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CONTENTS

Welcome… 6 Open Evenings... 8 Student Life… 10 Student Voice and Enrichment… 12 Building Your Future… 13 Free Stuff… 14 A Great Place to Learn… 16 SRC Sport Centre… 19 How We Will Support You… 20 Paying For Your Course... 21 Celebrating Success… 22 Choosing The Right Course… 26 Entry Criteria… 27 GCSE Grading Changes… 28 English and Maths… 29 OUR COURSES… 30 Art & Design… 32 Aviation… 34 Beauty… 36 Business… 40 Catering & Hospitality… 42 Childcare… 46 Computing… 48 Creative Media… 50 Engineering… 52 ESOL… 54 Film & TV Production… 56 Foundation Skills… 58 Hairdressing/Barbering… 60 Health & Social Care… 62 Performing Arts… 64 Prince’s Trust… 66 Production Arts… 68 Public Services… 70 Sport… 72 Trade Skills… 74 Travel & Tourism… 80 A Levels… 82 Apprenticeships… 84 NETA... 88 The Skills Academy… 90 Higher Education... 92 Ready to Apply… 93 We Are Here and Useful Contacts… 94


Thanks for taking the time to find out what Stockton Riverside College can do for you.

theory but also with the hands-on experience and essential life skills that employers are looking for.

Whether you are a school leaver, you are looking to take a change in direction, or simply want to develop new skills, we are confident that we can help.

Regularly described by our own students as a caring and friendly college, we know this is a place where you can feel confident, comfortable and inspired.

Offering great courses, apprenticeships and training, expert teachers and all the facilities needed to prepare you for the working world, our focus will always be on your success.

Whatever your ambition, talk to us to find out how by working together we can help you to achieve.

At the same time, we want you to come away from your time with us, not just knowing the

Get In Touch Tel: 01642 865 566 Email: info@stockton.ac.uk


WELCOME TO STOCKTON RIVERSIDE COLLEGE

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Come and see for yourself‌

Monday 9th October 2017 Thursday 16th November 2017 Wednesday 22nd November 2017 - HE Thursday 30th November 2017 - SEN Tuesday 16th January 2018 Thursday 8th February 2018 - SEN Saturday 17th February 2018 Wednesday 7th March 2018 - Apprenticeship All 5.30pm-7.30pm except Saturdays 10am-12noon

Meet the teams find out about all of our amazing courses ask questions - have a go - Talk to our tutors

take a tour - discuss career options explore different routes - activities and demos

help with applications - chat to students

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OPEN EVENTS Come and see what we can do for you. Apply now for September 2018.

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STUDENT LIFE We want you to get the most from your time with us. That is why alongside your course we offer a wide range of activities and events to enrich your college experience. Here’s just a few of the great activities we have to offer…

RESPECT FESTIVAL Every year we put the focus on respect in our unique festival dedicated to sharing experiences, cultures and building a greater understanding of equality and diversity across the college. The event includes inspirational talks from guest visitors, trying new foods, and this year students even got the chance to have a go at the African drums. The Respect Festival is about looking outside of your everyday and getting to know those around you.

FIGURE IT OUT FESTIVAL

Here at Stockton Riverside College we know that English and maths matter. That’s why we created our annual Figure It Out Festival. By delivering workshops and fun activities, all with a focus on English and maths, we are able to raise awareness of the importance of these vital skills both for our students’ vocational choice and in everyday life.


TRIPS

Many of our courses offer the chance to take part in visits and trips. Whether visiting galleries, the theatre, building sites, universities or travelling overseas, we want to help you to develop your skills, not just by learning the theory but also by enjoying amazing first-hand experiences. This year our jet setting Aviation and Tourism students flew to fabulous New York.

CHARITY FUN

We love doing our bit for a good cause. Whether it is getting dressed up, baking (and eating) cakes, a sponsored abseil or leg wax, there are lots of opportunities for you to get involved. Got an idea? Talk to us about it, we could help you make it happen. This year one brave student shaved her head for charity.


STUDENT VOICE

As a student of Stockton Riverside College there are lots of opportunities for you to play an active part in college life. • S  tudent ambassadors work with Student Services to promote and support the general interest and welfare of students. • The Student Association brings together students from across the college to attend regular meetings and act as a student voice. Students in both of these roles help to positively promote the college at events including open events, freshers’ fair and the Respect Festival as well as playing a part in fundraisers. • T  he Student President is a student elected cross-college role leading the learner voice to help implement positive change in the college. Elected at the start of the academic year the Student President attends meetings and works closely with Student Services to promote student participation in activities and events.

ENRICHMENT

Alongside your course you will get the chance to take part in a variety of enrichment activities. The college has a variety of recreational activities including sport sessions and clubs which students can join throughout the year. Other activities include driving theory, sign language and many more which are and can be developed from your interest.

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When it comes to leaving college we want to make sure all of our students have the skills that employers and universities are looking for. That’s why, alongside your studies, we offer… Careers and Progression

Our qualified Careers and Progression Advisor can help you plan your career pathway and take advantage of the opportunities on offer by providing career management and guidance. Available at open evenings, school events, progression events, freshers’ fair, as well as throughout your time with us at the college, the careers team can help with: · C  areer Management and Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) · Applications for apprenticeships · CV writing · Application form support · Job search skills · Interview preparation including mock interviews · Labour market information · University choices · University applications · University student finance options

Tutorials

Regular tutorials are an essential part of our study programme. These sessions offer you the chance to catch up with your tutor, review your progress and set new targets. In these sessions you will also be given current and important information to help you make informed lifestyle choices. We have many professional services who support this tutorial programme including Cleveland Fire Brigade, the Samaritans and Media Cultured.

Work experience

When it comes to finding employment we know that real experience matters. That is why, during your time with us, we will help and support you when it comes to gaining real work experience. This can include placements, volunteering, working in college or community projects.

Enterprise

Whichever course you choose at Stockton Riverside College we offer you the chance to develop your entrepreneurial skills. Our aim is to help give you the life skills that we know employers are looking for. If you have your own small enterprise idea we could help you make it happen, with expert advice available from our enterprise forum.

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Come and see what Stockton Riverside College has to offer, you might just be surprised. Between 80 and 100 clients visit our hair and beauty salons each week The Salon

Motor Vehicle Workshop

Our eateries are all delivered by our own catering company, Tees Valley Catering Snack Bar

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Hair Studio


Mock Fuselage

Waterfront CafĂŠ

We serve 5,500 coffees and produce 700 sandwiches and paninis per week

Dance Studio

Oasis Kitchen

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CED Centre

Creative Media Suites

Our LRC HAS 110 COMPUTERS, PLUS IMACS, IPADS AND OVER 20,000 BOOKS

Infinity Restaurant Kitchen

Learning Resource Centre

Our MARGARET ARMSTRONG THEATRE FLOOR IS SPRUNG TO HELP SAVE DANCERS’ KNEES Margaret Armstrong Theatre

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The SRC Sports Centre, situated at our Billingham site, offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor fitness and sporting activities. The centre includes: • • • •

A four-court sports hall A FIFA 1 standard FA registered, flood-lit Astro pitch A gym with a full range of fitness equipment A 10m climbing wall with cave features

Students also have access to gym facilities at the sports centre next door to our Teesdale campus.

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HOW WE WILL SUPPORT YOU

We offer a range of services to ensure you always feel safe and supported during your time with us. If you need help, in or out of the classroom, just ask.

HEALTH & WELLBEING

The college has a team dedicated to your health and wellbeing. If you need information or advice on anything from financial worries to bullying, sexual health or drug and alcohol misuse, our youth workers are here to help. We also work closely with external agencies who regularly visit the college and can offer expert advice. These include: NHS Smoking Cessation Youth Direction National Citizen Service Eastern Ravens (carer support)

LEARNING SUPPORT

Our Learning Support Team are dedicated to ensuring that learners receive the appropriate support that they require for their individual needs. We can arrange a support interview and ensure the appropriate support is put in place. Learners have different support needs, but our ultimate goal is to ensure our learners are respected and cared for as individuals and are encouraged and supported to reach their full potential. The support may be for a specific learning difficulty, such as Dyslexia or Autism; or just help with Maths and English.

Get In Touch Tel: 01642 865 566 Email: info@stockton.ac.uk

SAFEGUARDING

Across college we have a safeguarding team and a full time safeguarding officer to prioritise your safety at all times. We can offer advice, support and ensure that help from other agencies external to college can be sought to enable the best outcomes for our students’ safety and overall wellbeing. If you should feel unsafe or feel you need to access support we are here to ensure you are heard and safe at all times.

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY

We value the diversity of our college community and promote inclusion for all. We ensure that all of our students receive the same provision and access to our services. We encourage a culture of respect and commit to tackling prejudice at all levels. By encouraging students and staff to share their own experiences, we aim to promote mutual understanding.


PAYING FOR YOUR COURSE Course fees If you are under the age of 19 at the start of your course there should be no fees to pay. If you are 19+ speak to our Information Team about fees, repayment and student loan opportunities. Student Finance You will be invited to fill out a finance application form when you come for an interview at the college, or apply online www.stockton.ac.uk/ student-finance-application. This will determine whether you are eligible for support with travel, childcare, meals or equipment*. Students can also get an NUS card for ÂŁ12, giving discounts on music, fashion, books, films and much more. *Subject to change.

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SUCCESS

GRACE AND ALI Performing Arts Musical Theatre It’s been a busy time for our dancing duo Grace and Ali. But the Performing Arts Musical Theatre students have loved every minute. The pair not only celebrated success after making it to the live semi-finals of ITV1’s Britain’s Got Talent, but both have also secured places at leading stage schools. Grace is off to Laine Theatre Arts and Ali has a place at Performers College.

“It takes hard work, but what you put in to anything is what you get out of it.”

VICTORIA Health and Social Care Studying Health and Social Care has helped Victoria move a step closer to her dream job. The 18-year-old is off to university to study primary education. She says five work placements carried out in a range of different settings, helped her to find the right route for her.

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“The fact that everyone from our course is going to do something different just goes to show the wide range of opportunities that the course opens up to you.”


SUCCESS JAKE

Professional Cookery Dedication and hard work has paid off for Professional Cookery student Jake. He not only secured a job at Stockton’s Mohujos while studying at the college but he has recently been promoted to chef de partie at the Mexican restaurant. Having worked his way through Levels 1, 2 and 3 at the college Jake said: “It is hard work and you have to be committed but I am loving it.” To succeed in the kitchen he said:

“Communication is key, that and team work.”

JADE Aviation Fitting full-time shifts around college hours might sound like hard work, but it is well worth the effort according to Aviation student Jade. The 19-year-old from Hartlepool has secured a job working as a passenger service agent with Swissport at Leeds Bradford Airport. She said:

“It is the knowledge that I have gained by doing the course that helped get me the job I wanted. It is hard work but I absolutely love it.” 23


SUCCESS matty Creative Film Production Studying Creative Film Production at Stockton Riverside College delivered far more than Matty expected. Developing extra skills as part of a student enterprise, Ufilms, he said: “When I came on this course I had never used a camera to film, now I want to be a cinematographer.” Matty is now going to the University of Salford to study Film Production.

“It has given us a lot of experience and helped us to work to the most professional standards.”

LEANNE Nail Services Studying Nail Services proved an inspiration to Leanne. She not only developed the practical skills of her art but with help from the college’s enterprise initiative she is working towards launching her own business. Hitting on the idea of using creepy crawlies in her designs, the budding entrepreneur has got her unique selling point nailed. The idea also saw Leanne take home one of the first Enterprising Stockton awards.

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“when i first started training as a nail technician i didn't expect to enjoy it as much as I have. i have fallen in love with it.”


SUCCESS amar IT Choosing to study IT at Stockton Riverside College proved an inspiration to Amar. Not only did it trigger his passion for the subject but it set him up for educational success he never expected. Going on to study a Foundation Degree and then a top-up at Teesside University he graduated with a first class BSc Honours degree. He said: “I really can’t sing the praises of the teachers and staff of the college enough.”

“the practical experience that we got was fantastic and the technology we used every day prepares you for working life.”

beth Production Arts - Make-up With ambitions to one day work behind the scenes in film and TV, the Production Arts course at Stockton Riverside College proved the perfect choice for Beth. It not only taught her the practical skills of her trade but also gave her the chance to get loads of hands-on experience. She is now going on to study Fashion, Theatrical and Media Hair and Make-up at university in Leeds.

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT COURSE We want you to feel happy and confident on your course. Here are our top tips to help make the right choice for you… • Think about what you are good at. • Consider the subjects you enjoy and are most interested in. • Consider your preferred style of learning. Do you enjoy learning the theory or do you prefer practical/ hands-on lessons? • Think about your future career. What is your ambition and what do you need to get there? There are more routes to your future career than you might think. Talk to our Information Team, Careers Advisor or teachers about Career Pathways, a plan outlining different routes to your chosen career.

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ENGLISH & MATHS They may be the skills that we all take for granted but believe it or not we all use English and Maths every day, often without even thinking about it.

These are key skills that all employers value and that is why at Stockton Riverside College we want to help you make the grade.

That is why we believe it is part of our job to help make sure all of our students have a good grasp of the basics and the qualifications to match.

Watch out for our English & Maths tips in this guide highlighting their role in different careers.

For students under 19 it is now a Government requirement that you keep working towards these core GCSEs if you haven’t already achieved grade A*-C/9-4.

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ART & DESIGN If you love being creative, trying different artistic disciplines and exploring new ideas, then our Art & Design courses could be the ideal choice for you. By developing your creative skills, a wide range of opportunities open up to you, including a variety of careers, many of which you may not previously have realised even exist. Our Art & Design courses will open your eyes to the art that is all around you.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

We want to develop your creative skills so our courses are made up of a wide range of disciplines offering you the chance to build and develop your ideas. We have excellent industry links and the majority of our students move on to art & design courses at university.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: ART & DESIGN Art & Design Diploma

Level 2 - one year What will I do? Exploring different disciplines you will carry out a range of projects developing skills in drawing, painting, sculpture, textiles and graphics. You will also visit exhibitions, take part in a work placement and see your work exhibited. You need: Art & Design Level 1 or four GCSEs grade 3/D-E. What’s next? You could move on to the Art & Design Diploma Level 3.

Art & Design Extended Diploma

Level 3 - two years What will I do? You will develop your skills in drawing and painting, sculpture, textiles and graphics. This course will help to build your creativity and understand the industry. You will take part in exhibition visits, a work placement and also get the chance to exhibit your work. You need: Diploma in Art & Design Level 2 or four GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C or above. What’s next? You could move on to university with courses including fine art, textiles or graphic design. You could move on to an apprenticeship or start work. Future careers could include interior design, set design or illustration.

FASHION Careers in this exciting but competitive industry call for skill and creativity. That is why our fashion course has been built to not only develop your creative ability but also to give you the knowledge and inspiration you need to turn your passion into real careers.

Fashion & Clothing Extended Diploma

Level 3 - two years What will I do? For the fashion-focused our dedicated course will give you the chance to explore creative techniques including design, surface pattern, pattern cutting, construction and textiles. You will get the chance to take part in a work placement and there are many visits and trips. You need: Art & Design Level 2 or four GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C. What’s next? You could move on to university to study subjects including fashion design, textiles or fashion enterprise. You could find an apprenticeship or start work. Future careers could include fashion buying, dressmaking or fashion journalism.

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AVIATION Are you a good communicator with a close attention to detail and a determination to achieve? A career in the aviation industry could be for you. Whether your ambition is to work as cabin crew, air traffic control or even a pilot, our aviation courses will give you an all-round knowledge of the sector that will make you stand out from the competition.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

All of our lessons are at the forefront of this rapidly evolving sector and taught as close to industry standards as possible. All our teachers come from industry background. With close industry links we know we are teaching the skills that employers are looking for. Recent trips have included the likes of Dubai and New York. You will also get the chance to pick up additional qualifications in subjects such as first aid and conflict management.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: Aviation Diploma

Level 2 - one year What will I do? You will learn about all areas of working life in this dynamic industry including baggage processing, check in, dispatch, health and safety, aircraft marshalling and security. Lessons include a mixture of practical and theory sessions. You will get the chance to take part in educational trips and we also regularly welcome guest speakers and industry experts. You need: A minimum of four GCSEs grades D-E/3-2, including Maths and English, and a passion for the aviation industry. What’s next? You could move on to a relevant Level 3 course such as the Subsidiary Diploma in Aviation Level 3.

Aviation Subsidiary Diploma

Level 3 - one year What will I do? Trained as close to industry standards as possible, lessons include a mixture of theory and practical sessions in areas such as preparation for employment, handling air passengers, environmental impacts of aviation and customer service. You need: A minimum of four GCSEs grade 4/C or above, including Maths and English or a Level 2 Diploma in Aviation. What’s next? Progress to the Aviation Diploma Level 3.

Aviation Diploma

Level 3 - one year What will I do? You will learn about environmental impacts, marketing, human resources, ramp handling and aviation terminology. Additional training includes conflict management, first aid and teamwork training with the RAF. You need: Aviation Subsidiary Diploma Level 3. What’s next? You could continue your studies by moving on to a foundation degree such as the FdA in Aviation and Tourism, or start work in the industry.

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BEAUTY Our beauty courses will give you the real skills you need to start work in this exciting industry. Whether you want to work in a high street salon, travel the world on board a cruise ship or launch your own business, your route to your future career starts here. Our real working salon will not only give you the knowledge and practical skills you need but also help you to build real experience.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

You will get the chance to take part in additional training throughout the course to pick up more skills and specialist techniques. There will also be the opportunity to attend beauty therapy exhibitions.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: Beauty Therapy Certificate

Level 1 – one year What will I do? Training in our on-site salon you will develop the skills and knowledge you need to launch your future career. You will learn how to assist with nail treatments, facials and make-up. You will also learn health and safety, working with others and preparing the salon work area. You need: A keen interest in the beauty therapy industry and grade 2/E in Maths and English. What’s next? Achieve on this course and you can move on to Beauty Therapy Level 2.

Beauty Therapy Diploma

Level 2 – one year What will I do? You will learn manicure, pedicure, facials, lash and brow treatments, waxing and make-up. You will also learn about health and safety and how the body works. You need: Beauty Therapy Level 1 qualification or if you have GCSEs grade 3/D or above in English and Maths, or if you are aged 19+, you can start your studies at this level. What’s next? After successfully completing this course you could progress to Level 3 Beauty Therapy or Nail Services.

Beauty Therapy Diploma

Level 3 – one year What will I do? You will learn more advanced techniques and treatments including body massage, stone therapy, facial and body electrical treatments and electrical epilation. You need: Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy. What’s next? Extend your skills by moving on to Level 3 Nail Services, or Level 4 Management. You can gain employment in a salon, cruise ship, spa, work for a beauty supplier or set up your own business.

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Nail Services Diploma

Level 3 – one year What will I do? You will learn how to apply nail enhancement systems including gel, liquid and powder application, maintenance and removal. You will also learn about health and safety and client care and communication. You need: Beauty Therapy Level 2 or Nail Services Level 2. What’s next? You could go on to work as a nail technician or even start your own business.

Why English and Maths matter… Working in the beauty industry you will need to follow detailed instructions, calculate timings and handle cash. You may need to work out prices and order stock.

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BUSINESS If you want to work in the fast-paced world of business this is the course for you. Giving you the skills you need to work in a vast range of fields we will help you to develop an understanding of every aspect of business, its operations and how business applies to all of our lives every day.

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Level 3 – two years What will I do? You will learn about a wide range of subjects including marketing, retail, recruitment, project and event management, customer service and finance. Lessons will include a mixture of lectures, workshops, research and practical activities. You’ll also get the chance to carry out work experience. You need: Four GCSEs graded between 9-4/A*-C, including English or Maths. What’s next? You could continue your studies on a relevant university course or find work or an apprenticeship in the industry.

Business Extended Diploma

Why English and Maths matter… Literacy and numeracy skills are integral to any business. You may need to set prices, keep records, write reports and calculate profit and loss.

Level 3 – two years What will I do? You will learn about a wide range of subjects including marketing, retail, recruitment, project and event management, customer service and finance. Lessons will include a mixture of lectures, workshops, research and practical activities. You’ll also get the chance to carry out work experience. You need: Four GCSEs graded between 9-4/A*-C, including English and Maths. What’s next? You could continue your studies on a relevant university course or find work or an apprenticeship in the industry.

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CATERING & HOSPITALITY Have TV programmes like Masterchef and The Great British Bake Off inspired you to think about a career in catering and hospitality? Our courses will give you the skills you need. Everyone enjoys going out for a meal, and you know yourself, we all expect good service. We’ll show you how to deliver exceptional standards in what is a fast-paced but enjoyable working environment.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

Learning and working in our commercial kitchens you will not only develop the skills you need to start work in this fast paced and vibrant industry but also build real hands-on experience as a valued member of our kitchen team.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: CATERING Professional Cookery Diploma

Level 2 – one year What will I do? You will learn to prepare and cook various meats, poultry, pasta and rice dishes, soups, sauces and desserts. You will also learn about health and safety, food safety and develop the essential skills for a working kitchen. Training in our Oasis Bistro and Infinity restaurant you will be taught to industry standard by our experienced tutors. Lessons include practical sessions, demonstrations and theory. Working in a commercial kitchen you will need to wear a uniform. You need: GCSEs grade 3/D or above including English and Maths or a relevant Level 1 qualification. What’s next? After successfully completing this course you could move on to the Professional Cookery Diploma Level 3.

Professional Cookery Diploma

Level 3 – one year What will I do? Building on the skills learnt at Level 2 you will learn to create more complex dishes using advanced cooking techniques. Food safety standards and health and safety continue to be an essential part of the course. You will need to wear a uniform. You need: Diploma in Professional Cookery Level 2 or equivalent. What’s next? You could continue to build your knowledge and skills by going on to further study in a relevant area or start work in a commercial kitchen.

HOSPITALITY Introduction to the Hospitality Industry

Entry Level 3 – one year What will I do? This course will give you a good basic understanding of the hospitality and catering industry. You will develop skills in customer service, food and drink service and food preparation. Working in a commercial kitchen you will need to wear a uniform. You need: An interest in the hospitality industry. What’s next? After successfully completing this course you could move on to the ABC Investigate the Hospitality Industry Level 1 qualification.

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CATERING & HOSPITALITY CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: HOSPITALITY Investigate the Hospitality Industry

Level 1 – one year What will I do? You will learn about the structure of the hospitality industry and develop skills in customer service, food service, preparing and serving drinks, basic food preparation and food safety. Working in a commercial kitchen you will need to wear a uniform. You need: GCSEs grade E/2 or below including English and Maths. What’s next? You could go on to further study in the food and beverage service or professional cookery at Level 2.

Hospitality Leadership and Supervision Certificate

Level 3 – one year What will I do? You will learn to supervise staff, develop positive relationships, oversee the kitchen, supervise functions and maintain health, safety and security of the working environment. You need: A relevant Level 2 qualification and good practical skills in either food production or food service skills. What’s next? You could move on to a foundation degree in a relevant subject or start work in a pub, hotel, restaurant or the leisure industry.

Food & Beverage Service

Level 2 – one year What will I do? You will develop skills in customer service, serving food and drinks and dealing with payments. You will also learn about food safety, food hygiene and working relationships. You will need to wear a uniform. You need: GCSEs grade 3/D or above including English and Maths or a relevant Level 1 qualification.

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What’s next? You could move on to a relevant Level 3 qualification, or you could find work in a pub, hotel, restaurant or the leisure industry.

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Why English and Maths matter… In the catering and hospitality industries you may need to plan and write menus, follow recipes, weigh out ingredients and calculate the cost of dishes.

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CHILDCARE We believe there’s nothing more important than taking responsibility for a child’s wellbeing. Whether working as a teacher, early year’s practitioner or in the care industry it is vital you can offer a service that is caring, supportive, fun and stimulating. Our courses will show you how to develop all of these skills and apply them at work.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

Our course offer the chance to apply what you have learnt by taking part in a work placement. You will also attend educational visits.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: Caring for Children Diploma

Level 1 – one year What will I do? Learning through a combination of theory and practical sessions you will develop the skills needed to work with babies and young children, covering subjects including development, safeguarding, health and safety and organising activities. You will learn how children develop and pick up effective techniques for interacting with young children. You will get the chance to carry out work experience. You need: A minimum of three GCSEs grade 3/E or above, including English Language and Maths. What’s next? You could move on to a relevant Level 2 qualification such as the Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education & Care.

Introduction to Early Years Education & Care

Level 2 – one year What will I do? Developing the skills needed to work with babies and young children through theory and practical sessions you will learn about development, safeguarding, health and safety and organising activities. You will learn how children develop and pick up effective techniques for interacting with young children. You will carry out a work placement. You need: A relevant Level 1 qualification plus four GCSEs grade 3/D or above, including English Language and Maths or Functional Skills Level 1, plus a satisfactory DBS check.

What’s next? You could move on to the level 3 Certificate in Childcare & Education.

Childcare & Education CACHE Certificate Level 3 – one year What will I do? You will develop the skills needed to work with babies and young children. Covering subjects including development, safeguarding, health and safety and planning activities. You will learn how children develop and effective techniques for interacting with young children. You will also get the chance to apply your knowledge on a work placement.

You need: Five GCSEs grades 9-5/A*- C including English Language and Maths or Functional Skills Level 2, plus a satisfactory DBS check. What’s next? You could progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education.

Childcare & Education CACHE Diploma

Level 3 – one year What will I do? This course will further develop the skills needed to work with babies and young children. Subjects covered include development, safeguarding, health and safety and planning activities. You will learn how children develop and effective techniques for interacting with young children. You will also get the chance to carry out a work placement. You need: A CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education, five GCSEs grades 9-5/A*-C including English Language and Maths, plus a satisfactory DBS check. What’s next? Move on to higher education in a relevant subject or start work as an early years’ practitioner, teaching assistant or in a nursery.

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COMPUTING

If you would like to turn your interest for information technologies into a future career then this could be the course for you. You will develop new skills and build a broader knowledge of new and emerging computer technologies. Developing skills in areas such as web design, computer games development, programming and network management, if you want to learn more about this rapidly evolving industry then this is the course for you.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

With regular guest speakers, live briefs and competitions, this course will give you the skills and insight to progress in the industry. This is a hands-on course that will give you lots of practical experience.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: IT Introductory Certificate

Level 1 – one year What will I do? You will learn a range of skills including: how computer systems work, how to protect computers and data, how to program a computer, how to design and create your own spreadsheet and how to manage an IT project. You need: An Entry Level 3 IT qualification, two GCSEs grade 2/E or an IT assessment. What’s next? After successfully completing this course you could move on to a relevant Level 2 course such as the Level 2 Technical Diploma in IT.

IT Technical Diploma

Level 2 – one year What will I do? You will learn how computer systems work, how to protect computers and data, how to program, including games programming, how to design and create your own website, how to design and build a computer network. Using industrystandard hardware and software you’ll work on projects and assignments, often based on realistic workplace demands.

IT Technical Diploma

Level 3 –two years What will I do? You will develop a greater understanding of how computer systems work, further developing your knowledge of how to protect computers and data, how to program, including games programming, how to design and create your own website and how to design and build a computer network. Using industry-standard hardware and software you’ll work on projects and assignments, often based on realistic workplace demands. You need: Four GCSEs grade 4/C or above including Maths and/or English, or a merit in a relevant Level 2 course. What’s next? You could continue your studies at the college on the Higher National Certificate in Computing or move on to a relevant university course or find work or an apprenticeship in the industry.

Why English and Maths matter… Working in computing requires following detailed instructions, you may also be required to document web and program designs, write user guides and resize images.

You need: A relevant Level 1 qualification plus two GCSEs grade 3/D or above including Maths and English or a minimum of four GCSEs grade 3/D or above with Maths and English. What’s next? You could move on to a relevant level 3 course such as the Level 3 Technical Diploma in IT.

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CREATIVE MEDIA Careers in video game production and creative media have never been so in demand. With digital technology and video game sales booming, with the right skills your ideas can quickly be brought to life. Our Creative Media and Games courses will teach you the technical skills, knowledge and inspiration to explore your own ideas.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

This course offers the chance to build a career out of your passion for gaming in one of the biggest growth sectors in the world. You will get to work with industry standard hardware and software, bringing your own ideas to life and have a lot of fun while you learn.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: Creative Games and Media

You need: An enthusiasm for computer games and a minimum of four GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C, including English and Maths. What’s next? After successful completion of this course you could progress to university or work in the computer games industry.

VFX, Animation and Web

Level 2 – one year What will I do? With a focus on work this practical course will see you creating your own projects and assignments in our design studios. Working to briefs based on the real world you’ll get to see what life’s really like in this vibrant industry.

Level 3 – two years What will I do? Visual effects, web applications and motion graphics are an integral part of modern media, from Hollywood films to adverts, music promos and mobile apps. The Level 3 VFX, Animation and Web course will teach you the technical skills to make your work stand out.

You need: An interest in working in the games and media industries and a minimum of four GCSEs grade 3/D or above including English or Maths.

You will study units such as VFX, Web and App Development, Animation, Digital Graphics, Flash for Computer Games, 3D Modelling and 3D Environments.

What’s next? You could move on to a relevant Level 3 course such as the Level 3 Computer Games Design.

You need: An enthusiasm for computer games and a minimum of four GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C, including English and Maths.

Computer Games Design

Level 3 – two years What will I do? This practical course covers a range of exciting units including games design, character design, computer game engines, 3D modelling, 3D animation and 3D environments. The course will see you develop the skills and knowledge to ultimately work with a team to develop your own fully functional multi-level computer game.

What’s next? You could move on to further study at university or start work in the VFX, animation or web industry.

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ENGINEERING

If you want to work in industry, specialise in a particular field or go on to work as a consultant, our engineering courses are a great place to start. You will learn from our NETA facilities in Stockton where all of our instructors come from industry background with years of experience in a variety of engineering trades. Our workshops are brimming with real industry kit, enabling you to develop practical skills and preparing you for the real world of work. Your new practical skills will also be backed up by essential theoretical knowledge that will prepare you for a wide range of future career options.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

You will learn in a real workshop environment that will give you the skills you need to achieve. Strong links with businesses enables us to give you the skills we know employers are looking for. All of our instructors have many years of industry experience giving you the chance to learn from some of the best.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: Engineering Technologies Diploma

Level one – one year What will I do? Our engineering courses cover a wide range of services and technical skills relevant to electrical, mechanical and manufacturing engineering. Learning in a hands on environment you’ll get the technical know-how along with important lessons in health and safety, communications, science and maths. You need: Functional Skills Mathematics (Level 2) and Functional Skills English (Level 2) or equivalent. What’s next? You could move on to a Level 2 engineering qualification and ultimately, you could apply for an engineering apprenticeship.

All of our engineering courses are delivered at NETA. Why English and Maths matter… Working in engineering you will need to write reports, follow complex instructions, work out calculations, take measurements and draw up plans and designs to scale.

Engineering Technologies Diploma

Level 2 – one year What will I do? You will develop a wide range of services and technical skills relevant to electrical, mechanical and manufacturing engineering. All of our engineering courses are delivered in a hands on environment, giving you the technical knowhow you need to progress. You will also take part in important lessons in health and safety, communications, science and maths. You need: GCSE Grade 3/D or above in Maths and English or Engineering Technologies Diploma Level 1. What’s next? You could move on to a Level 3 engineering qualification and ultimately, you could apply for an engineering apprenticeship.

Engineering Technologies Extended Diploma

Level 3 – two years What will I do? You will further build on a wide range of services and technical skills relevant to electrical, mechanical and manufacturing engineering. Our courses are delivered in our hands on learning environment, preparing you for the real world of work. As well as developing practical skills you will also learn important lessons in health and safety, communications, science and maths. This course includes a one year diploma option or complete two years to top-up to the extended diploma. You need: Four GCSEs grade 4/C or above, including Maths and English or Engineering Technologies Diploma Level 2. What’s next? You could apply for an engineering apprenticeship in your preferred field.

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ESOL If English isn’t your first language, we can help you develop both your spoken and written skills, make new friends, improve your confidence and develop your communication skills for everyday life, studying and getting a job.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

You will improve your English, make new friends from different countries, learn about the UK and improve your job and education chances.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: English for Speakers of Other Languages Under 19 Study Programmes Pre-Entry/ Entry Level One/ Entry Level Two/ Entry Level Three/ Level One/ Level 2 - all one year

What will I do? Learning at a level to suit you, our courses can help you develop your language. You will work in classes with people from all over the world. You will learn how to use English for your everyday life and develop study skills. You will study speaking and listening, reading and writing. You will also work towards a Functional Skills Maths qualification. Your course will include a weekly two hour vocational session and group tutorial. You need: Photo ID Proof of residence status in the UK/ EU* Any previous certificates in ESOL What’s next? We offer a range of ESOL courses to help further develop your language skills. *Subject to change.

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FILM & TV PRODUCTION Are you passionate about film and television? Is it your dream to produce your own work, whether it be short films, documentaries, music videos or full length features? Our film production courses will give you the skills to bring your ideas to life.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

With a strong focus on practical skills you will quickly see your own ideas come to life on the screen with the chance to develop your areas of personal strength. Industry links enable our students to gain unique insights into the world of film and with excellent success rates many of our students progress on to university.

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Level 3 – two years What will I do? You will learn specialist techniques including camera techniques, film and video editing, writing for film and TV and production management. Using industry-standard methods, cameras, sound equipment and production software you will work on productions and assignments, often based on realistic workplace demands. You need: A passion for all things film and television and a determination to succeed plus four GCSEs grade 4/C or above, including English and/or Maths. What’s next? You could continue your studies at university in areas such as film and television production, broadcast/multimedia journalism, film or media studies, or you could progress to a production role within the industry.

Why English and Maths matter… You may need to read and write scripts and detailed instructions, calculate production costs and understand ratio and pixel dimensions.

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FOUNDATION SKILLS

If you want to learn to live more independently, continue in education or develop employability skills our Foundation Skills courses could be the right choice for you. Our personalised courses can help you build the skills and confidence you need to achieve your personal goals.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

Our courses are created to help you achieve your individual goals. Working in small groups you will make new friends and develop teamwork skills, confidence and motivation. We will also offer you the chance to take part in some great trips and you will have fun learning with our range of enterprise activities.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: Employability Skills Certificate

Entry Level 2 – one year What will I do? You will identify your personal goals and then working in small groups and on supported trips you will take part in practical activities to achieve your targets. Taking part in a range of practical activities you will put new skills into practice. You may also take part in a work experience placement. You need: There are no formal entry requirements. What’s next? Your next move depends on you. If you want to continue your studies you can continue to work through our foundation skills courses before moving on to a vocational course. You may go on to achieve a greater level of independent living, move on to supported employment or voluntary work.

Employability Skills Certificate

Entry Level 3/Level 1 What will I do? This course offers the chance to identify and then work towards your own personal goals. Working in small groups and on supported trips you will develop new skills and then practise what you have learnt by taking part in a range of practical activities. You will take part in enterprise activities, develop employability skills and you could take part in a work or vocational placement.

You need: There are no formal entry requirements. What’s next? If you want to continue your studies you could continue to progress through our foundation skills courses before moving on to a vocational course. Or depending on your own goal, you could achieve a greater level of independent living, move on to supported employment or voluntary work.

Employability Skills Diploma

Entry Level 3/Level 1 What will I do? All of our foundation skills courses offer you the chance to work towards your personal goals, improve your employability skills and then put those skills into practice. Working in small groups and through supported trips you will take part in a range of practical activities, recording your progress along the way. You will also get the chance to take part in a range of enterprise activities, enrichment projects and you could take part in a work or vocational placement. You need: Employability Skills Certificate at Entry Level or Level 1. What’s next? You might choose to continue your studies by moving on to a vocational course or you may achieve a greater level of independent living or move on to supported employment or voluntary work.

On all of our foundation skills courses you will continue to develop your Maths and English skills. Get In Touch Tel: 01642 865 566 Email: info@stockton.ac.uk


We all want to look our best and as a hair stylist or barber you can help people to do just that. Our Hairdressing and Barbering courses will give you the skills you need to get started. Add to that your own ambition and creativity and you could go on to work as a mobile hair stylist, run your own business or start work in a salon.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

Hairdressing and barbering are skills that are always in demand. With the right skills you can find work in a salon, travel the world on cruise ships or even launch your own business. Our courses offer the chance to take part in additional workshops where you can pick up additional skills. You will also get the chance to visit hair exhibitions and take part in competitions.

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HAIRDRESSING/ BARBERING CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: Barbering Diploma

Level 2 – one year What will I do? You will develop techniques for shampooing, conditioning, cutting and styling men’s hair. You will learn how to cut facial hair as well as learning about health and safety, client care and communication skills. You need: A keen interest in the barbering industry. What’s next? You could move on to the Diploma in Barbering Level 3 or find employment in men’s hairdressing/barbering shops or become a barbering apprentice.

Barbering Diploma

Level 3 – one year What will I do? You will further develop your skills in cutting men’s hair by using a combination of barbering techniques. You will also design and create a range of facial hair shapes and provide shaving services. You will also learn more about health and safety, client care and communication. You need: Level 2 Barbering. What’s next? You could start work in a barber’s salon, session barber, as a product company’s sales rep or assessor.

Hairdressing Certificate

Level 1 – one year What will I do? You will learn skills including shampooing and conditioning hair, blow drying, assisting with colouring, reception skills and get an introduction to cutting hair. You will also learn about health and safety, customer service and we will help you build up the confidence to offer client consultations.

You need: GCSE grade 3/E or above in English and Maths. What’s next? After successful completion of this course you could move on to the Hairdressing Diploma Level 2.

Hairdressing Diploma

Level 2 – one year What will I do? You will learn skills including styling, blow drying, setting, colouring and cutting hair with techniques becoming more advanced as you progress. You will also learn about health and safety, customer service and reception and we will help you build the confidence to offer client consultations. You need: A Level 1 qualification in Hairdressing or three GCSEs grade 4/C. What’s next? You could move on to the Hairdressing Diploma Level 3.

Hairdressing Diploma

Level 3 – one year What will I do? You will learn how to cut and style hair using a combination of advanced techniques. You will also develop the skills to creatively colour hair. You need: Diploma in Hairdressing Level 2. What’s next? You could go on to find work as a stylist, salon manager or assessor.

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HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE

Do you enjoy helping others? Do you want to work in a caring profession? Our Health & Social Care courses offer an insight into the many roles that exist in this industry and help you to develop the skills to work in the health or care sectors.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

We are a friendly, experienced team of staff who aim to support you to become an independent learner. With excellent progression rates many of our students have gone on to further study in expert fields including nursing, social work, paramedic practice, psychology and criminology.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children & Young People’s Settings

Level 1 – one year What will I do? You will be introduced to the skills and knowledge needed to start working towards a future career in health and social care or childcare. The sessions will be a combination of theory and practical sessions, covering subjects including development, safeguarding, health & safety, healthy eating and organising activities. You will learn about human growth and development and learn effective techniques for interacting with children and adults. You need: A minimum of three GCSEs at grade 3/E or above, including English Language and Maths. What’s next? After successful completion of this course you could move on to a relevant Level 2 course in health and social care or childcare.

Health and Social Care CACHE Extended Diploma

Level 2 – one year What will I do? Lessons will include creative activities, research, role play and discussions, you’ll learn about personal care, creative activities, communicating effectively, job opportunities, preparing for work, team work and healthy living.

You need: Four GCSEs at grade 3/D (or equivalent), including English Language, plus a satisfactory DBS check. You will also study Functional Skills or GCSE English/Maths alongside your programme. What’s next? Achieve a grade B on this course (the course is graded A*-D) and a GCSE grade 4/C or equivalent in English and Maths and you may apply to move on to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. You may choose to move on to an apprenticeship or start work.

Health & Social Care CACHE Certificate/ Extended Diploma Level 3 Certificate - one year Extended Diploma - two years What will I do? Your study sessions will include group work activities, research tasks, role play, seminars, lectures and discussions. You will learn about meeting individual care needs, communicating effectively, lifespan development and physiological disorders. You will also carry out work experience. You need: Five GCSEs grade 9-5/A*-C or equivalent, including English Language and Maths, a grade 9-4 or equivalent in GCSE Science and a satisfactory DBS check. We also require two references. What’s next? After successfully completing the Level 3 Certificate you could move on to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care with a further year of study. After successful completion of the Extended Diploma you could progress to a relevant degree course at university. You could also go on to find work or an apprenticeship in health or social care related roles.

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PERFORMING ARTS

Our Performing Arts courses are designed to give as close to a real working life experience as possible. That means hard work, intensive rehearsals and top quality performances. As a Performing Arts student you will take part in workshops, work with industry professionals including industry guest lecturers and choreographers, and get the chance to perform in professional venues.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

Our Performing Arts students take part in a wide range of visits and trips, with opportunities to visit and train with leading theatre groups and/ or stage schools. You will also get the chance to take part in a wide variety of stage performances.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: Performance

Level 2 – one year What will I do? Learning through rehearsals, production processes, workshops, guest lectures and industry visits you will learn dance, acting and music. You will get the chance to take part in productions. The course also includes theory sessions. You need: GCSE grade 3/D including English or Maths. What’s next? You could move on to a relevant Level 3 course in Performing Arts such as Acting or Musical Theatre.

Performing Arts Acting for Stage and Screen

Level 3 - two years What will I do? You will perform in full-scale theatre productions, variety shows, showcases, pantomimes, theatre tours, short films, music videos, and audio projects, in a range of locations and venues, learning industry relevant techniques. You will also take part in theory sessions.

You need: Four GCSEs at grade 5/C or above, or equivalent, including English and/or maths. You also need a strong track record in attendance and punctuality. What’s next? You could go on to further training at drama school or university, or you could even start working in the industry. Some students progress to related areas of study/work, including directing, technical theatre, events management, teaching or stage management.

Performing Arts Musical Theatre

Level 3 – two years What will I do? On this practical course you will study dance, drama and music, learning through workshops, intensive rehearsals, guest lectures and industry visits. The course includes many opportunities to perform, with all performances and rehearsals carried out as close to professional standards as possible. You will also take part in theory sessions. You need: Four GCSEs grade 4/C or above including Maths and/or English, or a merit in a relevant Level 2 course. What’s next? You could move on to stage school, university or start work in a relevant field.

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PRINCE’S TRUST Come and find out how our Prince’s Trust courses can help you build your confidence, make new friends, develop the skills that employers are looking for and have fun at the same time. What’s more you will get the chance to pick up a nationally recognised qualification.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

You will make new friends, develop employability skills and have fun. On average 80% of students taking part in the Prince’s Trust programmes progress on to employment or further education.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: Prince’s Trust Team Programme

12 weeks If you are unemployed and aged 16-25 years you can boost your confidence, meet new people, develop new skills and gain qualifications on the Prince’s Trust Team programme. You will be challenged to do a community project, take part in an action packed residential week and a two week work placement. Focusing on developing new skills and having fun. The course is free and existing benefits are not affected. What will I do? You will take part in team-building and problem solving activities, go on an action packed residential trip, undertake a group community project and team challenge, complete two weeks’ work experience, develop your employability skills and update your CV.

Prince’s Trust Achieve Study Programme

One year This programme is aimed at those aged 16 to 18 who are not sure what vocational area is right for them or who need to develop their confidence and employability skills over a one year programme. The programme also gives you the chance to take part in a six month part time work placement. What will I do? In college two days a week you will cover subjects such as enterprise, customer service, money management, participate in exercise and develop presentation skills, along with Maths and English. Two days a week will be spent on a work placement. This is a practical course that will include taking part in lots of tasks and activities. You need: There are no formal entry requirements. What’s next? Our Prince’s Trust courses focus on helping you move on in life, so whatever you want to do staff will help guide you as you plan your next steps.

You need: The Team programme welcomes students from all backgrounds and levels of education. You simply need to be up for a challenge and willing to give 100%. What’s next? Our Prince’s Trust courses focus on helping you move on in life, so whatever you want to do staff will help guide you as you plan your next steps.

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PRODUCTION ARTS If you are creative and want to put your skills to use in a different way our Production Arts course could be for you. Designed for those who want to work in the creative make-up industry, this is a chance to learn the fundamental make-up techniques for life behind the scenes of theatre, TV, film and photography.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

This is a hands-on course that will see you develop a solid skills base covering fundamental make-up techniques. You will get real practical experience working behind the scenes of theatre productions, film and fashion shows.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: Production Arts Make-up

Level 3 – one year with two year option What will I do? You will develop practical make-up techniques including theatrical, HD, special effects, fashion, catwalk, period, body painting and postiche. You will also learn about production planning including research skills, character, continuity, design, planning and health and safety. You will carry out production work for pantomime, musical theatre, short film and exhibitions. You will sketch designs, create mood boards, masks and face charts. You need: Four GCSEs grade 4/C or above, including English and preferably an art related subject, or a Level 2 qualification in a related subject, or appropriate industry/work experience. What’s next? You could move on to a foundation degree in a production arts related subject such as media makeup. Future careers could include working in the television, theatre or film industries as a make-up artist, or in photography studios or retail.

Production Arts Costume/Stage Design

Level 3 – one year What will I do? Preparing you for working life behind the scenes in the theatre, film and TV, this course will give you practical skills in costume making, costume design, period costume, prop making, set design, lighting and stage management. You will learn about production planning such as research, character, design, planning and health and safety. You will get hands on experience undertaking production work on pantomime, fashion shows, exhibition work and musical theatre. You will also sketch designs, costume illustration and create mood boards. You need: Four GCSEs grade 4/C or above including English and preferably an art related subject, or a Level 2 qualification in a related subject, or appropriate industry/work experience. What’s next? You could move on to a foundation degree in a costume, stage design or production arts related subject. Future careers could include working in the television, theatre or film industries, merchandising or teaching.

Why English and Maths matter… You may need to follow detailed instructions, record work and produce design plans. You will need to measure and order materials and, if working as a freelance, you will need to price your time and work.

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PUBLIC SERVICES Do you have the discipline and determination it takes to work in the Uniformed Public Service industries? Find out by signing up to one of our courses. Focusing on key services including fire & rescue, the police, ambulance, prison services, customs and excise and the armed forces you’ll be given a realistic introduction to what working life is really like in the uniformed services and get the skills to prepare you for this type of work.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

Our courses will develop your employability easing the transition to public service life. You will get the opportunity to work and train with real serving public service personnel. We also offer the chance to complete the Duke of Edinburgh’s awards alongside your main study programme.

WHAT WILL I DO?

On all of our Public Services courses lessons include a mix of class-room based study and outdoor activities, expeditions and group work. You’ll learn about the demands of working in the different public service industries, improving health and fitness, outdoor activities, as well as communication skills, team work and time management.

Our Public Services courses are delivered at SRC Bede Sixth Form in Billingham. Why English and Maths matter… Working in the public service industries your role could involve writing reports, understanding the law, filling in time sheets, working out rotas, calculating response times and medicine dosages.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: Public Services Diploma

Level 2 – one year You need: A minimum of 2 GCSEs Grade D/3 or above. What’s next? With a Merit grade or above you can move on to the Level 3 Public Services course.

Public Services Diploma Level 3 – two years

Year one: Public Services Subsidiary Diploma Year two: Public Services Diploma You need: A minimum of 4 GCSEs Grade 4/C or above. What’s next? You could move on to university to study a relevant degree or apply for jobs within the public services such as the police, armed forces, fire, ambulance or prison service.

Public Services Extended Diploma Level 3 – two years

Year one: Public Services 90 Credit Diploma Year two: Public Services Extended Diploma You need: A minimum of 4 GCSEs Grade 4/C or above and they must include Maths and English. What’s next? You could move on to university to study a relevant degree or apply for jobs within the public services such as the police, armed forces, fire, ambulance or prison service.

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If you love sport and want to turn your interest into a potential future career our courses are a great place to start. We can give you the skills and knowledge you need to work in this exciting industry. Learning through sport participation, lectures, presentations and tutorials you will take part in lots of indoor and outdoor activities, improve your physical fitness and understanding of how the body works.

Our Sport courses are delivered at SRC Bede Sixth Form in Billingham.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

Our success rates are fantastic with a 100% pass rate. We have invested in the best with our brand new FIFA 1 standard FA registered Astro pitch and you will develop the team work and employability skills that all employers value.

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CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: Sport and Active Leisure Diploma

Level 1 – one year What will I do? You will study a range of modules including: How the Body Works, Physical Activities for Children, Taking Part in Sport and Assisting at a Sport or Active Leisure Event. You will also undertake voluntary work experience in the sport and active leisure environment. You need: Four GCSEs at grade 2/E or above including English Language and Maths or a full Entry Level 3 qualification. You will need a good school report and an active interest in sport and fitness. What’s next? On successful completion of this course you can progress onto the Level 2 Diploma in Sport (Sport, Exercise & Fitness).

Sport, Exercise & Fitness Diploma

Level 2 – one year What will I do? You will study a range of modules including Participating in Sport, Introduction to Healthy Exercise and Nutrition, Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise, Sports Coaching and Development of Personal Fitness. You will also carry out work experience in the sport and fitness industry. You need: Four GCSEs at grade 3/D or above including English Language and Maths, an NVQ Level 1, a Level 1 Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure or an equivalent qualification. You need a good school report and an active interest in sport and fitness. What’s next? Successful completion of this course means you can progress onto the Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Sport.

Sport, Performance & Excellence Diploma Level 3 – two years What will I do? Modules include Anatomy & Physiology, Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport & Well-being, Professional Development in the Sport Industry, Practical Sports Performance, Sports Psychology, Sports Performance Analysis and Sports Injury Management.

SPORT

You need: A minimum of five GCSEs grade C/4 or above, including English Language or Maths. A GCSE in Physical Education is desirable. You need a good school report and an active interest in sport and fitness. What’s next? Our Sport students have successfully gained employment in schools, colleges, professional football clubs and physiotherapy clinics. This course can also help you move on to higher education.

Sport, Performance & Excellence Extended Diploma

Level 3 – two years What will I do? Anatomy & Physiology, Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport & Wellbeing, Professional Development in the Sport Industry and Practical Sports Performance, Sports Psychology, Sports Performance Analysis and Sports Injury Management. You need: A minimum of five GCSEs grade C/4 or above, including English Language and Maths. A GCSE in Physical Education is desirable. You need a good school report and an active interest in sport and fitness is essential. What’s next? You could start work in a relevant field or move on to university to study courses such as sports and fitness, sports coaching or sports science.

Sport & Exercise Science Extended Diploma

Level 3 – two years What will I do? Functional Anatomy, Sport & Exercise Physiology, Applied Sport & Exercise Psychology, Coaching for Performance and Fitness, Sport Massage, Sport Injuries and Specialised Fitness Training. You need: A minimum of five GCSEs grade C/4 or above, including English Language, Maths and Science. A GCSE in Physical Education would also be desirable. You need a good school report and an active interest in sport and fitness. What’s next? You could start work or move on to higher education to study courses such as sports and fitness, sports coaching, or sports science.

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Why English and Maths matter‌ You will need to calculate areas and volumes, take measurements, work out ratios, follow complex instructions and designs. You may also be required to calculate wages, profit and loss, write risk assessments and technical reports.

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TRADE SKILLS

Talented and trustworthy tradespeople are always in demand. By learning a trade you will not only open up many career opportunities but it also gives you skills for life. Our courses offer hands-on practical learning backed up by the theory.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

Bricklaying Diploma

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE:

You need: Bricklaying Diploma Level 2.

You will be learning the skills you need from our team of experts who all have real hands-on experience in the trades. Many of our students have successfully moved on to apprenticeships and employment. We have links with many companies offering site visits, work experience opportunities and the chance to gain an insight into what employers are looking for.

BRICKLAYING Bricklaying Diploma

Level 1- one year What will I do? You will learn basic bricklaying, creating a range of brick work structures using different methods of bonding, you will develop skills in laying blocks to line, gauge and level. You will also learn about the construction of cavity walls, safe working practices, quantities and communication. You need: A keen interest in bricklaying and four GCSEs graded between 9-1/A*-G would be desirable. What’s next? You could move on to the Bricklaying Diploma Level 2.

Bricklaying Diploma

Level 2 - one year What will I do? You will learn building methods and construction technology, setting out complex masonry structures, solid brickwork structures, thin joint masonry methods, safe working practices, quantities and communication.

Level 3 - one year What will I do? Building on the skills learnt at Level 1 and 2 you will expand on your knowledge of building methods and construction technology, setting out complex masonry structures, solid brickwork structures, thin joint masonry methods, safe working practices, quantities and communication.

What’s next? You could go on to find work in the building industry, start an apprenticeship, or go on to higher education or further training. Future careers could include bricklaying, site management or setting up your own business in the trades.

CONSTRUCTION Construction Skills Certificate

Level 1 - one year What will I do? You will develop basic skills in joinery, painting and decorating, decorative effects, health and safety and construction. You need: A keen interest in learning trade skills and four GCSEs grade A*-E/9-2. What’s next? You could move on to a specific trade diploma or apprenticeship.

You need: Bricklaying Level 1 or equivalent. What’s next? You could move on to the Bricklaying Diploma Level 3.

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ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS Electrical Installations Diploma

Level 1 - one year What will I do? The course is made up of both practical and theory sessions. You will learn the basic skills and underpinning knowledge involved in electrical installations. You will also learn about safe working practices, the structure of the construction industry and environmental and sustainability measures. You need: GCSE grade 3/D or above in Maths, English and preferably Science and an interest in electrical installations. What’s next? After successful completion of this course you could move on to the Electrical Installations Diploma Level 2.

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Level 2 - one year What will I do? Sessions include a combination of theoretical and practical lessons. You will learn about electrical principles/ science, electrical installation technology, installation of wiring systems and associated enclosures, communication skills and health and safety. You need: GCSE grade 4/C or above in Maths, English and preferably Science. A grade 3/D in English and Science would be desirable. What’s next? You could move on to the Electrical Installations Diploma Level 3.

Get In Touch Tel: 01642 865 566 Email: info@stockton.ac.uk


TRADE SKILLS Electrical Installations Diploma

Site Joinery Diploma

You need: Electrical Installations Diploma Level 2.

You need: Site Joinery Diploma Level 1 or four GCSEs grades 9-1/A*-G would be desirable.

Level 3 - one year What will I do? Building on the skills and knowledge gained at Level 2 you will gain a greater understanding and working knowledge of electrical installation technology, wiring systems and associated enclosures. You will further develop your knowledge of electrical principles and science. You will also continue to learn about health and safety and communication. Lessons include practical workshops, lectures, presentations and demonstrations.

Level 2 - one year What will I do? You will build on your knowledge of the construction industry and joinery skills including fixtures such as door linings, joists, hanging doors, moulding and skirting and erecting timber frames. You will also pick up a range of building maintenance skills, communication and safe work practice techniques. You will also get the chance to take part in an industry-relevant work experience placement.

What’s next? You could go on to find an apprenticeship or relevant employment. You can also continue to develop your knowledge with further study.

What’s next? After successful completion of this course you could move on to Site Joinery Diploma Level 3.

JOINERY

Site Joinery Diploma

Site Joinery Diploma

Level 1 - one year What will I do? You will learn about the maintenance and use of woodworking hand tools, you will learn how to cut, shape, trim, fix and finish a range of materials, as well as basic wood jointing techniques. Lessons also cover safe working practices, quantities and communication. You need: Four GCSEs grade 9-1/A*-G and a keen interest in joinery would be desirable. What’s next? You could move on to the Site Joinery Diploma Level 2.

Level 3 - one year What will I do? Building on the skills developed at Level 2 you will continue to learn more advanced joinery techniques and develop the theoretical knowledge to back up those skills. Lessons are made up of both practical and theory sessions, and will include lectures, presentations and demonstrations. A short period of work experience on site may be available. You need: Site Joinery Diploma Level 2. What’s next? You could move on to an apprenticeship or work in the industry or you could go on to further study or training. Future careers could include site management, shop-fitting, a joinery foreman or construction management.

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MOTOR VEHICLE STUDIES

PAINTING & DECORATING

Motor Vehicle Diploma

Painting & Decorating Diploma

You need: A keen interest in motor vehicle skills. Four GCSEs at grade 9-1/A*-G would be desirable.

You need: A keen interest to work in the decorative aspect of the construction trade. You must be able to work both as part of a team and independently.

Level 1 - one year What will I do? You will be introduced to engineering equipment and materials, spark ignition power units, engine liquid cooling lubrication systems, vehicle transmission, battery and lighting systems, steering and suspension, braking systems, wheels, tyres and exhausts. You will also learn about health and safety and vehicle inspection.

What’s next? You could progress to the Level 2 course or move into a work placement or apprenticeship.

Motor Vehicle Certificate

Level 2 - one year What will I do? You will build on the skills picked up at Level 1, continuing to develop a working knowledge of motor vehicle studies. You need: A relevant Level 1 qualification and four GCSEs at grade 9-1/A*-G are preferred but not essential. What’s next? Move on to Motor Vehicle Studies Level 3 or find work or start an apprenticeship.

Motor Vehicle Diploma

Level 3 - one year What will I do? You will continue to enhance the skills learned at Level 2, developing a more complex working knowledge of motor vehicle studies.

Level 2 – one year What will I do? Learning in a hands-on practical environment, you will learn how to prepare background areas to receive wall coverings and paint applications. You will also learn how to hang and cut different types of textured paper. You will also develop the theoretical knowledge to back up your skills.

What’s next? After successful completion of this course you could move on to the Painting & Decorating Diploma Level 3 or an apprenticeship.

Painting & Decorating Diploma

Level 3 - one year What will I do? Building on those skills learnt at Level 2 you will learn about the use of wide width vinyl and speciality papers, application of coving, both cornice and centre pieces, the use of spray equipment, airless systems and the pricing and estimation of contracts. You need: Painting & Decorating Diploma Level 2 What’s next? You could move on to an apprenticeship or start work in the decorative trades. As a fully qualified painter and decorator you could work as a contractor or set up your own business.

You need: Motor Vehicle Studies Level 2. What’s next? Move on to an apprenticeship, start work as a mechanic or higher education or further training.

Get In Touch Tel: 01642 865 566 Email: info@stockton.ac.uk


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TRAVEL & TOURISM If you love to travel or are keen to shout about the virtues of our own great towns and cities in the UK our Travel & Tourism courses will give you the skills you need to work towards your ideal career. The world is at your feet.

REASONS TO JOIN US...

You will be taught by our industry specialist tutors who are experts in their field. There is also the opportunity to take part in some great visits and trips and additional courses such as first aid and cabin crew certificates.

CHOOSE YOUR COURSE: Travel & Tourism Diploma Level 2- one year

What will I do? Learning through group and individual study, trips, practical activities research and industry guest speakers, you will develop the skills you need to work in what can be a vibrant and exciting industry. You will cover everything from customer service to the business behind travel and tourism, researching holiday destinations and building a working knowledge of the wider world. You need: A keen interest in working in this exciting industry, plus four GCSEs at Grade 3/D-E including English and Maths. What’s next? You could move on to the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Travel & Tourism.

Why English and Maths matter… A career in travel and tourism could involve taking bookings, working out costs, writing itineraries and converting currency.

Travel & Tourism Subsidiary Diploma

Level 3 - one year What will I do? You will learn about this vibrant industry developing skills in customer service, researching holiday destinations and building a working knowledge of the wider world around us. You will also learn about the business behind travel and tourism. The course includes group and individual study, trips, practical activities, research and trips to destinations such as New York. You need: A keen interest in working in travel and tourism, plus a minimum of four GCSEs grade 4/C or above including English and Maths or a relevant Level 2 qualification. What’s next? You could continue your studies by moving on to the Travel & Tourism Diploma Level 3 or start your career by moving into an industry-relevant role.

Travel & Tourism Diploma

Level 3 - one year What will I do? You will further develop the knowledge gained on the Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in areas including customer service, holiday destination research and the business behind travel and tourism. The course includes group and individual study, trips, practical activities, research and trips. You need: A keen interest in working in this exciting industry, plus a Travel & Tourism Subsidiary Diploma Level 3. What’s next? Continue your studies by progressing on to a Foundation Degree in Aviation & Tourism or start your career now by moving into an industryspecific job role.

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Art & Design, Biology, Business Studies,

Chemistry, Classical Civilisation,

Computer Science, Economics,

English Language, English Literature,

Further Mathematics, Geography, History, Law, Mathematics, Media Studies, Physics, Psychology, Religion, Philosophy & Ethics,

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Applied Science, Health & Social Care,

ICT, Music Technology, Law, Sport,

Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) For full details visit:

www.stockton.ac.uk All of our A level and A level equivalent courses are delivered at SRC Bede Sixth Form in Billingham.


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ICESHIPS If you feel ready to start work then an apprenticeship could be the right choice for you. You will learn on the job, pick up a qualification and earn a wage. Sound good? We work with employers from a vast range of different industries so we can help find the right place for you.

YOU NEED:

Entry requirements vary depending on the apprenticeship but all require that: You are 16 or over You live in England and are not taking part in full-time education

WHAT WILL I DO?

We will match you with local employers who are looking for an apprentice, guiding you through the application process. Once successful you will start work, learning the skills of the job as you go. On some apprenticeships you will spend one day a week at college. Apprenticeships last between one and four years.

IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

If you are looking to start your career straight away, prefer to learn in the working environment and feel ready to step up to the demands of working life, then this could be the route for you. This is your opportunity to impress, so you will need to work hard, show dedication, determination and enthusiasm.

You may need to come into college one day a week if your apprenticeship is in a trade such as construction, hair or beauty. You will study functional skills in English and Maths, if you haven’t already achieved GCSE grade A*-C/9-4 in these subjects. In some cases you will study ICT as part of your apprenticeship framework.

If you are interested call us on 01642 865 577. We are adding new opportunities all the time, so visit www.stockton.ac.uk/courses/apprenticeships for all of our latest vacancies. FYI: Some apprenticeships are moving from frameworks to standards. This means that you may be assessed at the end of your apprenticeship. This assessment can include a professional discussion with an external assessor, an apprenticeship showcase (a bit like a portfolio), an observation in your workplace or a practical demonstration. Your assessor will let you know which applies to you.


APPRENTICESHIPS

building real skills for real jobs You can find all of our current vacancies at: www.stockton.ac.uk/courses/apprenticeships


Are you considering an apprenticeship? Stockton Riverside College offers apprenticeship training in areas including: Accounting Art & Design Barbering Beauty Therapy Bricklaying Business Catering Childcare Cleaning & Environmental Support Services Computing Creative Media Customer Service Electrical Installation Facilities Services Hairdressing Health & Social Care Hospitality

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BUILDING REAL SKILLS, FOR REAL JOBS IN A REAL WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Do you like the idea of a career in industry? When it comes to learning the ropes, there is nowhere quite like NETA. At our dedicated engineering facility in Stockton we offer full-time engineering courses and a range of industry-based apprenticeships. Learning in our workshops which are made to feel like a real working environment you will build real skills for real jobs.


APPRENTICESHIPS INCLUDE: Engineering Welding Pipefitting Mechanical Electrical Project Control Design and Draughting Fabrication Scaffolding

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THE SKILLS ACADEMY A part of Stockton Riverside College

We deliver introductory and entry level vocational courses at The Skills Academy in Billingham, offering a hands-on practical approach to learning for those aged 14 to 18. SUBJECTS INCLUDE:

HAIR, BEAUTY & CATERING CREATIVE ARTS IT CHILDCARE CONSTRUCTION MEDIA EMPLOYABILITY PRINCE’S TRUST

It’s the ideal place to get a taste of college-life and ease your way back into study or to give your employment chances a boost.


THE SKILLS ACADEMY

Come along to one of

THE SKILLS ACADEMY OPEN EVENTS: Tuesday 26th September 3.30pm – 6pm Tuesday 28th November 3.30pm – 6pm


DID YOU KNOW? WE ALSO OFFER

HIGHER EDUCATION

Are you moving on to higher education? Stockton Riverside College offers a range of full-time and part-time programmes at its Stockton campus.

CHOOSE FROM: Accounting, Aviation & Tourism Business, CIPD Human Resources CMI Management, Computing Counselling, Early Years, Education Supporting Teaching & Learning Health & Social Care Performing Arts, Sport & Fitness We also offer a range of Access to Higher Education courses including:

Access to Counselling Access to Education Access to Health Access to Humanities & Social Sciences Access to Science Access to Sport Studies Call us on 01642 865 566 or visit: www.stockton.ac.uk/ courses/higher-education Many of our higher education courses are delivered in partnership with Teesside University.

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WE ARE HERE

BY CAR From the North/South From the A19 leave at the junction signposted Stockton/Darlington and A66. Exit the A66 at the Teesside Park/Teesdale junction. At the junction at the top of the slip road turn right at the traffic lights. Turn left at the roundabout, then go straight ahead at the next roundabout on to Princeton Drive. At the next roundabout turn right on to Harvard Avenue. You will find the college entrance on your right. From the East Join the A66 Middlesbrough bypass and continue on the A66 for three miles towards Darlington. Exit the A66 at the Teesside Park/Teesdale junction. At the junction at the top of the slip road turn right at the traffic lights. Turn left at the roundabout, then go straight ahead at the next roundabout on to Princeton Drive. At the next roundabout turn right on to Harvard Avenue. You will find the college entrance on your right. BY TRAIN The nearest station is Thornaby, which receives services from Middlesbrough, Darlington and York. The college is a five minute walk from the station. For information about train times and fares please call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484 950. BY BUS Stockton Riverside College is well served by a number of local bus routes. Stockton High Street is a 10 minute walk away from the college. For more information on local bus routes and times visit www.connectteesvalley.com

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Stockton Riverside College Information Team 01642 865 566 Reception 01642 865 400 Student Finance 01642 631 337 Youth Worker 01642 631 327 SRC Bede Sixth Form reception 01642 373 250 The Skills Academy reception 01642 607 464 NETA reception 01642 616 936 Follow us on: Stockton Riverside College @srcinfo StocktonRiversideCollege

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All the information contained in this guide is correct at the time of going to print. We reserve the right to make any necessary changes or to withdraw courses.

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DOCTOR? BEAUTICIAN? FOOTBALL coach? CABIN CREW?

ELECTRICIAN? HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT?

PRODUCTION SET DESIGNER? WRITER? WEB DEVELOPER?

CIVIL ENGINEER? CHILD MINDER?

AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER? DECORATOR? cabin crew?

BRICKLAYER?

journalist?

RECEPTIONIST? EVENTS MANAGER? TECHNICIAN? EDITOR? CURATOR? TRAVEL AGENT? PHOTOGRAPHER? FILM MAKER?

TEACHER? PERFORMER? MECHANIC? ARTIST?

JOINER? MANAGER? NURSERY NURSE? SOCIAL WORKER?

MARKETEER? ILLUSTRATOR? HAIR stylist? DESIGNER? CHEF?

AUTOMOTIVE DIAGNOSTIC TECHNICIAN?

YOU CHOOSE - WE’LL GET YOU THERE

Stockton Riverside College, Harvard Avenue, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 6FB. Tel: 01642 865 566 Email: info@stockton.ac.uk

www.stockton.ac.uk

Stockton Riverside College Prospectus 2018/19  
Stockton Riverside College Prospectus 2018/19