College Status / Updates
The College will continue to closely monitor the evolving challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and will keep under review the relevant government guidance to ensure that the health and safety of our students and staff is maintained. In order to protect our students and maintain the ongoing quality of teaching and support, the College may have to implement certain amendments or other such reasonable adjustments in relation to your time of study at the College.
These may include:
- Alterations to course delivery methods (including implementation of distance or IT based learning)
- Changes to course timetables (including splitting or staggering classes)
- Temporary delays to course delivery; and/or
- Temporary closure of the College.
Should the College make any such changes, you will be promptly informed of their nature, the reasons why they are needed and any options available to you to avoid such changes having an adverse impact on your future career or financial prospects.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in these very difficult circumstances. We hope that all our students and their families stay safe. For the latest government information please click here.
Frequently Asked Questionslast updated 20/05/2020
Absolutely! We are still accepting applications for all Full-Time courses commencing in September 2020. Please make your application online at www.serc.ac.uk. If you need any assistance please call Customer Services on 0345 600 7555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our enrolments days are continuing daily. Tutors are available between 9.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00am-2.00pm on Friday. If you have applied already, a tutor should be in touch with directly to progress your application through to enrolment. If you making a new application you may wish to call into a campus to speak to a tutor. (Please note some tutors are working remotely but can still carry out telephone enrolments!).
If you aren't sure what course would be suitable for you, why not contact one of our experienced Careers Advisors who will be able to assist you. Email email@example.com for further information.
2020/21 start dates are as follows:
1st year students including Apprenticeship NI, Training for Success, FE and School Partnership commence w/c 7th September 2020. Start days for subject areas will differ. *Please keep an eye on your emails for specific start days/times for your induction*.
2nd and 3rd year FE, and all FT HE return w/c 14th September 2020. *Please keep an eye on your emails for specific start days/times for your induction*.
Most Part-Time courses begin w/c 14th September 2020.
Applications for all part time courses, including Higher Education, are now open. Once you apply for your chosen course/s, you will receive an acknowledgement email.
We cannot take payments at present but will email and text all applicants as soon as payments/enrolments are live. Please note your place on the course/s is not secure until payment is received and enrolment is complete.
Yes! SERC Careers Service remains open as a remote service. This will be monitored by phones and emails during usual business hours. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. If you applied to University, please check your emails for more guidance.
SERC students – please keep checking your college email for your weekly Careers Bulletin which has all the latest information on UCAS, jobs and opportunities, plus much more.
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