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English (ESOL)


If English isn't your first language, you can do a course to help you improve your reading, writing, speaking and listening, making it easier to communicate.

For more information on the College's ESOL courses, visit 'ESOL' in the course area listings.

English and Maths

English and Maths are the essential qualifications you need in life, whether you would like to improve your employment opportunities, gain that promotion or study at a higher level.

Boston College offers a range of courses to help you brush up on these important key skills. From Functional Skills to GCSEs, there will be a level to suit you, and if you do not hold a current 'C' grade in English and Maths, the course could be FREE.

For more information on the College's 'English and Maths' courses, visit 'English and Maths' in the courses area listings.

Access to Higher Education

Your passport to a University Level course - in less than a year!

Boston College's Access to Higher Education courses are designed predominantly for adults wanting to study University Level courses, but who do not have the traditional entry requirements.

With hard work, planning and determination, the Access to Higher Education courses could change your life!

For full information on the range of the courses available, visit the 'Access to Higher Education' course page.

University Level courses

Boston College offers you the opportunity to study a University Level course right on your door step, with a range of HNC, HND, Foundation Degree and Degree courses at a fraction of the cost of going to university.

You will only need to attend College for two days a week, and tuition fee loans are available, which means no upfront fees.

For full information on the range of courses available, visit the 'University Level' course page.

Employment and Skills Training

Are you unemployed and would like to get back into work? We can help you!

If you are unsure about what to do next or losing confidence in your abilities, the Boston College Employability Support team can help you get back into work. The dedicated team of advisers and tutors have extensive experience of working with the unemployed, and understand that everyone has different needs and goals.

The College also offer a range of FREE courses for those in receipt of work related benefits, to help develop new skills and build confidence.

If you think the Employability Support Team can help you, please call or email to book an interview to discuss your options on 01205 365701 or Alternatively, visit the 'Employment and Skills Training' course page, to find out full information on the courses available.

Are you currently seeking new opportunities but feeling stuck in your job search? or are you an ambitious professional eager to climb the career ladder within your current workplace?

Our Restart, Reskill, Upskill and Career Advance Projects are here to empower you on your journey to success! 

With tailored training packages, digital tablet support and guaranteed interviews, you do not want to miss out on this incredible opportunity! 

Find out how to unlock your full potential today!

Distance Learning

Boston College's Distance Learning courses allow you the flexibility to study wherever you are, arranging your studies around your work and family life. The courses provide you with a convenient way to gain or develop existing skills without attending College full time.

For full information on all of our Distance Learning courses, visit our Distance Learning page. 

Adult Bite Size

If you would like to explore your interests, try something new or just want to meet new people and have fun Boston College offers a wide and varied range of Adult Bite Size courses.

The Adult Bite Size courses are fun practical non-accredited courses, which can run from a couple of hours during a single day to a few sessions over a number of weeks. The courses cost no more than £60, with some being FREE.

Some of the Adult Bite Size courses are funded by the Lincolnshire County Council - for more information, please read their 'Learner Handbook'. 

For full information on all of our Adult Bite Size courses, visit our Adult Bite Size page. 

Part time Technical Courses

If you are thinking of having a career change or just want to learn a new skill, Boston College offer a range of part time technical courses. The courses available vary in level, and typically take between one to two years to complete. With many running for less than 16 hours a week, you can fit them around your current family and work commitments.

Visit the 'Find a Course' page, for more information on all of the courses available.

Need Some More Advice?

If you are unsure about which course is right for you, or which path to take, Boston College Careers Team is here to help. The Career Advisers offer FREE impartial Career Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) and are available before you come to college, whilst you are studying at college, and when you are ready to take the next step.

If you would like to make an appointment with one of the College's Careers Advisers, they are available by appointment at both our Boston and Spalding campuses, by calling the College's Information Line on 01205 313218 or email.

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