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Pre-Access Course at EKC Group

Course description

An intensive Level 2 Study Programme, this qualification can lead to a Level 3 qualification or Access to Higher Education for students.

Course content

This Study Programme is designed specifically for mature students who are returning to education after a period of time and are planning to progress onto the full-time Access to Higher Education course, or as preparation for any number of further education courses.

You will gain the necessary skills to further your studies including: English Language; Maths / Statistics, I.C.T, Research Skills, Time Management and Presentations.

Entry requirements

The Progression Award/Pre-Access programme does not require any formal entry requirements; however, applicants will be assessed at interview for literacy and numeracy skills.


You will be assessed using a coursework portfolio of six units, which are built up as the course progresses.

Financial information

If you are aged 24 and over an Advanced Learning loan may be available if you are studying at Level 3 and above. To find out if you’re eligible visit prices quoted are given as a guide, and may be subject to change. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such a travel, equipment and childcare.Please contact Support Services on 01843 605062 (or e-mail for confirmation of all course fees quoted. Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Future opportunities

Higher Education, career and industry progression routes. Employability and UCAS support available.

Further information

Please Contact - Student Support Services on 01843 605062, e-mail:

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 07 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year(s)
  • Course code: 104116/1/1
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    • EKC Group's Dover Techncial College is located in the heart of Dover. 

      We offer a wide range of  Study Programmes across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.

      We have some fantastic new facilities planned which include a new student and welcome centre, gaming and network laboratories, as well as a new energy centre.

      EKC Group is committed to developing the prosperity and wellbeing of the communities we serve.