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About this qualification

Prepare learners with the academic study skills required for any Level 3 programme, including Access to HE Diploma.

The OCNLR Level 2 Qualifications in Preparation for Academic Study provide learners with the study skills required to progress to academic study in any subject area; whilst the subject specific units provide the opportunity to develop knowledge in a broad range of academic areas, without the restriction of opting for a single pathway.

The OCNLR Level 2 Qualifications in Preparation for Academic Study are particularly suitable for learners aged 19+ wishing to prepare for higher level academic study, such as an Access to Higher Education Diploma (read more about our Pre-Access Programmes). However, they are available to all learners aged 16+ wishing to progress study at Level 3 and above.

Key details

OCNLR Level 2 Diploma in Preparation for Academic Study Qualification Guide
(with units)
Qualification approval number  603/0602/6
Per-learner fee to centre  £100.00
Guided learning hours  275
Credit value  39
Minimum age for access  16


There is funding available for this qualification from the following source(s):
16-19 EFA, Section 96. Find out more by accessing The ESFA funding hub.

Where can I study this qualification?

For information on where to study this course please email or call 020 7278 5511.

Related qualifications

OCNLR Level 2 Certificate in Preparation for Academic Study