How To Apply

Applying at the college is simple. Once you've selected a course, please follow our step-by-step guide to get your place at Haywards Heath college locked in.

Step 1 - Application Form 

You can apply online from this website.

Before applying at Haywards Heath College, you may find it useful to research our curriculum departments and meet the team behind each area. You can also look for career advice and guidance with our Progression+ team or seek out financial support for your time at college.

If you know what courses you want to study, you can apply right away.

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If you're undecided, you can browse our full range of courses below and apply directly from a course page. If you click on 'Apply', our online application form will open. You can then tick the other courses you want to study, complete the rest of the application form, then click on ‘submit’.

Step 2 - Course Guidance Meetings 

We will arrange a meeting with you before we can formally accept you onto the course. This meeting is designed to give you guidance on whether you have chosen the right subjects and gives you the opportunity to find out more and ask any questions you may have. 

Step 3 – Accepting a place 

Offers will be sent to you via the email you provide with your online application. The offer will be conditional based on predicted GCSE grades and will require you to accept the offer within 14 days to secure your place. 

Step 4 – Confirm your results 

Following GCSE results day in August 2024, we will email you to ask you to inform us of your grades using our Fast Track application system.

Step 5 – Attend enrolment 

Enrolment is where you officially sign up as a college student. Your enrolment appointment will be sent to you via e-mail nearer the time, and will take place in the first week of September. You will have the opportunity to review your subject selection based on your results with our curriculum advisors. 

Step 6 – Starting college 

You will receive your college timetable the week before the start of term, which will outline when you are required to attend classes. If you need any help, talk to our admissions team on 01444 711928 or email at

Application tracker

The application tracker allows students to log in and track the progress of an application.

When applying for the first time, students can log in at any time to review the status of an application, check course and entry requirements, dates for enrolment and more.

Students will receive login details for the application tracker in an email inviting them to pre-enrol.

Log in to the application tracker:

Application Tracker

Please note: to receive the invitation to pre-enrol, which includes login details for the application tracker, students:

  • must have an accepted offer which is not withdrawn;
  • must not be an International, Higher Education or Progression application (the tracker is currently unavailable for these students);
  • must be 16 years of age or over on the 31 August in the year of enrolment.