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LEGE L O C L L A H HOPWOOD RY 2019 A U N A J E ID ADULT GU

New courses starting in January 2019


CONTENTS Principal’s welcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Adult Education at Hopwood Hall . . . . . . . . . . 5 How to apply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Short Online Qualifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Listings - at a glance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Computer Aided Design (CAD) . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Welding and Fabrication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Bookkeeping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 ESOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 General Cookery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Employment in Hospitality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 General Patisserie and Confectionery . . . . . . 14 IT User . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Certificate in Fitness Instructing . . . . . . . . . . . 16 What’s on Campus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Functional Skills - English . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Functional Skills - Maths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 GCSE English Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 GCSE Mathematics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Education and Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-23 Health and Social Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Supporting Teaching and Learning . . . . . . . . 25 Early Years Education and Care . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Early Years Workforce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Specialist Support for . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Teaching and Learning How to find us . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

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PRINCIPAL’S WELCOME Hello and welcome to our new adult education guide for courses starting in January 2019. This prospectus includes information on a range of courses available at our Middleton and Rochdale campuses. Hopwood Hall College is one of the top performing colleges in Greater Manchester, with a Grade 2 Ofsted rating. I’m proud that we offer a wide-range of courses across our curriculum areas and I’m very pleased to be able to welcome adult learners to our campus to be a part of our continued success. I’m committed to enabling all of our learners to be the best they can be and if you join us you’ll benefit from high quality teaching and learning.

In addition to our 16-19 year old learners we welcome adult learners to our GCSE courses, Access to HE and Higher Education courses. The new adult education courses you will find in this guide are delivered by the teams behind the success of our students who go on to do great things here in Rochdale, in Greater Manchester and further afield. I look forward to hearing about your success, whether it be in a practical handson hospitality & catering or construction course, one of our English or maths qualifications, or in IT, bookkeeping or sport & fitness.

Derek O’Toole Principal


Adult Education at Hopwood Hall College We’re pleased to be launching our adult education courses for January 2019 and look forward to welcoming you at our campuses in Rochdale and Middleton. We have a range of courses offering you the opportunity to learn new skills, develop and progress in your career.

Entry requirements Throughout this guide you’ll be able to check whether there are specific entry requirements to join a course. Most courses are open to all.

Fees All of our Adult Education courses on page 6, those on pages 8 to 16 and pages 18 to 21 are free, regardless of income. Contact our Student & College Services team on 0161 643 7560 for course information and information about fees. Some courses, such as those in Hospitality & Catering, will require you to purchase kit such as aprons. Details of kit requirements can be found in the course listings. Details of course fees can be found on our website at: www.hopwood.ac.uk/about/ student-college-services/course-fees

How to Apply Step 1 – choose your course

Step 2 – Apply online

Browse through our range of programmes in this guide, choose your course, check the level and entry requirements.

Visit the Hopwood Hall College website at www.hopwood.ac.uk/discover-adult-he/ adult-education, look up the course you have chosen and then begin your online application.

You can apply online for most courses, however certain courses such as ESOL require you to contact the college in the first instance.

If you need any more advice, contact the college on 0161 643 7560 and speak to a member of our Student and College Services team.

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tions Short Online Qualifica Our short online qualifications are a great way to ease back into study whilst building an impressive CV. There are a range of topics to choose from and once you have completed one, there is nothing stopping you from trying another. Some of the courses are linked directly to certain professions and so are also great for people in work or who want to upskill. Level

Title

Level 1 Award in Awareness of Social Media and Online Safety Level 1

A ward in Internet Safety for IT Users

Entry 3 Award in Introduction to British Values Level 1 Award in Citizenship Level 1 Award in Equality and Diversity Level 1 & 2 Award Environmental Sustainability Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Level 1 & 2 Award Healthy Living Level 1 Award in Mental Health and Well-being Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering Level 1 Award in Managing Personal Finance Level 1 Award in Understanding Employment, Business and Enterprise

Course levels

What you’ll learn

Entry Level 3 to Level 2

Alongside gaining a qualification in your chosen subject, you will also be building your digital and independent learning skills. These courses could be the first step in your self-development and could lead onto a wide range of other courses.

Duration of courses 3-6 weeks depending on course selected

Start date From Tuesday 8th January

End date Last enrolment Tuesday 28th May

Location Middleton campus

Day / time Tuesday or Wednesday evenings 6pm-8pm

Next steps / progression opportunities Progression to larger qualifications linked to the topic / online course selected.

Entry requirements None

Learning methods Independent learning online with support from coaches as and when needed.

Assessment Online, through 20 multiple choice questions.


LISTINGS - AT A GLANCE Course

No. of Start date weeks

Location (campus)

CAD

14

January 2019

Middleton

Welding and Fabrication

14

January 2019

Middleton

Bookkeeping

20

15th January 2019

Middleton

ESOL 36 Variable

Middleton & Rochdale

Certificate in General Cookery

16

16th January 2019

Rochdale

Employment in Hospitality

6

January - April 2019

Rochdale

General Patisserie and Confectionery

16

17th January 2019

Rochdale

IT User

12

8th January 2019

Middleton

Certificate in Fitness Instructing

6

January 2019

Middleton

Functional Skills - English 18

February / September 2019

Middleton & Rochdale

Functional Skills - Mathematics 18

February / September 2019

Middleton & Rochdale

English Language 32 September 2019

Middleton & Rochdale

Mathematics 32 September 2019

Middleton & Rochdale

Education and Training

12

Various

Middleton

Education and Training

1 year

October 2019

Middleton

Health and Social Care

1 year

September 2019

Supporting Teaching and Learning 1 year September 2019

Middleton Middleton & Rochdale

Early Years Education and Care

1 year

September 2019

Middleton

Early Years Workforce

1 year

September 2019

Middleton

Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools

1 year

September 2019

Middleton

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Course level 2

Qualification received Level 2 Award in 2D Computer Aided Design

Duration of course 14 weeks

Start date January 2019

End date April 2019

Location Middleton campus

Day / time Tuesday 5pm-8pm

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Next steps / progression opportunities You could progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications: • 3D CAD • Level 2 Certificate in Engineering • Level 3 Diploma in Engineering

Summary of course The course will provide you with the essential skills in how to use Computer Aided Design software. You will learn how an object is designed in 2D and how objects can be manufactured.

What you’ll learn This unit will equip you with the basic understanding and principles of a 2D drawing environment in terms of hardware, software and physical surroundings. You will explore the typical composition of a CAD system and health and safety matters that are associated with safe working practices.

Learning methods Assignment

Assessment An assignment (7689202) set by City & Guilds, internally marked and externally verified.

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Introductory Welding and Fabrication Course level 1

Qualification received Level 1 Award in Introductory Welding and Fabrication

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On completion of the qualification candidates may progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

Middleton campus

• Level 2 Award in Welding Skills (3268-02) • Level 2 Award in Thermal Cutting Techniques (3268-22) • Level 2 Award in Metal Fabrication (3268-23) • Level 2 Certificate in Welding, Fabrication and Cutting Skills (3268-25) • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering (2850)

Day / time

Summary of course

Tuesday 5pm-8pm

Qualifications at Level 1 are designed for those wishing to enter the industry and for those wanting to gain a welding, metal fabrication, thermal cutting or brazing and soldering qualification for their own personal skills development.

Duration of course 14 weeks

Start date January 2019

End date April 2019

Location

Next steps / progression opportunities The qualification provides knowledge and practical skills related to the Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Performing Engineering Operations.

What you’ll learn You will learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the engineering sector. This includes preparing a welder, setting gas levels and preparing metals prior to welding. You will also use three basic weld techniques – butt weld, fillet weld and flange weld.

Learning methods Practical, hands-on.

Assessment One practical assignment and one oral knowledge test for each welding unit.

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Course level 2

Qualification received AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

Duration of course 20 weeks

Start date 15th January 2019

End date 25th June 2019

Location Middleton campus

Day / time Tuesday 6pm - 8pm and Wednesday 6pm-8pm

Next steps / progression opportunities AAT Level 2 Foundation Award in Accounting Software, or AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting.

Summary of course The qualification has two units: Bookkeeping transactions and Bookkeeping controls. You will develop the skills and essential knowledge to manage books effectively.

This includes manual double-entry bookkeeping, and associated documents and processes, up to Trial Balance standard.

What you’ll learn The skills you will develop include: • how to operate a doubleentry bookkeeping system and the associated documents and processes. • extracting an initial trial balance, before any adjustments are made. • checking the accuracy of invoices, credit notes, remittance advices, statements of account and petty cash vouchers. • how to use these documents to make entries in sales and purchases daybooks, sales and purchases returns daybooks, and discounts allowed and received daybooks using account codes, as well as how to transfer those totals to the sales, purchases and general ledgers. • the ability to prepare the value added tax (VAT) control account as well as

Bookkeeping the sales and purchases ledger control accounts, including reconciliation with the sales and purchases ledgers. • how to use the journal to record a variety of transactions, including the correction of errors. • the cash book and petty cash book are also covered including making entries into both and transferring totals to the ledgers. • finally you will learn how to update the cash book following receipt of a bank statement and how to prepare a bank reconciliation statement.

Entry requirements Minimum Level 1 Maths and English qualifications.

Learning methods This is a practical course in which learners will be expected to use the skills demonstrated in the class to undertake and complete tasks that a bookkeeper would do in the workplace.

Assessment Two online exams.


Course level

Day / time

Entry requirements

PE – L2

Variable

Initial assessment

Qualification received

Next steps / progression opportunities

Learning methods

ESOL E1 – L2 9 months

Entry 3/Level 1 various vocational courses from Hair and Beauty to Construction

Start date

Summary of course

Duration of course

Variable

End date Variable

Location Rochdale and Middleton campus

Preparation in the four core skills of language learning. Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening are covered including formal exams where appropriate.

Assessment

What you’ll learn

Contact the college on 0161 643 7560.

From the basics of reading and writing in English to complex grammar and formal and informal spoken English.

ESOL

Reading, discussion, listening to audio, and use of multimedia, group, pair and individual activities, written assessment. Speaking practice, reading and writing activities, listening activities, formal assessment.

Application

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Course level

Location

What you’ll learn

1

Rochdale campus

Qualification received

Day / time

Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Food Preparation & Cooking

Wednesdays 1pm-4pm

You’ll gain the skills to work in a kitchen, from storing food hygienically to cooking simple dishes. You could go on to work in any professional kitchen, perhaps in a hotel, restaurant or school.

Duration of course 16 weeks

Start date Week commencing 14th January

End date Week commencing 20th May

Additional costs / kit requirements 1 chefs outfit – 1 apron, 1 jacket, 1 pair of trousers, 1 hat cost = £35

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Next steps / progression opportunities Level 2 Professional Cookery or Level 2 General Patisserie and Confectionery.

Summary of course This level is suitable for those with little or no experience and covers basic craft skills in preparation and cooking.

Entry requirements An interest and passion for cooking.

Learning methods Practical, hands-on.

Assessment Will take the form of a practical skills assessment and knowledge questions.

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Introduction to itality Employment in Hosp

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Course level

Day / time

What you’ll learn

1

Wednesday 9am-3pm and Thursday 9am-2pm

You will develop practical cooking skills and be able to reflect on your development within the kitchen.

Qualification received Level 1 Award in Employability

Next steps / progression opportunities

Duration of course

Level 2 Professional Cookery.

6 weeks

Start dates 9th January 2019 25th February 2019 24th April 2019

End dates 13th February 2019 1st April 2019 5th June 2019

Additional costs / kit requirements 1 bakers/chefs outfit – 1 apron, 1 jacket, 1 pair of trousers, 1 hat cost = £35

Location Rochdale campus

Summary of course The sessions are designed to prepare students for either progression to level 1 or 2 Professional Cookery or Food and Beverage Service courses, or alternatively to give a path to employment. The qualification is designed to give learners an insight into the hospitality industry and related career opportunities including food preparation and cooking, food service and accommodation studies, giving them up to date knowledge of health, safety and hygiene practices

The course will help you develop a range of employability skills including creating presentations and documents while investigating the hospitality industry and its job roles.

Entry requirements An interest and passion for hospitality and catering.

Learning methods Theory tasks and practical assessment.

Assessment Assessment will take the form of practical assessment of skills in the kitchen as well as items of work created on the computer.

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Course level

Location

What you’ll learn

2

Rochdale campus

You’ll learn how to produce:

Qualification received

Day / time

Level 2 Certificate in General Patisserie and Confectionery

Thursdays 9am-1pm

Duration of course

Level 2 Professional Cookery course, or you can progress in your career as a Pastry Chef.

• hot and cold desserts and puddings • biscuit, cake and sponge products • fermented dough products

16 weeks

Start date Week commencing 14th January 2019

End date Week commencing 20th May 2019

Additional costs / kit requirements

Next steps / progression opportunities

Summary of course This level is suitable for those with little or no experience and covers basic craft skills, focussing on pastry and dessert items.

Entry requirements An interest & passion in cooking.

Learning methods Practical, hands on.

Assessment Assessment will take the form of practical review of skills.

1 bakers/chefs outfit – 1 apron, 1 jacket, 1 pair of trousers, 1 hat cost = £35

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IT User Course level

FRErE se cou

2

2. Database software 3. Spreadsheet software

Qualification received

What you’ll learn

Edexcel Level 2 Award for IT Users (ITQ)

The using the Internet unit is about the skills and knowledge needed by an IT User to understand and make effective use of a connection method and intermediate Internet software tools and techniques to search for and exchange information.

Duration of course 12 weeks

Start date 8th January 2019

End date 3rd April 2019

Location Middleton campus

Day / time Tuesday 6pm-8pm and Wednesday 6pm-8pm

Next steps / progression opportunities Level 2 Certificate or Diploma IT Users

Summary of course The qualification is an introduction to the use of specific IT software. The qualification has three units: 1. Using the Internet

The database unit is about the skills and knowledge required to enter information into databases, retrieve information by creating queries using multiple selection criteria; and produce reports by setting up menus or short cuts. You will also be able to create and modify single table, non-relational databases. The spreadsheet unit is about the skills and knowledge required by an IT user to select and use a wide range of intermediate

spreadsheet software tools and techniques to produce, present, and check spreadsheets. The unit will cover the design and formatting of spreadsheet and using formulas and functions to analyse and interpret data entered into the spreadsheet.

Entry requirements Students must be familiar with using a computer in either a home or business setting and to have a basic understanding of using Microsoft windows.

Learning methods This is a practical course in which learners will be expected to use the skills demonstrated in the class to undertake and complete tasks using the software.

Assessment Each unit will have an assignment set and marked by the college.

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Course level

Course summary

Entry requirements

2

Experience within a gym environment and a basic level of fitness.

Duration of course

For individuals who are wishing to pursue a career in the health and fitness sector as gym-based Fitness Instructors.

6 weeks

What you’ll learn

Start date

On this course you’ll develop your:

Qualification received Level 2 Gym Instructor

January 2019

End date February 2019

Location Middleton campus

Day / time Saturday and Sunday

Next steps / progression opportunities Level 3 Personal Trainer

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• knowledge of Anatomy & Physiology and how it relates to exercise & fitness • ability to plan and deliver safe and effective gym sessions • knowledge of good customer service and the personal qualities required to work in the exercise and fitness industry • awareness of health and safety in an exercise and fitness environment.

Learning methods A blended learning approach. A mixture of online learning with attendance of assessment days which will include practical elements of the qualification.

Assessment Theory exams, practical assessments and completion of a learner assessment portfolios.

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Sports Arena & Gym

Sports Park

Technology Centre

MIDDLETON CAMPUS

ROCHDALE CAMPUS Riverside Restaurant

iLearn Centre

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Course level

Day / time

Entry requirements

Entry level 1, 2 3 and levels 1 and 2

Various

Assessment at college

Next steps / progression opportunities

Learning methods

Qualification received Functional Skills Qualification at various levels (as above)

Next level of Functional Skills / GCSE

Duration of course

End date

The course consists of three different elements: reading, writing and speaking, listening and communication. All must be completed in order to achieve the qualification.

June 2019 / January 2020

What you’ll learn

Location

Effective reading and writing of non-fiction, transactional texts and the development of your speaking and communication skills.

18 weeks

Start date February 2019 / September 2019

Middleton (evenings only) and Rochdale campus

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Summary of course

Classroom based, practical assessment and either online or paper-based exams.

Assessment 1 x speaking and listening assessment, 2 x exams.

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hematics Functional Skills - Mat

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Course level

Location

What you’ll learn

Entry level 1, 2 3 and level 1

Middleton (evenings only) and Rochdale campus

A range of maths skills including number; measure, shape and space; handling data and statistics.

Qualification received Functional Skills Qualification at various levels (as above)

Duration of course 18 weeks

Start date February 2019 / September 2019

End date June 2019 / January 2020

Day / time Various

Next steps / progression opportunities Next level of Functional Skills / GCSE.

Summary of course You will develop your maths skills in a range of topics which can all be applied to further study or everyday life.

Entry requirements Assessment at college.

Learning methods Classroom based, practical assessment and either online or paper-based exams.

Assessment 1 x final exam / assessment.

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Qualification received GCSE in English Language

Next steps / progression opportunities University entry / further study at college

Duration of course 32 weeks

Summary of course

Start date September 2019

End date June 2020

Location Middleton (evenings only) and Rochdale Campus

Day / time Various

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You will develop your skills in reading and writing, as well as speaking and communication. In the summer, you will take two exams: a fiction paper and a non-fiction paper which both include reading and writing activities.

What you’ll learn A range of English skills including analysis, evaluation, imaginative and transactional writing.

Entry requirements Assessment at college.

Learning methods Classroom based, practical assessment and a paperbased exam (nationally set).

Assessment 2 x final exams and 1 assessment for the spoken language endorsement.

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GCSE Mathematics Qualification received GCSE in Mathematics

Duration of course 32 weeks

Start date September 2019

End date June 2020

Location Middleton (evenings only) and Rochdale campus

Day / time Various

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Next steps / progression opportunities

Entry requirements

University entry / further study at college.

Learning methods

Summary of course You will develop your skills in all aspects of mathematics, including number skills; handling data; measure, shape and space; statistics and algebra.

What you’ll learn

Assessment at college. Classroom based, practical assessment and 3 paperbased exams (nationally set).

Assessment 3 x final exams (1 x non-calculator and 2 x calculator)

A range of Maths skills which can be applied practically in everyday life and at work.

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Course summary

Course content

Assessment:

The Award offers an introduction to teaching in the post 16 and adult sector and is appropriate for teachers, tutors and trainers working within businesses, colleges, adult and community learning centres.

• Roles and Responsibilities of a Teacher/Trainer • Planning and Delivering Inclusive Sessions • Assessing Learning

Three written assignments and delivery of a 20 minute micro teach to your peers.

It’s also for those who aspire to work within areas such as work-based training, voluntary, community, private and public organisations. You must be aged 19 at the start of the course.

Duration: 12 weeks (3 hours one evening a week)

This course was previously known as PTLLS.

Location: Middleton campus

Delivery: Lectures, tutorials, work experience, independent study

Start date: January 2019, April 2019 and September 2019 Fees: £450 Entry requirements: GSCE/Level 2 or equivalent qualification in English

Level 3 Award in Education and Training


Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training Course summary This Level 4 Certificate extends and builds on the previous Level 3 Award in Education and Training (formerly PTLLS) qualification, giving the candidate the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills needed to ‘confirm occupational competence’ in a teaching or training role. The course is aimed at teachers, tutors, trainers, lecturers, support tutors, assessors and instructors who may be working within an FE college, adult and community learning centre or learning provider including prisons, as well as people delivering work-based training such as voluntary, community, private and public organisations. You must be aged 19 at the start of the course.

Location:

Course content • Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training • Planning to meet the needs of students in education and training • Delivering education and training • Assessing learners in education and training • Using resources for education and training • Understanding and managing behaviours in a learning environment • Delivering employability skills • Preparing for the coaching and mentoring role

Middleton campus Duration: 1 year part-time Start date: October 2019 Fees: £900 Entry requirements: • GCSE or equivalent in English and maths. • Level 3 qualification in specialist subject area.

Assessment: Written assignments, practical teaching, compilation of an e-portfolio, a minimum of 30 hours teaching practice

Delivery: Lectures, tutorials, work experience, independent study

The Certificate can be achieved by pre-service or in-service candidates.

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Cache Diploma in Health and Social Care Course level

CACHE Diploma

range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care procedures.

Duration of course

What you’ll learn

1 year

• Creative & Leisure Activities • Health & Social Care Needs • Working in a Team • Effective communication • Human Lifespan Development • Healthy Living • Creative & Therapeutic Activities • Equality Diversity and Rights • Working in Health and Social Care • Anatomy and physiology • 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 • Physiological Disorders and Their Care • Caring for Individuals with Dementia • Nutrition for Health & Social Care

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Qualification received

Start date September 2019

End date June 2020

Location Middleton campus

Day / time Wednesday 5pm - 8pm

Next steps / progression opportunities Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care or Apprenticeship

Summary of course These courses provide learners with the competences to work within the health and social care field and progress to university or employment. You’ll develop the knowledge and skills needed when working with adults in health and social care environments and the course covers a wide

• Safeguarding vulnerable adults • Psychological and Sociological perspectives.

Entry requirements 4 GCSEs grade C/3 or above to include English and mathematics. BTEC Level 2 qualification, NVQ Level 2 or VRQ Level

Learning methods There are two main types of learning outcomes: • Skills that can be performed • Knowledge that can be learnt All evidence must be based on the learners experience in a real environment.

Assessment All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include: • Direct observation by a tutor/assessor within the workplace. • Written assignments and professional discussion in line with the assessment of learning provided for each unit


Course level

Summary of course

2

During the course you will be taught about how to support children’s development within a school environment and how a school provides curriculum support to children. The course consists of units that will each be assessed with a written task and a practical assessment.

Qualification received Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Duration of course 1 year

Start date September 2019

End date June 2020

Location Middleton and Rochdale campus

Day / time TBC

Next steps / progression opportunities level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, the Early Year’s Educator pathway or employment in a school as a teaching assistant.

To complete a level 2 part time course you will be required to find a placement in a primary or secondary school. You will be expected to find your own placement. Within your placement you will be required to support the class teacher and teaching assistant in their daily role. You will support children on an individual or group basis, developing their numeracy, literacy and confidence. Your role will be to follow policies and procedures set in the school.

What you’ll learn 11 units in total including: • Understand school and colleges as organisations

• Safeguarding children and young people • Support positive behaviour in a learning environment

Entry requirements A minimum age of 16 years. Initial assessment in Literacy at L1.

Learning methods There are two main types of learning outcomes: • Skills that can be performed • Knowledge that can be learnt All evidence must be based on the learners experience in a real environment.

Assessment All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include: • Direct observation by a tutor/assessor within the workplace. • Written tasks and professional discussion in line with the assessment of learning provided for each unit

Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning - part time

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Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce - part time Course level 2

Qualification received Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce

in day nurseries, nursery schools and primary schools or preschool worker.

Learning methods

Summary of course

• Skills that can be performed • Knowledge that can be learnt All evidence must be based on the learners experience in a real environment.

September 2019

This part time qualification is aimed at 19+ learners and is designed to stimulate, interest and encourage the learners’ understanding of the skills and knowledge needed to care for young children.

End date

What you’ll learn

Duration of course 1 year

Start date

June 2020

Location Middleton campus

Day / time Tuesday 6pm - 9pm

Next steps / progression opportunities Various Level 3 Early Years courses, apprenticeship or employment including: Primary teaching, early years teacher, early years educator, nanny, childminder, practitioner

• Health and Well-being • Equality & Inclusion • Child development • Maintain & Support relationships • Partnership working

Entry requirements 4 GCSEs grade D/3 or above to include English and Mathematics or equivalent

There are two main types of learning outcomes:

Assessment All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include: • Direct observation by a tutor/assessor within the workplace. • Written tasks and professional discussion in line with the assessment of learning provided for each unit


Course level

Summary of course

3

The course is aimed at learners over 19 years of age who wish to work with children. Once completed you will be able to work with children under the age of five years old. There are many settings that will support you do this. A private day nursery, crèche, nursery school, infant school, childminder or work within family support

Qualification received Diploma for the Early Years Workforce

Duration of course 1 year

Start date September 2019

End date June 2020

Location Middleton campus

Day / time Tuesday 6pm - 9pm

Next steps / progression opportunities Foundation Degree Early Childhood Studies or gain employment in an early years setting.

What you’ll learn During the course you will be taught about how to support children’s development within an early years setting, including the delivery of the early years foundation stage curriculum The course consists of units that will each be assessed with a written task and a practical assessment.

Entry requirements 4 GCSEs grade C/4 or above to include English

Language and Mathematics and/or a level 2 qualification in Early Years or Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.

Learning methods There are two main types of learning outcomes: • Skills that can be performed • Knowledge that can be learnt All evidence must be based on the learners experience in a real environment.

Assessment All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include: • Direct observation by a tutor/assessor within the workplace. • Written tasks and professional discussion in line with the assessment of learning provided for each unit

Diploma for the Early Years Workforce - part time

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Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning - part time Course level 3

Roles this qualification will prepare you for include:

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning

• Teaching Assistant • Learning Support Assistant • Special Needs Assistant.

Duration of course

Summary of course

1 year

This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments. It covers all aspects of specialist support including planning, delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher; bilingual support; special needs support; and personal development and reflective practice.

Qualification received

Start date September 2019

End date June 2020

Location Middleton campus

Day / time TBC

Next steps / progression opportunities This qualification provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work in a variety of unsupervised job roles that support children and young people’s learning in schools or colleges.

This qualification is aimed at learners working in roles that offer specialist support for pupils’ learning in primary, secondary or special schools, as well as colleges.

What you’ll learn 16 units in total: • Support Health & Safety in a learning environment

• Understand how children and young people develop • Support children and young people during learning activities

Entry requirements An appropriate level 2 qualification

Learning methods There are 2 main types of learning outcomes: • Skills that can be performed • Knowledge that can be learnt All evidence must be based on the learner’s experience in a real environment.

Assessment All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include: • Direct observation by a tutor/assessor within the workplace. • Written tasks and professional discussion in line with the assessment of learning provided for each unit


HOW TO FIND US

Middleton Campus

Rochdale Campus

Rochdale Road Middleton M24 6XH t. 0161 643 7560

St. Mary’s Gate Rochdale OL12 6RY t. 01706 345346

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The Middleton Campus is two miles from junction 20, M62. Take the A627(M) towards Oldham and leave at first junction and follow signs to Middleton. Free parking is available.

The Rochdale Campus is three miles from junction 20, M62 follow signs to Rochdale town centre.

Rail

Rochdale train station, with frequent connections to Leeds, Bradford and Manchester, is a ten minute walk from the Rochdale Campus through the town centre. Free parking is available.

Castleton train station is two miles from the Middleton Campus and there are regular buses to Middleton or Manchester that take ten minutes to reach the Middleton Campus.

Bus The number 17 bus runs regularly between Manchester and Rochdale stopping at the top of the drive at Middleton Campus.

Rail

Metrolink Trams run into the Rochdale Interchange in the town centre, a five minute walk from the campus.

Bus Frequent buses operate to Rochdale Interchange, which is in the town centre. The Rochdale Campus is a five minute walk from the transport interchange.

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The Riverside Salon at Hopwood Hall College is a contemporary hair & beauty salon offering hairdressing, beauty therapy, complementary therapy and nail treatments.

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Whether it’s a manicure, facial or new hairstyle you want, come to the Riverside Salon and be pampered in style at a fraction of the cost. We also sell professional retail lines at reduced prices. Rochdale Campus, St. Mary’s Gate Rochdale OL12 6RY

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Access to Higher Education Access courses are designed for 19+ adult learners who wish to seek a fast track route to university or progress to a wide range of careers.

Hopwood Hall College

Sports Arena www.hopwood.ac.uk 0161 653 2070

We offer the following Access to HE courses: • L2 Access to HE • L3 Health and Caring Professions • L3 Health Science Professions • L3 Sport and Exercise • L3 Humanities • L3 Public Services and Allied Professions

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• No joining fee & no contract • Free classes • Free no obligation trail • Free induction and fitness consultation worth over £25 • Free Specialist advice and guidance • Free personal training sessions upon joining • Discounted physiotherapy and massage treatment

0161 653 2070 www.hopwood.ac.uk


MIDDLETON CAMPUS Rochdale Road Middleton M24 6XH Tel: 0161 643 7560 ROCHDALE CAMPUS St. Mary’s Gate Rochdale OL12 6RY Tel: 01706 345 346 e. enquiries@hopwood.ac.uk www.hopwood.ac.uk

Profile for Hopwood Hall College

Adult Guide January 2019