BTEC Level 3

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BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Music

This vocational course is designed for those aspiring musicians who wish to broaden their skills and knowledge in popular music.  You will explore an extensive range of specialist units and study alongside other dedicated musicians who all have a keen interest in music.  So, whether you have been taught professionally or are self-taught, this is the ideal course to give you the tools and experience needed to prepare yourself for a possible career in the music industry.  This one year qualification is a requirement to get on to the BTEC L3 Extended Diploma in Music which, is recommended for those students who intend to progress onto a degree programme.  

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 Diploma in Sport

This course is designed especially for people contemplating careers in the sport, leisure and recreation sector and in particular the rapidly expanding health and fitness industry.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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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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Extended Diploma in IT

This is the follow on course for those completing the 90 Credit Diploma in IT, this second year will continue to develop your skills and deepens the specialist work-related focus from the BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma and the BTEC Level 3 Diploma. There is potential for the qualification to prepare learners for appropriate direct employment in the vocational sector and it is suitable for those who have decided that they clearly wish to enter a particular specialist area of work. It is broadly equivalent to three GCE A Levels.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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Level 3 (90 Credit Diploma) in Sport

This course is designed especially for people contemplating careers in the sport, leisure and recreation sector and in particular the rapidly expanding health and fitness industry.

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 90 Credit Diploma in Music Technology

This 1st year level 3 entry course is designed for students who wish to broaden their skills and knowledge in music recording and sound production. This course will prepare student for employment and / or progression to higher education as top up (equivalent to 3 AS levels) with existing level 3 qualifications. It is also a requirement for entry onto the Extended Diploma course.

The course is predominately project led and collaborative with Music, Media and Performing Arts courses. It provides students with exciting hands on vocational learning experiences. Our students value working with other students in a supervised, structured and well-resourced environment, which includes industry standard hardware, software and a professional recording studio.

Projects during the course include operating live sound, running student events, DJ'ing, recording and producing you own music.

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 3 120 Credit Diploma in Engineering (Part Time)

The new National Certificate course is the accepted part-time route to qualifications at Technician level in industry, and higher education. It is aimed at students already employed as an apprentice but other students may also be considered.

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 Music Technology

This course is designed for '2 year' music technology students who wish to extend and further develop their skills and knowledge in music recording and sound production.  The course prepares students for employment and for Higher Education.

The course is predominately project led and collaborative with Music, Media and Performing Arts courses. It provides students with exciting hands on vocational learning experiences. Our students value working with other students in a supervised, structured and well-resourced environment, which includes industry standard hardware, software and a professional recording studio.

Projects during the course include running student events, DJ'ing, recording and producing, creating artwork, launching an album and creating a pop music video.

Course Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

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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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Level 3 Media and Film - Diploma in Media Production 90 Credit Extended 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.

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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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