You can come along and meet our staff and to find out more about what Bishop Auckland College can offer you at one of our regular open events. See

How to apply

We have a simple process to get onto a College course of your choice, from finding out about and choosing the course you would like to study through to enrolment.

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Important days for full-time applicants

Welcome day

This is a great chance for you to find out more about the departments you’ll be joining, have a chat with your tutors and have a go at some activities designed to help you get ahead when you join us in September.

Enrolment day

We will be in touch to invite you to come to the college and we will enrol you on your course and issue you with your FREE Student ID*. Please bring with you your GCSE grades and any other relevant qualifications you have achieved.

* Your first student card is free. Any replacements are charged at £1.

Part-time students

Applicants for part-time courses will be advised on their enrolment date on receiving an offer of a place after a successful interview.

English and maths

Students who are yet to achieve a GCSE grade 4 pass in English and/or maths will study for these qualifications alongside their main vocational programme.

Helpful numbers

College Reception - 01388 443012

Admissions and Enrolments - 01388 443031

Student Progression Hub - 01388 443059

Student Funding and Transport - 01388 443079


Visit our FAQ page for answers to some of the common questions we receive.