Bolton College
  • Deane Road
    BL3 5BG
Bolton College provides over 800 full and part time courses at one of 7 centres across Bolton. With their support you will reach your goals and achieve that dream career

“A modern college in the centre of Bolton offering high quality apprenticeships, full and part times courses and higher education, to enable students to get the skills and qualifications employers are looking for”


Bolton College is a leading North West education provider with a £30 million turnover, specialising in delivering vocational training – locally, regionally and nationally – to school leavers, adults and employers. The College employs over 600 industry-experienced staff members who deliver to over 14,500 students across a range of centres around Bolton – including the £75 million town-centre campus. The College’s aim is to improve the employability of its learners and to equip the workforce of the future.

The Learners

The College delivers training to people from all walks of life, and its provision can be broken down into six main areas:

  • Adult Learning
  • Apprenticeships
  • Community Learning
  • Employers
  • Higher Education
  • School Leavers

Support with your Studies

Equal opportunities is incredibly important to the staff at Bolton College, and they always do their very best to meet the needs of individuals. The College can provide support for you, if you:

  • Are a D/deaf or hard-of-hearing person
  • Are a visually impaired person
  • Are on the Autistic Spectrum
  • Have a learning difficulty or disability
  • Have a physical disability
  • Have an injury or temporary disability
  • Have dyslexia
  • Have language, literacy or numeracy needs
  • Have mental health needs


A Supportive Environment

The College thinks it’s really important to create a comfortable place for its learners, by offering:

  • A Personal Tutor/Learning & Development Mentor for every learner
  • Support for those applying to university
  • Support for those applying for jobs
  • A College Counsellor
  • Looked After Children (LAC) Links
  • A multi-faith Chaplaincy
  • A College Nurse Service
  • A Quiet Room
  • Childcare

Financial Support

If you’re worried about money, there is a wide range of help for students to meet costs of tuition, or other associated costs such as travel and childcare. Your entitlement to free or reduced tuition fees is based on age, income (linked to benefits received), qualifications already held and the type of course you want to study. For more information, click here

The Learning Environment

Central location in a vibrant town, with convenient public transport links £75 million town-centre campus with modern facilities, including:

  • Learning Resource Centres, with Apple Macs and free Wi-Fi
  • The Academy: five hairdressing studios and six beauty studios
  • Chill-out zones across all four floors
  • Signature Restaurant (To make a reservation please call 01204 482 364)
  • High-street-style café selling Costa coffee
  • Fitness Suite
  • Theatre

£4.3 million STEM Centre (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths)

A diverse range of learners from a variety of backgrounds, cultures and ages, studying in a community that encourages respect and understanding.

Contact Details

Deane Road

01204 482000

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New Training Partnership set to put Bolton on the Map!

The ConnectED partnership brings together the expertise of, Alliance Learning, Bolton College and the University of Bolton has been formed to create a one-stop-shop for apprenticeships, education and training. Read article
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