Courses for you

  • Certificate in Education (CertEd) Level 6

    Adults (19+)

    This programme is approved by the University of Central Lancashire and offers a sound introduction to teaching, giving you an integrated overview of teaching theory and practice. This course is ideal if you are looking to start a career in teaching or already work as a teacher but do not have a teaching qualification. You may also be able to undertake your teaching practice at Runshaw College.

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  • L5 CIPD Certificate in Human Resource Management

    Adults (19+)

    CIPD is Europe’s largest HR Development Professional Body with over 135,000 members and prides itself on supporting and developing those responsible for the management and development of people within Organisations. Their aim is to drive sustained Organisational Performance through HR; shaping thinking, leading practice and building capability through the profession. Our programme is delivered based on research, student feedback/experiences and encompasses the learning required at this level. Following successful completion of the course you will be offered the opportunity to progress to the full Diploma at level 5.

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  • L3 Certificate in Human Resources Practice

    Adults (19+)

    CIPD is Europe’s largest HR Development Professional Body with over 135,000 members and prides itself on supporting and developing those responsible for the management and development of people within Organisations. CIPD’s aim is to drive sustained Organisational Performance through HR; shaping thinking, leading practice and building capability through the profession.

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  • Children & Young Peoples Workforce Level 3 Apprenticeship – Early Years Educator

    Adults (19+),
    School Leavers (16-18)

    The Apprenticeship offered in this area give people a fulfilling opportunity to work with children and young people while also gaining an understanding into the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of their development. Equally, it ensures candidates put childcare theory into practice.

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  • Children & Young People’s Workforce Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Adults (19+),
    School Leavers (16-18)

    The Apprenticeship offered in this area give people a fulfilling opportunity to work with children and young people while also gaining an understanding into the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of their development. Equally, it ensures candidates put childcare theory into practice.

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  • Customer Service Level 2 – Customer Service Practitioner

    Adults (19+),
    School Leavers (16-18)

    An Apprenticeship in Customer Service equips you with the skills to deliver excellent customer service which will serve you well in virtually any industry. The service industry sector is vast and most customer service apprentices work in retail, financial services, call centres, hospitality and recreation.

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  • Customer Service Level 3 – Customer Service Specialist

    Adults (19+),
    School Leavers (16-18)

    An Apprenticeship in Customer Service equips you with the skills to deliver excellent customer service which will serve you well in virtually any industry. The service industry sector is vast and most customer service apprentices work in retail, financial services, call centres, hospitality and recreation.

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  • Digital Marketer Level 3 Apprenticeship

    Adults (19+),
    School Leavers (16-18)

    Do you enjoy social media, web design and IT? This could be the course for you!

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  • Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning NCFE CACHE Level 3

    Adults (19+)

    If you are looking for a rewarding career, then training to become a Teaching Assistant is exciting, fulfilling and provides the unique opportunity to help support and inspire young children at the very start of their educational career.

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  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Level 4 CPCAB

    Adults (19+)

    This part-time qualification gives learners the knowledge, skills and competencies to work as a therapeutic counsellor in an agency context. It is designed to lead to an employed or voluntary role in a counselling agency in both health care and non-medical settings. Learners with sufficient experience can also begin working as independent practitioners in private practice. The course is delivered one day a week over two years.

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  • Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship

    Adults (19+),
    School Leavers (16-18)

    Engineering Technicians take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work they undertake within the limits of their personal authority. They also need to be able to demonstrate a core set of behaviours in order to be competent in their job role, complement wider business strategy and development. This will enable them to support their long term career development.

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  • English Functional Skills Level 1 & 2

    Adults (19+)

    Functional Skills English courses aim to build on your current skills and to focus on the skills needed to help you succeed in everyday work and social situations.

    They look at communication skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening and are available at two levels (Level 1 & 2). The awarding body for the course is City & Guilds (C&G).

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  • Essential Digital Skills

    Adults (19+)

    New for September 2020!

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  • GCSE English

    Adults (19+)

    This enjoyable and popular course will enhance your skills and confidence in English, both verbally and in writing. It will also help you develop an insight into the rich heritage of writing in English and (along with GCSE Maths) forms part of the minimum entry requirements for a wide range of careers including Nursing, Teaching and the Police Force.

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  • GCSE Mathematics

    Adults (19+)

    Maths plays a vital role in modern life and is an important ‘life skill’ in itself. Many employer surveys highlight the shortage of job applicants with adequate maths skills and a significant number of careers now demand a proven, certificated ability in maths as a basic entry requirement. Maths qualifications are increasingly needed for entry to academic, vocational and professional courses – ranging from the sciences to financial services, nursing and paramedical courses. Whatever your study or career plans, a qualification in maths provides you with improved job prospects and will also develop a broad range of additional skills, such as problem solving, logical reasoning and flexible thinking. The awarding body for the course is Edexcel.

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