Open Events

Want to come to our next Open Event?  - online booking available soon!

Here are our next open event dates for 2022 - 2023

  • Tuesday November 1st
  • Saturday 12th November
  • Saturday 18th March 
  • Thursday 11th May 


You can see our amazing facilities, meet expert tutors, get careers advice and find out about a wide range of courses. Whether you're at school, an adult learner or interested in Higher Education, there's something for everyone! And if you're interested in a course starting this September it's not too late to apply. 

If you fancy a career change, why not come and visit our Adult Learning Hub? We offer a range of Part-Time courses, Free Online courses, Degree Level learning and Apprenticeships. Come and chat to the team for more information.

Spaces are limited, so we recommend completing your booking as soon as possible once they open to avoid disappointment. Our customer service team will be happy to answer any queries you might have.

Different courses are at each of our sites, so please make sure you check the lists below. 

See our North Road, Poole subjects
  • Access to Further Education
  • Applied Sciences - including Forensic and Biomedical Science (for Criminology please visit Lansdowne) 
  • Art and Design 
  • CGI (Degree Level) 
  • Construction: Brickwork, Plastering, Plumbing, Electrical, Gas and Wood Trades
  • Construction Management (HNC) 
  • Early Years
  • English and Maths (19 yrs+)
  • Engineering, Welding and Electronics
  • Esports - NEW for 2021! 
  • Foundation Learning: STEPS, LEAP and Progresson Courses 
  • Health and Social Care - including Counselling and Health Professions
  • Marine Technology
  • Media 
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Music 
  • Performing Arts
  • Pre Access to HE 
  • Quantity Surveying 
  • Teaching Assistant and Teacher Training 
See our Lansdowne, Bournemouth subjects
  • Accounting (AAT)
  • Administration 
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Business 
  • Catering and Hospitality
  • Criminology, Psychology and Law (for Applied Science please visit Poole)
  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital and Computing: IT, Coding, Cyber, Web and Games (for Esports and CGI please visit our Poole site)
  • ESOL - English as a foreign language
  • Events and Hospitality
  • Free online courses - various subjects 
  • Hairdressing
  • Humanities and Social Science (Access course) 
  • Management and HR
  • Sport
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Uniformed Services

Can't wait until the next event?

Our Welcome Team would be more than happy to give you a tour or organise a shadowing session. Simply email to get booked in.

Open Event visitor using Cobham equipment