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The aim of the course is to provide a vocationally related qualification that draws on the main themes of work in the Health and Social Care sector. The Extended Diploma provides the opportunity to complete work placements which add to the vocational scope of the qualification. Learners on this programme have an opportunity to gain a broad understanding of the sector and a specialist understanding of specific aspects of the sector.
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.
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 has been designed to meet the specific needs of the local engineering industry by providing a range of higher level technical skills such as mechanical design, manufacture, maintenance, technical services, procurement and management. The course is aimed at those working in the engineering industry and seeking an academic progression route whilst continuing to work. It is also designed for persons who want to formalise the skills already acquired in the industry or those wishing to re-skill. In addition to this the course is also aimed at full time students completing A-Levels or BTEC National Diplomas who wish to continue their academic career in Engineering. This course provides a nationally recognised qualification offering career progression and professional development.
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.