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As part of their study programme, student participate in a range of Careers and Employability related activities.

Blackburn College is committed to working with Students, Parents, Employers, Community Partners and Staff on the development and delivery of a Careers and Personal Development Programme which supports the needs of individuals and addresses the requirements of the Local Labour Market.

Careers & Employability Strategy

Careers Advice

If you are a student and need help with Careers and Employability, please call into The Exchange on the ground floor of the Beacon Centre to speak to a professional Careers Adviser or contact us on

If you are interested in coming to college and would like more information, we have Open Events on throughout the year where you can visit College and speak to a range of experts about your options.

Click here for details of all our events.

Targeted careers support for SEND

For anyone with special needs or disabilities, accessing high-quality advice at the earliest possible stage, is really important to get good Information, Advice and Guidance on all possible career options. Knowing all the available options and understanding what support can be put in place, will is crucial in helping to make decisions about the future.

Transition for young people with SEND can be a particularly worrying time and we can help facilitate a smooth process in working with young people, their families, schools and other agencies. Our SEND Transitions and IAG co-ordinators, offers expert professional help and advice and are able to attend school reviews from Year 9 onwards to ensure that the transition into college runs smoothly.

  • Ofsted Good
  • Lancaster University.
  • University of South Wales.
  • University of Central Lancashire.
  • Skills for Health Quality Mark
  • Advance HE.
  • University of the Arts London.
  • Disability Confident Employer.