Blackburn College

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Newport
Lincoln
LN1 3DY

LN1 3DY Lincoln

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ABOUT BLACKBURN COLLEGE

Blackburn College has been providing education for over 125 years and provides both further and higher education provision on its £50m and growing state of the art campus.

Blackburn College has an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted inspection, which means that you can feel confident that you will receive the best education possible delivered to a very high standard. Indeed we were one …

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ABOUT BLACKBURN COLLEGE

Blackburn College has been providing education for over 125 years and provides both further and higher education provision on its £50m and growing state of the art campus.

Blackburn College has an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted inspection, which means that you can feel confident that you will receive the best education possible delivered to a very high standard. Indeed we were one of the first Colleges in the whole country to be rated as ‘Outstanding’ across the whole College.

We currently have over 15,000 students of all ages, backgrounds, abilities and interests, studying on courses from Entry Level through to Masters degrees. Our courses are designed to create the skilled, qualified people needed to help this lively, harmonious region of Pennine Lancashire to thrive and develop further.

Blackburn College fact file:

  • Largest Further Education college in Pennine Lancashire providing employment focused Vocational courses, Apprenticeships, A Levels, Degrees and Professional qualifications to 15,000 students and 1,000 employers for over 120 years.
  • 100% Success in 116 Vocational Courses, with 142 Triple Distinctions (equivalent to 3 As at A level). Apprenticeship success rate of 89% versus national average of 64% and a 99.2% A level pass rate including 69.5% A* - C grades. We also had the highest ever number of graduates with First Class Honours in 2011, one in ten students.

We put students first:

  • £1095 Support Package for all 16 – 18 FT students including a £10 per term travel pass*, free breakfast, 70p healthy lunch and subsidised kit. We also offer £1200 scholarships and the opportunity for extensive worldwide travel. (* Terms and conditions apply. Offer available to all full-time 16-18 students regardless of parental income. Apply early to guarantee.)
  • £2012+ Support package for all full-time degree level students including 1000 credits to spend on a range of items including; laptops, cameras, food, travel and books. We also offer a range of scholarships and bonuses to eligible students.
  • Over £50 million continued investment in state of the art student facilities
  • First College in Pennine Lancashire to receive an Outstanding Ofsted inspection. – ‘A League of their own’ Ofsted Report Jan 2011
  • Career focused courses delivered by industry professionals in a supportive and safe environment with excellent opportunities for progression to further training and Higher Education.
  • Highest Student Satisfaction rate in Pennine Lancashire – 97% of students would happily recommend a friend to take a course at Blackburn College.
  • 93% of students strongly believe that taking a course at Blackburn College will further their job prospects. HE students earn on average £25k p.a. six months after graduation.
  • Established partnerships with leading Universities and professional bodies including Lancaster University, University of Central Lancashire, University of Glamorgan, CIPD, CIM CMI, CIPS, ILM and AAT.
  • Effective, partnerships with employers, small and large, local and international maximising student employability across the globe.

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