***Construction For Women

  • Level 2 Diploma in Construction Craft – Property Maintenance

    Start Date: 12th September 2016, 2 days per week for 34 weeks

    Monday & Tuesday 9.30am – 4.30pm  (plus Wednesdays for Maths and English) 

    This course prepares women for jobs in the housing or building maintenance sector. Students will gain a wide range of skills which  include: Health & safety and Welfare in Construction, Developing Plastering techniques, Developing Joinery techniques, Developing Bricklaying techniques, Developing Wallpapering/Painting Skills, Building a Personal Career Portfolio/Writing a CV Basic and Plumbing skills.

    You will also have the opportunity to study Functional Skills in Maths and English either at Level 1 or Level 2 or GCSE Maths or English. (Wednesday for English & Maths)

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

    (Please enquire for information on course fees if not applicable).

    (This course is for women only)

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  • Level 2 Diploma in Bench Joinery

    Start Date: 16th October 2016, 2 days per week for 34 weeks 

    Thursday & Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm 

    Carpenters are responsible for large areas of the construction and craft industry. Site carpenters are concerned with fixing and installing wooden site structures. They lay joists and hang doors etc. Bench joiners are more concerned with producing wooden products such as windows, doors, fitted cupboards etc which are produced in a workshop.

    There are also specialised carpenters/joiners who work on film sets, stages, boats etc. Bench joiners may build spiral staircases or fitted kitchens. Some carpenters/joiners may go on to specialise in restoration work. This course will further develop the skills learnt on either a level 1 diploma in carpentry and joinery or the level 2 Construction Crafts.

    You will also have the opportunity to study Functional Skills in Maths and English either at Level 1 or Level 2 or GCSE Maths or English. (Wednesday for English & Maths)

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

    (Please enquire for information on course fees if not applicable).

    (This course is for women only)

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  • Award in Home Maintenance Level 1 (Plastering & Tiling)

    Start Date: 14th September 2016  – Wednesday 9.30am to 12.30pm for 15 weeks

    Level 1 Award in Home Maintenance (Plastering & Tiling)

    You will gain confidence and learn basic skills allowing you to carry out your own DIY

    No previous qualifications are required.

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

    Employed – £95.00

    (This course is for women only)

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  • ***Creative Media

  • Level 1 Certificate in Interactive Media

    Start Date: Wednesday 14th September 2016  9.30am to 4.30pm for 15 weeks

    This qualification aims to enable learners to develop basic skills in the use of interactive media and the underpinning knowledge of interactive media processes. It provides a basis for progression to other areas of study and, enables learners to make more informed career choices.

    Learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units:

    • Explore interactive media products and processes
    • Understand and use computer systems in an interactive media design environment
    • Explore ideas and create interactive media content
    • Assemble interactive media products to produce final work

    Cost:

    FREE for 16-18 year olds

    FREE for students on JSA, ESA, unemployed in receipt of means tested benefits or claiming national insurance credits.

    19+ employed – £150.00

    (This course is for women only)

  • **Holistic / Complementary Therapies & Media Make-Up

  • Level 4 Diploma in Palliative Therapies

    Start Date: 12th September 2016, Monday, 1 day per week for 14 weeks

    This Level 4 Diploma in Providing Therapies for Clients with Life Limiting Conditions qualification will prepare you to work within a healthcare setting providing complementary therapies for clients who are suffering life limiting conditions or who are critically frail. Complementary therapies are widely available to people with cancer and increasingly to patients with a range of long term medical and life limiting conditions. These therapies are delivered alongside orthodox treatments, often within the healthcare setting, with the aim of providing psychological and emotional support through the relief of symptoms.

    Through this qualification you will develop your interpersonal skills while expanding your understanding of providing therapies to clients with cancer or other life limiting conditions. This qualification is designed to give you the essential knowledge to assist you to provide your therapeutic skills within a clinical setting.

    You will study the following unit’s whist on this course;

    • Interpersonal skills for the complementary therapist
    • Advanced anatomy and physiology for the complementary therapist
    • Advanced aromatherapy for the complementary therapist

    Cost: FREE 16-18

    Advance Learning Loan (or if paying your own fees) –  £811.00

    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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  • Diploma in Complementary Therapies Level 3

    Start Date: 13th September 2016, Tuesday & Wednesday, 2 days per week for 34 weeks

    This is a very exciting advanced course that meets the need for a higher level qualification required for a career in the complementary therapy industry.  This qualification is appropriate for learners wanting a career as a multi-disciplined therapist in areas such as massage and aromatherapy.

    You may also have the opportunity to study Functional Skills in Maths and English either at Level 1 or Level 2.

    Cost: FREE 16-18

    Advance Learning Loan (or if paying your own fees) –  £4,670.00

    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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  • Diploma in Complementary Therapies Level 2

    Start Date: 15th September 2016, 2 days per week for 34 weeks, Thursday & Friday (plus Wednesdays for Maths and English)

    Complementary Therapies offer an exciting opportunity for young people to enter an increasingly popular and growing industry.  This course provides an introduction to the principles and practices of complementary therapies such as massage and aromatherapies as well as practical skills needed for a career in this industry.

    You will also have the opportunity to study Functional Skills in Maths and English either at Level 1 or Level 2.

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

    (Please enquire for information on course fees if not applicable).

    (This course is for women only)

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  • Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair and Media Make-Up

    Start Date: 12th September 2016, 2 days per week for 34 weeks, Monday & Tuesday (Wednesday for English & Maths)

    This VTCT qualification builds on existing knowledge and understanding of media hair and beauty skills and will develop an enhanced repertoire of technical skills to prepare learners for employment as a professional theatrical media make-up artist. Learners will have their skills assessed in a realistic working environment.

    This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a professional theatrical media make-up artist including: health and safety practice; client care and communication; airbrush make-up to the face; camouflage make-up; media make-up; fashion and photographic make-up; style and fit postiche and the application of prosthetic pieces and bald caps. These units are all mandatory.

    Learners will further develop their understanding and skills by studying a number of optional specialist units. This qualification provides learners with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to progress into a career as a professional theatrical media make-up artist.

    You will also have the opportunity to study Functional Skills in Maths and English either at Level 1 or Level 2.

    Cost: FREE 16-18

    Advance Learning Loan (or if paying your own fees) –  £3,345.00

    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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  • **Housing

  • CIH Certificate in Housing Practice Level 2

    Start Date: 22nd September 2016, 1 day per week (Thursday 9.30am – 4.30pm) for 15 weeks

    This is an introductory vocational qualification for the housing sector. The Course includes visits to several housing projects, a job application workshop session, a work placement and production of a Personal Development Plan.

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

    19+ employed – £370.00

    (This course is for women and men)

    Enrol call 0151 709 4356 or contact us

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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: 27th September 2016,  (1 afternoon and evening per week) Tuesday 1.30pm – 8.30pm 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: Wednesday 7th September 2016 (1 afternoon and evening per week) 1.30pm – 8.30pm

    Advanced Learning Loan – £1,417 

    (This course is for men and women)

     

  • *Evening & Daytime Leisure Courses

  • Award in Home Maintenance Level 1 (Plastering & Tiling)

    Start Date: 14th September 2016  – Wednesday 9.30am to 12.30pm for 15 weeks

    Level 1 Award in Home Maintenance (Plastering & Tiling)

    You will gain confidence and learn basic skills allowing you to carry out your own DIY

    No previous qualifications are required.

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

    Employed – £95.00

    (This course is for women only)

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  • ESOL

  • Trinity ESOL Level 2 – (Skills for Life)

    Start Date: 12th September 2016, 2.5 days per week for 32 weeks, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday morning

    This qualification is made up of 4 components Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing.  At this level learners will learn to listen and respond to detailed explanations, communicate detailed information, engage in a variety of different situations; read and understand a range of texts, read and obtain information from a wide range of text types and write to communicate information ideas and opinions clearly and effectively using length, format and style appropriate in a wide range of documents.  In addition to this, we provide a course in Employability to enable our students to progress into further education and employment.

    You will study these units as part of the course

    • Level 2 Speaking & Listening
    • Level 2 or Level 1 Reading
    • Level 2 or Level 1 Writing
    • Functional Skills Maths and English
    • NOCN Level 1 Certificate in Employability

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

    (Please enquire for information on course fees if not applicable).

    (This course is for women only)

    PLACES ARE NOW LIMITED – please call to book a guidance interview.

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  • Trinity ESOL Level 1 – (Skills for Life)

    Start Date: 15th September 2016, 2 days per week for 32 weeks, Tuesday morning, Thursday & Friday  

    This qualification is made up of 4 components Speaking & Listening, Reading and Writing.  At this level learners will learn to listen and respond to spoken language, speak to communicate information, engage in discussion, read and understand straightforward texts, read and obtain information from different sources and write to communicate information ideas and opinions.  In addition, students are prepared for further education or employment with a course which covers a range of additional skills.

    You will study these units as part of the course

    • Level 1 Speaking & Listening
    • Level 1 or Entry 3 Reading
    • Level 1 or Entry 3 Writing
    • Functional Skills Maths & English
    • NOCN Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development

    Functional Skills Maths & English & NOCN Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development.

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

    (Please enquire for information on course fees if not applicable).

    (This course is for women only)

    PLACES ARE NOW LIMITED – please call to book a guidance interview.

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  • Trinity ESOL Entry 3 (Skills for Life)

    Start Date: 12th September 2016, 2 days per week for 30 weeks, Monday & Tuesday

    This qualification is made up of 4 components Speaking & Listening, Reading and Writing. At this level learners will learn to follow and participate in discussions, listen to and follow instructions and give personal opinions on topics. Learners will also learn to read and understand short texts such as notes, forms, and articles, and write to communicate information and opinions in texts such as emails, articles and forms. As well as completing the Trinity exams, learners will also develop their grammar and vocabulary at this level, and gain confidence in producing spoken and written English.

    You will study these units as part of the course

    • Entry 3 Speaking & Listening
    • Entry 3 Reading
    • Entry 3 Writing

    Functional Skills Maths & English are also part of this qualification.

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

    (Please enquire for information on course fees if not applicable).

    (This course is for women only)

    PLACES ARE NOW LIMITED – please call to book a guidance interview.

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  • 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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