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Qualification type: Access to Higher Education Diploma Location:
Subject area: Level: 3
Leaflet Number: 110 Course Code: CR24343-08
Awarding body: Open Awards (OPENAWRD)
Academic year: 14/15

Nursing and Allied Health Professions

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
110
Course instance ID: 
543244568052
Course code: 
CR24343-08
Learning AIM code: 
40002196
Awarding body: 
Open Awards (OPENAWRD)
Qualification type: 
Access to Higher Education Diploma
Level: 
3
Subject area: 
Access
Location: 
Moston Campus

What's the Nursing and Allied Health Professions course about?

Access to HE Diplomas are designed to prepare mature learners for higher education.

A supportive learning environment is provided by using a variety of methods, including classroom-based teaching, group and individual tutorials, group discussions, debates and presentations. Alongside the classroom-based teaching, this programme will also incorporate a blend of virtual learning (online tutorials and assessments).

The course covers three subject modules:
- Biology
- Health studies/sociology
- Psychology

All units are assessed and graded. There will be a variety of assessment, including essays, case studies, presentations and exams.

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

You can progress to university courses, such as degrees in nursing (adult, child and mental health), psychology, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and Dip HE Paramedic Practice. For many of these courses relevant paid or voluntary work experience would be an advantage.

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

GCSE English, maths and science, grade C or above. Relevant experience is desirable.

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 you might have. Also, you will need to demonstrate that you have the commitment and skills necessary to successfully complete the course.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the Nursing and Allied Health Professions course?

An Access to HE Diploma, which is a credit-based, graded qualification. Access Diplomas are a nationally accepted alternative to A levels for entry to higher education, and are recognised by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education.

Segment(s)

Adults

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Thu, 15/01/2015

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

34

Hours per week

12

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: NVQ Diploma Location:
Subject area: Level: 2
Leaflet Number: 6853 Course Code: CR24672-01
Awarding body: City and Guilds of London Institute (CG)
Academic year: 15/16

Nail Services

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6853
Course instance ID: 
568464568462
Course code: 
CR24672-01
Learning AIM code: 
50087666
Awarding body: 
City and Guilds of London Institute (CG)
Qualification type: 
NVQ Diploma
Level: 
2
Subject area: 
Hair and Beauty Therapy
Location: 
Moston Campus

What's the Nail Services course about?

These qualifications are for those interested in a career in nails. Candidates should have good listening and communication skills, a positive attitude to work and an ability to work as part of a team. Having a work experience placement is an essential requirement for all those wishing to enrol on this course.

Areas covered by the course are:
G4 Fulfil Salon Reception
G8 Develop & Maintain your Effectiveness at Work
G18 Promote Additional Services/Products
G20 Health & Safety
N2 Provide Manicure Services
N3 Provide Pedicure Services
N4 Carry out Nail Services
N5 Apply & Maintain Nail Enhancements
English/Maths Functional Skills
Personal Learning & Thinking Skills
Employees Rights & Responsibilities.

We will observe you performing normal work activities t in the workplace (on the job training over a period of time and college (off the job training). Mandatory tests, oral/written questions, professional discussions, assignments, projects and photographic evidence all contribute to building a portfolio of evidence.

Assessment is carried out by formative and summative observation. For the qualifications, candidates will be required to complete:
- a portfolio of evidence (logbook) for each unit
- essential knowledge and understanding requirements.

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

You can progress to VRQ Level 3 Nail Technology or Advanced Apprenticeship

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

Applicants must have literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to level 1 or above.
We will also ask you to complete an initial assessment.

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

One successful completion of the course you will be awarded a City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Nail Services

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: GCSE Location:
Subject area: Level: 2
Leaflet Number: 6810 Course Code: CR22436-03
Academic year: 15/16

Biology

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6810
Course instance ID: 
568084568085
Course code: 
CR22436-03
Qualification type: 
GCSE
Level: 
2
Location: 
Moston Campus

What's the Biology course about?

This course is aimed at mature students and is designed to develop students' knowledge and understanding of biology and to provide progression towards employment or further study.

The course is delivered using a variety of methods, including classroom teaching, supported study and group work.

You will be assessed via coursework and an examination.

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

Successful students may wish to join an Access to HE Diploma.

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

You will need to have at least a grade D in maths or have exceptionally strong maths skills. You will also need to demonstrate you have the commitment and skills necessary to successfully complete the course. You will also need a reasonable level of reading and writing skills.

You will need to demonstrate that you have the commitment and skills necessary to successfully complete the course.

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

GCSE Biology by AQA.

Segment(s)

Adults

Attendance

Part time (evening)

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

33

Hours per week

3

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: Award Location:
Subject area: Level: 1
Leaflet Number: 16651 Course Code: CR25254-01
Academic year: 15/16

Food and Beverage Skills

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
16651
Course instance ID: 
568004568005
Course code: 
CR25254-01
Qualification type: 
Award
Level: 
1
Subject area: 
Hospitality and Catering
Location: 
Moston Campus

What are the aims of this course?

The programme is for people who are passionate about food service and would like to learn and develop their restaurant skills. The main part of the course is practical based which prepares the learners for a career in the hospitality and catering industry with a focus on communication and employability skills. The course also involves further development of English and Maths

What are the areas covered by this course?

- Introduction to the hospitality and catering industry
- Food safety
- Health and safety
- Types and use of equipment
- Healthy eating and diets
- Food and beverage service skills
- Bar skills
- Hot beverage skills
- Dealing with payments
- Understanding menus

What qualifications do I need to do this course?

2 grade D at GCSE

How is the course assessed?

Class based practical assessments, short answer questions and assignments

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

On successful complete of this course you will be awarded City and Guilds Level 1 Award in Food and Beverage Service

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

Successful learners will progress to the level 2 certificate/diploma in culinary skills. Pathways to apprenticeships

What are the career opportunities?

Food service staff in restaurants or hotels

Segment(s)

School Leavers

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)
Qualification type: Award Location:
Subject area: Level: 1
Leaflet Number: 16650 Course Code: CR24404-05
Academic year: 14/15

Culinary Skills

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
16650
Course instance ID: 
567989568015
Course code: 
CR24404-05
Learning AIM code: 
60109890
Qualification type: 
Award
Level: 
1
Subject area: 
Hospitality and Catering
Location: 
Moston Campus

What are the aims of this course?

The programme is for people who are passionate about cooking, learning new skills and developing a combination of basic food preparation skills. The main part of the course is practical based which prepares the learners for a career in the hospitality and catering industry with a focus on communication and employability skills. The course also involves further development of English and Maths

What are the areas covered by this course?

- Introduction to the hospitality and catering industry
- Food safety
- Health and safety
- Types and use of equipment
- Healthy eating and diets
- Poaching , boiling and steaming
- Braising and stewing
- Deep and shallow frying
- Grilling, roasting and baking
- Regeneration of foods
- Cold food and presentation
- Understanding menus

What qualifications do I need to do this course?

2 grade D at GCSE

How is the course assessed?

Class based practical assessments, short answer questions and assignments

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

On successful completion of this course you will be awarded City and Guilds Level 1 Award in Culinary Skills

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

Successful learners will progress to the level 2 certificate/diploma in culinary skills. Pathways to apprenticeships

What are the career opportunities?

Commis chefs

Segment(s)

School Leavers

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 26/01/2015

Course length

1 Year(s)
Qualification type: Award Location:
Subject area: Level: 1
Leaflet Number: 16650 Course Code: CR24404-03
Academic year: 15/16

Culinary Skills

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
16650
Course instance ID: 
568008568011
Course code: 
CR24404-03
Qualification type: 
Award
Level: 
1
Subject area: 
Hospitality and Catering
Location: 
Moston Campus

What are the aims of this course?

The programme is for people who are passionate about cooking, learning new skills and developing a combination of basic food preparation skills. The main part of the course is practical based which prepares the learners for a career in the hospitality and catering industry with a focus on communication and employability skills. The course also involves further development of English and Maths

What are the areas covered by this course?

- Introduction to the hospitality and catering industry
- Food safety
- Health and safety
- Types and use of equipment
- Healthy eating and diets
- Poaching , boiling and steaming
- Braising and stewing
- Deep and shallow frying
- Grilling, roasting and baking
- Regeneration of foods
- Cold food and presentation
- Understanding menus

What qualifications do I need to do this course?

2 grade D at GCSE

How is the course assessed?

Class based practical assessments, short answer questions and assignments

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

On successful completion of this course you will be awarded City and Guilds Level 1 Award in Culinary Skills

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

Successful learners will progress to the level 2 certificate/diploma in culinary skills. Pathways to apprenticeships

What are the career opportunities?

Commis chefs

Segment(s)

School Leavers

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)
Qualification type: Certificate Location:
Subject area: Level: Entry
Leaflet Number: 16643 Course Code: CR23236-01
Academic year: 15/16

Introduction to Hairdressing and Beauty

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
16643
Course instance ID: 
566935567941
Course code: 
CR23236-01
Learning AIM code: 
60057609
Qualification type: 
Certificate
Level: 
Entry
Subject area: 
Hair and Beauty Therapy
Location: 
Moston Campus

What are the aims of this course?

These qualifications are designed for people who want to prepare for further learning or training in the hair and beauty sector, and develop their personal and social skills

What are the areas covered by this course?

Introduction to basic hair dressing and beauty skills including:
Shampoo and conditioning
Personal Presentation
Styling hair
Following health and safety in the salon
Salon reception duties
Working with others in the hair and beauty sector
Basic make up skills
Basic skin care
Basic hand and nail care
Functional skills
PSD
PEARL

What qualifications do I need to do this course?

Entry 2 or 3 Literacy A desire to work in the Hairdressing/Beauty and related industries. Good listening and communication skills An artistic flair A positive attitude to work as part of team and develop independent learning skills.

How is the course assessed?

Students will undergo continual assessment of practical and written work. Written tests, assignments and practical observations

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

College Certificate Introduction to Entry Hairdressing and Beauty
Entry 3 Certificate in Personal and Social Development
Entry Level PEARL

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

VRQ Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing
VRQ Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
Apprenticeships

What are the career opportunities?

Stylist, mobile hairdresser, salon owner, trainer, educator, demonstrator

Segment(s)

School Leavers

Attendance

Full time

Course length

1 Year(s)
Qualification type: HNC Location:
Subject area: Level: 4
Leaflet Number: 6755 Course Code: CR23742-02
Validated by: The Edexcel Foundation UCAS Code: 8P16
Academic year: 14/15

UCAS applications

Applications for full-time higher education courses should be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) website at www.ucas.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is 8P16.

Call our Course Enquiry Team on 0800 068 8585 for further details.


Applied Biology

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6755
Course instance ID: 
553288566995
Course code: 
CR23742-02
Learning AIM code: 
50082486
UCAS course code: 
8P16
Awarding body: 
The Edexcel Foundation
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Location: 
Moston Campus

What's the Applied Biology course about?

This course is designed to equip students with the practical skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to succeed in employment in biological sciences and the related industries.

The course consists of five core units and 3 specialist units, each unit is worth 15 credits. The core units are:

Cell Biology
This unit provides an understanding of the structure of a cell and how the cell functions, divides,
differentiates and adopts a position in order to perform a specialist role in the multicellular
organism.

Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic Pathways
This unit enables learners to develop practical skills and examine the chemical characteristics of
amino acids, monosaccharides, nucleotides and fatty acids.

Physiology of Cellular Systems in Animals
The unit provides learners with an understanding of the structure of the main physiological
systems and how they function together to utilise nutrients and remove waste products
effectively.

Laboratory Techniques for Applied Biology
This unit gives learners the opportunity to practise and be able to use skills commonly used in
practical biology. These include microscopy, titration, spectroscopy, chromatography and use of
aseptic technique.

Analysis of Scientific Data and Information
This unit develops skills in mathematical and statistical techniques used in the analysis of
scientific data, together with an understanding of the limitations in reporting results.

The course is assessed by a variety of assessments which include essays, case studies, presentations, practicals and report writing. Students are awarded a grade for each unit they complete and an overall grade for the course is awarded.

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

On completion of this course students will have the opportunity to progress onto a HND in second year.
Alternatively students will have the necessary skills and knowledge to seek employment in biological sciences and related industries.

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

- BTEC Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Applied Science or similar discipline

- A levels in relevant subjects and GCSE grades at A* to C

- other related level 3 qualifications

- an Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education
institution

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 19/01/2015

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?

For information on HE course fees, please contact our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100.

How do I apply?

All full-time applications from students in the UK and from overseas should be made using the online application system on the UCAS website www.ucas.ac.uk

Please note, the course information on this website is provided as a reference guide only and is subject to change. It is therefore important that you check all course details, including location, timetable, fee, etc, at enrolment as the college operates a no refund policy.



 
Qualification type: HNC Location:
Subject area: Level: 4
Leaflet Number: 6667 Course Code: CR23157-04
Validated by: The Edexcel Foundation UCAS Code: 6F71
Academic year: 14/15

UCAS applications

Applications for full-time higher education courses should be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) website at www.ucas.ac.uk.

Institution code is M10 and course code is 6F71.

Call our Course Enquiry Team on 0800 068 8585 for further details.


Health and Social Care

Leaflet Information
Leaflet number: 
6667
Course instance ID: 
549050552789
Course code: 
CR23157-04
Learning AIM code: 
50083612
UCAS course code: 
6F71
Awarding body: 
The Edexcel Foundation
Qualification type: 
HNC
Level: 
4
Subject area: 
Care
Location: 
Moston Campus

What's the Health and Social Care course about?

The Health and Social Care BTEC HNC is designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, with a strong work related emphasis. The course has a strong emphasis on developing practical skills and the knowledge that is essential to work in the care sector.

The course is taught by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations so you will develop the skills you need to start a career.

A variety of teaching methods will be used, including discussions/debates and presentations.

The course consists of seven core modules and one specialist unit (choice of specialist units are to be confirmed). Learners will also be required to undertake 200 hours work experience.

Core units:
- Communicating in Health and Social Care Organisations
- Principles of Health and Social Care Practice
- Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace
- Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care
- Working in partnership in Health and Social Care
- The role of Public Health in Health and Social Care
- Physiological Principles for Health and Social Care

The course is assessed by a variety of assessments which include essays, case studies, presentations, practicals and report writing. Students are awarded a grade for each unit they complete and an overall grade for the course is awarded.

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. A key progression path for BTEC Higher National Certificate learners is to the second or third year of a degree or honours degree programme, depending on the match of the BTEC Higher National units to the degree programme in question.

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

Applicants should normally possess one of the following:
- BTEC National Certificate/ 90 Credit Diploma in Care/Health Studies
- AVCE/Advanced GS/NVQ in an appropriate vocational area
- GCE Advanced level profile which demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C
- a level 3 qualification
- Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution
- related work experience.

Segment(s)

University and Degree level

Attendance

Full time

From/to dates

Mon, 19/01/2015

Course length

1 Year(s)

Weeks per year

34

Hours per week

14

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?

For information on HE course fees, please contact our Course Enquiry Team on 0161 203 2100.

How do I apply?

All full-time applications from students in the UK and from overseas should be made using the online application system on the UCAS website www.ucas.ac.uk

Please note, the course information on this website is provided as a reference guide only and is subject to change. It is therefore important that you check all course details, including location, timetable, fee, etc, at enrolment as the college operates a no refund policy.