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Professional Marketing (level 4) Professional Diploma

This course provides the strategic skills required to manage the marketing function. It is aimed at marketers aspiring to and currently in operational, supervisory or management roles looking to build their practical skills and broaden their strategic perspective.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Part time evening
English Language Teaching to Adults Professional Certificate

The course is designed to give students the knowledge and skills to teach English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) effectively in a variety of contexts. Students will study theory and methodology and learn how to analyse language through tasks and discussions, observe experienced ESOL practitioners and undertake 6 hours of teaching practice with ESOL groups.

  • Duration of training: 6 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Painting and Decorating (level 7) Professional Development Award

This course is a standalone qualification that will enhance theoretical and practical skill for anyone that has completed Professional Development Award Level 6 and SVQ level 3 in paint and decorating. Students will spend 10 weeks at college generally in 1-week blocks 5 days a week to learn the advanced paint and decorating skills they will be able to put into practical use on the job as a trades person.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Advanced Stonemasonry (level 7) Professional Development Award

This course enables students to develop advanced skills in stonemasonry; including cutting; tracery and machine production.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Accounting Technician (level 4) Professional Diploma

The purpose of this qualification is to enhance skills developed from the AAT Advanced Diploma in accounting qualification, enabling students to maximise their opportunities in their current or new employment. The course covers 4 mandatory units which are assessed at the end of the unit, 2 optional units which are assessed at the end of unit and 1 end of level synoptic exam covering the 4 mandatory units.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Human Resource Development (level 5) Professional Diploma

This course gives students the opportunity to further develop existing knowledge after studying the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) foundation level qualification; alternatively, students who have studied the intermediate certificate in human resources (HR) development, can study additional credits to receive the intermediate diploma in HR development; this course provides the underpinning knowledge towards Associate (Assoc CIPD) professional membership and is made up of 44 credits.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Public Service Interpreting Professional Diploma

This course is aimed at bilingual students working or wishing to work as interpreters and or translators in the public services. Through role-plays, written and oral translation practice, presentations, discussion and visiting speakers, students will learn valuable translation and interpretation skills.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Professional Marketing (level 4) Professional Certificate

This qualification has been developed for those who are in marketing and are looking to progress their career. It will give students the practical skills and knowledge to devise and implement tactical marketing activities and campaigns.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Childhood Practice Professional Development Award

Students will study topics which are grounded in work-based learning and aim to balance professional knowledge and understanding with practical skills and abilities. Students will work on 2 practice units: 1 within their current workplace and 1 on placement in another area of childhood practice giving them even more valuable practical experience.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Childhood Practice Professional Development Award

Students will study topics which are grounded in work-based learning and aim to balance professional knowledge and understanding with practical skills and abilities. Students will work on 2 practice units; 1 within their current workplace and 1 on placement in another area of childhood practice giving even more valuable practical experience.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Carpentry and Joinery (level 7) Professional Development Award

This course is a standalone qualification that will enhance students' theoretical and practical skills. It is ideal for those currently undertaking or have completed a Young Modern or Adult Apprenticeship.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Medical Administration Professional Development Award

The main aims of the course is to provide a continuous professional development route in advancing management and information technology (IT) Skills. This course is ideal for those already employed within the medical administrative sector or working in a general administrative environment and wish to pursue a career in the medical administrative field.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Administration Professional Development Award

This course is aimed at those looking for career development and would like to achieve a nationally recognised qualification. The aims of the course are to provide a continuous professional development route in advancing management and information technology (IT) skills.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Information Technology in Business Professional Development Award

The aim of this course is to provide a continuous professional development route in advancing management and information technology (IT) skills. Students will learn about word processing and presentation applications to enable them to create and enhance complex business documents within a timescale.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Prince2 Practitioner Practitioner's Certificate

The Prince2 method addresses project management with 4 integrated elements or principles themes processes and the project environment. By the end of the course candidates will have the knowledge to enable them to: develop, monitor and manage projects effectively; facilitate control at all levels and provide a communication medium for all project staff; ensure that work progresses in the correct sequence delivering outcomes on time and on budget.

  • Duration of training: 1 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time