Blackburn College

Blackburn College

Description

Welcome to Blackburn College's website. We have a long history of excellent education and training in Blackburn, East Lancashire and today we serve over 20,000 students of all ages, backgrounds, abilities and interests. We attract students from many miles away and work closely with employers from Lancashire and beyond, helping the economy to thrive and grow.You've come to the right place if you are looking for advice, for support and for a team of people with a passion for education. I hope you find what you are looking for at Blackburn College. If you want more information, the team here is always ready to help.We have a thriving Sixth Form Centre and provide a wide range of degree, HND and professional qualifications at our University Centre. Our reputation for Vocational Further Education courses is excellent and we provide work-based, day-release and short training courses for employers to develop the skills and potential of their staff.Many courses start outside normal term-times and are offered flexibly, to fit in with your time constraints. We also design courses specific to employer objectives.Some courses are located away from the main campus - at community centres or at our management centre. We offer many free courses in basic IT, numeracy and literacy skills. We can help with English as a Second Language and are used to assisting people with disabilities or learning difficulties. Whatever you are looking for, the chances are you'll find the answer here at Blackburn College.

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Full Time Barbering course in Blackburn
5.0 1 opinion
Blackburn College
  • Vocational qualification
  • Blackburn

...What Could I Do At The End Of The Programme? You will be able to progress onto NVQ L3 in Barbering... Learn about: Hair extension... More


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Part Time Computer Systems Engineering BSc (Ord) and BSc (Hons) course in Blackburn
4.5 2 opinions
Blackburn College
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Blackburn
  • 5 Years

...three year Honours degree Applicants without the required UCAS points will be considered on the basis of aptitude, interest and experience For the top-up programmes... Learn about: Management Information Systems, Software Engineering, Computer Architecture... More


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Electrical / Electronic Engineering HNC course in Blackburn
4.0 1 opinion
Blackburn College
  • HNC
  • Blackburn
  • 3 Years

...progression to the HND or BEng degree course is possible Information for Applicants Click here to view the Information for Applicants document... Learn about: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Maintenance, Electronic Engineering... More


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  • Vocational qualification
  • Blackburn

...If your family has a low income, you might get financial support for this essential equipment. You must also comply with all H&S regulations for your work place... Learn about: Engineering Skills, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Maintenance... More


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  • BTEC
  • Blackburn

...Introduction to Work - Interview Skills As part of the programme you will study Numeracy and Literacy (Levels 1 to 3 depending on your needs and progress)... Learn about: Word Processing, Database Management, Basic IT training... More


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  • BTEC
  • Blackburn

...be graded and an overall grade for the qualification awarded. The compulsory unit Introduction to Databases will be externally assessed. What Will I... Learn about: Database Management, Basic IT training, Web Search... More


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BTEC First Diploma It Systems Support/Hardware course in Blackburn
Blackburn College
  • BTEC
  • Blackburn

...The course involves on-line study, good reading and self study skills are essential. Alternatively, if you are over 19 years of age, entry is at the College's... Learn about: Basic IT, Network Administration... More


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BTEC Introductory Diploma In Business, Retail & Administration course in Blackburn
Blackburn College
  • BTEC
  • Blackburn

...Some of the units will be externally marked by the BTEC awarding body. As well as taught lessons you will be encouraged to work on your own in one of our Learn Resource Centres... Learn about: Business Environment, Business Studies, Business Organisation... More


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  • BTEC
  • Blackburn

...The course has been developed to give students the skills required to gain employment in the IT industry. The programme links closely to the student's... Learn about: Basic IT training, Web Search... More


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BTEC National Certificate in Business course in Blackburn
Blackburn College
  • BTEC
  • Blackburn

...Communication and Information SPECIALIST UNITS These units will be chosen within the early part of the course. How Will I Be Assessed? A number of different methods are... Learn about: Business and Management, Business Environment, Business Organisation... More


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Reviews on Blackburn College (114)

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College Freshman
5.0 13/07/2020
About the course: Computer labs at Blackburn often gets crowded and it creates problem if you don't have your onw laptop.
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College Freshman
5.0 13/07/2020
About the course: The campus is safe and they all take care of each other.
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College Sophomore
5.0 13/07/2020
About the course: Dorms are regular, you won't find any Greek life here, it has died. Overall, a good experience.
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College Sophomore
4.0 13/07/2020
About the course: You need more than one option when eating off campus. You'll find many good places to dine and enjoy meals.
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College Junior
4.0 13/07/2020
About the course: At Blackburn, they need to be strict, as students get pass by cheating, not submitting assignments, teachers ar lenient at times as well. It's unfair to other students who pays lot of attention.
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College Sophomore
5.0 13/07/2020
About the course: They've rules but hardly being followed, rules need to be enforced. Everything is allowed here which should be curbed to maintain some sort of code of conduct.
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College Junior
5.0 13/07/2020
About the course: With money you can do a lot at the campus, so many events, from movie nights to comedians there is a lot that you can do.
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College Freshman
4.0 13/07/2020
About the course: Great Parking at DCC but they need to revamp Jones Hall.
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College Sophomore
5.0 13/07/2020
About the course: They're very strict on under-age drinking and make sure nothing of that nature happens.
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College Sophomore
5.0 13/07/2020
About the course: Small place, small businesses, few restaurants. Overall, Carlinville is average!
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College Junior
5.0 13/07/2020
About the course: They've educated Biology Professors and they're highly knowldegeable. Overall, a good experience and thanks for the same.
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College Freshman
4.0 13/07/2020
About the course: Blackburn was one of the first university which helped know about my options in major and everything extra that I can do or need to do.
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College Junior
4.0 13/07/2020
About the course: The school needs to upgraade on various fronts starting with security or emergency procedures, there is all blackout after 8 hours. The buildings needs upgrade floors are peeling off. The school ground itself is cleaned by students and needs professional help. It's clearly seen.
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College Freshman
5.0 13/07/2020
About the course: They need to work on development.
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College Junior
4.0 13/07/2020
About the course: You won't find any noise related issue here, rooms are standard small, furniture is average, buildings need to be updated.
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College Freshman
4.0 13/07/2020
About the course: You don't see much Greek life around.
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College Freshman
5.0 13/07/2020
About the course: They prepare you for life after graduation.
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College Freshman
4.0 13/07/2020
About the course: Great school every place has a room for improvement.
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Sophomore
4.0 13/07/2020
About the course: Great professors, students were amazing and at times school feels like a high school.
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Junior
4.0 13/07/2020
About the course: I loved my experience at Blackburn and staff was helpful and overall a good learning experience.
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