143 training courses found
This course is ideal for the beginner with no experience of cake decoration or for someone who wishes to turn a hobby into a qualification. The course requires the candidate to design, prepare and decorate two sugar paste cakes and one royal iced cake developing skills such as S scrolls and piped flowers.
In this course you will learn the basic skills that you need to get started on a career in welding and fabrication with this introductory level course. You will have a combination of classroom teaching and practical sessions in our brand new and well-equipped fabrication and welding workshops.
This course is aimed at complete beginners and will cover basic one coat plastering methods and techniques incorporating new work, repairs to existing plaster and re-skimming. The course will consist of practical exercises in skills which will enable you to undertake basic projects and will consist of a small amount of marking and fixing timber stud partitions for fixing purposes.
This course is designed to develop the skills obtained through experience or appropriate qualifications. You will be provided with working knowledge and skills required to produce classical and contemporary dough, paste, cakes and desserts.
This course covers a wide range of textile techniques including weaving, felt-making, screen printing; block printing, embroidery, silk painting, and batik, fabric painting and dyeing. Each technique will be taught in tutor led workshops after which you will be encouraged to develop the techniques which you most enjoy and produce a final outcome of your own choosing.
This course gives you a good basic training in hairdressing, covering all the practical skills of a salon, such as cutting, colouring and styling. Your personal skills and confidence will be developed to work effectively and professionally with clients and colleagues.
In this course you will learn lots of practical skills, from how to bend copper pipes using a hydraulic machine, to using brazing equipment and wiring a one-way circuit - and much more! You’ll also look at the science behind services engineering - energy, power, forces and heat transfers. You will be assessed by completing 5 workshop practical assessment units.
This course encourages you to explore your skills and interests so that you can make the right choice for your education and career. It is very practical and gives you wonderful opportunities for experimenting with a wide range of materials and techniques before opting for a specialism, developing your individuality, initiative and confidence.
This course makes extensive use of our new and well-equipped fabrication and welding workshops with plenty of hands-on practical work as well as some theory. You will work towards a City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma covering MIG welding, TIG welding and fabrication processes.
This course is for beginners to spreadsheets and will show you how to produce, use and understand basic spreadsheets, graphs and charts. You will learn how to enter, edit and format data, use simple formulae, use chart wizards, alter scales and axes and much more! Previous windows and keyboarding experience is essential.
This course is the essential progression route if you’ve achieved the Level 2 in Welding and Fabrication. It will build on your skills, taking you to a high level of competency in MIG, TIG, sheet metal and fabrication theory and practice.
This course is for learners who have completed the Futures Improve your Digital Photography course. Using your own DSLR or Bridge camera, you will build upon the skills learned and continue to develop and improve your knowledge undertaking more advanced SLR and photographic techniques and undertake project work as directed by the tutor.
This course will give you a basic working knowledge of the Sage Accounting software package, used by many small to medium sized businesses. It will introduce you to all of the various elements and steps required to build a true business system and take you step by step through the set up processes and will enable you to produce financial reports including monthly Profit and Loss and Balance Sheets.
This course will help learners progress as a plumber or heating engineer in residential properties. It doesn’t matter if they are already in a job or wanting to work in the industry, this qualification will be just what they need.
This course will equip you with the skills and understanding you need to perform professional beauty treatments for clients. You’ll cover a range of subjects which can include facial skin care, make-up, manicure, pedicure, eyebrow shaping, lash extensions, waxing and salon/reception skills.
This course is suitable for those who are employed as a teaching assistant or working as a volunteer within a school for a minimum of twelve hours per week, and want to get a recognised qualification to support your role. It combines both theory and practical work-based assessment and provides a basis for further study or career progression.
In this course students will use a range of practical and theoretical teaching methods; your skills will be developed in our extensive workshop area which simulates a construction site environment. Topics covered include first and second fixing, carcassing and you will learn various construction methods used in the industry.
This course focuses on servicing and repairing light vehicles and gives you the skills you need to work in the industry and progress onto further study. You’ll learn from enthusiastic and experienced teachers in our realistic workshops and with an industry work placement.
This course aims to contribute to the development of a skilled workforce as a whole. This will be done where possible by integrating the NVQ Diploma into the organisation’s models for personnel and business development and recognising the competence of the people who make up the workforce at all levels.
This course will help learners progress as a plumber or heating engineer in residential properties. The course content includes: Understand how to organise resources within BSE; Understand and apply domestic cold water system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques; Understand and apply domestic hot water system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques; Understand and apply domestic central heating system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques; Understand and carry out electrical work on domestic plumbing and heating systems and components; Understand and apply domestic sanitation system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques; Install, commission, service and maintain domestic plumbing and heating systems; Understand the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems; Know the requirements to install, commission and handover solar thermal hot water systems; Install, commission and handover ‘active’ solar thermal hot water systems; Know the requirements to inspect, service and maintain ‘active’ solar thermal hot water systems; Inspect, service and maintain ‘active’ solar thermal hot water systems.