Welcome to Preston College’s Induction page, here you’ll find the Principal’s Welcome and information on travel, bursaries and learner agreements. You’ll also find a list of our Frequently Asked Questions at the bottom of the page. If you need any help or support please get in touch with us, we’ll be happy to help.
A welcome letter from Simon Nixon, Principal and Chief Executive of Preston College
Our Welcome Guide includes lots of helpful information to help you settle in to college. You can access it here or on the Student Portal at any time.
Bus passes covering the Preston College area are available from Preston Bus, Stagecoach and Transdev (East Lancs). Visit our bus pass page for maps, guides and prices.
The College has access to a number of Bursary funds aimed at supporting learners with specific financial difficulties which may prevent them from taking part in learning. Apply today and don’t miss out!
It is really important that you sign your Learning Agreement as soon as possible. If you don’t sign it, you won’t be able to get your ID badge or attend any lessons.
Your induction day is the first day of college. Depending on your course you will attend one of the following days, from 9.15am till 4.15pm.
Level 1 – Wednesday 6 September 2023
Level 2 – Thursday 7 September 2023
Level 3 – Friday 8 September 2023
After induction your first day at college will be week commencing Monday 11 September. Check your timetable for further details.
You will get your timetable during Induction.
Some courses do require you to wear a uniform such as safety boots, overalls or tunics.
You won’t need to have your uniform for induction. If you are in receipt of bursary you will order your uniform during induction.
Visit our Uniform and Kit page for lists and information on how to order your uniform.
You will need to take notes, so bring a paper and pen with you.
If you are a bursary student you will be able to pay for your lunch using your ID badge. (You collect your ID badge during induction).
If you have not applied for your bursary or you are not eligible for a bursary, you can bring your lunch or purchase it from one of the College’s outlets.