The Level 2 Certificate, Extended Certificate and Diplomas are designed to help learners make an informed choice about a career or progression towards programmes of study at Level 3.

Our Pre-Access courses help to create well-prepared and committed learners and will help grow your Access provision.



Applied Science and Technology

Art and Design


Business Tracking Sheets

Business, Administration and Law


Education Professions

Education Professions Tracking Sheets

Health and Social Care Professions

Health and Social Care Tracking Sheets

Health Science Professions


Skills for Further Study in Education

Skills for Professions in Health and Social Care

Social Science and Humanities


Who are these qualifications for?

Our Level 2 qualifications are ideal for learners who need to be eased gently back into education and are not yet ready for the Level 3 course, or those who are interested in an Access subject but are unsure of what is involved.


Why should I choose Ascentis

  • Build a course to suit you and your learners
  • Free support and training from your designated External Verifier
  • Includes personal units to help build essential study skills
  • Units link to a range of popular existing Access Diplomas
  • Assists recruitment and retention on your Access to HE courses
  • Verification and certification available throughout the year


Where can my learners go from here?

Access to HE



How do I get started?

For more information on how to deliver our Pre-Access qualifications, or to move your Pre-Access provision to Ascentis, or to request a visit to your centre, please contact the Commercial Team on 01524 845046 or click here to email.

If you wish to apply now, please download the Centre Recognition Form and/or Qualification Approval Form which are available in our Key Information section.