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Open Event & Meet the Employer Event

Tuesday 7th February 2023

4:30PM - 8:00PM

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Meet the Employer

About the event:

Meet potential employers. Learn about live vacancies. Speak with industry experts. Prepare for your apprenticeship.

The event will provide students who are thinking about pursuing a career in the field of apprenticeships with the opportunity to:

  • Meet top employers from a variety of industries and sectors
  • Find the most recent Apprenticeship openings
  • Speak with our dedicated Apprenticeship team
  • Get advice and guidance on how to become an Apprentice
  • Begin the recruitment process for Blackburn College Apprenticeships

Employers confirmed so far...

  • Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
  • East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Bowker
  • Nybble
  • Eurogarages
  • Lancashire Workbased Learning Forum
  • Ewood Motors
  • Why Us Marketing
  • Uniform Specialists
  • Lancashire BME Network
  • Education Partnership Trust
  • Identity Defined
  • Styled by Emily

To ensure you have the best experience possible, please let us know if you want to visit the employers during our Open Event by ticking the Meet the Employer box and selecting a time slot on our form below.

Fill out our form here:

Open Event Science Experiment

Open Event - Tuesday 7th February 2022

The ideal event for year 11 school leavers.

Discover our fantastic facilities, meet our dedicated tutors and current students and explore your options. Our February Open Event will help you learn more about the study area you are interested in and help make your choice easier.


Blackburn College and Blackburn Sixth Form

What to Expect

Tuesday 7th February 2023 4:30pm - 8:00pm

Our Open Event on Tuesday 7th February is a great event for Year 11 students who have big decisions coming up in the next year. You can explore our different areas to help you choose whether A-Levels, Technical/Vocational, T-Levels or an Apprenticeship is right for you.

You can speak with tutors and students, see our fantastic facilities and find out about the support we can provide for you to reach your potential. Our Open Events provide a great chance for you to experience what it’s like to study, be a part of our community and what Blackburn College life is all about.


Can I make an application at the Open Event?

Yes! You will be able to fill out an application form at the event with the help of a staff member.

Support Services

We will also have a range of further services available at the Open Event including:

  • Additional Learning Support
  • Apprenticeships
  • Careers Advice
  • Finance Advice
  • Maths & English
  • Pastoral Team


Where do I go to at the Open Event?

Beacon Centre – Please head directly to the Beacon Centre (number 7 on the campus map). You will sign in and then be able to head to your chosen area.

When you arrive on campus our campus map will help guide you to your preferred sign in location.



Car parking is available on campus (BB2 1LH) or at Feilden Street multi-storey (BB2 1LQ). Please note Feilden Street multi-storey closes at 8.00pm.

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