Come along to our enrolment events at College where a member of our team will be on hand to assist you with your enrolment. 

Enrolment Events

  • Wednesday 21st August - 9.00am-7.00pm
  • Thursday 22nd August - 9.00am - 12.00pm, 4.00pm - 7.00pm
  • Saturday 24th August - 10.00am - 1.00pm
  • Tuesday 27th August - Thursday 29th August - 9.00am - 7.00pm
  • Friday 30th August - 9.00am - 3.00pm
  • Mon 2nd September – Tuesday 3rd September - 9.00am – 7.00pm
  • Wednesday 4th September - Friday 6th September - 9.00am – 3.00pm
  • Monday 9th September – Thursday 12th September - 12.00pm – 4.00pm
  • Friday 13th September 11.00am – 3.00pm
  • Monday 16th September – Thursday 19th September - 12.00pm – 4.00pm
  • Friday 20th September - 11.00am – 3.00pm
  • Mon 23rd September - Thursday 26th September - 12.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Friday 27th September - 11.00am - 3.00pm

What do I need to bring?

In order to enrol you will need to supply one of the following forms of ID:
  • Passport
  • Birth/Adoption/Marriage Certificate
  • Driving Licence
  • ID Card/ Other National ID
  • National Insurance Card/ Letter
  • Examination Certificates
  • Bank Credit/ Debit Card
  • Biometric Residence Permit
  • Certificate of Entitlement to Funding 
In addition to your ID, you will also need to bring your National Insurance number along with any qualification results or certificates. 

If you are receiving benefits, separate documentation dated within the last three months must be provided as evidence that you are eligible for concessions for your course. 

If you cannot attend any of our enrolment events or you would like more information about how to enrol please contact our Course Information team on 01642333700.

Frequently asked questions

When do I get my ID card?

ID cards are given on your enrolment date and can be used to get *free travel to and from college. (*£5 termly fee for transport administration).

How do I get my bursary?

If you are aged 16-18 with a household income of £20,000 or under you will be eligible for a MC bursary of £350 per year and help with any mandatory equipment costs. Please visit student services on your enrolment date to collect an application form. You then need to take this away for your parents to complete and bring it back to us with the supporting evidence (wage slips etc.).

The form will then be assessed and you will be informed of the outcome by post within 2-4 weeks of the course starting.

Can I bring someone with me?

Yes, you are welcome to bring a family member(s) with you.

Can I come to enrolment if I haven’t applied?

Yes, you can attend on any of the advertised dates and times for enrolment. We have specialist staff available for you to speak to and our Careers team on hand to help you chose the right course for you.

School Leavers

Enrolment arrangements for joining Middlesbrough College

If you have applied for more than one course you will receive a time and date for each course. Please attend the date indicated on the course that you want to do.

If you have changed your mind regarding the course you would like to enrol on then please come in at the time stated below and we will arrange for you to talk to a specialist lecturer to provide further advice and guidance about your preferred course and how to enrol. If you are unable to attend your enrolment session or have any questions, then please telephone our Admissions Department on 01642 333601 to rearrange your appointment. Alternatively attend the College at a time convenient to yourself anytime from Wednesday 22nd August onwards.

What should I bring to my enrolment session?

  • Examination Result Slips or Certificates
  • One form of identity – such as your passport, national insurance card, driving license
  • Your enrolment letter
  • Any recent school reports

What if my grades are not as expected?

If you have not achieved the grades you need for your chosen course, please still attend your enrolment session and a member of staff will discuss the options available to you. 

How long will enrolment take?

Please allow for between 1 to 2 hours to fully complete the enrolment process. On arrival you will be greeted by a member of the team and given information and directions. You will meet with your course tutor and receive information regarding your chosen course and details about induction week. You may be assessed to ensure you are enrolled to the appropriate level.

Adult Applicants

Your questions answered


What do I need to bring?

(See above)

What if I don’t have / cannot find my results? 

We will be able to process your Personal Learning Record via our online system which can verify any previous achievements within the last 5 years. Please note that any financial support towards the cost of course fees is dependent on your previous results meaning we will not be able to offer fee remission until we have verified your results.

What should I do if I am unable to make my enrolment appointment?

Do not worry, you can still come into College and enrol at any of the advertised sessions. GCSE Results day (August 23rd) can be extremely busy so we would advise avoiding that date if possible. Make sure you allow plenty of time to enrol on the day.

I cannot find my enrolment letter with the time/date, what should I do?

If you cannot find your enrolment letter you can still come along to enrolment at any of the advertised times.

What if I have forgotten to bring a method of payment or am unable to pay?

Depending your individual circumstances and the course you are enrolling on to, you may be eligible for fee remission. If you do need to pay the fee in full, you  can speak with our Finance department to organise a method of payment in the near future however please be aware, we will not be able to fully enrol you until the financial arrangements are in place.

Part-time Courses


Course Fees

You can pay for your part-time course by cash, cheque, credit/debit card or direct debit, so please make sure you have this ready when you enrol. Loans are also available to support the cost of study, this can be discussed during enrolment.
Fees will vary between courses and you can find the fee for each course in our Adults Courses section.

However, depending on your circumstances, the cost of your course may be free! Middlesbrough College have a number of financial support packages to help with the cost of study such as learner support funds, support with childcare costs and professional and career development loans. View our Adult Part Time Guide ( link to part time guide once on issu) for more information on our support packages.


Advanced Learner Loan

If you are aged over 19 and would like to study a level 3 or 4 qualification you could qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan from the Government.

  • Easy application
  • No credit checks or means testing
  • Repayments only start once you earn over £25,000
  • Repayments equate to 9% of your earnings over £25,000

If you study an Access to Higher Education Diploma and then progress and complete your degree, you will no longer be required to repay your Advanced Learner Loan back. You can discuss our Advanced Learner Loan along with our other financial support packaged at enrolment.

What courses are available?

From entry-level to degree level, our part-time courses span across and extensive range of subjects giving you the best choice and ample opportunity to progress onto higher levels.
   Entry Level Level 1  Level 2  Level 3  Level 4-7 
 Type of course Introduction
Short courses

Entry level certificates and awards

Get into learning 
 Introductory courses

Level 1 certificates and awards


Intermediate apprenticeship


Distance learning
Extended diploma

Advanced apprenticeship

Access to higher education
 Foundation degree

Honours degree

Higher apprenticeship

Professional qualifications

ILM diploma

 Entry Criteria No formal entry requirements  3 or 4 GCSEs at Grade E-F (Grade 1-2) or equivalent 

Entry level certificates or awards
 4 GCSEs at Grade D of equivalent 

Level 1 certificate or award
 5 GCSEs at Grade C (Grade 4) or equivalent 

Level 2 diploma
 A Levels

Level 3 extended diploma

Advanced apprenticeship

Level 4-6 qualifications

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Middlesbrough College Student Enrolment

Please note, this chart outlines the main criteria applied when deciding whether fees are payable but is not exhaustive - please also refer to our Fees Guidance page for further information.

Applicants will need to pay fees for all full cost and higher education courses.