We are delighted you are interested in applying to New City College. We are confident we have the right course for you, to help you achieve your future career goals and ambitions.
At New City College we help students realise their potential. With opportunities for everyone, we encourage our students to look beyond today.
You will join a college that will support you and drive you at every stage to be bold, determined and committed so that you achieve your very best.
New City College is the fourth largest college group in the UK, but our strength comes from our community roots and our ability to nurture talent. Each of our campuses retains a strong local identity and provides a wide choice of courses for our communities.
Make your application and join us – it will be the best decision you can make!
How to Apply
First of all, find your course. You can search from our home page, by typing the name of the subject you’d like to study in the white search bar. You can also click on the Find Your Course photos on the home page, where you have choices depending on whether you are a 16-18 school leaver, an adult or looking for SEND or Higher Education courses. If you go to the campus pages, you can search for your course from there too. Whichever route you take, you’ll be sure to find the course that suits you and your future career.
Once you find your course and the campus you’d like to join, click on the ‘Apply Now’ button in the course information which will add the course to your basket. Next, ‘checkout’ your course, and fill in your details. Our Customer Services team will send you an email to confirm your application has been received. Later in the process you will receive an offer of a place at New City College!
Course Advice and Applications
If you would like to speak to someone about any of our courses, or need help with your application, you can contact our advice teams on 0330 135 9000 or email email@example.com. Or you can fill in our Course Enquiry online form
To apply and enrol at New City College (19+ adults)
Looking to retrain and upskill? All our September 2021 start courses are now available for applications! Search our adult courses by subject here.
Entry requirements for 16 to 18-year-olds
We expect all our students to work hard and show that they are committed. A school report or reference is essential. As well as this, applicants need the following grades for certain courses.
Level 3 Vocational programmes: 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above – including English and Maths (some areas require specific subjects at GCSE).
A Level: Generally, we expect at least 5 GCSEs at grades 9-5 to include English and Maths at grade 5. There are specific requirements for some subjects which will be discussed when you are interviewed.
Level 2: Minimum 4 GCSEs at grade 3. Some subjects have other agreed requirements, including DBS checks, prior associated qualification at Level 1, an audition or portfolio.
Level 1: Suitability will be established at an interview, with qualifications and subject-specific skills taken into account.
10 things to know before you arrive
We’ve put together this handy list to help you prepare yourself for life as a New City College student:
- Sort out your travel journey
- Connect with us on social media @NewCityCol (Facebook, Twitter and TikTok)
- You will need your student reference or Year 11 report and proof of your qualifications or certificates
- Enrol on our Virtual Learning Environment
- Know what to do if you have additional support needs
- Confirm your course induction timetable
- Complete your pre-arrival tasks
- Take part in our Applicant Experience Days in July and attend enrolment and induction