Accrington and Rossendale College, alongside Lancashire Adult Learning and Nelson and Colne College are part of the Nelson and Colne College Group. Together we offer  a wide range of programmes, which are designed to help you get back into work, upskill within your current job role, enjoy for leisure, develop your Maths and English and improve your digital skills.

We’re offering a wide range of flexible programmes to suit you, with courses online and in venues, where possible and safe to do so.

Accountancy

AAT Foundation L2


Individuals looking to develop their Accountancy qualifications to work in the finance sector. The aim of this level of the AAT is to introduce learners to basic accounting and finance skills.
Accrington and Rossendale College
WED 03/09/2020
17:00 to 21:00
1 Year
£980.00
20+ Places Remaining
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AAT Intermediate L3


Individuals looking to develop their Accountancy qualifications to work in the Finance sector. The Level 3 Diploma in Accountancy offers you the skills and knowledge to develop as a finance professional.
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 07/09/2020
15:00 to 21:00
41 weeks
£2570.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Art and Media

Children's Book Illustration Intermediate


Please note this course is only available to those who have completed both the beginner and Improver courses previously. For those new to children’s book illustration please enrol on to the beginner’s course. For those who have completed the beginner’s course and are looking forward to more work your next step is to sign onto the improver’s course. Picture book illustration allows you to...
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THU 27/05/2021
09:30 to 12:00
5 weeks
FREE
7 Places Remaining
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Creative Recycling & Eco Crafts


This course combines nature and recycling with craft; creating handcrafted products using materials we would normally throw away. Sustainability, re-using and upcycling are key elements to this course, whilst making some lovely handmade crafts for the home or as gifts. Learn to create bees wax eco wraps, seed paper and more. As an extra treat, Lancashire Adult Learning will be posting a resource ...
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THU 20/05/2021
13:00 to 15:00
2 weeks
FREE
18 Places Remaining
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FRI 21/05/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
FREE
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WED 23/06/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
FREE
16 Places Remaining
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Discover: Experimental Drawing and Painting Improvers


Having engaged with Experimental Drawing and Painting for Beginners, you will hopefully have gained an appetite for pushing your approaches to drawing and painting further. Gain insight into the work and processes of a range of experimental artists and explore a range of practical projects designed to push your investigations further by broadening your application of a range of media, tools, techn...
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TUE 25/05/2021
09:30 to 12:00
5 weeks
FREE
This course is now full
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Discover: Summer Botanical Illustration


On this course we will focus on tropical and summer fruits, creating some vibrant botanical illustrations. Drawing is fun, sharpens your observation, and the concentration required to do it is also incredibly therapeutic. Suitable for beginners, this short course will give you basic skills to create beautiful and accurate seasonal botanical drawings and watercolour paintings. Using a variety of pl...
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THU 27/05/2021
13:00 to 15:30
5 weeks
FREE
This course is now full
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Discover: Watercolour Animals


This course is designed to introduce you to some of the basic to intermediate level skills and techniques of watercolour painting and pen application whilst placing them in context with a range of Animal images. You will consider samples and the work of other artists. You will follow on – line tutor led demonstrations of a range of watercolour techniques and reflect and evaluate your progress. Y...
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WED 26/05/2021
09:30 to 12:00
5 weeks
FREE
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Childcare and Education

Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2


The Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning has been designed to provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school or college environments. It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting children and young people’s positive behaviour a...
Accrington and Rossendale College
TUE 01/09/2021
13:30 to 16:30
1 Year
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Workplace Essentials Programme - Children and Education


Online
Flexible
07/06/2021
6 weeks
FREE
10 Places Remaining
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Cleaning Services and Facilities Maintenance

Biohazard, Crime and Trauma Scene Cleaning


The course involves studying five units, which relate to Biohazard cleaning and cleaning up trauma scenes. Trauma scenes can include crime scenes, police cells, detention areas, residential properties and prison cells. The units look at preparation for and undertaking of cleaning trauma scenes.
Online
Flexible
13/04/2021
3 weeks
£295.00
15 Places Remaining
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Hygiene and Infection Control in Your Workplace


This qualification is designed to make you aware how infection control plays a key part in any workplace. Preventing illness and infection is vitally important to protect staff, customers or clients and ultimately to protect your business. The qualification is split into two units: · Principles of infection control · Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management
Online
Flexible
15/04/2021
6 weeks
£95.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Construction and Motor Vehicle Engineering

Get into Carpentry & Joinery - Beginners - Stage 1


*** Due to the latest covid restrictions we are not able to run this course at this time, however if you would like log your interest for this course by making an enquiry we will record your details and contact you when the course is able to be run once the national lockdown has been lifted. *** The first two week course is an introductory programme to ensure the students have selected the right c...
Accrington and Rossendale College
WED 14/04/2021
17:30 to 21:00
2 weeks
FREE
12 Places Remaining
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Get into Painting & Decorating - Beginners - Stage 1


*** Due to the latest covid restrictions we are not able to run this course at this time, however if you would like log your interest for this course by making an enquiry we will record your details and contact you when the course is able to be run once the national lockdown has been lifted. *** The first two week course is an introductory programme to ensure the students have selected the right c...
Accrington and Rossendale College
WED 14/04/2021
17:30 to 21:00
2 weeks
FREE
12 Places Remaining
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Get into Painting & Decorating - Stage 2


*** Due to the latest covid restrictions we are not able to run this course at this time, however if you would like log your interest for this course by making an enquiry we will record your details and contact you when the course is able to be run once the national lockdown has been lifted. *** Students can enrol onto this 7 week accredited course upon completion of the 2 week introductory course...
Accrington and Rossendale College
WED 28/04/2021
17:30 to 21:00
7 weeks
£199.00
7 Places Remaining
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Get into Plastering - Beginners - Stage 1


*** Due to the latest covid restrictions we are not able to run this course at this time, however if you would like log your interest for this course by making an enquiry we will record your details and contact you when the course is able to be run once the national lockdown has been lifted. *** The first two week course is an introductory programme to ensure the students have selected the right c...
Accrington and Rossendale College
WED 14/04/2021
17:30 to 21:00
2 weeks
FREE
12 Places Remaining
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Get into Plastering - Beginners - Stage 1


The first two week course is an introductory programme to ensure the students have selected the right course for them This is followed by a further 7 weeks in construction.
Accrington and Rossendale College
WED 14/04/2021
09:30 to 12:30
2 weeks
FREE
12 Places Remaining
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Get into Plastering - Stage 2


The first two week course is an introductory programme to ensure the students have selected the right course for them This is followed by a further 7 weeks in construction.
Accrington and Rossendale College
WED 28/04/2021
09:30 to 12:30
7 weeks
£199.00
12 Places Remaining
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Motor Vehicle General Maintenance


Accrington and Rossendale College
TUE 03/11/2020
17:30 to 21:00
25 weeks
£150.00
20+ Places Remaining
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HNC/D in Construction


Start Date: Please enquire
Day: Please enquire for more details

BEng (Hons) Engineering (Top up) (all pathways)


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

HNC/D in Engineering


Start Date: September 2021
Time: Full-time/Part time
Duration: 1 year per level full-time / 2 years per level part-time (UCAS Code: HNC: HNG1 HND: HNG2)
Education and Childhood Studies

Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2 Certificate


Start Date: Please enquire
Day: Tuesday
Time: 1.30pm - 4.30pm
Duration: 34 weeks

Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3 Diploma


Start Date: Please enquire
Day: Tuesday
Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Duration: 34 weeks

Award in Education and Training Level 3


Start Date: 19th January
Day: Tuesday
Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Duration: 12 weeks

CACHE Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools


Start Date: Please enquire
Time: 12.15pm - 2.45pm, 9.30am - 12pm or 6pm - 8.30pm
Duration: 12 weeks

CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges


Start Date: Please enquire
Time: 12.15pm - 2.45pm, 9.30am - 12pm or 6pm - 8.30pm

PGCE/Certificate in Education


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 1 year full-time pre-service, 2 years part-time in-service

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Advanced PGCE)


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 2 years part-time, Delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College and Nelson and Colne College

Foundation Degree in Teaching and Learning Support


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 2 years full-time, 3-4 years part-time, UCAS Code: TL19

Foundation Degree Early Years


Start Date: Please enquire
Duration: 2 years full-time, 3-4 years part-time

Foundation Degree in Early Years (Childhood Studies)


Start Date: Please enquire
Duration: 2 years Full Time, Delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College UCAS Code: X230

BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies (Top-Up)


Start Date: Please enquire
Duration: 1 years Full Time, Delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: X321

BA (Hons) in Education and Professional Development


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 2 years part-time, 6 Saturday day schools per year at the University of Huddersfield and then the 1:1 tutorials are at Accrington and Rossendale College
Employability

Bitesize: Business Administration and Customer Service


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MULTIPLE 14/06/2021
09:30 to 12:30
3 weeks
£45.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Bitesize: Mentoring


Online
MON 07/06/2021
10:00 to 13:00
4 weeks
FREE
16 Places Remaining
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Building Professional Networks


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FRI 21/05/2021
10:00 to 10:30
1 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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SAT 22/05/2021
10:00 to 10:30
1 weeks
FREE
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Changing Your Career Path


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MON 17/05/2021
10:00 to 10:30
1 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Online
SAT 22/05/2021
09:30 to 10:00
1 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Exploring Flexible Learning Opportunities


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THU 20/05/2021
10:00 to 10:30
1 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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SAT 22/05/2021
11:45 to 12:15
1 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Get into Plastering - Stage 2


The first two week course is an introductory programme to ensure the students have selected the right course for them This is followed by a further 7 weeks in construction.
Accrington and Rossendale College
WED 28/04/2021
17:30 to 21:00
7 weeks
£199.00
Few Places Remaining
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How to Sell Yourself to Enhance Your Career


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TUE 18/05/2021
12:30 to 13:00
1 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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SAT 22/05/2021
10:15 to 10:45
1 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Introduction to Equality & Diversity


This programme provides an overview of the Equality and Diversity with the opportunity to gain a Level 1 accredited Award.
Online
TUE 11/05/2021
09:30 to 11:30
1 weeks
FREE
17 Places Remaining
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MON 17/05/2021
13:00 to 15:00
1 weeks
FREE
17 Places Remaining
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Top Tips for Succeeding at Interviews


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WED 19/05/2021
12:30 to 13:00
1 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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SAT 22/05/2021
11:00 to 11:30
1 weeks
FREE
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English and Maths

GCSE English


Accrington and Rossendale College
01/09/2020
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1 Year
£415.00
20+ Places Remaining
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GCSE Maths


Accrington and Rossendale College
01/09/2020
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1 Year
£415.00
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ESOL

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...
Accrington and Rossendale College
01/09/2021
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1 Year
FREE
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Essential Digital Skills
Family Learning

Amazing Animals - Family Learning Fun


Calling all animal enthusiasts! We've got an amazing half-term treat for you and your children in store. What's on offer during the session? *You'll be introduced to strange animals that you won't even believe are real, carry out a fun feathery science experiment, make a cute craft, take part in an exciting predator game, and much more! All whilst learning and spending some quality time together a...
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THU 03/06/2021
10:00 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Big Fun Family Quiz


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THU 01/07/2021
18:00 to 19:30
1 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Family Yoga


Prepare to discover your inner yogi! You may have already heard that there is a plethora of physical & emotional benefits gained from practising yoga, such as increased flexibility, improved posture and reduced stress levels; this course offers all of these and SO much more! During the course, you’ll use yoga to work as a team, help you communicate more effectively, build trust and bond as a fam...
Online
SAT 01/05/2021
10:00 to 12:00
3 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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FRI 21/05/2021
16:00 to 17:00
1 weeks
FREE
20 Places Remaining
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THU 10/06/2021
16:00 to 17:30
3 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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SAT 19/06/2021
10:00 to 12:00
3 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Moving on: Year 7 Maths


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FRI 11/06/2021
09:30 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE
17 Places Remaining
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THU 17/06/2021
18:00 to 20:30
1 weeks
FREE
19 Places Remaining
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FRI 18/06/2021
09:30 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE
20 Places Remaining
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THU 24/06/2021
18:00 to 20:30
1 weeks
FREE
20 Places Remaining
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THU 01/07/2021
09:30 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE
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Ready Steady School


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TUE 08/06/2021
12:15 to 14:45
1 weeks
FREE
20 Places Remaining
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WED 09/06/2021
09:30 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE
20 Places Remaining
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THU 01/07/2021
12:15 to 14:45
1 weeks
FREE
20 Places Remaining
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THU 01/07/2021
18:00 to 20:30
1 weeks
FREE
19 Places Remaining
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FRI 02/07/2021
09:30 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE
20 Places Remaining
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You've Got This: Health and Wellbeing for Parents of 8-11 year olds


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FRI 11/06/2021
09:30 to 12:00
3 weeks
FREE
19 Places Remaining
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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...
Online
WED 28/04/2021
10:00 to 11:30
1 weeks
FREE
13 Places Remaining
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THU 29/04/2021
13:00 to 14:30
1 weeks
FREE
14 Places Remaining
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MON 24/05/2021
12:30 to 14:00
1 weeks
FREE
14 Places Remaining
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MON 24/05/2021
10:00 to 11:30
1 weeks
FREE
13 Places Remaining
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WED 26/05/2021
18:00 to 19:30
1 weeks
FREE
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FRI 28/05/2021
10:00 to 11:30
1 weeks
FREE
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MON 07/06/2021
12:30 to 14:00
1 weeks
FREE
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TUE 08/06/2021
16:00 to 17:30
1 weeks
FREE
15 Places Remaining
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TUE 08/06/2021
10:00 to 11:30
1 weeks
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THU 10/06/2021
13:00 to 14:30
1 weeks
FREE
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FRI 11/06/2021
13:00 to 14:30
1 weeks
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FRI 11/06/2021
10:00 to 11:30
1 weeks
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MON 28/06/2021
10:00 to 11:30
1 weeks
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TUE 29/06/2021
16:00 to 17:30
1 weeks
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TUE 06/07/2021
10:00 to 11:30
1 weeks
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MON 12/07/2021
12:30 to 14:00
1 weeks
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First Steps to Higher Education

Education and Training


The course is aimed at anyone interested in a Teaching and/or Training role.
Accrington and Rossendale College
TUE 01/09/2021
09:30 to 12:30
1 Year
£435* Full Cost Recovery
20+ Places Remaining
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Access to Higher Education - Business and Law


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. The Access to HE Diploma (business and law) is ideal for those who want to progress onto a degree or other higher education programme in a wide range of business related subjects and law. ...
Nelson and Colne College
MON 01/09/2021
09:30 to 16:00
1 Year
£3022* Eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan
12 Places Remaining
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Access to Higher Education - Health and 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. The Access to HE Diploma (Health and Science) 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 ...
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 06/09/2021
09:30 to 16:30
41 weeks
£3380 - Eligible for Advanced Learner Loan
20+ Places Remaining
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Access to Higher Education - Health Science


Nelson and Colne College
01/09/2021
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1 Year
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20+ Places Remaining
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Access to Higher Education - 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. The Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) is ideal for those who want to progress on to a degree or other Higher Education programme in a wide variety of subject areas.
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 01/09/2021
09:30 to 16:30
1 Year
£3380* Eligible for Advanced Learner Loan
18 Places Remaining
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Counselling Skills


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 t...
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 01/09/2021
09:00 to 12:00
1 Year
£2,225* Eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan
20+ Places Remaining
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Counselling Skills


The Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills is an intensive course requiring hard work and dedication.
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 01/09/2021
09:00 to 12:00
1 Year
£470* Fee Remission May Be Available
20+ Places Remaining
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Understanding Mental Health


This course is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of Mental Health and Mental Wellbeing.
Accrington and Rossendale College
FRI 01/09/2021
09:30 to 13:30
1 Year
£811* Eligible for an advanced learner loan
18 Places Remaining
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Hair and Beauty

All Things Brows Masterclass


This course is for people who are interested in developing skills in basic brow techniques.
Accrington and Rossendale College
TUE 01/06/2021
09:00 to 16:30
1 weeks
£100.00
14 Places Remaining
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Gel Polish Masterclass


Anyone currently working in the Beauty Therapy industry or students currently working towards a Beauty Therapy Level 2 or 3 qualification, or individuals who have an interest in nails. The course is suitable for beginners.
Accrington and Rossendale College
TUE 01/06/2021
10:00 to 16:30
6 weeks
£100.00
10 Places Remaining
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Hair Extensions


This programme is aimed at Stylists currently working in the Hairdressing industry or students currently working towards a Level 3 qualification.
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 01/06/2021
10:00 to 16:30
1 weeks
£100.00
9 Places Remaining
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Hair Techniques (Hair or Barbering) Level 2 Certificate


This course is aimed at those who are interested in Hairdressing or qualifying as a Barber.
Accrington and Rossendale College
MULTIPLE 22/09/2020
18:30 to 20:30
18 weeks
£565.00
13 Places Remaining
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Hair Techniques (Hair or Barbering) Level 2 Certificate


This course is aimed at those who are interested in Hairdressing or qualifying as a Barber.
Accrington and Rossendale College
MULTIPLE 13/04/2021
18:30 to 20:30
18 weeks
£565.00
7 Places Remaining
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Individual Lashes Masterclass


This programme is aimed at Therapists currently working in the beauty therapy industry, individuals with an interest in the beauty industry, or learners currently working towards a Beauty Therapy Level 2 qualification.
Accrington and Rossendale College
TUE 30/03/2021
09:30 to 17:00
1 weeks
£100.00
12 Places Remaining
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L1 Pathway Hair and Beauty


At Level 1, you will gain an insight into your chosen Vocational subject and further develop your skills in English and Maths. You will also be supported to build key personal skills such as communication, problem-solving, and team work to help you take those first steps towards your chosen career. You will undertake a work placement to find out what it’s like to work in your chosen sector and b...
Accrington and Rossendale College
01/09/2021
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1 Year
FREE
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Make up Techniques (including Eye Treatments)


This programme is aimed at those interested in Beauty Therapy and looking to work within the make-up industry.
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 19/04/2021
17:30 to 21:30
18 weeks
£565.00
12 Places Remaining
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Self Tanning Masterclass


This programme is aimed at those who are interested in developing skills in spray tanning.
Accrington and Rossendale College
TUE 01/06/2021
09:30 to 12:00
1 weeks
£100.00
8 Places Remaining
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Womens and Mens Hairdressing Diploma Level 2


Those looking to qualify in all aspects at Level 2 in Hairdressing and Barbering. It will be a progression route upon completion of the Certificate in Hairdressing course.
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 28/09/2020
17:30 to 21:30
29 weeks
£1865.00
6 Places Remaining
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Health and Safety

Award in Food Safety in Catering Level 2


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THU 13/05/2021
10:00 to 12:30
3 weeks
£45.00
16 Places Remaining
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THU 17/06/2021
10:00 to 12:30
3 weeks
£45.00
19 Places Remaining
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MON 28/06/2021
10:00 to 12:30
3 weeks
£45.00
19 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
TUE 04/05/2021
18:00 to 20:30
1 weeks
FREE
Few Places Remaining
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WED 05/05/2021
10:00 to 12:30
1 weeks
FREE
9 Places Remaining
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Online
WED 09/06/2021
18:00 to 20:30
1 weeks
FREE
Few Places Remaining
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Online
MON 14/06/2021
12:15 to 14:45
1 weeks
FREE
11 Places Remaining
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Health and Social Care

Access to Higher Education - Health and 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. The Access to HE Diploma (Health and Science) 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 ...
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 06/09/2021
09:30 to 16:30
41 weeks
£3380 - Eligible for Advanced Learner Loan
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Access to Higher Education - 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. The Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) is ideal for those who want to progress on to a degree or other Higher Education programme in a wide variety of subject areas.
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 01/09/2021
09:30 to 16:30
1 Year
£3380* Eligible for Advanced Learner Loan
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Award in Drug and Alcohol Awareness Level 1


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09/06/2021
6 weeks
£95.00
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Certificate in Understanding Autism


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06/09/2021
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Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care


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Counselling Skills


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 t...
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 01/09/2021
09:00 to 12:00
1 Year
£2,225* Eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan
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Dementia Awareness


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MON 17/05/2021
09:30 to 12:00
1 weeks
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Emotional Resilience


The aim of this short online course is to provide the you with your understanding to identify your own personal strengths and weaknesses in relation to their emotional resilience. It also helps you to examine things that can be done for improvement in this area and developing an action plan and how to implement this. 12 hours online flexible learning.
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13/05/2021
3 weeks
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17/06/2021
3 weeks
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Get into Working in the Health & Social Care Sector


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MULTIPLE 14/06/2021
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2 weeks
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Hub from Home - Health and Social Care Programme


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19/04/2021
5 weeks
£295.00
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BA (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies (Top-Up)


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 1 year full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: CPSY

BA (Hons) in Health and Applied Social Studies


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 3 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: LL59

Foundation Degree in Alcohol and Substance Misuse Work


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 2 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: LN56

Foundation Degree in Counselling Studies


Start Date: Please enquire
Duration: 2 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: C356

Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care


Start Date: Please enquire
Duration: 2 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: L511

Foundation Degree Working with Children and Families


Start Date: 22nd January and September 2021
Day: Friday
Time: Cert HE Full-Time: 9am - 5pm, Cert HE Part-Time: Various Options, FdA Full-Time 9am - 5pm, FdA Part-Time: Various Options
Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time Certificate of Higher Education in Working with Children and Families | 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time Delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College | UCAS Code: WCF1

Foundation Degree in Mental Health Work


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 2 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: L510
Health and Wellbeing

5 Ways to Boost Your Wellbeing: Art Techniques


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TUE 15/06/2021
13:00 to 15:00
5 weeks
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5 Ways to Improve Your Mental Wellbeing


This course will introduce you to the 5 Ways to well-being along with practical tools to enable you to incorporate each one into your daily lives. These are 5 simple but highly effective strategies that have been researched and developed to improve your mental health and well-being. Trying these strategies can help you to feel more positive and better able to get the most out of life.
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MON 10/05/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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TUE 18/05/2021
16:00 to 18:00
2 weeks
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MON 07/06/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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WED 09/06/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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Chair Based Yoga


This course is designed for those who wish to gain an introduction to yoga, some key practices and moves. All postures have been adapted to incorporate the use of a chair, making the course suitable for people with limited mobility or physical disabilities / difficulties. The course contains both practical and theory elements with learners also being encouraged to reflect on the benefits from enga...
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TUE 18/05/2021
13:00 to 15:00
2 weeks
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Create Your Own: Bee & Butterfly Paradise


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TUE 18/05/2021
13:00 to 16:00
1 weeks
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THU 20/05/2021
09:00 to 12:00
1 weeks
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TUE 15/06/2021
13:00 to 16:00
1 weeks
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WED 16/06/2021
09:00 to 12:00
1 weeks
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Create Your Own: Salad & Herb Boxes


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TUE 25/05/2021
13:00 to 16:00
1 weeks
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THU 27/05/2021
09:00 to 12:00
1 weeks
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TUE 22/06/2021
13:00 to 16:00
1 weeks
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WED 23/06/2021
09:00 to 12:00
1 weeks
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Creative Ways to Improve Your Wellbeing


Participating in Art activities is known to relieve stress, reduce anxiety and create an increased sense of personal wellbeing. Art is also a well-recognised form of relaxation and has many wider benefits to your wellbeing. During this online course, you will be guided through a series of demonstrations using a range of practical techniques, reviewing the connections to the 5 ways to wellbeing as ...
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TUE 18/05/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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WED 19/05/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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THU 10/06/2021
18:00 to 20:00
2 weeks
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Finding Positives in Challenging Times


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THU 20/05/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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FRI 11/06/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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Hug in a Box: Crafts for Friends and Family


Tactile crafts are great for calming the mind and boosting creativity. During this course, learners will create a range of hand-crafted items that could be posted to a Loved one as a ‘Hug in a Box.’ Experimenting with clay work and textile projects, learners will experience a boost to their own wellbeing whilst making handmade gifts to share with friends or family. We will also be posting a r...
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MON 10/05/2021
13:00 to 15:00
2 weeks
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TUE 22/06/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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Hug in a Box: Me Time


Relax and learn some new craft skills; Getting involved in hands on, tactile crafts are great for calming the mind and boosting creativity. Learn how to create a range of handmade gifts and decorations, such as Lino-Cut and Textiles based crafts. Take some valuable time for some selfcare, whilst making some lovely projects! We will also be posting a resource pack out to you, containing all of th...
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WED 05/05/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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MON 07/06/2021
13:00 to 15:00
2 weeks
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Improve Your Mood


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FRI 21/05/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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TUE 22/06/2021
13:00 to 15:00
2 weeks
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Introduction to Chair Based Exercise


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 a...
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TUE 08/06/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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Introduction to Home Exercise


This course is delivered online and is designed to show simple exercises that can be done at home to develop learner’s knowledge and understanding of the components of fitness alongside the benefits to overall health and wellbeing. It is suitable for those who are new to exercise and wish to gain an insight into how physical activity can impact their lives positively during this time. The overa...
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TUE 18/05/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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Introduction to Mental Health Awareness


This programme provides an overview of the mental health and wellbeing fundamentals.
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THU 20/05/2021
13:00 to 15:00
1 weeks
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Its a Mans Life


This short course has been designed to coincide with Men’s Health Month - Movember. The session introduces a number of male health related topics and aims to raise awareness of key issues relating to mental health, cancer screening and the importance of an active lifestyle. Personal reflection during the session will enable students to recognise how to improve their own health and wellbeing.
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TUE 08/06/2021
09:30 to 11:30
2 weeks
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Mindfulness Techniques for Everyday Living


Mindfulness can bring many benefits into your life and support you to make improvements to your mental and physical wellbeing. Regular practice and awareness can enable you to learn practical ways to still the mind and take momentary relief from constantly thinking and processing information. This session aims to allow you to connect with others and explore and experience the subject of mindfulnes...
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TUE 18/05/2021
18:00 to 20:00
2 weeks
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MON 21/06/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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TUE 22/06/2021
13:00 to 15:00
2 weeks
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Quick Ways to Sleep Well


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TUE 08/06/2021
18:30 to 20:00
1 weeks
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Relax Your Mind, Relax Your Body - Beginners


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MON 14/06/2021
10:00 to 12:00
5 weeks
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Singing and Music for Wellbeing


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TUE 18/05/2021
16:00 to 18:00
2 weeks
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TUE 08/06/2021
13:00 to 15:00
2 weeks
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Sleep Well


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THU 20/05/2021
13:00 to 15:00
2 weeks
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FRI 25/06/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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Yoga for Stress and Anxiety


This practice of Mindful Yoga focuses on how it makes you feel, we don’t place emphasis on trying to attain certain poses or yoga positions it is more 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 suitab...
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MON 17/05/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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MON 07/06/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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TUE 08/06/2021
13:00 to 15:00
2 weeks
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MON 28/06/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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Horticulture

Award in Horticulture Skills (E2)


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THU 13/05/2021
09:30 to 12:00
7 weeks
FREE
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Create Your Own: Summer Wreath


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THU 13/05/2021
09:00 to 12:00
1 weeks
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TUE 25/05/2021
13:00 to 16:00
1 weeks
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TUE 08/06/2021
13:00 to 16:00
1 weeks
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WED 09/06/2021
09:00 to 12:00
1 weeks
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Great Outdoors: How Nature & Gardening Can Boost Your Wellbeing


This 4-week course celebrates the joy that can be gained from gardening and by accessing the fantastic outdoor space that is available to us all in our beautiful red rose county of Lancashire. The course aims to encourage people to access our amazing green spaces, take notice of our landscape, what goes on in nature and be able to take some time to practice the 5 ways to wellbeing. You will learn ...
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TUE 22/06/2021
13:00 to 15:30
4 weeks
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TUE 22/06/2021
09:30 to 12:00
4 weeks
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Grow Your Own: Herbs, Veg & Flowers


The primary aim of this course is to engage novice gardeners in the skill of propagating plants by various methods. You will learn how to grow herbs, vegetables and flowers in the comfort of your own home. You will also be provided with the basic resources of seeds, compost and instructions to complete the two sessions. This is a fun and informative short course which will enable and help you to g...
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THU 29/04/2021
18:00 to 20:00
2 weeks
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TUE 08/06/2021
13:00 to 15:00
2 weeks
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Humanities

Discover: Medieval Lancashire


This course is for history lovers and those interested in the past. We will explore some of the key political, social and religious changes that took place between 1066 and 1485 with a focus on the Lancashire. We will look at the Normans, Angevins, Plantagenets and finally the last medieval kings of the Wars of the Roses. We will be using timelines, maps, primary and secondary sources to discover ...
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TUE 25/05/2021
13:00 to 15:30
5 weeks
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Foundation Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice


Start Date: 19th January 2021 and September 2021
Day: TUE
Time: Full-Time: 9am - 6pm, Part-Time: Various Options
Duration: 2 years Full Time / 4 Years Part Time, Delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: CC19

Foundation Degree in Paralegal Services


Start Date: 19th January 2021 and September 2021
Day: TUE
Time: Full-Time: 9am - 6pm, Part-Time: Various Options
Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
ICT and Digital

Introduction to Google Suite


This course is perfect for individuals who are looking to have all their documents, spreadsheet, images and many more files in one place, stay in contact with your family, friends and loved ones Even better than this, you will be able to work on these files from any location too as long as you have an internet connection. Come along and open yourself to the Google world that will enable you to ach...
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15/04/2021
4 weeks
FREE
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Introduction to Microsoft Excel


This online course is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Excel and ultimately allow you to have the knowledge and skills for you to be able to create a spreadsheet incorporating basic formulas. It will provide you with the foundation skills needed to progress onto more advanced Excel courses. It is also a great opportunity to develop confidence with your general digital skills to support you...
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19/04/2021
4 weeks
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Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint


This online course is designed to introduce you to Microsoft PowerPoint and ultimately allow you to have the knowledge and skills for you to be able to create a professional looking slide show presentation. It will provide you with the foundation skills needed to progress onto more digital courses. It is also a great opportunity to develop confidence with your general digital skills to support y...
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Flexible
21/04/2021
4 weeks
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Introduction to Microsoft Publisher


This online course is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Publisher and ultimately allow you to have the knowledge and skills for you to be able to create your own publications. It will provide you with the foundation skills needed to progress onto more advanced Publisher courses. It is also a great opportunity to develop confidence with your general digital skills to support you in everyday ...
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15/04/2021
4 weeks
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Introduction to Microsoft Word


This online course is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Word and ultimately allow you to get more out of your computer by increasing your knowledge of the range of tools Word provides. By the end of the course, you will be able to make documents look more professional using formatting and proof-reading tools. It will provide you with the foundation skills needed to progress onto more digital ...
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Flexible
22/04/2021
4 weeks
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Introduction to Web Design


Whether you want a website for personal or business use, this course will guide you through the steps to create a site that you can be proud of. You will explore which are the best 'domain hosts', different website providers and start to learn skills to make your web pages stand out.
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19/04/2021
2 weeks
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MON 07/06/2021
18:00 to 20:30
2 weeks
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Sport and Fitness

Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing


This programme is aimed at anyone seeking to start their journey towards becoming a Fitness Professional and forging a career in the Fitness and Leisure industry.
Accrington and Rossendale College
TUE 02/02/2021
18:00 to 21:00
23 weeks
£315.00
20 Places Remaining
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Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science


This course is a specialist, industry relevant programme developed with employers and universities in the sector. The programme supports progression to employment often via university in a range of disciplines including Sport Science, Nutrition, Psychology and Sports Therapy. This course also supports progression for those interested in teaching. The range of modules you will study include Sport a...
Accrington and Rossendale College
01/09/2021
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BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching and Performance


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 3 years full-time at Accrington and Rossendale College
Teaching

Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2


The Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning has been designed to provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school or college environments. It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting children and young people’s positive behaviour a...
Accrington and Rossendale College
TUE 01/09/2021
13:30 to 16:30
1 Year
FREE
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Workplace Essentials Programme - Children and Education


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Flexible
07/06/2021
6 weeks
FREE
10 Places Remaining
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PGCE/Certificate in Education


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 1 year full-time pre-service, 2 years part-time in-service

Award in Education and Training Level 3


Start Date: 19th January
Day: Tuesday
Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Duration: 12 weeks

Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2 Certificate


Start Date: Please enquire
Day: Tuesday
Time: 1.30pm - 4.30pm
Duration: 34 weeks

Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3 Diploma


Start Date: Please enquire
Day: Tuesday
Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Duration: 34 weeks
Volunteering

Bitesize: Mentoring


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MON 07/06/2021
10:00 to 13:00
4 weeks
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Bitesize: Risk Assessment


This course is to introduce learners to risk assessment. The session will guide people through the risk assessment processes and provide a simple template and guidance for them to undertake their own risk assessment.
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MON 10/05/2021
10:00 to 11:30
1 weeks
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Dementia Awareness


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MON 17/05/2021
09:30 to 12:00
1 weeks
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Introduction to Conflict for Volunteers


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MON 10/05/2021
09:30 to 11:30
1 weeks
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Volunteering Into Employment


This course is designed to support individuals to develop and articulate their current experiences or future experiences of volunteering to help them gain employment.
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THU 20/05/2021
10:00 to 12:00
2 weeks
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MON 14/06/2021
10:00 to 12:00
1 weeks
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THU 17/06/2021
13:00 to 15:00
1 weeks
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