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It's not too late to join us this September

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If you haven’t yet applied for a course it’s not too late – complete your application online and add in your exam results.

Once you have applied, you can then come along to one of the events below at the campus where your course is being run.

The sooner you come along to see us the better, places get filled quickly at this time of year and as teaching starts on the 9 September, we don’t want you to miss anything!

Frequently asked questions

I haven’t got the results I expected or need. What should I do?

Perhaps you’ve not got the GCSE grades you were hoping for, or you’ve decided against your original study choice. Whatever the reason, don’t worry as we’ll be able to offer you the guidance to help get you back on track and enrolled on a course that’s right for you.

If you’ve decided against your original study choice we offer a range of full-time study options at all levels in a diverse range of subject areas, including Entry Level courses, so we will be able to help you find a course no matter what grades you’ve got.

If you’d like some advice on what your options are, we suggest that you come to one of our enrolment drop-in sessions below and have a chat with one of our friendly Careers Advisers or tutors.

I've enrolled on a course elsewhere but I'm not sure it’s right for me?

No worries, just apply online and then come along to one of our enrolment drop-in sessions listed below, or if you need some advice call us on 0115 9 100 100 or alternatively get in touch online and we can help find something to suit you.

Where do I need to go to enrol?

The specific location of where to enrol is described in the enrolment sessions section, below.

What do I need to bring to enrolment?

If you are aged 16- 18, download the 16-18 guide on what to bring.

If you are aged 19+, there is a separate guide, which you can download here.

I'm aged 19+ and need to know about fees

You can visit out Financial Help page for information about fees and any funding that may be available.

Drop-in enrolment sessions

Below are the details of our drop-in enrolment sessions. Please refer to the frequently asked questions above for information on what to bring.

A Levels

Access to Higher Education

Access to Nursing/Social Work/Social Sciences

  • Tuesday 27 August - 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Wednesday 11 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Wednesday 18 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Wednesday 25 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams

Access to Science

Animal Science

  • Tuesday 3 September 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 9 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 16 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 23 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford

Art, Design and Fashion

  • Wednesday 28 August 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Wednesday 11 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Wednesday 18 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Wednesday 25 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams

Business, Law and Accounts

Business Studies

  • Wednesday 28 August 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Wednesday 11 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Wednesday 18 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Wednesday 25 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams

AAT and Bookkeeping

  • Wednesday 28 August 6.00 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Wednesday 11 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Wednesday 18 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Wednesday 25 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams

Business Administration

Career Pathways

  • Friday 30 August - 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm at Maid Marian Way
  • Wednesday 4 September - 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 9 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Tuesday 10 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Maid Marian Way
  • Monday 16 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Tuesday 17 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Maid Marian Way
  • Monday 23 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Tuesday 24 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Maid Marian Way

Computing and IT

Construction, Plumbing and Electrical

  • Wednesday 4 September - 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 9 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 16 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 23 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford

Early Years and Education

  • Monday 2 September - 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Thursday 12 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon
  • Thursday 19 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon
  • Thursday 25 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon

Engineering

GCSEs - Full-time and Part-time

Full-time GCSEs

  • Saturday 31 August - 9.00 am - 2.00 pm at High Pavement
  • Thursday 5th September - 9.00 am - 3.00 pm at Adams

Part-time GCSE Biology

  • Saturday 31 August - 9.00 am - 2.00 pm at High Pavement
  • Thursday 5th September - 9.00 am - 3.00 pm at Adams
  • Friday 6th September - 9.30 am - 1.30 pm at Adams

Part-time GCSE English and Maths

  • Saturday 31 August - 9.00 am - 2.00 pm at High Pavement
  • Friday 6th September - 9.30 am - 1.30 pm at Adams
  • Wednesday 11 September - 9.30 am - 5.30 pm at Adams
  • Wednesday 18 September - 4.30 pm - 5.30 pm at Adams
  • Wednesday 25 September - 4.30 pm - 5.30 pm at Adams

Hair and Beauty

  • Monday 2 September - 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Thursday 12 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon
  • Thursday 19 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon
  • Thursday 26 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon

Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care

Health Sciences

  • Tuesday 3 September 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 9 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 16 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 23 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford

Hospitality and Catering

  • Monday 2 September - 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Thursday 12 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon
  • Thursday 19 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon
  • Thursday 26 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon

Media, Digital and Photography

  • Tuesday 27 August - 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Wednesday 11 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Wednesday 18 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams
  • Wednesday 25 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Adams

Motor Vehicle

Music and Performance

  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Thursday 12 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon
  • Thursday 19 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon
  • Thursday 26 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon

Public Services

  • Tuesday 3 September 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 9 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 16 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 23 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford

Science and Dental

Science and Dental

Health Sciences

Sport

  • Tuesday 3 September - 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 9 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 16 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford
  • Monday 23 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Basford

Teacher Training

  • Tuesday 3 September - 11.00 am - 12.00 pm at Clarendon
  • Saturday 7 September - 9.00 am - 4.00 pm at Basford
  • Thursday 12 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon
  • Thursday 19 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon
  • Thursday 26 September - 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm at Clarendon

Travel, Tourism and Aviation

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