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Access to HE

If you’ve been out of education for some time, didn't take A-levels or their equivalents when you were at school and you now want to go to university, you can enrol in our Access to Higher Education courses which can get you back into learning and prepare you for study at university level. 

Courses

Access to Higher Education: Animal Management

Access to HE Diplomas are intensive 1-year courses designed to get you into higher education. This course will seek to develop you as an independent, confident individual and will look to give you skills that cover all of academic university life. This course can lead to a wide range of HND or degree courses such as animal management, conservation, welfare or animal behaviour.

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Successful completion of this course will allow you to enter most institutes of higher education, including HNC, HND & degree pathways. The courses are focused to help progression on your chosen career path.

Reason: 
Highly qualified and motivated course team
Reason 2: 
Develop practical skills & gain a nationally recognised qualification
Reason 3: 
Work with a wide range of animal species in the Animal Centre
Reason 4: 
A wide range of enrichment activities including trips & guest speakers
Reason 5: 
An excellent environment, with the South Downs next door
What will I Study: 

You will study a variety of modules covering areas such as science, conservation, behaviour and nutrition. An independent academic study module will allow you to choose and carry out a study based on the area of your choice. You will also work in the animal centre and learn about the day-to-day care of a wide variety of species. Note: This course cannot be combined with A-levels.

How will I be taught: 

You will be taught in both classroom sessions and through practical work in the animal centre and around the estate. You will also study and undertake practical activities on our working farm and at our equine yard.

How will I be assessed: 

The course is assessed with a mixture of exams, workbooks, presentations and essays.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
LLA L3 Access to Animal Management
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=ANC120
Entry requirements: 
All learners must be 19+ on the 1st September and must have a GCSE grade C (grade 4 or above) in maths, English language and science. You must also pass an interview to be offered a place.
Course Code: 
ANC120
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
ANC120BF1A
EBS Updated: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 14:14

Access to Higher Education: Business Studies

This is an exciting course that will equip our students for business related disciplines at university. You will be able to develop your knowledge and skills across a broad spectrum of topics ranging from law, marketing, finance, economics and business. It will also enable you to gain increased self confidence in your ability to learn and develop academic skills such as essay writing, note-taking and research.

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This programme will enable you pursue a business related degree at University or continue onto the HNC/HND in business at Chichester College.

Reason: 
Learn from tutors with a wealth of practical experience.
Reason 2: 
Personalized learning due to small and intimate classroom sizes.
Reason 3: 
Tracking of progress to ensure you are motivated and enjoying the course
Reason 4: 
Access to our tutors outside of classroom hours.
Reason 5: 
Focus sessions and comprehensive learning activities.
What will I Study: 

You will study a range of units selected from subject areas including business, economics, marketing and management. Topics include: Introduction to Business Communication Introduction to Economics Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Business Law Introduction to Accounting Introduction to Finance Financial Performance People in Organisations Project and Event Management Planning a Research Project (Extended Independent Academic Study) Academic writing Further Study Skills including Essay and Presentation Skills

How will I be taught: 

In the classroom with regular homework and self-study requirements.

How will I be assessed: 

Through a mixture of coursework, assignments and examinations.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
Access to Higher Education
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=BUS676
Entry requirements: 
GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above Strong desire to study Commitment to study full time for a year Knowledge of course required at university Good organization, enthusiasm and motivation
Course Code: 
BUS676
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
BUS676CF1A
EBS Updated: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 14:18

Access to Higher Education: Computing

Access to HE Diplomas are intensive 1-year courses designed to give you the knowledge and skills to move into Higher Education. The Computing qualification has been designed in order to let you pursue your goals at HE level. This course will seek to develop you as an independent, confident individual and will look to give you skills that cover all of academic university life, as well as determining where you can go, supporting your progression to HE.

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Successful completion of this course will allow you to enter most institutes of Higher Education, including HNC, HND & Degree pathways. The courses are focussed to help progression on your chosen career path, whilst allowing you to explore Computing.

Reason: 
Excellent partnerships with local Universities.
Reason 2: 
Excellent Facilities.
Reason 3: 
Highly qualified staff with a wide range of Industrial experience.
Reason 4: 
Beautiful campus.
Reason 5: 
Wide range of student enrichment activities available
What will I Study: 

Access to Higher Education is aimed at people returning to education that want to progress and don't have the entry criteria from their previous studies. Computing is a fast paced and dynamic profession and you will study a range of units designed to prepare you for your future progression. These will not only be technically based units, but they will also include units designed to improve your study skills and reflective practice.

How will I be taught: 

During your time at Chichester, you will be taught using a range of practical, theoretical and independent learning based on your own research as well as the learning in class.

How will I be assessed: 

Your course is assessed through a combination of exams, practicals, workbooks, presentations and essays giving you an opportunity to develop in a range of assessment skills that are commonly found in HE.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Qualification gained: 
Access to Computing L3
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=CIT634
Entry requirements: 
You must be over 19 on the 1st September and must have a GCSE grade C (Grade 4 or above) in Maths, English Language. You must also pass an interview to be offered a place. It would be advantageous to your application if you have work experience in the Computing Industry.
Course Code: 
CIT634
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-computing-green
Course Options: 
CIT634CF1A
EBS Updated: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 14:20

Access to Higher Education: Criminology and Forensic Studies

This an intensive course which provides a qualification equivalent to A-level (level 3), recognised by universities as sufficient for entry to related degree courses, such as criminology, psychology, sociology and forensic science courses. The access courses provided at the college have outstanding success rates and lecturers are passionate about providing you with a positive learning environment. All staff are approachable and encourage you to regularly communicate with them.

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Universities have provided their support for this course providing progression on to relevant courses, such as criminology, forensic studies, psychology, sociology, media studies, childhood studies/ early years and social work.

Reason: 
Progression routes to numerous forensic study-related university courses
Reason 2: 
This Access courses and the College are rated as outstanding by Ofsted
Reason 3: 
Peer learning is actively promoted in lessons (Ofsted 2014)
Reason 4: 
Provides you with solid grounding before application to crime
Reason 5: 
The experienced team are accessible, proactive and supportive
What will I Study: 

Topics covered include: criminal justice; psychopathy; offender profiling; mass media and crime and deviance, as well as scientific units, such as biomolecules, cells to organs, genes and chemistry. There will be a further criminal investigation incorporating elements of sociology, psychology and science in collection and analysis of data. Finally, you will be required to complete an introductory unit in mathematics, as well as an independent research project (under supervision), which will both be ungraded.

How will I be taught: 

You will attend one 3 hour session in sociology per week and the same applies for psychology. The science modules will have two 3 hour session per week and there will also be a dedicated hour of tutorial time every week. These will be one-to-one meetings with the course leader to discuss any ongoing issues of concern related to the course, subject content or on-going personal issues. All resources will also be available to you on the college's VLE.

How will I be assessed: 

You will be assessed using 1500-2000-word essays and reports, group presentations, observations and the creation of leaflets/posters throughout the duration of the course. There is no end-of-course exam but there are subject-specific controlled assessments throughout the year.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
Access to Higher Education Diploma in Criminology and Forensic Studies
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=ACC008
Entry requirements: 
You are required to have English and maths at Grade A*-C (minimum of grade 4 equivalent). You will be asked to provide original copies of their maths and English GCSE qualifications during the first week of study. Most importantly, you should be organised and enthusiastic!
Course Code: 
ACC008
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
ACC008CF1A
EBS Updated: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 14:12

Access to Higher Education: Engineering

Access to HE Diplomas are intensive 1-year courses designed to give you the knowledge and skills to move into Higher Education. The Engineering qualification has been designed in order to let you pursue your goals at HE level. This course will seek to develop you as an independent, confident individual and will look to give you skills that cover all of academic university life, as well as determining where you can go, supporting your progression to HE.

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Successful completion of this course will allow you to enter most institutes of Higher Education, including HNC, HND & Degree pathways. The courses are focussed to help progression on your chosen career path.

Reason: 
Highly qualified staff with a range of up to date Industrial experience.
Reason 2: 
Excellent facilities.
Reason 3: 
Beautiful campus.
Reason 4: 
Wide range of student enrichment.
Reason 5: 
Excellent links and partnerships with local Universities.
What will I Study: 

Access to Higher Education is aimed at people returning to education that want to progress and don't have the entry criteria from their previous studies. Engineering is a fast paced and dynamic profession and you will study a range of units designed to prepare you for your future progression. These will not only be technically based units, but they will also include units designed to improve your study skills and reflective practice.

How will I be taught: 

During your time at Chichester you will be taught using a range of practical, theoretical and independent learning based on your own research as well as the learning in class.

How will I be assessed: 

Your course will be assessed through a combination of exams, practicals, workbooks, presentations and assignments, giving you an opportunity to develop in a range of assessment skills that are commonly found in HE.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Qualification gained: 
Access to HE in Engineering (Level 3)
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=MNT253
Entry requirements: 
You must be over 19 on the 1st September and must have a minimum GCSE grade C (Grade 4 or above) in Maths, English Language and Science. You must also pass an interview to be offered a place. It would be advantageous to your application if you have work experience within the Engineering Industry.
Course Code: 
MNT253
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
MNT253CF1A
EBS Updated: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 14:26

Access to Higher Education: Healthcare Professions

This an intensive course which is intended to provide a qualification equivalent to A-level (level 3), recognised by universities sufficient for entry to related degree courses such as nursing, midwifery, occupational therapy, social work and paramedic science. The course has outstanding success rates, lecturers are positive and passionate to provide the best possible experience and support. There are three subject areas, human physiology, psychology and sociology.

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The Access to HE Diploma provides progression for those who have been out of education onto degree level courses. Extensive support and assistance will be given to enable you to complete your UCAS application. The most common pathways include midwifery.

Reason: 
Progression routes to numerous health care-related university courses.
Reason 2: 
This course and the College are both outstanding (Ofsted 2014).
Reason 3: 
Peer learning is actively promoted in lessons (Ofsted 2014).
Reason 4: 
Course content is custom-designed for health-care relevance.
Reason 5: 
The experienced team are accessible, proactive and supportive.
What will I Study: 

The course is made up of 60 credits (45 graded and 15 ungraded); 21 of these are in human physiology (all graded), 18 in psychology (15 graded), 12 in sociology (9 graded). You will work on and develop their skills in: scientific enquiry, laboratory experiments, essay writing, preparing and giving presentations and in-class timed assessments. Units will include: in physiology – ‘biology for health professions’, ‘body movement’ and ‘body system coordination’; in psychology – ‘psychology of early socialisation', ‘conformity and obedience’ and ‘understanding stress’; in sociology – ‘health studies’, ‘health promotion’ and ‘understanding mental health difficulties’. You will complete the course with the independent academic study unit, a detailed investigation and report on a health-related subject of your choice (from either physiology, psychology or sociology); this will include continuous support by a dedicated project mentor, and take place over 6 weeks between May and June 2018.

How will I be taught: 

You will attend two 3-hour lessons in physiology a week, one 3-hour lesson in psychology a week and one 2-hour sociology lesson a week. There will also be a dedicated hour of tutorial time every week, where you can have one-to-one meetings with the course leader.

How will I be assessed: 

You will be assessed using 1500-2000 word essays, 1500-2000 word reports, group presentations, subject-specific controlled assessments and the creation of leaflets/posters. There is no end of course exam.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
LLA Level 3 Diploma (60 credits)
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=ACC009
Entry requirements: 
You are required to have English and maths GCSE at grade A*-C. You will also need to obtain some relevant work experience in a health or care setting. This can be done alongside the course but will be essential to secure university offers.
Course Code: 
ACC009
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
ACC009CF1A
EBS Updated: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 14:12

Access to Higher Education: Humanities

This Access to HE pathway leads to a diploma qualification at level 3 (equivalent to A-level) and is an intensive course which allows you to study whilst still working or meeting other commitments. It is fully recognised by universities and other higher education providers as sufficient for entry to related degree courses such as psychology, sociology, English literature, social work, teaching and many more.

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The Access to HE diploma is intended to provide progression for those who have been out of education for some time on to degree level courses. Full support will be given to enable you to complete your UCAS application.

Reason: 
The opportunity to return to study after a short or long-term break.
Reason 2: 
The chance to undertake a varied programme of study.
Reason 3: 
Inspirational teaching from subject specialists.
Reason 4: 
The prospect of studying at an Outstanding College (Ofsted 2014).
Reason 5: 
To achieve a true sense of personal achievement.
What will I Study: 

You will study a range of units in the disciplines of psychology, sociology, and English literature. The skills and conventions of these different subjects will be conveyed through dynamic and varied teaching and learning methods, and a wide range of specific topics are included in the units. Units include ‘Appreciation of a Shakespeare Play’, ‘The Sociology of Religion’ and ‘Understanding Stress.’

How will I be taught: 

You will attend college 2 days a week (this may be spread across 3 days). Lessons will be varied and interesting, making use of discussion, group tasks, pair activities, lecture with powerpoint, independent research tasks, reading and summarising, use of ChiOnline (Virtual Learning Environment), watching video clips, listening to podcasts – all to enhance learning and understanding to ensure assignments can be successfully completed.

How will I be assessed: 

The range of assessment methods includes essays, presentations, work booklet, and timed assessment. There is no end of course exam. The course is credit based and each unit has a number of credits attached to it; 45 of the 60 credits will be attached to graded units on a Pass, Merit, Distinction basis.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
Laser Learning Awards Access to Higher Education Level 3 Diploma
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=ACC001
Entry requirements: 
You are required to have English language GCSE at A*-C grade. The only qualities required are a high level of motivation and self-discipline to work hard and achieve your goals. Depending on your university course choice, you may need to gain relevant work experience.
Course Code: 
ACC001
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
ACC001CF1A
EBS Updated: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 14:12

Access to Higher Education: Science

Access to HE Diplomas are intensive 1-year courses designed to get you into Higher Education. We run 4 pathways in Science (Medical, Biomed, Ecology and Chemistry) in order to let you pursue your goals at HE level. This course will seek to develop you as an independent, confident individual and will look to give you skills that cover all of academic university life. The specific pathway you take will determine where you can go, but most science courses can be reached through this route.

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Successful completion of this course will allow you to enter most institutes of Higher Education, including HNC, HND & Degree pathways. The courses are focussed to help progression on your chosen career path, whilst allowing you to explore science.

Reason: 
We are one of the few Access Courses to offer all L3 credit diplomas
Reason 2: 
We have an excellent relationship with the local universities
Reason 3: 
We have trips in all of the pathways
Reason 4: 
We have an excellent environment, with the South Downs next door
Reason 5: 
We have an highly qualified and motivated course team
What will I Study: 

There are four Diploma titles to choose from: Ecology & Environmental Studies, Biomedical Science, Medicine and Chemistry combined with Biology. At your interview there will be a discussion about career goals, which will help you choose the right course. The biology syllabus stretches from the make up of the cell, through to the exact pathways that organisms use to liberate energy from their environment. There is a strong component of ecology, looking at the large scale picture of life on earth, as well as a module on human health and disease. The chemistry syllabus runs from the structure of the atom through to looking at complex chemical equilibria and why reactions occur at all. There is a strong practical element and close study of how chemistry shapes the world around us. Note: This course cannot be combined with A Levels.

How will I be taught: 

Teaching varies from lectures to practical, with most sessions combining both.

How will I be assessed: 

The course is assessed with a mixture of exams, workbooks, presentations and essays. The exact make up and balance of this depends on your specific pathway.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Qualification gained: 
Access to Higher Education Diploma
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=SCI010
Entry requirements: 
All learners must be 19+ on the 1st September and must have a GCSE grade C (Grade 4 or above) in Maths, English Language and Science. You must also pass an interview to be offered a place. If you are aiming for some careers (such as medicine) you may need work experience to support your application.
Course Code: 
SCI010
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
SCI010CF1A
EBS Updated: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 14:26

Access to Higher Education: Sport Science

The course is designed to prepare students for a level of academic study that will enable them to enter university. Ideal for students who may have been out of education for some time. It is an applied academic course with core elements underpinning Social-Cultural, Physiological, Psychological and Sports Injury aspects. This enables students to apply for a wide range of University Courses.

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Many students have progressed to Universities all over the country and abroad. Local universities including Chichester, Brighton and Southampton offer a guaranteed place scheme on certain courses for successful students.

Reason: 
A diverse range of learners
Reason 2: 
Excellent opportunity to progress to University
Reason 3: 
Positive, enthusiastic teaching team
Reason 4: 
Variety of teaching and learning strategies
Reason 5: 
Exceptional feedback from previous students
What will I Study: 

You will study 11 units: Introduction to Sports Psychology, Psychology of exercise & health, Introduction to contemporary issues, Exercise Physiology, Using Academic literature, Psychology of human movement, Introduction to socio-cultural aspects of sport, Introduction to functional anatomy, Concepts and components of Health & Fitness, Sports Injuries as well as an Independent Project on a topic of your choice.

How will I be taught: 

The course includes a variety of teaching and learning strategies. These are designed to stimulate learning and develop study skills to university level. These include group work, discussions, presentation work, internet / library / field research, book reviews.

How will I be assessed: 

A range of assessment methods are used and full tutorial support is provided to develop the new and returning learner's confidence in studying. Assessments are varied throughout the year, including exams, essay's, presentations and practical assessments.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
Access to Higher Education Diploma: Sport Science Level 3
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=SPO057
Entry requirements: 
GCSE English A*-C or Grade 4 - 9 and completion of a successful interview with one of the tutors. College Information Days are an opportunity for applicants to find out a bit more about Access. Students must be aged 19 or over at the start of the academic year (1st September)
Course Code: 
SPO057
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
SPO057CF1A
EBS Updated: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 14:28

Related Pages

Which access course is best for me?

Take a look at the degree areas below to find out which access course is best for you.

Humanities

Teacher - Social Worker - Journalism - Youth / Community Worker - Psychologist (Child) - Criminologist - Creative Writing    

Science

Zoology - Marine Biology - Paramedic - Nutritionist - Physiotherapy - Podiatry - Physics - Pharmacy - Pharmacology - Ecology and Conservation - Biochemistry - Biomedical Sciences - Biology - Forensic Biology - Food Science - Paramedic Science    

Healthcare Professions

Midwifery - Nursing (Adult) - Nursing (Child) - Nursing (Mental Health) - Paramedic - Paramedic Science - Physiotherapy - Operating Department Practice (ODP) - Radiography - Podiatry - Occupational Therapy - Human Physiology - Healthcare Science - Healthcare Management - Social Work - Speech Therapy - Psychotherapy - Psychology


Sport Science

Teaching Sports - Sport Injuries - Physiotherapy - Osteopathy - Sports Development Officer - Coaching

Did you know?

Advanced Learner Loans are available to cover the cost of full or part time courses for those aged over 19.

Once you have completed an HE course, your outstanding Advanced Learner Loan balance for an Access to HE course can be written off. This means you don’t have to repay it.

The higher education course must be eligible for student finance.

Find out more

Financial Help for 19+ Years

Financial Help for 19+ Years

Returning to education may not be as difficult as you think. You may be eligible to receive financial support to provide help with tuition fees, childcare and travel costs.
 

Student Finance for Higher Education (18+)

If you're planning on studying a university level course with us, there may be funding available to help you with course fees and living costs. Funding is administered by the government through Student Finance England. To apply, you will need to register online

 

The Chichester College Learning Support Grant for 19+

The Chichester College Learning Support Grant is the name we have given to our discretionary learner support scheme and is administered by the college.

This grant can provide you with:

  • Help with travel costs
  • Help with equipment, books or resources costs.
  • Contribution towards childcare costs.
  • Help to pay UCAS admin fees.
  • contribution towards enrichment activities linked to your course.


How do I apply for the Chichester College Learning Support Grant?

Application forms and guidance are available from the Student Finance team in the Student Centre at Chichester and the student tutor office at Brinsbury. To register your interest, call the Student Finance team on 01243 786321 ext 2325 or 2119. We have tried to make applying as simple as possible, but it will involve filling in forms, providing evidence and telling us about your financial situation. We will then make an assessment based on your personal circumstances.

The Chichester College Learning Support Grant may still be available to successful applicants of the 19+ Advanced Learning Loan (see below) if the total houshold income is below £32,000.
 

Download application form

 

Advanced Learner Loan

You can apply for a loan to help cover the costs of full or part-time courses for adults (aged 19 and over) covering an extensive range of subjects, all leading to a recognised level 3 to level 6 qualification. Call 01243 786321 for an informal chat with our admissions team to discuss all the options.


Am I eligible?

You are eligible to receive a Advanced Learner Loan if you are:

  • Aged 19 or over
  • Studying a recognised further education level 3, 4, 5 or 6 qualification
  • A resident in the UK


When can I apply?

You can start applying for your loan from the 1st of June of the year of your enrolment. For more information visit the Gov.UK website.


Professional and Career Development Loans

A Professional and Career Development Loan is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information visit the Gov.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.

 

Travel

Buses

Stagecoach is offering a 7 day student Megarider gold ticket to allow unlimited bus travel on their bus services within West Sussex including routes to Brighton, Hampshire and Surrey. For more information or to buy your ticket online visit Stagecoach.


Trains

If your journey to Chichester or Brinsbury campus begins at Billingshurst, Shoreham-by-sea or Chichester, or any of the stations inbetween, you can purchase a 7 day Unizone ticket. A Unizone ticket entitles you to 7 days unlimted travel (within the destinations described above).

To purchase the Unizone ticket you will need both a 16-25 Railcard and a student card. Your student card will be given to you when you enrol. You will need to apply online at www.16-25railcard.co.uk for your 16-25 railcard.

If you are over the age of 25 you can also apply for the 16-25 railcard. You will need to upload and complete the Mature Student Declaration available on the 16-25 railcard website.

 

If your journey to Chichester or Brinsbury campus begins at Horley or Ockley, or any of the stations inbetween, you will be entitled to a 34% discount. Tickets are purchased from Southern Railway's website www.southernrailway.com.

This will be subject to the following conditions:

- You must be a full time student

- You must have obtained a free 'Sussex Student Card' (visit www.westsussex.gov.uk/schooltransport )

- You must purchase your ticket for a minimum of one month

Your discount will only be valid for stations that are not covered by the Worthing and Billingshurst Unizone.

 

Childcare

We have a nursery called First Steps at both the Chichester and Brinsbury campuses, which offer great quality childcare to students.

If you are aged 19 or under and have children, you can apply for help with childcare costs from the Care to Learn scheme.  If you are aged over 20, you can apply for help through the Chichester College Learning Support Grant for 19+.

 

Residential Bursaries

We offer bursaries to full-time students taking landbased courses at our Brinsbury campus who live beyond a normal, daily traveling distance. The bursary is for accommodation costs or for travel costs, if the student wishes to stay at home.  The bursary can be up to £94 a week for students living away from home.  The bursary is means tested, so the amount you receive will depend on your family's income.  Applications for bursaries are made direct to the college, please speak to the Student Finance team for more information.

 

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Events

Autumn Open Morning at Brinsbury

Brinsbury is the countryside campus of Chichester College. Our open events give you the opportunity to have a look round the campus, as well as talking to our friendly staff to help you decide which course is right for you.

If you'd like to talk to us before the next event then our admissions team are here to help.  You can drop in to see them at either campus or ring 01243 786321.

Date: 
Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
10:00 to 13:00
Location: 
Brinsbury Campus
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Agriculture
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Agriculture
Subjects: 
Access to HE
Adult Education
Higher Education
Agriculture
Animal/Veterinary Care & Dog Grooming
Animal Care
Dog Grooming
Veterinary Care
Blacksmithing & Farriery
Equine
Horticulture & Landscape Gardening
Forestry & Arboriculture

Autumn Open Evening at Chichester

Come in and look around, chat to staff and students, view our facilities, have a go at some of the activities and explore the many courses we have on offer.

If you can't make it into campus for our open events, we are open all year round so please do pop in and visit our Positive About Futures team and admissions staff in the Student Centre who can help you choose the best course for you. You can drop in to see them 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday – Friday or contact the admissions team on 01243 786321.

Date: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -
16:30 to 19:00
Location: 
Chichester Campus
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Subjects: 
Furniture
Higher & Degree Apprenticeships
Accounting Qualifications
A-Levels
Access to HE
Adult Education
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Humanities & Social Science
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Popular Music
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Stage Management
Body
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Health, Care & Childhood Studies
Childcare
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Sport & PE
Coaching & Instructing
Health & Fitness
Sport & Leisure
GCSE
Higher Education
Industry
Business & Management
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Customer services
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Construction
Brickwork
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Public Services
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CIM, CIPD & ILM Courses
CIPD Courses
ILM courses
Science, Computing & Engineering
Computing & IT
Engineering
Maths & Science
SEND
Teacher Training & Education
Vocational

Autumn Open Morning at Chichester

Come in and look around, chat to staff and students, view our facilities, have a go at some of the activities and explore the many courses we have on offer.

If you can't make it into campus for our open events, we are open all year round so please do pop in and visit our Positive About Futures team and admissions staff in the Student Centre who can help you choose the best course for you. You can drop in to see them 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday – Friday or contact the admissions team on 01243 786321.

Date: 
Saturday, November 4, 2017 -
10:00 to 13:00
Location: 
Chichester Campus
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Subjects: 
Furniture
Higher & Degree Apprenticeships
Accounting Qualifications
A-Levels
Access to HE
Adult Education
Apprenticeships
Arts
Art, Design & Media
Art & Design
Fashion
Media & Film
Humanities & Social Science
Humanities
Languages
Music
Jazz
Music Technology
Popular Music
Performing Arts
Acting & Drama
Dance
Musical Theatre
Stage Management
Body
Hair & Beauty
Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing
Health, Care & Childhood Studies
Childcare
Health & Social Care
Sport & PE
Coaching & Instructing
Health & Fitness
Sport & Leisure
GCSE
Higher Education
Industry
Business & Management
Accounting & Finance
Business
Customer services
Human Resources
Law
Leadership & Management
Marketing
Project Management
Catering & Hospitality
Construction
Brickwork
Carpentry & Joinery
Electrical
Gas
Health, Safety & Security
Painting & Decorating
Plumbing
Furniture & Upholstery
Motor Industry
Motor Cycle
Motor Vehicle
Public Services
Travel & Tourism
HNC & HND (International)
Access to Higher Education (International)
Vocational (International)
Animal Management (International)
Art, Design & Media (International)
Beauty Therapy (International)
Professional Courses
CIM, CIPD & ILM Courses
CIPD Courses
ILM courses
Science, Computing & Engineering
Computing & IT
Engineering
Maths & Science
SEND
Teacher Training & Education
Vocational