How to Apply
This step by step guide explains how to find the course you are interested in and then how to appy online for it.
Step 1: Home page
Start on the College’s home page. Click or hover on 'Courses' from the ‘ribbon’ at the top of the page. The ribbon looks like the image below.
Step 2: Courses Page
If you hover on 'Courses' from the ribbon above you will see the pop up shown below. You can choose the subject area you are interested in from the pop up or clicking you can click on 'Courses'. This will take you through to the Courses page and you can also select the course you are interested in from here.
When you hover over 'Courses' you will see the pop up menu, which looks like this:
If you click on the 'Courses' tab, you will go through to the Courses web page, which looks like this:
Step 3: Choose the Subject you want and click on 'Course Information'
You will find the courses in the area you have chosen listed on the left hand side of the web page. On the Course Information page you will be able to view a video of your area, read student profiles and find out about student successes. You will also be able to find out about your job prospects as well as other opportunities.
Here is an example of a Course Information page below. You can see the courses listed on the left hand side of the page:
Step 4: Click on the course you want to apply for listed under 'Courses'
Choose the course you want to apply for from the list of courses on the left hand side of the web page.
Step 5: Once you have found the course you want, click on the 'Apply for this course' button to apply online
For example, say the course you wanted was IT and Business Level 3.
To apply, click on the 'Apply for this course' button highlighted in green on the right hand side of the web page.
The course information page looks like this:
Step 6: Click on 'Apply for this course' at the top of the web page. This takes you to the 'Apply' button at the bottom of the page
If you click 'Apply for this course' at the top of the web page, it will take you to the 'Apply' button at the bottom of the web page.
Click the 'Apply' button again, but make sure you are clicking the Apply button for the Centre you want, either Tottenham Centre or Enfield Centre.
Step 7: Completing the Online Application Form
Click on the Apply button on the right hand side to start your application.
The online application looks like the image below. Please complete every section of the form.
Congratulations, you've just made an online application!
To enrol, you must fulfil the entry requirements of your chosen course, complete an eligibility-residency assessment and if working, provide a copy of your latest payslip.
Here's a guide to all you need to know about what you need when you come to enrol:
1. Come prepared! Browse our courses using the link below:
2. What to bring and things you need to know!
Proof of residency:
UK/EU passport or Identity Card
If you are an Adult Asylum seeker, we need to see your ARC card. As an Adult, you need to have lived in the UK for 6 months and a maximum of 1 year. Otherwise, we need to see proof that your case is under consideration by the Home Office.
If you are an Asylum Seeker aged 16-18 or a vulnerable young adult Asylum Seeker, you need to bring a letter from your Local Authority confirming you are in their care and receiving support under section 23C or section 23CA of the Children Act 1989 or section 21 of the National Assistance Act 1948.
Exam results/ certificates:
All learners aged 16-18, must bring results slips or exam certificates when they come in to interview/enrol.
Any learners aged 19 and over who have an offer conditional on their results, or who need to meet the course entry criteria must bring in the evidence requested on the offer form.
You may need to supply a reference if you have not already given us one with your application.
If you are aged 19 and over and applying for a Level 3 course or above, you may be subject to pay fees depending on the course and level. Further information is available from the Fee Assessors.
All Students wanting to study up to a Level 2 course will be eligible for fee remission,
We do accept benefits for fee remission if you are aged 19 and over and would like to enrol onto an eligible course up to L2. These are JSA, (not your signing on book) ESA WRAG, ESA or Income Support or Universal Credit and earning less than £338 per month.
If you are employed and earning less than £15,736.50 annual gross salary you will be eligible for fee remission on all courses up to L2.
If you are employed, we must see evidence of your income, from within the last 3 months
If someone else is paying your fees: You will need to provide a letter from your sponsor, e.g. your employer, on headed paper, dated, signed, and referring to you and the amount that your sponsor/employer will pay.
If your sponsor is only paying a portion of your fees, you will be liable for the balance yourself.
19+ loans for L3 and higher level courses and HE loans
You will need to provide evidence that you have applied for a loan. Our team can help you apply if you have not done so already. If you do not qualify for a loan, you will be liable to pay the fees yourself.
If you intend to study a Higher Education course and are not applying for a student loan you will need to pay your fees in full at the point of enrolment.
Help with fees:
- For course fees £500 and above, this can be paid in three instalments. The first instalment of 50% needs to be paid at the point of enrolment and the remaining two instalments (25%) at the beginning of the following two months.
- You may be eligible for financial support – please let us know when you come in to enrol and we will direct you to the Learner Support Team.
3. What will happen at enrolment?
When you come to enrol with us, you will need to complete an application and/or an enrolment form.
• If you have previously applied and received an offer to study with us, you don't need to complete an assessment form. You will just need to complete an enrolment form but you must bring your documents (please see above). Once you have completed your form, you will be directed to the department where you will meet a tutor. They will talk to you about the course. If you have not been offered a place you will have a quick interview with the tutor.
For help preparing for your interview, please contact Course Information on 0208 442 3055.
We will also offer you impartial Information, Advice and Guidance when you come to our enrolment session.
• If you have not previously applied for a course or had an interview, you will need to complete an assessment and an enrolment form. If you meet the criteria for the course, you will be given an offer and will be enrolled on the day.
4. Course fees and concessions
If you are aged 16 to 18 and want to study a FE course, your course will be free.
If you are aged 19 and over, you may have to pay for your course. If you are studying a course that lasts for 1 year, you may be eligible to pay via installments. Any outstanding fees from a previous course must be paid before you can enrol on a new course.
If you are aged 19 and over and are claiming certain benefits you will be required to bring proof and you will be asked to confirm this on your enrolment form. You will have to agree to this statement "I confirm this information about my employment status is correct and understand that if I have declared false information action may be taken to reclaim the fees and associated costs from me".
If someone else is paying your fees please bring a letter dated and signed from your sponsor or employer.
You may be eligible for financial support to help with the costs of your learning or childcare. For more information click here.