Levels 1 and 2 BTEC Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

Congratulations on being offered a place at Farnborough College of Technology. We are looking forward to welcoming you to the college this September. Below you will find important information to help you enrol on your course and begin your time at college.

Your Enrolment Session

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2023

Surname begins with – Arrival Time

A-D 9:00am
E-H 9:30am
I-L 10:00am
M-P 10:30am
Q-T 11:00am
U-Z 11:30am

Location: Q Block – Farnborough College of Technology

What You Need to Bring

On the day of your enrolment session, you will need to bring the following:

  • Your Joining Form
    Your joining form will be posted to you before your enrolment session. Make sure to read it through carefully, make any amendments and sign it before bringing it in.*
  • Your GCSE results
  • If you are joining us directly from school or college please bring your most recent report
  • Proof of your identity
    For example: your birth certificate/passport/driving licence/etc. If you have not always lived in the EU, please bring your passport.
  • Pen and Paper

**If you are under 18, your parent/guardian must sign your Joining Form for you.

What Happens During Your Enrolment Session

During your enrolment session you will meet with teaching staff and discuss your choice of course to ensure that you’re still on the course that is best for you.

We will check your Joining Form and GCSE results during the session, so make sure to bring them with you on the day and that your joining form is signed.

We will also take a photo and print it onto your Student ID card, so remember to bring your best smile!

Getting to Farnborough College of Technology

Farnborough Campus Map

Farnborough College of Technology is a 10-minute walk from the town centre, with convenient public transport links, as well as free on-site car parking. To find out more about getting to college, please see our Travel page.

Course Costs

Course Materials, Equipment and Uniforms

Please find below the website for course equipment, course materials and uniforms you may need to order for your course. If you’re unsure about what course materials or equipment you need for your course, contact us at info@farn-ct.ac.uk or on 01252 407339.

Health Social Care Level 2 Equipment

You can order items for your course from the Farnborough College – Kitworld Ltd : Bespoke Kit and Sportswear

Disclosure and Barring Service

Enrolment on this course requires that you complete a DBS disclosure online. For guidance on how to complete your DBS application please read our DBS Application Guidance 2022-23

We recommend that you submit your application online during the summer holidays prior to starting college.

We ask that this is completed by the 1st September 2023

The cost of the DBS is £55 which will need to be paid after you become a student with us you can do this via the Online Store. Please bring all the documents listed on the guide above to your joining day.

Financial Help

One of the many ways in which we help our students to be successful is by making sure that we provide support for meeting the costs of studying for those who need it.

We offer Bursary Schemes that can help with the costs of travel to college, course materials, uniform and some trips. We also offer Free College Meals – if you received Free Meals at school it is likely that you will qualify for this scheme.

For more information and to find out if you’re eligible, head to our Finance, Fees and Support page.

Getting Ready For September

There are lots of other ways you can get ready to start studying in September!

  • See our latest News to see what’s happening at the College
  • We operate a ‘cashless catering’ system here at the College using sQuid – instructions on setting up your account and registering your student ID can be found here.
  • Find out about the other Support and Guidance we offer to all our students
  • Check out our latest Events for another chance to see the college
  • Read our student Code of Conduct
  • Find out how to use Microsoft Teams at the College
  • Follow us on Social Media:

Any Questions?

It’s normal to have lots of questions about what college is really like. Our FAQs page should help to answer any questions you have about college life, but if you still have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by email at info@farn-ct.ac.uk or by telephone on 01252 407339.

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