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    ESOL Functional Skills Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

    A basic computer course which will give learners the ability to use computers effectively and to develop, present and communicate information using Microsoft packages

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    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
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Pre-Entry ESOL

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Entry Level 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
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    ESOL for Adults

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Level 1 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
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Introduction to Digital Photography & Editing

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities

    This qualification aims to develop knowledge and understanding to work with individuals with learning disabilities or difficulties. You will explore the principles of safeguarding and positive risk-taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Autism

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Common Health Conditions

    This qualification aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of various common health conditions, as well as monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Customer Service in Health and Social Care Settings

    The aim of this qualification is support you to develop an awareness of customer service in health and social care, understand how to communicate effectively, understand the needs of customers who access health and social care services as well as understand teamwork in health and social care settings.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care

    This qualification is designed develop your knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care. You will investigate the principles and how they are applied in everyday work contexts. You will also have an opportunity to examine the dilemmas that can arise and the consequences when these principles are not upheld.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Nutrition & Health

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate Understanding the Principles of Care Planning

    This qualification aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles and processes of person-centred thinking, planning and review. It looks at how to work with individual to carry out activities specified in their care or support plan, including person-centred assessment, planning and review. It includes understanding how to support individual to maintain personal hygiene, manage continence, use of continence equipment and supporting individual with sleep.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Working with Individuals with Mental Health Needs

    This qualification aims to develop your understanding of working with individuals with mental health needs. You will learn about the role of the mental health worker, the process and approaches involved in the care and support of those who experience mental health.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Equality and Diversity

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Lean Organisation Management Techniques

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care 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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Introduction to Networking

    The aim of this short course is to ensure learners understand the key components of networked systems, know about network protocols and the services provided by network systems and develop the skills required to ensure network security

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Installing and Upgrading Software

    The aim of the short course is to ensure that learners follow the necessary procedures to successfully install new software and update existing software when required.

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Website Production using HTML and CSS

    This course starts by exploring web architecture and the factors that influence website performance. Learners will investigate the web development process from identification of need, design, build, and test through to review. Usability issues, such as navigation methods, will be delivered in detail.

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Introduction to Photoshop

    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.

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    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
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 Diploma in Barbering

    This qualification is for students already working in the hairdressing industry who are looking to gain new skills to widen your client base.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing (VRQ)

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

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    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
    Study option: Part time

    Intermediate Certificate in Photography

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    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 & City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Level 2 GCSE in English

    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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Level 2 Pre-Access to Health

    This course is for learners who are aged 19 and over. 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.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 Functional Skills Maths

    These maths groups are friendly and are designed for you to improve your practical maths skills.

    Campus: Henley & City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Level 2 Gym Instructors

    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.

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

    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.

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 Certificate in Human Resource Practice – CIPD

    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.

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 ACS Gas Assessment

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    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
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 Diploma in Barbering

    This qualification is for you if you already working in the hairdressing/barbering industry and want to gain new skills to widen your client base. This course will enhance your career progression within the hair/barbering industry in unisex salons, barber shops, cruise liners and competition work.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 Certificate In Personal Training

    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.

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time

    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
    Study option: Part time

    Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

    An introduction to teaching that provides an insight into roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training, planning and delivering inclusive teaching sessions and assessing and give constructive feedback.

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting

    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.

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time

    Advanced Photography

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Strength & Conditioning

    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.

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time

    Level 5 Certificate in Human Resource Management CIPD

    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.

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time

    Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

    Training if you aspire to, or hold, a teaching role with an extensive range of teaching or training responsibilities, including those in more than one context.

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time

    Level 5 HNC to HND Engineering Conversion

    You will study: Manufacturing, Planning and Scheduling Principles, Design for Manufacture, Business Improvement Techniques and much more!

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time

    International Course – 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
    Study option: Part time

    QA: Active Directory Services and Windows Server

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    QA: Administering Windows Server 2012

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    QA: Managing Office 365 Identities and Services

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    QA: ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    QA: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    QA: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    QA: Excel 2013 Introduction

    In this QA Authored course, you will create and edit basic Microsoft Excel 2013 worksheets and workbooks.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    QA: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    QA: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor

    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.

    Campus: Henley
    Study option: Part time