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Higher Level Learning & Skills Guide #BePartOfOurStory


Contents

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Business Management Top-Up

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Sport, Health & Wellbeing

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Advanced Hairdressing Techniques 33

Child & Youth Studies Top-Up

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Engineering & Technology 21

Semi-Permanent Make-Up Application 34

Dental Technology 6

Chartered Manager Degree

Computer Networks & Security Top-Up

Dental Technology 23

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Dental Technology 8 Business Management 9

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Health & Social Care Leadership and Management 24

Children & Young People’s Services 10

Dentistry Management 25

Computing 11

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professional 26

Construction Management 12 Digital Animation 13 Events Management with Travel and Tourism or Motorsport

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International Fashion & Design Technology 15 Motorsports 16 Motorsports Top-Up

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Computer Networks & Security

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Special Educational Needs & Disability 19

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Retail Management 27 Visual Effects

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Therapeutic Counselling

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Education 30 Education Post-14 PGCE

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Design and Verification of Electrical Installations 31 Hair, Beauty & Spa Therapy Management 32

Laser Hair Removal

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Advanced Theatrical and Media Make-Up

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Access to Higher Education Diploma Courses 37 Quick Links

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How to Apply

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International Students: How to Apply

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Fees 46 Sources of Financial Support

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Extra support and HE student discounts

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REED NCFE

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Our partners & employers and the people we work with

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How to find us

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Welcome to

Barnet and Southgate College Higher Level Learning and Skills Guide

PHILIPPA O’BRIEN Higher Level Skills Manager Whether you are looking to enhance your career prospects or planning a career change, studying Degree level, work based or Access courses at Barnet and Southgate College is a key part in achieving your goals. All courses are offered with a range of university partners and Higher Level awarding organisations including Derby University, Bolton University, Hertfordshire University, Middlesex University, Pearsons and OCN London. Courses cover over 10 employment sectors with more planned for the future. Courses are offered at each campus and have been established through close partnerships with employers.

The Higher Level provision has its own vision, identity, ethos, learner voice, study areas, staffing teams and opportunities. We encourage enterprise and innovation with our students taking part in competitions, enrichment, action research projects and scholarship activities which are all evidenced as employability skills for progression. Our Higher Level students benefit from an extensive timetable with dedicated, regular tutor support built into the programmes. The College is committed to offering all its students the opportunity to access work placement and we work closely with REED NCFE and the Work Placement team who are based at our Wood Street Campus. Degree level and Access to Degree level study involves investing time in your future. It will require hard work and commitment but the rewards will be numerous, making a difference to the lives of our Higher Level students and their families. At the end of your journey you will be able to attend our annual graduation event, along with our partners, which we are very proud to be part of. Barnet and Southgate College courses will develop your learning and skills to take you further and be who you want to be. I look forward to meeting you.

PROVIDE OUTSTANDING LEARNING AND EMPLOYMENT RELATED OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN EVERY MARKET WE OPERATE AND TO OFFER THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF EXPERTISE AND KNOWLEDGE WHICH WILL ENRICH THE PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LIVES OF OUR CUSTOMERS. Our Mission

95% overall student satisfaction National Student Survey 2017

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BSc (Hons) Degree

Business Management T P-UP

CAREER PROGRESSION Business Project Management Professional Average wage £49,647

Who is this course for? People with a Merit profile in a Foundation Degree in Business or HND Business/ Travel who wish to achieve a full bachelor’s degree.

What qualifications or experience do I need? A full Foundation Degree or HND in business or travel with Merit profile.

What will I study?

How will I be assessed?

You will study the core units including strategic management and either a dissertation or a work based consultancy project.

A dissertation consultancy report and a mixture of assignments (both individual and group) sometimes including presentations and classroom based examinations.

You will also study a further 3 optional modules depending on the business pathway chosen: n Human resources n Marketing n Enterprise n Retail n Finance

KEY FACTS Full time and part time Duration: 1 year full time 2 years part time

What qualifications could I achieve? BSc (Hons) in Business Management with selected pathway from the University of Bolton.

Leaving destinations A master’s degree or employment.

n Law

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BA (Hons) Degree

Child & Youth Studies T P-UP

CAREER PROGRESSION SEN Teaching Professional Average wage £37,889

Who is this course for?

How will I be assessed?

People who have completed their Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies and want to progress further.

There are no exams, so you’ll be assessed through a range of reflective tasks, essays, creative presentations, portfolios, reports and on your practice placement.

What will I study? You’ll study the following modules: n Independent study n The professional practitioner n Social policy: context and implications You will choose (depending on availability) two from the below modules: n Thinking creatively n Special educational needs and disability n Leadership and management for practitioners

What qualifications could I achieve?

KEY FACTS Full Time Duration: 1 year

BA Hons in Child and Youth Studies (Year 3 Top-Up).

Leaving destinations Once you have completed this course, there are a number of career options open to you. Previous graduates have built careers in inclusion, mentoring learning, SEN support and in supporting children and young people in an educational context. You could also teach, and go on to study a PGCE primary or early years to teach at primary school level.

What qualifications or experience do I need? Applicants are required to complete a foundation degree in an approved childcare OR education related discipline. Please ensure you bring a handwritten personal statement of approx. 200 words about why you want to work in childcare to your interview.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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BA (Hons) Degree

KEY FACTS

Dental Technology

Full Time Duration: 1 year

T P-UP OPTION AVAILABLE

SUBJECT TO VALIDATION

CAREER PROGRESSION Dental Technician Average wage ÂŁ27,008

Who is this course for? The BSc (Hons) in Dental Technology gives a comprehensive understanding of dental technology practices both in terms of the theoretical knowledge and the methods and technologies used to treat dental patients. Throughout the programme the undergraduate will experience an increase in academic demands and practical skills development in order to be able to carry out the design and construction of dental appliances.

n Dental Technology Techniques For Orthodontics n Advanced Oral Biomedical Science n Specialised Dental Technology Discipline n Principles of Dental Aesthetics and Occlusion n Dental Technology Dissertation Project

What qualifications or experience do I need?

n Preparing for Practice and Study Skills

Applications are encouraged from individuals with 240 UCAS points or a Level 3 Diploma in Dental Technology, or other suitable Level 3 qualifications. You must also hold GCSEs at grade C (4/5) or above in English, mathematics and a science.

n Oral Anatomy and Physiology and Basic Dental Appliance Design

How will I be assessed?

What will I study? You will study the following elements:

n Basic Dental Technology Techniques n Employment Practice n Personal Development Plan n Introductory Dental Biomaterials Science n Research Methodology n Personal Development Plan n Dental Technology Techniques For Fixed Prosthodontics

A variety of learning and teaching methods are employed throughout your programme in order to ensure the acquisition and development of appropriate concepts, knowledge and skills, and achievement of the stated learning outcomes. Some of these will include formally timetabled theory and practical classes with a module tutor; guided independent study will facilitate your personal and academic development.

What qualifications could I achieve? BSc (Hons) Degree in Dental Technology.

Leaving destinations Employment prospects are excellent for individuals completing this programme. Career opportunities are available in the National Health Service and the private sector for qualified dental technicians. This programme enables the graduate to consider higher levels of employment and could lead to laboratory management roles. Career progression is supported by the professional requirement of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) ensuring that you will develop as a dental care professional for the duration of your career. Additional career pathways include dental implantology, biomaterials research activities, clinical dental technology and teaching.

n Dental Technology Techniques For Removable Prosthodontics (Dentures)

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BSc (Hons) Degree

Computer Networks & Security T P-UP SUBJECT TO VALIDATION

CAREER PROGRESSION IT Specialist Manager Average wage ÂŁ55,341

Who is this course for?

How will I be assessed?

This is a progression course for students who have completed a foundation degree computing course or a HND in computing course. The BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security is designed to provide students with a broad education in computer networks and security, with a special emphasis on the technical specification, design, implementation and maintenance of computer networks and security systems. It develops both academic skills and the skills required for employment in the computer industry.

Assessment will be through: practical coursework, written assignments project work, a project and time constrained assignments.

What will I study?

What qualifications could I achieve? On successful completion of this course, students will achieve a BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security from the University of Bolton.

KEY FACTS Full Time Part time options available Duration: 1 year full time

Leaving destinations Progression to MSc courses in the field of computing.

All students will study: Professional Issues, Network Management, Wireless Networks and Security, Network Security, Enterprise Infrastructure, Management and Design, Network Design and Integration, Advanced Operating Systems and Major Project. You will also study CISCO curriculum as part of the programme.

What qualifications or experience do I need? A full Foundation Degree or HND in Computing with Merit profile, maths and English at Level 2 (GCSE C or 4/5).

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Foundation Degree / Higher Apprenticeship

Dental Technology SUBJECT TO VALIDATION

CAREER PROGRESSION Dental Technician Average wage ÂŁ27,008

Who is this course for? This programme is specifically tailored to meet your professional and personal development needs, giving opportunities to explore new technologies that will inform your career aspirations. Your programme will educate, challenge and stimulate your academic development.

In the following years, you will build on these themes by studying and developing your work based competency in fixed and removable prosthodontics. These modules require you to practice your skills development and produce appliances that are fit for purpose. The behaviours and regulatory demands needed to be a successful dental care professional are delivered in the professional practice module.

What qualifications or experience do I need?

How will I be assessed?

Applicants are expected to have successfully completed a Level 3 qualification in maths, English or a Science subject, including 5 GCSEs at grade C (4/5) or above (or equivalent). Students will be required to attend an interview and undertake a manual dexterity test. Alternatively, applications are encouraged from individuals with a Level 3 Diploma in Dental Technology with a Merit grade. Applicants from other dental team roles will be considered who can present evidence of Level 3 qualifications.

You will be assessed through a range of assessment methods. The programme requires the completion of two work specific modules that have been designed to ensure that all practical aspects of dental technology are developed and that you gain the skills and knowledge required to be a competent and safe starter in practice. This course is designed to meet the learning outcomes required by the General Dental Council.

What will I study?

Level 5 FdSc / Higher Apprenticeship in Dental Technology.

You will learn the fundamental aspects of oral anatomy and physiology and its influence on dental appliance design. You will also be introduced to basic dental technology techniques which involves the construction of simple dental appliances from each dental technology discipline. Further theoretical development is built in a dental biomaterials module which is directly linked to the materials used on your practical projects.

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KEY FACTS Duration: 3 years

What qualifications could I achieve?

What can the course lead to? The course will help you to develop the professional skills and knowledge required to compete in the dental technology employment market, as well as to prepare for higher education progression with the option to continue studying for a full BSc (Hons) in Dental Technology. In addition, graduates have the potential to progress to postgraduate study at MSc and PhD level.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000


Foundation Degree

Business Management

CAREER PROGRESSION Management Consultant or Business Analyst Average wage £47,795

What will I learn?

How will I be assessed?

You will study the core components necessary for anyone wishing to pursue a successful business career or further study.

A mixture of assignments (both individual and group), sometimes including presentations and classroom based examinations

What qualifications do I need?

Leaving destinations

A full Level 3 qualification (160 UCAS points) or extensive relevant work experience. Maths and English at Level 2 (GCSE C (4/5)).

A top-up bachelor’s degree or relevant employment.

Modules include: n Professional and Academic skills development n Business law n Business environment

KEY FACTS Full Time Part time for those already in employment Duration: 2 years full time, 3 year part time Equipment: As you will have access to Bolton University’s extensive online resources and Library no other specific equipment is required

n Contemporary issues in marketing n Information systems and big data analysis n People and performance n Business management career development n Leading and managing work teams n Project management n Enterprise innovation and creativity n Financial management and decision making

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Foundation Degree

Children & Young People’s Services

KEY FACTS Full Time Duration: 2 years Equipment: You will need to purchase books and study materials.

CAREER PROGRESSION Primary or Nursery Education Teaching Professional Average wage £44,109

What will I learn? The course enables those already working with children and young people from 0-19 to further develop their knowledge, skills and understanding. Our partner, the University of Derby has developed this part time / full time course with employers in the sector, so it is current, relevant and up to date and you will develop the key skills and knowledge they are looking for. You can also choose a specialist pathway which is relevant to your chosen area of work: early years, teaching assistant and health and social care.

Course structure Year 1 Level 4 Modules (120 Credits). You will study: n Early years professional practice n Starting to study n Integrated services n Children playing n Equality and diversity n Work-based reflective practice 1

Year 2 Level 5 Modules (120 Credits). You will study: n Understanding behaviour n Work-based reflective practice 2 n Children’s, young people’s and family rights n Research methods n Practice secondary research

Leaving destinations This qualification leads to Senior Practitioner Status and is a recognised Level 5 qualification for management roles in childcare settings. You may also progress to the third year of our BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies, along with other year 3 programmes. Early Years Pathway

You will choose one of these modules:

BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies

n Working with parents and carers

BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

n Children and young peoples’ health and wellbeing

BA (Hons) Education Studies

n Bringing men into children’s and young people’s services

BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies

Teaching Assistant Pathway

n International perspectives

BA (Hons) Education Studies

n Inclusive education

Health and Social Care Pathway

n Promoting health

BA (Hons) Health and Social Care

What qualifications could I achieve?

BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies

Foundation Degree in Children and Young People’s Services.

You will then choose one of these modules: n The curriculum 0-19 n Children and young people communicating n Investigating and solving problems

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Foundation Degree

Computing

CAREER PROGRESSION IT Specialist Manager Average wage ÂŁ55,341

Who is this course for?

How will I be assessed?

This is an opportunity to gain a formal qualification in computing. The Foundation Degree in Computing is designed to develop academic skills required for employment in the computer industry.

You will be assessed through: practical coursework, written assignments, project work, an extended project and time constrained assignments.

What qualifications or experience do I need?

Foundation Degree in Computing.

Minimum entry requirements for students under 21 is 120 UCAS tariff points. Mature students (over 21 years) will be required to demonstrate that they have adequate skills in maths and English to enable them to complete the programme, as well as experience in computing.

What will I study?

What qualifications could I achieve? Leaving destinations Progression directly into employment, or our top-up degree. You may wish to consider studying Year 3 of a Computer Science degree at Bolton University.

KEY FACTS Full Time Duration: 2 years Equipment: Students will be required to purchase text books for this course

T P-UP OPTION AVAILABLE

See the website for more information: www.bolton.ac.uk/home

You will study: Core skills - scholarship, website production, information systems and databases, introduction to programming, computer platforms, networking fundamentals, project, web programming, database theory and practice, systems analysis and design. As part of the course, students must undertake an internship of 2 days per week for 4 months and will be required to write a report on their work experience. Students would normally find their own work internship.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Foundation Degree

Construction Management SUBJECT TO VALIDATION

CAREER PROGRESSION Construction Project Manager Average wage ÂŁ32,741

Who is this course for? This Foundation Degree has been specifically designed to provide the opportunity to progress from Level 3 construction qualifications, including Advanced Apprenticeships. It is also an excellent progression route for those who have significant experience of working in the construction industry and wish to progress to construction operations management roles. The qualification is work-based and all candidates must be employed in the sector.

What will I study? This course includes modules on: n Construction management n Science and materials n Site surveying

What qualifications or experience do I need? You will have passed a Level 3 qualification in the construction sector. Exceptions will be considered on a case by case basis. Additionally, you must have competence in English language and we usually require grade C (4/5) GCSE or equivalent.

n Computer-aided design

In addition to the Foundation Degree, this course is also recognised as a direct route to associate membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

n Law and contracts n Environmental technologies n Project management

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Duration: 2 years

Assessment is an important part of your course. You will be assessed as you progress through the course and towards the end. These combined assessments will result in an appropriate grade that reflects your learning. Assessments will primarily be in the form of work-based projects agreed with your employer.

What qualifications could I achieve?

n Facilities management

Full Time

How will I be assessed?

n Construction technologies n History of architecture

KEY FACTS

Leaving destinations Successful completion of the Foundation Degree will enable you to progress to year 3 of a degree programme. This may be in construction site management, quantity surveying and commercial management or site engineering.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000


Foundation Degree

Digital Animation SUBJECT TO VALIDATION

CAREER PROGRESSION Graphic Designer Average wage £25,994

Who is this course for?

How will I be assessed?

This course is for anyone interested in pursuing a career in the digital animation / games / visual effects industries. It is for those who have some education or experience in the media industry who are looking to further their study or develop new skills.

You will be assessed through assignments throughout both years, showing both practical, and theoretical, skills and knowledge.

What qualifications or experience do I need?

Leaving destinations

Either a Level 3 qualification in a media/arts or computer-based design subject area or demonstrated experience in a relevant industry.

What will I study?

What qualifications could I achieve? Foundation Degree in Digital Animation.

KEY FACTS Full Time Duration: 2 years

Following on from the course you could go to work in the film/TV, games design, architectural or app design industry. You may choose to further your study by progressing on to ‘top up’ your qualification to a full BA (Hons) at a university.

This two year course will see you exploring the principles and fundamentals of animation for the digital environment. Covering contemporary and historical animation, 2D animation, 3D modelling, texturing and lighting for Games, Film, VFX and Environmental Design. The second year will give you the opportunity to develop and produce your own project in a specialism of your choosing, be that games character and environment, a short animated feature or something more architectural. You will also develop your academic skills alongside your technical and subject knowledge to give you the option to move on to a higher level of education or progress directly into the workplace.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Foundation Degree

Events Management with Travel and Tourism or Motorsport

CAREER PROGRESSION Conference or Exhibition Manager Average wage ÂŁ26,306

Who is this course for? To be a successful events manager you need the knowledge and skills in all areas of events including corporate, personal celebrations, fundraising, new product launches and large scale sporting and entertainment events. This course provides you with the opportunity to specialise in one of the following career areas: travel and tourism, business or motorsport.

What will I study? You will study project planning, financial forecasting and reporting, bidding for events and live briefs, events marketing and customer behaviour. A work placement is an essential part of the programme.

What qualifications or experience do I need? A full Level 3 qualification (160 UCAS points) or extensive relevant work experience. Maths and English at Level 2 (GCSE C grade or 4/5) is also required.

KEY FACTS Full Time Duration: 2 years

How will I be assessed? A mixture of assignments (both individual and group), sometimes including presentations and classroom based examinations.

T P-UP OPTION AVAILABLE

What qualifications could I achieve? FdSc Events Management with chosen pathway.

Leaving destinations Bsc Top-up Degree in Events Management.

Modules include: n Academic management & professional skills for the events industries n Managing the international (events) workforce n The events industry in context n Event project design n Basics of business for the service industries n Introduction to marketing and social media for events n Applied research methods for events studies n Event sponsorship and income generation n Risk management and legalities for events n Project management operations n Work experience

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Foundation Degree

International Fashion & Design Technology

KEY FACTS Full Time Duration: 2 years

SUBJECT TO VALIDATION

CAREER PROGRESSION Product or Clothing Designer Average wage £27,827

Who is this course for? This course has been developed to teach the creative design and technology skills needed for a successful career in today’s fast paced fashion industry.

What will I study? The course is designed to prepare students to work in the advanced fashion and associated design industry and will equip you with practical experience and a complete understanding of the latest design, culture and technology along with the cutting edge production methods used in the competitive world of the global fashion industry. This is combined with all the traditional illustration and design methodology needed to provide a complete skill set for today’s demanding fashion business. The course will prepare you with an advanced understanding of fashion design and culture and the knowledge of how to achieve the industry requirements by turning creative ideas into market ready products for the industries behind the high street fashion retailers producing a new stock cycle every six weeks and four major collections every year. The course is delivered in modules that focus on specific areas that include: drawing and Illustration skills, design theory, historical and contextual studies

in fashion, pattern cutting and garment construction, fashion and cultural trends, fashion media and communication, creative marketing and promotion and fashion branding. In year two you will have the opportunity to complete a period of study in Beijing, China with our partner college. You will experience cutting edge design and manufacturing technology in practice where your initial idea is developed through to a finalised design and then produced as a garment utilising both the latest manufacturing methods of the mass market and the highly skilled hand crafted techniques necessary for the luxury high end market. During your time China you will benefit from:

n Understanding how and where most of the world’s garments are now produced to inform their future design and fabrication methods. n Taking the opportunity to engage with new ideas and cultural experiences that will develop and broaden your design practice.

What qualifications or experience do I need? You will need 280 UCAS points and 5 GCSEs at grade C (3/4) or above including maths and English.

How will I be assessed? 100% coursework including presentations, written assignments and individual creative projects.

n Working and studying with Chinese and international students from around the world.

What qualifications could I achieve?

n Experiencing a new and exciting world in a safe and supervised environment while being supported by highly qualified Chinese tutors specialising in each of the subject areas.

Leaving destinations

n Getting to work with both the most modern technological methods of production and highly skilled traditional methods of couture.

BA (Hons) in International Fashion and Design Technology.

You can progress to a career in fashion design, textile design, PR, marketing, media or other areas of the fashion industry.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Foundation Degree

KEY FACTS

Motorsports

Full Time Duration: 3 years Equipment: You will need a scientific calculator, textbooks, protective workshop boots and mechanics’ overalls for use on all motorsport vehicle practical projects.

T P-UP OPTION AVAILABLE

CAREER PROGRESSION Vehicle Technician, Mechanic or Electrician Average wage £25,292

Who is this course for? This course is for learners who are following or wish to follow a career in motorsports, motor vehicle engineering or related engineering disciplines. It is suitable for those who have good basic knowledge in this field of study but who do not yet have the formal qualifications to support their career progression.

What will I study? The College has a unique partnership with the University of Bolton, which in turn has a unique partnership with RLR Motorsport, an independent racing team that races in the Le Mans 24hr race, historic series Formula 1, speed series sports racing, and other international events. This course will enable you to work alongside our partners to gain practical industry experience in areas such as aerodynamics, engine testing, parts manufacture and materials testing. The course is designed to meet the academic requirements leading to Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status. You will benefit from excellent industry contacts and links with some of the world’s leading automotive companies such as Bentley Motors, Jaguar Land Rover and Cosworth Engineering.

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The course is divided into modules, taught in semesters (there are two semesters per year). You take six compulsory modules per year. In year 1 you will study introduction to vehicle systems, chassis and electronic principles, engine systems.

How will I be assessed?

What qualifications or experience do I need?

What qualifications could I achieve?

All applications are considered on their merits. The minimum entry requirement for the programme is 200 UCAS tariff points obtained from A Level equivalents preferably in science, and maths related subjects; BTEC Level 3 Diplomas or Extended Diplomas in science, engineering, vehicle technology, motorsports or related subjects.

Coursework and examinations modules are assessed at the end of a semester by a combination of written assignments, laboratory reports, practical and written examinations and presentations.

FdSc in Motorsport Technology.

Leaving destinations Motorsports graduates progress to BEng/ BSc degree programmes at universities in the UK. This could include the top-up option with Bolton University.

Applicants must also have a GCSE grade C (4/5) in maths and English. Equivalent qualifications including an International Baccalaureate and full Access to Higher Education Diplomas will be considered. If you are over 21 without formal qualifications, your application will be considered providing you can show a high level of ability and relevant experience.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000


Foundation Degree

Motorsports T P-UP

CAREER PROGRESSION Vehicle Technician, Mechanic or Electrician Average wage £25,292

Who the course is for? This course builds on the skills and knowledge achieved in the Foundation Degree Motorsport programme, and is for people with a minimum Merit profile Fd in Motorsport or equivalent who wish to achieve a full bachelor’s degree.

KEY FACTS

What will I study?

Equipment: You will need a scientific calculator, textbooks, protective workshop boots and mechanics overalls for use on all motorsport vehicle practical projects.

You will study performance modelling, vehicle dynamics, advanced electronics, advanced materials, business project skills for motorsport, vehicle safety. Transferable skills are included for example team work, I.T. presentation skills and problem solving.

Full Time Duration: 1 year

How will I be assessed? Coursework and examinations modules are assessed at the end of a semester by a combination of written assignments, practical and written examinations and presentations.

What qualifications could I achieve? Bachelor’s Degree in Motorsport Technology.

Leaving destinations Motorsports graduates now work for some of the world’s leading automotive companies such as Bentley Motors, Jaguar Land Rover and Cosworth Engineering. Graduates have also progressed to a range of roles in the wider engineering industries.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Foundation Degree

Computer Networks & Security SUBJECT TO VALIDATION

CAREER PROGRESSION IT Project Manager Average wage ÂŁ51,987

Who is this course for?

How will I be assessed?

This is an exciting opportunity to gain a formal qualification in computing. The Foundation Degree in Computer Networks and Security is designed to develop both academic skills and the skills required for employment in the computer industry.

Assessment will be through practical coursework, written assignments, project work, an extended project and time constrained assignments.

What will I study? All students will study: introduction to operating systems virtualisation, Linux essentials, networking, security fundamentals, introduction to software development, computing security, network architecture, wide area networks and enterprise infrastructure. All students must undertake an internship of 2 days a week for 4 months, during which they complete a project and write a report on the work they have done.

What qualifications could I achieve?

KEY FACTS Full Time Duration: 2 years

On successful completion of this course, students will achieve a Foundation Degree in Computer Networks and Security validated by University of Bolton.

Leaving destinations This 2 year course will give you enough skills to take a full time job in the computing industry, especially in network security. Alternatively, you can progress to our Top-Up Degree course leading to a BSc (Hons) in Computer Networks and Security.

Students will also study on the CISCO CCNA programme.

What qualifications or experience do I need? Minimum entry requirements for students under 21 is 120 UCAS tariff points. Mature students (over 21 years) will need to demonstrate they have adequate skills in maths and English to enable them to complete the programme, and have some relevant background experience in computing.

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Foundation Degree

Special Educational Needs & Disability CAREER PROGRESSION Special Needs Education Teaching Professional Average wage £41,574

Who is this course for? This course is suitable for those who want to gain an in-depth understanding of theories, complex factors and contexts within special educational needs and disability (SEND). You’ll have the opportunity to undertake work placements in the areas of education, health or social care to develop your practical, professional and intellectual skills.

Course structure The foundation degree will blend several different approaches to learning to ensure that all students get the most from their studies. You’ll be supported and encouraged to develop your capacity to evaluate, analyse and critically engage in the field of SEND, drawing on a wide range of learning, teaching and assessment activities. At all levels, you will be invited to engage in e-learning opportunities. As you progress, you’ll be expected to undertake increasing responsibility for independent self-directed study, drawing on the range of resources available to you. The whole learning programme will take place in the new multimillion pound state of the art LLDD Centre at the College’s Southgate Campus.

There will be a high degree of work based learning employed. You’ll learn through lectures, seminars and work-based activities. There are no exams, so you’ll be assessed through a range of reflective tasks, essays, creative presentations, portfolios, reports and on your practice placement.

What qualifications could I achieve? FdA Special Educational Needs and Disability.

Leaving destinations

KEY FACTS Full Time Duration: 2 years

T P-UP OPTION AVAILABLE

You will have two main ways of progressing: 1. Advancing in your chosen vocational field as a higher qualified and better paid professional 2. Moving onto further study such as: n BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies n BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies n Education Studies (SEND pathway) n Joint Honours with Science n Health and Social Care n Applied Youth and Community Studies

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Foundation Degree

KEY FACTS

Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Full Time Duration: 2 years

SUBJECT TO VALIDATION

CAREER PROGRESSION Leisure or Sports Manager Average wage ÂŁ36,251

Who is this course for? Health, sport and wellbeing is one of the largest sectors of the sport and leisure industry. National concerns about obesity, poor health, community cohesion and safety, school PE provision and anti-social behaviour have resulted in greater participation in physical activity and sport becoming a top government priority, and an area of significant public expenditure. This course is designed for those who wish to work in this exciting and challenging field. The focus of the course is on engaging people and encouraging and enabling them to participate in sport and physical activity. It will give you the skills, knowledge and ability to run your own coaching sessions, programmes and sports events.

of people and communities. You will also learn to understand trends in community sport and physical activity within the context of government policies. You will acquire the skills and knowledge to be a strategic thinker and planner and learn how sport and physical activity can be used to regenerate and develop communities. You will study coaching principles and will have opportunities to put these into practice.

What qualifications or experience do I need? 120 UCAS points from a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport (or equivalent) or at least two A2 Levels in PE or a science subject. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C (4/5) or above (or equivalent) in any subjects.

What will I study?

How will I be assessed?

The foundation degree is based upon building a variety of academic / research skills through the examination of key issues in health, sport and well-being, which will give you the skills necessary to study these issues in greater depth should you complete the top up year.

The types of assessment you will be required to complete fall into two general categories, formative and summative. Formative assessments are activities that do not contribute to your overall module grade. They are however an integral part of the learning strategy for a module and you are required to complete them. They will be assessed and you will receive feedback on your standard of work and level of achievement. Formative assessments serve to assess your learning as the module progresses. Summative assessments are those assessment activities for which the marks will contribute to the overall module grade. You will also receive feedback on these

The foundation degree emphasises the development of the academic and study skills required for success in higher education and introduces the fundamentals of health, sport and well-being. Modules include: introduction to sports development; sports coaching skills; introduction to sport in society; psychology and leadership of sports performance. You will learn how to promote and deliver sport and physical activity to a diverse range 20

assessments so that you will know what you have done well and where you can improve. In this way, summative assessment provides valuable learning for modules which are to follow. Many of the formative assessment tasks will either serve as preparation for your summative assessment tasks or provide an opportunity for a “practice run�. Many different forms of assessment are employed on the programme for both formative and summative purposes, the major forms being as follows: coursework (usually essays and reports); written examinations; practical assessments (particularly for coaching modules); skills portfolios/personal development Plans; case studies; oral presentations (individual and group) and poster presentations.

What qualifications could I achieve? Foundation Degree in Sport, Health and Wellbeing.

Leaving destinations You will have the opportunity to complete the top up year of the BA (hons) in Health, Sport and Wellbeing. Alternatively, employment prospects are excellent. In recent years students have quickly found employment in local authority sport development units, school sport, further education colleges, county sport partnerships and private sector organisations. In addition, several past students have progressed to become teachers of sport development in further education colleges.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000


Extended Degree

KEY FACTS

Engineering & Technology

Full Time Duration: 1 year Equipment: A university specified calculator and text books must be provided.

CAREER PROGRESSION Engineering Technician Average wage ÂŁ38,766

Who is this course for?

Semester A

The Extended Engineering and Technology Degree Programme (Initial Year) is designed for students who missed out on a BEng or BSc programme in engineering or who may want to change their curriculum area following A Levels or equivalent study. It is offered in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire and following successful study at College in the initial year, students will be given an opportunity to progress to a range of BEng and BSc engineering and technology degrees available at Hertfordshire. This includes aerospace (with pilot studies), mechanical, automotive, motorsport, electrical and electronic and digital and computer engineering. All the engineering and technology degree routes at Hertfordshire are accredited, leading to Chartered or Incorporated status and can be completed (including the initial year at College), in four years; or five years if a sandwich/industry placement year is included.

Mathematics 1, engineering science, digital and software applications in engineering and engineering studies and skills.

What will I study? This course will cover the following topics over two semesters (A&B) made up of 13 teaching weeks each:

Semester B Mathematics 2, mechanical science, electrical science and digital technology and engineering project two of the above (engineering studies and skills and the engineering project), are taught at the University - giving you a chance to see what real university study is like while still at College where the rest of your study will take place. Personal and group tutorial sessions are also planned and built into the timetable and with access to both the College and University study facilities; there is plenty of support offered to assist you completing assignments etc.

What qualifications or experience do I need? As a guide, you need a minimum 120 UCAS points PLUS 5 GCSEs including English, mathematics and a science at grade C (4/5) or above. A minimum IELTS score of 6.0, TOEFL 550, is required for those for whom English is not their first language. Students unsure of their tariff points can contact the College/University for guidance. Please ensure that you have

an accurate list of all your qualifications; dates, boards, etc., and that you can provide copies of the relevant certificates if asked.

How will I be assessed? Assessment is by coursework and examination. Your coursework contributes 40 percent and examinations 60 percent to your total. A typical set of coursework might consist of two assignments and two open book tests, all completed over the 13 week study period with an exam in that subject at the end. The final mark is an aggregate of these two elements in most cases (coursework and exam), the idea being to give you plenty of practice in the sort of assessments that you need have confidence in before beginning your full degree study.

What qualifications will I achieve? On successful completion, you will receive a letter of offer to progress to an engineering discipline of your choice at the University of Hertfordshire.

Leaving destinations On successful completion of this course, students will achieve the appropriate standard for progression to the range of BEng or BSc degree programmes offered at the University of Hertfordshire.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Level 6 Higher Apprenticeship

Chartered Manager Degree SUBJECT TO VALIDATION

CAREER PROGRESSION Business Professional Average wage ÂŁ49,647

Who is this course for?

What qualifications could I achieve?

For students who would like to achieve a higher education qualification whilst at work in the business management sector.

BSc (Hons) Business Management (CMDA Pathway) Award.

KEY FACTS

Leaving destinations

Duration: 3 years

What will I study?

The course will equip you with the knowledge, experience and skills to develop your employability/ career and to pursue further study and professional development.

You will study the core components necessary for anyone wishing to pursue a successful business career; business law, digital marketing, data analysis, people and performance, managing teams, project management, enterprise innovation, financial management and accounting, strategic management, E commerce & contemporary marketing practice and global consumer behaviour.

What qualifications or experience do I need? You should have a minimum of a full Level 3 qualification and Level 2 maths and English qualification (GCSE grade C or 4/5).

How will I be assessed? A mixture of assignments (both individual and group), sometimes including presentations and classroom based examinations.

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Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship

Dental Technology SUBJECT TO VALIDATION

CAREER PROGRESSION Dental Technician Average wage £27,008

Who is this course for? This Higher Apprenticeship is designed for those already working in the dental technology industry. If you wish to explore new dental technologies to inform career aspirations and be challenged and stimulated for academic and practical development then this may be the course for you.

What will I study? This course covers the fundamental aspects of oral anatomy, physiology and its influence on dental appliance design. It introduces the basic dental technology techniques which involve the construction of simple appliances from each technology discipline. It includes a dental biomaterials module, which is directly linked to materials used in practical projects, building on themes by studying and developing work based competency in fixed and removable prosthodontics. In addition, a professional practice module which covers the behaviours and regulatory demands needed to be a successful dental care professional.

What qualifications or experience do I need? Individual employers will set the selection criteria for their apprentices. You will hold a relevant and supporting Level 3 qualification, including five GCSEs at grade C (4/5) or above (or equivalent), including English, mathematics and a science. Students will also be required to undertake a manual dexterity test. Alternatively a Level 3 Diploma in Dental Technology with a ‘merit’ grade profile, or applicants from other dental team roles who can present evidence of Level 3 qualifications will be considered.

KEY FACTS Full Time Duration: 2 years

How will I be assessed? Assessment is through a variety of methods designed to meet the learning outcomes required by the General Dental Council, including work specific modules which are designed to develop all practical aspects of dental technology.

What qualifications could I achieve? Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in Dental Technology.

Leaving destinations Successful apprentices may progress on to the top-up year of the BSc (Hons) Dental Technology, a joint programme with the University of Bolton.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship

Health & Social Care Leadership and Management CAREER PROGRESSION Medical Practitioner Average wage £58,226

Who is this course for?

What will I study?

This qualification aims to develop the knowledge and skills that will aid learners to improve a wide range of leadership and managerial skills necessary for the effective management of a health and social care setting. The Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship framework is specifically designed for a wide range of professionals working as adults’ residential managers, adults’ managers and adults’ advanced practitioners in adult social care.

To study for the Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship, learners must attend evening classes fortnightly for 1.5 hours, over the duration of their studies and achieve 90 credits.

What qualifications or experience do I need? A successful applicant will need to be working as a manager, deputy manager or as an advanced practitioner in a health and social care setting. This is a broad description and therefore, the individual experiences and/or roles will be discussed in detail during an interview. All candidates must hold Level 2 literacy and numeracy qualifications (GCSE or equivalent).

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How will I be assessed? You will be assessed through course work and a number of practical assessments in the working environment.

KEY FACTS Duration: Up to 18 months How to apply: Direct to the College

What qualifications could I achieve? In addition to the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care, you may also progress on to a BA (Hons) Health and Social Care qualification through a university work-based learning partner.

What can the course lead to? After successful completion of the above programme, students are equipped to progress onto more senior roles in the health and social care sector.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000


Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship

KEY FACTS

Dentistry Management

Duration: 2 years How to apply: Direct to the College

CAREER PROGRESSION Dental Technician Average wage ÂŁ27,008

Who is this course for? This Apprenticeship programme has been designed as entry level training for the role of dental practice manager. With approximately 8000 dental practices across the UK the training for this role is applicable to both large corporate dental bodies and single dental practices. The programme has been designed and driven forward by an employer steering group, and then challenged and refined through a development group of training and assessment experts including apprenticeship training providers and professional bodies. The apprenticeship consists of two elements with an additional end of programme assessment - a Level 4 ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management and the development of a work-based portfolio which is externally assessed. It is hoped that this apprenticeship will help employers to adopt a more strategic approach to practice management and to improve the efficiency of day to day operations in practices of all sizes.

What qualifications or experience do I need? Individual employers will set the selection criteria for their apprentices. Candidates must have achieved grade C (4/5) or above in English and maths at GCSE level prior to commencement. Most candidates will hold A Levels or existing relevant Level 3 qualifications. Other relevant or prior experience may also be considered. Those requiring English and maths may be accommodated but additional attendance sessions may be required.

How will I be assessed? A range of assessment methods will be utilised, this provides the opportunity for different learning styles and individual needs of learners to be taken into account. This will include attendance at college, assessment in the workplace and online support.

What qualifications could I achieve? ILM Level 4 Certificate in Leadership and Management.

What will I study?

What can the course lead to?

The ILM Level 4 Certificate in Leadership and Management will be completed in the first 6 months and assessed through tasks and reflective reviews (using a blended approach, face to face delivery and online content). Portfolio of evidence for work-based activities documented via monthly 1:1 reviews with line manager and quarterly reviews conducted by College assessors. The remainder of the course will be undertaken in the workplace with assessor visits, webinars and telephone support services. End point assessment - Independent assessment of scenario based project and face to face review of reflections from portfolio and ILM qualification.

This is an entry level role which provides the foundation knowledge, skills and experience for progression into a number of career paths including practice manager, area manager and regional manager leading to senior management roles.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professional CAREER PROGRESSION Telecommunications Professional Average wage ÂŁ40,404

Who is this course for?

What will I study?

This Higher Apprenticeship is designed to ensure you have an appropriate set of skills to operate in today’s IT and telecoms sector. It offers candidates the skills needed to be able to undertake a range of duties, in a range of circumstances, appropriate to their job roles, to the standard set by the industry. This will enable you to work in a range of roles from developer to manager including:

n Employability and professional development

n Business analyst n Computer games designer n Computer games technical support n Computer hardware engineer n Computer service technician n Internet/Web professional n IT product developer n IT technical sales specialist n IT trainer n Telecommunications technician

What qualifications or experience do I need? You will require a Level 3 qualification in IT together with GCSE English and maths at grade C (4/5) or above.

n Project planning using IT

KEY FACTS

n Computer systems

Duration: 12 to 18 months

n Management in IT

How to apply: Direct to the College

n Website design n Mobile communications technology n Setting up an IT network n Maintaining computer systems n Technical fault diagnosis n Designing and developing event-driven computer programs

How will I be assessed? Assessment will be through practical coursework and written assignments. Assessments are also carried out in your workplace. Our assessor will visit you at work every 6-8 weeks and assess you in your working environment. Visits usually last around two hours.

What qualifications could I achieve? You will gain a nationally recognised Level 4 qualification in IT which demonstrates your practical competence and technical knowledge alongside skills in literacy, numeracy and ICT.

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Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship

Retail Management

CAREER PROGRESSION Retail Manager Average wage ÂŁ27,242

Who is this course for?

How will I be assessed?

For learners who wish to pursue a career in the retail industry by gaining a recognised qualification, developing employability skills whilst forging a career route into retail management.

Coursework, on the job assessment and online exams.

KEY FACTS

What qualifications could I achieve?

Duration: 2 years

Level 4 Diploma in Retail Knowledge.

What qualifications or experience do I need?

What can the course lead to?

How to apply: Direct to the College

Extensive work experience in the retail industry together with GCSE C (4/5) in maths and English and a suitable Level 3 qualification.

Middle to higher level management positions in retail.

What will I study? The Higher Apprenticeship in Retail Management combines business and management skills with the specialist knowledge required by retail managers. Modules for teaching and assessment are designed to enhance knowledge and the ability to operate in this fast paced and rewarding environment. Modules include: n Managing customer service in retail n Retail management skills n Graphics in the retail environment n In-store virtual merchandising

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship

Visual Effects

CAREER PROGRESSION Graphic Designer Average wage ÂŁ25,994

Who is this course for?

What will I study?

This is a course for those wanting a practical start in the visual effects industry. You will have a background in the visual arts industry, either through education or through professional practice. You will have a keen interest in the film and TV industries and eager to produce very high standard work in both a college and work place environment.

You will cover all of the fundamentals needed to work in the visual effects industry, which will include:

KEY FACTS

n The pipeline: from acquisition to delivery

Duration: 18–24 months

What qualifications or experience do I need?

n Rotoscoping

You will need a Level 3 qualification in a related moving image or art subject (media production, film, animation, games design, graphics, illustration) and English and maths at Level 2. A portfolio of still or moving image manipulation and a set interview project is also required.

n Image Feature Tracking

n Principles of colour space n Pixel math operations n Project organisation

How to apply: Direct to the College

n Plate preparation and painting n Image manipulation n 3D Fundamentals n Compositing n Team working and division of work

How will I be assessed? You will be assessed through on the job training and production records and through targeted workshops and assignments whilst at college.

What qualifications could I achieve? Higher Level Apprenticeship in 2D Visual Effects Artist.

What can the course lead to? This course could lead to a variety of creative visual jobs in the VFX industry, including, texture artist, lighting artist, compositor or animator.

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Level 5 BTEC

KEY FACTS

Therapeutic Counselling

Duration: 2 years How to apply: Direct to the College

CAREER PROGRESSION Psychologist Average wage ÂŁ42,549

Who is this course for?

Course elements include:

The qualification offers an engaging programme for higher education and adult learners who are clear about the area of employment that they wish to enter or wish to progress within existing employment. It also provides a suitable qualification for those wishing to change career or move into employment in counselling following a career break. Access to suitable counselling work situations is compulsory for successful completion of this qualification.

n P erson centred approaches to counselling

What will I study?

n Counselling for loss & grief

You will need to come to college one day a week and attend an annual residential weekend which is compulsory. These weekends are an opportunity to work more deeply with self and the group in a beautiful country setting. The 8 unit Level 5 BTEC Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling provides a specialist work related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in counselling. You will be required to have weekly personal therapy, regular supervision and a placement.

n Counselling clients who have experience abuse

n Counselling skills, development & practice n Comparative theories and approaches in counselling n Continuing personal development in counselling n Human development in relation to counselling n Client work in therapeutic counselling

What qualifications or experience do I need? Ideally learners should be aged 21 and over. You will need to have completed a Level 3 or Level 4 certificate in counselling, demonstrate evidence of ethical awareness and a willingness to find a placement. The importance of ethical practice is emphasised throughout the qualification. There is a requirement of 100 hours of client work associated with this qualification, which will be focused around your counselling placement.

Please ensure you bring a handwritten personal statement of approx. 500 words about why you want to study counselling at this particular point in your life to your interview.

How will I be assessed? You will be assessed through written assignments, reflective journals, class/individual presentations, direct observations of skills work, group work, case studies, knowledge of counselling research, supervision reports, video recording with a transcript and selfevaluation.

What qualifications could I achieve? Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.

Leaving destinations When you have completed your studies you can register with the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and operate as a counselling professional.  

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Level 4 Certificate

KEY FACTS

Education

Duration: 2 years Campus: Wood Street

Level 5-7 Post Graduate Certificate

Education Post-14 PGCE

CAREER PROGRESSION Further Education Teaching Professional Average wage £43,232 Education advisor or school inspector Average wage £43,232

Who is this course for? If you would like to teach post-14 learners in the further education (FE) and skills sector, then this course is for you. You will develop your teaching skills through a combination of practical teaching experiences and theoretical learning and discussions. This course is either in service or voluntary.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is also required at the point of accepting a place at the University.

What will I study?

What can the course lead to?

n Introductory Award in Education and Training

Progression from this course is very good, whether that is onto further study at masters level or into employment.

n Enhancing teaching, learning and assessment

Level 4

n Theories and principles of educational practice

Level 5-7 You will need an undergraduate degree (minimum 2:2) in a subject that is applicable to the further education and skills sector, such as psychology, law, media, sports and music technology. You will also need GCSE grade C (4/5) or above in English language and maths (or Level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy). 30

You will be assessed through assignments, reflective accounts, seminar based practical activities and 8 classroom based observations.

You will complete 6 modules over a 2 year period (3 Modules per year):

What qualifications or experience do I need? You will need a Level 3 qualification in a subject that is applicable to the further education and skills sector, such as psychology, law, media, sports and music technology. You will also need a GCSE grade C (4/5) or above in English language and maths (or Level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy). A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is also required at the point of accepting a place at the University.

How will I be assessed?

n Subject specialist professional practice

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will be eligible to apply for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) via the Education and Training Foundation

n Curriculum in context You’ll also choose one of the following optional modules: n Principles and practice of leadership and management in post-14 education n Post-14 teaching in schools and academics n Promoting and maintaining outstanding behaviour for learning n Learning technologies for education n Higher education teaching in colleges n Research project: The Enquiring Professional

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000


Level 4 Award

KEY FACTS

Design and Verification of Electrical Installations

Full Time Duration: 1 year Equipment: You will be required to have a copy of the 17th Edition of the Requirements for Electrical Installations: BS7671: June 2008 (2015) Amendment 3 and On-Site Guide prior to the start of the course. How to apply: Direct to the College

CAREER PROGRESSION Electrical Technician Average wage ÂŁ31,688

Who is the course for? This is a Level 4 course intended to help candidates learn, develop and practise the knowledge and skills involved in designing and scoping of electrical installations in domestic, commercial and industrial buildings. Hence, the course is targeted at electrical engineers, building services engineers and experienced installation electricians whose roles include design of electrical systems or those who wish to take up electrical systems/installations design roles.

What will I study? This is an intensive classroom-based theory course that gives in-depth treatment of the following aspects of electrical design: n Statutory and non-statutory requirements relating to electrical installation design, construction management and verification n BS 7671 requirements relating to electrical installation design n The electrical installation design, construction and commissioning process

n Design and verification procedures for single and poly phase electrical installations

How will I be assessed? Unit 401

n Fundamental principles for the design and installation of associated protective systems relating to electrical installations

Design, construction management and initial verification of electrical installations (Assignment)

n Factors that affect choice of alternative energy sources and environmental technologies used within electrical installation design

Design, construction management and initial verification of electrical installations (written)

What qualifications or experience do I need to get on the course? Candidates must have already obtained: 2382-15 Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671: 2008 (2015) (17th Edition)

Unit 402

Leaving destinations Candidates holding this qualification can progress to: n Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Building Services Engineering (C&G 4467-04)

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n ILM Management and Leadership qualifications

2394-01 Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations

n Our Foundation Degree in Construction Management

and/or 2395-01 Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations

Some universities will accept candidates who hold this qualification together with 2365 Level 3 on their Electrical Engineering programmes.

or 2391-10 Level 3 Certificate in Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Level 4 Higher National Certificate

Hair, Beauty & Spa Therapy Management

CAREER PROGRESSION Hairdressing or Beauty Salon Manager Average wage ÂŁ24,668

Who is this course for? For beauty therapy professionals and students wishing to work as a manager in the salon and spa industry.

What qualifications or experience do I need? Beauty Therapy Level 3 or equivalent is required and GCSE in English at grade A*-C (8/9 - 4/5).

What will I study?

How will I be assessed?

The Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Hair and Beauty Management (QCF) provides a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the hair, beauty and spa sector.

Assessments will be through written assignments, presentations and practical assessments. Group tasks will be an integral part of the course along with self-directed study.

n Health and safety and security

This course will be offered in the new purpose built Colindale Skills Centre, providing an upto-date learning, commercial and assessment environment.

n Quality management of client care

What qualifications could I achieve?

n Sales management

Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Hair and Beauty Management.

The course will cover the following topics:

n Salon management n Aromatherapy n Reflexology n Advanced epilation n Human health and nutrition n Worked based experience

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KEY FACTS Duration: 1 year How to apply: Direct to the College

Leaving destinations On successful completion you may progress on to Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Hair and Beauty Management or a degree course at a university. You may progress straight to employment in the spa or beauty industry as a spa or beauty manager/therapist. Alternatively you may also set up your own business.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000


Level 4 Diploma

Advanced Hairdressing Techniques

Who is this course for?

How will I be assessed?

This course is aimed at hairdressers that wish to run their own salon and to expand and enhance technical skills in hairdressing.

The programme is assessed by a range of methods including projects. Practical observation and external written test.

What will I study?

What qualifications could I achieve?

Quality management of client care in the hair and beauty sector and optional units include:

This qualification can help you to progress in a wide range of roles within the hairdressing industry including salon owner/manager/ training provider.

n Hair colour correction n Hair and scalp specialist services n Salon management

Leaving destinations

n Marketing in the hair and beauty sector

Employment as a manager or trainer. Opportunities in managing your own salon or teaching in hairdressing.

What qualifications or experience do I need?

KEY FACTS Duration: 1 year How to apply: Direct to the College

This qualification is ideal for experienced and qualified hair professionals who work unsupervised possibly in a supervisory or managerial role, and have a high level of relevant knowledge and skills. GCSE A*-C (8/9 - 4/5) or equivalent is required.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Level 4

Semi-Permanent Make-Up Application

CAREER PROGRESSION Beautician Average wage ÂŁ18,077

Who is this course for? For qualified beauty therapists looking to learn semipermanent make up techniques.

KEY FACTS

What will I study?

Duration: 1 year

n Preparation for the application of semi-permanent make up

How to apply: Direct to the College

n Contra-actions and indications n Health and safety n Application and maintenance of semi-permanent make up

What qualifications or experience do I need? Level 3 Beauty Therapy Diploma achieved in the last 3 years.

How will I be assessed? Written assignments, verbal questions, case studies, practical assessments, portfolio of evidence.

What qualifications could I achieve? A Level 4 qualification in semi-permanent make up.

Leaving destinations Employment in the beauty therapy industry.

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Level 4

Laser Hair Removal

CAREER PROGRESSION Beautician Average wage ÂŁ18,077

Who is this course for? This course is for qualified beauty therapists looking to learn laser therapy techniques.

KEY FACTS

What will I study?

Duration: 1 year

You will understand the main types of laser, effects and use:

How to apply: Direct to the College

n Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) n Contra indications and actions n Health and Safety

What qualifications or experience do I need? You will need a Level 3 Beauty Therapy Diploma achieved in the last 3 years.

How will I be assessed? Written assignments, verbal questions, case studies, practical assessments and a portfolio of evidence.

What qualifications could I achieve? A Level 4 qualification in laser techniques.

What can the course lead to? Employment in the beauty therapy industry.

For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Level 4 Certificate

Advanced Theatrical and Media Make-Up

CAREER PROGRESSION Make-up artist Average wage ÂŁ20,158

Who is this course for?

How will I be assessed?

For qualified makeup artists looking to learn how to create and apply small prosthetic pieces and bald caps and how to research, create and present an effective design plan.

Written assignments, verbal questions, case studies, practical assessments, portfolio of evidence

What will I study?

A Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Theatrical and Media Make-up.

You will study: n Research in the fashion, theatrical, special effects and media make-up industry n Create and present a design plan in the fashion, theatrical, special effects and media make-up industry.

What qualifications could I achieve?

KEY FACTS Duration: 1 year How to apply: Direct to the College

Leaving destinations Employment in the TV, film, fashion or general make-up industry.

n Create and cast small prosthetic pieces and bald caps n Apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps

What qualifications or experience do I need? Level 3 makeup artistry qualification.

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Access to Higher Education Diploma Courses Business & Accounting Engineering Midwifery Nursing Science Social Work Sports Therapy For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Access to Higher Education Diploma

Access to Higher Education Diploma

Business & Accounting

Engineering

KEY FACTS

KEY FACTS

Duration: 1 year

Duration: 1 year

Campus: Wood Street

Campus: Southgate

Who is the course for?

Who is this course for?

Students who have had a break in education and who have an ambition to study business finance or accounting at university. This course will appeal to those who do not yet have the formal qualifications to gain direct entry onto a degree programme.

Students who have had a break in their education and who have an ambition to study an engineering discipline at university. This course will appeal particularly to those who do not yet have the formal qualifications to gain direct entry onto degree level study.

What qualifications or experience do I need?

What qualifications or experience do I need?

Successful candidates will need to have a grade C (4/5) or above in GCSE English and maths. They will also have to pass a numeracy and literacy assessment which is set at GCSE (Level 2) standard.

You will need a minimum of grade C (4/5) in GCSE maths and English.

What will I study? You will study a number of business and accounting related units. In particular you will learn about business organisations and structures, business planning, how to record business transactions, deal with financial & management accounting and decision making. You will also examine the financial statements of different types of businesses - clubs and societies, partnerships and limited companies. By the end of the course you will be familiar with the more practical aspects of day-to-day running and management of a business and reporting to management.

Applicants with an IELTS score of 5.5 or above will also be considered.

What will I study? Students will study a wide range of modules including: n Mathematics for engineering n Computer-aided design (CAD) n Mechatronics n Engineering materials n Signal processing principles n Electronic circuits

How will I be assessed?

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through course work and exams.

You will be assessed through a combination of practical tasks completed in laboratories, reports, presentations and coursework assignments. This qualification will appeal to students who prefer portfolio based assessment covering a variety of engineering investigations.

What can the course lead to? Progression onto a bachelor’s degree in the business, finance or accountancy field at university or a HE programme at the College.

What can the course lead to? This programme will enable you to progress onto an engineering degree or a Higher National Diploma in any engineering discipline.

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Access to Higher Education Diploma

Midwifery

In order to be able to achieve the full qualification, you will need to gain 60 credits (a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2).

What can the course lead to? Successful students can progress onto degrees in midwifery or other health-related subjects. Please note, you will not be able to progress to university unless you have achieved Level 2 English and maths qualifications.

Access to Higher Education Diploma

KEY FACTS

Nursing

Duration: 1 year Campus: Wood Street

Who is the course for? Access to Higher Education Diploma in Midwifery is a well-established, national qualification which allows students without traditional Level 3 qualifications to apply for and enter university. This course runs over one year and is ideal for students wishing to progress to university, to study on degree courses in midwifery or other health related courses. The aim of this qualification is to develop students’ necessary knowledge and skills in order to be able to progress onto university. Therefore, in addition to entry requirements highlighted below, all successful candidates are expected to demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for midwifery or other health-related subjects.

What qualifications or experience do I need? Successful candidates will need to have a grade C (4/5) or above in GCSE English and maths. You will also have to pass a numeracy and literacy assessment which is set at GCSE (Level 2) standard. Evidence of paid or voluntary employment within the health and social care sector in an area that you wish to pursue as a career is beneficial.

What will I study? The Access to Higher Education Diploma in Midwifery is composed of the following subject areas:

KEY FACTS Duration: 1 year Campus: Southgate

Who is this course for? The Access to Higher Education Diploma in Nursing is a wellestablished, national qualification which allows students without traditional Level 3 qualifications to apply for and enter university. Our highly successful Access to Nursing course runs over one year and is ideal for students wishing to progress to university, to study on degree courses in nursing, midwifery or other health related courses. The aim of this qualification is to develop students’ necessary knowledge and skills in order to be able to progress onto university. Therefore, in addition to the entry requirements highlighted below, all successful candidates are expected to demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for nursing, midwifery or other health related subjects.

n Mandatory units

What qualifications or experience do I need?

n Study skills

Successful candidates will need to have a grade C (4/5) or above in GCSE English and maths. You will also have to pass a numeracy and literacy assessment which is set at GCSE (Level 2) standard.

n Human biology n Midwifery specific units Access is an intensive study programme; you must be completely committed to hard work and you are required to maintain 100% attendance. You are expected to self-study for a minimum of 10 extra hours a week in order to manage strict work deadlines and to cope with the work load.

How will I be assessed? A wide range of assessment methods will be used to assess the knowledge and understanding. The assessment methods may include one or a combination of the following: n Essays

Evidence of paid or voluntary employment within the health and social care sector in an area that you wish to pursue as a career is beneficial.

What will I study? Access is an intensive study programme, you must be completely committed to hard work and you are required to maintain 100% attendance. You are expected to self-study for a minimum of 10 extra hours a week in order to manage strict work deadlines and to cope with the work load. The Access to Higher Education Diploma in Nursing is composed of mandatory units, study skills, human biology and nursing specific units.

n Classwork

How will I be assessed?

n Projects

A wide range of assessment methods will be used to assess your knowledge and understanding. The assessment methods may include one or a combination of essays, classwork, projects and exams.

n Exams

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In order to be able to achieve the full qualification, you will need to gain 60 credits (a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2).

What can the course lead to? You can progress onto degrees in midwifery or other health related subjects. Please note, you will not be able to progress to university unless you have achieved Level 2 English and maths qualifications.

What will I study? Access is an intensive course, you must be completely committed to hard work and you are required to maintain 100% attendance. You are expected to self-study for a minimum of 10 extra hours a week in order to manage strict work deadlines and to cope with the work load. The Access to HE Diploma in Science is composed of the following subject areas: n Biology

Access to Higher Education Diploma

n Chemistry

Science

n Physics n Maths n Study skills n Tutorial Content is broken down into units and assessed continuously. Tutorials, support the student progress and in particular support them during their application into Higher Education.

How will I be assessed? A wide range of assessment methods will be used to assess the knowledge and understanding. The assessment methods may include one or a combination of the following:

KEY FACTS

n Short tests

Duration: 1 year

n Terminal exams

Campus: Wood Street

n Practical write-ups

Pathways: Science or Radiography

Who is the course for? If you want to progress to higher education or professional and vocational training to study a science-based course but are without A Levels, then this is the ideal course for you. Our highly successful Access to Science course runs over one year and is ideal for students wishing to progress to university. Students can study a Science or Radiography pathway. The aim of this qualification is to develop students’ necessary knowledge and skills in order to be able to progress onto university. Therefore, in addition to the entry requirements highlighted below, all successful candidates who want to undertake the radiography pathway will need to gain a work shadowing placement. The college will provide an introductory letter to facilitate this process.

What qualifications or experience do I need? Successful candidates will need to have a grade C (4/5) or above in GCSE English and maths. They will also have to pass a numeracy and literacy assessment which is set at GCSE (Level 2) standard.

n Essays - short-structured questions n Exam units at the end of the course In order to be able to achieve the full qualification the learner will need to gain 60 credits (a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2).

What can the course lead to? On successful completion of this course, students are able to progress on to higher education and advance in a wide range of courses, including those in science, radiography or health related subjects. This course helps develop skills and attitudes to cope with study in the Higher Education environment.

Access to Higher Education Diploma

Social Work

We welcome students who are: n 19 years of age and over n Good communicators and have numerical skills n Interested in science and have a desire for a science based career As this is a very demanding course, it is essential that applicants are highly motivated to go on to further studies and possess excellent study skills.

KEY FACTS Duration: 1 year Campus: Wood Street

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Who is this course for? The Access to Higher Education Diploma in Social Work is a wellestablished, national qualification which allows students without traditional Level 3 qualifications to apply for and enter university for pathways in social work and related professions.

Access to Higher Education Diploma

Sports Therapy

If you are a mature student (over 19) and want to progress to university to attain a career in social work, social care, youth work, youth justice, housing, psychology, sociology, criminology or similar areas, then this is the perfect route for you.

What qualifications or experience do I need? Successful candidates will need to have a grade C (4/5) or above in GCSE English and maths. You will also have to pass a numeracy and literacy assessment which is set at GCSE (Level 2) standard. Evidence of paid or voluntary employment within the health and social care sector in an area that you wish to pursue as a career is beneficial.

KEY FACTS

What will I study?

Campus: Southgate

Access is an intensive study programme; you must be completely committed to hard work and you are required to maintain 100% attendance. You are expected to self-study for a minimum of 10 extra hours a week in order to manage strict work deadlines and to cope with the work load.

Who is this course for?

The Access to HE Diploma in Social Work is composed of the following subject areas:

n Adults with a current or previous role or interest in a sports science related area

n Study skills n Psychology

n Adults who, because of social, educational or individual circumstances, were unable to participate in or benefit from initial education

n Interpersonal skills

n Adults from groups under-represented in higher education

n Safeguarding children

n Adults seeking a change of direction because of unemployment or lack of career opportunities in their previous field and who have a demonstrable interest in entering a sports science related profession

n Sociology

n Social work practice

How will I be assessed? A wide range of assessment methods will be used to assess your knowledge and understanding. The assessment methods may include one or a combination of essays, classwork, projects and exams. In order to be able to achieve the full qualification, you will need to gain 60 credits (a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2).

What can the course lead to? On successful completion of this course students can progress onto social work, housing, youth work, or similar vocational degrees at any university. This course has especially strong links with our local universities; Middlesex, Hertfordshire and London Metropolitan. Please note, you will not be able to progress to university unless you have achieved Level 2 English and maths qualifications.

Duration: 1 year

This course is aimed at: n Adults aged 19+

What qualifications or experience do I need? Although prior qualifications in sport and/or fitness would be an advantage, there are no formal entry requirements. It would also be advantageous to have GCSE maths and or English at grade A*-C (8/9-4/5). In some cases, you may be able to study one of these GCSEs alongside the Access to Sports Science. The College will ask you to sit a maths and English diagnostic test and you may be asked for an interview as part of the application process. Vocational experience in the industry is desired.

What will I study? Some of the units the Access to Sports Science course will cover include: n Anatomy and physiology n Health and fitness n Biomechanics n Study skills n Maths and statistics

How will I be assessed? You will be assessed in variety of ways, including practical assessments, theory assignments, timed exams, presentations and workbooks.

What can the course lead to? Learners primarily progress to Higher Education study in areas related to Sports Science. These may include some of the following areas of degree level study: physical education, sports science, sports management, nutrition, sport psychology, physiotherapy and related degrees. This course also helps to develop the skills and attitudes to cope with study in a Higher Education environment. For the latest information please visit www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk, email: info@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk or call 020 8266 4000

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Qualifications unpicked

Established Since...

Learner Support

HE Graduation March 2017

SAFEGUARDING

SIGN POSTING & REFERRALS

1:1’S WELFARE & PERSONAL ADVICE

LEARNER VOICE

LEARNER SERVICES TEAM

UCAS, PROGRESSION & CVS

SAFEGUARDING & EQUALITY OFFICERS STUDENT SUPPORT ADVISERS LEARNING RESOURCE ASSISTANTS CAREERS ADVISERS ACTIVITIES ASSIGNMENTS COUNSELLORS & EVENTS & COURSE WORK PSE WORKSHOPS

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RESOURCES iLEARN PRINTING

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How to Apply

For most courses you can apply either directly through the College or through UCAS; however please be aware that if you apply through the College you may be asked to apply through UCAS as well.

92% of students found their course ‘intellectually stimulating’ National Student Survey 2017

DIRECT APPLICATIONS TO BARNET AND SOUTHGATE COLLEGE You can apply online by going to our website, navigating to the course of choice and clicking the ‘apply’ icon. Follow the simple instructions. Alternatively, you can download a paper application and reference form from our website, complete and post or drop into any of our campuses. Wood Street Campus Wood Street Barnet EN5 4AZ Colindale Campus 7 Bristol Avenue London NW9 4BR

FOR APPLICATIONS THROUGH UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGE ADMISSION SYSTEM (UCAS) We can help you do this if you need support. UCAS has a points system that converts qualifications into points. To enrol on a course you need to achieve a certain number of points. Some courses also require you to have a certain number of points from specific subjects. For a complete guide please look at: www.ucas.com Note: For all of our degrees you will need an interview and students whose first language is not English will need to demonstrate IELTS skills of 6.0 or above.

Southgate Campus High Street London N14 6BS

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International Students How to Apply

For International students, Barnet and Southgate College offers an ideal London base for studies. Our campuses are located with excellent transport links, and are just a short Underground journey away from central London. The College truly reflects the city’s multiculturalism and we are justifiably proud of our diversity.

Courses are run across all our main sites. We welcome international students from all over the world on a wide range of courses; academic, professional, vocational and general interest courses, from English as a Foreign Language (EFL) to Higher National Diplomas (HND), Foundation Degrees and Top Up Years.

The International Centre is based at our Southgate Campus, providing advice and guidance on:

We are licensed to sponsor migrants under Tier 4 of the points-based system. This means we can sponsor students on Tier 4 General Student Visas.

n Choosing the right course n Applying for your visa n Finding accommodation n Opening a bank account n Getting to know London The International Centre will continue to support you for the duration of your study with us. Please contact us at: international@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk

Barnet and Southgate is a London college for visa financial maintenance requirements.

APPLICATION PROCESS All students must submit an application pack with all the documents listed below: n International Student Application Questionnaire n Academic references n Copy of passport n Qualification certificates (country of origin) – verified by a notary public n Secure English language test e.g. IELTS (from a UKVI approved centre) n Bank statement n Personal statement n TB certificate for selected countries (see list of countries on the UK Border Agency website)

Use your smart phone/device to find out more about International Students

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COURSE FEES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 2017-2018 ACADEMIC AND VOCATIONAL

FEES

HNC AND FOUNDATION DEGREES (LEVEL 4 AND 5)

£6800.00

TOP-UP DEGREES (LEVEL 6)

£6900.00

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 2016–2017 COURSE

HOME COUNTRY QUALIFICATION EQUIVALENCY RE: NARIC

LEVEL 4 + 5 HNC, FOUNDATION DEGREES

LEVEL 3

5.5

LEVEL 6/TOP UP YEAR

LEVEL 4/5

6.0

AFTER WE HAVE RECEIVED YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION PACK:

AFTER WE HAVE RECEIVED YOUR PAYMENT:

n Your qualifications are checked with NARIC

n A Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) is issued for Tier 4 GS Visas.

n Your application is assessed by the relevant department

n An unconditional offer letter is issued for Short Term Study Visas.

n If you are in the UK you are invited for an interview n If you are outside the UK you will be interviewed online via Skype n If your application is successful you will receive a conditional offer n You will be required to make a full payment of your tuition fees

APPLYING FOR A VISA Please note that that the Home Office checks all your documentation i.e. CAS, proof of sufficient funds and original copies of your academic qualifications. Please visit: www.gov.uk/tier-4-general-visa/overview n You will need to show that you have enough money to pay course fees for the first year and have the required maintenance funds

SECURE ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEST I.E. IELTS

REFUND POLICY If your visa application is refused you need to apply for a refund.

USEFUL WEBSITE UK Council for International Student Affairs www.ukcisa.org.uk

PLEASE CONTACT THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR ALL INQUIRIES Email: international@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk Telephone: 0044(0)2037644787

n Y ou must show that you have held the required maintenance funds for a consecutive 28-day period in a bank account.

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Fees

HE COURSE FEES

EXAMINATION FEES Examination fees vary according to the qualification and the price of this as set by the exam’s awarding body

COURSE

FEE

(FD, HNC/D, BA AND BSC) FULL TIME

£5,999

PART TIME

£3,995

SUPPLEMENTARY FEES There may be some additional charges for equipment that is vital to your course.

COSTS FOR MATERIALS For all courses you will need to buy stationery and course materials. The cost of these items varies for each course, but is particularly high for courses in art & design, media and performing arts, beauty, hairdressing, hospitality and catering, and construction because for these courses you will often need to buy uniforms and items of equipment. This will be clarified at your interview.

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Sources of Financial Support

UK/EEA STUDENTS Statutory help maybe available from your Local Education Authority. New full-time students may have access to loans and financial support to help with their tuition fees and living costs. These help you study first, and pay back when you are earning. We offer an impartial guidance service to help with your student finances so please speak to one of our advisors.

HE LOANS Student Loan Company You may be eligible for a HE Loan available from the Student Loan Company, please go to www.slc.co.uk/services/higher-education to find out more.

The aim of the allocated device will be to support HE students with research and the completion of assessments - device allocation is subject to meeting the terms of eligibility.

YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING: n Maintenance grant or special support grant - by application, assessed by income and any student loans, special circumstances may apply n Maintenance loan - by application, goes towards accommodation and living costs n Tuition fee loan - loans paid direct to the College, you have to apply every year As well as these loans and grants, you may be entitled to the following additional help:

The HE Student Support Fund is agreed annually and is used to loan IT resources to HE students whose access to IT resources outside the College campuses is inhibited by lack of finance. The resource loan agreement will be valid for one academic year only.

For up to date information on Higher Education full-time and part-time financial assistance please visit: www.gov.uk/student-finance Or go to: www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk

OTHER HELPFUL LINKS www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS International students are those who are coming to the College from outside the EEA. To attend one of the College’s mainstream courses you will need to have a student visa that permits you to be in the UK for full-time study.

n Access to Learning Fund n Adult dependant’s grant

HE SUPPORT FUND

ALLOWANCE

n Childcare grant n Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) n Disability Living Allowance n Support from employers

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR HOME STUDENT FEES? Home students normally have settled status in the UK or European Economic Area and may be subject to three years residency requirements. You will be assessed as to your eligibility for home student or international student fees when you come to enrol.

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Extra support and HE student discounts

DISABLED STUDENTS’ ALLOWANCE (DSA) As a higher education student living in England, you can apply for a Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) if you have a disability, including a n Long-term health condition n Mental health condition

NUS DISCOUNTS The NUS Extra Card provides over 200 UK discounts for HE students. You can choose from 1, 2 and 3 year cards and discounts include Amazon, Pizza Express, Odeon Cinemas and ASOS. For further information and how to apply for the NUS Extra Card visit their website: www.nus.org.uk/en/nus-extra

96% of students agree that teaching staff are ‘good at explaining things’ National Student Survey 2017

n Specific learning difficulty, eg dyslexia You must meet the definition of disability under the Equality Act 2010. The support you get depends on your individual needs and not on income. For more information about, the allowance, what you’ll get, eligibility criteria and how to apply visit: www.gov.uk/disabled-students-allowancesdsas/overview

HE STUDENT DISCOUNTS As a HE student you may be entitled to discounted hair and/or beauty training treatments at our Colindale Campus. Please check with the salon manager or receptionist before booking an appointment. Discounts may only be available during or part of special offers or promotions.

Barnet and Southgate College is only able to implement support for HE students once your DSA application has been approved by Student Finance England and after you have attended a needs assessment interview which will specify what type/s of support has been approved for you by Student Finance England. For other types of support for students please contact the Learner Services team at the College.

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BARNET AND SOUTHGATE COLLEGE HAS A GREAT CAREER ADVICE SERVICE WHICH HELPS YOU WITH ANYTHING; FROM SUPPORTING YOU TO FILL OUT YOUR UCAS APPLICATION FORM TO IMPROVING YOUR CV SKILLS

REED NCFE Students at Barnet and Southgate College are given a head start in their employment search thanks to an innovative collaboration with the REED NCFE Partnership

ADI SHEEHAN Employability Manager

The REED NCFE Employment Zone offers each student exclusive access to local vacancies and jobs that are rarely advertised. They also receive tailored training in the skills they will need specifically for these jobs, to help ensure maximum employability once they have completed their studies at college. All Barnet and Southgate HE students gain access to the REED NCFE Employment Zone – supporting them into employment. REED NCFE trains students to understand how the world of work operates and they are taught how to think and behave in a work environment, improve their interview skills and be given careers advice and work experience. In a recent survey of 1,264 employers conducted by REED, 97% put the workplace mindset element ahead of skills, as something they look for when recruiting. In a further study of 30,000 CVs (comparing successful CVs against unsuccessful ones), REED found that demonstrating a workplace mindset on a CV “tripled your chances of getting and keeping” the best jobs.

Adi Sheehan manages the REED NCFE Team at Barnet and Southgate College. She will be your first point of call for enquires around employability coaching and teaching, as well as part time, full time and apprenticeship opportunities. The employability brokers and teachers at REED deliver one-to-one coaching, building CVs, assistance with job searches, finding appropriate vacancies, managing the recruitment process and preparing students for interviews.

WE THINK THAT THERE’S NO SUBSTITUTE FOR REAL HANDSON EXPERIENCE AND KNOW THAT THOSE STUDENTS WHO WORK DURING THEIR STUDIES ARE ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE COMPETITION AT THE END OF THEIR COURSE

GULDEN OSMAN Employment Broker/ Employability Teacher

DECLAN MURPHY Employment Broker

Visit us in the Employment and Enterprise Zone (G Block at the front of Wood Street Campus) or call 020 8275 7674 for further information

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Our partners & employers and the people we work with

2017 – 18

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How to find us M25

Turkey Street

Hadley Wood

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Gordon Hill

Barnet New Barnet

B Burnt Oak

Hendon

A

Arnos Grove

D

Hendon Central

Edmonton Green Campus 2nd Floor 23 St. George’s Chambers South Mall Edmonton Green London N9 0TS Tel: 020 8345 7209 Train: Edmonton Green (Greater Anglia) Bus: 102, 144, 149, 191, 192, 259, 279, 349, 491, W6, W8

E

Silver Street

Wood Green Alexandra Palace

East Finchley

B

Palmers Green

Bounds Green

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M1

Wood Street Barnet EN5 4AZ Tel: 020 8200 8300 Tube: High Barnet (Northern Line, Zone 5) Bus: 34, 84, 107, 184, 234, 263, 307, 326, 384, 389

D

Bowes Park

West Finchley

Wood Street Campus

Bush Hill Park

Edmonton Green

Finchley Central Colindale

Southbury

Winchmore Hill

Southgate

Woodside Park Mill Hill East

Grange Park

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Totteridge & Whetstone

Mill Hill Broadway

Enfield

Oakwood

Oakleigh Park M1

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Enfield Town Enfield Chase Cockfosters

High Barnet

M25

Crews Hill

Turnpike Lane

White Hart Lane

Bruce Grove

Hornsey

Colindale Campus 7 Bristol Avenue London NW9 4BR Tel: 020 8200 8300 Tube: Colindale (Northern Line, Zone 4) Bus: 186, 204, 303, 324

Hospitality House 11-59 High Road East Finchley London N2 8AB Reception@hospitalityhouse.co.uk Tel: 020 3074 1200 Car: Parking available for £5 per day. Tube: East Finchley (Northern Line, Zone 3) Hospitality House is located directly opposite the station. Bus: H3, 102, 143, 234, 263, 603

C

F

Southgate Campus High Street Southgate London N14 6BS Tel: 020 8200 8300 Tube: Southgate (Piccadilly line, Zone 4). The Southgate Campus is approximately 200m/5 minute walk from the station. Bus: W6, W9,121,125, 298, 299, 382

SCBP Unit 1 Baird Road Enfield EN1 1SJ Tel: 0208 443 3821 info@scbp.co.uk Car: On-site parking available Train: Southbury Station (Greater Anglia), SCBP is a 10 minute walk from the station Bus: 121, 191, 307, 313

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Higher Level Learning and Skills 2018-19  

A summary of the higher level courses and pathways on offer at Barnet and Southgate College in north London

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