Agriculture, Environment & Animal Care

Vocational Qualifications

Catering, Hospitality & Leisure

Vocational Qualifications

Childcare & Education

Access to HE
Apprenticeships
Pre-Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications

Construction, Engineering & Manufacturing

Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications

Creative, Design & Digital

Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications

Education & Training

Professional Development

Hair & Beauty

Vocational Qualifications

Health, Science & Social Care

Access to HE
Apprenticeships
Pre-Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications

Life Skills & Progression

Personal & Social Development

Personal and Professional Development

Personal & Social Development
Professional Development
Vocational Qualifications

Public & Protective Services

Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications

Supporting SEND

Personal & Social Development
Professional Development

Transport & Logistics

Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications

For over 30 years Gateway Qualifications has been passionate about developing Access to HE Diplomas. We believe that Access to HE clearly demonstrates how lives can be changed to a new direction and make a huge difference to the life opportunities of adults returning to education.

We are as dedicated today as we were at the start, which is why we continue to develop and improve our Access to HE offer. We are committed to working with centres to support all leaners to achieve their ambitions for entering higher education and beyond.

Our Diplomas are ready-made, validated Access to HE Diplomas. We provide outlines of the rules of the suggested assessment methods you could use and some teaching and learning resources. All you need to do is deliver!

Through our licence with the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), we have a rating of low risk and full compliance with the new diploma specification.

Our Access to HE Diplomas

Taking your Access offer online

Blended learning and up-to-date support materials enhance your delivery through our technology partnership with Pearl.

Blended learning

Learner achievements

Success stories about our Keith Fletcher Award nominees

Keith Fletcher Awards nominee named runner-up in Outstanding Academic Achievement

Is Access to HE right for your learners?

Clear guidance to help you decide if an Access to HE Diploma is the right qualification for your learners

Choosing Access to HE – guidance

Access to HE Centre Handbook

This handbook is a reference tool to help recognised Gateway Qualifications providers deliver our Access to HE Diploma. It covers the cycle of Access to HE activity from registration, planning and tracking of student achievement, to claiming certificates.

Access to HE Centre Handbook

Pre-Access

Take a look at our suite of qualifications that are designed to support progression onto Access to HE Diplomas

Pre-Access to HE

Implementing Access to HE for both learner and centre benefits

“Gateway Qualifications has been incredibly flexible in allowing me to select units and create pathways. This means that I co-teach certain units across pathways meaning my staffing costs are reduced, making it more financially viable to run.” – Tracey Page, Programme Coordinator for Access to HE, USP College

Read USP College case study

Supporting you through the year

When you work with Gateway Qualifications, you get support throughout the year. We offer in-centre training sessions that include:

  • Grading refresher sessions
  • Standardisation
  • Updates on QAA regulations
  • Webinars that can be viewed live or on-demand when required

Flexible delivery options

You can choose to deliver one of our off-the-shelf Diplomas which come ready-validated and with assignment briefs available for you to use if you choose. Alternatively, if you have more specific requirements, we can work with you to validate a bespoke Diploma.

Simple, straightforward, effective

Our processes, timetables and appropriate approach to assessment are designed to make running the Access to Higher Education Diploma as simple as possible. Whilst ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and the best possible outcomes for students applying to enter Higher Education.

Funding Access to Higher Education

Information about how Access to HE can be funded can be found under the ‘Funding’ tab within each qualification.

Information for learners

While we do not work directly with learners, we wanted to provide learners with helpful information, including requesting a learner replacement certificate for a qualification.

Contact us

If you would like to speak to us about our Diplomas, give us a call on 01206 911 211 or email enquiries@gatewayqualifications.org.uk