Access to HE Course Leader tells us why Certa Access is a great route for students

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Important Updates

It’s a busy year in education, and we’re here to help. Please take note of the following deadlines regarding
college applications, policy changes, event registration, and more. Don’t forget to check in, as we will continue to keep you informed of key dates.

We also have a range of events to support you here at Certa Access. Events listed below are to be confirmed, but if you are interested in attending please email us at

  • Bespoke Training

    Across the Skills and Education Group, we have access to experts in their field and would like the opportunity to talk to you about your training needs.

  • Event - Importance of Standardisation

    October Date TBC

  • Event - Beginners Guide to Assessment

    October Date TBC

  • Event - Preparing for Awards Boards

    Date TBC

    Helping you to understand the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) requirements of Awards Boards, processes and administrative requirements procedures (leading up to and after the Awards Board), implications of the QAA/AVA policies and procedures and links to risk ratings.

  • Event - The Quality Journey

    Date TBC

    A step-by-step approach to preparing for moderation: Internal and External. We will walk you through the quality assurance requirements and timelines as well as offering an overview of the elements that contribute to external moderation judgements and risk ratings.

  • Event - Grading Access to HE

    Date TBC

    Exploring best practice in using grade descriptors in assignment briefs, and mapping assessment activities across units. The session will also look at the process of agreeing a mid-point for a unit grade.

  • Event - Delivery Methods

    Date TBC

    Learn how to adapt your teaching and assessment to blended and online learning.

    Given the global pandemic, more centres are utilising online teaching and assessment methods. This session will offer an overview of creative ways of engaging your students in these alternative modes of delivery and assessment.

  • 14 July 2020
    Certa Access to HE Summer Bulletin

    To read our latest Access to HE Summer Bulletin, click this link.

  • 3 April 2020
    Access to HE Update

    For important information and updates please take a read here.

  • 1 April 2020
    COVID-19 Update

    For important information and updates please take a read here.

  • 31 January 2020
    Certa Access Bulletin - February 2020

    For important information and updates please take a read here.

  • See More Updates

Upcoming Events

As part of our commitment to supporting learners and education providers, we value opportunities to share knowledge that lifts us all by transforming people’s educations, careers, and communities. The following events provide opportunities to meet with others in the continuing education and career development sectors, and will be updated regularly. We look forward to your participation!

“Overall, the Access to HE course
prepared me well for the demands of
university level study and equipped me
with skills that were transferable and
vital when undertaking more advanced