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New Courses & Support for Newton Rigg Students
From September 2021, we will be offering new courses in uniformed public services and are accepting Newton Rigg applications for the second year of study in some course areas.
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Course Department

Course Level

Course Mode

COURSE TITLE
STUDY TYPE LEVEL START DATE DURATION
Access to Engineering - Diploma in Engineering Operations
Part-time 2 Enquire 34 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course will give you a grounding in Engineering principles and practice and is aimed at adult learner looking to retrain and join a sector that is eager to employ people with the right skills.

Accounting
Part-time 2 Enquire 32/33 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This qualification is highly valued by employers and will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles. It delivers a solid foundation in finance administration - covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping, basic costing principles and using accounting software.

Accounting
Part-time 2 Enquire 32/33 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This qualification is highly valued by employers and will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles. It delivers a solid foundation in finance administration - covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping, basic costing principles and using accounting software.

Accounting
Part-time 3 Enquire 33/34 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This is a highly sought after professional qualification, which is well-recognised by employers in the UK and overseas. In this qualification you will master more complex accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants, which gives you a secure basis for a career in business or accounting.

Accounting
Part-time 3 Enquire 33/34 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This is a highly sought after professional qualification, which is well-recognised by employers in the UK and overseas. In this qualification you will master more complex accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants, which gives you a secure basis for a career in business or accounting.

Accounting
Part-time 4 Enquire 34 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This is a professional qualification that is highly valued by employers. You will study advanced accounting tasks including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluating financial performance, as well as optional specialist units* such as business tax, personal tax, external auditing, credit management, and cash and treasury management. This is suitable for those working in an accounting environment in industry, practice or a small business, or those with previous accounting qualifications (AAT level 3 or similar).

Accounting
Part-time 4 Enquire 34 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This is a professional qualification that is highly valued by employers. You will study advanced accounting tasks including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluating financial performance, as well as optional specialist units* such as business tax, personal tax, external auditing, credit management, and cash and treasury management. This is suitable for those working in an accounting environment in industry, practice or a small business, or those with previous accounting qualifications (AAT level 3 or similar).

Accounting
Part-time 4 Enquire 34 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This is a professional qualification that is highly valued by employers. You will study advanced accounting tasks including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluating financial performance, as well as optional specialist units* such as business tax, personal tax, external auditing, credit management, and cash and treasury management. This is suitable for those working in an accounting environment in industry, practice or a small business, or those with previous accounting qualifications (AAT level 3 or similar).

Accounting A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Whether you want to work for big business, be the next Richard Branson or be in charge of your own business, knowledge of financial management is essential. This A-Level Accounting course equips you with the knowledge and skills to be able to assess the performance of all types of business organisations.

Adobe InDesign Skills
Part-time N/A Enquire 4 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Get to know Adobe InDesign the industry leading layout and page design software used by Graphic Designers. This course will help you discover how to use InDesign to create page layouts, posters and prepare artwork for digital publication and print.

Adobe Lightroom Skills
Part-time N/A Enquire 4 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Get to know Adobe Lightroom the industry leading photography application used to edit, manage & share photos. For aspiring and professional photographers, this course will help you use Lightroom to improve the quality of your photographs, improve your workflow and learn about image management.

Adult Care
Part-time 3 Enquire 36 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This is a nationally recognised vocational qualification that superseded the QCF and NVQ courses and has been designed for those working in care who are looking to further the skills and knowledge they hold in their role. Learners will complete a selection of both mandatory and optional units, with each unit holding a different credit value. For full details please contact us, but students must gain a minimum total of 58 credits in order to pass the course.

Adult Care
Part-time 3 9th Jun 2021 36 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This is a nationally recognised vocational qualification that superseded the QCF and NVQ courses and has been designed for those working in care who are looking to further the skills and knowledge they hold in their role. Learners will complete a selection of both mandatory and optional units, with each unit holding a different credit value. For full details please contact us, but students must gain a minimum total of 58 credits in order to pass the course.

Alter & Adjust Sewing Bee
Part-time N/A Enquire 4 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Make the most of your wardrobe with a handy set of creative skills that will allow you to alter, adjust and personalise your clothes.

Alter & Adjust Sewing Bee
Part-time N/A 10th May 2021 4 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Make the most of your wardrobe with a handy set of creative skills that will allow you to alter, adjust and personalise your clothes.

Assessing Vocational Achievement
Part-time 3 Enquire 4 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Assessing Vocational Achievement
Part-time 3 Enquire 4 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Awareness of Mental Health Problems (Distance Learning)
Part-time 2 Enquire 12 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Barbering
Part-time 3 Enquire 33 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This provides you with a great opportunity to build portfolios of evidence for progression in your future career and on to a higher level of qualification.

You will also be encouraged and required to develop your interpersonal skills and work as part of a team. If you are creative, like working with people and have lots of ambition, barbering could be your pathway to success. Never has there been so many exciting possibilities at the cutting edge of the fashion & style industry.

Barbering & Beard Artistry
Part-time 2 Enquire 33 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

You will be taught all of the essential skills needed in modern day barbering, including skin fading, layering, scissor over comb, creating lines and patterns in the hair, shampooing, drying and styling hair.

Beauty Specialist Techniques
Part-time 2 Enquire 33 Weeks

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.

Bicycle Bearings
Part-time N/A Enquire 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course gives you the skills and knowledge to work on the small bearings of your bicycle found in Hubs and Mountain Bike suspension pivots. You can work on your own equipment or our classroom stock.

Biology A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Bookkeeping
Part-time 2 Enquire 16 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This short bookkeeping course delivers the skills and essential knowledge to manage books effectively. It includes manual double entry bookkeeping, and associated documents and processes, up to Trial Balance standard. The qualification is valued by employers, and is suitable for those beginning a career in accounting, those wanting a career-boosting qualification to reflect their existing knowledge and those wishing to retrain into a professional career, and those wishing to offer bookkeeping services.

Bookkeeping
Part-time 2 Enquire 16 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This short bookkeeping course delivers the skills and essential knowledge to manage books effectively. It includes manual double entry bookkeeping, and associated documents and processes, up to Trial Balance standard. The qualification is valued by employers, and is suitable for those beginning a career in accounting, those wanting a career-boosting qualification to reflect their existing knowledge and those wishing to retrain into a professional career, and those wishing to offer bookkeeping services.

Building Maintenance Skills
Part-time 1 Enquire 8 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

DIY is one of the most rewarding skills you can add to your set. Doing your own improvements and maintenance is not only cheaper, but it allows you to put your own touch on the things you love.

Building Maintenance Skills
Part-time 1 Enquire 8 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

DIY is one of the most rewarding skills you can add to your set. Doing your own improvements and maintenance is not only cheaper, but it allows you to put your own touch on the things you love.

Building Maintenance Skills
Part-time 1 Enquire 8 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

DIY is one of the most rewarding skills you can add to your set. Doing your own improvements and maintenance is not only cheaper, but it allows you to put your own touch on the things you love.

Building Maintenance Skills
Part-time 1 Enquire 8 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

DIY is one of the most rewarding skills you can add to your set. Doing your own improvements and maintenance is not only cheaper, but it allows you to put your own touch on the things you love.

Business A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Chemistry A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Common Health Conditions (Distance Learning)
Part-time 2 Enquire 12 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Counselling Skills
Part-time 2 Enquire 15 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Counselling Skills
Part-time 2 Enquire 15 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Counselling Skills
Part-time 3 10th May 2021 30 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Create Your Own Website
Part-time N/A Enquire 8 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

The course gives a practical introduction to the software and skills needed to build, and market a personal or business website. All you need is an idea for a website, blog or an addition to an existing website, and some basic computer and internet skills. New material each week will allow you to develop your ideas as the course progresses. This course will be useful for those employed in marketing, or those intending to support a business, community group or a school (for example) with online content.

Creative Writing
Part-time N/A Enquire 8 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

This course will explore starting points and finding inspiration as part of your journey towards making your writing lively and engaging.

Creative Writing
Part-time N/A Enquire 8 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

This course will explore starting points and finding inspiration as part of your journey towards making your writing lively and engaging.

Curly Blowdry & Hair Up Workshop
Part-time N/A Enquire 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Blow drying and styling your own and others hair at home is becoming increasingly popular with the British public. Why not get one step ahead of the game and become a master of the world famous curly blow dry!

Cycle Mechanics (Cycle Technician)
Part-time 2 Enquire 2 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The Level 2 course prepares the student for a career in professional cycle mechanics. It is also great for keen home mechanics, ride leaders and coaches. The course covers every aspect of the bicycle and goes into much more depth with compatibility, repair and problem-solving.

Drawing, Painting & Print
Part-time 2 Enquire 14 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

A broad and exciting art course delivered by local artist Graham Watson that will introduce you to a variety of drawing, painting and printmaking techniques.

Early Years Educator
Part-time 3 Enquire 33 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Early Years Practitioner
Part-time 2 Enquire 34 Weeks

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.

Economics A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 & Training
Part-time 4 1st Sep 2021 30 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Emergency First Aid at Work
Part-time 2 Enquire 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The QualSafe Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work may be more suitable for lower-risk work environments, such as offices and shops and/or organisations with fewer than 100 employees.

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 2)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 Language GCSE
Part-time 2 Enquire 32 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 Literature A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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!

Falls Prevention Awareness (Distance Learning)
Part-time 2 Enquire 12 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Fitness Instructing (Gym)
Part-time 2 Enquire 10 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 Preparation & Cooking (Patisserie & Confectionary)
Part-time 3 Enquire 34 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 17th Jun 2021 1 Day

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 Enquire 1 Day

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Furniture Craft
Part-time 2 Enquire 12 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This introduction to Furniture Craft, will give you the opportunity to learn about basic furniture construction materials, techniques and processes, and apply your new skills to creating a simple piece of furniture.

Further Maths A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Geography A-Level
Part-time 3 31st Jul 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Geology A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Geology is an applied science that seeks to understand Earth's 4.5-billion-year history as well as its uncertain future. Using a combination of practical and theoretical techniques, geologists play a role in solving some of society's most pressing concerns: our access to energy, clean water and mineral resources, and our response to floods, climate change, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

Graphic Design for Beginners
Part-time 1 Enquire 14 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

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.

Graphic Design for Business Branding
Part-time 2 Enquire 14 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

New Media has created a high demand for talented graphic designers and on this course you will explore the principals of graphic design, learn how it has evolved, and discover what the future holds for one of the fastest growing careers in the world. The course is taught using Adobe Software on Apple Mac computers. You will learn how to choose appropriate equipment and software for a design project. On completion, you will acheive a Level 2 Award in Creative Craft (Graphic Design).

Hairdressing
Part-time 2 Enquire 33 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

If you are creative, like working with people, have lots of ambition and have worked and achieved a previous hairdressing qualification this could be your pathway to success. Never has there been so many exciting possibilities at the cutting edge of the fashion, style and grooming industry. Your practical skills will be supported by underpinning knowledge; this will be conducted by written and oral tests and research workshops. You will be provided with the opportunity to build portfolios of evidence for progression in your future career and on to a higher level of qualification. You will also be encouraged and required to develop your interpersonal skills and work as part of a team, you will be involved in hairdressing competitions.

Hairdressing
Part-time 3 Enquire 33 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This is a vocationally based qualification. If you are creative, like working with people and have lots of ambition, hairdressing could be your pathway to success. Your practical skills will be supported by underpinning knowledge for each unit by written and oral tests, research workshops which build up portfolios of evidence. You will also be encouraged to develop your interpersonal skills and work as part of a team. You will get involved in hairdressing fashion shows and competitions and work to produce a portfolio of your practical work.

Health & Safety in the Workplace
Part-time 2 Enquire 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplace conditions as well as the right systems and methods for safe activities. Nevertheless employees also have a vital part to play in the equation. They need the right knowledge and the right attitude which demands proper training in the basics of health and safety, as well as specific training for individual tasks.

Health & Safety in the Workplace
Part-time 2 Enquire 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplace conditions as well as the right systems and methods for safe activities. Nevertheless employees also have a vital part to play in the equation. They need the right knowledge and the right attitude which demands proper training in the basics of health and safety, as well as specific training for individual tasks.

Health & Social Care
Part-time 3 Enquire 34 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 Enquire 35 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

History A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Hospitality Supervision & Leadership
Part-time 3 Enquire 34 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Human Resources Practice
Part-time 3 Enquire 34 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Initial Verification & Certification of Electrical Installations
Part-time 3 Enquire 4 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The 2391-10 has been replaced by two qualifications: 'Principles, practices and legislation for the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations' and 'Principles, practices and legislation for the Periodic Inspection Testing and Condition Reporting of Electrical Installations'.

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

IT User Skills
Part-time 1 Enquire 3.5 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This qualification is suitable for learners who are using IT within their job or plan to pursue a career in a job requiring IT skills. The qualification will allow learners to apply knowledge, understanding and skills to a level recognised by employers, thus proving competency in their job role. This qualification is suitable for learners using IT systems in a wide range of job roles.

IT User Skills
Part-time 1 Enquire 3.5 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The course is designed to cover the key concepts of computing, its practical applications and their use in the workplace and society in general.

IT Users
Part-time 2 Enquire 3.5 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This qualification is suitable for learners who are using IT within their job or plan to pursue a career in a job requiring IT skills. The qualification will allow learners to apply knowledge, understanding and skills to a level recognised by employers, thus proving competency in their job role. This qualification is suitable for learners using IT systems in a wide range of job roles.

IT Users
Part-time 2 9th Jun 2021 3.5 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This qualification is suitable for learners who are using IT within their job or plan to pursue a career in a job requiring IT skills. The qualification will allow learners to apply knowledge, understanding and skills to a level recognised by employers, thus proving competency in their job role. This qualification is suitable for learners using IT systems in a wide range of job roles.

IT Users - Excel Unit
Part-time 2 16th Jun 2021 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is designed to introduce those who have a basic knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Excel to many of the other exciting tools and techniques that are available. During the 2 day course you will compile a portfolio of work that will be assessed and used to provide the necessary evidence you need to gain a City & Guilds level 2 Spreadsheet qualification.

IT Users - Excel Unit
Part-time 1 Enquire 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This is an introductory course designed to introduce the learner to Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. The course will provide you with a working understanding of the basic functions and features of Microsoft Excel and teach you how to make professional working spreadsheets and charts.

Law A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Leaders & Managers
Part-time 5 Enquire 18 Months

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 Enquire 17 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 Enquire 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 Mountain Bike
Part-time 1 18th May 2021 5 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

On this course, you will gain a Level 1 Award in Cycle Mechanics (Maintaining your Mountain Bike).

Maintaining Your Mountain Bike
Part-time 1 Enquire 5 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

On this course, you will gain a Level 1 Award in Cycle Mechanics (Maintaining your Mountain Bike).

Maintaining Your Road Bike
Part-time 1 Enquire 5 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

On this course, you will gain a Level 1 Award in Cycle Mechanics (Maintaining your Road Bike).

Maintaining Your Road Bike
Part-time 1 21st Jun 2021 5 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

On this course, you will gain a Level 1 Award in Cycle Mechanics (Maintaining your Road Bike).

Maintaining Your Road Bike
Part-time 1 17th May 2021 5 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

On this course, you will gain a Level 1 Award in Cycle Mechanics (Maintaining your Road Bike).

Maintaining Your Road Bike
Part-time 1 Enquire 5 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

On this course, you will gain a Level 1 Award in Cycle Mechanics (Maintaining your Road Bike).

Managing & Personal Finance
Part-time 1 8th Jun 2021 6 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Develop and practise the financial skills required for life, without requiring or proving occupational competence. This course will allow you make informed decisions in the future, in regards to finance.

Mathematics A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 2)
Part-time Various Enquire Various

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 Enquire 31 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 (Intermediate)
Part-time N/A Enquire 1 Day

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is designed to introduce those who have a prior knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Excel to many of the other exciting tools and techniques that are available in Excel 2016.

Microsoft Excel 2016 (Introduction)
Part-time N/A Enquire 1 Day

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 how to make professional working spreadsheets and charts.

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

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

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.

Nail Technology
Part-time 2 Enquire 16/17 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Do you enjoy practical and creative work? Have you ever thought about working within the nail industry? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this course is for you!

Personal Licence Holders Award
Part-time N/A Enquire 1 Day

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 Enquire 1 Day

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 14th Jun 2021 1 Day

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 5th May 2021 20 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Philosophy A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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
Part-time 3 Enquire 14 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Challenge your understanding and creative direction as a photographer, on this advanced course that caters for a wide range of professional pathways.

Photography
Part-time 2 Enquire 14 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

This course introduces you to photography techniques and their creative application, through the use of digital SLR (DSLR) or mirrorless cameras with full manual controls. On completion, you acheive a Level 2 Award in Photography.

Physics A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Politics A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Pottery Next Steps
Part-time 2 Enquire 14 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Are you wanting to take your interest in Pottery to the next level, explore your own creativity and develop your own exciting style, then this advanced Pottery course is for you.

Principles of Dementia Care (Distance Learning)
Part-time 2 Enquire 12 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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)
Part-time 2 Enquire 12 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 Marketing
Part-time 2 Enquire 3 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is for anyone who works in marketing, or is interested in a career in marketing. It would also be useful for people running their own business, or thinking about starting a business! The course will be delivered virtually via Microsoft Teams, and will give students the opportunity to meet others, network and share ideas.

Principles of Team Leading (Distance Learning)
Part-time 2 Enquire 12 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Professional Cookery
Part-time 2 Enquire 34 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 2 Enquire 34 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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 Enquire 34 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Psychology A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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?

Requirements for Electrical Installations BS767:2018 (18th Edition)
Part-time 3 Enquire 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This qualification ensures you are up-to-date with the latest industry regulation on wiring and the safe use and operation of electrical equipment and systems. It covers the 18th edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations. These regulations are recognised by the British Standards Institute as a British Standard (BS767).

Requirements for Electrical Installations BS767:2018 (18th Edition)
Part-time 3 2nd Jun 2021 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This qualification ensures you are up-to-date with the latest industry regulation on wiring and the safe use and operation of electrical equipment and systems. It covers the 18th edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations. These regulations are recognised by the British Standards Institute as a British Standard (BS767).

Residential Childcare
Part-time 3 Enquire 26 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Salon Management
Part-time 4 Enquire 33 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy (QCF) is a vocationally related qualification that is focused on advanced beauty practices for reducing hair growth using intense light and laser treatments and skin rejuvenation using intense light and microdermabrasion.

Skills for Engineering (Monday Makers)
Part-time N/A Enquire Various

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Monday Makers runs every Monday during term-time, 6pm - 9pm. You can come anytime, for as long as you want! The aim is to offer an opportunity to employees and/or enthusiasts to pursue projects or update skills using our state-of-the-art engineering facilities, including CAD, CNC machines, CAM software and conventional lathes and mills.

Sociology A-Level
Part-time 3 1st Sep 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools
Part-time 2 Enquire 34 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The QCF Level 2 BTEC Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF) is a combined knowledge and practice qualification for those support staff roles that directly support teaching and learning for example teaching assistants or learning support assistants.

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

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Swedish Massage
Part-time 3 Enquire 13 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The Level 3 Certificate in Swedish Massage (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of body massage.

Turn your Creativity into a Business
Part-time N/A Enquire 8 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Do you produce something that people would love to own, have you dreamt of building a creative business and working for yourself, well this course will show you how to get started!

Understanding Autism (Distance Learning)
Part-time 2 Enquire 12 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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)
Part-time 2 Enquire 12 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health (Distance Learning)
Part-time 2 Enquire 12 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care (Distance Learning)
Part-time 2 Enquire 12 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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.

Using a Sewing Machine
Part-time N/A Enquire 4 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Do you want to start using your sewing machine? Don't worry, we can show you the basics!

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