Step 2 Programme

Step to....Your Future Career

Who is this for?

If you’re 16-18 and have decided that A levels or your current college course aren’t right for you... don’t wait until September 2021 to get started again!

If you’re over 18, it’s never too late to stop learning! If you’re looking to get back into the workplace, to develop your skills to take the next step up the career ladder, or are thinking about a change in career entirely, there’s a course for you whatever your level of experience.

With our Free short courses in:

  • Digital Skills & Employability
  • Nutrition & Fitness Studies
  • Maintenance Operations
  • Multi-Skills Construction
  • Health & Safety
  • Health & Social Care
  • Childcare

Guaranteed January Progression

Complete the step 2 programme to have access to our full range of vocational courses in January

Financial Support

Our Student Financial Support Team can give you advice on the wide range of financial support available. If you need help meeting the cost of books, travel, equipment, and childcare then the College’s Discretionary Bursary Fund could help.

To contact our Student Financial Support Team.

Call us on 020 3667 0050 or email us at

What Makes BDC Great?

Student Support Advisors

Student Support Advisors are trained motivators and will help you get back on track if you are struggling on your course.

Enrichment & Personal Development

Access wider enrichment activities beyond your course, including football, basketball, table tennis, and much more. Enjoy the fun side of college with friends and integrate yourself into the BDC community.

Work Experience & Industry Placements

Undertake industry placements with an external provider for 45 days. Take part in a 2 to 3-week work placement in Europe through Erasmus+

Counselling & Wellbeing Services

Student life should be enjoyable but sometimes we encounter problems that we cannot cope with alone. We have a team of Counsellors and on-site specialists that are available to assist you with any problems that you may encounter.

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