Apply for the BTEC

How to apply

To apply for a place on our BTEC course, please complete the form below. If you have any questions, email

We will contact you by email no later than one week after your submission to confirm we have received your application. Successful applicants will then be invited to an audition.

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Accessing support

A word about financial support...

Since Circomedia is such a small institution we are unable to offer any financial help ourselves, however our partner Weston College can support learners with their discretionary, means-tested bursary. The maximum amount available is £245 for the year (for a household income of £11,999 or less) or £1,200 a year for learners aged 16-18 who meet any of the following criteria:

In Care or Care Leaver
Receiving Income Support (or Universal Credit) in their own right
Receiving Employment Support Allowance and Disability Living Allowance in their own right
An unaccompanied asylum seeker

For learners who are relocating to Bristol to study at Circomedia, the Residential Support Scheme can assist with rental costs. To qualify you must meet all of the following criteria:

Aged between 16 and 18
Hold no qualifications higher than Level 2
Live more than a two hour commute from Circomedia

Applications for RSS can only be made once you have enrolled at Circomedia / Weston College.

Qualifications and Experience

PLEASE NOTE: All learners aged 16 to 18 must have GCSE maths and English (either literature or language) at a grade C or above.

We cannot accept learners onto the course without these qualifications.

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