A MILITARY college is opening the doors of its new training centre in Burnley tomorrow.

Evolve Military College provides a range of services to schools and young people to help bridge the gap between leaving traditional education and starting military training.

Its new campus in Athletic Street will provide a course aimed at young people who want to join the armed forces and prepare them for life as a soldier.

Andy Emmett, from the college, said: “We are extremely excited to be able to offer our course to young people in Burnley.

“The students who come through our doors often need guidance to push them in the right direction and to channel their energy in a positive way.

“They arrive as young kids but complete the course as highly-focused young men and women with a real sense of self-worth and pride in themselves and their community.”

The courses are free and last up to 26 weeks for 16 to 24 year olds.

A free open event will take place on Friday between 10.30am and 12.30pm.