Last year, 96% of our access leaners were accepted onto their desired University course.Q: I want a career change; will an access course help me to do this? If you’re looking to change your career an Access course will ease you into the path you want to take. A: If you are aged 19 years or older and do not already hold a level 3 qualification or equivalent then you may be exempt from the course fees.Our non-bureaucratic approach employs smart resources including an on-line databank of more than 1000 units for use in Access courses and an upgraded registration/certification system.
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Q: Can I get into University without any qualifications?
Key documents relating to validation and course design are available from the ’Diploma Validations and Approvals’ section of our ’Access Downloads’ page.
Laser Learning Awards (LASER) is an Access Validating Agency (AVA) licensed by the Quality Assurance for Higher Education (QAA) to validate and quality assure Access to Higher Education Diplomas both within and beyond the South East region.
All Diplomas comprise a number of units of 3, 6 or 9 credits which in all cases provide a common total of 60 credits.
With the best possible Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) rating of ‘low risk’ and full compliance with the new diploma specification, our Access to HE Diploma programmes deliver consistent high quality across the range of some 60 titles.Amid your attendance you will gain study skills, subject knowledge, and the confidence to progress to a Foundation or Honours Degree at University.Click here to view the list of access courses we have on offer.Under the QAA Recognition Scheme, AVAs have the following specific responsibilities in relation to quality assurance: You can find out more about the QAA Recognition Scheme for Access to HE Diplomas on the QAA Access to HE website.Access to HE Diploma Specification OCN London Diploma Specifications, Rules of Combination and Approved Unit Lists QAA have published a toolkit for HE admissions tutors on the Access to HE Diploma and how to set entry requirements and make offers to Access to HE learners.Further information about the GCSE equivalence scheme.