Preparation for Access - Skills Development
About the course
The course is for learners who have GCSE maths and English at D or above (or equivalent) and who need a boost with their skills to progress onto further study. You will learn a variety of skills which will help either on another qualification or progression onto the Access course (subject to interview).
You will need:
Maths and English at GCSE Grade 3 or above (or equivalent)
You will learn a variety of study skills:
- Essay writing
- Report writing
- Presentation and note taking
- Harvard Style referencing and plagiarism
All assessments will be assignment based with a variety of tasks within this. You will also have attendance measured as well which will form part of your assessment.
Once completed to a high standard, you will be guaranteed an interview with our Humanities, Business and Media pathways depending on your discipline choice. They will review your results and make sure the standard is to Access level which, if successful, you will start in September 2017.
If you are aged 19+ and looking to study a Level 3 or above course, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover your course fees.