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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

nBrückenkurs m
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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.
The new Airtel services will allow Airtel subscribers to access courses such as English learning, preparation for competitive exams and even career counselling on their cell phones.
With a library card and access to the Internet, patrons can remotely access courses.
To search for access courses go to www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk
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.
Students can access courses online anytime and can utilize the resource of their respective work facilities to succesfully complete required competencies.
"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.