Monday 3rd - Wednesday 5th July 2023


Residential at the college (3 days, 2 nights)

This course will help you to develop the academic skills needed for further study programmes that require extended assignments and you will learn how to break down assignment briefs into manageable plans of action as well as develop the research and referencing skills needed for success.

 The course includes:

  • Research skills - how to find and assess materials for reliability along with accurate referencing using the Harvard method
  • Learning how to interpret assessment objectives to help you to plan essays
  • Identifying appropriate research materials in response to a task
  • Producing a clear and comprehensive essay plan
  • Demonstrating accurate referencing


3 day, 2 night courses range from £0 - £50 depending on your income


Level 2


You will receive a college certificate on successful completion of this course

Entry Requirements

You need to be working at Level 1 Literacy

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal if you are an existing or prospective Pre-Access student and is a great foundation for people applying for our Access to Higher Education Diplomas in September 2023.