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The BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and understanding required for success in a range of mechanical and electrical/electronic engineering occupations. The qualification is also suitable for learners who have not yet decided on a particular engineering specialism and who wish to gain a broader understanding of engineering. College facilities, such as the new state of the art Idea Centre, provide an opportunity for project based learning.
This course is aimed at learners who have a strong interest in Performing Arts and who wish to learn the craft and business of performing. Under the expert guidance of tutors with current professional experience, learners will develop and hone their performance skills.
This course will give you an insight into the sports industry through subjects relating to sport, health, exercise and fitness. You’ll participate in a range of practical sports activities during your time on the course. You’ll also have the opportunity to engage with local schools to plan and deliver coaching sessions, building your communication and organisational skills, and helping to build your confidence.
The South West College Football Studies programme is ideal if you want to pursue a career in the sports industry. You’ll achieve an internationally recognised qualification (BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport - equivalent to 3 A Levels) and you’ll develop your knowledge, understanding and practical ability in football. The programme combines academic qualifications, practical skill development and experience of top level coaching delivered through theory and practical sessions. You’ll also be able to represent the college in competitive sporting fixtures.
If you’re hoping to pursue a career in the sport or health industries, physical education or are interested in how the body works, then sports science and its related disciplines could prove to be the perfect programme for you! This course is designed to provide a broad understanding of the area of sport, health, exercise and fitness. Students will also be given the opportunity through our “Sports Academy” to gain qualifications in a range of sport related and sports coaching disciplines aimed at increasing employability.
The aim of this course is to build upon the interest learners may already have in the field of construction/civil engineering, to develop their skills, deepen their understanding, and prepare them either to progress to Higher Education in the field, or to enter the industry directly. The practical nature of the course is designed to develop learner's expertise of the area of construction/civil engineering through some hands on experience, case studies, and projects. Learners will develop skills, knowledge and understanding using the latest software/technologies.
This course will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in higher education and/or employment in the travel and tourism sector. You’ll develop skills for the modern-day workplace, including team-working, working to deadlines, presenting information effectively and accurately completing administrative tasks and processes. South West College has excellent relations with the local travel and tourism industry and this will significantly help your learning. The course involves industry visits and guest speakers, and you’ll be taught by lecturers with a significant amount of industry experience. In year two of the programme, there will be a mandatory residential. You’ll be expected to make a full financial contribution, either personally and/or through fundraising.
This course is constructed to enable the student to explore a range of study disciplines through a practical and diagnostic experience in art and design. It assists students to develop an individual and confident perception of their specialist area of study prior to application to Ba Hons degree & HE courses or employment. Students have the opportunity to exhibit their work publicly when they showcase their final work.
This course will provide learners with the necessary knowledge and skills needed to pursue a rewarding career, working with children. Highly qualified and experienced staff will create exciting yet challenging learning environments to fully support learners and help them to work to their full potential. On successful completion of the programme, learners will also achieve qualified practitioner status to enable them to work with the 0-8 age group.
This course will give you an engaging and stimulating introduction to the construction industry and help you to progress to Level 3 and into employment.