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The Introductory Certificate in Education and Training course is suitable if you do not need a full teaching qualification but want to leave the way open to progress to the full award in the future.

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The Certificate in Education & Training, Preparatory is particularly suitable if you are interested in teaching and want a short qualification that does not have a minimum teaching requirement, or if you have just started a teaching role. It can also give you a ‘taster’ of teaching if you are unsure about whether teaching is for you. The Certificate is equivalent to the first module of the Certificate in Education/Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and so allows you to progress onto a full teaching qualification at a later date if you secure teaching practice hours.

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The Certificate in Teaching, Learning & Assessment, Intermediate is particularly suitable if you do not need a full teaching qualification such as the Cert Ed/PGCE, but would like to leave the way open to progress to the full award in the future. The programme comprises the first three modules of the Certificate in Education or PGCE.

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School Leavers (16-18)

Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of food preparation and cooking and food and beverage service. You will gain work experience externally and also in the College’s award winning Foxholes restaurant. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete their City and Guilds L2 Food and Beverage qualification progress onto the L2 Chef Diploma or employment in the hospitality industry.

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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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Adults (18+),
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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Adults (18+),
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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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.

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School Leavers (16-18)

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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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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An Apprenticeship in this area provides the skills and knowledge required to become competent in supporting healthcare professionals – such as doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and healthcare scientists – to provide clinical healthcare.

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

This course enables Apprentices to gain a qualification that relates directly to the hospitality industry. The dynamics of the course means that the Apprentice can gain professional skills in a variety of kitchen areas. The variety of units allows the qualification to be tailor-made to suit the Apprentice and employer. The Level 3 course provides experience of Professional Cookery at a supervisory level, together with a qualification directly suited to the catering and hospitality industry.

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This Foundation Entry course aims to explore the contribution made by a range of disciplines to the study of social work, social welfare, social care, early years provision and other forms of community based practice. Ideas are explored from the fields of Sociology, Social Policy, Politics, Human Growth and Development and Social Welfare. No prior knowledge of these areas is expected.

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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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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.

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