Take a look at our short guide to applying below.

Don’t worry, our application process is simple and shouldn’t take too long. But there are some small differences in how to apply, depending on which qualification or level of study you’re applying for.

Applying for a course (all levels)

Our online application process is now easier than ever and it only takes 10 minutes to complete. Whether you’re applying for a full-time or part-time course, the process is the same.

Follow these four simple steps to submit your application:

  1. Choose your course: Find the course you want to study by using our course feed search tool
  2. Apply: Once you’ve chosen a course, click the Apply button on the course page to apply
  3. Register and activate your account
  4. Complete our application form. Simply fill the form out with your details and we’ll do the rest.

Additionally, you can apply by downloading and completing our PDF form and returning to:

FREEPOST, South & City College Birmingham, 129 Floodgate Street, Birmingham B5 5SU.

Click here to download our paper-based application form

Applying for an Apprenticeship

If you already have an employer

If you’re already in employment and want to start an apprenticeship with that employer, you can apply for your apprenticeship programme by contacting our Employer Services team.

Email: apprenticeshipteam@sccb.ac.uk

Call: 0121 694 5066, or follow the link below to complete a form.

Contact the Apprenticeship Team

If you’ve not yet found an employer

If you’ve not yet found an employer with which to complete an apprenticeship, check out our current vacancies – we can help find you the perfect employment opportunity.

Alternatively, you can visit the National Apprenticeship Service website, which lists a range of apprenticeships.

Visit the National Apprenticeship Service

Applying for an International course

If you’re studying with us from abroad, the application process is a little more complicated, but you’ll be supported all the way.

For full details and guidance, please see our guide to the application process for international students.

Click here to find out how to apply