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Application FAQ’s

We've put together some of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to applying for a course at West Herts College. If you can't find the answer to your question below then please feel free to get in touch when the college reopens on Monday 4 January and our Admissions team will be happy to help you.  

School Leavers Courses

What courses do you offer?

We offer a wide range of courses at West Herts College. You can find out more about these in the 'School Leavers Courses' section of our website.

How do I apply?

Once you have found the course you are interested in studying, you can apply online by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ button located at the bottom of the course page.

Can I apply for more than one course?

Yes, you can. However, you can only study one course at West Herts College but there’s no pressure to decide which course you’d like to do until you receive your GCSE results. Level 3 Extended Diplomas are equivalent to studying 3 A-Levels, this means you can achieve the exact same number of UCAS points as you could by staying at sixth form. 

Is there an application deadline?

No, we accept applications throughout the year but we would advise you to apply sooner rather than later so can secure your place.

What happens once I have applied?

Once you’ve applied, our Admissions Team will contact you with an invitation to attend a Course Introduction Meeting. This is where you’ll find out more about your course and college life, have the chance to take part in a Q&A and secure your place on your chosen course.

We recommend submitting your application online, we also have paper application forms available in the back of our prospectus - you can order one here.


Higher Education Courses (HE)

What HE courses do you offer?

You can find out about all of the HE courses we offer by clicking here.

How do I apply?

For most of our HE courses, you’ll need to visit, create an account, find the course you wish to study and make an application. There are useful guides to help you with the application process available at:

If you're interested in the Foundation Degree in Early Years then applications are to be made directly to the University of Hertfordshire, who were work in partnership with.

Is there an application deadline?

Yes, the deadline for applications is Friday 15th January 2021 at 6pm. If you miss this initial deadline then don't worry, you can still apply via UCAS and our team will be in touch to confirm next steps.

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Part Time Courses

What part time courses do you offer?

You can find out what part time courses are offered at West Herts College by visiting ‘Courses’ section on our website then selecting ‘Part Time’ along the left-hand side.

I'm looking to buy a course for someone as a gift - can I do this?

Absolutely, why not visit our course calendar to see what's starting in the New Year. Click here to take a look.

How do I apply?

For all of our leisure courses, you can reserve a place on our website by adding your chosen course to your basket, completing the online form and using the online checkout to pay. When we reopen after the Christmas break, a member of our Admissions Team will be in touch to confirm your enrolment.

For all of our part time qualifications, you can apply online by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ button located at the bottom of the course page. Once your application has been logged, the Admissions Team will get in touch to discuss your next steps.

Is their financial support available?

Yes, many of our qualifications are fully funded and to help those who haven't previously achieved a qualification or need support financially. Once you've applied to the course our team will be in touch to help you with your next steps. We also offer payment plans for some courses to enable you to spread the cost of the course.

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