Vocational Courses

  • Auto Electrical

    Vocational

    The Auto Electrical Apprenticeship is designed to provide you with an understanding of automotive technology including diagnostic and repair techniques for a range of electrical...

  • Auto Electrical Specialist Level 2

    Vocational

    The course will give you the opportunity to engage and develop your skills that you have gained from the previous Level 1 course. Typically, auto...

  • Auto Electrical Specialist Level 3

    Vocational

    On this course you will further develop your skills that you have gained from the previous Level 2 course. Typically, the course covers all aspects...

  • Brickwork Advanced Level Apprenticeship

    Vocational

    The Construction Building industry has a traditional role in supplying a qualified workforce to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). An apprenticeship in construction follows a...

  • Brickwork Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

    Vocational

    The Construction Building industry has a traditional role in supplying a qualified workforce to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). An apprenticeship in construction follows a...

  • Brickwork Level 2

    Vocational

    On this course you will have the opportunity to engage and develop your skills that you have gained from the previous Level 1 course. Typically,...

  • BTEC Level 3 in Information Technology

    Vocational

    If you wish to pursue a career in the digital field then the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Information Technology is the right course for...

  • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Creative Digital Media Production

    Vocational

    This industry-relevant programme is designed to allow you the opportunity to build the skills and knowledge you will need for a successful ongoing career in...

  • Business / Digital Entry Level

    Vocational

    This course will develop knowledge, understanding and skills of the Business/Digital sector to motivate you to progress to higher level qualifications or employment. You will...

  • Business and Digital Level 1

    Vocational

    This course provides an interesting and varied basic introduction to Business and Digital. It will help you to develop skills for progression onto higher level...

  • Business Level 2

    Vocational

    This course is part of the ARC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal...

  • Business Level 3

    Vocational

    On your course, you will study a range of modules which may include topics such as the economic environment, introduction to marketing and social media,...

  • Care Entry Level

    Vocational

    To help prepare you for a higher level course, the Entry Level programme combines the following topics: English Maths IT Study Skills A vocational option...

  • Carpentry and Joinery (Bench) Advanced Level Apprenticeship

    Vocational

    The Construction Building industry has a traditional role in supplying a qualified workforce to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). An apprenticeship in construction follows a...

  • Carpentry and Joinery (Bench) Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

    Vocational

    The Construction Building industry have a traditional role in supplying a qualified workforce to small and medium enterprises (SME’s). An apprenticeship in construction follows a...

  • Carpentry and Joinery (Site) Advanced Level Apprenticeship

    Vocational

    The Construction Building industry have a traditional role in supplying a qualified workforce to small and medium enterprises (SME’s). An apprenticeship in construction follows a...

  • Carpentry and Joinery (Site) Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

    Vocational

    The Construction Building industry have a traditional role in supplying a qualified workforce to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). An apprenticeship in construction follows a...

  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 1

    Vocational

    This course will give students the opportunity to engage in learning which will develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential...

  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 2

    Vocational

    On this course you will have the opportunity to engage and develop your skills that you have gained from the previous Level 1 course. Typically,...

  • Cleaning and Environmental Services

    Vocational

    Cleaning and Environmental Service professionals make a difference to all our lives, although the work often goes ‘unseen’. Cleaners ensure that the places we work...

  • Construction and Civil Engineering Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

    Vocational

    The Construction Civil Engineering framework has a role in supplying a qualified workforce to small and medium enterprises (SME’s) An apprenticeship in construction follows a...

  • Construction and Civil Engineering Level 1

    Vocational

    This course will give students the opportunity to engage in learning which will develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential...

  • Construction and Civil Engineering Level 2

    Vocational

    On this course you will have the opportunity to engage and develop your skills that you gained from the previous Level 1 course. The course...

  • Construction Management Higher Level Apprenticeship

    Vocational

    The Higher Level Apprenticeship in Construction Site Supervision (Construction) Level 4 has been developed to meet the needs of the following sectors, Building and Civil...

  • Diploma in Skills for Employment

    Vocational

    This qualification facilitates progression to other Level 1 Introductory Pathway courses. It will prepare the learner to move to a position where they can begin...

  • Education and Childcare Level 2

    Vocational

    This course is part of the ARC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal...

  • Engineering Level 1

    Vocational

    This course provides an interesting and varied basic introduction to Engineering. It will help you to develop skills for progression onto higher level courses within...

  • ESOL

    Vocational

    The main purpose of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to cover all four skills in English: speaking, listening, reading and writing....

  • Facilities Services

    Vocational

    Facilities Management (FM) involves providing a quality and cost effective maintenance and care service for a wide range of commercial and public buildings, such as...

  • Games Programming and Software Development Level 3

    Vocational

    On this course you will study the following core units: PC systems, networking and communication and  employability skills for IT. In addition to this you...

  • Hair / Beauty Entry Level

    Vocational

    Entry Level programme combines the following topics: English Maths IT Study Skills A vocational option Work experience The courses are offered at different levels, depending...

  • Hair and Media Make-up Level 2

    Vocational

    You will learn skills that are essential for a successful career as a make-up artist. You will develop an understanding of health and safety and client...

  • Hairdressing / Barbering Level 3

    Vocational

    This course is aimed at those who have a Level 2 Certificate / Diploma in Hairdressing and who would like to develop their qualification portfolio...

  • Health and Social Professions Level 1

    Vocational

    This course provides an interesting and varied basic introduction to the childcare and health and social care sectors. It will help you to develop skills...

  • Health and Social Professions Level 2

    Vocational

    This course is part of the ARC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal...

  • Introduction to College – Entry Two

    Vocational

    Introduction to College – Entry Two (Entry 2) This is a course aimed at learners aged between 16 to 25 years old. The Entry 2...

  • Level 1 Brickwork

    Vocational

    This course will give students the opportunity to engage in learning which will develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential...

  • Level 2 Applied Science

    Vocational

    If you are interested in working in the science or health related industry, this is an ideal vocational route. Topics of study may include principles...

  • Level 2 BFC Shadow Youth Team

    Vocational

    This course is part of the ARC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal...

  • Level 2 Law, Policing and Justice

    Vocational

    This course is part of the ARC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal...

  • Level 2 Media

    Vocational

    This course is part of the ARC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal...

  • Level 2 Media

    Vocational

    This course is part of the ARC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal...

  • Level 2 Pre-Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy / Level 2 Beauty Professional

    Vocational

    This course is part of the ARC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal...

  • Level 2 Pre-Apprenticeship in Engineering

    Vocational

    This course is part of the NCC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal...

  • Level 2 Pre-Apprenticeship in Hair and Media Make-up

    Vocational

    This course is part of the NCC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal...

  • Level 2 Pre-Apprenticeship in Hairdressing or Barbering

    Vocational

    This course is part of the ARC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal...

  • Level 2 Sport

    Vocational

    This course is part of the ARC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal...

  • Level 3 BFC Boys Shadow Youth Team

    Vocational

    The Burnley FC Shadow Youth Team is a unique programme for aspiring footballers. Successful players will represent Nelson and Colne College in partnership with Burnley...

  • Level 3 BFC Girls Shadow Youth Team

    Vocational

    Interest in girls’ football has increased significantly over recent years and participant numbers for our Girl’s Post-16 Football Academy have matched this trend. We want...

  • Level 3 CACHE Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

    Vocational

    This qualification is aimed at students looking to progress into a classroom setting to support pupils’ learning, in roles such as teaching assistants, learning support...

  • Level 3 Health and Social Work Professions

    Vocational

    Year 1 With an anticipated national shortage within this sector, there is no better time to join this industry. During the first year of study,...

  • Level 3 Law, Policing and Justice

    Vocational

    On this course you will prepare for a career in fields such as policing, the probation service and other public and uniformed services. You will...

  • Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Applied Science

    Vocational

    You will continue a broad, yet in depth study of Biology, Chemistry and Physics which will give you a range of skills  and knowledge applicable...

  • Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Engineering

    Vocational

    On this course you will study a variety of engineering topics such as engineering design, fabrication processes, CAD/CAM, CNC, robotics and mathematics for engineers. There...

  • Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport, Coaching and Development

    Vocational

    This course is a specialist, industry relevant programme aimed at those who have an interest in working in sport development, coaching, the fitness industry and...

  • Level 3 T Level in Digital Design and Production

    Vocational

    The T Level is a ground-breaking new two-year Level 3 study programme that will offer learners a mixture of classroom-based learning and ‘on-the-job’ experience. A...

  • Level 3 Technical Diploma in Education and Childcare

    Vocational

    On this course, you will learn about the development of children from birth to seven years old, looking at how children learn, how to plan...

  • Light Vehicle Engineering Level 1

    Vocational

    The course will give students the opportunity to engage in learning which will develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential...

  • Light Vehicle Engineering Level 2

    Vocational

    On this course you will have the opportunity to engage and develop your skills that you gained from the previous Level 1 course. Typically, the...

  • Light Vehicle Engineering Level 3

    Vocational

    The course will give you the opportunity to engage and develop your skills that you have gained from the previous Level 2 course. Typically, the...

  • Motor Engineering – Light Vehicle Advanced Level Apprenticeship

    Vocational

    The Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship is popular with employers in England. The aim of the apprenticeship framework is to attract new people into the...

  • Motor Engineering – Light Vehicle Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

    Vocational

    The Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship is popular with employers in England. The aim of the apprenticeship framework is to attract new people into the...

  • Painting and Decorating Advanced Level

    Vocational

    The Construction Building industry have a traditional role in supplying a qualified workforce to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). An apprenticeship in construction follows a...

  • Painting and Decorating Intermediate Level

    Vocational

    The Construction Building industry have a traditional role in supplying a qualified workforce to small and medium enterprises (SME’s). An apprenticeship in construction follows a...

  • Painting and Decorating Level 1

    Vocational

    This course will give students the opportunity to engage in learning which will develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential...

  • Painting and Decorating Level 2

    Vocational

    On this course you will have the opportunity to engage and develop your skills that you have gained from the previous Level 1 course. You...

  • Plastering

    Vocational

    Construction Specialist Occupations have a traditional role in supplying a qualified workforce to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). An apprenticeship in construction follows a pattern...

  • Plastering

    Vocational

    Construction Specialist Occupations have a traditional role in supplying a qualified workforce to small and medium enterprises (SME’s). An apprenticeship in construction follows a pattern...

  • Plastering Level 1

    Vocational

    This course will give students the opportunity to engage in learning which will develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential...

  • Plastering Level 2

    Vocational

    On this course you will have the opportunity to engage and develop your skills that they gained from the previous Level 1 course. Typically, the...

  • Pre-Supported Internship – Entry Three

    Vocational

    This qualification embraces the development of personal, social, health, moral and citizenship skills and skills which prepare the student for working life. In addition, the...

  • Sport / Uniformed Services Entry Level

    Vocational

    To help prepare you for a higher level course, the Entry Level programme combines the following topics: English Maths IT Study Skills A vocational option...

  • T Level Education and Childcare (Level 3)

    Vocational

    The T Level is a ground-breaking new two-year Level 3 study programme that will offer learners a mixture of classroom-based learning and ‘on-the-job’ experience. A...

  • Vehicle Fitting

    Vocational

    You must be employed within a  Vehicle Fitting Garage. Attendance at college is 1 day per week studying both practical and theory aspects. The remainder...