Our Access to Higher Education Diploma courses are designed to provide the underpinning knowledge and skills needed to progress to a degree or diploma course in higher education. These courses enable adults who do not have the necessary level 3 qualifications (such as ‘A’ levels) required to enter higher education to acquire the Access to HE Diploma, which is equivalent in standard to these qualifications.

OCN London has developed Access to HE Diplomas in over 40 subjects. These Diplomas are delivered at further education colleges, adult and community education centres and private training centres approved by OCN London to offer the qualification. Every year thousands of learners progress from their Access to HE Diploma to higher education.

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Listen to what Helen has to say about her experience as an Access to HE student and how it helped her to achieve an undergraduate degree in Politics and Philosophy and a master's degree in Global Health Policy!