At Macclesfield College our Humanities programmes include Access to Humanities for people who would like to progress onto a degree but don’t have the entry requirements for university, and information, advice and guidance for those who would like to help others manage situations or problems in their life.

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Academic year: 18/19

Access to Higher Education Diplomas are full Level 3 qualifications designed to prepare adult learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (whether this be a degree at University or an HNC, HND or Foundation Degree at the College).

Access to Higher Education Diplomas are designed to ease adult learners back into education and will develop your knowledge, build your confidence, improve your learning techniques and develop your communication and IT skills. They will also give you the essential tools to be able to study effectively. The courses are designed to enable learners who may be lacking in confidence, without formal educational backgrounds or who have other commitments to succeed in Higher Education (HE). Each year over 40,000 learners in the UK register on Access to HE Diplomas and most go on to succeed in HE and embark on life changing new careers.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: 3rd September 2018 to 31st July 2019

If you don’t have the grades you need to apply for a teaching/education degree course at university, this programme is for you.

This Access to Higher Education Diploma (Education) is a generalist specified diploma with a balance of education theory,
educational practice and childhood studies. The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a popular and nationally recognised
qualification designed to provide you with the skills needed to apply for education degree courses at universities.

After successfully completing an undergraduate course at university, you, as a graduate, can enter a wide range of careers.

These could include teaching, publishing, charity work, construction of learning environments, design of learning resources
and more. A significant proportion of graduates also go on to teacher training at primary and secondary levels.

This course can be commenced any time during the year.

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Apprenticeship vacancies

To find out more about apprenticeships through Macclesfield College, give our Learner Experience Team a call on 01625 410000.