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You can apply online or with a paper application form. Whatever the method, your application must reach us by Monday 6th February 2023. Once we have received your application, we will invite you along to the College for a course discussion interview with a specialist in the subjects you’ll be studying. If you’re still unsure about which courses to study, we will be there to support you and give advice.

Please note that we get more applications than we have places available. To make sure you can join us, put the work in now to get the GCSE grades you will need – and get your application to us as early as possible.

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Level 2 entry requirements

If you’re not quite ready to start on a Level 3 Technical course (T Levels) or a Vocational Level 3 course (BTEC) but want to begin on the path to your chosen career, the Transition Programme could be for you.  

Transition Programmes are tailored to prepare students to move onto Technical or Vocational Level 3 study. They will give you the opportunity to improve your English and Maths, your work readiness skills and introduce you to the technical skills and concepts that you will need for future study and employment. 

As part of the Transition Programme you will study a BTEC Level 2 Award in your chosen subject area as well as the BTEC Level 2 Extended Award in Work Skills. You will also have the opportunity to resit GCSE English and/or Maths if you have not yet achieved a grade 4. 

Entry criteria for Transition Programmes is four grade 3s including grade 3s in English Language and Maths GCSE.

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