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Open Events

Want to see what it’s like to study at B&FC? Get a real feel for your future at our open events!

Book now for our November event

Welcome to Open Events at B&FC

Whether you’re a school leaver preparing to take your next step or an adult wanting to study for a degree, return to education or looking to change careers, Blackpool and The Fylde College is here for you. We’re ready and waiting to help you take the next step.

On-site Open Events - what to expect

We know from talking to existing students that attending Open Events are a real eye opener and can help students make the decision whether B&FC is right for them. It's the perfect time to look around our amazing facilities and explore the fantastic range of courses we offer. You'll also meet our industry specialist tutors, get advice from career experts to ensure your course choices and career aspirations are on track and find out about all the support you can access at B&FC.

Open Events

Wednesday 9 November 2022 Bispham Campus and University Centre* 4.30pm - 7.00pm

Join us to find out about school leaver, 19+ and degree level courses and take your learning to the next level.

Tuesday 22 November 2022 Bispham Campus and University Centre* 4.30pm - 7.00pm Adult Only

An Open Event especially for adults which is focussed on our 19+ learners. You'll have the chance to explore upskilling opportunities to take your career to the next level or reskilling if you want a complete change. Our experts will be on hand to guide you to the right course and help you access the financial support available to make study a real possibility.

* Please come along to the campus where the course you're interested in is delivered, this information can be found on the course information page. If you are unsure, please call our Course Enquiries team on 01253 504343 who can advise you where to go. You can browse all courses here


Looking for a career at sea? Our Maritime Open Events are held separately at Fleetwood Nautical Campus. 

Thursday 17 November 2022 Fleetwood Nautical Campus 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Saturday 21 January 2023 Fleetwood Nautical Campus 10.30am - 2.30pm

Open Events are your ideal opportunity to learn why B&FC is the right place to get set for your future career

At every event, our industry trained tutors will be available to advise you on all our subject areas and the support you can expect throughout your learning journey. At our Meet the Expert events you will have the opportunity to discuss the course you are interested with a tutor and find out what opportunities lay ahead. Ready to take your career to the next level - or learn skills for a new job? B&FC offers lots of career focused adult courses including English and Maths, Up-skilling and Re-skilling courses and degree-level courses you can study just one day a week.