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MUSIC TECHNOLOGY (PRODUCTION) LEVEL 3 BTEC CERTIFICATE/SUBSIDIARY DIPLOMA

This course is aimed primarily at students who are interested in developing skills in music technology and might be considering a career in the Music or Music Technology Industry. It is a highly practical course and is focussed around developing skills in live sound, music recording/production and composition/sequencing.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 Years
  • Study mode: Full time
ENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (ESOL)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The courses aim to improve your speaking, reading and writing of English so that you can apply these skills to your other subjects. We run courses for a range of levels: From Entry level 3 to Level 2 (Equivalent in points to GCSE grade B (Cambridge Advanced Level).

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
PERFORMING ARTS (MUSICAL THEATRE) LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE/SUBSIDIARY DIPLOMA OR DIPLOMA

This is a practical course which focuses on developing skills in the three specific performance areas of dancing, singing and acting. As well as developing in these three areas individually you also have the opportunity to combine them in a variety of performances, culminating in a full Musical production at the end of the second year.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 Years
  • Study mode: Full time
DANCE BTEC Level 3
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course is designed to give you an all-round practical knowledge of dance as a subject, backed by continuously assessed coursework. You will acquire knowledge of how to choreograph dances and you will improve both your contemporary dance technique and urban dance vocabulary.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Full time
PUBLIC SERVICES (Uniformed) BTEC Level 3 Diploma

This is intended to be a two year course. Students taking the Subsidiary Diploma will complete six units over the two years.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 Years
  • Study mode: Full time
ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES (EAP): LEVEL 3

This course includes the elements of speaking, listening, reading and writing so that you can develop the Literacy and English Language skills needed to study other courses effectively at a higher level. This intensive Level 3 course can provide you with additional UCAS points and is a recognised qualification for entry into university.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
LAW (Applied) BTEC Level 3
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The BTEC National in Applied Law is designed to appeal to learners who are interested in a career in law or who are planning to go to university and want to gain a good understanding of law on a course that carries the same UCAS points as the A-level. The BTEC Certificate offers students the opportunity to study three mandatory units over one year, and is equivalent to an AS level.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Full time
SPORT (DEVELOPMENT COACHING AND FITNESS): BTEC LEVEL 3 BTEC CERTIFICATE, SUBSIDIARY DIPLOMA OR DIPLOMA

This course is a two year vocational course that can be taken as a Certificate, equal to one AS level, Subsidiary Diploma, equal to one A level, or a Diploma equal to two. It is a practical skills based course which develops your own fitness and performance alongside the study of sport in various contexts.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 Years
  • Study mode: Full time
PUBLIC SERVICES LEVEL 2 BTEC EXTENDED CERTIFICATE

This is a one year course made up of six units. The first three core units are compulsory.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 1 Year
  • Study mode: Full time
BIOLOGY (APPLIED SCIENCE) LEVEL 3 BTEC SUBSIDIARY DIPLOMA

Biology is one of the most popular subjects in the country, attracting students studying a wide range of other subjects. BTEC is an established and highly successful, alternative qualification which is designed to provide learners with a more practical, real-world approach to learning together with specialist knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare them for employment or higher education.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 Years
  • Study mode: Full time
PERFORMING ARTS (ACTING) LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE/SUBSIDIARY DIPLOMA

This practical course focuses on developing skills in performance. It is designed for Drama students who love to act, and wish to further their skills in a range of performance styles.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Full time
PERFORMING ARTS (DANCE) LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA

This course is designed to give you an all-round practical knowledge of dance as a subject, backed by continuously assessed coursework. You will acquire knowledge of how to choreograph dances and you will improve both your contemporary dance technique and urban dance vocabulary.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Full time
SPORT: BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate

This course is a one year vocational course that allows a sports industry enthusiast to develop the knowledge and skills required to support progression on to a Level 3 programme of study or to progress in to employment within the Sports & Leisure field. The course structure is designed to develop and extend underlying knowledge that underpins all study within the sports field; allow students to draw together and apply learning in a vocational context; provide a broader and deeper understanding of the sector, employment and careers; provide opportunity for work experience within the sports industry and to deepen and enhance practical application of vocational skills.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 1 Year
  • Study mode: Full time
BUSINESS OCR Level 3

These practical, work-related courses are designed for students who wish to gain a broad range of knowledge about dynamic business environments. Students must be prepared to work independently and to deadlines.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 Years
  • Study mode: Full time
PERFORMING ARTS BTEC LEVEL 2 EXTENDED CERTIFICATE

The Performing Arts are a continuously developing and growing area in the UK, providing cutting edge entertainment, high class technical support and engagement for the masses. Our Level 2 Diploma in Performing Arts offers a wide choice of units to reflect the range of opportunities available within the performing arts sector.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
MUSIC (PERFORMING) LEVEL 3 BTEC CERTIFICATE/SUBSIDIARY DIPLOMA

This course is aimed primarily at students who are interested in developing practical music skills and might be considering a career in the Music Industry. It is a very practical course and is centered around music performance and related activities The Level 3 BTEC Certificate/Subsidiary Diploma is equivalent to one GCE AS/A Level.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 Years
  • Study mode: Full time
MEDIA OCR LEVEL 2

This is a one year vocational course, designed to develop practical skills. It provides a new qualification for employment in the Media sector.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
IT CAMBRIDGE TECHNICAL INTRODUCTORY DIPLOMA

This course is for highly motivated students who want to develop the knowledge and skills needed to become a competent ICT user. The qualification is more practical than a traditional A-level and the skills acquired will support further study in any subject area.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Full time