and civil engineering industry.More
Whether you have the drive and ambition to get to the top of the podium, or the passion and dedication to put someone else there, our Sports & Fitness programmes will help you reach the peak of your game.More
As well as classroom teaching, you will also get to investigate local and national tourism companies, meet guest speakers and from these companies and visit their place of work.More