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Useful Links

UK Regulators

For more information on the UK regulators:

England: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations, (Ofqual)

National Careers Service

Do you need further information to help you consider your next steps, visit the National Careers Service website

​Accessing funding to study

Are thinking about taking a qualification, if so, advanced learner loans are available to help with the costs of approved qualifications at Levels 3, 4, 5 and 6 at an approved provider in England.


If you are considering going to university visit the website

Not Going To University

Notgoingtouni helps school and college leavers make decisions about their future by showing the opportunities that exist outside of traditional university such as apprenticeships, sponsored degrees, diplomas, gap years, distance learning and jobs.

The Home Office

If you live outside the UK and are interested in studying in the UK, the Home Office website will tell you what you need to do to apply for a student visa. (

The UK National Recognition Information Centre

The UK National Recognition Information Centre provides information and advice on qualifications worldwide. If you want to study or work in the UK, their service can help guide you through the UK’s immigration system, applying for a UK job or to enrol on an education course. (

Model documents for colleges

AoC has been working with Irwin Mitchell to create a set of model documents for colleges to tailor to their own needs to meet GDPR requirements .AOC Model Documents