Bristol Post-16 Directory

Want a list of all the sixth forms, colleges and training providers in and near Bristol? Download a copy of the Bristol Post 16 Directory below.


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Careers and Post-16

Check out our post-16 options page that has a checklist for the coming year.

Our careers and post-16 opportunities area carries details of careers events that are happening locally.


National Citizen Service

Click on the logo for more information.


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Welcome to the Post-16 options page.


Post-16 Checklist for 2018-19

Use the timeline below to map out this year and keep on track to make the right choices. A download copy of the timeline in the form of a checklist is available inside.



Want a printout of this timeline? Click here.


Information about when open evenings are taking place can be found further down the page. Please also see our special Careers and Post-16 area of the website for details of apprenticeships, events and opportunities happening in the local area.


You can find details of some of the Post-16 education providers in and near Bristol below.




In addition Bristol City Council provide a resource pack called the Post-16 Directory which contains listings of all the school sixth forms, sixth form colleges, further education colleges and training providers offering post-16 education, training and apprenticeships in and near Bristol. Download a copy from the Council's website here.


Open Evenings 2018-19 
These dates are correct at the time of publishing but may be subject to change. We advise that you check the details with the college concerned before travelling.


Access to Music

Every Wednesday -

Ashton Park

Thursday 15 November 2018

Bath College

Bath City Centre Campus
Wednesday 5 September 2018 4-8pm
Saturday 20 October 2018 10-1pm
Thursday 29 November 2018 4-8pm
Saturday 2 March 2019 10-1pm
Wednesday 1 May 2019 4-8pm


Somer Valley Campus
Thursday 11 October 2018 4-8pm
Saturday 26 January 2019 10-1pm
Saturday 11 May 2019 10-1pm


BEMA Limited

Open Evenings available on request


Boomsatsuma (Media and Acting)

Check website for information on events

Bristol Cathedral

Tuesday 16 October 2018 5-8pm
Thursday 8 November 2018 5-8pm

Bristol City Council - Bristol Apprenticeships Scheme

See website for details


Bristol Free School

Wednesday 14 November 2018 6-8.00pm

Bristol Technology & Engineering Academy

Saturday 22 September 10am-1pm
Thursday 18 October 6-8pm
Wednesday 21 November 6-8pm
Thursday 24 January 6-8pm
Wednesday 27 February 6-8pm

City Of Bristol College

Saturday 13 October 2018 10am-1pm
Tuesday 27 November 2018 5-7.30pm
Saturday 19 January 2019 10am-1pm
Sunday 19 May 2019 10am-1pm
Saturday 29 June 2019 10am-1pm

Cabot Learning Federation

Wednesday 10 October 2018 4.00-7.00 at Bristol Brunel Academy
Wednesday 27 February 2019 6.00-7.00 John Cabot & Bristol Brunel Academy

Colston’s Girls School

Thursday 18 October 2018 6-8.30pm



Any time, by appointment


dBs Music

Thursday 8 November 2018 6-8pm


Element Skills Training

One to One appointments with our trained advisors can be made to suit


Fairfield High School

Check website for details


First 4 Skills

Open Evenings/Visits available on request

HIT Training Limited

Open events from September 2018, please check website



We recruit throughout the year so are always happy to show potential learners around and carry out an informal interview.



On-going. Contact for details


Learn Direct

On-going. Contact for details

Learning Partnership West (LPW)

On-going. Contact for details

Lifetime Training Group

On-going. Contact for details

Merchants Academy

Check website for details


See website for events across all their colleges


N-Gaged Training and Recruitment

On-going. Contact for details


North Bristol National Health Service Trust

Careers Evening – Monday November 12 5:30-8:00pm, Learning and Research Building, Southmead Hospital, BS10 5NB

North Bristol Post 16 Centre 

Thursday 18 October 2018
Thursday 25 October 2018



Thursday 29 November 2018 5-7.30pm, The Create Centre


Princes Trust

Run drop in sessions at their office on Victoria Street (BS1 6BY) every Thursday between 1.30-3.30pm. Or you can organise individual appointments by contacting them directly.

Reflections Hair Academy

Friday 26 October 2018
Friday 22 February 2019
Friday 12 April 2019
Friday 31 May 2019


Rolls Royce

Contact for details

S&B Automotive Academy Limited

Thursday 1 November 2018 2-7pm
Thursday 21 February 2019 2-7pm
Thursday 30 May 2019 2-7pm
Additional events are run on an ad hoc basis throughout the year

South Glos and Stroud College – Including Berkeley Green Centre and the Filton campus 6th Form

(A Level only) Saturday 6 October 10am-1pm
(All Campuses) Saturday 24 November 10am-1pm
(All Campuses) Saturday 26 January 10am-1pm
(All Campuses) Thursday 28 March 5.30-8pm


South West Apprenticeship Company Limited

Contact for details

St Bede’s Catholic College

Wednesday 7 November 2018 6-8.30pm

St Brendan’s 6th Form College 

Saturday 13 October 2018 10am-2.30pm
Thursday 25 October 2018 5-8pm
Wednesday 21 November 2018 5-8pm
Thursday 7 February 2018 5-8pm

St Mary Redcliffe & Temple

Monday 22 October 2018 (principally for students of St Mary Redcliffe main school)
Wednesday 14 November 2018 (principally for students of all other schools)


SW Apprenticeship Company

On-going. Contact for details


The Park 

Taster sessions on animal care, childcare, life skills and construction: 


T2 Business

Open Events throughout the year

For individual visits (always welcome) contact: 01179 304 987

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Tomorrow's People

On-going. Contact for details


Weston College

Wednesday 10 Oct 2018 all campuses 5.30-8.00pm
Saturday 17 Nov 2018 all campuses 9.30-12.30pm
Tuesday 29 Jan 2019 all campuses 5.30-8.00pm
June 2019 TBC

2nd Chance Project (The Park)

On-going. Contact for details



September 19 2018 10am-6pm



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