How to apply
We are really pleased you want to study with
us! Below is a step by step guide to applying for the
different types of course. We are always on hand to help you
through the process if you have any questions.
full-time courses (Further Education)
Step 1 - Apply
Find the course using our course finder and call us on 0300 456 0049 to
make a fast-track application before enrolment. You can apply
to more than one course to keep your options open.
Step 2 - Fast-track Interview and
When you call us we will arrange a convenient time for you to
come to an informal interview during our enrolment period. You will
be assessed on your suitability and be able to ask any questions
that you have.
We aim to let you know straightaway whether you have been
successful in gaining a place, so that we can enrol you on your
course immediately. Therefore, it's important that you bring with
you any relevant exam results, proof of identification, and any
other information that you have been asked to bring along.
Step 3 - Start your
Once you have enrolled and received your student ID card
and lanyard, you are fully registered and ready to start
college. Staff will notify you of your course start date when you
If you are offered a place based on your predicted grades, and
these are not what you expected, please contact us on 0300 456
0049. It may be possible for you to join your chosen course, or
there may be another course more suitable for you.
Higher Education courses
(Full and part-time)
Visit our HE section for information about applying for
a higher education course.
Part-time and short courses
Step 1 - Enquire
Find the course
using our course
finder and click on
the 'Enquire now' button.
This will register your interest – it does not secure you a place
on the course.
Step 2 - Is it the right course for
The departmental staff will be in touch to confirm
availability of places, and answer questions about the course
content, ability level and help you decide whether it is right for
Step 3 - Enrol and pay
Part-time courses enrol throughout the year. Before starting the
course, you need to pay any fees and complete an enrolment form.
Once this is complete your place is secured.
How to enrol on part-time
Fees, concessions and employer