Moston

Qualification type: NVQ Diploma Location:
Subject area: Level: 2
Leaflet Number: 6838 Course Code: CR24211-01
Academic year: 15/16

Barbering

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6838
Course instance ID: 
566313566314
Course code: 
CR24211-01
Qualification type: 
NVQ Diploma
Level: 
2
Subject area: 
Hair and Beauty Therapy
Location: 
Moston Campus

What's the Barbering course about?

This course is suitable for anyone wishing to start a career in the hair or barbering industry. The course is practical so you will develop the skills required to work in the industry.

The course covers:
- Health and safety
- Advising and consulting clients
- Shampooing, conditioning and treating the hair and scalp
- Cutting hair using basic barbering techniques
- Cutting facial hair to shape using basic techniques
- Drying and finishing men?s hair

Through a range of assessments including on-line examinations, written tests, assignments and practical observations.

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

You can progress on to the NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Barbering
or an Apprenticeship.

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

You will need to have Level 1 Literacy, Level 1 Numeracy and good communication skills. To gain a place on the course you will need to take an initial assessment test and have a voluntary work placement for a minimum of one day.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the Barbering course?

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Barbering

Segment(s)

Adults

Attendance

Part time (evening)

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

35

Hours per week

6.5

As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail.

How much will the course cost me?

You can call our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100 for details of the fees for this course.
Qualification type: BTEC Diploma Location:
Subject area: Level: 3
Leaflet Number: 1800 Course Code: CR2586-01
Academic year: 15/16

Health and Social Care

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
1800
Course instance ID: 
564096564100
Course code: 
CR2586-01
Qualification type: 
BTEC Diploma
Level: 
3
Subject area: 
Access
Location: 
Moston Campus

What's the Health and Social Care course about?

The BTEC Level 3 Diploma (90 Credit) in Health and Social Care has been developed to prepare you to work in care-related careers in a professional capacity. During the course you will learn by completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands, and in addition to learning about the employment area you have chosen, you develop the skills you need to start a career.

To achieve the Level 3 Diploma (90 Credit) students must study Four core units and up to Six specialist units which will be confirmed during the course.

The specialist units enable you to study particular areas in depth. In addition, you will have the opportunity to study English, Maths and Information Technology. During the course you can take part in a variety of teaching methods will be used, including discussions/debates, presentations

Core units are as follows:
Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care
Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care
Development Through the Life Stages (J/600/8954)

All units are assessed and graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded. There will be a variety of assessment, including essays, case studies, presentations and role play exercises.

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

This qualification can lead to employment in care-related roles within hospitals, health centres and nursing homes. Students who continue further with their studies can go into careers such as nursing, midwifery and other professions allied to health and social care.

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

Achievement of either GCSE English or maths, grade C or above (minimum of grade D in the other subject area or equivalent). You will be invited to go through an Initial Assessment process which will help us to place you on the correct course and identify any possible support needs that you might have. Also, you will need to demonstrate to the course tutor that you have the commitment and skills necessary to successfully complete the course.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the Health and Social Care course?

You will be awarded a BTEC Level 3 Diploma (90 Credit) in Health and Social Care by Edexcel.

Segment(s)

Adults

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

34

Hours per week

13

As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail.

How much will the course cost me?

You can call our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100 for details of the fees for this course.
Qualification type: Foundation Award Location:
Subject area: Level: 2
Leaflet Number: 6445 Course Code: P466
Academic year: 15/16

Foundation Learning Programme ESOL and EAL

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6445
Course instance ID: 
564339564340
Course code: 
P466
Qualification type: 
Foundation Award
Level: 
2
Subject area: 
Languages
Location: 
Moston Campus

What's the Foundation Learning Programme ESOL and EAL course about?

These programmes provide a progression pathway for learners who need to improve their English language to progress to study further qualifications or develop their employment opportunities.

This course is a foundation programme, made up of a number of subjects including:
- English
- ICT
- Personal and Social Development
- Vocational Studies
- Optional qualifications in Mathematics / Numeracy

All these subjects will allow you to gain accredited qualifications.

This course is delivered through a combination of classroom delivery and additional learning opportunities, using a range of Information learning technology and events. Learners are encouraged to develop independent and project based learning.

Learners progress is assessed regularly through Tutorial, Homework, Progress Tests and Mock exams.

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

After completing this course learners can progress onto academic or vocational courses in Further Education or employment.
Alternatively this course can allow you to enter general employment. Learners are helped to improve their essential skills which will in turn enhance their employment prospects.

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

There are no entry requirements for this course. All learners will be initially assessed as a part of the enrolment procedure to make sure they are placed in the right group.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the Foundation Learning Programme ESOL and EAL course?

Qualifications awarded cover a range of subjects including English, ICT, Maths, Employability and Personal Development.

Segment(s)

Adults

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)

How much will the course cost me?

You can call our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100 for details of the fees for this course.
Qualification type: Apprenticeship Location:
Subject area: Level: 2
Leaflet Number: 16329 Course Code: PA0072
Academic year: 15/16

Beauty Therapy

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
16329
Course instance ID: 
563825563826
Course code: 
PA0072
Qualification type: 
Apprenticeship
Level: 
2
Subject area: 
Apprenticeships
Location: 
Moston Campus

What are the aims of this course?

Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to start work and earn a wage, while learning new skills that lead to nationally recognised qualifications. Apprenticeships are designed with the help of employers in the industry, so they offer a structured programme that takes apprentices through the skills needed to do a job well. Most apprenticeship training takes place on the job but they will also have to complete off the job training within college by day or over a number of days in a block. Apprentices work towards a nationally- recognised, work-based qualification.

What are the areas covered by this course?

The Apprenticeship covers the following:
- Health and Safety
- Promoting and retailing
- Facial skin care
- Eyebrows and eyelash treatments
- Waxing
- Manicure
- Pedicure
- Reception duties
- Make up services

What qualifications do I need to do this course?

Competition for places with employers can be fierce, so applicants will need to show that they are committed, happy to work as part of a team and individually, and able to use their own initiative.

How is the course assessed?

The NVQ Diploma is assessed through portfolio building, tutor observation and assignments.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the course?

At the end of the programme apprentices will have achieved:
- City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy
- Functional skills in Maths, English and ICT
- Employee Rights and Responsibilities
- Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

What will I be able to go on to do after I've completed this course?

On completion of the Beauty Therapy Apprenticeship at level 2 apprentices can go on to complete the Beauty Therapy Advanced Apprenticeship at level 3.

What are the career opportunities?

The course can also lead to career progression in beauty therapy salons and similar establishments.

Segment(s)

Apprenticeships

Attendance

Day release

Course length

1 Year(s)
Qualification type: Advanced Apprenticeship Location:
Subject area: Level: 3
Leaflet Number: 1292 Course Code: PA0070
Academic year: 15/16

Barbering

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
1292
Course instance ID: 
563997563998
Course code: 
PA0070
Qualification type: 
Advanced Apprenticeship
Level: 
3
Subject area: 
Apprenticeships
Location: 
Moston Campus

What's the Barbering course about?

Apprenticeships allow 16+ year olds to start work and earn a wage, while learning new skills that lead to nationally recognised qualifications. Apprenticeships are designed with the help of employers in the industry, so they offer a structured programme that takes apprentices through the skills needed to do a job well.

Most of an apprentices training takes place on the job but they will also have to complete off the job training within college by day release or over a number of days in a block. Barbering apprentices work towards a nationally- recognised, work based qualification.

You will study the following units:
- Health and safety
- Consultation
- Promoting and retailing
- Cutting and shaping facial hair
- Facial massage
- Creative cutting
- Shaving services
- Creating patterns in hair
- Colouring hair
- Colour Correction
- Creative skills

The NVQ Diploma is assessed through portfolio building, tutor observation and assignments.

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

On completion of the Barbering Advanced Apprenticeship there will be an opportunity to complete further training in hairdressing.

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

You should have experience within the barbering industry or an NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing or Barbering.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the Barbering course?

At the end of the programme apprentices will have achieved:
- City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering
- Functional skills in Maths, English and ICT
- Employee Rights and Responsibilities
- Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Segment(s)

Apprenticeships

Attendance

Part time (day)

Course length

1 Year(s)
Qualification type: Diploma Location:
Subject area: Level: 2
Leaflet Number: 16195 Course Code: CR2614-05
Academic year: 15/16

Floristry

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
16195
Course instance ID: 
563739563741
Course code: 
CR2614-05
Qualification type: 
Diploma
Level: 
2
Subject area: 
Floristry and Horticulture
Location: 
Moston Campus

What are the aims of this course?

You may have some knowledge and basic skills in floristry - probably from a role where you work or from a level 1 qualification and want to increase your floristry skills and take on more responsibility. This course focuses on commercial floristry enabling you to assemble a wide range of cost effective and profitable designs. Working within time constraints coupled with the work experience unit will enable you to start planning your own business and progression.

What are the areas covered by this course?

The course covers the following:
- Introduction to art and design for florists
- Identifying, checking and monitoring the quality of incoming cut materials
- Identifying and maintaining the condition of plants and planted designs
- Planning, preparing and constructing tied floristry designs
- Planning, preparing and constructing funeral designs
- Planning, preparing and constructing floral arrangements
- Planning, preparing and constructing wedding designs with floral materials
- Displaying floristry goods
- Introduction to working in the floristry industry
- Introduction to function decorating using floral displays

What qualifications do I need to do this course?

Applicants will need to have an C&G Level 1 Diploma in floristry or 4 GCSEs at grade C or above

How is the course assessed?

A total of 10 units in all are required to achieve the qualification plus an online test paper. You must also carry out a minimum of 40 hours of supervised work in a floristry related business.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the course?

Upon successful completion you will be awarded the C&G Level 2 Diploma In Floristry. You will also work on functional skills in maths or English whichever is appropriate for you

What will I be able to go on to do after I've completed this course?

This qualification can provide progression to an C&G Level 3 Diploma in Floristry or to job opportunities in the industry Advice on opportunities for further study will be provided during your course.

What are the career opportunities?

The C&G Level 2 Diploma in Floristry will give you the skills to work in florists, garden centres, relay organisations or event companies. Specialist careers advice will be available from your personal tutor and our Advice and Guidance Team throughout your course.

Segment(s)

School Leavers

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)
Qualification type: Award Location:
Subject area: Level: 1
Leaflet Number: 1248 Course Code: P097
Academic year: 15/16

Introduction to Hospitality and Catering

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
1248
Course instance ID: 
563392563395
Course code: 
P097
Qualification type: 
Award
Level: 
1
Subject area: 
Hospitality and Catering
Location: 
Moston Campus

What's the Introduction to Hospitality and Catering course about?

If you are interested in cooking, this course will give you the knowledge and skills to enter employment or progress onto further training in the hospitality and catering industry. It offers a basic introduction to food preparation, cookery and the kitchen environment, in addition to food and drink service, and is aimed at adults who are returning to work, or who wish to change career. You will train in one of the college's training restaurants, catering for real paying clients.

Areas covered by the course include:
- Introduction to the catering and hospitality industry
- Customer service in the hospitality industry
- Introduction to healthy eating
- Basic food preparation and cooking
- Introduction to food commodities
- Using kitchen equipment
- Food safety in catering

- Legislation in food and beverage service
- Understanding menus
- Dealing with payments and bookings
- Food and beverage service skills
- Bar service skills
- Hot beverage skills
- Personal workplace skills

You will be assessed by assignments and you will complete a course portfolio.

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

On completion of this course you can progress onto a City & Guilds Diploma at Level 2, including Professional Food and Beverage Service or Professional Cookery.

After completing this course you can progress to the Level 2 Apprenticeship programme.

This course also allows progression into a wide range of careers in the hospitality industry, in restaurants, hotels, conferences and banqueting venues.

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

No formal qualifications are required, however, you will need a positive attitude, commitment and self motivation.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the Introduction to Hospitality and Catering course?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded a City & Guilds Certificate in Professional Food and Beverage Service and a City & Guilds Certificate in General Cookery at Level 1. You will also have the opportunity to complete Functional Skills that will help develop your English skills and a City & Guilds qualification in Employability and Personal Development that will enhance your employability skills, such as time management and teamwork.

Segment(s)

Adults

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)

How much will the course cost me?

You can call our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100 for details of the fees for this course.
Qualification type: NVQ Diploma Location:
Subject area: Level: 2
Leaflet Number: 531 Course Code: CR4922-04
Academic year: 15/16

Beauty Therapy

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
531
Course instance ID: 
563703563704
Course code: 
CR4922-04
Qualification type: 
NVQ Diploma
Level: 
2
Subject area: 
Hair and Beauty Therapy
Location: 
Moston Campus

What's the Beauty Therapy course about?

This course leads to a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy, which is a work-related qualification that provides the necessary
knowledge, skills and experience to allow career progression within a beauty salon or similar establishment.

The course includes study of the following practical skills:
- Health and safety
- Promoting and retailing
- Facial skin care
- Eyebrows and eyelash treatments
- Waxing
- Manicure
- Pedicure
- Reception duties
- Make-up services

The course is assessed by a range of methods, including practical assessments and written tests.

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

On successful completion of the NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy you can progress on to a Beauty Therapy Advanced Apprenticeship. The course can also lead to career progression in beauty therapy salons and similar establishments.

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but applicants must be working in a beauty therapy salon or similar establishment.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the Beauty Therapy course?

You will be awarded a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy by City & Guilds.

Segment(s)

Adults

Attendance

Part time (day)

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

40

Hours per week

6.5

As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail.

How much will the course cost me?

You can call our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100 for details of the fees for this course.
Qualification type: C&G Certificate Location:
Subject area: Level: 3
Leaflet Number: 16252 Course Code: CR24217-02
Academic year: 15/16

Hairdressing

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
16252
Course instance ID: 
566159566163
Course code: 
CR24217-02
Qualification type: 
C&G Certificate
Level: 
3
Subject area: 
Hair and Beauty Therapy
Location: 
Moston Campus

What are the aims of this course?

This qualification is suitable for anyone wishing to extend their hairdressing skills and gain a career in the hair or media industry. This is a highly practical qualification providing the skills and knowledge required to start work in the industry.

What are the areas covered by this course?

Monitor health and safety in the salon
Consultation on hair services
Cut women's hair
Style and dress hair
Colour hair
Creative hairdressing design skills
Hair extensions

What qualifications do I need to do this course?

You will need Level 2 hairdressing, Level 2 literacy, Level 2 numeracy and good communication skills. An initial assessment is required.

How is the course assessed?

Students will undergo continual assessment of practical and written work, in addition to online examinations, assignments and practical observations.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the course?

VRQ Level 3 Certificate in Hairdressing.

What will I be able to go on to do after I've completed this course?

You can progress to VRQ Level 3 Diploma in Hair and Media Make Up, Apprenticeships, or higher education.

What are the career opportunities?

Career roles include working in a salon, mobile hairdressing, media, TV, or becoming self-employed.

Segment(s)

School Leavers

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)
Qualification type: Diploma Location:
Subject area: Level: 2
Leaflet Number: 16257 Course Code: CR24215-02
Academic year: 15/16

Womens and Mens Hairdressing

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
16257
Course instance ID: 
566178566180
Course code: 
CR24215-02
Qualification type: 
Diploma
Level: 
2
Subject area: 
Hair and Beauty Therapy
Location: 
Moston Campus

What are the aims of this course?

This qualification is suitable for anyone wishing to start a career in the hair or media industry. This is a highly practical qualification providing the skills and knowledge required to start work in the industry.

What are the areas covered by this course?

Monitor health and safety in the salon
Client care and communications
Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
Cut womens hair
Cut mens hair
Colour and lighten hair
Plus three optional units

What qualifications do I need to do this course?

You will need Level 1 literacy, Level 1 numeracy, and good communication skills. An initial assessment is required.

How is the course assessed?

Students will undergo continual assessment of practical and written work, in addition to online examinations, assignments and practical observations.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the course?

VRQ Level 2 Diploma in Womens and Mens Hairdressing.

What will I be able to go on to do after I've completed this course?

You can progress to VRQ Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing for Cutting and Styling Technicians, VRQ Level 3 Hair and Media, or Apprenticeships.

What are the career opportunities?

Career roles include salon work, mobile hairdressing, media and TV work.

Segment(s)

School Leavers

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)