Courses for you

  • Level 3 Professional Performance Programme – Dance

    School Leavers (16-18)

    This intensive, full-time course focuses primarily on dance in various forms, along with additional classes in acting and singing technique. You will be continually supported as you extend your skills in a range of styles and will be given the opportunity to take part in a number of public shows, some that you may audition for and others that you will automatically be cast in as part of your course. You will also be taught the skills you need to pass auditions so that you can continue your training at one of the top dance schools or universities in the UK.

    91% of students who apply, gain places at accredited dance and drama schools!

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  • Level 2 Engineering (BTEC)

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical and theoretical engineering skills including machining techniques, materials science, mathematics and drawing design. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto the L3 in Engineering or employment in the engineering sector.

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  • Level 3 Sport

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a two year course you will have the opportunity to develop employability skills and knowledge in the areas of fitness programming, sports coaching and sports massage. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto Higher Education or employment in sport.

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  • Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Our Foundation Diploma in Art & Design is an intensive one year course. It is primarily designed to bridge the gap between Sixth Form and University studies, supporting progression to a subject specialist art and design programme at Art College, or to an Honours Degree at University.

    Awarded by: UAL Awarding Body

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  • Foundation Skills

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Foundation Skills are courses to introduce students to college study whilst improving their basic skills. The course runs over 4 days a week.

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  • Entry Level 3: Future Skills

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical and theoretical employability skills. You will study topics such as teamwork and communication, whilst developing important study skills. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto a range of L1 courses.

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  • Level 3 in Graphics

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a two year course you will develop a broad range of practical skills and techniques using traditional art materials as well as digital software such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator; you will develop confidence using Apple Macs, working to industry standard. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this course will progress onto further study or employment within the field of graphic design.

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  • Level 2 Hair & Media Make-up

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Whether you are interested in a career in high fashion, the bridal industry, photography, film or TV, this course provides a foundation in the techniques used in the world of professional hair and make-up.

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  • Level 2 Health & Social Care

    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 subjects such as human lifespan development and Health and Social care values. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto the L3 Health and Social Care course.

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  • Level 3 Health & Social Care

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a two year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of life stages, anatomy and physiology and safeguarding children and adults. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto Higher Education or employment in the Health and Social Care industry.

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  • Level 1 Health & Social Care

    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 healthy lifestyles and communication skills in Health and Social Care. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course, progress onto the L2 in Health and Social Care.

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  • Level 1 IT with Business

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over the course you will experience a variety of units chosen with current trends and demands in mind. Teachers at Runshaw are highly experienced and are also dedicated to making the time students spend with us both successful and enjoyable. Enrolling on a vocational course means you will have a 100% Computing & IT timetable and be part of a winning team!

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  • L3 Vocational Course in Social Science

    School Leavers (16-18)

    BRAND NEW FOR SEPTEMBER 2020. The Level 3 Vocational Course in Social Sciences will give you an in-depth insight into three subjects: Applied Law, Applied Psychology and Criminology. For more details, click below.

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  • Level 3 BTEC Music

    School Leavers (16-18)

    This is an opportunity for serious and gifted musicians to extend their skills in the areas of Performance, Composition, Musical Analysis, Music Theory and Production.

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  • Level 3 Professional Performance Programme - Musical Theatre

    School Leavers (16-18)

    This intensive, full-time course focuses on combining the three disciplines of acting, dance and singing in order to create the all-round performer. You will be continually supported as you extend your technique in a range of styles and will be given the opportunity to take part in a number of public performances, some that you may audition for and others that you will automatically be cast in as part of your course. You will also be taught the skills you need to pass auditions so that you can continue your training at one of the top conservatoires or universities in the UK.

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