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Access Diploma in Adult Learning

ADULT LEARNING SCIENCE Level 3 Diploma


Access Diploma in Adult Learning Science



Applications for this course are now closed!
Level
Level 3
Mode of Study
Evening
Course Type
Further Education
Location
Newry Campus

OVERVIEW

The overall aim of the Access Diploma in Adult Learning is to provide a sufficiently broad education for adults who have few or no appropriate qualifications to enter Higher Education. It is a unique programme that provides a ‘second chance’ route into Higher Education for those who have missed out on earlier opportunities and allows students to build upon their life experiences.

Successful completion of the Access Diploma offers you the equivalence of Level Two Mathematics and English Language and Level Three tariffs that will satisfy entry requirements to many Higher Education programmes.  Employers may not accept this qualification as an equivalence to GCSEs and A levels.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Students must be over 19 years old and have been out of full time education for at least one year. Whilst there are no set entry requirements, applicants will be required to demonstrate the required level of literacy and numeracy prior to being offered a place on the course.  Applicants without formal qualifications will be required to sit an initial assessment.

MODULES

Accessing Basic Mathematics
Basic Communications
Communications
Accessing Mathematics
Practical Skills
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Level 3 Mathematics 

DURATION

2 evenings per week for two years: Tuesday & Thursday

PROGRESSION

Students must be over 19 years old and have been out of full time education for at least one year. Whilst there are no set entry requirements, applicants will be required to demonstrate the required level of literacy and numeracy prior to being offered a place on the course.  Applicants without formal qualifications will be required to sit an initial assessment.

HOW TO APPLY

All full-time courses starting in September 2021 are open for applications. Please click on the Apply Now button (top right in the blue box) to begin your application. 

If you require any assistance with your application you can call us on 0300 123 1223.

CONTACT

Newry Part-Time Evening: Sinead Bantleman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

General Enquiries: Paul Torley This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


IMPORTANT COURSE & DELIVERY STATEMENT

In light of the continuing Covid-19 situation, Southern Regional College may have to amend the delivery methods for a number of courses for the new academic year, or should the need arise effect a temporary College closure. This may also lead to restrictions when accessing student services. Please be assured that the safety of our students is paramount and as such we will be implementing a range of measures in line with government advice and protocols. We will make all appropriate and reasonable adjustments to maintain the ongoing quality of teaching and learning and our support services.

In accordance with the Consumer Rights Act 2015, you will be notified of any such changes, the reasons for the changes and any options available to you to avoid such changes having an adverse impact on your future career. All higher education students and applicants should refer to the Consumer Protection page.

CONCESSION

Concession Fees may be available to students enrolling on Further Education courses who are in receipt of any of the following benefits: Universal Credit (net income below £14,000) Guaranteed Pension Credit / Housing Benefit (Rates Rebate) or Rate Relief/ Working Tax Credit (where household income is £16,190 or below/ In-come based Employment and Support Allowance Income Support/ In-come based Jobseekers Allowance/ Republic of Ireland means tested benefit. All exam/material fees must be paid in addition to the concession fee.

Registration, materials and certificate fees (subject to charge by the awarding body) are payable where shown at enrolment. All courses are subject to satisfactory enrolment numbers being achieved and sustained throughout the year. A student will be offered a refund of fees where a course is cancelled by the College or where a student does not attend their course of study. However, a £20 administrative fee will be imposed on a student who is unable to attend a course and does not give the College a minimum of 5 working days' notice before the course commences. A refund is not available to anyone who leaves a course after making one or more attendances.


FEES POLICY

Information about our fees policy including details on registration and reduced fees as well as refunds can be found HERE

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  • Course Code
    P0418NE
  • Start Date
    21/09/2021
  • Day and Time
    Tues, Thurs
    18:15
  • Weeks
    32
  • Fees
    £470.00 (Course - Each Year)
    £235.00 (Concession)
    £155.00 (Exam)
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