The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a national qualification.

Access to HE Learner of the Year

It is an alternative to 'A' levels and recognised by all universities and higher education providers in England and Wales.

It is designed to help people who want to go onto higher education but they don't have sufficient qualifications.

It helps learners to develop the relevant skills and qualifications they need to do a degree or, professional qualification.

Most Access to Higher Education learners go onto university. Others, will use their new knowledge, skills and experience to enter into employment.

Access to Higher Education Diplomas are offered at all further education colleges in Wales.

Agored Cymru's Access to Higher Education Diplomas

Search here to see the full list of Diplomas.

Case Studies

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Further Information

Visit or contact Victor Morgan, Agored Cymru's Access to Higher Education Manager.