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Training Directory

2010/2011


accross Business Solutions is

one of the North West’s most successful and respected providers of training and advice for commercial organisations.

Business Solutions Team T_01254 354400 F_01254 354001 E_businesssolutions@accross.ac.uk W_www.accrossbusinesssolutions.co.uk

Safeguarding & Protecting Young People and Vulnerable Adults Policy Accrington & Rossendale College (accross) recognises that its staff and students have an important role to play in safeguarding the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and preventing abuse. The College has a comprehensive protection policy to ensure that the welfare of our students is always placed at the centre of all activities. If you would like to see a copy of this policy please contact the Information+ Centre on 01254 354354. Alternatively the policy can also be viewed on our web site at http://www.accross.ac.uk/thecollege/ Learner_Support Equal Opportunities & Cultural Diversity Accrington & Rossendale College (accross) is committed to the active pursuit of an equality and diversity policy which addresses the need and right of everyone in College to be treated with respect and dignity, in an environment in which a diversity of backgrounds and experience is valued. It aims to ensure that all staff and students whether existing or potential receive fair and equal treatment when applying to, or working as, members of the College, and to counter any attitudes and behaviour which deny opportunities to people simply or primarily because of their, Gender, Age, Marital Status or Domestic Responsibilities, Sexuality, Religion, Race / Colour / Ethnic or National Origin or Disability / Learning Difficulties. Greening the College Accrington and Rossendale College (accross) prides itself on being green organisation, which has undertaken a series of initiatives designed to reduce the size of our carbon footprint. We promote the use of sustainable resources and discourage wasteful or damaging environmental practices and continue to raise awareness and understanding of environmental issues among all staff and students.

We specialise in providing training and development solutions which are designed to improve your business and allow you to compete more effectively.

The details in this course guide were correct at the time of print. The college however, reserves the right to alter the information contained in this publication at any time. Classes will run subject to sufficient student numbers, please check with our staff if you want to be sure that a programme is running or a specific facility is in operation. Please call the college’s main reception with any enquiries you may have on 01254 389933. Accrington & Rossendale College (accross) exists to provide high quality education and training to the widest range of local people. Design and written by the accross Marketing team.

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Contents

Who we are… accross Business Solutions is committed to ensuring

4 - Construction,

Building Services, Motor Engineering & Technology

6 - Creative Industries 8 - Professional Studies 11 - Professional Development & New Courses

that its services are demand-led in response to the needs of employers and is a key player in workforce development across the country. We have a network of highly qualified and experienced tutors and assessors capable of delivering training and learning in the workplace, or at specialist facilities.

accross Business Solutions offers a wide range of high-

quality business services including business consultancy, top-up training, staff development and short and long courses, many of which are bespoke to fit around the needs of each individual business and include english and maths skills.

accross Business Solutions helps to improve the skills of the workforce by: • • • • •

Identifying training needs in companies. Providing flexible training with industry experienced trainers and assessors. Engaging with employers and providing solutions fit for purpose. Providing impartial guidance for companies. Using innovation technology to ensure the learner is getting a learning method to suit their lives.

In 2008 we achieved certification in the TQS (Training Quality Standard) which recognises the best organisations in the UK delivering training to employers.

Codes explained Half Day - 4 hours Full Day - 7 hours

Why up-skill with us?

FT - Full Time PT - Part Time D.O.A - Details on application D.O.F - Dependant on funding F.O.C - Free of charge (if criteria met) P.O.A - Price on application TBA - To be agreed (with employer) TBC - To be confirmed accross - Accrington & Rossendale College workplace - Your place of work * Minimum group size 10 people ** Maximum group size 12 people

• • • • •

Discounts are available for group bookings We do not charge VAT on many courses We can offer funding on many courses and some courses can even be delivered for FREE Most of our courses can be delivered at your place of work or at our site We tailor our courses to fit around your working life

If you would like to train in a specific area and do not see the course listed in this guide, call us and we can write a bespoke course specifically for you. Most industries covered.

or e-mail us at businesssolutions@accross.ac.uk


Construction, Building Services, Motor Engineering & Technology

Course Title

Level

Qual

Duration

Venue

- - 2 - 2 1/2 1/2 - 2

- - - - - - 2 - - - - - - -

Price (Ex VAT)

Funding

TBC TBC NVQ BICSc NVQ NVQ NVQ TBC Various

1 day 1 day 3-12 months 1 day 3-12 months 3-12 months 3-12 months 1 day D.O.A

accross / workplace accross / workplace workplace accross / workplace workplace workplace workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace

P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A

No No Yes Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire No Please enquire

ACS accross cert. accross cert. - Cert. - Diploma accross cert. CPA1 - - - ACS ACS/CITB

Up to 5 days 10 weeks 10 weeks 9 x 3 hours 3 days 9 x 3 hours 36 weeks 10 weeks 1 day 2 x 8 hours 2 days 8 x 3hrs 3 days Varies

accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross

P.O.A £200 £200 P.O.A £165 P.O.A P.O.A £150 £145 P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A

No Partially Partially No No TBC Yes No No No No No No No

Cleaning Science Bio Hazards Carpet Care Cleaning & Support Services Computer Cleaning Local Environmental Services Recycling Operations Waste Management Operations Levels Hard Floor Cleaning Cleaning Principles

Construction & Technology ACS Assessment Basic Brickwork Basic Plastering Basic Wallpapering Certificate in Energy Efficiency Decorative Effects Floor Covering Floor Covering (Beginners) Flue Gas Analysis Luxury Vinyl Tile Installation Sub Floor Preparation Planning for Installation Gas, Re-Assessment Assessment Gas, Re-Assessment Assessment - Cooking Appliances

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Course Title

Level

Qual

Duration

Venue

Price (Ex VAT)

Funding

Varies Varies Varies Varies Varies 2 days 1 day 1 day 7 x 3 hours 7 x 3 hours 7 x 3 hours 10 x 3 hours One day

accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross

P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A £100 £190 P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A

No No No No No No No No No No No No Please enquire

30 weeks 30 weeks 30 weeks 30 weeks 30 weeks 1 year 1 year 30 weeks

accross / workplace workplace accross / workplace workplace workplace accross accross workplace

D.O.F D.O.F D.O.F D.O.F D.O.F D.O.F D.O.F D.O.F

Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes

1 day 2 days 3-12 months 1-4 days 3-6 month 3-6 months 2 days 3 day 3-6 months

accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace

P.O.A £200 P.O.A £95/day P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A

Please enquire Please enquire Part funded Please enquire Yes Yes Please enquire Please enquire Yes

Construction & Technology Gas, Re-Assessment Assessment - Domestic Gas Fires Gas, Re-Assessment Assessment - Domestic Gas Meters Gas, Re-Assessment Assessment - Domestic Gas Water Gas, Re-Assessment Assessment - Domestic Natural Gas Gas, Re-Assessment Assessment - Central Heating Boiler Gas Safety Training Lincrusta Training Day Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems Set & Safe Use of Routers Basic Routering Advanced Routering Home Maintenance in Carpentry & Joinery HNC Construction

- - - - - - - - - - - - -

ACS/CITB ACS/CITB ACS/CITB ACS/CITB ACS/CITB ACS No BPEC - - - - HNC

1 2 2 - 2 3 3 2

NVQ NVQ Diploma accross cert. NVQ NVQ NVQ NVQ

- 2 3 - 2 - - - 2

TBC EDI NVQ MIDAS NVQ NVQ EDI TBC NVQ

1/2 2/3

NVQ NVQ

Various Various

workplace workplace

P.O.A P.O.A

Yes Yes

1-4

NVQ

12 months

workplace

P.O.A

Yes

1-4 1/2 1/2

NVQ NVQ NVQ

12 months Various Various

workplace workplace workplace

P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A

Yes Yes Yes

10 weeks 10 weeks 10 weeks 10 weeks 2 years 2 years 2 years 2 years

accross accross accross accross accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace

£100 £100 £100 £100 F.O.C F.O.C F.O.C F.O.C

No No No No Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire

Horticulture Diploma in Practical Horticulture Skills Cemeteries Work Based Horticulture Gardening for Confined Spaces (Containers & Planters) Ground Maintenance Diploma in Subsidiary Horticulture Working Life/Horticulture Sports Turf

Land Transport PCV Driver CPC Defensive Driving (EDI) Driving Instructor MIDAS PCV Driving (Bus & Coach) Road Passenger Transport Operations Equality & Diversity PCV Driving Instructor Re-register Re-accreditation Road Passenger Vehicle Driving-Taxi/Private Hire

Manufacturing & Industry Cleaning & Support Services CWP (Combined Working Practices) LATA (Laboratory & Associated Technical Activities) Educational Route LATA (Laboratory & Associated Technical Activities) Industrial Route Recycling Operations Waste Management Operations - Waste Collection

Motor & Motorcycle Engineering Auto-Electrical & Diagnostics Kits & Classics/Car Restoration Motor Cycle Maintenance & Repair Basic Car Maintenance IMI Light Vehicle Apprenticeship IMI Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship IMI Transport Engineering Apprenticeship IMI Motor Cycle Apprenticeship

- accross cert. - Cert if requested - accross cert. - accross cert. - NVQ - NVQ - NVQ - NVQ

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Creative Industries

Course Title

Level

Qual

Duration

Venue

2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2

C&G C&G C&G C&G C&G C&G C&G C&G C&G C&G accross cert. accross cert. accross cert.

14 x 3 hours 15 x 2 hours 4 x 3 hours 25 x 2 hours 10 x 3 hours 8 x 3 hours 6 x 3 hours 8 x 2.5 hours 28 x 2.5 hours 3 x 2.5 hours 8 x 3 hours TBC TBC

Seasons Salon Seasons Salon Seasons Salon Seasons Salon Seasons Salon Seasons Salon Seasons Salon Seasons Salon Seasons Salon Seasons Salon Seasons Salon Seasons Salon Seasons Salon

- 2 3 2 2 - - 1 - -

accross cert. CIEH CIEH NVQ NVQ accross cert. accross cert. NVQ accross cert. accross cert.

2½ days 1 day 3 days 20 weeks (PT) 20 weeks (PT) 1 week 1 day 20 weeks (PT) 1 day 6 weeks

Traders Brasserie accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace Traders Brasserie accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace Traders Brasserie

Price (Ex VAT)

Funding

£225 £130 £85 £155 £150 £160 £165 £125 £240 £85 £150 TBC TBC

No No No No No No No No No No No No No

F.O.C £60.00 P.O.A D.O.F D.O.F £80 £45 D.O.F £50 TBC

Please enquire No No Yes Yes Please enquire No Yes No Please enquire

Hair & Beauty Nail Technology (City & Guilds) Apply Make-Up (City & Guilds) Provide Nail Art (City & Guilds) Award in Waxing Techniques Award in Facial Skincare Apply Microdermabrasion Techniques Apply Individual Permanent Lashes Apply Stone Therapy Treatments Provide Body Massage Provide Self Tanning Award in Manicure Introduction to Reflexology Introduction to Aromatherapy Using Pre-blended Oils

Hospitality & Catering Essentials of Catering Food Hygiene Supervising Food Hygiene Food Production & Cooking Food Processing & Cooking Half Term, Easter & Summer Cookery Schools Healthy School Meals Multi-skilled Hospitality Nutrition for Nursing & Care Homes The Art of Entertaining

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Course Title

Level

Qual

Duration

Venue

- - - - -

accross cert. accross cert. accross cert. Degree Degree

10 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 2 years 2 years

accross accross accross accross accross

Price (Ex VAT)

Funding

£125 £75 £99 P.O.A P.O.A

Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire

Media Film Studies Introduction to Digital Photography Photography - Portfolio Building fdA Music Production fdA Theatre & Performance

If you are looking to kick start your career by gaining a nationally recognised qualification, yet learn better on the job than in a classroom, then an apprenticeship pathway may be the route for you. Apprenticeships teach you a trade through learning in the workplace, backed up with theoretical knowledge which is delivered at College. Not only will you get on the job training, you will also earn money from day one. Plus, did you know that over the course of your career you can earn on average £100,000 more than those who don’t do an apprenticeship. Apprenticeships are nationally recognised as a fantastic pathway into the career of your choice and accross now offers apprenticeships in almost all industries, including: Construction, Building Services, Motor Engineering and Technology Brickwork (Levels 2 and 3) Carpentry and Joinery (Levels 2 and 3) Cleaning and Support Services (Level 2) Floor Covering (Level 2) Floristry (Level 2) New! General Construction Operations (GCO) (Level 2) Horticulture (Level 2) Maintenance Operations (Level 2) Motor Vehicle (Levels 2 and 3) Painting and Decorating (Levels 2 and 3) Plastering (Levels 2 and 3) Plumbing (Levels 2 and 3)

Creative Industries Beauty Therapy (Levels 2 and 3) Hairdressing (Levels 2 and 3) Nail Services (Level 3) Food and Drink Service (Level 2) Hospitality, Supervision and Leadership (Level 2) Professional Cookery (Levels 2 and 3)

Professional Studies Accounting (Levels 2, 3 and 4) Business and Administration (Levels 2 and 3) Child Care, Learning and Development (Levels 2 and 3) Customer Service (Level 2) IT Users - iTQ (Levels 2 and 3) New! Retail (Level 2) Travel and Tourism (Levels 2 and 3) Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (Level 2)

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Professional Studies

Course Title

Level

Qual

3 2 3 2 3 4 - - 2/3 2 4 4/5 4/5 4/5 4/5

NVQ NVQ NVQ NVQ NVQ NVQ TBC TBC NVQ NVQ NVQ Degree Degree Degree Degree

Duration

Venue

Price (Ex VAT)

Funding

P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A £1100 £50.00 £375.00 P.O.A P.O.A £1100 P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes No Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire

£736.00 £836.00 £936.00 P.O.A £575.00 £500.00

No No No No No Yes

Adult & Child Care Children & Young People Children’s Care Learning & Development Children’s Care Learning & Development Health & Social Care (Adults) Health & Social Care (Adults) Health & Social Care (Adults) Introduction to Dementia Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults** Supporting Teaching & Learning In Schools Support Services in Health Care Leadership & Management in Care FdA Early Years (Childhood Studies) FdA Health & Social Care FdA Mental Health Work FdA Alcohol & Substance Misuse

10 months 10 months 10 months 8 months 10 months 10 months 1 day 1 day 10 months 10 months 10 months 2 years 2 years 2 years 2 years

accross / workplace workplace workplace workplace workplace workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace workplace workplace workplace accross accross accross accross

Business & Management

Accounting AAT Technician 2 accross cert. 36 weeks (PT) accross Accounting AAT Technician 3 Diploma 36 weeks (PT) accross Accounting AAT Technician 4 Diploma 36 weeks (PT) accross Appraisal Training 4 accross cert. Various accross / workplace Bookkeeping Certificate - accross cert. 25 weeks (PT) accross Business Administration 2 NVQ 12 months workplace

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Course Title

Level

Qual

Duration

Venue

Price (Ex VAT)

Funding

12 months 12 months Various Various Various 18 weeks (PT) 18 weeks (PT) 18 weeks (PT) Various 12 months 12 months 1 day 2 days 1 day Various Various 19 weeks 10 months 10 months Various 12 months 8 months ½ day / 1 day

workplace workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross accross accross accross / workplace workplace workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross accross workplace workplace accross / workplace workplace workplace workplace

£600.00 £750.00 P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A £200.00 £200.00 £200.00 P.O.A £500.00 £600.00 P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A £929.50 £410.00 P.O.A P.O.A P.O.A £500.00 P.O.A P.O.A

Yes Yes Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire No No No Please enquire Yes Yes No No Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Yes Yes Please enquire Yes Yes Please enquire

30 hours 85 hours 85 hours 51 hours 120 hours

accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace

£123 £288 £288 £186 £393

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

1 day 3 days 2 days 1 day 2 days 3 hours ½ day ½ day 1 day

accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace

£50 £125 £50 £50 £75 £32 £35 £35 £50

No No No No No No No No No

1 year ½ day / 1 day ½ day / 1 day ½ day / 1 day ½ day / 1 day ½ day / 1 day ½ day / 1 day ½ day / 1 day ½ day / 1 day ½ day / 1 day 2 years

accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross

Business & Management Business Administration Business Administration Business Improvement Techniques Certificate in Education Administration Communication Skills Computerised Accounts Computerised Accounts Computerised Accounts Customer Service Customer Service Customer Service Conflict Management* Conflict Management* Interview Skills* Introduction to Project Management Management Diploma Management Diploma, Introductory Management Management Recruitment & Selection Retail Operations Team Leader Telephone Techniques

3 NVQ 4 NVQ - TBC - TBC - TBC 1 TBC 2 TBC 3 TBC - TBC 2 NVQ 3 NVQ - accross cert. - Accredited - accross cert. - TBC 5 CMI 4 CMI 3 NVQ 4 NVQ - accross cert. 2 NVQ 2 NVQ -

ESOL & Citizenship 5 Day Citizenship ESOL ESOL ESOL - Citizenship ESOL - Pre-Citizenship

Entry/1/2/3 Entry 1/2 Entry Entry

OCNW OCNW UCLES OCNW OCNW

- - - 2 - - 2 2 2

HSE HSE HSE CIEH HSE HSE CIEH CIEH CIEH

1-3 1-3 1-3 - - - 1-3 - 1-3 1-3 4/5

OCR accross cert. accross cert. accross cert. accross cert. accross cert. accross cert. accross cert. accross cert. accross cert. Degree

Health & Safety / First Aid Emergency First Aid for Appointed Persons First Aid at Work First Aid at Work Re-Qualification Health & Safety in the Workplace* Paediatric First Aid Paediatric First Aid Refresher Principles of COSHH* Principles of Manual Handling* Principles of Risk Assessment*

Information Technology ITQ Microsoft Access Microsoft Excel Microsoft Expression Web Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 & 7 Microsoft Outlook Microsoft Powerpoint Microsoft Project Microsoft Publisher Microsoft Word fdEng Software Engineering

£245.00 Yes £59.00 / £89.00 No £59.00 / £89.00 No £59.00 / £89.00 No £59.00 / £89.00 No £59.00 / £89.00 No £59.00 / £89.00 No £59.00 / £89.00 No £59.00 / £89.00 No £59.00 / £89.00 No P.O.A Please enquire

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Course Title

Level

Qual

Duration

3 4 3 4 5 5

EDI EDI EDI EDI EDI EDI

3-6 months 3-6 months 10 weeks (PT) 18 weeks (PT) 32 weeks (PT) 10 weeks

Entry 1/2 Entry 1/2

C&G C&G C&G C&G

- -

accross cert. accross cert.

Venue

Price (Ex VAT)

Funding

workplace workplace accross / workplace accross accross accross

£200 £400 £170 £500 £870 £285

Part funded Part funded Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire

Min. 10 hours Min. 10 hours Min. 10 hours Min. 10 hours

accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace accross / workplace

£0 £0 £0 £0

Yes Yes Yes Yes

10 weeks 10 weeks

accross accross

£70 £50

Please enquire Please enquire

10 weeks 12 months 10 weeks 12 months Various 10 weeks 2 years

accross accross accross accross accross accross accross

£75 £250 £350 £500 P.O.A £85 P.O.A

Please enquire No No No Please enquire Please enquire Please enquire

Learning & Development A1 Assessor Award V1 Internal Verifier Award PTLLS CTLLS PGCE/Certicate of Education Mentoring & Coaching a Learning Organisation

Skills For Life English English Maths Maths

Sport Fitness & Exercise Testing Nutrition & Weight Management Player, Match & Performance Analysis (includes FA Certificate in Match Analysis) Instructing Fitness & Exercise Instructing Gym Based Exercise Instructing Physical Activity & Exercise Sport & Exercise Therapy Cert. (inc. Sports Massage) Sport Leaders UK Awards fdA Physical Activity & Sport

- accross cert. 2 NVQ - NVQ 3 NVQ 2 TBC - TBC 5/6 Degree

Travel & Tourism Event Planning Certificate Organising Conferences, Leisure or Hospitality Events Self Employment & Enterprise Award

2

EDI

12 weeks (PT)

accross

£100

Please enquire

2 2

EDI NOCN

15 weeks (PT) 10 weeks (PT)

accross accross

£199 £110

Please enquire Please enquire

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Professional Development & New Courses

Course Title

Level

Qual

Duration

Venue

Price (Ex VAT)

Funding

Continuous Professional Development GCSE Science Counselling Skills Criminology Human Growth & Development Human Physiology Law Psychology Sociology Biology Care Studies - Mental Health Care Studies - Policy, Principles & Practise Education Studies English Language & Literature Psychological Perspectives AHED Higher - Approach Research (Vulnerable Groups) AHED Higher - Human Physiology The Developing Child Care, Assessment & Planning Alcohol Substance Use & Mental Health Safeguarding Children

2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 - - 4 4 5 5

AQA ACS ACS ACS ACS ACS ACS ACS ACS ACS ACS ACS ACS ACS ACS ACS - - - -

34 weeks 16 weeks 16 weeks 16 weeks 16 weeks 16 weeks 16 weeks 16 weeks 32 weeks 32 weeks 32 weeks 32 weeks 32 weeks 32 weeks 16 weeks 16 weeks 10 weeks 10 weeks 10 weeks 10 weeks

accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross accross

£340 £150 £150 £150 £150 £150 £150 £150 £300 £300 £300 £300 £300 £300 £200 £200 TBC TBC TBC TBC

No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No

5 5

- -

10 weeks 10 weeks

accross accross

TBC TBC

No No

New for 2011/2012 Empowerment & Advocacy Cultural Diversity within the Community

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accross Business Solutions Broad Oak Campus Broad Oak Road Accrington Lancashire BB5 2AW T_01254 354400 F_01254 354001 E_businesssolutions@accross.ac.uk W_www.accrossbusinesssolutions.co.uk

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