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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 STRIMMER/BRUSH CUTTER TRAINING No fee reduction available Do you wish to learn how to use a strimmer/brush cutter in a safe and competent manner? This one day course covers both the safe use and maintenance of the strimmer/brush cutter and is assessed through a practical examination. Level Code Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Day Fees Duration Venue Level 2 F/7108/0 24 Feb 17 24 Feb 17 9am 5pm Friday £200 1 Day Shipley College PRACTICAL HORTICULTURE SKILLS LEVEL 1 AWARD A 100% fee reduction may apply to you Interested in a career outdoors? Why not try our work-focused horticulture course. You will develop new skills and experience in landscaping and garden maintenance work. This is a short, intensive course where you attend 3 days per week for 3 weeks and you will need basic literacy and numeracy skills. When you successfully complete this award, you could progress on to our Horticulture Level 1 Certificate, or our College based course in Practical Horticultural Skills for one day a week. Level Code Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Day Fees Duration Venue Level 1 0/7119/0A 14 Sep 16 30 Sep 16 9:30am 3pm Wed, Thurs & Fri £172 3 Weeks Shipley College Level 1 0/7119/0B 02 Nov 16 18 Nov 16 9:30am 3pm Wed, Thurs & Fri £172 3 Weeks Shipley College Level 1 0/7119/0C 11 Jan 17 27 Jan 17 9:30am 3pm Wed, Thurs & Fri £172 3 Weeks Shipley College Level 1 0/7119/0D 01 Mar 17 17 Mar 17 9:30am 3pm Wed, Thurs & Fri £172 3 Weeks Shipley College Level 1 0/7119/0E 26 Apr 17 19 May 17 9:30am 3pm Wed, Thurs & Fri £172 3 Weeks Shipley College Level 1 0/7119/0F 07 Jun 17 23 Jun 17 9:30am 3pm Wed, Thurs & Fri £172 3 Weeks Shipley College Level 1 0/7119/0G 05 Jul 17 21 Jul 17 9:30am 3pm Wed, Thurs & Fri £172 3 Weeks Shipley College ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY COURSES RHS PRACTICAL HORTICULTURAL LEVEL 1 AWARD No fee reduction available This is a practical qualification, aimed at anyone with an interest in plants and gardening, that focuses on developing essential horticultural skills. This qualification will help you develop your horticultural potential and prepares you to progress towards Level 2 and 3 qualifications offered by the RHS and other awarding organisations. This course is aimed at those with an interest in amateur horticulture or those considering employment in gardening or self employment. This programme is assessed by practical assessment tests throughout the course. Please note that this course is very popular and early booking is vital to ensure your place. Level Code Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Day Fees Duration Venue Level 1 F/7145/2A 23 Sep 16 16 Dec 16 10am 3pm Friday £480 12 Weeks Shipley College Level 1 F/7145/2B 13 Jan 17 07 Apr 17 10am 3pm Friday £480 12 Weeks Shipley College Level 1 F/7145/2C 28 Apr 17 21 Jul 17 10am 3pm Friday £480 12 Weeks Shipley College RHS PRACTICAL HORTICULTURAL LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE No fee reduction available This course is perfect for serious gardeners who are keen to expand their knowledge as well as an ideal qualification to start your career in horticulture. You will focus on developing essential horticultural skills that not only offer opportunities for employment, but also provide the foundation for further skills development at Level 3. Units include soil testing, ground preparation, propagation techniques, establishment, care & pruning of plants and the identification of a range of common garden plants, weeds, pests, diseases, disorders and beneficial organisms. You will carry out assessed practicals, plant identification tests and also produce written evidence including risk assessments. You will attend College one Saturday class per month on: In 2016 the classes run on: 24 September, 15 October, 12 November and 10 December In 2017 the classes run on: 7 January, 4 February, 11 March, 1 April, 6 May, 20 May, 10 June and 8 July. Level Code Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Day Fees Duration Venue Level 2 F/7145/1 24 Sep 16 17 Jun 17 10am 3:30pm Saturday £600 12 Weeks Shipley College RHS PRINCIPLES OF GARDEN PLANNING, ESTABLISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE No fee reduction available This course is perfect for the serious gardener keen to expand their knowledge and an ideal qualification to start a career in horticulture. The full Certificate is made up of two parts spread over a 2 year period. One part starts October 2016 and covers the principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance. The remaining part starts October 2017 and you will study plant propagation, plant health, soils, plant structure and classification. Assessment is through a formal written examination at the end of each section. On completion of both parts, you gain the full Level 2 theory certificate. We also offer the RHS Practical Horticulture Level 2 Certificate. Level Code Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Day Fees Duration Venue Level 2 F/7145/0 05 Oct 16 24 May 17 7pm 9pm Wednesday £555 28 Weeks Shipley College 44

IT & COMPUTING IT USER SKILLS ECDL LEVEL 1 AWARD No fee reduction available This course introduces you to core IT skills and applications commonly used in many businesses. You will develop your understanding and capabilities in areas including spreadsheets, word processing and presentation software. This will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to improve your job or future employability prospects with a qualification that is recognised around the world. From this course you could progress on to the IT User Skills ECDL Level 2 Award. Level Code Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Day Fees Duration Venue Level 1 0/3959/0 12 Sep 16 12 Dec 16 5pm 7:30pm Monday £250 15 Weeks Shipley College Shipley College | 01274 327327 | enrolments@shipley.ac.uk | www.shipley.ac.uk COURSE: IT USER SKILLS ECDL LEVEL 1 AWARD NAME: YASMIN I AGE: 49 ‘I chose to do this course at Shipley College as I needed the qualifications to help me work towards a career in Social Work. The information learnt has allowed me to gain skills needed for a support working job, such as putting documents in to report format. Also, the skills learnt are great for office management.’ IT USER SKILLS ECDL LEVEL 2 AWARD No fee reduction available This qualification is designed to improve your knowledge and confidence in using essential Microsoft Office programmes used in many job roles across all types of businesses. It is perfect if you are looking to improve your career prospects as it will teach you how to work more effectively and efficiently in the office, particularly with computer systems. This is an intermediate course, therefore you will need to have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and sometimes is a progression from the IT User Skills ECDL Level 1 Award. From this course you may wish to progress on to IT User Skills ECDL Advanced Spreadsheets Level 3. 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 0/8114/0 09 Jan 17 24 Jul 17 5pm 7:30pm Monday £320 25 Weeks Shipley College COURSE: ECDL L2/CERTIFICATE IN IT USER SKILLS (ECDL EXTRA) (ITQ) (QCF) NAME: BRYNLEY I AGE: 62 ‘I chose this course so I could expand my knowledge and skills after completing the Level 1. I am currently learning about Computerised Accounting where I have had the opportunity to learn about and apply my new found abilities. The course is well taught and is a no pressure, relaxed environment to learn in. The staff are friendly, flexible and Shipley College is easy for me to get to from home.’ 45