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 experienced tutors in modern facilities.
From Beauty to Engineering, Childcare to Sports & Fitness, there really is something for everyone.
Interested? Check out our diverse range of programmes below...
You can try this week's #FactFriday at College today! 😁 But you won't get far! #BoltonCollege
A placement allows students to experience the world 🌎 of work! 👔 ✔️ Improved self-confidence ✔️ Strengthens your CV ✔️ Gain new skills ✔️ Connect with employers Find a career that interests you! #BoltonCollege #Placements
Missed our Open Event last night?😥 Don’t worry 😁, you can browse our fantastic range of courses on our website! But don't forget we have another Open Event on Thursday 22nd November 📅 #BoltonCollege #YoungPeoplesOpenEvent
College is out today across all of our sites! 😱 Tell your friends! 👬 It's Staff Development Day, so make sure not to come in! ❌ Our evening classes we still be on though! #BoltonCollege
Please don't come in tomorrow ❌ We're training our amazing tutors across all of our College sites 😊, as it's Staff Development Day! Our evening classes are still running though! #BoltonCollege
Learn from expert professionals & develop your creative skills! 🎨 Our Art courses have many benefits: ✅ Master-classes by art professionals ✅ End of year Art Showcase ✅ Gallery visits Turn your passion into a career! #BoltonCollege #ArtandDesign
Today's the day! 😁 It's our Young People's Open Event at 4.30pm, discover: ✅ A wide range of courses ✅ Apprenticeship opportunities ✅ Enthusiastic tutors We hope you can join us! #BoltonCollege #YoungPeoplesOpenEvent
We're just over a month into the new term! Double tap 👆👆 if you're loving college life!😍 #BoltonCollege
Like the sound 🔊 of our students being transformed into classic Halloween characters? 👻 Then come down to Atrium today at 3.30pm for a glimpse of what our Media Make-up 🎨 students have been up to! #BoltonCollege #MediaMakeup
We're holding our exciting Young People's Open Event this Wednesday! 📆 Wednesday 17th October ⏰ 4.30pm 🗺️ Deane Road Campus Discover 🔎 the fantastic courses we offer & chat to passionate tutors! We hope to see you there! #BoltonCollege #YoungPeoplesOpenEvent
We've gathered over 500 signatures for the ❤️ Love Our Colleges campaign! #LoveOurColleges is making a case for extra government funding to support fair pay & funding in further education! Let's do this 💪 #BoltonCollege
What can you see?👀 Try this week's #MondayMystery ❗ #BoltonCollege
In aid of #WorldEggDay 🍳 we want to know how you like your eggs cooked? ✔️Fried ✔️Scrambled ✔️Poached ✔️Boiled Comment your preference below! #WorldEggDay #BoltonCollege
Who knew a regular pencil✏️could do this❓ ❗ A marathon is 26 miles by comparison! #BoltonCollege #FactFriday #Trivia
🚨 REMINDER 🚨 Don't forget college is closed today! We'll be open on Monday as usual however! See you then 😁 #BoltonCollege
🚨 ALERT🚨 We are closing today at 4:00pm with all sites being closed tomorrow! ❌ Tell your friends! 👬 We're open on Monday as usual though! 😁 #BoltonCollege
Got a passion for make-up? 🙋 Check out what our Media Make-up designers got up to at Smithills School in Bolton! 📍 Pupils were given the movie star 🎬 treatment as our designers got to create fake injuries! Browse our Make-up courses below 👇 https://www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/courses/yp-hair-barber/hairdressing-and-media/ #BoltonCollege #MediaMakeUp #SpecialEffects
Want to learn in state-of-the-art facilities?✔️ Are you interested in: 🔬 Science 💻Technology 👷 Engineering 📐 Maths Then our STEM Centre is perfect for you! #BoltonCollege #STEMCentre
In aid of @macmillancancer we raised: 💰 £606 Thank you to everyone who came along to our @macmillancoffee morning, we couldn't have done it without you! A special mention to Regional Fundraising Manager for Macmillan, John Rullo, who also came to support us! #BoltonCollege #MacmillanCoffeeMorning
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