Once you have found the course you want to apply for, click the apply button and it will direct you to the start of the application process.
Applications for our August courses open in January, and for our January courses October. Apply as soon as possible as many courses go fast!
If you are having any difficulty applying online please contact our helpful Admissions team on 0300 555 8080.
We do have paper applications but the whole process is much quicker and smoother if you apply online.
It also means we can email you any important info so you can hold on to it and reply instantly.
But please remember and add us to your trusted senders list so nothing gets lost in junk folders!
Yes, if you apply online you will need an email address. If you don’t have an email address it’s easy to create one online using Hotmail or Gmail.
Once you register on our site, we will send a link to your email to complete the registration. This link needs to be clicked to complete your application – so don’t miss it!
Yes - your personal statement is your big chance to provide key information about yourself and tell us the reasons why you have chosen your course. Some courses can have thousands of fantastic applicants so tell us why you really stand out and deserve a place!
Once you have submitted your application you will be sent an acknowledgement email telling you that your application has been received.
If your application has been successful you will then be invited for an interview.
If your application is unsuccessful we will also let you know.
Remember, different courses have different interview times, so don’t be disheartened if you haven’t heard anything for a few weeks – we will let you know!
Your application may not have been successful for several reasons, such as not meeting the entry criteria or having a poor personal statement.
If you have been unsuccessful in your application, you can call our student advisers to discuss - the number will be on your email/letter.
The information sent to you about your interview will detail what is expected of you depending on what course you have applied for.
Interview times vary depending on your course choice - it may be from half an hour to half a day. We will try to give you an indication of how long your interview will last on the interview email/letter.
This may not be possible but if you require a telephone interview please contact us and we will try to accommodate you where possible. Please note this will only be done in rare circumstances and is not suitable for all courses.
You can’t do this online, but if you need to amend your application once it has been submitted please email our Admissions team at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need to update your address once you have submitted your application please email email@example.com
If you are a returning student you will have to speak with our Student Records team to ensure they have the correct information for your certificates.
If you are offered a ‘conditional offer’ there are conditions you must meet to guarantee your place on the course. These will be stated on your offer email/letter.
If you are offered an unconditional place on the course this means your place is guaranteed!
If you want to withdraw your application please advise us as early as possible. You can do this by logging into your account and withdrawing your application or by contacting our admissions team on 0300 555 8080.
If you are having difficulty accepting your interview/offer please contact our Admissions team on 0300 555 8080 who will be able to assist you.
You can log into your account to accept or reschedule your interview. Your email will have a link for you to click on to accept/reschedule. Alternatively you can call Admission on 0300 555 8080 to accept/reschedule.
Depending on the course, you will hear within a few weeks of interview.
This means a final decision on whether you are successful will not be made until all interviews for the course have been completed. This usually occurs in highly competitive courses.
If you have been sent a reserve list letter this means that your interview was successful but the course is full and there are no more places available. If places become available on the course you may be offered a place.
Please note that if you are on the reserve list it will be most likely be August before places are offered.
Once you have been sent an offer, the College’s Funding Team will be in touch with a link to start your application for funding.
This information will usually come to you around May.
When you submit your application, you will be asked questions that indicate to us if support is required.
If you have selected this option our Supported Learning team will be in touch separately to discuss your needs.
If you are successful in gaining a place on a course, we will contact you by the middle of July to advise you when to attend for your student induction.
Both your induction and course enrolment takes place mid-August – please keep this in mind when booking holidays.
Our teaching staff are not in college over the summer break so don’t be disheartened if you don’t hear anything during this time.
Some interviews may be scheduled during this time but the majority of interviews will take place once the staff return mid-August.
Please note that interviews may be arranged at very short notice during this busy period.
Your timetable and all other important information for student life will be given to you at your student induction.
Unfortunately we cannot provide timetables beforehand.