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Business Management HNC
Degree-level 4 1st Sept 2024 1 Year

The HNC/D offers a cost-effective opportunity for the learner to study locally for two years before moving on to university to complete a top up year and fully achieve a Degree in Business. We are proud to build confidence, develop academic study skills in small groups and deliver exceptional results.

Children, Schools & Families BA (Hons) Top-Up
Degree-level 6 1st Sept 2024 1 Year

The BA (Hons) Children, Schools and Families allows you to 'top-up' your Foundation Degree (Level 5) to a full BA Hons Degree (Level 6). The course looks at children in a broad context and prepares you for a professional career within the children and young people's workforce.

Children, Young People & their Services Foundation Degree
Degree-level 5 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

The Foundation Degree in Children, Young People and their Services offers an exciting pathway for developing a career with children and young people, including primary teaching and social work. The programme focuses on working with children from 0-18 years, in both education and social care settings.

Electrical Engineering HNC
Degree-level 4 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

Professional engineers are at the forefront of developing new ideas in an ever changing world and are highly valued within industry. They form the backbone of research and development in their respective fields, as well as being inspiring leaders of teams and projects.

Marine Biology & Rehabilitation
Degree-level 5 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

As part of an academic collaborative partnership with The University of Cumbria, this new Foundation Degree provides an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of Marine Biology and Rehabilitation. The course is based at Kendal College, which has onsite facilities for wildlife rescue, triage, veterinary treatment and rehabilitation, as well as aquatics resources, as part of Kendal College Animal Rescue Centre.

Mechanical Engineering HNC
Degree-level 4 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

Professional engineers are at the forefront of developing new ideas in an ever changing world and are highly valued within industry. They form the backbone of research and development in their respective fields, as well as being inspiring leaders of teams and projects.

Outdoor Adventure HNC/D
Degree-level 4 1st Sept 2024 1 Year

This Course is the perfect choice to build the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career within the outdoor industry. Located on the fringe of the Lake District National Park, there is a strong emphasis on developing practical skills with the added opportunity to complete up to 3 NGB training or assessment courses.

Wildlife Conservation & Rehabilitation
Degree-level 5 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

As part of an academic collaborative partnership with The University of Cumbria, this Foundation Degree provides an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of wildlife rescue, rehabilitation, conservation strategies and management. The course is based at Kendal College, which has onsite facilities for wildlife rescue, triage, veterinary treatment and rehabilitation, as part of Kendal College Animal Rescue Centre.

Awareness of Mental Health Problems
Distance Learning 2 2nd Mar 2024 12 Weeks

A great way to develop knowledge and understanding of mental health conditions, via a distance learning platform.

Common Health Conditions
Distance Learning 2 2nd Mar 2024 12 Weeks

This qualification aims to develop the learner's knowledge and understanding of:

- Various common health conditions
- Monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions

Falls Prevention Awareness
Distance Learning 2 2nd Mar 2024 12 Weeks

This is a great way to increase awareness and understanding of falls and their prevention which will allow learners to progress into, or within, employment in healthcare or social care settings.

Mentoring
Distance Learning 2 2nd Mar 2024 8 Weeks

This qualification provides those involved with mentoring or preparing to mentor those in a training role, including apprentices. The qualification will develop an understanding of the role of a mentor and an awareness of the skills needed to become an effective mentor to apprentices in their workplace.

Principles of Dementia Care
Distance Learning 2 2nd Mar 2024 12 Weeks

This qualification develops an essential understanding of caring for people with dementia, and covers the benefits of positive communication, use of medication and importance of highly individualised, person-centred care.

Principles of End of Life Care
Distance Learning 2 2nd Mar 2024 12 Weeks

This qualification aims to develop the learner's knowledge and understanding of how to work in end of life care and the support needed to manage pain and discomfort. Also, how dementia impacts on end of life care and the role of the care worker in time of death whilst understanding the loss and grief process.

Principles of Team Leading
Distance Learning 2 2nd Mar 2024 12 Weeks

If you are interested in studying leadership, this course will develop your knowledge and understanding of how to successfully lead a team. You will develop knowledge of the principles of team leading and the general workings of a business as well as how important it is for a team leader to successfully communicate with a range of stakeholders.

Understanding Autism
Distance Learning 2 2nd Mar 2024 12 Weeks

This qualification aims to develop learners' understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism - covering 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.

Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
Distance Learning 2 2nd Mar 2024 12 Weeks

Designed to increase your awareness and understanding of behaviour that challenges and its effects.

Understanding Children & Young People's Mental Health
Distance Learning 2 2nd Mar 2024 12 Weeks

A great way to develop knowledge and understanding of children and young people's mental health via a distance learning platform.

Understanding Mental Health First Aid & Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace
Distance Learning 2 2nd Mar 2024 12 Weeks

The purpose of this qualification is to give learners the skills to support colleagues with mental health problems. These skills will be gained by increasing the learner's knowledge and understanding of mental health conditions and the principles of mental health first aid and how this can be implemented in the workplace.

Understanding Safeguarding & Prevent
Distance Learning 2 2nd Mar 2024 12 Weeks

A great opportunity to learn about the safeguarding needs and legislative requirements for children and young people including the risks of radicalisation and the Prevent Strategy.

Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health & Social Care
Distance Learning 2 2nd Mar 2024 12 Weeks

This qualification is designed for learners wishing to develop their understanding of the safe handling of medicines. They may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progress to further qualifications, or learners who wish to study this programme in order to complement other studies.

A-Levels (Full-Time)
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

Our A-Level students have progressed on to a variety of Russell Group Universities, full-time employment and higher-level apprenticeships. We also have experience of preparing students for Oxbridge applications.

Access to HE: Business
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

The Access to HE Diploma in Business Studies is a one year course to prepare learners for university. This course is aimed at those who may not have traditional level 3 qualifications that would be used as entry criteria for university. This qualification provides you with the appropriate knowledge, and skills that would be required for higher education and allows you to develop to reach the academic level that would be required.

Access to HE: Health & Human Sciences
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course offers progression onto higher education degree level courses and a change to your career and prospects. You could progress to courses in nursing (all branches), midwifery, physiotherapy, radiography, paramedic science, social work and occupational therapy, along with many other professions within the Health and Social Care sector.

Access to HE: Humanities & Social Science
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course offers progression onto degree-level courses and a change to your career and prospects. You could progress to degree course both at university or Distant learning and also higher education apprenticeships. You need to be at least 19 years of age to study on this course.

Access to HE: Policing & Criminology
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

It is never too late for a change in direction. Are you interested in criminology or a career in the police force?

Access to HE: Sciences
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course offers progression onto higher education degree level courses and a chance to change your career and prospects. You could progress to courses in, for example, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Pharmacy, Radiography, Biomedical Sciences and a range of related degrees.

Agriculture, Land Management & Production T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

This course combines academic knowledge with meaningful work placements within the agriculture sector. During the 2-year programme, students will learn the core knowledge and skills needed for entry to various agriculture, land management and production occupations.

Animal Care
Full-time 1 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This BTEC Level 1 is designed to give an introductory overview to some of the key principles, knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to the animal care sector.

Animal Care
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course is intended for anyone who would like to develop a career working with animals. Highly qualified and experienced veterinary, teaching and technical staff support students to achieve this qualification.

Animal Management T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

This course is intended for anyone who would like to develop a career working with animals and supports access to careers in the animal management sector. It is primarily for learners who are intending to gain employment directly, or progress to an apprenticeship or a higher-level animal management qualification e.g. degree. Highly qualified and experienced veterinary, technical and teaching staff support students to achieve this qualification.

Art & Design
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

This is a creative two-year course that allows you to discover a wide range of visual arts media. The course develops your creativity, developing your idea generation skills along with practical and technical workshops. Your experience will be rich, diverse and challenging. Learners develop knowledge, understanding and skills required by the art and design sector, including essential employability skills, and apply them in real work contexts.

Art & Design
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

The Level 2 UAL Diploma in Art and Design has been designed as an introductory programme that will help you to develop practical skills in Art and Design. You will develop your research skills, your personal confidence, and learn about progression opportunities in the Art and Design industries. There will be opportunities to learn skills within drawing, 2D design, printmaking, photography, textiles, sculpture, 3D design and digital media. You will have access to a wide range of workshops from 3D, printmaking, photography, fashion & textiles as well as a variety of apple mac suites.

Art & Design A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

Art & Design at A-Level provides students with the opportunity to learn and develop a range of skills in relation to drawing, painting, sculpture and mixed media. This is taught initially through a six-week induction period at the beginning of the first year, and then through personal responses to unit themes and externally set assignments provided by the exam board.

Art & Design Foundation
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This pre-degree course prepares you to apply with confidence for a place on any Art and Design BA (Hons) degree course. This is an intensive, creative course that promotes and stimulates inventive and experimental analysis of the arts. Our goal is to provide the creative groundwork on which you can base the rest of your professional life. Your experience will be rich, diverse and challenging. Learners develop knowledge, understanding and skills required by the sector, including essential employability skills, and apply them in real work contexts. Students will regularly work with outside businesses on live projects and exhibit in external venues.

Bakery
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course will appeal to those who are serious about a career within the patisserie or bakery sector. The course will comprise of mainly practical aspects in both the bakery and patisserie kitchen with some theory. Work experience, directed study and on-line learning will also be given.

Barbering
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course is suitable for complete beginners, or for hairdressers who are looking to expand their skills. This is a nationally recognised qualification, and will prepare you to be work ready for a barbershop.

Beauty Therapy
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

This course will give you the qualifications and experience necessary to enter the field of beauty therapy and go on to work in beauty salons, spas, as a sales representative, on cruise ships, in health centres, or even start your own business.

You will work alongside enthusiastic and experienced staff and use up-to-date facilities and equipment. The department runs a variety of trips throughout the year, for example, an overseas spa trip. Students also have the opportunity to compete in WorldSkills competitions.

Beauty Therapy
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course will give you the qualifications and experience necessary to enter the field of beauty therapy and go on to work in beauty salons, spas, as a sales representative, on cruise ships, in health centres, or even start your own business.

You will work alongside enthusiastic and experienced staff and use up-to-date facilities and equipment. The department runs a variety of trips throughout the year, for example, an overseas spa trip. Students also have the opportunity to compete in WorldSkills competitions.

Biology A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

Biology can be described as the science of life. It includes the study of living organisms including Humans, Animals and Plants. It is a broad subject, covering a wide variety of topics, ranging from understanding sub-atomic particles such as electrons, through to ecology and conservation biology. There is something of interest to everyone with many links between topics and different subjects.

Business
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

If you are inspired to explore a career in Business then this introduction to Business course will give you an excellent base on which to develop skills in areas such as business presentation skills, personal and business organisational skills, experience of work, personal communication skills and team working skills. You will also take part in planning and running a project to gain real-life experience as you learn. The learning programme usually takes place over 3 days per week and will include the opportunity to study Maths and English to further add to your skills and qualifications.

Business A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

A-Level Business will demonstrate the interrelated nature of Business using different business models, theories and techniques to support analysis of the modern business environment, issues and situations that impact on business.

Carpentry & Joinery
Full-time 1 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course will offer you an excellent foundation in carpentry and joinery and the building industry and will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to progress on to the Level 2 carpentry and joinery course. Skills gained on the course can be transferable to other trade areas include: measuring and application of number, problem solving skills and communicating with different people within a working environment. The Construction department regularly competes in the construction skills competition with some very promising wins and most recently a national finalist. The facilities are state of the art and the teaching staffs have a combined knowledge of nearly 50 years in the local area ranging from site and bench joinery to boat building!

Chemistry A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

Chemists investigate the properties and reactions of different substances so they can create new substances. Chemistry is the creation of new things. The course covers inorganic, organic and physical chemistry in order to give students. The subject knowledge develops on existing concepts from KS4 and brings a breadth of knowledge across the subject to give an excellent grounding in chemistry.

Computer Science A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

Computer Science is about understanding computer systems and networks at a deep level.Computer Science aspects of theory and experimentation are drawn from Maths and Science respectively, and it is an excellent supplementary A-Level for a range of subjects.

Construction Skills
Full-time 1 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

These qualifications are for those wishing to gain some understanding and some practical experience of the variety of trades in the Construction industry. This course will offer you an excellent foundation in a variety of general construction subjects, such as carpentry and joinery, plumbing, electrical and brickwork. You will cover the theory behind trades as well as practical skills. Following successful completion of the course and subject to entry requirements, you should be able to progress and specialise in the trade of your choice on a course at a higher level.

Content Creation & Production T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

You will study a range of practical and classroom-based technical and creative media. Besides gaining insight into cameras, location filming, lighting and sound, you will also learn about your place within a thriving media economy.

Criminology (Combined Programme)
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This qualification can only be studied alongside A-Levels.

The course is designed to support learners progressing to university. It has been designed to offer exciting and engaging experiences that focus learning through applied learning, i.e., acquiring knowledge and understanding in purposeful contexts linked to the criminal justice system.

Design & Development for Engineering & Manufacturing (Electrical) T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

This course combines the fundamental engineering knowledge you require to succeed in a multitude of engineering roles, alongside a work placement and practical skills program developed in tandem with local employers to ensure you have the experience to get ahead in the engineering world. Learners applying for the Engineering T-Levels (whether it is Mechanical or Electrical) have the option specialise in either of these routes in the second year.

Design & Development for Engineering & Manufacturing (Mechanical) T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

This course combines the fundamental engineering knowledge you require to succeed in a multitude of engineering roles, alongside a work placement and practical skills program developed in tandem with local employers to ensure you have the experience to get ahead in the engineering world. Learners applying for the Engineering T-Levels (whether it is Mechanical or Electrical) have the option specialise in either of these routes in the second year.

Economics A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

A-Level Economics will give you the opportunity to examine a range of topics such as economic performance, market failure, income distribution and understanding the UK and global economy.

Education & Early Years
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This one year T-Level transition course is designed as a progression route to the T-Level in Education and Childcare.

Education & Early Years T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

T-Levels are a high-quality, work-focused alternative to A-Levels for young people after completing their GCSEs. T-Levels are one of the main routes for a young person to enter the education and care sector.

Electrical Installations
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to solve practical problems of an electrical nature. Electrical installation is an interesting and popular career, with skilled tradesman in high demand. Our tutors are highly qualified with relevant industry and teaching experience. The facilities and equipment are representative of what is used in domestic, commercial and industrial settings.

Electrical Installations
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to solve practical problems of an electrical nature in addition students will gain team work, communication, dexterity and time management skills and gain an awareness of health and safety regulations. Electrical installation is an interesting and popular career, with skilled tradesman in high demand.

Engineering Technology
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

Do you enjoy looking at machines, structures, technology, gadgets, and wonder how they are made? Did you enjoy making things at school? Do you want to a job where your practical skills are put to use?

Our Level 2 Engineering Technology course focuses on engineering workshop techniques and procedures - using lathes, mills, drills, and hand fitting, for example. Modern engineering requires good computer skills, so our course covers this too.

Engineering, Manufacturing, Processing & Control T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

This course combines the fundamental engineering knowledge you require to succeed in a multitude of engineering roles, alongside a work placement and practical skills program developed in tandem with local employers to ensure you have the experience to get ahead in the engineering world.

English Language A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

Studying A-Level English Language allows you to become a skilled communicator and opens the door to a range of diverse careers. By studying a range of texts and theory you will learn about the link between language and social factors such as gender, age and occupation and language and power in society.

English Literature A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

English Literature offers students the opportunity to critically discuss and analyse some of the most important literary works throughout history. The course provides scope to investigate the way literature has been shaped by elements of theory, context and criticism, including Feminism, Marxism and Post-colonialism.

Environmental Science A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

Studying Environmental Science will give you a clear understanding of how closely our human systems are linked with Earth's natural cycles. You will use this knowledge to come up with ways of developing sustainable lifestyles that are in harmony with the natural world. If we want to live happily on the Earth, we need to change the way we do things!

Events & Venues Technician T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

This T-Level course aims to prepare students for progression to employment or further study in the occupational specialism of Events and Venue Technician. Students will have 80% in college and 20% on the job, with a significant industry placement included in the course.

Film Production
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

You will be treated as a filmmaker from day one, and will make a variety of films that will challenge you to discover a voice of your own. This course is intense, fun and practical, teaching you the fundamental processes used in all film production. In combination with a basic understanding of film analysis, you will work on a variety of group productions to develop skills in generating and planning ideas, recording audio and video, completing editing and post-production, and engaging in critical self-analysis. By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge you need to push your filmmaking forward.

Finance T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

Learn the core knowledge which underpins finance, the financial sector and the required skills for a career in the industry, as identified by employers. This course combines theory, practical learning and industry placements designed, alongside industry experts, to progress on further study or employment.

Food & Beverage Service
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course runs over three days a week. You would spend three days in the restaurant, thus gaining experience in the restaurant learning about the various areas and sections relating to food and beverage service. You will also spend up to 2 hours a week in theory where you will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge about food and beverage service in relation to the units you are doing, studying units such as; customer service, team work, preparing and setting the restaurant, bar service and payment handling.

Further Maths A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

Further Maths is an intense course designed to challenge outstanding Mathematicians and gives students wishing to progress to studying Maths, Physics, Statistics or Engineering at degree level a definite advantage.

Games & Concept Art
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

In the UK, the gaming industry is worth over GBP5 billion to the economy, with more than 2000 firms, of all sizes, designing and developing games. In the past two years, more than 10000 new video games were released, and every single one of them had at least one designer - this job involves creating the looks, the rules and background story, and the critical structures to the game. As newer technologies are developed, more designers are needed to use these tools in bringing creativity to life on screen.

Geography A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

Geography is the study of places, processes and people. Cities, volcanoes, immigration and glaciers - Geography covers it all. Given the unprecedented changes the planet and its population are undergoing, there has never been a better time to study this dynamic subject.

Hair & Beauty Therapy
Full-time 1 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

On this programme you will study various aspects of hairdressing and beauty which will include shampooing, conditioning, setting and blow-drying, make up and manicure. You will also work alongside the higher level students to assist in the commercial salon settings where you will assist in hair and beauty services. You will work alongside enthusiastic and experienced staff and use up-to-date facilities and equipment.

Hairdressing
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

On this programme you will study various aspects of hairdressing, which will include cutting, perming, producing an image for a photo shoot, colour, colour correction, long hair styling. On the Barbering course You will be taught all of the essential skills to become an advanced barber, including the art of wet facial shaving. You will work alongside enthusiastic and experienced staff and use up-to-date facilities and equipment.

Hairdressing
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

On this programme you will study various aspects of hairdressing or barbering which will include shampooing, conditioning, setting and blow-drying, cutting, perming and colouring. For barbering: cut men's hair and beard artistry. You will work alongside enthusiastic and experienced staff and use up-to-date facilities and equipment.

Health
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This is a practical, work-related course that will involve studying projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities, and demands. The course will introduce you to Health and Social Care and provide an excellent basis for more advanced work-related qualifications.

Health T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

This course combines academic knowledge with meaningful work placements with the NHS. This gives you the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to progress into all areas of nursing, including adult nursing, mental health, paramedics, and midwifery.

History A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

History is quite simply the study of the past. There is, of course, rather a lot of past to discover and learn about as the past itself is infinitely complicated. Even looking at a period which on the face of it seems simple, can yield surprises. "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - Santayana.

Hospitality Supervision & Leadership
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course runs over four days a week, usually Monday-Thursday. The course is delivered during the normal college day (9am-5pm) three days a week, and one evening will be working in the college restaurant for the evening service (you will need to arrange transport home anywhere between 9pm-11pm). This course develops your skills front of house and you will be given responsibility to lead a team of level 1 and level 2 students, delegating tasks to them and supervising their progress. Students are given the opportunity to participate in many enrichment events over the year. The Hospitality department also recruits a Culinary Team who are employed by the college to support additional corporate events, with the money raised going into an end of year foreign experience. Students in previous years have visited top restaurants and hotels in Chicago, Dubai, Toronto, China and Barcelona.

Land-Based Studies
Full-time 1 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

Level 1 Land-Based Studies is an introduction to all the skills involved in working on the land. It will help you understand what farm, forestry, land management and how to do practical jobs on them. You will develop a wide range of practical skills and get the chance to practice them in lots of different places. This course is based in Kendal.

Law A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

A-Level Law is an inspiring and academically demanding course. In addition to learning challenging substantive law, many students enjoy the practical application of the subject, which develops their problem-solving skills and encourages a critical evaluation of material encountered in their everyday lives.

Management & Administration T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

You will learn the core knowledge which underpins business and the required skills for a career in the industry, as identified by employers. This course combines theory, practical learning and industry placements designed, alongside industry experts, to progress on further study or employment.

Mathematics A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

This course provides a thorough grounding in the mathematical tools and techniques often needed in the workplace. The logic and reasoning skills developed by studying A-Level Maths make sure the qualification is widely respected even in non-mathematical arenas.

Music A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

If you have a keen interest in music or are looking to pursue a career in music, A Level Music teaches students to develop performance and composition skills and to further develop knowledge of a variety of music including classical, film, jazz and popular music. The course is designed to extend the skills of performing, composing and listening. Throughout the course students also develop skills in the handling of music technology.

Music Performance & Production
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

Kendal College Music Department provides the ideal balance of music performance and technology. A modern working musician needs a unique set of skills to support their creative outlets.

Music Performance & Production
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

Kendal College Music Department provides the ideal balance of music performance and technology. You will develop these skills within a professional environment, preparing you for employment within the industry and higher education.

Onsite Construction T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

T-Levels are new courses that will follow GCSEs and be equivalent to three A-Levels. These two-year courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of the industry and prepares learners for work. The T-Level onsite Construction is a course designed for up-and-coming site managers, which also includes an occupational specialism, Carpentry.

Outdoor Adventure
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

If you have considered working in the Outdoor Education industry or have a passion for adventure, this course will arm you with the skills and knowledge to pursue your passion. Being based on the edge of the Lake District National Park, you will have access to a unique landscape in which to improve your skills. You will also have the option to complete a placement in an outdoor education centre, both for practical outdoor adventurous activities and to undertake a work-based project.

Performing Arts
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course will introduce you to a wide range of theatre acting, dance and performance relevant to the industry and will provide you with opportunities to enhance your performance skills, increasing your confidence and enabling you to progress on your Theatre Arts journey.

Performing Arts
Full-time 4 7th Oct 2024 1 Year

This intensive one-year course prepares you to audition for Drama school or develop your own theatre practice as a performer aiming to work in the industry. Whilst training, you will work as a small-scale theatre company with performance at the core of your learning.

Performing Arts
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

This course will introduce you to a wide range of theatre acting, dance and performance relevant to the industry and will provide you with opportunities to enhance your performance skills, increasing your confidence and enabling you to progress on your Theatre Arts journey.

Performing Arts
Full-time 4 7th Oct 2025 1 Year

This intensive one-year course prepares you to audition for Drama school or develop your own theatre practice as a performer aiming to work in the industry. Whilst training, you will work as a small-scale theatre company with performance at the core of your learning.

Philosophy A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

Philosophy is the study of knowledge. A-Level Philosophy is an introduction to philosophical thinking and the subject matter of philosophy. It is designed to give you a thorough grounding in the fundamental concepts and methods of philosophy and introduce you to the fascinating study of thought itself.

Photography, Graphics & Film
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course is designed for 16+ students who want to build photography, film-making and/or graphic design skills to progress onto level 3 courses or into the creative industries. The program will teach a high level of technical photography, creative process skills, and professional studio techniques, with employability in graphic design, digital editing, video/ filming and portfolio building.

Physics A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

Physics is a fascinating subject that seeks to explain the universe in the simplest possible terms. As such, it touches on every aspect of the world around us, from electrons to galactic superclusters. It appeals to students with a persistent curiosity about the physical world around them and is much more satisfying than GCSE as it provides deeper answers.

Plumbing
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course is designed to equip you with the basic skills in plumbing for the mechanical service environment. You will learn about health and safety, plumbing science, cold and hot water, central heating, sanitation and other subjects related to the industry. On the Level 3 programme you will study more advanced subjects such as gas installation.

Plumbing
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This qualification is for you if you are a 16-19-year-old learner, who wishes to work as a plumber in the building services industry. It has been designed to deliver a high level of occupational skills and provide a platform from which to progress through further learning or into employment. This vocational route at level 3 is a vital step towards becoming a competent plumber.

Politics A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

A-Level Politics will appeal to those who are interested in current affairs and who like to express and discuss opinions on political ideas and power. You will learn about the political systems of the UK and USA, gaining skills in how to analyse, evaluate and compare the concepts and structures that underpin these systems.

Professional Cookery
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course gives you some freedom to develop your ideas and give you the opportunities to create your own dishes. You are also given responsibility to lead a team of level 1 and level 2 students, delegating tasks to them and supervising their progress. If you take the Multiskills route, you will work one day in pastry, two days in the main kitchen and one day developing your skills in the training kitchens. The multiskill qualification is a combination of larder and pastry units.

If you opt for pastry, your time will be spent developing your patisserie skills in pastry. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills in cakes, pastry, enriched dough products and hot and cold desserts with sauces, sauce and filling. You will also work with chocolate, sugar and decorative work.

Professional Cookery
Full-time 1 4th Sept 2024 1 year

This course gives students a realistic experience of working in a busy hospitality environment and with high end clients. For example, in the morning you could be serving breakfast to the Lake District Hotel Association, followed by lunch in the college restaurant and then setting up a buffet and canapes at the Town Hall for the international Mountain Festival. The department caters for many prestigious community events throughout the year, such dinners for the Mayor and for the Cumbria Life Food and Drink Awards.

Professional Cookery
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course gives students a realistic experience of working in a busy hospitality environment and with high end clients. For example, in the morning you could be serving breakfast to the Lake District Hotel Association, followed by lunch in the college restaurant and then setting up a buffet and canapes at the Town Hall for the international Mountain Festival. The department caters for many prestigious community events throughout the year, such dinners for the Mayor and for the Cumbria Life Food and Drink Awards.

Psychology A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

Psychology is a complex and academic subject which studies how the mind works and how it affects human behaviour, mental processes, human interactions and the unconscious mind. Why do people think, act and feel the way they do?

Science T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

Do you want to be a scientist? Maybe a nuclear physicist, a forensic scientist, or a microbiologist? The T-Level Science offers a practical hands-on approach to learning science to prepare you for the working world. This course will not only teach you a whole host of scientific techniques but also how to BE a scientist!

Sociology A-Level
Full-time 3 1st Sept 2024 2 Years

A-Level Sociology develops knowledge and understanding of how contemporary society works. To understand this, you will look at aspects of society from different points of view and develop an awareness of how society evolves. Sociology encourages independent thinking and fosters a lifelong interest in social issues.

Sport
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

On this course, you will study the theoretical side as well as getting involved in actual sports. Depending on your particular interest, you will be able to choose between outdoor education or team and individual sports. Above all, you will get the opportunity to get out and take part in the sports that you love.

Sport
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

If you're interested in sports coaching, fitness instructing or the development of sport this is the course for you. The course will allow you to develop your organisational skills through planning sports events, motivational skills through delivering exercise sessions and leadership skills through the various additional courses that are completed on the course. You will benefit from taking part in sport at a variety of outstanding local facilities, including Carus Green Golf Club, Kendal Leisure Centre, Ulverston Tennis Centre, Kendal Squash Club. You will also benefit from small class sizes and will work with industry professionals in a variety of settings to support your career in the Sport and Leisure Industry.

Supported Internship (NHS)
Full-time 1 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This pioneering supported internship programe involves total workplace immersion and is an exciting opportunity to practice and learn essential skills in a real working environment. There is a likelihood that successful completion of the programme could lead to paid employment within the NHS in a range of jobs. It is a real opportunity to show your skills and abilities to an employer.

Supported Internship (Right2Work)
Full-time 1 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

Supported internship is an opportunity for a young person who has an active EHCP, who is ready to go into the world of work but would like some support from a job coach to do so.

Textiles & Fashion T-Level
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

During the 2-year programme, you will learn the core knowledge and skills needed to enter a range of craft and design occupations.

Theatre & Event Technology
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course will introduce you to all aspects of production for live performance such as: Dance shows, Festivals, Corporate Events, Music Gigs, Musical and Theatre shows. Throughout the course you will develop the necessary skills to work in this exciting and ever-changing industry.

Theatre & Event Technology
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

This course will introduce you to all aspects of production for live performance such as: Dance shows, Festivals, Corporate Events, Music Gigs, Musical and Theatre shows. Throughout the course you will develop the necessary skills to work in this exciting and ever-changing industry.

Uniformed Services
Full-time 3 4th Sept 2024 2 Years

This course provides an ideal route into 'Uniformed Protective Services'. You will study of a wide range of public service operations and opportunities in depth; to prepare for employment or higher level study. Learning will include: teamwork and leadership in public services, outdoor adventure and sports experiences, extensive contact with public service providers, and relevant practical assignments and projects. Your programme of study will also include skills and preparation for employment, volunteering, English and Maths.

Vehicle Maintenance
Full-time 2 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course will enable you to develop your light vehicle maintenance and repair skills further. You will also gain a greater understanding of the systems and requirements of the motor vehicle engineering industry, and cover specialised units on chassis, engine, transmission, electrics and maintenance.

Vehicle Maintenance
Full-time 1 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

This course will introduce you to the basic topics involved in the servicing and maintenance of vehicles and different engine types and will provide you with the initial knowledge and skills required to gain employment within the industry.

This course usually takes place over 3 days per week, and you can expect to work on a range of systems: from practice engines and gearboxes to genuine cars (working on vehicles belonging to students and tutors) in our industry standard workshop.

Vocational Studies
Full-time 1 4th Sept 2024 1 Year

The Level 1 Introduction to Vocational Studies promotes a wide range of skills to prepare you for your future work or further specialist study. This programme supports personal development and lifelong learning while promoting independence and preparation for employment.

Accounting AAT
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 33/34 Weeks

This course will provide you with the specialist knowledge and skills required for progressing either to employment or promotion in an accounting or finance role. This qualification offers technical training in accounting and is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy and finance.

Accounting AAT
Part-time 4 Sept 2024 47 Weeks

This course builds on the skills that you will have developed in AAT level 3 (or equivalent) and prepare for a career in more senior accounting roles and potentially studying towards the chartered accountancy qualifications.

Accounting AAT
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 33/34 Weeks

This course will provide you with the specialist knowledge and skills required for progressing either to employment or promotion in an accounting or finance role. This qualification offers technical training in accounting and is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy and finance.

Accounting AAT
Part-time 2 Sept 2024 32/33 Weeks

This internationally recognised qualification offers a grounding in the core accounting knowledge and finance skills. It is ideal for those taking their first steps into the industry, those wishing to retrain, and people wanting the theory to underpin some practical experience.

Accounting AAT
Part-time 2 Sept 2024 32/33 Weeks

This internationally recognised qualification offers a grounding in the core accounting knowledge and finance skills. It is ideal for those taking their first steps into the industry, those wishing to retrain, and people wanting the theory to underpin some practical experience.

Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 33 weeks

Aimed at learners working in a range of roles in the Engineering and Manufacturing sector, this qualification could lead to employment in several sectors including for example Manufacturing Engineering, Maintenance Engineering, or Machining.

Assessing Vocational Achievement
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 4 Weeks

This qualification is for people that are currently undertaking or wish to undertake assessment of a learner's competence in a work environment.

Bookkeeping AAT
Part-time 2 Sept 2024 16 Weeks

This entry-level industry-recognised bookkeeping qualification will give you the skills to become a bookkeeper. Plus, you'll have the option to move onto the full AAT qualification with exemptions when you finish.

Bookkeeping AAT
Part-time 2 Sept 2024 16 Weeks

This entry-level industry-recognised bookkeeping qualification will give you the skills to become a bookkeeper. Plus, you'll have the option to move onto the full AAT qualification with exemptions when you finish.

British Sign Language
Part-time 1 Sept 2024 30 Weeks

This course is the ideal opportunity to broaden your communication skills and support the signing community. Grow in confidence as you develop productive and receptive skills in British Sign Language.

Building Maintenance Skills
Part-time 1 5th Mar 2024 8 Weeks

This introduction to construction skills will give you the opportunity to learn about basic construction techniques and processes and apply your new skills to set tasks during your course, within our construction workshops.

Complementary Therapies
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 33 Weeks

This course introduces complementary therapies such as anatomy and physiology, body massage, aromatherapy massage and reflexology. These subjects can be taken separately on a part-time basis to achieve individual certificates or over two days to achieve the full 'Diploma in Complementary Therapies'.

Counselling Skills
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 30 Weeks

The course aims to provide an opportunity for students to explore counselling theory, acquire basic counselling skills and develop reflective skills on their use of basic counselling skills. The course is intended for people wishing to further their counselling training and personal development and people wishing to develop/enhance the use of counselling skills in present work roles.

Counselling Skills
Part-time 2 20th Feb 2024 15 Weeks

The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (QCF) is designed to provide education and training for those who may use counselling skills when working with others, enable learners to gain a nationally-recognised, vocationally-specific qualification to assist in entering employment in fields working with people, and provide an introduction to counselling skills and develop learners knowledge and understanding.

Early Years Educator
Part-time 3 20th Feb 2024 33 Weeks

This pathway provides the suitable level of occupational competence to meet regulatory and registration requirements for the sector.

Early Years Practitioner
Part-time 2 21st Feb 2024 34 Weeks

This course is intended for anyone who wants to work in the field of children's care, learning and development. You can use the qualification to gain employment as a nursery assistant, creche worker, special needs assistant or other jobs which involve caring for children.

Education & Training
Part-time 4 Sept 2024 30 Weeks

This course is designed for people who wish to teach in the post compulsory sector, which means teaching people who are 14 years and above.

English Functional Skills (Entry Level 3)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

English Functional Skills (Entry Level 3)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

English Functional Skills (Level 1)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

English Functional Skills (Level 1)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

English Functional Skills (Level 2)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

English Functional Skills (Level 2)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

English Language GCSE
Part-time 2 Sept 2024 32 Weeks

This course runs part time, over 32 weeks (one academic year). You will follow the new specification GCSE English Language (9-1). It is an ideal choice for learners who wish to explore a range of language topics with an element of literature, develop a range of skills and expand their English Language knowledge base, all in one qualification.

English Language GCSE
Part-time 2 Sept 2024 32 Weeks

This course runs part time, over 32 weeks (one academic year). You will follow the new specification GCSE English Language (9-1). It is an ideal choice for learners who wish to explore a range of language topics with an element of literature, develop a range of skills and expand their English Language knowledge base, all in one qualification.

Fitness Instructing (Gym)
Part-time 2 Sept 2024 10 Weeks

There are over seven million participants in the fitness industry; therefore there is a clear need for every employee to be knowledgeable and competent in the health and fitness industry. The opportunities in the Active Leisure industry are very broad and this course is primarily designed for those working as or wanting to work as fitness instructors.

Food & Beverage Service Supervision
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 34 weeks

This a mainly practical course, with most of your studies taking place in the award-winning Lakes Hotel School. It will also include theory lessons and research into the industry, which you will have to do at home.

Food Preparation & Cooking (Patisserie & Confectionary)
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 34 Weeks

This course aims to upskill, inspire and develop chefs working in a professional kitchen. Training will include hands-on learning within Kendal College's world class training kitchens, visits to award-winning hotels and restaurants, demonstrations from industry professionals and innovators of modern gastronomy. Your practical experience will enable you to develop a deeper understanding of the skills and techniques essential for all successful chefs.

Food Safety in Catering
Part-time 2 21st Mar 2024 1 Day

This course is for anyone working in a catering or hospitality setting where food is prepared, cooked and served.

Food Safety in Catering
Part-time 2 19th Jun 2024 1 Day

This course is for anyone working in a catering or hospitality setting where food is prepared, cooked and served.

Forklift Truck Operations
Part-time 2 30th May 2024 1 day

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.

Furniture Craft
Part-time 2 13th Mar 2024 12 Weeks

In the Level 2 Furniture Craft course at Kendal College you will be enrolled in a small class of up to 10 learners. This class is aimed towards those who have some recent, existing woodworking skills (primarily hand cut joints) or have completed the Level 1 Furniture Craft course.

Gas Engineering
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 31 weeks

Designed by key employers in the Gas industry it provides the skills and underpinning knowledge for both basic and advanced gas systems this qualification includes an end-test which includes both a knowledge and practical skills exam.

Graphic Design for Beginners
Part-time 1 Sept 2024 14 Weeks

Learn specific skills in the use of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign for the purpose of Graphic Design. Local designer Stephanie Fulke will take you through this introduction to Graphic Design, understand design process and generating ideas for graphic design outcomes.

Health & Social Care
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 34 Weeks

As a Lead Adult Care Worker you will make a positive difference to someone's life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. You will be expected to exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals to maintain their independence, dignity and control.

Health & Social Care
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 34 Weeks

As a Lead Adult Care Worker you will make a positive difference to someone's life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. You will be expected to exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals to maintain their independence, dignity and control.

Health & Social Care
Part-time 2 Sept 2024 35 Weeks

This work-based course is the required qualification for registration and regulatory requirements in the social care sector in England. You can be or it can lead to employment as a care assistant, support worker, key worker or healthcare assistant in a range of settings.

Hospitality Supervision & Leadership
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 34 Weeks

This a mainly practical course, with most of your studies taking place in the award-winning Lakes Hotel School. It will also include theory lessons and research into the industry, which you will have to do at home.

Illustration
Part-time 2 Sept 2024 14 Weeks

Local illustrator Bethan Thorsby will lead you through this exciting 15 week course.

Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes & Practice
Part-time 4 Sept 2024 Various

A Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice, which will ensure your internal verification practices meet your internal and awarding body requirements. Ensuring quality assessment takes place though planning, allocation and monitoring.

Introduction to Printmaking
Part-time 2 Sept 2024 14 Weeks

The Printmaking course is designed to introduce you to basic printmaking techniques such as mono printing, dry point etching, lino printing and screen printing and will be taught in our specialist print studio.

Leaders & Managers
Part-time 5 Sept 2024 18 Months

This highly respected professional qualification, awarded by the Institute of Leadership and Management is ideal for individuals who manage teams or projects and are responsible for achieving operational or departmental goals and objectives as part of their organisation's strategy.

Leadership & Management for Adult Care
Part-time 5 Sept 2024 18 months

A required award for Registered Managers and recommended by CQC for aspiring leaders and managers in Care Services.

Leadership & Management for Residential Childcare
Part-time 5 14th Mar 2024 2 Years

The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England) is a nationally recognised vocationally-related qualification and has been developed to allow learners to demonstrate competence as a Residential Childcare manager.

Maintaining Your Bike
Part-time 1 Sept 2024 5 Weeks

On this course, you will gain a Level 1 Award in Cycle Mechanics. This course takes place at Mapdec Cycle Works.

Management
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 33 Weeks

This professional qualification, awarded by the Institute of Leadership and Management, is ideal for aspiring professionals taking their first step into line management. You may currently be a team leader, a supervisor, or have some experience of managing a team or project to deliver clearly defined outcomes.

Massage Therapy
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 33 Weeks

This course will give you the qualifications and experience necessary to enter the field of massage therapy and go on to work in beauty salons, spas, as a sales representative, on cruise ships, in health centres, or even start your own business.

Massage Therapy
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 33 Weeks

This course will give you the qualifications and experience necessary to enter the field of massage therapy and go on to work in beauty salons, spas, as a sales representative, on cruise ships, in health centres, or even start your own business.

Mathematics Functional Skills (Entry Level 2)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

Mathematics Functional Skills (Entry Level 3)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

Mathematics Functional Skills (Entry Level 3)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

Mathematics Functional Skills (Entry Level 3)
Part-time Various Sept 2024 Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

Mathematics Functional Skills (Entry Level 3)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

Mathematics Functional Skills (Entry Level 3)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

Mathematics Functional Skills (Level 1)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

Mathematics Functional Skills (Level 1)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

Mathematics Functional Skills (Level 2)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

Mathematics Functional Skills (Level 2)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

All students are able to undertake Functional Skills at a level appropriate to them. Levels available are Entry 2, 3, Level 1, Level 2.

Mathematics GCSE
Part-time 2 Sept 2024 31 Weeks

The GCSE maths course runs over 32 weeks from September to June. Lessons take place at the Milnthorpe Road Campus one evening per week.

Microsoft Excel 2016 (Advanced)
Part-time N/A 24th May 2024 1 Day

This course is designed to introduce those who already have a sound knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Excel at an intermediate level to the more advanced tools and techniques that are available. In addition to this you will get a chance to look at some of the latest features and tools Microsoft have added to the Excel application.

Microsoft Excel 2016 (Intermediate)
Part-time N/A Sept 2024 1 Day

This course is designed to introduce those who have a basic knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Excel to many of the other tools and techniques that are available. You will spend a very practical day with a qualified Microsoft Expert Master watching demonstrations and then completing tasks to learn the various tools and techniques.

Microsoft Excel 2016 (Intermediate)
Part-time N/A 17th May 2024 1 Day

This course is designed to introduce those who have a basic knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Excel to many of the other tools and techniques that are available. You will spend a very practical day with a qualified Microsoft Expert Master watching demonstrations and then completing tasks to learn the various tools and techniques.

Microsoft Excel 2016 (Introduction)
Part-time N/A 10th May 2024 1 Day

This is an introductory course designed to introduce the learner to Microsoft Excel. The course will provide you with a working understanding of the basic functions and features of Microsoft Excel and teach you to make professional working spreadsheets, displaying data using charts and graphs. You will also learn many tools and techniques which will improve your productivity whilst using Excel.

Music Technology (Perform, Create, Record)
Part-time 1 Sept 2024 14 Weeks

Learn about the basics of sound recording, mixing and editing on this exciting and practical course based in Kendal College's professional recording studio and Mac suite. You will learn about microphones, mic techniques and using music software whilst also having the chance to record yourself and others.

People Management CIPD
Part-time 5 Sept 2024 34 Weeks

The Diploma in Human Resource Management is suited to individuals who are embarking on a career in people management; are working in a people practice role and wish to contribute their knowledge and skills to help shape organisational value; are working towards or working in a HR managerial role.

People Practice CIPD
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 34 Weeks

This is a well-respected professional qualification, which is highly valued by employers. It will help you to develop the business skills and technical knowledge that employers look for in HR professionals. This qualification can boost your promotion prospects or provide retraining route for those looking for a career in the HR industry.

Personal Licence Holders Award
Part-time N/A 13th May 2024 1 Day

This qualification is aimed at anyone who wishes to work in licensed premises where alcohol is sold. You will look at licensing authorities; the responsibilities of the Personal License Holder; police powers; rights of entry; specific prohibitions; strengths of alcoholic drinks; responsible retail of alcohol and the protection of children from harm.

Personal Licence Holders Award
Part-time N/A 18th Mar 2024 1 Day

This qualification is aimed at anyone who wishes to work in licensed premises where alcohol is sold. You will look at licensing authorities; the responsibilities of the Personal License Holder; police powers; rights of entry; specific prohibitions; strengths of alcoholic drinks; responsible retail of alcohol and the protection of children from harm.

Personal Licence Holders Award
Part-time N/A 22nd Apr 2024 1 Day

This qualification is aimed at anyone who wishes to work in licensed premises where alcohol is sold. You will look at licensing authorities; the responsibilities of the Personal License Holder; police powers; rights of entry; specific prohibitions; strengths of alcoholic drinks; responsible retail of alcohol and the protection of children from harm.

Personal Training
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 20 Weeks

This course will prepare you for a career in the sport and active leisure industry as a personal trainer. It will allow you to plan and instruct individual and small group exercise to a range of different clients in a variety of settings.

Professional Cookery
Part-time 2 Sept 2024 34 Weeks

This course aims to upskill, inspire and develop chefs working in a professional kitchen. Training will include hands-on learning within Kendal College's world class training kitchens, visits to award-winning hotels and restaurants, demonstrations from industry professionals and innovators of modern gastronomy. Your practical experience will enable you to develop a deeper understanding of the skills and techniques essential for all successful chefs.

Professional Cookery
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 34 Weeks

This course aims to upskill, inspire and develop chefs working in a professional kitchen. Training will include hands-on learning within Kendal College's world class training kitchens, visits to award-winning hotels and restaurants, demonstrations from industry professionals and innovators of modern gastronomy. Your practical experience will enable you to develop a deeper understanding of the skills and techniques essential for all successful chefs.

Professional Digital Marketing (CIM)
Part-time 4 17th Apr 2024 34 weeks

A CIM qualification at Level 4 builds on your tactical marketing skills enabling you to advance your marketing career and perform professionally at an operational level within your marketing department.

Professional Digital Marketing (CIM)
Part-time 4 17th Apr 2024 34 weeks

A CIM qualification at Level 4 builds on your tactical marketing skills enabling you to advance your marketing career and perform professionally at an operational level within your marketing department.

Professional Marketing (CIM)
Part-time 4 17th Apr 2024 34 weeks

A CIM qualification at Level 4 builds on your tactical marketing skills enabling you to advance your marketing career and perform professionally at an operational level within your marketing department.

Professional Marketing (CIM)
Part-time 4 17th Apr 2024 34 weeks

A CIM qualification at Level 4 builds on your tactical marketing skills enabling you to advance your marketing career and perform professionally at an operational level within your marketing department.

Residential Childcare
Part-time 3 18th Mar 2024 26 Weeks

This level 3 qualification aims to provide professional development in a wide range of job roles, including working in settings such as residential care homes, residential special schools, therapeutic communities, secure children's homes, shared care and short break settings. Responsible for promoting a caring, healthy, stimulating, safe, secure environment for children and young people in their care.

Residential Childcare
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 26 Weeks

This level 3 qualification aims to provide professional development in a wide range of job roles, including working in settings such as residential care homes, residential special schools, therapeutic communities, secure children's homes, shared care and short break settings. Responsible for promoting a caring, healthy, stimulating, safe, secure environment for children and young people in their care.

Residential Childcare
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 52 Weeks

This level 3 qualification aims to provide professional development in a wide range of job roles, including working in settings such as residential care homes, residential special schools, therapeutic communities, secure children's homes, shared care and short break settings. Responsible for promoting a caring, healthy, stimulating, safe, secure environment for children and young people in their care.

Safe Use of All-Terrain Vehicles
Part-time 2 Sept 2024 1 day

This qualification will appeal to those who use an Sit In and Sit-astride ATV. You may be working in agriculture, grounds maintenance, outdoor events or use the ATV for recreational use. The minimum age limit for candidates taking this qualification is 16 years. This does not replace any legal requirement for a driving licence.

Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools
Part-time 3 Sept 2024 34 Weeks

This qualification is designed to provide a specialist work-related qualification that gives learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment at this level. It also offers career development and opportunities for those already in work.

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