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The course aims to prepare you for entry onto the Access to Higher Education Diploma programme at York College. The course aims to provide the underpinning knowledge and skills needed to progress on to an Access at the college. Whilst you are welcome to apply direct for this programme, the majority of students will be identified at their interview for an Access Diploma.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, though you will need to be assessed at Level 1 in Maths and English in order to start the programme.

Please visit the Access Courses page for more information regarding entry requirements.

What You'll Need

In addition, you must show the motivation, commitment and life skills to cope with the requirements of the course. At the interview stage you will be required to demonstrate a strong interest in; and vocation for, a Higher Education course. You must also show the ability to work towards entry to Higher Education courses.

Any student under the age of 19 must contact Student Services to discuss alternative options available at York College, and whether or not you have a case, which may make you an exception.

Duration and Attendance

We are hoping to run this course soon again. For more information please ring the InfoZone on 01904 770770 or email them on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Timetables and hours of study will be discussed at the interview. Attendance in College is for three days per week plus an additional 10 to 15 hours' personal self-guided study.

A minimum attendance of 85 per cent is required throughout the course to successfully progress and achieve.

What You'll Do

The course is divided into units of assessment. Units cover a range of topics including Academic Skills Development, Sociology and Biology as well as Functional Skills English and Maths. You will be advised at interview as to the combination of courses that is best for you.

L2 Pre Access English and Maths for all Diplomas,
+ Certificate in Health and Social Care for those aiming for Social Sciences, Law, Business in particular
+ Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care for those aiming for Health and Social Care.

The programme delivery method includes practical work, seminars, lectures and workshops.

Please note that individual modules are subject to change.

Exams and Assessments

Assessment may take the form of reports, assignments, experiments, logbooks and presentations. Assessment will take place both during and at the end of each unit as appropriate.

At the end of the course you will be given a transcript listing all of the units awarded.

Qualifications

You will complete some of the qualifications listed below depending on what is best for your chosen progression route:

a) Ascentis Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care
b) Ascentis Level 2 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care
c) Functional Skills Level 2 English
d) Functional Skills Level 2 Maths

How to Apply

You must apply online or complete a full-time application form, available from the Infozone (call 01904 770770) or on the website, then attend an interview. Applications will continue to be taken until 3 weeks after the course has started.

Course Fees

Certificate - £285

Extended Certificate - £735

Pre Access English and Maths - Free

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email info@yorkcollege.ac.uk or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.

 

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