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Course Code: PAHS1

Level: 2
Subject area: Access to HE
Awarding body: CAVA
Qualification: Award
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Six weeks
When you'll study: Various days, 9.00am - 5.00pm

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About the course

This course will help you if you have not been in learning for some time and wish to brush up on your skills before you embark on an Access courses or other programmes of study.

It is designed to get you back into the classroom environment and give you the confidence to study, research and produce good quality work.

What you'll learn

The course will cover a range of units designed to improve your study skills if you are hoping to enrol on to an Access to HE programme. Subjects may include time management, setting goals, personal study skills. You must achieve a total of 6 credits to achieve the award.

Entry requirements

You will need to undertake initial assessments and achieve a level 1 in English and maths.


There are no exams.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you can progress onto the level 2 Pre-Access certificate at the College (subject to English and maths initial assessments).

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: PAHS1

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £300

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A  or   B
19 - 23 A  or   B(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A  or   B

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.