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Access to HE providers

Arrangements for the Award and Assessment of the Access to HE Diploma 2021-22


On 3 September 2021, we published the arrangements for the award and assessment of the Access to HE Diploma 2021-22, both of which are available below. 



Arrangements for the Award and Assessment of the Access to HE Diploma 2021-22 - Information for Access to HE course tutors and senior course managers

Publication Date: 03 Sep 2021

 

We have also produced a summary infographic of the arrangements for 2021-22.

 

Arrangements for the Award and Assessment of the Access to HE Diploma 2021-22 - summary infographic for providers

Publication Date: 03 Sep 2021


Watch our video for providers


To support the communication of arrangements for the 2021-22 academic year, we have developed a video providing an introduction to the arrangements for providers. 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Watch our video for students


We have also developed a separate video aimed towards students, which providers may wish to play during induction and embed on course pages/virtual learning environments.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Frequently Asked Questions


To support Access to HE providers we have published a list of frequently asked questions on the QAA website.


Access to HE Receiving Institutions

On 3 September 2021, we published an update on how Access to HE Diplomas will be awarded in 2022. We hope this will help all staff dealing with admissions to have the information they need to understand the arrangements for the award and assessment of QAA-recognised Access to HE Diplomas in July 2022.


If you require admissions information regarding students who completed the Access to HE Diploma before 31 July 2021 please contact us.



Arrangements for the Award and Assessment of the Access to HE Diploma 2021-22 - Information for Access to HE course tutors and senior course managers

Publication Date: 03 Sep 2021

Access to HE students

Dedicated support and information for Access to HE students is available on the Access to HE website.

 

Support Information

If you have any questions about the arrangements for assessment and awarding of the Access to HE Diploma, please contact your AVA to discuss individual support needs.


We will continue to provide updates on the QAA website.


You can also read our FAQs.


If you need help or further support, please speak contact QAA officers at ahe@qaa.ac.uk.


From 6 September 2021, we will be running a series of webinars on the arrangements for the award and assessment of the Access to HE Diploma in 2021-22, please go to our events page for further detail. Please contact us at ahe@qaa.ac.uk if it would be helpful for QAA to run a bespoke session for your organisation.