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Design of Energy Efficient Buildings Professional Award

This course covers the principles of sustainable building design and construction including how to achieve the optimum building envelope, airtightness in design and construction, sizing an MVHR, how to remove thermal bridging, thermography, installation of windows and doors to achieve a thermal bridge free envelope and how building services (heating and ventilation) can be installed in a very efficient building envelope.

  • Duration of training: 15 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Building Services (level 4) Diploma

This course is aimed at students who wish to gain a higher qualification in their chosen vocational area; the areas covered are electrical, heating, ventilation, plumbing and refrigeration.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Computer Aided Design, BIM and Revit Professional Award

This course is offered through the BIM enabled Autodesk Revit software to give Learners the skills to produce small scale domestic/commercial building models and an understanding of Level 2 BIM framework for public procurement.

  • Duration of training: 12 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Sports Therapy Massage (level 4) Professional Certificate

The course is targeted at practitioners currently working in sport and active leisure, including osteopaths, physiotherapists, sports therapists and sports massage practitioners.

  • Duration of training: 34 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Counselling Studies Professional Certificate

The course is for students who are interested in a counselling career or those who may wish to develop their use of basic counselling skills This course has been designed to introduce students to relevant counselling theories/models and basic counselling skills. It supports students to understand and develop the knowledge and skills which underpin the counselling process within their current professional/voluntary role.

  • Duration of training: 30 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Advanced Automotive Diagnostic Techniques (level 4) Certificate

This course is suitable for mechanics who want to develop their skills in computerised technology and use the latest modern-day computerised applications to diagnose and repair faults in vehicle systems; year 1 determines organisational and individual support needs, provides technical coaching, support and supervision to colleagues, evaluates technical knowledge and skills coaching, support and supervision programmes; in year 2, students look at meeting the customer needs, accessing information on the vehicle and its fault characteristics, evaluating information; select fault finding techniques; using advanced diagnostics techniques; understanding advanced vehicle systems; evaluating effectiveness of diagnostics and rectification; technical knowledge and skills coaching, support and supervision programmes.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time
Accounting Technicians (level 5) Professional Diploma

The course gives students the foundation knowledge of business and accounting, while the 2nd year allows students to build a deeper understanding of more advanced accounting issues; there is also a practical focus on the information technology systems that are commonly used in accounting; student must also have 2 years relevant work experience to qualify, which can be gained before, during or after the course of study, students have a choice of completing 13 different work-based assessments but only need to achieve 9 of these assessment to complete the qualification.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Leadership for Children's Care Learning and Development (Advanced Practice) (Wales and Northern Ireland) (QCF) Professional Diploma

This course is aimed at learners who are working with children and young Learners from 0-19 years. The qualification meets the minimum standards for managing Child Care settings as set out in DHSSPS Childminding and Day Care (Children under 12).

  • Duration of training: 30 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Sustainable Design and Construction Professional Award

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  • Duration of training: 30 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Business and Administrative Management (level 4) Diploma

The course supports those already working in, or aspiring to work in, business management positions. Learners gather evidence and build a portfolio to demonstrate competence in their work setting.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (level 4) Professional Award

The course is for pre-service and in-service teachers and trainers. It is aimed at candidates who: would like or require an introduction to teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector or; or are seeking career progression within their area of work; or will be/are seeking to progress towards ATLS/QTLS status; and/or teach courses that are not publicly funded; or are trainers in industry; or technicians and support staff in further and adult education.

  • Duration of training: 15 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Accounting and Business Professional Diploma

This is the initial stage of the ACCA qualification.

  • Duration of training: 6 - 12 months
  • Study mode: Part time
Principles of Hospitality Management (QCF) Professional Diploma

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  • Duration of training: 30 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Adults' Advanced Practice) Wales and Northern Ireland (QCF) Professional Diploma

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  • Duration of training: 30 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Renewable Energy Applications Professional Award

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  • Duration of training: 6 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Administrative Management (level 4) Professional Diploma

The aim of this course is to develop an appreciation of the people-management functions within the organisation; this qualification provides a general introduction to the relevance of the systems approach as well as asking candidates to consider administration in its wider organisational context; candidates are introduced to some of the key concerns faced by administrative managers within a rapidly changing environment; it also develops candidate's appreciation of the need to manage information.

  • Duration of training: 18 months
  • Study mode: Part time
Leadership and Management Skills (level 5) Certificate

This course has been designed to give practising or aspiring middle managers a solid foundation for their formal development in this role; from 'developing the manager as a critical thinker' to 'making professional presentations' the Certificate in Leadership and Management Skills can be tailored to meet the varying needs of participants across all employment sectors.

  • Duration of training: 30 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Professional Qualification Fundamentals Professional Diploma

This course can lead to a career in accountancy, finance and business management.

  • Duration of training: 18 months
  • Study mode: Part time
Business and Administrative Management (level 5) Professional Diploma

This qualification is based on the IAM's definition of administrative management, namely that the administrative management function supports organisations in planning, organising, directing and controlling their business activities across all functional areas; thus administrative management and administrative managers have a key role in ensuring that businesses gain and maintain their competitive advantage; this course explores in depth and in complex contexts, how businesses design and operate internal structures and systems that support these goals; it aims to develop a holistic approach to business together with the analytical and evaluative skills necessary for those in management positions; the course also aims to develop the theory that underpins research, with the elements of formal research and with research methods and techniques; the qualification has a flexible structure and includes a range of optional units; this enables candidates to tailor it to their specific needs while maintaining the consistence of the qualification.

  • Duration of training: 12 months
  • Study mode: Part time
Sports Massage Therapy (level 5) Professional Certificate

Through this course students develop an indepth understanding of knowledge and practical skills required for complex massage techniques. Practically students carry out sports massage using a range of complex techniques, to include: Myofascial; Positional Release; Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF); and Active Isolated Stretching.

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