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Access to HE

Updated 16 September 2020

We have been working closely with QAA to provide as much information and support to all providers to enable the award of the Access to HE Diploma under these extraordinary times.


Thank you for submitting your claims by the June 5 deadline. Our moderators are currently identifying the samples required and will be in contact shortly. We have left these forms for you to download for your records only.

Evidence coversheet

You may choose which version of the coversheet you prefer to use but please be consistent across the diploma. 

Extraordinary Internal Moderation (IM) documentation

 Supporting documentation

The supporting document has been updated to reflect changes:

Section B – amendment to page 6 formative evidence amended to formative assessment in the bullet list (as requested).
Section C – evidence coversheet – removal of ‘of’ in the final two columns of section B of the evidence coversheet.

Students completing after 31st July

Awarding the Access to HE Diploma for students completing after 31 July 2020 – tutor guide

QAA Guidelines on Sitting Assessments

(Sep 2020)

QAA have released two new documents, (one for providers and one for students) regarding students who received estimated grades in the 2019-20 academic year and can now sit any or all of their assessments. These can be downloaded below.

Information for providers

Download here (PDF)

Information for students

Download here(PDF)