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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


We're still accepting applications!

Apply Now for Courses Starting in 2021


Take a look at our range of Courses and Apply Now.
We also have a range of March-April start courses!

Haven't visited us yet? Register for one of our Open Days and explore our campus using our Virtual Tour.
Also, take a look at our West Thames College Nursery for your childcare needs.

Interested in Adult Courses? Explore our range of courses available throughout the year.

Aged 18-25 and unemployed? See if our Youth Hub is right for you!

 

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