Additional Application Evidence
Vetting and barring scheme and criminal records
If you are applying for a programme requiring contact with young people and vulnerable adults, you will need to comply with the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 and any subsequent legislation. This is likely to include an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) or equivalent. An application will be made on your behalf by the RAD or by an umbrella organisation.
Applicants outside the UK will need to provide a satisfactory police check or equivalent from their country of residence. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accreditation of prior learning
If you wish to apply for Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) please find the relevant documentation under Policy & Procedures. Please read all the guidance carefully before applying.
For further information including the specific modules summaries for each course, please email email@example.com.
International student application
Applicants whose first language is not English
If you are applying for a programme where an English Language Proficiency test is required, you must achieve one of the following qualifications:
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS): band 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the subtests. The IELTS test must have been taken no earlier than two years before the date of the Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies is issued.
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS): band 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests. The IELTS test must have been taken no earlier than two years before the date of the Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies is issued.
Some other school-leaving or matriculation certificates contain a compulsory examination in English and these may be taken as equivalent. If you have recently gained another English language qualification, check with the Registry to make sure that it is acceptable.