Further Education

    Entry Level, Level 1 & Level 2 in Functional Skills English

    These English groups are friendly and are designed for you to improve your practical English skills. You will be screened to determine your own personal level and an individual learning plan will be drawn up.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 3 Diploma in Interactive Media

    If you are interested in website design, digital graphic design and online advertising/marketing, with some video games design, then this course could be for you. Interactive Media covers a broad spectrum of different skills and fields, and this is reflected in the variety and assortment of related and complementary units within the course.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Diploma in Game Design

    If you are interested in creating digital graphics, understanding how video games are developed and working with other media such as digital video, then this could be your first step into the world of games design/digital media.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Hair & Media Make-up

    This exciting course is designed to bring out your creativity and flair for media make-up in readiness for a career in this competitive industry

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

    The Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is a very popular course and gives you the knowledge and skills required to provide sports massage therapy to a range of clients who have dysfunctional tissue, without acute/post-acute injuries or underlying pathological conditions. It is worth 16 CPD points.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Medical Science

    If you want to work in the medical profession or you are interested in a career in science, then this course could be for you.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Mechanics & Maintenance

    Our motor vehicle department has industry experienced staff and the relevant vehicles to train you to successfully work in the motor industry.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Games Design

    This course is designed as a dedicated pathway into the video game industry; where you will explore the subject in a practical environment and learn the principles behind a career in games. The course is designed for students to decide and focus on their strongest areas and would also allow you to choose a career in other related fields, such as digital graphics and marketing.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Film, TV & Radio Production

    Are you interested in working in TV or radio broadcast?

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Certificate in Core Maths

    Core Maths is a new course designed for post-16 students who want to continue studying mathematics but not at A-Level. The new Core Maths qualifications will help you retain, deepen and extend your mathematics to be better prepared for higher education and employment.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery

    The course is for students who have successfully achieved a Level 2 Cookery qualification. It is designed to develop existing skills which will enable you to gain employment in high level restaurants and hotels.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality Supervision & Leadership

    This course is designed as a progression from a Level 2 Food and Drink qualification or substantial industry experience.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

    This is the qualification you need to work as a beauty therapist on cruise liners and in spas. It also enables you to start your own business as a therapist. You will provide treatments to clients in the College’s realistic salon environment.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Business

    This course will enable you to develop knowledge and practical business skills. It will also provide a route into higher education as it equivalent to three A Levels. You will gain skills and knowledge to help you in a business environment, or to establish your own business.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 3 Diploma in Acting

    This is a practical course, where you will learn about the performing arts industry. It will help you develop the skills you need for future training and provide you with guidance on how to pursue a career within this highly competitive field.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Football Education Programme

    Do you love football and want to find out how far you could go? Chasing your dream is the ultimate goal and for a small number it can lead to professional status and superstar incomes. But what about the others?

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science

    This Course provides an exciting opportunity for anyone who is interested in the science side of sport. An ideal starting point if you wish to pursue a career in the sport and exercise science industry; such as physiotherapy, sports psychology and the exercise and health industry.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Sport – Football Academy

    We work in partnership with Sky Blues in the Community. This study programme will identify and develop talented 16-19 year olds who aspire to develop opportunities in football. As part of your study programme you will get the opportunity to develop your work experience and employability skills while working with the Sky Blues in the Community coaching programmes throughout the academic year.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Sport

    If you not only enjoy taking part in sport but also have a real interest in fitness, nutrition and other areas affecting sports, then this course is for you. It is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to succeed in employment within the sport and fitness industry.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Rugby Union

    This bespoke educational programme provides you with a platform to prepare for a professional rugby career through the guidance of Coventry College an RFU Accredited College and Wasps Academy.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Travel & Tourism

    This course is designed to give you the skills you need to progress to Higher Education or into employment in this expanding industry.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Science

    If you are interested in a career in applied science and want a course that combines both theory and practical skills, this course could be for you.

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    Level 3 Diploma in Forensic Science

    This course is ideal for anyone who wants to go on to university or study in further areas including; forensic science, biomedical science, analytical science, psychology, sociology or criminology, policing and law.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Engineering

    This course is designed to give you the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to prepare for employment within the engineering sector. It will appeal to you if you are interested in engineering tasks and how engineering products are designed and made.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering

    The course is an A level equivalent course which allows you to develop your skills and knowledge in the field of Electrical/Electronic Engineering. It offers a combination of theory and practice leading to a nationally recognised qualification which can provide a basis for higher level study or for employment in the engineering industry.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Computing

    The Extended Diploma in Computing qualification is equivalent to 3 A levels and offers you an introduction to the IT industry and in-depth exposure to personal computers, hardware and operating systems. It is based on theory and practical hands on experience.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services

    The structure of the course is such that there are milestones at certain points where you are required to be fully up to date with your work, enabling you to progress to the end, and a successful qualification.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Public Service

    Students can apply for posts in the Army, Royal Navy, Royal Marines and the Royal Air Force. Alternatively, a HND in Public Services.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Transport & Architecture Design

    This is the only course in the UK to offer Transport Design and Model Making Skills to 16+ students.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care

    If you are interested in a career in the health sector such as nursing, midwifery, occupational therapy etc, then this course could be for you. It will give you an A level equivalent qualification (equivalent to 3 A levels), vocational work experience and will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to progress to employment or (increasingly) into higher education.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care

    This qualification enables you to develop the skills and knowledge needed to care for young children, you will be able to enter the sector as an Early Years Educator

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Photography

    If you are a creative person and have a keen interest in photography and an interest in increasing your skills in this subject to professional standards, then the BTEC Extended Diploma in Photography could be for you.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Womens Hairdressing

    This is the qualification needed to work as a stylist. You will practice all aspects of hairdressing services on a wide range of customers within our newly refurbished commercially equipped salon.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing

    This is the qualification you will needed to work as a stylist. You will practice all aspects of hairdressing services on a wide range of customers within our commercially equipped salon Therapeutix.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration

    This course will train you for the varied role of a personal assistant or a management secretary within a company.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Fashion & Textiles

    Fashion is challenging, exciting and very rewarding. If you are curious, enjoy creativity and are interested in developing your individual potential, then this course could be for you.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Art & Design

    This course is aimed to develop your creative art and design skills and build up a portfolio of work demonstrating your individual artistic potential, in a wide range of subject areas, which can be used to progress to higher education of future employment.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Graphic Design

    If you are looking for a course that is project based and will introduce you to the world of graphic design, illustration, typography, computer graphics and image-making, then this course could be for you.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dance

    If you are interested in a career in dance and want an A level equivalent course which offers excellent vocational training in a variety of styles and aspects of this exciting discipline, this course could be the right choice for you.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Diploma in Musical Theatre

    Our Musical Theatre course is for performers who have a serious interest in developing a wide and marketable range of performance skills in Musical Theatre.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Certificate in Sport

    If you have a keen interest in sport, the course will be suitable for who wish to pursue a career as a sports coach, outdoor activity leader, gym instructor, leisure assistant, PE teacher or a sports therapist.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Award In Instructing Kettlebells

    The Active IQ Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells is aimed at all Level 2 and Level 3 qualified instructors and trainers and is allocated 16 CPD points. It has been developed to train candidates, who already have knowledge and skills in fitness instruction to a professionally competent level to plan and deliver safe and effective kettlebell exercises and training sessions. This qualification is designed to broaden the skills of fitness instructors to include instructing kettlebell sessions.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Diploma in Media & Journalism

    The Level 2 Diploma will let you experience the full variety of media production enabling you to make choices as to which area you may specialise in for the future.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Mechanics & Maintenance

    Successful candidates will have the basic skills needed to apply for an automotive apprenticeship or similar engineering pathway. This qualification could also be used as an ‘interest’ course for a wide range of learners.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Body Repair & Paint

    This is a hands-on and theoretical City & Guilds course where you learn some of the key skills required for a career in the motor industry. It’s designed for students who have completed a first-year training course in motor vehicle body repair and painting, and who want to extend their skills. It would suit college-based students

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Diploma HGV Course

    There is a significant demand across the country for skilled and qualified Heavy Goods Vehicle technicians. Employers need committed, well trained and enthusiastic workers. By undertaking this course you will in gain the knowledge and skills needed to be a valuable team member.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 GCSE in Maths

    If you need to retake GCSE Mathematics, this part-time daytime or evening intensive course offers you the opportunity to obtain this qualification in one year. It is also suitable for mature students who need GCSE Maths for career purposes or for higher education.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Diploma in Womens Hairdressing

    This qualification is a national requirement to become a registered hairdresser. You will study the theory of hairdressing in ’Headstart’, our fully equipped and newly refurbished commercial salon. You will also be working with members of the public to put your skills into practice.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technologies

    This course prepares the learner for working in the nail industry.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 GCSE English & Maths Study Programme

    This is a fantastic opportunity for any 16-18 year old who didn’t get the GCSE English and maths grades they wanted in previous education. This course is taught at both campuses and aims for you to improve those all-important GCSE English and maths skills to help you progress onto a Level 3 course or apprenticeship of your choice the following academic year.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 in Professional Food & Beverage Service

    This is a very practical course if you are looking to improve and advance your skills in the kitchen, and are looking for a professional career in the hospitality and catering industry.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Certificate in Health & Social Care

    If you enjoy caring for others and helping people, but want to know more about what health and social care involves this course will give you a good understanding of the health and care environments and develop the skills you needed for a career within this sector.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Certificates in Aviation & Cabin Crew

    This course is designed to give you the specialist knowledge to prepare you for a career as cabin crew within the airline industry. As part of this qualification you will study a Certificate in Aviation.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Diploma in Hair & Media Make-up

    The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-Up (QCF) is a specialist vocationally related qualification. This qualification will develop the knowledge and skills that learners need to provide make-up treatments including photographic make-up, body art and also how to dress hair for media clients.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

    This is a practical course, providing you with direct training for a career in the beauty industry. By the end of the course you will be able to perform a range of facial, nail care and depilatory treatments as well as carry out reception and customer care duties.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Certificate in Dance

    The level 2 extended certificate in Dance will serve as a great foundation platform for aspiring dancers wishing to develop their potential for working in the dance profession, and preparing for future qualifications.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Certificate in Culinary Skills

    This is a very practical course for those who are looking to improve and advance skills in the kitchen, restaurant and bar, as well as those looking for a professional career in the Catering and Hospitality industry.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Professional Cookery

    This is a very practical course for those who are looking to improve and advance their skills in the kitchen, as well as those looking for a professional career in the hospitality and catering industry.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Step in Sport and Active Leisure Industry

    If you aspire to work in the leisure industry or would like to follow the apprenticeship route then this course is for you.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership

    An Apprenticeship enables you to learn on the job and get paid while studying for a qualification. An Apprentice has employed status. However, if you do not have a job then we will help you find one.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 Diploma in Applied Science

    If you are interested in a course to prepare you for employment as a science/laboratory technician in the science industry, or to give you a good grounding for an advanced forensic or medical science course, then this is the course for you.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services

    The structure of the course is such that there are milestones at certain points where you are required to be fully up to date with your work, enabling you to progress to the end, and a successful qualification.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Certificate in Information & Creative Technology

    This course will give you an introduction to the modern online world and provides a first look at how the main building blocks of technology systems work. Starting with your own experiences, you will extend your knowledge of online services and investigate the technology and software that supports them.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Diploma in Public Services

    If you are interested in taking a preparatory programme in order to gain entry into one of the uniformed services such as the Army, Navy, RAF, Police, Fire Service or Ambulance Service, then this is the course for you.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry

    The Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of people, enabling them to work in the industry in their chosen craft. It covers both theory and practical elements.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies

    This course will provide you with both the practical skills and the theory to help you find work within the plumbing industry.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation

    This course is for the ambitious candidates who wish to commence a career in the Electrical Installation industry.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Diploma in Brickwork

    If you have already completed a first year training course in bricklaying, this Level 2 qualification will allow you to progress onto the next stage. It is suitable for college-based students as well as those on apprenticeship schemes working towards NVQ Level 2. The NVQ Level 2 course will run over 2 years.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care

    This qualification enables you to develop the skills and knowledge needed to care for young children in the early years sector.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Certificate Diploma in Business Administration

    Administrators are the backbone of any company and this course will give you the office skills you need for a good career.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Diploma in Business

    This course is designed for students who wish to progress to working within a business environment or onto a level 3 programme.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Extended Certificate in Art & Design

    The course is an introduction to the principles of various art and design disciplines. There will be a focus on developing core skills that will enable students to improve the quality of their artwork.

    Campus: City

    International Courses 3 – Part Time IELTS Preparation Course

    This course will focus on the 4 components of IELTS, Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing and will help you to maximise your potential through preparation and technique. Exam practice and timed exercises will improve your chances of reaching your required goal.

    Campus: Henley

    FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

    The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football, leading to the achievement of the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football qualification, is the first stepping-stone on the core coaching pathway. It will provide you with an introduction to coaching the game and working with players from under 7 to open age.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Mechanics & Maintenance

    Candidates wanting to develop some of the key skills and understanding in motor vehicle systems. Successful candidates will have the basic skills needed to apply for an automotive apprenticeship or similar engineering pathway. This qualification could also be used as an ‘interest’ course for a wide range of learners.

    Campus: City

    Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Body Repair & Paint

    This course is aimed at anyone interested in starting or developing a career in the motor industry. You do not need any previous experience or need to be in a current work placement. These qualifications are taught in a college or training provider and learning is by doing rather than writing lots of notes.

    Campus: City

    Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Culinary Skills

    “Culinary skills are a worldwide language and a skill for life.”

    Campus: Henley

    Level 1 Diploma in Digital Media

    If you have an interest in developing skills in creative media including digital photography, desktop publishing, video and audio production, this BTEC Level 1 Diploma could be an ideal starting point for you. It will give you an introduction to many different aspects of interactive media as well as helping to improve your general education in English and Maths skills.

    Campus: City

    Level 1 Diploma in Health & Social Care

    This is a beginners course, introducing you to a career in health and social care. This study programme includes Functional skills/GCSE English and maths, and a placement.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 1 Diploma in Health & Social Care

    This is a vocational qualification that gives learners the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to prepare for employment. They also provide career development opportunities.

    Campus: City

    Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

    This course is the ideal introduction to a career in beauty therapy and is designed to develop specific skills in preparation for entry to Level 2 Beauty Therapy.

    Campus: City

    Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Hairdressing

    This is the ideal introduction to a career in hairdressing. The course is designed to develop specific skills in preparation for entry to Level 2 Hairdressing.

    Campus: City

    Level 1 Certificate in Exploring the Aviation & Travel & Tourism Industry

    If you have a passion for travel and want a career in the aviation and tourism industry, look no further. As part of this qualification you will study a Certificate in Introduction to Travel and Tourism.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 1 Diploma in Sport

    This is a brand new course at the College, so new in fact we don’t have any course information for our website yet.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 1 Performing Engineering Operations

    This is an introductory course aimed at you if you want to establish the foundations for a career in engineering. You will acquire basic engineering skills and learn the theoretical background needed for more advanced courses.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 1 Diploma in Science

    This programme provides a pathway for students to move into the exciting world of science.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 1 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services

    The structure of the course is such that there are milestones at certain points where you are required to be fully up to date with your work, enabling you to progress to the end, and a successful qualification.

    Campus: City

    Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing

    This is an introduction course for plumbing which you are able to progress onto the level 2 Diploma in Plumbing studies.

    Campus: City

    Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation

    This is a hands-on and theoretical City & Guilds course where you learn some of the key skills required for a career in the Electrical sector of the Construction Industry. It’s designed for students who are interested in working within the construction industry and who would like to progress to level 2 and eventually level 3.

    Campus: City

    Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery

    Our Carpentry and Joinery course is specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions, and the test(s) are based on the learner showing what they can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirements of the qualification.

    Campus: City

    Level 1 Diploma in Brickwork

    This is a hands-on and theoretical course where you will learn the basic skills to prepare you for a career as a bricklayer in the construction industry. It’s designed for students who have a desire and ambition to become a tradesperson in the construction industry.

    Campus: City

    Level 1 Construction Skills

    This BTEC Construction Skills will inspire and enthuse learners to consider a career in the construction sector and give learners the potential opportunity, in due course, to enter employment within a wide range of junior job roles across the construction industry.

    Campus: City

    Level 1 Diploma in Art & Design

    This course offers you the opportunity to explore a range of skills and ideas in art and design, whilst gaining relevant qualifications in English and maths.

    Campus: City

    Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children

    This qualification enables you to develop the skills and knowledge needed to care for young children. This course is the first step towards a career in childcare and early years.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 1 Diploma in Business

    This course is ideal for you if you want a practical introduction to business and administration. The course is designed to allow students an insight of what it would be like to work in one of these areas and you will learn new skills.

    Campus: City

    ESOL Youth Programme

    The ESOL Youth Programme at Coventry College is for 16-18 year olds who are residents in the UK. Students work towards various levels of Skills for Life qualifications.

    Campus: City

    Entry Level Foundation in Sport

    Foundation routes are for you if you are aged between 16 & 18 years of age and need extra support to help you improve your prospects and progress to further study or a career.

    Campus: Henley

    Entry Level Foundation in Hospitality & Catering

    Foundation routes are for you if you are aged between 16 & 18 years of age and you need extra support to help you improve your prospects and progress to further study or a career.

    Campus: Henley

    Entry Level Foundation in Health, Social & Childcare

    Foundation routes are for you if you are aged between 16 & 18 years of age and you need extra support to help you improve your prospects and progress to further study or a career.

    Campus: Henley

    Entry Level Foundation in Public Services

    Foundation routes are for you if you are aged between 16 & 18 years of age and you need extra support to help you improve your prospects and progress to further study or a career.

    Campus: Henley

    Entry Level 2 Diploma in Life and Living Skills

    This is an entry level course designed to help you if you have learning disabilities/difficulties. You will acquire skills to help you with day-to-day tasks.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 3 Diploma in Games Art & Design

    This is a full-time course over two years, which is designed to introduce you to the necessary and professional skills needed in the video games industry. Completion of the course will provide you with a Diploma equivalent to three A-Levels and many of our students progress to a related University degree course or seek employment in the rapidly growing games industry, which currently contributes £1billion to the UK economy.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 2 Certificate in Performing Engineering Operations

    This is a work-related, nationally recognised qualification designed for you if you are interested in taking a first step towards an engineering career.

    Campus: Henley

    International Courses 4 – Dependents / Spouse EFL Course

    Whether you want to just learn English, or simply polish up on your skills, you can select the hours that suit you from our timetable.

    Campus: Henley

    Entry Level 3 in Life and Living Skills

    This is an entry level course designed to help you if you have learning disabilities/difficulties. You will acquire skills to help you with day-to-day tasks.

    Campus: Henley

    Entry Level, Level 1 & Level 2 in Functional Skills Maths

    These maths groups are friendly and are designed for you to improve your practical maths skills. You will be screened to determine your own personal level and an individual learning plan will be drawn up.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Therapy Services

    This is a practical course, providing you with direct training for a career in the beauty industry. By the end of the course you will be able to perform a range of facial, and nail care treatments as well as carry out reception and customer care duties.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 Certificate in Performing Arts

    This course provides skills and knowledge in all aspects of theatre and performance and can be used to progress into higher level study, or as a foundation for your future career.

    Campus: City

    Level 1 Diploma in Performing Arts

    It is an ideal course if you are unsure if Performing Arts is for you, or if you want to develop your confidence through live performances and various projects you will not only develop both your technical and performance skills.

    Campus: City