Welcome friends of our ATTFE College newsletter. In this month’s newsletter you can find information about our 'Access to Higher Education in Health Professions' course, winners of our Shine Awards, as well as information on how to contact our Employability Manager for employment support. To support your wellbeing, we have a new activities provided by our tutors Ken Mead and Jane Dovey.
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Access to Higher Education in Health Professions
The access course is a year-long course, studying 3 days a week.The course is taught with a mixture of classes and self-directed study. There are a variety of assignment styles, some essay based and some practical.
It is a portfolio-built course, so no exams! When you’ve completed each unit, you are awarded either a pass, merit or distinction grade, which you earn UCAS points.
Some FREE courses at ATTFE College include; reading, writing and basic maths.
You may not have to pay for tuition if you are under 24 and studying for your first qualification equivalent to GCSE or A level.
If you are planning to study at Level 3 to 6, you can apply for apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees. The loan is easy to apply for, doesn’t involve a credit check and you don’t have to pay it back until you’ve finished your course and you are earning over £26,575 a year.
If you want to apply for a loan to study at ATTFE then simply contact:
As we approach the end of the Summer term it can often leave us all feeling exhausted, overwhelmed and unable to focus. Being mindful of this is the first step to taking time out to recharge so we can embrace and enjoy the rest of the term. Here are some simple steps to help create balance and harmony.
1 - Rest - take time out to catch up on sleep. Getting a good night's sleep has many benefits such as improving attention and concentration, helping to keep your immune system strong and reducing stress levels. These in turn will help you to feel stronger to cope with day to day challenges you may face.
2 - Recharge your mind- open a book, do some baking or be creative!Embracing a hobby or learning a new skill are fantastic ways to recharge your mind as you will feel inspired, motivated and it will stimulate your brain. These will improve your positive wellbeing.
3 - Refresh your environment - decorate, declutter or tidy.Making small changes to your environment can positively change your mood. It can give you a fresh perspective. De cluttering and having a good tidy will also help you to feel more organised and less overwhelmed.
4 - Re energize your mind and heart - Make time for the people and things you love. Spending just a few hours with family or friends or doing something you love, whether it's going for a walk, watching a film or going out for a nice meal will help to boost endorphins and help you feel re-energized.
5 - Refuel your soul- Eat healthy foods, count your blessings and express gratitude. Nourishing your body with healthy foods will help you feel more positive and boost your mood as well as providing many important health benefits to help keep disease and illness away. Appreciating all that you have in life helps you to make the most of situations and have a more positive outlook which promotes wellbeing and a more happier life.