Qualification Courses

Law – Level 3 Diploma

Law is a fascinating subject with a great tradition and a dynamic future.  It is the foundation stone of society and plays an increasingly important and visible role in virtually all areas of modern life.  The course aims to give students the opportunity to develop a range of skills, techniques and attitudes, essential to accessing employment opportunities within the legal and business sector. This is achieved by providing students with knowledge and understanding of legal principles and by developing their employability skills.

If you are looking to gain knowledge in a variety of Law related subjects and intend to progress onto higher education, then this is the ideal course for you.

Social and environmental responsibilities, business operations and international codes of conduct are all determined and upheld by legal systems. Law involves analysing a wide range of issues and problems. It is a vibrant and exciting subject. It helps you to be self-confident in dealing with issues, disputes and other people. You will study specific areas of English law in detail and you will develop excellent, and transferable, analytical skills.

Studying on the Level 3 Law course will gives you an understanding of the English legal system and will not only give you a taste of what it is like to study law but also what it is may be like to work in the legal profession. This course is designed to provide you with the skills that you will require working in the legal sector. However it is also a recognised Level 3 qualification which is accepted by most universities. There will be a variety of teaching methods used plus guest speakers, class debates, trips and visits to the local courts. You will keep up to date with any changes in the Law, take an active part in class debates, independently research elements linked to your coursework, produce typed up criteria and present information to the class.

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

  • Dispute Solving in the Legal System
  • Understanding Law Making
  • Aspects of Legal Liability
  • Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers
  • Aspects of Property Offences and Police Powers
  • Contract Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Aspects of the Law of Tort
  • Aspects of Employment Law
  • Aspects of Family Law

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

A variety of assessment methods are used but most work is through assignments. Each unit within the qualification has specified assessment and grading criteria which are to be used for grading purposes. A summative unit grade can be awarded at pass, merit or distinction

This qualification will suit you if you are planning to take a law degree but do not yet have sufficient, relevant attainment at Level 3 to meet the entry requirements for a higher education course.

This course prepares you to go straight into work in either a general or a legal secretarial role. An excellent opportunity to progress into careers, working with Probation Services and the Court System, Solicitors’ offices, barristers’ chambers, Law Courts, local authorities and the police.

  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths);
  • Related work experience. More mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include experience of paid and/or unpaid employment.

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Computing – Level 3 Diploma

Computing is a key part of improving the quality of our lives, whether its mobile technology or being able to access the Internet everywhere at the touch of a button. There is always a demand for IT professionals with high-level computing skills and this demand is predicted to grow in the future. The course will teach you how to create and manage systems and programme applications for clients across a broad range of challenging industries. You can expect to discover the essential skills that IT professionals use on a daily basis: graphics, networking, database, website design and programming.

The course is suitable for learners wanting to progress to higher education in Computing, Computer Science or related degrees and also Apprenticeships.

An Access to Higher Education course is intended to help those without level 3 qualifications can entry to a Higher Education course within the related field. Students who complete Access to HE in Computing may progress on to a related course at a number of UK universities.

The course aims to develop your understanding and competence in a range of computing modules as well as your independent study skills. All students will study a range of key areas including principles and fundamentals of computer science and computer systems, planning and management of computing projects and developing the skills and knowledge in the design and creation of software using programming languages. In addition, all students will explore areas of security, encryption and applications of social media.

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

      • Computer Systems
      • Database Applications
      • Information Management in the Workplace
      • Introduction to the Internet and Internet Security
      • Programming
      • Systems Analysis and Design
      • Webpage Design and Production

      * The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

This is an assignment-based course and there are no exams. You will be continually assessed throughout the programme either through assessment or observation. All units are graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction.

The Level 3 qualification will enable you to pursue a career in the IT and computing industry or progress to further higher level study such as an HNC, HND or university programme, or combine working and studying on an apprenticeship which will enable you to earn while you learn.

This qualification also offer a direct route into apprenticeships or employment working in user support, hardware or software technicians or data processing.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Computing graduate:

  • Pc Support Technician
  • Web Developer
  • Graphics Designer
  • Help Desk Operator
  • Software Developer
  • System Support Technician
  • Field Operations
  • Mobile Switching Engineer
  • Network Manager
  • Network Administrator
  • Application Developer
  • Computer systems operator
  • Information systems operator
  • Website assistant
  • Event driven programmer
  • Project planner Assistant
  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process.
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths)

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Information Technology – Level 3 Diploma

The course provides you with an advanced level of understanding of the IT industry and the key functions required of someone wishing to take their career into this varied industry. IT is a very exciting and fast-moving subject, offering a variety of career opportunities. This course will teach you many new skills, as well as enhancing those you currently possess, whilst offering you the opportunity to acquire specific skills in line with your chosen career path as an IT Practitioner or Technician.

Information Technology sector is changing at an extremely rapid rate. There is a need to develop the IT practitioners of tomorrow, who will be able to fill the interesting, demanding and highly-paid specialist posts that will be available within a broad spectrum of organisations. Information Technology Level 3 Diploma is a practical, work-related course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

This course provides the knowledge, understanding and skills for students wishing to enter a career as an IT practitioner or technician in the area of business systems, user support, networking and software development and may provide progression to higher education in Computing, Networking or IT Systems.

The course is very practical with plenty of opportunities to implement the theory that you learn. It is mainly course-work based, which, means that you have a very clear understanding of your progress throughout the course, to help you plan and achieve your next steps. Taught by subject specialists, with commercial experience, the main elements of the course cover hardware, networking, programming, graphics and web development.

 

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

  • Communication and Employability Skills for IT
  • Computer Systems
  • Communication Technologies
  • IT Systems Troubleshooting and Repair
  • Procedural Programming
  • Client Side Customisation of Web Pages
  • Developing Computer Games
  • Website Production
  • Digital Graphics

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

You will complete course work assignments – covering both your theory and practical knowledge – during your course. There are no formal examinations. You could achieve a Pass, Merit or Distinction on this course.

Candidates can progress to higher education programs including Computing, IT, Networking and Security. Alternatively the qualification may enable students to gain entry to a variety of careers in industry.

This qualification is designed to support learners who want a strong core study of computer science to enable progression to roles in the computing industry.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in IT graduate:

  • Help Desk Operator
  • Software Developer
  • System support Technician / Engineer
  • IT architecture and security
  • Equipment Wirer and Assembler
  • Field Operations
  • Mobile Switching Engineer
  • Network Management
  • Network Planning
  • Radio Repair Technician
  • Satellite Communications
  • Systems Production
  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process.
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths)

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Fitness and Personal Training – Level 3 Diploma

The fitness industry is an exciting and expanding industry and there is a high rate of employment within the industry with currently more than 6,000 fitness centres located all across the UK. Many people from all walks of life long to get fitter and feel healthier but are not quite sure how. This means that there has never been a better time to take action towards becoming a qualified fitness professional.

As a personal trainer you will be able to give advice on health, nutrition and lifestyle changes to your clients. You will help support them with their workouts and monitor their progress over time.

This is qualification also combines units from the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing with the full Level 3 Personal Training qualification. This qualification is suitable for learners who have no prior experience or qualifications, as usually you need to complete the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing before you would be able to commence the Level 3 Personal Training qualification.

So if you have never had any experience at all within the fitness industry, and are looking to work as a fully  Personal Trainer or become a fitness instructor (at level 3), then this is the ideal course for you.

The Level 3 Diploma in Fitness and Personal Training will train you to become professionally competent. It will allow you to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes and develop your skills and knowledge to pursue a career in personal training.

The qualification is designed for those who want to gain the skills required to offer both instruction and personal training, covering both aspects within the same qualification. Employers are supportive of this approach for their employees. They endorse this approach for staff that new to the industry, without qualifications – who will be covering both aspects within their roles.

 

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

Level 2 Gym Units:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise;
  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity;
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment;
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health;
  • Planning gym-based exercise;
  • Instructing gym-based exercise;

Level 3 Personal Trainer Units:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health;
  • Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme;
  • Programming personal training with clients;
  • Delivering personal training sessions;

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Coursework, Multiple Choice Examination, Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Demonstration and Assignment.

This course gives you the opportunity to enter employment or progress to further or higher education.

This Lifetime Awarding Level 3 Diploma confirms that your training and subsequent credentials will be recognised by employers and clients alike. On completion of the Personal Trainer Advanced qualification you will be able to work as a fitness instructor, class instructor, fitness coach or personal trainer within the health and fitness industry:

  • Work within a luxury hotel, health club or spa;
  • Join large chains, or independently owned gyms;
  • Instruct at holiday resorts or on cruise ships;
  • Go self-employed and build a private client base;

You will also have the benefit of being able to offer your clients nutritional advice and information on a one to one basis.

  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process;
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths).

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Beauty and Spa Therapy – Level 3 Diploma

As the Beauty Therapy industry is constantly changing with new innovative treatments coming on to the market all the time you will be constantly updating your skills to keep fresh and up to date. The Level 3 Diploma in Beauty & Spa Therapy aims to provide you with a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the Beauty & Spa Therapy Industry.

This course will give you an advanced understanding of the industry and a high level of practical skills and knowledge required to follow a career in Beauty Therapy.

This is a comprehensive qualification combining the full range of skills and knowledge for students seeking employment or self-employment as an Advanced Practitioner in Beauty and Spa Therapy making them highly employability at Level 3.

Working in salon, you’ll learn about electrical facial and body treatments, dry spa and wraps, a range of massage therapies including traditional and aromatherapy techniques, as well as gaining an understanding of the health and safety issues that you need to know about in the beauty and spa industry.

You’ll do additional work experience to test your practical knowledge and boost your employability, maths and English skills as part of the programme.

Candidates must have people skills, be self-motivated and have determination and drive to complete the necessary theory as well as the practical elements of the course.

Achievement of this qualification demonstrates to an employer that you have the skills and knowledge of health & safety, customer service and also have the necessary advanced technical skills such as body massage, body and facial electrotherapy to be employed as a Senior Beauty/Spa Therapist.

 

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

      • Health and safety practice
      • Client care and communication
      • Working with colleagues
      • Promoting products and services to clients
      • Providing body massage
      • Providing body electrotherapy treatments
      • Providing massage using pre blended aromatherapy oils
      • Providing self-tanning
      • Apply micro dermabrasion
      • Spa treatments
      • Manage spa environment
      • Facial electrotherapy

       

      * The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

       

     

    * The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

There are practical and theoretical classes which will help each student develop a portfolio of evidence for verification. There is some case study/project work. Practical skills are developed on fellow students – once a level of competence is reached clients are to be used for assessment. You will be assessed practically, theoretically and orally in all areas.

Once you have completed the Level 3 Diploma in Beauty and Spa Therapy you can progress on to other equivalent qualifications at Level 3 and 4 qualification like beauty Treatments, Advanced beauty Therapy, Salon Management, or to higher education courses.

Graduates can gain employment in Beauty Salons, Health Clubs, Health Farms, Spas and Cruise Liners, Retreats and Recreational Centres.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Beauty and Spa Therapy graduate:

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Holistic Therapist
  • Salon or Spa Manager
  • Spa Attendant
  • Mobile Therapist
  • Cruise Liner Therapist
  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process.
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths);

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Salon Management – Level 3 Diploma

The Level 3 Certificate in Salon Management is a qualification that has been specifically designed for stylists and beauty therapists working in the hair and beauty related industry, who want to move into first line salon management. This qualification is suitable for hairdressers, barbers, beauty therapists and nail technicians. This course prepares you for a role managing a professional Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy salon.

This course has been designed to help students learn to manage human resources, budgeting, staff recruitment and retention, daily operations, and customer service and training programs. Further, students will gain an understanding of the main responsibilities of an effect Salon Manager, the key competencies of the role, steps to start a business, and resources on how to get set up as a self-employed salon. Lastly, the programme aims to provide students with the importance of health and safety in beauty salons, potential risks and procedures to comply with legislation.

This course is suitable for those who currently work or hope to work as a Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy Salon Manager or Supervisor or who want to own and run their own salon business. This qualification is recognised as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a hair or beauty salon manager. This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

  • Contribute to the effective running of business
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • Human resource management within the hair and beauty sector
  • Salon design for the hair and beauty sector
  • IT and data handling in the hair and beauty sector
  • Marketing in the hair and beauty sector

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Learners will have their skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment. Assessed mostly through assignment work but also observation and witness testimonies.

This course gives you the opportunity to enter employment or progress to further or higher education.

The Level 3 Diploma in Salon Management is recognised by industry as the qualification needed for those who wish to become in employed as a salon manager in the hair or beauty sector.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Salon Management graduate:

  • Beauty salons
  • Hair salons
  • Nail salons
  • Beauty/Nail retail concessions in department stores
  • Day spa or destination/hotel spa
  • Cruise ships
  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process.
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths)

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Fashion and Media Makeup – Level 3 Diploma

The main aim of the Level 3 Diploma in Fashion and Media Make-up is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical skills and knowledge in order to provide Hair, Photographic and Media Make-up to the general public and to gain employment in the Hair, Photographic and Media Make-up Industry. This course is aimed at those who want to pursue exciting new careers in this booming sector. You will develop your make-up practice through the study of art and design, fashion trends and forecasting and the cosmetics industry.

This exciting course is designed to bring out your creativity and flair for media make-up in readiness for a career in this competitive industry. The diploma covers theatrical, special effects and hair and media make-up in an enlivening course covering a vast range of skills from; fashion make-up, application of prosthetic pieces, airbrushing, creative hair-styling, wig work and much more. This programme of study will interest students who would like to work within the creative make-up industry, such as fashion, photographic studio’s, theatre or preparation for higher education.

Our highly creative programme of study will give you a fantastic opportunity to showcase your talents as a professional make–up artist. Learners’ creativity, imagination and skills are developed by our professional media make–up team who provide unparalleled support throughout the programme of study.

This course will allow you to experiment with concepts and techniques and ensure you can practice as a make-up artist with confidence. You will also develop a range of knowledge and experience of key areas linked to make-up artistry, such as the development of ideas and concepts using key techniques in art and design, awareness of the cosmetics business and solid experience of professional practice and engagement with industry projects.

 

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

  • The Art of Photographic Make-up
  • Monitor and Maintain Health and Safety Practice in the Salon
  • Apply Make-Up
  • Working In The Beauty Related Industries
  • Client Care And Communication In Beauty Related Industries
  • Fashion and Photographic Make-Up
  • Media Make-Up
  • Camouflage Make-Up
  • Optional Units (see rationale for details)
  • Apply Individual Permanent Lashes
  • Design and Apply Face and Body Art
  • Apply Airbrush Make-Up to the Face
  • Create an Image Based on a Theme within the Hair and Beauty Industry

 

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

This qualification will be internally and externally assessed using the assessment of skills as set out below. Once all of the treatment evidence documentation, assignments and underpinning knowledge have been completed, the Learner will have a final practical assessment.

This course gives you the opportunity to enter employment or progress to further or higher education.

There are opportunities for a Hair, Photographic and Fashion Make-up Artist to find employment in a variety of areas: This Diploma qualifies Graduates to work as a freelance Make-up Artist; Graduates can also gain employment in Television and Media.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Fashion and Media Makeup graduate:

  • Hair and make-up studio
  • Beauty salon
  • Media
  • Production companies
  • Theatre companies
  • Hotels or resorts
  • Advanced Make-Up Artist working from home & mobile
  • Airbrush Make-Up Artist
  • Bridal Make-Up Artist (Inc. bridal party, engagement & special occasions)
  • Professional Make-Up Artist in Film, TV, Theatre, Editorial & Fashion
  • Pantomime
  • Media Make-Up
  • Commercial/Magasine
  • Photoshoots
  • High End Catwalk
  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process.
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths)

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Women’s Hairdressing – Level 3 Diploma

The Level 3 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing is a technical level qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed hairdresser/stylist. This qualification is based on Hairdressing National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s lead hairdressing professional association (The Hairdressing Council) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a senior hairdresser/stylist.

This qualification has been specifically designed for learners aged 16 years or over, to develop an enhanced repertoire of technical skills to prepare learners for employment as a senior hairdresser/stylist. Learners will have their hairdressing skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.

The qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as an advanced hairdresser/stylist including: health and safety; client consultation; advanced cutting; styling and colouring techniques and; selling products and services to clients. These units are all mandatory.

Learners will further develop their understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: hair colour correction and specialist scalp services; bridal hairstyling; marketing for the hair and beauty sector; hair extension services; and relaxing African type hair – the full list of optional units is presented in the learner Record of Assessment book (RoA) (specification). This qualification’s structure provides learners with the flexibility to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills depending upon their designated career pathway as a senior hairdresser/stylist.

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

  • Promote and sell products and services to clients
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • Cut women’s hair to create a variety of looks
  • Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques
  • Colour hair to create a variety of looks
  • Hairdressing consultation support for colleagues

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Theory exams are via on line assessments. Practical based assessments.

Students will need to provide a model for practical assessments. Students will also be required to build a portfolio of evidence.

This course gives you the opportunity to enter employment or progress to further or higher education.

Learners who complete this qualification are eligible to become a State Registered Hairdresser (SRH) with The Hairdressing Council.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing graduate:

  • Commercial salons
  • Specialist African type hair salons
  • Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
  • Product manufacturing and training
  • Television, film, theatre and media
  • Armed services
  • HM prison service
  • Cruise liners
  • Hospitals/care homes
  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process.
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths)

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Beauty Therapy Treatments – Level 3 Diploma

The Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a beauty therapist. This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a beauty therapist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role.

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty therapist including: providing body massage, face and body electrotherapy, health and safety and client care. You will also have the opportunity to develop your understanding and skills further by selecting a number of optional units which include: massage with pre-blended oils, electrical epilation, individual permanent lashes, intimate waxing, self-tanning, nail enhancements, Indian head massage, micro dermabrasion and stone therapy.

The structure of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career as a beauty therapist. Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and beauty therapy products and equipment. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the skin and apply a variety of beauty therapy products and electrical equipment using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

  • Working in beauty related industries
  • Provide facial electrotherapy treatments
  • Provide body electrotherapy treatments
  • Provide body massage
  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Theory exams are via on line assessments. Practical based assessments.

Students will need to provide a model for practical assessments. Students will also be required to build a portfolio of evidence.

This course gives you the opportunity to enter employment or progress to further or higher education.

This qualification will prepare you for employment as a beauty therapist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a beauty therapist.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments graduate:

– Working in commercial beauty salons/spas/cruise liners

– Working in a retail concession in a department store

– Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process.
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths)

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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Massage Therapy – Level 3 Diploma

Are you looking for a career within the spa or holistic industry? It is a career choice that challenges, inspires and offers a wide range of employment opportunities. The Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a beauty massage therapist. This qualification is designed for learners aged 19 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a beauty massage therapist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role.

On the practical side, you will learn body massage, stone therapy, massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils, Indian head massage, self-tanning and ‘Hopi ear’ treatments. Facial electrotherapy is also an option.

On the theory side, you will learn about anatomy and physiology in depth, to underpin your practical skills development. This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty massage therapist including mandatory units covering the following: body massage, pre-blended aromatherapy, client care, stone therapy, health and safety, Indian head massage.

Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and massage medium products. You will develop a range of technical skills enabling you to provide a variety of relaxing massage treatments using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

You will learn in a variety of situations including, theory classes, practical workshops and public salons, which are well equipped to prepare you for industry. This range of experience is designed to help you gain confidence, independence and professional awareness.

 

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

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Course Structure

  • Explore the origins of massage and principles of complementary and alternative medicine
  • Provide body massage
  • Provide massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils
  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
  • Apply stone therapy massage
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • Maintaining personal health and wellbeing
  • Provide Indian head massage

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Theory exams are via on line assessments. Practical based assessments. Students will need to provide a model for practical assessments. Students will also be required to build a portfolio of evidence.

This course gives you the opportunity to enter employment or progress to further or higher education.

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

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy graduate:

  • Working in commercial beauty salons, destination spas and day spas
  • Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
  • Applicants must be 19+, motivated to study with a clear intention to progress to a higher education course;
  • There are flexible qualification requirements for admission, but all applicants will be interviewed during the admissions process.
  • Applicants will need to take a diagnostic assessment of literacy (unless already qualified to Level 2 in English and Maths)

Self-Founding

You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.

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