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If you haven’t already applied to study with us, don’t worry, we’ve saved you a place.

 

Simply apply online and we’ll be in touch to discuss your enrolment. Following this, we’ll give you full details on when you'll start with us and your timetable.

With the GCSE grading situation having left many uncertain about what their next steps will be, we want to reassure you that we're here to support you every step of the way. We will guarantee a place on a course for all applicants. 

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Change of plan? It's not too late, we're still enrolling!

If you applied to study at sixth form or stay on at school and now looking for another option, Central Bedfordshire College is a great alternative - and there's still time to start a course with us.

Quick facts

  • Our level 3, two year courses are equivalent to three A levels
  • Our courses have no exams! With many practical assessments throughout your qualification, your learning will be hands-on
  • We maintain excellent industry links to ensure you have  encounters with employers and a head-start into developing yourself professionally 

Did you know…?

  • We offer a diverse range of career launching courses 
  • You'll be taught by tutors with industry experience, which they effectively bring into the classroom
  • If university is your gameplan, our courses provide the perfect route into a degree
  • You’ll get hands-on learning and great exposure to high-profile, local employers
  • Our award-winning support teams will be on-hand to guide
  • We’ll treat you like an adult with no uniform requirement and a more relaxed environment

So, If you’re craving more independence, a high-quality education with brilliant opportunities to progress into work and university, Central Bedfordshire College is the place to be

  

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    FAQs about studying with us from September 2020
    With everything that’s happening around us, we know you’ll have questions and concerns about what will happen if you've applied or what you should do if you haven't.

    So we’ve put together this FAQ section to answer some of the most common and important questions around applying, enrolment, cancellation of GCSE exams this summer and what happens next, and more.

    If you’re question isn’t on here, just ask one of our expert teams and they’ll get back to you promptly.

    1. I haven't applied for any courses yet, what shall I do?
    If you haven't applied for a course yet, or are considering your options then we're advising that you find your preferred course at the preferred level and apply as soon as possible. We'll be automatically awarded a conditional offer using your predicted grades. If you're unsure of the course you want to apply for then speak to one of our Careers Advisors who are on hand to help!

    You can apply in three simple steps:

    i. Find your preferred course
    ii. Apply in 15 minutes
    iii. Enrol after your results

    2. I've already applied for the course I want to study, what shall I do?
    If you've already applied, then welcome! We've paused all of our interviews and are awarding applicants a conditional offer based on their predicted grades. We'll be in touch to arrange your enrolment closer to the time.

    3. What about my GCSEs and how will they be awarded?
    We're sure that you're schools are keeping you up to date on how this will happen but following the government guidelines, we've answered some key questions below.

    • How will my grades be calculated?
      • You'll receive a calculated grade. The calculated grade process will take into account a range of evidence including, for example, non-exam assessment and mock results, and the approach will be standardised between schools and colleges.
    • Will I get my predicted grades?
      • No. Using predicted grades would not be fair to all students. The ‘centre assessment grade’ (what you'll be awarded) will take into account the likely grade that you would have obtained had exams gone ahead.
    • Will my mock exam results be used?
      • Yes, but that isn't the final result. Mock exam results will be one of the pieces of evidence that will be taken into account in this process, alongside other factors.
    • When will I get my results?
      • GCSE results on 20 August, as originally planned. 

    For the full Government advice, and answers to many more questions including 'Will incomplete coursework be taken into account?' visit the official Government website.

     

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  • Speak To An Expert

    We know that choosing to study at College is a big decision and one that comes with many questions. We also know that these questions can be very specific and need expert advice which is why our entire teams are available to help you.

    Below we've outlined key teams and just some of the ways they can help:

    • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - on hand to help with any progression questions and general advice on the best route for you.
    • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - whether full-time or part-time, if you have any concerns about how you'll be able to pay for your courses, get in touch.
    • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - here to help with any queries relating to personal problems
    • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - have a question about a course or learning area? Ask our tutors.
    • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - if you have questions about the additional support on hand whilst at college, this is your team.
    • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - if your question doesn't fit into one of the above categories, let us know and we'll get right on it.

     

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