Applying for a course at Marple Sixth Form College has never been easier. Once you’ve chosen the right course for you and you are ready to start your path towards an exciting future, the next step of the journey is to apply.
If for any reason you cannot apply online and want to register your interest in a course that’s listed on our website, please contact our helpful Enrolment Enquiries team on 0161 486 6600
Find a Course that's right for you
Choose from one of our exciting courses at Marple College using the Course Search. You can either search all our course offering or discover what else we have to offer in our specialisms. Each course page will have information on what opportunities await you by studying with us.
Once you've found a course that you're interested in, simple select 'Apply Now' on the course page and you'll be directed to complete the online application form. We recommend that you apply as soon as you've found a course to avoid missing out in September.
Enrol for September
Enrolment is the process we take to make you a fully-fledged Marple College student. We'll get in touch with you during summer with what you need to do to enrol. This may be online or in person, depending on your course.
General entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for our Foundation Learning courses. All applicants will be asked to attend an assessment event, where the Foundation Learning Team will assess you to find out the most suitable course for you.
Level 1 Courses
Level 1 courses generally require 4 GCSEs at grade 2 or above including English and maths. Learners will be expected to study GCSE English and maths alongside their studies.
Level 2 Courses
Level 2 courses generally require 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English and maths at grade 3. To prepare you for a higher-level qualification, employment or university you might be required to study a GCSE qualification in English and maths.
Level 3 Courses
Level 3 courses generally require 5 GCSEs at grades 9 – 4 including English and maths. To prepare you for a higher-level qualification, employment or university you will be required to study towards GCSE English and maths Grade 4 or above.
Making the right choice for you
Where do you see yourself in five years? What do you want to become? What is your dream job? With a combination of course experts, career advisors and our schools liaison team we’re fully equipped to help you figure out what course is right for you when applying to Marple Sixth Form. To give you a push in the right direction you can find advice on this page.
No matter the course or A-Level subjects you’ve decided to study at Marple Sixth Form, you will be supported in achieving your goals; gaining work experience to help you develop essential employability skills, such as networking, communication, organisation and creative problem solving. If you need any career advice or support on how to apply before completing your application, please get in touch with our Advice and Guidance team 0161 486 6600. They’re ready and waiting to help.
Before Starting at Marple Sixth Form College;
Access to impartial careers information, advice and guidance through a fully qualified careers adviser.
Course information sessions at open days and interview events that outlines career progression options.
Discover how we will support you throughout your time with us here at Marple in our Supporting You section.
At Marple Sixth Form we offer a wide range of courses in Greater Manchester to suit you, with vocational and technical courses, and A Levels choose from.