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New Learners


Whether you’re a brand-new learner or you’re returning to study with us you’ll find all the information and the latest issues of our publications here.

2020 has been an unusual year for so many of us, that’s why our latest Further Education magazine aims to provide all the information you need and points you towards where you can find out more. From our handy tips on how to study from home through to our measures in response to Coronavirus, you’ll find information on the student union, learner services and travel arrangements.

Plus, our Covid-19 support pages contain resources and essential information to guide you in college life.

Download our Further Education Magazine Issue 3

Get in touch

For help and support in your curriculum area please contact the relevant staff: 

Apprenticeships, Motor Vehicle, Engineering, Construction
Foundation, Life Skills, 14-16 (young learner) programmes, ESOL, Employability
Quality & TLA
Childcare, Health & Social Care, Hair & Beauty, Travel & Tourism, Hospitality & Catering, Media, Computing, Digital, Creative
Sport, Public Services, Access, Science, Business, Professional courses and HE

Keep up to date with the latest news and college resources.

Here’s how we’ll keep you safe.

We know many people have questions before getting started with us. There’s lots of information in our latest Further Education magazine (you can download it at the top of this page) or take a look below at our FAQs. If you can’t spot an answer you need just drop us a live chat message and our team will help you.

When does term start? For school leavers and Further Education learners the new term begins on 7 September. You’ll soon be contacted by your tutor with an update on when you’ll need to come in. You can see all term dates here.
When will I get my timetable? You’ll be sent your timetable electronically, keep a look out on your emails and make sure you’ve added our main email address ( to your email address book so that we don’t end up in spam!
When will I get my ID pass? As part of your induction when you start with us in September we’ll get your pass issued in your first week of learning.
How do I apply for the Learner Support Fund? You’ll need to provide some evidence and chat with our team. Full details on Learner Support Fund can be found on our support page here.
I’m an apprentice, how will things work for me? We’re keen to welcome apprentices back to the College for their day release. We’ll be in touch with you directly to confirm your timetable.
What about travel to and from the College? Our Further Education magazine (which you can download at the top of this page) has more information on what to expect when it comes to travel, both on and off campus. It’s important to check your travel route, follow the guidance from your travel provider and be aware of any changes which may be in place.
What do I do if I'm not enjoying my programme? We have plenty of places on a number of different programmes and we can help find the one that's right for you. Pop your details in to our Swap Don't Drop form and we'll be in touch.

Support for students

Our Careers and Welfare team are here to help you, from choosing the right course and applying to be a part of Coventry College – until the day you get your qualification and then progress in your chosen career.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

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Parents & Carers

We can provide all sorts of useful and impartial information about learning pathways, career options, support and funding. Visit our Parents & Carers page for more information.