**ACCESS to HE Courses

  • Access to Higher Education – Humanities and Social Science

    Start Date: Monday 12th September 2016, 2 days per week for 34 weeks 9.30 am – 4.30pm

     (Monday and Tuesday)

    This course is designed to give students the opportunity to gain the necessary academic qualifications for entry into Social Science and Higher Education courses.

    You will study a range of graded units within 3 Modules covering aspects of Social Science. The modules are:

    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Criminology

    There are additional non-graded units in English, personal development and research skills aimed at preparing learners for study at undergraduate level.

    You will also have the opportunity to study one GCSE in Maths or English on a Wednesday.  

    Cost:  (Students 19+ only)

    Advance Learning Loan (or if paying your own fees) –  £3,022

    If you are  19-23 yrs and have not already achieved a level 3 this course may be FREE

    Please enquire for other information on course fees.

    (This course is for women only)

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  • Access to Higher Education – Health and Caring Professions

    Start Date: Monday 12th September 2016, 2 days per week for 34 weeks 9.30am – 4.30pm 

    (Monday and Tuesday)

    This course is designed to give students the opportunity to gain the necessary academic qualifications for entry into Health Care Professions and Higher Education courses.

    You will study a range of graded units within 3 Modules covering aspects of Health Care. The modules are:

    • Psychology
    • Health Studies
    • Human Biology

    There are additional non-graded units in English, personal development and research skills aimed at preparing learners for study at undergraduate level.

    You will also have the opportunity to study one GCSE in Maths or English on a Wednesday.  

    Cost:  (Students 19+ only)

    Advance Learning Loan (or if paying your own fees) –  £3,022

    If you are  19-23 yrs and have not already achieved a level 3 this course may be FREE

    Please enquire for other information on course fees.

    (This course is for women only)

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  • **Holistic / Complementary Therapies & Beauty

  • Introduction to Crystal Therapy (Evening Class)

    Start Date: 20th April 2016, 1 evening per week (Wednesday),  5.30pm – 8.30pm for 4 weeks

    This course is an introduction to the benefits of using Crystals for Health & Wellbeing for safe home use.

    Cost: £35.00 (£25 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

    Please note: there is no qualification attached to this course

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  • Meditation for Health (Daytime Class)

    Tuesday – 11.30am to 1.00pm

    Start Date: 1oth May 2016   (8 sessions) 

    Relax body and mind and learn the techniques to effectively cope with the stresses of life.  Tutor -Mary McAleese

    Cost: £60 (£40 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

    THIS COURSE IS VERY POPULAR & STRICTLY LIMITED TO 20 LEARNERS

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  • **Teacher Education

  • Level 3 Award in Education & Training (formerly PTTLs)

    NCFE Level 3 Award in Education and Training (formerly PTLLS)

    The aim of the course is to provide opportunities to develop skills and confidence to work in a teaching or training environment. Teaching and learning requires individuals to follow a professional code of conduct and demonstrate a positive attitude towards learners from all ages and walks of life.

    There is also a practical unit for students to demonstrate the use of their new skills in a 15 minute micro-teach to peers. Students are required to provide a reflective journal entry for each of the assessed modules.

    Start Date: 30th September 2016, 1 day per week (Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm) for 8 weeks

    How to Apply: To register for this course please call to make an appointment in order to complete an application and diagnostic test.

    If successful at this stage you will be invited in for a guidance interview with the tutor.

    Cost: £350.00 (There are no concessions for this course)

    Please contact us to discuss any financial issues.

    (This course is for men and women)

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  • Level 4 Cert in Education & Training (CTLLS)

    NCFE Level 4 Certificate in Education (formerly CTLLS)

    The Certificate in Education and Training is designed for those in an associate teaching role, or for those looking to progress to the full Diploma or Certificate in Education/PGCE.

    The award covers the knowledge, understanding and skills required for session planning, negotiating learning goals, designing teaching, design and use of resources, and learning and assessment strategies.

    Entry Requirements: You will need a Level 3 qualification in your subject area or employer endorsement that you are working at an appropriate level. A Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) qualification is strongly recommended and students should have at least 30 hours of voluntary or paid teacher experience. 

    Start Date: Thursday 8th September 2016 (1 afternoon and eveing per week) 1.30pm – 8.30pm

    Advanced Learning Loan – £1,417 

    (This course is for men and women)

     

  • *Evening & Daytime Leisure Courses

  • Make your House your Home (soft furnishing – Evening Class)

    Start Date: 10th May  2016, 1 evening per week (Tuesday),  6.00pm – 9.00pm for 7 weeks

    This course will teach you how to make a variety of beautiful soft furnishings for your home to a professional standard. You will learn the correct way to measure and estimate fabrics, cutting, making up, pattern matching and hand or machine sewing.

    Cost: £60.00 (£45 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

    Please note: there is no qualification attached to this course

  • Introduction to Crystal Therapy (Evening Class)

    Start Date: 20th April 2016, 1 evening per week (Wednesday),  5.30pm – 8.30pm for 4 weeks

    This course is an introduction to the benefits of using Crystals for Health & Wellbeing for safe home use.

    Cost: £35.00 (£25 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

    Please note: there is no qualification attached to this course

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  • Introduction to Beekeeping (Evening Class)

    Start Date:  1 evening per week  6.00pm – 9.00pm  for 6 weeks – please enquire for start dates

    Our Introduction to Beekeeping course is ideal if you are interested in beekeeping, whether for personal or commercial benefit. It allows you to gain a range of skills which could lead onto producing honey for sale, providing pollination services or enhancing the productivity of horticulture and agriculture.

    There will be opportunities later in the year to sign up for additional practical ‘hands on’ sessions. These will take place off site (depending on weather/climate).

    Cost: £45.00 for students on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    Employed – £55.00

    (This course is for men and women)

    Please note: there is no qualification attached to this course

  • Introduction to Interior Design (Evening Class)

    Start Date: CANCELLED – 9th June 2016, 1 evening per week (Thursday) 6.00pm – 9.00pm  for 6 weeks

    This is a basic course covering introduction to colour theory, use of pattern and texture with an interior scheme. You will learn how to produce effective mood boards, be introduced to some design influences and styles and undertake small creative projects to develop your creativity and design skills.

    Cost: £55  (£40 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

    Please note: there is no qualification attached to this course

  • Meditation for Health (Daytime Class)

    Tuesday – 11.30am to 1.00pm

    Start Date: 1oth May 2016   (8 sessions) 

    Relax body and mind and learn the techniques to effectively cope with the stresses of life.  Tutor -Mary McAleese

    Cost: £60 (£40 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

    THIS COURSE IS VERY POPULAR & STRICTLY LIMITED TO 20 LEARNERS

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  • Creative Writing (Daytime Class)

    Start Date: 4th May 2016, 1 half day per week (Wednesday), 2hrs for 10 weeks, 1.00pm to 3.00pm

    This course is more suited for those with some experience of writing but who would like to develop their skills further.

    Cost: £65 (£45 concessions)

    (This course is for women only)

    THIS COURSE HAS LIMITED PLACES REMAINING!

  • ESOL

  • IELTS – International English Language Testing System (Evening)

    Tuesday 6pm to 9pm

    Start Date: Once sufficient numbers are confirmed for 8 weeks

    This advanced level English course prepares international students for taking the IELTS test. A score in this test is required by most universities as a condition of entry if your first language is not English.

    The course also aims to improve English skills for those international students wishing to work or train in a professional or academic environment. This course can lead to an IELTS test qualification.

    Future Opportunities include progression into other academic or vocational courses, training or employment.

    Duration: 8wks  dates to be confirmed

    Cost: £190.00 (This course is for men and women)

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