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    From entry-level and Further Education qualifications to university-level and professional programmes – there’s something for everyone at Coventry College – whatever your aims and ambitions.

    Or choose from the below options:

    T Level Education and Childcare

    During the 2-year programme, students will learn the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of education and childcare occupations.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    T Level Digital Production, Design and Development

    During the 2-year programme, students will learn the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of digital occupations.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport

    These qualifications are for post-16 learners who want to continue their education through applied learning.

    Campus: City, Alan Higgs Centre
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Hospitality Supervisor Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 5 Operations/Department Manager Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 Award in Education & Training

    The City & Guilds Award in Education and Training at Coventry College is ideal for anyone wanting to become a lecturer, assessor or work-based trainer at a College or in a company involved in post-16 training or post-compulsory education.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Principles of Customer Service

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Uniformed Protective Services

    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

    Campus: City, Alan Higgs Centre
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Security

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Information, Advice & Guidance

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Team Leading

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Personal Care Needs

    The purpose of this qualification is to give learners specialist knowledge to support their work within the social care and healthcare sectors.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Digital Skills for Work

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Senior Production Chef Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Entry Level 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: City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Level 2 Diploma in Games Development

    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
    Study option: Full time

    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: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE 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: 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: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE 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: City
    Study option: Part time

    Entry Level 3 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Bridge to FE

    Designed to enable learners to develop personal skills through participation in day-to-day activities, promoting independence and social interaction.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Digital Marketing Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 1 Diploma in Plastering

    This is a hands on and theoretical course where you will learn the basic skills to prepare you for career as a plasterer.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Diploma in Fashion (Adult)

    This programme 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 programme for you.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    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: City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Level 1 ICT for Beginners

    A basic computer course which will give learners the ability to use computers effectively and to develop, present and communicate information using Microsoft packages. his course is funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    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: Alan Higgs Centre
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Accounts Finance Assistant Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Auto-care Technician (Light Vehicle) Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    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: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 City and Guilds Award in Cutting Men’s Hair

    This award aim is to provide the knowledge and skills to cut men’s hair into basic looks.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

    Are you looking at gaining a in-depth understanding of Mental Health and how we can recognise and support individuals experiencing Mental Ill Health?

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 Diploma in Dance & Musical Theatre

    During your studies you will have specialist training in dance, singing and acting to develop a well-versed range of skills including Musical Theatre, voice, script work, Ballet, Jazz, and Contemporary.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 1 Diploma in Performing Arts

    Our Level 1 Performing Arts Course is ideal for those who are looking for a career in this sector, to build on skills and knowledge to move on in your career path.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing (VRQ)

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    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
    Study option: Evening course

    Entry Level 3 ICT for Beginners

    The programme focuses on providing a broad range of basic digital skills.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Evening course

    Level 2 Award in Air Cabin Crew

    This qualification is aimed at candidates who would like to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress in to a career as Air Cabin Crew.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Evening course

    Level 3 Technical Certificate in Childcare & Education

    Are you looking to break into the Early Years or Educational sector? This course may be for you if you want to develop your knowledge within the Early Years and educational sector.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 1 NCFE CACHE Certificate in Caring for Children

    This qualification is ideal if you are considering a career in caring for children and have a basic understanding of childcare, either through previous completion of a qualification in Caring for Children or through workplace experience

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings

    This qualification is ideal if you have little previous experience but are considering a career in health, social care and/or children’s and young people’s settings and wish to gain the basic knowledge required to progress to study at a higher level with the aim of entering the workforce in one of these areas.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 1 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness

    This course is designed for those people who may encounter Hybrid/Electrically Propelled vehicles and require the safety awareness for their job role.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Routine Maintenance Activities

    This course is specifically designed towards a person that maybe required to work on an Electrically propelled/Hybrid vehicle and in particular the safety procedures and requirements of these types of technologies.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid System Repair and Replacement

    This course is specifically designed to cover all aspects of Hybrid/Electrically Propelled Technology. Covering the basic procedures of safety in handling High Voltage systems through to content that looks at in depth on how the Propulsion and Re-Generation system is controlled.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 4 Award in the Diagnosis, Testing and Repair of Electric/Hybrid Vehicles and Components

    This training and qualification is designed to further understand the HV Battery management for both Nickel Metal Hybrid and Lithium Ion batteries, the operation and control of Inverters/Converters and the methods to control Three phase Synchronous brushless drive motors/generators

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 Certificate in the Aviation Environment

    This qualification is aimed at candidates who would like to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress in to a career working in the aviation sector.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 Technical Certificate in Health & Social Care

    Are you looking to break into the Care Sector? This course may be for you if you want to be a develop your knowledge within the caring industry or NHS.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 1 AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping

    You do not need any prior accounting knowledge as this course will give you a solid background in single entry bookkeeping.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Skills – IT

    Our Level 1 Vocational Skills in IT courses are for learners who require an understanding of the basic skills and knowledge that we use to move to a level 2 qualification in I.T.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 1 Functional Skills in 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: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 NCFE Start Up Business Skills

    This online qualification is designed for learners aged over 19 and has a full level 2 qualification, who is seeking the skills and knowledge needed to develop a business start-up.

    Campus:
    Study option: Part time

    Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Health & Social Care

    Our Level 1 Health and Social Course is ideal for those who are looking for a career in this sector, to build on skills and knowledge to move on in your career path.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 1 Diploma in Art

    Our Level 1 Art Course is ideal for those who are looking for a career in this sector, to build on skills and knowledge to move on in your career path.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Hair & Beauty

    The Level 1 Hair and beauty programme is ideal for those who are looking for a career in this sector, It is designed to provide a foundation on which to develop the required skills and knowledge that enable you to progress further in this constantly changing sector

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Transport & Vehicle

    Today’s BTEC Introductory qualifications will demand a lot of practical and written work from you. You will complete a range of units, be organised, take assessments that will demonstrate your skills and keep a portfolio of your assignments.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 1 AAT Access Award in Business Skills

    This qualification has been developed for those wishing to take their first step on the career ladder of accounting.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Public Services

    This course is ideal for candidates who want to pursue a career in public services (For example, Police Forces, British Army, Royal Navy, Ambulance Service, Fire Service, Royal Air Force, Prison Service, Border Force etc)

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Entry Level Life Skills – Entry to Vocational Studies

    Life Skills courses aim to promote independence, a healthy lifestyle, build your self-esteem and confidence whilst encouraging you to take responsibility for your life.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 1 – Vocational Studies in Media

    Our Level 1 Media is ideal for those who are looking for a career in this sector, to build on skills and knowledge to move on in your career path.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Construction

    This course will give the opportunity to develop introductory practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the Vocation of Construction while developing skills and Knowledge in employability, maths and English.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Diploma in Esports

    The content of this qualification has been developed in consultation with key stakeholders. This ensures that the content is appropriate and consistent with current industry practice to enable learners to enter employment.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Diploma in Music Performance

    Singer? Guitarist? Piano player? Looking to carve out a career in the music industry? This is the course for you! This Level 3 qualification in Music Performance will allow you to develop as both an individual artist and a collaborator.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Diploma in Production Arts

    Always wanted to work in the world of theatre but don’t want to be on the stage? This Level 3 qualification in production Arts will allow you to develop skills across a wide variety of production roles

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Active IQ 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: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 AAT 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

    Level 2 Extended 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
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 NCFE CACHE Technical Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator)

    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: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing (VRQ)

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    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
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing (VRQ)

    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.

    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: City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    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 Diploma in Photography could be for you.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 NCFE CACHE Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner

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

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    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
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing (VRQ)

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    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
    Study option: Full time

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    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
    Study option: Full time

    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
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Bricklaying Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Painting and Decorating Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Plastering Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Diploma in Nail Services

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

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 5 CIPD HR Associate Diploma in People Management

    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: City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Level 3 Access to Higher Education (Health Professionals)

    The Access to Higher Education Diploma 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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    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
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 AAT 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 4 AAT 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: City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Level 3 Diploma in Performing Arts Practice (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
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Diploma 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
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Diploma in Art & Graphic 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
    Study option: Full time

    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
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Interior and Architectural Design

    This qualification is an excellent introduction to the realm of Interior and Architectural Design.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Extended Certificate in Business

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

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    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
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Customer Service Specialist Apprenticeship

    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.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement

    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: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 CIPD HR Foundation Certificate in People Practice

    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. This is a new course and the latest qualification from the CIPD.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    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, and nail care treatments as well as carry out reception and customer care duties.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 Extended 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: City
    Study option: Full time

    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: City
    Study option: Full time

    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: City
    Study option: Full time

    Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

    The Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training gives you the knowledge and skills to work with individuals and groups of clients in a variety of environments.

    Campus: Alan Higgs Centre
    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: City
    Study option: Part time

    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
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Extended Diploma in Forensic & Criminal Investigation

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Extended Diploma in Biomedical Science

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Extended Diploma in Science

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full 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: 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: 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: City
    Study option: Part time

    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
    Study option: Full 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: 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: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE 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: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 2 CACHE 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: City
    Study option: Part time

    Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies – 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: City, Alan Higgs Centre
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 First 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: City, Alan Higgs Centre
    Study option: Full time

    Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

    The Active IQ Level 2 Gym Instructors course is the first step to a career in the fitness industry.

    Campus: Alan Higgs Centre
    Study option: Part time

    Level 3 Access to Higher Education (Social Science)

    The Access to Higher Education diploma 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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Access to Higher Education (Education)

    The Access to Higher Education Diploma 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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Certificate 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: City, Alan Higgs Centre
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Diploma in Games Development

    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
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 First Extended 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: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Information Communication Technician Apprenticeship

    The Level 3 Information Communication qualification is designed for those interested in working in the IT industry. in particular those who wish to support others who are using technology.

    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Information Technology

    The National Extended Diploma in Information Technology 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: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 First Diploma in Applied Science

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    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: City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Level 2 Diploma in Media

    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
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Diploma in Media Production

    Are you interested in working in TV or radio broadcast?

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    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: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Access to Higher Education (Business and Management)

    The Access Diploma to Higher Education 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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    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
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Diploma 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: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Access to Higher Education (Science) – Physical Science and Engineering

    The Access to Higher Education Diploma 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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 3 Diploma in Engineering

    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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    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: City
    Study option: Part time, Evening course

    Level 3 Access to Higher Education (Science) – Core Science

    The Access to Higher Education Diploma 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.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time

    Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Mechanics and 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
    Study option: Full time

    Level 2 Certificate in Air Cabin Crew & Aviation Operations on the Ground

    This is an exciting vocational course designed to give you the specialist knowledge for a career working as cabin crew within the airline industry or on the ground at the airport working as check-in, security, customs or dispatch.

    Campus: City
    Study option: Full time