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  • 3D Design A Level

    School Leavers (16-18)

    A Level 3D Design is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to explore materials and create three dimensional work using a broad range of materials and techniques. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto art and design related degrees.

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  • Art & Design UAL Level 2

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical skills and techniques including drawing, painting, mixed media, print and 3D. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto the L3 in Art and Design or Graphics.

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  • Art & Design UAL Level 3

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a two year course you will initially develop a broad range of practical skills and techniques within the areas of fine art, 3D, graphics, photography, textiles and contextual studies. Following this, you will then select an area in which to specialise in, where you will gain more advanced skills and knowledge, supporting successful progression into further study or employment within the field of art and design.

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  • Certificate in Education & PGCE (Post-Graduate Certificate in Education)

    Adults (18+)

    Our programmes are validated by the University of Central Lancashire and offer a sound introduction to teaching, giving you an integrated overview of teaching theory and practice. The courses are 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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  • Fine Art A Level

    School Leavers (16-18)

    A Level Fine Art is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to work in a range of media and to explore painting, drawing and print making. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto art and design related degrees.

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  • Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

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

    The 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 or Foundation Degree at University.

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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.

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  • Graphic Communication A Level

    School Leavers (16-18)

    A Level Graphic Communication is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to investigate the main areas of graphic design ranging from advertising to historical and contextual studies in graphic design. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto art and design related degrees.

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  • Graphic Design UAL Level 3

    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 3 Diploma in Personal Training

    School Leavers (16-18)

    This qualification is designed for people who are interested in working within the fitness industry as a Gym Instructor and/or Personal Trainer. It is a one year work related course where you will study YMCA Level 2 Diploma in Health and Wellbeing and YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Instructing.

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  • Photography A Level

    School Leavers (16-18)

    A Level Photography is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to form a personal enquiry and expression using the selection and manipulation of images. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto Photography or art and design related degrees.

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  • Sport & Exercise Science BTEC Level 3

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a two year course you will be encouraged to develop the theoretical knowledge of the scientific principles that underpin sporting performance. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto a wide range of Higher Education sport courses.

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  • Sport & Physical Education A Level

    School Leavers (16-18)

    A Level Sport and Physical Education is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to study a range of topics such as healthy and active lifestyles, analysis and evaluation of physical activity as a performer, evaluating contemporary issues within sport and optimising practical performance in competitive situations. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto a range of degree courses at university including Sports Science, Sports Studies, Leisure Management and Physiotherapy.

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  • Sport BTEC Level 2

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Over a one year course you will develop a range of skills in the areas of leadership, communication, anatomy and fitness. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto the L3 Sports Development, Fitness and Coaching course.

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  • Sport Development, Coaching and Fitness BTEC Level 3

    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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