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f o t r a Be psuccess our At Barnfield College, we believe in providing opportunities for anyone with a passion to succeed. So no matter what you decide to do, or who you want to be, we’ll help you achieve it. Our students are at the heart of everything we do. That is why we work tirelessly to ensure you have the best possible start for your future. From a vast array of full-time, career-focused courses, training options and facilities mirroring the world-ofwork to expert teaching staff and excellent student support, we provide a learning environment in which you can truly thrive. From 2015, the government raised the participation age to 18, meaning young people must stay in education or training until this age. But it doesn’t mean having to stay in school – college is a great alternative. But don’t just take our word for it. Visit us at an open event (page 6) or call us to arrange a personal tour or careers session and find out how we can help you achieve your full potential. If an apprenticeship is more your style, our programmes are amongst the top in the region, having achieved above sector-average completion rates. We work with successful local and national employers to ensure you get the right skills and knowledge, and in turn, they gain the right employee. We wish you every success and look forward to welcoming you to Barnfield College soon. Tim Eyton-Jones Principal and CEO

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Over 250 courses so we’re confident you’ll find one that suits

Matrix awardwinning student and careers services offering advice and support whenever you need it

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Industryexpert tutors bringing real-life experiences into the classroom

Outstanding facilities with real-life working environments – Café B and Salon B, and industrystandard mechanical, painting, wood and plumbing workshops

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with Monarch, Toshiba, DNC Dynamics, MACS Plasterboards, London Luton Airport and Allied Bakeries

Luton’s vocational specialist college

OPEN DAYS Why not visit us at an open event or call us to arrange a personal tour and find out how we can help you achieve your full potential.

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Open days

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Moneymatters Finances shouldn’t be a barrier to education. That is why we offer a range of support packages to help finance your studies and/or support you during your course. From bursaries and loans to free meals and maintenance awards (money you don’t pay back), read below to find out more and how to apply. Please note, the range of support is slightly different for students aged 1618 and those aged over 19.

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Using the Government Bursary Fund, we offer the following finance packages of assistance:

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19+ Support Fund Through this fund, the College is able to provide financial assistance to eligible students to cover the cost of your course, travel, childcare, equipment/kit and any crisis that may occur. To find out more, contact Student Services on:

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We have two main campuses based in Luton, each boasting its own unique character, diverse student population and professional facilities. Each campus specialises in offering specific subject areas so if you are considering a course, be sure to check which campus we offer it at.

New Bedford Road campus

Enterprise Way campus

Located in a pleasant residential area with great transport links into central Luton and surrounding areas, our New Bedford Road campus is bright and vibrant, offering a range of cutting-edge facilities and exciting courses.

Home to industry-standard workshops for carpentry, painting and decorating, brickwork, plumbing and mechanics, you’ll find our Enterprise Way campus offers a friendly atmosphere complemented by great teaching.

Courses offered in: ■■ Art, Design & Fashion ■■ Beauty & Hairdressing ■■ Childcare, Health & Social Care ■■ ESOL ■■ Hospitality ■■ Media ■■ Music ■■ Public Services ■■ Sport ■■ Higher Education ■■ Access courses ■■ Learning for Life & Work.

Courses offered in: ■■ Accounting, Business & Legal Services ■■ Computing ■■ Construction ■■ Electrical Installation ■■ Engineering ■■ Motor Vehicle ■■ Vehicle Body and Paint ■■ Electrical Installation ■■ Motor Vehicle Repair ■■ Plastering ■■ Welding.

How to get to us: New Bedford Road and Enterprise Way campuses

Train Luton Station (Thameslink) has regular services from London St Pancras, St Albans, Harpenden and Bedford.

Bus Catch the number 24, 25, or 26 Arriva bus from Luton town centre on Silver Street behind the Mall.

Car We have car parks at both campuses, where parking is free-of-charge.

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Your study programme In today’s competitive market, you need more than just a qualification to stand out from the crowd. That is why at Barnfield College, alongside your main qualification, you’ll study English and maths to improve your personal skills and make you more employable as well as undertake work experience. Your study programme is designed to help you succeed at your studies by providing you with: n

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Barnfield College recognises that English and maths are paramount to the success of individuals in their training, employment and personal life. That is why we’re fully committed to developing these skills and strive to ensure that our students have achieved an A* - C (or 4-9) in GCSE English and maths by the end of their study. We will also ensure that the English and maths skills of our adult learners are improved in order for them to realise their full potential. In addition to having English and maths delivered within dedicated sessions, all teachers on main programmes will integrate and embed English and maths skills into their courses, demonstrating how these important skills are relevant to your chosen career.

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> Apprenticeships These are training programmes that combine on-the-job training with study towards a professional qualification. You will gain experience in a specific area and achieve a nationally recognised qualification. We offer intermediate, advanced and higher level apprenticeships.

> Vocational courses These qualifications are an alternative to A levels such as BTECs and NVQS, but can attract UCAS points and are a route to university. They combine academic and practical study and are assessed through coursework. Levels of study range from 1-3.

> Specialist courses English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) are courses to help you improve listening, learning, writing and reading skills Learning for Life and Work courses help those with learning difficulties develop independent living and work skills in a supportive environment.

> Vocational Studies Vocational Studies is an entry-level qualification developed to give undecided learners the opportunity to experience more than one vocational area.

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Qualifications

explained We offer a diverse and exciting range of vocational and specialist courses. So whether you’re better at completing coursework with the ambition of going to university, or you’re more hands-on and inclined towards training on-the-job, we’re sure we have a course to suit. Our specialist courses are designed for those who may need additional support. Did you know?

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Did you know?

Qualifications are split by levels, which determine how advance your learning will be. Depending on the level you decide to study, there may be specific entry requirements.

Level of Qualification

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Entry level

Entry

No formal qualifications but you must demonstrate a commitment to your chosen course.

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Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E or 2 and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths.

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D or 3 in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D or 3 or a relevant Level 1 qualification.

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Subsidiary Diploma Diploma Extended Diploma

C or 4 and above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grades C or 4 or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 course.

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Higher National Certificate Higher Apprenticeship

Level 3 qualification with associated Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Accreditation of Prior and Experiential Learning (APEL). C or 4 in GCSE English.

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Higher National certificate Foundation degree Higher Apprenticeship

Level 4 qualification with associated Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Accreditation of Prior and Experiential Learning (APEL). C or 4 in GCSE English.


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Get in, go far with an apprenticeship As an apprentice at Barnfield College, you’ll get the benefits of studying with us whilst working with an employer in an industry of your choice.

n We’ll support you in finding a suitable employer committed to helping you succeed as much as we are n You’ll have a personal work-based assessor to support you throughout your apprenticeship n You’ll develop your English and maths skills alongside your apprenticeship

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We offer apprenticeships at intermediate, advanced and higher levels, in various subjects: n Accounting n Barbering n Beauty Therapy n Business & Administration n Catering & Professional Chefs n Childcare n Construction (all trades) n Customer Service n Dental Nursing n Electrical n Engineering

A specialist, ‘on-the-job’ training programme that gives you the option to develop a career, gain work-related skills and gain a formal qualification.

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Hairdressing Health & Social Care n Health Care Support Services n IT Application Specialist n IT Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals n Plumbing n Retail n Spa Therapy n Supporting Teaching & Learning n Team Leading & Management n Vehicle Body & Paint n Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Heavy Goods) n Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Light). n n

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Other courses Vocational Studies

The Prince’s Trust

Qualification: Pearson BTEC Entry Level Extended Certificate in Vocational Studies (QCF) Duration: 1 year Entry Location: New Bedford Road campus

Aimed at 16-25 year olds currently not in education, work or training, this 12-week Prince’s Trust programme will allow you to develop the relevant skills to get into one of these options, whilst giving you a nationally recognised qualification - all outside of the classroom.

Entry Requirements 16 years or over, E or 2 or below in English and maths, and the completion of an induction day. Course summary This course has been developed to give you the opportunity to experience more than one vocational sector where you have not yet decided on a specific sector to follow. You will develop the knowledge, understanding and skills of different vocational sectors to enable progression into higher level qualifications or employment. Areas of study include: ■■ Career Progression ■■ Exercise and Fitness Activities ■■ Working in a Team ■■ Introduction to Customer Service ■■ Developing Personal Skills for Leadership. Next steps GCSEs, apprenticeships, Level 2 qualification or supported employment.

About the programme: ■■ 12-weeks long, 5 days a week ■■ Covers a wide range of skills and activities ■■ One week residential, covering outdoor challenges ■■ Community-based project ■■ Work experience placements. What you’ll gain: ■■ Qualifications in employment ■■ Teamwork and community skills ■■ Entry 3 to level 2 course ■■ Maths and English development.

To find out more visit: www.princes-trust.org.uk or email: princestrust@barnfield.ac.uk

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Accounting, Business & Legal Services

Accounting Level 2 Qualification: AAT – Foundation Certificate in Accounting Course Code: P000001 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a full Level 1 qualification. A good level of ICT. About the course This Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) course is a professional qualification offering practical and relevant skills in accounting, which will equip you with the knowledge and ability to fulfil a range of accountancy roles. Areas of study include: ■■ Bookkeeping transactions ■■ Bookkeeping controls ■■ Elements of costing ■■ Using accounting software ■■ Working effectively in finance Next steps AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting. Did you know…? Accredited by the prestigious Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), our accounting courses lead to significant exemptions from other chartered accountancy bodies’ exams and university degrees.

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Accounting Level 3

Business Level 1

Business Level 2

Qualification: AAT – Advanced Diploma in Accounting Course Code: P000002 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: AAT and City & Guilds Extended Certificate in Employability Skills (includes Awards in Retail, Business, Accounting and Legal Studies) Course Code: P000017 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: Pearson BTEC First Diploma in Business Course Code: P000018 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification. About the course This course is a direct progression from Level 2 and involves the application of the knowledge gained from Level 2 across a range of advanced level units. Areas of study include: ■■ Advanced bookkeeping ■■ Final accounts preparation ■■ Management accounting ■■ Indirect tax ■■ Ethics for accountants ■■ Spreadsheets for accounting Next steps AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4 (part-time course for those in accounting employment). A degree in Accounting and Finance, relevant employment or an apprenticeship.

Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths. About the course You will study units that are from a range of different career pathways. Areas of study include: ■■ How to prepare for work and planning a career ■■ Rights, responsibilities and citizenship of being in the workplace ■■ How businesses adapt to the environment ■■ The legal environment and the principles of civil liability, criminal and civil law ■■ How to manage personal finance, general bookkeeping and accounts ■■ The business of retail and the retail selling process Next steps Level 2 in Business Studies, Accounting or Legal Services.

Further Information You will need to pay the annual AAT membership fee and a joining fee. Books are required from our recommended publisher, costing approximately £115.

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a relevant, full Level 1 qualification. About the course This course will enable you to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to aid progression to further study in business and administration or a related area or to enter the workplace in an entry-level role. Areas of study include: ■■ Enterprise in the business world ■■ Finance for business ■■ Small business planning ■■ Principles of marketing ■■ Introducing project management ■■ Sales and personal selling Next steps Level 3 Business, relevant apprenticeship or employment.

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Business Level 3 Qualification: OCR – Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma in Business Course Code: P000217 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification. About the course This course will appeal to students who are interested in the business environment and how a business operates. You will develop an indepth understanding of business organisations, management of resources, finance, marketing and communication. You will study a range of units that will assist you in making further choices for your career pathway. As part of your studies you will also develop your English and maths skills, complete work experience, attend tutorials and take part in any planned enrichment activities. Areas of study include: ■■ The business environment ■■ Working in business ■■ Customers and communication ■■ Accounting concepts ■■ Principles of project management ■■ Responsible business practices ■■ Business events ■■ Business decisions Next steps Access to HE, OCR Technical Diploma in Business, HNC, apprenticeship or employment.

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Legal Services (Administration) Level 2 Qualification: CILEX and City & Guilds – Certificate in Legal Secretaries Course code: P000196 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and a minimum of three additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) and skills in word processing and computing (minimum of 30 words per minute). About the course The growing legal sector is increasingly looking for legal secretaries and administrators to support their needs. This course will help you develop and utilise business and legal administration skills alongside gaining an understanding of the legal environment and its associated specialist areas. Areas of study include: ■■ How law is made (civil and criminal) ■■ Legal text and audio processing ■■ Working in administration within the legal environment ■■ Proofreading in the legal environment ■■ Legal spreadsheet processing ■■ Legal database processing ■■ Legal presentation technique Next steps Level 3 Legal Services, Level 3 Business Administration or Level 3 Awards in Paralegal, an Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration, Business or employment.

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Legal Services (Law) Level 3 Qualification: CILEX and City & Guilds – Diploma in Legal Secretaries & Legal Studies Course code: P000197 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above and skills in word processing and computing (minimum of 45 words per minute). About the course This course is suitable if you are looking to work as a senior administrator or secretary in a business or legal environment. You will gain the skills and knowledge required for employment or progression into further study. Areas of study include: ■■ Advanced legal text and audio processing ■■ Business skills in the legal environment ■■ Advanced proofreading in the legal environment ■■ The legal environment ■■ Principles of criminal liability ■■ Wills and succession Next steps CILEX Level 3 Diploma in Vocational Paralegal Studies or employment. Did you know…? This course is developed in partnership with the prestigious Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX), with the aim to allow you to gain the knowledge and in-depth understanding of the legal environment and its associated specialist areas.

Financial support available – see pages 8 - 9.


Art, Design & Fashion

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Routes to the Expressive Arts Entry 3 Qualification: Gateway Certificate in Vocational Studies Course Code: P000174 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements Achievement at Entry 2 and the ability to achieve Entry 3 English and maths. About the course This course is a gateway for you to progress your creative craft skills alongside developing PSD (Personal and Social Development) and build the confidence to progress onto a full-time course. Areas of study include: ■■ Introduction to fine art ■■ Introduction to basic design ■■ Introduction to basic 3D design ■■ Introduction to print workshop Next steps Level 1 Art and Design.

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Art, Design & Media Level 1 Qualification: University of the Arts London Diploma in Art, Design & Media Course Code: P000003 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths. About the course This course consists of units which cover an introduction to a range of art and design related subjects and practices. The course is specially designed to help you to develop personal and communication skills needed to enable you to progress to the next level. Areas of study include: ■■ Introduction to fine art ■■ Introduction to basic design ■■ Introduction to contextual studies ■■ Introduction to photography ■■ Introduction to 3D design ■■ Introduction fashion design ■■ Introduction graphic design Next steps Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design. Did you know…? All our Art and Design courses are accredited by the prestigious University of Arts London (UAL) providing you with a nationally renowned qualification, highly regarded by employers in the industry.

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Art & Design Level 2

Art & Design Level 3

Fashion Level 3

Qualification: University of the Arts London Diploma in Art, Design & Media Course Code: P000004 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: University of the Arts London Extended Diploma in Art & Design Course Code: P000008 Duration: 2 years Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: University of the Arts London Extended Diploma in Fashion & Clothing Course Code: P00127 Duration: 2 years Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a relevant, full Level 1 qualification.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 course.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 course.

About the course This course will cover all the skills, principles and processes common to both art and design practices. You will be introduced to specialist study areas, with full access to professional standard facilities for drawing, painting, printmaking, 3D (wood, metals, plastics), ceramics, glass, textiles, photography, digital imaging, laser cutting and 3D printing.

About the course On this course you will gain an in-depth understanding of many different disciplines in a range of processes and materials used in the fashion world. You will develop your own skills within garment production and design through a range of teaching methods. You will also have the opportunity to attend a trip abroad to expose you to different cultural experiences. As an aspiring designer, you will take part in organising and contributing to the College’s fashion show - Barnfield Fashion Scout and entering external professional shows such as Luton Fashion Week.

About the course This is an ideal preparatory course if you want to study all aspects of art and design. The course is specially designed to help you to develop personal and communication skills needed for higher level study. Areas of study include: ■■ Fine art ■■ Basic design ■■ Contextual studies ■■ Photography ■■ 3D design ■■ Fashion design ■■Graphic design Next steps Level 3 Art and Design, Level 3 Fashion or employment in fine art, fashion, graphic design, 3D design, applied art, interior design and surface pattern.

Areas of study include: ■■ Exploring materials, techniques and processes ■■ Drawing from observation ■■ Design and production for surface pattern, 3D, ceramics, graphic design ■■ Generating fine art ideas ■■ Contextual studies Next steps HNC Art and Design, a degree-level course at a university, or employment in fields such as photography, illustration, graphic design, fine art, 3D design and fashion and textiles.

Areas of study include: ■■ Pattern cutting ■■ Garment construction ■■ Research skills ■■ Design development skills ■■ Mix media skills ■■ Styling skills ■■ Professional practice skills Next steps HNC in Fashion or the FAD Art and Design. You can also choose to study a degree course at a university. Alternatively, you can pursue a creative apprenticeship in the industry.

Financial support available – see pages 8 - 9.

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Beauty & Hairdressing

Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 1 Qualification: VTCT – Diploma in Beauty Therapy Course Code: P000175 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements Achievement at Entry 2 and the ability to achieve Entry 3 English and maths. About the course This course has been specifically designed to introduce you to practical beauty therapy skills. It will also enable you to perform your own basic services and assist others in the salon. Areas of study include: ■■ Follow health and safety in the salon ■■ Introduction to the hair and beauty sector ■■ Providing basic manicure treatment ■■ Providing basic pedicure treatment ■■ Salon reception duties ■■ Skin care ■■ The art of photographic make-up ■■ Themed face painting ■■ Working with others in the hair and beauty sector ■■ Basic make-up application ■■ Create a hair and beauty image ■■ Nail art application ■■ Presenting a professional image in a salon Next steps Level 2 Beauty Specialist Techniques or related Level 2 in beauty therapy.

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Beauty Specialists Level 2

NVQ Diploma in Spa Therapy Level 3

Qualification: VTCT – Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques Course Code: P000013 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: VTCT – Diploma in Spa Therapy Course Code: P000252 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a relevant level 1 qualification.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 course.

About the course This course is suitable if you are seeking a course as an employed and/or self-employed beautician/beauty specialist. You will learn all the required elements to work effectively as a junior beauty specialist. Areas of study include: ■■ Health and safety practice in the salon ■■ Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector ■■ Salon reception duties Next steps Level 3 Spa Therapy or employment as a junior beautician/beauty specialist in a salon or self-employed.

About the course This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to become a competent spa therapist. You will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, and client care. You will also develop a range of technical skills in applying body wraps, massage using different techniques and the operation and testing of spa equipment. Areas of study include: ■■ Body massage ■■ Stone therapy ■■ Indian head massage ■■ Body wrapping ■■ Sauna and steam ■■ Hydrotherapy treatments ■■ Facial electricals ■■ Health and safety ■■ Monitoring procedures in the salon ■■ Contributing to the planning of a promotional event

Hairdressing Level 1 Qualification: VTCT – Diploma in Hairdressing Course Code: P000061 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths. About the course This course has been designed to introduce you to the complete range of practical hairdressing skills and will act as the foundation for you to progress onto the next level of vocational learning at level 2. Areas of study include: ■■ Introduction to the hair and beauty sector ■■ The art of dressing hair ■■ Working with others in the hair and beauty sector ■■ Colour hair using temporary colour ■■ Salon reception duties ■■ Create and maintain retail displays in the salon ■■ Shampoo and conditioning ■■ Styling women’s hair Next steps Level 2 Hairdressing or Level 2 Barbering. Further Information: Uniform and hairdressing or barbering kit are essential when starting a hairdressing course.

Next steps HNC Spa Management or employment in commercial spas, day spas, beauty salons and therapy clinics.

Financial support available – see pages 8 - 9.

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Hairdressing Level 2

Hairdressing Level 3

Barbering Level 2

Qualification: VTCT – Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing Course Code: P000062 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: VTCT – Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing Course Code: P000063 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: VTCT – Diploma in Barbering Course Code: P000060 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a full Level 1 qualification.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 course.

About the course This course will develop your knowledge and understanding in hairdressing and prepare you for employment as a junior hairdresser/ stylist. You will cover all the required elements to work effectively as a junior hairdresser/ stylist including: health and safety; client consultation; shampoo and conditioning hair; the research unit - working in the hair industry; cut women’s hair; colour and lighten hair and the art of dressing hair. Areas of study include: ■■ The art of dressing hair ■■ Client consultation for hair services ■■ Follow health and safety practice in the salon ■■ Working in the hair industry ■■ Cut women’s hair ■■ Colour and lighten hair ■■ Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp Next steps Level 3 in Hairdressing or employment as a junior hairdresser/stylist in commercial hair salons or self-employed.

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About the course This course will prepare you for a career as an employed and/or self-employed hairdresser/ stylist. This qualification is based on Hairdressing National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s lead hairdressing professional association (The Hairdressing Council) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a senior hairdresser/stylist. Areas of study include: ■■ Promote and sell products and services to clients ■■ Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon ■■ Cut women’s hair to create a variety of looks ■■ Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques ■■ Colour hair to create a variety of looks ■■ Hairdressing consultation support for colleagues Next steps HNC Hairdressing or employment as an advanced hairdresser/senior stylist in barbershops/salons, film, theatre, media, television and home-based settings.

Call: 01582 569569

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a relevant Level 1 qualification. About the course This course will prepare you to pursue a career as an employed and/or self-employed men’s hairdresser. This qualification is based on the barbering National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s leading barbering association (British Barbering Association - BBA) and professional hairdressing body (The Hairdressing Council) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior men’s hairdresser. Areas of study include: ■■ Client consultation for hair services ■■ Follow health and safety practice in the salon ■■ Working in the hair industry ■■ Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp ■■ Cut men’s hair ■■ Cut facial hair ■■ Styling men’s hair Next steps Level 3 Hairdressing or employment as a junior men’s hairdresser in commercial settings including barber shops/salons, television, film, and theatre. Further Information: Uniform and hairdressing or barbering kit are essential when starting a hairdressing course.

Financial support available – see pages 8 - 9.


Child, Early Years, Social Care & Health Science

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Childcare Entry 3 Qualification: NCFE CACHE –Certificate in Caring for a Child/Children (QCF) Course Code: P000022 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements Achievement at Entry 2 and the ability to achieve Entry 3 English and maths. About the course This course develops the basic skills needed to care for a baby or young child including those who want to develop parenting and life skills, including special educational needs or where English is an additional language. There is a choice of units from setting a routine through to healthy lifestyles and the importance of play and learning. Areas of study include: ■■ Explanation of the verbs used in the assessment criteria ■■ Respecting and valuing children ■■ Children’s play and leisure activities in the community ■■ Confidence building for the young child through play ■■ Listening to and talking with a young child ■■ Individual rights and responsibilities ■■ Eating healthily ■■ Responsibilities of new parents ■■ Providing a safe and hygienic environment for a young child ■■ Routines for a young child ■■ Healthy lifestyle Next steps Level 1 Childcare.

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Childcare Level 1

Childcare Level 2

Childcare Level 3

Qualification: NCFE CACHE – Diploma in Caring for Children (QCF) Course Code: P000023 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: NCFE CACHE – Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education & Care (QCF) Course Code: P000025 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: NCFE CACHE – Diploma in Early Years Education & Care (EYE) Course Code: P000026 Duration: 2 years Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths. About the course If are considering a career in caring for children, this course is for you. You will gain the knowledge and skills needed to care for young children and cover the growth, learning and development of a child. There are also units to help with self-development. Areas of study include: ■■ Explanation of the verbs used in the assessment criteria ■■ Investigating a vocational area ■■ Self-development ■■ Science activities for young children ■■ Technology activities for young children ■■ Practical health and safety when with young children ■■ Craft activities for young children ■■ Understanding play for early learning ■■ Sharing learning experiences with children ■■ Growth and development of young children ■■ Healthy eating for families Next steps Level 2 Certificate in An Introduction to Early Years or Level 2 Childcare

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Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a relevant full Level 1 qualification. About the course This course will prepare you to work with children between birth and five years, with knowledge of children up to seven years. Some learning outcomes will require assessment in a real work environment. 250 placement hours are recommended for this qualification. Areas of study include: ■■ Introducing the role of the early years practitioner ■■ Support physical care routines for children ■■ An introduction to the role of the early years practitioner ■■ Play, development and learning for school readiness ■■Use observation, assessment and planning ■■Support children’s positive behaviour ■■ Professional development ■■ Support healthy lifestyles for children through the provision of food and nutrition Next steps Level 3 Early Years Educator qualifications and other Level 3 qualifications relating to childcare or employment in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors, such as nursery assistant, classroom assistant and pre-school assistant.

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Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 course. About the course This course will enable you to gain the knowledge and experience which will allow you to work with children from birth to 5 years and enter the workforce as an Early Years Educator or pursue Higher Education. Areas of study include: ■■ Child development from conception to seven years ■■ Children’s health and well-being ■■ Providing safe environments for children ■■ Child health ■■ Play and learning ■■ Understanding children’s additional needs ■■ Professional practice portfolio ■■ Supporting emergent literacy ■■ Supporting emergent mathematics ■■ International perspectives ■■ Reflective practice for professional development ■■ Professional partnerships in early years ■■ Professional practice portfolio 2 Next steps Further education at a university or employment in day nurseries, primary schools or as a home-based childcarer or nanny.


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Health & Social Care Entry 3

Health & Social Care Level 1

Health & Social Care Level 2

Qualification: BTEC Entry Level Award in Health & Social Care Course Code: P000185 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL BTEC Diploma in Health & Social Care Course Code: P000064 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL First Extended Certificate in Health & Social Care Course Code: P000065 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements Achievement at Entry 2 and the ability to achieve Entry 3 English and maths.

Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths.

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a relevant Level 1 qualification.

About the course This course is aimed at those who want to develop the knowledge and skills needed to progress to further study and ultimately to employment in the health and social care or related sector.

About the course This is a one-year course for those who are working at this level and want to progress to a career within health and social care. You will apply your knowledge and understanding in a practical context. You will also have the opportunity to undertake relevant work experience (minimum of 25 hours) which will improve your employability within the sector and help inform your career choices.

About the course This course provides an introduction to Health and Social Care and aims to help you progress to the next level. The portfolio-based assessment will develop communication skills such as extended writing and drafting, critical skills and analysis, team-working, working to deadlines and completing tasks accurately. Areas of study include: ■■ Health needs ■■ The role of the carer at mealtimes ■■ Investigating rights and responsibilities at work ■■ Managing your health and work ■■ Preparing for work placement ■■ Home cooking skills Next steps Level 1 Health and Social Care or Level 1 Childcare. Did you know…? We have excellent links with local care settings where you will complete a minimum of 20 hours of work experience.

Areas of study include: ■■ Investigating rights and responsibilities at work ■■ Managing your health at work ■■ Preparing for work placement ■■ Learning from work placement ■■ Health and social care needs ■■ Personal care in health and social care ■■ Creative activities for children ■■ Learning experiences for children and young people ■■ Creative and leisure activities for adults in health and social care ■■ Promoting healthy eating in care ■■ Communication with adults and children in health and social care ■■ Job opportunities in health and social care Next steps Level 2 Health and Social Care, Level 2 Childcare or Level 2 Pharmaceutical Science.

Financial support available – see pages 8 - 9.

Areas of study include: ■■ Human lifespan development ■■ Health and social care values ■■ Effective communication ■■ Healthy living ■■ Social influence on health and wellbeing ■■ The impact of nutrition on health and wellbeing ■■ Equality and diversity in health and social care ■■ Individual rights in health and social care ■■ Human body systems and care of disorders ■■ Creative and therapeutic activities in health and social care ■■ The health and social care sector ■■ The early years sector Next steps Level 3 Health and Social Care, Pharmaceutical Science or Childcare, or you can enter employment either directly into an entry level role or via an apprenticeship in health and social care.

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Pharmaceutical Science Level 2

Health & Social Care Level 3

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL Certificate in Applied Science Course Code: P000190 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care Course Code: P000066 Duration: 2 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a full, relevant Level 1 qualification.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification.

About the course This is a one-year course that has been developed to allow pharmacy employees (either in a community or non-community setting) and full-time students the opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 vocationally specific qualification.

About the course This course will allow you to develop a deep common core of knowledge, understanding and skills in the sector through mandatory content, and allows you to focus on a particular aspect of the sector through a selection of optional units, including a route that focuses specifically on health studies.

Areas of study include: ■■ Communicating with pharmacy customers ■■ Law, regulation, health and safety ■■ Working in the pharmacy team Next steps Level 3 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science or Level 3 Health and Social Care.

Areas of study include: ■■ Human lifespan development ■■ Working in health and social care ■■ Anatomy and physiology for health and social care ■■ Enquiries into current research in health and social care ■■ Meeting individual care and support needs ■■ Principles of safe practice in health and social care ■■ Promoting public health ■■ Work experience in health and social care Next steps HNC Health and Social Care or a degree at university or employment.

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Applied Science (Pharmaceutical, Forensic & Criminal Investigation) Level 3 Qualification: Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science (Pharmaceutical, Forensic & Criminal Investigation) Course Code: TBA Duration: 2 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above including Science or Level 2 Pharmaceutical Studies. About the course This course offers you the chance to further you studies of science with a different approach from the traditional A level route. Our Applied Science option is there for students who are interested in a career within professions such as Radiography, Medical Technology, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy and Biomedical Science. Areas of study include: ■■ Biological, physical and chemical sciences ■■ Laboratory practice ■■ Forensics ■■ Pharmaceutical studies Next steps A degree at university in science-based areas including pharmacy, radiography, medical technology, dental hygiene, physiotherapy and forensics.

Financial support available – see pages 8 - 9.


Computing

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Computing Level 1 Qualification: EDEXCEL – BTEC Diploma for IT Users Course Code: P000028 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths. About the course The course is designed to enhance your work and life skills in a vocational context and is suitable for: adults returning to study, those seeking to develop greater independence, those who have not yet achieved accredited qualifications and those with specific learning needs. You will be studying a nationally recognised qualification which will develop your IT skills and knowledge, as well as enable you to use IT effectively in your daily life. Areas of study include: ■■Career progression ■■ Self assessment ■■ Using wordprocessor and spreadsheet software ■■ Desktop publishing ■■ IT fundamentals ■■ Creating business documents Next steps Level 2 Computing, an apprenticeship or employment.

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Computing Level 2

Computing Level 3

Qualification: City & Guilds - Diploma in ICT Systems Support Course Code: P000029 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: EDEXCEL - BTEC Diploma in IT Course Code: P000030 Duration: 2 years Location: Enterprise Way campus

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a full relevant Level 1 qualification. About the course This course will inspire and enable you to become technology savvy i.e. producers of technology products and systems, rather than just consumers of them. This course gives you the opportunity to gain a broad understanding and knowledge of, and skills in, the Information Technology sector and some aspects of the creative industries.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification. About the course This course will extend and deepen your computing and IT related knowledge, and will help you develop a range of skills, techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

Areas of study include: ■■ Communication and employability skills for IT ■■ Computer systems ■■ Software design and development ■■ Computer networks ■■ IT technical support ■■ Website production ■■ Installing and upgrading software Next steps Level 3 IT, employment in the IT sector, a relevant Higher National Diploma (HNC) or a foundation degree at the College or a university.

Areas of study include: ■■ Technology systems ■■ Computer networks ■■ Software development ■■ Website development ■■ Maintaining computer hardware and software ■■ Multimedia products development Next steps Upon successful completion, you can progress to a more specialised Level 3 vocational or academic computing course, join the Information Technology apprenticeship programme or take on a supervised job role in the information technology sector e.g. Software Engineer, Website Content Manager, Computer Animator, Help Desk Support, and Graphics Designer. Did you know…? We are a Microsoft, CompTIA and CISCO approved academy. You will have access to purpose-built state of the art CISCO labs.

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Call: 01582 569569

Financial support available – see pages 8 - 9.


Construction

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Brickwork Level 1 Qualification: CiTB – Diploma in Bricklaying Course Code: P000034 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths. About the course This course is designed to help you gain the basic knowledge and skills to begin a career in the brickwork trade. You will learn basic bricklaying practical skills at a pace that suits you. You will spend approximately 50 per cent of your time in the workshop building brick and block walls to a variety of designs which will help build the necessary skills to complete the synoptic tests towards the end of the course. You will also learn the theory behind brickwork and the construction industry in general. Areas of study include: ■■ Construct block walling ■■ Construct brick walling ■■ Construct cavity walling ■■ Health and safety ■■ Construction technology ■■ Communication and information ■■ Mixing materials ■■ Setting out Next steps Level 2 Brickwork or an apprenticeship in the same.

Further Information Safety footwear essential for all construction courses.

Did you know…? The CITB’s Construction Skills Network (CSN) forecast shows that 8,500 bricklayers will be required over the next five years to meet growing demand, and the UK’s construction industry will need 36,400 additional employees overall.

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Brickwork Level 2

Carpentry & Joinery Level 1

Qualification: CiTB – Diploma in Bricklaying Course Code: P000035 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: CiTB – Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery Course Code: P000036 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a relevant and full Level 1 qualification. About the course This course is designed to follow on from Level 1 where you will enhance your skills and further your knowledge of the brickwork trade. You will learn how to build cavity walls with windows and door openings and build solid walls. You will be expected to reach a higher level of accuracy and construct more complex walls than level 1.

Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths. About the course This course is aimed at learners who are able to commit to a more substantial qualification and wish to use this to prepare for, and progress to, the next level of learning, ultimately leading to entering a job role in this area.

Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and welfare ■■ Technical information, quantities and communication ■■ Knowledge of construction technology ■■ Producing woodworking joints ■■ Maintaining and using carpentry and joinery hand tools ■■ Preparing and using carpentry and joinery portable power tools Next steps Level 2 Carpentry (Bench Joinery), Level 2 Carpentry (Site) or a Level 2 course in Wood Occupations.

Areas of study include: ■■ Construct cavity walling forming masonry structures ■■ Construct solid walling incorporating isolated and attached piers ■■ Construct thin joint masonry ■■ Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries ■■ Set out masonry structures ■■ Understanding construction technology ■■ Understanding information, quantities and communication with others Next steps Level 3 course or an apprenticeship in Brickwork. Did you know…? Figures from CITB’s Construction Skills Network report show that 2,870 bricklaying jobs will be created every year between now and 2020.

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Call: 01582 569569

Further Information Safety footwear essential for all construction courses.


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Carpentry (Bench Joinery) Level 2

Carpentry (Site) Level 2

Carpentry (Bench Joinery) Level 3

Qualification: CiTB – Diploma in Site Carpentry Course Code: P000037 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: CiTB – Diploma in Bench Joinery Course Code: P000251 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a relevant and full Level 1 qualification.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification.

About the course This course will give you a robust understanding of bench joinery. It has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. You will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in bench joinery in the construction industry or progress onto further training.

About the course This course will give you a robust understanding of site carpentry. It has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in site carpentry in the construction industry or progress to further training.

About the course This course has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in bench joinery in the construction industry or progress onto further training.

Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and welfare ■■ Information, quantities and communication ■■ Construction technology ■■ Preparing and using carpentry and joinery portable power tools ■■ Setting up and operating cutting and shaping machinery ■■ Producing setting out details for routine joinery products ■■ Manufacturing routine joinery products

Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and welfare ■■ Information, quantities and communication ■■ Construction technology ■■ Preparing and using carpentry and joinery portable power tools ■■ First fixing operations ■■ Second fixing operations ■■ Structural carcassing operations ■■ Maintenance to non-structural carpentry work

Qualification: CiTB – Diploma in Site Bench Joinery Course Code: P000250 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a relevant and full Level 1 qualification.

Next steps Level 3 in Bench Joinery, Level 3 Occupational Work Supervision or employment in your chosen trade.

Next steps Upon successful completion, you can progress into employment in site carpentry or onto the Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry or the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision.

Financial support available – see pages 8 - 9.

Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and welfare ■■ Technical information, quantities and communication ■■ Construction industry and built environment ■■ Setting up and operating woodworking machinery to create curved work ■■ Manufacture shaped joinery products ■■ Setting and marking out shaped joinery products Next steps Level 4 Construction Site Supervision, an apprenticeship or relevant employment. Did you know…? Our construction courses allow you to progress onto an apprenticeship in your area of specialism.

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Carpentry (Site) Level 3

Construction Multiskill Level 1

Qualification: CiTB – Diploma in Site Carpentry Course Code: P000249 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: CITB – Diploma in Construction Multiskill Course Code: P000031 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 course.

Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths.

About the course This course will give you a robust understanding of Site Carpentry. It has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in Site Carpentry in the construction industry or progress to further training. Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and welfare ■■ Technical information, quantities and communication ■■ Construction industry and built environment ■■ First fixing operations ■■ Second fixing operations ■■ Set up and operate cutting and shaping machinery ■■ Erect complex structural carcassing components ■■ Maintain non-structural and structural components

About the course This course will introduce you to the construction industry and the different trades within it, providing you with the knowledge and insight to choose an area to specialise in. Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries ■■ Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others. ■■ Knowledge of construction technology ■■ Building a block wall and brick wall ■■ Constructing wood working joints ■■ Fitting architrave and skirting ■■ Fitting ironmongery to an internal door ■■ Applying paint to substrates ■■ Preparing substrates for painting & decorating ■■ Developing customer relationships Next steps Level 2 Construction Multiskill, Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery, Level 1 Bricklaying, an apprenticeship in property maintenance or employment as a maintenance engineer.

Next steps Level 4 Construction Site Supervision or employment in your chosen trade.

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Call: 01582 569569

Construction Maintenance Operations Level 2 Qualification: CITB – Diploma in Building Maintenance Multi-trade Repair & Refurbishment Course Code: P000032 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a relevant and full Level 1 qualification. About the course This course is a direct progression from Level 1 and will provide you with further training of the different construction trades supporting your development of trade-specific skills. Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries ■■ Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms ■■ Understanding information, quantities and communication with others ■■ Understanding construction technology ■■ Carrying out masonry trade repairs, painting and decorating trade repairs, plastering trade repairs, plumbing trade repairs, wood trade repairs, tiling trade repairs, roofing trade repairs ■■ Developing customer relationships Next steps Level 2 Bricklaying, Level 2 Carpentry (Bench Joinery), Level 2 Plumbing, an apprenticeship in property maintenance or employment as a maintenance engineer.

Further Information Safety footwear essential for all construction courses.


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Construction Civil Engineering Level 3 Qualification: EDEXCEL – BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction & the Built Environment Course Code: P000033 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification. About the course This course will develop your knowledge of the construction industry and different types of methods of construction used. You will gain a fundamental knowledge of how the construction industry operates and performs. Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and welfare in construction and the built environment ■■ Sustainable construction ■■ Mathematics in construction and the built environment ■■ Science and materials in construction and the built environment ■■ Building services control systems ■■ Building services science Next steps Further education in Construction, Civil Engineering, Building Services or a foundation degree in a related area.

Painting & Decorating Level 1

Painting & Decorating Level 2

Qualification: CITB – Diploma in Painting & Decorating Course Code: P000038 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: CITB – Diploma in Painting & Decorating Course Code: P000039 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths.

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths plus the Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating or relevant industrial experience.

About the course This course will introduce you to a wide range of coatings and basic wallcoverings used in the industry and provide you with the fundamental underpinning knowledge and practical skills of painting and decorating.

About the course During this course, you will cover three core subject areas: health, safety and welfare; technical information, quantities and communication; and construction technology. You will be required to participate in 20 hours work experience, to further develop your employability skills in a real work setting.

The course consists of 8 units, which are split into knowledge and practical delivery. Areas of study include: ■■ How to prepare different surfaces ready to apply paint, wallpaper and decorative effects ■■ How to use painting and decorating tools and equipment ■■ How to apply different paints by brush and roller to different surfaces ■■ How to use different types of access equipment ■■ How to hang different types of wallpaper ■■ How to apply decorative effects Next steps Continue to Level 2 in painting and decorating or an apprenticeship in painting and decorating.

Areas of study include: ■■ Erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms ■■ Prepare surfaces for decoration ■■ Apply paint systems by brush and roller ■■ Apply standard papers to ceilings and walls ■■ Produce specialist decorative finishes ■■ Apply water-borne paint systems using high volume low pressure (HVLP) spray equipment Next steps An apprenticeship or employment in the industry.

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Plastering Level 1

Plastering Level 2

Plumbing Level 1

Qualification: CiTB – Diploma in Plastering Course Code: P000040 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: CiTB – Diploma in Plastering Course Code: P000041 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths.

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a relevant and full Level 1 qualification.

Qualification: City & Guilds – Diploma in Plumbing Studies Course Code: P000042 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

About the course This course is designed to introduce you to plastering and will allow you to learn the necessary basic hand skills that are essential in order to apply plaster materials to different types of backgrounds. You will also learn the underpinning knowledge behind the principles of modern and traditional plastering.

About the course This course will enable you to continue your training of the construction industry and plastering trade. The course consists of 12 units which are split into knowledge and practical delivery.

Areas of study include: ■■ Hand skills to allow you to plaster ■■ The ability to calculate quantities ■■ How to use hand and powered tools ■■ What type of plaster to apply to different backgrounds ■■ The reasons for different types of plaster and how best to use them ■■ How to stay safe at work ■■ How to professionally work and communicate with others

Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and welfare ■■ Information, quantities and communication ■■ Construction technology ■■ Form sand and cement screeds ■■ Apply plaster materials to internal surfaces ■■ Fix dry lining and plasterboard products to interiors ■■ Apply render materials to external surfaces ■■ Produce fibrous plaster components ■■ Position and secure fibrous plaster components

Next steps Level 2 Plastering, an apprenticeship or employment in the industry.

Next steps Level 3 Plastering, Level 3 Civil Engineering Level 1 Bricklaying, Level 1 Carpentry (Site), Level 1 Carpentry (Bench Joinery), Level 1 Plumbing, Level 1 Painting, an apprenticeship in plastering or property maintenance or employment as a maintenance engineer.

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Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths. About the course This course is suitable for beginners who want to get into the Plumbing industry. Areas of study include: ■■ Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems ■■ Above ground drainage ■■ Pipework (copper, plastic, low carbon steel) ■■ Plumbing science ■■ Structure of the construction industry ■■ Site preparation in the construction industry ■■ Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings Next steps Level 2 Plumbing or an apprenticeship.

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Plumbing Level 2

Plumbing Level 3

Qualification: City & Guilds – Diploma in Plumbing Studies Course Code: P000043 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: City & Guilds – Diploma in Plumbing Studies Course Code: P000112 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or Level 1 Plumbing.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification.

About the course This course is designed for those who wish to start a plumbing and heating career but not currently working in the plumbing industry. Areas of study include: ■■ Health and safety in building services engineering ■■ Electrical principles and processes for building services engineering ■■ Scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing ■■ Common plumbing processes ■■ Cold water systems ■■ Domestic hot water systems ■■ Sanitation ■■ Central heating systems ■■ Drainage systems ■■ Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering

About the course This course is designed for those who wish to start a plumbing and heating career but not currently working in the plumbing industry. It is also the next step up from the Level 2 diploma.

39  nderstand the fundamental principles and U requirements of environmental technology systems ■■ Plumbing system installation planning ■■ Complex cold water systems ■■ Domestic hot water ■■ Sanitation and drainage systems ■■ Central heating systems ■■ Domestic gas principles ■■ Career awareness in building services engineering ■■

Next steps Further education such as a Higher National Certificate (HNC) or employment in the industry.

Areas of study include: ■■ Health and safety in building services engineering

Next steps Level 3 Plumbing.

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Electrical Installation Level 1 Qualification: City & Guilds – Diploma in Electrical Installation (7202) Course Code: P000045 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements Entry 3 or four GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths. About the course This course is ideal for those who want to begin to study Electrical installation or learn some basic home maintenance. This will give you a formal level 1 qualification from CIty and Guilds Areas of study include: ■■ Structure of the construction industry ■■ Fundamental safe working practices ■■ Environmental and sustainability in domestic swellings ■■ Site preparation for working in the construction industry ■■ Electrical installation wiring and terminations ■■ Fabrications techniques for electrical installation ■■ Electrical science and technology Next steps Level 2 Electrical Installation. Further Information There may be additional costs incurred for safety equipment required on Construction courses, such as safety foot and eyewear.

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Electrical Installation Level 2

Electrical Installation Level 3

General Engineering Level 2

Qualification: City & Guilds – Diploma in Electrical installations (Building & Structures) (2365) Course Code: P000046 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: City & Guilds – Diploma in Electrical Installation (Building & Structures) (2365) Course Code: P000047 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: BTEC First Diploma in General Engineering Course Code: P000109 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Entry requirements C (or 4) in GCSE maths, D (or 3) in GCSE English and Level 1 Electrical Installation or two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or above.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and Level 2 Electrical Installation.

About the course This course is a direct progression from the Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation or a route to a qualification if you are already working in the trade. You will gain in-depth knowledge of electrical installation with the ability to do basic cable calculations, understand the requirements of health and safety within the industry, how electricity works and the ways in which we generate and transport it throughout the supply network and the importance of high standards within the industry Areas of study include: ■■ Health and safety in building services engineering ■■ Principles of electrical science ■■ Electrical installations technology ■■ Installation of wiring systems and enclosures ■■ Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering Next steps Level 3 Electrical Installation. Further Information There may be additional costs incurred for safety equipment required on Construction courses, such as safety foot and eyewear.

About the course This course is designed to give you in-depth knowledge of electrical installations including design, inspection, testing and fault finding. You will look into new micro-renewable technologies and water conservation. At the end of the course, you will have knowledge of both industrial and domestic installation. Areas of study include: ■■ Understand the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology ■■ Principles of electrical science ■■ Electrical installations: fault diagnosis and rectification ■■ Electrical installations: inspection, testing and commissioning ■■ Electrical system design ■■ Career awareness in building services engineering Next steps Upon successful completion you can progress onto Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671:2008, Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installation and Level 3 Award in Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations.

Financial support available – see pages 8 - 9.

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a relevant and full Level 1 qualification. About the course This is an internationally recognised qualification, suitable for those wishing to progress to a level 3 qualification, as well as to those who are working in or wish to work in the Engineering industries. Areas of study include: ■■ The engineering world external ■■ Investigating an engineered product internal ■■ Introduction to communications for engineering internal ■■ Health and safety in engineering internal ■■ Engineering materials internal ■■ Interpreting and using engineering information external ■■ Mathematics for engineering internal ■■ Electronic devices and communication applications internal ■■ Engineering maintenance internal ■■ Computer aided engineering internal ■■ Electrical and mechanical science for engineering internal Next steps Higher National Diploma (HNC) in General Engineering or employment in the Electronics or Mechanical Engineering industry.

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General Engineering Level 3 Qualification: BTEC Extended Diploma in General Engineering Course Code: P000058 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification. About the course This is an internationally recognised qualification in Engineering and is suitable for those wishing to progress to university, as well as to those who are working in or wish to work in the Engineering industries. Areas of study include: ■■ Engineering principles ■■ Delivery of engineering processes safely as a team ■■ Engineering product design and manufacture ■■ Applied commercial and quality principles in engineering ■■ Microcontroller systems for engineers ■■ Calculus to solve engineering problems ■■ Further engineering mathematics ■■ Work experience in the engineering sector ■■ Computer aided design in engineering ■■ Fabrication manufacturing processes ■■ Dynamic and static mechanical principles in practice ■■ Analogue electronic circuits ■■ Electronic devices and circuits Next steps Higher National Diploma (HNC) in General Engineering or employment in the Electronics or Mechanical Engineering industry.

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Automotive Mechanical, Electrical & Trim Repair Level 2 Qualification: Diploma in Vehicle Accident Mechanical, Electrical & Trim Repair Principles Course Code: P000111 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and Level 1 Body and Paint. About the course This course provides the essential knowledge and skills for MET Technicians working on light or light-goods vehicles in all types of garages and dealerships. It forms the knowledge component (technical certificate) of the IMI SSC Accident Repair Apprenticeship framework (for MET) and involves studying both the theory and practical aspects of the role. Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment ■■ Supporting job roles in the automotive environment ■■ Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment ■■ Removing and fitting vehicle mechanical components ■■ Removing and fitting electrical components ■■ Removing and fitting trim components Next steps This qualification offers an ideal step to the vocational competence qualification for those who are employed, and wish to continue with their studies, as the knowledge at Level 2 meets that of the related qualification. Achievers of this qualification can use it as credit against the knowledge required for the corresponding qualification.

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Automotive Body Repair Level 2 Qualification: IMI Diploma in Vehicle Accident Body Repair Principles Course Code: P000245 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements Level 1 in Body and Paint. GCSE D (or 3) and above in English and maths. About the course This course covers the technical needs for basic body repair techniques and procedures, providing you with the essential knowledge and skills for body repair work on a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and specialist body repair shops. Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment ■■ Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment ■■ Removing and fitting non-permanently fixed motor vehicle body panels ■■ Removing and replacing exterior motor vehicle body panels ■■ Carrying out minor motor vehicle exterior body panel repairs ■■ Motor vehicle body metal active gas (MAG) welding techniques ■■ Motor vehicle body resistance spot welding operations ■■ Removing and fitting motor mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) components to vehicles Next steps Level 3 Automotive Body Repair, IMI SSC Accident Repair Apprenticeship framework (for Body).


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Automotive Body Repair Level 3

Vehicle Accident Repair Level 1

Qualification: IMI Diploma in Vehicle Accident Body Repair Principles Course Code: P000246 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: IMI Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair–Multi-Skilled Course Code: P000248 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and Level 2 Body Repair.

Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths.

About the course This course is a direct progression from Level 2 Automotive Body Repair with advanced-level units of study. Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment ■■ Supporting job roles in the automotive environment ■■ Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment ■■ Removing and replacing motor vehicle body panels ■■ Motor vehicle body panel major repairs ■■ Identifying and rectifying motor vehicle body misalignment ■■ Motor vehicle body metal active gas (MAG) welding techniques ■■ Motor vehicle body resistance spot welding operations ■■ Motor vehicle construction and materials ■■ Motor vehicle body metal inert gas (MIG) brazing operations ■■ Motor vehicle body aluminium metal inert gas (MIG) welding operations

About the course This multi-skilled course for Vehicle Accident Repair provides you with the flexibility to develop your knowledge and skills across a variety of specialist areas and prepares you for further studies or employment in the sector. Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment ■■ Supporting job roles in the automotive environment ■■ Tools and equipment used in vehicle refinishing ■■ Applying fillers and foundation materials ■■ Preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces ■■ Repairing minor paint defects ■■ Working with plastic materials and components ■■ Personal social development (PSD) ■■ Vehicle exterior valeting and detailing Next steps Level 2 Vehicle Accident Repair–Multiskilled.

Next steps When an apprentice has achieved a L3 Apprenticeship, they can then choose to broaden their education and training in other ways from this firm base.

Financial support available – see pages 8 - 9.

Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Level 2 Qualification: IMI Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Principles Course Code: P000056 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and Level 1 Body and Repair. About the course This course covers the technical needs for basic repair and preparation procedures. It provides essential knowledge and skills for vehicle body paint operators, working on a wide range of vehicles, in all types of garages, dealerships and specialist body paint businesses. Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment ■■ Supporting job roles in the automotive environment ■■ Tools and equipment used in vehicle refinishing ■■ Applying fillers and foundation materials ■■ Preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces ■■ Repairing minor paint defects ■■ Working with plastic materials and components Next steps This course forms the knowledge component (technical certificate) of the IMI SSC Accident Repair Apprenticeship framework (for Paint). When an apprentice has achieved a Level 2 Apprenticeship, they can then choose to broaden their education and training in other ways from this firm base.

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Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Level 3 Qualification: IMI Diploma in Vehicle Accident repair Paint Principles Course Code: P000119 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and Level 2 Paint Principles. About the course This course provides the essential knowledge and skills for vehicle body paint operators working on a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and specialist paint businesses. You will cover both theory and practical aspects, including the preparation and application procedures, the diagnosis and rectifying of paint faults, working with plastic materials and components, preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces, establishing paint defects, applying topcoats and completing refinishing colour matching. Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment ■■ Supporting job roles in the automotive environment and equipment used in vehicle refinishing ■■ Working with plastic materials and components ■■ Preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces ■■ Establishing paint defects ■■ Applying topcoats and completing refinishing operations ■■ Vehicle colour matching

Vehicle Technology Entry 3 Qualification: IMI Diploma for the Introduction to Vehicle Technology Course Code: P000102 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: IMI Diploma in Transport Maintenance – Light Vehicle Course Code: P000048 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Entry requirements Achievement at Entry 2 and the ability to achieve Entry 3 English and maths. About the course This course involves a practical approach to assessment and includes many visual questioning techniques. The combination of study areas will provide you with the flexibility to choose the area you want to develop your knowledge and skills in. Areas of study include: ■■ Knowledge and skills required in the automotive working environment ■■ Light vehicle, motorcycle, body and paint ■■ Tools, equipment and material ■■ Level 1 units in various automotive specific areas Next steps Level 1 Transport Maintenance

Transport Maintenance, Light Vehicle Level 1

Entry requirements Entry 3 Vehicle Technology and grade D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths. About the course This course will allow you to develop knowledge in Light Vehicle and other means of transport. You will have the flexibility to gain the understanding and skills across a variety of specialist areas to prepare you for further studies and potentially employment in this field. Areas of study include: ■■ Health and safety practices ■■ Foundation skills ■■ Personal social development (PSD) ■■ Mechanical ■■ Light vehicle ■■ Heavy vehicle ■■ Motorcycle ■■ Electrical ■■ Valeting ■■ Cycle maintenance ■■ Electrically propelled awareness Next steps Related Level 1 or Level 2 course or an apprenticeship.

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Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 2

Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 3

Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 2

Qualification: IMI Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles Course Code: P000049 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: IMI Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles Course Code: P000050 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: IMI Diploma in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles Course Code: P000051 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and Level 1 Motor Vehicle.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and Level 2 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and Level 1 Motor Vehicle.

About the course This course offers an ideal step for those who are employed and/or want to continue with their studies and forms the knowledge component of the IMI SSC Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship framework (for Light Vehicle). Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment ■■ Supporting job roles in the automotive environment ■■ Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment ■■ Routine light vehicle maintenance ■■ Light vehicle engine mechanical, lubrication and cooling system units and components ■■ Light vehicle fuel, ignition, air and exhaust system units and components ■■ Light vehicle electrical units and components ■■ Light vehicle chassis units and components ■■ Light vehicle transmission and driveline units and components Next steps When an apprentice has achieved a L2 Apprenticeship, they can then choose to broaden their education and training in other ways from this firm base.

About the course This course offers an ideal step for those who are employed and wish to continue with their studies and forms the knowledge component of the IMI SSC Maintenance and Repair Advanced Apprenticeship framework (for Light Vehicle). Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment ■■ Supporting job roles in the automotive environment ■■ Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment ■■ Diagnosing and rectifying vehicle auxiliary electrical faults ■■ Diagnosing and rectifying light vehicle engine faults ■■ Diagnosing and rectifying light vehicle chassis system faults ■■ Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle transmission and driveline faults ■■ Inspecting light vehicles using prescribed methods Next steps When an apprentice has achieved a L3 Apprenticeship, they can then choose to broaden their education and training in other ways from this firm base.

Financial support available – see pages 8 - 9.

About the course This course is a direct progression from Level 2 Automotive Body Repair with advancedlevel units of study. Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment ■■ Supporting job roles in the automotive environment ■■ Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment ■■ Routine heavy vehicle maintenance ■■ Heavy vehicle engine mechanical, lubrication and cooling system units and components ■■ Heavy vehicle fuel, air and exhaust system units and components ■■ Heavy vehicle electrical units and components ■■ Heavy vehicle chassis units and components ■■ Heavy vehicle transmission and driveline units and components Next steps This qualification forms the knowledge component (technical certificate) of the IMI SSC Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship framework (for Heavy Vehicle).

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Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 3

Motorcycle Maintenance & Repair Level 2

Motorcycle Maintenance & Repair Level 3

Qualification: IMI Diploma in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles Course Code: P000052 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: IMI Diploma in Motorcycle Maintenance & Repair Principles Course Code: P000054 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Qualification: IMI Diploma in Motorcycle Maintenance & Repair Principles Course Code: P000247 Duration: 1 year Location: Enterprise Way campus

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and Level 2 Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and Level 1 Motor Vehicle.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and Level 2 Motor Vehicle.

About the course This course is suitable for school and college leavers who wish to join the automotive industry and want the opportunity to develop occupational knowledge and carry out practical tasks.

About the course This course provides essential knowledge and skills for motorcycle repairers working on a wide range of motorcycles.

About the course This course offers an ideal step for those who are employed and wish to continue with their studies, and forms the knowledge component of the IMI SSC Maintenance and Repair Advanced Apprenticeship framework (for Heavy Vehicle). Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment ■■ Supporting job roles in the automotive environment ■■ Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment ■■ Diagnosing and rectifying vehicle auxiliary electrical faults ■■ Diagnosing and rectifying heavy vehicle engine faults ■■ Diagnosing and rectifying heavy vehicle chassis system faults ■■ Diagnosis and rectification of heavy vehicle transmission and driveline faults ■■ Inspecting heavy vehicles using prescribed methods

Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment ■■ Supporting job roles in the automotive environment ■■ Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment ■■ Routine motorcycle maintenance ■■ Motorcycle internal engine systems ■■ Motorcycle fuel, ignition, air and exhaust system units and components ■■ Motorcycle electrical units and components ■■ Motorcycle chassis units and components ■■ Motorcycle preparation and inspection Next steps Level 3 Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair or an apprenticeship.

Next steps When an apprentice has achieved a L3 Apprenticeship, they can then choose to broaden their education and training in other ways from this firm base.

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Areas of study include: ■■ Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment ■■ Supporting job roles in the automotive environment ■■ Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment ■■ Diagnosing and rectifying motorcycle auxiliary electrical faults ■■ Diagnosing and rectifying engine faults ■■ Diagnosing and rectifying motorcycle chassis system faults ■■ Diagnosis and rectification of motorcycle transmission and driveline faults ■■ Motorcycle preparation and inspection ■■ How to identify and agree motor vehicle customer service needs Next steps When an apprentice has achieved a L3 Apprenticeship, they can then choose to broaden their education and training in other ways from this firm base.

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Hospitality & Catering

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Professional Cookery Level 1 Qualification: City & Guilds – Certificate in Introduction to Culinary Skills Course Code: P000071 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths. About the course This course is suitable if you are new to the industry and want to gain a good basic understanding of catering work, which will enable you to work in the industry or study further. This qualification can help you enter employment as a catering assistant or a chef. Areas of study include: ■■ Food safety ■■ Health and safety in catering ■■ Healthier foods ■■ Costs and menu planning ■■ Preparing and cooking different foods ■■ Restaurant service Next steps Level 2 Professional Cookery or Level 2 Food and Beverage Service. Did you know…? You will gain training in our on-campus restaurant, the Brasserie and professionally equipped kitchens, providing you with the skills and confidence to work in industry.

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Professional Cookery Level 2

Professional Cookery Level 3

Food & Beverage Service Level 1

Qualification: City & Guilds – Award in Culinary Skills Course Code: P000072 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: City & Guilds - NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Patisserie & Confectionery) Course Code: P000073 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: City & Guilds – Certificate in General Food & Beverage Service Skills Course Code: P000244 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or above or a relevant level 1 qualification. About the course This course is suitable if you already have some basic skills and experience as a chef, possibly from a role where you work/or have worked under supervision. You will gain a formal qualification and increase your skills so that you can take on a more senior role. Areas of study include: ■■ Food safety ■■ Health and safety in catering ■■ Healthier foods ■■ Costs and menu planning ■■ Preparing and cooking different foods ■■ Restaurant service Next steps Level 3 Professional Cookery (Patisserie and Confectionery) or the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking).

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification. About the course This course specialises in patisserie and confectionery and develops you to work as a pastry chef, baker, chocolatier or confectioner. Areas of study include: ■■ Food safety ■■ Health and safety in catering ■■ Sweets and Desserts ■■ Chocolate work ■■ Pastry ■■ Doughs Next steps Upon successful completion, you could increase your supervisory skills by taking the Level 3 Award in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership Principles or Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership.

Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths. About the course This course is suitable if you are new to the industry and want to gain a good basic understanding of catering work, to be able to pursue a career or move onto further study in the industry. You will be able to enter employment as a restaurant supervisor, wine waiter/sommelier or waiter/waitress. Areas of study include: ■■ Food safety ■■ Health and safety in catering ■■ Restaurant service ■■ Understanding menus ■■ Bar service ■■ Taking payments and bookings Next steps Level 2 Food and Beverage Service or Level 2 Professional Cookery.

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Food & Beverage Service Level 2 Qualification: City & Guilds – Level 2 Certificate in Professional Food & Beverage Service Course Code: P000173 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or above or a full relevant Level 1 qualification. About the course This course is suitable if you have some basic skills and experience in restaurant service, possibly from a role where you work/have worked under supervision. You will gain a formal qualification and increase your skills, enabling you to take on a more senior role. You can enter employment as a restaurant supervisor, waiter/ waitress, or wine waiter/sommelier. Areas of study include: ■■ Food safety ■■ Health and safety in catering ■■ Restaurant service ■■ Menu design ■■ Customer service ■■ Handling payments ■■ Drinks service Next steps Level 3 Award in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership Principles.

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Media Production Level 2

Media Level 3

Qualification: Pearson – University of the Arts First Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology Course Code: P000082 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: University of the Arts London Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology Course Code: P000083 Duration: 2 years Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements D (or 3) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or above or a relevant level 1 qualification.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a Level 2 qualification.

About the course This course will allow you to combine research, theory and practical experience in order to create several media products. These products will form the basis for a portfolio of work that showcases your talents in a number of different practical subjects. You will learn how to use industry-standard equipment for practical activities including photography, film and sound recording, Apple Macs and Adobe postproduction software for editing, illustration and sound production, and gain further experience with a temporary work placement and several industry trips to get a well-rounded exploration of the media industry.

About the course This is an advanced level course designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to access and progress to degree-level study or employment in the media sector.

Areas of study include: ■■ Digital animation ■■ Motion and print graphics ■■ Photography techniques ■■ Video production ■■ Sound production ■■ Digital illustration ■■ Contextual research ■■ Audience communication ■■ Product distribution Next steps Level 3 Media Production or Level 3 Theatre Arts (Production and Performance).

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Areas of study include: ■■ Introduction to media processes and technical skills ■■ Introduction to design and research skills in creative media production ■■ Critical and contextual awareness in creative media production ■■ Investigating audio, interactive production and technology ■■ Developing a creative media production project ■■ Characteristics and contexts in creative media production ■■ Engaging with an audience in creative media production ■■ Preparing for progression in creative media production ■■ Extended project in creative media production

Qualification: University of the Arts London Diploma in Theatre Technology (Performing & Production Arts) Course Code: P000183 Duration: 2 years Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a Level 2 qualification. About the course This course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to access and progress to degree-level study and employment within the performing arts sector. Areas of study include: ■■ Understanding perspectives and approaches within performing/production arts ■■ Research/evaluate information and ideas to develop creative solutions ■■ Application of practical methods/skills to creative production ■■ Evaluation of personal learning, development and decision-making ■■ Progression opportunities ■■ Effective presentation skills Next steps A degree-level course at a university related to performing and production arts or entry-level employment in the performing arts sector.

Next steps Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Creative Media Production or a degree-level course at a university.

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Music

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Music Level 1 Qualification: University of the Arts London Diploma in Music, Performing & Production Arts Course Code: P000184 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths. About the course This course provides you with the opportunity to explore, develop and test your creativity whilst enhancing self-confidence and revealing the potential career demands and opportunities within the sector. Areas of study include: ■■ Introduction to music, performing and production arts ■■ Introduction to research for music, performing, and production arts ■■ Communicating with an audience for music and performing arts ■■ Production development for music and performing arts ■■ Performance development for music and performing arts ■■ Music, performing and production arts project Next steps Level 2 Music. Did you know…? Students from our music courses have signed both major and Independent recording and publishing deals with Sony, BMG, Universal, EMI, Rising Records and YesKnewNoise Recordings in the UK, US and Japan.

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Music Level 3

Qualification: University of the Arts London Diploma in Music, Performing & Production Arts Course Code: P000085 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: University of the Arts London Extended Diploma in Music, Performing & Production Course Code: P000086 Duration: 2 years Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a full Level 1 qualification.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification.

About the course This course has been developed to provide you with an understanding of music performance and production as a collaborative activity and prepare you for the reality of the sector and available progression paths. Areas of study include: ■■ Introduction to music performance ■■ Introduction to music production ■■ Listening skills for music performance and production ■■ Exploring music composition ■■ Contextual research for musical performance and production ■■ Music performance skills and practice ■■ Music production skills and practice ■■ Music performance and production project

About the course This course covers a broad range of projects including music production, composition and performance-related work, where students work both individually and collaboratively in groups. Areas of study include: ■■ Principle of music performance and production

 ritical listening and music composition C Music industry and professional practice ■■ Critical and contextual awareness for music performance and production ■■ Music production in context ■■ Music performance in context ■■ Preparation for specialist study in music performance and production ■■ Collaborative music performance project ■■ Developing music performance and production skills ■■ Exploration of specialist study in music performance and production ■■ Preparing for progression in music performance and production ■■ Project proposal – externally assessed ■■ Extended project in music performance and production ■■ ■■

Next steps Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Music.

Next steps Level 3 Music. Did you know…? The department has a high level of progression through both its own courses and onto renown universities including the British and Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM), Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP), University of Westminster, Southampton Solent University, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge and University College Falmouth.

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Public Services

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Public Services Level 1 Qualification: EDEXCEL – BTEC Diploma in Public Services Course Code: P000090 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths. About the course This course will aid you in learning the basics about a variety of uniformed public services careers, the requirements for entry into those jobs and also enhance your basic skills required for entry. Areas of study include: ■■ Human body and factors that affect lifestyle ■■ Career and employment opportunities and how to apply ■■ Entry requirements and skills for various jobs ■■ How to train and improve your fitness ■■ Goal setting, strengths and weaknesses ■■ Map reading ■■ Introduction to expeditions ■■ Time management personal skills ■■ Opportunity to volunteer and gain some work experience ■■ Basics to security Next steps Upon successful completion, you can progress onto the Level 2 in Public Services or courses in other areas such as health and social care, sport, mechanics or law. Alternatively, you can enter into employment or pursue an apprenticeship.

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Public Services Level 2 Qualification: EDEXCEL – BTEC First Diploma in Public Services Course Code: P000091 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a full Level 1 qualification. About the course This course is a direct progression from Level 2 Public Services, allowing you to further your knowledge and understanding of the uniformed pubic services. Areas of study include: ■■ Human body and factors that affect lifestyle ■■ Career and employment opportunities and how to apply

Public Services Level 3 Entry requirements and skills for various jobs How to train and improve your fitness ■■ Goal setting, strengths and weaknesses ■■ Land navigation and use of a map and compass ■■ Expedition skills and safety in arduous terrain ■■ Opportunity to volunteer and gain some work experience ■■ Basics to security ■■ ■■

Next steps Level 3 Public Services, other courses in health and social care, sport, mechanics and law, an apprenticeship or employment. Did you know…? There are opportunities for residential work placements within the British Army and RAF Bases.

Qualification: EDEXCEL – BTEC Extended Diploma in Public Services Course Code: P000092 Duration: 2 years Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification. About the course Building on the knowledge from Level 2 Public Services, you will have the opportunity to work towards one of two career pathways: Blue Light Services or the Armed Forces, allowing you to study units relevant to each. Areas of study include: ■■ Fitness testing and training ■■ Custodial care and sentencing ■■ Citizenship and the importance within the Public Services ■■ Government policies, structure and laws ■■ Discipline, including performing drill ■■ Leadership and teamwork including practical scenario based tasks ■■ Major incidents, command levels and impact ■■ Human behaviour and its effect ■■ Police powers ■■ Media and current affairs ■■ Advanced navigation including full use of map and compass ■■ Expedition skills and outdoor activities ■■ War and terrorism and its impacts Next steps Higher National Certificate (HNC) Public Services

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Sport

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Sport Level 1 Qualification: Pearson – BTEC Diploma Sport & Active Leisure Course Code: P000094 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements Entry 3 or some GCSEs at grade E (or 2) and the ability to achieve Level 1 English and maths. About the course This course is aimed at people with an interest in sport and aims to develop the skills and knowledge required for work within a range of sports and leisure occupations. Areas of study include: ■■ Taking part in sport ■■ Improving own fitness ■■ Investigating rights and responsibilities at work ■■ Managing your health at work ■■ Safe learning in the workplace ■■ Risks and hazards in sport and active leisure ■■ Taking part in exercise and fitness ■■ How the body works ■■ Planning own fitness programme ■■ Working in sport and active leisure ■■ Job opportunities in sport and active leisure ■■ Work experience ■■ Functional skills English and maths Next steps Level 2 Sport.

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Sport Level 2

Sport & Exercise Science Level 3

Qualification: Pearson BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Sport Course Code: P000095 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: Pearson - BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science Course Code: P000116 Duration: 2 years Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade D (or 3) or a full Level 1 qualification.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs preferably in Science and PE at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification.

About the course This course will provide you with a broad understanding and knowledge of, and develop skills in, the sports sector e.g. the health and fitness industry or sports leadership. It will prepare you to enter employment within a wide range of junior job roles across the sport and active leisure sector such as a recreation assistant, sports leader or assistant sports coach. Areas of study include: ■■ Fitness for sport and exercise ■■ Practical sports performance ■■ Anatomy and physiology for sport performance ■■ The mind and sports performance ■■ The sport and active leisure industry ■■ Training for personal fitness

About the course This course is aimed at people with a strong interest in sport from a scientific and practical perspective. It will develop the skills and knowledge required for work within a range of sports science occupations and is a favourite course for students that wish to study sport science and therapy related courses at university. Areas of study include: ■■ Anatomy for sport and exercise

Next steps Level 3 Sport and Exercise Science or employment within the sports and active leisure industries in a junior role.

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 port and exercise physiology S Sport and exercise psychology ■■ Research methods for sport and exercise sciences ■■ Sport and exercise massage ■■ Instructing physical activity and exercise ■■ Sport injuries ■■ Work experience ■■ ■■

Next steps Employment in local leisure facilities, sports development, health and fitness facilities or degree-level course at university. Did you know…? This course is equivalent to 3 ‘A’ Levels and is therefore used as an access course onto sports science and therapy related courses at university, or, alternatively, employment in the Sports Science field.


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Personal Training Level 3

Sports Massage (Injury Prevention) Level 3

Qualification: YMCA – Diploma in Personal Training (Gym-Based Exercise) Course Code: P000098 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: VTCT – Diploma in Preventing Injuries in Sport & Active Leisure Course Code: P000097 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification.

Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs preferably in Science and PE at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification.

About the course This course is aimed directly at those wishing to become professionals within the Health and Fitness industry. It brings together specialist study areas across a broad range of fitness and exercise disciplines, allowing you to maximise your knowledge, skills and potential.

About the course The course is aimed at people with a strong interest in sport from a therapy and practical perspective. It will develop the skills and

knowledge required for work within a range of sports therapy occupations and is a popular choice for students that wish to study sports therapy at university or work in industry. Areas of study include: ■■ Functional anatomy, physiology and nutrition for sports therapies ■■ Applying sports massage methods to nonpathological tissue ■■ Injuries in sport ■■ Customer service in the sport and active leisure industry Next steps Employment as a sports massage therapist or an advanced massage qualification at Levels 4 and/or 5.

Areas of study include: Level 2 – Certificate in Fitness Instructing ■■ Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise ■■Planning Gym Based Exercise ■■ Health, Safety and Welfare in a Fitness Environment ■■ Instructing Gym Based Exercise Level 3 – Certificate in Personal Training Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise ■■ Applying the Principles of Nutrition as Part of a Personal Training Programme ■■ Programming Personal Training with Clients ■■ Delivering Personal Training Sessions ■■

Next steps Higher National Certificate (HNC) Sport or employment within a heath and fitness facility or develop a freelance personal trainer business.

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LTFC Football Programme Level 3 Qualification: Pearson – BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Sport (60 credits) – 1 year, P000147 Pearson – BTEC Diploma in Sport (120 credits) – 2 years, P000149 Pearson – BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport (180 credits) – 2 years, P000148 Location: Various Entry requirements C (or 4) or above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs preferably in Science and PE at grade C (or 4) or above or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 course. About the course These courses will be taught and assessed using a variety of methods from written work, formal presentations and practical demonstrations. You will be scheduled to complete one unit every five weeks with your tutor. This programme combines eight hours of coaching with Luton Town Academy Coaches and weekly matches. Areas of study include: ■■ Anatomy and physiology ■■ Sports coaching ■■ Fitness training and programming ■■ Sport and exercise massage ■■ Sport injuries ■■ Work experience (minimum of 20 hours linked to football coaching) Next steps Level 3 Personal Training or employment in the sports industry.

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Return to Learning Routes to Success Access to Higher Education

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These courses are designed for adults returning to education, preparing you for university or further study. They consist of developing your academic skills and knowledge in the subject you have selected, as well as developing your English and maths skills. These are fastpaced courses and require a large time commitment as well as an average of 20 hours’ independent learning per week.

Entry requirements For entry onto these courses, applicants must be 19 and over and demonstrate a sound general education. GCSE grades are not necessary but applicants must successfully complete the entry tests in Literacy and Numeracy and demonstrate the ability to cope with the demands of the course during interview.

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Routes to Success Level 2

Pre-Access Education Level 2

Qualification: College Diploma Course Code: TBC Duration: 1 year Location: Various

Qualification: Gateway Diploma in Preparing for Further Study in Education Course Code: TBC Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Areas of study include: n English skills (reading, writing, spelling) n Basic maths n Using a computer n Access to taster classes across the college in over 15 subjects Next steps Progress to many courses and apprenticeships at Barnfield College or enter employment.

Areas of study include: n Communication for education professionals n Effective learning n Research project n How children learn n Sociology n Play and development Next steps Level 3 Childcare and Education, Access to Higher Education Diploma – Early Years, Access to Higher Education Diploma – Education, Teaching and Childhood.

Access to HE Diploma (Health Studies) Level 3 Qualification: Gateway Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health Professions Course Code: P000070 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Areas of study include: n Mathematics n Research n Biology n Psychology n Health and welfare n Preparation for Higher Education Next steps BSc (Hons) Midwifery, BSc (Hons) Nursing, BSc(Hons) Occupational Therapy, BA (Hons) Physiotherapy.

Pre-Access Health, Social Care & Social Work Level 2

Access to HE Art & Design Level 3

Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) Level 3

Qualification: Gateway Diploma in Preparing for Further Study in Health, Social Care & Social Work Course Code: P000068 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: Gateway Access to Higher Education Diploma in Art & Design Course Code: P000178 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: Gateway Access to Higher Education Diploma in Social Science Course Code: P000069 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Areas of study include: ■■ Graphic design ■■ Photography ■■ Mixed media ■■ Printmaking ■■ Visual studies ■■ Research ■■ Academic skills n Preparation for Higher Education

Areas of study include: n Mathematics n Research n Social policy n Sociology n Psychology n Media perspectives n Preparation for Higher Education

Areas of study include: ■■ Science in medicine ■■ Diet and nutrition ■■ Communication in health and social care ■■ Supporting new parents ■■ Effective learning ■■ Research project Next steps Upon successful completion of this course you can progress onto a related Access or level 3 course.

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Next steps HNC Fine Art, Graphic Design or Fashion. HNC, HND, BA (hons), FdA Art and/or Design.

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Next steps FdA Child and Family Studies, BA (Hons) Social Work, BA (Hons) Sociology and other related degrees.


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Access to HE Diploma (Humanities) Level 3 Qualification: Gateway Access to Higher Education Diploma in Humanities Course Code: P000192 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Areas of study include: ■■ Mathematics ■■ Research ■■ Preparation for Higher Education ■■ Philosophy ■■ Sociology ■■ Psychology Next steps FdA Child and Family Studies, BA (Hons) Humanities, and other related degrees.

Access to HE Diploma (Early Years ) Level 3

Access to HE Diploma (Education, Teaching & Childhood Studies) Level 3 Qualification: Gateway Access to Higher Education Diploma in Education, Teaching & Childhood Studies Course Code: P000193 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Areas of study include: ■■ Communication ■■ Academic study skills ■■ Research ■■ Mandatory work placement – 1 day per week ■■ Psychology ■■ Effective and reflective practice ■■ Supporting work in the classroom ■■ Classroom management ■■ Biology ■■ Mathematics

Access to Teaching Level 3 Qualification: Gateway Access to Higher Education Diploma in Teaching Course Code: TBC Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Areas of study include: ■■Education and childhood studies ■■Psychology ■■Sociology ■■Philosophy ■■Professional studies Next steps Apply to universities for a range of Teacher Training programmes.

Next steps FdA Child and Family Studies, BA (Hons) Applied Education Studies, BA (Hons) Primary Teaching

Qualification: Gateway Access to Higher Education Diploma in Early Years Course Code: P000194 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Areas of study include: ■■ Academic study skills ■■ Research ■■ Preparation for Higher Education ■■ Principles of childcare practice ■■ Play and development ■■ Disability and inclusivity ■■ Counselling Next steps FdA Child and Family Studies, BA (Hons) Child and Adolescent studies, and other related degrees.

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HNC Art & Design Level 4 Qualification: BTEC HNC Art & Design Course Code: C000496 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements A full and relevant Level 3 qualification equivalent to 80 UCAS points. GCSE grade C (or 4) in English. You will be informed prior to interview of any additional requirements such as a portfolio of work or audition piece. About the course This course is for those wanting to develop their skills towards a professional portfolio for industry and can be taken in preparation for the HND in Fine Art (equivalent to the second year of a degree). The course is project-based with briefs lasting from a couple of hours to several weeks. At the end of the course, you will compile your portfolio and hang an exhibition of your work and participate in internal and external fashion shows. Areas of study include: ■■ Visual language in art and design ■■ Idea generation in art and design ■■ Contextual referencing in art and design ■■ Professional practice in art and design ■■ Management of art exhibitions ■■ Development of a fine art language ■■ Development of a fine art identity ■■ Personal development through drawing Next steps HND Art and Design or enter employment.

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HND Art & Design Level 5

Beauty Level 4

HNC Fashion Level 4

Qualification: BTEC HND Art & Design Course Code: C000927 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Therapy Course Code: TBC Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL Higher National Certificate in Fashion & Textiles Course Code: P000509 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements A relevant level 3 qualification equivalent to 80 UCAS points. Grade C (or 4) in English.

Entry requirements A relevant Level 3 qualification equivalent to 80 UCAS points. Must have GCSE grade C (or 4) in English.

Entry requirements A relevant Level 4 qualification with any associated Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). GCSE grade C (or 4) in English. About the course This course builds on the experience of the HNC, with a focus on development of your individual creative identity through both specialist and multidisciplinary studies. You will work on live briefs, competitions and gain experience of being a freelance practitioner, with an increasing degree of independence as you progress through the course. Areas of study include: ■■ Project design, implementation and evaluation ■■ Critical study in art and design ■■ Personal and professional development ■■ Work-based experience ■■ Art, design and media practice within the digital environment ■■ Drawing techniques and processes in art & design ■■ Exhibition of art work ■■ Specialist textiles techniques and processes* ■■ Jewellery, accessories and body adornment* ■■ Light metals in art and design* ■■ Lens-based recording techniques*

About the course This course will prepare you to gain employment as an advanced senior beauty therapist. You will also have the opportunity to further develop your knowledge and skills by selecting from a range of optional units, including: research, IT and data handling, marketing, cultural, social and technological influences on beauty-related industries, public relations in the hair and beauty sector. Areas of study include: ■■ Laser and light treatments for hair removal and skin rejuvenation and microdermabrasion techniques ■■ Dermatology and microbiology ■■ Physiology of ageing ■■ Management of health ■■ Safety and security in the salon ■■ Quality management of client care Next steps This qualification will qualify you to gain employment as an advanced senior beauty therapist. This is the only VTCT qualification in advanced beauty therapy.

About the course This course will allow you to become independent in your explorations and thinking. All students are encouraged to consider their own ways of using materials and techniques (using their studio space, specialist rooms and the help of technicians). Projects are set to encourage you to think both creatively and theoretically, showing the wider context that fine art exists within. Areas of study include: ■■ Visual language in art and design ■■ Idea generation in art and design ■■ Contextual referencing in art and design ■■ Professional practice in art and design ■■ Pattern drafting in fashion ■■ Research and development for fashion design ■■ Pattern construction in fashion ■■ Fashion and textiles materials understanding ■■ Fashion collection realisation Next steps HND in Fashion or an apprenticeship.

Next steps One-year top-up to a full Bachelor’s degree at a participating university, pursue an apprenticeship or enter employment. *Optional study areas

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HNC Health & Social Care Level 4

HND Health & Social Care Level 5

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL HNC Diploma in Health & Social Care Course Code: C000499 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL HND Diploma in Health & Social Care Course Code: C000929 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements A relevant Level 4 qualification with any associated Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning. GCSE grade C (or 4) in English.

Entry requirements A full and relevant Level 3 qualification equivalent to 80 UCAS points. GCSE grade C (or 4) in English.

About the course This course will allow you to become independent in your explorations and thinking. All students are encouraged to consider their own ways of using materials and techniques (using their studio space, specialist rooms and the help of technicians). Projects are set that encourage learners to think both creatively and theoretically, showing the wider context that fine art exists within.

About the course This is a one-year course designed to provide a specialist vocational programme with sector-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector and the national recognition by employers allows direct progression to employment.

Entry requirements A relevant Level 4 qualification with any associated Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning. GCSE grade C (or 4) in English.

HND Fashion Level 5 Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL HNC Diploma in Fashion & Textiles Course Code: C000510 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Areas of study include: ■■ Design exploration in fashion ■■ Experimental printed textiles ■■ Drawing techniques and processes in art and design ■■ Fashion promotion and marketing ■■ Pattern construction in fashion ■■ Research in textiles ■■ Understanding in fashion ■■ Project design, implementation and evaluation Next steps One-year top-up to a full Bachelor’s degree at a participating university, pursue an apprenticeship or enter employment.

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Areas of study include: ■■ Communicating in health and social care organisations ■■ Principles of health and social care practice ■■ Health and safety in the health and social care workplace ■■ Personal and professional development in health and social care ■■ Working in partnership in health and social care Next steps HND Health and Social Care, a degree at university or an apprenticeship.

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About the course This course will allow you to develop greater depth and breadth and specialism that will allow progression into employment in the health and social care sector, or further study at degree level. You will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and practical skills in the workplace. Areas of study include: ■■ Safeguarding ■■ Understanding specific needs in health and social care ■■ Counselling skills and complimentary therapies ■■ Research project (mandatory unit) Next steps One-year top-up to a full Bachelor’s degree at a participating university, pursue an apprenticeship or enter employment.


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HNC Media Level 4

HND Media Level 5

HNC Music Level 4

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL HNC Diploma in Creative Media Production (Film & Television) Course Code: C000924 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL HND Diploma in Graphic Design Course Code: C001190 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL HNC Diploma in Music Course Code: C000497 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements A relevant level 4 qualification with any associated Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning. GCSE grade C (or 4) in English.

Entry requirements A full and relevant Level 3 qualification equivalent to 80 UCAS points. GCSE grade C (or 4) in English.

Entry requirements A relevant level 3 qualification equivalent to 80 UCAS points. GCSE grade C (or 4) in English. About the course This course has been designed to provide a specialist vocational programme with a strong work-related emphasis. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required to develop essential knowledge and understanding in the media sectors. Area of study include: ■■ Contextual studies for creative media production ■■ Research techniques for creative media production ■■ Practical skills for moving image production ■■ Film studies ■■ Television studies ■■ Development and techniques of film and video editing ■■ Fiction production for the moving image ■■ Television studio production

About the course This course covers advanced-level units and will provide greater specialisation in the media sectors, ensuring you are prepared for employment or higher study. Areas of study include: ■■ Project design, implementation and evaluation ■■ Special subject investigation for creative media production ■■ Career development for the moving image industries ■■ Director for moving image production ■■ Script writing for moving image fiction ■■ Work experience in the creative media sector Next steps One-year top-up to a full Bachelor’s degree at a participating university, pursue an apprenticeship or enter employment.

Next steps HND Media or a degree at a university.

About the course This course offers the opportunity to study units including Music Technology, Songwriting Techniques and Skills, Music Composition Techniques and Composing for Film and Television, all within a professional studio environment. Areas of study include: ■■ Creative arts research skills ■■ Music in context ■■ Music technology ■■ Songwriting techniques and skills ■■ Composition in context ■■ Music performance studies ■■ Band rehearsal and performance ■■ Live sound for small venues Next steps HND Music, a degree at university or an apprenticeship.

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HND Music Level 5

HNC Public Services Level 4

HND Public Services Level 5

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL HND Diploma in Music Course Code: C000498 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL HNC in Public Services Course Code: C000495 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL HND in Public Services Course Code: C001127 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements A relevant Level 4 qualification with any associated Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning. GCSE grade C (or 4) in English. Alternative qualifications and other musical experience also considered. Exceptional students considered on an individual basis.

Entry requirements A full and relevant Level 3 qualification equivalent to 80 UCAS points. GCSE grade C (or 4) in English.

Entry requirements A relevant Level 4 qualification with any associated Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning. GCSE grade C (or 4) in English.

About the course Advanced-level study in music with the opportunity to progress to the final year of a Bachelor’s degree at a university. Areas of study include: ■■ Critical music listening ■■ Composing for film and television ■■ Improvisation in music ■■ Sound creation and manipulation ■■ Employability skills ■■ Preparation, process and production in the creative arts ■■ Applied music production techniques ■■ Public performance technology Next steps One-year top-up to a full Bachelor’s degree at a participating university, pursue an apprenticeship or enter employment.

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About the course This course provides a specialist work-related programme of study which will develop your key knowledge, practical skills and understanding required for careers in the Public Service sector. Students will gain in-depth knowledge of the sector and will develop the theoretical grounding required for a range of Public Services. Areas of study include: ■■ Research project ■■ Organisations and behaviour ■■ Fair treatment ■■ Psychology ■■ Sociology ■■ Criminal justice ■■ Technology ■■ Employability Next steps HND Public Services, a degree at university, an apprenticeship or employment in law enforcement, armed forces and emergency services.

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About the course This course provides students with a greater specialisation than the Level 4 HNC and will ensure students are prepared for employment in the Public Service sector. Students on this course can pursue employment in the Public Services or progress to university. Areas of study include: ■■ Research project ■■ Organisations and behaviour ■■ Fair treatment ■■ Psychology ■■ Sociology ■■ Criminal justice ■■ Technology ■■ Employability Next steps One-year top-up to a full Bachelor’s degree at a participating university, pursue an apprenticeship or enter employment in law enforcement, armed forces and emergency services.


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HNC Sport Level 4

HND Sport Level 5

HNC Computing Level 4

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL – HNC Diploma in Sport Course Code: C000501 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL – HND Diploma in Sport Course Code: C001093 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements A full and relevant Level 3 qualification equivalent to 80 UCAS points. GCSE grade C (or 4) or above in English.

Entry requirements A relevant level 4 qualification with any associated Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Accreditation of Prior and Experiential Learning (APEL). GCSE grade C (or 4) in English.

Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL HNC Diploma in Computing & System Development Course Code: TBC Duration: 1 year full-time Location: Enterpise way campus

About the course This course has been designed to develop wider thinking and critical analysis in elite and sub-elite settings. This programme is very unique in that learners will experience a combination of theoretical and practical elements. Areas of study include: ■■ Anatomy and physiology ■■ Sport and exercise psychology ■■ Research methods for sport and exercise science ■■ Training and fitness ■■ Functional exercise physiology ■■ Sport and exercise massage ■■ Physical education ■■ Sport and exercise nutrition Next steps HND Sport or employment as Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer, health promotion, sports coach or teaching assistant plus more.

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About the course The HND in Sport and Exercise Science has been designed to develop on from the HNC in Sport and Exercise Sciences. This programme is very unique in that learners will experience a combination of theoretical and practical elements. Areas of study include: ■■ Biomechanics in sport ■■ Research project ■■ Laboratory and experimental in sport and exercise ■■ Field-based fitness testing for sport and exercise ■■ Injury prevention and treatment in sport and exercise ■■ Analysis of sports performance ■■ Sport and exercise rehabilitation ■■ Work-based experience Next steps One-year top-up to a full Bachelor’s degree at a participating university, pursue an apprenticeship or enter employment.

Entry requirements A full and relevant Level 3 qualification equivalent to 80 UCAS points. GCSE grade C (or 4) in English. About the course This course will allow you to develop the knowledge and skills required by the sector and are valued by employers allowing a direct route to employment. You are encouraged to become independent in your explorations and thinking. You will be taught in one of two fully equipped CISCO labs. Specialist Projects are set relevant to individual vocations and contexts. Areas of study include: ■■ Cisco units ■■ CompTIA ■■ Computer systems ■■ VM Ware ■■ Website design ■■ Employability and professional development ■■ Routing concepts ■■ Business skills for e-commerce ■■ Database design concepts ■■ Management of projects ■■ Procedural programming Next steps HND Diploma in Computing and System Development, a degree at a university or an IT or Computing apprenticeship in the industry.

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HND Computing Level 5 Qualification: Pearson – EDEXCEL HND Diploma in Computing & System Development Course Code: TBA Duration: 1 year full-time Location: Enterpise Way campus Entry requirements A relevant level 4 qualification with any associated Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Accreditation of Prior and Experiential Learning (APEL). Must have a GCSE grade C (or 4) or above in English. About the course The HND will allow you to become independent in your skill, knowledge and thinking. All students are encouraged to develop a range of skills, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life, enabling students to make an immediate contribution to employment in the IT and Computing industry. Areas of study include: ■■ Cisco units ■■ CompTIA ■■ Human computer interaction ■■ Event driven programming solutions ■■ Mathematics for software development ■■ Internet server management ■■ Programming in java and .Net ■■ Computer systems architecture ■■ Network security procedural programming Next steps One-year top-up to a full Bachelor’s degree at a participating university, pursue an apprenticeship or enter employment.

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Foundation Degree Software & Web Development Level 5

Qualification: University of Bedfordshire Foundation Degree in Web Design & Software Development Course Code: C000503 Duration: 2 years Location: Enterprise Way campus Entry requirements Level 3 studies with associated Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Accreditation of Prior Learning (APEL). GCSE Grade C (or 4) or above in English and maths. About the course This course will provide you with a thorough grounding in modern programming technologies and a platform for either further study or entry into the software industry. Areas of study include: ■■ Web development and software lifecycles ■■ Design and build software solutions for specified user needs ■■ Communicate user requirements and design options for an industry-relevant problem ■■ Strategies for building a software solution for a specified need ■■ Creative web design solutions ■■ Academic practice in the field of web and software development ■■ Team management and administration, and teamwork Next steps Complete top-up year at the University of Bedfordshire and study the final year on BSc (Hons) Software Engineering or BSc (Hons) Computing or start a career as a web or web developer or database administrator.

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Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (post-compulsory) Qualification: Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (post-compulsory) Course Code: C000168 Duration: 2 years Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements Any degree or a Level 4 qualification in a relevant subject. About the course This course will allow you to develop the professional and practical skills required of a teacher working in post-compulsory education. It will also provide a base for further personal and professional development. Areas of study include: ■■ Planning and preparing for teaching and learning ■■ Teaching and learning process ■■ Assessment and evaluation ■■ Professional practice 1 ■■ Theories and principles of inclusion ■■ Researching practice ■■ Curriculum design and innovation ■■ Professional practice 2 Next steps Apply for Qualified Teacher: Learning and Skills status (QTLS). Progress into employment in the post-compulsory teaching sector in colleges, prisons, universities and businesses.


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Specialist Diploma in the Teaching of Mathematics Level 5 Qualification: Pearson Level 5 Specialist Diploma in the Teaching of Mathematics Course Code: TBC Duration: 30 weeks Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements Qualified/experienced in Mathematics, and evidence Level 3 personal skills in Mathematics plus minimum of 50 hours teaching/training practice in Mathematics, and a suitable mentor. About the course This course has a practice requirement. It is an ‘in service’ qualification designed for those working, or wishing to work as teachers/ trainers in Mathematics. Learning is through a combination of taught, classroom-based sessions and online learning, both involving collaborative work with peers. Areas of study include: ■■ Numeracy teaching and learning ■■ Numeracy and the learners ■■ Numeracy knowledge and understanding Next steps May progress to employment as teachers/ trainers or onto other professional recognition qualifications including generic teacher training.

Specialist Diploma in the Teaching of English Level 5 Qualification: Pearson Level 5 Specialist Diploma in the Teaching of English Course Code: TBC Duration: 30 weeks Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements Qualified/experienced in English, and evidence Level 3 personal skills in English plus a minimum of 50 hours teaching/training practice in English, and a suitable mentor. About the course This course has a practice requirement. It is an ‘in service’ qualification designed for those working, or wishing to work as teachers/ trainers in English. Learning is through a combination of taught, classroom-based sessions and online learning, both involving collaborative work with peers. Areas of study include: ■■ Literacy teaching and learning ■■ Literacy theories and frameworks ■■ Literacy and the learners Next steps May progress into employment as teachers/ trainers or onto other professional recognition qualifications including generic teacher training.

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CELTA: Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages* Qualification: University of Cambridge CELTA Course Code: TBC Duration: 20 weeks Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements Entrance test and interview that shows proficiency in both written and spoken English. No previous teaching experience required. Minimum age 20 (18 exceptionally). In accordance with Cambridge ESOL criteria, candidates should be qualified to a level equivalent to entry into Higher Education, though allowances may be made at the discretion of the Head of Higher Education. About the course The course itself involves 120 contact hours and includes a minimum of 6 hours observed teaching practice with English language students. The input sessions concentrate mainly on language analysis and classroom methodology. You will have opportunities to observe experienced teachers in class. Areas of study include: ■■ The principles of student-centred learning ■■ Developing students’ language skills ■■ Analysis of language ■■ Clarifying and checking students’ understanding of language ■■ Classroom management ■■ Professional development Next steps Employment both in the UK and overseas as qualified teachers of English for other language speakers. *Subject to approval

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ESOL Entry 1 Qualification: City & Guilds - Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life Course Code: P000075 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements No formal requirements but a basic level of reading and writing in English checked by assessment at interview. About the course This course is for students who are beginners in English. You will gain a full City and Guilds Certificate in ESOL at Entry 1 and a qualification in maths. This is a 32-week course, which will help you to improve your English for further studies, everyday life or work. You will study a range of topics to improve your skills in: ■■ Listening ■■ Speaking ■■ Reading ■■ Writing ■■ Grammar

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ESOL Entry 2

ESOL Entry 3

Qualification: City & Guilds – Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life Course Code: P000076 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Qualification: City & Guilds – Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life Course Code: P000077 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus

Entry requirements Entry 1 ESOL or by assessment and interview (if you do not have an ESOL qualification).

Entry requirements Entry 2 ESOL and the ability to achieve Entry 3 ESOL.

About the course This course is designed for students who may have been studying before and want to progress with their English skills. You will gain a full City and Guilds Certificate in ESOL at Entry 2 and a qualification in maths. This is a 32-week course, which will help you to improve your English for further studies, everyday life or work.

About the course This course is designed for students who may have been studying before and want

to progress with their English skills. You will gain a full City and Guilds Certificate in ESOL at Entry 3 and a qualification in maths. This is a 32-week course, which will help you to improve your English for further studies, everyday life or work. Areas of study include: ■■ Listening ■■ Speaking ■■ Reading ■■ Writing ■■ Grammar

Areas of study include: ■■ Listening ■■ Speaking ■■ Reading ■■ Writing ■■ Grammar

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ESOL Level 1 Qualification: City & Guilds – Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life Course Code: P000103 Duration: 1 year Location: New Bedford Road campus Entry requirements ESOL Entry 3 or by assessment and interview (if you do not have an ESOL qualification). About the course This course is suitable for students who may have been studying before and want to further improve their English skills to apply for college courses at level 1 and 2 as well as everyday life or work. You will gain a full City and Guilds Certificate in ESOL at Level 1 and a qualification in maths. Areas of study include: ■■ Listening ■■ Speaking ■■ Reading ■■ Writing ■■ Grammar You will also learn and practise skills for planning and taking part in a small enterprise activity at college.

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Learning for Life & Work


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Our Learning for Life and Work (LLW) courses offer students with learning difficulties the opportunity to develop independent living and work skills in a supported environment. Courses are personalised to meet the individual needs of each student including adapting resources and timetables, supporting independent travel and living skills. Students will learn and enhance their English, maths and IT knowledge as well as have the chance to carry out work experience with local employers and within Barnfield College’s own retail quarter.

Did you know…?

Launching in Autumn 2016, our LLW students will be able to develop independent learning skills in our brand-new, purpose-built flat, which incorporates a kitchenette, bedroom, lounge and dining area.

Entry Level Certificate/Entry Level Diploma Duration: 1-3 years (Dependent on progress achieved) Entry requirements There are no formal entry requirements but students will be interviewed and assessed before entry to ensure that an individual timetable is created. About the course Students are helped to prepare for work and adult life by developing their skills in: ■■ Communication ■■ IT ■■ Study skills ■■ Working with others ■■ English and maths ■■ Independent living skills ■■ Enterprise projects ■■ Work experience

Progression The course is a springboard to other higher level courses within the College. Students will be prepared for employment, supported employment, supported internships (where appropriate), Independent living, and supported living.

Progression Route – Supported Internships These programmes are based primarily at the place of work. It is intended to enable young people with learning difficulties and/ or disabilities to achieve sustainable, paid employment by equipping them with the skills they need through learning in the workplace. Students are supported by a job coach in the initial stages of the internship and support is reduced as and when appropriate for the young person involved.

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apply We want to ensure that you understand the application process thoroughly. So whether you’re a prospective student or a parent/guardian of one, you’ll know exactly what to expect and when.

Did you know…? You can apply to more than one college/sixthform and hold more than one offer. You only need to confirm the course you’ll join once you have your official GCSE results. This means you can explore your options and get into the right course.

Start researching your options

Choose your course Find the course/s you’re interested in by using this prospectus and our course information online at: www.barnfield.ac.uk Tip: Check the entry requirements so you know what you’ll need to get onto the course of your choice.

Come and see us Visit us at an open event. See page 6 for details.

A timely application The easiest and simplest way to apply is online, at: www.barnfield.ac.uk For paper-based applications, visit one of our campuses. We’ll acknowledge receipt of your application by email and send an invite to interview within a few weeks of it.


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Your offer After your interview, we’ll let you know via post or email, if you’ve been successful to start a course with us in September.

Attend an interview We know how interviews can be nerve-wrecking! However, it’s as much your chance to find out about Barnfield College and the course you’ve applied to, as it is for us to ensure the course matches your level of skills and experience.

Tip: We always recommend applying early so you can secure a place on the course of your choice.

Subject welcome day You may be invited to a course-related welcome day so that you can meet the tutors, experience the learning environment and make new friends with fellow students before you start your course.

Receive your induction details Before you start at the College, we’ll send you all the details by post and email. If you haven’t heard from us call: 01582 569 569.

GCSE Results Day and more Congratulations! You’ve now got your grades and can accept your place at the College. If you need to adjust your plans, we’ll be hosting post-GCSE advice days where you can get the guidance and support to do this.

Start your course Full-time courses start early September 2017. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the Barnfield College student community.


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support We make every effort to ensure that you make a success of your time with us. That is why we offer student support services dedicated to providing you with careers guidance, additional learning support, personal and academic development and more.

To find out about any of these services, email:

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Additional Learning Support

We’re focused on your future career as much as you are. Our award-winning Careers and Student Services team offers high-quality and impartial advice and guidance, to help you explore your options and choose the career path that’s right for you. You’ll benefit from:

Whether you have a learning difficulty such as dyslexia, need help with English or maths, have a physical disability, or need support because English is not your first language, our specialist Additional Learning and Support team can support you throughout your studies. To find out more, call: 01582 569 853.

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Success Centre If you’re struggling with assignments and need additional support with spelling, grammar and maths, come along to the Success Centre. Launching in October, you’ll be able to access this service every Tuesday from 12.15-1.15pm at New Bedford Road campus and every Thursday from 12.15-1.15pm at Enterprise Way campus.

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Each campus is home to a student Hub, which is a safe and engaging space for you to socialise with your friends in.


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engagement Whether you need someone to talk to about a personal matter such as mental health, relationship concerns, sexual health advice or anything else, the Student Engagement team offers confidential advice and guidance and where needed, will refer you to external agencies who offer support for counselling, alcohol and drug-related matters and more.

✓ The Hub

Each campus is home to a student Hub, which is a safe and engaging space for you to socialise with your friends. Throughout the year, there are different activities and awareness campaigns, providing you with information about independent living, how to keep yourself safe, your individual rights and preparing you for your future. Every Wednesday afternoon is dedicated to enrichment activities such as arts, life skills, sports and debate projects. Check them out – there’s something for everyone!

✓ Our Campus Officers

Identifiable through their blue jumpers, our Campus Officers are here to ensure the safety of students and to support them with any behavioural needs. They can act as a mentor and offer workshops on anger management, de-escalation skills and effective communication.

✓ Personal Tutors

Every student is assigned a personal tutor who will deliver your tutorials and have one-to-one meetings with you every half term. They’ll keep track of your progress and provide academic and/or personal support where needed.

✓ Student Representatives

Take action on issues of concern, get your voice heard and make a positive difference to the College and student community by becoming a member of the Student Partnership Council as a Student Representative. Each tutor group elects a student representative to represent them and feedback positive outcomes, concerns or new ideas to the Student Partnership Council and the Principal.

✓ Duke of Edinburgh Award Bronze Level

This award is the word’s leading youth achievement award, which enables you to push personal boundaries, gain new skills and enhance your CV and university/college application. Open to anyone aged 14-24, you’ll experience adventure, major challenges and a wide range of fun activities. To find out more regarding any of the services above, see the Student Engagement team based in the Hubs on both campuses.

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Fantastic Learning Resources Both New Bedford Road and Enterprise Way campuses are home to Learning Resources Centres (LRC), each boasting a wide range of electronic and hardcopy material to help you get the best out of your studies and prepare you for the next level.

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Course A-Z A Access to HE Art & Design Level 3  60 Access to HE Diploma (Early Years) Level 3  61 Access to HE Diploma (Education, Teaching & Childhood Studies) Level 3  61 Access to HE Diploma (Health Studies) Level 3  60 Access to HE Diploma (Humanities) Level 3  61 Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) Level 3  60 Access to Teaching Level 3  61 Accounting Level 2  18 Accounting Level 3  19 Applied Science (Pharmaceutical, Forensic & Criminal Investigation) Level 3  30 Art, Design & Media Level 1  22 Art & Design Level 2  23 Art & Design Level 3  23 Automotive Body Repair Level 2  42 Automotive Body Repair Level 3  43 Automotive Mechanical, Electrical & Trim Repair Level 2  42 Barbering Level 2  26 Beauty Level 4  63 Beauty Specialists Level 2  25 Beauty Therapy Level 1  24 Brickwork Level 1  33 Brickwork Level 2  34 Business Level 1  19 Business Level 2  19 Business Level 3  20

Childcare Level 1  Childcare Level 2  Childcare Level 3  Computing Level 1  Computing Level 2  Computing Level 3  Construction Civil Engineering Level 3  Construction Maintenance Operations Level 2  Construction Multiskill Level 1 

C Carpentry & Joinery Level 1  34 Carpentry (Bench Joinery) Level 2  35 Carpentry (Bench Joinery) Level 3  35 Carpentry (Site) Level 2  35 Carpentry (Site) Level 3  36 CELTA: Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages*  69 Childcare Entry 3  27

H Hairdressing Level 1  Hairdressing Level 2  Hairdressing Level 3  Health & Social Care Entry 3  Health & Social Care Level 1  Health & Social Care Level 2  Health & Social Care Level 3  Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 2 

D Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 1  Electrical Installation Level 1  Electrical Installation Level 2  Electrical Installation Level 3  E Entry Level Certificate/ Entry Level Diploma  ESOL Entry 1  ESOL Entry 2  ESOL Entry 3  ESOL Level 1  F Fashion Level 3  Food & Beverage Service Level 1  Food & Beverage Service Level 2  Foundation Degree Software & Web Development Level 5  G General Engineering Level 2  General Engineering Level 3 

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Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 3  46 HNC Art & Design Level 4  62 HNC Computing Level 4  67 HNC Fashion Level 4  63 HNC Health & Social Care Level 4  64 HNC Media Level 4  65 HNC Music Level 4  65 HNC Public Services Level 4  66 HNC Sport Level 4  67 HND Art & Design Level 5  63 HND Computing Level 5  68 HND Public Services Level 5  66 HND Sport Level 5  67 HND Fashion Level 5  64 HND Health & Social Care Level 5  64 HND Media Level 5  65 HND Music Level 5  66

Pharmaceutical Science Level 2  Plastering Level 1  Plastering Level 2  Plumbing Level 1  Plumbing Level 2  Plumbing Level 3  Personal Training Level 3  Pre-Access Education Level 2  Pre-Access Health, Social Care & Social Work Level 2  Professional Cookery Level 1  Professional Cookery Level 2  Professional Cookery Level 3  Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (post-compulsory)  Public Services Level 1  Public Services Level 2  Public Services Level 3 

L Legal Services (Administration) Level 2  Legal Services (Law) Level 3  Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 2  Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 3  LTFC Football Programme Level 3 

R Routes to Success Level 2  Routes to the Expressive Arts Entry 3 

M Media Level 3  Media Production Level 2  Motorcycle Maintenance & Repair Level 2  Motorcycle Maintenance & Repair Level 3  Music Level 1  Music Level 2  Music Level 3 

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Amendments to this guide: This guide was prepared prior to the academic year it represents. The utmost reasonable care has been taken to offer the courses, facilities and services that are described in this guide; despite this the College cannot guarantee the availability of any of these. Barnfield College reserves the right to withdraw or amend any course, service or facility due to circumstances beyond the College’s control. These circumstances may include (but are not limited to) withdrawal or reduction in funding, change of law, amendments to government policy, industrial action, departure of essential personnel, lack of demand and equipment failure. This guide is for general guidance and information only and does not form part of any contract.


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