About Us

What we are proud of

Graded as an Outstanding College by OFSTED, come to work at B&FC and you will be working in England’s highest performing large general further education college for the second year running³. Our Higher Education provision received two commendations from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and we are just one of just six general further education colleges to be granted Foundation Degree Awarding Powers. We have also received the prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize Award for Higher and Further Education Excellence regarding our partnership work with employers.

There are many reasons why you should consider a career at B&FC, here’s just a few:

  • Degrees awarded by Lancaster University – ranked in the UK’s top ten institutions¹ and among the top 1% of universities worldwide²
  • The third largest college provider of higher education
  • A founding member of the Chartered Institute for Further Education (CIFE)
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Assured Status in recognition of our industry-led skills training
  • Platinum Status awarded by the RAF for engagement and recruitment
  • The UK hub for the National College for Onshore Oil and Gas
  • Driving up education standards through membership of the 157 Group
  • Four main campuses, all with cutting edge teaching and learning resources
  • A wealth of cultural, sporting and recreational facilities
  • A richly diverse student body
  • Highly qualified tutors with lots of industry experience
  • Making better use of our resources through the 'Green Colleges Declaration'

1 Source: The Complete University Guide’s 2017 university league table
2 Source: The Times Higher Education international table
3 Source: The Skills Funding Agency national success rate tables (April 2015 and May 2016)

How to find us

Blackpool and The Fylde College
Recruitment Team
Thornton Building
Ashfield
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY2 0HB
United Kingdom

T: +(44) 01253 504 164
E: jobs@blackpool.ac.uk

To view our other campuses, please view our How to Find Us page.

FDAP
The University of Salford
Apprenticeships
European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
Matrix
Ofsted
Disabled Confident
QAA
The Queen’s Anniversary for FE and HE
STEM