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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.

Access to HE: Health & Human Sciences
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 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 & Social Science
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 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: Policing & Criminology
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Access to HE: Sciences
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 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.

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).

Adobe Illustrator Skills
Part-time N/A 8th Mar 2021 4 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Illustrator is one of the most important creative tools used by Graphic Designers today, this course will help you discover how to use Illustrator to create logo's, icon's, typography and digital illustrations.

Adobe InDesign Skills
Part-time N/A 17th Nov 2020 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 InDesign Skills
Part-time N/A 19th Apr 2021 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 16th Nov 2020 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.

Adobe Lightroom Skills
Part-time N/A 19th Apr 2021 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.

Adobe Photoshop Skills
Part-time N/A 8th Mar 2021 4 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

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. Learn specific skills in the use of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign for the purpose of graphic design on Apple Mac computers.

Alter & Adjust Sewing Bee
Part-time N/A 16th Nov 2020 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 19th Apr 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.

Animal Care
Full-time 2 Sept 2021 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 Health, Husbandry and Handling - Amphibians
Part-time 2 15th Mar 2021 6 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is intended for anyone who would like an introduction to working with exotic pets / amphibians e.g. fire bellied toad, developing practical skills. Highly qualified and experienced veterinary, teaching and technical staff support students to achieve this qualification.

Animal Health, Husbandry and Handling - Reptiles
Part-time 2 10th May 2021 6 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is intended for anyone who would like an introduction to working with exotic pets / reptiles e.g. bearded dragon, geckos, turtles etc., developing practical skills. Highly qualified and experienced veterinary, teaching and technical staff support students to achieve this qualification.

Animal Health, Husbandry and Handling - Small Mammals
Part-time 2 25th Jan 2021 6 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is intended for anyone who would like an introduction to working with small exotic mammals e.g. guinea pigs, degus, hamsters, hedgehogs etc., developing practical skills. Highly qualified and experienced veterinary, teaching and technical staff support students to achieve this qualification.

Animal Management
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 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 Sept 2021 1 Year

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

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

Art & Design
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 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. Your experience will be rich, diverse and challenging. Learners develop knowledge, understanding and skills required by the art and design sector, including essential employability skills, and apply them in real work contexts.

Art & Design Foundation
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 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 groundwork on which you can base the rest of your professional life. Your experience will be rich, diverse and challenging. Learners develop knowledge, understanding and skills required by the sector, including essential employability skills, and apply them in real work contexts. Students will regularly work with outside businesses on live projects and exhibit in external venues.

Art & Design Foundation (Photography)
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 1 Year

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

This pre-degree course prepares you to apply with confidence for a place on any Photography or Lens based BA (Hons) degree course. This is an intensive, creative course that promotes and stimulates inventive and experimental analysis of the arts. Our goal is to provide the creative groundwork on which you can base the rest of your professional life. Your experience will be rich, diverse and challenging.

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 18th Jan 2021 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.

Bakery
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course will appeal to those who are serious about a career within the patisserie or bakery sector. You will learn relevant skills and bakery methodology and will develop practical skills in bread and confectionery. You will get a thorough training in a broad range of bakery products ranging from chocolate work, special interest areas such as celebration cakes and artisan bread. There are opportunities for research into further specialist production, which will boost your confidence and improve your employment prospects.

Bakery
Full-time 2 Sept 2021 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
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
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is suitable for barbers who already have a qualification, and are looking to develop their skills to an elite standard.

Barbering & Beard Artistry
Full-time 2 Sept 2021 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

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 18th Jan 2021 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.

Beauty Specialist Techniques
Part-time 2 18th Jan 2021 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.

Beauty Specialist Techniques
Part-time 2 2nd Nov 2020 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.

Beauty Therapy
Full-time 2 Sept 2021 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 Sept 2021 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.

Being a Self-Employed Hairdresser - Finance, Computer Skills
Part-time N/A 8th Jan 2021 6 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Learn the fundamentals when it comes to setting up as a self-employed hairdresser.

Bicycle Bearings
Part-time N/A 5th Dec 2020 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.

Bicycle Bearings
Part-time N/A 20th Mar 2021 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 Enquire 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.

Biomedical Science
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 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.

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.

British Animal Management & Wildlife Rehabilitation
Degree-level 5 Sept 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

As part of an academic collaborative partnership with The University of Cumbria, this new Foundation Degree provides an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of British wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and conservation management, based in our unique Animal Rescue Centre.

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 4th Nov 2020 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 9th Feb 2021 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 28th Apr 2021 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
Full-time 2 Sept 2021 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Business
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

A proven understanding of the working business environment is a must for impressing future employers. In today's competitive job market, make sure you stand out from the crowd with this practical and academic industry recognised qualification. The programme aims to provide an in depth understanding of the operations and structures of businesses and also to equip learners with the skills required to succeed in employment or at university.

Business A-Level
Part-time 3 Enquire 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.

Business Management HNC/ HND (PT)
Degree-level 4/5 Sept 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

You'll explore the basics of marketing, economics and finance, as well more specialist areas like business law and management reporting. BTEC Higher Nationals are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate.

Business Management HNC/HND
Degree-level 4/5 Sept 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

You'll explore the basics of marketing, economics and finance, as well more specialist areas like business law and management reporting. BTEC Higher Nationals are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate.

Carpentry & Joinery
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 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!

Carpentry & Joinery
Full-time 1 Sept 2021 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 Sept 2021 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!

Chemistry A-Level
Part-time 3 Enquire 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.

Childhood Studies
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 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.

Childhood Studies
Full-time 2 Sept 2021 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is intended for anyone who wants to work in the field of children's play, learning and development. The qualification is a licence to practice in the early year's sector, you will be able to progress into roles such as early year's practitioners, nursery nurses and childminders.

Children, Schools & Families BA (Hons) Top-Up
Degree-level 6 Sept 2021 1 Year

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Children, Young People & their Services Foundation Degree
Degree-level 5 Sept 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Children, Young People & their Services Foundation Degree (PT)
Degree-level 5 Sept 2021 2 Years

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

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

Complementary Therapies
Part-time 3 3rd Nov 2020 33 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

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

Computerised Accounting for Business - Xero
Part-time 2 11th Nov 2020 6 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The level 2 Certificate in Computerised Accounting and Business is mostly focused for the learners who have some knowledge in computerized accounting and activities and also some modest experience in manual bookkeeping.

Computerised Payroll for Business
Part-time 2 6th Jan 2021 6 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

The next stage of developing your payroll skills comes with this Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Payroll for Business. This course provides the skills you need to carry out routine procedures in payroll software systems, for most commercial organisations.

Computing
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 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.

Construction Skills & the Built Environment
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 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).

Contemporary Dance
Part-time N/A 24th Feb 2021 14 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Come and explore dance! Move, get fit and develop your dance technique. Throughout the course you will develop contemporary and modern dance skills resulting in a performance of work created over the 14 week course.

Cosmetic Make-Up
Part-time 2 Enquire 20 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

Join this evening makeup course to learn the tricks of the trade to paint your own face as well as others, allowing you to enter the beauty sector as a Junior Makeup Artist/Consultant.

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 26th Jan 2021 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 Enquire 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 11th Mar 2021 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.

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 Digital Media (Games Design)
Full-time 3 Sept 2021 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.

Creative Writing
Part-time N/A 16th Nov 2020 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 22nd Feb 2021 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 16th Nov 2020 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.

Dance Your Socks Off
Part-time N/A 22nd Feb 2021 6 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Ever wanted to learn a dance routine?! Then this 6 week course is for you! Come and 'Dance Your Socks Off' in the Performance Studios at Kendal College!

Dance Your Socks Off - Next Steps
Part-time N/A 4th Jan 2021 6 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Calling All Dancers! Come and 'Dance Your Socks Off' in the Performance Studios at Kendal College and learn an Intermediate/Advanced dance routine in 6 weeks!

Dance Your Socks Off - Next Steps
Part-time N/A 19th Apr 2021 6 Weeks

Campus: Arts & Media Campus (AMC)

Calling All Dancers! Come and 'Dance Your Socks Off' in the Performance Studios at Kendal College and learn an Intermediate/Advanced dance routine in 6 weeks!

Digital Technology (Networking & Cybersecurity)
Full-time 2 Sept 2021 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.

DIY Carpentry and Basic Construction
Part-time N/A 24th Nov 2020 3 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is ideal if you want to know basic construction, for example, if you are decorating a new house or completing basic renovations e.g. skirting boards, fitting locks, glazing, painting, decorating and plaster patching. This course is also ideal for individuals who have projects in mind e.g. to make a wooden coffee table or a model.

DIY Carpentry and Basic Construction
Part-time N/A 2nd Feb 2021 3 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is ideal if you want to know basic construction, for example, if you are decorating a new house or completing basic renovations e.g. skirting boards, fitting locks, glazing, painting, decorating and plaster patching. This course is also ideal for individuals who have projects in mind e.g. to make a wooden coffee table or a model.

DIY Carpentry and Basic Construction
Part-time N/A 20th Apr 2021 3 Weeks

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is ideal if you want to know basic construction, for example, if you are decorating a new house or completing basic renovations e.g. skirting boards, fitting locks, glazing, painting, decorating and plaster patching. This course is also ideal for individuals who have projects in mind e.g. to make a wooden coffee table or a model.

Domestic Vented & Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems
Part-time N/A 26th Mar 2021 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is a mandatory requirement for all operatives working in the plumbing and gas industry who are carrying out the installation of unvented cylinders. We offer a first-class and bespoke training to industry in one of the best locations and environments in the country.

Domestic Vented & Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems
Part-time N/A 26th Feb 2021 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is a mandatory requirement for all operatives working in the plumbing and gas industry who are carrying out the installation of unvented cylinders. We offer a first-class and bespoke training to industry in one of the best locations and environments in the country.

Domestic Vented & Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems
Part-time N/A 29th Jan 2021 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is a mandatory requirement for all operatives working in the plumbing and gas industry who are carrying out the installation of unvented cylinders. We offer a first-class and bespoke training to industry in one of the best locations and environments in the country.

Domestic Vented & Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems (Refresher)
Part-time N/A 26th Feb 2021 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is a mandatory requirement for all operatives working in the plumbing and gas industry who are carrying out the installation of unvented cylinders. We offer a first-class and bespoke training to industry in one of the best locations and environments in the country.

Domestic Vented & Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems (Refresher)
Part-time N/A 29th Jan 2021 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is a mandatory requirement for all operatives working in the plumbing and gas industry who are carrying out the installation of unvented cylinders. We offer a first-class and bespoke training to industry in one of the best locations and environments in the country.

Domestic Vented & Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems (Refresher)
Part-time N/A 26th Mar 2021 1 Week

Campus: Milnthorpe Road Campus (MRC)

This course is a mandatory requirement for all operatives working in the plumbing and gas industry who are carrying out the installation of unvented cylinders. We offer a first-class and bespoke training to industry in one of the best locations and environments in the country.

Drawing, Painting & Print
Part-time 2 24th Feb 2021 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.

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Board & Committee Minutes
       

Board & Committee Minutes

Minutes of all Board and Committee meetings are published in line with statutory requirements following member approval.

Casual Vacancies
       

Casual Vacancies

We are currently seeking fantastic new team members to fill these casual vacancies at the College.

Customer Service
       

Customer Service

Apprenticeships in customer service are a great way for learners new, and currently working in, front facing roles to gain and develop the skills they need to provide a high-quality service to customers.

Bus Pass Application Form
       

Bus Pass Application Form

This application form is for students paying for their bus pass. If you are applying for financial support to cover the cost of your bus pass, please complete the paper application form, and hand this in with your financial support application form.

This application form is for a 3 x Termly College bus pass which will allow you to travel Monday-Friday from Home to/from College during term time on:

  • Stagecoach Public Services or
  • The College Lancaster 955 morning service and Stagecoach Public Services or
  • The College Eden 506 service (Appleby-Penrith-College) or
  • The College Eden 502 service (Brough-Kirkby Stephen-Sedbergh-College)

For other travel options please see www.kendal.ac.uk/transport or contact us

Teaching, Learning & Assessment
       

Teaching, Learning & Assessment

Apprenticeships in teaching, learning and assessment are suitable for a full range of new, and current, employees working in classroom roles in the education industry to support students, parents and colleagues to ensure pupils fulfil their potential.

A-Level Applications
       

A-Level Applications

You can study A-Levels in 2 different ways at Kendal College - a full-time cluster, where you study 3 or 4 A-Levels as a package, or you can also study 1 or 2 A-Levels as part-time subjects.

Adults
       

Adults

Start your new adventure with Kendal College!

Castle Dairy
       

Castle Dairy

More information coming soon!

Welcome
       

Welcome

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Kendal College!

Financial Support Application Form
       

Financial Support Application Form

This application should be completed by the student. If you need assistance completing this form please contact us.

Equality & Diversity
       

Equality & Diversity

Kendal College is committed to equal opportunities in employment and learning regardless of a person’s gender, marital status, race or colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, HIV status, age, disability, sexual orientation, political or religious beliefs, and unrelated criminal convictions, or other specific factors which could result in discrimination.

Buses
       

Buses

Kendal College annual and termly bus passes are available to students.

Other Transport Options
       

Other Transport Options

There are a number of other transport options available to students.

Bursary & Learner Support Funds
       

Bursary & Learner Support Funds

You may be able to receive money from the funds detailed below for things like transport, childcare, fees, equipment, lunch and trips.

Adult Course Fees & Funding
       

Adult Course Fees & Funding

Part-time and full-time government-funded courses may be free depending on your circumstances.

Contact Us
       

Contact Us

If you are interested in an Apprenticeship, please fill out the form, and we'll be in touch!

Considering Apprenticeships?
       

Considering Apprenticeships?

Offering apprenticeships gives employers the opportunity to develop your workforce and attract the best talent.

Contact Us
       

Contact Us

Our Apprenticeship Team are available to discuss apprenticeship training and answer any questions you have.

Why Kendal College?
       

Why Kendal College?

Kendal College has excellent long-standing relationships with local, regional and national employers and our employer satisfaction is consistently high, currently at 96%.

Costs & Incentives
       

Costs & Incentives

A summary is below, but if you are unsure of anything and would like to discuss this with our team, please get in touch.

Production, Theatre & Events
       

Production, Theatre & Events

Production, Theatre & Events programmes at Kendal College enable students to enter the ‘live events industry’ which presents fantastic and numerous employment opportunities; the chance to travel the World; to be at the forefront of a creative Industry responsible for iconic events such as the opening of the London Olympic Games, Glastonbury and West End Shows and to support the many local organisations that need the specific skills set of a Production specialist.

Full-Time Courses
       

Full-Time Courses

Our full-time courses offer a mixture of academic & practical learning, great if you have a general career area in mind, and many Level 3 courses are equivalent to 3 A-Levels!

School Leavers
       

School Leavers

Everything we do at the College focuses on our students gaining the skills and experience they need for progression to higher education or employment.

Do you already have an Apprentice & would like to discuss training?
       

Do you already have an Apprentice & would like to discuss training?

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Sport & Outdoor Adventure
       

Sport & Outdoor Adventure

Sport & Outdoor Adventure is a hugely diverse industry with employers working across a variety of disciplines, venues, weather conditions and client groups. Our apprenticeship programmes support learners to gain the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to deliver rewarding outdoor experiences to participants.

Traineeships
       

Traineeships

If you are considering employing an apprentice, but are not yet ready to commit to hiring a new recruit, you may wish to consider offering a traineeship, which Kendal College can support.

Student Life
       

Student Life

There are lots of opportunities to gain additional experiences and benefits of being a Kendal College student!

LP - 18 Campaign
       

LP - 18 Campaign

Expand your professional skills and potential with free courses and support at Kendal College.

Thank You
       

Thank You

Thank you for your interest in our courses!

LP - GCSEs
       

LP - GCSEs

We will discuss this with you at Enrolment Day, and will make contact with you beforehand.

Parents
       

Parents

We've put together some FAQs that parents have had about the college and COVID-19.

Part-Time Learners
       

Part-Time Learners

A collection of FAQs for our part-time adult learners.

Open Event & Advice Session
       

Open Event & Advice Session

Speak to our tutors and discover if college is for you! These events will be via booked appointments, enabling you to gain all the information you need in a safe & comfortable environment.

Open Event & Advice Session
       

Open Event & Advice Session

Speak to our tutors and discover if college is for you! These events will be via booked appointments, enabling you to gain all the information you need in a safe & comfortable environment.

Preparing For Your Course
       

Preparing For Your Course

Please find below useful information and resources to help you prepare for your course.

Foundation Learning
       

Foundation Learning

Foundation Learning promotes a wide range of skills to prepare students for future work or further specialist study.

Thank You!
       

Thank You!

Thank you for your interest in apprenticeships at Kendal College!

Talent Pool
       

Talent Pool

Join our Apprenticeship Talent Pool!

Thank You
       

Thank You

Thank you for your interest in our courses!

Applying for Full-Time Courses & Apprenticeships
       

Applying for Full-Time Courses & Apprenticeships

We are continuing to accept full-time applications and apprenticeship Talent Pool enquiries.

If you have any questions, please email our Student Services Team at admissions@kendal.ac.uk, and we will respond as quickly as possible.

Existing & Returning Students
       

Existing & Returning Students

We are still here for you. College staff are working remotely and are continuing to teach and support our students.

Apprentices
       

Apprentices

We hope you are well in these difficult times.

Employers
       

Employers

We hope you are well in these difficult times.

Thank You!
       

Thank You!

Thank you very much for getting in contact.

Review
       

Review

Lucy has written her review for the National Theatre’s Frankenstein!

Today (07/05/2020) is the last day you can watch it on YouTube, so don't miss out.

Team Leading & Management
       

Team Leading & Management

Leadership & Management apprenticeships at Kendal College provide learners with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to lead people and projects effectively, and manage workloads and resources.

Sciences
       

Sciences

Science is linked to a wide range of apprenticeships, across a variety of industries, such as healthcare and manufacturing.

Contact Us
       

Contact Us

You can contact us via telephone, email, social media or by using the Enquiry Form below.

Film Production & Photography
       

Film Production & Photography

“If it can be written or thought, it can be filmed.” - Stanley Kubrick

Business & Accounting
       

Business & Accounting

Do you have what it takes to be the next Elon Musk, Mary Barra or Gabe Newell? Business is big in the UK with around 5.7m private sector businesses producing a turnover of £1.9 trillion each year. As James Dyson said: “Business is constantly changing, constantly evolving.”

Childhood Studies
       

Childhood Studies

Childcare and education is one of the most exciting and rewarding sectors and one that needs top quality staff at all levels and offers plenty of career choice, working with children of all ages and within various settings.

Computing
       

Computing

The Computing department of Kendal College offers dedicated rooms to digital design and software development, containing dual monitor, professionally specified workstations. The three members of staff who teach on the course have over 60 years of combined industry experience, working in sectors such as telecommunications, networking, hardware consultancy, games design, and graphics products and software.

Construction
       

Construction

“It is good for the soul to create with our hands”, and this is probably why some trade workers, including those working in construction, plumbing and electricity, are some of the happiest in the UK according to a new survey.

English & Maths
       

English & Maths

Helping everyone to live, learn and work successfully.

Engineering
       

Engineering

The Engineering department of Kendal College offers a dedicated workshop, boasting industry-standard centre lathes, CNC systems, and 3D printers, and a range of computer facilities with the latest 2D/3D CAD software. The nine members of staff who run the department have over 140 years of combined industry experience, working in sectors such as military engineering, motorsports, nuclear energy, hydroelectric, manufacturing, and acoustics.

Barbering, Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
       

Barbering, Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Thanks in some part to the growth in celebrity culture and the rise of social influencers, the UK Hair & Beauty industry is now worth an astounding £6.2 billion. Fancy getting in on the action?

Applied Sciences
       

Applied Sciences

The UK is widely recognised as one of the world leaders in science in sectors like bioscience and pharmaceuticals, so opportunities are plentiful for students interested in pursuing a career in the Applied Sciences.

Hospitality & Catering
       

Hospitality & Catering

"Kendal College, home to one of the most influential cooking courses in the country" - Jay Rayner

Health & Social Care
       

Health & Social Care

It is clear that the UK’s health and social care system is lacking and with an increasingly ageing population, there is a significant demand for more people to enter the industry. In fact, around two million new workers will need to be trained and recruited by 2022.

Motor Vehicle Maintenance
       

Motor Vehicle Maintenance

The Motor Vehicle Department of Kendal College offers a dedicated workshop, boasting industry-standard equipment, tools, and diagnostic systems. The three members of staff who run the department have over 50 years of combined industry experience, working for a variety of manufacturers, franchised dealers, and independent operators.

Music
       

Music

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

Performing Arts
       

Performing Arts

The Performing Arts department at Kendal College is widely respected throughout the country, with a strong record of propelling talented creative students into performance and creative careers. We make no excuse for having some of the highest success rates in the country and students who follow their dreams.

Sport & Outdoor Adventure
       

Sport & Outdoor Adventure

Fitness is a growing industry in the UK, and more than 400,000 people work in sport and the outdoors industry. And where better to learn your trade than in the stunning natural adventure playground of the Lake District. This is a job we would all look forward to getting up in the morning for!

Teacher Education
       

Teacher Education

Teaching is a very rewarding career, with very high levels of job satisfaction, excellent benefits and good levels of pay.

Art & Design
       

Art & Design

The Arts & Media campus at Kendal College is widely respected and has an excellent record of producing talented and successful creative students.

How to Apply
       

How to Apply

If you are unsure about which course to choose, have a look at our Careers Advice page or please contact us if you have any questions!

Governance
       

Governance

Kendal College is run by a Board of Governors who take strategic decisions that will shape the college of the future.

Access to HE
       

Access to HE

It’s never too late! Our courses are specifically designed for adults aged 19 and over returning to study, either after a break or as part of a career change. They offer a proven and successful route on to university study.