Our aim is to make it as easy as possible to secure your place on your ideal programme. Simply download and complete the relevant application form and return it to our Admissions team as early as possible. Further information about the application process can be found in the detailed sections on this page.
- Apply as early as possible. We want to make sure you have the best chance of securing a place with us. All full-time applications received by 31st of January 2017 will be guaranteed a place at Colchester Institute, subject to you satisfying the published entry requirements. We still accept applications after this date but may not be able to guarantee you a place on your chosen programme.
- Think carefully about your course choice before you apply. Talk to your head of year or careers adviser at school to make sure you have explored all your options and have found a course that suits you best. You may wish to attend one of our open days to find out more before applying.
- Make sure you attend any interviews or assessments we invite you to. These are a mandatory part of our process giving you the chance to find out more about our courses, as well as us making sure you are on the most appropriate course for you. Some courses may invite you to attend a second interview or audition to demonstrate your skills and to ensure you are on the most appropriate level for you.
- Please let us know if your contact details or address change.
We will use a variety of letters, email and texts to communicate with you throughout the process, and the information we provide is both confidential and vital to your application. If you move home or change your phone number and don’t inform us of any changes, you could miss some vital information.
Applying for an Access course
If you’re in doubt about going straight into a degree-level course why not ask about our Access courses which will help build up your self confidence, study skills and reading and writing skills ready for higher level learning.
Our aim is to make it as easy as possible to secure your place on your ideal programme.
Our aim is to make it as easy as possible to secure your place on your ideal programme. All you need to do is complete our online application form by visiting:
The College at Braintree
Part-time courses can start at any point during the year, please see the individual course listing for the next course start date or if you are unsure please call our Course Enquiries line on (01206) 712777.
You may need to complete an application form for some of our part-time courses, our part-time application form can be downloaded here:
Applicants will receive an acknowledgement email or card within one week of the application being received by our Admissions team, if you do not receive this you should contact the team
on (01206) 712777 to check that your application has been received. Courses will run subject to sufficient applications being received.
Our aim is to make it as easy as possible to secure your place on your ideal programme. Simply download and complete the relevant part time application form and return it to our Admissions team as early as possible. You can return your completed application form in person or by post to our Colchester (for applications to Colchester and Clacton) or Braintree campuses:
The College at Braintree
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English Language Courses (EFL, ESOL & IELTS)
We currently offer English Language courses on either a full-time (12 to 18 hours per week) or part-time (3 to 4 hours per week) basis depending on what suits you, your schedule and your needs.
You can find the online application form for the full-time courses and download the application form for the part-time courses here, as well as find out more about the courses by clicking the “Read more…” link below.