Get recognised with Skills and Education Group Access.

Whether you know the ropes or are brand new to the world of Access to HE, we will guide and support you through the Centre Application process, ensuring a high quality experience and success for you and your students

It's just three simple steps

  • 1

    Let us know you're interested

    We believe great relationships happen with great conversations. So let’s get started and find out how we can help you become a quality provider of Access to HE Diplomas.

    Reach out to our team by filling out this enquiry form.

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    Approval to proceed

    After the initial conversation and everyone is happy to proceed, we’ll send you the Provider Recognition Application Form.

    We will then begin processing your application as soon as we receive it, and will keep in touch with you throughout the process. Our approach is one of rigour and speed; however, please don’t hesitate to contact us if you want to check how your application is going. Our team is on hand to support you.

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    Enjoy the benefits!

    Access a range of high-quality, nationally recognised qualifications and assessments, and support from moderators and examiners, all with subject-specific knowledge and experience.

Provider case study

Don’t take our word for it, listen to our providers.

There was lots of wrap around care and support to ensure we had everything that we needed.

— Marie Neal-Smith, Head of Adult Curriculum, York College

Grow with us

With our Providers, we continued to support students in attaining better opportunities for themselves and their families.

In 2020/21*:


Centres registered students to Skills and Education Group Access to HE Diplomas.


of students completed their Diploma within a year (some over two years).

Benefits to becoming a Provider

  • Access to HE Diplomas:

    We offer 26 Access to HE Diplomas in sectors covering Creative Industries, Business and Administrative Skills, Environment, Engineering, Construction and Land-based Diplomas, Health, Social Care and Well-Being, Education and Sport.

  • Friendly and responsive customer service:

    As part of the Skills and Education Group, we are committed to improving the lives of individuals through education, and this means providing high-quality service to our Providers and students. That’s why our team will always put your needs first. We have a dedicated, knowledgeable team member for each sector, so you’ll always speak to the right person to get the information you need quickly and easily.

  • A supportive and flexible approach:

    We can help you build specific, academically sound pathways to higher education, with flexibility to write your own assessments. We can support assignment writing and the delivery of your diploma, and we have a dedicated team of external moderators to provide supportive visits. We’ll guide you through the whole academic year!

  • Be a part of a wider family:

    We’re part of a bigger family at Skills and Education Group, which means there is a wider pool of support and services at your fingertips, such as our professional development opportunities, grant funding for students, and discounts on your annual fee. To find out more, book a call with a member of the team here.