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Joining us this September? On this page, you will find useful information to help you enrol and prepare for your first day at college.

 

ID card - collection dates and times

New students at Reading College can collect their ID cards from 9am to 1pm on the dates below. Please note: If this date is in the past, we will issue your ID card during your first week at college.

Lifeskills:

  • Remix for College ESOL Pathway, Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Foundation Business & Retail Pathway, Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Foundation Progression Pathway, Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Foundation Hair & Beauty Pathway, Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Foundation ICT Pathway, Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Foundation Creative Crafts Pathway, Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Foundation Health & Childcare Pathway, Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Foundation Sport & Protective Services Pathway, Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Foundation Construction & Landbased Pathway, Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Foundation Motor Vehicle Pathway, Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Foundation Travel Pathway, Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Foundation Sport Pathway (advertising only), Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Foundation Pathways (advertising only), Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Remix for College Pathway, Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Foundation Catering Pathway, Thursday 23 August 2018
  • Foundation Multi Trades Pathway, Thursday 23 August 2018
 
 

Lifestyles:

  • Technical Certificate in Professional Cookery Level 2,  Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Diploma in Professional Cookery Level 1, Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Advanced Technical Diploma in Professional Cookery Level 3, Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy, Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Technical Certificate in Beauty Level 2, Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 3, Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Hairdressing and Barbering, Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Technical certificate in make-up artistry Level 2, Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Technical Certificate in Hairdressing Level 2, Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair and Media Makeup Level 3, Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Sport & Enterprise in the Community Level 2, Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Level 2 in Exercise, Health and Fitness studies, Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • First Extended Certificate in Sport Level 2, Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Sport Level 3  Ext. Diploma Performance and Development Coaching Fitness, Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • National Extended Diploma in Sport Level 3, Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Ext Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science Level 3 (Sports Therapy and Massage) Wednesday 5 September 2018
  • Sport and Enterprise in the Community Level 3, Wednesday 5 September 2018
 
 

Services to the Public:

  • Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2, Thursday 6 September 2018
  • Health and Social Care CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma, Thursday 6 September 2018
  • Health and Social Care CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma, Thursday 6 September 2018
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools - Level 2, Thursday 6 September 2018
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools - Level 3, Thursday 6 September 2018
  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator), Thursday 6 September 2018
  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator), Thursday 6 September 2018
  • Diploma in Exploring Service to the Public Sectors Level 1, Thursday 6 September 2018
  • Children and Young People's Workforce CACHE Level 2 Certificate, Thursday 6 September 2018
  • Uniformed Public Services - Level 2 Diploma, Thursday 6 September 2018
  • Protective Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, Thursday 6 September 2018
  • Protective Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, Thursday 6 September 2018
 

 

A-levels and Business:

  • A level F/T Friday 31 August 2018: 9:00am Surnames A-J, 10:00am Surnames J-R, 11:00am Surnames S-Z
  • A Levels F/T: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 9:00am Surnames A-J, 10:00am Surnames J-R, 11:00am Surnames S-Z
  • AAT Fast Track Friday 7 September 2018
  • Access to HE Accounting and Finance, Thursday 30 August 2018, 10am - 6pm
  • Access to HE Art, Thursday 30 August 2018, 10am - 6pm
  • Access to HE Business Professions, Thursday 30 August 2018, 10am - 6pm
  • Access to HE Education Professions, Thursday 30 August 2018, 10am - 6pm
  • Access to HE Engineering and Physical Sciences, Thursday 30 August 2018, 10am - 6pm
  • Access to HE Health Professions, Thursday 30 August 2018, 10am - 6pm
  • Access to HE Humanities, Thursday 30 August 2018, 10am - 6pm
  • Access to HE Legal Professions, Thursday 30 August 2018, 10am - 6pm
  • Access to HE Mental Health Nursing, Thursday 30 August 2018, 10am - 6pm
  • Access to HE Midwifery, Thursday 30 August 2018, 10am - 6pm
  • Access to HE Nursing, Thursday 30 August 2018, 10am - 6pm
  • Access to HE Psychology, Thursday 30 August 2018, 10am - 6pm 
  • Access to HE Science, Thursday 30 August 2018,10am - 6pm
  • Access to HE Social Work and Counselling, Thursday 30 August 2018
  • BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science Friday 7 September 2018 
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism, Friday 7 September 2018
  • Business (Entrepreneur) Extended Diploma BTEC Level 3, Friday 7 September 2018
  • Business Extended Diploma BTEC Level 3, Friday 7 September 2018
  • Certificate in Business Level 2, Friday 7 September 2018 
  • Level 2 Diploma in Travel and Tourism, Friday 7 September 2018 
  • Pre-Access Health and Social Care Pathway, Friday 7 September 2018
  • Travel and Tourism BTEC Level 3 Ext Dip (Air Travel), Friday 7 September 2018
  • Travel and Tourism BTEC Level 3 Ext Dip (Domestic), Friday 7 September 2018
  • Travel and Tourism BTEC Level 3 Ext Dip (International), Friday 7 September 2018
 

Creative Arts:

  • Foundation Diploma in Art and Design,  Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Diploma in Art, Design and Media Level 1, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Diploma in Art and Design Level 2, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Diploma in Graphics and Digital Design Level 2, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Extended Diploma in Art and Design,Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Extended Diploma in Art and Design, Level 2 Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Extended Diploma in Graphic Design, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Extended Diploma in Fashion and Textiles, Tuesday 4 September 2018 
  • Extended Diploma in Photography, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Production, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Creative Media Production Level 3 Extended Diploma, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Creative Media Production Level 3, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Music Performance and Production UAL Level 1 Diploma, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Music Performance and Production UAL Level 2 Diploma,Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Music Production UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Music Production UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Music Performance UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Music Performance UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Diploma in Performing Arts Level 2, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Performance Level 3 Extended Diploma, Tuesday 4 September 2018
  • Performance Level 3 Extended Diploma, Tuesday 4 September 2018
 

Technology: 

  • Certificate in Information and Creative Technology Level 2, Monday 3 September 2018
  • National Extended Diploma in Computing Level 3, Monday 3 September 2018
  • Plumbing Level 2 (Accelerated Start), Monday 3 September 2018
  • Certificate in Engineering Level 2, Monday 3 September 2018
  • National Extended Diploma in Engineering Level 3, Monday 3 September 2018
  • National Extended Diploma in Engineering Level 3, Monday 3 September 2018 
  • Motor Vehicle Service and Repair Level 2, Monday 3 September 2018
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 3, Monday 3 September 2018 
  • National Extended Diploma in Computing Level 3, Monday 3 September 2018
  • Engineering BTEC Level 1 First Award ,Monday 3 September 2018
  • Site Carpentry Level 3 Diploma, Monday 3 September 2018
  • Plumbing Level 1 Monday 3 September 2018, Tuesday, September 4, 2018
  • Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry, Monday 3 September 2018
  • Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying, Monday 3 September 2018
  • Level 2 Diploma in Bench Joinery, Monday 3 September 2018 
  • Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance, Monday 3 September 2018
  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 1, Monday 3 September 2018
  • Bricklaying Level 1, Monday 3 September 2018
  • Bench Joinery Level 3 Diploma, Monday 3 September 2018
 

First day arrangements

Read on to find out more about start dates and times for your chosen programme.

Lifeskills

  • Remix for College ESOL Pathway, TBC
  • Foundation Business & Retail Pathway, TBC
  • Foundation Progression Pathway, TBC
  • Foundation Hair & Beauty Pathway, TBC
  • Foundation ICT Pathway, TBC
  • Foundation Creative Crafts Pathway, TBC
  • Foundation Health & Childcare Pathway, TBC
  • Foundation Sport & Protective Services Pathway, TBC
  • Foundation Construction & Landbased Pathway, TBC
  • Foundation Motor Vehicle Pathway, TBC
  • Foundation Travel Pathway, TBC
  • Foundation Sport Pathway (advertising only), TBC
  • Foundation Pathways (advertising only), TBC
  • Remix for College Pathway, TBC
  • Foundation Catering Pathway, TBC
  • Foundation Multi Trades Pathway, TBC
 
 

Lifestyles:

  • Diploma in Professional Cookery Level 1, Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:30am, The Kitchen restaurant
  • Technical Certificate in Professional Cookery Level 2,  Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:30am, The Kitchen restaurant
  • Advanced Technical Diploma in Professional Cookery Level 3, Thursday, September 13, 2018, 9:30am, The Kitchen restaurant
  • Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:30am, The Kitchen restaurant
  • Technical Certificate in Beauty Level 2 Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:30am, The Kitchen restaurant
  • Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 3 Thursday, September 13, 2018, 9:30am, The Kitchen restaurant
  • Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Hairdressing and Barbering Monday, September 10, 2018 9:30am The Kitchen restaurant
  • Technical certificate in make-up artistry  L2 Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:30am, The Kitchen restaurant
  • Technical Certificate in Hairdressing Level 2 Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:30am,The Kitchen restaurant
  • Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects, Thursday, September 13, 2018, 9:30am, The Kitchen restaurant
  • Sport and Enterprise in the Community Level 2 Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:30am, Reading FC
  • Level 2 in Exercise, Health and Fitness studies, Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:30am, The Kitchen restaurant
  • First Extended Certificate in Sport Level 2, Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:30am The Kitchen restaurant
  • Sport Level 3  Ext. Diploma Performance and Development Coaching Fitness, Thursday, September 13, 2018, 9:30am, The Kitchen restaurant
  • National Extended Diploma in Sport Level 3 Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:30am, The Kitchen restaurant
  • Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science Level 3 (Sports Therapy and Massage), Thursday, September 13, 2018, 9:30am, The Kitchen restaurant
  • Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science Level 3 (Sports Therapy and Massage), Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:30am, The Kitchen restaurant
  • Sport and Enterprise in the Community Level 3, Thursday, September 13, 2018, 9:30am, Reading FC
 
 

Services to the Public:

  • Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2, Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 9:00am, C60
  • Health and Social Care CACHE  Level 3 Extended Diploma, Thursday, September 13, 2018, 9:00am, C68
  • Health and Social Care CACHE  Level 3 Extended Diploma, Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 9:00am, C68
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools - Level 2, Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 9:00am, C59
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools - Level 3, Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 9:00am, C59
  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator), Tuesday 11 September, 9:00am, C54
  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator), Wednesday 12 September, 9:00am, C54
  • Diploma in Exploring Service to the Public Sectors Level 1, Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:00am C66
  • Children and Young People's Workforce CACHE Level 2 Certificate, Thursday 13 September and Friday 14 September, 9:00am, C54
  • Uniformed Public Services - Level 2 Diploma, Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:00am, C66
  • Protective Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, Thursday, September 13, 2018, 9:00am, C66
  • Protective Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 9:00am, C66
 
 

A-levels and Business:

  • A-levels F/T Friday, August 31, 2018, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • A-levels F/T Wednesday, August 29, 2018, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • AAT Fast Track, Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 9:00am, D50
  • Access to HE Accounting and Finance, Thursday, August 30, 2018, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • Access to HE Art Thursday, August 30, 2018, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • Access to HE Business Professions Thursday, August 30, 2018, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • Access to HE Education Professions Thursday, August 30, 2018, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • Access to HE Engineering and Physical Sciences Thursday, August 30, 2018, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • Access to HE Health Professions Thursday, August 30, 2018, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • Access to HE Humanities Thursday, August 30, 2018, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • Access to HE Legal Professions Thursday, August 30, 2018, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • Access to HE Mental Health Nursing Thursday, August 30, 2018, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • Access to HE Midwifery Thursday, August 30, 2018, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • Access to HE Nursing Thursday, August 30, 2018 9:00am, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • Access to HE Psychology Thursday, August 30, 2018 9:00am, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • Access to HE Science Thursday, August 30, 2018 9:00am, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • Access to HE Social Work and Counselling: Thursday, August 30, 2018, C14/1 (as per timetable)
  • BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science, Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 9:00am, D3
  • BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science, Monday, September 10, 2018, 8:30am, D4
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism, Thursday, September 13, 2018, 9:00am, A5/5
  • Business (Entrepreneur) Extended Diploma BTEC Level 3, Friday, September 14, 2018, 9:00am, D50
  • Business (Entrepreneur) Extended Diploma BTEC Level 3, Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:00am, D50
  • Business Extended Diploma BTEC Level 3 Friday, September 14, 2018, 9:00am, D50
  • Business Extended Diploma BTEC Level 3 Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:00am, D50
  • Certificate in Business L2 Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 9:00am, D50
  • GCSEs, Tuesday 11 September or Thursday 13 September at 6.30pm
  • Level 2 Diploma in Travel and Tourism, Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 9:00am, A5/5
  • Pre-Access Health and Social Care Pathway Monday, September 10, 2018 9:00am B106
  • Travel and Tourism BTEC Level 3 Ext Dip (Air Travel), Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:00am, A5/5
  • Travel and Tourism BTEC Level 3 Ext Dip (Domestic), Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:00am, A5/5
  • Travel and Tourism BTEC Level 3 Ext Dip (International), Monday, September 10, 2018, 9:00am, A5/5
 
 

Creative Arts:

  • Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, Monday, September 10, 2018, 10:00am, C100
  • Diploma in Art, Design and Media Level 1, Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 10:00am, A2
  • Diploma in Art and Design Level 2, Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 10:00am, A2
  • Diploma in Graphics and Digital Design Level 2, Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 10:00am, A2
  • Extended Diploma in Art and Design, Monday, September 10, 2018,10:00am, B109
  • Extended Diploma in Art and Design, Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 10:00am, B109
  • Extended Diploma in Graphic Design, Monday, September 10, 2018, 10:00am, B109
  • Extended Diploma in Fashion and Textiles, Monday, September 10, 2018, 10:00am, B109
  • Extended Diploma in Photography, Monday, September 10, 2018 10:00am, B109
  • Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Production, Thursday, September 13, 2018, 10:00am, B100/4
  • Creative Media Production Level 3 Extended Diploma, Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 10:00am, T015
  • Creative Media Production Level 3 Extended Diploma, Monday, September 10, 2018, 10:00am, T014
  • Music Performance and Production UAL Level 1 Diploma, Monday, September 10, 2018, 10:00am, D66
  • Music Performance and Production UAL Level 2 Diploma, Monday, September 10, 2018, 10:00am, D66
  • Music Production UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma, Monday, September 10, 2018, 10:00am, Art Block 1
  • Music Production UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma, Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 10:00am, E2
  • Music Performance UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma, Monday, September 10, 2018, 10:00am, Art Block 1
  • Music Performance UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma, Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 10:00am, E2
  • Diploma in Performing Arts Level 2, Monday, September 10, 2018 10:00am, Outside the Drama Studio 
  • Performance Level 3 Extended Diploma, Wednesday, September 12, 2018 10:00am, Outside the Drama Studio 
  • Performance Level 3 Extended Diploma, Level 2, Monday, September 10, 2018, 10:00am, Outside the Drama Studio 
 

Technology: 

  • Certificate in Information and Creative Technology Level 2, Monday, September 10, 2018, 10:00am, D57
  • National Extended Diploma in Computing Level 3 Monday, September 10, 2018, 10:00am, D57
  • Plumbing Level 2 (Accelerated Start), Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 9:00am, Plumbing Workshop
  • Certificate in Engineering Level 2, 10 September 2018, 10:00am, T006
  • National Extended Diploma in Engineering,  Monday, September 17, 2018, 09:00am, T006
  • National Extended Diploma in Engineering,  Monday, September 10, 2018, 10:00am T006
  • Motor Vehicle Service and Repair Level 2 Wednesday, September 5, 2018 9:00am Motor vehicle workshop
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 3 Wednesday, September 5, 2018 9:00am Motor vehicle workshop
  • National Extended Diploma in Computing Level 3 Monday, September 17, 2018 9:00am D57
  • Engineering BTEC Level 1 First Award 10 September 2018, 10:00am, T006
  • Site Carpentry Level 3 Diploma Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 9:00am, Carpentry Workshop
  • Plumbing Level 1, Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 9:00am, Plumbing Workshop
  • Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry, Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 9:00am, Carpentry Workshop
  • Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying, Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 9:00am, Brick Workshop
  • Level 2 Diploma in Bench Joinery, Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 9:00am, Carpentry Workshop
  • Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance, Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 9:00am, Motor vehicle workshop
  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 1, Tuesday, September 4, 2018,9:00am, Carpentry Workshop
  • Bricklaying Level 1, Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 9:00am, Brick Workshop
  • Bench Joinery Level 3 Diploma, Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 9:00am, Carpentry Workshop
 
 

Timetables

You’ll receive a confirmed timetable on your first day at college. 

Student finance applications

If you have applied for a bursary, you will receive confirmation of your bursary award no later than four weeks after we have received your completed application.