Courses starting November 2020

Give your skills a boost this November - now's the time to join the B&FC Community

With the current restrictions in place, what better time than to invest in yourself and learn new skills – to advance at work, re-train for an entirely new career, or take on a new challenge.

Your future's in good hands

Designed with over 1,800 employers and delivered by industry specialists online and at our high-tech facilities, B&FC’s career-focused courses will put you on track towards a bright, rewarding future.

From short courses to longer programmes delivered over just 1 or 2 days a week, it’s never been easier to fit study around your life.

“B&FC made things easy. It’s two days a week so doesn’t cut into my life – it fits in. And I get help with childcare.”

Clarissa Jordan, who successfully completed B&FC’s Level 3 Fast Track to Business this year.

Why B&FC

  • Develop new knowledge and skills
  • Enhance your career prospects
  • Start a new career path
  • Boost your earning potential
  • Build confidence
  • Expand your network
  • Progress to a UK top Lancaster University degree, right here in Blackpool
  • Get all the support you need

At B&FC, learning is as vibrant as ever, with safe onsite learning and a thriving online community supported by friendly remote learning specialists.

If you haven’t studied for a while don’t worry. From help with assignments to brushing up your digital skills, we’ve got all your needs covered!

Nothing to pay upfront

Applicants aged 19 or over studying a level 3 course can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan with nothing to pay upfront and no repayments till you’re earning at least £26,575 a year.

We also offer the following non-repayable financial support:

  • £60 monthly bursary payment to help with course-related costs*
  • Help with childcare costs*
  • FREE 24/7 Blackpool Transport Travel pass*
  • FREE circular bus service linking our Bispham Campus with Poulton-le-Fylde
  • FREE healthy breakfast

*Eligibility applies

Still not sure?

If you need a nudge in the right direction, our award-winning Careers Team can give you all the help you need with planning your future.

Apply now

Find your chosen course and apply now to start November.

Subject areas

  • Automotive and Motorsport
  • Business and Management
  • Catering and Hospitality
  • Children, Young People and Families
  • Computing
  • Creative Arts
  • Engineering
  • Hair, Beauty and Related Therapies
  • Health and Medical Professions

Automotive and Motorsport

Business and Management

Catering and Hospitality

Children, Young People and Families

Computing 

IT Systems and Principles for IT Professionals - Fast Track to Degree

Creative Arts

Engineering

Hair, Beauty and Related Therapies

Health and Medical Professions

  • Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication - Level 2
  • End of Life Care - Level 2
  • Understanding Working in the Health Sector - Level 2
  • Counselling Skills - Level 2
  • Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent - Level 2
  • Mental Health Awareness - Level 2
  • Talent for Care