Blackpool and The Fylde College
and The Fylde College is recognised as one of the top colleges in
the country. It is designated as a National Beacon of Excellence
and has been awarded a Charter Mark for the excellent service it
provides to all its ‘customers’ – especially students.
Earlier this year Ofsted provided us with our best ever inspection
report, with 100% of the areas inspected deemed ‘outstanding’,
‘good’ or ‘satisfactory’. We have recently
won a Beacon Award for Equality and Diversity.
college dates back to 1892, when a school for fishermen was established
in Fleetwood. Today, the college has 49 buildings located across
the Fylde Coast with major campuses at Bispham, Central Blackpool,
Ansdell and Fleetwood.
are currently 4,000 full-time and 17,000 part-time students studying
at the college.
education (16-19 years) and higher education courses are available
in the following areas: Academic Studies, Art and Design, Business
and Management, Construction, Engineering and Computing, Hair and
Beauty Therapy, Health and Social Care, Hospitality Management,
Performing Arts and Media, Teacher Training, and Tourism, Sports
and Leisure. Maritime and Nautical Studies are available at our
Fleetwood Campus, which is one of only four establishments of its
type in the country. Many of our degree courses are validated by
Lancaster University, one of the top ten universities in the UK.
well as modern apprenticeships and dedicated business training,
the college offers numerous part-time and ‘leisure learning’
courses to the community. We make a significant contribution to
the development of the community and are strong supporters of Blackpool’s
proposed Masterplan. Our courses in croupier skills and slot machine
operations have earned us Centre of Vocational Excellence (CoVE)
status for customer service quality for resort tourism and will
facilitate Blackpool’s transformation into an international
information about any of the courses we offer please contact our
Course Enquiries Team on 01253 504343. Further details can be obtained
by visiting our web site at www.blackpool.ac.uk.