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The level 4 certificate course is the first step on your journey to a new and rewarding career as an Accounting Technician. The Certificate prepares you to carry out basic accounting tasks in the workplace. Successful completer of the level 4 certificate can advance to the next level, a level 5 Diploma to further their accountancy studies.
This course is the first step on your journey to a new and rewarding career as an Accounting Technician. The Certificate prepares you to carry out basic accounting tasks in the workplace.
This course aims to provide students with the background knowledge and practical skills to be able to plan, deliver and review strength and conditioning programmes that work towards athletes achieving their performance goals. This course is suitable for those currently working in the fitness industry in roles such as personal trainers, sports coaches and strength and conditioning coaches. This is a bespoke, industry relevant qualification which helps currently qualified fitness instructors to build upon their professional competence and to open up further employment opportunities. In order to possess and demonstrate a suitable level of occupational competence, instructors are now bespoke qualification within this discipline.
Environmental technology addresses the challenge of developing and adapting our scientific knowledge to support a more sustainable world. It investigates the potential of renewable energy sources to meet our global energy needs. It also considers how to conserve our resources by redesigning the built environment. Environmental technology is about solving problems while striking a balance between environmental concerns and technological progress.
ACCA is the global body for professional accountants. Employers know and respect the qualifications and value the skills taught. It is relevant to all areas of accountancy and finance. At SWC we offer the qualification at two levels – Applied Skills and Strategic Professional. To become a qualified accountant, you must also get relevant, supervised practical experience. This proves to employers that you have proven experience and practical skills relevant to the role. You can complete your work experience before, during or after your exams. In order to achieve the complete ACCA Qualification, students have to:
  • Complete a maximum of 13 exams, depending on prior experience and qualifications
  • Complete an Ethics and Professional Skills module
  • Evidence three years of practical work experience within a relevant role. This means that students can complete the ACCA Qualification in a minimum of three years
  • ACCA is the global body for professional accountants. Employers know and respect the qualifications and value the skills taught. It is relevant to all areas of accountancy and finance. At SWC we offer the qualification at two levels – Applied Skills and Strategic Professional. To become a qualified accountant, you must also get relevant, supervised practical experience. This proves to employers that you have proven experience and practical skills relevant to the role. You can complete your work experience before, during or after your exams. In order to achieve the complete ACCA Qualification, students have to:
  • complete a maximum of 13 exams, depending on prior experience and qualifications
  • complete an Ethics and Professional Skills module
  • evidence three years of practical work experience within a relevant role.
  • This means that students can complete the ACCA Qualification in a minimum of three years.

    The BA Honours Visual Media Arts is a hands-on production course that will enable those passionate about the Visual Media Arts to create exciting Visual Media Products to professional standards, develop original production proposals and showcase their portfolios at the End of Year Exhibition and Networking Event to industry professionals. Working closely with industry experts the BA (Hons) in Visual Media (Top Up) ensures that all our graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to succeed in the competitive world of visual media. Modules will guide students through project research, production design and art direction, development and final presentation in the Visual Media Arts specialism of their chosen pathway.
    The BA Honours Visual Media Arts is a hands-on production course that will enable those passionate about the Visual Media Arts to create exciting Visual Media Products to professional standards, develop original production proposals and showcase their portfolios at the End of Year Exhibition and Networking Event to industry professionals. Working closely with industry experts the BA (Hons) in Visual Media (Top Up) ensures that all our graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to succeed in the competitive world of visual media. Modules will guide students through project research, production design and art direction, development and final presentation in the Visual Media Arts specialism of their chosen pathway.
    The overarching aim of the BEng (Hons) Building Services with Sustainable Energy programme is to produce high calibre graduates who shall have obtained the relevant competencies to undertake roles within one of the many disciplines of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and Energy. The programme has been developed to produce professional and competent project managers and engineers equipped with industry relevant technical and managerial skills.
    This BEng (Hons) Engineering Degree programme has been designed with industry objectives at its core. The aim of this programme is to produce graduates who can apply their understanding, knowledge, experience, skills and know-how to create social and economic value within the context of the Northern Ireland and UK economy. It aims to produce graduates who understand the underlying principles which underpin engineering, who can to conceive, design and implement a solution to a problem, creating something new which adds value to an organisation and society, within the boundaries of organisational strategy.
    This is a home bakery programme to introduce you to simple cakes and breads for family and friends.
    This course aims to produce high quality graduates who have obtained the relevant competencies to undertake roles within one of the many computing disciplines. The programme has been developed to produce professional and competent staff for the computing industry.
    The overarching aim of the BSc (Hons) Construction Engineering & Management programme is to produce high calibre graduates who shall have obtained the relevant competencies to undertake roles within one of the many disciplines of construction engineering and construction management. The programme has been developed to produce professional and competent construction managers and engineers equipped with industry relevant technical and managerial skills.
    The programme provides applicants with a core knowledge and the higher technical skills in Transport, and focuses on the practical application of knowledge and skills in both the academic and Work Based Learning components of the programme. A universal approach to the course coupled with opportunities to work with students from other Higher Education programmes will enable participants to gain an appreciation of the importance of a team approach in the modern and vibrant Transport sector. This multi-disciplinary approach is critical to ensure the successful and timely delivery of Transport and Supply Chain Management projects.
    Students of Spanish can develop their enthusiasm for the language and confidence in using it to listen, speak, read and write. You will learn more about Spanish-speaking countries/communities, as well as covering topics like social and global issues – taking your place as citizens in a multilingual, global society. Learning Spanish promotes good communication skills and valuable transferable skills, including working effectively with others and understanding local and global perspectives. As a linguist, the academic, professional and technical skills that you develop are useful across a wide range of professions. In an increasingly interconnected world, these skills can prepare you to succeed in a variety of careers such as business, education and other professional fields.
    Our GCSE English Language specification encourages students to explore and respond, both imaginatively and critically, to a variety of texts. Students use reading to improve their writing skills. They also enhance their understanding of how language variations relate to identity and cultural diversity.
    The CIPD L3 Foundation Certificate in Human Resource Practice provides a firm foundation in all areas of human resources (HR). It will help you develop essential HR skills and give you the confidence to be more effective at work and add value to your HR function.
    This Level 5 Diploma is ideal for those who want to study a wider breadth of subjects than they’d get with the Level 5 Certificate. This qualification will develop your ability to evaluate the effectiveness of different HR models and practices, and increase your understanding of the external factors that impact upon HR activities and organisations. You'll also develop your planning, analytical and problem solving skills.
    This course provides an excellent introduction to the IT industry and interactive exposure to personal computers, hardware, and operating systems. Students participate in hands-on activities and lab-based learning to become familiar with various hardware and software components and discover best practice in mainternance and safety. In addition, PC Hardware and Software covers the following new topics:Laptops and portable devices
  • Wireless connectivity
  • Security
  • Safety and environmental issues
  • Communication skills
  • This course is suited to students interested in developing the expertise to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of massage using hot and colds stones. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the normal day to day running of a beauty salon and will engage with customers. This will ensure students are ready to begin an exciting journey within the beauty industry and will open various pathways for progression.
    The Award for IT Users (Microsoft Digital Literacy) is ideal for anyone new to the world of computing who wishes to follow the Microsoft Digital Literacy learning programme. This first step in understanding IT can aid progression on to further qualifications.
    Many new technologies are being utilised such as 3-D printing and additive manufacturing in a wide range of industries to produce functional products for consumer use. These technologies require the ability to take a design and create a 3-D computer based model. Such models can then be used via the 3-D printing machines to produce a prototype and/or real functional components.
    Our Level 1 welding courses are ideal for anyone who wants to become a welder and is new to welding, metal fabrication, thermal cutting and/or brazing and soldering.
    Our Level 1 welding courses are ideal for anyone who wants to become a welder and is new to welding, metal fabrication, thermal cutting and/or brazing and soldering.
    Our Level 1 welding courses are ideal for anyone who wants to become a welder and is new to welding, metal fabrication, thermal cutting and/or brazing and soldering.
    City and Guilds Level 2 AutoCAD 2D is ideal if you have some experience in computing, perhaps in manufacturing or engineering design, and want to increase your knowledge and skills and progress in your career.
    If you have been using 3D CAD independently or have completed the level 1, then a higher qualification in Computer Aided Design (CAD) could be right for you. CAD modelling is used to manufacture new components/prototypes in a variety of areas including engineering, dental, food production and medical industries etc. Many new technologies are being utilised such as 3-D printing and additive manufacturing in a wide range of industries to produce functional products for consumer use. These technologies require the ability to take a design and create a 3-D computer based model. Such models can then be used via the 3-D printing machines to produce a prototype and/or real functional components.
    This course will develop knowledge and understanding of the legislative requirements for health and safety in the hair and beauty industry.
    The Level 2 Awards and Certificates are ideal if you are already working in welding and fabrication industries and are looking to develop your skills further, to increase your responsibilities and knowledge.
    The one year course covers a wide range of areas relating to the skills and knowledge required for preparing to work in the Barbering Industry.
    Has television reality shows got your attention? These qualifications cover all the patisserie and confectionery skills and knowledge to show you've got what it takes for a successful career as a pastry chef. Ideal for those looking to become professional pastry chefs or for those wanting to progress in their careers, for individuals who enjoy this area of cookery as a hobby and for those employees looking to further their knowledge and skills in this area.
    The Level 2 Certificate in Induction into Adult Social Care in Northern Ireland will suit learners who are interested in working, or are new to working, in adult social care in Northern Ireland. Learners need to acquire essential knowledge of the area.
    This qualification meets the needs of learners who want to work front of house within a hospitality environment. It is also for those learners that want a rounded knowledge of both front of house and the kitchen, which will enable them to look at more senior positions in the future. The qualification covers all aspects of food and beverage service. It will deliver the key skills required by the learner to ensure they will have a thorough understanding of the role and expectations that any future employer will expect of them._x000D_
    This one year course is suited to students interested in a career in the hairdressing industry. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the normal day to day running of a hairdressing salon and will engage with customers. This will ensure students are ready to begin an exciting journey within this creative industry. This course will open various pathways for progression. The college would recommend a work placement to assist with the development of skills.
    This course is suited to students interested in a career in the beauty therapy industry. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the normal day to day running of a beauty salon and will engage with customers. This will ensure students are ready to begin an exciting journey within the beauty industry and will open various pathways for progression. The college would recommend a work placement to assist with the development of skills.
    This two year course is suited to students interested in a career in the hairdressing industry. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the normal day to day running of a hairdressing salon and will engage with customers. This will ensure students are ready to begin an exciting journey within this creative industry. This course will open various pathways for progression. The college would recommend a work placement to assist with the development of skills.
    This diploma will suit you if you have some basic skills and experience as a chef, probably from a role where you work under supervision. You may want to gain a formal qualification and increase your skills so that you can take on a more senior role.
    This diploma will suit you if you have some basic skills and experience as a chef, probably from a role where you work under supervision. You may want to gain a formal qualification and increase your skills so that you can take on a more senior role.
    For these qualifications candidates will be required to complete the following assessments:
  • FIVE practical assignments
  • One GOLA on-line underpinning knowledge test.
  • The aim of these qualifications is to:
  • allow candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the engineering and construction sectors
  • provide valuable accreditation of skills and knowledge for candidates.
  • This course is suited to students interested in learning the skills to become a massage therapist. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the commercial salon and will engage with customers. _x000D_
    This course is suited to students interested in learning the skills to carry out the Indian Head Massage Treatment. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the commercial salon and will engage with customers.
    This qualification will help you to develop your skills further, perhaps to become a specialist chef or move into a management role. It is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in higher education and/or employment in this globally and economically important sector.
    This course is suited to students interested in developing their existing hairdressing skills. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the normal day to day running of a hairdressing salon and will engage with customers. This will ensure students are ready to begin an exciting journey within this creative industry. This course will open various pathways for progression._x000D_
    The Level 3 certificate is ideal if you are working in adult social care in Northern Ireland, or you have some essential knowledge that you wish to develop.
    The aim of this programme is to provide learners with the opportunity to learn about the care, learning and development of children and young people aged 0 - 19 years. Learners will have the opportunity to develop their skills and the knowledge necessary to work with children and young people.
    This qualification is relevant to learners who have achieved a Level 2 qualification in Professional Cookery or to those with plenty of experience in a professional kitchen. They may have experience at supervisory level or they may want to develop their skills further, perhaps to become a specialist chef or move into a management role.
    This course is an intensive one year, part-time, will suit you if you have worked in a professional kitchen for some time, or have a Level 2 qualification. Your work might involve supervising others. You want to develop your skills further, perhaps to become a specialist chef or move into a management role. It is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in higher education and/or employment in this globally and economically important sector.
    A knowledge-only Award for those who are starting their journey as an internal quality assurance practitioners or for those who need to know about internal quality assurance but who are not carrying out quality assurance themselves. This might be people such as experienced assessors or centre managers, HR or quality assurance personnel.
    The Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Diagnostic Techniques enables learners to enhance their logical thinking skills. The course will enable you to enhance your diagnostic skills to a higher level. Advanced diagnostic skills require not only technical skills but the ability to carry out logical, structured thinking, investigation processes and resolution skills. This course will fulfil that requirement.
    This Diploma is aimed at those working with children and young People from 0-19 years, concentrating on Early Years Practice. The qualification meets the minimum standards for managing Child Care settings as set out in DHSSPS Child-minding and Day Care (Children under 12). It is designed to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills including those relating to leading teams and managing resources within children and young people’s settings.
    This qualification provides learners with specialist skills and knowledge in one of the major growth areas of the hospitality industry – the beverage sector. The unit is aimed at all first line operatives where coffee is served – this includes coffee bars, coffee houses, cafes, hotels and restaurants.
    The Level 3 Certificate in induction is suited to learners who want to gain the knowledge of the core aspects of work in the care field. This qualification is also more suited to learners who have completed City and Guilds Level 2 qualification in Health and Social Care. There is no placement component to this qualification, however it is advantageous to secure one.
    This qualification has been designed for those working in a pharmacy setting, either in the community or in a hospital. The qualification meets the needs of the pharmacy sector and related sector regulators and the requirements for endorsement of skills for health as the relevant Sector Skills Council for use in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The qualification is based upon newly developed National Occupational Standards for Pharmacy. To achieve the qualification, candidates must complete fourteen mandatory units. Candidates must also complete a minimum of three optional units from a choice of thirteen.
    This short programme is a week by week development of skills for a range of food and dishes that you may wish to use when entertaining family and friends over the Christmas period.
    Make culinary delights from the most basic ingredients that can be found in your store cupboard. A short course that encourages you to use what you have in your larder and fridge.
    This qualification is intended for candidates who want to:_x000D_ _x000D_ Learn basic counselling skills (listening and responding skills) in helping roles_x000D_ Find out more about counselling (this qualification won’t teach them to be a counsellor, but may help them decide whether or not they want to train as one);_x000D_ Improve professional and personal relationships
    English not your first language? English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses are available for those who want to improve their English speaking/listening/reading/writing for life and work in the UK. We offer 5 levels starting from Entry 1 up to Level 2 with City and Guilds. Classes take place once a week for three hours from September to June in all campuses. After completion of tests in class, students achieve a certificate at the appropriate level.
    FREE Courses in ICT. Have you struggled with ICT and want to improve your skills? If this sounds like you, then South West College, Essential Skills Course in ICT is for you and best of all, it's FREE! Classes are delivered during the day and in the evening to suit everyone. Classes in ICT are available from Entry Level through to Level 2 (achievement at Level 2 is comparable to GCSE standard). The classes are designed to help improve your ICT. You will be able to: learn at your own pace, practise how to use the skills you learn in everyday situations, gain qualifications that employers will recognise. At Level 1 learners will be able to apply ICT skills independently to meet needs, to exchange information and to solve problems in a range of familiar situations. Students will learn basic operations using various Microsoft Office packages, acquire efficient internet and search engine techniques as well as developing skills for basic PC operations. In Level 2 Essential Skills ICT, learners will use a mixture of packages for word processing, spreadsheets and databases to meet the needs of their coursework tasks and which they can use in their work or personal life. Learners will also learn to use email for the sending and receiving attachments and storing contacts, file saving and retrieving and correct PC operations.
    FREE Courses in English. Have you struggled with English and want to improve your skills? If this sounds like you, then South West College, Essential Skills Course in English is for you and best of all, it's FREE! Classes are delivered during the day and in the evening to suit everyone. Classes in English are available from Entry Level through to Level 2 (achievement at Level 2 is comparable to GCSE standard). The classes are designed to help improve your reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will be able to: learn at your own pace, practise how to use the skills you learn in everyday situations, gain qualifications that employers will recognise.
    Being able to apply mathematics effectively to everyday life, work or learning is important. Essential Skills qualifications are a crucial passport to success in almost any area of work, life or further learning and are suitable for learners of all ages, though are designed particularly for learners over the age of 16.
    This unit covers the skills and knowledge needed to prove the competences required to cover a broad range of basic fluid power assembly activiites that will prepare the learner for entry into the engineering or manufacturing sectors.
    Embarking upon a career in Building Services with Sustainable Energy can open a wide variety of career choices, for example, a career path that can lead you into a mechanical, electrical or a renewable engineering aspect of a building's envelope. Building Services Engineers also have a growing role in the deployment of renewable energy systems, sustainability and energy efficiency in buildings. You will be playing a key role in delivering a low carbon environment which will aid in combating climate change and fossil fuel depletion.
    Embarking upon a career in Building Services with Sustainable Energy can open a wide variety of career choices, for example, a career path that can lead you into a mechanical, electrical or a renewable engineering aspect of a building's envelope. Building Services Engineers also have a growing role in the deployment of renewable energy systems, sustainability and energy efficiency in buildings. You will be playing a key role in delivering a low carbon environment which will aid in combating climate change and fossil fuel depletion.
    This course is designed around the requirements of Cyber Security in the Northern Ireland industry. Learners will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to design and implement cyber security solutions. Additionally, 'soft' skills will be developed in teamwork, communications, professional practice and time management.
    The Foundation Degree in Sport and Exercise course will focus on developing knowledge of the field (content) whilst giving the learners the opportunities to apply their learning in practical contexts (experience) whilst enhancing their learning through problem solving approaches (challenging and authentic tasks). The learning approaches will take into account the diverse backgrounds of learners nurturing them through levels four & five whilst developing them into independent learners and critical divergent thinkers ready for employment or undergraduate study (Inclusive environment, activities linked to student experience).
    The programme provides applicants with a core knowledge and the higher technical skills in Transport, and focuses on the practical application of knowledge and skills in both the academic and Work Based Learning components of the programme. A universal approach to the course coupled with opportunities to work with students from other Higher Education programmes will enable participants to gain an appreciation of the importance of a team approach in the modern and vibrant Transport sector. This multi-disciplinary approach is critical to ensure the successful and timely delivery of Transport and Supply Chain Management projects.
    The programme provides applicants with a core knowledge and the higher technical skills in Transport, and focuses on the practical application of knowledge and skills in both the academic and Work Based Learning components of the programme. A universal approach to the course coupled with opportunities to work with students from other Higher Education programmes will enable participants to gain an appreciation of the importance of a team approach in the modern and vibrant Transport sector. This multi-disciplinary approach is critical to ensure the successful and timely delivery of Transport and Supply Chain Management projects.
    The Foundation Degree in Visual Media Arts has been designed to allow students to embrace their creativity while learning industry standard processes relevant to the creation of content for the film and game industries. Course design has been informed by extensive consultation with industry experts to ensure that all our graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to succeed in the competitive world of visual media.
    GCE Environmental Technology has two levels: AS and A2. Students can choose to take the AS course as a stand-alone qualification without progressing to A2. To obtain the full A Level qualification, they must complete the A2 course.
    Maths is for everyone. It is diverse, engaging and essential in equipping students with the right skills to reach their future destination, whatever that may be. This course allows you to cover the full GCSE Higher Tier or alternatively Foundation Tier in one year. It is designed as a revision class for those students who have previously studied higher or foundation level mathematics but have not gained the required grade for progression into other education or employment. It is expected for students to complete their own personal study each week to be successful. The AQA Higher Tier is graded from 3-9 with 4 equating to the original C grade at GCSE Level and 8 and 9 equating to original A*. The Foundation Tier assessments will be awarded a grade within the range of 1 to 5. Students who fail to reach the minimum standard for grade 1 will be recorded as U (unclassified) and will not receive a qualification certificate.
    The course supports the skills and knowledge development requirements for technician access into the engineering working environment and contains 3 components: -
  • 1) Engineering qualifications (Combined)
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in an Engineering Pathway
  • Pearson’s BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering,/li>
  • 2) Essential skills at level 2 in:
  • ICT
  • This Award acts as an introduction to the basics of using commercially available accounting software to set up a computerised accounting system, process business transactions and produce reports The Level 1 Award in Computerised Bookkeeping qualification is specifically aimed at learners who wish to begin their studies of computerised accounting and gain entry to a Level 1 qualification within the regulated qualification framework. The qualification has been designed to appeal to individuals within the following groups: Learners starting their studies in the subject of computerised accounting from a point of no previous knowledge or experience. Learners employed at a junior level with some limited basic accounting knowledge and skills who want to formalise their competence by gaining a recognised accredited qualification in computerised bookkeeping. Learners returning to study and/or work after a study or career break. Learners considering a change in career. Learners considering a career as a self-employed practitioner. Owners of small businesses wanting an introduction to the function of computerised accounting so that they can personally keep computerised records for their business.
    This Certificate provides the knowledge and skills to set-up a computerised accounting system, prepare business documents, process a wide range of transactions from source documents and produce reconciliations and reports. The Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping qualification is specifically aimed at learners who wish to further their studies of computerised accounting and gain a qualification at Level 2 of the regulated qualification framework, either from a point of no previous knowledge, or having already achieved the IAB Level 1 Award in Computerised Bookkeeping. The qualification will also appeal to those learners who already have some practical knowledge and skills and wish to gain an accredited qualification in the subject of computerised accounting. Owners of small businesses should also find the qualification useful as it gives coverage of the use of commercially available computerised software suitable for maintaining accounts for a small business.
    Introduces the learner to the more advanced processing skills required to make accounting adjustments and prepare financial statements and prepare management reports for a sole trader or partnership to using a computerised accounting system The Level 3 Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping and Accounting qualification is primarily designed to appeal to learners who already have a good working knowledge of the software, and wish to further their studies of computerised bookkeeping within a working business environment gaining a qualification at Level 3 of the regulated qualification framework, either from a point of no previous knowledge, or having already achieved the IAB Level 2 Award in Computerised Bookkeeping. The qualification will also appeal to those learners who already have good practical knowledge and skills and wish to gain an accredited qualification in the subject. Owners of small businesses may also find the qualification useful as it gives coverage of the wide range of tasks that can be carried out using commercially available accounting software suitable for maintaining accounts for a small business.
    This qualification is ideal if you have management/ supervisory responsibilities but no formal training/ qualifications. It is particularly suited to practising team leaders seeking to move to the next level of management, and managers who need to lead people through organisational change, budget cuts or other challenges._x000D_ _x000D_ This qualification is made up of a wide range of units covering core management skills. By undertaking this programme you will develop key leadership and management skills across a range of areas._x000D_
    This qualification is ideal if you have management responsibilities but no formal training and are keen to develop your abilities. It is especially suited to team leaders who want to move up to the next level of management or for those who need to lead teams through change. The programme will help you to be an effective and confident firstline manager.
    This qualification is designed for project managers, department heads, and other practising middle managers to develop skills and experience, improve your performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities. The qualification is made up of a broad range of units covering skills in six core areas:
  • Achieving Results;
  • Facilitating Innovation and Change;
  • Managing Yourself and Personal Skills;
  • Providing Direction;
  • Using Resources.
  • Working with Learners;
  • The flexibility in unit choice allows the qualification to be tailored to meet the needs of the Learners and the employer with over 50 units available to choose from.
    This qualification is designed for project managers, department heads, and other practising middle managers to develop skills and experience, improve your performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities.
    The management role covers a broad range of work activities in a variety of contexts, most of which are complex and non-routine. Managers, at this level, play an integral role in supporting organisational objectives through a range of functions, including:
  • Leadership;
  • Business Planning;
  • Project Management;
  • Business Finance;
  • Marketing;
  • Supporting and Developing Staff;
  • Managing Business Compliance;
  • Managing Customer Service.
  • The qualification assignments are specifically contextualised for the automotive environment.This contextualisation aids the learners’ ability to retain information and apply their knowledge effectively. The qualification also provides a broad overview of the workplace, especially in areas such as organisational structures.
    On completion of this Apprenticeship you will meet the statutory requirements for work as a Pharmacy Assistant within the Dispensing Pharmaceutical Industry.You will complete a knowledge based qualification - Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science and a competence based qualification - Edexcel Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Pharmacy Service Skills. Candidates need to be working in a suitable Pharmacy role for at least 14 hrs per week. You will be required to complete the Pharmacy specific ERR workbook provided by Skills for Health. You will be required to complete Essential Skills Numeracy, if you do not have a GCSE Grade C or above in Maths.
    Completion of this Apprenticeship will confer qualified status as a Pharmacy technician within the Dispensing Pharmaceutical Industry. You will complete a knowledge based qualification - Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science and a competence based qualification - Edexcel Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Pharmacy Service Skills. Candidates need to be working in a suitable Pharmacy role for at least 14 hrs per week. You will be required to complete the Pharmacy specific ERR workbook provided by Skills for Health. You will be required to complete Essential Skills Literacy, Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE Grade C or above in these subjects.
    This Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Brickwork qualifiaction has been developed for delivery in a working environment. This means you need to be employed to study this qualification. This course has been designed to develope and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work within the construction industry or progress onto further learning
    The Level 3 Diploma in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair covers complex faults in lorries and coaches. Learners will be taught how to diagnose faults using the correct diagnostic procedure. This qualification is recognised in over 300 countries. Learners will gain status as a fully qualified Heavy Vehicle Mechanic.
    The Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair covers complex faults in cars and small vans. Learners will be taught how to diagnose faults using the correct diagnostic procedure. They will have access to the most up to date technologies in the sector. The qualification is recognised in over 300 countries. Learners will gain status as a fully qualified Vehicle Mechanic.
    This Level 3 Diploma will allow learners to develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the land-based machinery/engineering sector. It will allow you to service and repair agricultural tractors and machinery.
    The Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship will provide learners with a range of technical skills and knowledge enabling them to either gain employment or progress into further training within the Manufacturing or Maintenance Engineering sector. Although learners are likely to have already completed a Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in Engineering, they can progress directly into the Level 3 qualification.The qualification includes mandatory and optional units, allowing learners to specialise in one of a number of engineering disciplines. Those available at South West College include Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering, Welding and Fabrication, and Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning.
    This qualification is recognised as being the sole pathway to becoming a JIB registered electrician in either electrical installation or electrical maintenance. Possession of a C&G Level 3 in Electrotechnical Technology entitles the holder to apply to be recognised on the UK Register of Electricians. You must be in paid employment to enrol on this course.
    This Level 3 NVQ in Bench Joinery qualification is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career within the Construction industry. Bench Joinery is Workshop based, manufacturing joinery components used in the Construction and service Industries. You need to be employed to study this qualification.
    This Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Bench Wood Occupations (Carpentry) qualification is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career within the Construction industry. Site Carpentry is site based working on domestic and commercial buildings. You will need to be employed to study this qualification. the course supports the knowledge and Skills development requirements for access to all levels into the Carpentry and Joinery working environment.
    This Level 3 NVQ Painting and Decorating qualification is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career within the Construction industry. The course supports the knowledge and Skills development requirements for access to all levels into the Painting and decorating working environment. You need to be employed to study this qualification.
    This Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plastering qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment. This means you need to be employed to study this qualification. The course has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work as a plasterer within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.
    This Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing & Heating qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment. This means you need to be employed to study this qualification. The course has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work as a plumber or progress onto further learning.
    This Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Servicing and maintaining Refrigeration Systems will appeal to students that have completed the NVQ level 2 Diploma and want to continue their studies within teh industry. you will need to be in employment within industry to complete this Level 3 qualification.
    The course supports the skills and knowledge development requirements for technicians in the Light Vehicle repair industry and contains 3 components: BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Technology (equivalent in size to two A levels, (core knowledge). IMI NVQ L2 in LVR and IMI NVQ L3 in LVR.
    This qualification is suitable for learners aged pre-16 and above. This qualification is ideal for learners who wish to develop an understanding of photographic processes and the photo-image industry. The qualification aims to support learners to progress either into employment or onto further qualifications.
    This course is for those wanting to be able to carry out basic plumbing processes.
    This course is suitable for participants of all ages who enjoy working with their hands and want to develop basic carpentry hand skills. You will learn how to use a range of hand tools while completing a small project and gaining a L1 Unit/Qualification
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    This course is suitable for participants of all ages who enjoy DIY and want to develop Wall and Floor tiling Skills. You will learn how to use a range of hand tools while completing a small project and gaining a L1 Unit/Qualification
    This course is aimed at those who would benefit from a knowledge of BIM software, in this case Autodesk Revit. Students learn through hands on activities, and tutor led practical demonstrations of the software in use.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    This course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to up-skill/re-skill in the use of modern digital land surveying equipment and techniques suitable for a career in Construction/Civil Engineering and Architecture. It is designed as a practical introduction to digital surveying hardware and software, creating cutting-edge technical skills and knowledge necessary for the modern construction industry.
    Applicants to the course should have successfully completed the Level 2 Creative Writing course or demonstrate previous experience of creative writing.
    This short course will enable learners to understand the causes and effects of stress and how mindfulness techniques can be used to address these.
    The OCN NI Level 2 Award in Managing Challenging Behaviour in Children and Young People qualification has been designed to enable the learner to understand the reasons for and effects of challenging behaviour in children and young people, how challenging behaviour may be managed and what support is available.
    The OCN NI Level 2 Award in Outdoor Play and Learning qualification has been designed to enable the learner to understand the value of outdoor play for children’s learning and development and be able to promote, plan and deliver effective outdoor play activities.
    The OCN NI Level 3 Award in Working with Children and Young People with Special Needs is designed to provide the practitioner with the skills and knowledge required to enable them to work effectively with children and young people with special needs.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The OCN NI Level 1 Award in Working with Children and Young People with Special Needs is designed to provide the practitioner with the skills and knowledge required to enable them to work effectively with children and young people with special needs.
    This short course will enable the learner to understand the factors that affect infant mental health and development. The unit will also enable the learner to know how to communicate effectively with infants.
    This course has two main units in it. The main is Computer Animation Techniques in which learners will learn about the history of animation and the different types of animation as well has getting the opportunity to create their own stop-motion animation video.
    This Tour Guiding qualification has been designed to provide you with skills in the travel and tourism industry to enable them you develop a tour commentary and lead groups on a guided tour.
    This Event Management qualification has been designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to participate in and manage events.
    This qualification recognises learners understanding of administrative functions and activities. It accredits learners abilities to carry out a range of administrative tasks autonomously and has been designed to accredit their achievements in a modern, practical way that is relevant to the work context.
    This qualification recognises learners understanding of complex administrative functions and activities. It accredits learners abilities to carry out a range of nonroutine administrative tasks in a senior or supervisory role and has been designed to accredit their achievements in a modern, practical way that is relevant to the work context. The qualification is flexible, allowing learners to choose Learners units that best fit their needs and level of achievement.
    Candidates wishing to: _x000D_ • develop the knowledge and understanding of complex administrative functions and activities _x000D_ • develop the skills to carry out a wide range of administrative tasks when operating autonomously in a senior or supervisory role_x000D_
    This intensive and very interesting part-time course is designed for adult learners over 19 who have existing qualifications at level 2 and wish to now progress into higher education. This course is designed to provide you with the academic and study skills required to move onto a degree programmes of your choice. It also encourages you to build confidence, add to your academic skills and build up knowledge and understanding of the changing world in the 21st Century. The Diploma in Access to Higher Education is a golden opportunity to take the first step towards change and move towards reaching you own personal career goals. While it is a challenging and at times very demanding programme of study, students who are successful would agree that it is well worth the effort. There are two pathways on offer - the Health Studies Pathway which is aimed at those who see their future in Nursing and Midwifery and the subjects studied are Sociology, Psychology and Human Biology The Humanities and Social Sciences pathway is aimed at students with other degree programmes in mind such as Social work and Education and it is made up of Sociology, Psychology and Politics
    This intensive and very interesting part-time course is designed for adult learners over 19 who have existing qualifications at level 2 and wish to now progress into higher education. This course is designed to provide you with the academic and study skills required to move onto a degree programmes of your choice. It also encourages you to build confidence, add to your academic skills and build up knowledge and understanding of the changing world in the 21st Century. The Diploma in Access to Higher Education is a golden opportunity to take the first step towards change and move towards reaching you own personal career goals. While it is a challenging and at times very demanding programme of study, students who are successful would agree that it is well worth the effort. There are two pathways on offer - the Health Studies Pathway which is aimed at those who see their future in Nursing and Midwifery and the subjects studied are Sociology, Psychology and Human Biology The Humanities and Social Sciences pathway is aimed at students with other degree programmes in mind such as Social work and Education and it is made up of Sociology, Psychology and Politics
    This intensive and very interesting part-time course is designed for adult learners over 19 who have existing qualifications at level 2 and wish to now progress into higher education. This course is designed to provide you with the academic and study skills required to move onto a degree programmes of your choice. It also encourages you to build confidence, add to your academic skills and build up knowledge and understanding of the changing world in the 21st Century. The Diploma in Access to Higher Education is a golden opportunity to take the first step towards change and move towards reaching you own personal career goals. While it is a challenging and at times very demanding programme of study, students who are successful would agree that it is well worth the effort. There are two pathways on offer - the Health Studies Pathway which is aimed at those who see their future in Nursing and Midwifery and the subjects studied are Sociology, Psychology and Human Biology The Humanities and Social Sciences pathway is aimed at students with other degree programmes in mind such as Social work and Education and it is made up of Sociology, Psychology and Politics
    This course is designed to prepare students for the Passive House Institute Certified European PassivHaus Designer’s (CEPH) exam. It is appropriate for construction industry professionals and contractors.
    This course is aimed at people who are currently employed with a background in the construction sector. It will suite those looking to work as building contractors and tradespersons on high performance building envelopes as well as designers and consultants looking to learn the practical skills required of building to the Passive House standard.
    This qualification has been designed to allow Learners to work towards employment as a Pharmacy Technician. Successful completion of this in conjunction with Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Pharmacy Service Skills will allow the Learners to satisfy the requirements for registration to work as a pharmacy technician as required by the General Pharmceutical Council.
    This qualification has been developed as part of Edexcel’s BTEC Nationals suite of qualifications to allow pharmacy employees (either in a community or non-community setting) and full-time learners the opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 vocationally specific qualification. It can be taken as a stand-alone qualification or, when taken in conjunction with Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Pharmacy Service Skills (QCF), will contribute to the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Pharmacy. Completing both will satisfy the requirements for registration to work as a pharmacy technician (provided all other registration requirements are also met) as required by the General Pharmaceutical Council.
    The primary aim of the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (QCF) is to educate learners to make informed decisions which will facilitate their progression (primarily, but not exclusively) to appropriate Higher Education in Art and Design. The course builds on the learners' prior experience.
    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 helps develop the learner's expertise in the area of construction/civil engineering through hands on experience, case studies, and projects. Learners will develop skills, knowledge and understanding using the latest industry-standard software and technologies.
    This course is a specialist work related qualification in IT. It is equivalent to one A Level. It is a one year course consisting of six units.
    This course has been designed to meet the specific needs of the local engineering industry by providing a range of higher level technical skills in manufacturing, 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.
    The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher National in Healthcare Practice (Integrated Health and Social Care) is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals, able to meet the demands of employers in the healthcare sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Health and Social Care is a qualification with a minimum of 120 credits. This 7 Unit HNC is intended to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in Nursing, Public Health, Healthcare Administration or a related area. ● Two full days in College plus 1-2 days of placement to provide minimum of 225 hrs
    The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher National in Healthcare Practice (Integrated Health and Social Care) is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals, able to meet the demands of employers in the healthcare sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Health and Social Care is a qualification with a minimum of 120 credits. This 7 Unit HNC is intended to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in Nursing, Public Health, Healthcare Administration or a related area. ● One day per year in College, plus 1-2 days of placement to provide minimum of 225 hrs
    The HNC in Applied Biology prepares you for employment in the science industry and provides you with the opportunity to gain entry to relevant Degree programmes. The learning experience is a combination of laboratory based training, field work, theoretical knowledge and e-learning. The programme incorporates a number of talks by experts from the industry and includes visits to industries, laboratories and conservation areas. The teaching team are highly qualified, with industrial and research experience and some holding PhD degrees. The staff continually develop their professional skills by attending specialised training programmes. You are encouraged to take up work placement in hospital labs, civil service labs, industries and educational sectors. It is the responsibility of the student to organise this work placement.
    The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Creative Media Production is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers within the Creative Media Production sector. The course offers a unique fusion of technical knowledge with core artistic principles with a strong emphasis on the practical skills sought after by industry employers. The video games industry plays to the UK’s twin strengths in creativity and technology. Computer games have grown to become ubiquitous in our lives. Students exit the course with a very robust and employable portfolio but also have the option of progressing to degree-level study after successful completion.
    The Photography & Graphic Design Higher Education Pathway at South West College is taught within the Pearson BTEC HNC/D Art and Design RQF Level4/5 Specification, and is a 2-year course split into two 1 year elements. / The HNC/D Photography & Graphic Design is a unique Commercially driven course with an exciting blend of employer engagement, industry collaboration and contemporary design projects. The course is designed to produce industry-ready graduates who can think and execute design solutions across the range of print and digital formats. / This client and project-led course will teach you the elements of visual design for both web and print delivery. You will work on creative live briefs to ensure you have practical experience of the design processes.
    The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Creative Media Production is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in Creative Media Production and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualification aims to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them. designed to support progression into relevant occupational areas or on to degree-level study. These pathways are linked to Professional Body standards (where appropriate) and can provide professional status and progression to direct employment.
    This qualification has been developed in collaboration with Skills for Health, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and the General Pharamceutical Council to guide and assess the development of knowldge and skills relating to the health workforce in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. This qualification confirms competence in a range of skills undertaken by a pharmacy technician or pharmacy assistant.
    This short programme has been designed with the entertainer at home in mind taking you through a range of tasks and activities covering to take the stress out of hosting and learn up to date ideas for making your home parties stand out including; Cocktails and mocktails, the ideal table setting for seasonal and occasional settings, wine knowledge, the perfect cheeseboard and speciality tea and coffee.
    This unique combination of qualifications has been specifically collated to develop your practical skills to become a nail technician._x000D_ This course is ideal for a beginner in the beauty industry. It is also suitable for a hairdresser, beauty therapist or make-up artist wanting to expand their skill set. Provide manicure services (£89 course fee), Apply LED Gel Polish (£83 course fee), Apply and Maintain Artificial Nail Enhancements (£200 course fee).
    This qualification is split into two units. The first is specific to understanding cyber threats, to include motivations, identification and effective response. The second unit focuses on effective cyber security policy implementation. Knowledge based training is supported by a range of practical examples and relevant case studies which provide learners with the confidence to apply this knowledge within their organisation. The course will be a blend of face to face teaching, offline activities and a tutorial.
    This course has a broad application, from school leavers and National Diploma students with a science or business studies background to skilled labour employees wanting to up-skill in the fields of Sustainability and Renewable Energy. Sustainability, energy and the environment are at the forefront of current business and policy priority areas. This course is accredited by the UK Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and students are eligible for student membership of the IES.
    This is a four year part-time course aimed at those interested in a career in Early Years. The theoretical training establishes and develops the skills necessary to cope with the challenges of supporting, caring for and educating young children in a professional environment. A work based element forms an integral part of the degree and graduates will be highly qualified with a sound, practical and theoretical training. Applications must be made to Stranmillis before 1st March on year of entry.
    *All applications to this course must be made through UCAS.** This course has a broad application, from school leavers and National Diploma students with a science or business studies background to skilled labour employees wanting to up-skill in the fields of Sustainability and Renewable Energy. This course is accredited by the UK Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and students are eligible for student membership of the IES.
    This course has a broad application, from school leavers and National Diploma students with a science or business studies background to skilled labour employees wanting to up-skill in the fields of Sustainability and Renewable Energy. Sustainability, energy and the environment are at the forefront of current business and policy priority areas. This course is accredited by the UK Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and students are eligible for student membership of the IES.
    This qualification covers the principles of food hygiene for food handlers working in either a catering or retail environment
    Increasing numbers of individuals suffer adverse reactions every year from the ingestion of allergens in food. This number could be greatly reduced if more people involved in the production, preparation and serving of food were aware of the risks to people from food allergens and how to control these risks. This qualification will provide learners with an understanding of why food allergens need to be controlled and strategies for control, such as keeping and making available information about allergen ingredients, reducing cross contamination, improving communication and providing advice to consumers._x000D_
    This qualification is designed principally for those who are, or intend to be, supervisors of food handlers within the catering and hospitality industry. Holders will gain a knowledge of food safety and food hygiene, enabling them to identify problem areas and recommend solutions.
    The course supports the skills and knowledge development requirements for technician access into the engineering working environment and contains 3 components: -1. Engineering qualifications (Combined)
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in an Engineering Pathway
  • Pearson's BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering
  • 2. Essential Skills at Level 2 in: ICT
    Over the weeks of this course you will develop skills and knowledge on how to create broths, stews and one-pot wonders to tantalise the family’s taste buds over the winter months.
    The Access Diploma offers a diverse range of social science subjects and is aimed at adult learners who would like to progress to university education. The course provides entry into higher education and also improves employment opportunities. The programme of study provides learners with an interesting, supportive and enjoyable learning environment in which they can become better learners.
    The Access Diploma offers a diverse range of social science subjects and is aimed at adult learners who would like to progress to university education. The course provides entry into higher education and also improves employment opportunities. The programme of study provides learners with an interesting, supportive and enjoyable learning environment in which they can become better learners.
    The overall aim of this programme is to provide an academically challenging, intellectually stimulating and broad-based programme of study at a level appropriate to the award of an Honours Degree. The programme focuses on subjects and disciplines associated with business and management studies.
    This programme has been designed to ensure graduates develop the skills and attributes to contribute in a meaningful way to local and regional engineering companies. There is a focus on developing the broad engineering skills in mathematical and scientific principles, underpinned by a practical and applied approach to developing technical, professional and 21st century skills which are informed by, and aligned with, the needs of industry. The programme aims to instil a sense of enquiry, problem solving, and pragmatism through the integration of project based learning, industry relevant teaching and assessment and an introduction to future systems which will ensure a ‘work ready’ and sought after graduate.
    This programme has been designed to ensure graduates develop the skills and attributes to contribute in a meaningful way to local and regional engineering companies. There is a focus on developing the broad engineering skills in mathematical and scientific principles, underpinned by a practical and applied approach to developing technical, professional and 21st century skills which are informed by, and aligned with, the needs of industry. The programme aims to instil a sense of enquiry, problem solving, and pragmatism through the integration of project based learning, industry relevant teaching and assessment and an introduction to future systems which will ensure a ‘work ready’ and sought after graduate.
    This programme has been designed to ensure graduates develop the skills and attributes to contribute in a meaningful way to local and regional engineering companies. There is a focus on developing the broad engineering skills in mathematical and scientific principles, underpinned by a practical and applied approach to developing technical, professional and 21st century skills which are informed by, and aligned with, the needs of industry. The programme aims to instil a sense of enquiry, problem solving, and pragmatism through the integration of project based learning, industry relevant teaching and assessment and an introduction to future systems which will ensure a ‘work ready’ and sought after graduate.
    Embarking upon the study of Architectural Engineering and Energy can open a wide variety of career choices, for example, a career path that can lead you into a mechanical, electrical or a renewable engineering aspect of a building's envelope. Building Services Engineers also have a growing role in the deployment of renewable energy systems, sustainability and energy efficiency in buildings. You will be playing a key role in delivering a low carbon environment, which may aid in combating climate change or fossil fuel depletion.
    Embarking upon the study of Architectural Engineering and Energy can open a wide variety of career choices, for example, a career path that can lead you into a mechanical, electrical or a renewable engineering aspect of a building's envelope. Building Services Engineers also have a growing role in the deployment of renewable energy systems, sustainability and energy efficiency in buildings. You will be playing a key role in delivering a low carbon environment, which may aid in combating climate change or fossil fuel depletion.
    This qualification provides the perfect foundation for your successful career in business management in the private or public sector. The Foundation Degree in Business Management focuses on developing your knowledge, skills and abilities to prepare you for a range of careers in business such as Management, Marketing, Finance and Economics. Learners are supported to be entrepreneurial in their outlook to reflect local and regional economic needs.
    This qualification provides the perfect foundation for your successful career in business management in the private or public sector. The Foundation Degree in Business Management focuses on developing your knowledge, skills and abilities to prepare you for a range of careers in business such as Management, Marketing, Finance and Economics. Learners are supported to be entrepreneurial in their outlook to reflect local and regional economic needs.
    This course is designed to prepare you for a career in Construction Engineering and Surveying - building, land and quantity surveying, through gaining cutting edge technical skills and knowledge necessary for the modern Construction Industry. It will provide you with specific practical and professional skills, analysis, organisation, design, teamwork and communications. The course aims to leave you equally prepared to progress to complete your Honours Degree, to directly enter employment as a highly skilled employee, or to start your own business.
    This course is designed to prepare you for a career in Construction Engineering and Surveying - building, land and quantity surveying, through gaining cutting edge technical skills and knowledge necessary for the modern Construction Industry. It will provide you with specific practical and professional skills, analysis, organisation, design, teamwork and communications. The course aims to leave you equally prepared to progress to complete your Honours Degree, to directly enter employment as a highly skilled employee, or to start your own business.
    This course is designed to prepare learners for a career in Civil Engineering and related industries at higher technician level. It will provide learners with specific practical and professional skills in analysis, organisation, design, teamwork and communication. The course also aims to prepare learners to progress to Honours Degree level study or directly enter employment as a highly skilled employee.
    This course is designed to prepare learners for a career in Civil Engineering and related industries at higher technician level. It will provide learners with specific practical and professional skills in analysis, organisation, design, teamwork and communication. The course also aims to prepare learners to progress to Honours Degree level study or directly enter employment as a highly skilled employee.
    This course is designed around the computing requirements of local industry. Learners will gain the knowledge, understanding and design skills to formulate solutions to computing problems and the practical skills to implement those solutions. Additionally, ‘soft’ skills will be developed in teamwork, communications, professional practice and time management.
    This course is designed around the computing requirements of local industry. Learners will gain the knowledge, understanding and design skills to formulate solutions to computing problems and the practical skills to implement those solutions. Additionally, ‘soft’ skills will be developed in teamwork, communications, professional practice and time management.
    The course is designed to develop learners' practical skills and expertise through hands on laboratory experience, industry workshops and project based learning.
    The VTCT Level 2 Award in Plaiting and Twisting Hair is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop plaiting and twisting techniques that will enable you create a variety of different looks for your clients. Client consultation, products and aftercare advice to finish the service are all part of this award.
    The VTCT Level 2 Award in Styling and Finishing Hair is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in blow drying and finishing techniques on a variety of hair types and lengths. Client consultation, products, heated styling equipment to finish the service are all part of this award.
    This course is suited to students interested in learning the skills to become a massage therapist. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the commercial salon and will engage with customers.
    This course is suited to students interested in learning the skills to become a reflexologist. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the commercial salon and will engage with customers.
    This course is suited to students interested in learning the skills to become a sports massage practitioners. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of the art salons. Students will experience the commercial salon and will engage with customers.
    The VTCT Level 3 NVQ Award in Creative Hair Extension Services is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in hair extension techniques. Client consultation, preparation of client’s hair, blending and placing of extensions are all part of this award. Maintenance and aftercare advice will also be included.
    This qualification is about developing your creative make-up skills for fashion and photographic work in a way that enhances your own professional profile. The ability to research, plan and create a range of make-up looks to a given brief, in conjunction with others, is required in this qualification. The ability to evaluate the results against the design brief is also required.
    This qualification will prepare you for working with injured clients. You will develop a number of skills which include: skills to conduct subjective and objective assessments, covering passive and resisted range of movements, posture analysis, functional and special tests, skills to work safely and effectively on muscles and para-tendon injuries using a variety of soft tissue techniques and you will be able to advise on treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair.
    The course comprises of the practical aspects of sports massage and learning the correct techniques to a competent standard. Theoretical learning will also take place and learners will be expected to complete assignments by agreed deadlines. Practical assessments is also part of this qualification in a commercial setting.
    The aim of this qualification is to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence required for an Learners to work unsupervised as a personal trainer. This includes being able to offer onetoone training, baseline assessment, nutritional advice and progressive programming which is specific to the Learners needs of a client. REPs CPD points: 20.
    This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to design and deliver safe and effective circuit training sessions.
    This qualification is aimed at learners who want to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a fitness instructor in the context of gym-based exercise. REPs CPD points: 20