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11726 ~ 73095-01 ~ BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Business ~ Business, management and administration ~ ~ Students completing their BTEC Nationals in Business will be aiming to go on to employment, often via the stepping stone of higher education. It was, therefore, essential that we developed these qualifications in close collaboration with experts from professional bodies, businesses and universities, and with the providers who will be delivering the qualifications. ~ No fee:£1,987
11470 ~ 77942-01 ~ BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge) ~ Engineering ~ ~ The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering is a two-year full-time course. It is aimed at students who have already gained a grade 4 in GCSE Maths, English and other relevant subjects. Ideally you will have an interest in pursuing a career in engineering. The course not only provides the basis of an apprenticeship, but also the entry requirements to study for a degree. ~ No fee:Exam fee of £8,583
11305 ~ 78400-01 ~ Study Programme Level 1 Introductory Certificate in Vocational Studies (IT) ~ ~

The course provides you with the skills necessary to adapt to the frequent changes in the world of Digital and IT. You will develop the personal and organisational skills required by employers and will be able to progress on to further education. This is an exciting course which includes Digital and IT related content, designed to help learners follow the IT or Computer Games route we offer at Keighley College.

This study programme is made up of the main vocational qualification, English and maths (if required), tutorial and work experience or employability skills.

~ No fee:£1,200
11097 ~ 78417-01 ~ ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) PART TIME ~ ESOL ~ ~

From complete beginners to Level 2 and GCSE, our students have the chance to develop their English Language skills, no matter what their current ability. We have full-time courses for 16-19 and part-time courses for adults.

We also offer courses in Maths, IT, Childcare, Science and Health & Social Care. Former ESOL students have moved into vocational courses, higher education and employment.

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11056 ~ 78418-01 ~ Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (7290-12) ~ Motor Vehicle and Automotive ~ ~ Compulsory units of health and safety, tools and materials and career job roles. Students will cover vehicle maintenance, engine overhaul, fuel, air, ignition exhaust systems, chassis and electrical. ~ No fee:£2,200
10948 ~ 78408-01 ~ T Level - Digital Production, Design and Development ~ Digital ~ ~

This programme is designed to provide all learners with the opportunity to transfer knowledge into the real world and experience hands-on activity in the workplace. You will study the role of Digital Production and the impact it will have in the business world.

Over the two years learners will take part in 45 days in an external industry placement, which will ensure that you develop and deepen your technical knowledge and skills, as well as behaviours appropriate to the professional business sector. Learners who successfully achieve the Digital Production specialism qualification (Edexcel) will be counted in the employment ratios for the Business sector.

These Level 3 technical qualifications will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to progress into skilled employment or higher level technical training or study in your chosen sector. The core knowledge and understanding will be assessed through an examination and core skills through a practical employer-set project. In addition to this, English and Maths will be integrated within the qualification in an occupationally relevant context.

The specialist qualifications give learners lots of options. They are designed to provide progression into highly skilled employment, a higher apprenticeship or university. Taught in our newly designed 21st century learning environments, this qualification is equivalent to 3 A-Levels and provides learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to be successful and in control of their own learning.

Learners will spend 80% of their time in college and 20% (45 to 60 days) on an industry placement with an employer. You will be allocated a personal tutor who will assist and support you throughout the programme.

~ No fee:£2,000
10934 ~ 78411-01 ~ T Level - Management and Administration ~ Business, management and administration ~ ~

This programme is designed to provide all learners with the opportunity to transfer knowledge into the real world and experience that hands-on activity in the workplace. You will study the role of Management and Administration and the impact it will have in the business world.

Over the two years learners will take part in 45-60 days in an external industry placement, which will ensure that you develop and deepen your technical knowledge and skills, as well as behaviours appropriate to the professional business sector. Learners who successfully achieve the Management and Business specialism qualification (City & Guilds) will be counted in the employment ratios for the Business sector.

These Level 3 technical qualifications will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to progress into skilled employment or higher level technical training or study in your chosen sector. The core knowledge and understanding will be assessed through an examination and core skills through a practical employer-set project. In addition to this, English and Maths will be integrated within the qualification in occupationally relevant context.

The specialist qualifications give learners lots of options. They are designed to provide progression into highly skills employment, a higher apprenticeship or university. Taught in our newly designed 21st century learning environments, this qualification is equivalent to 3 A-Levels and provides learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to be successful and in control of their own learning. Learners will spend 80% of their time in college and 20% (45 to 60 days) on an industry placement with an employer. You will be allocated a personal tutor who will assist and support you throughout the programme.

~ No fee:£2,000
10658 ~ 77944-01 ~ BTEC Level 2 Games Design & Development - Extended Certificate in Creative Media Skills ~ Digital ~ ~

The course provides learners with the skills necessary to adapt to the frequent changes in the world of creative media. Learners taking this qualification will study two mandatory modules:

Learners will also develop the personal and organisational skills required by employers and universities.

This is an exciting, creative course which includes real life work projects incorporating design briefs, research, prototypes and final products. Learners will also develop skills in CV writing, completing application forms and interview techniques.

~ No fee:£1,200
10587 ~ 25581-01 ~ CAD (Computer Aided Design) Level 3 2D ~ Engineering ~ ~ ~ £500 plus exam fee of £95:£500 plus exam fee of £95
10586 ~ 25594-01 ~ CAD (Computer Aided Design) Level 2, 2D Award ~ Engineering ~ ~ The Computer Aided Design courses provide opportunity for students to gain a range of valuable City & Guilds qualifications in 2 & 3-Dimensional CAD at level 2 and 3. The CAD schemes attract students from diverse backgrounds such as Electrical/Civil/Mechanical Engineering, Architectural, Furniture Design, Sports Ground Design, Town Planning, Highways, Cartography…or anyone who needs to produce plans. Increasingly, students from artistic/graphic backgrounds appreciate the links between the precise nature of CAD and graphical illustration. ~ £500 plus exam fee of £85:£500 plus exam fee of £85
10585 ~ 77995-01 ~ Access to HE - Art and Design Diploma Level 3 ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~ By studying this course, you will develop specialist skills and creative ways of working and thinking independently in a supportive studio environment. You will also be encouraged to explore your critical thinking skills and contextual referencing for progression. Your professional creative practice will be developed through studio-based making and some additional online learning. This course culminates in a final major project in which you will prepare work for exhibition. Progression routes may include a relevant creative arts degree. ~ No fee:£3,022
10584 ~ 77996-01 ~ VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Barbering, Part time- (Feb Start) ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~

The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Barbering is a vocational qualification that has been designed to develop barbering skills to a high level of occupational ability and will prepare you to enter the men’s hairdressing sector.

You will develop skills cutting, styling and creating designs in men’s hair, working with a range of professional products in a modern salon.

~ No fee:£1,200
10582 ~ 72157-01 ~ Evening Classes for MIG, TIG, MMA Welding ~ Construction ~ ~

Please note that these courses are only available for students aged 19+.

These evening courses are specifically for people who have a keen interest in welding, and want to further that knowledge and skills in this discipline. This can be done as a stand-alone qualification purely for the student, as an addition to an apprenticeship framework, or requested by businesses to up-skill their employees.

Due to this, there could be a wide range of people with varying levels of expertise in the class. The courses mentioned above are detailed as such:

When applying please specify which of the above course you are wanting to apply for.

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10580 ~ 25589-01 ~ CAD (Computer Aided Design) Level 3 3D Award ~ Engineering ~ ~ ~ £500 plus exam fee of £95:£500 plus exam fee of £95
10366 ~ 72157-01 ~ Evening Classes for MIG, TIG, MMA Welding ~ Construction ~ ~

Please not that these courses are only available for students aged 19+.

These evening courses are specifically for people who have a keen interest in welding, and want to further that knowledge and skills in this discipline. This can be done as a stand-alone qualification purely for the student, as an addition to an apprenticeship framework, or requested by businesses to up-skill their employees.

Due to this, there could be a wide range of people with varying levels of expertise in the class. The courses mentioned above are detailed as such:

When applying please specify which of the above course you are wanting to apply for.

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10204 ~ 72663-01 ~ Level 4 HNC in Manufacturing Engineering ~ Engineering ~ ~ The BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering is a two year part-time course. It is aimed at students who have already gained a Level 3 qualification in Manufacturing Engineering and wish to progress to a higher level. It also forms the technical element of a Higher Level Apprenticeship Standard. ~ :£3,400 per academic year
10194 ~ ~ Foundation Degree – Supporting Teaching and Learning ~ Education and childcare ~ ~ Full time students will attend college for two days per week and part time students will attend college for one afternoon and evening per week. This course will equip students with a combination of technical skills, academic knowledge, and transferable skills that employers are increasingly demanding. We encourage autonomy and independent thinking using a mixture of lectures, seminars, scenario/case study, presentations, group work and work practice. An emphasis on the balance between academic studies and work placement projects will enable students to demonstrate their transferable skills between work and college. Students need to have had experience working with children as a volunteer, in employment or work placement and will need to be able to communicate effectively with a range of people in a variety of ways. ~ :£7,950 Full Time (per academic year)
10158 ~ ~ Foundation Degree – Health and Wellbeing ~ Health and social care ~ ~ ~ :£7,950 per academic year
10150 ~ 77032-01 ~ NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Travel and Events ~ Travel and Tourism ~ ~

The travel and tourism sector is one of the fastest growing sectors due to the increasing amount of travel undertaken for both leisure and business purposes. This rapid expansion has led to huge demand for a more skilled workforce. This course is designed to provide an introduction to the travel and tourism sector for those who wish to further their careers in retail travel, visitor attractions, accommodation, transport and tour operations.

The qualification you will work towards is a Level 3 Certificate in Travel and Tourism.

~ No fee:£2,225
10151 ~ 77957-01 ~ (NCFE) Level 2 Diploma for Entry Into The Uniformed Public Services ~ Public services ~ ~

There is a balance of practical and academic work with lots of opportunities for offsite visits and activities to enrich the course. We offer opportunities to work with the Police and Fire service for work experience, trips to Finland and Slovenia, and outdoor and adventurous activities.

~ No fee:£1,200
10149 ~ 77031-01 ~ Bricklaying Level 3 Diploma ~ Construction ~ ~ The Practical element of the course further extends the skills acquired in the Level 2 programme and stretches them further to produce complex brickwork such as radial brickwork, arches and curved brickwork. ~ No fee:£3,345
10147 ~ 77026-01 ~ Information Technology BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate ~ Digital ~ ~

This qualification is designed for learners who are interested in an introduction to the study of creating IT systems to manage and share information alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses, not always necessarily in IT.

Learners will develop a common core of IT knowledge and study areas such as the relationship between hardware and software that form an IT system, managing and processing data to support business and using IT to communicate and share information.

This course is equivalent in size to one A Level and lasts one year.

~ No fee:£2,583
10148 ~ 77027-01 ~ BTEC Level 3 National Diploma Games Design & Development – Creative Media Practice ~ Digital ~ ~

This qualification is designed to provide a technical introduction to digital games production. Learners develop skills in areas such as games engine scripting, 3D modelling and environment and games testing.

This qualification is for post-16 learners who are looking to progress to higher or degree apprenticeships, employment or to further education or training.

This course is equivalent in size to one A Level and lasts one year.

~ No fee:£2,882
10146 ~ 77025-01 ~ Nail Technology Studies VTCT Level 3 Diploma – PART TIME ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~

This VTCT Diploma has been specifically designed to develop practical skills in applying and maintaining nail enhancements enabling you to be the best nail technician you can be.

Alongside learning the application and maintenance you will learn advanced nail art skills, including embedding, 3D designs and all up to date acrylic and gel nail art techniques.

~ No fee:£2,583
10144 ~ 77019-01 ~ C&G Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Electrical Installation ~ Engineering ~ ~

This is the progression course for people who have completed the Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation or for applicants with a previous qualification at the same level in a suitably related area and wishes to either seek work as an electrician or work in the wider electrical engineering or installation field.

Completion of this course could lead you to the following employment opportunities:

~ No fee:£3,345
10140 ~ 76085-01 ~ CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma – PART TIME 24/7 Community ~ Health and social care ~ ~

This course will allow you to gain a variety of opportunities to make a positive difference to people’s lives. This course is designed to equip you with essential skills for starting work in care professions and prepares you to progress onto further study. This is a vocational or work-related qualification which allows you to have an opportunity to gain skills, values and knowledge relevant to health and social care.

As this is a 14 week course, start dates can be negotiated throughout the academic year to reflect demand and individual requirements.

~ No fee:£1,200
10139 ~ 76084-01 ~ Information Technology BTEC Level 3 Diploma in IT (QCF) – PART TIME ~ Digital ~ ~ The BTEC Level 3 Diploma encompasses the essential skills, knowledge and understanding needed for learners to gain confidence and progression. There is potential for the qualification to prepare learners for progression within education or into employment in the appropriate vocational sector, and it is suitable for those who have decided that they wish to study a chosen area of the technical sector in detail or who want to focus on employment in their chosen area. Additionally, you will develop the personal and organisational skills required by employers and universities. ~ No fee:£5,421
10137 ~ 77012-01 ~ NCFE Cache Entry 3 Caring for a Child/Children ~ Education and childcare ~ ~ This qualification develops the basic skills needed to care for a baby or young child. ~ No fee:£360
10138 ~ 76076-01 ~ Barbering Level 2 Diploma ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~

The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Barbering is a vocational qualification that has been designed to develop barbering skills to the high level of occupational ability and will prepare you to enter the men’s hairdressing sector.

You will develop skills cutting, styling and creating designs in men’s hair, working with a range of professional products in a modern salon.

~ No fee:£1,200
10135 ~ 76047-01 ~ CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care – PART TIME ~ Health and social care ~ ~

This course will allow you to gain a variety of opportunities to make a positive difference to people’s lives. This course is designed to equip you with essential skills for starting work in care professions and prepares you to progress onto further study. This is a vocational or work-related qualification which allows you to have an opportunity to gain skills, values and knowledge relevant to health and social care.

As this is a 14 week course, start dates can be negotiated throughout the academic year to reflect demand and individual requirements.

~ No fee:£1,200
10136 ~ 76058-01 ~ Travel & Events – Level 2 Extended Certificate ~ Travel and Tourism ~ ~

This qualification is for anyone that would like to work within the travel and tourism industry. The industry is dynamic, vibrant and exciting to work in as you will get to meet and work with a wide range of people and potentially, travel across the country and the world.

Travel and tourism has a vast range of opportunities, enabling you to work both in the UK and overseas. Upon completion of this course, you will leave with the confidence, experience and employability skills needed to thrive in the travel and tourism industry.

~ No fee:£1,265
10133 ~ 74268-01 ~ CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling - PART TIME ~ Health and social care ~ ~ This qualification is made up of credit rated units developed in association with Skills for Health, the Sector Skills Council for the Health and Social Care Sector. It develops a repertoire of interpersonal skills and counselling skills, promotes personal growth and provides essential industry knowledge to help learners make informed career decisions. ~ No fee:£2,225
10134 ~ 74285-01 ~ CACHE Level 1 Certificate Introduction to Health & Social Care and Children’s & Young People’s Settings ~ Health and social care ~ ~

This qualification will broaden your knowledge of the various areas within the Health, Social and Childcare sectors. They include the roles played by workers, from principles and values through to health and safety and working with others.

In addition to your lectures, you have the opportunity to gain work experience and find out what it’s really like to work in the sector.

~ No fee:£1,100 plus exam fee of £100
10131 ~ 74258-01 ~ Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Skills) (EAL) ~ Engineering ~ ~

You will develop many competencies like: measurement, marking out and hand skills. Also, you will develop machining skills to include drilling, centre lathe turning and vertical milling. In addition to this due to demands in the area for multi-skilled engineers, you will also study assembly and testing and wiring and testing of electronic circuits.

As part of the program of study you will also have the opportunity go out on a work placement making you more employable, work with real employers on real industrial projects and work with experienced engineering tutors in a vocational setting.

Anyone who is taken on with less than a GCSE grade C in English Language, or maths will also be asked to improve this through further GCSE study, or equivalent Functional Skills.

You will also be asked to provide your own P.P.E for workshop tasks that include boots and overalls. Advice what will suit best will be given on interview/taster courses.

~ No fee:£1,200
10132 ~ 74261-01 ~ NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills PART TIME ~ Health and social care ~ ~ This qualification is made up of credit rated units developed in association with Skills for Health, the Sector Skills Council for the Health and Social Care Sector. It enhances and improves verbal and written communication skills, promotes personal growth and provides basic industry knowledge to prepare learners to progress onto appropriate further qualifications. ~ No fee:£1,100
10129 ~ 76057-01 ~ ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) FULL TIME ~ ESOL ~ ~

From complete beginners to Level 2 and GCSE, our students have the chance to develop their English Language skills, no matter what their current ability. We have full-time courses for 16-18 year olds and part-time courses for adults.

We also offer courses in Maths, IT, Childcare, Science and Health & Social Care. Former ESOL students have moved into vocational courses, higher education and employment.

Our ESOL full time course includes IT, Maths, and Work Experience.

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10127 ~ 74215-01 ~ Carpentry & Joinery (Site) Level 3 Diploma ~ Construction ~ ~

This course is suitable for those already working in the construction industry or wishing to enter it, having completed a suitable Level 2 programme (e.g. Level 2 Construction Diploma or Intermediate Construction award).

The Level 3 Diploma expands the content of the Level 2 Diploma, further developing your knowledge and skills in college rather than in a working environment.

~ No fee:£3,345
10128 ~ 76051-01 ~ ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) PART TIME ~ ESOL ~ ~

From complete beginners to Level 2 and GCSE, our students have the chance to develop their English Language skills, no matter what their current ability. We have full-time courses for 16-19 and part-time courses for adults.

We also offer courses in Maths, IT, Childcare, Science and Health & Social Care. Former ESOL students have moved into vocational courses, higher education and employment.

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10125 ~ 53235-01 ~ Foundation Studies – Living and Working ~ Preparing for progression ~ ~

This course is suited to students who have mild learning difficulties or disabilities. High levels of pastoral and education support are provided.

Supported internship

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10123 ~ 77914-01 ~ NCFE Level 2 Principles of Customer Service Certificate ~ Business, management and administration ~ ~

This is a 1 year course that offers progression opportunities to Level 3 qualifications in customer service within the Travel and Tourism, Sport, Business, Enterprise and Events department here at Keighley College.

It is designed to give you an experience of the customer service sector with a particular focus on customer service delivery in the workplace. The course will support the development of a wide range of transferable skills and help you prepare for a career in customer service. Work placements are a compulsory part of this course and we try to offer placements in a variety of customer service settings.

~ No fee:£1,200
10124 ~ 53230-01 ~ Foundation Studies – Life Skills ~ Preparing for progression ~ ~

This course is most suited to students who have mild to moderate learning difficulties or disabilities. High levels of individual educational and pastoral support are provided.

Supported internship

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10119 ~ 77905-01 ~ Access to HE Social Work Diploma ~ Health and social care ~ ~

You must be aged 19 years or over by 31 August in the year the course starts.

The diploma is a 12-month full-time intense programme which is recognised by universities as an alternative to A levels for entry to many degree courses.

Funding for Access HE courses is available via student loans. For those of you who progress to university and pass your degree, the loan cost of the Access HE Diploma will be written off. Further information on this can be provided at the interview.

~ No fee:£3,022
10120 ~ 77908-01 ~ T Level – Education & Childcare ~ Education and childcare ~ ~

This programme is designed to provide all learners with the opportunity to transfer knowledge into the real world and experience that hands-on activity in the workplace. You will study the role of education and childcare and the impact that educators have on children.

Over the two years learners will take part in 45-60 days in an external industry placement, which will ensure that you develop and deepen your technical knowledge and skills, as well as behaviours appropriate for a professional educator or carer of children.

Learners who successfully achieve the Early Years Education and Childcare occupational specialism will be counted in the employment ratios for childcare.

These Level 3 technical qualifications will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to progress into skilled employment or higher level technical training or study in your chosen sector. The core knowledge and understanding will be assessed through an examination and core skills through a practical employer-set project. In addition to this, maths, English and general digital skills will be integrated within the qualification in occupationally relevant context.

The specialist qualifications give learners lots of options! They are designed to provide progression into highly skilled employment, a higher apprenticeship or university. Taught in our newly designed 21st Century learning environments, this qualification is equivalent to 3 A-Levels and provides learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to be successful and in control of their own learning. Learners will spend 80% of your time in College and 20% (45 to 60) days on an industry placement with an employer. You will be allocated a personal tutor who will assist and support you throughout the programme.

~ No fee:£2,000
10121 ~ 77911-01 ~ NCFE Level 3 Diploma for Entry into the Uniformed Services (top up) ~ Public services ~ ~

This course is designed to give you an all-round experience of the public services sector. You will expand on your prior knowledge by developing your expertise in amongst other things, Discipline, Values and Standards, Emergency Planning, Volunteering and Crime Scene Investigations.

As part of this course there are volunteering opportunities with the Police and Army, as well as the potential to complete your Duke of Edinburgh Award. This qualification carries UCAS points and is recognised by higher education providers as meeting admission requirements for many relevant, specialist courses.

~ No fee:£4,170
10117 ~ 77907-01 ~ T Level – Healthcare Science ~ Health and social care ~ ~

This programme is designed to provide all learners with the opportunity to transfer knowledge into the real world and experience that hands-on activity in the workplace. You will study the role of health science and the impact that health science support has on service users.

Over the two years learners will take part in 45-60 days in an external industry placement, which will ensure that you develop and deepen your technical knowledge and skills, as well as behaviours appropriate for a professional health science support worker.

Our exciting T Levels are a new 2-year high quality, technical qualification, developed in collaboration with employers in the sector.

These Level 3 technical qualifications will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to progress into skilled employment or higher level technical training or study in your chosen sector. The core knowledge and understanding will be assessed through an examination and core skills through a practical employer-set project. In addition to this, maths, English and general digital skills will be integrated within the qualification in occupationally relevant context

The specialist qualifications give learners lots of options! They are designed to provide progression into highly skilled employment, a higher apprenticeship or university. Taught in our newly designed 21st Century learning environments, this qualification is equivalent to 3 A-Levels and provides learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to be successful and in control of their own learning. Learners will spend 80% of your time in College and 20% (45 to 60) days on an industry placement with an employer. You will be allocated a personal tutor who will assist and support you throughout the programme.

~ No fee:£2,000
10118 ~ 73036-01 ~ Fabrication & Welding – Level 2 C&G Technical Diploma ~ Engineering ~ ~ This is a vocationally related qualification, specifically designed to meet the needs of candidates who want to work in the sector, providing underpinning knowledge and enables candidates to have a component for the apprenticeship framework. ~ No fee:£1,100 plus exam fee of £100
10116 ~ 73025-01 ~ Level 3 Diploma in Engineering (F&W) ~ Engineering ~ ~ Focusing on the major disciplines within engineering the learner will gain the knowledge and hand skills needed to develop or build on a successful career in engineering and fabrication and welding. ~ No fee:£3,345
10114 ~ 73021-01 ~ Business BTEC Level 2 First Certificate ~ ~

This is a one year course giving you an introduction to all aspects of business.

It will give you the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and develop skills in the business areas such as marketing, finance, sales, recruitment and retail.

It will also support progression to a Level 3 course or an apprenticeship.

~ No fee:£1,100 plus exam fee of £100
10112 ~ 74217-01 ~ Foundation Studies – Supported Internships ~ Preparing for progression ~ ~

Supported Internships are suited to students who have learning difficulties or disabilities but are able and would like to achieve sustainable paid employment.

Supported internship

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10110 ~ 72892-01 ~ A level – Sociology & Psychology Pathway ~ Health and social care ~ ~

While studying sociology, you will learn how society has evolved over the centuries and discover the impact media has on our lives. You will also develop an understanding of cultural and identity issues, underpinning social class, gender and ethnicity.

The psychology component is designed to develop your knowledge of psychological approaches, theories, concepts and methods. Research will be a key focus, including statistical tests to interpret data. You’ll explore insightful case studies and discuss key debates within psychology.

The Health and Social Care Certificate Level 3 is designed to enable you to access Higher Education and will support progression into the workplace. You will learn about human growth and development, infection prevention and control, and psychological and sociological perspectives. These units will provide you with a clear insight into the world of work through real life placements.

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10111 ~ 72893-01 ~ A-Level Pathway (3 years) ~ Business, management and administration ~ Health and social care ~ ~ This pathway is available to applicants who may have not previously studied GCSEs and provides academic foundations in GCSE English, maths, psychology and business. On successful completion in year one, you will progress on to either the Social Science Pathway or Business or Law Pathway in years two and three. ~ No fee:
10108 ~ 72151-01 ~ VTCT Level 3 Diploma Hairdressing PART TIME ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~

Please note this course is run on a part time basis and therefore only accepting students aged 19 and over. If you are 16-18 years old and wish to apply for this course, please click on the link above.

This course provides an excellent opportunity for students to enter this excising and creative world. It is designed to help students launch a new career or progress their existing skills as a stylist.

The highly motivated staff who teach on this programme are anticipating working with enthusiastic, dedicated pro-active students who wish to become successful hairdressers in a worldwide market.

This programme incorporates both theory and practical units to encompass a broad treatment base in beauty therapies.

The practical elements are consolidated by the underpinning theory elements.

~ No fee:£2,583
10107 ~ 72148-01 ~ Complementary Therapies Level 3 Diploma PART TIME ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~

This is a professional qualification which will allow membership into the following organisations: Complementary Health Professionals, the General Council for Massage Therapy (GCMT) and the International Federation of Reflexologists (IFR).

The highly motivated staff who teach on this programme are anticipating working with enthusiastic, dedicated pro-active students who wish to become successful complementary therapists in a worldwide market.

This programme incorporates both theory and practical units to encompass a broad treatment base in complementary therapies.

The practical elements are consolidated by the underpinning theory elements.

~ No fee:£2,225
10106 ~ 77091-01 ~ Assessing Vocational Achievement – Level 3 Certificate (Edexcel) ~ Education and childcare ~ ~

Sometimes known as the TAQA (Training, Assessment and Quality Assurance), this is a modern, recognised Level 3 assessing vocational achievement certification that came to replace the previous A1/2 and D32/33 assessor qualification.

There are 4 pathways available with this qualification. Please see Entry Requirements for specific information relating to pathways 2, 3, and 4.

Pathway 1: Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment (1 unit that provides the underpinning knowledge of being an assessor but doesn’t cover the practical aspects)

Pathway 2: Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (2 units that cover the underpinning knowledge and assessing practically in a work environment)

Pathway 3: Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (2 units that provide the underpinning knowledge and assessing practically in a school, college or Training Provider environment)

Pathway 4: Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (3 units that fully qualify the candidate as an assessor of vocational related qualifications)

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10104 ~ 77098-01 ~ Teaching Assistant: Preparing to Work in Schools Level 1 ~ Education and childcare ~ ~

This qualification prepares learners for further learning and training whilst developing an understanding of the teaching and learning environment in a school setting. It covers areas such as how to support the well-being of a child or young person and child and young person development.

Taught sessions will amount to 3 hours a week, and students are expected to commit another 3 hours a week to self-study in your own time.

To gain a qualification you will complete tasks which will take the form of an assessment in class.

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10101 ~ 77085-01 ~ Motor Vehicle Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Fitting Principles (C&G) ~ Motor Vehicle and Automotive ~ ~

This Level 2 qualification focuses specifically on light vehicle maintenance within motor vehicle studies.

If you would prefer to focus on body repair maintenance and technology, please click here to be directed to the relevant course page.

~ No fee:£1,200
10102 ~ 77937-01 ~ C&G Level 3 Diploma for IT Users (ITQ), Part Time ~ Digital ~ ~ The qualification provides basic level skills and knowledge that could lead to further education in IT or related areas, as well as underpinning other educational sectors. It can offer those moving into their first job roles the confidence to work effectively with ICT and deal with tasks that are straightforward or routine. ~ No fee:£2,225
10099 ~ 77074-01 ~ NCFE Level 3 Certificate for Entry into the Uniformed Services ~ Public services ~ ~

This course is designed to give you an all-round experience of the public services sector. You will expand on your prior knowledge by developing your expertise in amongst other things, Leadership, Fitness, Map Reading and Navigation, Careers and Outdoor and Adventurous Expeditions.

As part of this course there are volunteering opportunities with the Police and Army, as well as the potential to go abroad to work placements in Finland and Slovenia. This qualification carries UCAS points and is recognised by higher education providers as meeting admission requirements for many relevant, specialist courses.

~ No fee:£1,987
10098 ~ 77061-01 ~ CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Working with Children in Early Years & Primary Settings (NCFE) – PART TIME ~ Education and childcare ~ ~

The objective of this qualification is to support learners as they develop their knowledge, understanding and skills when caring for and supporting the learning and development of children aged 0–11 years & 11 months.

Classroom and workplace based, learners will benefit from theoretical knowledge as well as learning practical skills to help them put that knowledge into practice.

~ No fee:£1,200
10097 ~ 70436-01 ~ Bricklaying C&G Level 2 Diploma ~ Construction ~ ~ At this level candidates are likely to have settled on a chosen trade, and may also be gaining some experience in the workplace in order to develop skills and knowledge to become employable in this area. They are becoming skilled in the use of the wider range of tools including power tools and have a growing understanding of materials and the importance of housekeeping. They are taking more responsibility for carrying out well defined tasks, making choices about the methods that are appropriate and dealing with straight forward problems. ~ No fee:£1,200
10095 ~ 72146-01 ~ Make-Up Artistry and Hair Level 2 Diploma ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~

The programme will give you a comprehensive coverage of various fashion photographic make-up techniques.

You will have the opportunity to work in realistic locations with a professional photographer, carry out work experience such as working on actors in theatrical performances and enter external competitions.

You will be taught be highly qualified tutors who specialise in high fashion make-up and hair.

~ No fee:£1,090 plus exam fee of £110
10096 ~ 72142-01 ~ Ladies Hairdressing Level 2 Diploma ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~ This course is designed to help students launch a new career or improve their existing skills as a stylist. The Diploma is a year long course in which you will aquire a wide range of skills. ~ No fee:£1,090 plus exam fee of £110
10093 ~ 70427-01 ~ Information Technology BTEC Level 2 Certificate ~ Digital ~ ~

The course is for you if you are interested in understanding how technology works, e.g. an introduction of how the internet, websites and computers work.

You will gain plenty of practical experience in producing basic technology systems and products. Some of the units you study are database development, website development, computer graphics, digital portfolio and you will also develop your employability skills and knowledge of the IT industry.

~ No fee:£1,200
10094 ~ 70434-01 ~ Carpentry and Joinery (Site) Level 2 Diploma ~ Construction ~ ~ The Level 2 Diploma in Sit Joinery builds on the content of the foundation learning programme in Joinery, further developing your knowledge and skills in College rather than in a working environment. ~ No fee:£1,200
10091 ~ 25891-01 ~ Women’s Hairdressing Level 2 Certificate PART TIME ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~ One afternoon into evening a week, you will learn the skills involved with hairdressing; including styling, colouring and other relevant areas. ~ No fee:£1,090 plus exam fee of £110
10092 ~ 42095-01 ~ C&G Level 2 Diploma Electrical Installation – PART TIME ~ Electrical Installation ~ ~ This course is for people of any background who wish to progress to become electricians or seek work within the wider electrical industry. This course is delivered on a part time basis of two evenings per week over two years. ~ No fee:£660 plus exam fee of £140
10089 ~ 25480-01 ~ Fabrication & Welding – Level 2 Diploma NVQ PEO ~ Engineering ~ ~ This course is for learners who have some knowledge and basic skills in production or maintenance engineering to enable them to progress safely into the workplace/employment or who want increase their skills and progress onto more advanced qualifications in the engineering sector. ~ No fee:£1,200
10090 ~ 25542-01 ~ C&G Level 2 Diploma Electrical Installations ~ Electrical Installation ~ ~ This course is for people of any background who wish to progress to become electricians or seek work within the wider electrical industry. This course is delivered on a full time basis over one year. ~ No fee:£1,300 plus exam fee of £140
10088 ~ 77056-01 ~ CACHE Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness ~ Health and social care ~ ~

The qualification is appropriate for a wide range of people with an interest in raising their own understanding of mental health issues. It would complement study in a range of areas, e.g. citizenship, PSHE, healthcare, social care, counselling or public services.

It may also be particularly useful for those working in the voluntary and community sector and for others whose role calls for interaction with the general public in their day-to-day work.

~ No fee:£150
10086 ~ 59886-01 ~ GCSE Maths (Edexcel) ~ GCSEs ~ ~ The course will give you a full GCSE qualification in Mathematics. This is taught for one 3 hour 15 minute lesson per week (including a 15 minute break). This intense course will include the expectation that additional work and learning will take place outside the classroom through electronic and paper resources. ~ :
10087 ~ 74271-01 ~ VTCT Barbering Level 2 Certificate PART TIME ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~ The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Barbering is a vocational qualification that has been designed to develop barbering skills to a high level of occupational ability and will prepare you to enter the men’s hairdressing sector. You will develop skills cutting, styling and creating designs in men’s hair, working with a range of professional products in a modern salon. ~ No fee:£1,200
10085 ~ 59885-01 ~ GCSE English Language (AQA) ~ GCSEs ~ ~ The course will give you a full GCSE qualification in English Language. This is an exciting, innovative and enjoyable course which culminates in the new GCSE examination in English Language, which was first sat in June 2017. New initiatives mean that coursework, or controlled assessment essays, are no longer a part of the course. Instead there are two examination papers at the end: paper 1 is entitled ‘Explorations in creative reading and writing’, and paper 2 is called ‘Writer’s viewpoints and perspectives’. ~ :
10080 ~ 77938-01 ~ (NCFE) Level 3 Certificate in Coding Practices, Part time ~ Digital ~ ~

Successful completion of the required units will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge, skills and understanding of coding practices. It will also support progression into relevant employment and further study in coding.

This qualification aims to focus on the study of coding within the Information and Communication Technology sector, as well as offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge and provide opportunities to acquire a number of practical and technical skills.

~ No fee:£941
10081 ~ 77058-01 ~ CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Working with Children in Early Years & Primary Settings (NCFE) ~ Education and childcare ~ ~

The objective of this qualification is to support learners as they develop their knowledge, understanding and skills when caring for and supporting the learning and development of children aged 0–11 years & 11 months.

Classroom and workplace based, learners will benefit from theoretical knowledge as well as learning practical skills to help them put that knowledge into practice.

~ No fee:£1,200
10078 ~ 77045-01 ~ Level 1 Certificate in Engineering Technologies (Motor Vehicle, Fabrication and Welding, Engineering) ~ Engineering ~ Motor Vehicle and Automotive ~ ~ ~ No fee:£1,100 plus exam fee of £100
10079 ~ 77057-01 ~ CACHE Level 2 Award in Prevention and Control of Infection ~ Health and social care ~ ~ This qualification develops the knowledge and awareness of the causes of infection and how these can be managed and controlled. It has been specifically designed for the health and social care sector and covers preventing the spread of infection, cleaning and waste disposal processes and current legislation. ~ £300:£300
10076 ~ 74233-01 ~ GCSE English & Maths / Skills for Life (Functional Skills) ~ GCSEs ~ ~

This course code is specifically set up for students who wish to apply to do both English and Maths at the same time.

By applying once, you will be invited in to undertake an assessment which is used to grade your current knowledge and skill in both English and Maths. This is so that we enrol you on to the correct level to suit your needs.

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10077 ~ 77939-01 ~ (NCFE) Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Practices, Part time ~ Digital ~ ~

This course will provide the learner with a chance to develop knowledge and learn practical skills which can be used to seek employment or proceed into study at a higher level.

This qualification aims to:

The objective of this qualification is to provide the learner with an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills relating to cyber security practices.

~ No fee:£941
10075 ~ 74274-01 ~ Teaching Assistants/Childcare CACHE Level 2 ~ Education and childcare ~ ~ This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments. It covers all aspects of specialist support including planning, delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher; bilingual support; special needs support; and personal development and reflective practice. This course will run for a full year at 6 hours a week. ~ No fee:£740
10074 ~ 77940-01 ~ (CG) Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles ~ Motor Vehicle and Automotive ~ ~

This Level 3 qualification is designed for students to be able to identify, trace record and repair motor vehicle diagnostics and fault finding principles.

You must have a Level 2 diploma qualification in motor vehicle maintenance and repair, as this qualification builds upon that knowledge already gained.

~ No fee:£5,421
10073 ~ 77952-01 ~ Study Programme Level 1 Certificate in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ) ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~

The main purpose of the VTCT Level 1 Certificate in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ) is to prepare you to progress to the next level of vocational learning. All the units in this qualification directly prepare you for further study in the hair and beauty sector.

This qualification includes all the required elements to develop your practical hair and beauty skills including a mandatory unit in Create a hair and beauty image using colour. You will also have the opportunity to develop your skills and abilities further by completing units which may include: Make-up application, Skincare, Nail art, Face painting, Blow-drying hair, Winding skills, Shampooing and conditioning hair, Plaiting hair, Colouring hair using temporary colour.

You will also have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant hair and beauty products, health and safety, customer services, designing retail display areas and the hair and beauty sector.

~ No fee:£1,200
10071 ~ 72891-01 ~ A-Level Business/Law Pathway (2 Years) ~ Business, management and administration ~ Legal, finance and accounting ~ ~ Studying the Business A level will provide you with a strong understanding of topics including business objectives and strategy, entrepreneurship, global business, marketing, finance, human resources and operations management. You will be introduced to business operations and discover the many functional areas needed for a business to succeed. The law component of this pathway provides a deep insight into our legal system, including the framework underpinning our society and the implications for citizens. During your first year, you will be introduced to criminal and tort law. Second year studies will focus on your understanding of tort law through vicarious liability and defences. While studying your IT CTEC Introductory Diploma Level 3, you will develop relevant employability skills by gaining insight into the IT sector, including technological change, IT infrastructure, the flow of global information and legal considerations. ~ No fee:
10072 ~ 77954-01 ~ Access to HE in Health Science Professions ~ Health and social care ~ ~

You must be aged 19 years or over by 31 August in the year the course starts.

The diploma is a 12-month full-time intensive programme which is recognised by universities as an alternative to A levels for entry to many degree courses.

The course will be a mix of theory and practical science to support learning. Practical science will be delivered in our brand new, state-of-the-art science laboratory.

Funding for Access to HE courses is available via student loans. For those of you who progress to university and pass your degree, the loan cost of the Access HE Diploma will be written off. Further information on this can be provided at the interview.

~ No fee:£3,384
10069 ~ 73088-01 ~ CACHE Level 3 Technical Certificate ~ Health and social care ~ ~ The Level 3 Technical Certificate in Health and Social Care is the equivalent of 1.5 A Levels (maximum 84 UCAS points). You will learn through taught classes and activities, individual study, work experience and possibly a residential visit. ~ No fee:£4,670
10070 ~ 74260-01 ~ Childcare and Education (EYE) Technical Certificate/Diploma | Level 3 ~ Education and childcare ~ ~

This course develops the wide ranging knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years old.

It is ideal for those who have already had a placement or experience in a childcare setting and are therefore confident in working with children. For those students who have not had successful work experience with children then the Level 2 programme is a more suitable starting point.

~ No fee:£4,670
10067 ~ 73090-01 ~ Health & Social Care – CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma ~ Health and social care ~ ~

The course itself is taught over the course of a year, amounting to a total of 360 hours. Alongside that, you will also need to complete a minimum of 30 hours at placement.

Students must complete two core units, two mandatory units and a choice of optional units.

Students will also be involved in enrichment activities in a Health and Social setting. Past activities include visits to Crown Court, charitable events and Guest speakers. We also arrange awareness workshops, held throughout the year.

~ No fee:£1,200
10068 ~ 73092-01 ~ CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education ~ Education and childcare ~ ~ The programme enables you to work in a supervised role as an assistant in a pre-school, children’s centre, day nursery, school setting. You will undertake work placement as part of your course to gain the practice skills required when working with children and young people. ~ No fee:£2,882
10065 ~ 25589-01 ~ CAD (Computer Aided Design) Level 3 3D Award ~ Engineering ~ ~ ~ £500 plus exam fee of £95:£500 plus exam fee of £95
10066 ~ 73083-01 ~ Dressmaking PART TIME ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~

This course runs for 6 weeks at a time and will be held on Wednesday evenings from 18:00 to 20:00. For the most up-to-date information, please ring the college on 01535 685006.

For each 6 week course, the cost is £80, to be paid at enrolment. This course is only available for Adults.

~ £80:£80
10063 ~ 25594-01 ~ CAD (Computer Aided Design) Level 2, 2D Award ~ Engineering ~ ~ The Computer Aided Design courses provide opportunity for students to gain a range of valuable City & Guilds qualifications in 2 & 3-Dimensional CAD at level 2 and 3. The CAD schemes attract students from diverse backgrounds such as Electrical/Civil/Mechanical Engineering, Architectural, Furniture Design, Sports Ground Design, Town Planning, Highways, Cartography…or anyone who needs to produce plans. Increasingly, students from artistic/graphic backgrounds appreciate the links between the precise nature of CAD and graphical illustration. ~ £500 plus exam fee of £85:£500 plus exam fee of £85
10064 ~ 25581-01 ~ CAD (Computer Aided Design) Level 3 2D ~ Engineering ~ ~ ~ £500 plus exam fee of £95:£500 plus exam fee of £95
10062 ~ 73077-01 ~ (C&G) Level 1 Certificate in Construction Skills (Multi Skills) ~ Construction ~ ~

This qualification provides the ideal introduction to the construction industry and covers essential skills in the following construction trades: bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, electrical and plumbing. All four trades will be covered throughout the year providing a strong foundation for entry onto higher level courses or apprenticeships.

~ No fee:£1,100 plus exam fee of £100
10059 ~ 73068-01 ~ Beauty Therapy Level 2 Diploma ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~

This programme has been developed to meet the needs of students wishing to pursue a career in the beauty industry, with excellent career opportunities and industrial professional development.

The highly motivated staff who teach on this programme are anticipating working with enthusiastic, dedicated, pro-active students who wish to become successful beauty therapists in a worldwide market.

This programme incorporates both theory and practical units to encompass a broad treatment base in beauty therapies.

The practical elements and consolidated by the underpinning theory elements.

~ No fee:£1,090 plus exam fee of £110
10057 ~ 73055-01 ~ Level 2 Diploma Beauty Therapy – PART TIME ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~

This programme has been developed to meet the needs of students wishing to pursue a career in the beauty industry, with excellent career opportunities and industrial professional development.

The highly motivated staff who teach on this programme are anticipating working with enthusiastic, dedicated, pro-active students who wish to become successful beauty therapists in a worldwide market.

This programme incorporates both theory and practical units to encompass a broad treatment base in beauty therapies.

The practical elements and consolidated by the underpinning theory elements.

~ No fee:£1,090 plus exam fee of £110
10055 ~ 77029-01 ~ Ascentis Level 2 Diploma in Skills for Employment in the Construction Industries ~ Construction ~ ~

The Ascentis Level 2 diploma in Skills for Employment in the Construction Industries provides you with an excellent introduction to the theory and practical skills needed to work in the construction industry in a variety of occupational areas.

This will enable you to make informed decisions on whether to progress with further training and employment within these different areas of the construction industry.

~ No fee:£3,345
10054 ~ 77014-01 ~ NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care & Children & Young People’s Settings – Part-time ~ Health and social care ~ ~

This qualification will broaden your knowledge of the various areas within the Health, Social and Childcare sectors. They include the roles played by workers, from principles and values through to health and safety and working with others.

In addition to your lectures, you have the opportunity to gain work experience and find out what it’s really to work in the sector.

As this is a 12 week course, start dates can be negotiated throughout the academic year to reflect demand and individual requirements.

~ No fee:£1,100 plus exam fee of £100