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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.


Shipley College | 01274 327327 | | THE BENEFITS OF BEING A STUDENT THE LEARNING RESOURCE CENTRE (LRC) Offering more than books... Come in and use our Learning Resource Centre. Everyone on a course or apprenticeship is welcome. You will find that the LRC has a helpful, friendly team of staff who are always ready to lend a hand and offer advice. Our LRC provides a ‘one-stop shop’ for your information, computing, study and coursework presentation requirements, in a flexible learning environment with individual and group study work areas. These facilities are well equipped and incorporate a wide variety of different types of learning resources such as books, magazines, newspapers, DVDs, online electronic resources and the Internet. Additionally, there is a good range of mobile technology to support your learning including tablets, laptops, voice recorders and video and still cameras, which are all available to loan. Just remember, you will need your College ID badge to borrow our resources. We look forward to seeing you! THERE ARE LOTS OF BENEFITS TO BEING A STUDENT AT SHIPLEY COLLEGE. ONE OF THESE IS BEING IN THE BEAUTIFUL VILLAGE OF SALTAIRE. OTHERS INCLUDE ACCESS TO GREAT COLLEGE FACILITIES AND RESOURCES. NATIONAL UNION OF STUDENTS (NUS) Student discount If you are a student or an apprentice you are eligible to buy an NUS discount card for £12. With the card you will be able to take advantage of student discounts offered in a variety of different places including; restaurants, high street stores, supermarkets and UK attractions. To find out more info visit SHIPLEY COLLEGE FREE APP FOR IPHONE AND ANDROID Any new or current student can download the free app to connect with the College. GYM Any student can access the gym based in Victoria Hall where you can use a fantastic range of equipment to get fit. You will need to undergo an induction to ensure you know how to use equipment safely and then, whether you want to build muscle or tone up, you are good to go! SEED LIBRARY Sowing the seeds in Saltaire The Learning Resource Centre Seed Library is now up and running. Shipley College students and staff can now take seeds for use at home, A range of flower, vegetable and herb seeds are available due to a very kind donation by Suttons Seeds. You can either take the seeds you would like away with you or complete a Seed Library request sheet and return to the LRC. Happy planting! 6

GETTING STARTED FLEXIBLE LEARNING IN THE COMMUNITY AND AT COLLEGE Sometimes you need some flexibility to fit a course in your day-to-day life. We can support you in this with: • A range of courses at your local centre including IT, maths, English, ESOL, Childcare, Health & Social Care and many more • Friendly and supportive staff to help you • High quality IT facilities in comfortable surroundings • Flexible start dates for some courses • Free crèche facilities available at some Community Centres (please check with individual venues) You will see the name of the centres in the course details. Please also see our website or contact us on 01274 327327. Shipley College | 01274 327327 | | ARE YOU AGED 19 OR OVER AND CURRENTLY UNEMPLOYED OR WORKING FEWER THAN 16 HOURS PER WEEK? WANT TO MAKE YOUR CV STAND OUT? FREE training opportunities are available to help you improve your skills or even retrain for a new career. Courses on offer include: • Business Administration Skills • CV Improvement • Food Safety for Catering • Gardening & Horticulture • IT Skills • Preparing to Work in Health & Social Care • Traineeships Interested? Speak to your Jobcentre Plus Work Coach and ask them to refer you to the College. The College works in Partnership with: FULL-TIME COURSES, APPRENTICESHIPS & TRAINEESHIPS SCHOOL LEAVERS GUIDE 2016/17 FULL-TIME COURSES, APPRENTICESHIPS AND TRAINEESHIPS Remember that this guide is for part-time courses, but we have a great range of apprenticeships, traineeships and full-time courses too. To request a School Leavers Guide phone 01274 327281 or go to 7