So you’ve just finished your GCSEs or A Levels – but what next? Do you want to continue your education in September or would you rather train and gain on-the-job skills? Whatever you want out of life, joining us is your first step to making your dreams a reality. 

We look forward to welcoming you to the College this September. Want to enrol? Visit your local College and enrol in personCome to one of our enrolment sessions and our staff will help you choose a course that suits you. It's not too late, however course places are allocated on a first come first served basis, so don't delay!

Enrolment Dates 2017  Time
Tuesday 22 August 10AM - 7PM
Wednesday 23 August 10AM - 4PM
Thursday 24 August 10AM - 7PM
Friday 25 August 10AM - 3PM
Saturday 26 August No enrolments - Bank Holiday
Monday 28 August No enrolments - Bank Holiday
Tuesday 29 August 10AM - 7PM
Wednesday 30 August 10AM - 4PM
Thursday 31 August 10AM - 7PM
Friday 1 September 10AM - 3PM
Saturday 2 September 10AM - 4PM

What to bring?

  • Letters or Documents
    Please bring any letters or documents you have received from us that relate to your application.
  • Identification
    A UK/EU passport, driver's licence or birth certificate. An EU ID Card, UK Residence Permit, A non EU passport showing a valid visa,  A letter from the Home Office or your solicitor. Your National Insurance Number.
  • Exam Results
    Bring your exam results and original copies of previous qualifications/certificates.
  • Payment
    Bring cash, credit/debit card to pay for your course.
  • Benefit Evidence
    If you are in receipt of state benefits, you may be eligible for a reduction in fees. Please bring evidence of your benefit dated within the last three months from the date you enrol.
  • 19 or over and applying for a Level 3 course and above?
    Bring the relevant fee or or apply for the Advanced Learning Loan. Learn more.
  • HE Loan
    Bring evidence of your loan application or your confirmation letter.
  • Art & Design applicants (L1 - L5)
    Please bring an extensive portfolio of your previous work, which should ideally include a variety of styles and techniques (observational, abstract, graphic design 2D & 3D etc) and use of different media (i.e. painting, drawing, digital, 3D pieces).
  • Media applicants (L1 - L3)
    If possible, bring a portfolio of previous work (video, photography, animations, scripts & storyboards, print and digital materials, examples of continuous writing etc). Work can be demonstrated via YouTube links etc if appropriate.


  1. Registration
    You will need to register with your name, address and contact details if you have never provided these before.
  2. English/Maths Assessment
    All students are required to demonstrate their English and maths ability. You must provide evidence of qualifications here.
  3. Curriculum Interview
    The lecturer of the course will discuss your motivation, aspirations and commitment. You will receive a timetable after this stage.
  4. Information, Advice & Guidance
    Information offered on disability, additional learning support, financial help and FE Advanced learning loans, or advice if you are unsure which course you would like to study.
  5. Enrolment Desk
    Evidence of benefits, fees paid and a Learning Agreement/contract is signed here.
  6. ID Card
    Your ID card will allow access to the College. We will also ask you for feedback on your experience.