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Help with your application.

It's not too late to enrol at Bolton College!

To apply visit:


and find the area and course that you’re interested in, then click the yellow ‘Apply’ button.


Once you’ve completed your application, we will get in touch with you to book an interview*.

*The College is presently processing a large number of applications, please be patient and we will contact you as soon as possible. Please don’t be concerned there will be a place on an appropriate course for you at the College.


We’ve listed useful information below to guide you through the process of joining one of our full-time study programmes or Apprenticeships. If you have any questions, please get in touch with our friendly Admissions Team. You can contact them on 01204 482 155 or email

Guidance for 16-18 year olds wanting to start a study programme in September

  • Applied, been interviewed & offered a place?

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    The best way to complete your enrolment and confirm your place is to log in to your Learner Hub Account and do everything online including uploading a picture of  your GCSE results, checking your contact details and uploading your headshot for your College ID Card.


    We previously sent you an email from If you haven’t received this email, please contact and provide your full name, date of birth and, if you know it, your Bolton College ID number. Please tell us your new email address so we can update your learner record and resend your email.

  • Not yet applied?

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    It is not too late - you can do this online via our website –  Find the course you are interested in and then click the ‘apply’ button.  We’ll ask you to set up a Learner Hub Account to apply and you will use the same account to enrol online too.

  • Applied but not yet had an interview?

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    When you apply we’ll send you a text with a link to book an interview but if you don’t get it within 3 days of applying, please contact our Admissions Team via


    We are encouraging people to book a phone interview but we do have a limited number of interviews at our Deane Road Campus.  Please do not visit us without booking an interview first.

  • Don't have the entry requirements?

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    Don’t panic! We will still have a course for you.  If you would like stay in the area you applied for all you need to do is log on to your Learner Hub Account and upload your GCSE results pic. A Tutor will then ring you to discuss your course options. Please note that our number may show as Private/Withheld/Unknown.


    If you would like to change your subject please email with your name and College ID number so they can send you a link to book an interview with your new area. 

  • Unable to complete the online enrolment form?

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    To ensure social distancing and to keep everyone safe there are only a very small number of enrolment appointments in college this year. You can book one of these appointments by following this link:


    You must have applied, been interviewed and been offered a place before you book to visit us for help enrolling.  Please bring your booking confirmation with you and your GCSE results.  


    Please note that the easiest and safest thing to do is to enrol online and our Learner Hub Team will be able to assist you to do this.


  • Interested in an Apprenticeship?

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    If you want to do an Apprenticeship, you need to express your interest via our online application form at'll contact you with details of your interview and the support we can provide to assist you in securing an Apprenticeship role.

    If you need any help or more information about our Apprenticeships, please contact the team on 01204 482 036 or email


Still need help? Click on our useful links below for more on applying to Bolton College.