Open Events

We want to help you find the right courses for you - to help you to achieve your career goals and shape your future.

Whether you're looking for qualifications, knowledge, or want to learn new skills, Petroc is the place to be. Come along to one of our Open Events for the chance to chat to lecturing staff and current students, and ask any questions you have about our exciting range of courses.

It's also a great opportunity to have a look around our campuses, get a taste of college life, and find out how Petroc can help you go further in life.

Just click on the dates below for more information and to register your interest. Follow us on Facebook for more news on upcoming Open Events.


Open Events 2019/20

North Devon Campus

Mid Devon Campus


What happens at an Open Event?

During the Open Events you will have the opportunity to attend talks on A-level and Vocational Studies, as well as speak to lecturers about:

  • A-level and Vocational courses
  • Higher Education provisions
  • Access to Higher Education
  • Adults and Community Learning
  • Apprenticeships
  • English and Maths for Adults
  • Accredited part-time courses
  • Recreational courses 

You will also be able to explore Petroc's campuses, find out about extra curricular activities such as Petroc Academies, and get information and support from our Student Support Services and Advice & Guidance Centre.

Open Event FAQs

Anyone who wants to find out more about studying at Petroc – it doesn’t matter if you’re leaving school, are looking to retrain, want to learn about studying a degree, are interested in apprenticeships or want to check out our range of recreational courses. We are here to help you go further in life!
You will be able to find out about all our areas of study, including A-levels, vocational qualifications, degree-level courses, apprenticeships, recreational courses and certificated courses. You can also have a look around the campus and get a feel for college life. Our Advice & Guidance team will be on hand to provide information about funding, transport, childcare, careers and any other support you may need during your time at Petroc.
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Lecturers will be available to tell you more about the course(s) you’re interested in studying. We also have a team of student ambassadors who can provide real-life information about what it’s like to be a Petroc student.

We have ample parking on all of our campuses, and there will be signage and attendants to help you find a space. Parking is FREE for all our open events.

We have a Costa coffee shop on our campuses, selling a range of hot drinks and refreshments.

It’s not necessary to pre-register before the event, but it will help us gauge what you are interested in studying and directing you accordingly at the event. If you want to pre-register, click on the day of the event above and follow the instructions.

Our campuses are accessible for wheelchair users, with lifts and ramps to help you get around. If you require any extra assistance, please let us know before the event and we will be happy to accommodate you.

It’s very common to want to find out more after our events. You are welcome to come to our open events later in the year to find out more information, or you can contact our Advice & Guidance centre who will be able to help you.

Need help?

Please get in touch with the Advice & Guidance Centre:

Open Events Video
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  • Enquiry Form