Name of provider

Bodmin College

Name of course

16-19 Study Programmes (Post 16)

Site/s where available

Bodmin College Sixth Form
Lostwithial Road,
PL31 1DD

Key contact for questions about course

Mr Joe Crane (Head of Sixth Form)

Duration of course

In most cases students will complete a two-year programme of study at an appropriate level. In some instances, students will may wish to complete a third year of study should in order to progress to the next level of study or to support their future aspirations.

Age range if applicable


Key course content and outcomes
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At Bodmin College, we offer an exhilarating and unique way of studying through a combination of subject and course choices that are designed to enable our students to move a step closer to their future aspirations. Individualised Programmes of Study are personalised through the extensive range of choices available in subject areas and across our Enrichment Opportunities, with all students having access to our Accessing Professions mentoring programme.

Students will have the following course options some of which are full time (FT) courses:

  • Level 1: BTEC Work Skills (FT) progressing to Level 2 in Year 2.
  • Level 2: Beauty Therapy (FT), Construction (FT), Child Care (FT), Fitness Instructing, Hairdressing (FT), Sports Studies, Work Skills (FT)
  • Level 3 A-Level: Art, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Drama, English Language, English Literature, Extended Project (AS), French, Spanish, Geography, History, Core Maths (AS), Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Media, Philosophy, Photography, Physics, Physical Education, Psychology, Textiles, Sociology.
  • Level 3 BTEC & Cambridge Technical: Applied Science, Business, Child Care (FT), Dance, Engineering, Personal Training, Health and Social Care, ICT Practitioners (FT), Music, Sports Coaching, Production Arts.

Entry requirements

A minimum of five grade 4 passes at GCSE are required to enrol onto a Level 3 programme of study, however we will consider each individual application based on the programme of study selected. For some of our academic qualifications a grade 6 may be required in the individual subject.

For students wishing to enter onto a Level 1 or 2 programme of study we will consider each application on an individual basis but do not stipulate specific prior attainment.

Available qualifications



Likely progression

Students will either progress to University, employment or an apprenticeship. Learners with an EHCP may also consider progressing to a suitable FE provider following the completion of their study programme.

Additional charges for families
e.g. swimming, pocket money for shopping


Optional expenses for families
e.g. non-essential trips

Some elements of the students Post 16 study programme may include opportunities for educational activities or trips which are outside of the formal curriculum offered – e.g. – Ten Tors and Duke of Edinburgh challenge. Each educational activity will identify the cost of any payments requested from parent.

Timing across the week

Monday – Friday (8:50am-3:30pm)

Note: Some Level 1 & 2 courses are completed three days of the week.

Minimum number of learners to run course


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