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.
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.
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.
Designed to enable learners to develop personal skills through participation in day-to-day activities, promoting independence and social interaction.
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.
A basic computer course which will give learners the ability to use computers effectively and to develop, present and communicate information using Microsoft packages
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.
This course is for adults who have a low level of English and want to improve their English language skills to help them in everyday life situations.
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.
ESOL for Adults is a programme for UK residents who want to improve their English. You will work towards Skills for Life qualification or towards targets set by your tutor as part of your Individual Learning Plan.
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.
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.
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.
This is an introduction course for plumbing which you are able to progress onto the level 2 Diploma in Plumbing studies.
This is a hands on and theoretical course where you will learn the basic skills to prepare you for career as a painter and decorator.
This is a hands on and theoretical course where you will learn the basic skills to prepare you for career as a plasterer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you are 16-18 years old and looking for an introductory course which will help develop your performance skills in drama and dance then what we have to offer is perfect. Our course will improve your functional skills in Maths and English.
This unit is ideal for photographers who have completed Introduction to Digital Photography or who have some prior knowledge of how to use manual settings on their DSLR camera.
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.
“Culinary skills are a worldwide language and a skill for life.”
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.
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.
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.
The purpose of this qualification is to allow learners to demonstrate understanding of and competency in digital literacy skills. It will help learners progress to a work role where digital literacy skills are required.
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.
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.
This course is designed for both complete beginners and students with some prior photographic experience, who would like to learn more about their camera and how to use different photographic techniques.
This course is part of an education and training scheme designed by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) to develop highly skilled support staff in the fields of finance and accountancy.
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.
This course is for the ambitious candidates who wish to commence a career in the Electrical Installation industry.
This course will provide you with both the practical skills and the theory to help you find work within the plumbing industry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
A one day course aimed at individuals working in the catering industry.
This course prepares the learner for working in the nail industry.
This course is aimed at students who have completed Introduction to Digital Photography, or have a basic knowledge of photography and the ability to use their DSLR cameras manually. The course is designed to introduce students to in depth areas of photographic study and enable them to produce professional folios of images, supported by underpinning knowledge.
This qualification enables you to develop the skills and knowledge needed to care for young children in the early years sector.
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.
This BTEC Level 2 First Diploma in Applied Science is intended for post-16 learners who aim to progress onto a Level 3 study programme in Science and possibly on to employment.
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.
This is a work-related, nationally recognised qualification designed for you if you are interested in taking a first step towards an engineering career.
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.
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.
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.
While studying for this qualification you will develop the knowledge and skills needed to work professionally and safely in the hairdressing industry. Learners then practice the techniques, reaching the standard required to work in Salon 50, our fully equipped commercial area which is open to the public.
The qualification aims to develop your knowledge of the importance of recording and reporting any incidence of falls to ensure interventions can be put in place to reduce risk and reoccurrence of falls.
The purpose of this qualification is to increase your knowledge and awareness of the Prevent Duty and safeguarding, including online safety. You will develop your knowledge of safeguarding in an environment where you have a duty of care.
You will gain an understanding of the specific mental health topic. You will develop an understanding of the topic in relation to the symptoms and experience for the individual, support needs as well as how the disorder can be managed and treated. You will gain an understanding of the roles of professionals and needs of family and friends of the individual.
This qualification aims to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the key principles of information, advice or guidance and applying these within their own context. This qualification is suitable for those working or looking to work in a range of roles where the provision of information, advice or guidance is a requirement.
The qualification is designed to raise your awareness of end of life care. You will gain an understanding the principles of end of life care such as care planning, support to manage pain and discomfort as well as grief and loss.
This qualification aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for people with dementia. You will develop knowledge of person-centred care, the influence of positive communication methods, issues relating to the use of medication for people with dementia, and the importance of providing appropriate activities. You will understand the benefits of engaging in activities to enhance physical, mental and social well-being in a diverse range of settings.
This qualification is to prepare you to either enter or progress within employment in the Health and Social Care sector. You will gain an understanding of the meaning of infection control and its importance, as well as how to prevent and control the spread of infection. Understanding the principles of infection prevention and control is essential when working within all healthcare settings.
This qualification aims to develop your understanding of autism an the principles of supporting individuals with autism, covering the person-centred approach and influence of positive communication methods, how to support positive behaviour, and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.
This qualification is designed to increase your awareness and understanding of behaviour that challenges and its effects. By completing the qualification, you will develop in-depth knowledge of behaviour that challenges and how to respond to behaviour that challenges.
The purpose of the qualification is to increase your knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health. You will learn about mental health problems commonly associated with children and young people, the impact of mental-ill health on children and young people and support available to maintain well-being in children and young people.
This qualification will increase understanding of the principles of healthy eating and the role of maintaining health. It will increase confidence in planning and achieving a healthy diet and how an individuals dietary requirements change throughout life. It will enhance understanding of food labelling, eating disorders and the principles of food safety in a home environment.
This qualification aims to develop your knowledge of different Specific Learning Difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported. You will develop knowledge of dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism.
This qualification is designed to provide you with an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur, how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes, diabetes diagnosis, initial care and develop your understanding of on-going care and treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels.
This qualification aims to develop your understanding of different types of medication, their use, and procedures for obtaining, storing, administering and disposing of medication. You will gain an understanding of the legislation and the audit process related to medication and the issues of responsibility and accountability as well as record keeping.
You will gain an understanding equality, discrimination, prejudice and diversity at work and in society. You will look at the benefits of a fair and inclusive workplace or society, as well as the problems that can occur if there is unfair discrimination.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. You must be aged 19+ and resided in the EU for the last 3 years in order to access funding.
This qualification provides the underpinning knowledge required by employees to work in a range of customer service roles. Learners will have essential knowledge of how to carry out tasks such as managing information and supporting events.
This qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding required to successfully lead a team. This will focus on the study of leading a team in a business environment.
The purpose of this qualification is to allow learners to demonstrate understanding of data protection and data security. It will help learners progress to a work role where data protection and data security knowledge is required.
This qualification will focus on the study of possible causes of violence in the workplace and how to reduce the risk of workplace violence and harassment.
The purpose of this qualification is to give learners specialist knowledge to support their work within the social care and healthcare sectors.
This qualification will enable learners to: understand how to protect devices and data, communicate socially and professionally using technology, apply digital skills in personal and business situations and use digital resources to facilitate own career progression.
This qualification will provide you with knowledge, understanding and basic skills to work competently as a barber.
This course is an introduction to fashion and textiles. If you are interested in developing a good understanding of the design process and making of clothing, then this could be the course for you.
The course is an introduction to principles of 3D, Architecture and Transport disciplines.
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.
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.
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.
On this course students will gain an introduction to photography and be introduced to a wide range of specialist materials such as darkroom, digital, studio and location.
If you aspire to work in the leisure industry or would like to follow the apprenticeship route then this course is for you.
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.
This course is designed for students who wish to progress onto working within a business environment or studying a Level 3 programme.
As a Customer Service Practitioner you will be responsible for delivering high quality products and services to customers. This qualification is suitable for those in a Customer Service environment or those who interact on a regular basis with external and internal clients and have some level of responsibility.
As a Level 2 Bricklaying apprentice you will be gaining hands-on experience of laying bricks blocks and other types of building components. You will be working in mortar to construct, build and repair walls, foundations, partitions, arches and other structures. You may work on various different sites raining from large housing developments to smaller extension or restoration projects. You may be working alongside other trades whilst on the job.
As a Level 2 Painting and Decorating Apprentice you will be operating In commercial and domestic properties undertaking tasks around the decoration and protection of buildings. You will be working in a variety of environments such as houses, schools, offices, hospitals, and construction sites. You will be working both internally and externally. Working with a range of water or solvent based paints and wall coverings you will have an excellent knowledge, understand and comply with statutory safety and environmental requirements.
As a level 2 plastering apprentice you will be applying layers of plastering to walls, floors and ceilings. You will often complete dry lining projects during your career. You will require knowledge of this as a plasterer. You could potentially be working with commercial and domestic customers, other trades and site managers. You could be working on smaller domestic jobs, larger repair and restoration jobs.
A recruitment resourcer is employed within an organisation that has a recruitment function. As a level 2 recruitment resourcer apprentice you will be responsible for identifying, attracting and shortlisting candidates for the recruitment process to fulfil the requirement of the business brief. You may also be required to identify new business opportunities
As a level 2 Carpentry and Joinery Apprentice you will be carrying out skilled work using primarily timber products on a construction site or a workshop. You will be preparing and fixing building components from the initial erection of a new building through to the installation of fixtures and fittings as well as carrying out a variety of repair and maintenance activities.
As a level 2 hospitality team member you could be working within a variety of establishments such as bars, restaurants, cafes, conference centres and hotels. Hospitality team members specialise in areas you will be adaptable and ready to support team members across the business, for example during busy periods. Specialist areas in hospitality include food and beverage service, serving alcoholic beverages, barista, food preparation, housekeeping, concierge and guest services, reception, reservations and conference and banqueting. in this role you will be developing exceptional hospitality skills and knowledge such as recognising the needs of a customer.
As a level 2 commis chef apprentice you will begin at one of the most common starting points within the kitchen environment. You will be preparing food and carrying out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef. You will be learning how to carry out tasks effectively and to a high quality standard in every part of the kitchen. This will provide an opportunity to experience, consider and value each section and ultimately choose an area where you feel most inspired.
As a level 2 Production Chef Apprentice you will be working as part of a team in an often challenging kitchen environments for example; schools, hospitals, care homes, casual dining restaurants or pub kitchens. You will be typically reporting to the senior production chef or line manager. You will produce food in high volumes, and will be following standardised recipes and menus. You will have high methodical organisation skills, attention to detail and an understanding of sustainability and caring for the environment.
As an Adult Care Worker apprentice, you will be part of the frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives.
This occupation is found in a range of private and public settings including full day care, children’s centres, pre-schools, reception classes, playgroups, nursery schools, home based provision, hospitals, social care settings, out of school environments and local authority provision, to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by government for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 in both indoor and outdoor environments.
An Accounts/Finance Assistant is an integral part of the team responsible for maintaining an efficient and accurate finance function within a business. The Accounts/Finance Assistant is responsible for assisting the team of accountants with junior accounting duties. These can vary massively depending on the team structure and size of business. An Accounts/Finance Assistant’s work could include basic bookkeeping activities, working with sales and purchase ledgers, running calculations to ensure that records and payments are correct, recording of cash and data entry. Accounts/Finance Assistants can work in almost any sector.
The Community Activator Coach Standard will underpin occupations such as an Activator, Sports Coach, Activity Leader, Community Worker or Outreach Officer. These roles are predominantly employed by sport for social change charities; SMEs who operate in the sport and physical activity sector; local authorities; sports clubs; leisure centres; youth work agencies; housing associations and outdoor education centres and are deployed to primarily work with inactive groups of people. The wider sport and activity sector plays an important role in improving the health and wellbeing of the nation and provides a positive environment which supports (especially young) people to grow and develop through sport and physical activity.
The role of the Leisure Team Member is to support, enhance and deliver the day to day operations and services of a leisure / fitness facility. Working as part of a team, it is the responsibility of the leisure team member to undertake a range of operational duties such as assisting with the opening and closing of the facility, undertaking routine maintenance of equipment and maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the environment. Alongside these operational functions they ensure programmed activities and services are available for customers. They act as a Lifeguard, Swimming Teacher, Gym Instructor and Group Activity Leader. In a typical working day they may perform all of these roles in one shift, for example: open or close the facility, welcome customers, deliver a gym induction, run a group exercise session, teach a swimming lesson, clean the facility, walk the gym floor, prepare the sports hall for a sports activity (for example badminton) and deliver the session.
An Auto-care Technician carries out a range of services and repairs to cars, car derived vans and light goods vehicles, working in an Auto-care or “Fast-Fit” Centre, which may be part of a national chain or operated by a regional/local independent group/owner. An Auto-care Technician requires a unique combination of technical, retail and customer service skills. They will use a range of tools, measuring and diagnostic equipment to identify & repair simple system faults.
These maths groups are friendly and are designed for you to improve your practical maths skills.
If you need to retake GCSE English Language to obtain at least grade 4 (C), this part-time daytime or evening course will help you to do this. It is also suitable for mature students who need GCSE English Language for career purposes or for higher education.
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.
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.
In this Photoshop course you will learn how to properly use Photoshop's tools, dhow to navigate the software, discover how to retouch and colour correct photographic images, as well as receive an introduction to professional imaging workflows.
This course allows you to develop essential and transferable skills that will help you to progress in further vocational learning. The qualification is particularly suitable for you if you need to develop skills that will equip you for further study and gain an understanding of the vocational area of health/social science. This course is for learners who are aged 19 and over.
Our Science GCSE courses are for learners who require a science GCSE to support their progression to the next level.
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.
The EWPA is an NVQ assessment route enabling an experienced worker (minimum of 5 years in relevant trade) to achieve their NVQ level 2 through a practical assessment. By using your skills acquired over the years to complete a task at our City Campus (usually 2 days) which is then assessed.
This is an Active IQ course. The Level 2 Gym Instructors course is allocated 20 CPD points and is a very popular course. It is the first step to a career in the fitness industry. The course will allow entry on the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) at Level 2 and the skills to work as a fitness instructor in the UK or overseas.
The course consists of several units including Safeguarding and Child Protection, Health and Safety, Child Development, Equality and Diversity, Supporting Literacy & Numeracy Development, Supporting the teacher in the classroom.
The most important part of reaching the status of a fully-qualified gas engineer is being able to do the work safely and legally. This course contains a number of Gas Safety ACS assessments, which is made up of a core safety assessment (CCN1) and then a number of smaller optional appliance assessments.
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.
Our motor vehicle department has industry experienced staff and the relevant vehicles to train you to successfully work in the motor industry.
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.
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.
This level 3 qualification builds upon your successful completion of City and Guilds 2365 Level 2 and provides a solid grounding in the electro-technical industry while reinforcing a sound basic training for prospective electricians.
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
If you are already in a teaching role you may wish to consider the Diploma in Education and Training.
The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development and offers professional training and accreditation for those working in HR and learning and development.
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.
Are you interested in working in TV or radio broadcast?
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.
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.
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.
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 Diploma in Photography could be for you.
This BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Biomedical Science is intended for post-16 learners who aim to progress to higher education to study courses such as: Pharmacy, Paramedic Sciences, Biosciences or Physiotherapy, and ultimately on to employment.
The course is an A-level equivalent study programme which allows you to develop your skills and knowledge in the field of Electrical/Mechanical 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.
This BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Applied Science is intended for post-16 learners who aim to progress to higher education to study courses such as: Biosciences, Chemical Engineering, Radiography, Dietary and Nutrition, Veterinary Science, Marine Biology, Laboratory Technicians, Animal Biology or Pharmaceutical Sciences and ultimately on to employment.
This BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Forensic and Criminal Investigation is intended for post-16 learners who aim to progress to higher education to study courses such as: Forensic Science, Policing and Law, Criminology or Psychology and ultimately on to employment.
This qualification is designed as a full-time, two-year programme of study for learners who want to focus on the uniformed protective services sector
These qualifications are for post-16 learners who want to continue their education through applied learning.
This course is designed to give you the skills you need to progress to Higher Education or into employment in this expanding industry.
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.
This is the qualification most salons expect for you to work as a stylist. Developing your knowledge using advanced techniques, you will become more experienced and confident. Our commercially equipped Salon 50 is open to the public and allows you to practice these skills, preparing you for employment in the industry.
This course is designed as a progression from a Level 2 Food and Drink qualification or substantial industry experience.
This is the second stage of the AAT programme of courses, designed to develop highly-skilled support staff in the fields of finance and accountancy.
Many of our former students have gained and found employment after completion of the City and Guilds plumbing qualifications, and as a recognised qualification in the industry it’s a great way to start your plumbing career.
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.
This is the only course in the UK to offer Transport Design and Model Making Skills to 16+ students.
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.
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.
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.
The Extended Diploma in Information & Creative Technologies (ICT) 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.
This qualification is for you if you are carrying out assessments and quality assurance in most learning environments including Further Education, Adult Continuing Learning, Employers and Third Sector.
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.
A Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship is designed for individuals who are employed in an office based environment and have a level of responsibility within their role. As a level 3 business administrator you will be handling day to day tasks and ensuring that the operations of a team run smoothly. You will learn a set of highly transferable skills, knowledge and behaviours that can be applied and utilised in all sectors. You may be required to work independently or as a team and this will involve developing, implementing and maintaining administrative functions. You will develop key skills to support your progression towards management responsibilities.
As a customer service specialist you will be a professional for direct customer support within a variety of sectors and organisations. You will act as a referral point for dealing with complex queries, complaints and requests. You will be an expert in your company’s products and/or services.
Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technicians plan, select, install, service, commission and maintain all aspects of plumbing and heating systems. Appliances and equipment can include gas, oil and solid fuel boilers as well as pumps, heat emitters, bathroom furniture or controls as part of a cold water, hot water, and central heating or above ground drainage and rainwater systems.
The Level 3 Infrastructure Technician qualification is designed for those interested in working in the IT industry. in particular those who wish to support others who are using technology.
The Level 3 Heavy Good Vehicle Technician apprenticeship is designed for those who wish to pursue a career within the HGV industry. It can be completed by staff already in the industry or a new apprentice.
As a Level 3 Recruitment Consultant Apprentice you will typically work within the recruitment sector to identify and secure job opportunities. You will be focusing on the supply of flexible workers and permanent workers. You will be securing client recruitment opportunities in line with personal or corporate goals. You will be developing and maintaining client/candidate relationships to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.
As a HR Support apprentice you will be working within the HR sector of an organisation delivering front line support to managers and employees. You will be handling day to day queries and providing HR related advice. You will be providing an efficient and streamlined service to the business with regards to all HR related tasks.
As a lead adult care worker apprentice you will be responsible for leading the frontline care for Vulnerable Adults within their homes, day care centres, care and nursing homes and other healthcare settings. You will be helping adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live independently and safely, enabling them to have control and choice in their life. You will be providing supervision, frontline leadership and providing guidance and direction for others.
Early Years Educators, and other job roles such as nursery nurse and childminders, are highly trained professionals who play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe.
As a Level 3 Digital Marketing Apprentice you will be designing, defining, building and implementing digital campaigns across a range of social media platforms and online websites. You will be driving customer acquisition and engagement. You will have a responsibility for some elements of the overall marketing plan or campaign. You will follow marketing briefs and instructions.
As a level 3 senior production chef you will be responsible for leading a team or supporting a head chef in larger organisations. Typically working in environments such as schools, hospitals, care homes, pub kitchens and casual dining restaurants; you will have accountability for the running of day to day kitchen service, producing monitoring and maintaining constant food standards and legislative requirements during all stages of production and supply.
As a Level 3 Chef de Partie apprentice you will be responsible for running a specific section of the kitchen. In this role you usually manage a small team of workers who must be organised to ensure that dishes go out on time and are produced to a high quality standard. In smaller organisations a chef de Partie may work alone as the only person responsible for their section. Also known as a station or section chef, you will report directly to the head chef and you will have a vital role within the kitchen.
As a Level 3 Hospitality Supervisor Apprentice you will be providing vital support to the management teams and will be responsible for independently supervising hospitality services and running shifts. As a supervisor you may specialise in a specific function or work across a variety of functions which reflect the multifunctional nature of the industry.
As a Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor you will be a first line management role with operational or project responsibilities. You may have an element of responsibility for managing a team to ensure that clearly defined outcomes are delivered. You may have responsibilities for managing workloads, resources, resolving problems and developing and managing team members.
As a level 3 Personal Trainer Apprentice you will be responsible for preparing and delivering training programmes, catering for a variety of needs ranging from older adults to athletes and supporting people who are training for a specific sporting activity. This Apprenticeship is targeted for individuals who wish to be involved in the management of a fitness facility or operation.
Teaching Assistants work in Primary, Special and Secondary education across all age ranges encompassing special educational needs and emotional vulnerabilities. The primary role of the Teaching Assistant is to support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning either in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress. Promoting self-belief, social inclusion and a high self-esteem play an integral part to pupils’ well-being, ensuring pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing, safe environment. It is an active role supporting the learner to access the curriculum.
The role of a Leisure Duty Manager is to manage the effective day to day ‘front line’ operation of a leisure facility. These facilities will vary in size and the services available such as swimming pools, multi-functional sports hall, fitness suites, crèche, children’s soft play, health suites, climbing walls and outdoor sports tracks. It is the responsibility of the Leisure Duty Manager to ensure the facility is prepared for use in accordance with the planned activity programme and that all areas are maintained to the highest possible standards of safety, cleanliness, security and operational effectiveness.
An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of their role will involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. In addition the Assistant Accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations.
A Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician services and repairs light vehicles such as cars and vans and works either in dealerships which focus on a particular manufacturer, or in an independent garage which deals with many different makes of vehicles. The technician will work on all the systems found within the vehicle. The day-to-day work ranges from replacing simple parts through to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment. The tasks faced are constantly changing, driven by the introduction of ever more complex technologies and diagnostic techniques.
The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Games Art is a full time course over 2
years designed to introduce you to the skills needed to progress toward the
games industry. Completion of the course will provide you with a Diploma
equivalent to three A-Levels.
A Vehicle Damage Paint Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry. The role is to prepare, spray and finish vehicles that have been involved in collisions and other incidents in an efficient manner. The vehicles can include Cars/Light Commercial Vehicles. This includes ensuring correct colour match and final finish to the company and customers exacting standards. This is usually within a collision repair workshop or smart repair workshops/mobile repair micro business & working alongside another fully qualified Paint Technician.
The Access to Higher Education course in Health Professionals enables you to develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. It prepares you to study at university and is also widely recognised by employers. This course is for learners who are 19 and over.
The Access to Higher Education course in Science (Physical Science and Engineering) enables you to develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. It prepares you to study at university and is also widely recognised by employers. This course is for students 19 and over.
The Access to Higher Education course in Science (Core Science) enables you to develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. It prepares you to study at university and is also widely recognised by employers. This course is for students 19 and over.
The Access to Higher Education course in Business and Management enables you to develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. It prepares you to study at university and is also widely recognised by employers. This course is for students 19 and over.
The Access to Higher Education course in Computing enables you to develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. It prepares you to study at university and is also widely recognised by employers. This course is for students 19 and over.
The Access to Higher Education course in Education enables you to develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. It prepares you to study at university and is also widely recognised by employers. This course is for students 19 and over.
The Access to Higher Education course in Science (Environmental Science) enables you to develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. It prepares you to study at university and is also widely recognised by employers. This course is for students 19 and over.
The Access to Higher Education course in Social Science enables you to develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. It prepares you to study at university and is also widely recognised by employers. This course is for learners who are 19 and over.
The Access to Higher Education course in Science (Forensic Science) enables you to develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. It prepares you to study at university and is also widely recognised by employers. This course is for learners who are 19 and over.
The Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training is a very popular course and is allocated 20 CPD points. It gives you the knowledge and skills to work with individuals and groups of clients in a gym environment.
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.
This is a new evenings only course aimed at learners who have a strong knowledge of studio and location photography, who wish to further their skills using our outstanding studio and darkroom facilities.
This course provides you with the knowledge and skills required while offering a useful and practical qualification. An Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification and membership enables you to develop relevant, practical accounting and finance skills throughout your working life.
As a Level 4 Network Engineer apprentice you will be responsible for designing, installing and maintaining communication networks within an organisation or between organisations. You will need to maintain high levels of operation of communication networks in order to provide maximum performance and availability for their users. By the end of the apprenticeship you will understand network configuration, cloud, network administration and monitoring tools and be able to give technical advice and guidance.
This qualification provides adult learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, prepare, deliver and review strength and conditioning programmes that will help athletes to achieve their performance goals.
This level 5 course is part-time and in-service; this means you need to be in a suitable teaching or training post to enter the course. A minimum of 100 hours teaching/training practice is required over the two years of the course.
This Higher National Diploma in Business aims to help students become professional, self-reflecting individuals, who are able to meet the demands of employers in the business sector and adapt to a constantly changing world.
The Higher National Diploma in Art & Design (Games) is a full-time course over 2 years, designed to provide you with the skills to progress toward industry. Completion of the course will provide you with a full Level 4 and 5 qualification and portfolio; this course has been structured to meet the needs of a constantly evolving industry and we aim to ensure that you leave with a skill set required for a career in games production.
The Level 5 Operations/Department Manager Apprenticeship is suitable for someone who manages teams and/or projects, and works towards achieving operational or departmental goals and objectives, as part of the delivery of the organisations strategy. You are accountable to a more senior manager/business owner.
If you left formal education some time ago and are now interested in returning to study and taking a degree course which offers a broad range of options, including Politics, Sociology, Health and Social Policy and Research Methods, the BA (Hons) Degree in Social Studies could be an excellent step for you.
This QA Authored course offers hands on instruction and practice administering Active Directory technologies in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 in this 5-day Microsoft Official Course.
This QA Authored give you hands-on instruction and practice configuring advanced Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, services in this five-day Microsoft Official Course.
This QA Authored course is intended for IT professionals and consultants who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating the Office 365 services, including its dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies.
This QA Authored course is run in conjunction with QA and it is aimed at all levels of IT professionals, Customers, and Users involved in the provision or receipt of IT Services.
This QA Authored course gives you hands-on instruction and practice configuring advanced Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, services in this five-day Microsoft Official Course. This course is part three in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.
This QA Authored course is run in conjunction with QA and it is aimed at experienced IT Professionals who currently administer their on-premises infrastructure. The course introduces the students to Microsoft Azure and then teaches them how to manage their infrastructure in Azure rather than on-premises.
In this QA Authored course, you will create and edit basic Microsoft Excel 2013 worksheets and workbooks.
On this QA Authored course, delegates will learn to configure and manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 messaging environment. This course will teach delegates guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help them optimize their Exchange server deployment. Course 20341 is an instructor-led course and will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan, install, and manage the mailbox role, client access, transport, and Exchange infrastructure.
This QA Authored course gives hands-on instruction and practice configuring advanced Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, services in this five-day Microsoft Official Course. This course is part three in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment.
This qualification is designed to ensure that you have the knowledge and understanding of the role and responsibilities of a door supervisor in the security industry; and the appropriate communication skills and knowledge of conflict management.
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