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Sewing Machine Skills for Beginners
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? Anyone wanting to become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and develop a range of related skills. WHAT WILL I LEARN? By the end of this course you will be able to: Understand how to use a sewing machine and sewing equipment.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Motor Vehicle - NVQ Level 3

This course is aimed at candidates who do not have access to NVQs. They emphasis theoretical knowledge and practical skills, and are assessed by multiple-choice tests and practical tasks in a training environment.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
British Sign Language
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? Anybody who wishes to communicate with deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL) about familiar day-to-day topics and activities. WHAT WILL I LEARN? By the end of the course you will be able to: Feel confident in meeting a deaf person who uses sign language Supported by The IW Council Community and Family Learning Service – for individuals only.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 8 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Level 3 BTEC Award in Photography

This course is designed to provide focused and specialist work related qualifications in a range of sectors. The BTEC Short Courses offer a focused qualification for learners, particularly more mature learners, who wish to follow a short programme of study that is directly related to their work experience or to an aspect of employment that they wish to move into in due course.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 24 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Introduction to British Sign Language
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course enables learners to use British Sign Language to establish social relations, transact the business of everyday living and to understand presentations for information, pleasure and vocational needs where appropriate. Topics and skills include - exchange personal information with users of British Sign Language; obtain and provide goods and services and understand simple presentations in everyday and informal social situations.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 5 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time evening
Painting And Decorating Level 1

This course is for those wishing to embark into painting and decorating, interior design and sign writing. It covers the following: health and safety, scaffolding, preparation services, application of paints, brush, roller, paperhanging to ceiling and walls, basic decoration effects, efficient working practices, protecting/masking services and storage of materials, relevant key skills in literacy and numeracy.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 3 Award in Body Massage - Beauty Therapy

This course is designed for students wishing to gain a practical professional qualification in providing This course is designed for students wishing to gain a practical professional qualification in providing Body Massage. What Will I Learn? Practical Full Body Massage techniques will be taught, along with related theory.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 24 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Fitness and Exercise NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

This programme will prepare students for employment within a sport/leisure facility or as a Personal Trainer. This qualification contains all the elements of personal training plus business and marketing for successful business planning, programming for sports conditioning and delivering group exercise in an outdoor environment.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 1 Year
  • Study mode: Full time
Child Psychology
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course is for the people who wish to know more about child psychology. Parents and grandparents who want to understand how and why their children react to things and behave as they do.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Part time
Babysitting Course
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course is aimed at 14 – 18 year olds who are looking to develop their babysitting skills and gain a qualification in this area. This qualification provides an understanding of the skills needed when babysitting.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 6 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
BCS Award in Computer and Online Basics
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course is for those who wish to learn how to get started with computers, carry out basic everyday tasks, and gain a qualification which demonstrates this ability to others. Students will learn through presentations, handouts, practical tasks and online activities.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Part time
NVQ Diploma Level 2 in Carpentry or Joinery

This course is designed to prepare people for work in a particular construction occupation. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions and the assessment is based on candidates showing what they can do.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 72 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Adult English and Maths
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Good English and Maths skills can be life enhancing, improve people’s job prospects and their ability to manage their own finances. To ensure that everyone can improve their skills and gain qualifications, The Isle of Wight College offers Adult English and Maths courses at a variety of venues around the island and at the College Campus.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 24 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Indian Head Massage Level 3 Diploma (IIHHT)

Who Is The Course For? This course is designed for those dedicated students who wish to develop and learn new skills and obtain the Level 3 Award in Indian Head Massage. What Will I Learn? The course will include practical Indian Head Massage techniques of the shoulders, arms, head, neck, face and scalp, along with the related theory, including subjects such as: Health and Safety Professionalism Maintaining and Completing Client Records The History of Massage The effects and benefits of Indian Head Massage The principles and procedures for scalp oil massage Treatment Planning Anatomy and physiology of subjects such as the skin, skeleton, muscles, respiration and circulatory systems are covered as well as the maintaining of employment standards.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 1 Year
  • Study mode: Part time day
Level 2 Diploma in Horticulture And Countryside

This course is for the candidates who enjoy practical outdoor work and have already had some experience or interest in working in the land based industries. Some work experience in horticulture will be beneficial.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Level 1 Plumbing And Gas

This programme has been developed to address a need to develop learners’ basic plumbing skills and knowledge to enable them to progress to technical certificate and NVQ2 in Plumbing. It also develops an awareness of health and safety issues within the work environment.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 34 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
International English Language Testing System IELTS Certificate

The ‘IELTS’ exam is designed for students who wish to study at University level or progress their career further. IELTS is managed by the British Council, IDP and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations and is recognised by more than 6,000 organisations worldwide.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 11 weeks
  • Study mode: Customised
Football Coaching Academy Level 1

This course is for anyone who is considering a career in the sport and leisure industry, and particularly in the football industry. This course has been designed by AFC Bournemouth coaches, will cover theoretical and practical aspects of sport and coaching, and introduce students to the leisure industry.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 39 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
GCSE Maths
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course is suitable for those who require a GCSE in mathematics at grade C or above to progress to further study on College programmes such as Access to Higher Education, or for those who plan to study at degree level, since the great majority of universities now expect applicants to have a good GCSEs in this subject. For many 16-18 year old Full time learners, the College’s Functional Skills Maths course will be more appropriate.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 33 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Level 2 Nail and Make-Up Design

This course involves group work, research and role plays. The course has been designed so that students control their pace of assessment.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 34 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
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