Enrolment will take place at both our Paddington Green and Queen's Park Campuses. Health & Social Care, ESOL, Foundation Learning and courses for students with Learning Difficulties will enrol at Queen's Park Campus, all other courses will enrol at Paddington Green Campus.
To make sure you can be enrolled quickly and efficiently please bring with you:
- Your examination results/Certificate awarded or any prior qualifications. This is a mandatory requirement for enrolment, particularly GCSE Mathematics & English.
- Proof of EU residency: Passport/EU/EEA National Identity card (If you were born in Britain we can accept your Birth Certificate or Drivers Licence).
- If you are a Refugee, Asylum Seeker, have Exceptional Leave to remain or Humanitarian Protection/Discretionary Leave Status, you will need to bring your passport and any relevant documents from the Home Office or a Solicitors letter, on headed paper, dated and signed. (Documents cannot be more than 1 month old).
- National Insurance Number (mandatory for learners aged 19 and over).
- If you have been sent a letter inviting you to enrolment you must bring this letter with you.
If you wish to apply for an art course and have been invited for interview then please bring:
- A portfolio of photos (no more than 15) or artwork (the photographs can be trade processed or printed by you.
- A scrap/sketch book containing general images, which you find interesting and development of your ideas – collected from magazines and newspapers etc. (You should restrict your selection of images to a maximum of 12).
- A sample of your written work, preferably an essay, evaluation or report to show your level of English. If you do not have a portfolio of work to show at the interview from Art and Design or Graphics GCSE, you will need to complete a set assessment which will be outlined to you at the interview.
If you wish to apply for a performing arts course and have been invited for an interview/audition:
- You will need to prepare a 1-2 minute performance of your choice. This can be acting, dance, singing or a combination of all three, but should demonstrate your strengths and be no longer than 2 minutes. It is advisable to choose something which you are comfortable with and enjoy performing.
- Please wear loose fitting clothes you are able to move around in e.g. Dance wear and or track suit pants or baggy t-shirts
- For footwear please bring trainers or jazz or ballet pumps, alternatively you can audition barefoot.
If you are aged 16-18 and a British or an EU National, a refugee, an asylum seeker in receipt of Asylum Seeker's Support or in the care of Social Services, or you are a Child of a Diplomat then you won't have to pay any fees. You will need to provide evidence to support your status.
If you are aged 19+ then you may have to pay fees depending on your situation, please read on for further details.
If you are aged 19+ and any of these statements apply to you then you will not have to pay any fees:
- If you are in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) or Employment Support Allowance in the Work Related Activity Group (ESA WRAG) or any other state benefit (i.e. ESA, Income Support, Housing Benefit, Working Tax Credit & Council Tax Benefit), we need to see your benefit letter dated no earlier than 3 months prior to the start date of your course or please ask the DSS office to sign the enclosed DSS/3 letter. If you provide proof of benefit you will not pay any fees.
- (Please note we do not accept UB40 signing-on book).
- If you are aged 19-23 and studying at entry or Level 1 (excluding Basic Skills or ESOL) or your first full Level 2 qualification, you will not have to pay any fees.
- If you are aged 19-24 studying your first full level 3 qualification or your first full level 4 qualifications without having achieved a first full level 3 qualifications, you will not have to pay any fees.
- If you are studying GCSE English and /or Mathematics and have not previously achieved grades A-C, you will not have to pay any fees.
For more information about levels and qualifications please click here.
If you are aged 19+ and none of the above statements apply to you then you will have to pay fees (this includes Tuition, Exams registration, Materials and any other associated fees as appropriate).
If your fees are being paid by an employer or a sponsor; we will need to obtain confirmation of this in writing on headed paper. This letter must include a purchase order number, dated, stamped and approved by a member of your Accounts/Finance Department or an appropriate authoriser.
Click here for the Employer Sponsor form.
If your fees are being funded by a Career Development Loans (CDL) we need written confirmation of this from the relevant authority.
If you are an international student, i.e. not a UK resident then you will have to pay full course fees. These will have to be paid in full at or before enrolment, we will not accept payment in instalments.
You can pay by cash, credit card, debit card or BACS transfer.