Vocational courses

Vocational learning means learning that’s desirable to employers and gets you ahead in your industry. Our full-time and part-time courses are perfect if you’re looking to specialise, return to education or build on your existing qualifications. You can browse this page to learn about your preferred subject in more detail or attend one of our open events, where you can chat to our course leaders in person.

As an adult learner, you may be eligible for financial support or could even study for free with our Free Courses For Jobs. After all, course fees should never mean having to sacrifice further learning and we will more than likely be able to provide you with some support.

Did you know?

We have government funded courses which means there’s potential for you to study something you’ve dreamed of for free.

If you are earning £23,400 or below, you can study most of our adult courses for free
Or
If you are earning below £23,400, unemployed or have never studied a Level 3 course before (equivalent to A Levels), you can study one of our level 3 courses listed here for free.

Benefits of vocational courses

Looking to boost your employability with the latest technical knowledge, transferable skills and practical experience? You can do so by studying online or in the industry-standard facilities at our Park Lane, Quarry Hill and Printworks campuses.

  • Learn from tutors with real professional experience
  • Get ahead with work-ready skills
  • Full-time and part-time courses (from 6 months to 1 year)
  • Study online or at our Park Lane, Quarry Hill or Printworks campuses
  • Build professional experience in industry-standard facilities
  • A choice of exciting subjects, from Level 1 up to Level 5
  • Study for free or receive financial support (circumstance dependent)
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How to apply

Click on a course below to find out more information. Then when you’re ready, hit the ‘Apply Now’ button – this can be found at the top of every course page.

After consenting to allow us to contact you, the form should already be filled in with your selected course. All that is left for you to do is to select your start date and enter your details.

We will then be in contact with you regarding the next steps.

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Funding

You may qualify for funding to help you pay for all, or part of, your course. Fees may be waived due to personal circumstances and/or if you receive certain benefits. Please note that you will need to provide evidence to prove your benefit payments. Student funding support and instalment payments are also available for those who are eligible. For more information get in touch with us.

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Take a look at our vocational courses

Aviation
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
Step into Cabin Crew
09/09/2024
Part time
Not sure what to study?
Business, management and administration
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
AAT Level 1 Access Awards in Business and Bookkeeping (Accounting)
16/09/2024
Part time
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting
09/09/2024
16/09/2024
Part time
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping
16/09/2024
Part time
AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping
14/10/2024
Part time
AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting
14/10/2024
Part time
AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting
23/09/2024
Part time
CILEx Professional Qualification (CPQ) – Advanced Stage
23/09/2024
Part time
CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management Level 5
16/09/2024
Part time
CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice 3
23/09/2024
Part time
CMI5 Diploma in Management & Leadership
16/09/2024
07/10/2024
Part time
IOSH Managing Safely 5.0
Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management
09/09/2024
Part time
NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety
NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals Unit ND2
NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals Unit ND3
NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
Principles of Business Administration Certificate TQUK Level 2
Part time
Principles of Customer Service TQUK Certificate Level 2
Part time
Principles of Management and Leadership CMI Diploma | Level 3
16/09/2024
Part time
Principles of Team Leading TQUK Certificate Level 2
Part time
Principles of Team Leading TQUK Level 2
09/09/2024
Part time
Strategic Management and Leadership CMI Diploma | Level 7
16/09/2024
Part time
T Level Technical Qualification in Management and Administration Level 3
09/09/2024
Full time
TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Event Planning
Part time
TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Lean Organisation Management Techniques
Part time
TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Safeguarding, Prevent and British Values
Part time
Understanding Retail Operations TQUK Certificate Level 2
Part time
Not sure what to study?
Creative, performance and design
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
(ACL) Advancing Your Beading and Jewellery Making
18/01/2024
Part time
(ACL) Advancing Your Patchwork
17/01/2024
Part time
(ACL) Develop your Beading Skills
15/01/2024
Part time
(CLP) Competition Style Flower Arranging
22/02/2024
Part time
ACL Continuing Creative Crafts (Wellbeing)
17/01/2024
Part time
ACL Continuing Creative Crafts (Wellbeing)
18/01/2024
Part time
ART AND DESIGN BTEC DIPLOMA/EXTENDED DIPLOMA LEVEL 3
09/09/2024
Full time
Access to HE Graphic Design and Illustration
09/09/2024
Full time
Access to HE in Computer Game Design and Development (19+)
09/09/2024
Full time
Access to HE in Media Production
09/09/2024
Full time
Acting BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3
09/09/2024
Full time
Adobe Suite Beginner course
23/01/2024
23/04/2024
Part time
Adobe Suite Beginner course
01/10/2024
Part time
Animation Diploma/Extended Diploma Level 3
09/09/2024
Full time
Art & Design BTEC Diploma Level 1
09/09/2024
Full time
Art & Design BTEC Diploma Level 2
09/09/2024
Full time
BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Digital Media
09/09/2024
Full time
BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies in Performing Arts (QH)
09/09/2024
Full time
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Skills
09/09/2024
Full time
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Music Industry Skills (Production)
09/09/2024
Full time
BTEC Level 2 Performing and Production Arts Industry Skills- Dance
09/09/2024
Full time
BTEC Level 2 Performing and Production Arts Industry Skills- Acting
09/09/2024
Full time
BTEC Level 2 Performing and Production Arts Industry Skills- Musical Theatre
09/09/2024
Full time
Computer Games (Digital and Creative Industries) Level 2
09/09/2024
Full time
Computer Games Skills Gateway Diploma Level 1
09/09/2024
Full time
Dance BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3
09/09/2024
Full time
Esports Level 3 Foundation Diploma
09/09/2024
Full time
FASHION AND TEXTILES BTEC DIPLOMA/EXTENDED DIPLOMA LEVEL 3
09/09/2024
Full time
GRAPHIC DESIGN BTEC DIPLOMA LEVEL 2
09/09/2024
Full time
GRAPHIC DESIGN BTEC DIPLOMA/EXTENDED DIPLOMA LEVEL 3
09/09/2024
Full time
Games Development (BTEC Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice)
09/09/2024
Full time
Hairdressing (part-time courses for adults)
Part time
Journalism BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice
09/09/2024
Full time
Music Performance BTEC Diploma Level 2
09/09/2024
Full time
Music Production BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3
09/09/2024
Full time
Musical Theatre BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3
09/09/2024
Full time
Oil Painting Beginner course (Thursday)
23/04/2024
Part time
Oil Painting Beginner course (Tuesday)
23/01/2024
Part time
PHOTOGRAPHY BTEC DIPLOMA/EXTENDED DIPLOMA LEVEL 3
09/09/2024
Full time
Photography BTEC Diploma Level 2
09/09/2024
Full time
Spring Flower Arranging
11/01/2024
Part time
Studio/Creative Photography Beginner course
24/04/2024
Part time
Study Music Performance BTEC National Foundation Diploma Level 3
09/09/2024
Full time
T Level in Digital Production, Design and Development (Game Programming)
09/09/2024
Full time
TV and Film BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice
09/09/2024
Full time
Theatre Design and Production BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3
09/09/2024
Full time
Theatre Production BTEC Extended Certificate Level 2
09/09/2024
Full time
Winter Flower Arranging
16/11/2023
Part time
Not sure what to study?
Engineering, automotive and manufacturing
ESOL
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
ESOL – English for Speakers of Other Languages (19+)
Part time
Not sure what to study?
Family Education Mature Learning
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
Learn First Aid for Babies and Toddlers
18/01/2024
Part time
Not sure what to study?
Hobbies and Leisure
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
Christmas Wreath Making Entry Level
06/12/2023
Part time
Christmas Wreath Making Entry Level
29/11/2023
Part time
Christmas Wreath Making Entry Level
13/12/2023
Part time
Winter Flower Arranging
16/11/2023
Part time
Not sure what to study?
Law and Policing
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
Access to Law Access to HE Diploma | Level 3
23/09/2024
Full time
Not sure what to study?
Legal, finance and accounting
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
CILEx Professional Qualification (CPQ) – Foundation Stage
16/09/2024
Part time
National Extended Certificate in Applied Law Level 3
12/09/2024
Full time
Not sure what to study?
Maths and English
Preparing for progression
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
Access Foundation GCSE Programme
09/09/2024
Full time
Personal Progression
09/09/2024
Full time
Pre Internships
09/09/2024
Full time
Supported Employment and Preparation for Work
09/09/2024
Full time
Vine
09/09/2024
Full time
Not sure what to study?
Sales, marketing and procurement
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
Level 3 Marketing Assistant Apprenticeship
Full time
Level 4 Marketing Executive Apprenticeship
Full time
Not sure what to study?
STEM
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
ABC Intermediate Certificate in Motor Vehicle Studies
09/09/2024
Full time
ABC Intermediate Diploma in Motor Vehicle Studies
09/09/2024
Full time
Access Foundation GCSE Programme
09/09/2024
Full time
Access to HE in Computer Game Design and Development (19+)
09/09/2024
Full time
Automotive Refrigerant Handling IMI Award | Level 3
Part time
Basic Vehicle Maintenance (Female Only) Beginners’ Course
Part time
Basic Vehicle Maintenance Beginners’ course
Part time
CCNA 1 – Introduction to Networks v7.0
Part time
CCNA 2 – Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials v7.0
Part time
CCNA 3 – Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation v7.0
28/02/2024
Part time
City & Guilds Entry Award in Motor Vehicle Studies
16/09/2024
Full time
Combined Science Synergy GCSE
09/09/2024
Part time
Computer Games Skills Gateway Diploma Level 1
09/09/2024
Full time
EAL Advanced Diploma in Engineering Technology
09/09/2024
Full time
EAL Advanced Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Engineering Technology
09/09/2024
Full time
EAL Intermediate Diploma in Engineering Technologies (Machining Pathway)
09/09/2024
Full time
EAL Intermediate Diploma in Engineering Technologies (Maintenance Pathway)
09/09/2024
Full time
Education and Training Award | Level 3
16/09/2024
Part time
Education and Training Award | Level 3
30/01/2024
Part time
Electrical Installation (Building & Structures) City & Guilds Diploma Level 2
09/09/2024
Full time
Esports Level 3 Foundation Diploma
09/09/2024
Full time
Games Development (BTEC Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice)
09/09/2024
Full time
IT Essentials CISCO v7
07/02/2024
Part time
Introduction to Welding Skills Beginners’ Course
Part time
Introduction to Welding Skills Beginners’ Course
Part time
L2 Progression to Access in Computing
23/09/2024
Part time
L3 Access to Higher Education in Computer Science
09/09/2024
Full time
L3 BTEC Diploma in Applied Science
02/09/2024
Full time
L3 BTEC Extended Certificate in Applied Science, Year 1
02/09/2024
Full time
Level 2 Certificate in Essential Skills: Engineering
02/09/2024
Full time
Level 2 Certificate in Essential Skills: Science
02/09/2024
Full time
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Climate Change and Environmental Awareness
Part time
Level 2 Healthcare Science Assistant
Full time
Level 3 Access to HE Diploma: Engineering
02/09/2024
Full time
Level 3 Access to HE Diploma: Environmental and Climate Science
02/09/2024
Full time
Level 3 Access to HE Diploma: Science
02/09/2024
Full time
Level 3 Certificate in Systems Infrastructure
09/09/2024
Part time
Pearson Advanced BTEC (Foundation Yr1/Extended Yr2) Diploma in Engineering
09/09/2024
Full time
Pearson Introductory BTEC to Engineering
09/09/2024
Full time
Prince’s Trust – Get Started
Part time
Requirements for Electrical Installations 18th Edition City and Guilds Qualification | Level 3
Part time
SKILLUP to Coding
Part time
SKILLUP to Cybersecurity
Part time
SKILLUP to Data Management, Analytics and Spreadsheets
Part time
SKILLUP to Digital Marketing
Part time
SKILLUP to Networking
Part time
T Level in Digital Production, Design and Development (Game Programming)
09/09/2024
Full time
Not sure what to study?
Travel and Tourism
Course TitleStart DateLocationsStudy Type
NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Travel and Tourism
09/09/2024
Full time
Not sure what to study?

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