Standing side-by-side with leading employers, Barnfield College is at the forefront of the Luton skills agenda. By developing the talent pool Barnfield College will champion and drive the local economy and make Luton town thrive. Working with closely with local employers, they can future-proof the workforce through the provision of on-the-job training and recruitment support. The college is a specialist vocational college located in the northern part of Luton.

Courses are available in the following subject areas:

  • accounting and business
  • art, design and fashion
  • childcare and early years
  • computing and digital technologies
  • construction and the built environment
  • engineering and electrical installation
  • ESOL
  • hairdressing and beauty therapy
  • health sciences and social care
  • hospitality and catering
  • media
  • motor vehicle
  • music
  • public services
  • sport and fitness
  • teaching and lecturing

The two large and vibrant campuses have excellent facilities including learning resource centres, student hubs, a gym and places to eat.


01582 569569

The sixth form college provides academic and general vocational education for 16 to 18 year olds in Luton.

Established in September 1966 it is the oldest such institution in the country and has more than 2,800 students.

In 2018 the college results showed 95.2% of students passing A Levels and 99.6% passing level three BTEC.

Young people can choose from a large number of A level and vocational courses, as well as additional qualifications and awards including:

  • accounting
  • arts and drama
  • business
  • economics
  • english
  • enterprise and entrepreneurship
  • health and social care
  • languages
  • law
  • maths
  • music
  • sciences including computer and physical
  • sport and physical education
  • travel and tourism


01582 877500

The college has seven campuses based in Dunstable (three sites), Leighton Buzzard, Houghton Regis and Luton.

They have strong partnerships with local businesses and universities and have industry-grade facilities.

A range of courses are offered from Level one to Higher Education, including Access courses.

Courses are available in the following subject areas:

  • access
  • animal care
  • business and humanities
  • childcare
  • community learning
  • construction
  • digital media
  • engineering
  • foundation learning
  • hair and beauty
  • health and social care
  • hospitality and catering
  • maths and English
  • motor vehicle
  • on-line
  • pathways
  • science
  • sports and public services
  • teacher education
  • technology


01582 477776

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