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Construction is a growing sector. Apply now for a September start and get a solid foundation to build your future career.

Sarfaraz Mohammed. Plastering, and GCSEs in Maths & English.


Courses for career success

Whether you’re brand new to the construction world, or just want retrain or reskill we’ve got the perfect course for you.

Working alongside industry specialists, our courses give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to launch a new career in Construction.


Working out the essential qualifications for your dream career

At Burnley College we pride ourselves on making sure you’re on the right course. That’s why we’re always here to support you in all your needs.

From selecting the right pathway to financial advice, our Student Services Team are friendly, approachable and can always find the answers. Just ask.

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Take the first step in your new career

Wherever you see yourself in the future, your journey starts here. Step one is to contact Burnley College. Our exceptional Student Services team can guide you through the jargon and make sure you’re on the right path to success.

Then it can be as simple as 1, 2, 3…


1. The Basics

Electrical trades need a good basis in Maths and English, so if you need them, we’ll help you get your GCSEs.

2. Enrol on Level 2 Electrical Installation

This is the perfect qualification if you want to start your career in Electrical Instillation or improve your promotion prospects.

3. University Level Learning

You’re now ready to really take your learning to the next level. Choose from a wide variety of courses, apprenticeships and work placements to further your career.

My dream is to own my own property development business. The unrivalled choice of courses at Burnley College is making that a reality.

Sarfaraz Mohammed’s Journey

Plastering > GCSE Maths and English > Electrical Engineering > HNC Business in the Build Environment > Become a Property Developer


Adult Learners

I have a career goal in mind – how do I get there? 

Our Careers Advisors will give you independent guidance to help you plan your route to success. They are available for individual appointments, face to face or over the phone. You can book an appointment by calling 01282 733373 [email protected]

Adult Learners

Are my qualifications still relevant? 

Whether you left education five years ago or 15 years ago or 25 years ago, we would still like to know what qualifications you achieved, this can include courses you have completed at work, too. Our Student Services team are on hand to give advice and guidance on what qualifications and experience you can use to access courses: call them on 01282 733373 or email [email protected] 

Adult Learners

How can I pay for my course? 

We have worked hard to make sure that any course fees you need to pay offer value for money and, in many instances, offer several different ways to pay.  Head to our fees and finance page on the website for more information or call Student Services on 01282 733373 or email [email protected]  

Adult Learners

When can I start?

Most courses start in September and January however there are some courses with start dates all year round. You will find the earliest start dates on the course page of your chosen course or feel free to contact Student Services for further dates: call them on 01282 733373 or email [email protected]


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