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Access to HE Diploma

If you would like to study a degree qualification but don’t have the qualifications you need, then an Access to Higher Education (HE) course could give you the entry requirements needed within one year.

Pathways are available in health, social sciences, landbased, and public services – you will develop the knowledge, study skills, and gain the confidence needed to progress to Higher Education.

Previous students have successfully gained places on a wide range of degree courses including nursing, midwifery paramedics, social work, criminology and teaching.

Excellent teaching

Inspirational teachers with excellent subject knowledge and experience.

Outstanding progression

Over 90% of students progress to study their chosen degree.

Develop academic skills

Develop academic and study skills needed to progress to HE.

Fantastic support

Excellent support throughout the course from our experienced staff team.

Key information

Access to HE courses are designed to develop subject knowledge and academic skills needed to successfully progress to your University course and achieve your future career goal. You will also achieve a nationally recognised qualification at Level 3 within 1 year.

You will be taught using a mixture of classroom and practical based activities and will complete written and practical work.

Your course will cover a broad range of knowledge and support your skills development in terms of academic writing and study skills needed to move into Higher Education

Our Access to HE courses have been designed to enable progression to a wide range of relevant degree programmes.

You can become a…
  • Nurse
  • Midwife
  • Paramedic
  • Social Worker
  • Teacher
  • Psychologist
  • Counsellor
  • Business Manager
  • Animal Welfare Officer
  • Animal behaviourist
All of our Access to HE Diplomas listed on this page are accredited by AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group.
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Take the next step in your career with an Access to HE Diploma

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Why SSC?

At South Staffordshire College our students come first, and everything we do is aimed at helping you to realise your full potential. We are about careers not courses and our expert staff will make sure you have the skills and knowledge needed to give you that competitive edge for when you start your career within your chosen industry.

As a school leaver, you will be treated as an adult, within a friendly and supportive environment. You’ll enjoy more freedom and independence, and you’ll make many new friends, all with the same passion and journey ahead as you. As an adult, we understand you may feel uneasy about returning to education, but there is no need to be. We have smaller class sizes and supportive tutors to make you feel very welcome.

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