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Whether you’re ready to progress to University Level study; are considering a career change; need a qualification to boost your promotion prospects at work or just want to learn a new skill– we’ve got the ideal course for you. 


Photo of a happy Adult Learner studying to become a Midwife

Kelly Morris: Studied GCSE English to gain the qualifications she needed to become a Midwife

Adult Learner studying Maths, English and Nursing at Burnley College

Stuart Burnop: Studied GCSE English and Maths to progress to a Nursing Degree and climb the career ladder

Adult Learner studying GCSE English

Sarfaraz Mohammed: Studied GCSE English to progress his studies in Electrical Installation

Adult Learner enjoying pursuing her hobby in College

Kathleen Birtwistle: Studied Dressmaking as a great new hobby in retirement




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Some people know exactly what they want to do and where they want to go. For many of us, it’s not quite that straightforward.

The National Careers Service offer expert, independent and impartial advice, helping remove the barriers you might have stopping you achieving your potential.

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Qualifications explained

Whatever level you are joining us at, we have a qualification for you that will take you further on your journey to achieving your dreams. Whether you’re looking to up-skill or progress within your current profession, start a new career or take up a hobby, we are here to help you find the right path for you, and explain the many different options available.

Qualifications Explained




Bright, modern learning spaces, labs and workshops

We’re proud of our £100 million Campus in the heart of Burnley, with its contemporary learning spaces, the very latest technology, university-standard laboratories and industry-standard workshops.

It’s the ideal space to return to learning and either develop or enhance your existing skills. 

Plus, we’re at the heart of the North West transport network, within easy reach of public transport links, with ample free parking in the evenings on our well-lit, secure car park.