Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course Location: Course Type:
July 4 Weeks Level 2 Part-Time - Day Bede Campus Access to Higher Education Enquire
August 4 Weeks Level 2 Part-Time - Day Bede Campus Access to Higher Education Enquire

It is preferable that students have a Level 1 qualification in English and Maths.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire This course is free for adults aged 19+ in receipt of benefits/earning below the threshold.

On this course you will experience excellence through a combination of teaching and learning styles, such as classroom lectures, study sessions, directed work with other students and independent study.

Lessons will include both practical and theoretical sessions to assist in preparing you for the expectations of studying either the Access to HE or the Progression Award courses, as well providing future employability skills.

The information provided in lessons will allow you to complete the relevant assessment need to achieve this course.

Full attendance for 3 days per week is required.

Teaching starts at 9:30am and finishes at 2:30pm. Students have a lunch break in between sessions.

This course is aimed at students considering an application to any of the Access to Higher Education diplomas or the Progression Award to Access course. It allows students to gain a recognised qualification, whilst meeting our specialised staff and experiencing the excellent facilities that Sunderland College have to offer.

This course provides the opportunity to research the different professional skills and mindsets needed to develop employability skills and assist in professional development. Students will have the opportunity to develop their research and communications skills, which are essential to the achievement of Access to HE and Progression Award courses.


What’s next?

Upon completion of the course, student have the opportunity to discuss their progression with specialised staff, with the option to contniue to either an Access to HE course or the Progression Award course.

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