A lack of formal qualifications is not a barrier to applying for this course. We are much more interested in what you have done since leaving school, what you have learnt through these experiences and what you might wish to gain from the course
We would expect you to be working either in a paid or voluntary role or actively seeking to employment.
These are minimum entry requirements however if you do not have these qualifications we can link with our partner training provider who will support you to achieve the relevant functional skills through an on line programme at no extra cost to you (except the exam fees).
You are right these are minimum entry requirements however if you do not have these qualifications we can link with our partner training provider who will support you to achieve the relevant functional skills through an on line programme at no extra cost to you (except the exam fees)
There are a number of options and a lot will hinge on your personal situation. Applicants can access the new Higher Education part time loans (which is neither age nor income related) thus not having to pay any of the fees upfront. Further details can be found here.
If you are looking for your employer to support there is further information on the website about two options that you might wish to discuss with your employer; you can also pay by two instalments over the year.
No you will study in small groups typically of around 20 people and the approach to learning is very much workshop orientated. The learning will also build on your own experiences and there will be plenty of opportunity to relate the learning to your own work.
There are two places for the classroom teaching – normally this will be on an evening at the beautiful Mansion House within Oaklands college St Albans campus. You will also study at the contemporary University Hertfordshire business school on a Saturday.
No , the main focus is classroom based in terms of face to face teaching. These are supported however by some extra on line learning. In addition 25% of the modules are delivered through an on line programme entirely. This also helps give you flexibility to decide when you want to study.
If you are interested its probably best to come and talk to us. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of the team will be in touch to arrange a meeting to discuss the course in more detail, answer your questions and help you decide if the course is for you. In addition you can come to one of our open days – please see our website for more details.