Your First Day at Nescot - Full Time Students & Apprentices


Full-time Further Education Students and Apprentices

Term starts on Tuesday September 1, and we're looking forward to seeing you.

Students are starting at different times, depending on the subject and level they're studying, and their faculty.

We've listed the time you should arrive and the time you should expect to finish below, as well as where you should meet. You will be given your timetable on your first day.

If you have any questions please contact the Advice and Guidance team via our online contact form.


Faculty of Care & Creative Industries includes: Art & Design, Beauty Therapy, Creative Media (Film & TV), Early Years, Games, Animation & VFX, Hairdressing, Hair & Media Make-up, Health & Social Care, Music and Performing Arts.

Students for this faculty should meet at the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) at the times and dates below:


  • Art & Design Level 1: 10.30am to 3pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Art & Design Level 2: 10.30am to 3pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Art & Design Level 3 Year 1: 10.30am to 3pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Art & Design Level 3 Year 2: 9am to 1pm on Friday September 4
  • Digital Design & Graphics Level 2: 10.30am to 3pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Digital Design Level 3 Year 1: 10.30am to 3pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Digital Design Level 3 Year 2: 9am to 1pm on Friday September 4

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Beauty Level 2: 10.30am to 3pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Beauty Level 3: 9am to 1pm on Friday September 4

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Media/Music Technology, Level 1: 9am to 1.30pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Media Level 2: 9am to 1.30pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Film Production Level 3 Year 1: 9am to 1.30pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Film Production Level 3 Year 2: 9am to 1pm on Friday September 4

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young People's Settings Level 1: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Introduction to Early Years Education and Care Level 2: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Childcare and Education Level 3 Year 1: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Childcare and Education Level 3 Year 2: 9am to 1pm on Friday September 4

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.

Apprenticeships

  • Early Years Educator Level 3: 9am on Friday October 9

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • NEXTGEN: Games, Animation and VFX Level 3 Year 1: 9am to 1.30pm on Tuesday September 1
  • NEXTGEN: Games, Animation and VFX Level 3 Year 2: 9am to 1pm on Friday September 4

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Hairdressing Level 1: 9am to 1.30pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Hairdressing Level 2: 9am to 1.30pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Hairdressing Level 3: 9am to 1pm on Friday September 4
Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Hair and Media Make-up Level 2: 10.30am to 3pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Hair and Media Make-up Level 3: 9am to 1pm on Friday September 4

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.



  • Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young People's Settings Level 1: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Health and Social Care Level 2: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Health and Social Care Level 3 Year 1: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Health and Social Care Level 3 Year 2: 9am to 1pm on Friday September 4

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Media/Music Technology Level 1: 9am to 1.30pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Music Level 2: 9am to 1.30pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Music Technology Level 3 Year 1: 9am to 1.30pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Music Technology Level 3 Year 2: 9am to 1pm on Friday September 4

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Performing Arts Level 2: 10.30am to 3pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Performing Arts Level 3 Year 1: 10.30am to 3pm on Tuesday September 1
  • Performing Arts Level 3 Year 1: 9am to 1pm on Friday September 4

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


The Faculty of Construction & Motor Vehicle includes the following subjects - Brickwork, Carpentry & Joinery, Construction (Multi-Skills and Built Environment), Electrical, Motor Vehicle, Plastering and Plumbing.

Students for this faculty should meet at the times, dates and locations below:



  • Bricklaying Level 1: 10.30am to 3pm on Thursday September 3

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Carpentry & Joinery Level 1: 10.30am to 3pm on Thursday September 3
  • Carpentry & Joinery Level 2: 10.30am to 3pm on Thursday September 3

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.

Apprenticeships

  • Carpentry & Joinery Level 2 - Year 1: 10am on Wednesday September 23
  • Carpentry & Joinery Level 2 - Year 2: 10am on Thursday September 24

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Construction Skills Level 1: 10.30am to 3pm on Thursday September 3
Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Electrical Level 2: 9am to 1.30pm on Thursday September 3
  • Electrical Level 3: 10.30am to 3pm on Friday September 4
Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


Apprenticeships

  • Electrotechnical Installation Level 3: 10am on Monday September 21


  • Motor Vehicle Level 1: 9am to 1.30pm on Thursday September 3
  • Motor Vehicle Level 2: 9am to 1.30pm on Thursday September 3
Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Plastering Level 1: 10.30am to 3pm on Thursday September 3
  • Plastering Level 2: 10.30am to 3pm on Thursday September 3
Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


Apprenticeships

  • Plastering Level 2: 9am on Friday September 25

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.

  • Plumbing Level 2: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Thursday September 3
  • Plumbing Level 3: 10.30am to 3pm on Friday September 4
Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


Apprenticeships

  • Plumbing Level 2 - Year 2 (Group A): 9am on Wednesday September 9

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Plumbing Level 2 - Year 2 (Group B): 9am on Wednesday September 9

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Gas Engineer Level 3: 9am on Tuesday September 8

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Plumbing & Heating (Natural Gas Route) Level 3: 10am on Tuesday September 22

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.



The Faculty of Professional & Service Industries includes the following subjects - Animal Studies, Business, Catering & Hospitality, Computing, Sport, Sport Science, Travel & Tourism and Uniformed Public Services.

Students for this faculty should meet at the times, dates and locations below:


  • Land-based Studies Level 1: 9am to 1.30pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Animal Studies Progression Diploma Level 1.5: 9am to 1.30pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Animal Care Level 2: 9am to 1.30pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Animal Management Level 3 Year 1: 9am to 1.30pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Animal Management Level 3 Year 2: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Friday September 4

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Business Level 2: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Business Level 3 Year 1: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Business Level 3 Year 2: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Friday September 4

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Professional Cookery Level 1: 10.30am to 3pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Professional Cookery Level 2: 10.30am to 3pm on Wednesday September 2

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Diploma for IT Users Level 1: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Certificate in Information and Creative Technology Level 2: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Computing Level 3 - Year 1: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Computing Level 3 - Year 2: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Friday September 4

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.

Apprenticeships

  • Digital Marketer Level 3 - Year 1: 10am on Friday October 2

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.

  • Digital Marketer Level 3 - Year 2: 10am on Friday October 2
  • Infrastructure Technician Level 3 - Year 2: 10am on Friday October 2

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.

  • Sport Level 1: 10.30am to 3pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Sport Level 2: 10.30am to 3pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Sport Level 3 Diploma - Year 1: 10.30am to 3pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Sport Level 3 Diploma - Year 2: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Friday September 4
  • Sport Level 3 Extended Diploma - Year 1: 10.30am to 3pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Sport Level 3 Extended Diploma - Year 2: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Friday September 4
  • Sport Science Level 3 Extended Diploma - Year 1: 10.30am to 3pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Sport Science Level 3 Extended Diploma - Year 2: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Friday September 4

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


  • Travel & Tourism Level 2: 10.30am to 3pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Travel & Tourism Level 3 Year 1: 10.30am to 3pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Travel & Tourism Level 3 Year 2: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Friday September 4
Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.



  • Public Services Level 2: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Uniformed Public Services Level 3 Year 1: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Wednesday September 2
  • Uniformed Public Services Level 3 Year 2: 9.45am to 2.15pm on Friday September 4
Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.




Students for this faculty should meet at the times, dates and locations below:
  • Foundations Entry Level 1: 9.30am to 12pm on Thursday August 27

  • Pathway to Employment Entry Level 2: 9.30am to 12pm on Thursday August 27
  • Pathway to Employment Entry Level 3: 1.30pm to 4pm on Thursday August 27
  • Pathway to Employment Level 1: 9.30am to 12pm on Thursday August 27

  • Pathway to Further Education Entry Level 2: 1.30pm to 4pm on Thursday August 27
  • Pathway to Further Education Entry Level 3: 9.30am to 12pm on Friday August 28
  • Pathway to Further Education Level 1: 9.30am to 12pm on Friday August 28

  • Pathway to Supported Living Entry Level 2: 1.30pm to 4pm on Friday August 28
  • Pathway to Supported Living Entry Level 3: 1.30pm to 4pm on Friday August 28

  • Achieve@College Level 1: 1.30pm to 4pm on Friday August 28
  • Supported Internship: 9.30am to 12pm on Thursday August 27

Meet on the grassed area outside the main reception (Skills Park) where you will be collected by your teacher.


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