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Our training courses use a range of flexible learning options including blended and online learning. Whatever learning method you choose you'll have a learning experience that will help strengthen the performance of your employees.

AAT Level 1 Access Award in Bookkeeping (Online and On Campus)

This Level 1 qualification introduces the role of a bookkeeper and simple bookkeeping techniques. It covers the buying and selling process and the common documents used. The unit also includes recording transactions in the books of prime entry. On completion of this unit, students will be familiar with bookkeeping terminology and will have developed practical bookkeeping skills. Students will gain the confidence to contribute effectively in the workplace and to move on to further study in bookkeeping.

This Level 1 course is part-funded, so the cost for students is reduced. 

On successful completion of this course, you might be eligible for a fully funded Level 2 course. Please see information on progression.

Please note: classroom attendance is fortnightly, on every other Tuesday.

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (Online and On Campus)

This AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Foundation course is an entry-level accounting qualification, ideal for anyone who is seeking an introduction to basic accounting principles and skills.

This flexible course is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education, and combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom. 

This Level 2 course is part-funded, so the cost for students is reduced. 

On successful completion of this course, you might be eligible for a fully funded Level 3 course. Please see information on progression.

Please note: classroom attendance is fortnightly, on every other Wednesday.

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (Online and On Campus)

This AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Foundation course is an entry-level bookkeeping qualification, ideal for anyone who is seeking an introduction to basic bookkeeping principles and skills.

This flexible course is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education and combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom. 

This Level 2 course is part-funded, so the cost for students is reduced. 

On successful completion of this course, you might be eligible for a fully funded Level 3 course. Please see information on progression.

Please note: classroom attendance is fortnightly, on every other Tuesday.

AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting (Online and On Campus)

This AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) professional level course is a higher-level accounting qualification. If you successfully complete this qualification and fulfil the AAT’s work experience requirements, you can apply for AAT full membership and achieve professional AAT Accountant status. This flexible course is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education and combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom.

You can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of this course. Please ask a member of college staff for details. 

Please note: The course starts on 19th September. Classroom attendance is weekly, every Tuesday.

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  • Level: 3
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: Tuesday, 19 March 2024 | Tuesday, 08 October 2024

CMI Level 3 Award in Principles of Management and Leadership

Daytime or evening courses available.

This qualification is suitable for those who are, or wish to become, team leaders and/or supervisors. This includes individuals who are at the start of their career that wish to become team leaders/ supervisors as well as those aspiring or existing managers who may already have developed practical experience but who wish to develop their theoretical understanding of management skills further.

This course is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education, and combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom.

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  • Level: 3
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: Tuesday, 19 March 2024 | Tuesday, 08 October 2024

CMI Level 3 Certificate in Principles of management and leadership

Daytime or evening courses available.

This qualification is suitable for those who are, or wish to become, team leaders and/or supervisors. This includes individuals who are at the start of their career that wish to become team leaders/ supervisors as well as those aspiring or existing managers who may already have developed practical experience but who wish to develop their theoretical understanding of management skills further.

The course is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education, and combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom.

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  • Level: 3
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: Tuesday, 19 March 2024 | Tuesday, 08 October 2024

CMI Level 3 Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership (Online and On Campus)

Daytime or evening courses available.

There are 3 course options available if you’d like to gain a qualification in CMI Level 3 Leadership & Management: 

Level 3 CMI Leadership & Management Award - 8 weeks - Study 1 unit - £250

Level 3 CMI Leadership & Management Certificate - 16 weeks - Study 2 units - £650

Level 3 CMI Leadership & Management Diploma - 1 year - Study all units - £1800

The Diploma in Management and Leadership is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management. Staff study at college part-time and complete work-based projects as part of the course. This qualification is suitable for those who are, or wish to become, team leaders and/or supervisors. This includes individuals who are at the start of their career that wish to become team leaders/ supervisors as well as those aspiring or existing managers who may already have developed practical experience but who wish to develop their theoretical understanding of management skills further.

This Level 3 course is part of the National Skills Fund initiative and is fully funded for eligible learners. Alternatively, you can apply for an advanced learner loan to cover the cost of studying this course. Please ask a member of college staff for more information.

The course is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education, and combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom.

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  • Level: 5
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: Wednesday, 20 March 2024 | Wednesday, 16 October 2024

CMI Level 5 Award in Management and leadership (Online and On Campus)

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: 5
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: Wednesday, 20 March 2024 | Wednesday, 16 October 2024

CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and leadership (Online and On Campus)

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.

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  • Level: 5
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: Wednesday, 20 March 2024 | Wednesday, 16 October 2024

CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and leadership (Online and On Campus)

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.

There are 3 course options available if you’d like to gain a qualification in Level 5 Diploma in Management and leadership:

CMI Level 5 Award in Management and leadership – 10 weeks – Study 1 unit – £350

CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and leadership – 20 weeks – Study 2 units – £650

CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and leadership – Study all units – 1 year – £2000

Coaching and Mentoring Level 3 Certificate

If you're employed in a teaching, coaching, or mentoring role, this course is tailor-made for you. Our comprehensive programme is designed to equip learners with the essential coaching skills and knowledge needed to excel in guiding and mentoring others. Whether you're in education, sports coaching, or any field where mentorship is crucial, this qualification will empower you to make a lasting impact on your mentees. Join us on this course and become the mentor and coach you've always aspired to be.

Early Years Practitioner Diploma – Adult Course Level 2

This course will provide you with a foundational knowledge of childcare in the classroom. Working alongside others from a variety of early year settings learning about the value of play, child development, partnership with parents and building relationships with children. Opportunities to network with others and share good practice of your workplace and take part in college activities developing skills in ICT, English & Maths.

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  • Level: 3
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: September 2024
  • Start Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2024

Early Years Workforce – Adult Course Level 3

This course will enable you to gain a foundational knowledge of childcare in the classroom. Working alongside others from a variety of early year settings learning about the value of play, child development, partnership with parents and building relationships with children. Opportunities to network with others and share good practice of your workplace and take part in college activities developing skills in ICT, English & Maths.

Electrical Installations Level 3

Whether you've already achieved your Level 2 Electrical Installation qualification and looking to continue your studies to achieve your Level 3 or you're currently working in the electrical trade and want to upskill into a full-fledged electrical installations role, this course is tailor-made for you. This Level 3 Electrical Installations course paves the way for your success as a contractor, service engineer, systems designer or electrical installer. 

This qualification will help you gain an understanding of the skills required within the electrotechnical sector. You will cover topics such as: 

  • Working safely and effectively 
  • Design, construct, test and commission electrical systems
  • Principles of electrical science
  • Regulations and law
  • Fault diagnosis and repair of electrical systems

 

English GCSE

Start date: September 2024

In today's tough job market more and more employers expect candidates to have at least a grade 4 in GCSE English. This course will suit those already working and those still seeking employment. It's a perfect opportunity to brush up on the essential skills required by employers, and gain a qualification in the process.

Installation and Maintenance of Heat Pumps Systems (Non-refrigerant Circuits)

This is a nationally recognised qualification in the installation and maintenance of air source heat pump systems. The qualification is recognised by the Micro-generation Certification Scheme (MCS) registration bodies as an acceptable qualification to join one of their respective schemes.

Level 3 & 4 Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement with Vehicles Diagnosis, Testing and Repair

The Level 3 course is designed to build upon your current knowledge of working with electric/hybrid vehicles including how to work safely when carrying out repair activities on electric/hybrid vehicle high voltage systems. 

The Level 4 Award in the Diagnosis, Testing and Repair of Electric/Hybrid Vehicles and Components is the first qualification of its kind to address working on live electric/hybrid high voltage vehicle systems and components. The qualification is essential to ensure the health and safety of individuals working on electric/hybrid vehicles. 

You will complete both levels over the course duration of 6 evenings. 

This combined course is designed specifically for technicians who are working on the maintenance and repair of electric/hybrid high voltage vehicle systems and components. Ideal for those working in the automotive industry or anyone who may encounter electric/hybrid vehicles within a routine maintenance situation. 

If you are a member of the IMI, you can use this qualification to gain IMI TechSafe™ accreditation, and therefore the ability to easily demonstrate to colleagues, customers and professionals that you’re fully qualified to be working on EV vehicles and/or vehicles with ADAS technologies.

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.

Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools – Adult Course Level 2

This course offers learners first-hand experience of working in the education sector, whilst learning the knowledge and putting it into practice. Many students find part-time or full employment from the course whilst volunteering in the setting.

Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools – Adult Course Level 3

This qualification will give you the knowledge and skills needed to work as qualified Teaching Assistant supporting children in primary, secondary or special schools. This qualification is ideal if you are interested in working as a teaching assistant or learning support assistant or are currently working in an unsupervised role that supports pupils' learning, including specialist roles. You will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.