School Leavers

Welcome to B&FC (an Ofsted Outstanding college) and our employment-focused courses, aimed at starting your journey towards a lifelong rewarding career.

From expert tutors and high-tech facilities to amazing industry placements with our partner employers, everything is in place to support your future success. 

Why B&FC

  • A-level equivalent qualifications. Our Level 3 Triple Diploma and T Levels are equivalent to studying 3 A-levels and are valued by universities and employers alike.
  • Relevant industry placements. If you study full-time you can access a relevant industry placement, which develops valuable skills for employment and/or higher level study.
  • Apprenticeships. We work with over 1,800 partner employers, which means we can help you to secure an apprenticeship.
  • Industry specialists. Our tutors are specialists in their subjects and they regularly spend time in industry to keep their knowledge and experience up-to-date.
  • Employer partnerships. We work closely with employers to develop and deliver programmes that give you the skills you need to succeed in your future career.
  • Superb facilities. We’re constantly investing in our facilities to provide a first-rate, industry-standard learning environment with cutting edge resources.
  • Continue to degree level. Enhance your career prospects with one of our UK top 10 Lancaster University degrees or degree/higher apprenticeships.

How to apply

  1. First choose a course from the list below.
  2. On the course page, click Apply.
  3. You'll create an account, complete a short form - and we'll be in touch about your next steps.

That's it!

Need some help?

We're here 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday, to help with your application or choosing a course.

16-18 courses

Here are all the courses available to school leavers.

Children, Young People and Families
Children and Young People's Mental Health - Level 2SE1FE380
Education - T LevelSE1FE383
Media Production, Film and Television
Media Production and Technology - Level 3 Triple DiplomaVM1FE228
Sport, Leisure and Recreation
Sport - Level 2TS1FE32
Sport - Level 3TS1FE140
Sport - Level 3 Combined DiplomaTS1FE129