We know it’s an exciting time of year and you may have some questions about getting started at college, we’ve listed some of the most frequent questions below.
If you still need some support then please feel free to give us a call on 01582 569555, use the live chat on our website or simply drop in to see us on campus from Thursday 25 August onwards: Monday – Friday 9am – 4.30pm (we are closed on Monday 29 August for Bank Holiday).
To celebrate our New Bedford Road campus opening we will be open from 9am – 7pm on GCSE results day (Thursday 25 August). Drop in and take a look around.
School Leavers Courses
What is enrolment?
Enrolment is the process that confirms your place at Barnfield College. During enrolment you will confirm what course you will be taking and at what level.
Can I enrol on campus?
Yes, enrolment opens from GCSE results day (Thursday 25 August). Simply drop into any of our campuses where you will be able to complete your enrolment process, meet with course tutors, see the facilities and speak with our support teams.
Can I enrol online?
Yes, you can complete your enrolment online if you have already received an offer to study with us. On Thursday 25 August you will receive an email from us containing a unique link to your enrolment form. Click here for more information on how to enrol online.
How long does enrolment take?
You can complete the enrolment process in as quick as 20 mins if you’re enrolling online, it can take longer to enrol on campus so we’d recommend enrolling online if you’d like to avoid the queues.
Is there a deadline for completing the enrolment form?
No, there’s not a strict deadline however the start of term is the week commencing 5 September so we’d encourage you to enrol before this date, as you do not want to miss the start of term.
If you do miss the start of term, you can still secure a place at college, simply drop in to see us as soon as possible and our friendly support team will get you up to speed as soon as possible.
How many courses can you enrol on?
You can enrol on one course only. If you’ve applied for A Levels then you’ll need to contact us to confirm your chosen pathways.
Can I change my course?
Yes, whether you’ve enrolled already or are still considering your options it’s not too late. Drop in to see us on campus to discuss your options.
Is it too late to apply?
No, it’s not too late. Drop into campus for advice and guidance on your options. You will have the opportunity to complete your enrolment on the same day.
When will I receive my timetable?
You will be able to access your timetable 1-2 days after you have completed your enrolment via the student platform ProPortal. Click here for more information.
When will I receive my ID card?
If you enrol before, Friday 2 September, you will receive your student ID card in the post. If you enrol on or after this date, you will be able to collect your ID card on campus.
I have not received any enrolment information, what do I do?
Double check your Spam and Junk email folders, if you still haven’t received anything please contact our admissions team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01582 569555 to confirm your contact details.
What to do if you did not achieve the grades you wanted?
If things didn’t go as you’d expected on GCSE results day then please don’t worry, we have a wide variety of courses and will be able to support you to find the right course to match your future ambitions. Drop into campus and speak to our admissions team for advice and guidance, you’ll be on track to achieving big things before you know it.
How does Clearing work?
Clearing is simple. Click here to read our full guide to breezing through Clearing.
Are there still clearing places available?
Yes, give us a call on 01582 569555 or drop in to see us on campus for advice and guidance on your options.
How do I complete my enrolment?
Keep an eye on your inbox as you’ll be sent instructions on how to enrol before term starts.
Part Time Courses
Can I drop in for advice and guidance?
Yes, absolutely. Please come and see us from 15 August onwards to talk to our tutors to find out more about our courses.
How do I enrol?
If you’re interested in one of our leisure courses then you can enrol online via paypal, simply find the course you’re interested in, add the session to your basket and enrol. If you’re looking at a formal qualification then you can drop in to see us on campus to find out more about your course and how to secure your place, alternatively apply online and we’ll be in touch. If you’ve applied already then keep an eye on your email as we’ll be in touch with an invitation to enrol.
Is there financial support available at college?
Yes, our Learner Support Fund is available to help with costs associated to coming to college such as; travel, lunches, kit and equipment and course fees. Click here to find out more.