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Foundation Studies - Pathways to Progression...

Take a look at our Pathways to Progression Programmes below...

If you'd like to apply for a course starting now (the 2023-2024 academic year), please contact our Admissions Team by emailing - our team will be able to inform you about the availability of courses in our various curriculum areas.

Get into career mode with Pathways to Progression

If school didn't work our for you, you're unsure about which career path you want to follow or you need to improve you English and maths - our Pathways to Progression programmes will allow you to sample different areas before choosing the one that's right for you.


You'll even be able to take part in work experience and take part in lots of practical learning. At the end of the programme you will be able to progress on to a full-time vocational programme at College or into voluntary or paid employment.


So whether you want to sample different areas, gain the right qualifications which will help you progress onto mainstream vocational courses, training Apprenticeships, Higher Education or employment, our Pathways to Progression study programmes are the right choice for you.

Why choose Bolton College?

There are countless reasons to choose a Study Programme at Bolton College, including…


Technical Qualifications

Technical education is our sole focus and we are experts in delivery. If you need to develop your foundation skills to support progression, we will prepare you; or if you are prepared already, we will ensure that you achieve your full potential on our T Level and BTEC advanced programmes, highly regarded by universities and employers.


Vocational Careers

Industry Placements and work experience will give you the skills, knowledge and experience to confidently begin your future career, or progress to university.


English, Maths & Digital

Employers and universities require a GCSE Grade 4 or above in English and Maths, but if you didn’t achieve this, don’t worry, we’re here to help! We’ll teach you important digital skills too, putting you ahead of the game.


Learner Support

Enjoy FREE travel and breakfast, financial support and a discounted gym membership. Throughout your time with us, you’ll also receive one-to-one support from your dedicated Learning Development Mentor and a Careers Coach, helping you to achieve your ambitions.