Please note, the process below was for our 20/21 intake. We’re currently working behind the scenes to adapt our application and interview processes so they’re Covid-secure, ensuring you have the best possible experience along the way. Simply select your chosen course and set up an account in our application portal to apply, and we'll be in touch soon with more details about what will happen next.

  • How do I apply?

    Step 1 - Choose your subject area

    Use our website to help you choose the right course. If you’re not sure of your next steps, then why not try Career Coach?  Career Coach is designed to help you explore career options and pathways to identify associated education and training courses – click here!

    If you would like to talk to someone about making your decision, please contact us on 07436 860238 (Mon-Fri 9.00am-4.00pm) or email us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. where you can request an information advice and guidance call. 

    Step 2 – Apply 

    Click 'Apply now!' on your chosen course. If you haven’t done so already, you will need to create an account and then continue through the application until it is successfully submitted.

    Step 3 - Secure your place at BSDC

    We will use predicted or forecasted achievements to give you a conditional offer via email. All you need to do is confirm your acceptance with the Admissions Team to secure your place at BSDC.

  • What if I choose the wrong course?

    Don’t worry – we appreciate that access to guidance and support may have been limited while you have been making your choices. During your welcome events and induction period, we will work with you to make sure you’re on the right course and transfer you to a different course if necessary. In the meantime, staff are available to discuss options if you need further advice at this stage.

    We will continue to look at new ways of doing things so that we can support you during this time and we will keep you updated. In the meantime, keep an eye on our social media channels or email us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Contact Details

Contact Details


Burton and South Derbyshire College
Tel: 01283 494400

Town Centre Campus


Burton Town Centre Campus, Lichfield Street, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire DE14 3RL

Stephen Burke Construction Academy


Construction Academy, 21 Tetron Point, William Nadin Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 OBB