BTEC Level 3

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Level 3 (90 Credit Diploma) in Applied Science

This course will give students the opportunity to aquire technical skills, knowledge and the understanding of the many areas of science. You will develop a range of skills and techniques that are essential for a career in science.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music

This one year vocational course is a top up qualification and incorporates all the skills developed on the 90-Credit Diploma in Music. It is project lead and will provide you with realistic scenarios to prepare you for potential employment or progression onto higher education. At this stage, it is an ideal time to start thinking about your future and what kind of career you aspire to have. Whether you are considering higher education, to gain a degree, or planning to go straight into a work environment you will gain many transferable skills to take with you during your studies.

Course aims to:

  • Develop your musicianship skills & knowledge to meet your potential
  • Strengthen your teamwork and leadership skills
  • Improve your transferable skills
  • Develop confidence
  • Improve your employability.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Information Technology

This qualification is designed to give learners the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in IT. Learners study the relationship between hardware and software, managing and communicating information and data, and the principles of designing and developing digital technologies and processes to support organisations. It includes a choice of optional units, covering areas such as data modelling and analytics.

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Information Technology is equivalent in size to 3 A levels and is aimed at students looking to progress to employment in this sector, either directly or following further training, including an Apprenticeship or higher education. If studying for one year only this course is equivalent to 1½ A Levels.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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Level 3 National Diploma in Sport

The sport industry contributed £20.3 billion to the national economy in 2010, which was 1.9 percent of the total. It is one of the top 15 industry sectors in England, employing over 400,000 people and offering many career openings in a range of areas, including fitness training, coaching, teaching and sports science.

This qualification is intended as an Applied General qualification and is designed to be studied over two years.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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Level 3 Diploma in Engineering

The Level 3 Diploma in Engineering is a qualification which will provide you with a range of technical skills and knowledge which considerably improves employability options. Students completing this route will be well placed for progression into apprenticeships in a wide range of technical/engineering areas.

Students will be required to attend college 4 days per week.

Course Dates: September 2018 - July 2019

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Level 3 (90 Credit) Diploma in Performing Arts

This course develops skills in acting, dancing and singing. Learners will take a variety of options in order to complete their chosen qualification. Many of the units are project led. This gives the learners the opportunity of developing skills and techniques in relation to a performance or showing. 

The course focuses on performance studies and the entertainment industry in general and a range of specialist areas of study in drama, movement and singing. Most assignments are a mixture of practical and written work, supported by tutorials, lectures, workshops, web-based research, visits and discussions. You will prepare for performance showcases and productions demonstrating the skills you have acquired. You will build portfolios of work that provide evidence of your understanding for assessment.

The courses are continuously assessed; you gain credits for individual units on the qualification as you go.  On the 90 Credit Diploma you study two core units and seven specialist study units, bringing the total to nine. This is a full time course, suitable for school leavers.

On completion of the 90 Credit Diploma you can either choose to get a job or go onto the Extended Diploma (worth 3 A2 Levels).  If you have other supporting qualifications you can go to university or college to take an honours degree or foundation degree in subjects such as drama, dance and performing arts.

Course Dates: September 2018 - July 2019

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Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Business

This course covers all the major aspects of business and is suitable for all students who wish to have a career in finance, marketing, human resources, management or accounting.

The vocational elements of the course can give you a head start, whether you choose to go straight into employment or continue into Higher Education.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation Building and Structures

This programme is designed for those wishing to pursue a career in the electrical industry. The course provides the theoretical knowledge and also the practical skills required by an electrician to install and maintain domestic, commercial and industrial electrical systems.

Course Dates: September 2018 - July 2019

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Level 3 Diploma in Music

This course is designed for students who wish to broaden their skills and knowledge in popular music performance, composition and context. It is project lead and collaborates with the Music Technology, Media and Performing Arts courses to provide students with an exciting, vocational learning experience. Our students value working with other students in a supervised, structured and well resourced environment.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Music Technology

This Level 3 one year entry course is designed for students who wish to broaden their skills and knowledge in music recording, sound production and live sound. This course will prepare students for employment and progression to higher education and is equivalent to 3 AS levels. It is also a requirement for entry onto the Extended Diploma in Music Technology course.

The course is predominately project led and has collaborative projects with Music, Media and Performing Arts courses providing students with exciting hands on vocational learning experiences. You will take part in both academic and practical studies alongside other like-minded and creative students who all share a keen interest in the music and sound industries.  On this course you will be working with other students in a supervised, structured and well-resourced environment.  These resources include a professional recording studio, post-production suite, music lab and music practice rooms, all equipped with industry standard hardware and software.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Technology

This one year course is designed for progressing Music Technology students who wish to extend and further develop their skills and knowledge in music recording, sound production, events management and project development.  The course is predominately project led with collaborations with Music, Media and Performing Arts courses and prepares students for employment as well as Higher Education. It provides students with exciting hands on vocational learning experiences.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care (Health Studies Pathway & Social Care Pathway)

This two year course is the equivalent of 3 'A' levels, with the potential to gain up to 168 UCAS points for those wishing to study further at University. Adding to this, the course includes an indepth work placement of up to 200 hours.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2020

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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts

This course develops skills in acting, dancing and singing. Learners will take a variety of options in order to complete their chosen qualification. Many of the units are project led. This gives the learners the opportunity of developing skills and techniques in relation to a performance or showing. 

Course Dates: September 2018

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Level 3 Media and Film - Diploma in Media Production 180 Credit Diploma

This is a fast paced, energetic moving image course that aims to provide you with a professional-level show reel and CV that puts you in a strong position for gaining work in the industry or moving into higher level study. The course offers an exciting combination of theory and practical learning. There is a strong emphasis on working in a professional manner and creating a wide range of live projects for external clients, as well as developing submissions to film festivals and competitions.

Students regularly achieve professionally recognised IMDB credits & prestigious Royal Television Society Awards

The course team are passionate about the film and media industry and maintain strong industry links, have excellent community links and have had professional work distributed and accrued a variety of outstanding industry awards.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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NVQ Level 3 Professional Cookery

This course provides the highest level of craft training, equipping students with the skills to work at the cutting edge of the catering industry, in major hotels and restaurants (UK and worldwide).

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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UAL Extended Diploma in Art and Design

The UAL Extended Diploma in Art & Design the 2nd year of a two year Diploma and is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to progress to degree level study in art and design or into employment. It provides an opportunity for those who are interested in the visual arts to explore, develop and expand their creativity within a qualification structure which is stimulating, demanding and provides a supportive transition from further to higher education. 

The vocational context of this qualification is key and this is provided through assignment briefs that provide you with realistic, work based scenarios and projects. You will be encouraged to take responsibility for your own learning and achievement, developing personal and professional skills that prepare you for life in the creative industries.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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UAL Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design

The UAL Level 3 Diploma in Art & Design is the first year of a course for committed and dedicated students who want to specialise in art and design rather than stay at school and take the A level pathway.

The type of student who applies here often feels that school is not the place for them and they wish to explore art and design on a full time study basis rather than five hours a week in an A level. We will be looking for independent minded students who enjoy creative challenge and are keen and motivated to draw experiment and develop their skills. You must be prepared to make your own decisions about your artwork and then be able to talk about your reasons and wishes in your work.

Course Dates:September 2018 - July 2019

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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Theatrical and Media Make-up

The VTCT Level 3 Extended Diploma in Theatrical and Media Make-up is a technical level qualification aimed at learners who wish to pursue a career as an employed and/or self-employed make-up artist, providing hair and make-up services in the media, theatre, performing arts, fashion and photographic industries.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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Level 3 National Diploma in Public Service (Uniform)

"I can say, hand on my heart, that working in the public sector is the most rewarding way I can contribute to society and earn a living,"

All uniformed public services recruit from 18 years of age.

This course is designed to prepare students for work within a variety of services, the Police including PCSO’s, Fire Service, Army, Royal Navy, RAF, Royal Marines Commandos, Prison Service, Ambulance Service and HM Customs and Excise.Students will also develop transferable skills that would be suited to a number of private sector positions. We also equip you to progress on to a wide range of university courses.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2020

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