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DESPITE THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC CLOSING OUR CAMPUSES, WE ARE STILL ACCEPTING AND PROCESSING APPLICATIONS.

We’d be delighted to welcome you to Buxton & Leek College so if you would like a place on one of our courses you can apply in a variety of ways. It’s still not too late to apply for courses starting this September, but places are limited – so what are you waiting for, apply today!

If you have questions prior to applying take a look at our FAQ page.

IF YOU’RE APPLYING FOR:

 

Full-time & Part-Time courses, Apprenticeships or Traineeships:

1. APPLY!

Apply online – if you would like to fill out our online form just click here 

By Post – if you would prefer to receive an application form in the post either call our Admissions Team on 0800 074 0099 or email enquiries@blc.ac.uk .

Our Admissions team will review your application and get in touch with you in case they have any questions or there is any important information missing.

2. YOUR INTERVIEW

Our Admissions team will contact you with a date for your interview, which will be with a tutor from the programme that you have applied for. At the interview, the tutor will talk with you about your application, to ensure that you are applying for the right programme to suit your aims, abilities and ambitions. Due to the current situation with COVID -19 we are currently operating on a telephone interview scheme, your tutor will contact you via telephone on the date confirmed by our admissions team.

3. YOUR OFFER

You’ll be offered a place subject to your interview, exam results and references. If you decide to accept an offer of a place, it will be reserved for you. You may change your mind if you wish and you can get in touch with us at any point if you need any further information, advice or guidance.* We are aware that GSCE and other exams results will now be estimated grades, please do not worry about this, your tutor will talk through this with you and we will ensure that you are placed on the correct course.

4. KEEPING IN TOUCH

We will then keep in contact with you during the period between you interview and enrolment.

5. ENROLMENT & INDUCTION

In July, we will send you all of the information that you need to know about enrolment and induction. In the mean time you can find out more information here.

Access to Higher Education Courses

Please contact the BLC Admissions Team – on 0800 074 0099 or email enquiries@blc.ac.uk with any queries or to be put in touch with the Access Team.

Higher Education courses (Part-time)

You can browse our Higher Education courses here. Click the apply to be directed through to the relevant application process, which is usually with the University of Derby. Alternatively Contact BLC Admissions Team – on 0800 074 0099 or email enquiries@blc.ac.uk.

You’ll be offered a place subject to your interview, exam results and references. If you decide to accept an offer of a place, it will be reserved for you. You may change your mind if you wish. We will then keep in contact with you and give you the relevant information before you start your course. We are aware that GSCE and other exams results will now be estimated grades, please do not worry about this, your tutor will talk through this with you and we will ensure that you are placed on the correct course.

Learning for Leisure & Part-time Courses

Contact the BLC Admissions Team – on 0800 074 0099 or email enquiries@blc.ac.uk

*Please note that offers onto programmes are subject to the programme recruiting sufficiently for it to be a beneficial experience to the student and also financially viable to the College. In the case of a programme being unable to run, the Curriculum Leader will liaise with the student (and parent if aged under 18) at the earliest point possible to offer an alternative.