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Contents: Arts, Crafts & Photography 2 Automotive (Motor Vehicle) 3 Business & Computing 4 Electrical 4 Business Training 5 Catering & Hospitality 6 Construction 7 Early Years 7 ESOL English 7 Apprenticeships 7 Engineering 8 Forensic Science 8 GCSEs 9 Hair & Beauty 9 Health & Social Care / Counselling 10 Gas Centre 10 Plumbing 11 Sport & Leisure 11 Teaching 11 Unemployed 11 Full Time (January 2013 start) 12 Higher Education (January 2013 start) 12 Open Evening 12

Freephone 0800 731 2250 or (01793) 491591

email

studentservices@ swindon-college. ac.uk

Web

www.swindoncollege.ac.uk

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We offer a wide range of part time classes. Please feel free to contact us to discuss your individual requirements. You can call us on Freephone 0800 731 2250 or (01793) 491591, email studentservices@swindon-college.ac.uk or visit www.swindon-college.ac.uk S w i n d General o n CPart o time: l l e0800 g e731 , 2250 N o Employers r t h Slooking t a r for training: A v e n01793 u e 498404 , S w www.swindon-college.ac.uk i n d o n , S N 2 1 D Y

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Arts, Crafts & Photography Course Information

Day

Date

Photoshop Digital Image Manipulation This course would be great for you if you want to learn techniques using Photoshop, such as use of the toolbox, adding/renaming layers, image adjustment, levels, curves and repairing an image.

Mon

07/01/13 10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30

SCN01 £90

AR412T

Dreamweaver Mon This course is for you if you want to understand the basics of HTML coding and web design, learn how to create and publish web sites, design and build your own website to suit your personal requirements. Concise steps and easy explanations will help you get to grips with the program and edit, manage and maintain a site built in Dreamweaver.

07/01/13 10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30

SCN01 £90

AR414T

Photography for Beginners This course is for you if you want to know more about basic photography and you have a 35mm camera.

Mon

07/01/13 10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30

SCN01 £90

AR413T

Tue Studio Photography This evening course offers access to Swindon College’s superb studio and darkroom facilities and caters for digital camera users as well as those Tue wishing to use black and white film. Photographers wishing to learn or enhance their existing skills will be catered for. The course should be an enjoyable learning experience, and helpful to those wishing to profit from their photographic skills in the future.

08/01/13 10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30

SCN01 £90

AR513T

09/04/13 10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30

SCN01 £90

AR523T

Fri

25/01/13 1 Day

09:30 - 16:00

SCN01 £29

AR538T

Fri

22/02/13 1 Day

09:30 - 16:00

SCN01 £29

AR540T

Intermediate Studio Photography Fri This course offers access to Swindon College’s superb studio and darkroom facilities and caters for digital camera users. In this session we will explore the more advanced lighting techniques used to create portraits and/or still life work, with a variety of backdrops and studio lights available. Photographers wishing to advance their existing skills will be catered for.

22/02/13 1 Day

09:30 - 16:00

SCN01 £29

AR540T

Landscape Photography This course is for you if you want to know more about landscape photography and you have a 35mm camera and tripod.

Wed

10/04/13 10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30

SCN01 £90

AR525T

Printmaking This course is intended as an ‘introduction’ to intaglio printmaking techniques including drypoint, etching and collagraph printing. The course offers participation on a practical level in a well-equipped studio environment and is suitable for absolute beginners or as a refresher for more experienced practitioners.

Wed

09/01/13 10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30

SCN01 £90

AR514T

Fashion/Sewing Skills This course is for you if you have some basic sewing experience and you want to improve your sewing skills to enable you to sew clothes for yourself or others, build your confidence in altering or amending patterns to suit your body shape and your personal style.

Mon

07/01/13 10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30

SCN01 £90

AR516T

Tue

09/04/13 10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30

SCN01 £90

AR521T

Introduction to Studio Photography This course offers access to Swindon College’s superb studio and darkroom facilities. In this session we will explore the main lighting techniques used to create portraits and still life work, with a variety of backdrops and studio lights available.

Duration

Time

Venue

Cost

* These courses may be subject to additional exam and material costs or prior learning. Courses offered may be subject to change and certain academic qualifications may be required. Conditions apply.

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Course Code


Arts, Crafts & Photography Course Information Watercolour Painting This course is suitable for those who wish to futher develop a range of painting skills and techniques in order to maximise the potential for individual self–expression.

Day Tue

Date Duration Time Venue Cost 09/04/13 10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30 SCN01 £90

Course Code AR528T

Introduction to Watercolour Painting This course is suitable for those who wish to develop a range of painting skills and techniques in order to maximise the potential for individual self–expression.

Mon

07/01/13

10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30 SCN01 £90

AR518T

Tue

15/01/13

5 Weeks

18:30 - 20:30 SCN01 £49

AR536T

Introduction to Graphic Design This course is for you if you wish to explore the processes involved in Graphic Design including colour associations and use of software. We will also be looking at the concepts involved in visual communication, from pencil and paper to Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

Tue

22/01/13

5 Weeks

18:30 - 20:30 SCN01 £49

AR535T

Life Drawing This course is aimed at 19+ yr old students who wish to extend practice in drawing via a concentrated programme of graded exercises of drawing from the figure.

Thu

24/01/13

5 Weeks

17:30 - 19:30 SCN01 £49

AR537T

Mon

07/01/13

10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30 SCN01 £90

AR517T

Pottery This course will enable participants to learn key hand-building techniques as well as using the potter’s wheel, plus different methods of decoration, including glazing.

Mon

07/01/13

10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30 SCN01 £90

AR511T

Introduction to Pattern Cutting This course is for you if you want to learn how to make a pattern from an existing garment to create a block pattern, you may have time during the session to begin the construction of a new garment.

Fri

22/02/13

1 Day

09:30 - 16:00 SCN01 £29

AR539T

Day

Date

Duration

Time

Venue

Cost

Course Code

Diploma in Motor Vehicle Maintenance VCQ Level 3 Flex Designed for those who are employed in the repair and service sector of the motor industry and wish to gain a Level 3 Apprenticeship. You will gain an NVQ Level 3 on successful completion, 1 day a week over 2 years.

Flex

2 Years

Flex

Workplace

£745*

VN312S

Diploma in Motor Vehicle Maintenance VCQ Level 2 Flex If you have been working in a garage for some time and have experience but no qualification then this course is your opportunity to become qualifed.

Flex

2 Years

Flex

Workplace

£545*

VN212S

Car Maintenance for Beginners Wed By the end of this course you will be able to identify the systems in a car. You will have a basic knowledge of car servicing, maintenance and simple repairs. It will help you to identify problems and rectify simple faults in the systems covered.

09/01/13 10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30

SCN01 £132

VN001T

Car Maintenance Intermediate This course is designed to teach participants the basic skills of maintaining and repairing most family and sports cars. It covers topics which include: Steering and suspension, braking systems, lighting and electrical systems, exhaust and ignition systems.

10/04/13 10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30

SCN01 £132

VN008T

Automotive (Motor Vehicle) Course Information

Female only - Introduction to Car Maintenance An introduction to car maintenance will give you the ability to keep your car in a roadworthy condition and give you confidence when dealing with garages.You will be joined by other females and instructed by a technician trained at Mercedes.

General Part time: 0800 731 2250

Wed

Mon

07/01/13 6 Weeks

Employers looking for training: 01793 498404

18:30 - 20:30

SCN01 £80

VN012T

www.swindon-college.ac.uk

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Business & Computing Course Information

Day

Date

Duration

Time

Computer Basics Getting started with using a computer – emails, internet, word processing documents, online shopping, ID security.

Wed

23/01/13

6 Weeks

18:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £80

CR957T

Buying & Selling on e Bay Thu How to get on eBay to bid or buy, how to set up an eBay and PayPal account, how to sell more effectively on eBay and how to bid and get the bargain you want. Tips for taking photos, how to upload and attract buyers.

17/01/13

2 Weeks

18:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £45

CR958T

Managing Small Business Finance For people who currently run their own business or are looking to set up in the future and need to sharpen up their financial accounting skills.

Tue

19/02/13

2 Weeks

18:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £45

MR995T

Social Networking For people who want to keep in touch with friends and family wherever they are in the world. How to create a profile and keep online identity secure. Covers applications such as Facebook, Twitter and Skype.

Tue

15/01/13

2 Weeks

18:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £45

CR954T

Security Basics on Home PCs Thu How to secure systems with firewalls and anti-virus software, how to install business grade free anti-virus software and how to keep it up to date, Windows security and what to do with issues while web browsing, how to protect PCs from other harmful software.

31/01/13

2 Weeks

18:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £45

CR955T

Maintenance of Home PCs Getting the best out of your PC, checking and improving the performance, how to install and uninstall software, how to backup and recover files and general troubleshooting of common problems.

29/01/13

2 Weeks

18:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £45

CR956T

Tue

Electrical Part Time Courses

Venue

Cost

Course Code

Swindon College

City & Guilds 2382-12 17th Edition Day/Eves £398 A day or evening course to gain the 17th Edition certificate.

City & Guilds 2395 Inspection and Testing Day/Eves £669 A day or evening course required by Electricians for JIB Approved Electrician Grade.

City & Guilds 2392 Fundamental Inspection and Testing Day/Eves £422 A day or evening course for recently qualified Electricians.

City & Guilds 2377 PAT Testing 2 Days £398 For those who need to qualify as Portable Appliance Testers.

Solar PV Installer 5 Days £499 For those already with the 17th Edition course who wish to move into Solar PV Installation.

Logic Certification Part P Domestic Installer 5 Days £650 For those who wish to join a self-certifying Competent Person’s Scheme such as the NICEIC.

For more information on Electrical Courses please call (01793) 724128 or email ericrussell-brown@swindon-college.ac.uk North Swindon Learning & Business Centre Orbital Shopping Park, Thamesdown Drive, Swindon, Wilts SN25 4AN

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Business First Course Information

Day

Date

Duration

Time

Venue

Cost

Course Code

Microsoft Excel Basic Build from no experience at all to producing simple equations, pie charts and printing.

Tue/Thu

Flex

1 Day

17:30 - 20:30 SCN01 £50

FL894T

NUCO Level 2 First Aid at Work The First Aid at Work qualification is for anybody, from any industry, who would like to become a nominated First Aider or who would like to be well equipped should a first aid incident happen in their work place or at home. You will be given the knowledge & skills to deal with immediate first aid resulting from a number of different injuries or illnesses.

Mon-Fri

Flex

3 Days

17:30 - 20:30 SCN01 £150

FL895T

RSPH Food Safety in Catering The RSPH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering is for anyone wishing to gain an essential understanding of food safety as it relates to food preparation and handling.

Mon-Fri

Flex

1 Day

09:30 - 16:30 SCN01 £55

FL896T

Microsoft Excel Intermediate Data manipulation - formatting, controlling input, graphs and filters.

Tue/Thu

Flex

1 Day

17:30 - 20:30 SCN01 £50

FL897T

RSPH Health & Safety In The Workplace The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with knowledge of health and safety principles relevant to any work environment and covers the subject areas highlighted by the Health and Safety Executive as essential to the development, promotion and maintenance of safe working practices and procedures in the workplace.

Mon-Fri

Flex

1 Day

09:30 - 16:30 SCN01 £55

FL898T

AAT Level 1 Access Mon This course is the starting point for those looking for a career in accounts, administration or finance functions. No previous knowledge of bookkeeping is required. However, students should have a good command of written and spoken English and the ability to use a calculator for standard functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

28/01/13 17 Weeks

18:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £250*

MR105S

Certificate in Team Leading Knowledge This programme of study is dedicated to enhancing the skills of those working as Team Leaders or Supervisors whose role is concerned with the motivation of their team members. Flexibility is key and learning is achieved through the study of optional units and mandatory units covering all aspects of Team Leading to recognised standards.

Mon-Fri

Flex

1 Day over 12 Weeks

09:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £250

FL430S

Certificate in Principles of Customer Care This programme of study is dedicated to enhancing the skills of those working in customer service whose role is concerned with providing products or services to both internal and external customers.

Mon-Fri

Flex

1 Day over 12 Weeks

09:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £250

FL431S

Certificate in Business Administration Mon-Fri Flex 1 Day 09:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £250 FL432S This programme of study is intended for individuals whose role involves over 12 carrying out a broad range of administrative activities, requiring a limited Weeks amount of supervision and sometimes working independently. * These courses may be subject to additional exam and material costs or prior learning.

Training in the workplace... • Accountancy

• Electrical

• Adult Basic Skills

• Engineering

• Apprenticeships

• Manufacturing

• Business & Management

• First Aid, Health & Safety

• Health & Social Care

• Hospitality & Catering

• Construction

• Hairdressing

• Computing / IT

• Warehousing & Storage

• Plumbing

• Teaching.

www.swindon-college.ac.uk Swindon College

Bus ness first

Full course listings can be found on

...first for all your training needs!

Call the Business First Team now on (01793) 498404, or via email on businessfirst@swindon-college.ac.uk

General Part time: 0800 731 2250

Employers looking for training: 01793 498404

www.swindon-college.ac.uk

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Catering & Hospitality Course Information

Day

Date

Venue

Cost

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering RSPH This basic course is designed for staff employed in the food industry and for the general public and offers an appreciation of the fundamentals of good food hygiene.

Fri

11/01/13 1 Day

Duration

Time

09:00 - 16:00 SCN01

£41*

Course Code FN162T

Fri

10/05/13 1 Day

09:00 - 16:00 SCN01 £41*

FN163T

Fri

05/07/13 1 Day

09:00 - 16:00 SCN01 £41*

FN164T

Junior Chefs 11 to 14 Years Develop a wide range of food preparation and cooking techniques to help develop skills to work as a future chef in the hospitality industry or for use at home.

Mon-Fri

11/02/13 3 Days

09:00 - 15:00 SCN01 £75

FN178T

Chocolate Master Class Skills and techniques in making a variety of hand-made chocolates.

Wed

14/02/13 1 Day

09:00 - 15:00 SCN01 £35

FN907T

Molecular Gastronomy Step-by-step descriptions of the most important techniques and recipes covering: Spherification, foams, gelling, thickeners and combined applications.

Thu

15/02/13 1 Day

09:00 - 15:00 SCN01 £35

FN908T

Barista Skills Step-by-step tuition in how to use a coffee machine to produce a range of popular coffees such as espresso, cappuccino and latte. Excellent skills for industry or use at home.

Thu

21/03/13 1 Day

10:00 - 13:00 SCN01 £15

HN001T

Inspired Young Chefs A taster programme introducing knife skills, food safety and basic cooking methods. Ideal for secondary school learners considering being a professional chef as a career choice.

Thu

21/02/13 5 Weeks

18:00 - 19:30 SCN01 £53

HN002T

Confident Knife Skills An introduction to the safe use of knives and basic knife skills for peeling, chopping and slicing. Great skills for use at home or for the industry.

Thu

11/04/13 5 Weeks

18:00 - 19:30 SCN01 £55

HN003T

Cookery Basics An introduction to knife skills, food safety and making a range of starters, mains and desserts. An ideal taster for those looking at moving into professional cookery as a career or to inspire home cooks.

Thu

10/01/13 5 Weeks

18:00 - 19:30 SCN01 £55

HN004T

Creative Cup Cakes Learn how to create a variety of attractive gourmet cupcakes.

Thu

21/03/13 1 Day

10:00 - 13:00 SCN01 £25

HN005T

* These courses may be subject to additional exam and material costs or prior learning.

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Construction Course Information

Day

Date

Duration

Painting & Decorating Opportunity to choose from a range of painting and decorating skills to learn, from paperhanging to preparing background finishes.

Mon

07/01/13

13 Weeks 10:00 - 13:00

Cost SCN01 £99

Basic Bricklaying Opportunity to develop the skills to mix mortar, lay bricks to a line and use levelling equipment.

Thu

10/01/13

5 Weeks

17.30 - 21.00

SCN01 £99

TO100T

Plastering a Wall Learn how to prepare backgrounds and surfaces to take plaster.

Thu

10/01/13

5 Weeks

17.30 - 21.00

SCN01 £99

TO800T

Carpentry Kitchen Fitting & Worktops Learn the basis of fitting pre-packed kitchen from Howdens joinery.

Mon-Fri

10/01/13

1 Week

14:00 - 21:00

SCN01 £350

WO200T

10/01/13

2 Days

14:00 - 21:00

SCN01 £99

WO201T

improve/english

25/6/10

09:50

Time

Venue

Course Code DO200T

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Thu

Carpentry door hanging and lock fitting Develop the skills to hang doors and fit a range of locks.

Improve your

Early Years

English

Course Information

Day

Date

Venue

Diploma in Pre-school Practice

Mon-Fri

07/01/13 21 Weeks 09:00 - 18:00 SCN01 £600

EY008FA51

Certificate in Caring For Children Mon-Fri This course is designed to gain an introduction to the type of knowledge and understanding required when working in childcare, education and play work. This foundation level course provides the opportunity to develop basic skills in caring for children.

07/01/13 21 Weeks 09:00 - 17:00 SCN01 £600

NN006FA51

skills and confidence by joining one of our ESOLGain English Classes Gain skills & confidence ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) courses.

Course Information

Day

Date

ESOL Entry Level Day Course If English is not your main language, improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing by attending a 10 week ESOL course. There is a course fee, but if you are on benefits you may not have to pay.

Mo/Tu/ We/Th

07/01/13 10 Weeks 12:00 - 15:00

SCN01

Mo/Tu/ We/Th

15/04/13 11 Weeks 12:00 - 15:00

SCN01

Mo/Tu/ We/Th

07/01/13 10 Weeks 12:00 - 15:00

SCN01

Mo/Tu/ We/Th

15/04/13 11 Weeks 12:00 - 15:00

SCN01

ESOL Level 1/2 Day Course If English is not your main language, improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing by attending a 10 week ESOL course.There is a course fee, but if you are on benefits you may not have to pay.

Time

Course Code

Swindon College

by joining one of our ESOL courses (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Duration

Cost

Venue

Cost

delivered in the workplace...

No matter how large or small your organisation, Apprenticeships give you the chance to develop the skilled staff you need for your business.

Call for details

Time

Call for details

Duration

Course Code LSNS192S LSNS194S LSNS193S LSNS195S

Swindon College

We offer the following Apprenticeships: • NEW Customer Service • NEW Team Leading • NEW Logistics/Warehousing • NEW ITQ • NEW Payroll

• Accountancy • Bricklaying • Beauty • Business Administration • Carpentry

• Early Years/Care • Engineering • Electrical Installation • Hairdressing • Hospitality Services (Multi-skilled)

• Motor Vehicle • Painting and Decorating • Plumbing • Professional Cookery • Teaching Assistants • Warehousing.

To find out more contact the Business First Team on (01793) 498404, or via email on businessfirst@swindon-college.ac.uk

General Part time: 0800 731 2250

Employers looking for training: 01793 498404

www.swindon-college.ac.uk

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Engineering Course Information

Day

Date

Automation Control & PLC Introductory course covering PLC connection, hardware, system design, networks and programming techniques

Tue

Engineering Pneumatics & Hydraulics Learn the fundamentals of fluid power devices, circuit testing, fault finding and maintainence. Build simple and complex circuits and investigate faults to understand hydraulic components.

Duration

Time

Venue

Cost

Course Code

08/01/13 8 Weeks

18:00 - 20:30 SCN01

£135

EN801T

Wed

09/01/13 8 Weeks

18:00 - 20:30 SCN01

£135

EN802T

2D CAD Certificate 7579 Level 2 The course is for anyone wishing to gain experience of an industry standard CAD program for industrial or private work, and for those already using CAD who wish to obtain a recognised qualification. Suitable for those using AutoCAD LT. Enrolment is subject to tutor interview. The entire course is hands on, using a computer to complete exercises and assignments.

Tue

22/01/13 20 Weeks 18:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £397*

EN630T

2D CAD Certificate 7579 Level 3 This course is an advanced qualification for those who have achieved 4353 (01) or equivalent standard and wish to further their knowledge of the AutoCAD program. The course expands your knowledge of the 2D drawing environment to an advanced level. Enrolment is subject to tutor interview.

Tue

22/01/13 20 Weeks 18:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £397*

EN635T

3D CAD Certificate 7579 Level 3 This course is an advanced qualification for those who have achieved 4353 (02) or equivalent standard and wish to further their knowledge of the AutoCAD program. The course introduces you to the concept of 3D drawing and design.

Tue

22/01/13 20 Weeks 18:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £397*

EN637T

Mon 07/01/13 30 Weeks 18:30 - 20:30 SCN01 £70 EN800T Introduction to Welding From beginners to the more experienced this short course introduces machine familiarisation in MIG and maintenance procedures and covers: welding safely, assembly of equipment and carrying out welding to an improved and higher standard. * These courses may be subject to additional exam and material costs or prior learning.

Forensic Science Course Information Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation Forensic Science (often shortened to forensics) is the application of a spectrum of science and technologies to investigate crime. This short course will provide an overview of Forensic Science, from finding out more about the day-to-day work of a Scene of Crime Officer to developing confidence with a variety of investigative laboratory apparatus.

Day Tue

Date Duration 19/02/13 6 Weeks

Time Venue Cost 18:00 - 20:00 SCN01 £145

Introduction to Forensic Science This short course will provide an overview of Forensic Science from finf out more about day to day work of a Scene of Crime Officer to developing confidence with a variety of investigative laboratory apparatus.

Wed

05/06/13 6 Weeks

18:00 - 20:00 SCN01

£170

SM003T

A Forensic Photography Taster Photographs can often communicate more about a crime scene than a written report. This short course will introduce you to photography, the use of photographic evidence in forensic work and the development of a portfolio similar to those used in the Criminal Justice System.

Tue/ Wed

10/04/13

10 Weeks 18:30 - 20:00 SCN01

£175

SM005T

Practical Chemistry Investigation This course will give you the opportunity to enjoy discovering chemical techniques whilst developing your chemical knowledge and an understanding of the way in which scientists work. As part of the programme you will be able to undertake a short, guided investigation into an area of personal interest.

Mon

18/02/13

6 Weeks

18:00 - 20:00 SCN01

£155

SM002T

Introduction to Criminal Psychology Learn how psychological theories are applied to issues in the Justice System, including eye-witness testimony and cognitive interview techniques. Review methods for treating crime such as anger management and consider the psychology of the courtroom and its influences on sentencing and jury decision-making.

Wed

10/04/13

6 Weeks

18:00 - 20:00 SCN01

£140

SM004T

VENUEHIRE

Whether you’re a business, community organisation or an individual, we have the facilities for you!

If you’d like more information on our Facility Hire or would like to discuss your requirements or availability email: events@swindon-college.ac.uk or Tel: (01793) 498468 or www.swindon-college.ac.uk/campus-info/facilities-hire

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Course Code SM001T


GCSEs Course Information

Day

Date

Duration

Time

Venue

Cost

Course Code

Fast Track/Pre-GCSE English A useful course for those wishing to brush up on their English skills or to prepare for starting a GCSE course later in the year. Students will attend two evenings a week and work towards an English qualification at either Level 1 or Level 2.

Tue/Wed 19/02/13 12 Weeks 18:00 - 20:00 SCN01

Free

GVL54S

Fast Track/Pre-GCSE Maths A useful course for those wishing to brush up on their maths skills or to prepare for starting a GCSE course later in the year. Students will attend two evenings a week and work towards a maths qualification at either Level 1 or Level 2.

Mon/Thu 21/02/13 11 Weeks 18:00 - 20:00 SCN01

Free

GVN32S

Course Information Hairdressing Update This course is suitable for qualified hairdressers who wish to learn the latest hairdressing cutting and colouring techniques. A tutor interview will be required before enrolment.

Day Mon

Date Duration 13/05/13 6 Weeks

Time Venue 18:00 - 21:00 SCN01

Cost £250

Course Code PN908S

Stone Therapy Certificate Level 3 The course is designed for practitioners wishing to extend and develop their skill base. It will cover the routine and application of Stone Therapy Massage as well as anatomy, Health & Safety and client care.

Thu

28/02/13 19 Weeks 17:30 - 20:30 SCN01

£230

PN926T

Introduction to Reflexology - Taster This course is designed for novices who may like to progress into Reflexology. It offers a short taster into the world of complementary therapies.

Thu

06/06/13 1 Day

10:00 - 15:30 SCN01

£45

PN923T

Skin Tanning Award Level 2 This course is designed to develop a practical skill base. Covers the application of a variety of self-tanning products to specific areas of the body. You will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene procedures throughout your work.

Sat

23/02/13 3 Weeks

10.00 - 15.00 SCN01

£99

PN939T

Microdermabrasion Certificate Level 3 This course is designed for practitioners to develop their practical skill base. It will cover how to provide safe Micro Dermabrasion to clients’ skin, Health & Safety and improve client care & communication.

Fri

18/01/13 19 Weeks 09.00 - 12.00 SCN01

£249

PN940T

Hairdressing Mature NVQ 1 This Level 1 qualification covers all basic hairdressing services. This course is broken down into units will have practical and theory element for achievement. This must be completed before progressing onto Level 2 as it gives you all the underpinning knowledge.

Mon/Fri

07/01/13 23 Weeks 09:00 - 16:00 SCN01

£1200* PN211F

Introduction to Complementary Therapies Taster This course is designed for novices who may like to progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies.

Wed

03/07/13 1 Day

10:00 - 15:30 SCN01

£45

PN314T

Qualified Practitioner Taster for Intense Pulse Light Course This is a practitioner level course for practising Therapists who are considering studying on our Intense Pulse Light Hair & Skin Programme.

Thu

09/05/13 1 Day

17:00 - 20:00 SCN01

£55

PN315T

1 day Beginners Course for Basic Hair Up This course is aimed at non-hairdressers wanting to learn simple and effective hair ups.

Mon

11/03/13 1 Day

09:00 - 16:00 SCN01

£50

PN900S

Hair & Beauty

Men’s Cutting and Styling Mon 14/01/13 10 Weeks 18:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £250* PN907S A short course for qualified hairdressers, Level 2 or equivalent, who wish to develop their men’s cutting skills. The course will include demonstrations and practice. Students will need to provide their own models or purchase a male practice head. Details will be given at interview. Entry requirements: Tutor interview. Minimum Level 1 English. Home study and assignment/ exam are requirements to complete this course. * These courses may be subject to additional exam and material costs or prior learning.

General Part time: 0800 731 2250

Employers looking for training: 01793 498404

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Health & Social Care / Counselling Course Information

Day

Duration

Time

Award in Stroke Awareness This course is suitable for a wide range of workers in the Health and Social Care Sector.The qualification aims to upskill the workforce in Stroke Care to improve services and meet projected outcomes of the National Stroke Strategy.

Wed/ Thu

27/02/13

2 Weeks

09:00 - 17:00 SCN01 £350

NN815T

Wed/ Thu

13/03/13

6 Weeks

09:00 - 17:00 SCN01 £220

NN816T

Cert Safe Handling of Medicines Level 2 Wed/ This course is designed to develop the understanding of the safe handling Thu of medicines.

09/04/13

8 Weeks

09:00 - 12:00 SCN01 £320

NN817T

Prevention and Control of Infection Level 2 This course is designed for anyone who has an interest in counselling. You will participate in exercises designed to increase self-awareness and practice using basic listening and responding skills in pairs and small groups.

Thu/Fri

11/04/13

5 Weeks

09:00 - 17:00 SCN01 £320

NN818T

Certificate in Caring for Children This course is designed to gain an introduction to the type of knowledge and understanding required when working in childcare, education and play work.

Mon-Fri

07/01/13

21 Weeks 09:00 - 17:00 SCN01 £600

NN006FA51

Introduction to Counselling PCDL This course is designed for anyone who has an interest in counselling. You will participate in exercises designed to increase self-awareness and practice using basic listening and responding skills in pairs and small groups.

Mon

07/01/13

6 Weeks

18:00 - 20:00 SCN01 £60

NN814T

Mon

25/02/13

6 Weeks

18:00 - 20:00 SCN01 £60

NN819T

The

Date

Venue

Swindon College

Professional

G S CENTRE 0800 731 2250 Core CCN1 (initial) Refresher Training CPA1 Combustion Analysis HTR 1 - Heaters/Fires CKR1 - Gas Cookers CENWAT Boilers/Water Heaters Unvented Hot Water Water Regs Training & Assessment Energy Efficient Part L Training & Assessment

FREEPHONE:

3 Days £300 2 Days £200 1/2 Day £100 1 Day £100 1 Day £100 2 Days £200 1 Day £280 1 Day £150 1 Day

£150

Cost

Swindon College

INITIAL ASSESSMENT CCN1 Core 1-1 CPA1 Combustion Analysis HTR 1 Heaters/Fires CKR 1 Gas Cookers CENWAT Boilers/Water Heaters Core, CPA + 3 elements

2 Days 1/2 Day 1/2 Day 1/2 Day 1 Day 3 Days

£350 £150 £15 £150 £250 £550

INITIAL ASSESSMENT CCN1 Core 1-1 CPA1 Combustion Analysis HTR 1 Heaters/Fires CKR 1 Gas Cookers CENWAT Boilers/Water Heaters Core, CPA + 3 elements

2 Days 1/2 Day 1/2 Day 1/2 Day 1 Day 3 Days

£350 £150 £150 £150 £250 £550

Course duration may vary due to competence of candidates and further charges may be incurred if extra training is required. Training is optional and not a pre-requisite for assessment. Costs do not include Registration/Certification fees. To find out more contact the Business First Team on (01793) 498404 or via email on gascentre@swindon-college.ac.uk For all the latest information visit: www.swindon-college.ac.uk 10

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Course Code


Plumbing / Gas Centre/ Abrasive Wheels Course Information

Day

Date

Duration

Time

Introduction to Plumbing

Thur

28/02/13

1 Day

SCN01

£150

PL006T

Domestic Heating for Beginners

Wed

09/01/13

10 Weeks 18:00 - 21:00 SCN01

£375

PL007T

Domestic Plumbing for Beginners

Thur

10/01/13

10 Weeks 18:00 - 21:00 SCN01 £375

PL008T

Unvented Hot Water Cylinders

Thur

21/02/13

1 Day

9:00 - 17:00

SCN01 £175

PL101T

Energy Efficiency

Thur

24/01/13

1 Day

9:00 - 17:00

SCN01 £175

PL102T

Abrasive Wheels

Thur

10/01/13

2 Weeks

18:00 - 20:00 SCN01 £150

EN805T

9:00 - 17:00

Venue

Cost

Course Code

Sport & Leisure Course Information

Day

Date

FA Level 1 Coaching FA recognised Level 1 football qualification, ideal for candidates wishing to enter the football coaching arena. Candidates after completion would normally be linked with local junior clubs to assist with football coaching of younger players.

Mon-Fri

Time

Venue

27/05/13 5 Days

09:00 - 17:00

SCN01 £106

SF101S

08/07/13 2 Weeks

09:00 - 17:00

SCN01 £186

SF102S

08/07/13 2 Weeks

09:00 - 17:00

SCN01 £204*

SF103S

29/07/13 2 Weeks

09:00 - 17:00

SCN01 £204*

SF104S

Mon/Tue 15/07/13 1 Day

09:00 - 17:00

SCN01 £106

SF204T

Day

Time

Venue

Course Code

Resort Representive Award Level 2 Mon-Fri Level 2 qualification ideal for candidates wishing to work at tourism destinations as resort representatives. Candidates employed in this position would be expecting to carry out a range of tasks, all usually related Mon-Fri to maintaining customer satisfaction whilst on holiday. Mon-Fri How to Become a Sports Coach This is for all candidates who wish to enter the world of sports coaching. This two day course will give you a quick introduction into sports coaching and give you the basic skills to coach in sport.

Duration

Cost

Course Code

Teaching Course Information

Prepare to Teach Award in Lifelong Learning Sector Level 4 Tue The course covers topics such as: the roles and responsibilities of teachers in terms of the teaching cycle, teaching and learning approaches, Tue session planning, how to deliver inclusive sessions, the use of different assessment methods and record keeping. Wed

Date

Duration

Cost

08/01/13 10 Weeks 13:30 - 16:15

SCN01 £144*

JF826S

09/04/13 10 Weeks 13:30 - 16:15

SCN01 £144*

JF834S

09/01/13 10 Weeks 15:30 - 18:15

SCN01 £144*

JF839S

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