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Application Form

Please fill out the form below if you would like to enrol with North Shropshire College. Alternatively you may download a printable pdf copy of the form here. Fields marked with * are mandatory.

(Please note if you do not have a National Insurance number yet, you can just write NA in that field)

Oswestry Campus Information  Walford Campus Information  Financial Support

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Minimum Age: 19+

Personal Details

Home Address

Correspondence Address

Company Bookings (if applicable)

Residency & Nationality - Information to assess your fee status

Title of Course(s)*

Please enter the course title(s) of the course(s) you would like to apply for.

  Course Title
1st Choice
2nd Choice
3rd Choice
You will automatically be invited for interview for your first choice only. If you would like to be interviewed for another choice please contact the Admissions Team on 0800 032 1986.

  Course Title Start Date Fee

Previous Education

Please enter the name and address of present/last school or college attended.

Level of Entry*

Do you have any of the following qualifications prior to starting the course? (Please tick the appropriate box)

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GCSE D-G (grades 3-1) or less than 5 GCSE at A-C (grades 9-4), 1 AS Level BTEC/EDEXCEL 1st Certificate
GNVQ Foundation
NVQ Level 1 C&G Operative Award  
5 or more GCSE at A-C (grades 9-4) 2 or 3 AS Level or 1 A Level BTEC/EDEXCEL 1st Diploma
GNVQ Intermediate
NVQ Level 2 C&G High Operative/Craft RSA/OCR Diploma Pitman Intermediate Level 2
4 or more AS Level
2 or more A Level
GNVQ Advanced
NVQ Level 3 C&G High Advanced/Craft
Access to HE
RSA/OCR Stage 3 Adv Diploma
ESOL Advances Award
First Degree BTEC/EdEXCEL HNC/HND Other Higher Cert or Diploma NVQ Level 4 Teaching Qualification including PGCE RSA/OCR Adv Certificate
RSA/OCR Higher Diploma
Higher Degree DMS
NVQ Level 5 Other Professional Qualification  

Previous Subjects*

All full-time applicants including apprentices, please list all previous qualifications showing grades expected or achieved (please include any completed or uncompleted apprenticeships).

  Subject Title Awarding Body Grade Expected Grade Actual

Employment (including part time/voluntary)


Please provide the Name and FULL ADDRESSES of two character referees

Reference 1

Reference 2

Supporting Statement

For the courses listed below, please attach a written statement (minimum 250 words) describing why you are interested in the course and what you hope to achieve if you successfully complete it.

  • Level 3 Diploma in Counselling
  • Foundation Degree in Counselling
  • Access to Higher Education

or upload file


Disability is defined as any physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long term (over 12 months) adverse affect on your ability to carry out day to day activities.

Household / Technology Access (For access to Virtual Online Learning if required)

Criminal Convictions

You must tick 'Yes' if you have a conviction unless it is:

a) A motoring offence that you received a fine or three penalty points for, OR
b) A spent sentence (as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974)

Please be aware that for certain courses, particularly in teaching, health and social care, you must tell us about ANY criminal conviction(s), including spent sentences and cautions. If you are serving a prison sentence you must tick the ‘Yes’ box. If you are convicted of a criminal offence after you have enrolled, you MUST let us know immediately. If you are not sure whether to tell us about a previous conviction you should get more advice from your Citizens Advice Bureau. In line with the College safeguarding procedure if you declare a conviction we will need to complete a risk assessment form before we can process the application any further.

Safeguarding - The College’s designated Safeguarding Officer is Bev Jackson

Equality and Diversity

Please help us monitor our Equality and Diversity policy by selecting the most appropriate option

How did you hear about North Shropshire College and the course(s) for which you are applying?

Please upload your CV (if applicable)

For learners under 18, the College values the support of parents and guardians

Parent 1

Parent 2

Please Note: If you do not wish us to contact them regarding your application, please discuss this at your interview.

Payment of Fees

Payment of course fees must be made in full before a student can be enrolled on to a course. A place on the course will only be confirmed once payment has been received. Please read the Fees Information Sheet before completing this section.

Please choose your method of payment from the options shown below:

Payment by Cheque - Please make cheques payable to 'North Shropshire College' and post to the address shown below, ensuring that you include a covering letter that states your name and chosen course:
Admissions, North Shropshire College, Shrewsbury Road, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4QB

Payment by Credit/Debit Card - You can make a Credit/Debit Card payment over the telephone. Please call us on 0800 440 2281 and ask for Admissions.

Payment by Cash - You can come to the Oswestry Campus and pay by cash. Please ask for Admissions at Reception.

If you wish to be invoiced for the course(s) you or your employee are booking onto, please send an email to confirming company name, address, candidate name and that you wish to invoiced for the cost of the course(s). This will confirm your agreement to accept that you are liable for payment on receipt of invoice. Please note, there is no VAT on any of the college’s courses.


All applicants will be invited for interview. All courses are offered subject to adequate demand.

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