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  • 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.

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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.

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  • Catering Level 2 Apprenticeship – Commis Chef

    Adults (19+),
    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 2 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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  • 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 college’s catering facilities. 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.

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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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  • Children & Young Peoples Workforce Level 3 Apprenticeship – Early Years Educator

    Adults (19+),
    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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  • Children & Young People’s Workforce Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Adults (19+),
    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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  • 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.

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

    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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  • 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.

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  • Core Maths

    School Leavers (16-18)

    Core Maths at Runshaw College is a brand new 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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  • Level 3 Creative Media Production

    School Leavers (16-18)

    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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