About this open day
Try a subject before you apply!
If you are a year 10 or 11 student, our taster sessions are your chance to get a taste of what college is really like.
You will meet our expert teaching staff, get hands-on with real course activities and try out the equipment, plus meet other potential students so there are familiar faces when you enrol.
You can book a Taster Session at Cornwall College St Austell in the following subjects:
Art, Design and Photography
Let your imagination run wild in this fun and informative workshop exploring creative and innovation techniques along with a hands on intro into commercial photography.
Beauty, Hairdressing and Nails
Got a flare for nail care? Want to explore the importance of a good skin care routine and discover how to apply make-up professionally? Want a hands on experience in one of our salons? Then come along and join us for the day to get a taste for this fascinating career.
Construction, Carpentry & Plumbing
The chance to experience all things construction – from plumbing to carpentry. Trowel trades to cutting and drilling this taster will give a real insight into this ever growing industry.
Childcare & Health & Social Care
A career in either Childcare or Health & Social care could be the most rewarding thing you will do. Come and experience first-hand just some of the practical skills you will need to work in either of these important caring industries.
Electrical, Engineering and Motor Vehicle
Engineer your way to a great career! Try your hand at some electrics, mechanics, fabrication and welding on our ‘world of engineering’ experience and take the chance to explore our specialist motor vehicle skills centre
Foundation Learning *
An amazing opportunity for any SEND learners to explore independent living activities in a supported environment that encourages communication, teamwork and problem solving skills.
Media & Games Design
Want to explore the developmental stage of video games design and build a basic character? Want to be a film maker of the future? – If yes then this taster is for you. Immerse yourself in this hands on practical session, that will inspire your creativity.
Do you want to make it as an actor on stage or screen? Do you love to Dance? Do you have a passion for music? – Come and explore the performing arts industry with us on a fun filled day of hands on activities.
Professional Cookery & Hospitality
Make, create and present amazing dishes in our award winning restaurants and kitchens along with an introduction to the world of hospitality.
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