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Disappointed with GCSE results? Our new L2 Access to Further Education is just the ticket


A brand new fast track course that helps students get into further education has been launched at Belfast Met.

The Level Two Access to Education will be delivered at the city centre Millfield campus for students aged 16 to 18 years-old who have not achieved a grade C in their GCSE English and Maths exams.

This full time GCSE course will help young people achieve up to five GCSEs (participants must choose at least four to study) and is a great stepping stone for those wishing to progress to Further Education, Employment or training.

The one year course is a fast track GCSE route that offers a range of subjects including Maths, English, ICT, Sociology, Business and Communications Systems, Citizenship and Learning for Life and Work. Employability and study skills will also be incorporated to help students develop wider skills required by employers.

To get on the course applicants must have four GCSE grades including *D in English and Maths (Essential Skills at level one may be a suitable equivalent if suitable grade is achieve in the pre-entry diagnostic test.

Applicants must not have achieved pass grades (A*-C) in any of their subjects. Attendance at a Pre-entry Advice and Guidance interview is required as well as a diagnostic test in English and/or Maths.

Head of the School of Academic and Continuing Education, Harry Robinson said: “We understand that not achieving your expected GCSE results can be unsettling but Belfast Met is here to support you in developing your confidence in these essential subjects. We will support you and help you achieve and open the door to further qualifications or employment. Employers and Universities really value skills in English and Maths and these subjects will help you prepare for your future career or further study.”

For more information:

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 02890 265086

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