Access to Higher Education

Access to HE Diploma (Health and Social Care)


The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a Level 3 qualification that prepares 19+ students who are returning to education or who left school without the qualifications needed to progress to university.

This Access to HE Diploma (Health and Social Care) consists of 60 credits of which 30 credits are in Biology. This allows you to progress on to health related as well as various science related degrees.
Accrington & Rossendale College
Sep 2023
£3384.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Access to HE Diploma - routes into Social Science


The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a Level 3 qualification that prepares 19+ students who are returning to education or who left school without the qualifications needed to progress to university.

This Access to HE Diploma is ideal for those who want to progress on to a degree or other higher education programmes in a wide variety of subject areas.
Accrington & Rossendale College
Sep 2023
£3384.00
9 Places Remaining
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Art and Media
Business and Professional Services

Business Administration Level 2


This course is designed for learners seeking the skills and knowledge needed to work in the world of business. It will provide learners with the underpinning knowledge that is required by employees to work in a range of different environments in a business administration role.

The course will cover a wide range of subject areas to give you a great insight into the business sector. This will enable you to learn new skills or upskill your current skills and qualities. You will develop essential knowledge of how to carry out administrative tasks such as how to manage information and supporting events as well as know how to apply their knowledge in a variety of industries and job roles.
Accrington & Rossendale College
MULTIPLE 18/04/2024
09:30 to 12:30
9 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Childcare and Education
Construction and Motor Vehicle Engineering

Construction Multiskills


An introduction to the key health and safety elements of the construction industry. and the chance to develop basic skills in a range of trade areas, including:
- Carpentry
- Brick work
- Painting and decorating
Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 27/09/2023
17:30 to 20:30
12 weeks
£249.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Developing further Carpentry and Joinery Skills


This course will help you further develop your carpentry and joinery skills as well as give you an overview of the construction industry and employment opportunities within it. The vast majority of the programme will be aimed at developing your practical skills and technical knowledge.
Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 18/01/2023
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£199.00
6 Places Remaining
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Developing further Painting & Decorating Skills


This course will help you further develop your decorating skills as well as give you an overview of the construction industry and employment opportunities within it. The vast majority of the programme will be aimed at developing your practical skills and technical knowledge.
Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 18/01/2023
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£199.00
6 Places Remaining
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Health & Safety in Construction Programme (Includes CITB Test and CSCS Card)


This course is aimed at individuals who require a CSCS labouring card to get a job within the Construction Industry but don't currently have the required qualifications.

This course is in preparation for three assessments.
On successful completion of the course you will gain two accredited certificates.

• AIM Awards Suite of Vocational Pathways Qualifications (AIMVOCs) in Construction and Building - Extended Award Level 1
• Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.

If you also pass the CITB Health, Safety and Environment test you will then receive a print off which states you passed and your CITB registration number. Once you have passed all tests, we can then apply for your CSCS labouring card.
Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 06/02/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
Few Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
TUE 20/02/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
7 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 05/03/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 12/03/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 02/04/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
TUE 16/04/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 30/04/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 04/06/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 25/06/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 16/07/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Introduction to Bricklaying


You will gain an introduction to key elements of the trade including hand skills, use and care of tools, working safely and making basic structures. You will then be able to apply this to your own projects.
Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 05/10/2022
17:30 to 21:00
8 weeks
£295.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 18/01/2023
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£199.00
12 Places Remaining
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Introduction to Joinery Skills


You will gain an introduction to key elements of the trade including hand skills, use and care of tools, working safely and making basic structures. You will then be able to apply this to your own projects.
Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 05/10/2022
17:30 to 21:00
8 weeks
£295.00
16 Places Remaining
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Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 18/01/2023
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£199.00
12 Places Remaining
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Introduction to Painting and Decorating


You will gain an introduction to key elements of the trade including hand skills, use and care of tools, working safely and various decorating techniques. You will then be able to apply this to your own projects.
Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 18/01/2023
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£199.00
12 Places Remaining
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Introduction to Plastering


You will gain an introduction to key elements of the trade including hand skills, use and care of tools, working safely and develop beginner plastering skills. You will then be able to apply this to your own projects.
Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 17/01/2024
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£249.00
14 Places Remaining
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Understanding Domestic Retrofit


This qualification has been developed to increase awareness of the benefits of retrofit to the environment and emphasise good practice in achieving the best results. It will be of interest to those involved in construction, housing, planning and with a general interest. This is a knowledge based qualification.
Accrington & Rossendale College
MULTIPLE 23/01/2023
18:00 to 21:00
1 weeks
£95.00
18 Places Remaining
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Education and Childhood Studies
Employability

Business Administration Level 2


This course is designed for learners seeking the skills and knowledge needed to work in the world of business. It will provide learners with the underpinning knowledge that is required by employees to work in a range of different environments in a business administration role.

The course will cover a wide range of subject areas to give you a great insight into the business sector. This will enable you to learn new skills or upskill your current skills and qualities. You will develop essential knowledge of how to carry out administrative tasks such as how to manage information and supporting events as well as know how to apply their knowledge in a variety of industries and job roles.
Accrington & Rossendale College
MULTIPLE 18/04/2024
09:30 to 12:30
9 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Engineering

Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology


This Level 3 course is carried out online, over 15 weeks. Sessions for March 2023 are Wednesday and Thursday 9:30am - 3:30pm
During the 15 weeks, you will undertake both theory lessons and practicals, online. There are 2 practical track days and a Drug, Alcohol and Medical Screening that you will need to attend. These are noted on your timetable.

You will be provided with Approved Personal Protective Equipment and become competent in Safety Awareness and Manual Handling. All these, will be under the watchful eye of our friendly, approachable, Qualified Trainer/Assessor - Stephen White.

Providing you complete the NVQ, sponsorship with an employer and Drug, Alcohol and Medical screening successfully, you will then continue your journey and undertake the Employer-led Safety critical courses (Personal Track Safety / Track Induction Course) PTS/TIC to enable you to work on Network Rail Infrastructure.

Also Included in The Course
• EAL Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology
• Full set of Network Rail Approved PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
• Network Rail Approved Medical - Mandatory that this is attended and passed or won't progress on the course - Necessary for PTS
• Network Rail Approved Drugs & Alcohol Screening - Mandatory that this is attended and passed or won't progress on the course - Necessary for PTS
• Sponsorship paperwork including ID and right-to-work documentation - Necessary for PTS.
• E-Learning - Sent from your sponsor - Mandatory that this is completed and passed by the deadline of your PTS training
• Small Plant Training.
• Basic Hand Tools Training.
• First Aid and Manual Handling.
Online
MULTIPLE 31/01/2024
17:00 to 19:30
30 weeks
£5421.00
20 Places Remaining
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Online
MULTIPLE 26/02/2024
09:30 to 15:00
30 weeks
£5421.00
20 Places Remaining
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Online
WED 06/03/2024
17:30 to 20:30
12 weeks
£5421.00
20+ Places Remaining
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English and Maths

Access to HE Diploma (Health and Social Care)


The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a Level 3 qualification that prepares 19+ students who are returning to education or who left school without the qualifications needed to progress to university.

This Access to HE Diploma (Health and Social Care) consists of 60 credits of which 30 credits are in Biology. This allows you to progress on to health related as well as various science related degrees.
Accrington & Rossendale College
Sep 2023
£3384.00
20+ Places Remaining
Register Interest
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Access to HE Diploma - routes into Social Science


The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a Level 3 qualification that prepares 19+ students who are returning to education or who left school without the qualifications needed to progress to university.

This Access to HE Diploma is ideal for those who want to progress on to a degree or other higher education programmes in a wide variety of subject areas.
Accrington & Rossendale College
Sep 2023
£3384.00
9 Places Remaining
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An Introduction to Working in Counselling


The aim of this programme is to introduce learners to the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work, and some of the approaches that underpin the use of these skills.

This 12-week programme designed to introduce you to the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to use counselling skills in everyday life and work, and the approaches that engage in helping to interact appropriately. Developing knowledge around a person-centred approach, safeguarding and the communication skills required in developing a career in a counselling capacity.

This course does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor.

The programme was designed in collaboration with a range of stakeholders to create an introduction to counselling skills to prepare learners for progression into the level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills. Many of the skills developed during this programme can be used in everyday life in a number of roles, if you are looking to progress intro counselling services as a career, this is a good introduction for progression initially into level 2, level 3 and HE..
Waterside Centre Accrington
THU 18/04/2024
09:30 to 12:30
12 weeks
£95.00
20+ Places Remaining
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An Introduction to Working in Health and Social Care


The aim of this programme is to introduce individuals to both the healthcare and adult social care sector as an option for sustained employment.

The programme is designed to allow the individual to understand what it takes to work in health and social care settings and the many employment options within the sector. As part of the programme, learners will complete short courses in a range of subjects to upskill and increase knowledge in sector-specific topics to improve opportunities for progressing into a number of employment pathways.

The design of the programme was in collaboration with employers and other stakeholders to create a programme that would prepare learners for progression either to a higher level or into sustained employment. As part of the programme, you will have the opportunity to meet a number of organisations with a range of vacancies which we will support you both with placement opportunities and support with preparation in the application and interview process.

As this programme is aimed at progressing individuals into employment within the sector, guaranteed placement opportunities will also be available in a range of healthcare and adult social care environments.
Waterside Centre Accrington
TUE 16/04/2024
09:30 to 12:30
12 weeks
£95.00
20+ Places Remaining
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An Introduction to Working in Mental Health


The aim of this programme is to introduce individuals to working in mental health as an option for sustained employment.

The programme is designed to allow the individual to understand what it takes to work in mental health, including associated services linked to Mental Health, such as Drug and Alcohol services. As part of the programme, learners will complete a number of short courses in a range of subjects to upskill in sector-specific topics to improve knowledge, skills and behaviours for the preparation of working in this area of healthcare/social care.

The design of the programme was in collaboration with a range of stakeholders to create a programme that would prepare learners for progression either to a higher level of education or into sustained employment. As part of the programme, you will have the opportunity to meet organisations within the sector and we will support you both with placement opportunities and preparation in the application and interview process.

As this programme is aimed at progressing individuals towards employment within the service, placement opportunities will also be available in a range of healthcare and adult social care environments to give you a taste of what it is like to work in the service.
Waterside Centre Accrington
WED 24/04/2024
09:30 to 12:30
12 weeks
£95.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Special Educational Needs (SEN) Pathway


The aim of this programme is to introduce individuals to working with children and young people, primarily with disabilities and/or learning difficulties as an option for sustained employment.

If you are looking to work in an environment that supports children, young people or adults with learning difficulties or disabilities this 12-week programme may be for you. The programme is one day a week and will focus on a range of topics to build skills, knowledge and behaviour to progress towards work in care settings for individuals with a range of specialist needs.

The design of the programme was in collaboration with a range of stakeholders to create a programme that would prepare learners for progression either to a higher level of education or into sustained employment. As part of the programme, you will have the opportunity to meet a number of organisations with a range of vacancies which we will support you both with placement opportunities and support with preparation in the application and interview process.

As this programme is aimed at progressing individuals into employment within the sector, guaranteed placement opportunities will also be available in a range of care settings.
Waterside Centre Accrington
FRI 19/04/2024
09:30 to 15:00
12 weeks
£95.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Barber Professional L2


Accrington & Rossendale College
MULTIPLE 18/09/2023
17:30 to 21:30
18 weeks
£550.00
9 Places Remaining
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Basic Life Saving Skills


This free online course will provide learners with the knowledge and basic lifesaving skills needed to effectively assess and treat someone who is not breathing. The skills will include how to deliver cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult, child and baby and how to access and use a defibrillator.
Online
THU 22/02/2024
14:00 to 17:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
12 Places Remaining
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Online
THU 21/03/2024
13:30 to 16:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
12 Places Remaining
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Business Administration Level 2


This course is designed for learners seeking the skills and knowledge needed to work in the world of business. It will provide learners with the underpinning knowledge that is required by employees to work in a range of different environments in a business administration role.

The course will cover a wide range of subject areas to give you a great insight into the business sector. This will enable you to learn new skills or upskill your current skills and qualities. You will develop essential knowledge of how to carry out administrative tasks such as how to manage information and supporting events as well as know how to apply their knowledge in a variety of industries and job roles.
Accrington & Rossendale College
MULTIPLE 18/04/2024
09:30 to 12:30
9 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Construction Multiskills


An introduction to the key health and safety elements of the construction industry. and the chance to develop basic skills in a range of trade areas, including:
- Carpentry
- Brick work
- Painting and decorating
Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 27/09/2023
17:30 to 20:30
12 weeks
£249.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Developing further Carpentry and Joinery Skills


This course will help you further develop your carpentry and joinery skills as well as give you an overview of the construction industry and employment opportunities within it. The vast majority of the programme will be aimed at developing your practical skills and technical knowledge.
Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 18/01/2023
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£199.00
6 Places Remaining
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Developing further Painting & Decorating Skills


This course will help you further develop your decorating skills as well as give you an overview of the construction industry and employment opportunities within it. The vast majority of the programme will be aimed at developing your practical skills and technical knowledge.
Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 18/01/2023
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£199.00
6 Places Remaining
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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)


The main purpose of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to cover all four skills in English: speaking, listening, reading and writing. The course will allow you to progress onto your chosen courses within College. Learning is through classroom based activities, enterprise projects and access to all vocational areas within College. Students who progress onto E3 ESOL will be able to choose either a Vocational or an academic route depending on their career choices.

Accrington & Rossendale College
02/09/2024
to
35 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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GCSE English (evening) - Free to UK resident for 3 years and don't have a GCSE at Grade 4/C


Accrington & Rossendale College
MON 04/09/2023
18:00 to 21:00
32 weeks
£425.00
10 Places Remaining
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GCSE Maths (Eve) - Free to all UK residents with no grade 4/C


Accrington & Rossendale College
TUE 04/09/2023
18:00 to 21:00
34 weeks
£425.00
Few Places Remaining
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Health & Safety in Construction Programme (Includes CITB Test and CSCS Card)


This course is aimed at individuals who require a CSCS labouring card to get a job within the Construction Industry but don't currently have the required qualifications.

This course is in preparation for three assessments.
On successful completion of the course you will gain two accredited certificates.

• AIM Awards Suite of Vocational Pathways Qualifications (AIMVOCs) in Construction and Building - Extended Award Level 1
• Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.

If you also pass the CITB Health, Safety and Environment test you will then receive a print off which states you passed and your CITB registration number. Once you have passed all tests, we can then apply for your CSCS labouring card.
Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 06/02/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
Few Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
TUE 20/02/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
7 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 05/03/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 12/03/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 02/04/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
TUE 16/04/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 30/04/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 04/06/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 25/06/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Waterside Centre Accrington
MULTIPLE 16/07/2024
09:30 to 15:15
1 weeks
£95.00
12 Places Remaining
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Introduction to Bricklaying


You will gain an introduction to key elements of the trade including hand skills, use and care of tools, working safely and making basic structures. You will then be able to apply this to your own projects.
Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 05/10/2022
17:30 to 21:00
8 weeks
£295.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 18/01/2023
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£199.00
12 Places Remaining
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Introduction to Chair Based Exercise & Falls Prevention


This course is suitable for all levels of fitness. All exercises are chair based and designed to be low impact and low weight bearing, to ease pressure on joints and bones. This course will also develop learner's confidence when performing daily activities and recreational tasks. Alongside the practical elements of the course, learners will be introduced to the physical activity guidelines for adults where applicable and written/group tasks that complement the exercises.

How long is the course?
The course is 2 hours per session and is delivered over two individual sessions or weeks.
Kingsfold Library
MON 26/02/2024
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
6 Places Remaining
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Rawtenstall Library
TUE 05/03/2024
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
10 Places Remaining
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Mazuma Stadium Morecambe Football Club
TUE 19/03/2024
13:30 to 15:30
2 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
14 Places Remaining
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Heysham Library
TUE 16/04/2024
13:30 to 15:30
2 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
12 Places Remaining
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Online
MON 20/05/2024
10:00 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
15 Places Remaining
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Introduction to Joinery Skills


You will gain an introduction to key elements of the trade including hand skills, use and care of tools, working safely and making basic structures. You will then be able to apply this to your own projects.
Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 05/10/2022
17:30 to 21:00
8 weeks
£295.00
16 Places Remaining
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Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 18/01/2023
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£199.00
12 Places Remaining
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Introduction to Painting and Decorating


You will gain an introduction to key elements of the trade including hand skills, use and care of tools, working safely and various decorating techniques. You will then be able to apply this to your own projects.
Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 18/01/2023
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£199.00
12 Places Remaining
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Introduction to Plastering


You will gain an introduction to key elements of the trade including hand skills, use and care of tools, working safely and develop beginner plastering skills. You will then be able to apply this to your own projects.
Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 17/01/2024
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£249.00
14 Places Remaining
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Italian Absolute Beginners


This live online course is designed to equip learners with basic communication skills and grammar knowledge. Students will hear the language and be able to communicate simply to understand and use the language.
Online
MON 15/04/2024
13:30 to 16:00
10 weeks
£107.50
10 Places Remaining
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Lancashire Lifesavers


Lancashire Adult Learning (LAL) are working in partnership with North West Ambulance Service, BBC Radio Lancashire and Lancashire County Council to provide free training as part of the #LancashireLifesaver Campaign. Their aim is to train as many people as possible in essential lifesaving skills across the county. This free online session with LAL will provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed if someone suffers a heart attack or a cardiac arrest.
Heysham Library
FRI 23/02/2024
13:30 to 16:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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Online
FRI 01/03/2024
09:30 to 12:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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Online
FRI 22/03/2024
10:00 to 13:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
12 Places Remaining
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Level 1 Award in Alcohol Awareness (EQUAL)


This programme is designed for any learner that wants to gain awareness of the harmful effects of alcohol use, and engage learners in understanding issues that can impact on health and well-being.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness (EQUAL)


This qualification is designed for learners looking to increase their knowledge and awareness of mental health. It will help the learner to develop their awareness of issues surrounding mental health and to know the rights of those with mental health issues.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
6 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse (EQUAL)


This programme is designed for any learner that wants to increase their awareness of substance misuse.

The course will develop their understanding as to why people use substances, the types of substances that are commonly misused and the factors that can influence the effects of substances. They will explore how media reporting affects people's perceptions of substance misuse and look into the risk factors and protective factors for substance abuse and ways to protect individuals from the risks involved and the barriers to making healthy choices.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
6 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Award in Head Massage


This 8 week programme will help you develop practical skills in providing the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of head massage.
Accrington & Rossendale College
MON 26/02/2024
17:30 to 20:30
8 weeks
£75.00
This course is now full
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Level 2 Award in the Prevention and Control of Infection (EQUAL)


This programme provides learners with the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of the prevention and control of infection including legislation, policies, systems and procedures relating to prevention and control of infections.

Also covers the importance of risk assessment and of using personal Protective Equipment (PPE), the causes and transmission on infection, cleaning, good waste management practice and decontamination. It will prepare individuals to progress to a qualification in the same or similar subject at a higher level and may contribute to developing skills and knowledge as they progress towards employment
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (EQUAL)


This programme is designed for any learner that wants to raise their awareness of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill health.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions (EQUAL)


This programme provides learners with increased awareness of a range of common health conditions and their effects on individuals. Completing this qualification can support learners with moving into a healthcare role and gaining employment within the Health and Social Care sector.

Learners will investigate a range of specific conditions in more depth and develop their understanding of how t support individuals with these conditions.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (EQUAL)


This online course is designed for those who wish to develop their use of counselling skills in everyday life and work, and some of the approaches that underpin the use of these skills.

This qualification gives learners the opportunity to investigate the knowledge and skills needed to use counselling skills and engage in a helping interaction appropriately.

This qualification is useful for anyone who would like to develop their use of counselling skills for use in either work or a personal capacity. These may be learners who wish to progress towards further qualifications or learners who wish to study this programme in order to complement other programmes (eg health and social care, children's care, learning and development, voluntary and community work).

This qualification does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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APPLICATIONS ONLY - Level 2 Certificate in Digital Marketing (EQUAL)


The TQUK Level 2 Digital Marketing course is ideal for those who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of Digital Marketing. The programme is designed for those who desire to form a foundation due to little or no previous digital marketing experience.

Learn the basics of marketing strategy including social media, Email and SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) as part of marketing campaigns.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Event Planning (EQUAL)


This course is aimed at people who want to go into the event management industry or want to set up an event malmanagement company of their own. It can also support people who wish to simply learn how an event is set up and ran as well as evaluated. This is an excellent opportunity to gain an accredited level 2 qualification as well as access to an award-winning online e-learning platform.

You are able to learn at your own pace yet have the support from qualified teachers.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise (EQUAL)


This online course is designed for those who wish to learn how to improve their personal health and wellbeing. Completion of the course enables learners to gain knowledge and understanding of the positive effects of exercise on long-term health and well-being and implementing an exercise plan with the appropriate nutritional requirements.

The objectives of this qualification are to help learners gain an understanding of:

• Impact of diet, nutrition and exercise on their personal health

• Safe and appropriate exercise

• Importance of personal motivation and setting goals and targets.

The course is accessed online via our learning platform, EQUAL.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service (EQUAL)


This course is designed to enable people to gain an overall view of customer service. It will provide you with the skills required by employers to work in a wide range of job roles. You will develop essential knowledge of how to carry out customer service related tasks such as how to manage information and even support events. This is a good all round customer service qualification which will help you gain the basics to support your CV applications across a huge sector of employment opportunities.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading (EQUAL)


This course is aimed at people who want to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of team leading. This can support them to progress onto other qualifications, employment or apprenticeships in any sector. It is a great professional development.

You are able to learn at your own pace yet have the support from qualified teachers.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Safeguarding, Prevent and British Values (EQUAL)


This programme is for learners who want to develop the skills needed to recognise and prevent radicalisation and extremism. Learners will learn about the principles of safeguarding and about the importance of the prevent duty and British values in society.

Understanding safeguarding and prevention at level 2 can benefit the wider safeguarding practices within the workplace.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Self Harm, Suicide Awareness & Prevention (EQUAL)


The purpose of this qualification is to educate individuals in spotting signs of self-harm and suicide and helping to prevent further harm by encouraging individuals to seek help. The qualification is designed to apply to a range of circumstances, including upskilling individuals with a safeguarding responsibilities in a range of workplace and community settings.

The qualification is also designed to educate individuals of all ages; increasing knowledge and encouraging conversation in all aspects of society that could prevent individuals hurting themselves or deaths by suicide.

This qualification is designed to reach many individuals to try to combat the rising rate of self-harm and suicide.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism (EQUAL)


This programme is designed for any learner that wants to gain and understanding of autism and the principles of supporting autistic individuals.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children & Young Peoples Mental Health (EQUAL)


This qualification aims to develop learner's knowledge and skills in the area of children and young people's mental health. Learners will develop their understanding of the factors that can affect mental health and a range of conditions experienced by children and young people.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Environmental Sustainability (EQUAL)


The purpose of the qualification is to develop learner's knowledge and understanding of a range of topics relating to environmental sustainability including control of global warming, reducing carbon emissions, alternative energy sources, conservation, environmental monitoring and energy management. The qualification is most relevant to those already in employment and is applicable across sectors. It forms part of a wide-ranging strategy of business improvement and lean management.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition (EQUAL)


This online course is designed for a wide range of learners with some existing knowledge of this area who are interested in improving their understanding of nutrition and health.

This course aims to give learners working in, or intending to work in, settings such as sport and recreation, exercise and fitness, hospitality and catering or healthcare an understanding of nutrition and health, to support their role in the workplace.

Six mandatory units make up the qualification:

Explore principles of healthy eating

Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals

Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet

The principles of weight management

Understanding eating disorders

Principles of food safety for the home environment

The course is accessed through our online learning platform, EQUAL. A range of learning resources and activities are included to develop knowledge behaviour and skills associated with supporting individuals with their nutrition in relation to their health.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent


The awarding body for this qualification is Cache and it will be accredited through Lancashire Adult Learning.
The purpose of this qualification is to increase the learner's knowledge and awareness of the Prevent Duty and safeguarding, including online safety. By completing the qualification, learners will develop knowledge of safeguarding in an environment where they have a duty of care.
Waterside Centre Accrington
TUE 16/04/2024
13:00 to 16:00
12 weeks
£150.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate on Principles of Prevention & Control of Infection (EQUAL)


This programme prepares learners for tackling outbreaks of infection in hospitals and healthcare settings and develops their understanding of causes of infection, how it can be spread and controlled.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism


This qualification will increase your knowledge and understanding of autism. By completing the qualification, you will develop in-depth knowledge of autism which could support progression onto appropriate qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care.

If you’re aged 19 or over, you could access a level 3 qualification for free. This is part of the support available from the government to help you gain the skills you need to get the job you want - whatever your stage of life.

A level 3 qualification is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma, or A levels.

The qualifications could help you:

Gain skills that employers value
Improve your job prospects
Earn a higher wage

Accrington & Rossendale College
09/09/2024
to
37 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism (EQUAL)


This online course is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of autism.

By completing the online course, you will develop in-depth knowledge of autism which could support progression onto appropriate qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care sector. Autism is described by The National Autistic Society as a complex, lifelong developmental disability that typically appears during early childhood and can impact a person's social skills, communication, relationships, and self-regulation. Individual preference regarding terminology used for an individual on the autism spectrum may vary and must be valued and respected.

The course content, specification and associated materials are reviewed regularly to ensure that they remain fit for purpose, however, terms tend to change. The National Autistic Society provides a useful source for accurate terms and reference and can be found on their website.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
20 weeks
£811.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Dementia Care (EQUAL)


This online course is designed to enable learners to develop knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia. Successful completion of the units will allow learners to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia and its effects.

This qualification is designed for learners who want to develop their knowledge and understanding of dementia and dementia care.

This qualification allows you to gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia to support individuals diagnosed with dementia.

Achievement of this qualification will help support progression into a variety of job roles and occupational areas within health and social care, or roles in other sectors which support people with dementia.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
20 weeks
£811.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health


This course is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing

If you’re aged 19 or over, you could access a level 3 qualification for free. This is part of the support available from the government to help you gain the skills you need to get the job you want - whatever your stage of life.

A level 3 qualification is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma, or A levels.

The qualifications could help you:

Gain skills that employers value
Improve your job prospects
Earn a higher wage

Accrington & Rossendale College
09/09/2024
to
37 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health (EQUAL)


This online programme is designed to increase learners' knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental well-being. Successful completion of the required units will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health.

This flexible online course allows you to gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing to support individuals with mental health problems.

Achievement of this qualification will help support progression into a variety of job roles and occupational areas within health and social care, or roles in other sectors which support people with mental health problems.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
20 weeks
£811.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills (daytime and evening classes available)


This Diploma aims to provide learners with in-depth knowledge of the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work and the approaches that underpin the use of these skills. This qualification does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor.

Learners on this course come with three different main aims.
• To progress onto a first degree or other higher education course within the field (i.e. you want a career in counselling and need a degree)
• To prepare for a post graduate qualification within the field (ie. you already have a (unrelated) degree but want to progress onto a MA in the field)
• To increase skills and knowledge that will enhance your current role (i.e. professional development) and/or increase job opportunities.

If you’re aged 19 or over, you could access a level 3 qualification for free. This is part of the support available from the government to help you gain the skills you need to get the job you want - whatever your stage of life.

A level 3 qualification is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma, or A levels.

The qualifications could help you:

Gain skills that employers value
Improve your job prospects
Earn a higher wage

Accrington & Rossendale College
09/09/2024
13:30 to 16:30
37 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills (daytime and evening classes available)


This Diploma aims to provide learners with in-depth knowledge of the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work and the approaches that underpin the use of these skills. This qualification does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor.

Learners on this course come with three different main aims.
• To progress onto a first degree or other higher education course within the field (i.e. you want a career in counselling and need a degree)
• To prepare for a post graduate qualification within the field (ie. you already have a (unrelated) degree but want to progress onto a MA in the field)
• To increase skills and knowledge that will enhance your current role (i.e. professional development) and/or increase job opportunities.

If you’re aged 19 or over, you could access a level 3 qualification for free. This is part of the support available from the government to help you gain the skills you need to get the job you want - whatever your stage of life.

A level 3 qualification is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma, or A levels.

The qualifications could help you:

Gain skills that employers value
Improve your job prospects
Earn a higher wage

Accrington & Rossendale College
09/09/2024
18:00 to 21:00
37 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology


This Level 3 course is carried out online, over 15 weeks. Sessions for March 2023 are Wednesday and Thursday 9:30am - 3:30pm
During the 15 weeks, you will undertake both theory lessons and practicals, online. There are 2 practical track days and a Drug, Alcohol and Medical Screening that you will need to attend. These are noted on your timetable.

You will be provided with Approved Personal Protective Equipment and become competent in Safety Awareness and Manual Handling. All these, will be under the watchful eye of our friendly, approachable, Qualified Trainer/Assessor - Stephen White.

Providing you complete the NVQ, sponsorship with an employer and Drug, Alcohol and Medical screening successfully, you will then continue your journey and undertake the Employer-led Safety critical courses (Personal Track Safety / Track Induction Course) PTS/TIC to enable you to work on Network Rail Infrastructure.

Also Included in The Course
• EAL Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology
• Full set of Network Rail Approved PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
• Network Rail Approved Medical - Mandatory that this is attended and passed or won't progress on the course - Necessary for PTS
• Network Rail Approved Drugs & Alcohol Screening - Mandatory that this is attended and passed or won't progress on the course - Necessary for PTS
• Sponsorship paperwork including ID and right-to-work documentation - Necessary for PTS.
• E-Learning - Sent from your sponsor - Mandatory that this is completed and passed by the deadline of your PTS training
• Small Plant Training.
• Basic Hand Tools Training.
• First Aid and Manual Handling.
Online
MULTIPLE 31/01/2024
17:00 to 19:30
30 weeks
£5421.00
20 Places Remaining
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Online
MULTIPLE 26/02/2024
09:30 to 15:00
30 weeks
£5421.00
20 Places Remaining
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Online
WED 06/03/2024
17:30 to 20:30
12 weeks
£5421.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Introduction to Vehicle Maintenance and Repair


Accrington & Rossendale College
WED 17/01/2024
18:00 to 21:00
10 weeks
£249.00
13 Places Remaining
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Railway Maintenance Diploma


During the course, you'll learn the fundamentals of rail track maintenance that you need to obtain a successful career on the rail. The course will introduce you to the typical operations and allow you to develop an extensive skill set to carry out various roles within the Rail Industry.

You must book onto an Information and Advice Session prior to starting the course.

Also Included in The Course
• City & Guilds NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Rail Engineering Track Maintenance
• City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Rail Engineering Underpinning Knowledge
• Full set of Network Rail Approved PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
• Network Rail Approved Medical - Mandatory that this is attended and passed or won't progress on the course - Necessary for PTS
• Network Rail Approved Drugs & Alcohol Screening - Mandatory that this is attended and passed or won't progress on the course - Necessary for PTS
• Sponsorship paperwork including ID and right-to-work documentation - Necessary for PTS.
• E-Learning - Sent from your sponsor - Mandatory that this is completed and passed by the deadline of your PTS training
• Small Plant Training.
• Basic Hand Tools Training.
• First Aid and Manual Handling.
Lancashire Adult Learning
MULTIPLE 12/02/2024
09:30 to 16:00
6 weeks
£1995.00
Few Places Remaining
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Shout Connect Meeting Rooms Preston
MULTIPLE 26/02/2024
09:30 to 16:00
6 weeks
£1995.00
11 Places Remaining
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Lancashire Adult Learning
MULTIPLE 02/04/2024
09:30 to 16:00
6 weeks
£1995.00
20 Places Remaining
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Shout Connect Meeting Rooms Preston
MULTIPLE 15/04/2024
09:30 to 16:00
6 weeks
£1995.00
20 Places Remaining
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Lancashire Adult Learning
MULTIPLE 20/05/2024
09:30 to 16:00
6 weeks
£1995.00
20 Places Remaining
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Shout Connect Meeting Rooms Preston
MULTIPLE 03/06/2024
09:30 to 16:00
6 weeks
£1995.00
20 Places Remaining
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Spanish Intermediate


The aim of the course is to enable students to speak and understand the language. Students will learn the language and demonstrate their knowledge through a variety of activities: role-play, pair work, listening and reading comprehension exercises and discussion around key vocabulary.
Online
TUE 16/04/2024
13:00 to 15:30
10 weeks
£107.50
12 Places Remaining
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Online
FRI 19/04/2024
09:30 to 12:00
10 weeks
£107.50
12 Places Remaining
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Understanding Domestic Retrofit


This qualification has been developed to increase awareness of the benefits of retrofit to the environment and emphasise good practice in achieving the best results. It will be of interest to those involved in construction, housing, planning and with a general interest. This is a knowledge based qualification.
Accrington & Rossendale College
MULTIPLE 23/01/2023
18:00 to 21:00
1 weeks
£95.00
18 Places Remaining
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Award in Digital Promotion for Business - Level 2



Online
THU 07/03/2024
18:00 to 21:00
6 weeks
£95.00
20 Places Remaining
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Introduction to Yoga for Stress & Anxiety


This course takes a mindful approach to yoga, focusing on how it makes you feel. We don't place emphasis on attaining certain poses or yoga positions it is about the "felt experience”. You will learn gentle and restorative yoga and breathing practices that will enable you to slow down creating a sense of calm and wellbeing physically, mentally and emotionally.
This course is suitable for all ages and abilities; including beginners, intermediate and advanced. If you can breathe you can do Yoga.
Longton Library
TUE 16/04/2024
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
12 Places Remaining
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Family Learning
First Aid

Lancashire Lifesavers


Lancashire Adult Learning (LAL) are working in partnership with North West Ambulance Service, BBC Radio Lancashire and Lancashire County Council to provide free training as part of the #LancashireLifesaver Campaign. Their aim is to train as many people as possible in essential lifesaving skills across the county. This free online session with LAL will provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed if someone suffers a heart attack or a cardiac arrest.
Heysham Library
FRI 23/02/2024
13:30 to 16:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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Online
FRI 01/03/2024
09:30 to 12:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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Online
FRI 22/03/2024
10:00 to 13:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
12 Places Remaining
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Hair and Beauty

Level 2 Award in Head Massage


This 8 week programme will help you develop practical skills in providing the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of head massage.
Accrington & Rossendale College
MON 26/02/2024
17:30 to 20:30
8 weeks
£75.00
This course is now full
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Health and Safety

Basic Life Saving Skills


This free online course will provide learners with the knowledge and basic lifesaving skills needed to effectively assess and treat someone who is not breathing. The skills will include how to deliver cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult, child and baby and how to access and use a defibrillator.
Online
THU 22/02/2024
14:00 to 17:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
12 Places Remaining
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Online
THU 21/03/2024
13:30 to 16:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
12 Places Remaining
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Health and Social Care

An Introduction to Working in Counselling


The aim of this programme is to introduce learners to the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work, and some of the approaches that underpin the use of these skills.

This 12-week programme designed to introduce you to the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to use counselling skills in everyday life and work, and the approaches that engage in helping to interact appropriately. Developing knowledge around a person-centred approach, safeguarding and the communication skills required in developing a career in a counselling capacity.

This course does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor.

The programme was designed in collaboration with a range of stakeholders to create an introduction to counselling skills to prepare learners for progression into the level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills. Many of the skills developed during this programme can be used in everyday life in a number of roles, if you are looking to progress intro counselling services as a career, this is a good introduction for progression initially into level 2, level 3 and HE..
Waterside Centre Accrington
THU 18/04/2024
09:30 to 12:30
12 weeks
£95.00
20+ Places Remaining
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An Introduction to Working in Health and Social Care


The aim of this programme is to introduce individuals to both the healthcare and adult social care sector as an option for sustained employment.

The programme is designed to allow the individual to understand what it takes to work in health and social care settings and the many employment options within the sector. As part of the programme, learners will complete short courses in a range of subjects to upskill and increase knowledge in sector-specific topics to improve opportunities for progressing into a number of employment pathways.

The design of the programme was in collaboration with employers and other stakeholders to create a programme that would prepare learners for progression either to a higher level or into sustained employment. As part of the programme, you will have the opportunity to meet a number of organisations with a range of vacancies which we will support you both with placement opportunities and support with preparation in the application and interview process.

As this programme is aimed at progressing individuals into employment within the sector, guaranteed placement opportunities will also be available in a range of healthcare and adult social care environments.
Waterside Centre Accrington
TUE 16/04/2024
09:30 to 12:30
12 weeks
£95.00
20+ Places Remaining
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An Introduction to Working in Mental Health


The aim of this programme is to introduce individuals to working in mental health as an option for sustained employment.

The programme is designed to allow the individual to understand what it takes to work in mental health, including associated services linked to Mental Health, such as Drug and Alcohol services. As part of the programme, learners will complete a number of short courses in a range of subjects to upskill in sector-specific topics to improve knowledge, skills and behaviours for the preparation of working in this area of healthcare/social care.

The design of the programme was in collaboration with a range of stakeholders to create a programme that would prepare learners for progression either to a higher level of education or into sustained employment. As part of the programme, you will have the opportunity to meet organisations within the sector and we will support you both with placement opportunities and preparation in the application and interview process.

As this programme is aimed at progressing individuals towards employment within the service, placement opportunities will also be available in a range of healthcare and adult social care environments to give you a taste of what it is like to work in the service.
Waterside Centre Accrington
WED 24/04/2024
09:30 to 12:30
12 weeks
£95.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Special Educational Needs (SEN) Pathway


The aim of this programme is to introduce individuals to working with children and young people, primarily with disabilities and/or learning difficulties as an option for sustained employment.

If you are looking to work in an environment that supports children, young people or adults with learning difficulties or disabilities this 12-week programme may be for you. The programme is one day a week and will focus on a range of topics to build skills, knowledge and behaviour to progress towards work in care settings for individuals with a range of specialist needs.

The design of the programme was in collaboration with a range of stakeholders to create a programme that would prepare learners for progression either to a higher level of education or into sustained employment. As part of the programme, you will have the opportunity to meet a number of organisations with a range of vacancies which we will support you both with placement opportunities and support with preparation in the application and interview process.

As this programme is aimed at progressing individuals into employment within the sector, guaranteed placement opportunities will also be available in a range of care settings.
Waterside Centre Accrington
FRI 19/04/2024
09:30 to 15:00
12 weeks
£95.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (EQUAL)


This online course is designed for those who wish to develop their use of counselling skills in everyday life and work, and some of the approaches that underpin the use of these skills.

This qualification gives learners the opportunity to investigate the knowledge and skills needed to use counselling skills and engage in a helping interaction appropriately.

This qualification is useful for anyone who would like to develop their use of counselling skills for use in either work or a personal capacity. These may be learners who wish to progress towards further qualifications or learners who wish to study this programme in order to complement other programmes (eg health and social care, children's care, learning and development, voluntary and community work).

This qualification does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent


The awarding body for this qualification is Cache and it will be accredited through Lancashire Adult Learning.
The purpose of this qualification is to increase the learner's knowledge and awareness of the Prevent Duty and safeguarding, including online safety. By completing the qualification, learners will develop knowledge of safeguarding in an environment where they have a duty of care.
Waterside Centre Accrington
TUE 16/04/2024
13:00 to 16:00
12 weeks
£150.00
20+ Places Remaining
Enrol
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism


This qualification will increase your knowledge and understanding of autism. By completing the qualification, you will develop in-depth knowledge of autism which could support progression onto appropriate qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care.

If you’re aged 19 or over, you could access a level 3 qualification for free. This is part of the support available from the government to help you gain the skills you need to get the job you want - whatever your stage of life.

A level 3 qualification is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma, or A levels.

The qualifications could help you:

Gain skills that employers value
Improve your job prospects
Earn a higher wage

Accrington & Rossendale College
09/09/2024
to
37 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
Apply
Find Out More

Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health


This course is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing

If you’re aged 19 or over, you could access a level 3 qualification for free. This is part of the support available from the government to help you gain the skills you need to get the job you want - whatever your stage of life.

A level 3 qualification is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma, or A levels.

The qualifications could help you:

Gain skills that employers value
Improve your job prospects
Earn a higher wage

Accrington & Rossendale College
09/09/2024
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Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills (daytime and evening classes available)


This Diploma aims to provide learners with in-depth knowledge of the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work and the approaches that underpin the use of these skills. This qualification does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor.

Learners on this course come with three different main aims.
• To progress onto a first degree or other higher education course within the field (i.e. you want a career in counselling and need a degree)
• To prepare for a post graduate qualification within the field (ie. you already have a (unrelated) degree but want to progress onto a MA in the field)
• To increase skills and knowledge that will enhance your current role (i.e. professional development) and/or increase job opportunities.

If you’re aged 19 or over, you could access a level 3 qualification for free. This is part of the support available from the government to help you gain the skills you need to get the job you want - whatever your stage of life.

A level 3 qualification is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma, or A levels.

The qualifications could help you:

Gain skills that employers value
Improve your job prospects
Earn a higher wage

Accrington & Rossendale College
09/09/2024
13:30 to 16:30
37 weeks
FREE
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Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills (daytime and evening classes available)


This Diploma aims to provide learners with in-depth knowledge of the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work and the approaches that underpin the use of these skills. This qualification does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor.

Learners on this course come with three different main aims.
• To progress onto a first degree or other higher education course within the field (i.e. you want a career in counselling and need a degree)
• To prepare for a post graduate qualification within the field (ie. you already have a (unrelated) degree but want to progress onto a MA in the field)
• To increase skills and knowledge that will enhance your current role (i.e. professional development) and/or increase job opportunities.

If you’re aged 19 or over, you could access a level 3 qualification for free. This is part of the support available from the government to help you gain the skills you need to get the job you want - whatever your stage of life.

A level 3 qualification is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma, or A levels.

The qualifications could help you:

Gain skills that employers value
Improve your job prospects
Earn a higher wage

Accrington & Rossendale College
09/09/2024
18:00 to 21:00
37 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Health and Wellbeing

Introduction to Chair Based Exercise & Falls Prevention


This course is suitable for all levels of fitness. All exercises are chair based and designed to be low impact and low weight bearing, to ease pressure on joints and bones. This course will also develop learner's confidence when performing daily activities and recreational tasks. Alongside the practical elements of the course, learners will be introduced to the physical activity guidelines for adults where applicable and written/group tasks that complement the exercises.

How long is the course?
The course is 2 hours per session and is delivered over two individual sessions or weeks.
Kingsfold Library
MON 26/02/2024
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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Rawtenstall Library
TUE 05/03/2024
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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Mazuma Stadium Morecambe Football Club
TUE 19/03/2024
13:30 to 15:30
2 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
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Heysham Library
TUE 16/04/2024
13:30 to 15:30
2 weeks
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Online
MON 20/05/2024
10:00 to 12:00
1 weeks
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Introduction to Yoga for Stress & Anxiety


This course takes a mindful approach to yoga, focusing on how it makes you feel. We don't place emphasis on attaining certain poses or yoga positions it is about the "felt experience”. You will learn gentle and restorative yoga and breathing practices that will enable you to slow down creating a sense of calm and wellbeing physically, mentally and emotionally.
This course is suitable for all ages and abilities; including beginners, intermediate and advanced. If you can breathe you can do Yoga.
Longton Library
TUE 16/04/2024
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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Horticulture
Languages

Italian Absolute Beginners


This live online course is designed to equip learners with basic communication skills and grammar knowledge. Students will hear the language and be able to communicate simply to understand and use the language.
Online
MON 15/04/2024
13:30 to 16:00
10 weeks
£107.50
10 Places Remaining
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Spanish Intermediate


The aim of the course is to enable students to speak and understand the language. Students will learn the language and demonstrate their knowledge through a variety of activities: role-play, pair work, listening and reading comprehension exercises and discussion around key vocabulary.
Online
TUE 16/04/2024
13:00 to 15:30
10 weeks
£107.50
12 Places Remaining
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Online
FRI 19/04/2024
09:30 to 12:00
10 weeks
£107.50
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Online College

Level 1 Award in Alcohol Awareness (EQUAL)


This programme is designed for any learner that wants to gain awareness of the harmful effects of alcohol use, and engage learners in understanding issues that can impact on health and well-being.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness (EQUAL)


This qualification is designed for learners looking to increase their knowledge and awareness of mental health. It will help the learner to develop their awareness of issues surrounding mental health and to know the rights of those with mental health issues.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
6 weeks
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Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse (EQUAL)


This programme is designed for any learner that wants to increase their awareness of substance misuse.

The course will develop their understanding as to why people use substances, the types of substances that are commonly misused and the factors that can influence the effects of substances. They will explore how media reporting affects people's perceptions of substance misuse and look into the risk factors and protective factors for substance abuse and ways to protect individuals from the risks involved and the barriers to making healthy choices.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
6 weeks
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Level 2 Award in the Prevention and Control of Infection (EQUAL)


This programme provides learners with the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of the prevention and control of infection including legislation, policies, systems and procedures relating to prevention and control of infections.

Also covers the importance of risk assessment and of using personal Protective Equipment (PPE), the causes and transmission on infection, cleaning, good waste management practice and decontamination. It will prepare individuals to progress to a qualification in the same or similar subject at a higher level and may contribute to developing skills and knowledge as they progress towards employment
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (EQUAL)


This programme is designed for any learner that wants to raise their awareness of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill health.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions (EQUAL)


This programme provides learners with increased awareness of a range of common health conditions and their effects on individuals. Completing this qualification can support learners with moving into a healthcare role and gaining employment within the Health and Social Care sector.

Learners will investigate a range of specific conditions in more depth and develop their understanding of how t support individuals with these conditions.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (EQUAL)


This online course is designed for those who wish to develop their use of counselling skills in everyday life and work, and some of the approaches that underpin the use of these skills.

This qualification gives learners the opportunity to investigate the knowledge and skills needed to use counselling skills and engage in a helping interaction appropriately.

This qualification is useful for anyone who would like to develop their use of counselling skills for use in either work or a personal capacity. These may be learners who wish to progress towards further qualifications or learners who wish to study this programme in order to complement other programmes (eg health and social care, children's care, learning and development, voluntary and community work).

This qualification does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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APPLICATIONS ONLY - Level 2 Certificate in Digital Marketing (EQUAL)


The TQUK Level 2 Digital Marketing course is ideal for those who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of Digital Marketing. The programme is designed for those who desire to form a foundation due to little or no previous digital marketing experience.

Learn the basics of marketing strategy including social media, Email and SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) as part of marketing campaigns.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in Event Planning (EQUAL)


This course is aimed at people who want to go into the event management industry or want to set up an event malmanagement company of their own. It can also support people who wish to simply learn how an event is set up and ran as well as evaluated. This is an excellent opportunity to gain an accredited level 2 qualification as well as access to an award-winning online e-learning platform.

You are able to learn at your own pace yet have the support from qualified teachers.
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Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise (EQUAL)


This online course is designed for those who wish to learn how to improve their personal health and wellbeing. Completion of the course enables learners to gain knowledge and understanding of the positive effects of exercise on long-term health and well-being and implementing an exercise plan with the appropriate nutritional requirements.

The objectives of this qualification are to help learners gain an understanding of:

• Impact of diet, nutrition and exercise on their personal health

• Safe and appropriate exercise

• Importance of personal motivation and setting goals and targets.

The course is accessed online via our learning platform, EQUAL.
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Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service (EQUAL)


This course is designed to enable people to gain an overall view of customer service. It will provide you with the skills required by employers to work in a wide range of job roles. You will develop essential knowledge of how to carry out customer service related tasks such as how to manage information and even support events. This is a good all round customer service qualification which will help you gain the basics to support your CV applications across a huge sector of employment opportunities.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading (EQUAL)


This course is aimed at people who want to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of team leading. This can support them to progress onto other qualifications, employment or apprenticeships in any sector. It is a great professional development.

You are able to learn at your own pace yet have the support from qualified teachers.
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04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in Safeguarding, Prevent and British Values (EQUAL)


This programme is for learners who want to develop the skills needed to recognise and prevent radicalisation and extremism. Learners will learn about the principles of safeguarding and about the importance of the prevent duty and British values in society.

Understanding safeguarding and prevention at level 2 can benefit the wider safeguarding practices within the workplace.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in Self Harm, Suicide Awareness & Prevention (EQUAL)


The purpose of this qualification is to educate individuals in spotting signs of self-harm and suicide and helping to prevent further harm by encouraging individuals to seek help. The qualification is designed to apply to a range of circumstances, including upskilling individuals with a safeguarding responsibilities in a range of workplace and community settings.

The qualification is also designed to educate individuals of all ages; increasing knowledge and encouraging conversation in all aspects of society that could prevent individuals hurting themselves or deaths by suicide.

This qualification is designed to reach many individuals to try to combat the rising rate of self-harm and suicide.
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Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism (EQUAL)


This programme is designed for any learner that wants to gain and understanding of autism and the principles of supporting autistic individuals.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
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Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children & Young Peoples Mental Health (EQUAL)


This qualification aims to develop learner's knowledge and skills in the area of children and young people's mental health. Learners will develop their understanding of the factors that can affect mental health and a range of conditions experienced by children and young people.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
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Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Environmental Sustainability (EQUAL)


The purpose of the qualification is to develop learner's knowledge and understanding of a range of topics relating to environmental sustainability including control of global warming, reducing carbon emissions, alternative energy sources, conservation, environmental monitoring and energy management. The qualification is most relevant to those already in employment and is applicable across sectors. It forms part of a wide-ranging strategy of business improvement and lean management.
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Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition (EQUAL)


This online course is designed for a wide range of learners with some existing knowledge of this area who are interested in improving their understanding of nutrition and health.

This course aims to give learners working in, or intending to work in, settings such as sport and recreation, exercise and fitness, hospitality and catering or healthcare an understanding of nutrition and health, to support their role in the workplace.

Six mandatory units make up the qualification:

Explore principles of healthy eating

Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals

Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet

The principles of weight management

Understanding eating disorders

Principles of food safety for the home environment

The course is accessed through our online learning platform, EQUAL. A range of learning resources and activities are included to develop knowledge behaviour and skills associated with supporting individuals with their nutrition in relation to their health.
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate on Principles of Prevention & Control of Infection (EQUAL)


This programme prepares learners for tackling outbreaks of infection in hospitals and healthcare settings and develops their understanding of causes of infection, how it can be spread and controlled.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
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Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism (EQUAL)


This online course is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of autism.

By completing the online course, you will develop in-depth knowledge of autism which could support progression onto appropriate qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care sector. Autism is described by The National Autistic Society as a complex, lifelong developmental disability that typically appears during early childhood and can impact a person's social skills, communication, relationships, and self-regulation. Individual preference regarding terminology used for an individual on the autism spectrum may vary and must be valued and respected.

The course content, specification and associated materials are reviewed regularly to ensure that they remain fit for purpose, however, terms tend to change. The National Autistic Society provides a useful source for accurate terms and reference and can be found on their website.
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Flexible
04/09/2023
20 weeks
£811.00
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Dementia Care (EQUAL)


This online course is designed to enable learners to develop knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia. Successful completion of the units will allow learners to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia and its effects.

This qualification is designed for learners who want to develop their knowledge and understanding of dementia and dementia care.

This qualification allows you to gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia to support individuals diagnosed with dementia.

Achievement of this qualification will help support progression into a variety of job roles and occupational areas within health and social care, or roles in other sectors which support people with dementia.
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04/09/2023
20 weeks
£811.00
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health (EQUAL)


This online programme is designed to increase learners' knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental well-being. Successful completion of the required units will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health.

This flexible online course allows you to gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing to support individuals with mental health problems.

Achievement of this qualification will help support progression into a variety of job roles and occupational areas within health and social care, or roles in other sectors which support people with mental health problems.
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04/09/2023
20 weeks
£811.00
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