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SIXTH FORM

Specialist Programmes for Year 10 and Year 11 pupils

An ideal way for you to immerse yourself in your favourite subject – or discover a new subject – as you make those important post-GCSE choices.

Programme

Getting to grips with slime and gaining an insight into Science studies as part of our innovative Burnley College Programmes for pupils in Years 10 and 11

Start your journey to success with Burnley College in Year 10 or Year 11

Led by our friendly, experienced Tutors, all our exciting Programmes are designed to give an insight into the theoretical and practical aspects of the routes we offer after GCSEs – A Level, Vocational, T Level and Themis Apprenticeships. They’re a great way to meet others who share the same interests; discover more about your favourite subject – or find out more about possible new study routes; see the great facilities you will use as a Burnley College Sixth Form Centre student or Themis Apprentice and meet our friendly Tutors and Trainers.

Choose from one of these great Programmes and make progress towards your goals now!

  • A Level
  • Art
  • Construction Professionals
  • Early Years and Education
  • Engineers
  • Environment and Animal Management
  • Fitness Professionals
  • Future Boss
  • Health Professionals
  • Honours
  • Innovators
  • Labnet Computing
  • Public Services
  • STEM
  • Science
  • Sport Professionals
  • Travel and Hospitality

OUR PROGRAMMES

Burnley College A Level Programme

A Level Programme

Challenge your critical thinking and your practical and problem-solving skills through academic workshops, seminars and enrichment activities to build an impressive portfolio. Progress from the A Level Programme to the Honours Society whilst a student with us and you will complete the Level 3 Extended Project Qualification.

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Start date11/01/2021

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Burnley College Art Programme

Art Programme

You will create your own, unique portfolio of work that you can build upon through your future studies and career and showcase your amazing talent and imagination.

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Start date11/01/2021

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Construction Professionals Programme

Construction Professionals Programme

Take part in practical projects in brickwork, carpentry and joinery, upholstery, electricals, painting and decorating, plastering, plumbing, AutoCAD and CNC. You will also have the chance to work on a specific project and take home your creation, whether that is a child’s chair, foot stool, bird table or picture frame in gold leaf.

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Start date12/01/2021

Time6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Duration12 weeks

Burnley College Early Years and Education Programme

Early Years and Education Programme

Discover more about: caring for young children; accident prevention and fire safety; craft activities with young children; outdoor play and respecting and valuing young children through hands-on activities and talks by expert Tutors.

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Start date11/01/2021

Time4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Engineers Programme (Group 1)

Gain hands-on experience of computer-aided design, machining, CNC machining, welding, electrical, composites and fitting using the very latest software, as well as industry-standard lathes, milling machines and CNC machines.

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Start date11/01/2021

Time6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Duration6 weeks

Burnley College Engineers Programme

Engineers Programme (Group 2)

Gain hands-on experience of computer-aided design, machining, CNC machining, welding, electrical, composites and fitting using the very latest software, as well as industry-standard lathes, milling machines and CNC machines.

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Start date01/03/2021

Time6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Duration6 weeks

Burnley College Environmental and Animal Management Programme

Environmental and Animal Management Programme

As part of this practical programme you will explore the great outdoors, conservation and animals and their habitats.  You will take part in activities in our poly tunnel, develop our chicken coop and wormery, and  spend time in Doggy Day Care on our Burnley College site.

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Start date11/01/2021

Time5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Burnley College Fitness ProfessionalsProgramme

Fitness Professionals Programme

A packed programme of activities will include motivational talks with a chance to meet and train with professional athletes; organ dissection; strength and conditioning lectures and exercises; fitness testing using the very latest laboratory equipment; anatomy and physiology.

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Start date11/01/2021

Time5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Duration6 weeks

Burnley College Future Boss Business Programme

Future Boss Programme (Business)

A combination of practical activities and seminars will help you develop essential business skills,  including presentation tips, finance, marketing and how to pitch the perfect business idea to a panel of judges. Discover just what it takes to excel in the world of business.

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Start date11/01/2021

Time4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Duration4 weeks

Burnley College Health ProfessionalsProgramme

Health Professionals Programme

Develop your fascination with Anatomy and Physiology through practical activities; gain an insight into the world of dementia care; enjoy a taste of behavioural psychology; recognise the important issue of individuals’ rights in health and social care and discover the careers open to you.

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Start date11/01/2021

Time4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Burnley College Innovators Programme

Innovators Programme

Work on real-life projects supported by leading Employers in the Engineering sector in our Innovators Programme. You will learn and develop skills in drawing, CAD, CAD-CAM, design, automation/3D printing and BIT in this programme which explores the theoretical and academic principles of Engineering.

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Start date23/02/2021

Time6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Duration8 weeks

Burnley College Labnet Computing Programme

Labnet Computing Programme

IN ASSOCIATION WITH SERIUN LTD

Create a website and a LAN party network as you develop your knowledge of industry-standard Cisco equipment and learn to code using HTML5 and CSS3, using industry-standard software such as Adobe Creative Suite. At the end of the course, you will earn a digital badge to place on your CV.

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Start date11/01/2021

Time4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Duration8 weeks

Burnley College Public Services Programme

Public Services Programme

Throw yourself into an action-packed programme of adventure activities, fitness training, team-building and drills, plus lectures from visiting experts in the legal profession and criminology, as well as representatives from the Emergency Services and Military.

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Start date11/01/2021

Time4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Burnley College Science Programme

Science Programme

Collect and analyse evidence from a crime scene; examine genes in a test tube, dissect organisms, explore genetics, test soil and identify species in pond dipping. Go from the science lab to the sports lab and the polytunnel to the park to carry out experiments and explore the environment.

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Start date11/01/2021

Time4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Burnley College Sport Professionals Programme

Sport Professionals Programme

Discover careers in the Sports Industry, including roles  such as Sports Therapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Sport Nutrition and Coaching with Physical Educational Teaching, through interactive master-classes in Sports Massage and Emergency First Aid, Technology in Sport, Functional Anatomy with Applied Physiology and Sports Coaching with Analysis.

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Start date11/01/2021

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration6 weeks

Burnley College STEM Programme

STEM Programme

Work towards a British Science Association Bronze CREST Award in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Geography, Sport, Design, Engineering or Robotics, with the chance to create a prototype to solve an identified real-world problem or undertake a research investigation.

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Start date11/01/2021

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Travel and Hospitality Programme

Based in our training suite, featuring simulations of an aircraft fuselage, security and check-in desks and a travel agency, gain an insight into different industries within the travel, tourism and hospitality sector, as well as event planning. Broaden your horizons and gain an insight into this fascinating vocational area.

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Start date14/01/2021

Time4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Duration4 weeks