Your enrolment journey

You have taken the first step of your journey to employment. To apply for one of our apprenticeship vacancies please see the form and supply the details required. One of our Business Development team will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

You will be contacted via telephone or email to discuss your availability to attend an initial assessment/interview.

Qualifications/certificates

You will need to provide evidence of your all qualifications including your Maths and English exam results. For example, your certificates and proof of qualification e.g. GCSEs or other qualifications will need uploading during your online enrolment. If you are leaving school this year, please have your year 10 and 11 results available.

Residency information

UK Nationals

Passport/ID Card/Driving Licence/NI Card

Full birth certificate

Non-UK Nationals

Passport/Visa/Residence Permit

Asylum Registration Card, ASPEN Card and NASS Receipt

Spouse/Family Members passport (if you came into the UK on a spouse/family member visa)

Support for Student Finance

If you would like to apply for support with travel, childcare, free meals or any other financial support, please upload evidence of your household income and any benefits your family receives. You can also contact our Student Finance Team.

Please ensure you have read the information available regarding fees and fee remission.

Your first full Level 1, 2, 3 or 4 (if you have not previously achieved a full Level 3 qualification) may be fully funded – you may not pay tuition or exam fees.

English & Maths courses (up to an including Level 2 / GCSE) are fully funded if you do not already have a GCSE Grade C / 4 or above.

A second Level 1 or 2 may require you to pay tuition and exam fees.

A second Level 3 may require you to pay tuition and exam fees or take out an Advanced Learner Loan

If you are on Job Seekers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance or Universal Credits or you have wage lower than £16,005.50 you may be eligible for fee remission. Individuals will be assessed at enrolment when evidence is produced. 

Your first full Level 1 or 2 may be fully funded if you are unemployed or co-funded if you are in employment.

English & Maths courses (up to an including Level 2 / GCSE) are fully funded if you do not already have a GCSE Grade C / 4 or above.

Level 3 may require you to pay tuition and exam fees or take out an Advanced Learner Loan

If you are on Job Seekers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance or Universal Credits or you have wage lower than £16,005.50 you may be eligible for fee remission. Individuals will be assessed at enrolment when evidence is produced.

Benefits

Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)

You will need to scan/photograph and upload the original letter from the Job Centre, dated within the last three months* (see below)

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and are in a work-related activity group (WRAG)  

A copy of latest letter from the Job Centre dated within the last three months. These are sent out every two years so you will either need a letter confirming that you are still receiving it or provide your two-year award letter and a current bank statement showing payments. This must be in your own name.

Universal Credit

Anyone Jobcentre Plus determine as being in a work-related activity group, work preparation group or work-focused interview group

Entitlement to Universal Credit or work related activity group (WRAG)

Working Tax Credit

(non-accredited courses only -those with codes starting VAB and VAE)(your total income should not exceed £17,500.00)

You will need to scan/photograph and upload all six pages of the Working Tax Credit Award 2019-2020. If you do not have this please provide a copy of your Provisional Working Tax Credit 2019-2020 and a current bank statement showing payments. This can be in your own name or part of a family claim (husband and wife)

Income Support

You will need to scan/photograph and upload a copy of an original letter dated within three months (this must be in your own name)* (see below) 

Housing Benefit

You will need to scan/photograph and upload a copy of a letter dated within last three months (this must be in your own name)* (see below) 

Asylum Seekers

You will need to scan/photograph and upload your Asylum Registration Card, Aspen Debit Card and current purchase receipts

All learners enrolling on a course below Level 3 who earn up to £16,005.50 per year are eligible for fee concessions 

You will need to scan/photograph and upload your Contract of Employment or a payslip dated within the last three months

*If this letter is more than three months old, you must upload a confirmation letter or the original letter and a current bank statement showing payments in the last three months.

Please note: To obtain fee concessions, evidence must be in YOUR name. We cannot accept the evidence of dependants. If you do not have a British passport you will need to upload an up-to-date copy of the following:

Your visa

Your family/husband/wife’s passport if you have come on a family/spouse visa

Residence permit (upload both sides)

You should have lived here for one year; Asylum Seekers/Refugees for six months

If you are on a Spouse/Family Visa and have been here for less than one year, you will be covered by your sponsor/husband who will need to have been resident in the UK for at least one year.

Sponsor/employer paying course fees

If an employer/sponsor is paying some or all of your course fees, please upload a letter on official company headed paper stating the amount to be paid and the address to be invoiced. You will not be able to complete your full enrolment without this.

Student support

We have dedicated teams ready to support you from application and enrolment through to completing your course.

Career Coach

If you are unsure of what you want to study, use our Career Coach tool to help you discover courses and in-demand careers and educations based on your interests: https://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/help/knowledge-base/career-coach/

English And Maths Matter

English and maths skills are essential for work and everyday life so they play a key role in your study programme at Bradford College. https://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/help/knowledge-base/english-and-maths-matter/

Learning Support: Social And Emotional Needs

Support for Bradford College students with social and emotional needs: Learning support: Social and emotional needs

Learning Support: Medical Conditions

If you have evidence of a medical condition, we will assess your need at Bradford College: https://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/help/knowledge-base/learning-support-medical-conditions/

Learning Support: Physical Disabilities

Support for Bradford College students with physical disabilities: https://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/help/knowledge-base/physical-disabilities/

Stay Safe

Our Safeguarding and Wellbeing Team are committed to ensuring students are safe and protected from harm. This includes, supporting with mental health and wellbeing. https://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/help/knowledge-base/stay-safe/

Care Leavers

Care leavers get help and advice from a named support worker throughout their time at Bradford College. https://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/help/knowledge-base/care-leavers/

Our resources for students can be found https://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/help/article-categories/current-students/

Accommodation

With 59 rooms, Doris Birdsall is our main housing for Bradford College students. Living in halls can offer many benefits – not only does it mean that you can easily access the campus, but it’s a great way to meet new friends and grow in a supportive environment away from home.

Click here to learn more about our accommodation.

Our College Guarantee

If you’re a school leaver aged between 16-18, there is a place guaranteed for you at Bradford College through our guarantee.

This means that everyone of that age group can access one of our courses for school leavers, including A levels, BTECs and apprenticeships. This is true no matter what your background, circumstances or level of achievement before applying to Bradford College.

All you have to do to access your guaranteed place is apply.

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