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Admissions for Years 9, 10 and Sixth Form are direct to us. Applications for the following academic year open on 1st September.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR YEAR 9, 10 AND SIXTH FORM ENTRY AT UTC

If you are applying online, you will need to create an account and verify your email. Please ensure the application is completed in full. If you have any issues with the application form, or wish to request a paper copy, please call UTC on 01325 430 250.

Entry Requirements

YEAR 9 AND YEAR 10 ENTRY

To join us in Year 9 or Year 10 you need to be interested in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). There are no academic entry requirements but you must have a good attitude towards your education and learning.

It’s important that you understand that joining the UTC is not the easy option; you will study a full range of subjects in Year 9 and at GCSE, learn technical skills and develop your workplace skills. If you are ready to work hard then we can help you to make your future. You can see more details about the subjects we offer on our curriculum pages.

YEAR 12 ENTRY

To join us in Year 12 you need to be interested in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) and we expect you to be motivated and determined to set yourself up for your future. There are two pathways for Sixth Form students:

  • Level 3 Pathway (academic and technical focus)

All applicants for Level 3 Pathway, whether transferring internally or applying from outside, will normally need to meet a minimum entry requirement of five GCSE passes at 9-5, including English and Maths. In addition there may be individual entry requirements for each course.

  • Level 2 Engineering Technician Programme (1 or 2 year pre-apprenticeship pathway)

All applicants for Level 2 Engineering Technician Programme will normally need to meet a minimum entry requirement of five GCSE passes at 9-2, or equivalent, including English and Maths. You will be able to resit English or Maths GCSEs if you need to.

You can see more details about the subjects we offer on our curriculum pages.

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