May Open Evening (Virtual)
Join us virtually for the chance to chat to our tutors and staff.
- Date & Time:
- Thursday 13 May 2021 17:00 - 19:00
- Bishop Auckland Campus
REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED.
Virtual Open Event
Thursday 13 May 2021
5pm – 7pm
Thinking of your next step after leaving school next year?
Why not take part in our latest virtual open event?
You can ask our curriculum leaders questions about the A-level equivalent courses, part time courses, higher education courses and the apprenticeship training we offer and find out about our superb facilities. Taking part are:
Head of Admissions and Careers
Head of Business Development
Julie Vincent (Apprenticeships)
Head of Schools
Art & Design, Photography, Music and Performing Arts.
Bricklaying, Carpentry & Joinery, Motor Vehicle, Painting and Decorating, IT and Computing.
English, Mathematics, Sport, Counselling & Study Support
Engineering, CADCAM, Fabrication and Welding, Electrical Installation, Plumbing and Gas
Barbering, Beauty Therapy, Complimentary Therapies, Hairdressing and Nail Art, Catering and Hospitality.
Childcare and Education, Health and Social Care, Criminology and Public Services, Access to Higher Education.
Aspire, Foundation learning and Learning Support
You can take part on the night via our website Live Chat facility or talk to us via Zoom (don’t worry you don’t have to keep your camera on!)
Our open evening gives you the opportunity to visit a leading provider of vocational courses in the North East.
It specialises in post-16 A-Level equivalent courses in a range of areas including:
- Art and Design
- Health and Social Care
- IT and Computing
- Performing Arts
- Uniformed Services
Bishop Auckland College also offers a range of high-quality courses in Beauty Therapy, Catering, Construction, Criminology, Hairdressing, and Motor Vehicle.
At South West Durham Training (SWDT) in Newton Aycliffe, we offer a range of engineering courses. SWDT is one of the only OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ Engineering centres in the UK. It offers a range of courses including Electrical & Mechanical
Maintenance, Machining & Toolmaking, Manufacturing, Fabrication & Welding, and Plumbing.
The college offers a dedicated and highly qualified apprenticeship service, offering apprenticeships in many areas. Our open evenings are a great chance to chat with our apprenticeship team about our opportunities.
Bishop Auckland College offers an ever-increasing number of higher education courses in a range of areas. These include a range of Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) in areas including Art and Design, Business, Music, Performing Arts and Public
Services. In partnership with the University of Sunderland, it also offers Foundation Degree courses in Counselling, Education & Care, and Health & Social Care. We are also rolling out full degree programmes in partnership with the Open
Adult learners can also benefit from a range of part-time courses in many different vocational areas. For adults looking to get into higher education, we offer a range of ‘Access to Higher Education’ courses in the humanities, social sciences, sport studies and health sciences.