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Admissions Process

Thank you for choosing to apply to Cardiff Sixth Form College. The application process is as follows:

STEP 1

Register and make a formal application by clicking here.

STEP 2

Sit entrance exams:

GCSE

English, Maths and GL Assessment (online reasoning test). International students for the two year GCSE course require IELTS 5.0 and for the one year GCSE course IELTS 5.5. Please register for Academic UKVI IELTS at your local British Council office or through your agent and send the results as soon as possible to admissions@ccoex.com.

A Levels – International students

Take four subjects the student would like to study for A Level plus GL Assessment. Students for A Level require IELTS 6.5.

International students for GCSE also require IELTS 5.5 and for A Level IELTS 6.5.  Please register for an Academic UKVI IELTS test at your local British Council office and send the results as soon as possible to admissions@ccoex.com.  A conditional offer will be made on the marks of entrance exams subject to passing the correct IELTS band when the offer will become unconditional.

A Levels – Day students

Take one subject the student would like to study for A Level plus GL Assessment and are required to have six A*s (grades 8/9) in their GCSE/IGSE examinations including subjects chosen for A Level (results sent by 1200 on GCSE results day in August each year).

To see our list of A Level subjects please click here.

STEP 3

All applicants will attend an interview either in person or via Zoom/Skype.

STEP 4

Applicants who are offered places will be asked to accept their place within one week of the offer and pay the deposit. Please click here for a copy of our terms and conditions.

STEP 5

International students must employ a guardian. We are unable to recommend guardians as this is a contract between the parent and guardianship agency.  However please click here for a list of accredited guardianship agencies that our students have employed in the past.

STEP 6

For international students, visa applications commence from March onwards. Our immigration solicitors, Newlands Chase, will be in touch directly with you to help you arrange your Tier 4 visa.