Before you enrol

» When can I enrol on my course?

Enrolment takes place between 23 August and 3 September. You can find exact details of your enrolment slot on the letter included within this leaflet.

» Where do I go to enrol?

Bedford College, Cauldwell Street  Bedford MK42 9AH 

For Motor Vehicle and Plumbing Courses Kempston Campus, Triumph Way Woburn Road Industrial Estate, Kempston MK42 7QB

» What do I need to bring?


We need to see evidence of your qualifications. This can either be your certificates or your results  notification slips if you haven’t received your certificates yet. 

Proof of ID 

This can be either a: • UK/EU passport or ID card • A full birth certificate • Driver’s licence • Non-EU passport • National Insurance Card/Letter • Debit/Credit card

» How long does it take?

Please allow between 2-3 hours to complete your enrolment.

» What if I can’t make my enrolment date?

It is really important that you attend your enrolment appointment. However if you can’t make it please contact our Admissions Team on 01234 291202 or email and we will arrange another appointment for you.

» What if I don’t get the GCSE grades I need or I achieve better than expected?

Don’t worry if you don’t get the results you had hoped for, or you achieve better grades than you        expected. All our offers are based on predicted grades and our Enquiries Team and Course Teams will be happy to give you information and advice about what you can do next. We are also holding an Open Day on GCSE Results Day (Thursday 22 August, between 10.00am and 7.00pm) if you want to pop along and speak to us about your grades. Pre-register here.

» What if I want to study a different course or change my application?

Not a problem at all! Just contact us by phone, email or update your self-service portal on our admissions system, and we will do the rest.

For any questions please contact our Enquiries Team on 01234 291202 or email

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