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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.

Studying for the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management will increase your understanding of organisations and the external context within which HR operates. You will also learn how to develop and implement creative and strategic solutions that drive organisational performance.
The Diploma requires 2 year's study and successful completion will provide you with Associate Membership of the CIPD and the knowledge required to work towards Chartered membership of the CIPD.

Subject to Validation.

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Fast Forward [January Start] Entry LevelBarry

This course is tailor made to meet the individual needs of young people who are not in education, employment 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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Friary E3/L1 Literacy Term 2 Tues Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary E3/L1 Literacy Term 3 Tues Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary e3/l1 Numeracy term 1 wed Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary E3/L1 Numeracy Term 2 Mon Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary E3/L1 Numeracy Term 3 Monday Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary ICT E3/L1 Thurs Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary Literacy E3/E1 Term 1 Fri Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Project Management Entry LevelCardiff

On completion of this 2 day programme, participants will understand the benefits of project management, how and where to utilise a range of man management skill with the projects scope, and the benefits of effective team working in the successful implementation of project management.

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ACS Gas - Assessment of appliances Level 1Cardiff

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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Advanced Word Level 1Cardiff

This one day course is for delegates who already have a good working knowledge of Word and are able to carry out tasks outlined in the Intermediate Level Course.

This course will allow delegates to progress from Intermediate to be able to use the Advanced Functions of Word.

This course works on the principle that the delegate has an intermediate knowledge of Word.

 

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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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CAVCA Carpentry & Joinery Year 1 (DB2)

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 1Cardiff

You will need construction trade employment to enter this program. As an apprentice you will combine college learning with on-site experience to ensure the right balance of technical skills and practical experience, this is promoted through the CAVC apprenticeships, find out more information by emailing apprenticeships@cavc.ac.uk 

 

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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ESOL - Part Time - Pre-Entry to Level 2 Pre-Entry LevelEntry LevelLevel 1Level 1Cardiff

ESOL Part-time Day

Courses start week beginning 11th September 2017.

These courses are offered during the day and in the evening at the following levels: Entry Level 1, Entry Level 2, Entry Level 3, Level 1 and Level 2 (advanced).  Students have the option of studying for 10 hours a week or 6 hours a week.  10-hour programmes take place over four days and 6-hour programmes take place over two or three days. 

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.

Learners at Entry 1 and above will work towards nationally recognised ESOL qualifications. Pre-entry learners will work towards Agored ESOL Steps qualifications. 

Students who enrol on these courses need to be fully committed as we expect an attendance rate of 100%. Students whose attendance drops below 85% will be at risk of losing their places.

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Excellence in Customer Service Level 1Cardiff

This one day course is specifically designed to increase confidence for those working within a customer service environment.  It addresses essential key areas of customer care for organisations looking to provide a first class customer service provision.

On completion of the course, delegates will have adopted a consistent and professional customer focused style, as well as learning how to listen effectively, whilst ensuring the customer has a positive experience at all times.

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Friary All Levels Eve Term 2 Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary E1/E21 ICT Term 3 Wed Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary E3/L1 ICT Term 3 Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary ICT E1/E2 Term 1 Wed Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary ICT E1/E2 Term 2 Wed Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary ICT E3/L1 Term 1 Monday Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary ICT E3/L1 Term 2 Mon Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary Literacy All Levels Eve Term 3 Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary Literacy All Levels Evening Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses

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Friary Literacy Term 2 Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary Literacy Term 3 Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary Numeracy All Levels Term 2 Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary Numeracy All Levels Term 3 Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary Numeracy Level 2 Term 2 Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Legionella Awareness Level 1Cardiff

This half day course is suitable for anyone who is responsible for the safe operation of a man made water system within a premises, such as landlords, letting agents, managers and maintenance staff.

The course will provide you with an introduction to legionella bacteria and legionnaires disease.  You will also gain an understanding of your responsibilities as a duty holder, the risks involved and the control measures to help prevent legionellosis.

 

Dates:  tbc

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Managing Sickness Absence Level 1Cardiff

Dealing with sickness absence issues can be challenging for any manager, yet the cost of ignoring them can be detrimental to the business. This course is designed to provide managers and supervisors with the support mechanisms needed to help manage sickness absence.

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Managing Stress Level 1Cardiff

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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Severn Road Literacy all levels evening term 1 mon and wed Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Severn Road Literacy all levels evening term 2 mon and wed Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Severn Road Literacy all levels evening Term 3 Mon and Wed Level 1Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Severn Road Literacy E3+ Term 1 Mon Level 1Partner

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Severn Road Literacy E3+ Term 2 Mon Level 1Partner

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Severn Road Literacy E3+ Term 3 Mon Level 1Partner

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Severn Road Numeracy E3 Term 2 Tues Level 1Partner

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Severn Road Numeracy E3 Term 3 Tues Level 1Partner

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Severn Road Numeracy E3+ Term 1 Tues Level 1Partner

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Social Care Qualifications – an introduction Level 1Cardiff

The Social Care Induction Programme is a comprehensive course for people choosing a career in Health and Social Care. It covers all ‘day one’ and ‘week one’ priorities identified in the Care Council for Wales Induction Framework.

 

The programme covers all the necessary elements of induction training and gives individuals the underpinning knowledge and practical experiences they need to become confident care professionals. It also provides attendees with evidence that they can submit towards their Level 2 QCF in Health and Social Care.

 

This course also acts as a refresher for people already employed in the care sector. Individual days can be booked accordingly.

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Trowbridge all levels literacy Term 1 Level 1Partner

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Trowbridge all levels literacy term 2 Level 1Partner

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Trowbridge all levels literacy term 3 Level 1Partner

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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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 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 (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) - January 2018 start 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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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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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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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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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 - 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

Course dates : 16th, 17th & 18th October 2017

                      29th, 30th January and 1st February 2018

 

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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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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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. 

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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English Language - GCSE Level 2Barry

This English Language GCSE is a one-year course and should be taken alongside three or four other subjects as part of the GCSE programme or other full-time level 2 or 3 courses. It can also be taken as a part-time course.

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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Fire Warden Training Level 2Cardiff

This half day course is suitable for anyone in the workplace with fire related responsibilities, particularly managers, supervisors and fire wardens.

Upon completion, candidates will gain and understanding of the importance of the Fire Warden role and all the responsibilities involved.

 

 

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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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Friary Literacy L2 Wed Level 2Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary Numeracy L2 Thurs Level 2Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses

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Friary Numeracy Term 3 Level 2Cardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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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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HABC Award in Conflict Management Level 2Cardiff

This comprehensive one day course helps build confidence, awareness and communication skills.  At the end of this course, delegates will have increased knowledge on how to use these skills to work safely, confidently and effectively within difficult or conflict situations that occur in the workplace and public facing roles. 

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Introduction to Challenging Behaviour Level 2Cardiff

This one day course is designed for those who work within a setting where they may be faced with challenging behaviour.  The course content will be covered though discussions, questions and answers, presentations and group work.

Completion of this course will give you an understanding of types of challenging behaviour, causes and triggers and ways to defuse it. 

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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 (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 - 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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Introduction to Emotional Intelligence Level 2Cardiff

This introductory level course should prove to be of particular interest to anyone interested in developing themselves or those wanting to understand the impact of Emotional Intelligence on their relationships, personal effectiveness and health.

This course has been developed to raise awareness levels of Emotional Intelligence and its implications. 

No direct personal feedback will be given, however if participants wish to assess their own levels of emotional intelligence, there will be an opportunity to complete an Emotional Intelligence Profile and identify areas for improvement during the course. 

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IOSH Managing Safely Level 2Cardiff

 

Course One:  26th, 27th October and 2nd & 3rd November 2017

Course Two:  5th, 6th, 12th & 13th February 2018

Managing Safely - IOSH has been designed to give managers an understanding of how to deal with health and safety issues in the workplace, and make them aware of their responsibilities.

This course is suited for managers, supervisors and safety representatives in any sector, from any organisation, who have to manage risk and resources.

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IOSH Working Safely Level 2Cardiff

This one day course is aimed towards anyone who requires an understanding of basic health & safety.

Delegates will learn how everyone is responsible for health & Safety and how our day to day general behaviour can have a direct impact on our wellbeing and that of others.

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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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Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering, Retail or Manufacturing - Level 2 Level 2Cardiff

This Level 2 Food Safety course focuses primarily on the needs of food handlers in the catering and hospitality sectors.

It teaches the food handler to take responsibility for their personal hygiene, follow food safety procedures and receive and store food safely.

This course is beneficial to anyone preparing food in the following environments:

  • Schools
  • Nurseries
  • Nursing Homes
  • Hospitals
  • Fast Food Outlets
  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • Residential Homes
  • Night Clubs
  • Hotels

Dates:  11 September, 9 October, 13 November, 4 December 2017 

            15th January, 5th February, 5th March, 16th April, 14th May, 11th June & 2nd July 2018

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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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Mathematics Foundation - GCSE 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.

In November there are two exams of 2hrs, one with a calculator and one without. Two pieces of coursework previously completed are also submitted. These marks will be transferred by the exam board.

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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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Mathematics Numeracy Intermediate - GCSE Level 2Cardiff

GCSE Mathematics Numeracy 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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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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Personal Licence Holders - HABC Award Level 2Cardiff

This award has been approved by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and is a pre-requisite to applying for a Personal Licence to sell alcohol in England and Wales. It will also advance your career prospects within the licensed retail sector.

This course will introduce you to the licensing laws and objectives, sensible alcohol retailing and the duties of the premises supervisor.  It will include an examination of your understanding of the legal and social responsibilities of a personal licence holder in relation to the sale of alcohol and if you are successful you may apply for a Personal Licence from your local authority.

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Plastering (CAVCA 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 in plastering within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

 

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

 

This course has been developed to support apprentices in achieving their trade qualifications, the technical certificate delivers the underpinning knowledge of the trade and develops hand skills in a workshop environment, and 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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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 Boundaries Level 2Cardiff

This course is offered to Companies on an in-house basis only.

 

The dynamics of how Professional Boundaries impact on your role and effectiveness of your work can be a difficult area to understand.  Working effectively with clients means it is essential that their rights and interests are respected and that any work carries out reflects the ethos and values of your organisation.

The aim of this course is to build an understanding of the importance of professional boundaries in frontline work with clients as well as working with your fellow colleagues at all levels.

This course is suitable for any professional frontline or service delivery staff as well as their supervisors and managers. 

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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

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Cardiff

The 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 within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

 

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

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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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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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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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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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Wall & Floor Tiling

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 2Cardiff

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

 

The technical certificate will develop the fundamental skills of your trade

 

This course has been developed to support apprentices in achieving their trade qualifications, the technical certificate delivers the underpinning knowledge of the trade and develops hand skills in a workshop environment, and 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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17th Edition Wiring Regulations - incorporating Amendment 3 Level 3Cardiff

It is desirable that all electricians gain this 17th Edition Wiring Regulations qualification, as this is a minimum requirement in electrical installation and maintenance work.

The aim of this course is to familiarise applicants with the 17th edition regulations and on site guide as an aid to good working practice. The main course objective is to cover the scope and requirements of the regulations.

It is intended to ensure that on completion individuals are conversant with the format, content and the application of the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671: 2008 (17th edition) incorporating amendment 3 2015.

Applicants will be required to pass a multiple choice online examination.  This is an open book examination allowing applicants to refer to the 17th Edition handbook. 

 

 

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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 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 (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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Access to HE - Nursing & Midwifery Level 3Barry

This Access to HE Nursing and Midwifery course is an intensive, one-year course that will prepare you for entrance into Higher Education 

The content of the course typically allows students to progress to relevant university courses.

All students are also required to study Numeracy, Information Technology, Communications and Study Skills as mandatory core subjects. Weekly personal tutorials are held to support you through your studies.

Length of course: 2 years - 34 weeks per academic year

 

 

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ACS Gas - CCN1 Initial Assessments (with CPA1) Level 3Barry

This ACS Core Gas Initial Assessment (CCN1 inc. CPA1) is aimed at those who already hold trade associated qualifications and who wish to have accreditation in Natural Gas Safety.

Delegates will be required to provide evidence of gas installation and maintenance work carried out under the supervision of a 'Gas Safe' qualified engineer.

 

 

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ACS Gas - CCN1 Re-assessment (with CPA1) Level 3Barry

This ACS Gas Re-assessment (with CPA1) is aimed at those who have already taken the CCN1 assessment previously and are looking to renew their gas safety certificate (applicants can take a re-assessment up to a year after their certificate expiry date). 

Candidates will be required to provide evidence of their previous certificate in order to sit the re-assessment. 

 

 

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Advanced Apprenticeship in Cultural & Heritage Venue Operations Part Time Level 3

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

This part time course is offered at Level 3 and intended for individuals who are employed within the cultural and heritage venue operations industry wishing to develop their career.

The course follows a modular training programme, which gives practical knowledge of cultural and heritage venue operations.

One day a month will be spent on skills development work in the fully equipped classrooms and resource centre.

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Advanced Apprenticeship in Live Events & Promotion Part Time Level 3

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

The Diploma in Live Events and Promotions covers a diverse range of different topics. The topics you cover as an apprenticeship will complement the work undertaken for the employer, as well as all the key areas and skills you need to learn to work in events.

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Advanced Excel Level 3Cardiff

 

Course Date : 17th January 2018

This course is aimed at those who have an understanding of the basic and intermediate features of Microsoft Excel, but would like to advance their skills to really get the most out of the programme. 

Advanced Excel will introduce delegates to many features such as advanced formulas, using a V Look Up, importing and exporting data and Macros. 

Advanced Excel training will give delegates the knowledge and understanding of the necessary functions to perform the most advanced calculations. 

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Apprenticeship in Community Arts Management Diploma - Part time Level 3

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

This creative apprenticeship involves working for an employer in the creative industries for a minimum of 12 months on the current apprenticeship wage.

 

While you work as an apprentice, Cardiff and Vale College will support you to gain a Level 3 Diploma qualification in Community Arts Management.

 

 

Gaining both work experience and a vocational qualification will assist you in securing a job within the creative industries. Jobs that creative apprentices have gained after completing a Community Arts Management Diploma include: Venue Assistant, Marketing Assistant, Arts Venue Officer, Production Assistant and Funding Assistant.

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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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Apprenticeship in Technical Theatre and Live Events

Apprenticeship

ApprenticeshipLevel 3Cardiff

This Level 3 Apprenticeship in Technical Theatre and Live Events is for those interested in working in the Creative and Cultural Industries. This apprenticeship gives you skills in supporting events and exhibitions, operating lighting, sound equipment and props at events and within venues. It also gives you a broad understanding of the creative industries and the exciting opportunities and career routes it can offer.

This 12 month, full-time apprenticeship is offered by an employer, supported by Cardiff and Vale College, for the apprentice to gain the Level 3 Apprenticeship Diploma.

To find out if an employer is seeking an apprenticeship in Technical Theatre, visit Careers Wales website.

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ATA Light Vehicle Inspection - Level 3 Level 3Cardiff

The ATA MET qualification is intended for technicians whose job role involves the inspection, maintenance and repair of light vehicles.

 

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

 

Both the Full Assessment and Reaccreditation are one day assessments

 

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 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 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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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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BPEC - Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems Level 3Barry

This course is for plumbing and heating engineers who want to install Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems, and will demonstrate their competence so they can either join a Competent Persons' Scheme allowing self certification of installations, or notify the local Building Control department prior to commencing work.

Candidates who wish to undertake this qualification must hold a recognised trade qualification e.g. NVQ/SNVQ Level 3 in Plumbing and Heating, or Domestic Heating which will include Water Regulations OR be working towards one OR have evidence of a number of years experience in the plumbing or heating industry and hold a Water Regulations certificate.

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BPEC - Water Regulations /Byelaws Level 3Barry

The course is for anyone requiring an understanding of water regulations / water byelaws.  In particular those wishing to become approved plumbers/contractors.

Successful delegates are encouraged to join the WIAPS - the Water Industry's Approved Plumbers Scheme.  This enables them to issue a certificate of completion to both the householder and Water Company.

Delegates will be required to have some knowledge of the plumbing and water industry to attend this course.

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Business Studies (WJEC) - A Level Level 3Cardiff

This course covers both AS and A2 Business Studies so it is possible to gain a full A-level in one year. 

 

AS Business Studies has two units covering: 

Business Opportunities 

Business Functions 

 

A2 follows on from AS with two units:

Business Analysis and Strategy

Business in a Changing world. 

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

This Human Resources Practice - CIPD Foundation 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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City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Education & 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.

 

4 day course

Course 1 : 4th & 5th October and 11th & 12th October 2017

Course 2 : 8th & 9TH November and 15th & 16th November 2017

Course 4 ; 6th & 7th December and 13th & 14th December 2017

Course 5 : 10th & 11th January and 17th and 18th January 2018

Course 6 : 7th & 8th February and 14th & 15th February 2018

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Construction & the Built Environment 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.

 

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.

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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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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EAL Award in Initial Verification of Electrical Installations 4337 Level 3Cardiff

This qualification is run in conjunction the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations.

This course is for domestic installers and existing contractors who need to test and inspect new  and exisitng installations. It also covers verification and certification of 3 phase installations.

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EAL Award in Periodic Inspection, Testing & Certification of Electrical Installations 4338 Level 3Cardiff

This qualification is delivered in conjunction with the 4337 Verification and Inspection of Electrical Installations.

This course is for domestic installers and existing contractors who need to test and inspect new and exisitng installations. It also covers verification and certification of 3 phase installations.

 

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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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Energy Efficiency - BPEC (Part L) Level 3Barry

The Part L qualification is primarily designed for plumbers, gas engineers and renewable energy installers that need to self-certificate their work via one of the Competent Persons Schemes (CPS)

The course covers the requirements of Part L of the Building Regulations and will give you an understanding of system layouts, controls and components as well as ensuring customer safety and legal compliance. 

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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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Finance for Non-Financial Managers Level 3Cardiff

This course is designed for any manager who needs to understand the basic terms and techniques of dealing with business finance.   Day one looks at the various financial terms and day two the team apply their learning to a business simulation where they have to prove they have a viable business.

 

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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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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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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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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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Leading with Emotional Intelligence Level 3Cardiff

While Emotional Intelligence can lead to enhanced functioning in a variety of aspects of life, such as achievement and close relationships, it plays a particularly important role in leadership effectiveness.

This course will raise awareness levels of Emotional Intelligence and its impact on leadership.  No direct personal feedback will be given, however if participants wish to assess their own levels of Emotional Intelligence, there will be an opportunity to complete an E.I Profile and identify areas for improvement during the course.

 

Next Course date 17th May 2017 

 

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Level 3 Food Safety in Catering, Retail or Manufacturing Level 3Cardiff

This 3 day Level 3 Food Safety course in Catering qualification provides a thorough understanding of food safety procedures emphasising the importance of monitoring staff and controls.

Anyone working in a supervisory position in the food business is not only responsible but also accountable for food safety. It is therefore vital they are equipped with both the knowledge and confidence to do their job effectively. 

Please note delegates must attend all 3 dates to complete this course.

 

Dates:  Day 1 - 8th September,   Day 2- 25 September,    Day 3 - 2 October 2017

           Day 1 - 20th November,   Day 2 - 27th November, Day 3 - 5th December 2017

           Day 1 - 10th April,           Day 2 - 17th April,         Day 3 - 24th April 2018

 

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Managing Difficult Conversations Level 3Cardiff

From time to time line managers can find themselves ambushed by difficult issues.  The first question many managers ask themselves is 'is it my responsibility to sort it out?' In most organisations the answer is 'yes'.  This one day course is designed for line managers to understand how to manage difficult emotional,  performance and conduct issues. 

Get it wrong and the employee may go absent, work less effectively or worse!

Get it right and you can improve levels of performance, attendance and employee engagement.

 

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Managing Professional Boundaries Level 3Cardiff

Hal Day course

 

Course Dates - 27th September 2017 and 28th February 2018

 

The understanding staff have of professional boundaries can be a difficult area for organisations to manage.  Working effectively with clients means it is essential that their rights and interests are respected and that any work carried out reflects the ethos and values of your organisation.

The aim of this course is to build an understanding of the importance of professional boundaries in frontline work with clients as well as working with managers and fellow colleagues at all levels.

This course is suitable for any professional frontline or service delivery staff as well as their supervisors and managers.

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Mathematics (Legacy) (WJEC)- A-level Level 3Cardiff

A2 Mathematics (Legacy) follows on from WJEC AS Mathematics (Legacy) course. It is the second year in a two-year course.

NOTE: It is possible to study the full (Legacy) A-level in one year by attending two evenings a week. If you have this intention please contact Mike Marnell on mmarnell@cavc.ac.uk to discuss suitability and further course information.

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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 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.

 

Call Commercial Services on 02920 250 350 to apply 

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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.

Our lead trainer Sara Lumley has more than 25 years' experience training and providing consultancy in Health & Safety. Sara is passionate about bringing health & safety training to life and offers a wealth of knowledge through first-hand experience across a wide range of industries.  Sara has worked extensively with NEBOSH Examination Board.

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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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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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Sociology -AS Level 3Cardiff

This course enables the student to study sociology at an advanced academic level, by studying the subject for three hours a week as an evening class student for one academic year.  

Sociology is the study of society and how it influences us to become the people we are. Sociology is an organised way of answering questions such as: Who am I? Why do other people act as they do? Why do they think the things that they do? What are the outside influences that affect all our lives?

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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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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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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3Barry

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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Train the Trainer Level 3Cardiff

This 2 day training course will train delegates how to prepare and deliver training to create effective training programmes within your workplace. 

This course is designed for staff, managers or team leaders who require a basic understanding of preparing, delivering or assessing training in line with the training needs identified.

Delegates will have the opportunity to develop and deliver a short training session putting into practice the skills they have learnt.

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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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VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Holistic Crystal Therapy Level 3Cardiff

The VTCT 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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2396-01 Design and Verification of Electrical Installations Level 4+Cardiff

This course was formerly known as the level 3 qualification 2391-20 Design, Erection and Verification of Electrical Installations.

It is a theory based course for domestic installers who want to progress to designing and erecting electrical installations. It is also intended for contractors who are responsible for the design, specification, installation and inspection and testing processes.

 

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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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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

Want to know more? Read our Frequently Asked Questions about the course here.

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EASA Part 66 B1.1 Licence Distance Learning Level 4+Rhoose

This course is for members of the Armed Forces who are making the transition from Military Aerospace Engineering and are looking to be employed in the Civilian Industry.  It covers all of the academic EASA Part66 modules required for the Aircraft Maintenance B1.1 Turbine Aircraft Licence.

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EASA Part 66 B2 Licence Distance Learning Level 4+Rhoose

This course is for Military members of the Armed Forces who are making the transition from Military Aerospace Engineering and are looking to be employed in the Civilian Industry.  It covers all of the academic EASA Part66 modules required for the aircraft Maintenance B2 Avionic Licence.

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HNC Aeronautical Engineering (Edexcel Level 4) Level 4+Rhoose

This 2 year part time course allows students to study for a Higher National Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering around their work and family commitments. 

The course is distance learning with the option to attend tutorials throughout the year.

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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 Year 1 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

** Wednesday, 10th January 2018 for 10 weeks, 9.30am - 2.30pm

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.

Client care and communication in beauty related industries

  • Laser and light treatments for hair removal
  • Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation
  • Management of health, safety and security in the salon

You will be working with our Skyncare Biocare-one machine http://www.skyncare.co.uk/biocare-one.html

You will also be advised on how to register your services with the Health Inspectorate Wales

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NVQ Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)Treatments Part Time Level 4 Level 4+Cardiff

** There are two opportunities for the course delivery:

5 day intensive course starting on 19th  - 23rd February 2018.

Or Wednesday, 10th January 2018 for 10 weeks, 9.30am - 2.30pm

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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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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Preparing to Teach Level 4+Barry

This professional education course, offered in collaboration with University of Wales, Newport, 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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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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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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Cambridge English CELTA Certificate (Sept - Dec) 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 pease 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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Ceramics - Foundation Degree Level 4+Barry

This part-time Foundation Degree in Ceramics aims to encourage your creative flair, while giving you the knowledge and skills required to be successful in the Ceramics industry.
 
Using a mix of lectures, seminars, technical workshops, demonstration and supervised studio activities, you will develop the technical skills used in the forming process such as throwing, plaster forming and hand building. You’ll also have the opportunity to experiment and develop your own glazes to use on your work and gain instruction on the use of kilns and the different firing effects.

To underpin these practical skills, you will also gain an understanding of ceramic theory and how contemporary studio ceramics is practiced and promoted, facilitating self-reflection, critical analysis and encouraging professional standards of work.
 
The lecturing staff are practicing ceramicists with links to the industry. This supports the work based learning element of the programme, which gives students the opportunity to use their acquired skills in the workplace, gain experience and enhance their employability.

 

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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.

This course is delivered over 10 weeks throughout Sept - July (approx 1 session per month)

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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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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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Contemporary Textile Practice - Foundation Degree Level 4+Barry

The Foundation Degree in Contemporary Textile Practice will enable you to explore your creative side, while giving you the knowledge and skills required to be successful in the Textiles industry.


Using a mix of lectures, seminars, technical workshops, demonstration and supervised studio activities, you will develop an understanding and awareness of the nature of textile materials, a working knowledge of elected technical skills in print, stitch and embroidery, and the opportunity to engage with contemporary design practice. The curriculum covers the key areas of drawing, colour theory, studio design techniques, understanding and experimentation with different types of materials and the use of digital media.


The course has a commercial focus and students will gain an understanding of the Textiles industry and business practice. To enable this there is a significant work based learning element to the programme, which gives students the opportunity to use their acquired skills, gain experience and enhance their employability.

Students also have the opportunity to top-up their qualification to a BA (Hons) Textiles offered by Cardiff Metropolitan University

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Diploma in CBT Counselling Skills and Theory - Level 5 Level 4+Barry

The Diploma in CBT Skills and Theory Level 5 course will appeal to applicants already qualified to practice, but looking for an additional qualification in CBT.

The course is delivered by a team of experienced, committed counselling tutors who will support you throughout the 1 year programme.

Students will be required to undertake a minimum of 30 supervised client hours practice utilising CBT and arrange supervision with a suitability qualified and experienced CBT supervisor.  There are no personal therapy hours required for this course.

The course is validated by Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB) www.cpcab.co.uk

This is a part-time course, delivered over a one year and requires learners to attend college on Tuesday evenings 6-9pm as well as some day schools which are held on Fridays and Saturdays between 9.30am - 4.30pm

In addition to the time spent in the classroom, applicants must also be prepared to dedicate time to independently study, work experience and clinical supervision.

 

 

 

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Graphic Communication - Foundation Degree Level 4+Barry

This Graphic Communication Foundation Degree is a recognised qualification acredited 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. 

This course encourages students to study the full range of Graphic Design subjects, incorporating traditional and newly-emerging forms of communication. It is centred on creativity and covers a wide range of problem-solving skills that are applicable to a field that encompasses: print (digital and traditional), photography, information, editorial and publicity design, illustration and interactive web design. The course also has a strong industry focus with links to local design companies. The curriculum includes a diverse variety of experimental and commercial briefs.

Graphic Communication is an exciting discipline that brings together creative thinking skills with a very broad range of practical media, from making marks with pencil and paper to current software applications. You will study a broad range of creative media techniques including narrative image making, layout design and moving image.

 

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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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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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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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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 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice - Level 6 Level 4+Cardiff

Course start date: 28th September 2017

The Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice is the second stage of training to become a Chartered Legal Executive lawyer and is set and assessed at honours degree level.  To achieve the Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice and progress to become a Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, you must achieve one level 6 legal practice unit, three level 6 law units and both the professional skills units.  One law unit must be in an area of law which underpins the practice area taken.  Students can take any number of units over any amount of time to complete the Diploma.


Each level 6 unit can be studied individually and each also lead to nationally recognised qualifications, except from the two skills units that must both be completed to achieve a qualification. 
The academic sessions run from October to May and examinations are in June 2018.

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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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Friary E1/E2 Literacy Term 1 Monday Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills:

Qualifications:
• Entry 1 – Level 2 Essential Skills Wales (ESW)

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses

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Friary E1/E2 Literacy Term 2 Mon Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary E1/E2 Literacy Term 3 Mon Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary e1/e2 Numeracy term 1 fri Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary E1/E2 Numeracy Term 1 Tuesday Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Qualifications:
• Entry 1 – Level 2 Essential Skills Wales (ESW)

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses

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Friary E1/E2 Numeracy Term 2 Tues Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary E1/E2 Numeracy Term 3 Tues Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary E3/L1 Literacy Term 1 Tuesday Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Qualifications:
• Entry 1 – Level 2 Essential Skills Wales (ESW)

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses

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Friary ICT E1/E2 Fri Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary Literacy E1/E2Term 1 Thurs Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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Friary E3/L1 Numeracy Term 1 Monday Entry LevelCardiff

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses

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Severn Road Numeracy E1 E2 Term 3 Thurs Entry LevelSevern Road Open Learning Centre

Adult Essential Skills

Course overview:
• Courses available in Maths, English and ICT
• 60 hours of study per subject ( 6 hours a week for 10 weeks or 3 hours for 20 weeks)
• Day time and evening classes available
• Courses starting September, January and April
• Suitable for adults returning to learning; applicants wanting to achieve ESW qualifications; applicants want to ‘brush up’ on skills before applying for other courses.

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