Open Days


Visit the college on one of our dedicated open days. Explore all the opportunities open to you at RACC, meet the tutors, view the facilities and get advice about which course is right for you, as well as finding out about all the discounts and concessions on offer. RACC offers a unique community environment with 2000 courses on offer across many diverse areas - so whether you are looking to boost your career, learn a new skill or just meet new people and have fun there are so many options to choose from. Which course will you choose?


Upcoming Open Days

Our next open day is on Saturday 6th January 2018, 10am - 2pm. In the meantime, if you need any more information about courses please tour the website or contact our customer services team at


Explore all the opportunities

We'll help you discover the right course for you, what is the right level and where the course can take you. Learn more about our courses.


Tour of Campus

Experience RACC with tours of our superb facilities, featuring the Richmond Art School, Theatre, Dance Studio, Ceramics Studio and other specialist classrooms.


Enrolment, Advice and Guidance

Discuss your career options and personal development. You can also get information on fees, Advanced Learner Loans, student finance, bursaries, crèche and volunteering opportunities.


Drop-in Interviews

If you're applying to study for a qualification then we will invite you for an interview before enrolling to discuss the courses in more depth and make sure it is the right option for you. We will also arrange an online literacy and numeracy pre-assessment for you - but don't worry there's no pass or fail it just helps us advise you on the right course.


What to bring

To enrol on a qualification course, you will need to bring:

  • Certificates to show any qualifications you have
  • Photo ID (Eg Passport or driving licence)
  • National insurance number
  • Benefit awarding letter (if applying for concession)

If you are not a British Citizen, you will also need to bring:

  • Passport
  • UK Travel Document
  • UK Immigration Status Document
  • UKBA/Home Office letter
  • Letter from Asylum Support service or NASS or Social Services
  • Any other proof of your residency status

Are you applying for a concession?

Are you unemployed or employed but earning less than £330 a month and receiving state benefits?

Bring one of the below benefit awarding letters dated within the last three months.

  • Job Seeker's Allowance
  • Council Tax Reduction
  • Housing Benefit
  • Income Support
  • Employment Support Allowance
  • Working Tax credits (applicable to dependants only)
  • Universal Credits

Is your Household Income not more than £23000 per year (NET)? Please bring:

  • Council tax letter or Tenancy Agreement
  • Consecutive payslips for the last 3 months
  • Bank statement for the last 3 months
  • Benefit awarding letter