This two year course is equivalent to two A Levels. It is ideal for anyone wanting to progress onto medically related degree courses such as biomedical science. Assessment is through coursework and laboratory practicals rather than end of year examinations. You will study biological and medical sciences as well specialist subjects such as human...
The course consists of practical and theory sessions. Practical sessions take place in fully equipped workshops and assessment is conducted by qualified assessors. Theoretical sessions provide underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical sessions.
This is a skills-based course designed to provide training and practice at an Intermediate level.
Learners will undertake a variety of assessments through assignments, written multiple-choice tests and practical training. They will be able to achieve an award, Certificate or Diploma depending on their overall assessment.
The First Diploma course is a practical, work-related course. Learners achieve this qualification by completing assignments throughout the year which are based on realistic work-related situations. The course introduces learners to various areas of employment and provides an excellent basis to continue their education onto more advanced courses...
This exciting new English Literature specification is divided into four units, two at AS and two at A2 and assessed at both levels by examinations and coursework. The learner can explore poetry, drama and prose texts stylistically, historically and creatively, and also produce commentary work on their own writing.
Semester 1. Anatomy and Physiology 30 credits. Reflection 15 credits. Fundamentals of Research Awareness 15 credits. Current Issues in Health and Care 15 credits. Semester 2. Social Policy 15 credits. Equality of Opportunity 15 credits. Introduction to Health Promotion 15 credits
This course allows learners to progress to NVQ Level 3 through full-time study. Practical work which is supported by hairdressing theory is undertaken in modern commercial salons. The learning programme is enhanced with monitored work experience in local salons. Learners will also have the opportunity to take part in the Welsh Baccalaureate.
This programme is designed for adults with few or no qualifications as a gateway to careers in the health service, such as Nursing, Midwifery and Occupational Therapy. It also enables learners to progress to university to study health related careers. Learners normally study 3 modules: Sociology of Health, Psychology of Health, Anatomy and...
BTEC National Diploma is a practical, work-related course and learners are assessed through completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations. Learners are provided with many performance opportunities and will take part in a number of workshops/masterclasses.
This course is for people with little or no knowledge of English
This is an exciting new course which looks at the science underlying Forensics. It involves a study of a wide breadth of subjects including, Chemistry, Psychology, Law and looks at how they relate to the work of a forensic scientist. The course is equivalent to three A Levels. It is a practical course where learners will be assessed by completing...
The AS syllabus looks at the legal system of England and Wales. The course looks at how laws are made, how courts work and the role of judges and lawyers. The A2 syllabus applies the knowledge of the legal system to a specialist area of law, e.g. criminal or consumer law.
Fine Art is for learners who are interested in working in one or more areas of Fine Art. Areas can include: Painting & drawing; Sculpture; Digital imaging & photography; and Printmaking. Assessment for AS is via coursework and an examination, and A2 is through selfdirected coursework and a personal investigative study, as well as an examination.
This course consists of two units: The first unit focuses on culture, identity and socialisation with regards to gender, ethnicity, nationality and class. It also includes an element of work, in relation to how sociologists conduct research. The second unit concentrates on sociology of the family, e.g. nuclear, single parent, diversity, etc. and...
This programme further develops the essential craft skills and underpinning knowledge for the craft of the joiner. Skills and topics include fixing of complex joinery products, setting out of joinery work, planning, organising, control and evaluation, maintaining working conditions to meet quality standards and Health and Safety. Site-generated...
This programme of study is designed for adults with few or no qualifications as a gateway to careers in health and social care. It can also lead to university entry. Learners may study the course over one or two years during the day or evening. Times are approximate and subject to change.
The course is designed to give learners a full understanding of the skills and competencies required within various areas of Engineering including: Pre-apprenticeship in Engineering. Mechanical Engineering. Fabrication & Welding. Electrical/Electronics
This full time course is designed for those with little or no previous experience of the Horticulture industry. It combines class work and practical work, looking at a wide range of skills needed for employment in the Horticulture industry.
This course is directed at people seeking career enhancement in relevant childcare settings. NVQ Level 4 is for people who are working in a management role in a childcare setting.