How to Apply

You can apply to college as soon as you start Year 11. We would highly recommend that you apply as soon as you can so that we can complete the interview process and offer you a place at the college. When you apply you will also be added to our mailing list which means you will be invited to college events and receive newsletters.

How to Apply – School Leavers

You can apply as soon as you start Year 11. When you apply you will also be added to our mailing list which means you will be invited to college events, receive newsletters, plus much more. Here’s how to get started…

Application Form

There are various ways that you can apply to a college in Salford:

* This system is only available to students in Salford and Bolton schools.


Once you have applied you will receive an acknowledgement letter to say we have received your application.

Open Events
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Once you have applied and your application has been acknowledged, you will be invited to an informal interview at:
• School
• College

What to expect:
• Questions about your interests
• Future ambitions
• Your chance to ask questions and discuss courses

You will be offered a place on your chosen programme of study at your interview. You will receive a letter confirming your offer!

New Starters Parents’ Evening May/June 2017

A chance for your parents to:
• Find out more
• Ask questions
• Apply for the College Bursary
• Apply for the FREE* College bus service
• Speak to curriculum staff

Your parents will receive an invite letter nearer the time!

Performing Arts Courses

If you are applying for a Performing Arts course you may also be required to attend an audition day. This is a fun day which involves taking part in a number of workshops as well as a practical audition.