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.

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  • Access to HE (Computing, Programming and Web Development)
    First Steps to Higher Education
    The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a Level 3 qualification that prepares 19+ students who are returning to education or who left school without the qualifications needed to progress to university. The Access to HE Diploma (Computing) is ideal for those who want to progress on to a degree or other higher education programme in a wide range of computing related subjects....
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    • Nelson and Colne College
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 06/09/2021
      09:00 to 16:00
      39 week course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: £3020.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Access to HE (Health and Social Care)
    First Steps to Higher Education
    The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a Level 3 qualification that prepares 19+ students who are returning to education or who left school without the qualifications needed to progress to university. The Access to HE Diploma (Health and Social Care) consists of 60 credits of which 30 credits are in Biology. This allows you to progress on to health related as well as various science related degrees. ...
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    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      TUE - 07/09/2021
      18:00 to 20:00
      34 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £3380.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Access to Higher Education - Business and Law
    First Steps to Higher Education
    The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a Level 3 qualification that prepares 19+ students who are returning to education or who left school without the qualifications needed to progress to university. The Access to HE Diploma (Business and Law) is ideal for those who want to progress onto a degree or other higher education programme in a wide range of business related subjects and law. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 06/09/2021
      09:00 to 16:00
      32 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £3020.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Access to Higher Education - Health and Science
    First Steps to Higher Education
    The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a Level 3 qualification that prepares 19+ students who are returning to education or who left school without the qualifications needed to progress to university. The Access to HE Diploma (Health and Science) consists of 60 credits of which 30 credits are in Biology. This allows you to progress on to health related as well as various science related degrees. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 06/09/2021
      09:30 to 16:00
      34 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £3380.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Access to Higher Education - Social Science
    First Steps to Higher Education
    The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a Level 3 qualification that prepares 19+ students who are returning to education or who left school without the qualifications needed to progress to university. The Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) is ideal for those who want to progress on to a degree or other higher education programme in a wide variety of subject areas. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 06/09/2021
      09:30 to 16:00
      34 week course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: £3380.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Certificate in Understanding Substance Misuse Level 3
    First Steps to Higher Education
    The course is ideal for those who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of the uses and misuse of a range of legal and illegal substances. The related issues and possible responses and interventions will be discussed. It is aimed at students who have an interest in this subject whether personally, voluntarily or professionally....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MON - 06/06/2022
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £336.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Certificate Teaching and Learning Physical Education in Primary Schools Level 3
    First Steps to Higher Education
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    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      THU - 16/09/2021
      13:00 to 16:00
      12 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £252.00
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  • Counselling Skills
    First Steps to Higher Education
    This Diploma aims to provide learners with in-depth knowledge of the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work and the approaches that underpin the use of these skills. This qualification does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor. Learners on this course come with three different main aims. • To progress onto a first degree or other higher education course within the field (i.e. you want a career in counselling and need a degree) • To prepare for a post graduate qu...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MON - 13/09/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      32 week course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: £2225.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Counselling Skills
    First Steps to Higher Education
    This qualification will introduce learners to using counselling skills and personal development. The course is useful for anyone who would like to develop their use of counselling skills for use in either work or a personal capacity. This qualification does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MON - 20/09/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      26 week course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: £470.00
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  • Counselling Skills Level 2 Certificate
    First Steps to Higher Education
    This qualification will introduce learners to using counselling skills and personal development. The course is useful for anyone who would like to develop their use of counselling skills for use in either work or a personal capacity. This qualification does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      FRI - 14/01/2022
      09:30 to 15:00
      16 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £470.00
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  • Understanding Mental Health
    First Steps to Higher Education
    This course is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      FRI - 17/09/2021
      09:30 to 12:30
      32 week course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: £811.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Understanding Substance Misuse Level 3
    First Steps to Higher Education
    The course is ideal for those who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of the uses and misuse of a range of legal and illegal substances. The related issues and possible responses and interventions will be discussed. It is aimed at students who have an interest in this subject whether personally, voluntarily or professionally....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      - 07/06/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £336.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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