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Shipley College Part-time Prospectus 2016-17

We are a small, friendly college with great facilities, clubs and activities based in the heart of Saltaire. We have a range of courses to help you fulfil your personal goals or develop skills to help enhance your job prospects for the future.

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Shipley College | 01274 327327 | enrolments@shipley.ac.uk | www.shipley.ac.uk CHILDCARE, EARLY YEARS AND WORKING IN EDUCATION SEE INTRODUCTORY AND SHORT COURSES IN CARE AND CHILDCARE ON PAGES 37-39 These help you take the first step in a new career or improve your family life including: • AUTISM AWARENESS • MENTAL CAPACITY AWARENESS • SAFER MOVING AND HANDLING • INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH, SOCIAL CARE AND CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S SETTINGS LEVEL 1 AWARD • PREPARING TO WORK IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE • CARING FOR CHILDREN LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE • PREPARING TO WORK IN CHILDCARE LEVEL 2 CHILDCARE - WORK-BASED COURSES CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE’S WORKFORCE LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE Level 2 Entitlement may apply to you This course is the recognised qualification for people working in the Childcare sector with children and young people aged 0-19 years. It will improve your employment prospects and enable you to work in a variety of childcare settings. You must be 18 or over to enrol and must have recently completed a minimum of 140 hours of voluntary or paid work experience in a childcare setting before starting the course. As this course requires a good level of English, you will undertake an assessment during the first class to confirm your place. You will need to be working a minimum of 14 hours per week in a childcare setting on a voluntary/paid basis at the start of, and for the duration of this course, as you will be assessed in the workplace. We will need to obtain a reference from your employer prior to you starting on the course. You are expected to remain in the same setting for the length of the course. You will also need to have some basic ICT skills to undertake this course as you will be using an electronic portfolio, however if your ICT skills are weak, please let us know and we can provide support with this. After successful completion, you may wish to progress onto a Level 3 qualification. There are a range of qualifications you could do dependent upon your current workplace/career goals and your tutor will advise you when you finish the course. Please note, if you wish to work in Early Years you will need to have Maths and English GCSEs grades A-C prior to starting the course. Admission is by a short, informal discussion - please phone 01274 327327 to register your interest. Level Code Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Day Fees Duration Venue Level 2 0/5702/SEP 06 Sep 16 28 Feb 17 9am 11:30am Tuesday £900 20 Weeks Shipley College Level 2 0/5702/JAN 03 Jan 17 20 Jun 17 9am 11:30am Tuesday £900 20 Weeks Shipley College Level 2 0/5702/APR 25 Apr 17 07 Nov 17 9am 11:30am Tuesday £900 20 Weeks Shipley College Also available as an Apprenticeship 24

CHILDREN’S CARE, LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT (EARLY YEARS EDUCATOR) LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA Level 3 Entitlement (or 19+ Advanced Learner Loan) may apply to you This course is the recognised qualification for people working in the Childcare sector with children aged 0-5 years (with a working knowledge of 5-7 year olds). It will cover the skills required by an Early Years Practitioner. You must be 18 or over to enrol with at least one year’s current experience working with children and/or have an existing relevant Level 2 qualification. You will need to have GCSEs in maths and English grade A-C and you must be volunteering or be employed for a minimum of 14 hours per week in a childcare setting at the start of, and for the duration of, this course as you will be assessed in the workplace. In addition we are required to obtain a reference from your employer prior to you starting the course. You will also need to have some basic ICT skills to undertake this course as you will be using an electronic portfolio, however if your ICT skills are weak please let us know and we can provide support. If you are aged 19 or over then you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan. This course will help you improve your career prospects and enable you to work in a variety of childcare settings. You may wish to progress on to the Leadership for Children’s Care, Learning & Development Level 5 Diploma. Admission is by a short, informal discussion - please phone 01274 327327 to register your interest. If you are aged 19 or over then you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan. Level Code Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Day Fees Duration Venue Level 3 0/5703/SEP 08 Sep 16 27 Jul 17 2:30pm 9pm Thursday £2400 39 Weeks Shipley College Also available as an Apprenticeship COURSE: CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE’S WORKFORCE LEVEL 2 NAME: NAHID I AGE: 37 ‘I really enjoy caring for my own children and wanted to continue this in to a career in childcare. This course has helped me to understand the background and helped me gain confidence in a childcare setting. Once I have completed my course I hope to progress on to the Level 3 course as eventually I would like to become a Teaching Assistant in a primary school.’ Shipley College | 01274 327327 | enrolments@shipley.ac.uk | www.shipley.ac.uk SPECIALIST SUPPORT FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA Level 3 Entitlement (or 19+ Advanced Learner Loan) may apply to you This course is the recognised qualification for people who work with or want to work with school age children. It will cover the skills required by a Teaching Assistant. Students must be 18 or over to enrol and you must have at least 1 year’s experience working with children or young people in a school setting from Year 1 upwards and/or have an existing Level 2 qualification. As this course requires a good level of English, you will undertake an assessment during the first class to confirm your place. You also need to be working as a paid employee or as a volunteer (you will need a reference from your placement) for a minimum of 14 hours per week in a school setting at the start of, and for the duration of, this course, as you will be assessed in the workplace. You will also need to have some basic ICT skills to undertake this course as you will be using an electronic portfolio, however if your ICT skills are weak please let us know and we can provide support with this. This course will help you improve your employment prospects and enable you to work in a school. You may wish to progress on to the Leadership for Children’s Care, Learning & Development Level 5 Diploma. Admission is by a short, informal discussion - please phone 01274 327327 to register your interest. If you are aged 19 or over then you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan. Level Code Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Day Fees Duration Venue Level 3 0/5603/SEP 08 Sep 16 27 Jul 17 5pm 8pm Thursday £1650 39 Weeks Shipley College 25