One Year Students’ Hub

One Year Students’ Hub

Welcome to our One Year Students’ Hub, where you can find information on future choices for life after College. Please check our page regularly for updates which we hope you find useful. 

Students should also check on the College Pearltrees sight for regular tutorial and information updates. This information is updated each week by the College  Progression Tutor.



College Support at St Mary’s College 

Student Guidance Department offer support for Year 12 students during their studies and can advise on options.

Students within the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen can be referred to New Directions who provide independent and impartial careers information, advice and guidance to young people .

Those students from areas outside of the Borough can be put in touch with other relevant agencies.


Student Guidance

View the informative guide here which has links of organisations employment and training providers for you to prepare for life after College.

Please click here and view information on what progression opportunities are available to you after leaving college.

To view useful information and links for seeking apprenticeships, please click here.







Amazing Apprenticeships

Check out a wide range of opportunities on apprenticeships here. On the site there is a guide for Parents which can be viewed here. Click here to view a guide to apprenticeships with everything you need to know from National Apprenticeship Service.

Blackburn with Darwen Council


Another resource to find an Apprenticeship is the Government website in which you can create an account and search for Apprenticeships in a subject of interest. Find out more here.

North Lancs Training Group

Training 2000

If you are interested in finding out about Apprenticeships and Traineeships with the company click here to find out more.


Further Education Providers
The following further education providers offer full time courses but some providers offer apprenticeships:

Accrington and Rossendale College

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Blackburn College

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust

Burnley College

Cardinal Newman College

Myerscough College

Preston’s College

Nelson and Colne College

Runshaw College