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We’re looking forward to welcoming you to college in September!

As well as the Welcome Guide (which is posted to you), here is some further information to help you prepare for starting your new course with us.

Please complete the online enrolment form before 9th August. This makes sure that we have your up-to-date contact information and will speed things up when you enrol in person.

Please also read the information below, complete all relevant forms & bring these with you when you come into college.

If you would like us to post any of the forms to you, or if you have any questions, please get in touch:

T: 01539 814700

Online Enrolment Form

Please enrol here.

Photo Consent Form

Work Placement Information & Forms

Health & Social Care & Childhood Studies

Please see the department information below for information.

Access & A-Levels

Work placements are optional for students studying these courses.

All Other Students

Please complete this form and bring it to Enrolment Day.

You can start looking for a 35 hour (Animal Care students have longer placements) work experience placement now.

Contact possible employers directly - you might have a contact through family or friends, or it might be a company that you’ve heard about and are keen to get involved with.

Level 2 & 3 Students

(aged 16-18, or up to 25 with an EHCP Plan)

Industry Placements

T-levels are being introduced in the 2020/2021 academic year and will offer students:

  • Specific practical skills and knowledge in a chosen industry or occupation
  • 315+ hours of work placement at a relevant employer
  • Core English, Maths and digital skills

The college has the opportunity to offer the work placement aspect of T-levels in this academic year to Level 2 & 3 students on the courses below. This longer placement will give you a fantastic experience, to aid your future progression and career. Placements normally take place with a single employer, but you could work with two different employers.

  • Construction
  • Animal
  • Business
  • Hairdressing
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Hospitality

It may be possible to offer placements in other areas, please contact us to discuss.

Industry Placement vacancies will be posted here over the summer, so please check back regularly. You can also start to contact employers directly, to ask them if this is something they would consider.

If you are interested, and for more information, please contact the Work Placement Team:

T: 01539 814700

University & Apprenticeship Fair

We are running trips to The UK University and Apprenticeship Search Fair in the Autumn Term:

  • Thursday 26 September at Old Trafford, Manchester
  • Wednesday 9 October at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool

For more information and the trip forms, please download the below:

> Trip Forms - Manchester (Word)

> Trip Forms - Liverpool (Word)

Your Future Career: Getting Started

Everything we do at the college focuses on our students gaining the skills and experience they need for progression to higher education and/or employment. We will give you information, advice and guidance to support you in exploring the opportunities, making a decision and then applying for your chosen next step.

The College uses Start Profile, an impartial and national careers website, to support you in this journey, and to record careers activities taking place. This website enables you to set up your own profile and create a ‘Locker’ – similar to a Record of Achievement, that you will have access to during and after your time at College.

To get started, please register at (if you haven’t already got an account). Complete your profile (the four boxes under ‘About Me’) and then click on ‘My Careers’ to explore jobs that may interest you.

Student Ambassadors: Apply Now!

A part-time paid position working with the Marketing Department, supporting the promotion of the college.

> Application Pack (Word)

Social Media Champions: Apply Now!

A part-time voluntary position working with the Marketing Department, using social media to support the promotion of your course and department! Great for the CV. Please bring it with you on your first day in College, and hand it in to Reception.

> Application Form (PDF)

Bus Passes & Transport

You can find all the information relating to Transport & Bus Passes here.

Fees & Financial Support

All our information on Fees and getting Financial Support can be found here.

Term Dates & Enrolment Days

All the important dates at the College can be found here.

Department Information

Course timetables are created over the summer and given to students on Enrolment Day. For some courses, the days you will be in college have been drafted, and these will be published here when we receive them. As we accept applications throughout the summer, and thus student groups may change, this information is for general guidance only and is not guaranteed until everything is finalised at the end of August.

> Course Timetables (PDF)

Some departments (below) require additional forms to be completed, or have further information to share with you.

Barbering, Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Childhood Studies

Level 2

> Parental Consent Form (Word)

> DBS Letter (Word)

> DBS Evidence (Word)

Level 3

> Parental Consent Form (Word)

> DBS Letter (Word)

> DBS Evidence (Word)

Health & Social Care

Level 2

> Parental Consent Form (Word)

> DBS Letter (Word)

> DBS Evidence (Word)

Level 3

> Parental Consent Form (Word)

> DBS Letter (Word)

> DBS Evidence (Word)

Hospitality & Catering


Performing Arts

Sport & Outdoor Adventure

Outdoor Adventure

> Welcome Letter (Word)

> Parental Consent Form (Word)


> Welcome Letter (Word)

> Parental Consent Form (Word)

> Kit Ordering Form (Word)