Access to Higher Education


Frequently Asked Questions

I study? There are a wide range of Access to Higher Education Diplomas available such as Science, Health Care and Humanities. Courses offering a specific subject, such asNursing or Social Sciences, are suitable for learners who wan... Go to page

Access to Higher Education Diploma

Access to Higher Education Diploma It is an alternative to A levels and recognised by all universities and higher education providers in England and Wales. It is designed to help people who want to go onto higher education but they ... Go to page

Diploma Approval

Diploma Approval Access to Higher Education centres are required to seek approval from Agored Cymru when they intend to deliver an all Wales Access to Higher Education Diploma that they have not previously offered. This also applies whe... Go to page

Quality Assurance

QAA Publications All Access to Higher Education tutors, assessors and internal verifiers must familiarise themselves with the QAAs requirements related to assessment and grading on the Access to Higher Education Diploma a... Go to page

Final Awards Board

confirm learner achievement on the Access to Higher Education Diploma. Key Documents Pre-final awards board and final awards board guidelines Pre-FAB report FABSC1 FABSC2 FABSC3... Go to page


Celebrating Adult Learners’ Week

Pugh. Catrin completed an Agored Cymru Access to Higher Education Diploma with Coleg Cambria. You can watch a video of her story here: Agored Cymru has over 250 centres, with many providi... Go to news item

A FAB Hat trick for Agored Cymru

Agored Cymru has been shortlisted for a record three awards this year for the prestigious national FAB 2018 Awards. Now in its fourth year, the FAB Awards recognises the contributions made by awarding organisations and their employe... Go to news item

Case Studies

Down to Earth

One of our approved centres, that we are incredibly proud to be working with, is Down to Earth. Down to Earth is an innovative social enterprise tackling social inequality and climate change - one sustainable project at a time! Since openin... Go to case study