Accrington and Rossendale College, alongside Lancashire Adult Learning and Nelson and Colne College are part of the Nelson and Colne College Group. Together we offer  a wide range of programmes, which are designed to help you get back into work, upskill within your current job role, enjoy for leisure, develop your Maths and English and improve your digital skills.

This Autumn we’re offering a wide range of flexible programmes to suit you, with courses online and in venues, where possible and safe to do so.

Find out more by viewing our Autumn Course Guide today. Click here.

Education and Childhood Studies

Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2 Certificate


Start Date: 8th September
Day: Tuesday
Time: 1.30pm - 4.30pm
Duration: 34 weeks
Location: Accrington and Rossendale College

Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3 Diploma


Start Date: 8th September
Day: Tuesday
Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Duration: 34 weeks
Location: Accrington and Rossendale College

Award in Education and Training Level 3


Start Date: 15th September
Day: Tuesday
Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Duration: 12 weeks
Location: Accrington and Rossendale College

CACHE Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools


Start Date: Various: 15th September and 17th September
Time: 12.15pm - 2.45pm, 9.30am - 12pm or 6pm - 8.30pm
Duration: 12 weeks

CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges


Start Date: Various: 14th September, 15th September, 18th September
Time: 12.15pm - 2.45pm, 9.30am - 12pm or 6pm - 8.30pm

PGCE/Certificate in Education


Start Date: September 2020
Duration: 1 year full-time pre-service, 2 years part-time in-service
Location: Delivered at Nelson and Colne College and Accrington and Rossendale College

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Advanced PGCE)


Start Date: September 2020
Duration: 2 years part-time, Delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College and Nelson and Colne College

Foundation Degree in Teaching and Learning Support


Start Date: September 2020
Duration: 2 years full-time, 3-4 years part-time, UCAS Code: TL19

Foundation Degree Early Years


Start Date: September 2020
Duration: 2 years full-time, 3-4 years part-time

Foundation Degree in Early Years (Childhood Studies)


Start Date: September 2020
Duration: 2 years Full Time, Delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College UCAS Code: X230

BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies (Top-Up)


Start Date: September 2020
Duration: 1 years Full Time, Delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: X321

BA (Hons) in Education and Professional Development


Start Date: September 2020
Duration: 2 years part-time, 6 Saturday day schools per year at the University of Huddersfield and then the 1:1 tutorials are at Accrington and Rossendale College
Health and Social Care

Counselling Skills - Level 2 Certificate


Start Date: 28th September
Day: Monday
Time: 9am - 12pm
Duration: 26 weeks
Location: Accrington and Rossendale College

Counselling Skills - Level 3 Diploma


Start Date: 21st, 23rd September, 25th September
Day: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time: 9am - 12pm, 1pm - 4pm
Location: Accrington and Rossendale College

Understanding Mental Health- Level 3 Certificate


Start Date: 25th September
Day: Friday
Time: 9.30am - 1.30pm
Duration: 12 weeks
Location: Accrington and Rossendale College

Access to HE (Health Science)


Start Date: 21st September
Day: Monday, Thursday, Friday
Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 34 weeks
Location: Accrington and Rossendale College

Access to HE (Social Science)


Start Date: 21st September
Day: Monday, Thursday, Friday
Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 32 weeks
Location: Accrington and Rossendale College

BA (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies (Top-Up)


Start Date: September 2020
Duration: 1 year full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: CPSY

BA (Hons) in Health and Applied Social Studies


Start Date: September 2020
Duration: 3 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: LL59

Foundation Degree in Alcohol and Substance Misuse Work


Start Date: September 2020
Duration: 2 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: LN56

Foundation Degree in Counselling Studies


Start Date: September 2020
Duration: 2 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: C356

Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care


Start Date: September 2020
Duration: 2 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: L511

Foundation Degree Working with Young People, Children and Families


Start Date: September 2020
Day: Please enquire for more details
Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time Certificate of Higher Education in Working with Children and Families | 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time Delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College | UCAS Code: WCF1

Foundation Degree in Mental Health Work


Start Date: September 2020
Duration: 2 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: L510