College Courses Interview Guide
Congratulations on getting an interview at Brackenhurst!
We look forward to meeting you to talk about your chosen course. This page will guide you through our interview process, so you know exactly what to expect on the day. Don't worry - we'll also tell you if there's anything you need to prepare beforehand.
What to expect at the interview
You will be invited to an online Microsoft Teams interview - a link will be sent to you before the day. On the day of your interview, you will click the link to join the interview at your scheduled time.
You will then be joined by our friendly Brackenhurst team who will tell you a little bit about life at Brackenhurst, and will give you the opportunity to tell us a little bit about you.
Teams, camera, action!
To to take part in our online interview, you will need to have access to a computer with a microphone and camera. If you feel this may be an issue please contact us before your interview date. You can email us at email@example.com or call us on +44 (0)115 848 5299.
Following your online interview, you will be invited to a taster day on campus, where you may be required to attend a practical session.
For students interested in studying an animal-related course, you’ll need to bring additional clothing and footwear to be able to work with animals in all weather conditions on the day. For your own health and safety and for the welfare of the animals, please remember to remove all jewellery, piercings (or cover with a plaster) and to make sure that your nails are cut short.
How you will be selected
The criteria we’ll use to assess your performance on the interview day includes:
- your ability to communicate effectively and clearly
- a demonstration of your passion for the course
- your ability to listen and follow instructions as part of your practical session
Got any questions?
If you have any questions about the interview process, or about your application to study on any of the college courses, please contact the Further Education Admissions team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +44 (0)115 848 5299.