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We're heading into our main college enrolment period and we can't wait to meet you!

Not sure what date and time you need to enrol for your new college course? 

If you have already been offered a place, you should receive an invitation to enrolment giving you details of what time to arrive on Thursday 25 or Friday 26 August (if you are unable to make the date stated fo your course, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrange another appointment). 

If you have not yet been offered a place on a course  then don't worry come to our Open Enrolment which begins at 9.00am on Tuesday 30 August and goes on until Saturday 3 September. 

Enrolment involves you meeting with a tutor, confirming your course choice, providing us with details of your grades, going through additional support requirements you may have, and completing the enrolment process. It's hugely busy and exciting time of the year and it's a great opportunnity to find out about all that's on offer here at Richmond upon Thames College. 

On the day of your enrolment head to our new building and there will be plenty of people happy to help. 

Enrolment will continue throughout September if you have not yet secured your place - please get in touch with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

We look forward to welcoming you to college!

Open Enrolment


If you haven't made up your mind up yet about your next steps - there's still time to join Richmond upon Thames College - whether you have just left school or you're and adult looking to return to learning, we have options available for you.

Before attending, please find the course you are interested in on our website and apply online (this will help speed up the process when you visit us - if you are unsure which course to apply for or our application system has closed, just come along to the college and our trained careers advisors will guide you). 

Please ensure you bring everything you need when you come to enrol on your course.

Here is a list of things you need to bring:

  • Your exam results/certificates, particularly your GCSE English and Maths taken prior to August 2022
  • Form of photo ID e.g. student travelcard, passport, Oystercard
  • Any documents you have in relation to your right to live in the UK if you are not a UK Citizen (Visa, Settlement Status etc.)
  • School/college reference if available 
  • Proof of up-to-date benefit evidence, including your National Insurance Number
  • Payment, if applicable 

Enrolment dates and times:

Thursday 25th August - INVITATION ONLY  
09:00 - last entry 5.00pm

Friday 26th August - INVITATION ONLY
09:00 - last entry 3.00pm

Dates and times to come to College are:

Date In person start time In person last entry time
Monday 29 August - Bank Holiday CLOSED CLOSED
Tuesday 30 August  9.00am 7.00pm
Wednesday 31 August  9.00am 7.00pm
Thursday 1 September 9.00am 5.00pm
Friday 2 September 9.00am 3.00pm
Saturday 3 September 10.00am 1.00pm

Before attending, please remember to do the following:

  • Find the course you are interested and apply online by clicking here (this will help speed up the process when you visit us – if you are unsure which course to apply for, just come along to Open Enrolment and our trained advisors will guide you).
  • Remember to bring the following key documents with you: Your results if you have just taken your GCSEs or A Levels, photo ID (e.g. passport, driving license), and your National Insurance number.
  • Fee Remission

    Fee remission is available to students on some Further Education courses in the following circumstances: 
    Age  Entry/Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
    16 - 18 as of 31st August 2022 Fees Free Fees Free Fees Free
    19 - 23 as of start date of the course Course free if you don't hold a Level 2 qualification Course free if the course has a legal entitlement and you don't already hold a Level 2 qualification  Course free if the course has a legal entitlement and you don't already hold a Level 3 qualification 
    19+ Course free if in reciept of a benefit/*low Income Learner Course free if in receipt of a benefit/*low Income Learner Fees can be remitted if course is eligible for National Skills Fund and you are either unemployed or employed but earning less than £21,547
    19+ Functional skills and GCSE English or Maths - free course if you don't hold GCSE grade 4 - 9/A*-C Functional skills and GCSE English or Maths - free course if you don't hold GCSE grade 4 - 9/A*-C

     

    Not applicable 

    19 - 24 Course free on proof of valid EHCP which has been arranged with the local authority and college Course free on proof of valid EHCP which has been arranged with the local authority and college Course free on proof of valid EHCP which has been arranged with the local authority and college

    *Low Income Learner has to be employed and earning less than £21,547 Gross per annum - you will need to provide evidence (wage slips) of your salary. Please bring 2 months' worth of your latest pay slips.

    This is only a guide and the exact amount fee assesment will be done by the college based on learner details and the course being studied 

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