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Enrolment - how to join a course
Enrolment for courses in this directory starts on
23/05/2016. You are advised to enrol as early as
possible to avoid disappointment. Some courses fill very quickly
and others may be cancelled due to low enrolments before the start
date. For one-day courses, you are advised to book at least
two-weeks in advance.
Please make sure that you check the detailed course information
sheet prior to enrolling for a course. These are available on
request from our centres, by calling 01634 338400 or downloaded
If you have any further questions call 01634
338400 and ask to speak to the programme manager for the
course you require.
Download Medway Adult Education
enrolment form (pdf 127KB)
If you wish to enrol on one of our publically funded courses and
have not been living continuously in the UK for at least the last
three years, and are not an EU national who has been living
continuously in the EU for at least the last three years, you may
need this Learner
Eligibility for Funding form (pdf 87.6KB).
You can enrol in a number of ways:
Call at our main centre in Rochester. You must
bring evidence of receipt of benefits if you are requesting a
concession. We regret we cannot process enrolments unless
proof of benefit is provided at the time of enrolment. If
you are unsure what to bring as evidence please phone 01634
338400 and our staff will be pleased to advise. We welcome
your payment by cheque (payable to Medway Council) or card.
Call 01634 338400. Please have your debit or credit card to hand
when you phone.
Send your completed enrolment
form and (if applicable) standing order mandate to the
Rochester centre (enrolment forms and standing order mandates are
available from the Rochester centre).
If you are claiming a concession based on receipt of
a benefit, then you will need to enrol in person. We regret we
cannot process enrolments unless proof of benefit is provided at
the time of enrolment. If you are unsure what to bring as evidence,
please phone 01634 338400 and our staff will be pleased to
Other important enrolment information
Medway Adult Education reserves the right to make changes to
published details including dates, times, locations and prices.
If your chosen course is full and there are no suitable
alternatives, you can be put onto a waiting list. If places become
available we will contact you.
Courses will run when they have reached the minimum numbers for
viability. In some cases there may still be places available, which
can be enrolled when the course has already started. For most
courses the fee charged to enter a course that has already
commenced will be a pro-rata amount calculated on the length of
time that a course has left to run. For many courses it is possible
to join at any time but examination courses cannot be joined after
the end of the third week. If there is a course you are interested
in, please enquire at the office, phone 01634
338400 or email email@example.com
Seek full information and advice before proceeding with an
- Read the course information sheet, using the course finder
database to check the knowledge and skills needed before you start
the course and to find out if it provides what you are looking
- If necessary, speak to the subject specialist or make an
appointment at a pre-course meeting.
- For clarification about costs, fee concessions, availability
and access, speak to the office staff at one of the centres.
For most courses that lead to a qualification, it is essential
to speak to the appropriate programme manager to ensure that you
get a place. The course information sheet will give details.