Come and join us and experience our courses hands-on!
Covering all subject areas listed below, a ‘Give it a Go’ session will give you a taste of your chosen potential course and help you decide if it’s for you.
Find out about our full-time, part-time and degree-level courses as well as our Apprenticeships and apply to secure your place for this September. Our last open evening for the academic year!
New Bedford Road campus
Public Services - Table top incident scenarios, Navigate like a pro with a map
Hospitality & Catering - Make your perfect pizza
Hairdressing - Become an expert at Plaiting, Tonging, Heated rollers & Straightening Hair
Beauty Therapy - Deluxe Hand Massage session, Nails in need of TLC? Come along to this session and make them sparkle!
Health Sciences & Social Care - Disability Aid Tasks - make a difference to someone’s daily life, How is infection controlled? What does health and safety actually mean? Find out in this First Aid session
Childcare & Early Years - Enhance your creative, personal and social skills in childcare
Art & Design - Get Creative! Design your own mono print
Fashion - Print and Drape: design and print on different materials
Music - Open Mic Jam Session: take the stage and show your musical skills
Media - Direct a mini film - put your filming and editing skills to the test
Sport & Fitness - Individual performance analysis, Physical screening activities
Access to HE
Higher Education (Degree-level courses)
Language Skills (ESOL)
Learning for Life and Work
Barnfield Apprenticeship Services
Enterprise Way campus
Business & Accounting - Interactive Business start-up
Computing & Digital Technologies - Design your own webpage, Interactive Business start-up
General Engineering - Test various equipment on Automotive Electronic Circuits Boards
Engineering & Electrical Installation - Have a go at some Magnetic experiments, See some Micro energy demonstrations, Experiment with a Thermal imaging camera
Motor Vehicle – Mechanical - Replace brake pads and refit a wheel, Remove and adjust a faulty spark plug, Diagnose an engine management fault, Remove, check and replace a lamp bulb
Motor Vehicle – Body Repair - How to spray paint a car via Aerosol, Learn the process to removing dents by using fillers, Removing and refitting panels on test rigs, Learn welding on plastic components
Plumbing - Pressure test and check for leaks on water mains, Manufacture a copper candleholder
Plastering - Casting from rubber moulds, Plastering a wall area, Mitring Joints on finishing of a mitred joint on a panel mould using casting plaster and fibrous plastering tools with possible opportunity to have ago.
Painting & Decorating - Make your mark on our Blank wall surface through image, tagging, cartoon or self-expression, creating in developing a collage. Choose from a range of stencils and have ago at painting using different paints and resources. Demonstration & have ago at Rag Rolling & Dragging paint effects.
Carpentry & Joinery - Have ago at making a wooden mind puzzle. Make a herb trough for mums kitchen - assemble the components to produce a stand to take three pots of herbs. Construct the components to produce a completed trussed roof.
Brickwork - Have ago at building brick arches over arch centres and remove the centres to see if the arch stands up on its own.
Civil Constructing Engineering
Apply on the night in our Application Zone at both campuses with the help of our Student Services team!