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About Us

Inspirational learning creating outstanding futures.

Welcome to B&FC

At Blackpool and The Fylde College we are very proud of the fact that we rank in the top 3% of further education colleges in England, but we're even prouder of the achievements of our students and our amazing team who help to make it happen.

Our academic standards are judged to be amongst the best in the sector and for the sixth year running we have been ranked in the top 3% of further education colleges in England.

As a student at B&FC, you will benefit from a wealth of industry experience via our industry specialist tutors, access to first-class industry-standard facilities and a strong support network that allows you to personalise your learning journey.

At a time of skills shortages in the UK we work closely with industry to co-create technical and professional education and training, which develops the skills, knowledge and attributes that employers need to drive their businesses forward and provides you with rich employment opportunities.

There has never been a better time to progress your career with B&FC.
Latest News

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Mission & Values

What we aim to do and who we strive to be as an institution collectively and individually are driven by our Mission and Values.


Our Mission - "Inspirational learning creating outstanding futures."

Our Values:
  • Placing the student at the heart of all we do
  • Showing fairness, courtesy and mutual respect
  • Learning, teaching and assessment as the key to success
  • Empowering everyone to achieve their full potential
  • Working collaboratively to achieve excellence and growth across all the communities that we serve.


For more information about our strategic goals, please see our Mission and Values page.

B&FC for Business

On course to support your business, the B&FC for Business team is here to partner with your organisation to deliver the expert training to help your business thrive.

Everything you need to know about B&FC

  • Institute of Technology at B&FC

    Being a part of IoT enables us to deliver the very best technical education, providing outstanding skills-based training across multiple technical industries.

    More on IoT at B&FC
  • Multiversity Blackpool

    Plans have now been submitted for a new state-of-the-art education campus in Blackpool town centre - Due for 2027, this is a £40 million Levelling Up investment, contributing towards the regeneration of Blackpool.

    Read our plans for Multiversity
  • Sustainability at B&FC

    As a College, we aim to embed sustainability and sustainable practices across everything we do - for a brighter and greener tomorrow.

    More on Sustainability at B&FC
  • Our Locations

    Blackpool and The Fylde College operates across a number of different locations. Check out where you could be studying depending on your chosen course.

    More on B&FC Locations
  • Our Schools

    B&FC offers a dynamic range of employment-focused courses that are run by our various schools and subject areas, all consisting of industry-expert tutors, there to give you a kickstart towards the career of your dreams.

    More on B&FC Schools
  • Our Facilities

    Industry standard workshops, the latest equipment and simulated work environments all help our students gain the technical and professional skills that make them ready for industry.

    More on B&FC Facilitites

Why B&FC...

  • Spearheading...

    ...high quality technical and professional education across the Fylde Coast since 1982.

  • Delivering...

    ...the largest degree provision of any single College in the UK.

  • Pioneering...

    ...Higher and Degree Apprenticeships from Aerospace to Nuclear Engineering.

Our teaching is GOLD

We're delighted to be one of only three FE colleges in England to have achieved TEF Gold for excellence in our HE teaching provision for both student experience and student outcomes.

This goes hand-in-hand with some fantastic comments in the National Student Survey which collates feedback from recent graduates on their learning experience.

Now, more than ever before, students can be confident that B&FC competes with the very best when it comes to choosing your place for degree-level study.

Read the full story here
  • Open to the Public

    As part of our mission to make B&FC an inclusive space for everyone, we're always happy to welcome members of the public to our various College facilities.

    Facilities Open to the Public
  • Corporate Information

    Want to find out more about the College from a corporate perspective? Click on the link below to access all the key information which might be of interest to you.

    Read more on Corporate Information
  • Jobs at B&FC

    At B&FC we are very proud of the achievements of our students and our amazing team who help to make it happen. Click on the link below if you are considering a rewarding career with us.

    View our Current Job Vacancies

Contact Us

For course enquiries:
Call: 01253 504343
Email: info@blackpool.ac.uk
For general enquiries:
Call: 01253 352352
If your enquiry is more specific, or you need to come in and see us, please visit our dedicated Contact Us page.
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