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Functional Skills English

Functional Skills qualifications are designed to support you as you seek to improve your literacy skills and provide you with the fundamental knowledge required for everyday life. Achieving an English qualification will increaseyour confidenceand motivation and the skills gainedwill aid you in the workplace or any further learning.

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Functional Skills Maths

Functional Skills qualifications are designedto support you as you seek to improve your numeracy skills and provide you with the fundamental knowledge required for everyday life. Achieving a maths qualification will increase your confidence and motivation and the skills gained will aid you in the workplace or any further learning.

Fashion & Retail Level 4

This qualification offers broad but in-depth knowledge and skills in preparation for work in the fashion retail sector and has been designed to balance practical and creative skills with theoretical studies. Work placement opportunities and industry led projects are a strong element of studying this qualification and will allow students to gain a comprehensive view of fashion retail work opportunities, enabling them to enter this area of the industry.

Fashion Business & Retail Diploma

Learn about all aspects of the fashion business and retail industry, including the diversity of roles and activities within the fashion retail sector, and the skills needed for a career in fashion. You will study buying and selling, production and visual merchandising. At the end of the course you will devise an assignment of personal interest and prepare for progression within a chosen discipline.

Fashion Business & Retail Diploma/Extended Diploma

The structure of the course, with units linked to provide coherence, allows students to synthesise newly acquired practical skills with theoretical knowledge and understanding, as they explore their aptitude and ambition and the particular characteristics of a broad range of fashion business and retail disciplines. Students will be encouraged to recognise, not only the unique characteristics of different disciplines, but also the dynamic and potentially innovative relationships between those disciplines.

Fashion Extended Diploma

This specialist diploma will introduce you to many areas of the fashion industry, such as fashion design, marketing, trend prediction, styling, textile design, manufacturing and fashion illustration. During the course, all students will have the opportunity of working on live briefs with 2 prestigious fashion houses. These include the head of menswear design at Debenhams and the Managing Director of Diesel. These projects will introduce the students to specialist areas of the fashion industry as well as industry experience in working with practicing professionals.

Fitness Instructing Certificate

This course is ideal for anyone interested in the health and fitness industry and who wish to develop their practical skills in gym-based exercise. It comprises both practical and theoretical elements and you will be given the opportunity to develop your fitness training skills in a gym environment. In addition to this you will be given the opportunity to gain valuable work experience through work placements related to your study programme.

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  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: Thursday, 09 May 2019

Fitness Instructor

This course is designed to introduce you to fitness instructing. It will include practical assessments within the gym as well as knowledge of the importance of fitness, anatomy and physiology. You will be required to wear appropriate gym wear and trainers.

Food & Beverage Services Apprenticeship

An Apprenticeship in Hospitality and Catering Services will give you the skills and experience you'll need to work competently in the hospitality industry whilst working towards the industry standard qualification. As an apprentice, you'll work under the close supervision of an experienced employer. You'll learn all aspects of the industry while maintaining effective working relationships with other trades and customers.

Food and Beverage Service Diploma

This is a practical programme which helps you to develop your knowledge and skills for various styles of food service, including plate, silver service and buffet. In addition you will learn other workplace essentials like hygiene, health & safety, teamwork and customer care.

Food Preparation and Service (including Barista Training)

This course is focused on developing a broad range of skills used in the hospitality industry. In our skills kitchens you will develop your practical skills using a variety of foods and equipment. Away from the kitchen you will also gain an excellent understanding of delivering outstanding service. You will benefit from our excellent links with highly reputable businesses and industry experts.

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  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: Wednesday, 08 May 2019

Food Safety in Catering Award

This is a certified course that is essential if you are considering working within the Hospitality and Catering Industry. You will look at the safe and hygienic handling of food, gain a knowledge and understanding of food poisoning and food borne disease, preservation of food, cleaning and disinfection, personal hygiene, pest control and legal requirements and responsibilities.

French A Level

Learning a language isn't just intellectually stimulating – it can help you enormously in your other studies and widen your future employment opportunities. On this course you'll explore a variety of fascinating topics, like popular hobbies, family and relationships, pollution and protecting the planet, wealth and poverty and the impact of scientific and technical progress. During this process you'll develop your vocabulary so that you can speak and write with confidence.

Further Mathematics A Level

This qualification builds on the skills, knowledge and understanding set out in the whole GCSE subject content for Mathematics and the subject content for AS and A Level Mathematics.