Think you know all about Petroc? Think again!
We now deliver over 800 different qualifications: A-levels, diplomas, apprenticeships, degrees, professional qualifications, distance learning, recreational courses… the list is endless!
This event is the perfect opportunity to come along and ask about our courses and look around all our new facilities, including the multimillion-pound Lifestyle and Tourism Centre and the Engineering Centre of Excellence.
Take the time to explore our campus, speak to our knowledgeable tutors and lecturers and relax in our onsite Costa Coffee.
We look forward to welcoming you. Our friendly teams will be here from 10am until 2pm.
Don’t forget to register online prior to the event.
First Aid demonstrations and Risk Assessment scenarios. Learn how to check blood pressure and watch a video about our Care Academy.
Time Sensitive: 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 13.30pm
Experience life as cabin crew in our onsite fuselage.
Time Sensitive: 10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm
Supportive learning activities including number bonds, follow me cards and making a visual timetable.
- Animal Centre tours
- Basic animal First Aid demonstrations and Resucidog.
Time Sensitive: 10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm
- Ground floor tours.
- Makeup consultations and Level 2 Media Makeup course information.
- Soft hands treatment or consultation and Level 2 Beauty & Nails course information
- Skin consultations and Level 3 Beauty & Complementary Therapy course information
- Hair consultations/Hair & Barbering course information
Make smoothies and play Boccia.
- We will be selling speciality Barista coffees and pastries.
- Be creative with desserts; explore finishing techniques for three classical desserts.
- Flambé demonstrations.
- Build your own bridge.
- Creative writing.
- Balloon race.
Have a go at ‘Climbing’ – challenge yourself for the first time or take on one of our different difficulty wall climbs.
- Shoot the Hoop’ Challenge.
- Reaction Time Wall Challenge.
- Indo Board Challenge.
- Test your reactions with the Batak.
Static 500m Rowing Challenge.
Meet our student Personal Trainers and test your arm strength on our hand grip dynamometer.
Come and meet our Public Services staff and students and have a look at what Public Services courses have to offer and take part in a fun quiz.
See what our Active Inside and Out has to offer and take a look around our Fitness Centre.
Exclusive masterclass for A-level applicants (invitation only).
Time Sensitive: 11.00am - 2.00pm
Come and talk to us about our range of subjects, A-level choices and your career options.
- Open gallery.
- Printing press: have a go at printing your name/own design.
An interactive crime scene focussing on psychological, legal and forensic considerations of modern crime and crime prevention.
10.45am for 11.00am screening
A series of interactive games and activities designed to show how both the past and current social science disciplines intertwine with the modern world.
Philosophical games to test the mind.
- Classroom Countdown.
- Personal finance.
Working with Creative Media to write and create comic strips.
- Short stories.
- Spot the spelling mistake.
DIY experiments with everyday materials.
An hour of each subject –
- Performing Arts/Dance/Music
- 10-10:55am C China & 11-11:55am Drama L Baxendale
- Performance/Music Technology
- 12-2pm L Thommen / B Bailey J Bangham
Languages: café/shop scenario OR learn 10 simple phrases in each language to help you get by on holiday.
Get a great overview of this diverse range of subjects - speak to subject specialists and chat about how to combine subjects.
A fun introduction to filming - come and see the work students have produced.
Undertake one of our fun activities, including building mini structures, and develop your surveying skills with use of our Total Station. Find out how you can be part of exciting future developments within this fast-paced industry.
An opportunity to test your business acumen – come and take the logo quiz. Take part in our team building activities and if you have a business idea come and pitch and be tested by our own set of 'Dragons'.
An opportunity to discover the principles of innovation and design with a hands-on experience of engineering.
Think you can code? Come and find out how you can turn this interest into a career and join us in an introduction to the fastest growing industry to learn more.
Get involved in tasks such as welding and repairing a panel and you will also have the opportunity to spray a panel in the booth. In the vehicle workshop you will complete some routine vehicle maintenance tasks such as changing a tyre, checking a vehicle for serviceability and dismantling vehicle components. Ask questions about careers and the apprenticeship programmes available.
Complete our decorating challenge that will include paint application, wallpapering and those hidden industry skills that professionals use every day.
Take the opportunity to use a range of materials and build a small working model of a helpful chalkboard. You will also get the opportunity to look at modern methods of construction and machinery used for timber technology.
Learn about lime Rendering techniques to old traditional backgrounds and Laying bricks to a line and mortar rolling techniques.
Can you build a lighting curcuit, can you connect switches in sequence? Come along and challenge yourself in this fun activity and test your friends and family. You will also get the chance to look at all of our opperational systems in our state-of-the-art workshop.
Have a go at jointing materials commonly used within Plumbing and Mechnical Engineering and put them through our industry pressure tester. You will also have the opportunity to study our oppertational systems and identify components.
If you are interested in a career in Accounting, Human Resources, Law or Management, come and speak to us. We can provide advice on the range of options available to you. Courses are available from Level 2 through to Higher Education. So whether you are aspiring to a career in business or already established and wanting to develop your existing skills, we have something for you.
Meet our specialist knowledgable team and complete our Apprenticeship Quiz and consider the fantastic range of opportunities within Apprenticeships, up to and including higher-level study. Find out how you can maximize your skills and become the industry leaders of the future.
Still got some questions?
If you have some unanswered questions, have a look at our Frequently asked questions. If you have been there already contact our Advice and Guidance Centre.