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Welcome to Community Learning at Bolton College What do you want to learn?

Courses aim to: • Boost your confidence • Get you back into learning • Help you brush up on key skills • Develop skills for employment • Support you to get a qualification

If you are a new learner, our friendly team will help you take that all-important first step back into learning. If you are a returning learner, we can offer you information and impartial advice on how you can progress further in College or help you find out about other wider opportunities in the area.

Booking To book, or for advice on where to start, pop into your nearest Community Learning Centre.

Adult and Community Learning (aged 19+):

You can also email or call the relevant Centre. To find their contact details, see page 11.

• Positive Steps into Learning – Confidence, Health and Wellbeing

• English, Maths & ESOL - Entry Level Tasters, Awards, Functional Skills and GCSEs • Family Learning - Helping parents and carers to support their children’s learning

FREE courses for job seekers and discounted course fees for other eligible learners You may be entitled to a free course or a reduced fee. Concessions (Conc - free or reduced fee) are dependent on your circumstances (e.g. age, benefits received, or gaps in qualifications obtained). For further information on concessions and what evidence you need to provide, contact your nearest Community Learning Centre or visit www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/fees

• Skills for Work & Further Learning – Employability, Further Education and Skills • Computer & Digital Skills – Beginners and Everyday Skills; Computers for Work

Big changes start with small steps!

Our Facilities: You'll find the following at each of our Centres: 50%

Computer Suite

Disabled Access

Car Parking

Refreshment Facilities

Bolton College Community Learning Ambassadors Community Learning Ambassadors help identify learning opportunities that will benefit individuals who want to upskill or new learners looking to get back into learning. If you need help and advice about your education, email us at info@boltoncc.ac.uk

Course Table Key Conc = Reduced fees dependent on circumstances - FREE to job seekers

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Adult and Community Learning Open Events Want to find out more about our courses? Why not drop into a local Adult and Community Learning Open Event? These events give you a chance to meet the team, talk to a careers advisor and look round our Community Learning Centres. You can also find out more about our courses, take part in activities, meet other learners and the teachers. They are free to attend and run throughout the year.

There is no need to book - just call in! The National Careers Service attend these events, providing impartial advice and guidance about searching for job opportunities, making career choices, improving skills and CV writing. You can make a personal appointment for careers advice following on from these events.

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Big Changes Start with Small Steps!

Brownlow Fold - 01204 482 900

Adult & Community Learning Open Events

Deane & Derby - 01204 482 920 Board Street, Bolton, BL3 5EH

Drop in to one of our

to find out more about our courses...

Eskrick Street, Bolton, BL1 3EF

Tuesday 16th January 2018, 12.30pm-3pm Tuesday 10th April 2018, 12.30pm-3pm

Wednesday 10th January 2018, 1pm-3pm Wednesday 17th January 2018, 1pm-3pm Wednesday 11th April 2018, 1pm-3pm

New Bury - 01204 482 960 / 07841 438 191 Buckley Lane, Farnworth, BL4 9PR Thursday 18th January 2018, 10am-12 noon Thursday 12th April 2018, 10am-12 noon

Family Learning Brush up on your own skills and knowledge to support your children! Family learning is for mums, dads, grandparents and other adults involved in looking after children in Bolton. Almost 70% of parents say that they are not confident enough in English or maths to help their children with their homework! Family Learning gives parents the chance to spend time learning alongside their child in school, update their knowledge and learn about today's curriculum in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The programme covers nursery level to key stage two.

Free courses are delivered in primary schools across Bolton. Wider Family Learning events are also delivered at Bolton Museum and Library. • Find out about how children are taught literacy and numeracy in schools today • Build skills, knowledge and confidence to help children with their learning and homework • Have fun learning together • Gain ideas and make resources to support play and learning at home For more information, email communitylearning@boltoncc.ac.uk

“Family Learning really boosted my confidence – I’ve developed my skills and pushed myself to succeed. Next, I’d like to do a Teaching Assistant course.”

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Day(s)

Start Date

Start Time

Hrs

Weeks

Free or Concession

Total Cost

Course Code

Learning Centre

Art, Design & Media

Creative Computing Photoshop Award Level 1

For further information visit: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/adult-art 24/01/2018

09:30

2.5

Dressmaking - Beginners

Mon

08/01/2018

13:00

3

10

Conc

£102

AC260-CLPC

New Bury

Dressmaking Award Level 1

Mon

08/01/2018

09:30

3

17

Conc

£264

AC150-CLFS

New Bury

Fashion, Textiles & Interior Design

20

Conc

Wed

£279

AC203-CLFS

New Bury

For further information visit: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/adult-art

Floristry

For further information visit: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/adult-art

Floristry Award Level 1

10/01/2018

09:30

3

Fri

13/04/2018

09:30

3

10

Conc

£102

AC333-CLPC

New Bury

Thu

11/01/2018

13:00

3

17

Conc

£253

AC250-CLFS

New Bury

Day(s)

Start Date

Start Time

Hrs

Weeks

Free or Concession

Total Cost

Course Code

Learning Centre

Basic First Aid Skills

Mon

05/02/2018

09:15

3

3

Conc

£39

CE142-CLPS

New Bury

Family First Aid Skills (Paediatric)

Mon

15/01/2018

09:15

3

3

Conc

£30

CE111-CLPS

New Bury

Fri

19/01/2018

09:30

3

8

Conc

£0

CE124-CLPS

New Bury

Thu

18/01/2018

12:30

3

9

Conc

£0

CE123-CLPS

New Bury

Photography Digital Photography - Beginners Digital Photography Award Level 1 i

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17

Conc

Wed

£309

AC031-CLFS

New Bury

For further information visit: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/adult-art

Positive Steps into Learning

Community First Aid

Confidence & Wellbeing Mindfulness (Boost Energy, Reduce Stress & Create Calm) Weight and Wellbeing - Healthy Eating & Lifestyles

Cooking Healthy Meals Healthy Bake & Make

Tue

10/04/2018

09:15

3

12

Conc

£122

CE133-CLPS

New Bury

Healthy Fast Foods

Mon

22/01/2018

13:00

3

8

Conc

£82

CE141-CLPS

New Bury

Volunteering Skills - Get Involved in Your Community

Thu

11/01/2018

09:15

3

10

Conc

£0

CR734-CLPC

New Bury

Volunteering Skills - Preparing to Work in the Community

Thu

12/04/2018

09:15

3

12

Conc

£0

CR751-CLPC

New Bury

Volunteering & Leadership Skills

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Day(s)

Start Date

Start Time

Hrs

Weeks

Free or Concession

Total Cost

Course Code

Learning Centre

Improving Mental Wellbeing

Mental Wellbeing Professional Courses - for people who support others with mental health difficulties Understanding Anxiety & Depression

Tue

16/01/2018

13:00

3

9

Conc

£92

MH403-AD01

New Bury

Understanding Anxiety & Depression

Thu

12/04/2018

13:00

3

10

Conc

£102

MH421-AD01

New Bury

Understanding Eating Disorders

Thu

12/04/2018

09:00

3

10

Conc

£102

MH420-AD01

New Bury

Mon to Fri

15/01/2018

09:30

17 +10

2

Conc

£58 + £66

CR774-CLPC + CO444-CLFS

New Bury

Thu

01/03/2018

13:00

3

4

Conc

£41

CR769-CLPC

New Bury

Skills for Work & Further Learning

Cleaning & Health and Safety Cleaning and Health & Safety Level 1 Skills for Work

Employability Skills Employability Skills for Confidence & Work

Hospitality

For further information visit: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/adult-catering

Hospitality - Find Out About

Tue & Thu

17/04/2018

09:30

6

1

Conc

£20

CR776-CLPC

New Bury

Hospitality Award Level 1 (with optional Food Safety Level 2)

Tue & Thu

24/04/2018

09:30

8

7

Conc

£190 + £37

CR783-CLFS +CR789-CLFS

New Bury

Mon

09/04/2018

13:00

6

2

Conc

£20

CR787-CLPC

New Bury

Mon & Tue

23/04/2018

13:00

6

8

Conc

£190

CR782-CLFS

New Bury

Retail Skills Retail - Find Out About Retail Award Level 1

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Day(s)

Start Date

Start Time

Hrs

Weeks

Free or Concession

Total Cost

Course Code

Learning Centre

Community Based Computers & Basic IT

Computing & IT Skills - Digital Literacy

For further information visit: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/adult-computing

Computers for Beginners

Mon

15/01/2018

13:00

3

9

Conc

£0

CR739-CLDL

New Bury

Computers for Beginners

Mon

09/04/2018

13:00

3

12

Conc

£0

CR756-CLDL

New Bury

Basic Computer Skills for Work & Life

Mon

08/01/2018

12:30

3

10

Conc

£107

CP203-CLPC

New Bury

Software Computer Skills - Level 1 (IT User Skills/ECDL) i

Mon

09/04/2018

12:30

6

12

Conc

£300

CP203-CLFS

New Bury

Day(s)

Start Date

Start Time

Hrs

Weeks

Free or Concession

Total Cost

Course Code

Learning Centre

Computing & IT

IT User Skills

Don’t forget English & Maths pg 10 Complementary & Beauty Therapy

Complementary & Holistic Therapy Holistic Introduction

For further information visit: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/adult-beauty Fri

19/01/2018

09:30

3

10

Conc

£82

HT019-CLPC

New Bury

Tue

16/01/2018

09:30

3

10

Conc

£40

HT107-CLPC

New Bury

Nail Art Treatment Nail Art Introduction

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Day(s)

Start Date

Start Time

Hrs

Weeks

Free or Concession

Total Cost

Course Code

Learning Centre

Education & Teacher Training

Teaching Assistants Working in Schools Developing Skills

For further information visit: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/adult-teaching 2

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Conc

Thu

15/02/2018

13:00

£82

TA214-CLPC

New Bury

Thu

01/02/2018

09:15

3

7

Conc

£71

HD218-CLPC

New Bury

Day(s)

Start Date

Start Time

Hrs

Weeks

Free or Concession

Total Cost

Course Code

Learning Centre

Wed

21/03/2018

09:30

2.5

4

Conc

£39

CU009-CLPC

New Bury

Tue

08/05/2018

09:30

2.5

4

Conc

£39

EY023-CLPC

New Bury

Hairdressing & Barbering

Hairdressing & Hair Styling Hairstyling & Make-up

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For further information visit: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/adult-hairdressing

Health, Social Care, Childcare & Counselling

Counselling Counselling - Find Out About i

Early Years & Playwork Early Years - Find Out About i

Health & Social Care Health & Social Care - Find Out About

For further information visit: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/adult-health Fri

02/03/2018

09:30

3

4

Conc

£46

HS050-CLPC

New Bury

Health & Social Care Diploma Level 2 i

Thu

01/03/2018

09:30

3

30

Conc

£793

HS001-AD05

New Bury

Health & Social Care Diploma Level 3 Q 3 i

Thu

22/02/2018

09:30

3

30

Free *

*£2,882

HS001-AD02

New Bury

HS050-CLFS

New Bury

£2,882

*Cost of course if funded by an ‘Advanced Learner Loan’ or paid in full: Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 1

Fri

13/04/2018

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3

8

Conc

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£141

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU We’re also the Number achievement rates in As a parent or carer, you want your young person to make the right choice when it comes to Further Education. If they are uncertain about their future, we’ll prepare them for a career and the world of work, or help them to take that next important step towards university.

Full-Time Study Programmes We currently have places on the following full-time study programmes, starting in January 2018:

Art & Design

Use state-of-theart materials and resources to develop a range of skills, including printmaking, mark making, painting, textiles, image manipulation and graphic design.

Hairdressing

Learn the practical and theory sides of hairdressing in our Wella Professionals Centre of Excellence, providing the perfect first step into an exciting and innovative industry. If you are interested in nail technology and a career in beauty therapy, benefit from hands-on experience when you work with real clients in our high-spec salons.

Nail Technology

Food Preparation & Cooking

Motor Vehicle

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Learn how to prepare and cook meat, fish, vegetables, soups, desserts and sauces, all within the confines of our amazing production kitchens and training restaurant. Motor vehicle experts are always in high demand. Learn how vehicles are constructed and how to carry out routine maintenance, all within our £4.3 million STEM Centre. If you’re new to the UK and don’t have the level of English required to progress into mainstream provision, this programme will improve your English speaking, reading and writing skills.

To apply, visit: www.bit.ly/apply16-18 8

*Number 1 for 16-18 provision. DfE/ESFA National Achievement Rates, 2015 to 2016 education and training NARTs overall institution: www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-achievement-rates-tables-2015-to-2016


NG PEOPLE AGED 16-18 1 college for overall Greater Manchester* Apprenticeships suit young people who are keen to get into the world of work, enabling them to earn whilst they learn. We currently have a range of vacancies in the following areas: Beauty Business Catering Childcare Computing Construction Hairdressing Motor Vehicle Sport Teaching Assistants

Check out our latest Apprenticeship vacancies at: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/apprenticeship-vacancies or call 01204 482 036

Not ready for a full-time study programme or Apprenticeship? Traineeships benefit young people aged 16-18 who are a little unsure of their skills, allowing them to enjoy education and training programmes built by employers and get ‘work ready’.

Lasting for a minimum of six weeks or up to a maximum of six months, the Traineeship will include: • • • •

CV Writing • Communication Interview Skills Skills Job Searching • English and Maths Interpersonal Skills (if required)

94%

of employers consider Traineeships to be an effective way of increasing young people’s chances of finding paid jobs and Apprenticeships.

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English and Maths Part of Life’s Essentials Prefer to study in the community?

FREE!

If you’re not sure where to start, we also deliver FREE introductory courses in the heart of your community. These will boost your confidence and improve your skills, all within a welcoming setting: 8 Week introductory courses in English and maths.

To find out more visit or call one of our friendly Community Learning Centres: Brownlow Fold Community Learning Centre, Eskrick St, Bolton, BL1 3EF

01204 482 900

Deane & Derby Community Learning Centre, Board Street, Bolton, BL3 5EH

01204 482 920

New Bury Community Learning Centre, Buckley Lane, Farnworth, BL4 9PR

01204 482 960

January Fast-Track GCSEs

FINAL ASSESSMENT EVENTS

A GCSE in English or Maths is essential for: Securing a place at university Career progression and improving your job prospects

BOOK NOW!

Increasing your earning potential Our six month fast-track course is FREE if you don’t already have an A*-C in English or Maths.

Final Assessment Events English 8th Jan 2018: 5.30pm - 8.30pm Maths 9th Jan 2018: 5.30pm - 8.30pm

To book your place visit:

www.bit.ly/final-fast-track

Not ready for GCSE? Don’t worry, whatever stage you’re at, we have the right course for you: Entry Level – Gets you back into learning Level 1 – Refreshes your skills

ALL COURSES

FREE!

Level 2 – Perfect preparation for GCSE We offer flexible learning to suit your needs at a range of venues across Bolton, helping you to build your confidence and boost your skills, whether that’s progression at work or helping a child with homework. All these courses are FREE.

To book a place on one of our ‘Welcome To’ sessions visit: 1010

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How To Find Us

Deane Road Campus

Deane Road Campus Deane Road, Bolton, BL3 5BG 01204 482 000 info@boltoncc.ac.uk

Brownlow Fold CLC

Brownlow Fold Community Learning Centre Eskrick St, Bolton, BL1 3EF 01204 482 900 brownlowfold@boltoncc.ac.uk

Deane & Derby CLC

Deane & Derby Community Learning Centre Board Street, Bolton, BL3 5EH 01204 482 920 deane.derby@boltoncc.ac.uk

New Bury CLC

New Bury Community Learning Centre Buckley Lane, Farnworth, Bolton, BL4 9PR 01204 482 960 / 07841 438 191 newbury@boltoncc.ac.uk

For general enquiries about courses, please visit www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/contact-us or call our helpline on 01204 482 000 /BoltonCollege

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BOLTON COLLEGE

YOUNG PEOPLE'S

OPEN EVENT

Wednesday 7th February 2018 4.30pm-8pm

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Explore our modern, hi-spec facilities

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Learn more about our full-time study programmes

» Check out our latest Apprenticeship opportunities »

Speak to our industry experienced tutors

We’re the Number 1 college for overall achievement rates in Greater Manchester* *Number 1 for 16-18 provision. DfE/ESFA National Achievement Rates, 2015 to 2016 education and training NARTs overall institution: www.gov.uk/government/statistics/nationalachievement-rates-tables-2015-to-2016

APPLY NOW visit: www.bit.ly/apply16-18

New Bury Community Courses 2018  
New Bury Community Courses 2018  

Courses starting at Bolton College's community hub starting January.