Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

Pre Access HC

Huntingdon Campus

Course Code:MGVDA1J
Start Date:10/01/2019
End Date:21/06/2019
Start Time:16:30
End Time:19:30


Course Overview

Do you want to return to education and study a Level 2 course, which will help you develop broad study skills that will support your progression onto an Access to Higher Education course in the future, other Level 3 qualifications or other qualifications necessary to gain employment.  This certificate is a 21 credit qualification

The units are a mixture of academic content and key skills and include units in the following areas:

Personal Study Skills (6 credits)
Creative Writing (3 credits)
Life Processes and living things (3 credits)
Punctuation and grammar (3 credits)
Speaking and listening (3 credits)
Reading Strategies (3 credits)

You might have the opportunity to improve your English and Maths by studying appropriate level qualifications either in the day or evening.  

Progression & Career Opportunities

Following this qualification, if you have the appropriate Maths and English level, you may have the opportunity to progress on to other part-time or full-time programmes at Cambridge Regional College.  It is an ideal progression route onto Access to Higher Education diplomas, for example, which would then allow you to access HE.  You may however decide to look at other level 3 courses or seek employment.

Entry Requirements

You should have Level 1 or equivalent in Maths and English and be working towards Level 2.

Learning Assessment & Support

We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability at CRC. To make this happen we offer both learnng and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs.

The course will be assessed by continual assessment and involve practical write ups, project reports and essays and you will be marked against set criteria.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete a CRC Application Form, which can be downloaded from our website Download here or contact us via email If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448. Once we have received your application, you will be invited to attend an interview/Welcome Event, which gives you the opportunity to discuss your choice of pathway and your future career plans with the Access team. You will also have a chance to look around the College and ask any questions you may have.

Passport to Success

We will help you to develop a range of wider skills including English & Maths that will make you into a well-rounded professional who will be highly valued by employers and universities.

Cambridge Campus Status

The Cambridge Campus is open as normal.

Huntingdon Campus Status

The Huntingdon Campus is open as normal.