Qualification Courses

Nail Technology – Level 3 Diploma

The main aim of the Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide nail technology to the general public and to gain employment in the beauty industry. This qualification also provides opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a nail technician.

Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology Studies is a technical level qualification that provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as a nail technician.

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a nail technician including: enhance and maintain nails using UV gel and liquid and powder.

The art of airbrush design is taught including the use of electrical files and the application and design of nail art.

You will also develop your understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: designing and creating nail art, air brush designs, enhancing nails with electric files, wraps, promoting products and contributing to the financial effectiveness of a business.

Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care, client care and communication, applying and maintaining nail enhancements using either ultra-violet gel or liquid and powder, nail art using both manual and airbrush techniques, electric filing techniques, how to promote products and services and business and teamwork skills.

You will develop a range of technical skills in nail enhancements, using a variety of different products, tools and techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

 

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

  • Care of the nails on the hand including hand massage and application of polish
  • Care of the nails on the feet including foot massage and application of polish
  • Applying and maintaining nail enhancements
  • Nail tips
  • Acrylic nails
  • Gel nails
  • Nail wraps
  • Designing and applying nail art
  • The use of airbrush techniques in nail art design
  • The use of electric files to enhance the nails

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

You will be assessed through ongoing practical observations carried out within a realistic working environment, portfolio evidence, external examinations and a graded synoptic assessment.

This course gives you the opportunity to enter employment or progress to further or higher education.

This qualification will prepare you for employment as a nail technician. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a nail technician.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology graduate:

  • Working in commercial nail and beauty
  • Working in a retail concession / nail bar
  • Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process.
  • Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 2 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Hospitality – Level 3 Diploma

Over the past few years, employment in the hospitality industry has increased faster than for the economy overall. But there remain significant skills gaps, particularly in the following areas: customer service; interpersonal skills; supervisory skills; finance; and employability skills. These qualification in Hospitality seek to address these areas by encouraging the acquisition and development of these competencies before, or while in, employment in the hospitality industry.

The course prepares learners for a career in the hospitality industry in various roles so has a huge focus on employability skills. For adult learners, the Level 3 Diploma can extend their experience of work in a particular sector. It may also be a suitable qualification for those wishing to change career or move into a particular area of employment following a career break. There is potential for the qualification to prepare learners for progression within education or into employment in the appropriate vocational sector and it is suitable for those who have decided that they wish to study in detail or work in a particular area of work.

The programme recognises the growing importance and role that hospitality plays throughout the UK and globally and is aimed at those who have the motivation, attitude and drive to develop their career in this sector, with a particular focus on careers in hotels, restaurants, events and food and beverage service.  The course will improve personal learning and thinking skills, including confidence in your ability to go out into the workplace. It will also develop your analytical, research, problem solving and interpersonal skills.

The Level 3 Diploma Hospitality gives you a practical, real-world approach to learning based on real-life work and studies. It will give you a good insight into the industry and you will gain a range of skills to help in your chosen career.

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

  • The Hospitality Industry
  • Principles of Supervising Customer Service Performance in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism
  • Providing Customer Service in Hospitality
  • Financial Control in Hospitality
  • Optional units are also offered to complete the full qualification
  • Food and Drinks Service
  • Personal and Professional Development in Hospitality

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

You will learn through a mixture of taught lessons, group work and practical activities and this will be applied to actual events and activities within the Hospitality industry. Assessment is via coursework which may take the form of written assessment, short presentations on given topics, role-play or group work for each unit.

This course gives you the opportunity to enter employment in Hospitality industry or to access a range of higher education opportunities including Management, Business, Tourism and Leisure, Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts Management, Hospitality Management and Events Management.

This is a level 3 qualification which provides comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the hospitality and catering industry, preparing students with the knowledge and skills to progress to supervisory level roles.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality graduate:

  • Trainee supervisor
  • Hotel receptionist
  • Trainee hotel manager
  • Chamber Maid
  • Food Service Professional
  • ‘Front of House’ Manager
  • Hotel Supervisor
  • Housekeeper
  • Waiter/silver service waiter
  • Bartender
  • Caterer
  • Kitchen assistant
  • Trainee Chef
  • Sous-chef
  • Head of reception
  • Sales Advisor
  • Assistant Manager
  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process.
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths);

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Travel and Tourism

BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Sectorul Travel si Turism acopera o gama extinsa de oportunitati de angajare si progresare fiind un domeniu in continua expansiune si dezvoltare. In urma absolvirii acestui curs se poate accede spre locuri de munca in atractii turistice, agentii, transport linii aeriene, evenimente si conferinte hotele si catering. Coroborand cele de mai sus rezulta ca dobandirea unei calificari in acest domeniu poate deschide multe usi.

Cursul de fata se focuseaza pe aspectele vocationale ale individului iar studiul in sine va fi bazat pe studii de caz cu aplicare practica in diferite domenii de activitate. Avand cunostintele de baza a sectorului Travel si Turism se poate aspira spre studii universitare cu specializare efectuata pe domeniul dorit.

Nursing and Midwifery – Level 3 Diploma

If you’re looking for a career in nursing, midwifery or other related healthcare occupations and want a bridging course to get onto a university-level programme, this course can get you there. Nursing and midwifery are incredibly rewarding careers which are perfect if you have a caring nature and you are committed to supporting people through some of the most difficult and/or joyful times of their lives.

This course will prepare you for a degree in either subject area, equipping you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to progress onto this level of study. You’ll get a fantastic overview of how the human body works, as well as exploring the sociological and psychological aspects of health.

The role of the midwife is very diverse. She carries out clinical examinations, provides health and parent education and supports the mother and her family throughout the childbearing process to help them adjust to their parental role. The midwife also works in partnership with other health and social care services to meet individual mothers’ needs, for example, teenage mothers, mothers who are socially excluded, disabled mothers and mothers from diverse ethnic backgrounds.

If you want to or you are already working in a health care and nursing environment then this course could open up further opportunities for you. The course will cover Genetics, Human Physiology, Infectious Diseases, Reproduction and a host of other subjects and provide you a good ground and preparation for a degree course in Nursing and Midwifery as well as other related courses in health care and treatment.

The Caring Profession offers a variety of rewarding careers working with adults and/or children in the community. With an anticipated national shortage of nurses and midwives, there is no better time than now, to join this profession. Access courses are designed to provide adults with the opportunity to return to education and gain an A Level equivalent qualification, which is recognised by universities.

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

  • Biological Communications Systems
  • Genetics
  • Human Physiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Inherited Diseases
  • Reproduction
  • Human Respiratory and Cardiac Systems
  • Skeleton and Muscles
  • Ethical Issues in Social Policy
  • Sociology of Health
  • Psychopathology
  • Treatment and Therapies
  • The National Health Service

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

You will learn through a combination of lectures, practical, seminars and tutorials and private study. The subject modules are assessed through a mixture of written assignments, portfolios, end of unit tests and exams.

Students on this pathway have progressed onto a wide range of degree courses including; nursing, midwifery, mental health nursing, social work and paramedic.

Upon successfully completing the course, you can progress onto undergraduate programmes within the Healthcare sector, or other allied related subjects.

Nurses and midwives form the largest group of staff in Health and Social Care and are a crucial part of the healthcare team. They work in every sort of health setting, from accident and emergency to working in patients’ homes, with people of all ages and backgrounds.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery graduate:

  • Playgroup Assistant
  • Adult nursing
  • Mental health nursing
  • Children’s nursing
  • Nursery Nurse
  • Playgroup Leader
  • Senior Play worker
  • Childminder
  • Health visitor
  • Midwife
  • Social Worker
  • Nurse assistant
  • Midwife
  • Speech Therapist
  • Criminal Scientist
  • Housing Officer
  • NHS Officer
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Radiologist
  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process.
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths)

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Health and Social Care – Level 3 Diploma

This specialist course gives you an in depth understanding of different aspects of health and social care. The qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a senior role with adults in health and social care environments. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care procedures.

This is a comprehensive course for individuals wanting to progress into higher education and/or a career in a wide range of professions within the fields of health and social care. The course provides a foundation for a range of careers including nursing, radiography, speech therapy, children’s nursing, occupational therapy, podiatry, primary teaching, social work, operating department practitioner, mental health and dental nursing. It also enables access to higher education degrees.

The focus of the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care is in delivering physical and emotional support, enabling Care to clients whether in Health & Social Care, public, private or voluntary sectors.

The Level 3 in Care is designed to be relevant to learners who will be delivering Care; often without direct supervision, demonstrating a degree of responsibility and autonomy and making decisions within previously agreed boundaries.The course is planned so that you can learn about the caring community, including various groups and organisations working with those who have a have a disability, young individuals, vulnerable adults and older people with a range of needs, in a variety of different settings.

This vocational course will prepare you for jobs in the Health and Social Care sector such as support/care workers.  It can also lead on to higher education in Health and Social Care sector or onto further study at University to gain qualifications in nursing, physiotherapy, or social work, studying at degree level.

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

  • Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
  • Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care
  • Equality Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care
  • Values and Planning in Social Care
  • Caring for Children and Young People
  • Safeguarding Adults and promoting Independence

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

It will be internally assessed by a range of methods. This will include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments, questioning and witness testimony from colleagues or managers. Learners will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

You can go on to a degree in nursing, midwifery, sociology, psychology, social work, criminology or youth work, or progress to higher education HND course in managing health and care services, social policy or teacher training. If you wish to go into employment straight away, you could work in a registered care home, community work, the voluntary sector, a hospital or primary care trust.

It’s all about helping people. Careers in healthcare are about helping people who are having problems with their physical health. Careers in social care are concerned with helping vulnerable people in the community and providing them with support so that they can benefit from a much more improved way of life.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care graduate:

  • Healthcare support worker
  • Care assistant
  • Support worker – supported living
  • Home care support worker
  • Care supervisor
  • Social services officer
  • Outreach development worker
  • Community support worker
  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process.
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths)

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Customer Service – Level 3 Diploma

This qualification gives learners the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge needed to deliver customer service in a range of industries and contexts. Learners will understand what drives customer behaviour and what creates customer retention. Learners are also given the opportunity to explore excellence within customer service, dealing with more challenging scenarios such as complaints and stakeholder engagement.

The Level 3 Diploma in Customer Service will develop knowledge and skills in key areas such as delivering customer service, customer retention, resolving customer problems, business principles, and managing own performance and professional development.

This qualification is aimed also those already working in a wide variety of customer service settings such as hotels, banks, contact centres, restaurants and retail outlets.

As a work-related, competency based qualification it will provide confirmation to employers that learners have gained the skills and knowledge needed to conduct customer level skills at level 3 to a nationally recognised standard.

Customer Service impacts on all occupational sectors. This Level 3 Diploma in Customer Service can be embedded in a company’s normal training and development process.

The qualification gives learners the opportunity to develop and demonstrate technical and wider sector-related knowledge to underpin competence. This includes the principles, and techniques for organising and delivering customer service, building and maintaining relationships with customers and an understanding of the legislation and regulations that governs the industry.

The course will help you to achieve and prove a range of technical skills and behaviours that supports competence in the job role. This includes resolving customer problems and complaints, communicating with customers, delivering non-routine customer service and supporting improvements in customer service

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

  • Demonstrate understanding of customer service
  • Demonstrate understanding of the rules that impact in customer service
  • Make customer service personal
  • Go the extra mile in customer service
  • Deal with customers in writing or electronically
  • Use customer service as a competitive tool
  • Organise the promotion of additional services or products to customers

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

There will be a variety of formats from essays and seminar papers through to group presentations, case studies, reports and in-class tests & assessments.

This qualification provides learners with a mix of relevant practical skills and knowledge which will enable them to follow a career in customer service and/or you can progress to higher education.

Once you are done with the programme you will have gained valuable customer service knowledge and experience, which you can utilise in a wide range of roles. You could decide to work as part of a customer service team.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Customer Service graduate:

  • Customer Relationship Manager
  • Customer Support Officer
  • Customer Service Executive Officer
  • Customer Service Operator
  • Customer Service Team Leader
  • Contract Centre Supervisor
  • Customer Service Team Leader
  • Customer Relations Advisor
  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process.
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths)

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Business Administration – Level 3 Diploma

The Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration has been designed for learners’ to demonstrate a practiced set of skills when carrying out business administrative operations including the introduction of developing and managing administrative systems, processes and functions. It develops learners’ understanding of the principles that underpin working in a business administrative environment including the principles of business, covering the broader, cross-organisation processes that an administrator will need to understand.

It is aimed also people who already have experience of office-based skills and wish to specialise in business and administration functions; perhaps in, or preparing for a line management role. Learners can choose from a bank of optional units which show their ability to negotiate, supervise, manage and contribute to the running of an office.

This qualification is designed to reflect the work of administration staff across a wide range of industries and types of organisations and is for those who are working with a high degree of autonomy and personal responsibility.

Learners will complete mandatory units in communicate in a business environment, manage personal and professional development, principles of business, principles of administration and principles of business communication and information. Learners will then choose from a range of more specialised business administrative and sector contextualised units that align to the duties of their role including contribute to the improvement of business performance, deliver a presentation, manage an office facility, monitor information systems, participate in a project, manage individuals’ development in the workplace, principles of leadership and management and chair and lead meetings.

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

  • Manage own performance in business environment
  • Evaluate and improve own performance in a business environment
  • Work in a business environment
  • Communicate in a business environment
  • Produce documents in business environment
  • Use office equipment
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Word processing software
  • Develop a presentation
  • Deliver a presentation
  • Database software

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

The units are assessed via on-line multiple-choice tests & work based questions or portfolio.

Candidates can progress to next Level 4 or equivalent management qualifications. Progression routes could include further qualifications within Business Administration, Customer Service, Team Leading or Management.

If you carry out an administrative role like receptionist or office assistant and would like to progress to a manager position in the future, this course is ideal. This business administration qualification aims to equip you with the administration and clerical skills you need to succeed at a higher level.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration graduate:

  • Junior Secretary
  • Administration Assistant
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Clerical Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Administration Clerk
  • Personal Assistant
  • Business Development Executive Administrative Manager
  • Office Executive
  • Administration Team Leader
  • Database Clerk
  • Executive Officer
  • Office Supervisor
  • Personal assistant
  • Secretary

Business Administration – Level 3 Diploma

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Business – Access Level 3 Diploma

Level 3 diploma in Business develop practical skills and theoretical understanding of the world of business and complete projects investigating topics such as marketing, financial analysis, website design and retail strategies. By the time you have completed the course you will have a good knowledge of the wide world of business and a practical skill set that will prepare you for the next stage in your business career.

If you are interested in a career in business this course will give you grounding on the key principles of business and develop the study, research and report writing skills you’ll need to succeed at university. A career in business could take you into all kinds of businesses – large and small – and in all sorts of different roles including marketing and human resources. This diploma is designed to provide highly specialist, work-related qualifications in a range of vocational sectors. They give learners the knowledge understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment.

The qualifications provide career development opportunities for those already in work, and progression opportunities to higher education, HND, degree and professional development programmes within the same or related areas of study, within universities and other institutions.

During the course you will develop your group work, IT and presentation skills. The units you will study include elements of accounting, marketing, human resource management and website design.

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

Course Structure

  • The Business Environment
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Business Resources
  • Business Communication
  • Business Accounting
  • Development Planning for a career in business

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

During the course you will develop your group work, IT and presentation skills.

This course is currently 100% coursework and you will be assessed in a variety of ways including presentations, role plays and time-limited exercises. We expect you to hand in your written assessments digitally.

After completing the course, you will be well-equipped to pursue higher education or employment in a range of areas including Marketing, Management and Human Resources.

If you are aiming for a career in business, retail, management, finance, accounting or law, then this course is your perfect starting point.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Business graduate:

  • Clerical officer
  • Public relations Officer
  • Administration assistant
  • Assistant Manager
  • PA/Secretary
  • Customer Service Stuff
  • Junior Office Administrator
  • Administration Assistant
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Administration Clerk
  • Personal assistant

 And more;

  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process.
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths)

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

Read more…