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BLC Open Event on Saturday 30th September 

Buxton & Leek College is holding their first Open Event of the academic year on Saturday 30th September. Running from 10am – 1pm across both their Buxton and Leek campuses, school leavers, parents, and adult learners have the opportunity to tour their facilities and take part in live demonstrations. 

A spokesperson from BLC says, “We have live bands at each campus, so this Open Event is more than just a fabulous chance for young people and their families to experience life at Buxton & Leek College, it’s a chance to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the day too.” 

Open Events are a great opportunity for learners to speak with tutors about next steps after GCSEs. And the College’ Information, Advice and Guidance Team will be on hand to help young people to navigate all the options on offer. 

At the Buxton campus there are plenty of exciting activities to get involved with and facilities to tour, including a simulated hospital ward, seven industry kitchens, a hair & beauty salon, and a childcare nursery. Visitors are also invited to explore the range of subject areas available at the campus, like Public Services, Hospitality & Catering, Sport, Business, Motor Vehicle, and Education & Childcare. 

Over at the Leek campus the Open Day offers the chance to tour their state-of-the-art £8.5 million redeveloped workshops and facilities, including Salon Inspire, their fully equipped hair & beauty salon. You can also speak to the tutors of a variety of subjects such as Art & Design, Hair & Beauty, Carpentry & Joinery, Engineering and more. 

Buxton & Leek College also offer apprenticeships and T Levels in a variety of subject areas for you to explore, and their dedicated apprenticeships team will be at the Open Event to guide you through your next steps. 

Buxton & Leek College Open Day will take place on Saturday 30th September from 10am – 1pm. You can book your place online at: BLC.AC.UK or call 0800 074 0099.