This page contains useful information for learners who attend our courses at the Open Learning Centre or elsewhere in the community.
If the documents here don't cover what you are looking for or if you have any further questions, please contact us to ask for further details.
The Learner Handbook (PDF, 177kb) contains a variety of information about getting the most out of your course, explains about the enrolment form and data protection, together with practical details about your visit to the Open Learning Centre. We have printed copies of the Learner Handbook in our training rooms and on the notice boards at the Open Learning Centre.
If you have any comments or suggestions please contact the Community Learning Team.
Policies and procedures
Please note that some of the policies and procedures below are only relevant if you are studying for a qualification.
|Policy / procedure||Purpose||Review date|
|Access to Fair Assessment Policy (PDF, 56kb)||For those taking qualifications: explains what we can do if you have special requirements||Sept 2016|
|Appeals procedure for learners (PDF, 32kb)||For those taking qualifications: if you feel your work has been unfairly assessed on an accredited course||Sept 2016|
|Complaints procedure||How to make a complaint||Sept 2016|
|Equality and diversity policy (PDF, 42kb)||Our commitment to being inclusive of all||Sept 2016|
|Bracknell Forest Council health and safety policy (PDF, 104kb)||Our commitment to ensuring safety||Sept 2016|
|Fee policy (PDF, 56kb)||Explanation about refunds||Sept 2016|
|Safeguarding vulnerable adults (PDF, 404kb)||Keeping our learners safe||Sept 2016|
|British values statement (PDF, 40kb)||Explains what is important to us||Sept 2016|
|Data protection statement (PDF, 33kb)||How we keep your personal details safe||Sept 2016|
|Supply chain fees and charges policy (PDF, 50kb)||About working with our partners||July 2016|
|Sustainable development policy (PDF, 49kb)||Helping to save our planet's resources||Sept 2016|
|Adult safeguarding policy (PDF, 659kb)||The Council's policy||Sept 2016|
|Addendum to the Council's safeguarding policy (PDF, 47kb)||Safeguarding community learners||Sept 2016|