Frequently asked questions

Welcome to our frequently asked questions page. Here you will find answers to the most common questions we are asked. These Frequently Asked Questions are prepared to help you while you start your learner journey at the College.

Applying to the College

Related course information is available on the College website You may also visit the college during the hours of 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday to Friday; our Admissions team will be available to provide further information and advice.

Once you’ve chosen your course, you can either download the application form from our website or visit the college, where you can collect a paper copy of the application form. Find out more about applying to College.

We have two intakes per academic year: February and September. We recommend applying early; for more detailed information, please visit our website, You can also contact the London Campus at 02085532683, or Birmingham Campus at 01216619498, 

Yes, everyone is given the same opportunity. We advise students to declare their disability during the application stage so that we can identify support needs that may be required during the course. 

Yes, your international qualifications are recognised by the College. The college compares international qualifications with UK ENIC.

Entry to all our courses requires a minimum English Language level of CEFR B2. For further information, please visit our website,

After submitting your application, you will be contacted by the Admissions team regarding the next steps. You’ll be invited to an interview and an assessment. If you have not received a response within two weeks, please get in touch with the London Campus at 02085532683, or the Birmingham Campus at 01216619498, 

All our courses require an interview and an assessment. It is an opportunity for you and for us to make sure you are applying for the right course and to discuss any further queries. The interview will be in relation to your reasons for the chosen course, your prospects, and previous qualifications/work experience and general questions about yourself.

Our Tuition Fee Policy outlines the options for payment of tuition fees.

College life

You will receive a detailed email regarding your first day at the college.

During your first week, you will be welcomed to the College and introduced to your fellow students and college staff through the induction program. The induction program will include the following:

  • An introductory session regarding your course and the college
  • IT induction – introducing you to our IT facilities and systems
  • Learning Resources induction – introducing you to the Learning Resources you will need for your course


Attending the induction program will provide the necessary information to start your learner journey.

Yes, through the academic year, various social activities are arranged, which include overseas trips, and sporting, cultural and charity events.

Generally, students are free to wear whatever they like as long as it is not offensive to others. Clothing with offensive wording and logos will not be acceptable.

All travel information is available on our page.


Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support for travel, materials, disability-related support, child care and other course-related costs. Find out more about financial support.

Your personal tutor and the academic team will provide all the support you need to ensure that you are able to complete your course successfully. Regular meetings at frequent intervals with your tutor will enable you to discuss and address any concerns you may have. 

Any student with worries or concerns can seek advice from the college Support and Welfare Team. They may also be able to suggest other services that can help you further. The contact details of the Support and Welfare Team are available at the induction program and the college notice board.

We provide career advice services during your course; it consists of Employer Engagement workshops, Career Talks and next steps.

The college works with Universities and can support you with your progression to degree-level programmes.

Yes, advice and guidance will be provided throughout the academic year.

Still not found the answer to your question? Email us at or call us on 020 8553 2683.

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