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'Access to...'
  • access
  • english
  • functionalskills
  • maths

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Part Time

  • Level:


  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Awarding/validation body:



Course Overview

This is a qualification designed for adults who are interested in progressing to Access to Nursing Level 2, Access to Science Level 2 or Access to Social Science level 2 within Croydon College.

  • The Access Level 1 course is delivered over two days.

Students will study:

  • Digital Skills at Level E3
  • Functional Skills English at Level 1 and Functional Skills Maths at Level E3 or L1
  • Award in Science
  • Award in Health and Social Care
  • Infection Control
  • Preparation for Progression to HE

Students must be completely committed to hard work and are required to maintain full attendance (100%) throughout the course.

Course Highlights

We offer fantastic extra-curricular activities such as Macmillan fund raising and Walking for health at Macmillan Resource Centre at Croydon University Hospital and many more volunteering opportunities to support your Personal Statement and CV.

Students will have the opportunity to review their progression journey with the support from The National Careers Service.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

Internal progression to Access to Nursing Level 2, Access to Science Level 2 or Access to Social Science Level 2 within Croydon College, progressing towards your career goal in friendly and familiar surroundings.


You will be assessed throughout this course using a variety of assessment methods including assignments, role plays, case studies, presentations, leaflets, and projects. You will produce both individual and group work.

Your English and Maths will be formally (exam) assessed at the end of the academic year.

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be required to take an English and Mathematics written assessment, regardless of previous qualifications. You are required to achieve a minimum  of Entry 3 in English and Entry 3 in Mathematics to be accepted on this course.

All applicants will be interviewed to ensure that the course is the right choice based on previous educational and work experience.

How To Apply

Use the below link to apply for the above course.