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Links to Level 1

This course is designed as a stepping stone into various vocational Level 1 courses within the College, such as Hair & Beauty, Carpentry, Mechanical Engineering, Performing Arts and Hospitality. Students have an opportunity to participate in Level 1 tasters to give them a chance to experience what is expected of them on a vocational course and prepare them with the skills required to study effectively. As part of the programme students will complete their course around the Preparing for Adulthood Pathways of Independent living, Community Inclusion, Health and Work experience, as well as Maths and English.

Links to Work

This is an introductory course aiming to prepare students for future paid employment, developing working skills and independent living and working towards a Supported Internship. It aims to build up students' confidence and abilities to continue their training towards a professional life. The course leads to the Supported Internship study programme, where our learners can experience work in real employment roles within the community while benefiting from a high level of support. Larners have the opportunity to work towards completing their English and Maths qualifications, as well as learning general English and Maths skills connected to workplaces through a wide variety of activities and projects.

Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship

Laboratory technicians work in a wide range of organisations, including chemical, primary and secondary pharmaceutical, biotechnology, formulated products, nuclear companies and analytical science services. A laboratory technician may carry out both routine and one-off laboratory testing and perform a variety of technical support functions across the organisation. In any context working safety and ethically is paramount and many companies operate under highly regulated conditions because of the need to control the quality and safety of products, for example medicines. Laboratory technicians are expected to work both individually and as part of a team. They are able to work with minimum supervision, taking responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work that is undertaken. They are proactive in finding solutions to problems and identifying areas for improving the business.

Law A Level (BTEC Certificate & Extended Certificate)

The BTEC Law course gives you an understanding of the English legal system and will not only give you a taste of what it is like to study law but also what it is may be like to work in the legal profession. This course is designed to provide you with the skills that you will require working in the legal sector. However it is also a recognised Level 3 qualification which is accepted by most universities. This qualification may be mixed with other A Levels to provide access to higher education, or used directly to help secure employment within various sectors, including the legal sector.

Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship

The Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship is an integrated programme of knowledge and skills acquisition, developed alongside core behaviours expected of a competent worker operating in a regulated field. The award of the apprenticeship certificate will signify recognition of competence in a role and enable progression to higher levels of skills development.

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  • Level: 3
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date:

    5 March, 2 April 2019

Leadership and Management Level 3

This course provides you with the opportunity to develop and enhance your management skills. Through studying and applying theoretical frameworks around the field of management you will apply your learning in a practical approach, allowing you to become more competent and confident as a manager.

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  • Level: 5
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date:

    24 Sept, 22 Oct, 26 Nov, 17 Dec, 21 Jan.

Leadership and Management Level 5 Certificate

The Level 5 qualification in Leadership and Management, designed for middle managers, is designed to develop personal management capabilities and grow professional management skills including decision-making, managing team dynamics and delegation capability. Learners will complete a number of units and each unit will require a piece of work to be submitted and all deadlines will be provided during the induction.

In addition to monthly classes all learners will be expected to complete independent study outside of the classroom. This varies from week to week but could include set readings, research or gathering information from within the workplace.

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  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Lean Organisation Management Techniques

A lean organisation provides the greatest customer value with the fewest resources, a philosophy increasingly important in today's competitive business market. A sound understanding of the concept and benefits of a lean environment, as well as knowledge of business techniques and working in teams, is essential. Our nationally recognised qualification is designed to provide individuals with an appreciation and understanding of some key principles of lean organisation management.

Learning and Development Apprenticeship

The Learning and Development Apprenticeship is for learners with an interest in and aptitude for training-related activities. It will help them learn new skills whilst building on and improving existing ones so that they can do their job more effectively.

Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Apprenticeship

An Apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair will give you the opportunity to work for an employer, earn a salary and at the same time study to gain a nationally recognised qualification whilst gaining valuable workplace skills and experience. You will learn all aspects of the industry while maintaining effective working relationships with customers and colleagues.