Courses for you

  • Level 3 Business

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a two year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Project Management and Leadership Skills.  Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto Higher Education or employment in the business sector. Develop a real understanding of what is involved, both theoretically and practically, in becoming an effective business professional.

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  • A Level Business

    School Leavers (16-18)

    A Level Business Studies is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to study Business in a variety of contexts. Many students who enjoy, and successfully complete, this subject typically progress onto a range of degree courses including: Business Studies and related degrees.

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  • Level 1 Caring for Children

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge to develop your understanding of topics such as keeping children safe and developing communication skills with young children. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course, progress onto the L2 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development. This qualification offers students an introduction to vocational study and childcare.

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  • Level 2 Chef Diploma

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a one year course you will develop a broad range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of food preparation and cooking. You will gain work experience externally and also through the many partnerships the Chef School has with employers. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete their City and Guilds L2 Chef Diploma have the option of progressing to Tourism Management or Business to develop leadership skills at Level 3 or secure excellent positions in industry working in a variety of restaurants and hotels all over the country. If you want to progress in the catering industry, picking up numerous skills and experiences along the way, then this is the course for you!

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  • A Level Chemistry

    School Leavers (16-18)

    A Level Chemistry is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to study a range of topics such as Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto a range of degree courses including: Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science, Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Chemical Engineering

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  • Level 2 Children's Care, Learning and Development

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical and theoretical childcare skills, such as, understanding children’s development and communication skills with children and adults. You will gain practical experience working with children in early years’ settings. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto the L3 in Children’s Play, Learning and Development. If you are excited by the prospect of working with children, gaining skills and qualifications along the way, with great prospects for your career, we are sure this is the course for you.

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  • Level 3 Children's Play, Learning & Development (Early Years Educator)

    School Leavers (16-18)

    This is the course for students looking at working with children as Early Years Practitioners, Teaching Assistants or Nannies, or going on to study further for other careers such as Teaching. Over a two year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of child development, safeguarding children, supporting children’s additional needs and reflective practice. You will gain practical experience working with children aged 0-8 years working in different early years setting. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto Higher Education or employment working in schools and nurseries.

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  • A Level Classical Civilisation

    School Leavers (16-18)

    A Level Classical Civilisation is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to study a range of topics such as historical events and the culture of the Ancient World. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto a range of degree courses including: Archaeology, Ancient History, English, History and Sociology.

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  • A Level Computer Science

    School Leavers (16-18)

    A Level Computer Science is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to become an effective designer and implementer of computing solutions. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto a range of degree courses including: Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Games Development and Information Systems.

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  • Level 3 Computing & ICT

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a two year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of web-design, digital graphics, software development, networking, hardware repair and programming. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto Higher Education or employment in the computing industry. Get a good grounding in all aspects of computing and the means to study a specialist area at university.

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  • Core Maths

    School Leavers (16-18)

    A fantastic qualification gained in one year. Core Maths at Runshaw College is a Level 3 qualification enabling students to develop their mathematics and gain UCAS points towards an application to university. The course sits within the A Level programme and is equivalent to an AS Level qualification.

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  • Creative Digital Media Production Level 3

    School Leavers (16-18)

    This is the first step in getting you a career in the TV and Film industry. Over a two year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of Television and Film Production.  You will also have the opportunity to gain work experience externally and in the college’s own production company RunshawTV.  Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto Higher Education or employment in the Media Industry.

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  • Creative Media Production UAL Level 2

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of Moving Image (editing, lighting and camera), Digital Print, Photography and Audio Editing.  Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto the L3 Creative Media Production (Film and TV). A practical, work-based approach to learning, based on the television and film industry.

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  • L3 Criminology Applied Diploma

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Our brand new Criminology L3 Applied Diploma will take you where you want to go! It is a 2 year course to be studied as part of your A Level Programme, and will give you the opportunity to look at Criminological Theories and the Changing Awareness of Crime.

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  • Customer Service Practitioner - Level 2 Apprenticeship

    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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