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.

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First Steps to Higher Education

Education and Training


The course is aimed at anyone interested in a teaching and/or training role.
Accrington and Rossendale College
TUE 01/09/2021
09:30 to 12:30
1 Year
£435* Full Cost Recovery
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Access to Higher Education - Business and Law


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.
Nelson and Colne College
MON 01/09/2021
09:30 to 16:00
1 Year
£3022* Eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan
12 Places Remaining
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Access to Higher Education - Social Science


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.
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 01/09/2021
09:30 to 16:30
1 Year
£3380* Eligible for Advanced Learner Loan
18 Places Remaining
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Access to Higher Education Diploma - Health and Science


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 ...
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 01/09/2021
09:30 to 16:30
1 Year
£3380 - Eligible for Advanced Learner Loan
20+ Places Remaining
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Access to Higher Education Diploma - Health Science


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Counselling Skills


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 fie...
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 01/09/2021
09:00 to 12:00
1 Year
£2,225* Eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan
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Counselling Skills


The Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills is an intensive course requiring hard work and dedication.
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 01/09/2021
09:00 to 12:00
1 Year
£470* Fee Remission May Be Available
20+ Places Remaining
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Understanding Mental Health


Accrington and Rossendale College
FRI 01/09/2021
09:30 to 13:30
1 Year
£811* Eligible for an advanced learner loan
18 Places Remaining
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