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FE ENROLMENT 2021/2022 – NOW OPEN!

 

Everyone who has applied for a full or part-time study programme and offered a place with us at Buxton & Leek College should now have received an email with specific information about their enrolment – please look out for further details on the email address that you provided during your application. This also applies for existing students who are progressing on to a new programme at the college.

The email we have sent provides details of how to enrol and the information that you will need. To enrol online you will need access to the internet and a personal computer, laptop/Macbook, Notebook, iPad/Tablet or a smart phone with video calling facilities.

  • If you are unable to enrol online, please call 0800 074 0099 and select option 1, ‘Enrolment’ to pre-book a time slot to attend on-site.
  • If you have applied to BLC and been offered a place, but you have not received an email giving you the information about enrolment, please call us on 0800 074 0099 or email enquiries@blc.ac.uk
  • If you have changed your mind about the programme you have applied for – don’t panic! Get in touch with us on 0800 074 0099 and we can discuss all your options with you.
  • If you have not yet applied for a programmes and wish to do so, you can apply online here or if you’re not sure what course you want to do, get in touch via enquiries@blc.ac.uk . You will need to complete and application form before you can enrol. We still have places available on a wide range of our programmes and we also have over 100 live apprenticeship vacancies.

We are open all throughout the Summer, so if you need information, advice or guidance about your application, or if you are yet to apply, please get in touch.

Students who have applied for an Access to Higher Education Programme have been able to enrol from 20th August and should also have been contacted directly about how to enrol. If you have any questions about Access to HE, please contact access@derby.ac.uk

Students who have applied for a Higher Education programme or Foundation Pathways Programme through Buxton & Leek College will be contacted about their enrolment by the University of Derby.

If you have applied for an Apprenticeship, you will be contacted by the Apprenticeships Team about your enrolment. Look out for an email from FEApprenticeships@blc.ac.uk

If you have already enrolled:

 

COVID-19

Please visit the Essential Student Support page on this website to find out everything you need to know regarding Covid-19 and testing, ahead of starting in September.

ID Card

Once you have set up your password and unimail account please log onto udo.derby.ac.uk (your username is your student ID e.g. ABC1000111 and not ABC1000111@unimail.derby.ac.uk) and click on the ‘Your Photo’ tile and follow the instructions on how to upload your photo. You will receive your ID card during your first week at college.

Documents to bring for all new students and those progressing onto a new programme

You will be issued with your ID card within the first 2 weeks of your Induction at College

Please remember to bring one of the following ID verification documents with you. Documents for ID verification: –

  • National insurance card
  • Valid passport
  • Debit card
  • Driving licence

You will also need to bring your exam certificates with you

Key Dates

The first day of the Autumn Term is Monday 6th September, however this may not be your first day in College. Please see confirmed start dates below. If your programme isn’t listed, the date is not yet confirmed. Please keep checking back on this page for future updates.

Monday 6th Sept:
  • Level 1 Carpentry & Joinery – Leek – 9am – 4pm
  • Level 1 Motor Vehicle – Buxton – 9.30am – 4pm
  • Adventurous Activities Level 3 Year 1 – Buxton
  • Childcare Level 3 Year 2 – Buxton
  • SEN Discrete Provision – Buxton and Leek
  • Health & Social Care Level 3 Year 1 – Buxton and Leek
  • Health & Social Care Level 2 – Leek
  • Computing & ICT Level 3 Year 1 – Buxton – 9.30am start
  • Business Level 2 – Buxton
  • Business Level 3 Year 1 and Year 2 – Buxton
  • Diploma in Art and Design Skills Level 2 – Leek
  • BTEC National Diploma in Art and Design Practice Level 3 – Leek
  • BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art, Design and Media Practice Level 3 – Leek
  • BTEC National Extended Diploma in Art and Design Practice Level 3 Yr 2 – Leek
  • NVQ Certificate in Beauty Therapy Level 1 – Buxton
  • Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 2 – Buxton and Leek
  • Certificate in Hairdressing and Barbering Level 1 – Buxton and Leek
  • Diploma in Hairdressing Level 3 – Leek
  • National Diploma in Creative Media Practice Level 3 – Buxton
  • BTEC National Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice Level 3 Yr 2 – Buxton
  • NVQ Diploma in Nail Services Level 3 – Adult Part Time – Leek
  • DCCT Academy Year 1 and Year 2 –  Derby
  • Buxton Football Academy Level 3 Year 1 – Buxton
  • Diploma in Sport Level 3 Year 1 – Derby
Tuesday 7th Sept:
  • Explore & Discover – Buxton and Leek
  • Health & Social Care Level 2 – Buxton
  • Level 2 Motor Vehicle – Buxton – 9.30am – 4pm
  • Computing & ICT Level 3 Year 2 – Buxton – 1.15pm start
  • Health & Social Care Level 3 Year 2 – Buxton and Leek
  • Childcare Level 3 Year 1 – Buxton
  • Diploma in Hairdressing Level 2 – Buxton
  • Diploma in Hairdressing Level 3 – Buxton
  • Diploma in Hairdressing Level 2 – Leek
  • Certificate in Introduction to Culinary Skills Level 1 – Buxton
  • Diploma in Culinary Skills Level 2 – Buxton
  • Diploma in Sport Level 3 Year 1 – Leek
  • Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services Level 3 Year 1 – Buxton
  • Level 2 Engineering – Leek – 9.30am – 4pm
  • Extended Diploma in Sport Level 3 Year 2 – Derby
  • Diploma in Sports Level 3 Year 1 – Derby

Wednesday 8th Sept:

  • Diploma in Sport Level 3 Year 2 – Leek
  • Extended Diploma in Public Services Level 3 Year 2 – Buxton
  • Level 3 Engineering – Leek – 9am – 2pm
Thursday 9th Sept:
  • Adventurous Activities Level 3 Year 2 – Buxton
  • Level 2 and Level 3 Carpentry & Joinery (Bench and Site)  – Leek – 9am – 4pm
  • Buxton Football Academy Level 3 Year 2 – Buxton
Monday 13th Sept
  • Level 3 Counselling Buxton – Monday 13th September at 5pm
Tuesday 14th Sept
  • Diploma in Barbering Level 2 – Adult Part Time Leek
  • Level 2 Counselling Buxton – Tuesday 14th September at 5.30pm
  • Level 4 Counselling Buxton – Tuesday 14th September at 5pm
Wednesday 15th Sept
  • Access to HE Diploma: Art & Design – Leek
  • Level 2 Counselling Leek – Wednesday 15th September at 5.30pm

TERM DATES 2021/2022

Autumn Term 2021

Term Starts Half Term /Bank Holiday Term Ends
6th September 2021 25th – 29th October 2021 17th December 2021

Winter Term 2022

Term Starts Half Term /Bank Holiday Term Ends
10th January 2022 21st – 25th February 2022 8th April 2022

Spring Term 2022

Term Starts Half Term /Bank Holiday Term Ends
25th April 2022 30th May – 3rd June 2022 8th July 2022

 

Buxton & Leek College is open throughout the year on weekdays, even outside of term time. The only dates the College will be shut are Bank Holidays, plus date(s) TBC around Christmas 2021 and Easter 2022 . If you wish to speak to us, please click here to find out about the ways that you can contact us.