Full-time courses for adults

Are you aged 19 or over? Would you like to improve your level of qualifications without breaking the bank?

Having a professional qualification will really help your career prospects. And depending on your age and what course you choose to study, you might not have to pay a penny towards your tuition or exam fees!

All full-time Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age.

If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification (equivalent to A-Level), courses are still FREE if you’re aged under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. If you’re aged over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee.

There are over 30 different subject areas to choose from, including:

Whether you’re looking to find your ideal career path, or take a change in direction, our full-time study programmes will get you work-ready with:

  • An industry recognised qualification in the subject you choose
  • English and maths skills
  • Employability skills and study skills
  • Plenty of work experience and new contacts under your belt

The College is open to anyone aged 16 years and above so there’s a mix of ages amongst our student population. Bedford itself is a vibrant town with shops, restaurants and great outdoor spaces to enjoy.

93% of our full-time students went on to further study or into paid employment last year.

90% say they gained skills that they can directly apply to their new jobs.