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STUDY TYPE LEVEL START DATE DURATION
A-Levels (Full-Time)
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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. In 2018, 100% of students passed, with 83% achieving A*-C.

Access to HE: Business & Accounting
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The Access to Higher Education Diploma in Business is an excellent preparation for people who wish to study business at University level. This course is especially designed for mature students who do not have the necessary academic qualifications to apply for University but who wish to study at degree level in the future.

Access to HE: Education & Teacher Training
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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: Health & Human Sciences
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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: Sciences
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Advanced Beauty Techniques
Full-time 4 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The primary outcome of the VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy is to prepare you to enter the beauty therapy sector as an advanced senior beauty therapist or at management level. This Diploma is for students who want to learn advanced techniques within the industry and are looking to elevate their career path.

Animal Care
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is intended for anyone who would like to develop a career working with animals. Highly qualified and experienced veterinary, technical and teaching staff support students to acheive this qualification.
It is based around our Animal Recue Centre which has full veterinarian facilities and will allow you to learn what is needed to work with animals. The rescue centre looks after wildlife, exotic species and cats all of which need care to be released or rehomed. Your studies will not only benefit you but the animals within the centre and beyond.

Animal Management
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is intended for anyone who would like to develop a career working with animals. Highly qualified and experienced veterinary, technical and teaching staff support students to acheive this qualification.
It is based around our Animal Recue Centre which has full veterinarian facilities and will allow you to learn what is needed to work with animals. The rescue centre looks after wildlife, exotic species and cats all of which need care to be released or rehomed. Your studies will not only benefit you but the animals within the centre and beyond.

Art & Design
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

This course will introduce you to a broad range of creative techniques and processes. You will have the opportunity to learn skills within drawing, printmaking, photography, textiles, sculpture and digital media. You will be encouraged to use the skills you learnt to produce creative and exciting artwork for projects set throughout the course.

Art & Design
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

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. Throughout the course we also deliver a core programme involving drawing, contextual studies and personal professional development.

Art & Design Foundation
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

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 ground work 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.

Art & Design Foundation (Photography)
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

This post A-level Photography course is designed to help students unlock their potential for creative photography. This course is recognised by universities and art colleges as providing an excellent preparation for study at degree level and will also provide you with the skills needed to progress directly into employment.

Bakery
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 3 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Information coming soon!

Barbering
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Information coming soon!

Beauty Make-Up
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Information coming soon!

Beauty Make-Up
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The primary outcome of the VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-Up Studies is to prepare you to progress to the next level of vocational learning. This Diploma is for students who want to work within a vibrant, evolving make-up industry. It is an opportunity to work with high profile clients and establish an excellent reputation within a growing industry.

Beauty Therapy
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 1 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Information coming soon!

Bench Joinery (Construction), Level 2
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry and Bench Joinery has been designed to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of learners, enabling them to work within their chosen craft. You will be given a choice of which career route you wish to take on induction (Bench or Site). 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!

Brickwork
Full-time 1 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course will offer you an excellent foundation in trowel occupations and the building industry and will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to progress on to the Level 2 Bricklaying & Masonry (Construction) course.

The course will involve you working in our workshop with industry standard equipment - a true reflection of a real working environment and will cover all of the theory of the trade as well as the skills needed to eventually become a skilled bricklayer/ mason. You will develop your practical, team working and communication skills and increase your health and safety awareness.

Brickwork
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The course will involve you working in our workshop with industry standard equipment - a true reflection of a real working environment. The course will cover all of the theory of the trade as well as the skills needed to eventually become a skilled bricklayer/ mason. You will develop your practical, team working and communication skills and increase your health and safety awareness.

Business
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course will develop your skills in communication, presentation, numeracy, team working, organisation and meeting deadlines. The team of tutors are specialists in their area and have industry experience. They organise a variety of trips for students, for example, a trip to London to visit the Bank of England, Houses of Parliament and The Supreme Court. Throughout the year there are guest speakers, workshops and in house competitions.

Business
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course can lead to career opportunities in a variety of business related fields or degree level programmes such as the Foundation Degree in Business, or professional qualifications such as those offered by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) or the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Carpentry & Joinery
Full-time 1 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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!

Carpentry & Joinery
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry and Bench Joinery has been designed to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of learners, enabling them to work within their chosen craft. You will be given a choice of which career route you wish to take on induction (Bench or Site). 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!

Childhood Studies
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

During the course you will learn how to prepare and maintain environments for childcare, how to communicate with children and adults and how you can support children's play and learning.

Childhood Studies
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The course provides an excellent and well-established route to progress to professional training such as primary teaching, paediatric nursing and early years studies. You can use this qualification to progress to a wide range of degree programmes, for example, psychology, sociology, social work, criminology or educational studies.

The programme includes professional practice over two years to include the full age range of children's settings. You will spend two days in placement and three days in college each week. This programme is particularly useful if you want to work as a teaching assistant or to study for a teaching degree.

Construction Skills & the Built Environment
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The BTEC National Certificate in Construction has 12 units (6 per year). This is a generic course to teach you many aspects of construction from design technology, building surveying, construction management, maths, health and safety, planning and organisation, valuation etc. You MUST be employed (self-employed if proof of regular work can be produced).

Creative Media & Games Design
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Digital Technology (Networking & Cybersecurity)
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Digital Technology is a critical part of everyday life, and all of it is now part of a global network of computer systems. Designing, building, and maintaining these networks requires specially trained, skilled technicians and engineers. Users of these networks expect them to be safe and that their data is secure and the area of cybersecurity requires additional support.

Electrical Installations
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 Science
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Engineering is all about looking at the needs of the world, for today and the future, and creating procedures, products, and systems to meet these needs - people who do this are called engineers, and they are skilled in multiple areas. Across the UK, there are nearly 70 000 job opportunities each year for engineers of all kind, and many of these opportunities will require engineering scientists: people who have an advanced understanding of science, mathematics, and computers.

Engineering Technology
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Engineering Technology is all about how ideas and designs are applied to problems and needs - people who work in engineering technology are called Incorporated Engineers, and they are skilled at using industrial machines and tools, computers, plans and data.

Engineering Technology
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Engineering Technology is all about how ideas and designs are applied to problems and needs - people who work in engineering technology are called Incorporated Engineers, and they are skilled at using industrial machines and tools, computers, plans and data. Across the UK, there are nearly 70 000 job opportunities each year for engineers of all kind, and many of these opportunities will require engineering technologists: people who are skilled in applying their knowledge and understanding of science, engineering, and computers to solving practical areas.

Exploring The Caring Sectors (Childhood Studies)
Full-time 1 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course will introduce you to working with children, allowing you to gain basic knowledge and understanding of key areas such as physical and emotional needs, safety, reading and rhymes for children, creative play, healthy eating, and learning through practical workplace experience.

Exploring the Caring Sectors (Health & Social Care)
Full-time 1 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course will introduce you to caring and working with both children and adults. It will allow you to develop a basic knowledge and understanding of the care sector.

Work experience will be included for suitable candidates.

Film Production
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

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.

Food & Beverage Service
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Forensic Science
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This is a course ideally suited to anyone aiming to pursue a career with forensic psychology, criminology, policing, forensic science or criminal investigation. Study areas include criminology, forensic and criminal psychology, policing, fire investigation, road traffic investigation, forensic anthropology and scientific techniques. You will develop the analytical, evaluative, practical and interpretation skills to progress to university or work within forensic and criminal investigative fields.

Hairdressing
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

On this programme you will study various aspects of hairdressing, which will include shampooing, conditioning, setting and blow-drying, cutting, perming and colouring. 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 to Salon International in London and Birmingham Hair UK. Students also have the opportunity to compete in WorldSkills competitions.

Hairdressing
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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. 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 to Salon International in London and Birmingham Hair UK. Students also have the opportunity to compete in WorldSkills competitions. The qualification and the experience you gain on the course will help you find employment in hair and beauty salons either locally, or further afield; for example, in large department stores, hotels, leisure centres or on board cruise ships. You may also continue with your studies and progress on to the Level 4 Diploma or an apprenticeship.

Health & Social Care
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This is a practical, work-related course, which will involve studying projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

The course will introduce you to health and social care and provide a good basis to go on to more advanced work-related qualification. You will learn about life span development from childhood to full maturity and how we can care for people in our society.

Health & Social Care
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is for anyone who wishes to pursue a career in health or social care, for example; nursing, occupational therapy, social work or youth work. The course is taught by a team of professional staff, with strong teaching and vocational experience. You will spend three days in college and one day per week in work placement in a care setting. You will get three placements over two years, developing skills and knowledge which will help you in your assignments and enhance your career prospects or prepare for university.

Healthcare Cadet Programme
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This programme is for those who wish to start their career journey into Healthcare. You will study for a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (equivalent to 3 A Levels) at the College for three days per week and spend two days per week on placement at University Hospital Morecambe Bay Trust, gaining significant practical hands-on experience that will develop your skills and employability further.

Hospitality Supervision & Leadership
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Hospitality, Events & Leadership
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The course provides comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the hospitality and catering industry, preparing students with the knowledge and skills to progress to supervisory level roles so has a huge focus on employability skills.
During the course students will be taught using a range of different methods, including lectures, practical sessions, educational visits and visiting speakers. Students will work in the college training kitchens and in the realistic working environment which is made up of our main production kitchen and restaurant.

IT (Software Development)
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Software, in all its designs and forms, makes its mark on every aspect of our lives - using the Internet; controlling our gadgets; playing the latest video games; special effects in TV shows and films. All of these programs and applications have been designed and created by qualified and experienced software developers, and there is continuing growth in the market for such people. The software industry produces over GBP160 billion for the UK economy and is the fastest growing sector right now.

Medical Science
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This is a practical course designed for anyone who is interested in medical science. You will learn about a variety of science and medical techniques, including physiology, microbiology, genetics and other areas of science related to medicine.

The course provides good preparation for anyone wanting to progress to careers in professions such as radiography, pharmacy, healthcare science and the pharmaceutical industries.

Motor Vehicle
Full-time 1 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Motor Vehicle
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Multi-Skills
Full-time 1 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Music
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

This course introduces you to the field of commercial music production and performance and provides opportunities for study at a higher level. You should be enthusiastic and have an active interest in music; and you should also enjoy participation in group activities and be willing to work creatively as a member of a team.

Music
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

This course will give you the knowledge, underpinning skills and experience in order to succeed in the creative and media industries and to progress to higher-level study. All applicants will be required to audition for this course by instrumental or vocal performance; you should have an active interest in music performance and composition, and be willing to work creatively as a member of a team.

Outdoor Adventure
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

This course will introduce you to a wide range of theatre acting, dance and performance, and will provide opportunities for you to study at a higher level. You should have an active interest in the performing arts and be willing to work creatively as a member of a team. The programme draws together acting, dance and vocal skills through theatre-based projects and performances. A residential session, theatre visits and workshops are part of your course. You will be required to audition for this course.

This course aims to develop your skills in the performing arts for possible progression on to the Level 3 Diploma in Performing Arts, Technical Theatre or Music.

Performing Arts
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

This is an exciting one year course which aims to develop your performance skills in acting, dance and musical theatre. Throughout the year you will be able specialise in your preferred discipline or improve in all three 'triple threat' areas to a high standard. The course is highly practical with a focus on rehearsals and performance in all areas.

You will be taught by industry professionals who bring to your subject area their up to date knowledge and experience. The tutors are a dedicated team who will ensure you work in a professional environment that is inclusive and supportive allowing you to take risks in your own performance work.

Photography & Film
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

The Level 2 UAL Diploma in Film & Photography has been designed as an introductory programme that will help you to develop practical skills in film-making and photography. You will develop your research skills, your personal confidence, and learn about progression opportunities in the photographic and film industries.

You will have the opportunity to try a wide range of traditional film and digital photography skills and you will work with video to learn about documentary film-making. You will have access to a photography studio and darkrooms to try out a range of experiments with photography and printing.

Plumbing
Full-time 1 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is designed to equip you with the practical and industry skills required for a career as a Plumber. During the course you will working in the fully-equipped workshops, covering 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.

Plumbing
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Production, Theatre & Events
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

This 1 year course introduces you to all aspects of production for live performance and provides opportunities for progression to study at a higher level. The course covers aspects of lighting, sound and set construction through providing all technical and production support for professional events, including the annual college musical at the Brewery, music gigs at Bootleggers and a number of local festivals e.g. Comic Arts Festival, Kendal Mountain Festival and Moonfest. Students gain additional experience through a work placement at the Brewery Arts Centre. This is a very practical and hands on course, using a range of the latest technology and equipment. You will work in a state-of-the-art theatre (The Box), which has industry standard facilities.

Production, Theatre & Events
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

The course covers the technical aspects of production and the management of live performance, including set design, stage management and sound & light engineering. Students provide technical and production support for professional events, including the annual college musical at the Brewery, music gigs at Bootleggers and a number of local festivals e.g. Comic Arts Festival, Kendal Mountain Festival and Moonfest. Students gain additional experience through a work placement at the Brewery Arts Centre. This course is excellent for those who wish to work in the entertainment industry but do not want to perform. You will develop strong teamwork skills as you work with students from this course and other subjects.

Professional Cookery
Full-time 1 2nd Sep 2019 1 year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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: Multi-Skill
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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: Patisserie
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Site Carpentry (Construction), Level 3
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry and Bench Joinery has been designed to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of learners, enabling them to work within their chosen craft. You will be given a choice of which career route you wish to take on induction (Bench or Site). 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!

Sport
Full-time 2 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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, Development, Coaching & Fitness
Full-time 3 2nd Sep 2019 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Vocational Studies
Full-time 1 2nd Sep 2019 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The vocational studies programme enables you to not only develop crucial independent study skills needed to access future programmes of study at college, but provides an opportunity to study and experience a variety of vocational areas, in preparation for your progression. These may include Art and Design, Animal Care, Professional Cookery, Care Sectors, Business /IT, Hair and Beauty and Construction. Opportunities to experience first-hand careers in vocational areas will be embedded throughout the year long programme.

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23 November 2019 10:00 - 15:00