access

Access Courses

Access and Return to Study

Access to Higher Education courses are designed to prepare students who have been out of education for some time to go on to further study at university or into employment. Our popular Access courses include Nursing, Social Work and Teaching.

Access courses are full-time. We also offer a part-time English and maths courses for adults.

Key facts

  • Supportive teachers help build your confidence
  • Brush up your literacy and numeracy skills
  • Work experience on some Access courses
  • Help with UCAS university applications.

Student
Focus
Amy Laver
Access to Nursing

"I am in my third year of midwifery training. It has been a challenging journey but with amazing experiences too and I look forward to practicing as a qualified midwife next year. This wouldn’t have been possible without the support and encouragement from West Thames."

Amy Laver
West Thames College

One of the top 3 Colleges in London *

* Based on overall performance for students aged 16-18 across all levels in 2018-19


The College is open and it’s not too late to enrol!

Don’t miss out on Enrolment 2020

Take a look at our range of Courses and Apply Now. Haven’t visited us yet? Explore our campus using our Virtual Tour

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If you have already applied for a September 2020 course, you would have already been invited to enrolment.

If you haven’t applied to West Thames College, please come into the college from Friday 21st August (16-18 year olds) or from Monday 24th August (for Adults aged 19+).

If you prefer to enrol with us remotely, please phone us on 0208 326 2000