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The BTEC First Diploma in Sport is a one year, full time, practical, work related course. This course is designed to provide a broad understanding of the areas of exercise, fitness and sports development. Learners will be required to complete projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations.
If you’re hoping to pursue a career in the sport or health industries, physical education, or you’re interested in how the body works, then sports science and its related disciplines could prove to be the perfect course for you. All students are expected to participate in a range of theory and practical activities during their time on the course. You’ll be given the opportunity to gain qualifications in a range of sport-related and sports coaching disciplines aimed at increasing employability and providing you with an edge when applying to higher education.
The aim of this course is to build upon learners' interest in Science, to develop their skills, deepen their understanding, and prepare them for progression into Higher Education or into employment in the Science industry. The practical nature of the course is designed to develop learners' practical skills and expertise in the area of applied sciences through hands on experience, case studies and projects. This experience is enhanced through a high volume of practical laboratory based experimentation. This is a one year course which leads onto
The aim of this course is to build upon the interest learners already have in the field of Creative Media Production, for example, Film, TV, Journalism, Advertising and Design. Learners will develop a common core of knowledge, including preproduction techniques, critical approaches to media products and an understanding of the creative media sector. Through work related projects and coursework, they will develop practical skills relevant to the broad range of roles within the media industry.
The BTEC 90-Credit 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. Learners will have the opportunity to link with a local firm and be mentored for the duration of their course.
This course is a specialist work related qualification in IT. It is equivalent to AS Levels. It is a one year course consisting of nine units. All units are internally assessed and are both practical and theoretical.
This course will develop your skills and deepen your understanding of construction/civil engineering, and prepare you to either progress to Higher Education in the field, or enter the industry directly. The practical nature of the course helps develop your expertise in the area of construction/civil engineering through hands-on experience, case studies and projects using the latest industry-standard software and technologies.
Art and design embody some of the highest forms of human creativity. If you’re interested in a career in the creative industry this course will provide you with the skills and understanding to progress within your chosen specialism. Through hands on projects students will experiment, invent and create their own works of art, craft and design. As pupils progress, they will be able to think critically and develop a more rigorous understanding of art and design focusing on their specialism in Performing Arts, Media, Graphic Design or Production Arts – Costume Design or Set Design.
This course will build upon a strong interest learners already have in Performing Arts to develop their skills and understanding with the aim of preparing them to progress to Higher Education or to enter the industry directly. The course is practically focused to develop expertise in the areas of Drama, Technical Theatre, Music and Dance. Through the College's links with the Burnavon Theatre learners will receive industry standard experience.