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Horticulture Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Duchy College Rosewarne


Plants play an incredibly important role in all our lives by providing us with oxygen and food sources. As a horticulturalist you will need to use your scientific knowledge of plants and soil to grow a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, shrubs, flowers and grass. Our courses will give you all the in-depth knowledge you need to start your career, with the option of continuing on to university study with one of our degrees at the iconic Eden Project. As a modern horticulturalist you’ll need a range of skills including; scientific knowledge of plants, soil, pest and diseases and a wide variety of practical skills such as planting, pruning and hard landscaping. This level 3 course is for learners who are interested in developing the specific technical and professional skills and knowledge that will lead to meaningful employment in the horticulture industry. Learners will explore a wide range of industry areas. This is typically a two year full-time course. It equips you with the core skills and knowledge to enter employment in the horticultural industry. You would take this qualification if you really enjoy the practical aspects of working in a horticultural setting. Employment opportunities that may arise from doing this qualification are very much ‘operative’ roles i.e. hands-on.

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Foundation Learning Works Pathway: Pathway 2 Employment Stage 1

Entry Level • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Looking to work? The FL Works Pathway develops and prepares you for employment. You may study this pathway in 2 stages. Pathway to Employment Stage 1 and Pathway to Employment Stage 2 (Supported Internship). Pathway to Employment Stage 1: This course helps you on your journey towards the world of work. You will develop a range of employability skills, gaining work and community experiences through activities on campus and the local area. Your course will be a blend of practical and classroom-based learning; including an internal work placement. This Pathway is offered at different campuses. The work experiences on offer are specific to the campus you choose to study at, where you will benefit from being taught be a range of highly-skilled professionals. Our vision is to support you to be INDEPENDENT, CONFIDENT AND RESILIENT so that you are well-prepared to engage with the wider community. The Pathway 2 Employment course and experiences within it, will most certainly help you to develop in these areas, working towards your chosen aspiration and progression.

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Agriculture (Stockperson) Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Duchy College Rosewarne, Duchy College Stoke Climsland


The industry provides unique opportunities for young people to work in a technically advanced and innovative environment, producing one of the country’s most important products – food which accounts for 14% of the British GDP. Businesses within the industry range from small family farms through to large integrated organisations working across the food supply chain. The key role for a Stockperson is to raise the animals with optimal welfare and consideration for their needs throughout the different stages of their life. This is practical work involving a combination of technology and manual labour. Being a stockperson requires compassion, self-motivation and the ability to work in a team and independently. A stockperson will be responsible for their own work, but will have close supervision. As animal welfare is a priority on farms, key to being a good stockperson is understanding your limits and knowing when to ask for help. Working with live animals presents a range of challenges to overcome and ensures no two days will be the same. This standard follows a ‘core and options’ approach. The core covers the generic requirements for looking after animals competently and the sector options provide more specific needs for different livestock. One option will be taken in addition to the core skills to complete this apprenticeship, which provides a solid foundation for a range of progression opportunities within the industry. At college you will cover 50% theory and 50% practical work, which will include learning more about tractor and machinery use, nutrition, health and welfare, health and safety, environment and conservation, and welding. You will be expected to undertake and pass a range of courses as part of this apprenticeship to include emergency first aid at work and the safe use of pesticides as well as choosing to do one of the following Boom sprayer, mounted, trailed or self-propelled equipment Granular applicator equipment Handheld applicator equipment Other short legislative courses are heavily subsidised such as Tele Handler, ATV and Mule.

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Diploma in Equine Management

Level 3 • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


If you already have experience with horses as well as the passion & determination to turn it into a career then this is the course for you. It will help you to take your existing skills to a professional sphere & prepare you to work in the equine industry or progress to higher education. You will have lectures in a range of subjects from Nutrition to Fitness, as well as practical lessons. We are very lucky to have both indoor and outdoor schools, stabling for 55 horses that are all rubber matted and have automatic water drinkers as well as a 5 horse-walker, 2 hot wash bays and solariums. The equestrian centre has 30 acres of grazing that is split into smaller paddocks, a cross country schooling area and lots of beautiful hacking available. You’ll be able to ride a range of horses at college that are suited to develop your individual skills. Level 3 students organise and run shows in a range of disciplines and also have the chance to compete in them on our college horses. We are also a BHS exam centre so can support you in taking these additional qualifications. When on yard duties you will be undertaking normal horse care tasks such as feeding, mucking out, grooming and also clipping throughout the winter. As part of the duty team you will also have the opportunity to learn supervisory skills, getting you ready for a career with horses. We often have competitions at weekends in our Equestrian Centre so you will also have the opportunity to get involved with these. You could learn to be a steward, work with a course builder or write for a dressage judge. You’ll be learning from experienced and well qualified staff, who are there to ensure you reach your full potential.

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RHS Certificate In Practical Horticulture

Level 2 • Part-time • Duchy College Rosewarne


This is an ideal qualification for entry into horticultural employment, improving practical skills or further study. It covers a wide range of horticultural topics and up-to-date working practices. This is an appropriate course for someone looking for a career change or to gain a better knowledge

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Construction Driver Training

Level 2 • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Plant operations is the broad term referring to the operation and driving of heavy plant equipment such as, excavators, dumpers, rollers and telescopic handlers to name a few. Groundworks is the specific job role of preparing the ground using some of these machines within a construction, civil engineering, roads, railways or landscaping project. In order to work on a construction site you will need to gain your Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) certification. On top of that you will gain tickets to prove you are skilled and experienced in operating and maintaining a wide range of specialist large plant machinery. To work in the industry you will need to achieve the Level 2 qualification. On this Level 2 course, you will learn how to operate a variety of equipment including excavators, forklifts, dumpers and road rollers.

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Foundation Learning Vocational Pathway: Vocational Studies

Entry Level • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


The FL Vocational Pathway develops and prepares you for further studies or employment, through a blend of practical and classroom-based learning. In this Pathway you will experience a wide range of vocational areas providing you with invaluable information to assist with career choice pathways. You will have the opportunity to explore a range of vocational options: utilising cross-college departments to gain an insight in to different areas and develop your skills through internal employment based experiences. The invaluable opportunity for work placements can also form a part of your learning. This Pathway is offered at different campuses. The vocational options on offer are specific to the campus you choose to study at, where you will benefit from being taught be a range of highly-skilled professionals. Our vision is to support you to be INDEPENDENT, CONFIDENT AND RESILIENT so that you are well-prepared to engage with the wider community. The Level 1 Introductory in Vocational Studies course will give you a range of opportunities and experiences to inform your future steps, assist with your progression and find out what’s right for you.

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Land-Based Studies (Agriculture) City & Guilds Diploma

Level 1 • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


If you love everything to do with agriculture and have your sights set on working within the agriculture industry, then this is the course for you and will be your first step in your career. The first thing you’ll notice about this course is that it’s about practical learning – you’ll be spending a lot of time on the college farm, learning by doing as you work on a range of tasks with the livestock, machinery, crops and farm estate. Our working farm features 260 head dairy herd, 200 ewes, and a small number of pigs, whose piglets we rear and sell through a local butcher. We are also in the process of building the Future Farm. There really has never been a more exciting time to be part of agriculture at Duchy. You’ll be working with all the livestock on the farm: cattle, sheep and pigs. You’ll be performing tasks that help to maintain their accommodation, health treatments and selection for breeding and for sale. You will be developing all of the essential skills you need to assist with the care of animals. You will also gain an understanding of wildlife and conservation in the local area. Alongside this, you will assist with a range of estate maintenance tasks, like fencing and maintenance of structures. You will also be driving our tractors and making use of our tractor driving area, as well as on the farm. As a Level 1 course, this diploma is all about introducing you to the agriculture industry and developing your essential skills. You’ll be learning from experienced professionals, who are there to give you the very best start to your career.

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Land-based Engineering Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


We work with a wide range of local and regional employers providing apprenticeship training for land-based engineering. Whether that is farm machinery or grounds keeping on an estate or resort. To follow the apprenticeship route and earn while you learn, you will need to find a company with an element of land-based engineering to employ you. The majority of your time will be spent in the workplace with one day a week at college learning theory and the latest maintenance and repair techniques. To become fully qualified you must complete the Level 3 qualification. There are numerous machines available in this sector and your career could see you working on precision farming machinery, carrying out a variety of tasks: the construction and maintenance of mechatronics, remote sensors, robotic systems and farming automation; designing, installing and maintaining dairy equipment; maintaining and repairing grounds care machinery on golf courses or football grounds, off-road vehicles such as AVTs used by land owners and farmer on larger estates, forestry equipment such as chainsaws and timber production plants or food technology manufacturing plant operations and repairs. There has never been a better time to apply for a Land-based service Engineer apprenticeship. The land-based engineering sector is technologically advancing at a fascinating rate, encompassing systems such as precision farming aids like satellite guidance, telematics, electronic controls and driverless technology. Skilled engineers are in high demand and a land-based engineering apprenticeship is your way into this industry. For further information on apprenticeships and careers within land-based engineering, visit www.landbasedengineering.com

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Horticulture & Landscape Supervisor Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Duchy College Rosewarne


If you are passionate about plants and fascinated by flowers then a career in horticulture is the right choice for you and an apprenticeship is a great way to earn money while learning new skills at the same time. There are a wide range of careers available in this sector including employment in garden retailing, plant nurseries, edibles production, landscaping, parks and gardens, and turf care. Our apprenticeships are designed to help you focus your skills and decide which career path is best for you. Horticulture has a huge part to play in our day-to-day lives, from the fruit and vegetables that we eat to the turf we play sports on, all the way through to the flowers that we plant in our gardens and use to brighten up our homes. All of these areas offer a wide range of careers, no matter which branch of horticulture inspires you. For more information please visit: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/landscape-horticulture-supervisor/

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FdSc Animal Behaviour and Psychology

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College Newquay


This programme introduces you to the different ways in which zoologists and psychologists research and interpret animal behaviour. Through study of the underpinning science you will learn about techniques used in the management of animal behaviour in a range of contexts and species, e.g. companion animals, working dogs, enrichment for captive zoo animals. You will focus on behaviour in the main vertebrate groups. There will be a particular emphasis on consideration of the welfare of animals and the promotion of humane treatment of animals. As an FdSc Animal Behaviour & Psychology graduate you will have developed skills which prepare you for employment in animal training, welfare assessment, animal husbandry and other related fields of work. Work-related learning is embedded within the Personal & Employability Skills Development and Animal Behaviour in Practice modules. You will have the opportunity to experience the world of work, even if you are studying full-time.

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Drawing & Painting or Pastels - Abstract Seascapes Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This workshop covers the basics of these rewarding and beautiful mediums. It will guide all abilities through different pastel and painting abstract techniques to develop new skills and ideas for using watercolour, acrylic and pastel. This workshop is suitable for all those who have a little drawing and painting experience as well as the more experienced. You will be required to provide your own materials for this workshop and a suggested materials list will be provided nearer the start date. This is a FREE* workshop - book now so you don't miss out! * This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Applique Sewing Workkshop

No Qualification • • Cornwall College Camborne


For this Workshop you will need your own sewing machine (in good working order) and manual and your own sewing kit including scissors, pins, needles, tape measure and tailor's chalk or other fabric marker. You will also need to bring your own fabric, thread, lining etc and you will be informed the amounts nearer the start date. This is a FREE* workshop - so apply online now so you don't miss out! *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Drawing and Painting Animals in Acrylic, Watercolour or Pastel Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


On this workshop you will develop your artistic skills drawing and painting animals in acrylic, watercolour or pastel with friendly individual tuition. This workshop is suitable for all those who have a little drawing and painting experience as well as the more experienced. You will be required to provide your own materials for this workshop and a suggested materials list will be provided nearer the start date. This is a FREE* workshop - book now so you don't miss out! * This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Photo Editing - Beginners (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This practice based course is for those wishing to learn basic photo editing techniques to enhance their photography. The principles learnt on this course can be applied to any editing software as necessary. This course teaches a basic understanding of Photoshop features such as managing selections and layers as well as modifying images and even creating your own cards or posters. Please bring a USB memory stick and note pad and pen with you. This is a FREE* course - apply for a place now. * This course will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the course before. If you have already attended this course and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This course runs on a Tuesday evening from 6.00pm to 8.00pm for 8 weeks. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Tote Bag - Sewing Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Make a useful reusable bag which can be used to carry or store a variety of things. This is an ideal workshop for beginners through to experienced sewers. For this Workshop you will need your own sewing machine (in good working order) and manual and your own sewing kit including scissors, pins, needles, tape measure. You will also need to bring your own fabric, thread, lining etc and you will be informed the amounts etc nearer the start date. This is a FREE* workshop - book now so you don't miss out. *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Product Photography for Artist and Craft Workers Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Learn how to use mobile, compact or higher specification cameras to produce images for marketing your craft and products for sale on the web or on leaflets/posters. The workshop will cover a range of simple lighting techniques to give the best results for different textures and surfaces. Show you how to set up a simple lighting rig in your home or workshop. Show you the best settings on your mobile device or camera, and how to process these images for best results. You will need to bring your own camera to this workshop. This is a FREE* workshop - apply for a place now. *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Photo Editing - Intermediate (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This is a fun course for those that have attended the beginner’s photo editing course or have skills to that level. You will learn to manage selections and layers and a variation of editing techniques. This course teaches advanced Photoshop features such as brushes, photo compositing and HDR. Please bring a USB memory stick and note pad and pen with you. This is a FREE* course - apply for a place now. * This course will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the cousre before. If you have already attended this cousre and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This course runs on a Tuesday evening from 6.00pm to 8.00pm for 8 weeks. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Leisure Painting For All in Acrylic or Watercolour (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


A relaxed and inspirational painting course designed to help beginners to get started with painting, whilst also supporting more advanced painters to develop their skills and techniques. You will be required to provide you own materials for this course so please bring any pencils, paper and acrylic or watercolour paints and brushes you may already have. We advise you not to buy anything new until you have spoken to the tutor at the first lesson where a suggested materials list will be supplied if required. This is a FREE* course - apply for a place now. * This course will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the course before. If you have already attended this course and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This course runs on a Tuesday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm for 10 or 8 weeks. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Improving Your Portrait Photography Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


At this workshop you will learn how to:- * Set up and use tungsten and flash lighting to give a range of effects. * The use of reflectors. * How to set up a simple studio at home. * Composition and posing your subject. * How to arrange groups. * How to process images in software off-camera to give desired effects and best results. * Then finally how to prepare the best image for printing. You will need your own digital camera for this workshop. This is a FREE* workshop - apply for a place now. *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Improving Your Landscape Photography Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This workshop will start with a trip to one or two local scenic sites (subject to weather conditions). Once there you will learn how to set up and use your digital camera to give the best RAW files for processing in software off camera. Covering techniques for HDR, focus stacking, panorama, selecting the correct exposure (and metering techniques) in challenging lighting conditions and improving your composition. We will then return to the college to process the images to give the best quality and introduce desired effects. Finally producing a print of your best image. You will need your own digital camera and tripod for this workshop. You will also need to provide your own transport to the local scenic sites and the college. This is a FREE* workshop - apply for a place now. *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Improving Your Digital Photography (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


On this course you will learn advanced techniques to improve the quality, lighting and composition of your images. Advanced use of natural, artificial and studio flash lighting. Common uses of photo software. Special techniques; including Panoramas, HDR, and Focus Stacking. The course will take a deeper look at producing high quality landscapes, portraits and close-up photography. This will include the use of well-known software to give the best final image from each exposure, although the emphasis will always be on getting the best results from your camera. We will look at ways of controlling or taking advantage of challenging lighting conditions, and this will include a studio session to gain experience of artificial lighting techniques. Students are encouraged each week to try out what they have leant and the photographs are viewed by the group the following week. This course would be ideally suited to students who have already completed our Beginners Guide to Digital Photography course or are already at this level (please see our Beginners course description). If you are not sure please contact us and we can arrange for you to speak to the tutor to determine the best course for you. This course is for DSLR camera users only. You will need your own DSLR camera and a tripod for this course. This is a FREE* course - apply for your place now. *This course will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the course before. If you have already attended this course and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This course runs on a Wednesday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm for 8 weeks. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Getting Started with Watercolours or Acrylic Painting Beginners Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This workshop offers a basic introduction to watercolour or acrylic painting. Beginners will develop a clear understanding of painting skills to effectively learn and develop techniques, observational skills and creativity. All will improve with friendly individual tuition. You will be required to provide your own materials for this workshop and a suggested materials list will be provided nearer the start date. This is a FREE* workshop - book now so you don't miss out! * This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Getting Started on eBay Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


On this one day workshop you will learn how to buy and sell on e-Bay. Learn how to find a bargain, how to make money selling unwanted items, how to spot a fake, learn the real value of items, become a power seller and be safe and secure at the same time. We suggest that you bring along a pad and pen and a packed lunch and any other refreshments that you may require. This is a FREE* workshop - apply for your place now. *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Drawing For Beginners (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This short course aims to teach you two things – how to train your eye to see the shapes of the things you’re looking at from your particular viewpoint and then how to get those shapes down on paper to make a convincing drawing. Practice in these skills will give you a sound working method to draw whatever subject you want. This is an ideal beginner’s course. You will be required to provide your own materials for this course and a suggested materials list will be provided nearer the start date. This is a FREE* course - apply for your place now. *This course will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the course before. If you have already attended this course and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This course runs on a Wednesday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm for 5 weeks. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Learn To Use Your Overlock Machine - Sewing Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Learn to use your overlock machine - bring along any make or model of overlock machine in good working order and your manual. By the end of the workshop you should feel confident setting up and using your machine. You will learn how to thread your machine from scratch and how to get the tension correct on different fabrics. You will also learn how to set your machine to do different stitches for different sewing processes. For this workshop, as well as your own overlock machine and manual, you will also need your general sewing kit, including fabric scissors, tape measure, pins, tailor's chalk or other fabric marker, needles and thread. You will need small pieces of a variety of different fabrics, including woven and knitted constructions for your practise samples. You will also need to bring fabric and thread to make a product in the afternoon, depending on the requirements of the group, and you will be informed of the amounts needed nearer the start date. This is a FREE* workshop - so book now so you don't miss out! *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop is run on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Crazy Patchwork Panel - Sewing Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Learn two different crazy patchwork techniques to produce decorative panels which can then be used as part of a product, e.g. placemat, cushion, bag, etc. This is an ideal workshop for beginners through to experienced sewers, so come along and be creative! For this workshop you will need your own sewing machine (in good working order) and manual and your own sewing kit including scissors, pins, needles, tape measure. You will also need to bring your own fabric, thread etc and you will be informed of the amounts nearer the start date This is a FREE* workshop - book now so you don't miss out. *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop is held on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Clothes Making (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Come and develop new skills with an experienced tutor using your own pattern, fabric and sewing kit to make a garment of your choice. You will need a sewing pattern of your choice and all the materials needed to make your chosen item. You will also need a general sewing kit, to include tape measure, pins, needles, thread and scissors. Please bring with you any of these items that you already have and advice on these and what else you will need will be given to you at the first class by the tutor. You will need to bring your own sewing machine with you on this course. This course runs on a Monday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm for 5 weeks. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Cornish Landmarks in Acrylic, Watercolour or Pastel Painting Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


On this workshop you will develop your artistic skills painting a Cornish Landmark in acrylic, watercolour or pastel with friendly individual tuition. This workshop is suitable for all those who have a little drawing and painting experience as well as the more experienced. You will be required to provide your own materials for this workshop and a suggested materials list will be provided nearer the start date. This is a FREE* workshop - book now so you don't miss out! * This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Cosy Cushion - Sewing Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Make a cushion cover with your own choice of materials, patterns & colours. Techniques taught will include how to insert a closed end and/or concealed zip; how to make your own coordinating piping and applique. Other skills can be demonstrated according to individual requirements on the day. This workshop is suitable for all levels of sewers. For this workshop you will need your own sewing machine (in good working order) and manual and zip foot as well as your general sewing foot and your own sewing kit including scissors, pins, needles, tape measure. You will also need to bring your own fabric, thread, piping cushion pad etc and you will be informed of the amounts nearer the start date. This is a FREE* workshop - book now so you don't miss out. *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Painting a Riverbank in Watercolour or Acrylic Beginners Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


On this workshop you will learn the basic techniques of drawing and watercolour or acrylic painting. You will gain an understanding of composition and use of colour so you can develop your own style within these exiting mediums. All will improve with friendly individual tuition. You will be required to provide your own materials for this workshop and a suggested materials list will be provided nearer the start date. This is a FREE* workshop - book now so you don't miss out! * This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Patchwork Picnic Blanket Sewing Workshop

No Qualification • • Cornwall College Camborne


For this Workshop you will need your own sewing machine (in good working order) and manual and your own sewing kit including scissors, pins, needles, tape measure and tailor's chalk or other fabric marker. You will also need to bring your own fabric, thread, lining etc and you will be informed the amounts nearer the start date. This is a FREE* workshop - so apply online now so you don't miss out! *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Drawing & Painting or Pastels - Abstract Landscapes Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This workshop covers the basics of these rewarding and beautiful mediums. It will guide all abilities through different pastel and painting abstract techniques to develop new skills and ideas for using watercolour, acrylic and pastel. This workshop is suitable for all those who have a little drawing and painting experience as well as the more experienced. You will be required to provide your own materials for this workshop and a suggested materials list will be provided nearer the start date. This is a FREE* workshop - book now so you don't miss out! * This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Classic Curry

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Come and join our expert chefs here at Cornwall Colleges Hospitality and Catering department and discover some of the transferable skills of cookery. You will explore techniques that will enable you to prepare the perfect curry to enjoy at home or impress your friends. Whether you enjoy mild or hot and spicy curries, this is the course for you.

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Basic Makeup Techniques for Interviews

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Come and join our experts here at Cornwall Colleges Hairdressing and Beauty department where they will show how to apply the perfect make up for an understated interview look. During the two 3 hour session you will work on techniques that will enable you to your make up reading for that all important interview. This is the perfect introductory course that could lead you on to other courses within Cornwall College Hairdressing and Beauty.

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Understanding Domestic Abuse

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


The annual Crime Survey estimates that almost 2.5 Million adults experience domestic abuse each year. In addition, one in five children witness or experience domestic abuse in their childhood. Although it is often an under reported crime, with most cases of domestic abuse kept hidden. The new Domestic Abuse Act 2021 makes prosecuting domestic abuse more straightforward, and offers more protection to those who are being abused, but cases still need to be identified and responses need to be effective. This qualification is for anyone who has a responsibility to respond to domestic abuse or support those experiencing domestic abuse. This includes employers, teachers, health and social care workers and anyone involved in safeguarding vulnerable adults, children or young people.

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Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


In 2019, a total of 5,738 individuals were referred to the Prevent programme, with the education sector accounting for 33% of this number. Anyone wanting to work in local authorities, schools, colleges, uniformed services or health and social care needs to be aware of safeguarding and the Prevent duty and how to include these principles in their day-to-day work practices. This level 2 course will give you a greater awareness of safeguarding and the Prevent duty, the responsibilities and procedures involved, and how to raise concerns effectively.

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Equality and Diversity

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Britain is a culturally diverse nation that respects and values the differences in people. Companies are legally required to follow a set of practices to tackle discrimination and ensure equality for their employees. If you want to learn about equality and diversity in different contexts, this course will give you a great understanding of the different issues affecting equality and diversity in society today. You will gain an insight into the wide-ranging legislation that's needed to create a workplace centred on fairness, dignity and respect.

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Cooking on a budget

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Come and join our expert chefs here at Cornwall Colleges Hospitality and Catering department and discover some of the transferable skills of cookery. During these difficult times, there is no better way to save money than to understand how you can cook for yourself or your family on a budget, making the most of you weekly supermarket shop.

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Beginners Guide To Digital Photography (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is aimed at beginners who will learn the basic use of a digital camera. With simple techniques to improve portraits, landscapes, travel photography, special occasions, and competition entries. You will learn what the controls on your camera are for, and how settings can be used to give effects that can enhance your images. This will include an understanding of exposure and what settings combine to give the right results; what types of image file and colour settings are the best for your camera; basic control of natural, artificial and flash lighting and basic use of photo software; tips for improving the composition of landscapes, portraits, nature and close-up (macro) images. Students are encouraged each week to try out what they have learnt and the photographs are viewed by the group the following week. You will need your own digital camera for this course and if you already have one a tripod may also be useful. This is a FREE* course - apply for your place now. *This course will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the course before. If you have already attended this course and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This course runs on an evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm for 8 or 7 weeks. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Learn To Use Your Sewing Machine - Sewing Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Learn to use your sewing machine - bring along any make or model of sewing machine in good working order and your manual. By the end of the workshop you should feel confident setting up and using your machine. As well as threading, you will learn how to sew seams, neaten edges and sew hems. You will make and complete at least one simple product during the day. For this workshop, as well your own sewing machine (in good working order) and manual, you will need your own sewing kit including scissors, pins, needles, tape measure, tailors chalk or other fabric marker. You will also need to bring your own fabric, thread etc and you will be informed of the amounts nearer the start date. This is a FREE* workshop - so book now so you don't miss out! *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Basic Butchery

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Come and join our expert chefs here at Cornwall Colleges Hospitality and Catering department and discover some of the transferable skills of cookery. Discover the different cuts of meat, and prepare them professionally ready to cook, whether for yourself or as a way of beginning your journey to becoming a butcher.

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Junior Tractor Maintenance

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course is suitable for 13-16 year olds who want to know a little more about maintaining tractors. This course will cover: General health and safety practice when working in a workshop and on machines. Pre- use inspection including but not comprehensive, checking tyres, checking fluid levels, air filters and lights. Changing fuel filters and how to bleed a fuel system. Carrying out a full 150 hour service on a tractor following manufacturer’s instructions. Completion of relevant records to meet health and safety requirements. On completion you will be awarded with a Duchy College attendance certificate.

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Furniture Making Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne


This Level 2 qualification is the ideal starting point if you want to pursue a career as a furniture designer and maker, with a particular focus on wood craft. If you have a creative soul with practical ability, a course in furniture making may be an ideal route to a rewarding career. Furniture design is a specialised field where function and fashion collide. Furniture has evolved and changed with the times, some styles have remained constant throughout the years, while others have drastically changed or become obsolete. We offer two ways to train in furniture design and making, either full-time at college or part-time as an apprentice. You may wish to start full-time and build your skills and confidence before moving on to an apprenticeship. Whatever your prior knowledge or experience, we can offer you a starting point on the road to a creative and rewarding career. If you do decide to take the apprenticeship route you will work with an employer in the furniture making sector, while attending college on a day release basis. If you are interested in the apprenticeship route, our recruitment team can help you get started.

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Bricklaying apprenticeship Level 2

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Could not see yourself in an office? Enjoy working outside? This could be the course for you. This course is a great start your career as a bricklayer. The first thing you’ll notice about this course is that it’s about practical learning – you’ll be spending a lot of time in our workshop, learning by doing as you work on a range of materials and tools. Which will be supported by theory lessons to underpin your knowledge. A Level 2 apprenticeship course, this is all about advancing your knowledge in the bricklaying industry and developing your essential skills. You’ll be learning from experienced and professional bricklayers, who are there to give you the very best start to your career. We do everything in our workshop: from brick to block work, line work, piers, corners, one brick thick walls, cavity walls, arches and much more. We work very closely with employers to make sure you will have the right skills and knowledge to support local needs and keep you working! Please watch the video on how to roll and lay mortar The average?Bricklayer?salary in United Kingdom is £39,098 per year or £20.05 per hour. Entry level positions start at £23,414 per year while most experienced workers make up to £52,000 per year. Our workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit, exactly like a working site. We also have a strong partnership with the local businesses, so you will be learning what the market needs. We work closely with your employer to support you in your travel to be a great tradesperson.

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Chef De Partie Apprenticeship Standard

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne


If you have a real passion or are interested in furthering your knowledge, skills and career in the hospitality industry, then this course is for you. The Chef de Partie Level 3 apprenticeship is for learners working in a wide range of hospitality settings across the service and commercial sectors. A chef de partie is responsible for running a specific section of the kitchen. This type of chef usually manages a small team of workers, which they must keep organised so that dishes go out on time and the work area remains clean and orderly, for example, sauces, pastries or fish. However, in smaller kitchens a chef de partie may work independently as the only person in their section. Also known as a station or section chef, the chef de partie reports to the senior chef and has a very important role in any kitchen. The learning journey of any chef will vary from one chef to the next but should always allow an apprentice to understand and have experience in managing other and producing food items in line with organisational specification in order to progress to any future senior chef role. State of the art facilities, expert staff and fantastic industry links are all utilised to offer an exciting and dynamic experience.

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Commis Chef Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


A commis chef is the most common starting position in many kitchens and is, in principle, the most junior culinary role. A commis chef prepares food and carries out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef.? The primary objective of the commis chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen. Therefore having the opportunity to experience, consider and value each section with a view to choosing an area where they feel most inspired. The learning journey of any chef will vary from one chef to the next but should always allow an apprentice to understand and have experience in the basics the role provides in order to progress to any future senior chef role. State of the art facilities, expert staff and fantastic industry links are all utilised to offer an exciting and dynamic experience.

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Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


This apprenticeship gives you the chance to choose and tailor your training to the job role of your dreams, leading to potential careers in business, marketing, sales, customer service or HR. With a focus on developing essential customer service skills at its core you will spend time at college (usually one day per week) learning skills and theory to help you in the workplace. We recommend that your start with this Level 2 apprenticeship, as this will give you and excellent grounding in all aspects and help you to decide on your future specialism. On successful completion there is the option of progressing onto the Level 3 programme. You can expect to take part in workshops delivered by industry experts with current knowledge, skills and experience within their specialist areas. Ongoing support from a team of highly qualified mentors/coaches to prepare for end point assessment as the successful completion of the apprenticeship programme. You will love the opportunity to network with other apprentices throughout the programme, sharing best practice, developing skills and knowledge from wider industry experts enabling you to develop in a specialist occupation and build the foundations of your future career.

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AAT Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship (Level 2 Pathway)

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


This accountancy apprenticeship is for those wanting to train on the job and to study accounting to gain an industry recognised qualification. If you have no bookkeeping knowledge this is the route for you. During this qualification, you will learn finance administrator skills e.g. double entry bookkeeping, basic costing principles, and purchase, sales and general ledgers and then progress onto more complex finance officer processes e.g. final accounts for sole traders and partnerships. Build on existing accounting knowledge, gain more specialist skills in related areas and gain a greater understanding of the ethical issues involved with accountancy. An assistant accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of the role will involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. In addition the assistant accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations. An apprenticeship is a great way to gain a qualification and earn real money. At the end of the course, you can have a nationally recognised qualification. This course is also offered off-site at St Mellion

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AAT Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This accountancy apprenticeship is for those wanting to train on the job and to study accounting to gain an industry recognised qualification. You already have an existing Level 2 qualification in accounting or bookkeeping or relevant work experience and want to expand your skills. During this qualification, you will learn more complex finance officer processes e.g. final accounts for sole traders and partnerships. Build on existing accounting knowledge, gain more specialist skills in related areas and gain a greater understanding of the ethical issues involved with accountancy. An assistant accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of their role will involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. In addition the assistant accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations. An apprenticeship is a great way to gain a qualification and earn real money. At the end of the course, you can have a nationally recognised qualification. This course is also offered off-site at St Mellion

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YMCA Diploma in Exercise Referral

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


The role of an exercise referral instructor is one of the most important in the industry. With health conditions such as obesity, depression and type 2 diabetes on the rise, using exercise to reduce the implications of these conditions is becoming an essential intervention and supported by medical professionals worldwide. If having a rewarding career where you positively improve the health of an individual is for you then this course could be your next step. Cornwall College has a working exercise referral scheme with St Austell healthcare so those undertaking the course will have hands on experience of the entire process involved from the client being referred, to the exit strategies of the scheme when the client has completed and hopefully achieved their goals. In addition to this you will have the opportunity to gain experience with real clients in collaboration with other referral schemes in the community where partnerships have been made to enhance your learning experience. This will allow you to get the most out of your learning by directly applying theory into practice with the guidance of not only your college tutor but other industry experts. Our industry experienced lecturers are fully qualified and practicing fitness professionals themselves and will guide you towards a career as an exercise referral instructor. You will learn about a variety of medical conditions and how to prescribe safe and effective exercise. You will gain knowledge on the exercise referral process and how the fitness professional is involved as well as risk stratification ensuring that the benefit of exercise for the client outweighs the risk it may pose. This course is perfect for qualified personal trainers who are looking to develop their breadth of clients to those who have more complex medical conditions. In addition to this the NHS long term plan envisages that by 2023 nearly 1 million people will be referred to schemes involving exercise referral meaning that specific job roles in the NHS will be more readily available than they are already. The cost of the YMCA Awards L3 Exercise Referral is £2225.00, however for learners who have the Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training, the cost is £1522.

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ATV Operations NPTC

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


During this course you will receive training to aid you through the NPTC ATV Certificate. The course covers Health and Safety, pre-use checks, operation over a range of terrain and use of a trailer. This course is perfect for beginners or experienced users requiring the certificate of competence.

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Telehandler Operating NPTC

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


During this course you will receive the training to aid you through the NPTC Telehandler certificate. You will lift loads of varying weight, work in restricted areas and cover work on slopes. There will be a keen emphasis on Health and Safety around telehandler operations. This course is perfect for beginners or experienced users requiring the certificate of competence.

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Safe Use Of Pesticides PA1 & PA6

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course is suitable for Farmers and Horticultural Growers. The course will enhance your understanding of the subject, and enable you to legally spray your own land or that of your employer. This course consists of two days of training followed by a one day assessment. Day one is mainly classroom based and takes the form of a PowerPoint presentation which covers PA1. There will also be a practical demonstration of PA6. The second day consists of a 1 to 1 on farm assessment to enable you to gain the required City and Guilds/NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides.

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Safe Use Of Pesticides PA1 & PA2

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course is suitable for Farmers and Growers, or anyone that uses a Boom Sprayer as part of their work or employment. The course will enhance your understanding of the subject, and enable you to legally spray your own land or that of your employer. This course consists of one day of training, mainly classroom based and takes the form of a powerpoint presentation which covers PA1. There will also be a practical demonstration of PA2. You will then have an on farm assessment to enable you to gain the required City and Guilds/NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides.

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How To Use A Chainsaw

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course is an introduction to using a chainsaw and health and safety requirements. This course is aimed at domestic users who will be trained in health and safety, PPE requirements, chainsaw safety checks and basic cross cutting at ground level. You will be taught by our trainer who delivers our NPTC CS30 courses. The course isn’t accredited so cannot be used for paid or voluntary work. If you are looking for a business accredited qualification, please see our NPTC Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting course page.

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Macro and Close-up Photography for DSLRs Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


At this workshop you will learn how to set up and use equipment to give high quality close-up and true macro images (a range of alternatives will be available to try – Close-up filters, extension tubes, bellows, macro lenses and reversing rings). Also covered will be the theory and practice of lighting a variety of subjects, the use of focus stacking to extend depth of field, processing of RAW images off-camera to give highest quality results and preparing the best image for printing. You will need your own DSLR camera for this workshop which is for DSLR camera users only. This is a FREE* workshop - apply for a place now. *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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How To Use A Chainsaw

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course is an introduction to using a chainsaw and health and safety requirements. This course is aimed at domestic users who will be trained in health and safety, PPE requirements, chainsaw safety checks and basic cross cutting at ground level. You will be taught by our trainer who delivers our NPTC CS30 courses. The course isn’t accredited so cannot be used for paid or voluntary work. If you are looking for a business accredited qualification, please see our NPTC Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting course page.

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Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities NCFE Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Around 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability. If you work with people with learning disabilities, or are interesting in starting in the sector, it's essential you have a good understanding of the signs and symptoms of different health conditions, as well as knowledge of legislation and the healthcare system. This level 2 course will ensure your knowledge is up to date and you can provide high-quality care for those you work with.

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Understanding Common Childhood Ilnesses NCFE Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


This qualification is great if you're looking to learn more about common childhood illnesses. Whether you look after infants and children as part of your job or in your personal life, this course will give you the knowledge you need to support their development and well-being. As well as learning about common illnesses that occur in childhood, you'll gain insight into providing a safe and healthy environment for babies and children.

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Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences NCFE Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Adverse circumstances can have a negative impact on anyone's life, but children and young people are particularly vulnerable. They might face difficult circumstances such as the death or divorce of parents, domestic violence, or national and international disasters. These types of adverse childhood experiences can have an impact on their development and mental health, which may continue into adulthood and affect their life chances. This fully online course will give you the skills you need to support children and young people affected by adverse childhood experiences. You will gain insight into how to strengthen their resilience and empower them to overcome the challenges they face.

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Introducing Caring for Children and Young People NCFE Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


We all know how important it is for children and young people to be safe and well cared for. Unfortunately, some children are at risk of abuse and exploitation. If you’re involved in caring for children and you want to help those affected by these issues, our level 2 certificate in Caring for Children and Young People can help you gain the skills you need. You will learn about protecting children in a babysitting environment, including how to prevent accidents and fire safety skills. The course also covers key skills about parenting, including parents’ rights and responsibilities and information about healthy lifestyles.

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Introduction to Weaving Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This workshop is a basic introduction to the art of weaving. It will take you through the basic weaving techniques needed to produce a simple wall hanging, and in the process introduce you to some of the terms used in weaving. There will be a small charge for materials, max £5 made on the day, but please feel free to bring along any small amounts of yarn that you feel you might want to use. This is a FREE* workshop - apply for a place now. *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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DIY Cycle Maintenance Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


At this workshop you will learn how to repair a puncture, change a tyre and adjust the brakes and gears on your own bike. You will also learn about bicycle ergonomics and how to source cheap parts. Please bring your own bicycle to this workshop if possible. We suggest that you bring a packed lunch and any other refreshments with you that you may require. This is a FREE* workshop - apply now and book your place. *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Creative Writing - The Next Step (Evening)

No Qualification • • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is designed for those who enjoy writing and have either completed the first step course or who would like to develop their existing skills further. It also intends to help those whose writing has stalled for whatever reason and who want to re-discover the pleasures writing can bring. The sessions will comprise of reading selected texts, writing exercises designed to inspire and motivate and critiquing our writing in a friendly and positive atmosphere. The group dynamic is important so please come along if you would like to share your work and help others to develop new skills by providing informed and lively responses. Please bring pen and paper with you. This is a FREE* course so apply now so you don't miss out! *This course will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the course before. If you have already attended this course and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This course runs on a Wednesday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm for 5 weeks. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Creative Writing (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


The purpose of this course is to discover just what it is that you want to write about and then find your own voice in which to write. We start with the assumption that as human beings we naturally have an urge to create and communicate. We will be reading and discussing short stories and life writing extracts, and through a series of exercises and assignments building up our own writing skills. Your writing can become an exciting journey of self-discovery. Enjoy the challenges of experimenting with a variety of ideas and styles. A course to stimulate and gently challenge both new and experienced writers. This is a FREE* course so apply now so you don't miss out! *This course will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the course before. If you have already attended this course and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. Please bring a pad and pen with you. This course runs on a Wednesday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm for 5 weeks. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Picture Framing (DIY) Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This workshop will show you how to frame well on a budget. All aspects of the basic framing of paintings, photos etc will be covered. Learn about mount cards, mouldings, conservation, decorative finishes, box frames and lots more. Everyone can try their hand at mitre and bevel mount cutting and information of local sources of materials and tools will be provided. Please bring a pad and pen to make notes and any art work, frames or tools you may wish to discuss or need advice on. You will make a picture frame at this workshop - aprox A4 size. So please bring a small size image (postcard, photo or original artwork) that you can bevel mount and put in the frame so this will need to be smaller than A4 size. We suggest that you also bring a packed lunch and any other refreshments you may require. This is a FREE* workshop - so book your place now! * There is a small materials fee of £5.00 payable when booking for this workshop *This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Art Textiles (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


A friendly and relaxed course which allows you to explore a variety of textile processes and creative ideas. We will be using a range of artists and examples of their artwork as a starting point for conversation, inspiration and idea development. It would be helpful if you had a portable sewing machine that you can bring with you to some sessions, preferably one that does free machine embroidery. Some materials will be provide for this course. A list will be provided at the start/during the course of any other materials that you may need to bring with you. This is a FREE* course - so book now so you don't miss out! * There will be a materials fee of £20.00 payable when booking. * This course will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the course before. If you have already attended this course and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This course runs on a Thursday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm for 10 weeks. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Art Inspired by Vincent Van Gogh Painting Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


A relaxed and inspirational painting workshop designed to help beginners to get started with painting, whilst also supporting more advanced painters to develop their skills and techniques. All will improve with friendly individual tuition. You will be required to provide your own materials for this workshop and a suggested materials list will be provided nearer the start date. This is a FREE* workshop - book now so you don't miss out! * This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Painting a Coastal Path in Watercolour or Acrylic Beginners Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


On this workshop you will learn the basic techniques of drawing and watercolour or acrylic painting. You will gain an understanding of composition and use of colour so you can develop your own style within these exiting mediums. All will improve with friendly individual tuition. You will be required to provide your own materials for this workshop and a suggested materials list will be provided nearer the start date. This is a FREE* workshop - book now so you don't miss out! * This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Lets go Vegan

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Come and join our expert chefs here at Cornwall Colleges Hospitality and Catering department and discover some of the transferable skills of cookery. We can show you how to create incredible plant based cuisine to enjoy yourself at home or to impress your friends at dinner parties. Don’t miss out on great flavours by becoming a vegan, we can demonstrate to you that plant based dishes can be exciting.

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Gel Polish

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Come and join our experts here at Cornwall Colleges Hairdressing and Beauty department where they will show you the do’s and Don’ts of applying and removing gel nail polish safely. During the two 3 hour session you will work on techniques that will enable you to prepare truly beautiful nails. This is the perfect introductory course that could lead you on to other courses within Cornwall College Hairdressing and Beauty.

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Gas Engineering Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne


If you are a practical person, who enjoys a challenge, problem solving and making a real difference in people’s lives, then a career as a gas engineer could well be the path for you. You will spend time learning gas theory here with us at Cornwall College covering all aspects from natural gas combustion to gas appliance installation. We build a good understanding of the science and meaning behind gas appliances and how they work and test our understanding by getting hands on in the work shop and of course, you’ll be working with qualified engineers, meeting the required criteria, in the workplace. To undertake this course no prior knowledge of plumbing or gas is required however it would be an advantage if you have some experience. All subjects will be covered whilst attending the course, however some homework and additional study will be required in your own time. We have built you a strong online moodle page full of information, power points, handouts, work sheets and mock papers to help you revise at your own pace.. Moodle is a great place to pick up required resources on the days that you are not attending college. With determination and a keen spirit, the hard work will pay off in only 2 years when you will achieve a City & Guilds level 3 Diploma in Gas Engineering.

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Themed Nails

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This college certified course is for anyone with an interest in nail art design. We will be running this course 3 times a year covering different seasonal themes. All of these courses can be offered separately or as the whole package.To do one it will cost you a £10 material fee. If you choose to do all 3 it is at a reduced rate of £25.00. These courses could lead to progression on to the Nail Services Diploma Level 2 and then onto the Nail Services Diploma Level 3 The Themes are as follows: Winter - November Valentines - February Summer/Prom - April

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A Parent/Guardian’s Guide To GCSE Maths Success

No Qualification • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Achieving in GCSE Maths can be life-changing, and will certainly improve employment opportunities. At Cornwall College we are delighted by how well our learners have adapted to remote teaching owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and are now prepared to ensure every learner reaches their full potential at this extraordinary time.

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Leading The Internal Quality Assurance Of Assessment Processes And Practice City & Guilds Certificate

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is suitable for you if you are a practitioner who Leads the Internal Quality Assurance Process, within an Assessment Centre/Organisation; and have a responsibility for managing the quality of the assessment process, practice and the performance of Assessors. They may also develop systems and lead on visits from outside agencies such as Awarding Organisations. A one day induction to the course will cover the background knowledge and understanding aspects of the Award and the role as the Lead Internal Quality Assurer (IQA) you will be required to carry out. Within the Assessment Centre, you will Lead the QA process and allocate work, within your own area of responsibility. As an IQA you will also be required to work closely with at least two assessors, each with a minimum of two candidates of their own, through components of a qualification. In your role as Lead IQA, you will also work with and co-ordinate with others from External Agencies i.e. Awarding Organisations, as well as meeting with your Course Tutor/Assessor regularly and build a portfolio of evidence.

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Internal Quality Assurance Of Assessment Processes And Practice City & Guilds Award

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This Level 4 course is ideal for you if you are a practictioner who conducts internal quality assurance of the Assessment process, from within an Assessment Centre/ Organisation; by sample planning, monitoring and advising on the practice of assessors. You can expect to work closely with at least two assessors, each with a minimum of two candidates of their own, through components of a qualification. You will meet with your Course Tutor/ Assessor regularly and build a portfolio of evidence.

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Leading The Internal Quality Assurance Of Assessment Processes And Practice City & Guilds Certificate

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is suitable for you if you are a practitioner who Leads the Internal Quality Assurance Process, within an Assessment Centre/Organisation; and have a responsibility for managing the quality of the assessment process, practice and the performance of Assessors. They may also develop systems and lead on visits from outside agencies such as Awarding Organisations. A one day induction to the course will cover the background knowledge and understanding aspects of the Award and the role as the Lead Internal Quality Assurer (IQA) you will be required to carry out. Within the Assessment Centre, you will Lead the QA process and allocate work, within your own area of responsibility. As an IQA you will also be required to work closely with at least two assessors, each with a minimum of two candidates of their own, through components of a qualification. In your role as Lead IQA, you will also work with and co-ordinate with others from External Agencies i.e. Awarding Organisations, as well as meeting with your Course Tutor/Assessor regularly and build a portfolio of evidence.

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Internal Quality Assurance Of Assessment Processes And Practice City & Guilds Award

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This Level 4 course is ideal for you if you are a practictioner who conducts internal quality assurance of the Assessment process, from within an Assessment Centre/ Organisation; by sample planning, monitoring and advising on the practice of assessors. You can expect to work closely with at least two assessors, each with a minimum of two candidates of their own, through components of a qualification. You will meet with your Course Tutor/ Assessor regularly and build a portfolio of evidence.

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Spanish Tapas

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


A splash of Cornish produce in a classic Spanish Tapas style. Week 1: We will produce a feast of ham & cheese croquettes, crispy squid and aioli and an oyster mushroom and seaweed fritters Week 2: Learn how to make your own patatas bravas, padron peppers and calamari. This course takes place from 18:00 to 21:00 Please note there will be a £15 fee for materials.

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Cooking Alfresco

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Cooking alfresco can be daunting but with our easy to learn techniques and knowledge this course identifies how to transfer your standard menu into an outdoor delight. You will learn the skills and gain understanding to work and control your outdoor BBQ. Cooking up a storm on the BBQ you will produce garlic and chilli prawns, marinated lamb kebabs and a minute steak. This course will run from 9:00- 15:30 and there will be a £15 fee for materials

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Afternoon Tea

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


A look into the current trend of Afternoon Tea, an occasional indulgence to celebrate a special event.

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Willow Sculpture Reindeer Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


Come and create your Christmas Reindeer in Willow (approx 1m high and .80 long) and take him home to keep!

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Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This qualification provides learners with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in a school or college environment. It will enable learners to gain an understanding of elements including children and young people’s development and safeguarding their welfare.

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Health, Humanities and Social Sciences CAVA Access to HE Diploma Level 3

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress onto Higher Education. This course is ideal if you want to re-direct your career into areas, amongst others, such as social work, teaching or health and social care management. This course would also be ideal for those wishing to take a social sciences subject specific degree such as sociology, psychology and criminology etc. This is a challenging course and it is expected that students will complete a minimum of 15 hours additional independent study each week. Students may access college facilities on the days that they are not taught with some evening study available. Please also be advised that most universities require work experience to complement your UCAS application. It is therefore highly recommended that you find work within the health care sector in either a voluntary or paid capacity. Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

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ACS Gas Training & Qualifications: Fires (HTR1)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of ACS Gas Qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment however and you may just apply for the assessment and certificate elements of these qualifications.

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Cooking Outdoors

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Clyde will guide you through the do’s and don’ts of cooking outdoors that he has gained throughout his extensive travels in Africa. Week 1: Will highlight the quality point to look for when cooking outdoors while you cook and eat Cornish ribeye steak, corn on the cob & roasted pepper & portabella salad Week 2: Harness these outdoor cooking skills cooking up a feast of marinated chicken, roasted potato, butternut and red onion on the BBQ. This course will run from 18:00 to 21:00 and there will be £15 fee for materials.

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Foundation Learning Works Pathway: Pathway 2 Employment Stage 2 (Supported Internship)

Level 1 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Interested in work? FL Works has a very clear focus to prepare you for employment. You may study this pathway in two stages. Pathway to Employment Stage 1 and Pathway to Employment Stage 2 (Supported Internship). Pathway to Employment Stage 2 (Supported Internship): Following on from the Pathway to Employment Stage 1 course, if you have a genuine desire to get a job and you can demonstrate an excellent record of behaviour and attendance, then this course is ideal for you.? Our vision is to support you to be INDEPENDENT, CONFIDENT AND RESILIENT so that you are well-prepared to engage with the wider community. The Pathway 2 Employment course and experiences within it, will most certainly help you to develop in these areas, working towards your chosen aspiration.?

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European Bread Making "Yeast Meets West"

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is open to anyone with an interest in catering and is aged 19 and over. Through interactive demonstration and hands on practical learning this course provides the foundation to those that want to gain a basic understanding of the principals of making European style bread. This course is free, however there is a small fee of £10 to cover ingredients and teaching materials.

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Horse Knowledge & Care

Entry Level • Part-time • Bicton College


This course will provide you with a basic introduction into horse-husbandry and care. This will link directly to the British Horse Society Career Pathway assessments at Stage one. The assessment will be taken by our in-house assessor at the end of the course where there will be an administration/registration fee of £65. A fee waiver to the course (not exam registration) will be subject to individual circumstances.

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Developing Woodworking Skills (Saturday Skills)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is best suited anyone that had successfully completed the 'Introduction to Woodworking Skills' course. The course goes in to more detail and will enable you to develop your woodworking skills further. It will help you to carry out small jobs at home or it will be a great stepping stone to a career change. These courses will be condensed into 5 weeks with an attendance from 9.00am-4.00pm with a 30 minute break. If you have any further enquiries please contact us.

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Developing Plastering Skills (Saturday Skills)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is best suited anyone that had successfully completed the 'Introduction to Plastering' course. The course goes in to more detail and will enable you to develop your plastering skills. It will help you to carry out small jobs at home or it will be a great stepping stone to a new career as a plasterer. These courses will be condensed into 5 weeks with an attendance from 9.00am-4.00pm with a 30 minute break. If you have any further enquiries please contact us.

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Welding Tasters Sessions

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Introduction to welding. No previous experience required. A highly practical experience leading to further courses where skills can be further enhanced with the possibility of achieving a nationally recognised qualification Please note: Safety footwear and flame retardant overalls are required Materials cost: £20

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Introduction to Carpentry

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Come and join our experts at Cornwall College St Austell for this short intensive course, it is ideal for those of you who want some introductory carpentry skills. This is a great hands on course covering a range of very useful carpentry skills. It is also an ideal course for anyone who is contemplating undertaking a carpentry qualification.

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Introduction to Plumbing

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Come and join our skillful team here at Cornwall College, This short intensive course is ideal for those of you who want some basic introductory plumbing skills. It is an ideal for individuals who want to gain an insight into plumbing, maybe with a view to progressing further and achieving qualifications.

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Introduction to Bricklaying Skills

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This introduction course is best suited anyone that is new to bricklaying. This course gives you the basics of bricklaying and the best start to produce basic brick and block walls to a good standard. On completion of the 'Introduction to Bricklaying' you will be able to construct simple stretcher bond walls and quoins.

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Saturday Skills - Developing Pipework (Plumbing)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


STARTING SOON – DON’T MISS OUT! Enhance Your Trade Skills on Our Practical 5 Week Courses Starting soon Cornwall College will be hosting another series of Saturday Skills Workshops. Perfect for anyone interested in either improving their DIY skills, or for existing trades people who are looking to enhance their careers. Courses available include; plumbing, furniture making, plastering, brick and blockwork and bench joinery. On successful completion each learner will receive a college certificate. Designed to meet the needs of both enthusiast and professional, the Saturday Skills Workshops will give you all the necessary knowledge and hands-on experience you need to gain useful new skills. Developing Pipework (Plumbing): Introduction to basic tools and their uses, cutting and soldering copper pipe, how to bend copper pipe, using capillary fittings, how to replace tap washers and pressure test a system, waste pipe assembly, checking and replacing radiators, how to install a washing machine and more.

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LPG Gas Training & Qualifications

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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LPG Training: Changeover from Natural Gas (CONGLP1/PD)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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LPG Gas Training: Residential Park Homes (CONGLP1/RPH)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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Saturday Skills - Developing Pipework (Plumbing)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


STARTING SOON – DON’T MISS OUT! Enhance Your Trade Skills on Our Practical 5 Week Courses Starting soon Cornwall College will be hosting another series of Saturday Skills Workshops. Perfect for anyone interested in either improving their DIY skills, or for existing trades people who are looking to enhance their careers. Courses available include; plumbing, furniture making, plastering, brick and blockwork and bench joinery. On successful completion each learner will receive a college certificate. Designed to meet the needs of both enthusiast and professional, the Saturday Skills Workshops will give you all the necessary knowledge and hands-on experience you need to gain useful new skills. Developing Pipework (Plumbing): Introduction to basic tools and their uses, cutting and soldering copper pipe, how to bend copper pipe, using capillary fittings, how to replace tap washers and pressure test a system, waste pipe assembly, checking and replacing radiators, how to install a washing machine and more. Great course for beginners. A lot more practical work than I was expecting and the option to progress is great.” Philip Barrett “I really enjoyed it, learnt so much. Great to be taught by experienced tradesmen and learning tricks of the trade from him. Feel confident to leave the course and to skim and render to good standard. Would thoroughly recommend this course.” Geoff Hodge “Brilliant course, I really enjoyed it and learnt do much more than expected. Good atmosphere and environment to learn in, the teacher was excellent, always offering advice and helping. Would definitely recommend to anyone and I’m very keen to learn other things now. It has given me the confidence to go and try different skills. I’m very pleased that I did the course, its well worth the money.” Adam Burt “I have now attended two ‘Saturday Skills’ Courses this year and wanted to convey how much I have enjoyed these courses. I attended the ‘Brick & Blockwork’ course where I found the demonstrations excellent and the atmosphere friendly. The help and support was both informative and encouraging. This autumn I have attended the ‘Developing Pipework (Plumbing)’ course. This was a very enjoyable experience. Each student was able to tailor the course to their own requirements. The comprehensive discussions and demonstrations were excellent and as each student carried out their own exercises and small projects, Claude provided great support and feedback. I’m looking forward to attending the ‘Bench Joinery’ Course next!” Martyn Pennington

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Tungsten Inert Gas Welding Skills - Introduction

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Introductory wedling skills, in either MAGS/MIG,MMA or TIG. This qualification will teach you the fundemental underpinning knowledge, relevant to your chosen welding process including, saftey, use of equipment and choice of consumables. You will learn how to set the welding parameters and electrical conditions, relevant to the welding process required and material to be joined. Furthermore you will develop the practical skills required to safely produce five practical welding tests in the flat and horizontal/vertical positions.

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Cornish Shellfish Masterclass

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Extend your skills and master classic Cornish shellfish by producing crispy oysters with dill and cucumber (appetiser), Pan fried scallops with roasted cauliflower puree (starter) lobster thermidor with samphire salad (main course) This course will run from 9:00 - 15:30 and there will be a £15 fee for materials

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City And Guilds Professional Floristry Higher Diploma

Level 4 • Part-time • Bicton College


The Level 4 Higher Diploma in Floristry is ideal for those who currently work in this industry at management level or would like to run their own floristry business.

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Principles of End of Life Care Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Britain has an ageing population - the number of people aged over 64 is expected to grow to 15 million by 2040. This means more people will live with serious chronic illnesses and need end of life care. Our level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care will give you the knowledge you need to perform your role as a care worker for people approaching the end of their lives. You will learn how to support and manage pain and discomfort, as well as gaining insight into the impact of dementia on end of life care. You'll also develop the compassionate skills needed for supporting family and friends with the loss and grief process.

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City And Guilds Professional Floristry Higher Diploma

Level 4 • Part-time • Bicton College


The Level 4 Higher Diploma in Floristry will help learners develop their foristry knowledge and gain the skills required to run their own floristry business. The course is designed for anyone who works in the Floristry Industry at Management Levellevel or running their own business.On completion of this course the learner will have letters after their name and a raised profile in this competitive industry

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Understanding Nutrition and Health Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Whether you work in the healthcare or fitness industry and want to enhance your knowledge, or whether you just want to make some lifestyle changes yourself, our level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health is perfect for you. This fully online course will teach you about the role food and exercise play in maintaining health, and what the information on food labelling really means and how to use it correctly. It also covers the different diets that children and older people need to make sure they are fit and strong, as well as what can cause eating disorders and how to manage them. You'll gain insight into creating a diet and exercise plan that's tailored to each individual's needs, and understand how to manage food hygiene to achieve maximum results.

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Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Diabetes is a growing health problem worldwide, but it can be prevented, delayed or managed with simple lifestyle changes. Whether you work in the care sector or just want to look out for your own health or the health of someone you know, this online course will provide you with essential knowledge. You'll learn about the different forms and causes of diabetes, as well as the care, treatment and management of the condition.

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Principles of Team Leading Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


If you're looking to develop your team leading skills to manage a team effectively, this fully online level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading will help you do just that. This qualification will teach you the principles of team leading, how to use different styles of leadership to enhance your team's performance, and how to motivate team members to get the best out of them. You'll learn how to manage conflict within teams, how to handle dissatisfied customers and how to be the best mentor possible.

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Falls Prevention Awareness Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Falls are the most frequent and serious type of accident in people aged 65 and over, with 10,000 falls happening each day. Falls often affect a person physically and mentally - they can result in fractures and broken bones, but also in a lack of confidence and isolation. If you work in health and social care or have contact with older people who are more at risk of falls, this course is ideal for you. You will learn about the risk factors and causes of falls, as well as how to prevent falls and how to manage them when they happen.

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Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Around 15% of people have a learning difficulty, which means they can find it harder to learn certain skills. If you're looking to improve your understanding and awareness of learning difficulties, this is the course for you. You will learn about a range of specific learning difficulties, including ADHD, dyslexia and dyscalculia. It's great for people working in a variety of sectors, such as healthcare, social care and education.

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Lets go Vegan

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Come and join our expert chefs here at Cornwall Colleges Hospitality and Catering department and discover some of the transferable skills of cookery. We can show you how to create incredible plant based cuisine to enjoy yourself at home or to impress your friends at dinner parties. Don’t miss out on great flavours by becoming a vegan, we can demonstrate to you that plant based dishes can be exciting.

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Leader in Adult Care Apprenticeship

Level 5 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


The Leader in Adult Care will guide and inspire teams to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges. They will be a leader of the care team and will develop and implement a values-based culture at a service or unit level. They may be responsible for business development, financial control, organisational resilience and continuity as well as for managing risk and leading on organisational change. Leaders in Adult Care may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, community day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings. The role of Leader in Adult Care in this standard also covers Personal Assistants who operate in a management role but they may only work directly for one individual who needs support and/or care services. Typical job titles include registered, assistant, deputy, unit or service manager. A Leader in Adult Care has responsibility for managing community or residential based services. This role has a large element of leadership, whether with other care workers and networks or in leading the service itself. A successful apprentice will have met all the requirements. They have a responsibility to ensure the service is safe, effective, caring, responsive to people’s needs and well-led. They may be a registered manager of a service, unit, deputy or assistant manager. They will be responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance of the care given and the values and training of staff with established standards and regulations.

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Plastering Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Plastering is an essential finishing trade within the construction industry. Plastering tasks can be varied and consist of: Internal Plaster Finishes External render Finishes Screeding floors. Installing Sheet Materials You could in time progress within the industry and deal with more specialist materials like: Specialist External Insulation Systems Venetian Plasters Flowing Screeds Design Screeds. If you have an eye for detail you will excel in the plastering trade.

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Welding Basic To Advanced (British Standard)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This is a welding course for all; if you are a complete beginner with limited welding knowledge or an advanced welder requiring the British Standard 4872 coding. The Advanced Welding is British Standard 4872 training and testing part 1 (steel) and part 2 (aluminium), the assessments are carried out by a Welding Institute Qualified, CSWIP trained Weld Tester. On this practical hands-on course, you will have the opportunity to learn various processes and procedures, whilst working towards a recognised industry standard in welding, if desired. The welding processes available are: T.I.G-Tungsten Inert Gas. M.M.A-Manual Metal ARC known as arc or stick. MIG/MAGS-Metal Arc Gas Shielded known as mig. Materials: Stainless steel, aluminium, mild steel any thickness. Positions: Horizontal, vertical H/V, flat, vertical and overhead. Training and testing on all welding processes can be delivered in your company using your own equipment, as a bespoke course. The delivery and assessments are carried out by a Welding Institute Qualified, CSWIP trained Weld Tester. PPE will be required for the course: Appropriate PPE must be worn in the workshop (cotton boiler suit and steel toe capped boots must be brought by the candidate, although we can provide gloves and masks for the duration of the course). NB. Please be aware that due to the nature of the activity, contact lenses should not be worn in the welding workshop, although glasses may be worn with safety specs or goggles over the top.

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Understanding Autism NCFE Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


There are around 700,000 autistic people in the UK – more than 1 in every 100. If you work with autistic people, or if someone you know is autistic, this course is a great way to increase your knowledge about the condition. You will learn about autism and how it can affect the ways people communicate, interact and process information. You'll learn how to support autistic people to live healthy, fulfilled lives.

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Principles of Dementia Care Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Dementia is one of the main causes of disability in later life, and cases are rising – by 2051, it’s expected that two million people in the UK will have dementia. If you work with people with dementia, it’s important that you understand the condition and know how to provide the best possible care for each individual. In our level 2 Principles of Dementia Care course, you will learn all about approaches to dementia care. You’ll gain insight into how dementia affects the way people behave and interact, as well as how best to communicate with people who have dementia.

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Principles of Care Planning Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


In the care sector, it’s important that residents and patients are treated with a friendly and caring approach. The need for high-quality, skilled and knowledgeable care workers has never been greater. Our level 2 course in Care Planning will make sure you’ve got all the knowledge you need to provide high-quality care for the people you work with. It will help you to develop personally and professionally and evidence your competency to employers. You will learn about person-centred care and the best ways to provide support with everything from nutrition and hydration to personal hygiene and continence care.

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Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants

Level 2 • Part-time • Duchy College Rosewarne


This Level 2 City and Guilds Certificate course is for adult learners wishing to gain basic skills in dog grooming and bathing, in preparation for the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma for Professional Dog Stylists.  It will not give you the qualifications required to work as a professional groomer, but it will give you the experience and skills necessary to progress to Level 3. *Fees apply, please discuss course cost at interview.

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Adult Care Worker Standard

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


To work in care is to make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. Adult Care Workers need to have the right values and behaviours developing competences and skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support. This course will provide you the skills to help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives which is at the heart of person centred care. Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of the service being provided and the person supported. Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings. Working with people, feeling passionate about supporting and enabling them to live a more independent and fulfilling life is a rewarding and worthwhile job that provides excellent career opportunities. This apprenticeship programme will provide an ideal entry into the occupation and supports progression within the sector. It will take between 12 - 18 months to complete and will require completion of the Care Certificate by the end of the programme. DBS, L2 English and Maths will be required prior to taking the End Point Assessment.

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Chainsaw Maintenance And Cross Cutting

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College


This course is the introduction to the suite of NPTC Certificate of Competence chainsaw qualifications. The course runs every month for a duration of 3 days. Please contact us for information on dates and times. You will cover the following: Basic use and maintenance of the chainsaw Current health and safety legislation and safety clothing (PPE) guidance Fuel mixtures and lubricants Power unit, safety features, recoil starter Chain identification, bar maintenance, sharpening Hot and cold start Chainsaw handling and cutting techniques

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Chainsaw Maintenance And Cross Cutting

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College


This course is the introduction to the suite of NPTC Certificate of Competence chainsaw qualifications. The course runs every month for a duration of 3 days. Please contact us for information on dates and times. You will cover the following: Basic use and maintenance of the chainsaw Current health and safety legislation and safety clothing (PPE) guidance Fuel mixtures and lubricants Power unit, safety features, recoil starter Chain identification, bar maintenance, sharpening Hot and cold start Chainsaw handling and cutting techniques

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Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College


This Level 2 City and Guilds Certificate course is for adult learners wishing to gain basic skills in dog grooming and bathing, in preparation for the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma for Professional Dog Stylists.  It will not give you the qualifications required to work as a professional groomer, but it will give you the experience and skills necessary to progress to Level 3. *Fees apply, please discuss course cost at interview.

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Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College


This Level 2 City and Guilds Certificate course is for adult learners wishing to gain basic skills in dog grooming and bathing, in preparation for the Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming. It will not give you the qualifications required to work as a professional groomer, but it will give you the experience and skills necessary to progress to Level 3. *Fees apply, please discuss course cost at interview.

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Dental Nursing Diploma

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


From a general check-up to root canal work, as a dental nurse you will be required to have a reassuring and caring nature as it will be your job to look after the patients. You will also need great communication and organisational skills as you will be responsible for looking after the equipment and maintaining high levels of cleanliness. Successful completion of the course will enable you to become a qualified dental nurse and register with the General Dental Council. New apprenticeship standards are being introduced to focus skills training more on specific career roles within industry. These government changes mean the apprenticeship skills development programme is written with employers ensuring you are much more work ready for a specific role by the time you complete your training. As part of your course you will be required to be employed in a trainee dental nurse position.Your employer will give you all the hands-on practical experience you need to become a fully qualified dental nurse. You will need great communication and organisational skills, plus a caring manner to succeed in this industry. Completion of this course will allow you to progress on to further studies at other universities such as: BSc Dental Therapy & Hygiene or BSc (Hons) Dental Therapy.

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Dental Nursing Diploma

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


From a general check-up to root canal work, as a dental nurse you will be required to have a reassuring and caring nature as it will be your job to look after the patients. You will also need great communication and organisational skills as you will be responsible for looking after the equipment and maintaining high levels of cleanliness. Successful completion of the course will enable you to become a qualified dental nurse and register with the General Dental Council. New apprenticeship standards are being introduced to focus skills training more on specific career roles within industry. These government changes mean the apprenticeship skills development programme is written with employers ensuring you are much more work ready for a specific role by the time you complete your training. As part of your course you will be required to be employed in a trainee dental nurse position.Your employer will give you all the hands-on practical experience you need to become a fully qualified dental nurse. You will need great communication and organisational skills, plus a caring manner to succeed in this industry. You will be required to attend college on 1 day per week. Completion of this course will allow you to progress on to further studies at other universities such as: BSc Dental Therapy & Hygiene or BSc (Hons) Dental Therapy.

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Lead in Adult Care Apprenticeship Standard

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


Lead Adult Care Workers are frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives. In addition, Lead Adult Care Workers have responsibility for providing supervision, frontline leadership, guidance and direction for others, or working autonomously, exercising judgement and accountability.

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Welding Skills - ARC/MIG (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is perfect if you are a complete beginner or have limited welding knowledge. Ideal if you want to learn a new skill, if you are creative, if you want to repair your own car or even a garden gate. On this course you will learn a basic understanding of the different Welding processes used in industry and at home. Gaining a basic understanding of Manual Metal ARC welding (stick) and Metal Arc Gas Shielded (MIG), covering Flat and H/V single weld beads, re-joining of runs, welding outside corner joints, Butt welds and horizontal/vertical fillet welds on 3-6mm thick plate. The MIG/Mags welding section will cover the setting-up of the machine (gas, volts and wire speed etc) for correct operation to deposit welds in the horizontal/vertical and Flat welding positions, material thickness 1-6mm. " You will require fire resistant overalls and steel toe capped boots/shoes for this course. Also due to Health and Safety guidelines we would recommend that you wear glasses instead of contact lenses if you require them. This course runs on a Wednesday evening from 6.00pm to 8.00pm for 8 weeks. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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CIH Certificate in Housing Management

Level 4 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


CIH Level 4 Certificate in Housing, is designed to provide you with contextual and specialised knowledge to support you in your role and career as a housing professional. This blended learning/online qualification enables you to be an effective housing practitioner and will provide you with a deeper understanding of how your organisation and others in the housing industry work. The Level 4 Certificate in Housing is a 9 month vocational qualification, comparable to the first year of an undergraduate degree, which explores areas of housing policy, law, finance, management, need, demand and supply and professional practice.

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HNC Health, Welfare & Social Sciences - Part-time

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme is designed for individuals wishing to study health and social care in the community. It is for two years at Level 4 and is the first year of a foundation or honours degree. The modules studied include Sociological Perspectives, Professional Practice, Developmental Psychological, Safeguarding & Promotion of Welfare, Equality, Diversity & Rights, Health, Welfare & Social Policy. You will be given the opportunity to enhance your knowledge base as the emphasis is on supporting future careers in the health and social care field and for further study. The programme provides a wide range of teaching styles, assessment and work-related learning. As part of your study you will be expected to undertake a minimum of 60 hours work related learning in a voluntary or paid capacity. This should be in a health and social care environment. You will need to have a current Disclosure and Barring Service check in order to undertake this work. The programme is over one day a week for two academic years. Students will benefit from the Health and Social Care department’s excellent links with agencies and organisations that specialise in health and community services and projects.

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BSc Sport, Health & Exercise Science (Part Time)

Level 6 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


If you have a passion to lead others in the sport, health and fitness industry, then this is the course for you. The first thing you will notice about this course is that you will have the opportunity to focus on your career aspiration via the work-based learning module and specialist module options on offer. This final year Level 6 programme focuses on the practical application of theoretical constructs in an industry relevant manner, with the vision to enhance both employability and entrepreneurial acumen. It aims to deliver a broader understanding of the scientific underpinnings of public health, sport performance, development and education. This innovative approach will better prepare you for the demands of a continually evolving sport and health related industry in a sustainable manner. Assessment is through an honours research project, written assignments, presentations, practical placement and theoretical exams. You will be assessed working on real-life projects from November - May, such as teaching physical education in local primary and secondary schools or developing sport, health and physical activity in the wider community. You may also carry-out fitness testing on athletes from local sport clubs. This will allow you to gain essential working hours in a career aspiration of your choice to support your next steps after the programme.

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HNC Health, Welfare & Social Sciences - Part-time

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme is designed for individuals wishing to study health and social care in the community. It is for two years at Level 4 and is the first year of a foundation or honours degree. The modules studied include Sociological Perspectives, Professional Practice, Developmental Psychological, Safeguarding & Promotion of Welfare, Equality, Diversity & Rights, Health, Welfare & Social Policy. You will be given the opportunity to enhance your knowledge base as the emphasis is on supporting future careers in the health and social care field and for further study. The programme provides a wide range of teaching styles, assessment and work-related learning. As part of your study you will be expected to undertake a minimum of 60 hours work related learning in a voluntary or paid capacity. This should be in a health and social care environment. You will need to have a current Disclosure and Barring Service check in order to undertake this work. The programme is over one day a week for two academic years. Students will benefit from the Health and Social Care department’s excellent links with agencies and organisations that specialise in health and community services and projects.

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CIH Certificate in Housing

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


A housing professional who gains an accredited qualification from CIH will be equipped with the key skills and expert knowledge they need to contribute to performance improvement in their organisation in a fast-changing environment. What is the Level 2 Certificate in Housing Practice? The Level 2 Certificate in Housing Practice provides a general introduction to the housing sector. It has four units: • Housing provision and housing organisations • Customer service for housing • Assets, repairs and maintenance • Professional development in housing

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Furniture Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne


This course can change your earning potential and your ability to find work anywhere in the world. The question is what do you want to do? This course will enable you to fit out very high specification interiors in cars, motorhomes, super Yachts, planes or design and fit kitchens, offices, shops or set up your own furniture making business. The course is delivered here at the Camborne campus within the dedicated furniture suite where we have a large maker’s workshop, a design room, a power tool room and a finishing room as well as access to the wood machine/ joinery workshop. Within the workshops you will have practical access to equipment and staff that will enable you to progress your design to completion. You will have time to learn techniques that you can further develop. We are the only furniture provider in Cornwall and one of only a few furniture apprenticeship courses in the UK. We expect our learners to work to very high standards and this is reflected in the fact that one of our learners won Gold at the National World skills UK competition and has recently picked up the apprentice of the year for the Cornwall College Group. So if you want to become an outstanding furniture maker with a fantastic future come and join us.

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Plumbing Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you like getting your hands dirty, fixing things and implementing a science that dates back to the Roman times, Plumbing might just be for you?? The first thing you’ll notice about this course is that it’s about practical learning – you’ll be spending a lot of time in our workshop, learning by doing as you work with a range of materials including Copper, steel and plastic. You will also be learning the theory behind the ‘science’ You’ll be looking at everything: Pipe, fittings, radiators, boilers, guttering and sanitary ware. Basically, if it holds water we will be up to our necks in it (not literally I hope?!) Along with how we can move and heat it. Our workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit, exactly like you would find in any Plumbers van. We also have a strong partnership with many manufacturers and industry bodies, so employers know a plumbing qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you have the very best skills. So, if you want a trade and want a career working with resources which are essential to our lives, this is the best place to start. As a Level 3 course, this NVQ standard is all about immersing you in the Plumbing and heating industry and developing your essential skills. You’ll be learning from professional engineers with many years of industry experience, who are there to give you the very best start to your career.

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LPG Training: Changeover from Natural Gas (CONGLP1/PD)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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Silver Jewellery - Beginners (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is designed for the beginner or those with very little experience. It will cover a variety of techniques to produce beautiful, individual jewellery with the aim to wear it once complete. The techniques taught will include an introduction to piercing, ring sizing, filing, texturing and finishing. Materials are provided for the first project and your tutor will advise you of where you can buy any further materials you need. Please wear old clothes or bring an apron to protect your clothes and footwear should not be open toed. Please bring a note pad and pen. This is a FREE* course - apply for a place now. * There will be a materials fee of £25.00 for this course payable when booking. * This course will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the course before. If you have already attended this course and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Construction Driver Training

Level 2 • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Plant operations is the broad term referring to the operation and driving of heavy plant equipment such as, excavators, dumpers, rollers and telescopic handlers to name a few. Groundworks is the specific job role of preparing the ground using some of these machines within a construction, civil engineering, roads, railways or landscaping project. In order to work on a construction site you will need to gain your Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) certification. On top of that you will gain tickets to prove you are skilled and experienced in operating and maintaining a wide range of specialist large plant machinery. To work in the industry you will need to achieve the Level 2 qualification. On this Level 2 course, you will learn how to operate a variety of equipment including excavators, forklifts, dumpers and road rollers.

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Sports Massage Level 4

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


The VTCT level 4 certificate in Sports Massage Therapy will prepare you for a career as a sports massage practitioner working with injured clients. The elements that make up the course include detailed subjective and objective assessment to differentially diagnose the injury the client may be suffering from. You will learn advanced massage techniques to prevent and manage injury and different treatment modalities and exercises used to support the rehabilitation process. Once you have learnt the fundamentals from our industry experienced lecturers you will put theory into practice when we open our sports therapy clinic to members of the public. This will give you the opportunity to expand your experience of working with different injuries to enhance your learning. This qualification is recognised by the UK’s leading professional body the Sports Massage Association. We set you up to be ready to affiliate with the professional body by supporting you gain 50 hours of professional practice both during your lesson time and working on clients in your own time.

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Sports Massage Level 3

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


The Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is focused towards those seeking to gain employment as a sports massage therapist working with the general public and athletes. The qualification consists of five mandatory units: Anatomy and physiology for sports massage Principles of health and fitness Professional practice in sports massage Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction Sports massage treatments Through this qualification you will develop the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to competently apply sport massage methods to dysfunctional tissue and in a pre, post, intra/inter and maintenance massage context. This includes professional practice, expected standards and related legislation and legal requirements. You will develop knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology related to sports massage and the principles of health and fitness which combined will equip you to better understand the athlete, the problems they may be incurring and how sports massage can help. In addition you will develop an understanding of the differences between soft tissue dysfunction and injury and the role that sports massage plays.

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Watersports Instructor Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Falmouth Marine School


This is a unique course which is perfect for anyone who loves spending time outdoors and taking part in sports. The aim is to prepare students for a career in the watersports and wider outdoor industry. Students spend 75% of their time at Sithians Lake developing their personal and coaching skills in sailing, windsurfing, paddleboarding and kayaking. Students also have the opportunity to complete NGB qualifications to allow them to instruct a range of watersports such as RYA dinghy instructor, RYA windsurf instructor, Outdoor first aid, Powerboart Level 2, paddleboard instructor etc. (These additional courses may include a fee to cover the costs of certification and external trainers).

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Boatbuilding Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Falmouth Marine School


If you like the idea of a future in the thriving Marine Sector and love working with your hands then Boatbuilding may be the ideal career path for you. As a Level 3 course, this diploma is all about preparing you for a future in the marine industry and perfecting your essential boatbuilding skills. You’ll be learning from experienced professionals, who are there to give you the very best start to your career. There is a large practical component to the course and you will spend a great deal of time honing your skills on live projects in our dedicated boatbuilding workshops at the heart of Cornwall’s Marine Industry. Throughout the course you’ll be looking at all aspects of boatbuilding, from simple re-finishing to new-build projects. Our workshop features industry-standard equipment, exactly like a working boatyard. We have strong connections with local boatbuilding companies and employers know a boatbuilding qualification from Falmouth Marine School means you have the very best skills of a crafts person. So, if you dream of creating exotic boats with beautiful flowing curves, then this is the best place to start! Please note: this course is also avaiable to 16-18 year olds who meet the entry requirements.

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Eco Friendly Floristry - An Introduction

Entry Level • Part-time • Bicton College


An introduction to the small changes that can be made in the floristry industry to help become as eco-friendly as possible. This course will be taught on Wednesdays from 10.00am to 3.30pm

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Foundation Learning Vocational Pathway: Vocational Studies

Entry Level • Full-time • Bicton College


The FL Vocational Pathway develops and prepares you for further studies or employment, through a blend of practical and classroom-based learning. In this Pathway you will experience a wide range of vocational areas providing you with invaluable information to assist with career choice pathways. You will have the opportunity to explore a range of vocational options: utilising cross-college departments to gain an insight in to different areas and develop your skills through internal employment based experiences. The invaluable opportunity for work placements can also form a part of your learning. This Pathway is offered at different campuses. The vocational options on offer are specific to the campus you choose to study at, where you will benefit from being taught be a range of highly-skilled professionals. Our vision is to support you to be INDEPENDENT, CONFIDENT AND RESILIENT so that you are well-prepared to engage with the wider community. Level 1 City and guilds land-based work-based operations course will give you a range of opportunities and experiences to inform your future steps, assist with your progression and find out what’s right for you.

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Land Based Studies – Horse Care Pathway

Level 1 • Full-time • Bicton College


Learn the basic skills to start your career working with Horses on our Level 1 Horse Care course. If your GCSEs were not what you expected, this course is an ideal starting point in order to progress onto Level 2. You will learn the basic skills and knowledge associated with horse care including: feeding, cleaning and exercising and general care. Caring for horses can be an extremely fulfilling and rewarding career and there are a wide range of options available on successful completion of your course. Our top class facilities include stabling for 24 horses, horse walker, solarium, and covered practical area, 20m x 60m indoor arena with viewing gallery and 30m x 60m outdoor arena. We provide a range of horses to suit all abilities including cobs, thoroughbreds, young horses and competition horses.

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Plant Operations - Groundworks Certificate

Level 2 • • Bicton College


This Plant Operations certificate is your gateway to gaining your full professional operators qualification if you want operate heavy plant to the exacting standards of the modern construction site this is the course for you. Once complete and the CPCS test has been passed this is your passport to a career in the construction industry and recognition of your professional operating skills. You will have the opportunity to carry out a number of construction tasks using plant ranging for 1.5 ton mini excavators up to 14 ton 360 degree tracked excavators and if that’s not enough you will also receive industry training using 6 ton High vis forward tipping dumpers and Telescopic handlers. At the end of the 1 year course you will have been assessed on 4 machines to gain your level 2 qualification and given the opportunity to take CPCS tests should you wish. As a trainee operator you will be involved in basic excavation trenching etc. then progressing onto more complex excavations for example structural foundations and service excavations. All training will be delivered to the high standards required By the Construction industry training board. Bicton College is in the fortunate position to be in partnership with Holt JCB, this allows student’s access to the range of the most up to date machines currently available.

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Agriculture Certificate

Level 2 • Full-time • Bicton College


Without food we simply would not survive and the growing world population is making increasing demands on the agricultural industry and the people that work within it. Agriculture makes a significant contribution to the economy in the South West of England and provides a wide range of exciting job opportunities. Level 2 is an intermediate level programme equivalent to GCSE grade 5-9. The programme is aimed at individuals with a keen interest in agriculture and a desire to develop a greater understanding of the knowledge and skills required to be successful in the industry. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your confidence, agricultural knowledge and practical skills, alongside more general skills required to gain employment or to continue your academic study. Many of these skills will also be transferable to a range of other land based sectors to widen career opportunities. You will be learning from experienced agriculturalists both inside the classroom and on the college farm, it could be milking our herd of dairy cows, lambing our flock of sheep or ploughing a field before we plant our maize crop. You will spend some of your course time working alongside the farm staff, following the farm activities as you progress through the year, you could be selecting ewes for breeding in September, fencing in October, calving cows in February or shearing a ewe in May. You will have the opportunity to develop your confidence, knowledge and practical skills, alongside more general skills required to gain employment or to continue in education. As a level 2 course this diploma is all about introducing you to the agricultural industry or developing the skills that you already have to give you the very best opportunity to move onto a more technical agriculture course or enter the industry as an apprentice.

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Silver Jewellery - Improvers (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is designed for individuals who feel confident using basic jewellery techniques, such as those taught during the beginner course, e.g. soldering, piecing, filing etc (please see Silver Jewellery Beginners course description). This course will enable the participant to create lovely silver jewellery with bezel set semi-precious stones advancing to the skill of setting popular locally found sea glass and will also include guidance on how to apply these techniques to design and make your own individual jewellery. Materials are provided for the first project and your tutor will advise you of where you can buy any further materials you need. Please wear old clothes or bring an apron to protect your clothes and footwear should not be open toed. Please bring a note pad and pen. This is a FREE* course - apply for a place now. * There will be a materials fee of £25.00 payable when booking. * This course will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the course before. If you have already attended this course and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Silver Jewellery Design & Practice - Intermediate (Evening)

No Qualification • • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is designed to continue from the Improvers class, to perfect your ongoing new skills and techniques, to create beautifully designed projects of your own. You will be encouraged to work independently under the guidance of an experienced tutor who will work with you to develop a safe and confident approach to creating your own bespoke designs. This course is not suitable for beginners. Suitable for motivated, creative and enthusiastic silversmiths, confident in piercing, filing, soldering, polishing and finishing. Materials are provided for the first project and your tutor will advise you of where you can buy any further materials you need. Please wear old clothes or bring an apron to protect your clothes and footwear should not be open toed. Please bring a note pad and pen. This is a FREE* course - apply for a place now. * There will be a materials fee of £25.00 payable when booking. * This course will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the course before. If you have already attended this course and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Silver Bangle & Charm Beginners Jewellery Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This workshop is designed for the beginner. It will cover a variety of techniques to produce a beautiful, individual silver bangle and silver charm, all in one day. The techniques taught will include measuring your bangle size, soldering, texturing and finishing. All of these techniques covered are a good starting block if you wish to continue to learn jewellery making. You will be provided with handouts containing a list of tools and materials used including recommended suppliers. If you catch the jewellery bug on the day, you might then like to book on to our Silver Jewellery Beginners course. This is a FREE* workshop - apply for a place now. * There will be a materials fee of £25.00 payable when booking. * This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Land Based Forklift Truck Operations City & Guilds Award

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College


A practical course which meets the Health and Safety Executive requirements for this type of machine. The course promotes awareness of hazards in lift truck operation (rough terrain), machine capabilities/limitations, and develops operator skills with telescopic materials handlers. This qualification will appeal to those who use a forklift as part of their work in agriculture, horticulture or distribution and warehousing. It has been developed to cover the “basic training” requirements of the Approved Code of Practice for Rider Operated Forklift Trucks. This does not replace any legal requirement for a driving licence. Course includes : Health and Safety at Work Act Machine controls Safe handling techniques Daily maintenance checks Brakes and braking Manoeuvering with and without loads Operating hydraulics and stacking procedures This course runs once a month, for further information please register your interest below.

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Ceramics/Pottery Intermediate (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This Intermediate evening course is suitable for those who have had some previous experience of pottery. This course offers the opportunity to work across a broad range of processes inc. hand building, throwing, surface decoration and glaze application, while gaining or advancing your skills. Through your personal projects there will be opportunities to develop existing skills and experience while learning new skills and techniques in a creative, relaxed atmosphere. Materials are provided but please bring an apron or old shirt to protect your clothes and your footwear should not be open toed. This course runs on a Wednesday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm for 10 weeks or 8 weeks (depending on the lenght of the term). Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Silver Stacking Rings Beginners Jewellery Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


During this one day workshop you will make a set of three silver stacking rings to wear yourself or give to someone as a gift. Throughout the day you will learn basic jewellery techniques, such as sizing, soldering, filing, texturing and polishing. This workshop is a great introduction to working with silver and can be followed by our Silver Jewellery Beginners course. This is a FREE* workshop - apply for a place now. * There will be a materials fee of £25.00 payable when booking. * This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Functional fitness

No Qualification • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


The more you train functionally, the better you’ll become at working your entire body as one system. Functional training also gives you an excellent kinesthetic awareness (awareness of how your body moves) and teaches you how to move safely. All of these skills are pretty important in everyday life and in the gym, allowing us to move purposefully and confidently and helping us stay sturdy, strong, and safe. This course will run from 9:30-10:30 am Monday 1st March to Monday 8th March (excluding weekends).

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5-a-side Football

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


If fast, competitive, small-sided and skilful football is your thing, then you might be ready for 5-a-side. 5-a-side can be a great way of getting an intense ‘after work’ work-out with a bunch of friends; and despite the official name, it’s often played by four or seven players on each side, so however many participants there are, you can still get involved.

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Introduction To A Healthy Lifestyle And Basic Nutrition.

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Learn the basics from a trained professional to begin making simple changes to help you live a healthier lifestyle and make informed choices.

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Bootcamp

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Improve health and well-being by learning fitness routines that can help with every day life. Please wear suitable sports clothes and trainers.

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Ceramics/Pottery For All (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This evening course is suitable for those with or without previous experience. This course offers the opportunities to learn, explore or further develop a variety of taught practices including hand building and throwing techniques. The use of surface patterns, decoration techniques, and a variety of glaze applications will also be taught throughout the course. The emphasis is on you as individual supported and encouraged to realise your own creative intention in a relaxed atmosphere. Materials are provided but please bring an apron or old shirt to protect your clothes and your footwear should not be open toed. This course runs on a Thursday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm for 10 weeks or 8 weeks (depending on the lenght of the term). Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Foundation Learning Works Pathway: Pathway 2 Employment (P2E) Stage 1

Entry Level • Full-time • Bicton College


Looking to work? The FL Works Pathway develops and prepares you for employment. You may study this pathway in 2 stages. Pathway to Employment Stage 1 and Pathway to Employment Stage 2 (Supported Internship). Pathway to Employment Stage 1: This course helps you on your journey towards the world of work. You will develop a range of employability skills, gaining work and community experiences through activities on campus and the local area. Your course will be a blend of practical and classroom-based learning; including an internal work placement. This Pathway is offered at different campuses. The work experiences on offer are specific to the campus you choose to study at, where you will benefit from being taught be a range of highly-skilled professionals. The course involves three days in College; one of which will be an internal work placement, and two days in the classroom. Our vision is to support you to be INDEPENDENT, CONFIDENT AND RESILIENT so that you are well-prepared to engage with the wider community. The Pathway 2 Employment course and experiences within it, will most certainly help you to develop in these areas, working towards your chosen aspiration and progression.

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British Sign Language Level 1 Award

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This Level 1 Award is designed to teach learners to communicate with Deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL) on a range of topics that involve simple, everyday language use. They will gain basic skills and confidence in production and reception of BSL. The specification has been designed using the UK Occupational Language Standards 2010 at Level 1. Level 1 Award in British Sign Language is suitable for those who: * want to learn basic language skills to communicate simple conversations with Deaf people * want to learn new language skills as part of a programme of study * want to progress to more advanced study and/or employment using BSL in the future * are studying for personal development * are parents, family, friends or colleagues of Deaf people. This is an evening course and normally runs from 6.00pm to 8.00pm for 32 weeks.

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Site Carpentry Diploma

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


If you are interested in working in the construction industry, specifically learning a wood trade, we offer bench joinery qualifications at Level 2 and Level 3. Bench joinery is predominantly workshop based, where you make and prepare materials for installation on a construction site. If you have already completed the Level 2 Diploma in Site Joinery and wish to further your skills, then this course is ideal for you. Site carpentry focuses on woodwork essential to a construction site, and includes fitting flooring, roofing frame installation, partition wall construction and stair building.

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Furniture Making Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This qualification enables learners to develop the knowledge and skills required for employment, apprenticeships or further study to support career progression in selected areas including making, industry multi-skills; finishing or restoring furniture; making soft furnishings or upholstery; machining wood or fitting interiors such as kitchens and offices. Previous learners studying Level 2 Furniture with Cornwall College, Camborne, have gone on to compete at World Skills Regional and National competitions, with many past winners including Gold Medal at the 2019 National Final. Others have gone into Apprenticeships with world renowned companies such as Pendennis Superyachts.

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Furniture Making & Furnishings Certificate

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This qualification enables learners to develop the foundation knowledge and skills required for employment, apprenticeships or further study to support career progression. It allows learners to experience a range of vocational areas such as making and finishing furniture; making soft furnishings or upholstery; using portable power tools; working with and machining wood and fitting interiors such as kitchens, bathrooms and offices. This experience enables learners to make informed choices about the specific areas of the industry they would wish to further develop as they pursue career aspirations.

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Vehicle Accident Repair Diploma

Level 1 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Vehicle restoration is a very specialist area, where demand for skilled technicians is high and salaries can be very rewarding. The skills are transferable to other sectors, so you could take your qualification and move into the boat painting industry, where you could work around the world. To become a qualified technician you must complete the Level 1 and 2 qualifications. At Level 2 you can choose to specialise in body repair or paint repair. Funding is available for school leavers for three years, so you could choose to do both paint and bodywork courses. We offer full Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) training to provide you with the best start in the workplace. This one-year introductory course to general accident repair will give you an insight into the various career pathways available.

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RHS Certificate In Practical Horticulture

Level 2 • Part-time • Duchy College Rosewarne


This is an ideal qualification for entry into horticultural employment, improving practical skills or further study. It covers a wide range of horticultural topics and up-to-date working practices. This is an appropriate course for someone looking for a career change or to gain a better knowledge

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Safe Use Of Pesticides PA1 & PA2

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course will enhance understanding, and enable successful students to legally spray their own land, or that of their employer, using Boom Mounted Sprayers. The first day will consist of the PA1 theory training, with an online test in the afternoon. This covers the storage, handling and application of pesticides. The second day is the PA2 Boom Mounted Sprayer training; with an allocated timeslot on the third day to take the PA2 assessment. The qualification to be gained is a Level 2 City & Guilds lifetime-qualification. The following PPE will be needed for the training. Clean wellington boots (for the PA2) Clean coverall spray suit (for the PA2) Nitrile gloves (for the PA2) Face Shield (for the PA2)

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Sports Massage Level 4

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


The VTCT level 4 certificate in Sports Massage Therapy will prepare you for a career as a sports massage practitioner working with injured clients. The elements that make up the course include detailed subjective and objective assessment to differentially diagnose the injury the client may be suffering from. You will learn advanced massage techniques to prevent and manage injury and different treatment modalities and exercises used to support the rehabilitation process. Once you have learnt the fundamentals from our industry experienced lecturers you will put theory into practice when we open our sports therapy clinic to members of the public. This will give you the opportunity to expand your experience of working with different injuries to enhance your learning. This qualification is recognised by the UK’s leading professional body the Sports Massage Association. We set you up to be ready to affiliate with the professional body by supporting you gain 50 hours of professional practice both during your lesson time and working on clients in your own time.

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AAT Advanced Diploma In Accounting

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you would like to develop a career in accountancy and want an industry recognised qualification then this is the course for you. You already have an existing Level 2 qualification in accounting or bookkeeping or relevant work experience and want to expand your skills. If you don’t have this then our AAT Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship (Level 2 Pathway) will be the best route for you. During this qualification, you will learn more complex finance officer processes e.g. final accounts for sole traders and partnerships. Build on existing accounting knowledge, gain more specialist skills in related areas and gain a greater understanding of the ethical issues involved with accountancy. This course is also delivered off-site at St Mellion.

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Principles of Business and Administration Certificate

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


The NCFE level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration gives you the knowledge to work in a range of different environments in a business administration role. Whether you would like to brush-up on your skills or pick up some new ones, this course will give you the knowledge you need to provide high-quality support to the business you work for, or would like to work for in the future.

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Nail Services Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


If you are interested in a career as a nail technician, then this course will equip you with the latest skills and know how. This course offers you the skills required to gain employment as a nail technician at Level 2 Standard. You will receive training in manicure, pedicure, nail art, and artificial nail enhancements. With nail bars becoming a commonplace on the high street, this course will equip you with the essential skills to start employment in this fast growing industry. This is suitable for students new to the beauty industry wanting to become a nail technician in a nail bar or beauty salon.

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Foundation Learning Vocational Pathway: Vocational Studies

Level 1 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This course is ideal if you are unsure of the vocational pathway you wish to pursue as a career. You will experience a range of vocational options to help you make that choice. Are you ready to try a range of options? The Foundation Learning Vocational pathway aims to develop the skills and behaviours to prepare you for future studies or work. You will have the opportunity to explore a range of vocational options, some utilising cross-college departments to gain a true insight to the subject area. Our vision is to support you to be INDEPENDENT, CONFIDENT AND RESILIENT so that you are well-prepared to engage with the wider community. The Vocational Studies course will help you feel confident to choose your next steps, whether in or out of College. This Pathway is offered at different campuses. The vocational options on offer are specific to the campus you choose to study at, and use specialists to deliver where required.

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Unvented Hot Water Supply, Commissioning & Servicing NICEIC

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is suitable for all plumbers and engineers involved in the installation, commissioning, service and repair of hot water systems, solar thermal hot water systems or air source/ground source heat pumps. To enrol on this course, you will need: A recognised competence in a conventional fuel (i.e. gas, oil, or solid fuel) or a relevant plumbing qualification such as an NVQ level 2 or equivalent experience A WRAS approved Water Regulations qualification An Energy Efficiency qualification issued by a 17024 UKAS accredited body During this course, you will cover: Building Regulations Approved Document G Water Regulations 1999 Unvented hot water system design Installation requirements The programme is 75% theoretical with 25% practical assessment. Upon successful completion, you will have the knowledge to work safely on unvented hot water systems in accordance with all relevant legislation.

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Early Years Educator CACHE Diploma

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This course is designed to meet the needs of motivated, enthusiastic people interested in a career working with children or who wish to progress on to university. This nationally recognised Level 3 course leads to the achievement of Early Years Educator status, recommended by the Department for Education (DfE) as the full and relevant qualification required to undertake such roles as working with children under 5 as a Keyworker in a Nursery or Early Years Foundation Stage setting or as a Teaching Assistant in a Reception class in Primary schools. It is a ‘gateway’ qualification for many other careers within the Children’s Workforce such as Portage Worker, Family Support Worker, SENCO or Children’s Health Support worker.  Those who wish to continue into Higher Education will gain UCAS points which will enable them to progress into careers such as Early Years or Primary Teacher, Social Worker, Speech & Language Therapist or Play Therapist among others. We have past students who are now in management and leadership roles working in a range of employment positions and provisions including Nursery, Pre School and Primary School settings throughout Devon and Cornwall. We aim to set high standards in our teaching in order to ensure that our students when they qualify are striving for outstanding practice in their work settings. We have trained whole staff teams at levels 2, 3, 4 and 5 in settings which, as a result of their excellent practice have been graded by Ofsted as Outstanding.

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Diploma in Engineering Technologies

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Engineering shapes the world around us, from the machines at the heart of industry to the electronic devices we use at home – engineering is the future. There’s no better place to start your career in this exciting industry than here at Cornwall College. This course is all about mastering the essential skills that you’ll need during your engineering career, giving you experience with the very latest technology that is used within the industry. The focus is on developing your knowledge application, experimental and practical engineering techniques. Whilst preparing you to professionally present your findings and demonstrate these essential skills. You will be using cutting edge technology such as virtual welding equipment; practising with the latest high spec. equipment such as welding machines commonly used by coded and specialist welders and wiring electrical panels donated by local employer, containing the latest control and automation components – experiences that prepare you for employment locally, regionally and beyond. The Level 2 course is the perfect opportunity to discover the area of engineering you would like to specialise in, with tutors who will guide you through all of the potential opportunities. At Cornwall College we have enthusiastic and highly skilled engineering tutors who are fully committed to helping you develop the skills, knowledge and experience needed to becoming a fully qualified engineer. Successful completion of this course provides you with essential skills to progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Technology course or the Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Engineering.

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Understanding Data Protection and Data Security Certificate Certificate

Level 2 • Part-time • Offsite


Anyone who works with personal data needs to understands the laws surrounding it. This fully online NCFE level 2 Certificate in Data Protection and Data Security will provide you with essential knowledge on data protection compliance. The qualification will help to develop your understanding of key data legislation such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act.

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Accounting AAT Foundation Certificate Level 2

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you would like to gain an insight into bookkeeping and accountancy and an overall understanding of the underpinning skills required to work in an accounting role and the areas you might wish to specialise in then this is the course for you. The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting is suitable for anyone interested in a new career or developing an existing career. During the AAT Level 2, you will learn finance administrator skills e.g. double entry bookkeeping, basic costing principles, and purchase, sales and general ledgers. You will develop the necessary knowledge and skills to enable you to understand and use a cost recording system within an organisation, including its use for recording or extracting data and using spreadsheets to provide information on budgeted income and expenditure. We also offer this course off-site at St Mellion

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Media & Animation Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Do you love film, television, and animation, and want to find out more about how to use a camera to create and edit videos, or generally have an interest in entertaining media; the Media and Animation Diploma Level 2 course is your first step in a career within the media sector. The diploma is coursework based, meaning there are no exams as part of the media course. It’s all about giving you the practical skills and experience behind the camera, in a project management role to lead a production. You’ll learn about and put to good use a selection of professional equipment; Canon and Nikon DSLRs with a range of lenses, Sony and Panasonic Camcorders, GoPro, Tascam and Zoom recorders, Shot-gun, lapel, phantom powered microphones; accessories – shoulder mounts, Camera-cranes, Dolly and Track, DJI Ronin-s motorised 3 axis gimbal, 1, 2 and 3 point lighting systems for indoor studio and outdoor use. You’ll take full advantage of the Television and sound studio with a permanent microphone, mixing desk and dedicated PC, and a Green-Screen with dedicated space. In post you’ll use Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Animate, After effects, Illustrator, InDesign, Light room etc. As well as using all this industry-standard equipment as part of your studies, you’ll also be part of visiting lectures who will speak about their experiences and how to get into the industry yourself. There are several free media trips each year to local events and competitions which will play a huge part in developing your understanding of routes into the creative sector. As a Level 2 course, this diploma is all about introducing you to the Media industry and developing your essential skills to progress onto the level 3 media or games design courses specifically, and from there, on to employment or university. You’ll be learning from experienced practicing media professionals, who are here to give you the very best start to your career.

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Art & Design Practice Extended Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


If you love Art and Design; you get excited about finding creative solutions to problems, enjoy working with your hands, investigating why and how other artists’ and designers’ work, then this is the course for you. The Level 3 Extended Diploma Art and Design is an exciting two year course; in the first year you are encouraged to explore all areas of the arts, to achieve the Diploma. You will begin to determine your specialist pathways when you progress onto the Extended Diploma, in the second year. At the start of each year you are allocated your own studio space, which you can make your own and use as a base throughout the year. In the first year you will take part in a wide range of practical workshops in our studios, in order to develop your skills in drawing, painting, working with mixed media, graphics and digital media, textiles, printmaking, ceramics, photography and 3 dimensional work. Projects and workshops are linked to relevant creative careers, to help you understand where your skills might be used, in the creative industries. The year is completed with a Final Project and a Summer Exhibition. The second year is an opportunity for you to decide on your specialist pathway, such as Fashion, Textiles, Photography, Fine Art, Graphic Design etc. All the work you have done to date is organised into a portfolio, either for job and apprenticeship applications, or university entrance via UCAS. Focused support for progression is given throughout the Autumn term, whilst practical projects continue to provide opportunities for you to take greater responsibility for your own practice, including decision making and time management. There will be an emphasis on projects negotiated between you and your tutors. This year culminates in an extensive Final Major Project, which is exhibited in the Summer Exhibition. Underpinning all aspects of the course is an engaging programme of contextual studies and you will take part in gallery and location visits, written assignments and tutorials throughout the course, as well as relevant work experience, employer-led projects, commissions and exhibitions.

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Assessing Vocational Achievement City & Guilds Certificate

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is suitable for practitioners who need to be qualified to use all methods of assessment - i.e. those who will be carrying out the role of an assessor in a work environment and vocationally related situation (i.e. classroom/workshop/simulated environments). You can expect to work closely with at least two learners, through components of their qualification. You will meet with your Course Tutor/Assessor regularly and build a portfolio of evidence. You will also be required to work/liaise with other assessors and internal quality assurance staff at your Assessment Centre. This course will include a 2 day induction plus up to 5 workshop sessions.

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Principles of Customer Service Certificate

Level 2 • Part-time • Offsite


Good customer service is crucial for any business. 96% of unhappy customers don’t ever complain - instead, 91% of them simply leave and never come back. This shows that providing good customer service and handling any issues in a professional and courteous manner is essential for the success of a business. If you work, or aspire to work, in customer service - this NCFE level 2 (VRQ) course can help you improve your skills and make sure every customer has a great experience.

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AAT Advanced Diploma In Accounting

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you would like to develop a career in accountancy and want an industry recognised qualification then this is the course for you. You already have an existing Level 2 qualification in accounting or bookkeeping or relevant work experience and want to expand your skills. If you don’t have this then our AAT Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship (Level 2 Pathway) will be the best route for you. During this qualification, you will learn more complex finance officer processes e.g. final accounts for sole traders and partnerships. Build on existing accounting knowledge, gain more specialist skills in related areas and gain a greater understanding of the ethical issues involved with accountancy. This course is also delivered off-site at St Mellion.

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Safe Use Of Pesticides PA1 & PA6

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course will enhance understanding, and enable successful students to legally spray their own land, or that of their employer, using Pedestrian Handheld Applicator Equipment (knapsack). The first day will consist of the PA1 theory training, with an online test in the afternoon. This covers the storage, handling, and application of pesticides. The second day is the PA6 Handheld Applicator training; there is then an allocated timeslot on the third day to take the PA6 assessment. The qualification to be gained is a Level 2 City & Guilds lifetime-qualification. The following PPE will be needed for the training: Clean wellington boots (for the PA6) Clean coverall spray suit (for the PA6) Nitrile gloves (for the PA6) Face shield (for the PA6)

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Effective Coaching and Mentoring Certificate

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This programme is ideal for leaders with responsibility for coaching and mentoring as part of their day-to-day role working with employees and colleagues and those who wish to develop these skills to use more effectively with their teams. You will need to have access to complete at least 18 hours coaching and mentoring in the workplace.

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Introduction to Creative Writing ( St Austell )

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Introduction to creative writing will enable you to translate your thoughts into a work of fiction with a beginning, middle and end. On this 6 week course you will learn how to build drama and create tension through focusing on character development. Each class will include a discussion of a specific technique used by a professional writer, where you will discover what you like and why, to develop your personal vision.

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Improvers Silver Jewellery

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This course is designed for individuals who feel confident using basic jewellery techniques, such as those taught during the beginner course, e.g. soldering, piecing, filing etc (please see Silver Jewellery Beginners course description). Materials are provided for the first project and your tutor will advise you of where you can buy any further materials you need. Please wear old clothes or bring an apron to protect your clothes and footwear should not be open toed. Please bring a note pad and pen.

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Effective Coaching and Mentoring Certificate

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This programme is ideal for leaders with responsibility for coaching and mentoring as part of their day-to-day role working with employees and colleagues and those who wish to develop these skills to use more effectively with their teams. You will need to have access to complete at least 18 hours coaching and mentoring in the workplace.

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Advanced Silver Jewellery

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This course is designed for individuals who have experience in making silver jewellery and the techniques required, such as those taught during the beginner and improver course, e.g. soldering, piecing, filing etc (please see Silver Jewellery Beginners and Improver course description) and wish to design and create their own projects. Studio consumables such as solder, sawblades, pickle and polishes are provided but you will need to purchase the silver required for your projects. These sessions are focused on the design and development of your own style and portfolio of designs and developing your own range of jewellery. Please wear old clothes or bring an apron to protect your clothes and footwear should not be open toed. Please bring a note pad and pen.

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Intro to Photo Editing Workshop

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This fun, one day editing workshop is for anybody who likes to take photos, whether is for a fun looking Instagram page or you want to take your hobby to the next level to give your photos that 'professional look'. We will look at different tools in an editing software and how it can change and enhance your images. Please bring a USB memory stick and note pad and pen with you. We also suggest that you bring a packed lunch and any other refreshments that you may require. This is a FREE* workshop - apply for a place now. * This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. This workshop runs on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm for 1 day. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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RHS Certificate In The Principles Of Garden Planning, Establishment And Maintenance

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College, RHS Garden Rosemoor


This course is a theory-based qualification to develop the essential skills needed to work in horticulture or to further develop your interest.

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RHS Certificate In The Principles Of Garden Planning, Establishment And Maintenance

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College, RHS Garden Rosemoor


This course is a theory-based qualification to develop the essential skills needed to work in horticulture or to further develop your interest. This course runs off site at Rosemoor in North Devon.

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City and Guild Practical Horticulture Skills Certificate - Dartington

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College


This 20 week course, running 1 day a week, is a great introduction to organic horticulture, with a focus on food growing. Following the main growing season students will look at soils, seeds, compost, and plant care, as well as creating plans and exploring different approaches to food growing including permaculture, forest gardening, no-dig gardening and working with wildlife. The local food economy is growing fast and many more people are keen to connect with where their food comes from. This offers many opportunities as producers and for professional gardeners to expand their skill-set to offer food growing and wildlife gardening to their customers. This course takes place at School Farm CSA, a certified organic community market garden on the beautiful Dartington estate near Totnes, Devon, with the opportunity to visit other growing projects in the area. The course is delivered by experienced growers who have themselves been through the process of gaining qualifications and practical experience in organic growing before they launched their own enterprise. The techniques and tools used will be applicable to both the home/ allotment gardener, professional gardeners and people who might want to set up their own food growing enterprise.

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Safe Use Of Pesticides PA1 & PA6

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course will enhance understanding, and enable successful students to legally spray their own land, or that of their employer, using Pedestrian Handheld Applicator Equipment (knapsack). The first day will consist of the PA1 theory training, with an online test in the afternoon. This covers the storage, handling, and application of pesticides. The second day is the PA6 Handheld Applicator training; there is then an allocated timeslot on the third day to take the PA6 assessment. The qualification to be gained is a Level 2 City & Guilds lifetime-qualification. The following PPE will be needed for the training: Clean wellington boots (for the PA6) Clean coverall spray suit (for the PA6) Nitrile gloves (for the PA6) Face shield (for the PA6)

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Safe Use Of Pesticides PA1 & PA2

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course will enhance understanding, and enable successful students to legally spray their own land, or that of their employer, using Boom Mounted Sprayers. The first day will consist of the PA1 theory training, with an online test in the afternoon. This covers the storage, handling and application of pesticides. The second day is the PA2 Boom Mounted Sprayer training; with an allocated timeslot on the third day to take the PA2 assessment. The qualification to be gained is a Level 2 City & Guilds lifetime-qualification. The following PPE will be needed for the training. Clean wellington boots (for the PA2) Clean coverall spray suit (for the PA2) Nitrile gloves (for the PA2) Face Shield (for the PA2)

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Land Based Forklift Truck Operations City & Guilds Award

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College


A practical course which meets the Health and Safety Executive requirements for this type of machine. The course promotes awareness of hazards in lift truck operation (rough terrain), machine capabilities/limitations, and develops operator skills with telescopic materials handlers. This qualification will appeal to those who use a forklift as part of their work in agriculture, horticulture or distribution and warehousing. It has been developed to cover the “basic training” requirements of the Approved Code of Practice for Rider Operated Forklift Trucks. This does not replace any legal requirement for a driving licence. Course includes : Health and Safety at Work Act Machine controls Safe handling techniques Daily maintenance checks Brakes and braking Manoeuvering with and without loads Operating hydraulics and stacking procedures This course runs once a month, for further information please register your interest below.

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City and Guild Practical Horticulture Skills Certificate - Dartington

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College


This 20 week course, running 1 day a week, is a great introduction to organic horticulture, with a focus on food growing. Following the main growing season students will look at soils, seeds, compost, and plant care, as well as creating plans and exploring different approaches to food growing including permaculture, forest gardening, no-dig gardening and working with wildlife. The local food economy is growing fast and many more people are keen to connect with where their food comes from. This offers many opportunities as producers and for professional gardeners to expand their skill-set to offer food growing and wildlife gardening to their customers. This course takes place at School Farm CSA, a certified organic community market garden on the beautiful Dartington estate near Totnes, Devon, with the opportunity to visit other growing projects in the area. The course is delivered by experienced growers who have themselves been through the process of gaining qualifications and practical experience in organic growing before they launched their own enterprise. The techniques and tools used will be applicable to both the home/ allotment gardener, professional gardeners and people who might want to set up their own food growing enterprise.

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Bench Joinery Diploma

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course will give you opportunities for work both locally and if you want to travel the world. The course will enable you to take your Joinery skills far beyond the usual DIY level and give you an understanding of general building construction along with the part a Bench Joiner plays in the manufacture of building components and how they fit into the construction of all sorts of buildings. The course will enable you to work confidently in a Joinery workshop. All of our training takes place in our state of the art joinery workshop to add a bit more work realism to the course that reflects the equipment available in industry. We have a large range to tools and equipment for you to practice with, you’ll also have access during the course to our wood machine shop to experience the machines we have. Your teaching will be delivered by highly experienced qualified trade’s people who have many years’ experience of working in the construction industry as bench joiners.

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Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This course is a perfect progression from the Level 1 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance Technician and develops existing knowledge by examining the components of vehicle maintenance and repair in more detail, preparing you with an advanced skillset necessary for success in a fast-moving and dynamic industry. The first thing you’ll notice about this course is that it’s about gaining a rounded knowledge and the practical skills required for a job in the industry – you’ll be spending a lot of time in our workshop, putting your knowledge into practice and improving your hand skills and diagnostic knowledge. You’ll be looking at everything: engines, tyres, brakes, steering, suspension, transmission, electrics and electronics. Basically, if it’s in a car, you’ll be studying it and developing all of the essential skills you need as a technician, practicing and carrying out maintenance and repair activities as you progress through the course. Our workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit, exactly like a working garage. We also have a strong partnership with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), so employers know an automotive qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you have the very best skills as a mechanic or technician. So, if you are looking to develop a career in the automotive industry, want to learn from industry professionals and have a passion for the ever changing vehicle technologies then this is the best place to start. As a Level 2 course, this diploma is all about getting you ready for a professional career in the automotive industry by developing your essential skills and knowledge. You’ll be learning from and working with a passionate team who believe in supporting you so that you can achieve your goals in the industry. At the end of the course the qualification will be recognised by industry in many countries around the world.

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Site Carpentry Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This course could change your life it’s an active well paid job your after and you want to travel the world. The course will enable you to take your carpentry skills far beyond the usual DIY level and give you an understanding of general building construction along with the part a carpenter plays in the construction of al sorts of buildings. The course will enable you to work confidently in a construction related work place, this could be on a large construction site putting up timber frame, you could specialise in fitting kitchens for a local diy store or you could work on a film set for the latest blockbuster in Hollywood!. All of our training takes place in a construction related environment and with carpentry you’ll be working on your own timber frame house either in our large workshops or outside to add a bit more site realism to the course. We have a large range to tools and equipment for you to practice with, you’ll also have access during the course to our wood machine shop to experience the machines we have. Your teaching will be delivered by highly experienced qualified trade’s people who have many years’ experience of working in the construction industry.

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CIH Certificate In Housing Practice Level 3

Level 3 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


CIH Level 3 Certificate in Housing , is designed to provide you with contextual and specialised knowledge to support you in your role and career as a housing professional. This blended learning/online qualification enables you to be an effective housing practitioner and will provide you with a deeper understanding of how your organisation and others in the housing industry work.

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English Language GCSE

Level 2 • Part-time • Falmouth Marine School


GCSE English Language is a very important qualification for your future employment and progression. Most employers and universities still require you to have a Grade 5 or above in GCSE English Language to apply for a place.

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Land-based Engineering Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Bicton College


We work with a wide range of local and regional employers providing apprenticeship training for land-based engineering. Whether that is farm machinery or grounds keeping on an estate or resort. To follow the apprenticeship route and earn while you learn, you will need to find a company with an element of land-based engineering to employ you. The majority of your time will be spent in the workplace with one day a week at college learning theory and the latest maintenance and repair techniques. To become fully qualified you must complete the Level 3 qualification. There has never been a better time to apply for a Land-based service Engineer apprenticeship. The land-based engineering sector is technologically advancing at a fascinating rate, encompassing systems such as precision farming aids like satellite guidance, telematics, electronic controls and driverless technology. Skilled engineers are in high demand and a land-based engineering apprenticeship is your way into this industry. The Advanced Level 3 Land-based Technology apprenticeship combines training with paid employment, you will work at a Land-based Engineering service workshop and study at Duchy College to gain a nationally recognised qualification. You will be supported by an Assessor who will monitor progress and regularly visit your work placement to give assistance and guidance to complete your qualification. For further information on apprenticeships and careers within land-based engineering, visit www.landbasedengineering.com

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Land-based Engineering Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Bicton College


We work with a wide range of local and regional employers providing apprenticeship training for land-based engineering. Whether that is farm machinery or grounds keeping on an estate or resort. To follow the apprenticeship route and earn while you learn, you will need to find a company with an element of land-based engineering to employ you. The majority of your time will be spent in the workplace with one day a week at college learning theory and the latest maintenance and repair techniques. To become fully qualified you must complete the Level 3 qualification. There are numerous machines available in this sector and your career could see you working on precision farming machinery, carrying out a variety of tasks: the construction and maintenance of mechatronics, remote sensors, robotic systems and farming automation; designing, installing and maintaining dairy equipment; maintaining and repairing grounds care machinery on golf courses or football grounds, off-road vehicles such as AVTs used by land owners and farmer on larger estates, forestry equipment such as chainsaws and timber production plants or food technology manufacturing plant operations and repairs. There has never been a better time to apply for a Land-based service Engineer apprenticeship. The land-based engineering sector is technologically advancing at a fascinating rate, encompassing systems such as precision farming aids like satellite guidance, telematics, electronic controls and driverless technology. Skilled engineers are in high demand and a land-based engineering apprenticeship is your way into this industry. For further information on apprenticeships and careers within land-based engineering, visit www.landbasedengineering.com

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Arborist Apprenticeship Standard (Tree Surgery)

Level 2 • Work-based • Bicton College


The arboriculture industry manages trees for their benefits and values in diverse urban and rural locations from city parks and urban woodlands, to country estates and private gardens. The industry manages trees adjacent to highways, railways, watercourses and power lines. An arborist may progress to undertake inspections and surveys of individual and woodland trees, advising landowners on how to care for their trees, or teaching others about the benefits of carefully managing trees. The work of an arborist involves diverse activities such as chainsaw work, aerial tree work, pruning, dismantling and using appropriate machinery such as brushwood chippers. Arborists can work for local authorities, private companies and many are also self-employed. Tree work can be physically demanding and involves working outdoors in all weathers. While learning the practical side of arboriculture with your employer, you will also be required to attend college on a block release programme. While studying at Bicton College you can take advantage of the College’s estate, which houses an arboretum with veteran and specimen trees, machinery workshops, over 200 acres of extensive parklands and lots of opportunities for you to develop your arboriculture skills. Do you live far from the college? No problem! Accommodation is available on site! Prior to end point assessment you will need to achieve these qualifications: *Traffic Management (NRSWA Unit 002 Signing, Lighting and Guarding) * Safe Use of Brushwood Chipper * Chainsaw Maintenance &Crosscutting Timber Using a Chainsaw * Felling & Processing Timber up to 380mm * Safe Use of Mobile Elevated Work Platform * Accessing a Tree Using Rope & Harness * Aerial Tree Rescue Operations * Use of a Chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) * Emergency First Aid * Aerial Cutting Using Free Fall Techniques * All the above are included in the apprenticeship.

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Senior Equine Groom Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Bicton College


This Level 3 apprenticeship will help you prepare for a more supervisory role, which could include planning horses’ diet, nutrition and health plans. During the course you will learn how to promote and maintain the health and well-being of horses, prepare horses for work, maintain their health and well-being during transportation and consider health and safety. Apprenticeships allow you to work while gaining a nationally recognised qualification at the same time, so why not combine your love of horses with earning money. Please read: 2020 BHS Approvals Hat Guide

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Equine Groom Apprenticeship Level 2

Level 2 • Work-based • Bicton College


In order to start your apprenticeship in horse care you will need to join the Level 2 course and learn the basic skills needed to progress on to Level 3. Apprenticeships allow you to work while gaining a nationally recognised qualification at the same time, so why not combine your love of horses with earning money? Over the course of 15-18 months, you will be working in paid employment within the equine industry and you will spend one day every two weeks during term time at college. You’ll study a wide range of subjects around the care of all different types of horses. If you ride or do not ride, don’t worry – there are specialised routes that you can take which include riding, non-riding, racing, breeding or driving. Both Bicton College and Duchy Stoke Climsland capuses are located in beautiful countryside and provide dedicated equestrian facilities, which include indoor and outdoor schools and working yards. Here you will have the opportunity to practice your skills in preparation for the end point practical assessments. Expect to spend time away from your employer on Day release with practical and theory delivery helping you to prepare for your EPA (End Point assessment) with the support of your work coach. Assignments will also be set as well as various classroom activities, workshops and tasks to help you gain the skills and knowledge needed alongside support and training from your employer in order to prepare you for a career in the equine industry. Remote and Blended delivery – If you live too far away from the college to attend college each week then we can arrange for you to go onto a remote programme of delivery and assessment with more one to one support by your work coach and assessor. Please read the 2020 BHS Approvals Hat Guide for more information about Hat requirements.

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Veterinary Nursing Diploma

Level 3 • Work-based • Bicton College


Our veterinary nursing teaching areas are designed to simulate a veterinary practice. We have a radiography room, laboratory, kennel area and operating theatre. We have many pieces of equipment that you would expect to find in a veterinary practice such as microscopes, anesthetic machines, operating tables and a large variety of surgical instruments. We also have a range of mannequins, from life-size Labradors to no so life-size ponies and with working farms and equestrian centres you will also have access to animals seen in large animal practices. We offer two options for you to start your studies in veterinary nursing depending on your GCSE results. This Level 3 course offers you the choice of university study or employment on successful completion of your course. Our Level 2 course is ideal should your GCSE results not be what you expected, with the option to progress to Level 3. As a veterinary nurse you will provide support to sick and injured animals who are receiving treatment in a veterinary practice and provide expert nursing care. You will help to educate owners on maintaining the health of their pets and carry out a range of medical treatments under veterinary supervision. Knowing that you have helped nurse animals back to full health is one of the most rewarding careers. Please note we can only accept applications if you already have a Veterinary Placement or employment within a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons approved training practice Please take a look at our Animal Nursing Assistants Certificates if you do not have employment.

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Animal Care and Welfare Assistant Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Bicton College


If you want to study a practical course in animal care, then this is the pathway to support your future career in the animal care industry. Our specially designed animal husbandry school is set in the beautiful grounds of Bicton, boasting an impressive collection of animals, with over 150 different species. This course gives you experience and confidence with working with a range of domestic and exotic species, you will get to study and work alongside an array of animals from lemurs and sebastopol geese, to llamas and axolotl. Health and wellbeing of animals, preparing accommodation, feeding and grooming are just some of the essential skills you will learn as you progress through this course. As a level 2 course, it is ideal should your GCSE results not be what you expected, or if you prefer a course with a mixture of portfolio evidence and practical assessment. You will be learning from our experienced lecturers and technical staff, who have worked in the industry before and can pass on the skills to help you pursue your career in the animal care industry. Caring for animals is an extremely fulfilling and rewarding career. From working in kennels and catteries, pet shops or rescue centres and zoos; there are a wide range of careers available on completion of this course. As part of your course, in your first year, you will be required to carry out work experience internally on the Animal Husbandry School. In the second year, you are required to complete an external work experience placement, in an animal care establishment of your choice. This gives you ‘real life’ experience of what it takes to work in the industry, as well as being able to enjoy visits to local zoos and wildlife parks.

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CMI Management and Leadership Programme

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


The Level 5 CMI qualifications in management and leadership are designed for practising middle managers and those aspiring to senior management who want to develop their core management skills. To complete the Diploma you must undertake all six units/awards which will enable you to focus your personal development to grow your management capabilities and competencies. An award develops your knowledge by focusing on a specific area relevant to your job, plus a written work-based assignment. The award can also be undertaken as a non-accredited course. A certificate is two awards of your choice plus a written work-based assignment for each award. The diploma consists of seven awards plus a written work-based assignment for each award.

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Plumbing and Domestic Heating NVQ

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


The Level 2 NVQ is workplace-based, and for those that have completed the Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating. This qualification, when completed, completes the full qualification at Level 2. The NVQ is assessed solely in the workplace, and requires a portfolio of evidence to be collected and assessed by our assessor. There will be a minimum of two on-site assessments undertaken in the workplace; along with reviews and portfolio-building support sessions. Applicants will need to have a qualified plumber provide witness statements to verify the authenticity of their submitted work. The evidence submitted will need to cover health and safety, hot and cold-water systems, central heating systems, and maintenance operations.

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Digital Support Technician Apprenticeship Standard

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


The broad purpose of a Digital Support Technician is to maximise the effective use of digital office technologies, productivity software, digital communications, including collaborative technologies, and digital information systems to achieve objectives. They will select one of the following two options: Digital Applications Technician: A Digital Applications Technician helps their organisation and its internal users to maximise the use of digital technologies and adapt to and exploit changes in technology to meet organisation objectives and maximise productivity ensure effective use of digital office technologies, productivity software, digital communications, including collaborative technologies, and digital information systems to achieve objectives. Digital Service Technician: A Digital Service Technician supports the external customers and clients of their organisation though a wide variety of digital channels, to help them access and receive services, to coach and support them in their use of the digital systems; to support them to complete and submit information remotely and to diagnose and resolve their problems in relation to their access to and use of the digital technologies.

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Events Assistant Advanced Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne


Event management is a fast-paced, exciting and diverse industry and in order to thrive you will need to be enthusiastic, energetic and very organised. From weddings and music gigs to exhibitions and sporting events you will get great job satisfaction when you see how successful an event you have been working on has been. If you’re looking for that first step towards a career in the exciting world of events, then our Live Events & Promotions apprenticeship could be the right choice for you. Throughout the course can expect event management workshops, guest speakers and visits. You will also have the opportunity to work directly in a technical, artistic and administrative capacity in either small or large scale, indoor or outdoor events, depending on your apprenticeship provider. Build on the skills you gained at Level 2 and further develop your event management abilities, increasing your knowledge and understanding of practices relating to live events and promotions.

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Dental Nursing Advanced Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


From a general check-up to root canal work, as a dental nurse you will be required to have a reassuring and caring nature as it will be your job to look after the patients. You will also need great communication and organisational skills as you will be responsible for looking after the equipment and maintaining high levels of cleanliness. Successful completion of the course will enable you to become a qualified dental nurse and register with the General Dental Council. New apprenticeship standards are being introduced to focus skills training more on specific career roles within industry. These government changes mean the apprenticeship skills development programme is written with employers ensuring you are much more work ready for a specific role by the time you complete your training. You will be required to attend college on 1 day per week. An essential element of the programme is that you must achieve the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing (City and Guilds), which consists of a portfolio of evidence and observations of you working in the dental practice by an assessor, plus four exams. You can expect your employer to give you all the hands-on practical experience you need to become a fully qualified dental nurse. You will need great communication and organisational skills, plus a caring manner to succeed in this industry.

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Marine Engineer Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Falmouth Marine School


As part of the Cornwall College Group, we are the largest provider of apprenticeships in the South West. We have a fully equipped specialist marine engineering workshop with a full size marine engine control room. Whether you wish to repair and maintain marine engines or design a yacht, this marine engineering apprenticeship is the perfect place to start. Our expert staff and specialist workshops will provide you with the best hands-on tuition so that you can gain relevant experience to help your career progression in the marine engineering industry. This apprenticeship is ideal if you would like to install, maintain, and repair marine engines, ancillary systems and equipment, on yachts, commercial craft and superyachts. You will learn how to design and produce solutions to meet boat layouts, restrictions and engineering requirements.

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Assistant Practitioners In Healthcare Diploma (Higher Apprenticeship)

Level 5 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


The qualification is for individuals already working in a healthcare environment like nursing homes, clinical health care settings, hospital staff working in clinical areas, residential health care settings (that have a clinical aspect to the job role) or domiciliary settings (that have a clinical aspect to the job role). You can train to an Assistant Practitioner level while continuing working in practice.

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Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship - Light Vehicle

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you want to make it to the top of the car industry, if you’re going to be one of the very best automotive engineers out there, then look no further than this course. Written by employers within the automotive retail industry, the Motor Vehicle Service & Maintenance Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard is suitable for aspiring technicians. Learn to service and repair light vehicles, replace components, solve complex faults, use diagnostic methods and equipment, as well as a whole array of other skills. A motor vehicle technician services and repairs light vehicles, working in either a dealership that focuses on a particular manufacturer, or for an independent garage. Working on all systems found within the vehicle, the nature of the work ranges from replacing simple parts, right through to diagnosing and rectifying complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment. Everything on this course has been designed to give you an advanced skillset and everything you need to excel in the industry. You’ll be studying the components of vehicle maintenance in detail, working with complex systems across different vehicles, benefitting not only from theoretical and practical training at college, but also the knowledge/skills of your colleagues at work, and peers in your class, all of whom with different and varied experience across our very diverse industry. Our workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit, exactly like a working garage and because of our association with the IMI, garages and workshops throughout the UK recognise that our graduates are talented and confident mechanics, ready to get to work in any automotive setting, employers therefore know an automotive qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you have the very best skills as an automotive technician.

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Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Standard

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne


As a qualified HGV specialist mechanic you could work in an amazingly diverse industry, whether servicing, repairing, working managing a fl­eet or as a mobile specialist, once qualified there are lots of career opportunities. Modern technology means you won’t just be working with sockets, wrenches and pliers to repair engines, with modern heavy goods vehicles now requiring computer diagnostics for fault finding and repairs you will become familiar with the latest technology, repair techniques and testing. We offer a range of professional qualifications and training that will allow you to become a qualified mechanic, whatever level you start at. This advanced apprenticeship will provide you with the chance to become a fully qualified heavy vehicle mechanic. The course will offer you the chance to gain higher practical skills training in our state-of-the-art workshops and working garages.

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Hairdressing Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne


A progression route for Level 2 hairdressers wanting to progress and further their existing hairdressing skills in advanced techniques as an apprentice within the hairdressing industry. The great thing about being an apprentice is that you will also be earning money at the same time! You will train in one of our industry standard salons, work in a realistic environment and use the latest equipment, machinery and products within the industry Our courses will put you on the road to a great future; we have developed our qualifications in partnership with industry professionals to ensure the knowledge you gain is not only relevant and current. Throughout your studies you will learn by completing practical activities and assessments based on professional real-life scenarios in our commercial training salons.

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Hairdressing Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


As a hairdresser your job is to make people look amazing! From cutting and colouring to styling and consulting with your clients, as an apprentice you will be learning how to do all of these things while at the same time building up a rapport with clients and showing off your lively personality. The great thing about being an apprentice is that you will also be earning money at the same time! To ensure you gain all the skills needed for a career as a hairdresser, you will need to start your apprenticeship at Level 2. Not ready for Level 2 study? To keep ahead of the changing trends and fashions in hairdressing, you will need the drive and motivation to keep improving and updating your personal and technical skills. This is a fast-paced and creative environment to work in, which requires excellent customer service, communication, organisation and timekeeping skills. Our courses have been developed with industry professionals to ensure the knowledge you gain is not only relevant and current, but will set you apart in the workplace.

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Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship Standard

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This occupation is found in the advanced manufacturing engineering and engineering construction sectors. The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc. Work includes manufacturing bridges, oil rigs, ships, petro-chemical installations, cranes, platforms, aircraft, automotive and machinery parts, sheet metal enclosures, equipment supports, and anything that can be fabricated out of metal. Fabricators can work alone or in teams, in factories or on operational sites. Fabricators use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thickness's from 0.5mm up to over 20mm. The size and weight of the fabrications can range from components that can easily be picked up by hand, to massive structures that require several cranes to manipulate. In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with planners, supervisors, inspectors, designers, welders, pipe fitters, fitters, machinists, riggers, steel erectors, stores personnel, painters and many others involved in manufacturing, production, maintenance and repair. An employee in this occupation will be responsible for the quality and accuracy of their own work whilst ensuring it conforms to a relevant specification such as an engineering drawing or an international standard. Fabricators are also responsible for the health, safety and environmental (HS&E) protection of themselves and others around them.

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English Language GCSE (Evening)

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


GCSE English Language is a very important qualification for your future employment and progression. Most employers and universities still require you to have a Grade 5 or above in GCSE English Language to apply for a place.

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Business Administrator Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


This apprenticeship is designed for people who want to train on the job and gain a nationally recognised qualification in Business Administration. If you are efficient and enjoy organising people and resources, this is a great apprenticeship for you to start your career. This apprenticeship supports a variety of administration job roles in any industry e.g. executive assistants, secretaries, administration assistants, data entry clerks and office juniors. This course consists of six mandatory units and a range of optional units to suit your job role. Delivery will consist of class-based and work based learning. You can expect to be supported through both college attendance and work based assessments, by highly qualified trainers and assessors with up-to-date, relevant work experience.

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NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction)- Site Carpentry (OSAT)

Level 3 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing the level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations Site Carpentry will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Gold Skilled Worker Card. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NVQ 2 (OSAT) Plastering "

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NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Site Carpentry (OSAT)

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing the level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations Site Carpentry will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful, making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NVQ Level 2 (OSAT) Plastering

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NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision (Residential Development) OSAT

Level 4 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing the level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision OSAT will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Black Senior Manager Card. This qualification is aimed at experienced workers in a technical, managerial or supervisory role (e.g. foreman) who are seeking to develop their competence and improve their skills and knowledge. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NVQ 2 (OSAT) Plastering

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Occupational Work Supervision Level 3 (OSAT)

Level 3 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing the level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision (Construction) OSAT will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Gold Supervisory Card. This qualification is aimed at experienced workers in a technical, managerial or supervisory role (e.g. foreman) who are seeking to develop their competence and improve their skills and knowledge. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NVQ 2 (OSAT) Plastering

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Site Carpentry Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


The level 3 Site Carpentry qualification are for learners who are interested in developing the specific technical and professional skills that can lead to meaningful employment in the construction industry as a site carpenter. This qualification will also open doors to employment across the world in place such as Australia, New Zealand and Canada. You will also be able to access university courses on completion of this course as past leaners have gone on to become site managers, project managers and Architects.

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Marine Diesel Motor Maintainance

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Falmouth Marine School


This short course is suitable for individuals wishing to learn how to maintain and service their own diesel engines. You will look at the principles of the diesel engine, the four-stroke cycle, fuel, cooling, air and engine electrical systems, fault finding and the importance of winterisation and servicing.

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Veterinary Nursing Diploma

Level 3 • Work-based • Bicton College


Our veterinary nursing teaching areas are designed to simulate a veterinary practice. We have a radiography room, laboratory, kennel area and operating theatre. We have many pieces of equipment that you would expect to find in a veterinary practice such as microscopes, anesthetic machines, operating tables and a large variety of surgical instruments. We also have a range of mannequins, from life-size Labradors to no so life-size ponies and with working farms and equestrian centres you will also have access to animals seen in large animal practices. As a veterinary nurse you will provide support to sick and injured animals who are receiving treatment in a veterinary practice and provide expert nursing care. You will help to educate owners on maintaining the health of their pets and carry out a range of medical treatments under veterinary supervision. Knowing that you have helped nurse animals back to full health is one of the most rewarding careers.

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Military and Protective Services

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


If you are passionate about a career in the Armed Forces or Emergency Services and would love a job where everyday matters, then taking a step in the right direction on our Military and Protective Services course is the right choice for you. The first thing you’ll notice about this course is that it’s about practical learning, physical fitness, mental resilience and career exploration – you’ll be spending a lot of time outdoors exploring our amazing campus and excellent facilities. You’ll be exposed to a wide range of Uniformed Services employers and experience life in uniform daily at college and during your visits to numerous armed forces and emergency services training establishments. Our training wing features industry-standard equipment and a disciplined environment, exactly like an initial phase one training establishment. We have a strong collaborative relationship with the Royal Marines, British Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, Police, Fire Service, Prison Services and Private Security organisations. Employers recognise a qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you have had the very best physical, mental and academic preparation. We will coach and mentor you through your bespoke career destination and application process, ensuring that you are confident and ready to enter the services on completion of our courses. So, if you’re up for a challenge and want a career working in a uniformed service, this course will provide the ultimate preparation experience. As a Level 2 course, this diploma is all about introducing you to the uniformed services industry and developing your essential skills. You’ll be learning from highly experienced armed forces and emergency services professionals, who are there to give you the very best start to your career. Completion of our level 2 will enable progression onto our flagship level 3 service preparation course. As a Level 2 course, this diploma is all about introducing you to the uniformed services industry and developing your essential skills. You’ll be learning from highly experienced armed forces and emergency services professionals, who are there to give you the very best start to your career. Completion of our level 2 will enable progression onto our flagship level 3 service preparation course

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AAT Professional Diploma In Accounting

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


For anyone wishing to study advanced accounting and wanting to obtain an internationally recognised professional accounting qualification. You already have an existing Level 3 qualification in accounting and want to develop more complex accounting knowledge, gain more specialist skills in related areas such as tax. During this qualification, you will learn advanced accounting skills e.g. financial statements for limited companies, complex management accounting tasks, management skills and specialist learning areas. We also offer this course off-site at St Mellion

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Sports Massage Level 3

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


The Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is focused towards those seeking to gain employment as a sports massage therapist working with the general public and athletes. The qualification consists of five mandatory units: Anatomy and physiology for sports massage Principles of health and fitness Professional practice in sports massage Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction Sports massage treatments Through this qualification you will develop the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to competently apply sport massage methods to dysfunctional tissue and in a pre, post, intra/inter and maintenance massage context. This includes professional practice, expected standards and related legislation and legal requirements. You will develop knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology related to sports massage and the principles of health and fitness which combined will equip you to better understand the athlete, the problems they may be incurring and how sports massage can help. In addition you will develop an understanding of the differences between soft tissue dysfunction and injury and the role that sports massage plays.

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Foundation Learning Skills Pathway: Skills Towards Vocational Studies

Entry Level • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This course is part of the FL Skills pathway. FL Skills aims to develop and prepare you for future studies or work, through a blend of classroom-based and practical sessions. You will have the opportunity to explore a range of vocational options, develop your skills and have an invaluable opportunity to explore career options, taking part in careers week. This Pathway is offered at different campuses. The vocational options on offer are specific to the campus you choose to study at, and use specialists to deliver where required. Our vision is to support you to be INDEPENDENT, CONFIDENT AND RESILIENT so that you are well-prepared to engage with the wider community. The Skills towards Vocational Studies Entry 3 course will give you a range of opportunities and experiences to inform your future steps.

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Mathematics GCSE

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


GCSE Maths and English are probably the most important qualifications you'll ever take! The course is primarily for students who wish to gain valuable qualifications without having to attend College full time. Did you know that most employers still require you to have achieved a Grade C or above in GCSE Maths and English? Did you also know that even if you have achieved a degree in Higher Education, you still need GCSE Maths and English to become a teacher?

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Electrical Installation Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Would you like a career in a well-paid, rewarding, exciting and ever changing environment? Are you a problem solver? A team player? Do you have an appetite for new knowledge and a concern for the environment? Do you know your Tesla’s from your Musk’s? And finally, do you relish a challenge? If this has ‘sparked’ your interest then read on! The Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Electrical installation is intended as a Technical Level qualification. The course is specifically designed for those who have completed the Level 2 Intermediate Diploma in Electrical and builds on the skills and knowledge attained. The qualification may also be suitable for other learners, including adults, who are interested in electrical installation and/or are considering a career change. Using up-to-date knowledge and skills, the electrical industry is fast-paced and challenging. The opportunities are boundless, as new technologies and innovations are driving the economic growth in the 21st century. As a fully qualified electrician you could find yourself almost anywhere in the world as the demand for energy efficient power continues to rise. The course entails both theory and practical sessions and caters for all learning styles. Your tutors come from diverse electrical engineering backgrounds ensuring that a mixture of current practice and experience are used throughout the delivery of the topics being covered. Lively discussion, good humoured competition and collaborative activities ensure a wholesome learning environment, where everyone is encouraged and can reach their full potential. A range of interactive, web based resources is also available to support and complement the course content. These resources can also provide a measure of stretch and challenge in addition to providing individual feedback. There will be many ‘light bulb’ moments and much more besides and you will gain a real sense of achievement when that apprenticeship opportunity arrives.

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Electrical Installation Diploma

Level 1 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Do you like a challenge? Are you a practical, hand-on problem solver? If the answer is ‘yes’ to these questions then a fulfilling career in the electrical industry may be for you and the Level 1 in Electrical Installation is the perfect first step to take! You will spend time learning electrical theories in the classroom and then put these into practise in our extensive and dedicated electrical workshop. Cornwall College is proud of its recently created Mezzanine practical workspace, which houses well-stocked working bays featuring industry standard kit for you to put your newfound skills into practise. As a Level 1 student, you will gain a solid understanding of many aspects of the electrical industry, including wiring circuits, health and safety, installation methods, wiring systems, basic testing, renewables and much more. Our team of lecturer’s and course managers are friendly, approachable and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience from a wide variety of electrical backgrounds. They will guide and support you on your journey making sure that you get the most out of the course. The Level 1 diploma is all about introducing you to the electrical industry and developing your essential skills. Successful completion of the course can see you move onto our full time Level 2 course to further develop your skills or perhaps an apprenticeship is more your style and is a great alternative. If you are willing to work hard and have the drive, come, join us on the Level 1 Electrical Installation course at Cornwall College, and start to make those dreams a reality!

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International Street & Festival Food

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Dive into the flavours, smells, techniques, and reasons that makes street food so delicious. In Week 1 we will guide you throw the classic Durban Bunny Chow (Lamb curry served inside Half a Loaf of White Bread). In Week 2 We will cook up the perfect Pad Thai with all the tips and tricks to elevate this classic to the next level. This course will run from 18:00 to 21:00 and there is a £15 fee for materials.

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Food Preparation And Cooking

Level 1 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This course is ideal if you have a passion for the food, drink Industry, and enjoy working as part of a hospitality team. Completing this course is your first step to working in a professional kitchen or restaurant The course covers all the basic duties to become a chef, from maintaining a safe working place to preparing and cooking food items. You will get real-life experience working and learning in our professional kitchens and contribute towards providing food in our restaurants. You will be assessed throughout the course to check on your progress. The course consists of knowledge tests and ongoing practical assessments throughout the year. You will need to pass all assessments to gain the qualification and maintain 90% attendance on the course.

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ACS Gas Training & Qualifications: Domestic Gas Safety (CCN1)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of ACS Gas Qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment however and you may just apply for the assessment and certificate elements of these qualifications.

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AAT Professional Diploma In Accounting

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This course is suitable for anyone wishing to study advanced accounting and wanting to obtain an internationally recognised professional accounting qualification. You already have an existing Level 3 qualification in accounting and want to develop more complex accounting knowledge, gain more specialist skills in related areas such as tax. During this qualification, you will learn advanced accounting skills e.g. financial statements for limited companies, complex management accounting tasks, management skills and specialist learning areas. We also offer this course off-site at St Mellion

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Accounting AAT Foundation Certificate Level 2 (Evening)

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you would like to gain an insight into bookkeeping and accountancy and an overall understanding of the underpinning skills required to work in an accounting role and the areas you might wish to specialise in then this is the course for you. The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting is suitable for anyone interested in a new career or developing an existing career. During the AAT Level 2, you will learn finance administrator skills e.g. double entry bookkeeping, basic costing principles, and purchase, sales and general ledgers. You will develop the necessary knowledge and skills to enable you to understand and use a cost recording system within an organisation, including its use for recording or extracting data and using spreadsheets to provide information on budgeted income and expenditure. We also offer this course off-site at St Mellion

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AAT Professional Accounting Technician Apprenticeship

Level 4 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This accountancy apprenticeship is for those wanting to train on the job and to study advanced accounting to obtain an internationally recognised professional accounting qualification. You already have an existing Level 3 qualification in accounting and want to develop more complex accounting knowledge, gain more specialist skills in related areas such as tax. During this qualification, you will learn advanced accounting skills e.g. financial statements for limited companies, complex management accounting tasks, management skills and specialist learning areas. Individuals in the role of a Professional Accounting Technician will have responsibility for creating, and / or verifying and reviewing accurate and timely financial information within the organisation in which they are employed or on behalf of another organisation. This will be performed in order to meet relevant ethical, professional and legal standards and will utilise the individual’s knowledge of the business systems and processes, as well as standard accounting and tax practices. This role may exist in an accounting practice, a professional services company, HMRC or the accounting function of a business or other organisation. An apprenticeship is a great way to gain a qualification and earn money at the same time. At the end of the course, you will have a nationally recognised qualification. We also offer this course off-site at St Mellion

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City & Guilds Award in Practical Horticulture – Sustainable Food Growing

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College


An Award in Practical Horticulture Skills is for adult learners (19+) and adults getting started in the horticulture industry. Or you might be working in a horticulture job and want to improve your skills. You don't need any previous experience or a current work placement. Taking place at Plotgate Community Farm, on the edge of the Somerset levels near Glastonbury, this course is primarily practical, and backed up by theory and discussion. It covers seasonal aspects of food growing, including fundamental practical skills in horticulture. Plotgate Community Farm www.plotgatecommunityfarm.org is a co-operative, in the hands of its members, committed to truly sustainable food produced with a spirit of low-carbon innovation all year round.

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City & Guilds Award in Practical Horticulture – Sustainable Food Growing

Level 1 • Part-time • Bicton College


This Level 1 course will take place at Plotgate Community Farm, on the edge of the Somerset levels near Glastonbury. With practical learning and assessments through seasonal activities and weather conditions, it is a great introduction for those who want to grow on any scale, whether it is a small patio garden, an allotment or on a larger peice of land. Plotgate Community Farm www.plotgatecommunityfarm.org is a co-operative, in the hands of its members, committed to truly sustainable food produced with a spirit of low-carbon innovation all year round.

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Accounting AAT Foundation Certificate Level 2 (Evening)

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you would like to gain an insight into bookkeeping and accountancy and an overall understanding of the underpinning skills required to work in an accounting role and the areas you might wish to specialise in then this is the course for you. The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting is suitable for anyone interested in a new career or developing an existing career. During the AAT Level 2, you will learn finance administrator skills e.g. double entry bookkeeping, basic costing principles, and purchase, sales and general ledgers. You will develop the necessary knowledge and skills to enable you to understand and use a cost recording system within an organisation, including its use for recording or extracting data and using spreadsheets to provide information on budgeted income and expenditure. We also offer this course off-site at St Mellion

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CIH Certificate In Housing Practice Level 3

Level 3 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Recognised industry standard qualification in housing, this is a vocationally related qualification for those either employed or active in the housing related support service. This course can be delivered in-house at a time to suit you (minimum group of six).

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AAT Professional Accounting Technician Apprenticeship

Level 4 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This accountancy apprenticeship is for those wanting to train on the job and to study advanced accounting to obtain an internationally recognised professional accounting qualification. You already have an existing Level 3 qualification in accounting and want to develop more complex accounting knowledge, gain more specialist skills in related areas such as tax. During this qualification, you will learn advanced accounting skills e.g. financial statements for limited companies, complex management accounting tasks, management skills and specialist learning areas. Individuals in the role of a Professional Accounting Technician will have responsibility for creating, and / or verifying and reviewing accurate and timely financial information within the organisation in which they are employed or on behalf of another organisation. This will be performed in order to meet relevant ethical, professional and legal standards and will utilise the individual’s knowledge of the business systems and processes, as well as standard accounting and tax practices. This role may exist in an accounting practice, a professional services company, HMRC or the accounting function of a business or other organisation. An apprenticeship is a great way to gain a qualification and earn money at the same time. At the end of the course, you will have a nationally recognised qualification. We also offer this course off-site at St Mellion

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Team Leader / Supervisor Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


This apprenticeship has been designed to offer you the opportunity to develop your management and leadership skills and knowledge whilst gaining a recognised professional qualification. You can expect workshops delivered by industry experts with current knowledge, skills and experience within their specialist areas. Ongoing support from a team of highly qualified mentors/coaches to prepare for end point assessment as the successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.

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CMI Management and Leadership Programme

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


The Level 5 CMI qualifications in management and leadership are designed for practising middle managers and those aspiring to senior management who want to develop their core management skills. To complete the Diploma you must undertake all six units/awards which will enable you to focus your personal development to grow your management capabilities and competencies. An award develops your knowledge by focusing on a specific area relevant to your job, plus a written work-based assignment. The award can also be undertaken as a non-accredited course A certificate is two awards of your choice plus a written work-based assignment for each award. The diploma consists of seven awards plus a written work-based assignment for each award.

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Dental Nursing Advanced Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


From a general check-up to root canal work, as a dental nurse you will be required to have a reassuring and caring nature as it will be your job to look after the patients. You will also need great communication and organisational skills as you will be responsible for looking after the equipment and maintaining high levels of cleanliness. Successful completion of the course will enable you to become a qualified dental nurse and register with the General Dental Council. New apprenticeship standards are being introduced to focus skills training more on specific career roles within industry. These government changes mean the apprenticeship skills development programme is written with employers ensuring you are much more work ready for a specific role by the time you complete your training. An essential element of the programme is that you must achieve the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing (City and Guilds), which consists of a portfolio of evidence and observations of you working in the dental practice by an assessor, plus four exams. You can expect your employer to give you all the hands-on practical experience you need to become a fully qualified dental nurse. You will need great communication and organisational skills, plus a caring manner to succeed in this industry.

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Assistant Practitioners In Healthcare Diploma (Higher Apprenticeship)

Level 5 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


Assistant Practitioners work as part of the range of healthcare and social care teams and have direct contact with patients, service users or clients providing high quality and compassionate care. The role requires workers to have a more in-depth understanding about factors that influence health and ill-health (e.g., anatomy and physiology). The assistant practitioner may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers or activities delegated by registered healthcare practitioners. This course is aimed at all assistant practitioners or those individuals that wish to become assistant practitioners. Students may also be in other roles and recruited as apprentices on to this programme. The course focuses on consolidation of learning and on embedding consistently good practice in core areas, as well as the development of additional knowledge and skills. You will learn about a variety of areas directly relevant to the role, including assessing patients, understanding health principles and effective team working. You will generally learn within your work setting. You will be assessed through written assignments, and your competency in your work practice. Having completed this course, workers may then progress into undergraduate healthcare profession programmes such as nurse training.

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NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction)- Site Carpentry (OSAT)

Level 3 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing the level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations Site Carpentry will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Gold Skilled Worker Card. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NVQ 2 (OSAT) Plastering "

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NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Site Carpentry (OSAT)

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing the level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations Site Carpentry will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful, making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NVQ Level 2 (OSAT) Plastering

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NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision (Residential Development) OSAT

Level 4 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing the level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision OSAT will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Black Senior Manager Card. This qualification is aimed at experienced workers in a technical, managerial or supervisory role (e.g. foreman) who are seeking to develop their competence and improve their skills and knowledge. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NVQ 2 (OSAT) Plastering

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Occupational Work Supervision Level 3 (OSAT)

Level 3 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing the level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision (Construction) OSAT will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Gold Supervisory Card. This qualification is aimed at experienced workers in a technical, managerial or supervisory role (e.g. foreman) who are seeking to develop their competence and improve their skills and knowledge. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NVQ 2 (OSAT) Plastering

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NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Occupations (OSAT)

Professional Qualification • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing a NVQ 2 in Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Occupations will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card. 'Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NV2 (OSAT) Plastering

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Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


This apprenticeship gives you the chance to choose and tailor your training to the job role of your dreams, leading to potential careers in business, marketing, sales, customer service or HR. With a focus on developing essential customer service skills at its core you will spend time at college (usually one day per week) learning skills and theory to help you in the workplace. We recommend that your start with this Level 2 apprenticeship, as this will give you and excellent grounding in all aspects and help you to decide on your future specialism. On successful completion there is the option of progressing onto the Level 3 programme. You can expect to rake part in workshops delivered by industry experts with current knowledge, skills and experience within their specialist areas. Ongoing support from a team of highly qualified mentors/coaches to prepare for end point assessment as the successful completion of the apprenticeship programme. You will love the opportunity to network with other apprentices throughout the programme, sharing best practice, developing skills and knowledge from wider industry experts enabling you to develop in a specialist occupation and build the foundations of your future career.

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AAT Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship (Level 2 Pathway)

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


This accountancy apprenticeship is for those wanting to train on the job and to study accounting to gain an industry recognised qualification. If you have no bookkeeping knowledge this is the route for you. During this qualification, you will learn finance administrator skills e.g. double entry bookkeeping, basic costing principles, and purchase, sales and general ledgers and then progress onto more complex finance officer processes e.g. final accounts for sole traders and partnerships. Build on existing accounting knowledge, gain more specialist skills in related areas and gain a greater understanding of the ethical issues involved with accountancy. An assistant accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of the role will involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. In addition the assistant accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations. An apprenticeship is a great way to gain a qualification and earn real money. At the end of the course, you can have a nationally recognised qualification. This course is also offered off-site at St Mellion

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AAT Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This accountancy apprenticeship is for those wanting to train on the job and to study accounting to gain an industry recognised qualification. You already have an existing Level 2 qualification in accounting or bookkeeping or relevant work experience and want to expand your skills. During this qualification, you will learn more complex finance officer processes e.g. final accounts for sole traders and partnerships. Build on existing accounting knowledge, gain more specialist skills in related areas and gain a greater understanding of the ethical issues involved with accountancy. An assistant accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of their role will involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. In addition the assistant accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations. An apprenticeship is a great way to gain a qualification and earn real money. At the end of the course, you can have a nationally recognised qualification. This course is also offered off-site at St Mellion

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LPG Gas Training & Qualifications

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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LPG Gas Training: Residential Park Homes (CONGLP1/RPH)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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BA (Hons) Children, Schools and Families

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This 1 year top up programme builds on your knowledge of working with children and young people across the workforce and will further develop your understanding of the broad range of provision available in the UK and elsewhere. You will examine a range of services, systems, working practices and policies relating to children, schools and families and will cover subject areas such as sociology, psychology, philosophy and education. The programme will prepare you for working with children and young people by integrating theory and practice in preparation for a rewarding career. The assessment opportunities embedded within the modules provide the ability for you to shape your own programme of study to meet your individual interests. The programme is offered either on a full-time basis over one year, or part-time over two years. This provides the choice for you to focus full-time on your studies or to continue to work and study by taking advantage of the flexibility of part-time provision. The degree provides the opportunity to not only up-skill to degree level, but also to develop your knowledge in areas of professional and personal interest. The programme is suited to existing practitioners in the children and young people’s workforce, along with new foundation degree graduates just beginning their career in this sector.

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Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (OSAT)

Professional Qualification • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you working in the construction industry but do not have a NVQ qualification in your specialist trade? If so On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) is your route to gaining recognition for the skills that you possess. OSAT allows you to continue working full time on site with no college attendance needed. A specialist assessor will work with you in the workplace to guide you through your qualification ensuring you know exactly what to do to successfully complete your NVQ qualification. Completing a NVQ 3 in Trowel Occupations will make you eligible to apply for a CSCS Gold Skilled Worker Card. ‘Completing an OSAT was ideal for me. My assessor was really helpful making sure I knew exactly what to do. Completing my NVQ means I have finally gained my trade qualification.’ Kevin Dunbavin, NV2 (OSAT) Plastering "

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BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology and Conservation

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Newquay


This degree equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge to work within the field of conservation. There is an emphasis on practical application using both national and international examples, and utilising field specialists within the institute and externally as guest speakers to discuss current issues and research in conservation. Modules cover a range of subjects from anatomy and physiology to specific animal behaviour and population management. A range of optional modules in the second and third years allows you to personalise your degree programme. The programme is delivered at Cornwall College Newquay with a range of lectures, workshops, seminars, laboratory and field-based practical sessions. There will be some modules taught in situ utilising the surrounding environment, for example habitat and wildlife surveys within the first year Fieldwork module. These will involve a mix of day or residential field trips to develop and apply survey techniques in the field.

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Diploma in Person-centred Counselling & Therapy

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme is ideal if you wish to become a professional counsellor, or if your job role contains a significant element of counselling. It has been accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and successful completion means you can practice independently as a qualified counsellor. For September 2021 intake, attendance is required 1 day a week, term time only for 2 years (Thursdays 9.30am to 4.30pm) The programme contains an in-depth module on personal development, as well as counselling practice, professional development and counselling psychology modules. You will start to work with clients as a counsellor, practise and develop your counselling skills, develop your understanding of the counselling process and expand your ability to be in a professional relationship with your client. You will do this within a person-centred framework and in the second year you will visit other counselling models. You will be required to carry out 100 hours of counselling work with clients (i.e. in addition to counselling practice with peers) over the duration of the programme through placements with counselling agencies across Cornwall. We have strong links with placement providers and can support this process. You will need to keep accurate records of your client work, and if the placement does not provide supervision, you will need to engage a counselling supervisor to support your client work. Again we can offer you guidance with this. It would be inconsistent with a person-centred model for you to have no experience of personal counselling as a client, so it is highly recommended that you undertake personal counselling while you are on the course. Additional expenses (current sums, subject to change) to budget for throughout the programme are: personal therapy – approximately £25-£35 per hour supervision – if not paid for or supplied by your placement, approximately £30-£60 per 1.5 hours for monthly individual supervision; approximately £20 per hour for group supervision. enhanced DBS Certificate (DBS means Disclosure and Barring Service, previously known as the Enhanced CRB) – £44. Students will need to meet the cost of their own DBS. personal insurance – approximately £25 – £90 per year; discounts available from some insurers for BACP members; monthly payment options usually available. we recommend you that you undertake a professional membership of the BACP – £70 per year, or £35 at reduced rate for people who are not in paid employment Please note, that there is no automatic progression route between our courses. Each qualification requires a rigorous assessment process including an interview, and due to limited places, you may be placed on a waiting list or may not be successful on your first application.

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BA (Hons) Counselling Studies (Part-time)

Level 6 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This part-time top-up course is taught over two years and is only open to candidates who have successfully the HE Level 5 Diploma in Person Centred Counselling at Cornwall College and who wish to progress their studies to achieve an honours degree in counselling studies. It also carries a professional qualification as a Counselling Supervisor on successful completion of the course. Please note, that there is no automatic progression route between our courses. Each qualification requires a rigorous assessment process including an interview, and due to limited places, you may be placed on a waiting list or may not be successful on your first application.

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BSc (Hons) Applied Marine Zoology

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Newquay


What is more exciting or enigmatic than the life in our oceans? We still know so little about this alien world which makes up 98% of the living space on our planet, but with technology developing at such a pace more and more discoveries are being made. It is an exciting time to be involved in any aspect of marine science; a crucial one too, as our impact on the world’s oceans has never been greater. Foundation degree students who wish to progress to an honours degree can apply for third year entry to our top-up programme. You will need to have studied an appropriate foundation degree programme. The BSc has been designed to develop your interest and hone your professional skills to equip you for work in a growing industry. Situated on the beautiful coast of North Cornwall we are perfectly located for fieldwork and we have a strong practical element running through the programme. You will get hands-on experience in using sampling and survey equipment, as well as planning and undertaking marine surveys: from plankton trawls, to underwater video mapping and offshore marine life surveys. During your studies you will develop your understanding of marine animals; working from cellular processes up to whole organism and ecosystem levels. In Year 1 you will receive a firm grounding in aquatic ecology, marine and biological science as well as developing practical survey skills before moving on to more specialised modules, such as fish ecology and marine vertebrate biology and conservation in your second year. In your final year, you will choose from options such as GIS and marine environmental management, monitoring marine ecosystems and marine pollution and ecotoxicology as well as undertaking your own research for your honours project.

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FdSc Computing, Networking and Software Development*

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This foundation degree has been specifically designed and written to ensure that you join the industry fit for purpose, professional and with the ability to respond to its rapidly changing demands. This is achieved by combining formal lectures, hands-on practical experience, the embedding of work-based learning and the incorporation of preparation for Cisco vendor qualifications. Resources are exceptional with access to specialist computer suites, Cisco Regional Network Academy networking facilities, Microsoft Professional Training suites, test centres and an open access suite. The programme offers you a common first year with the opportunity to specialise in software development or computer networking in the second year. The content for Cisco networking qualifications are embedded within your foundation degree which will help you to gain employment on completion of your programme. We have liaised closely with local industry to identify local needs and the Sector Skills Council, e-skills, to identify national trends in demand. The programme is broad-based, giving a good grounding in current practice and developments. You have the opportunity to pursue areas of special interest, through optional modules, to focus on computer networking or software development, together with your integrated project undertaken in Year 2. During the foundation degree, you will also study towards the Cisco Certified Network Associate and Cisco Certified Security content. This complementary study will prepare you to undertake the industry recognised awards of CCNA and CCNS which will provide you with a unique qualification, putting you in a strong position for future employment or career progression.

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HND Games Design For Industry

Level 5 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This skills-based programme meets the requirements of one of the fastest growing, dynamic and entrepreneurial sectors in the creative industries. Providing practical specialist knowledge to pursue a career in the game industry in paths such as an animation, level design, 3D modelling or concept art etc. Core artistic and technical skills will be developed to enable creation and building of games and content for a variety of platforms. You will gain an understanding of the broad areas of games development, ludology, VR, concept work, 3D modelling and animation, level creation, character design, motion capture, history, contextual and social issues, together with an overview of the more technical and creative aspects of the games design pipeline. Studies include formal lectures, practical workshops, trips to EGX Rezzed (London) and industry based assignments, exploring numerous aspects of digital gaming within a combined creative and technical framework; real-world tasks; creating real products through competitions, live client briefs and for the college’s own games design company; establishing a strong portfolio; web presence and showreel towards future employment. The experience is relevant and realistic. For examples of student work please check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Gamedesign4Industry

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BA (Hons) Art & Design Practice

Level 6 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme has been developed as a progression to honours to make it possible for foundation degree graduates (and others where appropriate), to progress to achieve an honours degree in the interdisciplinary art and design area. This final year is unique to the South West and provides an exciting and vibrant Level 6 qualification with a continued emphasis on you, the learner and the development of your professional identity within the creative industries. You will develop a focused innovative practice combining particular interdisciplinary art and design interests. In particular you will have the staff expertise and practical up to date facilities to enable you to explore, Print Making, Ceramics, Painting, Graphic Design, 3D Design, Mould Making & Fine Art Textiles. This is supported by an advanced skills and knowledge set reflecting your particular direction through the programme. You will be expected to develop an independent, autonomous practice, synthesise prior learning and present a public realisation of your work. The programme aims to facilitate within graduates an enthusiasm, curiosity and flexibility to equip you for a future in developing challenging art and design projects, whilst also operating across a range of arts careers and creative practices. The programme aims to be a unique blend of traditional, contemporary and innovative approaches to learning. The curriculum is enquiry driven to provide you with a centred active education. Its design deliberately discourages the reductive question ‘What do I need to do to pass this module?’ by providing a framework which begs the question ‘Can I do this?’ and developing an enquiring attitude. This is consistent with the need for workers in the creative industries to be able to apply in-depth subject knowledge to a variety of circumstances. For examples of student artwork please follow the link for our virtual summer show: https://bit.ly/2TZkYRZ

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Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard Level 3

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne


If you love working with children and would like a career in a supporting role in a school, then studying one of our apprenticeships is ideal for you. Helping to look after the educational, social, physical and emotional development of school-age children is incredibly satisfying. So if you have great communication skills, are planned and organised then this career route is ideal for you.

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Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard Level 3

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne


If you love working with children and would like a career in a supporting role in a school, then studying one of our apprenticeships is ideal for you. Helping to look after the educational, social, physical and emotional development of school-age children is incredibly satisfying. So if you have great communication skills, are planned and organised then this career route is ideal for you.

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RHS Certificate In Practical Horticulture

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College, RHS Garden Rosemoor


This is an ideal qualification for entry into horticultural employment, improving practical skills or further study. It covers a wide range of horticultural topics and up-to-date working practices. This is an appropriate course for someone looking for a career change or to gain a better knowledge

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RHS Certificate In Practical Horticulture

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College, RHS Garden Rosemoor


This is an ideal qualification for entry into horticultural employment, improving practical skills or further study. It covers a wide range of horticultural topics and up-to-date working practices. This is an appropriate course for someone looking for a career change or to gain a better knowledge

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Procurement and Supply CIPS Diploma

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This course offers valuable management tools for those moving into junior and middle management procurement roles or those supervising the procurement function. It focuses on organisational procedures and processes including negotiation, planning, risk management and data analysis. Based at the same level as a first year of an undergraduate degree course, you will be equipped with essential knowledge and tools that you can apply immediately in your workplace. Modules: • Procurement and Supply in practice • Defining Business need • Commercial Contracting • Ethical and responsible souring • Scope and influence of Procurement and Supply • Supplier Relationships • Commercial Negotiation • Whole life asset management The cost for each module (non-accredited) is £295.00 Full details of the programme can be found at the CIPS website by following the link http://www.cips.org/Documents/Qualifications/UCG_DipProcSupp.pdf

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YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner)

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This qualification is specifically for learners holding a Level 2 qualification in Gym Instruction or equivalent who are aspiring to progress to an exciting and highly rewarding career as a professional Personal Trainer on an employed or self-employed basis. This qualification is mapped directly to The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) professional standards for a Personal Trainer and is your next step to a career as a Personal Trainer in less than five months! This course combines elements of both practical and theoretical learning where you will have the opportunity to apply the theory of personal training in our on-campus sports hall, fully equipped gym and elements of outdoor personal training on one of our many green outdoor areas or 3G pitch. Our industry-experienced lecturers are all fully qualified and practicing professionals themselves and will guide you every step of the way, enabling you to progress towards a career as a Personal Trainer. You’ll be learning everything industry requires from designing bespoke personal fitness programmes, experiencing the latest training methods and how to effectively implement them with clients as well as developing your own communication skills. In addition, you will be carrying out personal fitness assessments as well as learning the tools required to provide nutritional advice and how to support a client’s physical activity programme. In essence, you’ll be developing all of the essential skills you need to start your journey towards a career as a Personal Trainer. This diploma is all about you growing as a Personal Trainer by effectively knowing how the body works, to successfully planning and delivering your very own Personal Training sessions. Our highly-skilled and motivated staff have a wealth of knowledge and experience and are here to give you the very best start to your career.

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FdSc Wildlife Education & Media

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College Newquay


Take a look at your smart phone, your tablet, your laptop, your computer. In your hand, under your fingers, is the final result of mathematical theory, engineering know-how, scientific understanding and technological inspiration. It is fused with design and art so it appeals to your sense of aesthetic and to your emotions. It allows you to be creative. So should a degree course. Single subject courses made sense in the twentieth century but in the twenty-first, life, employment, is a lot more complex and inter-disciplinary. Global problems require an ability to understand a range of subjects and combine them to propose global solutions. This is the case for conservation. Understanding the conservation science is one thing but explaining the issues and proposing the solutions to the general public is quite another. Most conservation science jobs require these skills: educators in zoos, aquariums and nature reserves, science journalists, wildlife media creators, wildlife guides, wildlife campaign managers, project coordinators, fundraisers for charities. The FdSc Wildlife Education and Media course does just that. It teaches you the zoological conservation science that makes you a conservation scientist but it also provides skills in educating a range of audiences, both in person and through a range of media. It is a theoretical course but it is also a practical and applied course: Pop-Up Nature Centres, British Science Week activity, interpretation development, storytelling, writing journalistic copy, producing films and podcasts. You don’t just learn but do. Employers like that and this is why this small course has been successful in getting graduates into jobs, especially if you complete the one-year top-up in BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology. You produce a portfolio to evidence your skills. You learn industry standard software. We guide you to become more employable. Other skills and knowledge you’ll gain include: • Learning subjects like ecology, zoology, biodiversity, evolution, animal behaviour and species/habitat conservation • Developing environmental interpretation for use by the public • Learning how to teach through running our dedicated pop-up nature centre • Planning and running an educational event for British Science Week • Learning how to use digital cameras for wildlife photography/film-making and industry-standard specialist software for media creation • Developing independent research skills in a second year project in conservation science, education and/or media. The course can be carried out on a full time basis, which is two years at our Newquay campus adjacent to Newquay Zoo, or on a part time basis over 3 or 4 years, where you will be infilled with full time students. During the course you will have the opportunity to visit various science communication centres and also to gain first-hand experience of teaching in the classroom. Overseas field work The college also organises trips further afield, at your own cost. These trips are a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills and practise your skills learnt at the college. They could also be considered highly valuable if you are looking to pursue a career in ecotourism, as a wildlife tour guide. Past trips have visited the forests of Borneo, the reefs of Egypt, nature reserves in Portugal and the beautiful island of Mull in the Inner Hebrides. More recently, we have run fantastic trips to the Kruger National Park in South Africa and to the cloud forests and coral reefs of Honduras. Both of these trips offer great opportunities for a wildlife educator or a wildlife media creator to practice what you have learned in the class room.

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YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner)

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This qualification is specifically for learners holding a Level 2 qualification in Gym Instruction or equivalent who are aspiring to progress to an exciting and highly rewarding career as a professional Personal Trainer on an employed or self-employed basis. This qualification is mapped directly to The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) professional standards for a Personal Trainer and is your next step to a career as a Personal Trainer in less than five months! This course combines elements of both practical and theoretical learning where you will have the opportunity to apply the theory of personal training in our on-campus sports hall, fully equipped gym and elements of outdoor personal training on one of our many green outdoor areas or 3G pitch. Our industry-experienced lecturers are all fully qualified and practicing professionals themselves and will guide you every step of the way, enabling you to progress towards a career as a Personal Trainer. You’ll be learning everything industry requires from designing bespoke personal fitness programmes, experiencing the latest training methods and how to effectively implement them with clients as well as developing your own communication skills. In addition, you will be carrying out personal fitness assessments as well as learning the tools required to provide nutritional advice and how to support a client’s physical activity programme. In essence, you’ll be developing all of the essential skills you need to start your journey towards a career as a Personal Trainer. This diploma is all about you growing as a Personal Trainer by effectively knowing how the body works, to successfully planning and delivering your very own Personal Training sessions. Our highly-skilled and motivated staff have a wealth of knowledge and experience and are here to give you the very best start to your career.

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Behavioural Sciences/Psychology CAVA Access to HE Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education. There is a very high level of academic and personal support throughout the course, which can help if you need to combine study with part-time employment and family commitments. This course is ideal for those who want to re-train or re-direct their lives into psychology, social science and many other behaviour related university courses. Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

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Engineering, Physics & Maths CAVA Access to HE Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education. This course has been designed specifically to meet the requirements of universities, who increasingly demand a substantial science and mathematics content in order to enable progression onto an engineering, science or mathematics related degree. There is a very high level of academic and personal support throughout the course, which can help if you need to combine study with part time employment and family commitments. Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

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Geography/Environmental Science CAVA Access to Higher Education Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


The Geography Access to Higher Education Diploma is a suitable entrance qualification for the many Earth Science based degrees in Cornwall and throughout the country. It is also a recognised qualification that can help you gain entry into the workplace. On the access course you will have the opportunity to get support with your academic studies; you will be able to receive support from a range of people and facilities. This includes support from the Learning Resource Centre as well as support for tutors to help facilitate your learning. Support will also be available during some of the College holidays. We also support you through the university application process with tutorials. These are designed to offer guidance and support throughout the learning process. Some applicants may be eligible for financial support on this course to assist with childcare, transport etc. The Learner Support Fund is under review and is determined by individual circumstances. If you are under 24 years of age, you may be eligible for fee remission. Information will be given within the workshops, however if your require more information contact the College your applying for and speak to one of the administration tutors for further details. Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

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Science CAVA Access To HE Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education. There is a very high level of academic and personal support throughout the course. This can help if you need to combine study with part time employment and family commitments. Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

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Plastering Apprenticeship Standard

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne


Plasterers apply layers of plaster onto walls, floors and ceilings. Plastering serves a protective function, in that it makes buildings more robust and also an aesthetic function. Plasterers will often complete dry lining projects during their career. Although a person may specialise solely in dry lining, a plasterer must have the knowledge of dry lining in addition to their knowledge and skills to plaster. Our Level 2 Plastering Apprenticeship will help you gain the skills and experience needed for a career in the industry.

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Standards Apprenticeship - Machinist

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Engineering Skills Centre Plymouth


This Level 3 apprenticeship is ideal if you want to start your journey to becoming a qualified engineer. The apprenticeship route provides an ideal foundation for a wide range of skills within the engineering field. Within the 4-year apprenticeship you will start from a general engineering platform at the foundation phase (years 1 & 2), where you will learn a grounding in Engineering, with a mix of units. You will learn a range of practical skills, be able to follow technical drawings and work carefully and methodically. The course is 75% practical workshop based with 25% classroom theory work. You will have to complete a range of practical assessments to a high standard alongside reports that detail what you have done and whether you met the required standard. You will then progress onto the development phase (Years 3 & 4) where you will hone your skills specific to your pathway and your job. Learning all the skills and knowledge required in greater depth and understanding that years 1 & 2. This phase is 50% theory and 50% practical. Completing units on a pass/merit/distinction basis. All training is provided by ex-industry experts with many years within their field to guide you through your learning and assessment within the course. Alongside this College based qualificatqualification, you will complete an NVQ style competence qualification. A Cornwall College assessor will walk you through the process of completing report write ups of jobs you do at work. Once you have completed the four qualifications (2 at Foundation and 2 at Development phases) you will progress to an End Point Assessment, where you will be assessed on your skills and knowledge in an interview. Foundation phase units include: - health and safety - Communication - Efficiency and effectiveness - Engineering Maths - Business improvement techniques - Plate Fabrication - MIG & TIG Welding - Sheet metal fabrication - CAD design - Hand fitting - Turning and Milling machining Development phase units include: - health and safety - Communication - Engineering maths - Engineering materials - CAD Design - Advanced Milling - Advanced Turning - CNC Programming We have award-winning partnerships with many world-class organisations in Cornwall, See career progression tab for a list of current apprentice locations. To ensure you gain all the skills needed for a career as an engineer, you will need to start your apprenticeship at the foundation phase. On successful completion you will move through to the development phase, this will lead to employment or you can continue onto our HNC/HND programs.

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Standards Apprenticeship - Engineering Technician (Fitter)

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne


This Level 3 apprenticeship is ideal if you want to start your journey to becoming a qualified engineer. The apprenticeship route provides an ideal foundation for a wide range of skills within the engineering field. Within the 4-year apprenticeship you will start from a general engineering platform at the foundation phase (years 1 & 2), where you will learn a grounding in Engineering, with a mix of units. You will learn a range of practical skills, be able to follow technical drawings and work carefully and methodically. The course is 75% practical workshop based with 25% classroom theory work. You will have to complete a range of practical assessments to a high standard alongside reports that detail what you have done and whether you met the required standard. You will then progress onto the development phase (Years 3 & 4) where you will hone your skills specific to your pathway and your job. Learning all the skills and knowledge required in greater depth and understanding that years 1 & 2. This phase is 50% theory and 50% practical. Completing units on a pass/merit/distinction basis. All training is provided by ex-industry experts with many years within their field to guide you through your learning and assessment within the course. Once you have completed the two qualifications (Foundation and Development phases) you will progress to an End Point Assessment, where you will be assessed on your skills and knowledge over a range of tasks and an interview. Foundation phase units include: health and safety Communication Efficiency and effectiveness Engineering Maths Business improvement techniques Plate Fabrication MIG & TIG Welding Sheet metal fabrication CAD design Hand fitting Turning and Milling machining Development phase units include: Health and safety Communication Engineering Maths CAD Design MIG Welding TIG Welding Plate metal Work Sheet metal fabrication MMA Welding Pattern development Manual Fabrication Activities We have award-winning partnerships with many world-class organisations in Cornwall, See career progression tab for a list of current apprentice locations. To ensure you gain all the skills needed for a career as an engineer, you will need to start your apprenticeship at the foundation phase. On successful completion you will move through to the development phase, this will lead to employment or you can continue onto our HNC/HND programs.

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Standards Apprenticeship - Engineering Operations

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne


This Level 2 apprenticeship is ideal if you want to start your journey to becoming a qualified engineer. The apprenticeship route provides an ideal foundation for a wide range of skills within the engineering field. You will learn a range of practical skills, be able to follow technical drawings and work carefully and methodically. The course is 75% practical workshop based with 25% classroom theory work. You will have to complete a range of practical assessments to a high standard alongside reports that detail what you have done and whether you met the required standard. All training is provided by ex-industry experts with many years within their field to guide you through your learning and assessment within the course. Units include: Health and safety Engineering environmental awareness Fabrication Welding CAD design Hand fitting Turning and Milling machining Once you have completed the two qualifications (Skills and Knowledge) you will progress to an End Point Assessment, where you will be assessed on your skills and knowledge over a range of tasks and an interview. We have award-winning partnerships with many world-class organisations in Cornwall, See career progression tab for a list of current apprentice locations. To ensure you gain all the skills needed for a career as an engineer, you will need to start your apprenticeship at Level 2. On successful completion you can go into employment or continue on to our Level 3 standards apprenticeship in Welding/fabrication, fitter or machinist pathways.

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YMCA Awards Level 2 Exercise to Music (freestyle)

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This qualification is specifically for learners who are aspiring to progress to an exciting and highly rewarding career as an Exercise to Music Instructor on an employed or self-employed basis. This qualification is mapped directly to The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) professional standard for a Core Group Exercise Instructor and The Register of Exercise Professionals National Occupational Standards for Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction (Exercise to Music) and is your first step towards a career as an Exercise to Music Instructor in just 2 terms!* This course combines elements of both practical and theoretical learning where you will have the opportunity to apply the theory in our on-campus, fully equipped, sprung-floor dance studio. Our industry-experienced lecturers are all fully qualified and practicing professionals themselves and will guide you every step of the way, enabling you to progress towards a career as an Exercise to Music Instructor. You’ll be learning everything industry requires from designing bespoke classes to developing skills when instructing. You will cover everything that makes up a session including warm ups through to the main component as well as body weight exercises. In essence, you’ll be developing all of the essential skills you need to start your journey towards a career as an Exercise to Music Instructor. If you want to work in the fitness industry as an Exercise to Music Instructor, our course is for you. Taking place over just two terms, part-time, you will study the elements required to plan, deliver and evaluate exercise to music-based sessions to clients within a gym or health club facility. Our highly-skilled and motivated staff have a wealth of industry experience and are here to give you the very best start to your career as an Exercise to Music Instructor.

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YMCA Award In Instructing Circuit Training Sessions

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This qualification is specifically for learners holding a Level 2 qualification in Gym Instruction or equivalent who are aspiring to branch out into the world of group exercise instruction and expand their skills to become qualified in Instructing Circuit Training. This course will develop your career on an employed or self-employed basis, and will allow you to add group classes to your clients in just two-weeks! This qualification is mapped directly to The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) professional standards for a Circuit Group Exercise Instructor. This course combines elements of both practical and theoretical learning where you will have the opportunity to apply the theory of circuit training in our on-campus sports hall, fully equipped gym and outdoor circuit training on one of our many green outdoor areas or 3G pitch. Our industry-experienced lecturers are all fully qualified and practicing professionals themselves and will guide you every step of the way, enabling you to deliver quality circuit training classes. You’ll be learning everything industry requires. In essence, you’ll be developing all of the essential skills you need to become a Circuit Training Instructor. Our highly-skilled and motivated staff have a wealth of knowledge and experience and are here to give you the very best advice and guidance.

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Electrical Installation Advanced Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This Level 3 apprenticeship covers skill and training for the installation or maintenance of electro-technical equipment. Upon completion you will be qualified to work as an installation or maintenance electrical engineer. As an apprentice you will be expected to have strong practical skills and advanced abilities. You’ll need to be able to follow technical drawings and understand health and safety regulations.

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Post Graduate Certificate in Education (inc DET)

Level 7 • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


The PGCE is designed for graduates who would like to become a qualified teacher in the Further Education sector. The PGCE incorporates the Diploma in Education and Training (DET). This qualification will allow you to meet the initial training requirements for membership of the Society for Education and Training and will underpin an application for Qualified Teacher of Learning and Skills (QTLS) status A teaching placement is an essential requirement of this course. During the course this placement will inform taught sessions and enable you to contextualise and apply key principles of learning.

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BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology & Conservation (including sandwich year)

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Newquay


The BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology and Conservation is a full-time four year programme designed to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to work within the field of conservation. Modules cover a range of subjects from anatomy and physiology to behaviour and population/habitat management. There is an emphasis on practical application using both national and international examples, and utilising field specialists within the institute and externally as guest speakers to discuss current issues and research in zoological conservation. The placement year will take place between years 2 and 3, requiring a total of 26 weeks on placement with either a single or multiple relevant employers/organisations. During the placement year you will need to conduct an independent research project and will be supported in the lead up to the placement and throughout by a placement year supervisor. The research conducted as part of the placement year project cannot be used for the Honours Project in Year 3.

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FdSc Conservation and Ecology

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College Newquay


Are you interested in wildlife and nature conservation? This is an inspirational, field-based practical course situated on the Cornwall College Newquay campus, adjacent to Newquay Zoo. On this programme you will learn about ecology (how organisms interact with each other and with their physical environment) and how we conserve species and habitats. This requires knowledge about how to observe, survey, monitor and manage species and where they live. You will develop skills in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and other relevant field and research skills. Teaching will be through traditional lectures, fieldwork, labwork and workshops. All our lecturers are experts in their particular field with wide-ranging qualifications, interests and experience. Some topics will be delivered by experts from organisations such as the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and the National Trust. Guest speakers play an important role in your learning and they are used regularly to provide more expert knowledge in some of the specialised modules. Work-related learning is a valuable part of the programme and you will undertake work experience locally or overseas. In this way, you will gain experience and develop graduate-level skills in the type of work that you hope to do, and learn about the expectations of those who may employ you. The contacts you make during your work experience may well be your link to future employment. During the programme, you will have plenty of opportunity to visit the broad range of habitats and environments in Cornwall. We also run optional residential field trips or research projects to destinations further afield, including Borneo, Honduras, South Africa and the Scilly Isles. At the end of the programme you will be equipped with the academic qualifications, personal qualities, vocational skills and techniques essential for a career in the ecological or environmental sector.

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FdA Photography

Level 5 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Our exciting and vibrant new FdA Photography programme, is built upon the years of existing good practice to be found in the Arts and Media Department at Cornwall College Camborne. Photography is a popular, challenging and competitive subject. As such our new programme has been designed to ensure our graduates are tenacious, flexible and excited by the new opportunities that are available in photography and are fully aware of the niches that can be carved within the creative industries. To ensure a dynamic student experience, as a FdA Photography student you will be located within the existing BA (Hons)/ FdA Art & Design Practice studio spaces, sharing a range of facilities including an HE Common Room. You will also enjoy your own subject specific teaching areas, including a photography studio and dark room facilities. Smaller teaching groups are a positive element of the programme, ensuring you receive the expert attention that you need to become a successful photographer. However, the programme cohorts will be large enough for you to collaborate with fellow students and undertake group projects. Opportunities will exist to support you if your interest lies in photo-journalism or contemporary fashion, or if you wish to develop specialisms in the use of either digital or conventional photographic technology. Photography specific visits and trips will take part throughout the programme as part of the curriculum. Location photography shoots in Cornwall, in both countryside and coastal regions, will also form part of the programme.

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NEBOSH General Certificate

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This Level 3 Nebosh General Certificate course is ideal for those working in management, supervision, or anybody with health and safety responsibilities and is a perfect course for those wanting to embark upon a career in Health and Safety. This course will cover: - How to effectively manage health and safety - The UK’s key legal requirements - How to identify and control common workplace hazards - How to measure if you’ve been successful Following completion of the course you will be able to: - Confidently carry out risk assessments - Develop and implement an action plan - Manage and minimise workplace risks - Support and develop company health and safety culture Assessment will take the form of and open book examination and a practical risk assessment.

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The Basics of Equine Nutrition

No Qualification • Distance Learning • Bicton College


This course will provide you with a basic introduction into horse digestion and nutrition, looking at the importance of feeding for the health and wellbeing of the horse, and the factors that affect this. It is a perfect course for those who have an interest in equine nutrition and are looking to expand their knowledge. The course will aim to answer many of the questions related to basic digestion, nutrition and feeding practices and why nutrition plays such an important part of horse management. This course aims to give you a clearer understanding of equine nutrition, as well as practical advice on the nutritional requirements of the horse. In this course, you will learn about: • The anatomy of the horse's digestive system • The importance of nutrients • Assessing weight using body condition scoring • Feed evaluation • Factors to consider when feeding • Modern feeding practice. Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+ This course will run from 18:00-21:00

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Equine First aid

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


This course is suitable for horse owners wishing to learn about applying first aid to their horse. Students will learn how to assess basic health and recognise when the horse is in poor health covering signs and symptoms, TPR, Wounds, Common ailments, lumps and bumps and what to have in your vet kit. If you are unsure how to recognise the signs of illness or what to do while awaiting a vet, then this course is suitable for you. Please ensure that you come wearing suitable clothing and yard footwear. Please also bring a riding hat and gloves for handling horses. This course is not suitable for complete novices, you must have some experience of handling horses to participate. This course will run from 09:30-16:30 Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+

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Legionella Awareness NICEIC

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


The course is suitable for those who wish to disinfect hot and cold water systems and carry out a Legionella Risk Assessment. It is also suitable for managers/supervisors who are responsible for the management and maintenance of water systems (e.g. managers/supervisors of housing associations, nursing homes, hotels, restaurants and private landlords etc.).

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Improving Bricklaying Skills

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is for anyone that had successfully completed the 'Developing Bricklaying' course. The course includes a recognised qualification where you will demonstrate your skill through formal assessment. It will enable you to carry out larger jobs at home or in the garden or it could be the first stage of progression to your new career.

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UV Gel Polish Workshop

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


UV gel technology combines the ease of polish with the permanence of gels. The treatment results in 14 days of chip free, extended-wear colour which removes in just 10 minutes. Gel polish is a very popular service offered in beauty salons, hairdressing salons and nail salons.

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CCNA Routing and Switching: Introduction to Networks

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


The first course in a 3-course CCNA series designed to prepare you for entry-level networking job. Prospective learners can access a free taster course at www.netacad.com/portal/web/self-enroll/m/course-34933

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Developing Bricklaying Skills (Saturday Skills)

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course is best suited anyone that had successfully completed the 'Introduction to Bricklaying' course. The course goes in to more detail and will enable you to develop your bricklaying skills. It will enable you to carry out small jobs at home or in the garden or it will be a great stepping stone to a new career.

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Education and Training City & Guilds Award

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


If you’ve always had passion for passing on your knowledge and skills to others, and have your sights set on becoming a teacher or trainer, then this is the course for you and could be your first step to a career teaching in Further Education. This is a part time course, so you can fit it around other commitments and the groups consist of other like-minded adults, wanting to see if teaching could be their next step. As an introductory programme, you will learn about the roles and responsibilities of teachers, how to teach in an inclusive way and you will plan and deliver a short teaching session, on a topic of your choice to the rest of the class. You will be involved in a mixture of practical activities and group tasks as well as covering some background theory about teaching and learning. Best of all, as adults you will learn from each other and share experiences. Even if you haven’t been in a classroom for a long time, you’ll find a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, with tutors committed to helping you enjoy and succeed during your time with us. Each of you brings something unique and special, that’s what makes this course hugely rewarding and interesting. You will be learning from experienced teachers, giving you the best possible start to a career if you decide to follow this path.

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CIM Professional Certificate In Marketing Level 4: Applied Marketing

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This qualification is designed for anyone with a working knowledge of marketing therefore experience of operational marketing is desirable In this module, you will learn about the role of marketing in the organisation and the key concepts that underpin the activities of the marketer. You will explore the marketing environment, customer behaviour in the digital age, market research and the marketing planning process. This will include the marketing mix and a tactical planning framework to aid marketing effectiveness.

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BSc (Hons) Health, Welfare & Social Sciences - Top Up

Level 6 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This degree offers an excellent opportunity to increase both your academic skills and your employability. Your second and third years allow you to select optional modules which suit your career aspirations. For example, if you are interested in a career in mental health support you could choose the modules on Psychological Processes and Psychology in Practice. An interest in health promotion could lead you to choose the module in Health Promotion, whereas an interest in developing as a leader could see you choosing the Leadership and Management module. For applicants interested in issues around equality and diversity, there are module choices in Inclusive Practice and Aspects of Rural Life This programme is studied as a part time top-up where you will complete Year 3 only. It also develops critical analysis, understanding research methods, problem solving, ITC, professional development, developing your CV and interview techniques and gaining workplace experience. Developing your communication skills, work-related experience and the opportunity to recognise and consider the relationship between the subjects you study in college and your actual working environment is encouraged. Assessment is via essays, reports, presentations, seminars and debates. Support, guidance and preparation for all assessments are embedded in study skills sessions and individual modules. The Professional Practice and the Development Through Work modules require you to undertake 120 hours of placement within the health and care field. The modules are designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop your personal and employability skills.

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LPG Gas Training & Qualifications: Boats (CONGLP1/B)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of LPG Gas qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment, you may just book onto an assessment and certification programme.

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Award In Indian Head Massage Level 3

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


The Level 3 Award in Indian Head Massage is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of head massage. This course will provide you with all the underpinning knowledge for the practical application of Indian Head Massage on a variety of clients and you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety, client care and communication. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in providing head massage treatments to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to provide your own services for clients

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CIM Professional Certificate In Marketing Level 4: Planning Campaigns

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This qualification is designed for anyone with a working knowledge of marketing therefore experience of operational marketing is desirable This module gives you the knowledge and skills to plan and implement successful campaigns that deliver real results for an organisation. You will learn the campaign planning process including how to analyse an organisation’s current position. You will also learn how to set campaign objectives, implement a campaign then measure and evaluate its success to aid continuous improvement in the fast-changing world of marketing.

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BA (Hons) Counselling Studies (Part-time)

Level 6 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This part-time top-up course is taught over two years and is only open to candidates who have successfully the HE Level 5 Diploma in Person Centred Counselling at Cornwall College and who wish to progress their studies to achieve an honours degree in counselling studies. It also carries a professional qualification as a Counselling Supervisor on successful completion of the course. Please note, that there is no automatic progression route between our courses. Each qualification requires a rigorous assessment process including an interview, and due to limited places, you may be placed on a waiting list or may not be successful on your first application.

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CIM Professional Certificate In Marketing Level 4: Digital Marketing Techniques

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This qualification is designed for anyone with a working knowledge of marketing therefore experience of operational marketing is desirable This module focuses on the importance of the ever-evolving, dynamic digital landscape. You will develop skills to improve digital marketing performance and explore the challenges and opportunities within the digital environment. You will also use a range of tools to plan how to enhance an organisation’s effectiveness in the digital age.

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Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Following the revised Building Regulations published April 2005, from April 2006, all installers wishing to certify their own work under Gas Safe Registration legislation, (rather than call Local Authority Building Control) must hold a certificate in Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating. This course can help you deliver your responsibilities under the Home Energy Conservation Act. This course is also suitable for engineers working on renewable energies and wish to be registered under the NICEIC MCS Micro Certification Scheme. In order to take this qualification you must have one of the following: Appropriate NVQ Level 3/BTEC or equivalent Appropriate industry registration scheme e.g. Gas Safe Register or OFTEC-105E or equivalent At least two years industry experience of installation of domestic heating and hot water systems currently un-certificated skills equivalent NVQ Level 3 At least two years industry experience of design and advice services of domestic heating and hot water systems at NVQ Level 3 or equivalent This is a one day course and the content includes topics such as: Benefits of efficient heating and hot water Energy efficiency and the building regulations The importance of boiler efficiency The importance of an efficient hot water cylinder Domestic heating and hot water controls and Commissioning The training is designed to suit both experienced and new installers, and consists of a daylong workshop covering a range of topics, including new building regulations, climate change and high efficiency condensing boilers. This is followed by a 90-minute multiple-choice test, which if you pass, gives you the new certificate. We will also ensure you receive training material three weeks before the training for self study to be prepared for the training day. This course is ideal for registered engineers who intend to provide energy advice in the home, develop additional energy advice-giving skills, understand fuel poverty, understand the importance of energy efficiency and how to refer householders for additional assistance. After the course you will be able to certify your own work under the Gas Safe Register.

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Plastering Diploma

Level 1 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Plastering is an essential finishing trade within the construction industry. Plastering tasks can be varied and consist of internal plaster finishes and external render finishes. You could in time, progress within the industry and deal with more specialist materials like: Specialist external insulation systems Venetian plasters Flowing screeds Design screeds If you have an eye for detail you will excel in the plastering trade.

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BA (Hons) Business Enterprise

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This Level 6 top-up degree brings business studies right up to date by preparing the managers and directors of tomorrow with insight into enterprise, ethics, governance, human resources, marketing and performance management. You will have the opportunity to conduct live consultancy work with local and national companies, to apply theoretical skills to practical situations and to develop your employability skills through enterprise. The emphasis is on developing enterprising solution-orientated graduates who will stand out in the employment market place. Your existing skills will be developed through a series of lectures, seminars and problem-based learning opportunities. The more theoretical aspects of business studies will be contextualised into real world business settings and you are encouraged to nurture your problem solving talents. Work-based learning is explored within all modules and the opportunity to engage directly with companies as a consultant is embedded within our Consultancy Project Module.

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Chainsaw Maintenance And Cross Cutting

Level 2 • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course is the introduction to the suite of NPTC Certificate of Competence chainsaw qualifications. The course runs every month for a duration of 3 days. Please contact us for information on dates and times. You will cover the following: Basic use and maintenance of the chainsaw Current health and safety legislation and safety clothing (PPE) guidance Fuel mixtures and lubricants Power unit, safety features, recoil starter Chain identification, bar maintenance, sharpening Hot and cold start Chainsaw handling and cutting techniques

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Practical Horticulture Skills Certificate: Organic Vegetable Production

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College


This course is a great introduction to organic horticulture, with a focus on food growing. Following the seasons students look at soils, seeds, compost, and plant care, as well as creating planting plans and exploring different approaches to food growing including permaculture, forest gardening, no-dig gardening and working with wildlife. The local food economy is growing fast and many more people are keen to connect with where their food comes from. This offers many opportunities as producers and for professional gardeners to expand their skill-set to offer food growing and wildlife gardening to their customers. The course is delivered by experienced growers who have themselves been through the process of gaining qualifications and practical experience in organic growing before they launched their own growing enterprise. The techniques and tools used will be applicable to both the home/ allotment gardener, professional gardeners and people who might want to set up their own food growing enterprise.

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BSc (Hons) Health, Welfare & Social Sciences - Top up

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This degree offers an excellent opportunity to increase both your academic skills and your employability. Your second and third years allow you to select optional modules which suit your career aspirations. For example, if you are interested in a career in mental health support you could choose the modules on Psychological Processes and Psychology in Practice. An interest in health promotion could lead you to choose the module in Health Promotion, whereas an interest in developing as a leader could see you choosing the Leadership and Management module. For applicants interested in issues around equality and diversity, there are module choices in Inclusive Practice and Aspects of Rural Life This top up programme is studied as a one year top-up where you will complete Year 3 only. It also develops critical analysis, understanding research methods, problem solving, ITC, professional development, developing your CV and interview techniques and gaining workplace experience. Developing your communication skills, work-related experience and the opportunity to recognise and consider the relationship between the subjects you study in college and your actual working environment is encouraged. Assessment is via essays, reports, presentations, seminars and debates. Support, guidance and preparation for all assessments are embedded in study skills sessions and individual modules.

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Bench Joinery Diploma

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course will give you opportunities for work both locally and if you want to travel the world. The course will enable you to take your Joinery skills far beyond the level 2 and give you a more advanced understanding of building construction along with the part a Bench Joiner plays in the manufacture of building components and how they fit into the construction of all sorts of buildings. The course will enable you to work confidently in a Joinery workshop. All of our training takes place in our state of the art joinery workshop to add a bit more work realism to the course that reflects the equipment available in industry. We have a large range to tools and equipment for you to practice with, you’ll also have access during the course to our wood machine shop to experience the machines we have. Your teaching will be delivered by highly experienced qualified trade’s people who have many years’ experience of working in the construction industry as bench joiners.

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BSc (Hons) Horticulture (Plant Science)

Level 6 • Part-time • Eden Project


Horticulture is a modern, professional vocation that influences our environment, how we eat, how we relax, our health, life expectancy and well-being. This programme is based at the world renowned Eden Project in Cornwall and has been designed specifically to allow you to explore many aspects of horticulture including applied science, crop production and sustainability. The programme will provide you with the skills and experience to prepare for an interesting, exciting and rewarding career which embraces tradition, technology and innovation. Both the programme of study and the student experience are greatly enhanced through the collaboration between Cornwall College and the Eden Project. The range of resources including Eden's own plant collections, growing environments, nursery and dedicated teaching facilities, coupled with the nationally renowned micro-propagation research facility, provide a world-class platform from which this exciting and stimulating programme will be delivered. You will quickly become integrated within the Eden Project and, in addition to attending the carefully designed taught modules, will have the opportunity to apply, develop and reflect upon a wide range of practical skills by participating in activities in the tropical and Mediterranean biomes, the outdoor garden and nursery crop production facility. As well as benefiting from working alongside Eden's skilled and specialist horticulturalists, you will also undertake a work placement within another commercial enterprise. In the final year of your study you will undertake a piece of novel research, for which it is encouraged to make full use of the available facilities to explore industry-related issues, that will enhance your CV on successful completion of the course.

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HNC/FdSc Operational Yacht Science

Level 4 • Full-time • Falmouth Marine School


This programme is designed for those who aspire to be the future crew, bosuns officers and captains of the superyacht sector. It is designed to run alongside relevant Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) awards, to give deeper knowledge and understanding of the topics, and to give you more choice and an edge for your future career choices. It is run in partnership with UKSA in Cowes, Isle of Wight, as part of their Professional Yacht Cadetship. The cadetship requires a minimum of three years commitment to training, with phases of study on the Isle of Wight as well as periods of working onboard superyachts around the world. You will be required to make a Professional Yacht Cadetship application to UKSA, followed by a two day selection in Cowes, Isle of Wight. On successful completion of the one year HNC, you will gain direct entry onto the second year of the programme, allowing you to gain an FdSc Operational Yacht Science qualification. This programme does not follow the traditional academic year as it is designed around the superyacht season. It is studied in intensive blocks of time at UKSA and supported through Moodle (our virtual learning platform). There are additional costs for this programme to cover the cost of the Cadetship. You may be able to get help with this, contact us for more information. Time spent working on board yachts in between phases of study at UKSA are fully paid periods of employment. Earning on average €2,000 a month (Deckhand).

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HNC/HND Garden & Landscape Design

Level 4 • Part-time • Eden Project


Based in specialist facilities at Cornwall’s Eden Project this programme is designed for those with an emerging passion for garden and landscape design. It will enable you to pursue a career within this creative industry and will also appeal to those who wish to gain a deeper understanding of garden and landscape design for more holistic reasons. The programme integrates the creativity of art and design with a core understanding of horticulture, earth sciences and landscape technology. We recognise the world of garden and landscape design is diverse so you will work together with a specialist teaching team to reflect the need for graduates to have a wide range of skills. This team includes award-winning garden designers, artists, landscape architects, design historians and horticulturalists all of which combine private practice alongside their teaching commitments and have significant industry experience. Students under the tutelage of the current team have won numerous awards including the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Young Designer of the Year, three times in the last five years, and the Society of Garden Designers (SGD) Student Designer of the Year Award, three times in the past six years, latest awarded to recent HND graduate Jo Midwinter in 2015. Through real or ‘live’ projects during the course you will learn how to create stimulating and thought-provoking spaces in a variety of locations – from private gardens to public landscapes – whilst at the same time developing your own unique design identity and philosophy. Clients students have worked with recently include Truro Cathedral, The Pengersick Castle Trust, The Eden Project, The Leonard Cheshire Disability Trust and the Potager Garden. The HND in particular emphasis is placed upon professional practice, design communication and user-focused design. Alongside subject specialists you will study how to progress design concepts and ideas related to contemporary user group themes such as design for the elderly, health and well-being, therapy and social inclusion.

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CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply

Level 5 • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course provides senior buyers, contract and supply chain managers with the expertise to improve organisational procurement and to fulfil organisational objectives. This course will give you the knowledge base to reduce cost, improve quality and timescales, manage the supply chain and deal with legal issues. Building on the practical knowledge and understanding gained at the CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply, your learning will focus on: • Key aspects of risk in supply chains and mitigation of those risks • Processing and evaluating contracts • Understanding the impact of legal implications when contracts are breached • The different approaches to managing teams and individuals • Sustainability and the managerial approaches that promote ethical practices Delegates will need to pay a registration fee to CIPS and pay relevant exam and Study Guide fees for each module in addition to the fee quoted.

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Diploma in Person-centred Counselling & Therapy

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme is ideal if you wish to become a professional counsellor, or if your job role contains a significant element of counselling. It has been accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and successful completion means you can practice independently as a qualified counsellor. For September 2021 intake, attendance is required 1 day a week, term time only for 2 years (Thursdays 9.30am to 4.30pm) The programme contains an in-depth module on personal development, as well as counselling practice, professional development and counselling psychology modules. You will start to work with clients as a counsellor, practise and develop your counselling skills, develop your understanding of the counselling process and expand your ability to be in a professional relationship with your client. You will do this within a person-centred framework and in the second year you will visit other counselling models. You will be required to carry out 100 hours of counselling work with clients (i.e. in addition to counselling practice with peers) over the duration of the programme through placements with counselling agencies across Cornwall. We have strong links with placement providers and can support this process. You will need to keep accurate records of your client work, and if the placement does not provide supervision, you will need to engage a counselling supervisor to support your client work. Again we can offer you guidance with this. It would be inconsistent with a person-centred model for you to have no experience of personal counselling as a client, so it is highly recommended that you undertake personal counselling while you are on the course. Please note, that there is no automatic progression route between our courses. Each qualification requires a rigorous assessment process including an interview, and due to limited places, you may be placed on a waiting list or may not be successful on your first application.

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Certificate in Education and Training (inc DET) - Part Time

Level 5 • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


The Cert Ed is designed for people who would like to become a qualified teacher or trainer in the Further Education Sector. The qualification incorporates the Diploma in Education and Training (DET). This qualification will allow you to meet the initial training requirements for membership to the Society for Education and Training and will underpin an application for Qualified Teacher of Learning and Skills (QTLS) status. A teaching placement is an essential requirement of this course. During the course this placement will inform taught sessions and enable you to contextualise and apply key principles of learning.

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Marine Engineering Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Falmouth Marine School


If the possibility of a career filled with challenges, job satisfaction and travel appeals you, then maybe you should consider studying to become a marine engineer. Our Level 3 Marine Engineering diploma is predominantly a practical programme, focused on giving learners the ability to diagnose, analyse and calibrate marine mechanical systems and components found on in board and outboard engines. Learning is focused around fault analysing, diagnosing, and servicing and maintaining of marine mechanical systems and components. Our workshop at Falmouth marine school is one of the largest marine specific training areas in the U.K, allowing leaners to utilise a wide variety of specialist tools to perform maintenance and diagnostic processes on our industry endorsed equipment. Choosing to study at Falmouth Marine School means that you will be joining a college with 100 years of training experience, whilst learning from our industry experts will give you the best start to your future career.

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Introduction To Healthy Gardening (Occupational Studies Award)

Entry Level • Part-time • Bicton College


Learn how to garden for your own health and that of the environment, growing organic vegetables, flowers and plants, creating wildlife sanctuaries and gardening with nature, creating sensory planting schemes and areas of rest and tranquility. Whether you are new to gardening or would like to learn more for a career change, whatever your experience – you are welcome to come and join us. This course runs at Foxhole Community Garden - Dartington.

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BSc (Hons) Applied Marine Zoology

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Newquay


What is more exciting or enigmatic than the life in our oceans? We still know so little about this alien world which makes up 98% of the living space on our planet, but with technology developing at such a pace more and more discoveries are being made. It is an exciting time to be involved in any aspect of marine science; a crucial one too, as our impact on the world’s oceans has never been greater. Foundation degree students who wish to progress to an honours degree can apply for third year entry to our top-up programme. You will need to have studied an appropriate foundation degree programme. The BSc has been designed to develop your interest and hone your professional skills to equip you for work in a growing industry. Situated on the beautiful coast of North Cornwall we are perfectly located for fieldwork and we have a strong practical element running through the programme. You will get hands-on experience in using sampling and survey equipment, as well as planning and undertaking marine surveys: from plankton trawls, to underwater video mapping and offshore marine life surveys. During your studies you will develop your understanding of marine animals; working from cellular processes up to whole organism and ecosystem levels. In Year 1 you will receive a firm grounding in aquatic ecology, marine and biological science as well as developing practical survey skills before moving on to more specialised modules, such as fish ecology and marine vertebrate biology and conservation in your second year. In your final year, you will choose from options such as GIS and marine environmental management, monitoring marine ecosystems and marine pollution and ecotoxicology as well as undertaking your own research for your honours project. Employers expect graduates to be skilled communicators and you will find that coursework takes a variety of formats; from scientific reports and posters, to presentations and discussions. In addition most modules have test or exam elements.

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Nursing CAVA Access To HE Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Bicton College


The Access to Nursing programme is designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to a range of health and social care related Higher Education degree programmes. Validated by CAVA, this is a recognised qualification for progression by universities. The course is challenging and you will in effect be studying the equivalent of 3 A levels in 9 months as opposed to 2 years. Therefore full attendance and absolute commitment is required to allow you to fully maximise your learning opportunities. If you are a proactive individual who is determined to realise their potential as a professional in the health care sector, then this pathway is for you. The course runs from September until the end of June/early July, 2 days per week. The course may also run 2 evenings and 1 day per week (subject to course numbers). This is a challenging course and it is expected that students will complete a minimum of 15 hours of independent study each week. Students may access college facilities on the days that they are not taught with some evening study available. Please also be advised that most universities require work experience to complement your UCAS application-therefore it is highly recommended that you are working within the health care sector in either a voluntary or paid capacity. You will love the high quality teaching and learning experience is delivered by subject specialists who are all dedicated to supporting your progression into the university of your choice. The team is highly professional with a well-deserved reputation for the quality of their knowledge base and pastoral care. You should feel confident that you are in very good hands, and know that your success is what drives us. You’ll also enjoy the support offered by our Learning Centre, Student Services amongst others, and will be scheduled, for the majority of your learning, in a dedicated (Adult) Higher Education building. Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

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FdSc Animal Health & Management

Level 5 • Full-time • Bicton College


Gain a sound understanding of issues surrounding animal health, disease, behaviour, welfare and the management of animal collections. Making use of our excellent practical facilities and links with Dartmoor Zoological Park and various charitable organisations across Cornwall and Devon, we can ensure that you have excellent access to hands-on experience and the benefit of up-to-date knowledge. Aspects of animal health and management are studied through a range of inter-related modules, giving you a solid grounding in this specialist area. Study tours in Year 1 and Year 2 will allow you to further your knowledge and experiences both nationally and internationally. You will have amazing opportunities to develop your knowledge of health, welfare and husbandry, and to work with a wide range of species within our Animal Management Centres at our Bicton College. You will have access to our Equine Yard. Links with Dartmoor Zoological Park have developed in the past few years and there are sound opportunities for you to broaden your experiences to a wider range of exotic species, including big cats, wolves, monkeys, capybara, tapirs and wallabies.We also work closely with a number of other animal organisations strengthening our links within the industry. This course is also available with Science Gateway, perfect for you if you would like to study any of the science-based Foundation Degrees (FdSc) we offer, but don’t have the right qualifications or grades to do so.

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BSc (Hons) Emergency Sector Management And Interoperability

Level 6 • Full-time • Bicton College


This 1 year top up programme is unique and very distinctive in offering high level training in interoperability. In 2012 the Government formed the Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Programme (JESIP) to address the recommendations and findings from a number of major incident reports, which stressed the need for all the services involved in planning for and in responding to emergencies, to co-operate in a more effective manner. The development of interoperability is pivotal so that the emergency services can respond to the increasing challenges facing the modern world. On completion of this programme you will have credible graduate level skills and knowledge, in addition to relevant work experience, enabling you to both enter into and then rapidly advance through into leadership positions within your chosen professions. The programme content will look at the current challenges faced by the emergency services and sector in moving towards more cohesive and interoperable methods of working in an uncertain world. These include the issues around modern day terrorism, the requirements for organisational change within the emergency sector to meet these demands and to ensure greater effectiveness in joint working. People and workforce management issues will also be included in the programme content where relevant models and theories will be examined and appraised.

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RHS Advanced Certificate In Practical Horticulture

Level 3 • Part-time • Bicton College, RHS Garden Rosemoor


A practical-based qualification to improve the horticultural skills needed for career development to supervisory or management roles, or to further develop your interest. This course is ideal if you are self employed within horticulture and would like a formal qualification. This course is also offered at Rosemoor in North Devon.

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Creative Craft Garden & Plant Design NCFE Certificate

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College


This course looks into many aspects of planning an attractive and functional garden layout. Each week we study a different element of the design process.

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Foundation Learning Skills Pathway: Skills Towards Vocational Studies

Entry Level • Full-time • Bicton College


The FL Skills Pathway develops and prepares you for further studies or employment, through a blend of practical and classroom-based learning. You will have the opportunity to explore a range of vocational options: utilising cross-college departments to gain an insight in to different areas and develop your skills through internal employment based experiences. The invaluable opportunity for work placements can also form a part of your learning. This Pathway is offered at different campuses. The vocational options on offer are specific to the campus you choose to study at, where you will benefit from being taught be a range of highly-skilled professionals. Our vision is to support you to be INDEPENDENT, CONFIDENT AND RESILIENT so that you are well-prepared to engage with the wider community. The Skills Towards Vocational Studies course will give you a range of opportunities and experiences to inform your future steps and assist with your progression.

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FdA Art and Design Practice

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


The FdA Art & Design Practice is a radical and innovative interdisciplinary art degree programme. It reflects the direction the creative industries are taking by encouraging the blurring of boundaries between traditional art and design disciplines. The freedom of the flexible curriculum allows you to nurture your creative potential and direct your study to achieve the skills and unique personal portfolio you need to enter the workplace. You will have dedicated studio workspace and access to a wide range of purpose-built workshops and digital facilities. These include textiles, photography, print making, fine art, ceramics, graphic design, and multimedia with full technical support. A key feature of the art degree programme is its engagement with a variety of employers through live briefs and input into the course by industry specialists. Through ongoing professional development, the programme will build your confidence as you develop and evaluate an individual programme of study. You will learn to balance time and resources and identify opportunities which will be important skills for your chosen career. Work-based learning is embedded throughout, through the Sustainable Practice and Creative Enterprise initiative which acts as a forum to bring together students and creative industry representatives to work on live projects. We also offer an Access to HE Art & Design and the Foundation Diploma in Art & Design programmes. Both the perfect preparation for university-level study in the field of contemporary art & design. For examples of student artwork please follow the link for our virtual summer show: https://bit.ly/2TZkYRZ

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FdA Art and Design Practice

Level 5 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


The FdA Art & Design Practice is a radical and innovative interdisciplinary art degree programme. It reflects the direction the creative industries are taking by encouraging the blurring of boundaries between traditional art and design disciplines. The freedom of the flexible curriculum allows you to nurture your creative potential and direct your study to achieve the skills and unique personal portfolio you need to enter the workplace. You will have dedicated studio workspace and access to a wide range of purpose-built workshops and digital facilities. These include textiles, photography, print making, fine art, ceramics, graphic design, and multimedia with full technical support. A key feature of the art degree programme is its engagement with a variety of employers through live briefs and input into the course by industry specialists. Through ongoing professional development, the programme will build your confidence as you develop and evaluate an individual programme of study. You will learn to balance time and resources and identify opportunities which will be important skills for your chosen career. Work-based learning is embedded throughout, through the Sustainable Practice and Creative Enterprise initiative which acts as a forum to bring together students and creative industry representatives to work on live projects. We also offer an Access to HE Art & Design and the Foundation Diploma in Art & Design programmes. Both the perfect preparation for university-level study in the field of contemporary art & design. For examples of student artwork please follow the link for our virtual summer show: https://bit.ly/2TZkYRZ

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BSc (Hons) Marine Sports Science (Level 6 only)

Level 6 • Part-time • Cornwall College Newquay


This programme is studied as a one year top-up from a relevant foundation degree, where you will complete Year 3 only. Based at our main Cornwall College Newquay campus you will have the opportunity to study a number of different modules relating to the ocean environment in which you practise your sport, including research into issues arising from the environmental impacts of marine sports and contemporary issues relating to the practice and development of a variety of marine sports. As an academic course you will study a range of modules reviewing current practice and literature, and you will complete an Honours project culminating in a dissertation enabling you to become an expert on a topic of interest to you. Alongside this you will explore the essential business, management, transferable and soft skills, which are key to graduate level employment. Sustainability of marine sector sporting activities and environmental awareness will be considered alongside new and developing technology in the industry.

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BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology (Top up)

Level 6 • Part-time • Cornwall College Newquay


This top up programme is designed for foundation degree graduates wishing to progress to an honours degree. The programme will further develop skills of scientific analysis, communication and evaluation. You will gain an understanding of applied zoology which will enhance your opportunities for employment or postgraduate study. Optional modules focus on a number of topics including: the conservation and monitoring of wild terrestrial and aquatic animals; mapping techniques using geographic information systems (GIS); developing ways in which to communicate ideas and messages about conservation issues to wider society; and evaluating the impacts of animal disease. You will be given training to help develop your analytical and research skills in preparation for the Honours Project, where you explore an area of interest in greater depth. Through our close connection to a number of conservation and animal welfare organisations, this programme will extend your knowledge of animal biology beyond foundation degree level, with the emphasis of your studies chosen by you. The programme will apply knowledge in these fields, particularly in South West England, but also internationally. There will also be some formative assessment by mini in-class tests, presentations and group work. Opportunities also exist to enhance your skills and experience via attending one of the optional residential international field trips to Borneo, South Africa or Honduras (subject to additional fee and availability)

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BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology (Top up)

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Newquay


This 1 year top up programme is designed for foundation degree graduates wishing to progress to an honours degree. The programme will further develop skills of scientific analysis, communication and evaluation. You will gain an understanding of applied zoology which will enhance your opportunities for employment or postgraduate study. Optional modules focus on a number of topics including: the conservation and monitoring of wild terrestrial and aquatic animals; mapping techniques using geographic information systems (GIS); developing ways in which to communicate ideas and messages about conservation issues to wider society; and evaluating the impacts of animal disease. You will be given training to help develop your analytical and research skills in preparation for the Honours Project, where you explore an area of interest in greater depth. Through our close connection to a number of conservation and animal welfare organisations, this programme will extend your knowledge of animal biology beyond foundation degree level, with the emphasis of your studies chosen by you. The programme will apply knowledge in these fields, particularly in South West England, but also internationally. There will also be some formative assessment by mini in-class tests, presentations and group work. Opportunities also exist to enhance your skills and experience via attending one of the optional residential international field trips to Borneo, South Africa or Honduras (subject to additional fee and availability)

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BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Newquay


This honours degree final year is designed for people with a strong interest in the environment who would like to develop their scientific skills and knowledge base. You can progress to this one-year programme once you have successfully completed a science-related foundation degree or equivalent qualification. As part of this programme you will choose optional modules which allow you to specialise in your particular areas of interest choosing from wildlife crime; environmental economics and sustainability; environmental investigation; and environmental strategy and marketing. You will also design and carry out a research project in which you will investigate specific aspects of the environment. You will study a core module in environmental impact assessment and Geographical Information Systems (GIS). This programme will also provide you with an insight into the business world and the practices of organisations involved in environmental work.

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FdSc Zoological Conservation*

Level 5 • Full-time • Cornwall College Newquay


Zoological conservation is concerned with maintaining the wonderful diversity of animal life (including invertebrates) that exists on our planet. Involving the protection and management of animal populations and their habitats in order to minimise the harmful effects human activities may have on them. The programme gives you the skills required to help conserve wild animals by developing your knowledge in topics such as ecology, biodiversity, animal nutrition, captive breeding and reintroduction, conservation of aquatic organisms, and primate behaviour and learning. You will also gain first-hand experience in observing, surveying and the occasional handling of animals. As well as traditional lectures, fieldwork and laboratory work, you will take part in workshops delivered by animal and wildlife experts from organisations such as the Cornwall Wildlife Trust, the National Trust and RSPCA. Guest speakers play an important role in your learning and they are used regularly to provide more expert knowledge in some of the specialised modules. Working in industry is the very essence of a foundation degree and as such you will also undertake work experience locally or overseas. This opportunity helps you to develop graduatelevel skills that will help you in any job. Work placements and the contacts you make may well be your link to employment on completing the programme. This course is also available with Science Gateway, perfect for you if you would like to study any of the science-based Foundation Degrees (FdSc) we offer, but don’t have the right qualifications or grades to do so. *subject to approval by the University of Plymouth

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RHS Certificate In The Principles Of Plant Growth, Propagation & Development

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College, RHS Garden Rosemoor


This is a theory based course focusing on plant growth, propagation and development. This course is available at Bicton College and Rosemoor, North Devon.

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FdSc Wildlife Education & Media

Level 5 • Full-time • Cornwall College Newquay


Take a look at your smart phone, your tablet, your laptop, your computer. In your hand, under your fingers, is the final result of mathematical theory, engineering know-how, scientific understanding and technological inspiration. It is fused with design and art so it appeals to your sense of aesthetic and to your emotions. It allows you to be creative. So should a degree course. Single subject courses made sense in the twentieth century but in the twenty-first, life, employment, is a lot more complex and inter-disciplinary. Global problems require an ability to understand a range of subjects and combine them to propose global solutions. This is the case for conservation. Understanding the conservation science is one thing but explaining the issues and proposing the solutions to the general public is quite another. Most conservation science jobs require these skills: educators in zoos, aquariums and nature reserves, science journalists, wildlife media creators, wildlife guides, wildlife campaign managers, project coordinators, fundraisers for charities. The FdSc Wildlife Education and Media course does just that. It teaches you the zoological conservation science that makes you a conservation scientist but it also provides skills in educating a range of audiences, both in person and through a range of media. It is a theoretical course but it is also a practical and applied course: Pop-Up Nature Centres, British Science Week activity, interpretation development, storytelling, writing journalistic copy, producing films and podcasts. You don’t just learn but do. Employers like that and this is why this small course has been successful in getting graduates into jobs, especially if you complete the one-year top-up in BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology. You produce a portfolio to evidence your skills. You learn industry standard software. We guide you to become more employable. Other skills and knowledge you’ll gain include: • Learning subjects like ecology, zoology, biodiversity, evolution, animal behaviour and species/habitat conservation • Developing environmental interpretation for use by the public • Learning how to teach through running our dedicated pop-up nature centre • Planning and running an educational event for British Science Week • Learning how to use digital cameras for wildlife photography/film-making and industry-standard specialist software for media creation • Developing independent research skills in a second year project in conservation science, education and/or media. The course can be carried out on a full time basis, which is two years at our Newquay campus adjacent to Newquay Zoo, or on a part time basis over 3 or 4 years, where you will be infilled with full time students. During the course you will have the opportunity to visit various science communication centres and also to gain first-hand experience of teaching in the classroom. Overseas field work: The college also organises trips further afield, at your own cost. These trips are a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills and practise your skills learnt at the college. They could also be considered highly valuable if you are looking to pursue a career in ecotourism, as a wildlife tour guide. Past trips have visited the forests of Borneo, the reefs of Egypt, nature reserves in Portugal and the beautiful island of Mull in the Inner Hebrides. More recently, we have run fantastic trips to the Kruger National Park in South Africa and to the cloud forests and coral reefs of Honduras. Both of these trips offer great opportunities for a wildlife educator or a wildlife media creator to practice what you have learned in the class room. This course is also available with Science Gateway, perfect for you if you would like to study any of the science-based Foundation Degrees (FdSc) we offer, but don’t have the right qualifications or grades to do so.

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Advanced Counselling Studies*

Level 4 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme is intended for people who have completed an introductory counselling course, typically at a Level 2 who wish to develop their counselling skills further or gain a qualification in Higher Education which qualifies them to apply for the Level 5 Diploma in Person Centred Counselling (a professional qualification in Counselling) The Certificate of Advanced Counselling, enables you develop your counselling skills within a person-centred framework. You are not required to work with clients, nor work within a placement, as this is an academic course which does not in itself provide a profession qualification, but can create a pathway towards achieving this. Please note, that there is no automatic progression route between our courses. Each qualification requires a rigorous assessment process including an interview, and due to limited places, you may be placed on a waiting list or may not be successful on your first application.

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FdSc Marine Conservation

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College Newquay


There has never been a more pressing need for trained marine biologists who understand the threats facing life in the oceans. This programme allows you to gain an understanding of the science underlying marine conservation; whilst our location on the beautiful wild coast of north Cornwall enables you to study a wide variety of aquatic habitats and marine wildlife at first hand. Designed in close consultation with the marine industry, this exciting and vibrant programme is highly relevant if you would like a career in the expanding field of marine biology and conservation. The first year will give you a firm grounding in aquatic ecology, marine and biological science, as well as developing practical survey skills. In the second year there are more specialised modules covering topics such as fish ecology and marine invertebrates. There is a large element of work-related learning integrated within the programme and you will have the opportunity to talk to many experts in the field and visit professional institutions; we have strong links with commercial partners Blue Reef Aquarium, the National Lobster Hatchery and Cornwall Wildlife Trust. Marine Conservation in Practice develops skills in stakeholder engagement and outreach activities. It also incorporates the requirement to gain 100 hours of relevant work-based experience.

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BA (Hons) Art & Design Practice

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme has been developed as a progression to honours to make it possible for foundation degree graduates (and others where appropriate), to progress to achieve an honours degree in the interdisciplinary art and design area. This final year is unique to the South West and provides an exciting and vibrant Level 6 qualification with a continued emphasis on you, the learner and the development of your professional identity within the creative industries. You will develop a focused innovative practice combining particular interdisciplinary art and design interests. In particular you will have the staff expertise and practical up to date facilities to enable you to explore, Print Making, Ceramics, Painting, Graphic Design, 3D Design, Mould Making & Fine Art Textiles. This is supported by an advanced skills and knowledge set reflecting your particular direction through the programme. You will be expected to develop an independent, autonomous practice, synthesise prior learning and present a public realisation of your work. The programme aims to facilitate within graduates an enthusiasm, curiosity and flexibility to equip you for a future in developing challenging art and design projects, whilst also operating across a range of arts careers and creative practices. The programme aims to be a unique blend of traditional, contemporary and innovative approaches to learning. The curriculum is enquiry driven to provide you with a centred active education. Its design deliberately discourages the reductive question ‘What do I need to do to pass this module?’ by providing a framework which begs the question ‘Can I do this?’ and developing an enquiring attitude. This is consistent with the need for workers in the creative industries to be able to apply in-depth subject knowledge to a variety of circumstances. For examples of student artwork please follow the link for our virtual summer show: https://bit.ly/2TZkYRZ

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FdSc Animal Husbandry & Welfare

Level 5 • Full-time • Cornwall College Newquay


Fancy a career working with animals in a zoo or welfare centre? If you would like to learn about domestic, exotic or companion animals, their husbandry, biology or behaviour, this programme is perfect for you. The programme offers specialised modules to develop skills in animal care and animal health, as well as enhancing knowledge of fundamental animal biology, ranging from how animal cells function to animal nutrition. The College has strong links with the animal industry in Cornwall, giving you the chance to gain real work experience and further insight into the sector. Trips to animal collections, farms, animal care facilities such as rehabilitation and rescue centres and other institutions, will help you to develop skills in animal care and animal health and welfare assessment, as well as giving you an insight into various animal industries. In addition, guest speakers will give some of the lectures and workshops allowing you to gain knowledge and understanding from experts working or researching in the field. The majority of our students successfully progress on to a final year and obtain a full BSc Honours degree, or gain employment directly related to their work experience placement. You will be required to complete around 100 hours or three weeks of professional experience during the programme. This is invaluable for gaining contacts and showing future employers you have practical work experience as well as academic knowledge. This course is also available with Science Gateway, perfect for you if you would like to study any of the science-based Foundation Degrees (FdSc) we offer, but don’t have the right qualifications or grades to do so.

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FdSc Animal Behaviour and Psychology

Level 5 • Full-time • Cornwall College Newquay


This programme introduces you to the different ways in which zoologists and psychologists research and interpret animal behaviour. Through study of the underpinning science you will learn about techniques used in the management of animal behaviour in a range of contexts and species, e.g. companion animals, working dogs, enrichment for captive zoo animals. You will focus on behaviour in the main vertebrate groups. There will be a particular emphasis on consideration of the welfare of animals and the promotion of humane treatment of animals. As an FdSc Animal Behaviour & Psychology graduate you will have developed skills which prepare you for employment in animal training, welfare assessment, animal husbandry and other related fields of work. Work-related learning is embedded within the Personal & Employability Skills Development and Animal Behaviour in Practice modules. You will have the opportunity to experience the world of work, even if you are studying full-time.

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BA (Hons) Games Design For Industry

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This 1 year top up, full time, innovative and exciting new games programme has been designed to allow students from the HND or foundation degree (and others where appropriate) to progress to an honours degree to develop an independent, autonomous practice, but with skills and attributes to be part of any team within any typical games design studio. This programme aims to facilitate and equip graduates with the expertise, enthusiasm and flexibility for a future in developing games and their content. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of Agile, entrepreneurship, team management and the techniques and skills needed by the games industry to get you that dream job, or to start your own independent games company. We specialise in providing a typical studio set up with small class sizes to ensure you get excellent support and advice for your studies. You will have greater access to staff and resources, as well as practical specialist knowledge to pursue a career in your chosen area of specialism within the games industry. Tutors will facilitate your independent research into advanced game design skills and techniques reflecting your particular specialism throughout the programme. Team production of prototypes will be explored, as well as methods to improve immersion, narrative and visual impact. You will be encouraged to investigate design innovations such as virtual and augmented reality, to develop new methods of enhancing gameplay, and simulation whilst receiving career and business advice specifically tailored to your individual aspirations. Visits to games festivals such as EGX Rezzed will also inform student practice. You will be encouraged to work creatively and professionally to design and communicate concepts through visuals, prototypes, 3D/2D game assets, game design documents, pitches and presentations often to professionals within the industry. You will use industry standard software such as Autodesk (3D Studio Max, Maya and Mudbox etc), the full Adobe Master collection, UE4 and others. You will also have access to VR headsets such as Oculus Rifts and Vives, excellent sound labs, video cameras, Kinect cameras and blue/green screens etc. Graduates have gone on to work in games studios such as Splash Damage or set up their own independent studios. This is a full-time course; typically, students should expect to spend 35 – 40 hours per week on a combination of taught and self-directed study. Each module is delivered over a 15-week Study Block, which typically comprises 12 weeks of learning and teaching, and 3 weeks of assessment and feedback. Students will engage in a variety of learning activities, including lectures, seminars, private and group tutorials, specialist workshops. For examples of student work please check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Gamedesign4Industry

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Art and Design Foundation Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


The Foundation Diploma in Art and Design is a wonderful year of discovery. You will have the time to explore your interests in Art and Design and decide which specialism you feel most comfortable developing. If you are coming from A levels, this will be a year away from a ‘school’ mentality; we are keen for you to develop as an independent creative who is willing to push boundaries. If you are someone who feels they just need a bit of breathing space, to have some time to explore and be creative, then this year can be a time to do just that. This course is very much about practical learning – you will be spending a lot of time in the Art and Design studios, where you will have a dedicated workspace and plan chest to keep all your work organised. The work you produce will build towards a portfolio for you to take with you to interviews and onward employment. You’ll be exploring a wide range of media and building on skills that you already have. You’ll be studying a subject you enjoy and developing all of the essential skills you need as a creative artist, or designer, as you progress through the course. Our studios and workshops are bright and airy and we are fortunate in having dedicated 3D, print room and ceramics workshops. Our staff have a range of specialist skills from Fine Art, printmaking, contextual studies, graphics and photography, and we also have supportive technical staff, in the workshops.

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FdSc Surf Science & Technology

Level 5 • Full-time • Cornwall College Newquay


During the programme you will study: the sport of surfing as well as surfing businesses; business planning relating to the surfing industry; event management; environmental science; human exercise science; principles of psychology and coaching; design and manufacture of surf boards; the environment and human impacts on it; the development of surfing culture and history; sport-related media and politics; the geographical and climatic influences on surfing. The programme is based at our main Cornwall College Newquay campus. This is an academic programme and although practical surfing is not part of the course, the location provides plenty of opportunities to surf on some of the best beaches in Europe. So, whilst a healthy interest in some aspect of surfing is helpful, you do not need to be an excellent surfer to apply. The programme benefits from very close links with many of the major players in the surfing world. You will have the chance to design and build your own surfboard, take surf coaching, first aid and beach lifeguard qualifications, review competitions, as well as working in an industry-related environment. There is the possibility of taking an optional field trip to the west coast of France and Spain to explore the implications of human and climatic influences on the environment. This trip normally lasts ten days, and it gives you the chance to carry out some fieldwork and learn more about beach topography, oceanography and the different aspects of tourism and business related to the surfing industry. During this trip you will experience first-hand some of the best surf locations in Europe. There will be a number of opportunities to engage with industry throughout the programme and also to complete a work placement in an area of your own interest. As Cornwall is the centre of the surfing industry within the UK, Cornwall College is lucky enough to have links with some of the top names from the industry. There are regular guest speakers and lecturers who help to further engage with you about the many different aspects of the surfing sector. Speakers in the past have included Rob Barber, Dave Reed, Tony Butt and Ester Spears. This course is also available with Science Gateway, perfect for you if you would like to study any of the science-based Foundation Degrees (FdSc) we offer, but don’t have the right qualifications or grades to do so.

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FdSc Marine Conservation

Level 5 • Full-time • Cornwall College Newquay


There has never been a more pressing need for trained marine biologists who understand the threats facing life in the oceans. This programme allows you to gain an understanding of the science underlying marine conservation; whilst our location on the beautiful wild coast of north Cornwall enables you to study a wide variety of aquatic habitats and marine wildlife at first hand. Designed in close consultation with the marine industry, this exciting and vibrant programme is highly relevant if you would like a career in the expanding field of marine biology and conservation. The first year will give you a firm grounding in aquatic ecology, marine and biological science, as well as developing practical survey skills. In the second year there are more specialised modules covering topics such as fish ecology and marine invertebrates. There is a large element of work-related learning integrated within the programme and you will have the opportunity to talk to many experts in the field and visit professional institutions; we have strong links with commercial partners Blue Reef Aquarium, the National Lobster Hatchery and Cornwall Wildlife Trust. Marine Conservation in Practice develops skills in stakeholder engagement and outreach activities. It also incorporates the requirement to gain 100 hours of relevant work-based experience. This course is also available with Science Gateway, perfect for you if you would like to study any of the science-based Foundation Degrees (FdSc) we offer, but don’t have the right qualifications or grades to do so.

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MSc Land And Ecological Restoration

Level 7 • Part-time • Eden Project


Human activities are responsible for historical and ongoing damage to our planet and the services it performs for us. As the human population grows, so does the imperative not just to mitigate against further deterioration but to actively seek to restore and recover damaged and destroyed habitats to achieve environmental growth. MSc Land and Ecological Restoration aims to develop a holistic understanding of the process of restoring degraded sites and ecosystems. You will learn how to identify restoration priorities, engage stakeholders, plan, implement and monitor programmes of restoration, evaluate the success of activities, and plan aftercare. The course places a particular emphasis on ecological restoration as ‘the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed.’ You will develop a thorough understanding of the theoretical framework underpinning practical techniques together with the project management and employability competencies necessary to lead and contribute to restoration activities in the UK and abroad. The course is taught at Cornwall’s iconic Eden Project – a world-famous example of the successful restoration of post-industrial land, located within an area of active China clay extraction in the English county with the greatest proportion of ‘derelict’ land. You will have access to unique facilities at Eden – including Europe’s largest indoor rainforest, constructed soils, laboratories, teaching spaces, IT suite and learning centre and you will benefit from access to facilities at other Cornwall College campuses and at University of Plymouth. There is a large emphasis on fieldwork with visits to local restoration sites varying in scale from small nature reserves, through ongoing restoration by companies and government agencies, to large scale EU funded infrastructure projects that have transformed communities. During the course and subject to any travel restrictions you will also have the unique opportunity to visit a restoration project abroad. Working with our international partners and the global professional body for ecological restoration, you will meet local practitioners and academics, and contribute to ecological surveys and practical restoration work. With case studies and live employer briefs you will have ample opportunity to apply your learning and on graduation be well placed to progress to PhD research or enter an international labour market. Key principles and standards developed by professional bodies including the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) and Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) are embedded in the programme to prepare you for professional recognition.

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FdSc Conservation and Ecology

Level 5 • Full-time • Cornwall College Newquay


Are you interested in wildlife and nature conservation? This is an inspirational, field-based practical course situated on the Cornwall College Newquay campus, adjacent to Newquay Zoo. On this programme you will learn about ecology (how organisms interact with each other and with their physical environment) and how we conserve species and habitats. This requires knowledge about how to observe, survey, monitor and manage species and where they live. You will develop skills in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and other relevant field and research skills. Teaching will be through traditional lectures, fieldwork, labwork and workshops. All our lecturers are experts in their particular field with wide-ranging qualifications, interests and experience. Some topics will be delivered by experts from organisations such as the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and the National Trust. Guest speakers play an important role in your learning and they are used regularly to provide more expert knowledge in some of the specialised modules. Work-related learning is a valuable part of the programme and you will undertake work experience locally or overseas. In this way, you will gain experience and develop graduate-level skills in the type of work that you hope to do, and learn about the expectations of those who may employ you. The contacts you make during your work experience may well be your link to future employment. During the programme, you will have plenty of opportunity to visit the broad range of habitats and environments in Cornwall. This course is also available with Science Gateway, perfect for you if you would like to study any of the science-based Foundation Degrees (FdSc) we offer, but don’t have the right qualifications or grades to do so. At the end of the programme you will be equipped with the academic qualifications, personal qualities, vocational skills and techniques essential for a career in the ecological or environmental sector.

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BSc (Hons) Sport, Health & Exercise Science Level 6

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


If you have a passion to lead others in the sport, health and fitness industry, then this is the course for you. The first thing you will notice about this course is that you will have the opportunity to focus on your career aspiration via the work-based learning module and specialist module options on offer. This final year Level 6 programme focuses on the practical application of theoretical constructs in an industry relevant manner, with the vision to enhance both employability and entrepreneurial acumen. It aims to deliver a broader understanding of the scientific underpinnings of public health, sport performance, development and education. This innovative approach will better prepare you for the demands of a continually evolving sport and health related industry in a sustainable manner. Assessment is through an honours research project, written assignments, presentations, practical placement and theoretical exams. You will be assessed working on real-life projects from November - May, such as teaching physical education in local primary and secondary schools or developing sport, health and physical activity in the wider community. You may also carry-out fitness testing on athletes from local sport clubs. This will allow you to gain essential working hours in a career aspiration of your choice to support your next steps after the programme.

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FdSc Animal Health & Management

Level 5 • Part-time • Bicton College


Gain a sound understanding of issues surrounding animal health, disease, behaviour, welfare and the management of animal collections. Making use of our excellent practical facilities and links with Dartmoor Zoological Park and various charitable organisations across Cornwall and Devon, we can ensure that you have excellent access to hands-on experience and the benefit of up-to-date knowledge. Aspects of animal health and management are studied through a range of inter-related modules, giving you a solid grounding in this specialist area. Study tours in Year 1 and Year 2 will allow you to further your knowledge and experiences both nationally and internationally. You will have amazing opportunities to develop your knowledge of health, welfare and husbandry, and to work with a wide range of species within our Animal Management Centres at our Bicton College. You will have access to our Equine Yard. Links with Dartmoor Zoological Park have developed in the past few years and there are sound opportunities for you to broaden your experiences to a wider range of exotic species, including big cats, wolves, monkeys, capybara, tapirs and wallabies.We also work closely with a number of other animal organisations strengthening our links within the industry. Assessment will be via a range of written assignments and practical assessments, reports, in-class tests, formal examinations, presentations and group discussions. You will compile a portfolio of skills developed during practical sessions.

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Zoology CAVA Access To HE Diploma

Level 3 • Part-time • Bicton College


Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education. Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

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FdSc Rescue & Emergency Management

Level 5 • Full-time • Bicton College


Developed in association with the civil resilience and emergency response sector, local authorities, emergency services and the voluntary sector, this programme suits those looking for a career in the emergency services or those looking to develop a career in the rescue and emergency management sector, in the UK and overseas. This innovative foundation degree is intended to provide you with a comprehensive grounding in the areas of managing emergencies, community engagement, casualty care, planning and technical response to search and rescue incidents and emergency situations. The programme is well respected within the industry and with hard work and the requisite UCAS points it will serve as an excellent stepping stone on to paramedic science programmes. The strength of this programme lies in the staff who deliver it. The programme manager has 30 years’ experience as a police officer, specialising in search, rescue and emergency management within a multi-agency environment, and former Chair of Cornwall Search and Rescue Team. Other tutors include a serving fire-fighter, a paramedic and a rescue and climbing instructor. All tutors are experts in their fields and their accumulated experience will provide a considerable resource for you. The curriculum combines academic research and experiential learning to enable you to develop new skills and knowledge, which you will be able to apply to a wide range of situations. The foundation degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to provide operational support, improve inter-agency working and continue your higher education study.

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FdSc Horticulture

Level 5 • Full-time • Eden Project


Horticulture is a modern, professional vocation that influences our environment, how we eat, how we relax, our health, life expectancy and well-being. This programme is offered at the world renowned Eden Project in Cornwall and has been designed specifically to allow you to explore many aspects of horticulture including applied science, sustainability and design. It provides opportunities to gain and reflect on practical experience in two distinct work placements. The programme will also provide you with the skills and experience to prepare for an interesting, exciting and rewarding career which embraces tradition, technology and innovation. Both the programme of study and student experience are greatly enhanced through the collaboration between Cornwall College and the Eden Project. The range of resources including Eden’s own plant collections, growing environments, nursery and dedicated teaching facilities, coupled with the nationally renowned micro-propagation research facility, provide a world-class platform from which this exciting and stimulating programme will be delivered. You will quickly become integrated within the Eden Project and, in addition to attending the carefully designed taught modules, will have the opportunity to apply and develop a wide range of practical skills by participating in activities in the tropical and Mediterranean biomes, the outdoor garden and nursery crop production facility. As well as benefiting from working alongside Eden’s skilled and specialist horticulturalists, you will also undertake a work placement within another commercial enterprise. In the final year of your study you will undertake a piece of novel research, for which it is encouraged to make full use of the available facilities to explore industry-related issues, that will enhance your CV on successful completion of the course.

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BSc (Hons) Health, Welfare & Social Sciences

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This degree offers an excellent opportunity to increase both your academic skills and your employability. Your second and third years allow you to select optional modules which suit your career aspirations. For example, if you are interested in a career in mental health support you could choose the modules on Psychological Processes and Psychology in Practice. An interest in health promotion could lead you to choose the module in Health Promotion, whereas an interest in developing as a leader could see you choosing the Leadership and Management module. For applicants interested in issues around equality and diversity, there are module choices in Inclusive Practice and Aspects of Rural Life This programme can also be studied as a one year top-up where you will complete Year 3 only. It also develops critical analysis, understanding research methods, problem solving, ITC, professional development, developing your CV and interview techniques and gaining workplace experience. Developing your communication skills, work-related experience and the opportunity to recognise and consider the relationship between the subjects you study in college and your actual working environment is encouraged. Assessment is via essays, reports, presentations, seminars and debates. Support, guidance and preparation for all assessments are embedded in study skills sessions and individual modules. The Professional Practice and the Development Through Work modules require you to undertake 120 hours of placement within the health and care field. The modules are designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop your personal and employability skills.

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HNC Construction and the Built Environment

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme is ideal if you would like to pursue a career in sustainable construction giving you an insight into building surveying, building control, quantity surveying, civil engineering, structural engineering or construction management. This introductory qualification gives you the opportunity to study a focussed selection of traditional and contemporary construction and civil engineering subjects, informed by the needs of industry. It will cover a targeted range of contemporary vocational skills; for example utilising the latest equipment and techniques for surveying, setting out, construction drawing and the sustainable use of building materials; thus enabling you to make an immediate contribution when employed in the construction sector. On completion of the programme you will be more versatile, more employable, multi-skilled and professionally competent in your chosen career. A variety of different teaching styles enables you to learn in an effective manner, ensuring that you have the right knowledge and skills to excel in the workplace. The programme will also equip you with communication, team working and time management skills, making you a more effective student and employee.

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Furniture Design & Making Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This course can change your earning potential and your ability to find work anywhere in the world. The question is what do you want to do? This course will enable you to fit out very high specification interiors in cars, motorhomes, super Yachts, planes or design and fit kitchens, offices, shops or set up your own furniture making business. The course is delivered here at the Camborne campus within the dedicated furniture suite where we have a large maker’s workshop, a design room, a power tool room and a finishing room as well as access to the wood machine/ joinery workshop. Within the workshops you will have practical access to equipment and staff that will enable you to progress your design to completion. You will have time to learn techniques that you can further develop. We are the only furniture provider in Cornwall and one of only a few furniture apprenticeship courses in the UK. We expect our learners to work to very high standards and this is reflected in the fact that one of our learners won Gold at the National World skills UK competition and has recently picked up the apprentice of the year for the Cornwall College Group. So if you want to become an outstanding furniture maker with a fantastic future come and join us.

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HNC Construction and the Built Environment

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme is ideal if you would like to pursue a career in sustainable construction giving you an insight into building surveying, building control, quantity surveying, civil engineering, structural engineering or construction management. This introductory qualification gives you the opportunity to study a focussed selection of traditional and contemporary construction and civil engineering subjects, informed by the needs of industry. It will cover a targeted range of contemporary vocational skills; for example utilising the latest equipment and techniques for surveying, setting out, construction drawing and the sustainable use of building materials; thus enabling you to make an immediate contribution when employed in the construction sector. On completion of the programme you will be more versatile, more employable, multi-skilled and professionally competent in your chosen career. A variety of different teaching styles enables you to learn in an effective manner, ensuring that you have the right knowledge and skills to excel in the workplace. The programme will also equip you with communication, team working and time management skills, making you a more effective student and employee.

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FdSc Surf Science & Technology (Part-time)

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College Newquay


During the programme you will study: the sport of surfing as well as surfing businesses; business planning relating to the surfing industry; event management; environmental science; human exercise science; principles of psychology and coaching; design and manufacture of surf boards; the environment and human impacts on it; the development of surfing culture and history; sport-related media and politics; the geographical and climatic influences on surfing. The programme is based at our main Cornwall College Newquay campus. This is an academic programme and although practical surfing is not part of the course, the location provides plenty of opportunities to surf on some of the best beaches in Europe. So, whilst a healthy interest in some aspect of surfing is helpful, you do not need to be an excellent surfer to apply. The programme benefits from very close links with many of the major players in the surfing world. You will have the chance to design and build your own surfboard, take surf coaching, first aid and beach lifeguard qualifications, review competitions, as well as working in an industry-related environment. There is the possibility of taking an optional field trip to the west coast of France and Spain to explore the implications of human and climatic influences on the environment. . This trip normally lasts ten days, and it gives you the chance to carry out some fieldwork and learn more about beach topography, oceanography and the different aspects of tourism and business related to the surfing industry. During this trip you will experience first-hand some of the best surf locations in Europe. There will be a number of opportunities to engage with industry throughout the programme and also to complete a work placement in an area of your own interest. As Cornwall is the centre of the surfing industry within the UK, Cornwall College is lucky enough to have links with some of the top names from the industry. There are regular guest speakers and lecturers who help to further engage with you about the many different aspects of the surfing sector. Speakers in the past have included Rob Barber, Dave Reed, Tony Butt and Ester Spears.

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HNC Health, Welfare & Social Sciences

Level 4 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme is designed for individuals wishing to study health and social care in the community. It is for one year at Level 4 and is the first year of a foundation or honours degree. The modules studied include Sociological Perspectives, Professional Practice, Developmental Psychological, Safeguarding & Promotion of Welfare, Equality, Diversity & Rights, Health, Welfare & Social Policy. You will be given the opportunity to enhance your knowledge base as the emphasis is on supporting future careers in the health and social care field and for further study. The programme provides a wide range of teaching styles, assessment and work-related learning. As part of your study you will be expected to undertake a minimum of 60 hours work related learning in a voluntary or paid capacity. This should be in a health and social care environment. You will need to have a current Disclosure and Barring Service check in order to undertake this work. The programme is over two days a week for one academic year. Students will benefit from the Health and Social Care department’s excellent links with agencies and organisations that specialise in health and community services and projects.

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Access to Nursing, Health and Social Care

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education. The course is challenging and requires full attendance and absolute commitment to allow you to fully maximise your opportunities; you will have access to a range of support mechanisms to enable you to develop the key academic competencies to contribute towards successful progression. The course runs from September until the end of June/early July. This is a challenging course and it is expected that students will complete a minimum of 15 hours of independent study each week. Students may access college facilities on the days that they are not taught with some evening study available. Please also be advised that most universities require work experience to complement your UCAS application-therefore it is highly recommended that you are working within the health care sector in either a voluntary or paid capacity. Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

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HNC Engineering

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme is ideal if you have completed your A Levels and are looking to progress into the engineering sector, or you are working as an engineering technician and would like to develop your knowledge and skills in the engineering industry. The programme brings together the requirement for technicians to be well versed in engineering principles and also to develop specialist knowledge in an area of their choosing. The programme offers a broad engineering curriculum covering mathematics, engineering science, material science, computer-aided design, manufacturing, automation, control systems and business, plus an option to study specialist modules. Completing this programme will make you more versatile, more knowledgeable, multi-skilled and professionally competent in your chosen career. A variety of different teaching styles enables you to learn effectively, ensuring that you have the right knowledge and skills to excel in the workplace. The programme will also equip you with communication, team working and time management skills, making you a more effective student and employee.

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CIM Professional Certificate In Marketing Level 4: Applied Marketing

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This qualification is designed for anyone with a working knowledge of marketing therefore experience of operational marketing is desirable. This course would also be suitable for you if you have accrued extensive experience in marketing practice but have no formal related qualifications. You will undertake three modules including: Applied Marketing: In this module, you will learn about the role of marketing in the organisation and the key concepts that underpin the activities of the marketer. You will explore the marketing environment, customer behaviour in the digital age, market research and the marketing planning process. This will include the marketing mix and a tactical planning framework to aid marketing effectiveness. Digital Marketing Techniques: This module focuses on the importance of the ever-evolving, dynamic digital landscape. You will develop skills to improve digital marketing performance and explore the challenges and opportunities within the digital environment. You will also use a range of tools to plan how to enhance an organisation’s effectiveness in the digital age. Planning Campaigns : This module gives you the knowledge and skills to plan and implement successful campaigns that deliver real results for an organisation. You will learn the campaign planning process including how to analyse an organisation’s current position. You will also learn how to set campaign objectives, implement a campaign then measure and evaluate its success to aid continuous improvement in the fast-changing world of marketing.

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Stone Therapy Massage

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This is a part time course in Stone Therapy Massage. It is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of massage including the skills of using hot and cold stones to massage. To carry out this unit the learner will also cover health, safety and hygiene procedures. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in providing massage treatments to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to provide your own services for clients

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BSc (Hons) Computing Technologies

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


The programme is designed as a one year top-up to the FdSc Computing, Networking & Software Development programme offered at Cornwall College or an equivalent FdSc. It offers development and in depth study in the field of evolving computing technologies and also gives you the opportunity to further your specialisation in either the field of networking or software development. The preparation of study for vendor certifications alongside the academic qualification ensures you will meet the needs of industry. You will study an individual 40-credit project module, together with a common core of 60 credits. These include E-Business for the Entrepreneur, Digital Forensics and Agile Methods. There are a further 20 credits of electives for you to choose, from either the Networking route, studying Advanced Networking, or the Software Development route, studying Advanced Object Oriented Programming. Programme content is informed by and supported by national and local industry. Study will be through formal lectures, tutor led seminars, blended learning and self-directed research and study. There will be practical workshops in computer suites and in the Cisco Networking Lab.

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FdSc Engineering

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme prepares you for a career in a variety of engineering disciplines and develops the concepts, knowledge, skills and techniques required for today’s competitive and dynamic engineering industry. The programme consists of core modules and a series of optional modules, allowing you to focus your learning in areas of interest. Modules of study in the fields of mechanical, electrical, design, production, marine and control engineering, are included to allow for a wide range of possible career goals. The modules have been written with the aid of industry to ensure that the content meets industry needs; they include current best practice and insight into the changing face of engineering technology. You will have a series of structured lectures, project-based practical activities and industrial visits to help inform and develop your learning. These activities will increase your ability to solve engineering problems, develop your project management skills and help you gain an understanding of the role of engineering in the modern technological world. All modules will consider the modern world of engineering and will contextualise material to reflect on engineering practice. It is suggested that you undertake around 150 hours of work experience in an engineering field to support your learning. We will help you to find an appropriate placement if you are unable to find your own.

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Fast Track Gym Instructor YMCA

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This qualification is specifically for learners who are aspiring to progress to an exciting and highly rewarding career as a Gym Instructor on an employed or self-employed basis. This qualification is mapped directly to The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) professional standards for a Gym Instructor, and is your first step towards a career as a Fitness Instructor in just 12 weeks! This course combines elements of both practical and theoretical learning where you will have the opportunity to apply the theory of gym instructing in our on-campus, fully equipped gym. Our industry-experienced lecturers are all fully qualified and practicing professionals themselves and will guide you every step of the way, enabling you to progress towards a career as a Gym Instructor. You’ll be learning everything industry requires from designing bespoke programme cards to developing skills when instructing on a variety of pieces of equipment in our fully equipped college gym. You will cover everything that makes up a session including warm ups through to the use of cardiovascular and resistance machines as well as free weight and body weight exercises. In essence, you’ll be developing all of the essential skills you need to start your journey towards a career as a Gym Instructor. If you want to work in the fitness industry as a Gym Instructor, our fast track course is for you. Taking place over a 12-week period you will study the elements required to be able to plan and deliver gym-based sessions to clients within a gym or health club facility. Our highly-skilled and motivated staff have a wealth of industry and are here to give you the very best start to your career as a Gym Instructor.

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BA (Hons) Children, Schools and Families

Level 6 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This 1 year top up programme builds on your knowledge of working with children and young people across the workforce and will further develop your understanding of the broad range of provision available in the UK and elsewhere. You will examine a range of services, systems, working practices and policies relating to children, schools and families and will cover subject areas such as sociology, psychology, philosophy and education. The programme will prepare you for working with children and young people by integrating theory and practice in preparation for a rewarding career. The assessment opportunities embedded within the modules provide the ability for you to shape your own programme of study to meet your individual interests. The programme is offered either on a full-time basis over one year, or part-time over two years. This provides the choice for you to focus full-time on your studies or to continue to work and study by taking advantage of the flexibility of part-time provision. The degree provides the opportunity to not only up-skill to degree level, but also to develop your knowledge in areas of professional and personal interest. The programme is suited to existing practitioners in the children and young people’s workforce, along with new foundation degree graduates just beginning their career in this sector.

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BA (Hons) Children, Schools and Families

Level 6 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This 1 year top up programme builds on your knowledge of working with children and young people across the workforce and will further develop your understanding of the broad range of provision available in the UK and elsewhere. You will examine a range of services, systems, working practices and policies relating to children, schools and families and will cover subject areas such as sociology, psychology, philosophy and education. The programme will prepare you for working with children and young people by integrating theory and practice in preparation for a rewarding career. The assessment opportunities embedded within the modules provide the ability for you to shape your own programme of study to meet your individual interests. The programme is offered either on a full-time basis over one year, or part-time over two years. This provides the choice for you to focus full-time on your studies or to continue to work and study by taking advantage of the flexibility of part-time provision. The degree provides the opportunity to not only up-skill to degree level, but also to develop your knowledge in areas of professional and personal interest. The programme is suited to existing practitioners in the children and young people’s workforce, along with new foundation degree graduates just beginning their career in this sector.

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Art & Design CAVA Access To HE Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you are a creative person? Have you been thinking about returning to education, to study for a degree in art and design, but don’t feel that you are quite ready? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this is the course for you! The Access courses are designed to support mature learners (19+) so that they can progress confidently onto a degree at the end of the year. You will be supported with that application through UCAS. This course is just one year of study, so it is intense and fast paced, but at the same time it will introduce you to an exciting range of creative skills and ideas. As it is only one year, learners are expected to spend between 5-8 hours home study a week. In the first two terms you will have an introduction to: 2D skills, mixed media, colour theory, print, photography, graphic design, textiles, life drawing, 3D skills and ceramics. These will be taught by specialist staff mainly through a series of practical workshops. You will also develop your research, writing, and other study skills through the theory units; all of which are designed to prepare you for study in Higher Education. In the third term you will be able to write your own brief and display the work in our end of year exhibition. You will have your own generous studio space for the duration of the course, where you can create and display your work. In addition you will be able to use the dedicated workshops for Photography, Print, 3D and Ceramics. This level 3 qualification is all about engaging, supporting and developing your skills and ideas, to enable you to gain the confidence to progress onto a creative arts degree.

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Access to Nursing, Health and Social Care

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education. The course is challenging and requires full attendance and absolute commitment to allow you to fully maximise your opportunities; you will have access to a range of support mechanisms to enable you to develop the key academic competencies to contribute towards successful progression. The course runs from September until the end of June/early July. If you choose to study this Access course at our Saltash campus, you'll be expected to attend 2 days per week. The course may also run from Saltash 2 evenings and 1 full day per week (subject to course numbers). This is a challenging course and it is expected that students will complete a minimum of 15 hours of independent study each week. Students may access college facilities on the days that they are not taught with some evening study available. Please also be advised that most universities require work experience to complement your UCAS application-therefore it is highly recommended that you are working within the health care sector in either a voluntary or paid capacity. Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

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RHS Certificate In The Principles Of Plant Growth, Propagation & Development

Level 2 • Part-time • Bicton College, RHS Garden Rosemoor


This is a theory based course focusing on plant growth, propagation and development. This course is available at Bicton College and Rosemoor, North Devon.

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HNC Engineering

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme is ideal if you have completed your A Levels and are looking to progress into the engineering sector, or you are working as an engineering technician and would like to develop your knowledge and skills in the engineering industry. The programme brings together the requirement for technicians to be well versed in engineering principles and also to develop specialist knowledge in an area of their choosing. The programme offers a broad engineering curriculum covering mathematics, engineering science, material science, computer-aided design, manufacturing, automation, control systems and business, plus an option to study specialist modules. Completing this programme will make you more versatile, more knowledgeable, multi-skilled and professionally competent in your chosen career. A variety of different teaching styles enables you to learn effectively, ensuring that you have the right knowledge and skills to excel in the workplace. The programme will also equip you with communication, team working and time management skills, making you a more effective student and employee.

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RHS Advanced Certificate In Practical Horticulture

Level 3 • Part-time • Duchy College Rosewarne


A practical-based qualification to improve the horticultural skills needed for career development to supervisory or management roles, or to further develop your interest. This course is ideal if you are self employed within horticulture and would like a formal qualification.

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CIM Professional Certificate In Marketing Level 4: Applied Marketing

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This qualification is designed for anyone with a working knowledge of marketing therefore experience of operational marketing is desirable. This course would also be suitable for you if you have accrued extensive experience in marketing practice but have no formal related qualifications. You will undertake three modules including: Applied Marketing: In this module, you will learn about the role of marketing in the organisation and the key concepts that underpin the activities of the marketer. You will explore the marketing environment, customer behaviour in the digital age, market research and the marketing planning process. This will include the marketing mix and a tactical planning framework to aid marketing effectiveness. Digital Marketing Techniques: This module focuses on the importance of the ever-evolving, dynamic digital landscape. You will develop skills to improve digital marketing performance and explore the challenges and opportunities within the digital environment. You will also use a range of tools to plan how to enhance an organisation’s effectiveness in the digital age. Planning Campaigns : This module gives you the knowledge and skills to plan and implement successful campaigns that deliver real results for an organisation. You will learn the campaign planning process including how to analyse an organisation’s current position. You will also learn how to set campaign objectives, implement a campaign then measure and evaluate its success to aid continuous improvement in the fast-changing world

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Stone Therapy Massage

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This is a part time course in Stone Therapy Massage. It is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of massage including the skills of using hot and cold stones to massage. To carry out this unit the learner will also cover health, safety and hygiene procedures. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in providing massage treatments to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to provide your own services for clients.

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BSc (Hons) Computing Technologies

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


The programme is designed as a one year top-up to the FdSc Computing, Networking & Software Development programme offered at Cornwall College or an equivalent FdSc. It offers development and in depth study in the field of evolving computing technologies and also gives you the opportunity to further your specialisation in either the field of networking or software development. The preparation of study for vendor certifications alongside the academic qualification ensures you will meet the needs of industry. You will study an individual 40-credit project module, together with a common core of 60 credits. These include E-Business for the Entrepreneur, Digital Forensics and Agile Methods. There are a further 20 credits of electives for you to choose, from either the Networking route, studying Advanced Networking, or the Software Development route, studying Advanced Object Oriented Programming. Programme content is informed by and supported by national and local industry. Study will be through formal lectures, tutor led seminars, blended learning and self-directed research and study. There will be practical workshops in computer suites and in the Cisco Networking Lab.

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RHS Advanced Certificate In Practical Horticulture

Level 3 • Part-time • Bicton College, RHS Garden Rosemoor


A practical-based qualification to improve the horticultural skills needed for career development to supervisory or management roles, or to further develop your interest. This course is ideal if you are self employed within horticulture and would like a formal qualification. This course is also offered at Rosemoor in North Devon.

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FdSc Engineering

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme prepares you for a career in a variety of engineering disciplines and develops the concepts, knowledge, skills and techniques required for today’s competitive and dynamic engineering industry. The programme consists of core modules and a series of optional modules, allowing you to focus your learning in areas of interest. Modules of study in the fields of mechanical, electrical, design, production, marine and control engineering, are included to allow for a wide range of possible career goals. The modules have been written with the aid of industry to ensure that the content meets industry needs; they include current best practice and insight into the changing face of engineering technology. You will have a series of structured lectures, project-based practical activities and industrial visits to help inform and develop your learning. These activities will increase your ability to solve engineering problems, develop your project management skills and help you gain an understanding of the role of engineering in the modern technological world. All modules will consider the modern world of engineering and will contextualise material to reflect on engineering practice. It is suggested that you undertake around 150 hours of work experience in an engineering field to support your learning. We will help you to find an appropriate placement if you are unable to find your own.

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Fast Track Gym Instructor YMCA

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This qualification is specifically for learners who are aspiring to progress to an exciting and highly rewarding career as a Gym Instructor on an employed or self-employed basis. This qualification is mapped directly to The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) professional standards for a Gym Instructor, and is your first step towards a career as a Fitness Instructor in just 12 weeks! This course combines elements of both practical and theoretical learning where you will have the opportunity to apply the theory of gym instructing in our on-campus, fully equipped gym. Our industry-experienced lecturers are all fully qualified and practicing professionals themselves and will guide you every step of the way, enabling you to progress towards a career as a Gym Instructor. You’ll be learning everything industry requires from designing bespoke programme cards to developing skills when instructing on a variety of pieces of equipment in our fully equipped college gym. You will cover everything that makes up a session including warm ups through to the use of cardiovascular and resistance machines as well as free weight and body weight exercises. In essence, you’ll be developing all of the essential skills you need to start your journey towards a career as a Gym Instructor. If you want to work in the fitness industry as a Gym Instructor, our fast track course is for you. Taking place over a 12-week period you will study the elements required to be able to plan and deliver gym-based sessions to clients within a gym or health club facility. Our highly-skilled and motivated staff have a wealth of industry and are here to give you the very best start to your career as a Gym Instructor.

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RHS Certificate In The Principles Of Plant Growth, Propagation & Development

Level 2 • Part-time • Duchy College Rosewarne


This is a theory based course focusing on plant growth, propagation and development.

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ACS Gas Training & Qualifications: Cookers (CKR1)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


We provide full training and assessment for a wide range of ACS Gas Qualifications. You may also undertake a refresher course or introductory training prior to assessment if needed in our state-of-the-art training facilities at Cornwall College Camborne. Training is not a prerequisite to assessment however and you may just apply for the assessment and certificate elements of these qualifications.

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Junior Tractor Driving

No Qualification • Part-time • Bicton College


Do you know a 13 – 15 year old who would like to learn how to operate a tractor? This course covers health and safety awareness, basic maintenance, tractor driving and maneuvering, attaching and detaching implements, reversing and rules and regulations.

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Award in Horse Care

Level 1 • Part-time • Bicton College


Our Level 1 Practical Horse Skills for Adult Learners (19+) course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to turn your passion into a career. You will: • Develop your practical horse care skills • Learn how to work safely, effectively and efficiently in the equine workplace • Gain confidence in applying for roles within the industry The course provides the students with an insight on how to care for horses: this will include basic horse-care skills such as grooming, feeding and rugging, and day-to-day care of the horse. This course runs for 20 weeks on Wednesdays - 9:30am to 12.30pm - from 12th January 2022 *Please note - those in receipt of JSA, ESA or Universal Credit benefits may be elibible for free tuition - please contact us for further details/ to check eligibility

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Saturday Skills - Introduction to Woodworking Skills

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This introduction course is best suited anyone that is new to working with wood. The course covers the basics of woodworking and will give you the best start to create simple wood joints to a good standard. On completion of the 'Introduction to Woodworking Skills' you will be able to construct fundamental wood joints.

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YMCA Award In Instructing Kettlebell Training Sessions

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This qualification is specifically for learners holding a Level 2 qualification in Gym Instruction or equivalent or Level 3 Personal Trainers who are aspiring to acquire the additional knowledge and competencies required to plan and deliver safe and effective kettlebell exercises and training sessions. This course will develop your career on an employed or self-employed basis, and will allow you to add kettlebell exercises to your client’s workouts in just two-days! This qualification is endorsed by The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). This course combines elements of both practical and theoretical learning where you will have the opportunity to apply the theory of kettlebell training in our on-campus sports hall, fully equipped gym and outdoor kettlebell training on one of our many green outdoor areas or 3G pitch. Our industry-experienced lecturers are all fully qualified and practicing professionals themselves and will guide you every step of the way, enabling you to deliver quality kettlebell training exercises within your classes or PT sessions. You’ll be learning everything industry requires. In essence, you’ll be developing all of the essential skills you need to become a Kettlebell Training Instructor. Our highly-skilled and motivated staff have a wealth of knowledge and experience and are here to give you the very best advice and guidance.

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ATV Operations NPTC

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


During this course you will receive training to aid you through the NPTC ATV Certificate. The course covers Health and Safety, pre-use checks, operation over a range of terrain and use of a trailer. This course is perfect for beginners or experienced users requiring the certificate of competence.

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FdA Child & Family Studies

Level 5 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This new course will be of interest to those already working or volunteering in the sector who wish to expand their knowledge and increase their employment opportunities. It will allow working or volunteering practitioners to learn the theory and strategies of interacting, caring, educating and supporting children, young people and their families in a variety of roles. With a rapidly developing sector, this programme will allow those engaging with a wide range of multi-disciplinary teams to enhance their knowledge, understanding, skills and career opportunities. Opportunities to explore concepts, current issues impacting practice, effective strategies and key ways of working will be offered, throughout. Along with 120 hours in work placement (paid or voluntary), the lectures will provide the conduit to learn the theory which can then be applied to practice. Throughout the course there are opportunities to reflect on practice, try new strategies and focus on new-found practical skills.

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Practical Horticulture - City & Guilds Level 1

Level 1 • Part-time • Offsite


This course is run at CROP Gardens, Plymouth, a horticultural site managed by Livewell. This is an accredited course focussing upon the fundamental practical skills in horticulture, you will be able to learn skills such as planting out, preparing ground, pruning, using a mower, maintaining turf or constructing a path. There are various plots and poly-tunnels and you will have the opportunity to plant, propagate and grow a variety of plants and produce. Your Road to Wellbeing courses are relaxed and informal, enabling you to improve your wellbeing and mental health whilst building your self-confidence and a great way to make friends. Our courses run one day per week, over 10 to 13 weeks per term. This is a one year course starting in September each year. An award, certificate or diploma in Practical Horticulture Skills is for young people (16+) and adults getting started in the horticulture industry. You don't need any previous experience or a current work placement.

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Lash Lift Workshop

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Professional one day Lash lifting course. You will learn about the new products and techniques used which make eyelashes appear longer, thicker and curlier. You will learn about and complete practical work and assessment to achieve the safe application of lash lifting.

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Lash Lift Workshop

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Professional one day Lash lifting course. You will learn about the new products and techniques used which make eyelashes appear longer, thicker and curlier. You will learn about and complete practical work and assessment to achieve the safe application of lash lifting.

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Introduction to Barista

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Take a trip into the barista culture learning the basics of coffee making from setting the machine to serve the perfect espresso shot, heating the milk to mastering latte art. This course will run from 09:00 to 15:30 and there will be a £8 fee for materials

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RHS Certificate In Practical Horticulture

Level 1 • Part-time • Duchy College Rosewarne


This course provides an introduction to a range of essential horticultural skills. It provides an excellent foundation for further study within horticulture.

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RHS Certificate In The Principles Of Garden Planning, Establishment And Maintenance

Level 2 • Part-time • Duchy College Rosewarne


This course is a theory-based qualification to develop the essential skills needed to work in horticulture or to further develop your interest.

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Cornish Sea Food Cookery

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Learn how to prepare, cook and finish local Cornish Fish & Shellfish dishes.

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Oxy-Fuel Gas Competence Training & Inspection

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This mainly practical course focuses on the essential knowledge and skills required when operating Oxy-Fuel Gas Equipment. This training enables the candidate to comply with legal obligations and current codes of practice. This course is for those individuals that use compressed gases for welding, cutting and similar processes. Oxy/Fuel equipment should only be used by those who have had adequate training. Upon meeting the criteria, after attending this course you will be able to operate Oxy-Fuel gas equipment safely and competently.

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Intermediate Agricultural Welding Skills

No Qualification • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This course is suitable for anyone aged 16+ who has previously used a Manual Metal Arc (MMA) (arc) welder or has attended an agricultural welding for beginner’s course previously.

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Understanding Autism NCFE Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


The objective of this qualification is to help learners to progress within employment in a variety of sectors, and in a number of job roles where an understanding of autism and knowledge of how to support people with autism is required. This qualification aims to develop learners’ understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism. The course will cover the person-centred approach and influence of positive communication methods, how to support positive behaviour and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.

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Welding Courses (Including MIG, MAGS, MMA, TIG, Oxy-Fuel Gas, Gas Cutting & Fabrication)

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


A variety of courses to gain an understanding of MIG welding, MMA and fabrication. For further information on all of these courses, please contact our customer service team or register your interest below.

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CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


The Level 3 qualification, which leads to CIPD foundation-membership, includes four core-units designed to provide a solid grounding in the 'people profession'. The primary purpose of this qualification is to develop learners’ knowledge and skills to build their expertise in an human resource, or learning and development role, inspiring them to undertake tactical tasks that deliver value. Learners will build their confidence and knowledge - aimed at being able to contribute to immediate colleagues, customers and the organisation; supporting change and driving impact, to create immediate, and short-term, value. They will gather information to use in their role and use this to understand their work, organisation and profession more deeply. This can then be applied to the world of work as well as being used as a vehicle to start their journey to CIPD membership at the appropriate level to complement career and professional development.

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Personal Licence Holders Award

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Under the Licensing Act 2003, anyone authorising the retail sale of alcohol must hold a personal licence. In order to qualify for a personal licence, an applicant must hold a licensing qualification which is: Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) accredited, and Government approved. This course is available at Cornwall College St Austell and Camborne throughout the year, please contact us for further information.

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A Parent/Guardian's Guide To GCSE Maths Success

No Qualification • Full-time • Falmouth Marine School


Achieving in GCSE Maths can be life-changing, and will certainly improve employment opportunities. At Cornwall College we are delighted by how well our learners have adapted to remote teaching owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and are now prepared to ensure every learner reaches their full potential at this extraordinary time.

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A Parent/Guardian's Guide To GCSE English Success

No Qualification • Full-time • Falmouth Marine School


Achieving in GCSE English can be life-changing and will certainly improve employment opportunities. At Cornwall College we are delighted by how well our learners have adapted to remote teaching owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and are now prepared to ensure every learner reaches their full potential at this extraordinary time.

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Marine Outboard Motor Maintainance

Professional Qualification • Part-time • Falmouth Marine School


This 4 day course is designed to introduce people into basic maintenance and servicing of outboard engines from 4hp to 70hp 2 stroke and 4 stroke. This practical course will enable the individual to complete all the checks and service requirements for an outboard motor It will also enable you to understand and