Courses for you

  • AAT Level 2 - Foundation Certificate in Accounting

    Adults (19+)

    This Level 2 Certificate qualification is designed to provide the essential basic understanding of the subject for those working in, or intending to work in, accounts. It covers bookkeeping to trial balance, using both manual and computerised techniques. The programme is designed to provide the maximum flexibility to students from a wide range of circumstances and diverse backgrounds, allowing them to gain skills and knowledge based on nationally agreed standards of competence.

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  • AAT Level 3 - Advanced Diploma in Accounting

    Adults (19+)

    This Level 3 course builds on the topics covered in the AAT Level 2 Certificate and extends on the areas covered to the completion of final accounts. The programme is designed to provide the maximum flexibility to students from a wide range of circumstances and diverse backgrounds, allowing them to gain skills and knowledge based on nationally agreed standards of competence.

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  • Access to Higher Education: Nursing and Midwifery / Health & Social Care Level 3

    Adults (19+)

    Helping to improve lives through care, support and education, a career in the Nursing, Health & Social Care sector is extremely fulfilling.

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  • Access to Higher Education: Paramedic Science Level 3

    Adults (19+)

    Helping to improve lives through care, support and education, a career in the Paramedics Science is extremely fulfilling.

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  • Access to Higher Education: Social Sciences (Psychology, Criminology & Sociology) Level 3

    Adults (19+)

    The study of Social Sciences opens up diverse opportunities in areas such as the criminal justice system: HM courts and tribunal service; welfare services; the police, prison and probation services; youth and community work; and local government. For those wishing to pursue a career in Psychology, career paths may include: clinical, health, sport, forensic and neuropsychology.

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  • Associate Diploma in People Management Level 5 CIPD

    Adults (19+)

    Runshaw College is an approved Study Centre, offering CIPD qualifications. The CIPD is the professional body for experts in people at work. For more than 100 years, they’ve been championing better work and working lives by setting professional standards for HR and people development, as well as driving positive change in the world of work. With hubs in the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Asia, the CIPD is the career partner of choice for more than 150,000 members around the world. They are the only body in the world that can award Chartered status to individual HR and L&D professionals.

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  • Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2 CPCAB

    Adults (19+)

    Counselling Skills involve the ability to listen to another person and hear exactly what they are trying to say, from their point of view. This portfolio based course is designed for those who want to learn listening/counselling skills to help others, either in a voluntary or employed capacity, or those who want to find out more about this field. The awarding body for this course is the Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB).

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  • Certificate in Counselling Studies Level 3 CPCAB

    Adults (19+)

    This course provides learning experiences which will enable you to develop and practise counselling skills. It will also increase your knowledge/understanding of such skills and look at counselling theories in more depth. It is specifically designed for those who want to take the next step towards training to become a counsellor. The awarding body for this course is the Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB).

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  • CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice Level 3

    Adults (19+)

    Runshaw College is an approved Study Centre, offering CIPD qualifications. The CIPD is the professional body for experts in people at work. For more than 100 years, they’ve been championing better work and working lives by setting professional standards for HR and people development, as well as driving positive change in the world of work. With hubs in the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Asia, the CIPD is the career partner of choice for more than 150,000 members around the world. They are the only body in the world that can award Chartered status to individual HR and L&D professionals.

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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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  • English Functional Skills Level 1 & 2

    Adults (19+)

    Now taking applications for February 2022! 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 Edexcel.

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  • Everyday IT Skills (Essential Digital Skills)

    Adults (19+)

    Our Everyday IT Skills (Essential Digital Skills) qualification has been developed to cover a wide range of contexts that will be suitable for learners who choose to go onto further study, into the workplace or for life skills.

    The qualification helps learners to build confidence and improve basic digital skills and increase their understanding of the digital world along with the essential digital skills which are needed in a wide range of situations in life and at work. For example, be able to make appointments, order goods and services, organise payments using on-line platforms, understand social media, conduct video calls, create, edit and save a range of documents, and troubleshoot basic problems on their device.

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  • Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

    Adults (19+)

    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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  • GCSE English Language

    Adults (19+)

    Now taking applications for September 2022! 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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