BURNLEY COLLEGE SIXTH FORM CENTRE

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.

OUR PROGRAMMES

Burnley College A Level Programme

A Level Experience Programme

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

Create your own programme, based on the A Level subjects you are most interested in. As well as experiencing the subjects that inspire you, you’ll be able to challenge your critical thinking and problem-solving skills with interactive workshops, seminars and enrichment activities. Ignite your curiosity and gain skills to prepare you for A Level study.

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Start date06/01/2025

Time5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Duration6 weeks

Art & Design Programme (Date 1)

YEAR 10 and 11 APPLICATIONS

You will create your own unique portfolio of work to showcase your amazing talent and imagination. During the short course you will have the opportunity to develop your working knowledge and skills within a diverse range of art and design disciplines.

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Start date04/11/2024

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Art & Design Programme (Date 2)

YEAR 10 and 11 APPLICATIONS

You will create your own unique portfolio of work to showcase your amazing talent and imagination. During the short course you will have the opportunity to develop your working knowledge and skills within a diverse range of art and design disciplines.

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Start date24/02/2025

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Beauty Courses Programme

Beauty Programme (Date 1)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

Interested in a career in beauty therapy or nail technology? This 6 week introduction to the beauty profession will give you an insight into the knowledge and skills required to progress into the industry. Learn about manicures, pedicures, facials and massage therapies in our state of the art Spa and treatment facilities.

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Start date30/10/2024

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Beauty Courses Programme

Beauty Programme (Date 2)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

Interested in a career in beauty therapy or nail technology? This 6 week introduction to the beauty profession will give you an insight into the knowledge and skills required to progress into the industry. Learn about manicures, pedicures, facials and massage therapies in our state of the art Spa and treatment facilities.

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Start date26/02/2025

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Construction Professionals Programme

Construction Professionals Programme (Date 1)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

This course gives you the opportunity to take part in a range of practical activities in several of our traditional craft areas and Building Services (plumbing/electrical installation). You will work on the planning and development of specific components in each craft area, culminating in the assembly of your final project piece. This course will allow you to immerse yourself into the world of construction and building services, whilst allowing you to experience a range of activities exactly like those you’d encounter working in this exciting industry sector.

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Start date04/11/2024

Time5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Duration12 weeks

Construction Professionals Programme

Construction Professionals Programme (Date 2)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

This course gives you the opportunity to take part in a range of practical activities in several of our traditional craft areas and Building Services (plumbing/electrical installation). You will work on the planning and development of specific components in each craft area, culminating in the assembly of your final project piece. This course will allow you to immerse yourself into the world of construction and building services, whilst allowing you to experience a range of activities exactly like those you’d encounter working in this exciting industry sector.

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Start date24/02/2025

Time5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Duration11 weeks

Burnley College Art Programme

Creative Media Programme (Date 1)

YEAR 10 and 11 APPLICATIONS

As part of the Creative Media Programme, you will create a mini-portfolio of media work. You will film on location and edit your video footage. You will create photographs in the studio using different lighting techniques. These images will be edited and using graphic design techniques you will create digital posters with them.

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Start date04/11/2024

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Burnley College Art Programme

Creative Media Programme (Date 2)

YEAR 10 and 11 APPLICATIONS

As part of the Creative Media Programme, you will create a mini-portfolio of media work. You will film on location and edit your video footage. You will create photographs in the studio using different lighting techniques. These images will be edited and using graphic design techniques you will create digital posters with them.

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Start date24/02/2025

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Dance & Performing Arts – Musical Theatre (Date 1)

YEAR 10 and 11 APPLICATIONS

Do you love to perform? Be on stage? Feel a part of something bigger? In this 8 week course you will take part in acting, singing and dance technique classes to develop your skills in preparation for creating work to be performed at our Annual Musical Theatre Showcase. You will develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours in preparation for study on a Dance or Performing Arts Course at Burnley College. You will work as a company to create and develop the material with our outstanding lecturers in Performing Arts. On your final week, you will take part in technical and dress rehearsals for your performance in our outstanding industry standard Performance Theatre. You will then have the exciting opportunity to perform as the curtain raiser for our Musical Theatre Showcase and have the opportunity to watch the rest of the show where our Level 2 to Degree learners will perform.

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Start date04/11/2024

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Dance & Performing Arts – Musical Theatre (Date 2)

YEAR 10 and 11 APPLICATIONS

Do you love to perform? Be on stage? Feel a part of something bigger? In this 8 week course you will take part in acting, singing and dance technique classes to develop your skills in preparation for creating work to be performed at our Annual Musical Theatre Showcase. You will develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours in preparation for study on a Dance or Performing Arts Course at Burnley College. You will work as a company to create and develop the material with our outstanding lecturers in Performing Arts. On your final week, you will take part in technical and dress rehearsals for your performance in our outstanding industry standard Performance Theatre. You will then have the exciting opportunity to perform as the curtain raiser for our Musical Theatre Showcase and have the opportunity to watch the rest of the show where our Level 2 to Degree learners will perform.

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Start date24/02/2025

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration8 weeks

Burnley College Early Years and Education Programme

Early Years and Education Programme (Date 1)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

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

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Start date30/10/2024

Time5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Duration5 weeks

Burnley College Early Years and Education Programme

Early Years and Education Programme (Date 2)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

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

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Start date07/01/2025

Time5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Duration5 weeks

Engineers Programme (Date 1)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

Starting on the Monday and running for 12 sessions, you’ll gain hands on experience in a range of engineering disciplines and an insight into the engineering industry. You will learn, develop and produce components using the latest technology and high-tech machinery in our outstanding Centre for Engineering Excellence. You will be trained by our industry leading experts in disciplines such as computer-aided design, machining, welding, electrical and fitting techniques.

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Start date04/11/2024

Time5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Duration12 sessions

Engineers Programme (Date 2)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

Starting on the Monday and running for 11 sessions, you’ll gain hands on experience in a range of engineering disciplines and an insight into the engineering industry. You will learn, develop and produce components using the latest technology and high-tech machinery in our outstanding Centre for Engineering Excellence. You will be trained by our industry leading experts in disciplines such as computer-aided design, machining, welding, electrical and fitting techniques.

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Start date24/02/2025

Time5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Duration11 sessions

Esports Industry Programme (Date 1)

YEAR 10 and 11 APPLICATIONS

Do you love competitive gaming? Playing for fun? Competing, watching, supporting or even shoutcasting? This 6 week programme will give you a taste of one of the fastest growing industries in the world. You’ll get access to our incredible esports suite, boasting cutting-edge equipment. You will compete in small teams and after the 6 week programme you will have formulated your own strategic plan to develop into a competitive esports athlete.

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Start date04/11/2024

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Esports Industry Programme (Date 2)

YEAR 10 and 11 APPLICATIONS

Do you love competitive gaming? Playing for fun? Competing, watching, supporting or even shoutcasting? This 6 week programme will give you a taste of one of the fastest growing industries in the world. You’ll get access to our incredible esports suite, boasting cutting-edge equipment. You will compete in small teams and after the 6 week programme you will have formulated your own strategic plan to develop into a competitive esports athlete.

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Start date24/02/2025

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Burnley College Future Boss Business Programme

Future Boss Programme (Business) (Date 1)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

This programme will introduce you to the fascinating world of business and make you workplace ready. You will explore the industry in detail, concentrating on aspects from multiple functional areas. You will enhance your knowledge, your skills and behaviours in preparation for study with us on our main vocational study packages. You will study the following:

Session 1: Brand You (Intro to programme/CV Building) | Session 2: We are Lancashire (Exploring Business) | Session 3: Marketing and Digital Marketing | Session 4: Stand out From the Crowd (Recruitment) | Session 5: Balancing the Books (Finance) | Session 6: International Business

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Start date08/10/2024

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration4 weeks

Burnley College Future Boss Business Programme

Future Boss Programme (Business) (Date 2)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

This programme will introduce you to the fascinating world of business and make you workplace ready. You will explore the industry in detail, concentrating on aspects from multiple functional areas. You will enhance your knowledge, your skills and behaviours in preparation for study with us on our main vocational study packages. You will study the following:

Session 1: Brand You (Intro to programme/CV Building) | Session 2: We are Lancashire (Exploring Business) | Session 3: Marketing and Digital Marketing | Session 4: Stand out From the Crowd (Recruitment) | Session 5: Balancing the Books (Finance) | Session 6: International Business

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Start date14/01/2025

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration4 weeks

Games Design Programme (Date 1)

YEAR 10 and 11 APPLICATIONS

Are you a keen gamer, or intrigued by the world of computer games and games design? This 6 week programme will help you to unlock the fascinating world of games design, where you can get hands on and try out character design, animation and graphic design on our industry standard equipment. Throughout the programme you will even develop your own character and get ready to bring them to life!

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Start date04/11/2024

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Games Design Programme (Date 2)

YEAR 10 and 11 APPLICATIONS

Are you a keen gamer, or intrigued by the world of computer games and games design? This 6 week programme will help you to unlock the fascinating world of games design, where you can get hands on and try out character design, animation and graphic design on our industry standard equipment. Throughout the programme you will even develop your own character and get ready to bring them to life!

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Start date24/02/2025

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Burnley College Health ProfessionalsProgramme

Health Professionals Programme (Date 1)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

On this programme you will develop your fascination with Anatomy and Physiology through practical activities while gaining an insight into the world of dementia care. You’ll enjoy a taste of behavioural psychology, recognise the important issue of individuals’ rights in Health and Social Care and discover a vast array of careers open to you.

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Start date30/10/2024

Time5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Duration5 weeks

Burnley College Health ProfessionalsProgramme

Health Professionals Programme (Date 2)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

On this programme you will develop your fascination with Anatomy and Physiology through practical activities while gaining an insight into the world of dementia care. You’ll enjoy a taste of behavioural psychology, recognise the important issue of individuals’ rights in Health and Social Care and discover a vast array of careers open to you.

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Start date07/01/2025

Time5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Duration5 weeks

Burnley College Innovators Programme

Innovators aCADemy Programme

YEAR 10 AND 11 APPLICATIONS

Work on real-life projects supported by leading Employers in the Engineering sector in our Innovators aCADemy Programme. You will learn and develop skills in drawing, CAD, CAD-CAM, design, automation/3D printing and business improvement techniques, working alongside leading industry experts. This programme explores the theoretical and academic principles of Engineering whilst giving you unrivalled hands-on experience.

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Start date14/01/2025

Time5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Duration4 weeks

Burnley College Labnet Computing Programme

Labnet Computing Programme (Date 1)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

Learn how to code, build a website, implement a small network and create a computer game. Develop your knowledge of industry-standard networking equipment as well as all the latest computing software. At the end of the course, you will earn a digital badge to place on your CV.

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Start date08/10/2024

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration4 weeks

Burnley College Labnet Computing Programme

Labnet Computing Programme (Date 2)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

Learn how to code, build a website, implement a small network and create a computer game. Develop your knowledge of industry-standard networking equipment as well as all the latest computing software. At the end of the course, you will earn a digital badge to place on your CV.

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Start date14/01/2025

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration4 weeks

Music Professionals Programme

YEAR 10 and 11 APPLICATIONS

This short course introduces the use of music production software to explore creative ideas. You will have the opportunity to explore the use of different tools to realise your own creative ideas – this could be using an Apple Mac based DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) or the college recording studio. This programme is predominantly music technology based therefore it isn’t imperative that you have instrumental skills or a background in music. However, previous musical experience and knowledge will be advantageous.

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Start date24/02/2025

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Burnley College Science Programme

Science Programme (Date 1)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

On this programme you will: 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. You’ll head outside too to the science lab, the sports lab and the polytunnel and park to  carry out experiments and explore the environment. A fun-filled programme of activity for all Science enthusiasts.

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Start date30/10/2024

Time5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Duration6 weeks

Burnley College Science Programme

Science Programme (Date 2)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

On this programme you will: 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. You’ll head outside too to the science lab, the sports lab and the polytunnel and park to  carry out experiments and explore the environment. A fun-filled programme of activity for all Science enthusiasts.

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Start date07/01/2025

Time5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Duration6 weeks

Fitness Evolution at Burnley College

Sport & Fitness Professionals Programme (Date 1)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

Discover careers in the Sport and Fitness Industry, including roles within the sector such as Sports Therapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Sport Nutrition and Coaching with Physical Educational Teaching. Learn through a variety of 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 date06/11/2024

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Fitness Evolution at Burnley College

Sport & Fitness Professionals Programme (Date 2)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

Discover careers in the Sport and Fitness Industry, including roles within the sector such as Sports Therapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Sport Nutrition and Coaching with Physical Educational Teaching. Learn through a variety of 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 date26/02/2025

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration5 weeks

Travel and Hospitality Programme (Date 1)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

This programme will introduce you to the interesting world of travel, hospitality and tourism. Based in our training suite, you will explore the many areas of industry in detail and you will participate in role plays, presentations and simulations using our state-of-the-art aircraft fuselage, security check-in desks and travel agency.

Session 1: Hospitality | Session 2: Travel Agency | Session 3: Holiday Reps | Session 4: Airports and Airlines | Session 5: Cabin Crew | Session 6: Event Management

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Start date07/10/2024

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration4 weeks

Travel and Hospitality Programme (Date 2)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

This programme will introduce you to the interesting world of travel, hospitality and tourism. Based in our training suite, you will explore the many areas of industry in detail and you will participate in role plays, presentations and simulations using our state-of-the-art aircraft fuselage, security check-in desks and travel agency.

Session 1: Hospitality | Session 2: Travel Agency | Session 3: Holiday Reps | Session 4: Airports and Airlines | Session 5: Cabin Crew | Session 6: Event Management

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Start date13/01/2025

Time5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Duration4 weeks

Burnley College Public Services Programme

Uniformed Public Services Programme (Date 1)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

Throw yourself into an action-packed programme of adventure activities, fitness training, team building and drills.

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Start date08/10/2024

Time5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Duration4 weeks

Burnley College Public Services Programme

Uniformed Public Services Programme (Date 2)

YEAR 11 APPLICATIONS ONLY

Throw yourself into an action-packed programme of adventure activities, fitness training, team building and drills.

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Start date14/01/2025

Time5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Duration4 weeks