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Managing your Money

This qualification has been designed to help you understand and make the most of your personal finances.

Mathematics A Level

The study of mathematics is intellectually challenging and forms the basis of many scientific disciplines. This course covers a variety of mathematics subjects, the specifics of which depend on the units completed. 

Maths GCSE

A grade 4 in Maths is essential if you are looking for work or looking to progress your career. This is your opportunity to gain this crucial qualification as a part-time learner. This is a perfect opportunity to brush up on the essential skills required by employers and gain a qualification in the process.

Media A Level

We're bombarded with messages and imagery 24/7 by the entertainment industry, advertisers, the press and government. Media Studies is a fast-paced and dynamic course that will teach you to analyse communication in the world around you. This is an exceptionally interesting and lively contemporary subject and is a very popular choice at A Level.

Media Production & Technology (Build a Creative Portfolio)

The course aims to help kickstart creative ideas and passions into viable business concept. Developing confidence, creative and business skills to open the doors to a new career. You will be encouraged to reflect on your own personal experience as part of the course through a weekly Vlog. The skills learnt are transferable to any but are particularly useful in promoting an entrepreneurial venture.

Medicine – Access to Higher Education Diploma

This course will run subject to enrolment numbers.

Access to Medicine is an intensive science‐based one year full time course tailored to the requirements of a medical degree, designed to provide an alternative route for non-traditional students into medical training.

It is a course for mature students who, having achieved in other areas, now wish to retrain as doctors. These include:

  • those with experience in other health-related professions
  • those whose initial career choice has proved unsatisfying and who wish to change their field of employment to the health care sector
  • those who have previously studied in higher education, but whose studies did not constitute a suitable preparation for medical training

Mental Health Awareness Level 1 Award

In this course the learner will understand what is meant by the term 'mental health' and consider the definition and causes of mental health difficulties. Learners will also explore common perceptions of mental health difficulties and how stereotyping can affect people's perceptions. They will develop their knowledge of the rights of those who experience mental health difficulties and learn where appropriate support can be sought. Learners will also develop their awareness of cultural diversity within mental health issues.

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

Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace

The Health and Safety Executive report that over 17.9 million working days were lost in 2020 due to work-related stress, depression and anxiety. It’s important that employers are transparent and open about mental health issues, and this qualification builds an understanding of mental health problems and the support available to colleagues. 

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

Mental Health Problems

Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges to our society. With an estimated 450 million people worldwide suffering from a mental health problem, around a quarter of British  adults will experience some form of mental health problem within the course of a year. While many elements of mental health are still not understood, having a good knowledge of the information that is available is essential in the care sector.

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

Mental Wellbeing

The Entry Level 3 Mental Wellbeing qualification provides an introduction to mental wellbeing: what constitutes good mental health and mental ill-health; how to keep mentally healthy; how to recognise deteriorating mental health and support friends and family with mental health issues; how to access available support. 

Topics covered include:  

  • Understand what is meant by ‘mental health’ 
  • Understand how to look after own mental wellbeing 
  • Understand how to support friends and family with mental health difficulties 
  • Know about support for mental ill-health 

This interactive 3 day course will include a mixture of case studies, videos & scenarios to help support you to recognise the key characteristics of mental wellbeing and the best approach to effectively deal with it. 

This qualification is assessed through an online multiple choice exam at the end of the course. You will complete activates during the course to support your knowledge and to prepare you for this exam.

Motor Vehicle Level 1

This course is suitable for anyone interested in working in the vehicle repair/maintenance industry. It is designed to maximise opportunities for progression onto an apprenticeship programme where you can work towards becoming a fully qualified Motor Vehicle specialist.

Motor Vehicle Level 2

This qualification will give you a good foundation of knowledge on the motor vehicle and its sub-systems. The practical assignments will allow you to practise and experience the maintenance activities associated with the service of light vehicles.

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

Moving On

Moving on is a motivational course designed for learners who need to develop essential skills and knowledge, as well as building their confidence to progress into employment. The Entry Level 3 Certificate in Skills for Independent Living focuses on units such as:

  • Numeracy Skills for Work
  • Completing a Task
  • Following Instructions
  • Identifying own Starting Point
  • Working in a Team
  • Healthy Eating
  • Interview Skills
  • Applying for a Job
  • Understanding the World of Work

The course focuses on developing personal and social skills, improving confidence and developing ideas with individuals to enable progression into the voluntary sector or employment. With a new-found confidence learners can progress onto a Professionals Skills course or may want to develop their literacy, numeracy or Digital skills further.

Multi-Skilled in Food Preparation & Hospitality

This is a practical programme, which helps you to develop skills in cooking. These skills will allow you to prepare a wide range of dishes. The Certificate gives you an excellent grounding in the hospitality and catering industry.

Music Performance & Production

This exciting course is for students with a passion for music performance and production. Students work in collaboration with each other to meet the challenge of termly projects resulting in live concerts and music productions. You will explore music performance, composition, live sound and recording, whilst developing your study skills in research, analysis and critical evaluation. You shall also be given the opportunity to develop music theory and skills of your own choosing throughout the course.