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ESOL + Construction Entry LevelOne Canal Parade

This Entry 3 level course takes place over four days and students attend for 16 hours a week. Lessons take place at our CCTC, Dumballs Road site.

The ESOL element of the courses focusses on the language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Grammar and specialist vocabulary related to construction are also a very important part of this course and students will be able to develop these areas which will support them with the Construction component of the course. Work overalls and protective footwear required.

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ESOL - 16 Hours - Entry 1 to Level 2 Entry LevelLevel 9Level 9One Canal Parade

ESOL 16 hours, Level 1

These courses are offered at the following levels:  Entry Level 1, Entry Level 2, Entry Level 3, Level 1 and Level 2.  Courses take place over five days and students attend for 16 hours a week.

These are general ESOL courses which focus on the language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Grammar, vocabulary and cultural issues are also a very important part of these courses and students will be able to develop these areas and this will help to increase confidence when communicating with English speakers in different situations. The course will prepare leaners for the nationally recognised Trinity Skills for Life exam.

 

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Fast Forward Entry LevelEast Cardiff

This is a course aimed at young people who are not in employment, education or training.

This is a hands-on practical course where you can gain new experiences and to support your community.

Note: This course will be taught at the East Cardiff Campus.

 

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Fast Forward West (September Start) Entry LevelBarry

This is a course aimed at young people who are not in employment, education or training.

This is a hands-on practical course where you can gain new experiences and to support your community.

Note: This course will be taught at the Colcot Road Campus, Barry

 

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Project Search Internships Entry LevelPartner

This course offers a full time course located at Cardiff University.  The students, known as Interns, will complete three 10 week Internships as Cardiff University staff at different departments working in varying roles.  Employability skills will be completed during training room sessions at the start and the end of each day. The course is 5 days a week 9am – 4pm. This course is run in partnership with Cardiff University, Elite Supported Employment Agency and Engage to Change (Disability Wales)

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Skills For Progression in College Entry LevelBarry

This course offers young people a gentle introduction to college life and further education.  The course is designed to improve confidence, encourage personal development and help learners to strengthen the skills required for learning and life.  Following a holistic curriculum that appeals to all learning styles, lessons will focus on topics such as building resilience, building self-esteem and the development of essential skills including Communication, Numeracy and ICT.  Learners will also be given the opportunity to gain experience in numerous vocational areas across the college, for example Engineering, Sport, Catering and Construction. This course will take place at the Barry Campus.

 

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Skills for Progression in College Entry LevelEast Cardiff

This course offers young people a gentle introduction to college life and further education.  The course is designed to improve confidence, encourage personal development and help learners to strengthen the skills required for learning and life.  Following a holistic curriculum that appeals to all learning styles, lessons will focus on topics such as building resilience, building self-esteem and the development of essential skills including Communication, Numeracy and ICT.  Learners will also be given the opportunity to gain experience in numerous vocational areas across the college, for example Engineering, Sport, Catering and Construction. This course will take place at Eastern High.

 

Throughout the course learners will be encouraged to take ownership of their own learning pathway. They will engage in activities to promote team, reflective, independent and creative learning skills, forming a base of valuable, transferable skills that can be adopted throughout learning, work and life. 

 

A high level of support is available to the learners on this course, both inside and outside of the classroom.  The calm learning environment and structured, person-centered delivery of this course would suit learners with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Towards Independence Entry LevelCardiff

These courses offer learners at Pre-entry and Entry levels an identified pathway in either Life Skills or Work Skills. All learners typically have had a Statement of Educational Needs or IDP or EHCP.

All learners in this strand would have worked with the College Transition and Review officer to identify their long-term aim. An Initial Assessment of the full range of learner’s needs will be undertaken during the induction process to identify suitable targets and identified a route for progression.

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Vocational Access Gateway Entry LevelCardiff

The courses offer learners an introduction to college and opportunities to sample various vocational areas, from which learners will be able to make an informed decision on future progression routes. These courses also give learners an opportunity to improve their Numeracy, Literacy and IT skills.

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Vocational Access Gateway Entry LevelEast Cardiff

The courses offer learners an introduction to college and opportunities to sample various vocational areas, from which learners will be able to make an informed decision on future progression routes. These courses also give learners an opportunity to improve their Numeracy, Literacy and IT skills. Learners will also have opportunities to develop Personal and Social Development skills.

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Work and Life Skills Entry LevelBarry

These courses offer learners at Pre-entry and Entry levels an identified pathway in either Life Skills or Work Skills. All learners typically have had a Statement of Educational Needs or IDP or EHCP.

All learners in this strand would have worked with the College Transition and Review officer to identify their long-term aim. An Initial Assessment of the full range of learner’s needs will be undertaken during the induction process to identify suitable targets and identified a route for progression. This course will take place at the Barry Campus.

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Work and Life Skills Entry LevelCardiff

These courses offer learners at Pre-entry and Entry levels an identified pathway in either Life Skills or Work Skills. All learners typically have had a Statement of Educational Needs or IDP or EHCP.

 

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Body and Paint Level 1 Level 1Cardiff

This engaging and motivating Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) is generally aimed at learners 16-19 years old, who have a keen interest to learn about various types of vehicle accident repair and different roles that are available in the retail motor industry.

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Brickwork Level 1Barry

Key components of the course will be to promote a safe environment, whilst you gain and develop the skills to construct a range of basic brick and block walls to Diploma level 1 standard

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Brickwork Level 1Cardiff

Key components of the course will be to promote a safe environment, whilst you gain and develop the skills to construct a range of basic brick and block walls to Diploma level 1 standard.

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BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Exploring the Creative Arts and Media Sectors (Colcot Road) Level 1Barry

This Level 1 Diploma in Exploring the Creative Arts and Media is aimed at providing a challenging and flexible programme of study related to the creative arts and media sectors. This course will suit anyone who is interested in a career in art and design. Students will get to explore a wide range of media and techniques including 3D design, ceramics, textiles, graphic communication, digital photography and painting. Personal and employability skills are developed through a broad range of units. Most students who successfully complete this course progress onto one of the Level 2 art and design related courses run at the College. The course provides potential to progress into employment in the creative industries in due course.

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BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure Level 1Cardiff

This Level 1 BTEC qualifications is designed to help learners understand the skills and knowledge needed to work in the sector.  They will be encouraged to demonstrate through participation in a wide range of sport and active leisure activities.

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Building Services Electrical / Plumbing Diploma Full Time Level 1 Level 1Barry

These qualifications are for candidates wishing to gain some understanding and practical experience of a variety of trades in the Building Services industry. The qualification covers a range of hand-skills and practical tasks in the following trade areas: Plumbing, Electrical Installation and Wall and Floor Tiling.

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Building Services Electrical / Plumbing Diploma Full Time Level 1 Level 1East Cardiff

These qualifications are for candidates wishing to gain some understanding and practical experience of a variety of trades in the Building Services industry. The qualification covers a range of hand-skills and practical tasks in the following trade areas: Plumbing, Electrical Installation and Wall and Floor Tiling.

 

Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

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Carpentry Level 1Barry

Key components of the course will be to promote a safe environment, whilst you develop your hand skills and learn basic wood working techniques to Diploma level 1 standard

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Carpentry Level 1Cardiff

You will learn the practical skills and gain theoretical knowledge and understanding of this trade, it will enable you to get the skills to go onto the progression routes at trade specific levels.

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Construction Operative Level 1Barry

This Construction Operative course is designed to give students a basic approach to construction operations. It prepares learners to progress onto a higher level construction trades specific course.

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Construction Operative ACT April Start Level 1East Cardiff

This course is designed to give you the foundation skills to enter the industry. Key components of the course will be to promote a safe environment, whilst you experience the skills in a variety of construction trades.

This specific course is a progression route for ACT learners but under subscription allows public entry onto the program.

Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

 

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Construction Operative ACT January Start FT Level 1 Level 1East Cardiff

This course is designed to give you the foundation skills to enter the industry. Key components of the course will be to promote a safe environment, whilst you experience the skills in a variety of construction trades.

This specific course is a progression route for ACT learners but under subscription allows public entry onto the program.

Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

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Construction Operatives Level 1East Cardiff

This Construction Operative course is designed to give students a basic approach to construction operations. It prepares learners to progress onto a higher level construction trades specific course.

The course will develop your knowleded and practical skills relating to construction operations and you will cover a range of activites and gain an experience of the tools and equipment of crafts including:

Bricklaying
carpentry
Painting and Decorating
Plastering
Wall and floor tiling

You will also learn how to:

Handle and store construction materials and components
Set out, cut, mix and fix construction components

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Diploma in Wall and Floor Tiling Full Time Level 1 Level 1Cardiff

This qualification is for candidates wishing to gain an understanding and practical experience of wall and floor tiling within the construction industry.  The qualifications covers a range of hand-skills and practical tasks regarding cutting and fixing wall and floor tiles.

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ESOL + Barbering Level 1One Canal Parade

The Barbering unit of the course will help you to develop the creative skill of using barbering techniques to create an image based on a theme. You will research media images, plan and develop your ideas to create a mood board which you will then present to others. You will then re-create the image you have developed using technical hair and beauty skills. You will base your image on a theme and present your image to an invited audience. Some of these sessions will take place in the College’s fully resourced hair & beauty salons so students will become familiar with working within these environments. This course forms the basis of the knowledge required for progression onto a level 2. There will be 3.5 hours in the salon; 9.5 hours of ESOL and 3 hours of Numeracy. 

Students who enrol on these courses need to be fully committed as we expect an attendance rate of 100%. Students whose attendance drops below 90% will be at risk of losing their places.

The course will prepare learners for nationally recognised qualifications in both ESOL and Hair & Beauty.  Students will also do Numeracy as part of the programme and this will also lead to a recognised qualification.

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ESOL + Business Administration Level 1One Canal Parade

The ESOL element of the courses focuses on the language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Grammar and specialist vocabulary related to business administration are also a very important part of this course and students will be able to develop these areas which will help to support them with the Business Administration component of the course. 

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ESOL + Hair & Beauty Level 1One Canal Parade

The Hair & Beauty unit of the course will help you to develop the creative skill of using both hairdressing and beauty techniques to create an image based on a theme. You will research media images, plan and develop your ideas to create a mood board which you will then present to others. You will then re-create the image you have developed using technical hair and beauty skills. You will base your image on a theme and present your image to an invited audience. Some of these sessions will take place in the College’s fully resourced hair & beauty salons so students will become familiar with working within these environments. This course forms the basis of the knowledge required for progression onto a level 2 Hair or Beauty course. There will be 3.5 hours in the salon; 9.5 hours of ESOL and 3 hours of Numeracy. 

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ESOL + Health & Social Care Level 1One Canal Parade

The ESOL element of the courses focuses on the language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Grammar and specialist vocabulary related to Health & Social Care/Childcare are also a very important part of this course and students will be able to develop these areas which will support them with the Health & Social Care/Childcare component of the course.

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ESOL + Hospitality & Catering Level 1One Canal Parade

The ESOL element of the courses focuses on the language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking.  Grammar and specialist vocabulary related to catering are also a very important part of this course and students will be able to develop these areas which will help to support then with the Hospitality and Catering component of the course.

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Hair & Beauty Therapy Level 1Cardiff

This NVQ Level 1 Diploma in Hair and Beauty Therapy will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills in preparation for a career as a hair or beauty therapist.  Throughout this qualification you will ensure responsibility to reduce risks to health and safety, prepare and maintain salon treatment work areas and contribute to the development of effective working relationships.

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Hairdressing and Beauty Level 1Barry

This Hairdressing & Beauty Level 1 course will suit you if you are new to the industry and have little or no experience of hairdressing and barbering and you are looking to be a Hairdressing Assistant, with the inclusion of the manicure unit you will experience working within the beauty therapy profession.

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Hospitality - Introduction Level 1East Cardiff

This Hospitality NVQ Level 1 Certificate in Food Preparation & Cooking and Certificate in Food & Beverage Service is for the more practical learner, and will provide you with a very good insight into the catering industry.  Learners will have an opportunity of working in the College's restaurant, in the kitchen and front of house.  The course will deliver the basic skills of professional cookery within the catering industry; these include literacy and numeracy which form the basics for a chef when following recipes and taking orders.  You will also work on personal and social skills throughout the year.

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Introduction to Health & Social Care, Early Years & Childcare Level 1Barry

This Introduction to Health & Social Care, Early Years & Childcare - BTEC Certificate Level 1 aims to develop learners' knowledge and awareness of the health, social care, children's care and young people's settings in Wales.

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Introduction to Health & Social Care, Early Years and Childcare Level 1East Cardiff

This Introduction to Health & Social Care, Early Years & Childcare - BTEC Certificate Level 1 aims to develop learners' knowledge and awareness of the health, social care, children's care and young people's settings in Wales.

Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

 

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Introduction to Health & Social Care, Early Years and Childcare Level 1East Cardiff

This Introduction to Health & Social Care, Early Years & Childcare - BTEC Certificate Level 1 aims to develop learners' knowledge and awareness of the health, social care, children's care and young people's settings in Wales.

Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

 

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IT Level 1Barry

This IT Users Diploma is designed for those who are new to IT. It is a practical course which focuses on the introduction to IT in the workplace.

You will learn by completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

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IT Level 1Barry

This IT Users Diploma is designed for those who are new to IT. It is a practical course which focuses on the introduction to IT in the workplace.

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IT Users - Certificate/Diploma Level 1Cardiff

This course is a practical, work-related one year Level 1 course. You learn by completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

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Light Vehicle Mechanic Level 1 Level 1East Cardiff

This Automotive Engineering Level 1 course will suit anyone who is interested in a career in light vehicle mechanics.

Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

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Mechanical Engineering Level 1Barry

This Mechanical Engineering Level 1 course will suit anyone who is interested in a career in General Engineering.  This course gives a background into Electro Mechanical Systems.

 

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Painting and Decorating Level 1Barry

Key components of the course will be to promote a safe environment, whilst you gain and develop the skills to conduct a range of painting and decorating practical to Diploma level 1 standard.

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Painting and Decorating Level 1Cardiff

Key components of the course will be to promote a safe environment, whilst you gain and develop the skills to conduct a range of painting and decorating practical to Diploma level 1 standard.

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Vocational Access Level 1Cardiff

The courses offer learners an introduction to college and opportunities to sample various vocational areas, from which learners will be able to make an informed decision on future progression routes. These courses also give learners an opportunity to improve their Numeracy, Literacy and IT skills.

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Vocational Access Gateway Level 1Barry

The courses offer learners an introduction to college and opportunities to sample various vocational areas, from which learners will be able to make an informed decision on future progression routes. These courses also give learners an opportunity to improve their Numeracy, Literacy and IT skills.

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Vocational Access Level 1 Level 1Barry

The courses offer learners an introduction to college and opportunities to sample various vocational areas, from which learners will be able to make an informed decision on future progression routes. These courses also give learners an opportunity to improve their Numeracy, Literacy and IT skills.

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VRQ Hospitality Level 1Cardiff

This 1 year course is designed for the more able L1 learner, who enjoys a mixture of both practical and theoretical learning and are new to the industry.  The Level 1 programme comprises of two qualifications; L1 Diploma in Introduction to Professional Cookery (VRQ) and L1 Certificate in Professional Food and Beverage Service (VRQ).  Both qualifications consist of both theory and practical application. The practical skills are soundly underpinned by some in-depth knowledge of the hospitality industry.  This meets the needs of learners who want to work in the kitchen as well as working 'front of house' within a hospitality environment.

 

Students will be expected to show that they can work alone and as part of a team and work in our Fine dining Restaurant on a rota basis. There may also be an opportunity for all learners to visit trade shows such as Hotelympia and different relevant establishments. The Diploma course is assessed through short answer questions and practical assessments.

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AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2Barry

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting covers a range of foundation accounting and finance skills in five mandatory units (240 guided learning hours). The purpose of this qualification is to ensure that students are well prepared to progress into a business, finance or professional accountancy career or further education.

 

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AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2Cardiff

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting covers a range of foundation accounting and finance skills in five mandatory units (240 guided learning hours). The purpose of this qualification is to ensure that students are well prepared to progress into a business, finance or professional accountancy career or further education.
All of the units within the qualification are mandatory. Four units are assessed individually in end-of-unit assessments, but this qualification also includes a synoptic assessment, sat towards the end of the qualification, which draws on and assesses knowledge and understanding from across the qualification:
• Bookkeeping Transactions
• Bookkeeping Controls
• Elements of Costing
• Using Accounting Software
• Work Effectively in Finance

A student completing this qualification will develop accountancy skills in double-entry bookkeeping and basic costing, as well as an understanding of purchase, sales and general ledgers. Students will learn to use accounting software and to develop the professional skills and behaviours needed to contribute effectively in the workplace. Working in accountancy requires good communication skills, IT skills and understanding of the business environment, all of which are included in the qualification.

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AAT Foundation Diploma in Accounting and Business Level 2East Cardiff

The AAT Foundation Diploma in Accounting and Business covers a range of foundation accounting, finance and business skills in nine mandatory units (330 guided learning hours).  The purpose of this qualification is to ensure that students are well prepared to progress into a business, finance or professional accountancy career or further education.

This qualification will prepare 16 - 19 year olds for junior and entry level accounting roles.  It delivers a solid foundation in finance administration - covering areas such as double entry book-keeping and basic costing principles, alongside complementary business communications and personal skills.

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Adult Foundation Level 2Barry

This Level 2 pathway aims to equip you with qualifications to provide better job prospects or prepare you for Level 3 study.

The course is aimed at mature learners who have life experience (at least 3 years out of full-time education) and some previous qualifications, but these may be at low grades, or been taken a long time ago!

 

 

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Adult Foundation Level 2Cardiff

This Level 2 pathway aims to equip you with qualifications to provide better job prospects or prepare you for Level 3 study.

The course is aimed at mature learners who have life experience (at least 3 years out of full-time education) and some previous qualifications, but these may be at low grades, or been taken a long time ago!

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Adult Foundation Level 2Cardiff

This Level 2 pathway aims to equip you with qualifications to provide better job prospects or prepare you for Level 3 study.

The course is aimed at mature learners who have life experience (at least 3 years out of full-time education) and some previous qualifications, but these may be at low grades, or been taken a long time ago!

 

 

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Aircraft Engineering Level 2Rhoose

The course is ideal for school leavers who are interested in both Aerospace and General Engineering. It gives a useful insight into the aviation world as well as providing the basis of knowledge for those wanting to progress onto higher level engineering courses.  It also helps to develop worthwhile practical skills and is good preparation for employment in the Aircraft Industry.

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Art and Design Level 2Barry

The Level 2 1st Diploma in Art and Design will suit anyone who is interested in a career within the Creative Industries. The course will provide students with a broad overview of working towards creative intentions as well as practical experience of using a wide range of materials and techniques. Successful completion of this course enables students to progress onto Level 3 courses at the college. 

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Art and Design Level 2Cardiff

This Art and Design Level 2 Diploma will suit anyone who is interested in a career in art and design. You will get to explore a wide range of media and design techniques including 3D design, ceramics, textiles, graphic communication, print making and painting. Most students who successfully complete this course progress onto one of the Level 3 art and design related courses run at the College. Successful completion of a level 3 course can allow you to progress onto university.

 

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Bakery Level 2Cardiff

This 1 year bakery course is designed for people who are considering further learning and progression in bakery training and education and will provide a foundation for a career in the bakery industry.  You will develop practical skills in bread and confectionery and will be required to work in the College's bakery.

This qualification will offer you the opportunity to develop intermediate practical skills and knowledge in a wide range of bakery manufacturing techniques.

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Beauty & Nail Services Level 2Cardiff

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services (QCF) is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed nail technician.

This qualification is based on the nail services National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading professional bodies as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior nail technician.

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Beauty and Spa Therapy Level 2Barry

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty and Spa Therapy General (QCF) is for learners seeking to work and develop their skills in a commercial setting and can only be delivered by colleges that have or have access to a 'real' salon and not a realistic working environment.

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Beauty and Spa Therapy Level 2Cardiff

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty and Spa Therapy General (QCF) is for learners seeking to work and develop their skills in a commercial setting and can only be delivered by colleges that have or have access to a 'real' salon and not a realistic working environment.

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Beauty Fast Track (PAL) Level 2East Cardiff

The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques is aimed at learners who are in a full-time Level 2 education programme and wish to pursue a career as an employed and/or self-employed beauty therapist.

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Beauty Therapy Level 2Barry

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General (QCF) is for learners seeking to work in and develop their skills in a commercial setting and can only be delivered by colleges that have or have access to a 'real' salon and not a realistic working environment.

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Beauty Therapy (City Centre) FT Level 2 Level 2Cardiff

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General (QCF) is for learners seeking to work in and develop their skills in a commercial setting and can only be delivered by colleges that have or have access to a 'real' salon and not a realistic working environment.

This qualification includes all the required elements to work efectively as a beauty therapist including:
•Facial skincare
•Enhancement of eyebrows and eyelashes
•Waxing services
•Manicure
•Pedicure
•Effectiveness at work
•Health and safety
•Promoting additional products and services to clients

Learners will further develop their understanding and skills base by selecting a number of optional specialist units.  This qualification's structure provides learners with the flexibility to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills depending upon their designated career pathway as a junior beauty therapist.

You will be supervised by technical staff and assessed on your competence.  You will be assessed through a number of methods which include:
•Continuous assessment including practical competence
•E-portfolio of evidence

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Bench Joinery (Program of Accelerated Learning) Level 2Level 2Barry

This Level 2 Diploma in Wood Trades qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. 

This program of accelerated learning has been developed to fast track learners from basic skills up to a level 2 standard within a structured delivery.  It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in Wood Trades in the construction industry or progress to further training.

This qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge; industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

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Body Repair Level 2Cardiff

This full time Body Repair course covers the main aspects of Vehicle Body Repair at an Intermediate Level (Level 2)

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Brickwork (Program of Accelerate Learning) Level 2Level 2Barry

This Level 2 Diploma in Trowel Trades qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. 

This program of accelerated learning has been developed to fast track learners from basic skills up to a level 2 standard within a structured delivery. It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in Trowel Trades in the construction industry or progress to further training.

This qualification supports the Learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge; industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

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Brickwork(Program of Accelerated Learning) Level 2Level 2Cardiff

This Level 2 Diploma in Trowel Trades qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. 

This program of accelerated learning has been developed to fast track learners from basic skills up to a level 2 standard within a structured delivery. It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in Trowel Trades in the construction industry or progress to further training.

This qualification supports the Learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge; industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

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BTEC Applied Science - BTEC First Diploma Level 2Cardiff

The BTEC in Applied Science is a one-year full time course designed for learners considering a future career in the science industry.  It is a vocational course delivering a wide range of theoretical and practical skills to develop learners’ understanding and knowledge of scientific principles. The course also allows progression to a more specialised Level 3 Vocational course or on to A Levels Sciences for those who gain Distinction.

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BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Public Services (NQF) Level 2Cardiff

These qualifications in Public Services are targeted at learners who would like to gain employment in the public services sector and will give learners and in-depth view of opportunities that are available within this sector. The qualifications will develop learners’ abilities through the knowledge and skills gained in the programme and are suitable for learners who would like to know more about employment in uniformed public services.


The vocational context of the qualifications allows for effective delivery through assignment briefs and examinations (Level 2). This provides learners with realistic, work-based scenarios and projects and allows them to gain access and exposure to a variety of Uniformed Public Services that includes the British Armed Forces and Emergency Services.  Learners are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning and achievement with tutor guidance and support.

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Car Repair and Maintenance Level 2Barry

This Full Time Car Repair Course covers the main aspects of Vehicle Repair and Servicing at an Intermediate Level (Level 2) and is based at the Colcot Rd workshops in Barry.

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Car Repair and Maintenance Level 2Cardiff

This Full Time Car Repair and Maintenance Course covers the main aspects of Vehicle Repair and Servicing at an Intermediate Level (Level 2)

 

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Car Repair and Maintenance Level 2East Cardiff

This Full Time Car Repair and Maintenance Course covers the main aspects of Vehicle Repair and Servicing at an Intermediate Level (Level 2)

Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

 

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Children's Care Learning and Development CACHE (Welsh Medium) Level 2Cardiff

Gofal, Dysgu a Datblygiad Plant CACHE (cyfrwng Cymraeg)

Mae’r cwrs Lefel 2 hwn mewn Gofal, Dysgu a Datblygiad Plant yn eich paratoi i weithio gyda babanod, plant a phobl ifanc ar lefel oruchwyliol. Gall hyn fod mewn amrywiaeth o leoliadau ac amgylcheddau yn y sector Gwasanaethau Plant, e.e. meithrinfeydd preifat, ysgolion, Cychwyn Cadarn, Dechrau’n Deg, a chlybiau cyn ac ar ôl ysgol. Mae’r cwrs yn cynnig cipolwg ar weithio gyda phlant o adeg eu geni hyd at 16 mlwydd oed, a byddwch yn treulio cyfnodau mewn lleoliadau gwaith yn rheolaidd.

 

Sylwch: bydd myfyrwyr yn treulio tua 15 awr yr wythnos yn y coleg a 2 ddiwrnod mewn lleoliad gwaith - **gall yr oriau newid.

This course in Children's Care Learning and Development (CCLD), Level 2 prepares you to work with babies, children and young people in a supervised capacity.  This could be in a range of settings and environments within the sector of Children's Services e.g. private nurseries, schools, Sure Start, Flying Start, Before & After School clubs.  The course offers an insight into working with children from birth to 16 years of age and you will undertake regular work placements.

Note; Students spend approximately 15 hours per week in college plus 2 days at placement - **hours are subject to change.

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Children's Care, Learning and Development CACHE Level 2Barry

This CACHE Level 2 Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development (Wales and Northern Ireland) qualification is designed to help learners build the knowledge and skills needed when working under supervision with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age.  It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas working in children's settings including early years.

Students will spend two days a week in college and three days in a work experience placement. Occasional blocks of one or two weeks of work experience are integrated into the course.

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Children's Care, Learning and Development CACHE Level 2Cardiff

This CACHE Level 2 Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development (Wales and Northern Ireland) qualification is designed to help learners build the knowledge and skills needed when working under supervision with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age.  It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas working in children's settings including early years.

Students will spend two days a week in college and three days in a work experience placement. Occasional blocks of one or two weeks of work experience are integrated into the course.

Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

 

 

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Children's Care, Learning and Development CACHE Level 2East Cardiff

This CACHE Level 2 Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development (Wales and Northern Ireland) qualification is designed to help learners build the knowledge and skills needed when working under supervision with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age.  It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas working in children's settings including early years.

Students will spend two days a week in college and three days in a work experience placement. Occasional blocks of one or two weeks of work experience are integrated into the course.

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Children's Care, Learning and Development CACHE Level 2Michaelston

This CACHE Level 2 Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development (Wales and Northern Ireland) qualification is designed to help learners build the knowledge and skills needed when working under supervision with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age.  It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas working in children's settings including early years.

Students will spend two days a week in college and three days in a work experience placement. Occasional blocks of one or two weeks of work experience are integrated into the course.

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Construction and The Built Environment Level 2Cardiff

Our construction and the built environment course is ideal for you if  wish to become and Architect, Building Surveyor, Construction Manager, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or follow any other professional career pathway in the sector. This programme will provide you with the technical and professional skills needed to progress onto an apprenticeship or into university. It will also provide you with a recognised qualification that will act as a springboard into your desired career.

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Creative Media Production [1 Year Diploma] Level 2Cardiff

The Edexcel BTEC Diploma in Creative Media Production aims to give you a real understanding of how the creative subjects work within the industry. The course is continually assessed and while practical work is undertaken students are also required to do research and written work. These skills are important if you want to work in the media industry.

The Welsh Baccalaureate makes up part of the qualification framework and helps you to understand how your subject knowledge benefits the wider community; you can explore local, national and global issues.

You will also have the opportunity to gain Essential Skills in information and Communication Technology, Application of Number and Communications as well as Problem Solving, Working with Others and Imporving Own Learning.

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Diploma in Construction and The Built Environment Level 2 Level 2Barry

Construction and the Built Environment is an ideal subject for students wishing to become and Architect, Building Surveyor, Construction Manager, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or follow any other professional career pathway in the sector. This course will provide you with the fundamental knowledge required for entry into the construction industry and it will provide you with a recognised qualification that will act as a springboard into higher education.

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Electrical & Electronic Engineering Level 2Cardiff

This Engineering EAL Diploma will suit anyone who is looking for a career in Engineering or a related area. It allows you to learn the basics and try your hand at different trades and careers, to help you find out what you enjoy and what suits you most. You gain the opportunity to experience mechanical, electrical, electronic engineering, and general engineering. On this course there are range of practical and theory sessions. You will gain a range of industry qualifications

 

 

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Electrical Installation Level 2Barry

This Electrical Level 2 course will suit anyone who is interested in a career in Electrical Installation. This course is suitable as a stepping stone to becoming an Electrician.

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Emergency First Aid Level 2Cardiff

This qualification is aimed at low risk workplaces.

The Emergency First Aid course is designed to equip candidates with the minimum knowledge and skills required to save lives in a medical emergency. This course is run over 18 hours and includes both theory and practical sessions, and will gave a thorough insight to dealing with basic medical emergencies.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to manage and treat basic First Aid injuries.  Candidate will also be fully aware of their roles and responsibilities as a First Aider.

 

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Engineering Level 2Barry

This Engineering EAL Diploma will suit anyone who is looking for a career in Engineering or a related area. It allows you to learn the basics and try your hand at different trades and careers, to help you find out what you enjoy and what suits you most. You gain the opportunity to experience mechanical, electrical, electronic engineering, and general engineering. On this course there are range of practical and theory sessions. You will gain a range of industry qualifications.

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English - GCSE Resit Level 2East Cardiff

This English Language GCSE is a one-year, 3 hour per week resit course for full time CAVC learners. You will take this course alongside your full time vocational or A Level programme. 

The GCSE classes are offered at our Eastern Community Campus.

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English Language - GCSE Resit Level 2Barry

This English Language GCSE is a one-year, 3 hour per week resit course for full time CAVC learners. You will take this course alongside your full time vocational or A Level programme. 

The GCSE classes are offered at the following Barry sites; Colcot Road, ICAT 

You will be using and improving the four language skills of Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. You will read, discuss and write about many different kinds of writing: some will be fiction (stories and extracts from novels), some will be non-fiction (articles, leaflets, advertisements and extracts from biographies and non-fiction writing), and you will practise different kinds of writing for yourself.

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Enhanced Engineering Diploma in Aircraft Engineering Level 2Rhoose

The course is ideal for school leavers who are interested in both Aerospace and General Engineering. It gives a useful insight into the aviation world as well as providing the basis of knowledge for those wanting to progress onto higher level engineering courses.  It also helps to develop worthwhile practical skills and is good preparation for employment in the Aircraft Industry.

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Enhanced Engineering in Electrical Installation Level 2 Level 2Cardiff

This Electrical Level 2 course will suit anyone who is interested in a career in Electrical Installation. This course is suitable as a stepping stone to becoming an Electrician.

The Enhanced pathway is available only to learners meeting certain eligibility requirements.  For learners aged 24 or over on start date of the course, the alternative Electrical course code EECC2F40 is available.

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Enhanced Engineering in Plumbing Level 2 Level 2Barry

This Plumbing level 2 course will suit anyone who is interested in a career in the plumbing industry, this course is great stepping stone to become a plumber. 

The Enhanced pathway is available only to learners meeting certain requirements, you must be under the age of 24 years at the start of this course to be able to take the course.  For those interested in the Plumbing Level 2 course but above 24 years of age, there is a Plumbing Full Time Level 2 course available in City Centre, for this course please search this course code HPCC2F07.

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ESOL + AAT Level 2One Canal Parade

The ESOL element of the course focuses on the language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Grammar and specialist vocabulary related to accounting are also a very important part of this course - students will be able to develop these areas which will help to support them with the AAT component of the course.

AAT Qualifications are recognised by employers as practical and technical qualifications that prepare students for the world of work and for working specifically in accountancy and finance roles. 

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ESOL + Health & Childcare Level 2One Canal Parade

The ESOL element of the courses focuses on the language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Grammar and specialist vocabulary related to health & social care/childcare are also a very important part of this course and students will be able to develop these areas which will support them with the Health & Social Care/Childcare component of the course.

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ESOL + IT Level 2One Canal Parade

The ESOL element of the course focuses on the language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking.  Grammar and specialist vocabulary related to IT are also a very important part of this course and students will be able to develop these areas which will help to support them with the IT component of the course.

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Extended Certificate in IT Level 2Barry

This Information Technology Level 2 course is practical and work-related for those interested in computers.

You will learn by completing assignments and projects based on realistic workplace activities, situations and demands.

This course is available only to learners meeting certain requirements, you must be under the age of 24 years at the start of this course to be able to take the course.

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Extended Certificate in IT Level 2Cardiff

This Information Technology Level 2 course is practical and work-related for those interested in computers.

You will learn by completing assignments and projects based on realistic workplace activities, situations and demands.

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Extended Certificate in IT Level 2East Cardiff

One this course you will learn a wide variation of skills including animation and software development. 

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GCSE - English Level 2East Cardiff

You will be using and improving the four language skills of Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. You will read, discuss and write about many different kinds of writing: some will be fiction (stories and extracts from novels), some will be non-fiction (articles, leaflets, advertisements and extracts from biographies and non-fiction writing), and you will practise different kinds of writing for yourself. 

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Hairdressing (WBQ) Level 2Cardiff

Due to popular demand we are no longer accepting applications for this particular course for 2018 entry. Please return to our course search to select a similar or alternative course to apply for. You can also contact our Admissions Team should you need any Advice and Guidance at info@cavc.ac.uk

 

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (QCF)course is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self employed junior hairdresser/stylist.

This qualification is based on the Level 2 Hairdressing National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's lead hairdressing professional association (The Hairdressing Council) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior hairdresser/stylist.

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Hairdressing and Beauty Level 2Barry

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing & Beauty (QCF) course is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self employed junior hairdresser/stylist, beauty therapist.

This qualification is based on the Level 2 Hairdressing National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's lead hairdressing professional association (The Hairdressing Council) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners as a junior hairdresser/stylist with the inclusion of the beauty units you will experience working within the beauty therapy profession.

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Health & Social Care Level 2Barry

This Health & Social Care Level 2 Diploma is a one-year full-time course, aimed at students who wish to work in the Health or Social Care industry. This course will give you a good basic understanding for employment in any care field. Students will undertake regular work placements and follow a broad vocational programme of study. 

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Health and Social Care Level 2Cardiff

This Health & Social Care Level 2 Diploma is a one-year full-time course, aimed at students who wish to work in the Health or Social Care industry. This course will give you a good basic understanding for employment in any care field. Students will undertake regular work placements and follow a broad vocational programme of study.  

This course will run at the new 'City Centre' Campus.

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Health and Social Care Level 2East Cardiff

This Health & Social Care Level 2 Diploma is a one-year full-time course, aimed at students who wish to work in the Health or Social Care industry. This course will give you a good basic understanding for employment in any care field. Students will undertake regular work placements and follow a broad vocational programme of study.  

Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

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Hospitality - Introduction Level 2Barry

This Hospitality NVQ Level 1 Certificate in Food Preparation & Cooking and Certificate in Food & Beverage Service is for the more practical learner, and will provide you with a very good insight into the catering industry. Learners will have an opportunity of working in the College's Glamorgan Suite restaurant, in the kitchen and front of house. The course will deliver the basic skills of professional cookery within the catering industry; these include literacy and numeracy which form the basics for a chef when following recipes and taking orders. You will also work on personal and social skills throughout the year.

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L2 Professional Cookery & Food Service-VRQ Level 2Cardiff

This 1 year course will suit learners who have already achieved VRQ L1 in Professional Cookery & Food Service or somebody who has some basic skills and experience as a chef, probably from a role where you work under supervision or work in the food and beverage service industry in front of house. Candidates want to gain formal qualifications and increase their skills so that they can take on a more senior role.

Students will be expected to show that they can work alone and as part of a team and work in our Fine dining Restaurant on a rota basis. There may also be an opportunity for all learners to visit trade shows such as Hotelympia and different relevant establishments. The Diploma course is assessed through short answer questions and practical assessments.

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Maths - GCSE Resit Level 2Barry

This Maths GCSE is a one-year, 3 hours per week resit course for full time CAVC learners. You will take this course alongside your full time vocational or A Level programme. 

The GCSE classes are offered at the following Barry sites; Colcot Road, ICAT 

This course covers the four main areas of mathematics: algebra, geometry and probability; numbers; measure and statistics.

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Maths - GCSE Resit Level 2East Cardiff

This Maths GCSE is a one-year, 3 hours per week resit course for full time CAVC learners. You will take this course alongside your full time vocational or A Level programme. 

The GCSE classes are offered at our Eastern Community Campus, Cardiff.

This course covers the four main areas of mathematics: algebra, geometry and probability; numbers; measure and statistics.

This GCSE is one of two mathematics based GCSEs (the other being GCSE Mathematics-Numeracy) and it may be studied with or without GCSE Mathematics-Numeracy. GCSE Mathematics has all the content of GCSE Mathematics–Numeracy with additional content in the areas of algebra, geometry and probability.

There are two exams in June, one with a calculator and one without.

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Medical Secretaries Level 2Barry

Learners will develop personal and practical skills in how to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and members of the health service team and gain an understanding of hospital and general practice procedures, diary management, filing, the use of office equipment and IT.

Learners will also develop an understanding of health and safety in the workplace and its impact on the working environment particularly with regard to the hazards relating to the medical field. They will also gain an understanding of and be able to correctly use a range of medical terms, develop an understanding of the principles of medical ethics and etiquette and confidentiality which are essential to fulfilling the role of the medical administrator/receptionist.

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Music Level 2Cardiff

The Level 2 Diploma for Music Practitioners is aimed at budding musicians and producers who wish to gain a further understanding and develop their skills within the music industry. It gives a taste of both Music Performance and Music Technology.

 

Whilst the course is full time, it only requires students to be in during 2 days of the week. The timetable is currently spread across a Tuesday & Thursday.

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Painting & Decorating (Program of Accelerated Learning) Level 2Level 2Barry

This Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. 

This program of accelerated learning has been developed to fast track learners from basic skills up to a level 2 standard within a structured delivery.  It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in Painting and Decorating in the construction industry or progress to further training.

This qualification supports the Learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge; industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

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Painting & Decorating (Programme of Accelerated Learning) Level 2Level 2Cardiff

This Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. 

This program of accelerated learning has been developed to fast track learners from basic skills up to a Level 2 standard within a structured delivery.  It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in Painting and Decorating in the construction industry or progress to further training.

This qualification supports the Learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge; industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

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PAL in Business Administration Full Time Level 1/2 Level 2Cardiff

The Administration - OCR Diploma course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to develop the skills regarded as essential by today's employers. From Customer Service to Text and Word Processing this course covers everything you need to know about a role in administration.

 

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PAL in Plumbing Skills Full Time Level 2 Level 2Cardiff

The qualification covers many areas within plumbing and domestic heating, such as hot and cold water supplies, sanitation and understanding health and safety within Building Services Engineering.  Candidates will be assessed by on-demand multiple choice tests and practical assignments.

This qualification could lead directly into employment, offering learners the chance to develop their skills and knowledge to a high standard recognised by the industry.  Learners may also progress from the Level 2 qualifications straight through to Level 3.

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Plastering (Program of Accelerated Learning) FT Level 2Level 2Cardiff

This Level 2 Diploma in Plastering qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. 

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Professional Cookery Level 2Barry

The Level 2 Diploma will suit you if you have some basic skills and experience as a chef, probably from a role where you can work under supervision.  You want to gain a formal qualification and increase your skills so that you can take on a more senior role.

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Programme of Accelerated Learning - Hairdressing L1/2 Level 2Cardiff

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing is aimed at learners who are in a full-time Level 2 education programme and wish to pursue a career as an employed and/or self-employed junior hairdresser/stylist. This qualification also forms part of the intermediate hairdressing apprenticeship framework which is delivered in the workplace.

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Programme of Accelerated Learning Hairdressing (Colcot) Full Time Level 1/2 Level 2Barry

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing is aimed at learners who are in a full-time Level 2 education programme and wish to pursue a career as an employed and/or self-employed junior hairdresser/stylist. This qualification also forms part of the intermediate hairdressing apprenticeship framework which is delivered in the workplace

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Site Carpentry (Program of Accelerated Learning) Level 2Level 2Barry

This Level 2 Diploma in Wood Trades qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. 

This program of accelerated learning has been developed to fast track learners from basic skills up to a level 2 standard within a structured delivery.  It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in Wood Trades in the construction industry or progress to further training.

This qualification supports the Learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge; industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

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Site Carpentry (Program of Accelerated Learning) Level 2Level 2Cardiff

This Level 2 Diploma in Wood Trades qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification.

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Sport Level 2Cardiff

This Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Sport (QCF) will give you a broad understanding of Sports Studies and an understanding of the importance of sport and exercise in modern society. Students will be able to apply their knowledge in a practical sport setting. 

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Tiling (Programme of Accelerated Learning) Level 2Level 2Cardiff

This qualification is for candidates wishing to gain a qualification in wall and floor tiling, within the construction industry. The qualification covers a range of theory based exams and practical assignment to address the awarding body requirements.

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Travel & Tourism Level 2Barry

This City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Travel and Tourism is for those who would like a career working in the travel and tourism industry. This course will prepare you for employment as a:


•Holiday centre worker/manager
•Holiday representative
•Tour guide
•Tourist information centre assistant
•Travel agent

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Truck and Bus Repair & Maintenance Level 2Cardiff

This Full Time Truck and Bus Repair Course covers the main aspects of Vehicle Repair and Servicing at an Intermediate Level (Level 2) and is based at the brand new Automotive Centre in Dumballs Road.

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Vehicle Refinishing Level 2Cardiff

This Full Time Vehicle Refinishing Course covers the main aspects of Vehicle Refinishing (Painting) at an Intermediate Level (Level 2)

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Level 3 Award in Holistic Crystal Therapy Level 3Barry

The Level 3 Award in Holistic Crystal Therapy course will able you to learn how to provide a crystal therapy treatment to your clients.  You will develop an understanding of varied methods of crystal therapy application and further expand your abilities to evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment.

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90 Credit Diploma in Coaching Development and Fitness Level 3Partner

The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport will suit anyone with an interest in sport, fitness, sports development and sports coaching. 

The first year of study on this course leads to a BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport qualification (equivalent to 1 A Level) and can lead to a BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport qualification if it is taken up for a second year which is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

This course will be located at Cardiff Arms Park.

 

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AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3Barry

The AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting covers a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns. Students will learn and master financial processes, including accounting principles and concepts, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts, VAT issues in business, management accounting costing techniques and ethical practices for accountants. This qualification further delivers software skills through spreadsheet training for accounting.
This qualification comprises six mandatory units (390 guided learning hours). The purpose of this qualification is to ensure that students are well prepared to progress into a business, finance or professional accountancy career or into further education.

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AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3Cardiff

The AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting covers a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns. Students will learn and master financial processes, including accounting principles and concepts, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts, VAT issues in business, management accounting costing techniques and ethical practices for accountants. This qualification further delivers software skills through spreadsheet training for accounting.
This qualification comprises six mandatory units (390 guided learning hours). The purpose of this qualification is to ensure that students are well prepared to progress into a business, finance or professional accountancy career or into further education.

 

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Access to Biosciences Level 3Cardiff

The Access to Life and Biological Sciences is an intensive one-year course that will prepare you for a range of university courses including: Biosciences, Forensic Science, Biology, Biomedical Science, Food and Science Technology, Healthcare Science, Dental Technology, Nursing, ODP, Physiotherapy, Occupational Health, Dietetics, Radiography and Pharmacy.

Major subject areas that will be covered include: Human Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry. All students are also required to study Numeracy, Communications and Study Skills as mandatory core subjects. Weekly personal tutorials are held to support you through your studies.

This course is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to progress into Higher Education. The content of the course typically allows students to progress to university courses.

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Access to Engineering Level 3Cardiff

This course aims to prepare learners for study in Engineering in Higher Education. 
This course is designed for those learners who, because of social, educational or individual circumstances, may have achieved few, if any, prior qualifications. This may include adults who wish to change career, younger learners with substantial life experience post compulsory education, or those from under-represented groups in higher education (HE).

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Access to Health Sciences Level 3Barry

The Access to Health Sciences is an intensive, one-year course that will prepare you for university study of the health sciences.  

Major subject areas that will be covered include: Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry and Psychology. All students are also required to study Numeracy, Communications and Study Skills as mandatory core subjects. Weekly personal tutorials are held to support you through your studies.

 

 

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Access to Health Sciences Level 3Cardiff

The Access to Health Sciences is an intensive, one-year course that will prepare you for university study of the health sciences.  

Major subject areas that will be covered include: Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry and Psychology. All students are also required to study Numeracy, Communications and Study Skills as mandatory core subjects. Weekly personal tutorials are held to support you through your studies.

 

 

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Access to Humanities Level 3Cardiff

This Access to Education and Humanities course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to progress into higher education courses such as teaching, literature, history and geography.

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Access to Social Sciences Level 3Cardiff

This Access to Social Sciences course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to progress into higher education.
 
This is an intensive course so you must be certain you are ready for both the academic demands and the workload of the course. On successfully completing the course, you will achieve the Access to HE Diploma qualification. This is a nationally recognised qualification that is accepted for entry into Higher Education courses.

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Accounting - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Accounting - AS Level course is the first year of the Accounting A Level.  It is suitable for anyone hoping to progress into a career in business, finance or accounting and will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to assess the performance of all types of business organisations.

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Aeronautical Engineering [1 Year Diploma] Level 3Rhoose

The course, equivalent to 3 AS Levels, is ideal for school leavers who are interested in both Aerospace and General Engineering. It gives a useful insight into the aviation world as well as providing the basis of knowledge for those wanting to progress onto higher level engineering courses. It also helps to develop worthwhile practical skills and is good preparation for employment in the Aircraft Industry.

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Applied Science (Forensic Science) - National Diploma Level 3Cardiff

The BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Applied Science is a qualification for post-16 learners who want to continue their science education through applied and practical  learning and whose aim is to progress either to university or employment in the science sector. The course is ideal for learners who have an interest in being lab technicians; working in forensic, analytical or medical science; becoming a nurse or a paramedic or for learners who want to study general/applied science at university.

 

This is a two year course. The qualification achieved at the end of the two years is equivalent to two A Levels.

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Art & Design Level 3Cardiff

This Art & Design 90 Credit Diploma is an exciting, creative and demanding one year course and is equivalent to 1.5 ‘A’ Levels. It prepares students for a career in the creative industries, offering a range of practical subjects within art and design.  After completion of the course learners would either proceed to year 2 of the extended diploma or go directly to employment in the creative industries. The 90 credit Diploma offers a broad base of knowledge and skills in Art and Design processes allowing for personal exploration and creativity. It is open to all learners who wish to pursue a creative career.

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Art & Design - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Art and Design – A2 Level is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

The course enables learners to explore an internally set unit of a Personal Investigation and a Externally Set Assignment. The learner will develop their skills in contextual understanding, creative making, reflective recording and personal presentation.

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Art & Design - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Art and Design - AS Level is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student. 


The course enables learners to explore an internally set unit of Personal Creative Enquiry. The candidate will develop their skills in contextual understanding, creative making, reflective recording and personal presentation.

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Art & Design - Foundation Studies Diploma [Level 3/4] Level 3Barry

This WJEC Foundation Studies Diploma in Art and Design aims to introduce you to the broad range of opportunities in art and design.  You will gain a Level 3/4 qualification which will have an impact on UCAS points and applications to HE Colleges. During the year you will build up your portfolio of work to prepare you for progression on to University and you will be able to experiment with a range of media to further your skills and help you decide the right choice of art and design degree. 

Anticipating that you will have gained some prior art and design learning you will need to be 18+ years of age to apply for the course.

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Art, Craft and Design [1 Year Diploma] Level 3Barry

This BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in Art, Craft and Design course will suit those who wish to explore different areas of art, craft and design. The course allows you to try various media and techniques, with a view to specialising in a particular area later in the course. Once this qualification is achieved, you can top up your diploma to an extended diploma with an extra year of study. This course, equivalent to two or three A Levels, can provide enough UCAS points to progress onto university. 

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Bakery FT Level 3 Level 3Cardiff

This 1 year program is designed for learners who are considering further learning and progression in bakery training and education and will provide a higher level for a career in the bakery industry. You will develop practical skills in breads and confectionery and will be required to work in the College's bakery.

 

This qualification will offer learners the opportunity to develop higher level practical skills and knowledge in a wide range of bakery manufacturing techniques. 

 

Students will be expected to show that they can work alone and as part of a team. There may also be an opportunity for all learners to visit trade shows such as Hotelympia, Cake International and relevant establishments.

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Beauty and Spa Therapy Level 3Barry

The VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty and Spa Therapy is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed beauty/spa therapist.

This qualification is recognised by the UK's leading professional bodies, as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a beauty/spa therapist.

 

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Beauty and Spa Therapy Level 3Cardiff

The VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty and Spa Therapy is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed beauty/spa therapist.

This qualification is recognised by the UK's leading professional bodies, as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a beauty and spa therapist.

 

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Beauty Therapy Massage Level 3Cardiff

The VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Massage (QCF) is a technical level vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed beauty therapy massage therapist.  This qualfication is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading professional bodies, as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a beauty massage therapist.

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Bench Joinery Level 3Barry

You will learn the practical skills and gain theoretical knowledge and understanding of this trade.  It will enable you to get the skills to go onto the progression routes at trade specific levels.

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Biology - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Biology - A2 is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

This course follows on from AS Biology and covers Energy, Homeostasis and the Environment, Variation, Inheritance and Options and a practical exam.

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Biology - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Biology - AS level is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

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Brickwork Level 3Barry

You will experience larger more complex projects to complete.  This course provides you with the opportunity to develop your skills to industry required standards at Level 3.

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BTEC - Applied Science Level 3Cardiff

The BTEC in Applied Science is a one-year full time course designed for learners considering a future career in the science industry.  It is a vocational course delivering a wide range of theoretical and practical skills to develop learners’ understanding and knowledge of scientific principles. The course also allows progression to a more specialised Level 3 Vocational course or on to A Levels Sciences for those who gain Distinction.

 

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BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Public Services (Year 1) Level 3Cardiff

BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Public Services (Year 1).  These qualifications in Public Services are targeted at learners who would like to gain employment in the public services sector and will give learners and in-depth view of opportunities that are available within this sector. The qualifications will develop learners’ abilities through the knowledge and skills gained in the programme and are suitable for learners who would like to know more about employment in uniformed public services.


The vocational context of the qualifications allows for effective delivery through assignment briefs and examinations (Level 2). This provides learners with realistic, work-based scenarios and projects and allows them to gain access and exposure to a variety of Uniformed Public Services that includes the British Armed Forces and Emergency Services.  Learners are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning and achievement with tutor guidance and support.

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BTEC Photography Level 3Cardiff

Explore and develop your creative skills and knowledge across a range of photographic techniques. By studying this course students will receive a comprehensive introduction to the subject of photography. You will gain practical experience in many aspects of photography by learning from the teaching team and by using our photographic facilities. A focus on developing creative thinking, and developing skills and ideas, will prepare you for progression into higher education or employment within the creative industries. 

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Building Services Electrical / Plumbing Diploma Full Time Level 1 Level 3Cardiff

These qualifications are for candidates wishing to gain some understanding and practical experience of a variety of trades in the Building Services industry. The qualification covers a range of hand-skills and practical tasks in the following trade areas: Plumbing, Electrical Installation and Wall and Floor Tiling.

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Business Level 3Cardiff

The EDEXCEL Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate and BTEC Diploma in Business course is a practical, work related qualification.  This course is equivalent to two A Levels.  Students learn by completing projects and assignments that are based upon realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

 

 

 

 

 

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Business Administration Level 3Cardiff

This Administration OCR Diploma course is designed to give you the opportunity to start an interesting and rewarding career in administration. You will develop the skills and abilities considered essential by employers to tackle a wide range of administration duties with confidence.

 

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Business Studies - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Business Studies A2 is a one-year course of study and should be taken in conjunction with two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

A2 Business Studies follows on from AS and covers, in two units:  

Unit 3 Business Analysis and Strategy.

Unit 3 builds on the theory introduced in Units 1 and 2. As the title suggests, the emphasis in this unit is on understanding and using analytical techniques and developing appropriate business strategies.

Students will need to understand, construct and analyse a range of decision-making models and appraisal methods used by businesses to decide on their strategy.

Learners need to develop analytical skills to investigate business opportunities and problems in a number of different contexts and evaluate a range of quantitative and qualitative data to suggest possible strategic responses from businesses.

This exam will be assessed using a variety of questions based on mini-business related scenarios. 

 

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Business Studies - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Business Studies - AS Level is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student. 

AS-level Business Studies encourage learners to:

 

• Develop an enthusiasm for studying business.

• Gain a holistic understanding of business in a range of contexts.

• Develop a critical understanding of organisations and their ability to meet society’s needs and wants.

• Understand that business behaviour can be studied from a range of perspectives.

• Generate enterprising and creative approaches to business opportunities, problems and issues.

• Be aware of the dilemmas and responsibilities faced by organisations and stakeholders. 

• Acquire a range of relevant business related skills, including decision making, problem-solving, the ability to work with others and improving your own performance. 

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Business [2 Year - Extended Diploma] Level 3Cardiff

The EDEXCEL Level 3 BTEC Foundation Diploma in Business and BTEC Extended Diploma in Business course is a practical, work related qualification.  This course is equivalent to three A Levels.  Students learn by completing projects and assignments that are based upon realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

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Carpentry Level 3Cardiff

You will learn the practical skills and gain theoretical knowledge and understanding of this trade, it will enable you to get the skills to go onto the progression routes at trade specific levels.

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Chemistry - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Chemistry - A2 is a one-year course of study and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

A qualification in Chemistry can lead to a higher education course in Chemistry, Engineering or other science/technology related subjects, or to employment where knowledge of Chemistry would be useful.

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Chemistry - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Chemistry - AS level is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. This course is also available as an evening class.

The aims of this AS Chemistry course are to encourage students to:

• Develop their interest in, and enthusiasm for Chemistry, including developing an interest in further study and careers in Chemistry.
• Appreciate how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society.
• Develop and demonstrate a deeper appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of How Science Works.
• Develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of Chemistry and how they relate to each other.

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Children' Care Learning and Development CACHE Level 3East Cardiff

The CACHE Level 3 Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development course is designed to build the skills and knowledge needed when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age.

It can lead to the following job roles:
•  Care Worker
•  Child minder
•  Nursery Practitioner
•  Pre-school worker
•  Out of School Childcare worker
•  Cylch Meithrin worker
•  Learning Support Assistant
•  Crèche Assistants

Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

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Children's Care, Learning and Development (Bilingual) Level 3Cardiff

The CACHE Level 3 Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development (Bilingual) course is designed to build the skills and knowledge needed when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age.

It can lead to the following job roles:

  • Child worker
  • Child minder
  • Nursery Practitioner
  • Pre-school worker
  • Out of school childcare worker
  • Cylch Meithrin worker
  • Learning support assistant
  • Creche Assistants

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Children's Care, Learning and Development CACHE Level 3Barry

The CACHE Level 3 Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development course is designed to build the skills and knowledge needed when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age.

It can lead to the following job roles:

•Care Worker
•Child minder
•Nursery Practitioner
•Pre-school worker
•Out of School Childcare worker
•Cylch Meithrin worker
•Learning Support Assistant
•Crèche Assistants

 

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Children's Care, Learning and Development [Extended Diploma] Level 3Cardiff

This Extended Diploma in Children's Care, Learning & Development course is aimed at learners who have successfully achieved the CCLD L3 Diploma.  It builds on and extends the learning gained throughout the CCLD L3 providing the learner with the necessary UCAS points to apply to H.E. (a maximum of 420 points)

This course will be taught at the 'New City Centre Campus'

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Classics - AS Level 3Cardiff

Classical Civilisation A level is a one-year course, which consists of the study of both a literature and an historical component. No prior knowledge of the classical world is required and all texts will be studied in translation (English).

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Complementary Therapies Level 3Barry

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies (QCF) is a technical level qualification that provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as an employed and/or self-employed complementary therapist, either within the National Health Service (NHS) or in a private practice.

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Complementary Therapies Level 3Cardiff

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies (QCF) is a technical level qualification that provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as an employed and/or self-employed complementary therapist, either within the National Health Service (NHS) or in a private practice.

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Computer Science - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Computer Science A2 follows on from AS Computer Science and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

This specification promotes the integrated study of computer science. It will enable learners to develop a broad range of skills in the areas of programming, system development, computer architecture, data, communication and applications.

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Computer Science - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Computer Science - AS Level is a one-year course of study and should be taken in conjunction with two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

The study of Computer Science encompasses a substantial accepted body of knowledge. A purpose of the A-Level and AS examinations in Computer Science is to recognise this with a reputable qualification that is relevant to a student who intends to pursue a career in either the Arts or Sciences, as well as Computing and Mathematics.

Computer Science integrates well with subjects across the curriculum. It demands both logical discipline and imaginative creativity in the selection and design of algorithms and the writing, testing and debugging of programs; it relies on an understanding of the rules of language at a simple level; it encourages an awareness of the management and organisation of computer systems; it extends the students' horizons beyond the school or college environment in the appreciation of the effects of computer applications on society and individuals. For these reasons, Computer Science is as relevant to a student studying Arts subjects, as it is to one studying Science subjects.

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Computing [1 Year - Foundation Diploma] Level 3Cardiff

This BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Computing is for those with a strong interest in IT and Computing.  This new qualification will include written exams and tasks set and marked by the awarding body.

 

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Computing [1 Year - Foundation Diploma] Level 3Cardiff

This BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Computing is for those with a strong interest in IT and Computing.  This new qualification will include written exams and tasks set and marked by the awarding body.

 

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Computing [2 Year - Extended Diploma] Level 3Barry

This BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Computing continues on from the one year BTEC Foundation Diploma in Computing and is equivalent to three A Levels. Students achieving this qualification will either go on to study a computing or IT related qualification at University or enter employment.

This is a growth area for employment opportunities as the number of IT devices continues to grow the demand for staff able to manage a networking environment will continue to increase.  Skills range from identifying and replacing basic components of a PC to connecting a network of PC's within a company.  This enables the business to communicate with the world and operate on a global scale.  Security, creating and managing safe IT environments are crucial elements to building a successful business.  Companies have to develop strategies to eradicate viruses and prevent hacking wherever possible.  Networking is an exciting area of the computing profession which offers enjoyable and challenging career opportunities.

 

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Computing [2 year - Extended Diploma] Level 3Cardiff

This BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Computing continues on from the one year BTEC Foundation Diploma in Computing and is equivalent to three A Levels. Students achieving this qualification will either go on to study a computing or IT related qualification at University or enter employment.

This is a growth area for employment opportunities as the number of IT devices continues to grow the demand for staff able to manage a networking environment will continue to increase.  Skills range from identifying and replacing basic components of a PC to connecting a network of PC's within a company.  This enables the business to communicate with the world and operate on a global scale.  Security, creating and managing safe IT environments are crucial elements to building a successful business.  Companies have to develop strategies to eradicate viruses and prevent hacking wherever possible.  Networking is an exciting area of the computing profession which offers enjoyable and challenging career opportunities.

This new qualification will include written exams and tasks set and marked by the awarding body.

 

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Computing [Year 2 - Extended Diploma] Level 3Cardiff

This BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Computing continues on from the one year BTEC Foundation Diploma in Computing and is equivalent to three A Levels. Students achieving this qualification will either go on to study a computing or IT related qualification at University or enter employment.

This is a growth area for employment opportunities as the number of IT devices continues to grow the demand for staff able to manage a networking environment will continue to increase.  Skills range from identifying and replacing basic components of a PC to connecting a network of PC's within a company.  This enables the business to communicate with the world and operate on a global scale.  Security, creating and managing safe IT environments are crucial elements to building a successful business.  Companies have to develop strategies to eradicate viruses and prevent hacking wherever possible.  Networking is an exciting area of the computing profession which offers enjoyable and challenging career opportunities.

 

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Construction and The Built Environment [1 Year Diploma] Level 3Cardiff

Construction and the Built Environment is an ideal subject for students wishing to become and Architect, Building Surveyor, Construction Manager, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or follow any other professional career pathway in the sector. This programme will provide you with the fundamental knowledge required for entry into the construction industry it will provide you with a recognised qualification that will act as a springboard into higher education.

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Creative Media (Film & TV) 90 Credit Diploma [1st Year] Level 3Cardiff

This Creative Media Production course provides industry relevant education and training for those who are intending to work, or who already work in the creative media sector.

The course will give you the opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised level 3 vocational qualification, which will allow you to either enter employment in the creative media sector or to progress to higher education.  The qualification will give you the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding relevant to the media industries.  It also gives the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques essential for successful performance in working life.

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Creative Media (Interactive Media/Multimedia Design) 90 Credit Diploma [1st Year] Level 3Cardiff

This Interactive Media/Design BTEC 90 Credit Diploma course offers a wide range of approaches to digital interactive design, whilst utilising the very latest Apple Macs and Adobe software to generate stimulating outcomes.  You will develop a range of advanced skills appropriate to your own individual area of interest and creative potential.

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Dance -AS Level 3Cardiff

AS Dance is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

The study of dance enables students to develop socially whilst promoting creativity, fitness and well-being.  As students become performers, they’ll also develop their confidence, self-esteem and team working skills.  

 

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Design Level 3Cardiff

This 90 Credit Diploma in Design course will offer you a wide variety of approaches to three-dimensional design as well as elements of graphic design. You will develop a range of skills appropriate to your own individual area of interest and creative potential. The projects allow you to respond creatively to design briefs and to taste specialist areas such as product design, graphic design, furniture design, computer graphics, packaging design, film set and prop design, theatre design, interior design and architecture.

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Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair and Media Make-Up Level 3Barry

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair & Media Make-Up (QCF) is a technical level qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed theatrical media make-up artist working with performers to a high level of occupational ability, providing hair and make-up services in the media, theatre, performing arts, fashion and photographic industries.

This qualification is based on hairdressing and beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's lead beauty therapy professional association (The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology - BABTAC) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a professional theatrical media make-up artist.

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Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair and Media Make-Up Level 3Cardiff

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair & Media Make-Up (QCF) is a technical level qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed theatrical media make-up artist working with performers to a high level of occupational ability, providing hair and make-up services in the media, theatre, performing arts, fashion and photographic industries.

This qualification is based on hairdressing and beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's lead beauty therapy professional association (The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology - BABTAC) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a professional theatrical media make-up artist.

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Drama & Theatre Studies - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This is a one-year course of study and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

This course follows on from AS Drama and Theatre Studies and classes are held in the Hall at 27 The Parade, City Centre.

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Drama and Theatre Studies - AS Level 3Cardiff

This AS Drama and Theatre Studies is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student. 

AS Drama and Theatre Studies is designed to broaden experience, develop imagination, foster creativity and personal and social development.

It is essential that any student wishing to study Drama at this level should be highly dedicated and motivated, prepared to put in extra time and effort in order to complete the background reading and rehearse for the practical assessment..

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Economics - A2 Level 3Cardiff

A2 Economics is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

This course covers a combination of microeconomics and macroeconomics that develop an understanding of economic concepts and theories, through consideration of current economic issues, problems and institutions that affect everyday life locally, nationally and globally.

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Economics - AS Level 3Cardiff

AS Economics is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student. 

This course covers a combination of microeconomics and macroeconomics that develop an understanding of economic concepts and theories, through consideration of current economic issues, problems and institutions that affect everyday life locally, nationally and globally.

You will learn to apply economic concepts and theories using a wide range of contexts and to appreciate their value and limitations in explaining real world phenomena.  You will develop an appreciation of the complex and interrelated nature of economics and analytical and quantitative skills in selecting, interpreting and using appropriate data from a range of sources. 

There is the opportunity to develop an awareness of contemporary economic issues relevant to the Welsh economy and an understanding of the recent economic history of Wales using publically accessible information.  You will study the role markets play and the way in which governments seek to manage them.

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Electrical & Electronic Engineering [1 Year Subsidiary Diploma] Level 3Cardiff

Successful completion of this course enables students to return for the EAL Diploma or Extended Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. It is also widely recognised by industry as preparing for entry into a technical/engineering apprenticeship.

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Electrical Installation Full Time Level 3 Level 3Barry

Level 3 Qualification for students who wish to progress onto an apprenticeship in the Electrotechnical trade.  The course is also suitable as a basis for progression to designing electrotechnical installations and services.

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Engineering with CAD [1 Year Diploma] Level 3Barry

This course will suit anyone who is interested in a career in Engineering.

The course develops your knowledge and practical skills which can lead to a career in Electrical, Mechanical, Maintenance, Building Services or Design Engineering.

The course can also lead to the Pathways to Apprenticeships programme where you would be placed in industry for a period of 6 weeks. This can be a real opportunity for you to form early links with potential employers or apprenticeship providers.

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English Language & Literature - AS Level 3Cardiff

This English Language & Literature - AS is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

English Language & Literature is an exciting course which aims to be as diverse as possible. You will study and apply the skills of both literary and linguistic analysis to a wide range of texts including poetry, prose and drama as well as non-fiction and spoken language, and you will produce your own creative writing. 

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English Language - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This English Language - A2 course follows on from AS English Language and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  

At A2, you are required to show deeper understanding and knowledge of phonology, orthography, etymology, lexis, semantics, morphology, grammar and discourse.  

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English Language - AS Level 3Cardiff

This English Language - AS Level is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. 

As well as continuing to develop your writing, speaking and listening skills you will study the English language itself. You will learn about its structure and its variety; how it is used differently in speech and in writing; how and why it has changed and goes on changing; how we use it in different ways according to the situations we are in. If you are thinking of Primary or Junior School teaching this course will give you a head start. It is also excellent preparation for courses in Journalism, Linguistics, Communications or Speech Therapy.

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English Literature - A2 Level 3Cardiff

A2 English Literature is a one-year course of study and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

A2 English Literature follows on from AS and covers the following three modules:

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English Literature - AS Level 3Cardiff

This English Literature - AS Level is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

Do you enjoy: being creative, thinking for yourself, discussing contemporary issues related to literature and developing your ideas in writing and reading? If you do then this course will explore novels, plays and poetry including texts and contexts and is also an opportunity to develop creative reading and writing.

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English Literature - AS Level 3East Cardiff

This English Literature - AS Level is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

Do you enjoy: being creative, thinking for yourself, discussing contemporary issues related to literature and developing your ideas in writing and reading? If you do then this course will explore novels, plays and poetry including texts and contexts and is also an opportunity to develop creative reading and writing.

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English Literature/ Language - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This English Language & Literature – A2 is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

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Enhanced Engineering Aircraft Maintenance (Category A Licence) Level 3Rhoose

This Level 3 Enhanced Diploma (Category A Licence) course is ideal for aspiring licensed aircraft maintenance engineers or unlicensed aircraft technician with the majority of the knowledge requirement for their chosen role. This course is also suitable for mature students who have a background in an engineering discipline, but wish to retrain.

Please note, further training is required for the award of a CAA licence.

The Enhanced pathway is available only to learners meeting certain requirements, you must be under the age of 24 years at the start of this course to be able to take the course.  This course will also require participation in work placement arrangements.

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Fashion Design Level 3Cardiff

This Fashion Design 90 Credit Diploma course will prepare you for a career in the creative industries, offering a range of practical subjects within Fashion & Textiles including: fashion illustration: life drawing, pattern cutting and construction, 3D textiles and fashion design, art history, and photography.

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Film Studies - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Film Studies - A2 is a one-year course of study and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  It may also be possible to take this course as a part-time student. 

A2 Film Studies follows on from AS and consists of  the following two modules: 

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Film Studies - AS Level 3Cardiff

This AS Level Film Studies is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may also be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

The AS Film Studies course provides a detailed introduction to the study of film and cinema industries. It consists of three components examining the relationship between film and audiences and is designed to enhance your own experience of film.

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Financial Studies, Securities and Investment Level 3Cardiff

This one-year full time Level 3 course combines certificates from both the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and the London Institute of Banking and Finance.

 

Certificate in Financial Studies - Level 3 - The London Institute of Banking and Finance - (A/S Level equivalent)

and

Certificate for Introduction to Securities and Investment - Level 3 - Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (A/S Level equivalent)

and

Essential Skills

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Further Mathematics (WJEC) (2017 Specification) - AS Level 3Cardiff

This is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

AS level Further Mathematics (new specification) is a good choice because of the flexibility that it provides:

 

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Further Maths Full Time- A2 Level 3Cardiff

This is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

A2 level Further Mathematics is a good choice because of the flexibility that it provides:
• It supports other subjects such as all three sciences, Psychology, Information Technology and many others.
• It is recommended that any student wanting to go onto University to study a STEM subject (especially mathematics or engineering) should study further mathematics.
• It develops your ability to think logically and present formal arguments, which is essential in any career.
• It is a challenging qualification, welcomed by all universities, whichever degree course you apply to study.
•Each unit will be examined with the aid of a calculator

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Geography - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This A2 Level Geography is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

The course encourages learners to apply geographical knowledge, theory and skills to the world around them. This will enable learners to develop a critical understanding of the world’s people, places and environments in the 21st Century. The focus of the specification is to develop an enthusiasm for and competence in geography by using contemporary real-world contexts drawing on both physical and human geography, explores people-environment interactions and encourages development of fieldwork at the local level.

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Geography - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Geography - AS Level is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

The course encourages learners to apply geographical knowledge, theory and skills to the world around them. This will enable learners to develop a critical understanding of the world’s people, places and environments in the 21st Century. The focus of the specification is to develop an enthusiasm for and competence in geography by using contemporary real-world contexts drawing on both physical and human geography, explores people-environment interactions and encourages development of fieldwork at the local level.

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Government & Politics - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Government and Politics - A2 is a one-year course of study and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

A2 Government and Politics follows on from AS and covers the following two units:

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Government & Politics - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Government & Politics - AS Level is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

This course is an exploratory journey through the British and American political systems. The emphasis is on your understanding of politics rather than learning politics. You are encouraged to explore the workings, processes and frameworks of the various political institutions, individuals and groups associated with politics in the two countries. 

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Graphic Communication - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Graphic Communication - A2 is a one-year course and follows on from AS Graphic Communication. It should be taken alongside two or three other A-Levels and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

 

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Graphic Communication - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Graphic Communication - AS Level is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

The course offers you a wide variety of approaches to Graphic Design. You will develop a range of skills, both academic and practical, through the use of sophisticated graphical software and drawing applications. Design projects allow you to apply creative potential, theory and practice to visual solutions and communicate them through a variety of media including digital, schematic and photography. 

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Graphic Design 90 Credit Diploma [1st Year] Level 3Cardiff

This BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in Graphic Design course offers a wide range of approaches to digital interactive design, whilst utilising the very latest Apple Macs and Adobe software to generate stimulating outcomes.  You will develop a range of advanced skills appropriate to your own individual area of interest and creative potential.

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Hairdressing Level 3Barry

The VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (QCF) is a technical level qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self employed hairdresser/stylist.  This qualification is based on Hairdressing National Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's lead hairdressing professional association (The Hairdressing Council) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a senior hairdresser/stylist.

Learners should hold a level 2 qualification in hairdressing prior to undertaking this qualification.

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Hairdressing Level 3Cardiff

The VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing(QCF) is a technical level qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self employed hairdresser/stylist.  This qualification is based on Hairdressing National Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's lead hairdressing professional asscoiation (The Hairdressing Council) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a senior hairdresser/stylist. 

Learners should hold a level 2 qualification in hairdressing prior to undertaking this qualification.

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Health and Social Care Level 3Barry

The Pearson BTEC National Level Foundation Diploma in Health & Social Care is designed to develop an understanding of the health and social care working environment and develop skills, knowledge and an awareness of the roles played by people who work within the health and social care sectors.    

This qualification is equivalent to 1.5 A Levels and prepares learners for work in the Health & Social Care sector.

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Health and Social Care Level 3Cardiff

This BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care is a two-year advanced level qualification, this course is the 2nd year, the first year being the BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in Health & Social Care.

This course will prepare students for employment within the Health and Social Care sector or entry into higher education, where the qualification is accepted. 

This course will run at the 'New City Centre Campus'

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Health and Social Care Level 3Cardiff

The Pearson BTEC National Level Foundation Diploma in Health & Social Care is designed to develop an understanding of the health and social care working environment and develop skills, knowledge and an awareness of the roles played by people who work within the health and social care sectors.    

This qualification is equivalent to 1.5 A Levels and prepares learners for work in the Health & Social Care sector.

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Health and Social Care Level 3East Cardiff

The Pearson BTEC National Level Foundation Diploma in Health & Social Care is designed to develop an understanding of the health and social care working environment and develop skills, knowledge and an awareness of the roles played by people who work within the health and social care sectors.    

This qualification is equivalent to 1.5 A Levels and prepares learners for work in the Health & Social Care sector.

Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

 

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History - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This History - A2 is a one-year course of study and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

A-level History gives you the opportunity to develop and practice the skills of an historian.

 

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History - AS Level 3Cardiff

This History - AS Level is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student. 

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Hospitality Supervision - NVQ L3 Level 3Barry

The (NVQ) Diploma in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership Level 3 is a nationally recognised qualification set in a realistic working environment.  It is based on National Occupation Standards, which are written by employers and experts in the Hospitality industry.

This is a supervisory level 3, front of house qualification where we expect learners to be working part time in the Hospitality industry alongside doing the course.  When completed, your qualification will prove that you can work to these standards and will show that you are competent to be a supervisor in a Hospitality business as you will have gained the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to do this job.

This course is suitable for anyone already in the workplace looking to progress their career, or for anyone wanting to progress in to Hospitality Supervision seeking a position of responsibility.

You will work as a trainee supervisor in the training restaurant, working with and supporting lower level learners to gain the evidence for this qualification. This will be in a kitchen, restaurant, bar and reception area.

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ICT - AS Level 3East Cardiff

This Information and Commmunication Technology - AS level  is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

This course encourages candidates to become discerning users of ICT, through developing a broad range of ICT skills and knowledge and understanding of ICT. 

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Information & Communication Technology - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Information and Commmunication Technology - A2 is a one-year course of study and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

This specification encourages candidates to become discerning users of ICT, developing a broad range of ICT skills and knowledge and understanding of ICT.  A2 ICT follows on from AS and covers the following two modules:

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Information & Communication Technology - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Information and Commmunication Technology - AS level  is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

This course encourages candidates to become discerning users of ICT, through developing a broad range of ICT skills and knowledge and understanding of ICT. 

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L3 Professional Cookery & Food Service-VRQ Level 3Cardiff

This 1 year course will suit learners who have already achieved VRQ L2 in Professional Cookery & Food Service and have chosen to specialise in one of the different pathways;  Front of House, Kitchen and Larder or Patisserie. 

Students will be expected to show that they can work alone and as part of a team and work in our Fine dining Restaurant on a rota basis. There may also be an opportunity for all learners to visit trade shows such as Hotelympia and different relevant establishments. The Diploma course is assessed through short answer questions and practical assessments.

 

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Law - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Law - A2 course follows on from AS Law and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

During the course the following areas will be covered:  Human Rights, role of the law, freedom of speech, freedom of the person, freedom of religion, right to privacy and laws against discrimination.

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Law - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Law - AS Level is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

The course includes two units covering legal structures and processes, legal reasoning and personnel.

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Level 3 Extended Certificate in Computing Level 3Cardiff

This BTEC Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Computing is for those with a strong interest in IT and Computing.  This new qualification will include written exams and tasks set and marked by the awarding body.

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Mathematics - A2 (LEGACY) Level 3Cardiff

This A2 Mathematics course follows on from AS Mathematics (Legacy) and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.  A-level Mathematics is a good choice because of the flexibility that it provides: 

 

•  It supports other subjects such as all three sciences, Psychology, Information Technology and many others. 

•  It develops your ability to think logically and present formal arguments, which is essential in any career.

•  It is a challenging qualification, welcomed by all universities, whichever degree course you apply to study.

•  It is interesting, and involves more variety of study than you might expect!

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Mathematics - AS Level 3East Cardiff

This is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

AS level Further Mathematics (new specification) is a good choice because of the flexibility that it provides. From this subject you can develop your ability to think logically and present formal arguments, which is essential in any career. It is recommended that any student wanting to go onto University to study a STEM subject (especially mathematics or engineering) should study further mathematics.

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Mathematics - AS (New Specification) Level 3Cardiff

This Mathematics - AS Level is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

AS level Mathematics (new specification) is a good choice because of the flexibility that it provides:

• It supports other subjects such as all three sciences, Psychology, Information Technology and many others.

• It develops your ability to think logically and present formal arguments, which is essential in any career.

• It is a challenging qualification, welcomed by all universities, whichever degree course you apply to study.

All colleges/sixth forms in Wales will be delivering the exact same specification from September 2017.

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Media - AS Level 3East Cardiff

This Media Studies AS Level is a one-year course of study and should be taken in conjunction with two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

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Media Studies - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Media Studies A2 course follows on from AS Media Studies and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

 

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Media Studies - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Media Studies AS Level is a one-year course of study and should be taken in conjunction with two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

 

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Medical Secretaries Level 3Barry

Learners will learn a wide range of specialist medical terminology, as well gain an understanding of how to manage their time and workload, work as an effective team member, implement efficient administrative systems and procedures and develop the practical skills required to produce appropriate business and medical documentation. Supporting the needs of a busy consultant and/or health care team whilst dealing with patients, play a major part in fulfilling the role of a medical administrator and the learners' development of communication skills and an understanding of patient confidentiality are key to ensuring they will be able to meet these requirements effectively.

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Music - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Music AS Level is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate or as an add-on to an A2 programme. This course is also open to part-time students. All topics are studied from a practical and theoretical perspective and students and students will need to reflect critically and make personal judgements on their own and others’ music.

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Music Technology [1 Year Diploma] Level 3Cardiff

The 90 credit diploma in Music Technology is a 1 year, full time course for anyone interested in a career in the technical side of the music industry. You will study a wide range of topics which will develop your abilities and prepare you for employment. You will work on different projects which will give you realistic, work-based scenarios to develop your industry skills. The course is suitable for people of all ages wishing to develop and advance their skills in Music Production, Live event organising and marketing, Composition and arrangement and Music Industry Practices.

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National Foundation Diploma in Computing Level 3Barry

This BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Computing is the first year of a two year programme with the second year resulting in an Extended Diploma in Computing.   This course is for those with a strong interest in IT and Computing.  This new qualification will include written exams and tasks set and marked by the awarding body.

 

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National Foundation Diploma in Computing (enhanced programme with Cyber Security) Level 3Barry

This BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Computing is the first year of a two year programme with the second year resulting in an Extended Diploma in Computing. This course if for those with a strong interest in IT and Computing. This new qualification will include written exams and tasks set and marked by the awarding body.

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Nursing & Midwifery - Access to HE Level 3Barry

The Access to Nursing and Midwifery course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to progress into higher education.

This is an intensive course so you must be certain you are ready for both the academic demands and the workload of the course. On successfully completing the course you will achieve the Access to HE Diploma qualification. This is a nationally recognised qualification that is accepted for entry into Higher Education courses.

Note: Learners studying Childcare or Health & Social Care courses should be aware that it is a requirement of the course that all learners working with Children or in a Care setting have to have a full enhanced disclosure check (DBS).

 

 

 

 

 

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Nursing and Midwifery - Access to HE Level 3Cardiff

The Access to Nursing and Midwifery course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to progress into higher education.

This is an intensive course so you must be certain you are ready for both the academic demands and the workload of the course. On successfully completing the course you will achieve the Access to HE Diploma qualification. This is a nationally recognised qualification that is accepted for entry into Higher Education courses.

Note: Learners studying Childcare or Health & Social Care courses should be aware that it is a requirement of the course that all learners working with Children or in a Care setting have to have a full enhanced disclosure check (DBS).

 

 

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Nursing and Midwifery - Access to HE (February Start) Level 3Cardiff

The Access to Nursing and Midwifery course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to progress into higher education.

This is an intensive course so you must be certain you are ready for both the academic demands and the workload of the course. On successfully completing the course you will achieve the Access to HE Diploma qualification. This is a nationally recognised qualification that is accepted for entry into Higher Education courses.

Note: Learners studying Childcare or Health & Social Care courses should be aware that it is a requirement of the course that all learners working with Children or in a Care setting have to have a full enhanced disclosure check (DBS).

 

 

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Painting and Decorating Level 3Barry

The Level 3 Diploma in Painting and Decorating qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in Painting and Decorating in the construction industry or progress to further training.

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Performing Arts - 90 Credit BTEC Diploma Level 3Cardiff

This Performing Arts, 90 Credit Diploma course is for those interested in acting or working in the performing arts industry.  It offers the chance to study for a nationally recognised Performing Arts qualification, which will allow you to develop many skills required for performance in the medium of theatre.  There is also the opportunity to develop skills for TV performance. 

 

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Personal Trainer Award Level 3Cardiff

This full time Personal Trainer Award course is for those wishing to pursue a career as a Personal Trainer.

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Photography - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Photography - A2 is a one-year course and follows on from AS Photography.  It should be taken alongside two or three other A-Levels and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

   

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Photography - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Photography - AS Level is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

Our aim is to equip you with the ability to take great photographs and explore image-making in a variety of digital media. You will gain insight into the contextual and creative aspects of the subject, alongside the technical elements of image construction. You will learn how to use digital camera equipment and the manipulation software package Adobe Photoshop to produce portrait, landscape, still life or abstract photographic images. You will also develop skills in picture editing and image analysis.

This subject is ideally suited to those with an interest in photography, film & visual art. It is a great way to enhance a portfolio for entry into Higher Education or for those who would like a practical subject to balance other academic subjects. The subject is very enjoyable but is not an easy option. You must be able to manage your time effectively to take photographs on a regular basis, with successful students shooting consistently in their own time, throughout each project.

Note: You will need to use your own digital camera (Compact £100- DSLR £400) and will have to get final imagery enlarged at commercial printing labs throughout the course. You may incur extra expenses for educational visits, materials or printing costs.

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Physical Education - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Physical Education – A2 Level is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

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Physical Education - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Physical Education - AS Level is a one-year course that should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

 

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Physics - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Physics - A2 course follows on from AS Physics and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

A qualification in Physics can lead to a higher education course in Physics, Engineering or other science/technology related subjects, or to employment where knowledge of Physics would be useful.

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Physics - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Physics - AS level is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

A qualification in Physics can lead to a higher education course in Physics, Engineering or other science/technology related subjects, or to employment where knowledge of Physics would be useful.

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Plastering Level 3Cardiff

The Level 3 Plastering qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in Plastering in the construction industry or progress to further training.

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Popular Music Level 3Cardiff

This Popular Music BTEC Diploma course is for anyone interested in a career in the music industry. You will study three main topics; Performance Techniques, the Sound & Music Industry and Music Theory and Harmony.

You will also learn about group performance and the rehearsal process, organise concerts in the local area, learn how the music industry works and gain skills in theory and aural perception.

 

 

 

 

 

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Psychology - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Psychology - A2 course follows on from AS Psychology and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. 

A2 Psychology covers two modules: Implications in the Real World and Applied Research Methods.

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Psychology - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Psychology - AS Level is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

Learners will be introduced to historical and current psychological approaches and classic and contemporary research. In addition there are opportunities to explore psychological controversies and debates. Learners will also study a variety of methods used by psychologists and will carry out their own investigations. Consideration of the ethical issues and implications of psychological endeavours will be emphasised in all aspects of the specification.

 

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Public Services [1 Year 90 Credit Diploma] Level 3Barry

The Level 3 BTEC 90-Credit Diploma in Public Services is designed to prepare students for successful entry into any of the uniformed Public Services. The learning is focused upon investigating the work of the Police Service, Fire and Rescue Service, Ambulance Service, Armed Forces and Prison Service.

For adult learners the BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma can extend their experience of working in a
particular sector. It could also be a suitable qualification for those wishing to change career or move into a
particular area of employment following a career break.

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Public Services [2 Year Extended Diploma] Level 3Barry

The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services is designed to prepare students for successful entry into any of the uniformed Public Services. The learning is focused upon investigating the work of the Police Service, Fire and Rescue Service, Ambulance Service, Armed Forces and Prison Service. 

 

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Public Services [2 Year Extended Diploma] Level 3Cardiff

This Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services is designed to prepare you for successful entry into any of the unformed Public Services. the learning is focused upon investigating the work of the Police Force, Fire and Rescue Service, Ambulance Service, Armed Forces and Prison Service.

 

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Religious Studies - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This A2 Religious Studies  is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. This course is also open to part-time students.

All topics are studied from a reflective and philosophical perspective. Students must be prepared to explore, debate and discuss a range of beliefs and issues.

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Religious Studies - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Religious Studies AS Level is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate or as an add-on to an A2 programme. This course is also open to part-time students.

All topics are studied from a reflective and philosophical perspective. Students must be prepared to explore, debate and discuss a range of beliefs and issues.

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Site Carpentry Level 3Barry

You will learn the practical skills and gain theoretical knowledge and understanding of this trade.  It will enable you to get the skills to go onto the progression routes at trade specific levels.

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Sociology - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This A2 Sociology course follows on from AS Sociology and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate.  It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

A2 Sociology comprises two units covering Power and Control, and Social Inequality and Applied Methods of Sociological Enquiry. Throughout their study of Sociology at A2 level, students will be expected to build on their understanding of the subject that they gained at AS level in order to develop higher levels of knowledge and understanding.

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Sociology - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Sociology AS level is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student. 

Sociology is the study of society and how it influences us to become the people we are. For sociologists, human behaviour is too complex and diverse to be explained in simple biological or genetic terms. Sociology is a subject that sees our actions as the result of our social and cultural environment. We learn to think and act in certain ways and it is our culture which teaches us how we should think and act. It is this understanding of the connection between culture and human behaviour that lays at the heart of sociology.

You will be embarking on a fascinating journey as you learn to see, think and analyse yourself and the world around using sociology.

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Sport [1 Year Diploma] Level 3Cardiff

This BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in Sport will suit anyone with an interest in sport, fitness, sports development and sports coaching. The health and fitness industry is a rapidly expanding sector which demands knowledgeable and competent practitioners who can supervise a variety of exercise activities, undertake fitness assessments, provide basic nutritional advice and through consultation with the client, design appropriate exercise and lifestyle programmes. This course can provide enough UCAS points to progress to university.

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Sport - BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3Cardiff

This Sport BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 is a follow-on course from the Sport - BTEC Subsidiary Diploma. This course is for those learners who want to work in the coaching or sport leadership industry. It will suit anyone with an interest in sport, fitness, sports development and sports coaching and wish to follow a vocational route into the industry.

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Sport Performance & Excellence - BTEC 90-Credit Diploma Level 3Cardiff

This BTEC 90-Credit Diploma in Sport Performance & Excellence will suit anyone with an interest in sport, fitness, sports development and sports coaching. The health and fitness industry is a rapidly expanding sector which demands knowledgeable and competent practitioners who can supervise a variety of exercise activities, undertake fitness assessments, provide basic nutritional advice and through consultation with the client, design appropriate exercise and lifestyle programmes.

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Subsidiary Diploma in Bilingual Sport Development Coaching & Fitness Level 3Cardiff

This bilingual BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport will suit anyone with an interest in sport, fitness, sports development and sports coaching, alongside the development of both Welsh and English languages within the sporting world. With a huge amount of focus on Welsh sport, bilingualism in Sport is imperative with many more job opportunities available in all areas of this industry. This course can also provide enough UCAS points to progress to university where a continuation of bilingual studies is available and will include further bilingual work experience and employment opportunities.

 

Extra-curricular bilingual opportunities:

Urdd primary school coaching

Urdd youth clubs

Refereeing Urdd competitions

Menter Caerdydd workshops

Tafwyl

Cardiff Met open days and workshops

Welsh cultural field trips

Bilingual sport conferences

BBC sport Wales opportunities.

 

The first year of study on this course leads to a BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sportqualification (equivalent to 1 A Level) and can lead to a BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport qualification if it is taken up for a second year, which is equivalent to 3 A Levels. 

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Travel & Tourism - [1 Year 90 Credit Diploma] Level 3Barry

This BTEC Diploma in Travel and Tourism Level 3 is the first year of a two-year course to gain a Diploma in Travel and Tourism Level 3 qualification. This course has been designed to meet the needs of learners who already work or want to work in:

 

•Overseas Resort Reps

•UK as Travel Destination

•The Business of Travel and Tourism

•Long-Haul Travel Destinations

•Work Placement for Travel and Tourism

•Cruise line companies

•Conference events

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AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (Level 4) Level 4+Cardiff

The AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting covers high-level accounting and finance topics and tasks.
Students will look at and become comfortable with a wide range of financial management skills and applications, and gain competencies in: drafting financial statements for limited companies, recommending accounting systems strategy, construction and presentation of complex management accounting reports. Students will also learn about specialist areas such as tax, auditing, credit management and cash and treasury management.

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Biomedical Sciences - Certificate of Higher Education Level 4+Cardiff

The programme focuses on the scientific study of all aspects healthy lifestyle, and the strategies that can be employed to improve health. The programme includes a series of fundamental science-based modules in human physiology, nutrition and biochemistry. Emphasis will be placed on the relationship between exercise, nutrition, lifestyle factors and health. An evidenced-based approach will be taken, allowing graduates from the programme to evaluate evidence for disease prevention and treatment, design trials to assess health interventions, take a lead role in health promotion and to relate to the Health Agenda of the Nation.

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Care Studies - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

The course would have a broad appeal to those students who want a career within the Social Care sector. This encompasses working with young children/people and also with the elderly.

In studying the Foundation Degree, students have the opportunity of gaining valuable experience and insight into the field of Social Care while also achieving a higher level qualification.

The Foundation Degree will equip learners for employment by developing their understanding of care policy, client psychology and their skills including reflective practice. It also offers them a progression route to top up their qualification to a full honours degree.

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Childhood Studies - Foundation Degree Level 4+Barry

If you would like to work in childcare, or if you’re employed and are keen to further your career, this course teaches the full range of skills for working with children and young people from birth to 18 years. It is the ideal route into professional childcare, teaching or other work with young people, and provides both classroom-based study and practical experience. With strong links to local employers, the course will enable you to develop knowledge and understanding of the issues faced by people working in the childcare sector and provides excellent opportunities for employment or further study.

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Childhood Studies - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

If you would like to work in childcare, or if you’re employed and are keen to further your career, this course teaches the full range of skills for working with children and young people from birth to 18 years. It is the ideal route into professional childcare, teaching or other work with young people, and provides both classroom-based study and practical experience. With strong links to local employers, the course will enable you to develop knowledge and understanding of the issues faced by people working in the childcare sector and provides excellent opportunities for employment or further study.

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Complementary Healthcare - HND Level 4+Cardiff

The programme is designed to enable students to graduate as highly skilled, professionally accredited therapists who are able to apply their critical appreciation of the evidence base to the development of complementary healthcare provision and research. The strong emphasis on clinical work based learning opportunities, entrepreneurship, employability skills and higher education core skills prepares students for progression to study at Level 6, self-employment or employment in a clinical healthcare setting whilst also laying the foundations for life-long learning and continuing professional development.

The HND will focus on progressing students’ therapy skills and allow them to gain three Professional qualifications, in holistic massage (MTI); clinical aromatherapy (IFPA), and clinical reflexology (AoR).

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Contemporary Artist Designer - Foundation Degree Level 4+Barry

As a Foundation Degree programme there is an emphasis on employability and the understanding of entrepreneurial skills.  ‘Artist / Designer’ is a general term normally used to include the making or designing of objects or artefacts. The course has making at its heart, and you develop new skills through hands-on experience with materials from metals, glass and ceramics through to wood and textiles. You learn to bridge the gap between age-old skills and the latest technology creating new ways of making for our ever-changing world. You will also develop a unique style and consider where your work sits within creative practice. You learn from industry experience – and take inspiration from practicing makers.

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Digital Photography - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

The Foundation Degree Digital Photography programme of study focuses on both the creative development, and industry specific knowledge and skills, required for students to practice as professionals within the creative industries.  You will be introduced to a wide range of digital and traditional equipment. You will become familiar with industry standard editing and post production techniques and software. You will be encouraged to develop your technical skills to a professional standard and there is strong emphasis on creative and critical engagement.

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English and History - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

The course will be recruiting for September 2019 entry

The only Foundation Degree in English and History in Wales, this course provides a unique combination of classroom-based study and flexible, work based learning. You will benefit from small classes, tailored supervision and the opportunity to complete an honours degree in English and/or History from the University of South Wales. You will be encouraged to put your new skills into practice through relevant work placements, with your qualification potentially leading to a number of career opportunities, including teaching, law and social work.

 

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Film - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

This Foundation Degree in Film is an exciting course with a broad vocational base designed to meet the fast paced requirements of the creative work place particularly in the area of Film and Television. The course has an equal balance of Drama and Documentary production. This enables the learner to choose whether they want to study either documentary production or drama production on the third year at the University of South Wales.

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Foundation Degree Psychology Level 4+Barry

Psychology is an exciting, real-world science and this course provides a unique insight into how we behave. Many jobs put psychology into practice, from management and human resources to managing a factory shop floor, or running a business. The only one of its kind in the region, this course combines academic study with work placements designed to highlight the range of different careers available. You will also have an opportunity to try out specialist equipment and scientific software through guest sessions at the University of South Wales’s Pontypridd Campus.

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Game Art and Design - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

Designed with computer games experts, this course provides specialist education to help you succeed in this expanding industry. With expectations for realistic and imaginative graphics and play increasing, you’ll learn how to bring your ideas to life to create the next generation of computer games. As well as gaining technical knowledge, you’ll develop your creative flair and professional skills for employment.

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Graphic Communication - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

This Graphic Communication Foundation Degree is a recognised qualification accredited by Cardiff Metropolitan University that will give you the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in the graphic arts.  Upon completion of the second year, you may choose to 'top-up' your qualification to gain a BA degree by studying for a final year at Cardiff Met.

 

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Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

Cardiff & Vale College specialises in offering courses that develop technical skills and knowledge alongside business acumen for management careers in the hospitality, tourism and events industries.   The interdependence of the fast-paced, high customer contact tourism and hospitality sectors provide the focus for this programme.

Using an approach which combines management and business specialisms, the programme explores contemporary issues in hospitality and tourism and has an international focus.  The events industry is a fast-growing sector increasingly used as a vehicle for economic activities. This module will introduce you to the industry and develop your awareness of the diverse profile of events. You will also develop an understanding of the motivations for the market demand and the impact this has on a variety of stakeholders.

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Performing Arts - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

This Foundation Degree in Performing Arts is designed for those interested in acting or working in the performing arts industry. The programme will help you to develop a range of skills, knowledge and understanding that will prepare you for employment in the performing arts industry and/or further academic study.

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Popular Music Technology - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

This Foundation Degree in Popular Music Technology is an exciting and innovative two-year, full-time course (levels 4 & 5) It provides you with the opportunity to research, practice and study around the themes designed to meet the fast pace of the Popular Music performance and recording Industry. The course aims to give students a range of specialisms suited to this diverse and competitive field.

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Product Design - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

FdA Product Design will allow you to develop a range of design skills across many areas of Product Design including, Industrial Design, Furniture Design, Computer Graphics, Branding Design, Set and Prop Design and Spatial Design.

Central to the practice will be the study of materials and workshop processes to create models and prototypes, critical thinking, 3D computer modeling, visual communication and historical and contemporary design in context.

The structure of the course also offers you the opportunity to gather strong business perspective and undertake a work placement within industry.

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Professional Culinary Arts Management - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

Cardiff & Vale College is a leading provider of innovative courses with our well-developed links with industry guiding the design and delivery of our programmes.  The Culinary Arts Management programme will focus on preparing you for employment by teaching you how to apply theory in the workplace so you learn and develop the skills you need for working in a professional culinary environment. 

The course has been designed to enable students to enter employment with the potential of making an immediate contribution to the effectiveness of the organisation.  Culinary Arts practitioners are employed as Head Chefs, Sous Chefs, Restaurant Managers working in hotels, restaurants, themed pubs, conference venues, exhibition facilities, corporate and sports centres, catering businesses and in many other forms of culinary or hospitality contexts.

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Public and Emergency Services - HND Level 4+Cardiff

The HND Public and Emergency Services course will give you a strong practical and academic grounding in how Public, Emergency and Armed services operate, are organised and are managed. You’ll have the chance to complete work placements, or work on projects with Public Organisations. This will not only enhance your studies but also give you valuable real-life experience in the workplace and help you to prepare for your career.

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Service Sector Management - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

Cardiff & Vale College specialises in offering courses that develop technical skills and knowledge alongside business acumen for management careers.  The Foundation Degree in Service Sector Management is designed to offer an appropriate Higher Education progression route for students who have completed level 3 vocational qualifications in areas such as Hair & Beauty, Catering & Hospitality, Construction and Built environment and other service sector industries e.g retail. Additionally, the course would be appropriate for small business owners who operate in the service sector and wish to enrol upon a course that could help them develop as a person and help to develop their business. In addition to including a range of contemporary business modules, the course also aims to develop the individual; important as many professional bodies and Sector Skill Councils are prioritising the development of professional skills and competencies in addition to subject based knowledge.
As many students will go on to run their own business or work for large corporate clients, course content covers key areas such as managing customers & quality, entrepreneurship & business start –up and managing people. Students will have the opportunity to complete 60 credits of WBL specifically linked to their vocational discipline.

 

 

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Sport Coaching & Performance - HND Level 4+Cardiff

The HND Sport Coaching & Performance course is aimed at people who have a desire and commitment to gain an understanding of Sport Coaching and intend on pursuing a career within the Sports or Leisure Industry.

The course will be based at the Cardiff International Sports Campus in Leckwith, which has state of the art facilities and acts as a central hub for the college’s sports provision.

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Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation & Massage - HND Level 4+Cardiff

The HND in Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage will provide an opportunity for students to prepare to work in the growing leisure and professional sport industry.  It will also develop skills that meet aspects of the wider health and wellbeing agenda.

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Youth & Social Care - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

The FdA in Youth and Social Care has been specifically designed to meet the needs of the youth and social care sector. It is an integrated course that combines the theoretical concepts that relate to young people,supporting them in a variety of organisations to develop their skills and independence whilst working within the broader social care sector.  This includes residential care settings, homeless hostels, supported lodgings for young people, youth offending programs.  

Students will develop a flexible and reflective approach to professional practice founded on the principles and ethos of working with young people within a social care setting.  They will develop an increased awareness of the different roles and functions of statutory, voluntary and third sector organisations and the different constraints within the current policy context.  This programme involves placement opportunities for students within a range of organisations that reside within the youth and care sector which will help to broaden horizons and develop a critical understanding of the roles and responsibilities organisations play to deliver positive outcomes for young people and other service users within the social care sector. 

 

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BEng(Hons) Aircraft Engineering Level 4+Rhoose

If you are interested in a career in the aviation industry, there's no better place to start than at Cardiff and Vale College. All of our Aircraft Engineering students benefit from the outstanding facilities provided by our training centre ICAT (International Centre for Aerospace Training). Ideally located next to Cardiff International Airport, ICAT is a purpose built aerospace campus and is a recognised centre of excellence in education and training. ICAT has gained approval from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as a Part-147 Aircraft Maintenance Training Organisation.

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Part Time

ACS Gas - Assessment of appliances Entry LevelCardiff

These assessments are for qualified gas operatives who wish to work on the following domestic appliances:

  • Gas cookers - CKR1
  • Gas fires / heaters - HTR1
  • Central heating / water heaters - CENWAT

 

These assessments run on a monthly basis.  Please contact us for the next available date. 

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Basic Excel Entry LevelCardiff

 

Course Date : 28th September 2017

 

This one day course is suited to delegates who need a formal introduction to Excel.

 

The programme will allow learners to learn navigation around Excel and the basic functions.   Each delegate will have a step by step workbook to bring back to the workplace for future reference.

 

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Intermediate Excel Entry LevelCardiff

 

Course Date : 11th October 2017

This course is aimed towards those who have a basic understanding of Microsoft Excel but would like to further their skills and knowledge to intermediate level. 

 During this 1 days course, delegates will gain an understanding of the intermediate features of Microsoft Excel such as formulas, functions, charts and tables and many more time saving features. 

 

 

 

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Managing Stress Entry LevelCardiff

Stress can be hugely debilitating to any employee, affecting both work performance and personal life.  It is highly important to recognise the signs of stress in employees and oneself, and find ways to overcome it.  This course provides methods for managing stress and gives delegates the chance to understand why they feel stress and how to respond to it.

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CIPD Advanced Diploma in Human Resources Management - Level 7
Level 7
Cardiff

The CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma is a widely recognised professional qualification allowing you to gain recognition of your HR management expertise.

 

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Digital Literacy Essential Skills Entry 1-Level 2 Entry LevelCardiff

On this Digital Literacy Essential Skills course you can;

  • Gain an Essential Skills qualification
  • Prepare for work or a college course
  • Improve everyday skills

Classes are available from Entry 1 to Level 2 and start in September, January and April.

Courses usually run for 10 weeks with some options for 20 week courses.

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English Essential Skills Entry 1-Level 2 Entry LevelCardiff

On this English Essential Skills course you can;

  • Gain an Essential Skills qualification
  • Prepare for work or a college course
  • Improve everyday skills

Classes are available from Entry 1 to Level 2 and start in September, January and April.

Courses usually run for 10 weeks with some options for 20 week courses.

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Maths Essential Skills Entry 1-Level 2 Entry LevelCardiff

On this Maths Essential Skills course you can;

  • Gain an Essential Skills qualification
  • Prepare for work or a college course
  • Improve everyday skills

Classes are available from Entry 1 to Level 2 and start in September, January and April.

Courses usually run for 10 weeks with some options for 20 week courses.

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18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations Level 1Cardiff

 

This new 18th Edition course is an essential electrical qualification.  From January 2019 all installations will need to be designed in line with 18th Edition Regulations.

 

 

 

 

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Award In Sign Language Level 1Cardiff

This qualification aims to enable learners to develop suitable and sufficient skills to communicate with Deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL) on everyday topics in accordance with the National Language Standards at Level 1.

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Mac On Track Level 1Partner

This Creative Media BTEC Extended Certificate Level 2 is delivered by Media Academy Cardiff in partnership with Cardiff and Vale College and is only available on referral through Careers Wales direct to Media Academy Cardiff.

 

 

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Preparing to Work in Schools - Level 1 Level 1Cardiff

NCFE CACHE Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools

This qualification prepares learners for further learning and training whilst developing an understanding of the teaching and learning environment in a school setting.  It covers areas such as how to support the well-being of a child or young person and child and young person development.

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AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2Barry

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting covers a range of foundation accounting and finance skills in five mandatory units (240 guided learning hours). The purpose of this qualification is to ensure that students are well prepared to progress into a business, finance or professional accountancy career or further education.

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AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2Cardiff

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting covers a range of foundation accounting and finance skills in five mandatory units (240 guided learning hours). The purpose of this qualification is to ensure that students are well prepared to progress into a business, finance or professional accountancy career or further education.

All of the units within the qualification are mandatory. Four units are assessed individually in end-of-unit assessments, but this qualification also includes a synoptic assessment, sat towards the end of the qualification, which draws on and assesses knowledge and understanding from across the qualification:

• Bookkeeping Transactions
• Bookkeeping Controls
• Elements of Costing
• Using Accounting Software
• Work Effectively in Finance

A student completing this qualification will develop accountancy skills in double-entry bookkeeping and basic costing, as well as an understanding of purchase, sales and general ledgers. Students will learn to use accounting software and to develop the professional skills and behaviours needed to contribute effectively in the workplace. Working in accountancy requires good communication skills, IT skills and understanding of the business environment, all of which are included in the qualification.


The course is vocational and practical in nature and you will learn essential skills relevant to an accounting environment. Lectures are provided for each unit. Tutorial support is also provided.
To study an AAT course you need to join the AAT as a student member, as well as enrol at the College. The AAT offers a range of benefits for student members including support, help finding a job and exclusive discounts.

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AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Online & On Campus) Level 2Cardiff

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting covers a range of foundation accounting and finance skills in five mandatory units (240 guided learning hours). The purpose of this qualification is to ensure that students are well prepared to progress into a business, finance or professional accountancy career or further education.

Our Online & On Campus approach enables students to benefit from both face-to-face teaching at the college and online lessons available on demand. This approach offers a truly flexible study experience. In addition to attending face-to-face classes every 2 weeks, you will be required to complete online lessons and exercises between each class.

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AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping Level 2 (Online & On Campus) Level 2Cardiff

The AAT offers qualification set at Level 2, as a common starting point to ensure that students are well prepared to progress into a business, finance or professional accountancy career or further education. There are two qualifications available at this Level that can be studied individually: Award in Accounting Software (ref: BSCC2P90) and Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (ref: BSCC2P91) - built up into the Foundation Certificate in Accounting (ref: BSCC2P92). 

 

Our Online & On Campus approach enables students to benefit from both face-to-face teaching at the college and online lessons available on demand. This approach offers a truly flexible study experience. In addition to attending face-to-face classes every 2 weeks, you will be required to complete online lessons and exercises between each class.

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Agored - Internet and E-mail Level 2Cardiff

On this course you will expand you knowledge of internet.

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Agored - Introduction to the Internet Level 2Cardiff

On this course you will expand you knowledge of internet.

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An Introduction to Social Media for Business Level 2Cardiff

This one day workshop will introduce you to Social Media and help you learn how social media can be an integral part of your business/organisation's marketing and external communications.

 

This course will explore which social media channels are best for your business/organisation. This course is designed and delivered by Social Media Marketing experts who work with the college to bring you the latest ideas.

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Barbering Level 2Cardiff

This NVQ Level 2 in Barbering is the formal industry qualification that develops specific skills for trainee barbers or anyone wanting to enter the barbering industry.  You will learn all aspects of basic gent's hairdressing and gain experience within the College commercial salons.

 

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Barbering - NVQ Level 2 Level 2Barry

This NVQ Level 2 in Barbering is the formal industry qualification that develops specific skills for trainee barbers or anyone wanting to enter the barbering industry. You will learn all aspects of basic gent's hairdressing and gain experience within the College commercial salons.

 

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Barista Skills Level 2Cardiff

This qualification provides learners with specialist skills and knowledge in one of the major growth areas of the hospitality industry – the beverage sector. The unit is aimed at all first line operatives where coffee is served – this includes coffee bars, coffee houses, cafes, hotels and restaurants.

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Biology - GCSE Level 2Cardiff

GCSE Biology offers the opportunity to study the science of life from single-celled organisms to global ecosystems. The variety and complexity of life on earth will be examined and the consequences of human activity will be discussed.

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Bricklaying Day Release

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Cardiff

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Bricklaying qualification has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in  Bricklaying within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

 

The technical certificate will develop the fundamental skills of your trade.

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Brickwork - NVQ Level 2 Level 2Cardiff

This is an NVQ delivery only course.  The NVQ qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.  In addition, industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

This Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Bricklaying qualification has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in Bricklaying in the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

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Cabin Crew- Introduction Level 2Rhoose

The overall aim of this Introduction to Cabin Crew Level 2 course is to develop the personal and interpersonal skills necessary for success as a member of air cabin crew or airport personnel as airport check-in staff, and to prepare the student for career development.

 

The course covers the theoretical aspect of the industry, together with an emphasis on practical study to include role-play, simulations and observations. Students will be encouraged to develop research and study skills in preparation for cabin crew employment training.

 

Guest speakers direct from Industry carry out a number of seminars throughout the course and most learners gain employment upon completion of the course.

 

Classes can be  taught on our Boeing 737-200 Aircraft which is attached to the college, a real working environment !!

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CAVCA Apprenticeship in Brickwork PT Level 2 Year 1

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Barry

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Bricklaying qualification has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in Bricklaying within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

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Certificate in Cosmetic Make Up PT Level 2 Level 2Cardiff

This course is a basic beauty qualification. You will study brow shaping, lash and brow tinting, false lashes and make-up. Students must be prepared to give and receive all treatments during the practical sessions of the course.

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Certificate in Counselling Skills - Level 2 Level 2Cardiff

This Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (CPCAB) course will suit those who are interested in developing their listening skills or those beginning counselling training. The course is interactive and experiental and you will write a reflective weekly journal to track your personal development skills and understanding of helping at Level 2.

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Certificate in Counselling Skills - Level 2 Level 2Cardiff

This Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (CPCAB) course will suit those who are interested in developing their listening skills or those beginning counselling training. The course is interactive and experimental and you will need write a reflective weekly journal to track your personal development skills and understanding of helping at Level 2.

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Certificate in Counselling Skills - Level 2 - Day Level 2Barry

This Level 2 Counselling Skills Certificate (CPCAB) course will suit those who are interested in developing their listening skills or beginning counselling training. This course is interactive and experiential and you will write a reflective weekly journal to track your personal development, skills and understanding of helping at Level 2.

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Certificate in Counselling Skills - Level 2 - Evening Level 2Barry

This Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (CPCAB) course will suit those who are interested in developing their listening skills or those beginning counselling training. The course is interactive and experiential and you will write a reflective weekly journal to track your personal development, skills and understanding of helping at Level 2.

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City & Guilds 2079-11 F Gas and ODS Regulations Category 1 Level 2Cardiff

Formerly known as the Safe Handling of Refrigerants (2078) qualification, the aim of this F Gas and ODS Regulations course (2079-11 Category 1) is to provide the applicant with the knowledge and skills to work on the installation, service, maintenance, recovery and leak checking of stationary refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment that contain refrigerants classed as either Fluorinated (F) gases or Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS).

This qualification is linked with the legal requirements and demonstrates how to contain, prevent and reduce emissions of F-gases, covered by the Kyoto protocol.

 

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City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Retail Skills Level 2Cardiff

City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Retail Skills 600/3951/6

These qualifications at ideal for anyone interested in a career in the retail sector - from job seeker or new entrant to supervisor or manager.

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Construction Operations - NVQ

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Barry

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operatives qualification has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

 

The technical certificate will develop the fundamental skills of your trade

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Criminal Psychology Level 2Barry

This Criminal Psychology course is a 10-week, short-course running from September to  December and is suitable for anyone interested in a career in law enforcement or psychology.  Throughout the course you will study a range of topics relating to criminal behaviour, offender profiling and forensic and criminal psychology.

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Customer Service Level 2Cardiff

This course will expand your knowledge in the customer service industry. 

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Domestic Plumbing PT Level 2 (DB2) Part Time Level 2

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Barry

This part time day release course is offered at level 2 or 3 and intended for individuals who are employed within the plumbing industry wishing to develop their career.

 

The course follows a modular training programme, which gives practical knowledge of installing and maintaining plumbing systems.  Individuals will be assessed in the workplace against course framework.

 

One day a week will be spent on skills development work in the fully equipped workshops, classrooms and resource centers.

 

The apprenticeship programme is fully funded by the Welsh Government if certain eligibility criteria is met.

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Domestic Plumbing PT Level 2 (DB2) Part Time Level 2

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Cardiff

This part time day release course is offered at level 2 or 3 and intended for individuals who are employed within the plumbing industry wishing to develop their career.

 

The course follows a modular training programme, which gives practical knowledge of installing and maintaining plumbing systems.  Individuals will be assessed in the workplace against course framework.

 

One day a week will be spent on skills development work in the fully equipped workshops, classrooms and resource centers.

 

The apprenticeship programme is fully funded by the Welsh Government.

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Emergency First Aid at Work Level 2Cardiff

 

Course dates : 18th September 2017, 15th January 2018, and 23rd April 2018

The Emergency First Aid at Work course is suitable for nominated first aiders in the workplace, giving both the knowledge and ability to deal with first aid emergencies.

The provisions of first aid in the workplace saves lives.  It can prevent minor problems or injuries from becoming major ones, it helps employers reduce costs from injury and it is a legal obligation for every single employer to make sure that their employees receive the right first aid care in the workplace.

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English Language - GCSE Level 2Cardiff

GCSE English Language evening classes (17.45 to 20.45) are available on any of the following days:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at the following sites - City Centre Campus, Colcot Road. 

You will be using and improving the four language skills of Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. You will read, discuss and write about many different kinds of writing: some will be fiction (stories and extracts from novels), some will be non-fiction (articles, leaflets, advertisements and extracts from biographies and non-fiction writing), and you will practise different kinds of writing for yourself. 

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ESOL - 6 hours - Entry 1 to Level 2 Entry LevelLevel 2Level 2One Canal Parade

These are general ESOL courses which focus on the language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Grammar, vocabulary and cultural issues are also a very important part of these courses and students will be able to develop these areas and this will help to increase confidence when communicating with English speakers in different situations. The course will prepare learners for the nationally recognised Trinity Skills for Life exam.

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First Aid at Work Level 2Cardiff

This qualification is aimed at low risk workplaces.

The Emergency First Aid course is designed to equip candidates with the minimum knowledge and skills required to save lives in a medical emergency. This course is run over 18 hours and includes both theory and practical sessions, and will give a thorough insight into dealing with basic medical emergencies.

 

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French - GCSE Level 2Cardiff

This French GCSE is a one-year course for students who wish to develop a deeper understanding of French society, language and culture. It also aims to develop overall competence, communication skills and grammatical knowledge in French, and to act as preparation for anyone wanting to continue their studies at A-Level. However, above all, the course is for anyone who loves France and the French language.

Although the course is suitable for beginners, some knowledge of French is recommended.

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German - GCSE Level 2Cardiff

The German - GCSE is an intensive one year course.  Although the course is suitable for beginners, some knowledge of German is recommended.  Students will practise the four language skills of reading, speaking, listening and writing and are encouraged to use the target language wherever possible. 

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Image Editing Level 2Cardiff

On this course you will learn how to edit courses using techniques such as transforming and airbrushing. 

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Introduction to Counselling (January start) Level 2Barry

This Introduction to Counselling is a short taster course that will introduce students to listening skills and the principles of counselling training.

The course is delivered through a range of teaching methods, including experimental learning in the classroom.

 

JANUARY START

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Introduction to Counselling (January Start) Level 2Cardiff

This Introduction to Counselling is a short taster course that will introduce students to listening skills and the principles of counselling training.

The course is delivered through a range of teaching methods, including experiential learning in the classroom.

 

 

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Introduction to Counselling (September start) Level 2Barry

This Introduction to Counselling is a short taster course that will introduce students to listening skills and the principles of counselling training.

The course is delivered through a range of teaching methods, including experiential learning in the classroom.

 

SEPTEMBER START

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Introduction to Counselling (September start) Level 2Cardiff

This Introduction to Counselling is a short taster course that will introduce students to listening skills and the principles of counselling training.

The course is delivered through a range of teaching methods, including experiential learning in the classroom.

 

SEPTEMBER START

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Introduction to Counselling - Level 2 (March start) Level 2Cardiff

This Introduction to Counselling is a short taster course, that will introduce students to listening skills and the principles of counselling training.

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Introduction to Counselling – Level 2 (March start) Level 2Barry

This Introduction to Counselling is a short taster course, that will introduce students to listening skills and the principles of counselling training.

The course is delivered through a range of teaching methods, including experiental learning in the classroom.

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Italian - GCSE Level 2Cardiff

This Italian GCSE is a course for students who wish to develop a deeper understanding of Italian society, language and culture. It also aims to develop overall competence, communication skills and grammatical knowledge in Italian and act as preparation for anyone wanting to continue their studies at A-level. However, above all, the course is for anyone who loves Italy and the Italian language.

Although the course is suitable for beginners, some knowledge of Italian is recommended.

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Make-Up & Beauty Consultancy Level 2Barry

This course is a basic beauty qualification.  You will study brow shaping, lash perming, lash and brow tinting, false lashes and make-up.  Students must be prepared to give and receive all treatments during the practical sessions of the course.

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Mandarin - GCSE Level 2Cardiff

This course is to enable students of all abilities to develop their Chinese (Mandarin) language skills to their full potential, equipping them with the knowledge to communicate in a variety of contexts with confidence.

Students will practise the four language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking and are encouraged to use the target language wherever possible. 

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Mathematics - GCSE (November Resit) Level 2Cardiff

This is a short re-sit course for students who have already got a grade D awarded by WJEC and wish to get a better grade.

 

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Mathematics Intermediate - GCSE Level 2Cardiff

GCSE Mathematics Intermediate evening classes (17.45 to 20.45) are available on any of the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.  Or various times in day for full-time students.

This is a one-year course and covers the four main areas of mathematics: algebra, geometry and probability; number; measure and statistics.

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Maths - GCSE Level 2Cardiff

The GCSE classes are offered at 17:45-20:45 on the following days; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at the following Cardiff sites; City Centre Campus, Colcot Road.

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Ministry of Life Level 2Partner

This course is delivered at Eastmoors Community Centre in Splott. It includes three major elements; music production, music in the community and event management. You will learn about the music industry, how to produce a track, how to run musical workshops in the community and you will be given a budget to create your own music event.

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Nail Enhancements Level 2Cardiff

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in Nail Services to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to perform your own salon services.

 

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Nail Enhancements Level 2East Cardiff

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in Nail Services to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to perform your own salon services.

 

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National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) Level 2Cardiff

This course will give you the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification. From this qualification you can benefit from a varied working hours which you can fit around you. Start your career in the leisure industry! 

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OCR Cyber Security Level 2Cardiff

With so much data and information being stored on computer systems, the need for security is more important than ever.  To lose, or have this information and data manipulated, can cause individuals and organisations loss of time, reputation and, possibly financial loss.  It is important that good security procedures are implemented to keep data and information as safe as possible.

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Painting & Decorating (DB2)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Barry

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Painting and Decorating qualification has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

 

The technical certificate will develop the fundamental skills of your trade.

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Painting & Decorating (DB2)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Cardiff

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Painting and Decorating qualification has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

 

The technical certificate will develop the fundamental skills of your trade.

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Plastering - NVQ Level 2 Level 2Cardiff

This is an NVQ delivery only course.  The NVQ qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.  In addition, industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

This Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering qualification has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in Plastering in the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

 

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Plastering Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Cardiff

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering qualification has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

 

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Pre Access to Nursing Level 2Cardiff

January 2018 Start

The Pre-Access to Nursing and Midwifery course has been designed to give you the skills and qualifications needed to progress onto the Access to Nursing Course.  You will be given the support and opportunity to sit G.C.S.E. Maths and English and will also study one Care unit from a Level Three course.

This course will be studied one day a week for 33 weeks. It is purposefully designed for those already working in the Care Field, who are keen to have a future career in Nursing/Midwifery.

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Professional Bar tendering Level 2Cardiff

Level 2 Award in Professional Bartending (Cocktails with free pouring)

Want to become a bartender or get a qualification that recognises your skills?

With the Award in Professional Bartending you'll gain the knowledge and skills needed to prepare cocktails and provide a high standard of customer service.

You'll also have the option to learn free pouring techniques.

The Award in Professional Bartending is for people who work as or want to work as bartenders.

You may be working in an environment that offers cocktails already, but it is not a requirement.

Wednesday evening

4 hours per week for 15 weeks

Start date: 09-01-2019

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Refrigeration PT Level 2 (DB2)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Cardiff

This part time day release course is offered at level 2 and intended for individuals who are employed within the refrigeration and air conditioning industry wishing to develop their career.

 

The course follows a modular training programme, which gives practical knowledge of installing and maintaining refrigeration systems.  Individuals will be assessed in the workplace against course framework.

 

One day a week will be spent on skills development work in the fully equipped workshops, classrooms and resource centers.

 

The course is fully funded by the Welsh Government.

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Repair & Service of Heavy Vehicles (DB4)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Cardiff

This Part Time Vehicle Repair Course covers the main aspects of Heavy Vehicle repair and Servicing at an Intermediate Level (Level 2)

The course takes place on a Friday (First year) and on a Monday (Second Year).

The course starts at 9:00am and finishes at 6:00pm

 

 

 

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Repair & Service of Light Vehicles (DB4)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Cardiff

This Part Time Vehicle Repair Course covers the main aspects of Light Vehicle repair and Servicing at an Intermediate Level (Level 2)

 

The course takes place on a Tuesday and Thursday (First year) and Monday and Wednesday (Second Year).

 

The course starts at 9:00am and finishes at 6:00pm

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Repair and Service of Bus and Coach (DB4)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Cardiff

This Part Time Vehicle Repair Course covers the main aspects of Bus and Coach repair and Servicing at an Intermediate Level (Level 2)

 

 

The course takes place on a Friday (First year) and on a Monday (Second Year).

 

The course starts at 9:00am and finishes at 6:00pm

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Site Carpentry - NVQ Level 2 Level 2Cardiff

This is an NVQ delivery only course.  The NVQ qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.  In addition, industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

This Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Site Carpentry qualification has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in Site Carpentry in the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

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Spanish - GCSE Level 2Cardiff

This GCSE Spanish course is an intensive one year course.  It is aimed at beginners with no or very little knowledge of the language.  Students will practise the four language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking and are encouraged to use the target language wherever possible. The content that will be studied will cover the following broad contexts:

Personal and Social Life
The Local Community

The World of Work
The Wider World     

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Spreadsheets in Practice Level 2Cardiff

Expand your knowledge in spreadsheets through excel. 

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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 2Barry

This qualification will enable learners to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in primary, secondary or special schools. It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting those with disabilities or special educational needs and communication and professional relationships.

It is also a must-have for all those undertaking the Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning Apprenticeship. It is suitable for anyone who is working in a role that supports pupils’ learning.


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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 2Cardiff

This qualification will enable learners to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in primary, secondary or special schools. It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting those with disabilities or special educational needs and communication and professional relationships.

It is also a must-have for all those undertaking the Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning Apprenticeship.  It is suitable for anyone who is working in a role that supports pupils’ learning.

 

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Using Mobile IT Devices Level 2Cardiff

This course is about developing the skills and knowledge to set up and use mobile or handheld devices such as a smartphone, portable media player, electronic organiser or data logger, for data capture, processing, exchange and storage.  To develop the skills and knowledge to make effective use of mobile or handheld devices and use intermediate tools and techniques to exchange information between devices on a regular basis for activity.

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Using Social Networking Platforms Level 2Cardiff

The purpose and aim of this course is to develop the knowledge and practical skills involved in using Social Networking platforms.

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Vehicle Body Repair (DB4)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Cardiff

This Part Time Body Repair Course covers the main aspects of Vehicle Body Repair at an Intermediate Level (Level 2)

 

The course takes place on a Wednesday (First year) and on a Tuesday (Second Year).

 

The course starts at 9:00am and finishes at 6:00pm

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Vehicle Refinishing (DB4)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Cardiff

This Part Time Vehicle Refinishing Course covers the main aspects of Vehicle refinishing at an Intermediate Level (Level 2)

 

The course takes place on a Monday.

 

The course starts at 9:00am and finishes at 6:00pm

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Website Design Level 2Cardiff

On this course you will expand your knowledge on how to create efficient and well-designed website. 

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Word Processing Software Level 2Cardiff

Throughout the course the learners will develop the skills and knowledge to:

  • Enter and combine text and other information accurately within word processing documents, including identify when and how to combine and merge information from other software or other documents selecting and using a range of editing tools to amend document content.
  • Create and modify layout and structures for word processing documents.
  • Select and use a range of advanced word processing software tools and techniques to produce comlex and non-routine documents.

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Level 3 Diploma in Holistic Crystal Therapy Level 3Cardiff

The Level 3 Diploma in Holistic Crystal Therapy course will able you to learn how to provide a crystal therapy treatment to your clients.  You will develop an understanding of varied methods of crystal therapy application and further expand your abilities to evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment.

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AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3Barry

The AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting covers a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns. Students will learn and master financial processes, including accounting principles and concepts, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts, VAT issues in business, management accounting costing techniques and ethical practices for accountants. This qualification further delivers software skills through spreadsheet training for accounting.

This qualification comprises six mandatory units (390 guided learning hours). The purpose of this qualification is to ensure that students are well prepared to progress into a business, finance or professional accountancy career or into further education.

 

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AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3Cardiff

The AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting covers a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns. Students will learn and master financial processes, including accounting principles and concepts, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts, VAT issues in business, management accounting costing techniques and ethical practices for accountants. This qualification further delivers software skills through spreadsheet training for accounting.

This qualification comprises six mandatory units (390 guided learning hours). The purpose of this qualification is to ensure that students are well prepared to progress into a business, finance or professional accountancy career or into further education.


All units within this qualification are mandatory. Four units are assessed individually in end of unit assessments, but this qualification also includes a synoptic assessment, sat towards the end of the qualification, which draws on and assesses knowledge and understanding from across the qualification:

• Advanced Bookkeeping - end of unit assessment
• Final Accounts Preparation - end of unit assessment
• Management Accounting: Costing - end of unit assessment
• Indirect Tax - end of unit assessment
• Ethics for accountants - assessed within the synoptic assessment
• Spreadsheets for Accounting - assessed within the synoptic assessment

Entry requirements:
Successful completion of AAT Level 2 with commercial experience. You may need to attend an interview and complete an AAT Skills assessment available at:
https://www.aat.org.uk/aat-qualifications-and-courses/need-help-choosing-a-qualification/aat-skillcheck

Teaching and assessment:
Students must successfully complete four unit assessments and one synoptic assessment to achieve this qualification. The proportion of this qualification assessed by external assessment is 100%.

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AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Online & On Campus) Level 3Cardiff

The AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting covers a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns. Students will learn and master financial processes, including accounting principles and concepts, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts, VAT issues in business, management accounting costing techniques and ethical practices for accountants. This qualification further delivers software skills through spreadsheet training for accounting.

This qualification comprises six mandatory units. The purpose of this qualification is to ensure that students are well prepared to progress into a business, finance or professional accountancy career or into further education.

Our Online & On Campus approach enables students to benefit from both face-to-face teaching at the college and online lessons available on demand. This approach offers a truly flexible study experience. In addition to attending face-to-face classes once every week*, you will be required to complete online lessons and exercises between each class.

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Apprenticeship in Plastering

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plastering qualification has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in plastering within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

 

The technical certificate will develop the advanced level skills of your trade.

 

This course has been developed to support apprentices in achieving their level 3 trade qualifications, the technical certificate delivers the underpinning knowledge of the trade and develops hand skills in a workshop environment whilst the NVQ qualification supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge in an industry related environment.

 

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ATA Light Vehicle Inspection - Level 3 Level 3Cardiff

The IMI Light Vehicle Inspection route is intended for technicians whose job role involves the inspection, maintenance and repair of light vehicles, who do not currently hold a Level qualification and want to be recognised as a competent motor vehicle technician.

There is one level within Light Vehicle Inspection:

  • Inspection Technician

This accreditation is also a route on to the IMI Level 2 Award in MOT Testing Course.

 

 

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ATA MET Re-accreditation Level 3Cardiff

The IMI Accreditation MET route is intended for technicians whose job role involves the repair of vehicles typically involved in accidents or similar incident circumstances.The technician should be working in the accident repair sector of the industry and ideally have at least three years experience to ensure they are familiar with the skills, knowledge and techniques required to replace various components, including returning vehicle systems to manufacturer specification and diagnosing system faults.

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ATA Senior MET - Level 3 Level 3Cardiff

The ATA MET qualification is intended for technicians whose job role involves the repair of vehicles typically involved in accidents or similar incident circumstances.

 

The course is run on various dates throughout the academic year.

 

Reaccreditation is normally a one day assessment with the full award being a two day assessment.

 

It is recommended that the candidates take part in an extra days pre training to familiarise themselves with the type of assessments that they will be facing.

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ATA Senior Paint - Level 3 Level 3Cardiff

The ATA Senior Panel qualification is intended for technicians whose job role involves the repair of vehicles typically involved in accidents or similar incident circumstances.

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ATA Senior Paint Re-accreditation Level 3Cardiff

The Paint route is intended for technicians whose job role involves the repair of vehicles typically involved in accidents or similar incident circumstances.The technician should be working in the accident repair sector of the industry and have at least three years’ experience to ensure they are familiar with the skills, knowledge and techniques for the preparation of panels (existing) and to give a fault free finish.

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ATA Senior Panel - Level 3 Level 3Cardiff

The ATA Senior panel qualification is intended for technicians whose job role involves the repair of vehicles typically involved in accidents or similar incident circumstances.

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ATA Senior Panel Re-accreditation Level 3Cardiff

The Paint route is intended for technicians whose job role involves the repair of vehicles typically involved in accidents or similar incident circumstances.Technicians should be working in the accident repair sector of the industry and have at least three years experience to ensure they are familiar with the skills, knowledge and techniques required to repair & replace body components, including returning vehicle alignment to manufacturer specification and rectifying body shell faults.

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Biology - A2 Level 3Cardiff

This Biology A2 follows on from AS Biology and covers: Energy, Homeostasis and the Environment, Variation, Inheritance and Options and a practical exam.  Completing this second, one-year course will give you a full A level in Biology.

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Biology - AS Level 3Cardiff

This Biology - AS level is a one-year course and follows the WJEC specification and contains two written units.

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Body Massage Certificate Level 3Cardiff

This course is suited to anyone wanting to complete an introduction course to body massage.

Students are required to give and receive body massage until they are competent and ready to provide the treatment to the public.

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Body Massage Certificate Level 3East Cardiff

This course is suited to anyone wanting to complete an introduction course to body massage.

Students are required to give and receive body massage until they are competent and ready to provide the treatment to the public.

Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

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Certificate in Counselling Studies - Level 3 Level 3Cardiff

This course is the progression route from Level 2 Counselling Skills.  It continues to develop students practical listening skills but also introduces a number of counselling theories.

In addition, the course outlines the practice of clinical supervision and the requirements of working in a counselling agency.

This course prepares students for the Level 4 in Therapeutic Counselling, but will also consolidate knowledge, understanding and skills for those who want to exit the programme at this point.

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Certificate in Counselling Studies - Level 3 - Day Level 3Barry

This course is the progression route from Level 2 Counselling Skills. It continues to develop students practical listening skills but also introduces a number of counselling theories.

In addition, the course outlines the practice of clinical supervision and the requirements of working in a counselling agency.

This course prepares students for the Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, but will also consolidate knowledge, understanding and skills for those who want to exit the programme at this point.

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Certificate in Counselling Studies - Level 3 - Evening Level 3Barry

This course is the progression route from Level 2 Counselling Skills.  It continues to develop students practical listening skills but also introduces a number of counselling theories.

In addition, the course outlines the practice of clinical supervision and the requirements of working in a counselling agency. 

This course prepares students for the Level 4 in Therapeutic Counselling, but will also consolidate knowledge, understanding and skills for those who want to exit the programme at this point.

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Certificate in Indian Head Massage Level 3Cardiff

The Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of Indian Head massage.

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Certificate in Indian Head Massage Level 3East Cardiff

The Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of Indian Head massage.

Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

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Chemistry - AS Level 3Cardiff

The aims of this AS Chemistry course are to encourage students to:

• Develop their interest in, and enthusiasm for Chemistry, including developing an interest in further study and careers in Chemistry.
• Appreciate how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society.
• Develop and demonstrate a deeper appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of How Science Works.
• Develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of Chemistry and how they relate to each other.

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CILEX Level 3 Civil Litigation (Distance Learning) Level 3Partner

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives offers unitised qualifications set at level 3, allowing qualification as Associate Members of the Chartered Institute and progression to level 6 Professional Higher Diploma.  Each unit can be studied individually, and built up into the Professional Certificate in Law and Practice or the Professional Diploma in Law and Practice.

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CILEx Level 3 Client Care (Distance Learning) Level 3Partner

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives offers unitised qualifications set at level 3, allowing qualification as Associate Members of the Chartered Institute and progression to level 6 Professional Higher Diploma.  Each unit can be studied individually, and built up into the Professional Certificate in Law and Practice or the Professional Diploma in Law and Practice.

Unit 16 - Client Care covers the following topics:

•The Importance of Client Care

•The Solicitor’s Regulation Authority Code of Conduct 

•Avoiding Malpractice 

•How to write an attendance note

•The professional requirements of a client care interview 

•The professional requirements of client care communications 

•Ways of funding legal advice  

•The Money Laundering Regulations

•Professional requirements where there is a conflict of interest

Academic sessions currently run from September to December and February to May. This unit is examined by assignments only. The awarding body and Cardiff and Vale College are completely flexible about the length of time taken to complete the qualification.  Most students studying part time will complete the Diploma in two years.

Our Distance Learning approach enables students to benefit from online lessons available on demand as well as access to tutor support at CAVC. This format offers a truly flexible study experience.

For more information on units please see http://www.cilex.org.uk  

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CILEx Level 3 Diploma in Law and Practice Level 3Cardiff

Course start date options: 12th September 2017 or 6th January 2018

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives offers unitised qualifications set at level 3, allowing qualification as Associate Members of the Chartered Institute and progression to level 6 Professional Higher Diploma.  Each unit can be studied individually, and built up into the Professional Certificate in Law and Practice or the Professional Diploma in Law and Practice.


Academic sessions currently run from September to December and February to May.  Examination sessions are in January and June.  The awarding body and Cardiff and Vale College are completely flexible about the length of time taken to complete the qualification.  Most students studying part time will complete the Diploma in two years.

 

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CILEx Level 3 Introduction to Law and Practice (Distance Learning) Level 3Partner

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives offers unitised qualifications set at level 3, allowing qualification as Associate Members of the Chartered Institute and progression to level 6 Professional Higher Diploma. Each unit can be studied individually, and built up into the Professional Certificate in Law and Practice or the Professional Diploma in Law and Practice.

Unit 1 - Introduction to Law & Practice, covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Law
  • The Creation of Law
  • How an Act of Parliament is created
  • Delegated legislation
  • The European Union
  • The court hierarchy of England and Wales
  • The role of judges
  • The role of lay people
  • The role of barristers, solicitors and chartered legal executives
  • Alternative dispute resolution and Tribunals

Academic sessions currently run from September to December and February to May. Examination sessions are in January and June. The awarding body and Cardiff and Vale College are completely flexible about the length of time taken to complete the qualification. 

Our Distance Learning approach enables students to benefit from online lessons available on demand as well as access to tutor support at CAVC. This format offers a truly flexible study experience.

 

For more information on units please see http://www.cilex.org.uk  

 

Apply or contact us for more information by email lgreenhough@cavc.ac.uk 

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CILEx Level 3 Law of Tort (Distance Learning) Level 3Partner

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives offers unitised qualifications set at level 3, allowing qualification as Associate Members of the Chartered Institute and progression to level 6 Professional Higher Diploma.  Each unit can be studied individually, and built up into the Professional Certificate in Law and Practice or the Professional Diploma in Law and Practice.

Unit 5 - The Law of Tort, covers the following topics:

•Introduction to Tort

•The Tort of Negligence 

•Duty of care 

•Breach of duty

•Public policy considerations

•Causation 

•Vicarious Liability 

•Defences 

•The calculation of damages 

Academic sessions currently run from September to December and February to May.  Examination sessions are in January and June.  The awarding body and Cardiff and Vale College are completely flexible about the length of time taken to complete the qualification.  

Our Distance Learning approach enables students to benefit from online lessons available on demand as well as access to tutor support at CAVC. This format offers a truly flexible study experience.

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CILEX Level 3 Legal Research (Distance Learning) Level 3Partner

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives offers unitised qualifications set at level 3, allowing qualification as Associate Members of the Chartered Institute and progression to level 6 Professional Higher Diploma. Each unit can be studied individually, and built up into the Professional Certificate in Law and Practice or the Professional Diploma in Law and Practice.

Unit 17 - Legal Research Skills covers the following topics;

  • The importance of Legal Research
  • Avoiding Malpractice
  • How Statutes work
  • Case Law
  • Binding Judgement's
  • Task 1-4

Academic sessions currently run in September to December and February to May. This unit is examined by the assignments only. The awarding body and Cardiff and Vale College are completely flexible about the length of time taken to complete the qualification, Most students studying part time will complete the Diploma in two years.

Our Distance Learning approach enables students to benefit from online lessons available on demand as well as access to tutor support at CAVC. This format offers a truly flexible study experience.

For more information on units please see http://www.cilex.org.uk

Apply or contact us for more information by email lgreenhough@cavc.ac.uk

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CIPD Certificate in Human Resource Practice - Level 3 Level 3Cardiff

This Human Resources Practice - CIPD  Certificate Level 3 qualification provides you with a firm foundation in all areas of HR, helping you to develop essential HR skills and the confidence to be more effective at work by adding real value to your HR function.

This qualification is recommended for those who are: new to HR, working in an HR support role and wishing to develop their knowledge and skills or those looking to further their HR career with a professional qualification.   

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Construction & the Built Environment

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

Construction and the Built Environment is an ideal subject for students wishing to become and Architect, Building Surveyor, Construction Manager, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or follow any other professional career pathway in the sector. This programme will provide you with the fundamental knowledge required for entry into the construction industry it will provide you with a recognised qualification that will act as a springboard into higher education.

 

Please contact Dylan Harvey for further details - dharvey@cavc.ac.uk

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Construction & the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) Level 3Cardiff

Construction and the Built Environment is an ideal subject for students wishing to become an Architect, Building Surveyor, Construction Manager, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or follow any other professional career pathway in the sector. This programme will provide you with the fundamental knowledge required for entry into the construction industry and it will provide you with a recognised qualification that will act as a springboard into higher education.

This brand new course is accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineering (ice) and offers paid for Career Ready placements, a mentor and an internship with the likes of Wates and Arcadis.

 

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Construction & the Built Environment (Civil Engineering)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

Construction and the Built Environment is an ideal subject for students wishing to become an Architect, Building Surveyor, Construction Manager, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or follow any other professional career pathway in the sector. This programme will provide you with the fundamental knowledge required for entry into the construction industry and it will provide you with a recognised qualification that will act as a springboard into higher education.

This brand new course is accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineering (ice) and offers paid for Career Ready placements, a mentor and an internship with the likes of Wates and Arcadis.

For further details please contact Dylan Harvey - dharvey@cavc.ac.uk

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Construction & the Built Environment [1 Year Diploma]

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

Construction and the Built Environment is an ideal subject for students wishing to become and Architect, Building Surveyor, Construction Manager, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or follow any other professional career pathway in the sector. This programme will provide you with the fundamental knowledge required for entry into the construction industry it will provide you with a recognised qualification that will act as a springboard into higher education.

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Criminological Psychology Level 3Barry

This Criminology course is an excellent introduction to the study of crime and criminality. It is designed to give you an introduction to theory as well as the application of criminology skills and offers a progression route from GCSEs in Sociology, Law, Psychology, Citizenship, History and Humanities. 

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Desktop Publishing Software Level 3Cardiff

The aim of this course is to give the learner the ability to use desktop publishing software designed to combine and manipulate text, image and graphic elements in layouts appropriate for subsequent publication to screen or print.  This unit is about selecting and using a wide range of intermediate desktop publishing software tools and techniques effective to produce publications that are at times non-routine or unfamiliar.  Any aspect that is unfamiliar may require support and advice from others.

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Domestic Plumbing PT Level 3 (DB2)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

This part time day release course is offered at level 3 and intended for individuals who are employed within the plumbing industry wishing to develop their career.

 

The course follows a modular training programme, which gives practical knowledge of installing and maintaining plumbing systems.  Individuals will be assessed in the workplace against course framework.

 

One day a week will be spent on skills development work in the fully equipped workshops, classrooms and resource centers.

 

The apprenticeship programme is fully funded by the Welsh Government.

 

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Electrical Installation - Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Barry

For this level 3 apprenticeship you will need an NICEIC or ECA approved employer currently working in electrical installations; who is willing to give you on-site training; and release you for college 1 day a week for the duration of your apprenticeship.  This Apprenticeship has an expected minimum duration of 42 months.

Your college element will last for approximately 3 years (35 weeks per year); where you will take the Knowledge Based elements of your NVQ Diploma. Towards the end of Year 2 you will be given a Portfolio by your Assessor; where you will provide written evidence to meet the requirements of the practical based elements. 

You will be mentored by your Training Coordinator throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship. Your Training Coordinator is your first contact if you have a work or college problem that you cannot resolve on your own.

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Electrical Installation - Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

For this level 3 apprenticeship you will need an NICEIC or ECA approved employer currently working in electrical installations; who is willing to give you on-site training; and release you for college 1 day a week for the duration of your apprenticeship.  This Apprenticeship has an expected minimum duration of 42 months.

Your college element will last for approximately 3 years (35 weeks per year); where you will take the Knowledge Based elements of your NVQ Diploma. Towards the end of Year 2 you will be given a Portfolio by your Assessor; where you will provide written evidence to meet the requirements of the practical based elements. 

You will be mentored by your Training Coordinator throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship. Your Training Coordinator is your first contact if you have a work or college problem that you cannot resolve on your own.

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English Literature - AS and A2 [1 Year] Level 3Cardiff

This course covers both AS and A2 English Literature so it is possible to gain a full A-level in one year.

Do you enjoy being creative, thinking for yourself, discussing contemporary issues related to literature, and developing your ideas in writing and reading? If you do, then this course will explore novels, plays and poetry including texts and contexts and is also an opportunity to develop creative reading and writing.

 

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Fitness instructor / Personal Trainer Level 3Cardiff

This full time Personal Trainer Award course is for those wishing to pursue a career as a Personal Trainer.

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French - AS Level 3Cardiff

This is a one-year French AS level course and is suitable for students wishing to further their existing knowledge of French. The course is ideal if you wish to develop a deeper knowledge of French society, language and culture. You will also benefit from this course if you need to use French for work, study, training or leisure activities.

 

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Hot Stones Massage - Certificate Level 3Cardiff

This Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage offers an introductory insight into this increasingly popular massage technique.  It's a useful taster course for people working in Beauty and Holistic Therapies who would like to further their skills.

 

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Hot Stones Massage - Certificate Level 3East Cardiff

This Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage offers an introductory insight into this increasingly popular massage technique.  It's a useful taster course for people working in Beauty and Holistic Therapies who would like to further their skills.

Please note: As the Eastern Community Campus is shared with Eastern High School, we are unable to accept applications for courses delivered at Eastern Community Campus from anyone aged 19+ or who will turn 19 during their course.

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ILM Award in Coaching - Level 3 Level 3Cardiff

This Level 3 Award in Coaching is ideal for first line managers and team leaders who are keen to practice coaching as a management style.  It will provide the tools, knowledge and confidence to coach people effectively in the workplace.

 

This course will help individuals understand what it takes to become an effective coach, through the provision of a coaching model and the tools and techniques to support a coaching style; it will provide the perfect grounding in coaching for any manager.  The workshops are spread over a period of time, allowing individuals to test their skills in the workplace and analyse, assess and improve their coaching ability.

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ILM Level 3 Award the Performance Manager Level 3Cardiff

Managing performance can be complex and challenging, especially for new line managers.  This programme supports new line managers in developing knowledge and understanding in how to manage performance in the workplace.

This programme enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of conflict management and motivation theory and how it can be applied in the workplace to improve performance as required by a practising or potential first line manager.

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ILM Level 3 Award the Team Leader Level 3Cardiff

The role of team leader is both challenging and critical to the successful performance of a team.  It is often an individual's first steps into people management and the role can be the linchpin of many projects or organisation goals.

With both established and aspiring team leaders in mind, this programme is designed to develop the knowledge of what makes a team effective and introduces skills and techniques to motivate a team effectively.

 

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IMI Level 3 Award in MOT Test Centre Management Level 3Cardiff

This two day course has primarily been developed for those who wish to run an MOT Vehicle Test Station (VTS) or who will have direct responsibility for MOT operations at the VTS in future.

Candidates will look at how to keep the MOT station equipment calibrated and how to correctly maintain an MOT centre. 

The content of this qualification has been designed to reflect the contents of the National Occupational Standards for MOT Managers.

 

Call Commercial Services on 02920 250 350 to apply. 

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IRTEC Inspection - Level 3 Level 3Cardiff

The IRTEC Inspection Qualification is intended for technicians involved in inspection, and is available in the following routes: Large Commercial Vehicle,

Passenger Carrying Vehicle and Heavy Vehicle Trailer.

The course is run on various dates throughout the academic year.

This is usually a half day assessment based at the employers premise

It is recommended that the candidates take part in an extra days pre training to familiarise themselves with the type of assessments that they will be facing.

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IT Security for Users Level 3Cardiff

On this course you will learn a range of skills including methods to minimise security risks in IT and how to affectively back up your data.

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Law - AS and A2 [1 Year] Level 3Cardiff

This AL Law course covers both AS and A2 Law so it is possible to gain a full A-level in one year. Law is a dynamic subject constantly evolving with Acts of Parliament and important cases often involving controversial issues. The AS part of the course studies the legal environment, and the A2 part builds on this by examining an area of law. We study Human Rights in the UK such as freedom of speech, police powers, censorship and discrimination.

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Level 3 Award in Education and Training Level 3Cardiff

The Level 3 Award in Education & Training is an introduction to teaching that will give an insight into the role, responsibilities and relationships in education and training, how to plan and deliver inclusive teaching sessions and how to assess and give constructive feedback. 

This is ideal for learners who are just beginning to undertake short training sessions.

This qualification can also help you to progress in teaching / training and support roles in a wide range of organisations in the lifelong learning sector.

Five day Course:

  • 14, 21, 28 January and 4, 11 February 2019
  • 4, 11, 18, 25 March and 1 April 2019

From £148.50*

* Based on SPP funding eligibility at 70%. To check if you qualify for this funding please contact us. 

 

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Mathematics (Legacy) (WJEC)- A-level Level 3Cardiff

A2 Mathematics (2017 Spec) follows on from WJEC AS Mathematics (2017 Spec) course. It is the second year in a two-year course, due to specification changes and timetable constraints it will not be possible to study AS and A2 maths simultaneously, for the first time from September 2018.

 

To access full details about the new specification please use the following link:

http://www.wjec.co.uk/qualifications/mathematics/r-mathematics-gce-2017/

 

NOTE: There are no longer options modules in mathematics. From September 2017 all students will study the same modules in all centres across Wales. In addition to this, the new A2 qualification will now account for 60% of the overall A-level qualification grade.

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Mathematics - AS (new specification) Level 3Cardiff

AS Level Mathematics is the first half of a two-year course. It is a good choice because:

•It supports other subjects such as all three sciences, Psychology, Information Technology, computer science and many others.

•It develops your ability to think logically and present formal arguments, which is essential in any career.

•It is a challenging qualification, welcomed by all universities, whichever degree course you apply to study.

•It is interesting, and involves more variety of study than you might expect.

•All colleges/sixth forms in Wales will be delivering the exact same specification from September 2017

 

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Meetings and Minute Taking Level 3Cardiff

 

Course Dates: 27th September 2017 and 28th February 2018

 

Most people are thrown in to the role of Minute Taker with little or no training, and at times it can be a daunting task.

Meetings are necessary and important to companies but cost money, so businesses need a meaningful record of the key points discussed, decisions made and who agreed to do what. This course will help the Minute Taker become more confident and use practical tools and techniques to produce minutes that are accurate, clear, concise and reader friendly.

We will:

  • clarify the roles and responsibilities of the Chair and the Minute Taker
  • describe the various types and formats of agenda and minutes
  • explain the essential actions to take before, during and after the meeting
  • demonstrate and coach you in the essential skills of listening, note taking and the use of professional language

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MOT Annual CPD Level 3Cardiff

All  MOT  Testers  must  now  undertake  MOT  training  and  pass  an  assessment  between 1 April and 31 March each year to keep their tester status.  Testers must complete a minimum of 3 hours per year, totaling 16 hours across the rolling five-year period.  Cardiff & Vale College offer the CPD training relevant for 2016 –   2017 along with  the  assessment  required  and  will  provide  testers  with  a  certificate  of  attendance  along  with  a  CPD  log  which  is  sufficient  for  your  records  required by the DVSA.

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MOT Class 4 & 7 qualification Level 3Cardiff

This course is aimed towards mechanics who wish to become MOT testers for classes 4 & 7 (Light Vehicle)

Achievement of this qualification will enable mechanics to apply to undertake the DVSA final observed assessment in order to achieve their Certificate of Competence, enabling them to become a nominated tester.

The course has been designed to reflect the National Occupational Standards for MOT testers.  Assessments are carried out via online tests and practical assessments.

 

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety Level 3Cardiff

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is a globally recognised health and safety qualification held by more than 175,000 people in the UK and worldwide.

The course is based on UK law and is essential for anyone working in or aspiring to work in the field of safety & health, it is a vital step for those wanting to build a successful career in Health & Safety.

 

Tuesdays 26 February - 14th May 2019

Revision Date:  28th May 2019

Exam Date:  5thJune 2019

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Photography - AS Level 3Cardiff

On this one-year AS level Photography course students will gain a general introduction to digital photography and image software.  Throughout the course students will build and develop a portfolio of images. 

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Plastering - NVQ Level 3 Level 3Cardiff

This is an NVQ delivery only course.  The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plastering qualification has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in plastering within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

 

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Psychology - AS Level 3Cardiff

This course gives learners the opportunity to study AS Psychology in the evening.

Learners will be introduced to historical and current psychological approaches and classic and contemporary research. In addition there are opportunities to explore psychological controversies and debates. Learners will also study a variety of methods used by psychologists and will carry out their own investigations. Consideration of the ethical issues and implications of psychological endeavours will be emphasised in all aspects of the specification.

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Refrigerant Handling - Level 3 Level 3Cardiff

This Defra-approved qualification offers a single unit solution that provides experienced automotive Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) technicians with evidence that they meet the minimum F-gas requirement (EC842/2006 and annex EC307/2008).

All Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) technicians working with cars and car derived vans, must have achieved as a minimum requirement, a refrigerant handling qualification which fulfils the European Union F-gas Regulation (EC842/2006 and Annex to Regulation EC307/2008).

The course is run on various dates throughout the academic year.

This is usually a one day assessment which can be based at the employer’s premises. (Depending on Numbers)

It is recommended that the candidates take part in an extra days pre training to familiarise themselves with the type of assessments that they will be facing.

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Repair & Service of Heavy Vehicles (DB4)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

This Part Time Vehicle Repair Course covers the main aspects of Heavy Vehicle repair and Servicing at an Advanced  Level (Level 3)

 

The course takes place on a Tuesday.

 

The course starts at 9:00am and finishes at 6:00pm

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Repair & Servicing of Light Vehicles (DB4)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

This Part Time Vehicle Repair Course covers the main aspects of Light Vehicle repair and Servicing at an AdvancedLevel (Level 3)

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Repair and Servicing of Bus and Coach (DB4)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

This Part Time Vehicle Repair Course covers the main aspects of Bus and Coach repair and Servicing at an Advanced  Level (Level 3)

 

The course takes place on a Tuesday.

 

The course starts at 9:00am and finishes at 6:00pm

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Spanish - AS Level 3Cardiff

This one-year AS Level Spanish course is suitable for students wishing to further their existing knowledge of Spanish.  Students will develop all four skills - speaking, listening, reading and writing.  This course will also provide an insight into the cultural aspects of Spanish speaking countries as well as providing the opportunities for students to explore contemporary issues.  

Students will have access to a range of multi-media and IT resources.  There will also be opportunities to develop oral skills with native Spanish speakers.

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Sports Massage Therapy Level 3Cardiff

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (QCF) is a technical qualification aimed at developing the knowledge, understanding and technical skills needed for a career as a Sports Massage Therapist, either employed or self employed.  This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16-19 and 19 plus age group and is based on the national occupational standards for massage, namely CNH1, CNH7 and CNH20.

This qualification was developed collaboratively with the following organisations; Active IQ, Central YMCA Qualifications, CIBTAC, ITEC and VTCT with input from the industry through Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) and the General Council for Massage Therapies (GCMT).

 

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Spreadsheets in Practice Level 3Cardiff

This course included a range of topics including merging cells and modifying shared work books. 

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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3Cardiff

This qualification will provide an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools. They include learning about children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare and communication.

The Level 3 Certificate is suitable for those working in unsupervised roles that support pupils’ learning.

 

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Using the Internet Level 3Cardiff

The aim of this course is to enable the learner to set up and use appropriate connection methods to access the internet; make the best use of browser software tools and techniques to search for, retrieve and exchange information using a browser or public search engine, and work safely and securely online.  This unit is about the skills and knowledge needed by the IT User to advise on and set up an internet connection to meet a variety of user needs.  They can also make efficient use of advanced internet software tools and techniques to search for and exchange information for complex and non-routine activities.

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Vehicle Body Repair (DB4)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

This Part Time Body Repair Course covers the main aspects of Vehicle Body Repair at an Advanced Level (Level 3)

 

 

The course takes place on a Monday.

 

The course starts at 9:00am and finishes at 6:00pm

 

 

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Vehicle Refinishing (DB4)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

This Part Time Vehicle Refinishing Course covers the main aspects of Vehicle refinishing at an AdvancedLevel (Level 3)

 

The course takes place on a Wednesday.

 

The course starts at 9:00am and finishes at 6:00pm

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VTCT Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement - Level 3 Level 3Cardiff

The primary outcome of the VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF) is to prepare you to enter the specific sector of education and training as a vocational assessor.  All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of vocational assessor.

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AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4+Cardiff

The AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting covers high-level accounting and finance topics and tasks.
Students will look at and become comfortable with a wide range of financial management skills and applications, and gain competencies in: drafting financial statements for limited companies, recommending accounting systems strategy, construction and presentation of complex management accounting reports. Students will also learn about specialist areas such as tax, auditing, credit management and cash and treasury management.
This qualification comprises four mandatory, and two specialist units, from a choice of five options, (420 guided learning hours in total).

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Chartered Institute of Marketing - Certificate - Level 4 Level 4+Cardiff

This Certificate in Professional Marketing is a one year course (or approximately 12 weeks per module) which runs from September to June.  Monday evening  5.45-8.45pm.

Through this course you will study:

  • Marketing
  • Integrated Communications
  • Digital Marketing

Each module can be taken as a stand-alone qualification which will gain a module award.  The Certificate in Professional Marketing is awarded on successful completion of the three modules. Lectures and tutorial support are provided for all modules.  Each module comprises six key learning outcomes and assessment is a through a mix of exam, assignment and portfolio.

Students can join the course at the start of any of the modules.
The next start dates are as follows:
Marketing Metrics/Digital strategy 11th December (Level 6 Diploma)
Integrated Communications 9th January (Level 4 Diploma)

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CIOB Level 4 Certificate in Site Supervision Level 4+Cardiff

This qualification is internationally recognised and provides access to applicants wishing to achieve the CSCS Black card.  It is aimed at both experienced and aspiring site managers/supervisors and provides the underpinning knowledge and skills required to effectively and safely manage a construction project from planning to completion.

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Creative Long Hair Techniques Level 4+Cardiff

This hair-up course is for people who wish to update and learn new techniques and skills.

 

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Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling - Level 4 Level 4+Barry

This BACP Accredited Diploma in Humanistic Existential Counselling course will appeal to applicants looking for a dynamic, challenging learning experience that will prepare them to work with a range of clients.

The course is delivered by a team of experienced, committed counselling tutors who will support you throughout the 2 year programme.

A more philisophical approach to counselling, the Diploma will facilitate students on personal develoment as they engage with the theory and counselling practice.

Students are expected to commit themselves to a learning programme that is demanding in terms of time, finances and personal development.

Students will be required to undertake a minimum of 100 supervised client hours in an approved counselling agency as well as 10 hours of personal therapy.

This course is validated by Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB).  www.cpcab.co.uk

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EASA Part 66 B1.1 Licence Distance Learning Level 4+Rhoose

This course does not have a set start date which means you can apply at any time throughout the year. Once you have applied, a member of the Aircraft Engineering Team will get back to you to arrange a start date for your course.

This course is for members of the Armed Forces and those working as technicians in the aircraft maintenance industry, who wish to become EASA Part-66 licence holders.  It covers all of the academic EASA Part66 modules required for the Aircraft Maintenance B1.1 Licence.

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EASA Part 66 B2 Licence Distance Learning Level 4+Rhoose

This course does not have a set start date which means you can apply at any time throughout the year. Once you have applied, a member of the Aircraft Engineering Team will get back to you to arrange a start date for your course.

This course is for members of the Armed Forces and those working as technicians in the aircraft maintenance industry who wish to become EASA Part-66 licence holders.  It covers all of the academic EASA Part66 modules required for the aircraft Maintenance B2 Avionic Licence.

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HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 4+Cardiff

Construction and the Built Environment is an ideal subject for students wishing to become an Architect, Building Surveyor, Construction Manager, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or follow any other professional career pathway in the sector.

 

This programme will provide you with the fundamental knowledge required for further progression within the construction industry and open the doorway to a new career. It will also provide you with a recognised qualification that will act as a springboard towards achieving your degree.

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HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment Level 4+Cardiff

Construction and the Built Environment is an ideal subject for students wishing to become an Architect, Building Surveyor, Construction Manager, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or follow any other professional career pathway in the sector.

 

This programme will provide you with the fundamental knowledge required for further progression within the construction industry and open the doorway to a new career. It will also provide you with a recognised qualification that will act as a springboard towards achieving your degree.

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NVQ Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments Part Time Level 4 Level 4+Cardiff

The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Light for Hair Removal or Skin Rejuvenation Treatments (QCF) is an advanced qualification that has been specifically designed for beauty therapists.

This qualification is based on beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS).  This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.

 

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Sports Massage - Level 4 Level 4+Cardiff

The VTCT Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is focused towards those seeking to gain employment as a sports massage therapist providing skills sports massage to prevent and manage injury. 

Through this qualification you will develop the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to apply sports massage methods competently to recent non-acute injury and pre-existing conditions. 

 

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VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Hair Colour Correction (QCF) Level 4+Cardiff

The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Hair Colour Correction (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your knowledge and practical skills to an advanced level in the art of 'corrective colour work'.

 

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Business Studies - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

This vocational Business Studies course integrates key aspects of business in the workplace. You will study modules that provide a well-rounded knowledge base, giving you the confidence to work as a professional within any organisation. The course combines practical experience with business theory to develop an in-depth understanding of business operations, and how different areas of a business work together effectively.
You will learn through a mixture of taught modules, practical exercises and work based experience. The emphasis is on continuous assessment throughout the course, with some modules having an examination as part of the assessment.
The course is designed for those who are seeking career progression, while also providing the opportunity to top-up to a full honours degree at our partner university.

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Cambridge English CELTA Certificate (Jan - June) Level 4+Cardiff

The Cambridge English CELTA course is an introductory course designed to enable participants to acquire essential subject knowledge and a range of practical skills for teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. It leads to an internationally recognised qualification for those who wish to enter the profession of English language teaching to adults, and it is often considered a minimum requirement for employment in language teaching institutions worldwide. The course consists of a minimum of 120 contact hours, including 6 hours of assessed teaching practice, and follows the University of Cambridge English approved CELTA syllabus. 

For full course information and the application process please click here.

If you have any queries about CELTA, please contact the CELTA Course Tutor, Lisa Manogg: lmanogg@cavc.ac.uk

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Cambridge English CELTA Certificate (June - July) Level 4+Cardiff

The Cambridge English CELTA course is an introductory course designed to enable participants to acquire essential subject knowledge and a range of practical skills for teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. It leads to an internationally recognised qualification for those who wish to enter the profession of English language teaching to adults, and it is often considered a minimum requirement for employment in language teaching institutions worldwide. The course consists of a minimum of 120 contact hours, including 6 hours of assessed teaching practice and follows the University of Cambridge approved CELTA syllabus.

For full course information and the application process please click here.  


If you have any queries about CELTA, please contact the CELTA Course Tutor, Lisa Manogg: lmanogg@cavc.ac.uk

 

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CIPD - Intermediate Certificate Human Resources Management (for Service Personnel) Level 4+Cardiff

This Human Resource Management - CIPD Intermediate Certificate Level 5 provides the perfect platform to further develop your HR career, and the knowledge needed to work towards professional membership of the CIPD.  The course is specially designed to support Service personnel in their endeavors to:

  • Gain a business perspective and understand the wider organisational factors influencing HR
  • Develop employment law knowledge
  • Learn how HR data can be used to improve business performance
  • Experience the best in social and collaborative learning
  • Experience award- winning learning* from an award-winning college
  • Gain associate membership of the CIPD, allowing you to use the designation Assoc CIPD after your name to showcase you credentials.

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CIPD Intermediate Certificate in Human Resources Management - Level 5 Level 4+Cardiff

This Human Resource Management - CIPD Intermediate Certificate Level 5 provides the perfect platform to further develop your HR career, and the knowledge needed to work towards professional membership of the CIPD. 

This qualification is suitable for you if you're currently working in the field of HR management and wish to extend your knowledge and skills in order to develop your career. You may be looking to work towards a professional level of membership to gain credibility and recognition. The ideal candidate will typically have responsibility for implementing HR policies and strategies and have have a need to become more business savvy in developing organisational insight into the wider business context and environment.

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Computing - HND Level 4+Barry

This Computing HND course is for learners who wish to gain a Higher Level Computing qualification or work in the IT & Computing industry.  It is also suitable for those already working in IT who want to progress their career. 

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, practical work in our state of the art facilities and using Blackboard Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). The methods of assessment differ for each module studied; assignment work, examinations or tests are used throughout the programme.

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Computing - HND Level 4+Cardiff

This Computing HND course is for learners who wish to gain a Higher Level Computing qualification or work in the IT & Computing industry.  It is also suitable for those already working in IT who want to progress their career.

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, practical work in our state of the art facilities and using Blackboard Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). The methods of assessment differ for each module studied; assignment work, examinations or tests are used throughout the programme.

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Contemporary Artist Designer - Foundation Degree Level 4+Barry

As a Foundation Degree programme there is an emphasis on employability and the understanding of entrepreneurial skills.  ‘Artist / Designer’ is a general term normally used to include the making or designing of objects or artefacts. The course has making at its heart, and you develop new skills through hands-on experience with materials from metals, glass and ceramics through to wood and textiles. You learn to bridge the gap between age-old skills and the latest technology creating new ways of making for our ever-changing world. You will also develop a unique style and consider where your work sits within creative practice. You learn from industry experience – and take inspiration from practicing makers.

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Healthcare Play Specialism Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

This is a 2-year part-time qualification, validated by the University of West London, for play assistants working within a healthcare setting. Developed in collaboration with the Hospital Play Staff Education Trust (HPSET), this programme has been designed to enable you, as a Level 3 Practitioner, to undertake the additional academic study and practice skills development required to work towards gaining graduate status as a healthcare play specialist.  From the beginning you will be actively developing study skills and extending the knowledge and understanding necessary to develop your skills when working with sick children, young people and their families.

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ILM Level 5 Award in Effective Leadership Level 4+Cardiff

For managers who want to understand how to become an effective leader, hone their own leadership style, to successfully and effectively achieve organisational goals.

This certificate is ideally suited to middle and senior managers and creates a learning environment to challenge learner to assess their own capability and identify ways to improve upon their current leadership styles and performance.

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ILM Level 5 Award in Leadership & Management in Coaching and Mentoring Level 4+Cardiff

For leaders and managers who want to gain a detailed understanding of the context in which effective coaching and mentoring operates.  Including the individual and organisational benefits of coaching and mentoring.

This award is ideally suited to middle and senior managers who are looking to understand the role and contribution of coaching and mentoring to individuals and organisations.

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ILM Level 5 Award The People Manager Programme (funded) Level 4+Cardiff

Course Overview

 

This programme is essential for any middle or senior manager who is either completely new to managing people or who has found themselves with an expanding team of people to manage. 

  

From human resource planning to individual performance and personal development plans, this award provides key skills, techniques and legal know how to allow managers to manage with confidence and carry out their role as People Manager effectively.

 

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Preparing to Teach Level 4+Cardiff

This professional education course, offered in collaboration with the University of South Wales, is available to anyone who teaches or wishes to teach young people and adults. It is suited to those who wish to teach in continuing and post compulsory education. This includes higher, further and adult education, training within commerce, industry, the public services and Her Majesty's forces, as well as youth worker training.

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ProfCE PcET Professional Certificate of Education (PcET) / PgCE PcET Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PcET) Level 4+Barry

The ProfCE PcET Professional Certificate of Education (PcET) /PgCE PcET Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PcET) is the qualification required to become a qualified lecturer in a further education college or other post-16 environment.

To study this teacher training course you must secure a teaching placement before you start the course.

If you have a degree, you will complete the course with a PgCE PcET Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PcET) qualification. All others completing the course will gain a ProfCE PcET Professional Certificate of Education (PcET). Both qualifications enable to you to be a fully qualified teacher or lecturer in an FE or other post compulsory education or training environment.

 

 

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ProfCE PcET Professional Certificate of Education (PcET) / PgCE PcET Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PcET) Level 4+Cardiff

The ProfCE PcET Professional Certificate of Education (PcET) /PgCE PcET Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PcET) is the qualification required to become a qualified lecturer in a further education college or other post-16 environment.

To study this teacher training course you must secure a teaching placement before you start the course.

If you have a degree, you will complete the course with a PgCE PcET Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PcET) qualification. All others completing the course will gain a ProfCE PcET Professional Certificate of Education (PcET). Both qualifications enable to you to be a fully qualified teacher or lecturer in an FE or other post compulsory education or training environment.

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Chartered Institute of Marketing - Diploma - Level 6 Level 4+Cardiff

This Diploma in Professional Marketing is a one year course (or approximately 12 weeks per module) which runs from September to June, Monday 5.45-8.45pm.  This is a high level professional qualification aimed at practising marketing professionals.  The course will build upon the knowledge gained through work and previous qualifications such as the CIM Certificate of Professional Marketing or a Bachelor's degree.  Through this course you will study:

•Strategic Marketing
•Marketing Metrics
•Digital Strategy

Each module can be taken as a stand-alone qualification which will gain a module award.  The Diploma in Professional Marketing is awarded on successful completion of the three modules.   Lectures and tutorial support are provided for all modules. Each module comprises six key learning outcomes and assessment is a through a mix of exam, assignment and portfolio.

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CILEx Graduate Fast Track Diploma - Level 6 Level 4+Cardiff

This CILEx Fast Track Diploma course enables Law Graduates to become qualified lawyers as Chartered Legal Executives. 


You may then go on to become partners in law firms, qualify as Solicitors (without having to undertake a two-year training contract) and also apply for judicial appointments.
To qualify graduates must complete the Graduate Fast Track Diploma and three years of qualifying employment (work of a legal nature supervised by a Solicitor, Legal Executive or Licensed Conveyancer), one year of which must be after completing the Diploma.


The Graduate Fast Track Diploma consists of one Professional Skills unit, assessed by coursework, and two areas of Legal Practice, assessed by exams.  This can be done in one year over two evenings a week, or over several years of studying one evening a week, to suit your commitments and goals.  All areas of Legal Practice are offered in a two year rotation, except Civil Litigation and the professional skills unit, which are available every year.


The academic sessions run from October to May and examinations are in June.

 

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CILEx Single Subject Certificates Level 4+Cardiff

Level 6 units can form part of the CILEx Professional Diploma in Law and Practice but are also available as a Single Subject Certificate, which could support a specialist area of practice or interest.  Units offered include:


• Legal Research Skills
• Client Care Skills
• Civil Litigation
• Law of Tort
• Law of Contract
• Employment Law
• Practice of Employment Law
• Family Law
• Family Practice
• Wills and Succession
• Probate Practice
• Land Law
• Criminal Litigation
• Conveyancing
• EU Law

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Education, Learning and Development - Foundation Degree Level 4+Barry

This Education, Learning and Development Foundation Degree course, accredited by the University of South Wales is suitable for experienced Learning Support Assistants currently working within primary education.  Students would normally have prior experience within an early years or primary setting. 

This course will:
•Enable you to improve your work in learning support in your school
•Provide a basis for professional practice that is skilled, aware and informed
•Provide an opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and confidence in undertaking your role
•Provide a qualification that is based on relevant national standards
•Provide a supportive, developmental structure for work-based learning

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Education: Learning and Development BA (Hons) Top-up Level 4+Cardiff

The revalidated BA (Hons) Education: Learning and Development programme will enable you to achieve an honours degree whilst studying at a local college. The course aims to extend your knowledge and critical awareness of key issues and concepts relevant to the wider education sector.

 

 

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