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Business Level 2East Cardiff

The EDEXCEL Level 2 BTEC Extended Certificate in Business is a broad vocational qualification and provides the learner with an opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of the business sector.

Some of the topics that will be covered during this course are Enterprise in the Business World, Finance for Business, Principles of Marketing, Promoting a Brand and Customer Service.

 

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Legal Administration Level 2Barry

This City and Guilds course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to develop the skills regarded as essential by today's employers in the Legal Profession. From Working in the Legal Environment to Legal Text, Word Processing and Audio Transcription of legal documents, the course covers everything you need to know about a role in the Legal Profession.

 

 

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Medical Secretaries Level 2Cardiff

This City and Guilds course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to develop the skills regarded as essential by today's employers in Medical Administration. From learning Medical Terminology, Administration and Communication Skills in a Medical Environment, Medical Principles, Medical Word Processing and Production of medical from recorded speech (Audio), the course covers everything you need to know about a role in Medical Administration.

 

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

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

 

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BTEC Diploma in Business Level 3Cardiff

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

 

 

 

 

 

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Business Administration Level 3Cardiff

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

 

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Finance, Risk and Investment Level 3Cardiff

The aim of the CISI Level 3 Diploma in Finance, Risk & Investment is to give candidates an understanding of the key characteristics, mechanisms and influences on financial markets and institutions, and includes a grounding in data analysis, investment appraisal and accounting and the role and responsibility of financial services in society as a whole.

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Service Sector Management - Foundation Degree Level 4+Cardiff

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

 

 

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Part Time

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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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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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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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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