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Free courses for jobs – funding for Level 3 courses

If you do not already hold a Level 3 qualification, are unemployed, or are on a low wage (under £20,319 a year), some Level 3 courses can be funded.

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Adult Funding

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Funding for Level 2 courses

You may not need to pay any fees for a Level 2 course if you are:
• Unemployed and in receipt of benefits.
• In receipt of a low wage (under £20,319 a year).
• Aged 19 – 23 and studying towards your first full Level 2 qualification.

Free courses for jobs – funding for Level 3 courses

If you do not already hold a Level 3 qualification, are unemployed, or are on a low wage (under £20,319 a year), some Level 3 courses can be funded.

Free courses for jobs


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Funding for Level 3, Level 4 and Level 5 courses

If you are aged 19 or over, you will have the option to:
• Pay the course fees personally.
• Have an employer/sponsor pay the course fees for you.
• Apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost.

Get in touch

If you cannot find the information you are looking for or would like to talk to a member of our team, you can contact us through the following options:

Tel: 01590 625555

Enquiries: adulteducation@brock.ac.uk

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The Greenwood Bursary

The Greenwood Bursary funds university tuition fees for a Brock student who has excelled in STEM subjects and faces financial hardship. This bursary funds three years of a full degree course for a student who has selected a BA, BSc or BEng degree programme in a STEM subject.

The Greenwood Bursary may only be awarded to one student a year and was established in 2018 by retired Lyndhurst couple, John and Marion Greenwood, who together have backgrounds in engineering and education.

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Apply for the Greenwood Bursary:

Complete your application form here

*Please note: the closing date is Sunday 25 February 2024 and no late submissions will be accepted.

Eligibility criteria

Students can apply for the Greenwood Bursary if they are:

  1. In the final year of Sixth Form study at Brockenhurst College, within the range of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) – this includes Health & Social Care, and Access to HE subjects.
  2. Aiming to start a first-time programme at a UK university for a BA, BSc or BEng degree in the year of their application.
  3. Able to demonstrate that they face financial hardship.

The selection process

  1. The first step will be to complete the application form. The closing date for applications is Sunday 25 February 2024.
  2. Longlisted applicants will be invited to a Stage 1 interview.
  3. A shortlisting process will then be undertaken.  Applicants will be invited for a Stage 2 interview by the Bursary Selection Panel and will be required to provide a 15-minute presentation.

The recipient of the bursary will be required to provide a termly progress report to Mr and Mrs Greenwood via the College. These updates will contain details about the level at which they are working, their future plans and any accompanying photos.  The recipient will also meet with Mr and Mrs Greenwood at a mutually convenient time each summer during their university studies.

If you have any questions regarding the scheme, please ask a teacher in the first instance.  If they are unable to answer your query, then please email jgreer@brock.ac.uk

Get in touch

If you can not find the information you are looking for or would like to talk to a member of our team, you can contact us through the following options:

Tel: 01590 625555

Enquiries: enquiries@brock.ac.uk

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Sixth Form Courses

Your Study Programme

Choose your course

You can study your chosen subjects in different ways, depending on whether you prefer an academic approach or a more hands-on approach.

Below you will find lists of our Sixth Form courses. These are split into A Level and A Level Equivalent, Level 3, Level 2 and Level 1 programmes.

To apply, simply choose a subject from the list below and apply through that course using the ‘Apply now’ button. If you are applying for multiple A Levels, you will have the option to add other courses during your application.

A Level and A Level Equivalents

Exams Information

Please talk to staff from your subject area to find out when your exam(s) will be. The main summer season for GCSE, A Level and BTEC exams will take place from 1 May – 28 June 2024.

You should not normally book a holiday during term time, especially not during the summer exams period. Exam boards reserve the right to alter exam dates and hold a contingency day should it be necessary to change the exams timetable. The contingency dates for 2024 are as follows:

  • 6 June 2024 (PM)
  • 13 June 2024 (PM)
  • 26 June 2024 (all day)

Our new Exams Handbook contains everything you need to know about taking exams at Brockenhurst College.

Exams Handbook

If you have any queries, please call the Exams Team on 01590 625532 or email exams@brock.ac.uk

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Results

BTEC January 2024 Series results: Thursday 21st March 2024

Summer AS/A Level series results 2023: Thursday 15 August 2024

Summer GCSE series results 2023: Thursday 22 August 2024

GCSE, A Level, BTEC and Level 3 qualification results will be available on Student Portal from 8:00am on results days. Results for foundation and mock exams will be provided by teachers directly.

Please refer to the GCSE results information booklet below for further information on results services, reviews, and scripts:

Vocational results information

Certificates FAQ

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If you can not find the information you are looking for or would like to talk to a member of our team, you can contact us through the following options:

Tel: 01590 625555

Enquiries: enquiries@brock.ac.uk

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End Point Assessments in Hospitality

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You can send your apprentices to us for their official End Point Assessments (EPA) in two main hospitality vocations, or we can come to you.

We provide industry-accredited assessment in the Commis Chef Standard and Chef De Partie Standard.

At Brockenhurst College we were the first college in the UK to be authorised to provide these End Point Assessments, achieving the status in 2018.

Our modern Hospitality facilities, along with our highly-experienced and well-qualified staff, ensured we were able to pass the stringent quality tests.

To book a discussion about how we can deliver your organisation’s EPAs, please call: 01950 625555 or email epa@brock.ac.uk

Why choose Brockenhurst College?

Our Hospitality department is a dynamic and industrious environment where learners pick up and develop professional hospitality skills.

It operates from a fully-equipped, professional-standard kitchen, and all training is aided by our onsite commercial fine-dining restaurant facility.

Brock students demonstrate a high level of achievement, with a 100% pass-rate at Level 1 and Level 2. Meanwhile, learner retention across the department is high at 95%.

Over the last decade we have delivered 1,600 hospitality-based apprenticeships. Key employer partners include Marriott, Careys Manor, De Vere Hotels, Care South, Bournemouth and Poole Hospital Trusts and several local SMEs.

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How does the EPA work?

The EPA comprises the following four separate components.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get in touch

If you cannot find the information you are looking for or would like to talk to a member of our team, you can contact us through the following options:

Tel: 01590 625500

Enquiries: apprenticeships@brock.ac.uk

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Host Family Application

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At Brockenhurst College we offer both long-term and short-term opportunities for Homestay hosts.

We have two-year A Level programmes for International students wishing to remain in the UK for university. Meanwhile, we have one-year A Level programmes for International students returning home to complete their high school education.

Other International students participate in our High School Experience Programme. This sees them stay for a term, two terms, or a term-and-a-half, commencing in September and January.

Groups also visit in summer and winter to undertake a residential English programme, which combines classes, activities and field trips. These students normally stay with us for between one and two weeks, residing with host families in twin rooms.

Please ensure you have read the Homestay Handbook before applying. It contains all the most important information, including details of the checks we are duty bound by law to make.

What happens next?

Get in touch

If you can not find the information you are looking for or would like to talk to a member of our team, you can contact us through the following options:

Tel: 01590 625555

Enquiries: enquiries@brock.ac.uk

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Marchwood Construction & Marine Technologies Centre

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Marchwood Construction and Marine Technologies Training Centre is our skilled trades learning zone. The facility is run by expert teachers and is packed full of industry-standard tools and materials to give you the best possible learning experience.

All Marchwood courses are designed to respond to the exact needs of modern industry, which means you will leave with the skills and knowledge that employers want to see in new recruits.

In fact, everything you will learn at Marchwood will stand you in good stead both personally and professionally throughout your adult life – just ask any of our leavers.

Sixth Form

If you are a student aged 16-19 taking a Construction or Marine course, you will be based at Marchwood.

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Marine Electrical

Adult Training

Whether you are already working in a trade or looking to learn a new skill, you can find a wide range of courses for adults.
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Apprenticeships

You can focus on your chosen career, earn while you learn, and come away with a widely recognised qualification by selecting an apprenticeship.
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Boatbuilding

Facilities at Marchwood

Get in touch

If you can not find the information you are looking for or would like to talk to a member of our team, you can contact us through the following options:

Tel: 01590 625555

Enquiries: enquiries@brock.ac.uk

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Legal T&Cs

Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) govern your use of the website (this “site”) of Brockenhurst College, and any services contained within the Site. These Terms and Conditions include our Privacy Policy.

By using or downloading any materials from this Site, you agree to these Terms and Conditions. In addition, you agree to the applicable Supplemental Terms by using or downloading materials from that Additional Service.

Freedom of Information

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If you can not find the information you are looking for or would like to talk to a member of our team, you can contact us through the following options:

Tel: 01590 625555

Enquiries: enquiries@brock.ac.uk

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Term Dates

Spring Term 2024

Event Date
Staff Development and Planning Day Tue 2 Jan
Term Starts for Students Wed 3 Jan
Year 2 A Level Mock Week Mon 8 Jan – Fri 12 Jan
Reading Week Mon 12 Feb – Fri 16 Feb
College Closure (Staff Development) Wed 28 Feb
Marchwood Open Event (4:00pm – 7:00pm) Wed 20 Mar
Term Ends for Students (12:30pm) Thu 28 Mar
Term Ends for Teaching Staff Thu 28 Mar

Summer Term 2024

Event Date
Term Starts for Students and Teaching Staff Mon 15 Apr
Year 1 A Level Exam Week Mon 22 Apr – Fri 26 Apr
Open Event Thu 2 May
College Closure (Bank Holiday) Mon 6 May
Reading Week Mon 27 May – Fri 31 May
Freshers’ Day Thu 27 Jun
Freshers’ Day Fri 28 Jun
Terms Ends for Students Thu 4 Jul

Autumn Term 2024

Event Date
Term starts for teaching staff  Thurs 22 Aug
Sixth From Enrolment Thurs 22 Aug – Thurs 29 Aug
Induction Days Thurs 5 Sept and Fri 6 Sept
Teaching starts for all students Mon 9 Sept
College Closure (Staff Development)  Fri 25 Oct
Half term Mon 28 Oct – Fri 1 Nov
Term ends  Fri 20 Dec

Spring Term 2025

Event Date
College Closure (Staff Development) Mon 6 Jan
Term starts for students Tues 7 Jan
Half term Mon 17 Feb – Fri 21 Feb
Term ends Fri 4 Apr

Summer Term 2025

Event Date
Term starts for all students Tues 22 Apr
May Day bank holiday Mon 5 May
Half term Mon 26 May – Fri 30 May
Term ends Tues 8 Jul
College Closure (Staff Development)  Wed 9 Jul – Fri 11 Jul

Get in touch

If you can not find the information you are looking for or would like to talk to a member of our team, you can contact us through the following options:

Tel: 01590 625555

Enquiries: enquiries@brock.ac.uk

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Local Offer

At Brockenhurst College we are a general Further Education college offering a wide range of courses that are both academic and vocational. We provide courses ranging from entry-level learning to Level 3, enabling student progression to Higher Education and/or employment. We also have provision for young people with complex needs at our new Foundation and Independence Hub. Importantly, Hub admissions are funded in agreement with Hampshire County Council.

Please remember that we accept applications from people with additional needs at all levels. The application deadline for learners in receipt of an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) is Friday 24 May 2024.

Local offer

Our offer

Our longstanding and varied experience with SEND students means we understand that forming good relationships with parents/carers, local authorities and other agencies is key to achieving positive outcomes.

To help you navigate our Local Offer, we have broken it down into question-led sections. Please see below.

Processes including funding:

Transitioning to Brock:

Support to maintain overall wellbeing:

Specialist services and staff training:

Practical considerations:

Next Steps:

Key Contacts:

Tracey Miller – Learning Difficulties and Disabilities Manager (for queries around learning in receipt of an EHCP) – tmiller@brock.ac.uk

SEND Administrator – LDD@brock.ac.uk

Deborah Cuffe – Head of Curriculum (Additional Learning Support) – dcuffe@brock.ac.uk

Nicky Cully – LSA Coordinator – ncully@brock.ac.uk

Sarah Fisher – Head of Curriculum (Foundation Studies and Independence Hub) – sfisher@brock.ac.uk

Sarah Dudley – Foundation Studies Administrator – sjdudley@brock.ac.uk

Lee Melville – Pastoral and Welfare Manager – lmelville@brock.ac.uk

Ruth Harrison – Safeguarding and Welfare Lead (designated teachers for looked after children) – rharrison@brock.ac.uk

Debbie Griffiths – Finance and Welfare Officer – dgriffiths@brock.ac.uk

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If you can not find the information you are looking for or would like to talk to a member of our team, you can contact us through the following options:

Tel: 01590 625555

Enquiries: enquiries@brock.ac.uk

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Site Hire and Sports Booking

Sports Facilities

At Brock have a variety of sports facilities, most of which are open to the local community for personal use or commercial hire.

Simply use the expanding menu below to find out more about what we offer.

Book sports facilities

Sports bookings opening times

The sports hall, fields and pitches are available for hire during the following times.

Monday – Thursday:  5pm – 9pm
Friday: 5pm – 7:30pm
Weekends: 8:30am – 4pm

We may be able to offer some flexibility upon request.

Private Hire and Bespoke Events

Our campus is the ideal venue for hosting a variety of events, thanks to:

  • Ample parking.
  • Excellent transport links.
  • Large, open spaces (indoor and out).
  • A wide range of facilities.
  • Staffing and first aid assistance.

If you would like to book the site or rooms for your event, please contact us via email at events@brock.ac.uk or call 01590 625511

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If you can not find the information you are looking for or would like to talk to a member of our team, you can contact us through the following options:

Tel: 01590 625555

Enquiries: enquiries@brock.ac.uk

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Photography and Photoshop

Do you want to get better at photography? Then take a look at this range of opportunities to develop your creative flair and eye for detail.

All courses are offered as weekly evening classes, one-day workshops, and weekend sessions, giving you an option that fits your schedule.

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Languages

Do you want to speak a new language or improve your existing language skills? Then take a look at this range of opportunities that will give you everything you need to visit, live or work in a number of non-English-speaking countries.

All courses are offered as weekly evening classes, one-day workshops, and weekend sessions, giving you an option that fits your schedule.

Languages

Information Technology

Do you want to get better at using computers? Then take a look at this range of opportunities to learn skills that will improve your work and leisure.

All courses are offered as weekly evening classes, one-day workshops, and weekend sessions, giving you an option that fits your schedule.

Business

General Interest

Are you looking for a course to enrich your life? Then take a look at this range of opportunities to acquire new skills and knowledge.

All courses are offered as weekly evening classes, one-day workshops, and weekend sessions, giving you an option that fits your schedule.

Business

Dance and fitness

Do you want to have fun and keep fit at the same time? Then take a look at this range of opportunities to get active and get more out of life.

All courses are offered as weekly evening classes, one-day workshops, and weekend sessions, giving you an option that fits your schedule.

Business

Craft

Unlock the world of crafting and elevate your creative prowess. Explore a diverse array of opportunities to hone your crafting skills…

All courses are offered as weekly evening classes, one-day workshops, and weekend sessions, giving you an option that fits your schedule.

Craft

Frequently Asked Questions

We know the transition from school to College can be a bit daunting and that there are many questions you may have.

That is why we have answered a selection of frequently asked questions to help put your mind at ease.

If you have more specific questions, please feel free to contact us.

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The application process

Life at College

Travelling to College

Additional support

Get in touch

If you can not find the information you are looking for or would like to talk to a member of our team, you can contact us through the following options:

Tel: 01590 625555

Enquiries: enquiries@brock.ac.uk

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