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Skills For Further Study - Diploma (Pre Access)

Awarding Body:



Further Education

Programme Length:

2 Terms

Bilingual Delivery:

This course can be studied in English only at present

Programme Description

The Skills for Further Study course is specifically aimed to develop skills and confidence for individuals who are planning on applying for an Access to Higher Education course in the following academic year.

The course consists of units in study skills, communication, digital literacy and numeracy to name a few. All units will help to develop knowledge and skills which will be essential tools to assist them in the completion of an Access to Higher Education course.

Programme Features

  • The course is created to develop and build knowledge and skills in subject areas that will be taught on an Access to Higher Education course
  • The course is taught in a warm, friendly environment with supportive and qualified staff in order to build confidence as well as knowledge
  • The course is aimed at individuals who may have been out of education for many years and/or have few qualifications, but wish to go into higher education in the future

Progression and Employment

The Skills for Further Study course will enable individuals to progress onto the Access to Nursing and Health Professionals (full time and part time) course or the Access to Humanities course.

Programme Content

  • Study Skills
  • Communication
  • Numeracy
  • Academic writing skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Preparation for University 
  • Digital literacy

Method of Assessment

The course is assessed through many formats, such as essays, discussions, presentations, reports and assignments. There are no formal examinations on this course.

Entry Requirements

Although there are no formal entry requirements, all applicants must show that skills in Maths, Science and English Language are currently at Level 2 (eg GCSE Grade E and above or equivalent). All applicants are subject to a formal interview.

Academic Year Delivery Campus Course Length Course Options
2018 - 2019 Full Time Graig Campus 1 Year Enquire Apply
2018 - 2019 Full Time Graig Campus 1 Year Enquire Apply
2018 - 2019 Full Time Graig Campus 1 Year Enquire Apply
2018 - 2019 Full Time Graig Campus 1 Year Enquire Apply
Campus Address Post Code
Ammanford Campus Dyffryn Road,
SA18 3TA
Gelli Aûr Campus Gelli Aûr,
SA32 8NJ
Graig Campus Sandy Road,
SA14 4DN
Pibwrlwyd Campus Pibwrlwyd,
SA31 2NH
Jobswell Campus Jobs Well Road,
SA31 3HY