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 click on the 'Apply now'
button. You can apply to more than one course to keep your
We will then review your application and will let you know
whether we can offer you a place, or if we need further information
or to invite you to an informal interview.
Step 2 - Interview (only for some
After applying, you may in some cases be invited to
come to an informal interview. This is to assess your
suitability and for you to be able to ask any questions
that you have.
After your interview, we'll let you know whether you have been
successful in gaining a place.
Step 3 - Enrolment
Before the start of your course, we'll tell you how to enrol.
Once you have enrolled, you are fully registered and
ready to start college.
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.
More about fees, concessions and employer
More information about enrolling on part-time