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access course

n
(Education) (in Britain) an intensive course of study for people without academic qualifications that enables them to apply for higher education
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access course

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Access courses are designed for people who have been out of education for some time but want a career change, or a step back into work after family commitments.
THERE'S still time to apply for Access courses at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College.
Access courses are very popular with mature students because they offer a second chance to anyone with no qualifications.
Currently, the access courses are only available at further education colleges like Coleg Glan Hafren.
In the wake of gloomy recession reports and high unemployment rates, Newcastle College on Scotswood Road is one of several colleges in the region to have seen applications for its Open College Network (OCN) North East Region's Access courses double this academic year.
The layout, including an overhead mezzanine, will provide all-round viewing and enable even more students to access courses.
ADULTS using special back-tostudy access courses prior to higher education are more likely to secure top degrees than their younger counterparts.
Stow have the most extensive range of Access courses in Scotland.
Access courses meet a very real need for a second chance to get into higher education.
The Bapco Centre of Management Excellence will allow candidates to access courses, engage in on-line discussions and contact programme facilitators at any time, say officials.
Access courses help those who have been out of education for a long time or who do not have any qualifications develop key skills to prepare for university.
A TEACHING is one of those professions where life skills and experience count for a lot and there are access courses which shorten the entry process to teacher training.