Meet your teachers
9233 ~ ~ Foundation Degree Graphic Design and Illustration ~ ~
The Local Lad
Electrical Installations, Levels 2 and 3
Lee is a fully qualified electrician with over a decade’s experience, so who better to pass on their knowledge to students? Lee is well known locally and has a solid reputation for quality workmanship, something he’s keen to reinforce in learners.
Our foundation degree broadens your knowledge of graphic design and illustration and teaches you the techniques and skills needed to forge a creative career. This programme will focus on a range of graphic techniques such as illustration and typography. You will also learn how to communicate visually with an audience.
Our handpicked modules develop your employability skills as well as providing you with plenty of opportunities to captivate a crowd. You’ll work with design studios, companies, independents and freelancers to showcase your work, promote yourself and develop media campaigns, in a programme designed to meet the demands of the creative industry.
While studying with us, you’ll leverage our excellent industry links to develop your work, enter competitions and work on client projects. You’ll also produce a sustained body of graphic design or illustration work which will be displayed as part of an industry event. ~ :£7,950 (per academic year)
9472 ~ 77742-01 ~ Introduction to Vegan Cookery ~ Catering and hospitality ~ ~
Discover how to make tasty dishes for suppers and/or dinner parties, whilst
also finding tasty alternatives to dairy products.
On the day you will make:
- Tofish and chips
- Rich chocolate mousse
- Fake smoked salmon canapes
Course facts statements:
- Learn about sustainability
- Adapt these skills to everyday life
- Take your delicious food home
9471 ~ 77739-01 ~ How to use your computer ~ Digital ~ ~
This course will help you with your online banking, downloading and signing
PDFs and much more. The delivery can be tailored to your individual needs,
enabling you to use our IT expert to your full advantage.
Course facts statements:
- Quick wins when using technology.
- A course for anyone.
- Step by step easy to use guidance and support.
9470 ~ 77735-01 ~ Introduction to Digital Photography ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~ ~ £200:£200
9469 ~ 76475-01 ~ Accounting AAT Foundation Certificate Level 2 ~ Business, management and administration ~ ~ Navigate the accounting landscape with this introductory course. You will obtain core accounting knowledge and skills to prepare you for employment and further study. Topics you’ll cover include bookkeeping transactions, bookkeeping controls, elements of costing, working effectively in finance and accounting software.
~ No fee:
9468 ~ 77734-01 ~ Retro Photography ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~
The retro photography course is an introduction to the classic approach of film based photography.
Whilst on this course, you'll learn about the features of a traditional camera and flash, whilst practising taking images and developing the prints, using our state-of-the-art dark room facilities.
Within our facilities, we offer cameras that you can borrow but feel free to bring in your own.
Course facts statements:
- Update knowledge
- Learn how to improve your skills
- Adapt these skills to everyday photography
9467 ~ 76598-01 ~ IMI Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling F-Gas ~ Motor Vehicle and Automotive ~ ~
The purpose and aim of this qualification is to qualify individuals (working
with motor cars and car derived vans) to meet the European Union F gas
You will have a good understanding of components and system operations to
carry out procedures relating to the air conditioning systems of motor vehicles.
All MAC technicians must have achieved (as a minimum requirement) a
refrigerant handling qualification (approved by DEFRA), meeting the EU F-gas
Course facts statements:
- Industry recognised qualification
- Practical assessment by a trained handler
- Short course
9466 ~ 77741-01 ~ Special Occasion/Party Make up ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~ ~ £50:£50
9465 ~ 76595-01 ~ City & Guilds Award in the requirements for Electrical Installations BS767:2018 ~ Electrical Installation ~ ~
You will strengthen your knowledge and practical skills through a fusion of
hands-on and theoretical learning. You’ll study electrical design and
installation practices, inspections, system fault diagnoses and planning work
Course facts statements:
- Update knowledge
- Work from the 18th Edition Regulations book
- Remain current in your industry
9464 ~ 76481-01 ~ Ceramics Beginner ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~ Get creative with ceramics with this introductory programme. You’ll work on live projects in workshops to construct forms and create decorative surface patterns. You will develop hand building techniques and learn the basics of using a pottery wheel.
9463 ~ 76577-01 ~ Introduction to Computing and Information Security ~ Digital ~ ~ Are you interested in computer security? This course will introduce you to the protection of computer systems and information.
9244 ~ 76583-01 ~ Adobe InDesign Introduction ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~ Learn how to use InDesign to create high quality designs using techniques demonstrated to you by an industry professional. You will build your skills to improve your productivity and confidence when using the application.
9238 ~ 77712-01 ~ BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Marketing ~ Business, management and administration ~ ~
Increase your skills and knowledge across a range of specialist marketing
areas. You'll explore areas such as marketing careers, applying digital
marketing, branding and much more - as well as completing a work placement to
help support your progression choices.
Marketing is a very diverse field that offers lots of employment
opportunities in your area of interest. On this course, you’ll gain the benefit
of industry work experience alongside building your knowledge of the marketing
sector. The course is equivalent to two A Levels, providing you with a
progression pathway to an apprenticeship or higher education. ~ No fee:
9237 ~ 76528-01 ~ BTEC Level 2 First Award in Principles of Applied Science ~ Science ~ ~ Apply your logical thinking to our exciting Applied Science Level 2
programme. This course covers chemistry, physics, and biology in preparation for
a career in science. You’ll learn more about the environment, planet Earth,
energy, and forces. You’ll be introduced to the principles of science which you
will apply to your own hypotheses and investigations.
Benefits & Skills
- Conduct practical work in professional laboratories.
- Gain an understanding of chemistry, physics, and biology.
- Develop an understanding of chemistry and planet Earth.
- Obtain knowledge of energy and our universe
Who is this course for?
If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards
your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses
span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study
in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for
progression. ~ No fee:
9097 ~ ~ Teaching Assistant Taster Course ~ ~ With a combination of vocational and classroom-based learning, this course introduces you to education and childcare settings, as well as progression on to our main programme.
We’ll help you gain a voluntary placement, giving you an increased understanding of working as part of a professional team in a school or early years environment. You’ll also become familiar with the main childhood and education programmes at Harrogate College.
8801 ~ ~ Foundation Degree Games Development ~ ~
Develop the creative and logical skills needed to develop games that excite and delight gamers around the world. Our Game Development Foundation Degree covers 2D and 3D asset creation, game environments, game engines, programming languages, special effects, game theory and more, giving you all the skills you need to create your own games.
Blend artistic and programming elements to create games, effects and mechanics that when combined, help to form a game from the concept stage through to creation. You will explore game trends, game history and popular culture and mechanics. Additionally, you will explore and analyse game design and gameplay.
You will work across a variety of projects, developing multiple games design skills, understanding the theory of play and underpinning your designs and creations with practical 3D, 2D and programming knowledge. You will create game ready assets and environments and will script in game engines such as Unity and Unreal to make playable games.
By gaining an understanding of multiple disciplines, you will become an indie games developer able to produce games from scratch. To reflect industry practice we promote the use of agile workflows and industry events such as Game Jams and Game Societies. ~ :£7,950 (per academic year)
8766 ~ ~ Foundation Degree Leadership and Management ~ ~
Inspire your team by equipping yourself with the skills you need to succeed as a leader or manager. Our foundation degree allows you to apply leadership and management skills to your existing specialism to become a thought leader in your field.
Our Leadership and Management Foundation Degree introduces a range of essential concepts for operating as a manager or supervisor. Covering strategic thinking and interpersonal skills, you will study all aspects of management.
Our handpicked selection of modules ensures you will learn how to manage resources, situations, environments, and people. You will also be supported as you apply broader middle management skills to the context of your specialist field. Following this degree, you could progress on to a top-up course or into employment.
~ :£7,950 Full Time (per academic year) or £3,975 Part Time (per academic year)
8656 ~ 76585-01 ~ Photography Intermediate ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~ Capture your creativity with this short course. You’ll develop a detailed understanding of technical photography. You’ll also improve advanced techniques within industry standard practical facilities. Additionally, you will improve your practical abilities through a varied range of photography equipment.
8655 ~ 76588-01 ~ VTCT Level 2 NVQ Award in Providing Pedicure Services ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~ This course has been designed to improve your practical skills in pedicure techniques. You will learn health and safety procedures relevant to a salon setting, client care and effective and appropriate communication in the beauty industry. At the end of the course you will be able to perform your own client services.
8654 ~ 76599-01 ~ IMI Level 2 Award in MOT Testing (Classes 4 & 7) ~ Motor Vehicle and Automotive ~ ~ This course is for students who want to become MOT testers. ~ £300:£300
8024 ~ ~ Foundation Degree Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences ~ Science ~ ~
The programme is broad-based and industrially relevant, covering many aspects of biological and chemical sciences. It is taught almost entirely in laboratories and features a very large amount of hands-on experience of practical science.
Students will learn about scientific concepts related to the human body, diseases and drugs and then explore these ideas further through practical laboratory investigations. The practical work will build confidence in working in a laboratory environment and give students the opportunity to develop skills in using a wide range of equipment and scientific instruments, performing standard operations that are common in current industries in the chemical science or bioscience sectors.
This course would suit anyone who has some basic knowledge (either through study or work) of biology or chemistry and would like to find out more about how:
- the human body works
- diseases are caused and can be treated
- microorganisms are used in the production of medicines and other useful chemicals
- drugs interact with our bodies
- understanding the biology and chemistry of drugs enables us to design better medicines.
The course was developed in order to close a skills gap as identified by the Leeds Local Enterprise Partnership. The course was written after consultation with a number of local employers, who informed teaching, content and assessment methods. We have formed close links with other employers and continued to elicit feedback on how well the course prepares graduates for employment. Teaching is delivered in purpose-built laboratories with industry-standard equipment and is designed to develop the key skills and knowledge demanded by employers.
The course is delivered in purpose-built laboratories in the Harrogate College. Our recently installed science laboratories provide effective working spaces with work benches and modern equipment, to replicate a realistic working environment. ~ :£7,950 Full Time (per academic year)
8012 ~ 76429-01 ~ Beauty Therapy Level 3 ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~ Take your aesthetics awareness to an exciting new level with this course. You will excel in practical skills including communication, confidence building and problem solving all in a commercial salon environment. You’ll study advanced treatments including body massage, stone therapy, indian head massage, tanning and microdermabrasion. Additionally, you’ll explore electrical treatments for the face and body, anatomy and physiology.
~ No fee:
7550 ~ 76563-01 ~ L3 Art & Design: Photography and Video ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~
Study our Photography and Video pathway at Harrogate College for the
opportunity to develop commercial skills that enable you to produce exciting
advertising images, create imagery around current social issues and use
recording techniques to capture iconic events. You will also have access to an
editing suite, professional cameras and dark rooms where you can develop
During the first year of this programme, you will explore the creative arts
industry and widen your knowledge and understanding of working within the
sector. Key concepts such as research and portfolio building will be introduced
alongside a variety of alternative creative disciplines and skills to help
broaden your exposure.
These provide you with a solid foundation and confidently prepare you to
study your preferred discipline at a higher level.
The Extended Diploma in Photography and video at Harrogate College will set
you on your career path and give you the required experience for working in the
exciting and dynamic creative industries. ~ No fee:
7549 ~ 77702-01 ~ Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering ~ Catering and hospitality ~ ~ This course is for those who prepare food at work, are in a supervisory role with the hospitality industry or those who own or manage a hospitality business. Topics will include food hygiene, importance of procedures and recording and evaluating them. ~ £225:£225
7365 ~ 76590-01 ~ VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Colouring Hair ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~ This course has been designed to improve your practical skills in colouring hair techniques. You will learn health and safety procedures relevant to a salon setting, client care and effective and appropriate communication in the beauty industry. At the end of the course you will be able to perform your own client services. ~ £700:£700
7364 ~ 76584-01 ~ Photography for Beginners ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~ Have you got a passion for pictures? You’ll grasp a strong basic understanding of photography and develop the ability to use a range of different photographic equipment. You’ll also have the opportunity to focus on areas of personal interest and produce a final product.
7363 ~ 76582-01 ~ Adobe Illustrator Introduction ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~ Adobe Illustrator is an established piece of software that is used for graphics and illustrations. This course will introduce you to the techniques needed to produce artwork for screen, web and print by an experienced tutor. You will also understand everything you need to know about the software to boost productivity and ensure top quality work is produced.
7199 ~ 77700-01 ~ IMI Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Electrical Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities ~ Motor Vehicle and Automotive ~ ~ Are you interested in electrical and hybrid vehicles? This course will equip you with the knowledge to work safely when carrying out maintenance on a range of electrical or hybrid vehicles. You will learn about the essential components and operations of an electrical/ hybrid vehicle, hazards surrounding these types of vehicles and health and safety precautions you must be aware of. ~ £150:£150
7198 ~ 76595-01 ~ City & Guilds Award in the requirements for Electrical Installations BS767:2018 ~ Electrical Installation ~ ~ You will strengthen your knowledge and practical skills through a fusion of hands-on and theoretical learning. You’ll study electrical design and installation practices, inspections, system fault diagnoses and planning work activities. ~ :£400
7029 ~ 76432-01 ~ Business and Management Level 3 ~ Business, management and administration ~ ~ Become an expert in all things business with this programme. You’ll develop skills in areas such as finance, human resources and events. Maximise your future career opportunities by delving into the world of business and exploring business development structures. By the end of this course, you’ll have managed an event and polished your employability skills.
~ No fee:
7028 ~ 76589-01 ~ VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Cutting Hair ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~ This course has been designed to improve your practical skills in cutting hair techniques. You will learn health and safety procedures relevant to a salon setting, client care and effective and appropriate communication in the beauty industry. At the end of the course you will be able to perform your own client services. ~ £650:£650
7027 ~ 76581-01 ~ Adobe Photoshop Introduction ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~ Adobe Photoshop is the industry choice for photo editing, web design, animation, graphic design and more. This course will introduce you to photoshop techniques enabling students to create images, edit photos and other applications. Students will also learn shortcuts to speed up workflow, delivering projects to quicker deadlines.
7026 ~ 76597-01 ~ Level 2 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace ~ Health and social care ~ ~ This course is designed to provide learners with the basic knowledge of keeping themselves and others safe in a work environment. You will cover topics such as fire procedures, hazardous substances and the standard approach to training staff in health and safety to ensure basic requirements are met. ~ £75:£75
7025 ~ 76591-01 ~ Hairdressing Refresher - Getting back into industry ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~ Are you looking to get back to hairdressing after a break? Or are you looking to upskill and enhance your knowledge? Our industry experienced tutors and up to date modern facilities will ensure you learn all the necessary skills you need to confidently perform your own services on clients again.
7023 ~ 76580-01 ~ Level 2 Award for Licensing Practitioners (Alcohol) ~ Catering and hospitality ~ ~ This course ensures those who are involved in the review and approval of personal and premises licenses are aware of their roles and responsibilities under the Licensing Act 2003. Students will also learn the procedures involved in application for a premise license.
7024 ~ 77701-01 ~ Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering ~ Catering and hospitality ~ ~ This course covers the principles of food hygiene for people that work in a food environment. You will learn the importance of food hygiene, food safety hazards, good hygiene practice and awareness of safety systems.
7022 ~ 76596-01 ~ Level 1 Award in Introduction to Welding ~ Construction ~ ~ Spark your passion for welding with this hands-on programme. You’ll develop essential practical skills while working in an industry-standard workshop. You will obtain knowledge of equipment, MIG welding, procedures, maintenance and health and safety regulations. ~ :£250
7021 ~ 76594-01 ~ Wall and Floor Tiling for Beginners ~ Construction ~ ~ This course is for students who want to gain an insight into the tiling industry with a view to take their education further. You will learn how to prep and prime areas for tiling, how to cut tiles and lay tiles not only on flat surfaces but also angled ceilings and difficult areas. In addition you will also learn safety tips and how to confidently use different tools and equipment. ~ £150:£150
7020 ~ 76569-01 ~ Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills TQUK Skills Network ~ Health and social care ~ ~ Are you interested in studying a counselling course? This is a course delivered online that explores counselling concepts and theories that will enable you to provide support and help to others or go on to further levels of study. ~ No fee:£362
7019 ~ 76593-01 ~ Painting & Decorating for Beginners ~ Construction ~ ~ This course is for students who want to gain an insight into the painting and decorating industry with a view to take their education further. You will learn how to prep surfaces and equipment, how to paint around fixtures and fittings and how to properly paste and hang wallpaper. In addition you will also learn safety tips and how to confidently use different tools and equipment. ~ £150:£150
7018 ~ 76592-01 ~ Bricklaying for beginners ~ Construction ~ ~ This introductory course is perfect for beginners who want to gain some basic knowledge and skills in bricklaying. If you are unsure of starting a career or apprenticeship in bricklaying this course will help you make your mind up, with an experienced tutor who will guide you through the necessary skills and techniques. ~ £150:£150
7016 ~ 76586-01 ~ VTCT Level 2 NVQ Award in Providing Manicure Services ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~ This course will cover all aspects of providing a professional manicure service to a client including communication and preparing for your clients arrival. You will learn in industry standard facilities to file and buff a clients nails as well as skin and crucial treatments, massaging the hand and providing a nail finish.
7017 ~ 76587-01 ~ VTCT Level 2 NVQ Award in Wax Depilation ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~ This course has been designed to improve your practical skills in removing hair using waxing techniques. You will learn health and safety procedures relevant to a salon setting, client care and effective and appropriate communication in the beauty industry. At the end of the course you will be able to perform your own client services. ~ £250:£250
7014 ~ 76578-01 ~ Functional Skills English Rolling Programme Level 2 ~ GCSEs ~ ~ A grade 4 in GCSE English or Functional Skills English is a required qualification for most jobs or further study. This course will help you achieve that through online learning that suits you. ~ No fee:
7012 ~ 76575-01 ~ Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care ~ Health and social care ~ ~ This qualification will equip you with the essential skills you need to understand how to care for someone with dementia. This course also covers medication and positive communication skills.
~ No fee:£362
7013 ~ 76576-01 ~ Functional Skills Maths Rolling Programme Level 2 ~ GCSEs ~ ~ A grade 4 in GCSE Maths or Functional Skills Maths is a required qualification for most jobs or further study. This course will help you achieve that through online learning that suits you.
~ No fee:
7011 ~ 76568-01 ~ Level 2 Award Infection Prevention TQUK Skills Network ~ Health and social care ~ ~ This course will give you an understanding of the prevention and control of infections in individuals. You will learn about the spread of infections within the home and workplace and gain knowledge to identify different types of infections.
~ No fee:£362
7010 ~ 76567-01 ~ Level 2 Common Health Conditions TQUK Skills Network ~ Health and social care ~ ~ This qualification will give you an understanding of common health conditions. You will learn about cardiovascular disease, stroke, arthritis, physical disabilities and Parkinson’s disease. You will be able to identify symptoms and understand the common aftercare plans.
~ No fee:£362
7009 ~ 76574-01 ~ Functional Skills English Rolling Programme Level 1 ~ GCSEs ~ ~ A grade 4 in GCSE English or Functional Skills English is a required qualification for most jobs or further study. This course will help you achieve that through online learning that suits you. ~ No fee:
7008 ~ 76573-01 ~ Functional Skills Maths Rolling Programme Level 1 ~ GCSEs ~ ~ A grade 4 in GCSE Maths or Functional Skills Maths is a required qualification for most jobs or further study. This course will help you achieve that through online learning that suits you.
~ No fee:
7007 ~ 76572-01 ~ Level 2 Principles of Team Leading TQUK - Skills Network ~ Business, management and administration ~ ~ This qualification will give you an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of a team leader, as well as safety procedures and diversity in the workplace. It will also cover other skills such as communication, presentation skills and developing working relationships.
~ No fee:£362
6997 ~ 76583-01 ~ Adobe InDesign Introduction ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~ Learn how to use InDesign to create high quality designs using techniques demonstrated to you by an industry professional. You will build your skills to improve your productivity and confidence when using the application.
6994 ~ 76414-01 ~ Health & Social Care Extended Diploma Level 2 ~ Health and social care ~ ~ Are you committed to care? Explore core subjects involved in supporting services users including diversity, communication, safeguarding, infection control and equality. You’ll grasp a thorough understanding of human growth and development. You’ll also gain valuable work experience within the field of health and social care.
~ No fee:
6995 ~ 76400-01 ~ Introduction to Health & Social Care and Children & Young People’s Settings Level 1 ~ Health and social care ~ ~ Have you got a passion for people? This exciting introductory course explores the various roles in health and social care, including the opportunity to complete a placement within the industry. You’ll develop your knowledge on equality, communication, safeguarding, human growth, development through play and leisure activities.
~ No fee:
6992 ~ 76543-01 ~ Hospitality & Professional Cookery BTEC Level 2 ~ Catering and hospitality ~ ~ Boost your understanding of the world of hospitality. Employer-designed based on local industry demands, this course provides insight into current trends, sustainability, events and professional cooking skills including fish and patisserie. You’ll develop customer service skills while building your teamwork and planning abilities to prepare you for the working environment.
~ No fee:
6993 ~ 76514-01 ~ Hospitality Services Level 2 ~ Catering and hospitality ~ ~ Get a flavour for working in hospitality. This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of customer service, banqueting skills and health and safety. You’ll develop a range of practical skills including culinary, table service, team working, barista and cooking to order. This course offers some valuable work experience opportunities to gain insight into the industry
~ No fee:
6991 ~ 76513-01 ~ GCSE Maths (Adult learners) Level 2 ~ GCSEs ~ ~ Grasp a solid understanding of essential maths with this programme. You will study topics including fractions, decimals, percentages, algebra, shape and measure. Additionally, you’ll develop skills in data handling, probability, problem solving and critical thinking.
~ No fee:
6990 ~ 76467-01 ~ International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Upper Intermediate ~ ESOL ~ ~ This programme prepares you for the IELTS exam. You will study speaking, listening, reading and writing in English. An internationally recognised qualification, IELTS enables you to study at degree level.
6988 ~ 76458-01 ~ Sport BTEC National Diploma Level 3 ~ Sport and fitness ~ ~ Speed up your learning with this course. You’ll obtain knowledge on theoretical aspects such as anatomy, physiology, nutrition, psychology and analysis of sports performance. You will improve practical sports coaching skills while studying concepts such as sports injuries, athletes lifestyles and current issues.
~ No fee:
6989 ~ 76420-01 ~ Sport BTEC Level 2 ~ Sport and fitness ~ ~ Up your game with this exciting programme. You’ll explore the sports industry, understanding the essential communication, organisational and teamwork skills required for a sports career. You’ll study coaching, personal exercise, fitness and nutrition. This course fuses practical and theoretical application with real world assessments, training programmes for clients and delivering sports events.
~ No fee:
6987 ~ 76416-01 ~ Performing and Production Arts UAL Diploma Level 2 ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~
Improving your acting, dancing and singing skills is part of the journey to becoming a qualified performer. This Study Programme gives you the opportunity to try out and improve the skills that you’ll utilise on stage or on set. You’ll appear in scripted plays and musical theatre projects, work in a range of venues and roles, and get to experience life as a professional by doing work experience in the performing arts sector. With accompanying maths, English and employability skills supporting the Programme, you’ll develop your abilities ready for the next step in your exciting career. Following on from the Level 2 Programme, you can move up to the Level 3 Performing Arts Study Programme, helping you to gain roles in TV, theatre and the entertainment industry.
~ No fee:
6986 ~ 76450-01 ~ Performing and Production Arts UAL Extended Diploma Level 3 ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~ Working as a performer is a career option for dedicated individuals leading to employment in a variety of settings, including stage, broadcast media, tourism and the heritage sectors. The Level 3 Performing and Production Arts study programme prepares you for your future career, by honing your acting, dancing and singing skills. You’ll also learn a range of techniques such as devising, improvisation, comedy, contemporary, musical theatre and scripted plays, while taking part in practical workshops and public performance. You’ll prepare pieces for auditions at stage school or for university and take advantage of work experience in local organisations to boost your CV. The course also develops you as a skilled performer, trained actor, dancer or singer. You can go on to work in performing arts, set up your own stage company or become a teacher after studying a performance-related degree. ~ No fee:
6985 ~ 76404-01 ~ Transport Maintenance (Light Vehicle) Diploma Level 1 ~ Motor Vehicle and Automotive ~ ~ Gear up your learning with this introductory course. Develop an understanding of the major components of a motor vehicle on their operation and how to remove and refit the components. As part of this course, you’ll develop key motor vehicle, basic repair and service skills.
~ No fee:
6983 ~ 76419-01 ~ Carpentry & Joinery Level 2 ~ Construction ~ ~ Build your career with this hands-on programme. You’ll sharpen your knowledge of health and safety within the construction industry while learning how to communicate in the workplace. You’ll master practical skills including first fix flooring, roofing, frames and carpentry maintenance.
~ No fee:
6984 ~ 76421-01 ~ Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Diploma Level 2 ~ Motor Vehicle and Automotive ~ ~ Accelerate your study with this practical programme. You will study a selection of topics including health and safety, correct use of equipment and modern motor vehicle theory. Additionally, you’ll acquire the ability to remove and replace vehicle components. You will also gain a thorough understanding of the motor industry.
~ No fee:
6982 ~ 76422-01 ~ Access to Science (Health Professions & Social Care) Level 3 ~ Health and social care ~ ~
Getting into university without A levels needn’t be difficult if you’re looking for a change of career and want to get into Higher Education to study a health science profession.
Support from a student coach will help you over the duration of this fast-paced course and through your application to university so you’ll soon be on your way to start your new career.Find out more about STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. ~ :£3,384
6980 ~ 76443-01 ~ Hairdressing Level 3 ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~ Go to great lengths to excel with this course. Straighten out your practical skills in an industry-standard salon to prepare you for employment. You’ll study advanced cutting, colouring and styling techniques. Additionally, you’ll also improve your employability skills for the industry and wider sectors.
~ No fee:
6981 ~ 76412-01 ~ Hairdressing Level 2 ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~ Make the cut with this exciting course. Sharpen up your practical skills in a realistic working environment by learning hair washing, styling, cutting and colouring. You will study industry promotional activities, consultation practices and health and safety aspects.
~ No fee:
6979 ~ 76410-01 ~ Electrotechnical Craft Level 2 ~ Electrical Installation ~ ~ Spark your knowledge with this introductory course. You will learn electrical health and safety regulations and the principles of electrical science. You’ll also develop practical skills including the installation of lighting circuits, power circuits and wiring systems. Additionally, you’ll understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering.
~ No fee:
6978 ~ 76439-01 ~ Electrical Installation Level 3 ~ Electrical Installation ~ ~ Ignite your electrical awareness with this programme. You will strengthen your knowledge and practical skills through a fusion of hands-on and theoretical learning. You’ll study electrical design and installation practices, inspections, system fault diagnoses and planning work activities. This course is supported by the Joint Industry Board and prepares you for an electrotechnical apprenticeship programme.
~ No fee:
6977 ~ 76409-01 ~ Information and Creative Technology Certificate Level 2 ~ Digital ~ ~ Develop an impressive range of practical skills across various industries. You’ll improve your knowledge of the internet and study topics including website design, animation, graphics design, programming and spreadsheet design. This programme blends coursework and exams to prepare you for a level 3 qualification.
~ No fee:
6976 ~ 76435-01 ~ Creative Media Production Extended Diploma Level 3 ~ Digital ~ ~ Have you got a desire for design? Craft your creative computer skills using industry-standard equipment and facilities. You’ll work on your own 3D modelling, animation and video editing. Additionally, you’ll learn about game development with programming, concept art, project planning and game environment design.
~ No fee:£7,395
6975 ~ 76401-01 ~ Food Preparation & Cooking Level 1 ~ Catering and hospitality ~ ~ Prepare to cook up a storm with this exciting course. You’ll develop an understanding of classical and modern cookery while gaining valuable insight into the hospitality industry. You will acquire keen customer care skills and have the opportunity to participate in theme nights.
~ No fee:
6974 ~ 76465-01, 76476-01 ~ Accounting AAT Advanced Diploma Level 3 ~ Business, management and administration ~ ~ Pursue a career in finance with this technical programme. You’ll develop specialist knowledge and skills across six units including advanced bookkeeping, final accounts preparation, management accounting, indirect tax and ethics for accountants. This programme is suitable for both school leavers and adult learners.
~ No fee:
6973 ~ 76408-01 ~ Business Level 2 ~ Business, management and administration ~ ~ Aimed at anyone with an interest in increasing their employability, this course covers finance, events, corporate social responsibility and customer service. This programme is carefully crafted on employer demands across a variety of industries, encompassing decision-making and HR analytics.
~ No fee:
6972 ~ 76466-01 ~ Human Resource Practice CIPD Certificate Level 3 ~ Business, management and administration ~ ~ Discover the world of human resources in a business context. Enrich your understanding of how HR activities support organisational strategy and achieve business objectives. You’ll analyse information and present findings to inform effective decision making. On successful completion, you’ll receive an industry-recognised certificate and will possess knowledge on performance management and job analysis.
~ No fee:
6971 ~ 76501-01 ~ Accounting AAT Professional Diploma Level 4 ~ Business, management and administration ~ ~ Master your finance knowledge with this analytical course. You will develop the ability to evaluate financial decisions, follow ethical and procedural guidelines and understand the International Accounting Standards. You’ll also learn how to complete tax returns and end of year accounts for a limited company. Additionally, you’ll gain membership of a professional body.
~ No fee:
6970 ~ 76495-01 ~ Human Resource Management CIPD Certificate Level 5 ~ Business, management and administration ~ ~ Looking to lead the way in people management? This course offers a deep understanding of what is required to be a HR professional. You’ll learn about organisational challenges enabling you to develop analytical and problem solving skills. You’ll study employment regulation, recruitment and retention strategies. On successful completion, you’ll receive a recognised qualification enabling you to pursue a career in HR.
6969 ~ 76403-01 ~ Introduction to Construction Skills ~ Construction ~ ~ This introductory course provides students with the opportunity to learn basic skills in a range of areas, including bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, plastering and wall and floor tiling. You’ll develop strong employability skills through valuable work experience. Additionally, you’ll improve your English and maths abilities.
~ No fee:
6968 ~ 76407-01 ~ Brickwork Level 2 ~ Construction ~ ~ Construct your career with this programme. You’ll gain knowledge of thin joint masonry, cladding and interpreting working drawings to develop structures. Gain invaluable skills in building solid walling, isolated and attached piers and constructing cavity walling structures.
~ No fee:
6967 ~ 76406-01 ~ Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Specialist Techniques ~ Hair and beauty ~ ~ Most people want to look their best. A career as a beauty therapist can teach you the skills that you need to make this a reality. Starting out with the Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Specialist Techniques programme, we will teach you all about the theory of beauty therapy and how to carry out a full range of treatments including manicure and pedicure treatments, waxing, and administering facials, eye treatments and makeup. You will also study health and safety, learn client care and essential communication skills, and gain real-world experience working in a salon. This course also provides the opportunity to boost your abilities in maths and English - vital skills needed for effective customer care and communication. From here you can start out in your career as a beauty therapist, consultant or makeup technician, or you can advance your skills further with a level 3 study programme. ~ No fee:
6965 ~ 76405-01 ~ Art & Design UAL Diploma Level 2 ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~ Craft your practical skills through elements including printmaking, graphics, fashion, textiles, 3D design, fine art and field trips. You will discover 2D and 3D communication and the transformation of art through history. You’ll develop key practical skills in English, maths and ICT. This course prepares you for further education in vocational art and design study.
~ No fee:
6964 ~ 76426-01 ~ Art and Design UAL Extended Diploma Level 3 ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~ Master your individual style and technique with this exciting course. You will develop a deep understanding of creative industries by working on live client briefs and travelling internationally. You will put pen to paper studying hands-on topics including fine art, sculpture, 3D design, printmaking, illustration, animation and more.
~ No fee:
6962 ~ 76424-01 ~ Art & Design UAL Foundation Diploma Level 3-4 ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~ Make your learning a work of art with this creative programme. Explore idea development, experimentation and contextual awareness to prepare you for higher education. You will discover innovative working methods, exploring the fundamentals of creative thinking and choosing your specialist area. Additionally, you’ll create a portfolio and regularly attend galleries and workshops.
~ No fee:£5,421
6961 ~ 72695-10 ~ Foundation Degree Art ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~
Whether you’re a painter, sculptor, video, sound or installation artist you’ll maximise your creative ability and learn how to harness your skills in a professional environment with our Art Foundation Degree.
Our foundation degree contextualises your practice within the reality of the contemporary art industry. As you progress through our programme, you’ll refine your skills in the studio, as well as developing your understanding of art and commerce and how the two can combine to create a career path.
From the start, you’ll exhibit your work. You will have the opportunity to sell your work, visit exhibitions, collaborate with artists, develop media campaigns, work with the public and critically understand the changing art landscape. You will refine your professional practice and tell stories using your artworks as a medium of visual communication.
~ :£7,950 (per academic year)
6959 ~ 76496-01 ~ Masters Degree Creative Practice ~ Creative, performance and design ~ ~ Perfect your specialist area with this course. You will be researching your chosen field of expertise and practice across painting, sculpture, printmaking, digital image and media, installation, photography, fashion and illustration. You’ll explore and experiment within your chosen field, learning to research, write and reflect upon the underpinning theories, art history, marketing and collaboration.
~ :£3,975 per academic year