First Steps to Higher Education

Take your first step towards your future today with Access to Higher Education courses in Business, Health Science, Social Science, Counselling, Mental Health and more.

These courses are ideal for those looking to advance their career within their chosen sector.

  • Access to HE (Business and IT) NCC
    The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a QAA accredited course that provides students with an essential qualification, subject knowledge, and skills to progress to studies at university level. This programme prepares 19+ students who are returning to education, or those who left school with fewer qualifications, to be able to progress on to Higher Education. The programme provides a good foundation in the knowledge and skills required for studying at university level. Should you have any additional questions about your application, the course or the interview process, please contact the HE Office on he@accross.ac.uk or 01254 354 047 or 354 117
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      MON - 21/09/2020
      09:30 to 16:00
      week course
      Cost:Enquire
  • Access to Health and Social Care Professions

    The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a QAA accredited course that provides students with an essential qualification, subject knowledge, and skills to progress to studies at university level.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      - 21/09/2020
      Cost:Enquire
  • Access to HE (Health Science) ARC

    The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a QAA accredited course that provides students with an essential qualification, subject knowledge, and skills to progress to studies at university level.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MON - 21/09/2020
      09:30 to 16:30
      week course
      Cost:Enquire
  • Access to HE (Social Science)

    The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a QAA accredited course that provides students with an essential qualification, subject knowledge, and skills to progress to studies at university level.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MON - 21/09/2020
      09:30 to 16:30
      week course
      Cost:Enquire
  • Access to HE Diploma (Business and IT)
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      - 21/09/2020
      Cost:Enquire
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
    This qualification will give you the opportunity to investigate the knowledge and skills needed to use counselling skills.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MON - 12/10/2020
      09:00 to 12:00
      week course
      Cost:Enquire
  • Diploma in Counselling Skills L3

    This qualification is appropriate for you if you have already acquired a recognised qualification in counselling skills and want to take the next step in training to become a Counsellor.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MON - 05/10/2020
      09:00 to 12:00
      week course
      Cost:Enquire
  • Introduction to Academic Studies
    This qualification will give you the opportunity to start back in academic study. It is designed to prepare you to progress to the level 3 Access to Higher Education Diploma.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MON - 14/09/2020
      09:30 to 16:00
      week course
      Cost:Enquire
  • Award in Skills for Further Learning and Employment
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 07/09/2020
      Cost:Enquire
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      - 21/09/2020
      Cost:Enquire
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      - 28/09/2020
      Cost:Enquire
  • Award in Education and Training L3 SF
    This course is aimed at anyone interested in a teaching and/or training role.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      TUE - 15/09/2020
      09:30 to 12:30
      week course
      Cost:Enquire
  • Pre Access
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      - 01/09/2020
      Cost:Enquire
  • Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

    This qualification is part of the new suite of Supporting Teaching and Learning qualifications.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      TUE - 22/09/2020
      13:30 to 16:30
      week course
      Cost:Enquire
  • Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning L3

    This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      TUE - 22/09/2020
      09:30 to 12:30
      week course
      Cost:Enquire
  • Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
    This course is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MON - 05/10/2020
      09:30 to 13:30
      week course
      Cost:Enquire
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