Highbury College

Access Teacher Training

Highbury College
In London

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Important information

Typology Course
Location London
  • Course
  • London

The subjects most suited to your choice of career and/or higher education qualification are:

Education and Teaching;

English for Teaching;


Literary Studies;



You will be advised at interview as to which subjects you should choose by staff who have vast experience in a wide array of career areas and excellent contacts with a host of local and national higher education providers, including many universities.

The programme includes weekly study skills sessions and level 3 English to prepare you for higher education, including group and one-to-one support tutorials.

You will be required to study GCSE English or Maths where appropriate to do so and there will be the opportunity to improve your computing and IT skills via a number of individually tailored packages.

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Where and when
Starts Location
On request
London, England
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Starts On request
London, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

You are required to attend three to four days a week, in a combination of:

Mornings: 9.30am-12.30pm;

Afternoons: 1.15pm-3.15pm;

Evenings: 6-9pm (please note only certain subjects are available in the evening; Education and Teaching, English for Teaching, Psychology and Literary Studies are daytime only).

All students are expected to attend...

What you'll learn on the course

Skills and Training

Course programme

Highbury College's Access programmes are specifically designed for students who require extra support to prepare for higher education. You are free to study different subject combinations according to the entry requirements of the university of your choice. Students from Highbury College's Access to Higher Education programme have moved on to many of the country's best and most popular universities including Southampton, Warwick, York, Manchester, various London HEIs, Portsmouth, Surrey and Sussex.

This programme is suitable for students aged 21 or over. Applicants aged 19 or 20 will also be considered if they have experience outside full-time education, for example through work or travel. Relevant work experience will be taken into account.
You will achieve a nationally recognised Access certificate and develop the confidence to go to university. The `QAA Approved' Access certificate is validated by one of the leading Awarding Bodies (OCN London) and is a recognised entry qualification to universities and colleges across the United Kingdom. In addition, you can gain certificates in GCSE English and Maths.
The programme is taught by a mixture of classroom teaching, key skills, tutorials, assignments and self-directed study. You will have a variety of assessment methods including essays, presentation, seminars and time-constrained assignments.

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