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The Access to Higher Education Diploma course will offer you the ideal preparation for further study in higher education or training. Your learning will be facilitated by a range of activities ranging from, teacher input, group work, seminar presentations, research activities and personal study.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
AttendanceApproximately 3 days per week
Fee(s)Subject to age and diploma choice: Fees on Application

aims to provide delegates with skills in integrating text and graphics, producing complex presentations with the use of advanced layout and structural presentation tools.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
Duration1 Day Workshop
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateVarious dates throughout the year. Please contact us for dates
PricePrices on application

The Beauty Therapy Diploma programme is aimed at those looking to work in the beauty industry. This course allows you to develop and practice the skills required for employment in industry.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationTwo Years
Year 1: Level 2
Year 2: Level 3
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 years old study programme only: Free

Learn how to become a professional bricklayer and work towards a career in the fast-growing construction industry. This is a three year programme of study consisting of three qualifications.

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
Level 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationThree years
Year 1: Level 1
Year 2: Level 2
Year 3: Level 3
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: Year 1: £1,470
19+: Year 2: £1,663
19+: Year 3: £2,944

The Business Diploma Level 2 programme is designed to meet the needs of employers and to prepare students for the world of business. The programme aims to provide an education and vocational background for young people working to obtain a career in a range of jobs such as office administration, financial services, customer service, sales and retailing, distribution and manufacturing.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationOne year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £1,435

The course provides a nationally recognised and vocationally specific qualification with which to enter employment or to progress to higher education such as a degree in business and/or management or an associated specialist field.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationTwo years | Year 1: 90 Credit Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | 2 years: Career Ready/Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £6,602 (This fee covers the full two-year course)

The Carpentry and Joinery Diploma is a three year programme of study consisting of three qualifications. The programme has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions. Assessment is based on the student showing what they can do as an individual through the completion of practical tasks and unit tests.

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
Level 3
LocationColchester
Clacton
Braintree
DurationThree Years
Year 1: Level 1
Year 2: Level 2
Year 3: Level 3
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Clacton Campus
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: Year 1: £1,481
19+: Year 2: £1,691
19+: Year 3: £1,840

This programme is designed to help you build the knowledge and childcare skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to eight years. It is a level 3 qualification studied over a two year programme.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationTwo Years: Year 1: Foundation Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the full two-year course)

The Adult Learning Shops offer a flexible learning solution for English and mathematics. Learners can enrol throughout the year and we offer flexible sessions so attend those which suit your needs.

LevelEntry Level
Level 0
Level 1
CampusThe Learning Shop - Colchester
The Learning Shop - Braintree
The Learning Shop - Clacton.
The Learning Shop - Dovercourt
The Learning Shop - Witham
Start DateLearners can enrol on these courses throughout the year
AttendanceFlexible attendance throughout the year

The Adult Learning Shops offer a flexible learning solution for English and mathematics. Learners can enrol throughout the year and we offer flexible sessions so attend those which suit your needs.

LevelEntry Level
Level 0
Level 1
CampusThe Learning Shop - Colchester
The Learning Shop - Braintree
The Learning Shop - Dovercourt
The Learning Shop - Witham
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Start DateLearners can enrol on these courses throughout the year
AttendanceFlexible attendance throughout the year

The Adult Learning Shops offer a flexible learning solution for English and mathematics. Learners can enrol throughout the year and we offer flexible sessions so attend those which suit your needs.

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
CampusThe Learning Shop - Colchester
The Learning Shop - Braintree
The Learning Shop - Clacton.
The Learning Shop - Dovercourt
The Learning Shop - Witham
Start DateLearners can enrol on these courses throughout the year
AttendanceFlexible attendance throughout the year

The Adult Learning Shops offer a flexible learning solution for English and mathematics. Learners can enrol throughout the year and we offer flexible sessions so attend those which suit your needs.

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
CampusThe Learning Shop - Colchester
The Learning Shop - Braintree
The Learning Shop - Clacton.
The Learning Shop - Dovercourt
The Learning Shop - Witham
Start DateLearners can enrol on these courses throughout the year
AttendanceFlexible attendance throughout the year

A Level 3 BTEC Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification combining practical and theoretical study. This challenging programme will introduce you to a range of areas needed in a career as an IT professional.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationTwo years
Year 1: Foundation Diploma
Year 2: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £8,583 (This fee covers the full two-year course)

The Computing (Information and Creative Technology) programme provides modules designed to help you develop your existing knowledge and skills for the IT sector.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationOne year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £1,422
LevelLevel 1
LocationClacton
Braintree
Dovercourt
Witham
Duration1 hour duration from check-in to completion of exam
Study ModePart-Time
CampusThe Learning Shop - Braintree
The Learning Shop - Clacton.
The Learning Shop - Dovercourt
The Learning Shop - Witham
Start DateAvailable at any time throughout the year. Please contact us for further details
Price£88
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationCategory 2 Candidates:
30 Days
Category 3 Candidates:
35 Days
CampusBraintree/Colchester
Start DateMLP (Category 3 Only)
Dates: 21st – 25th January 2019
MLP (Gas Safety Category 2&3)
Dates: 1st February - 23rd July 2019
AttendanceAttendance will be confirmed upon application
PriceMLP (Category 3 Only)
Cost: POA
MLP (Gas Safety Category 2&3)
POA

The aim of the Electrical Installations Diploma programme is to enable you to learn the key skills and techniques required to become a trained electrician. You will carry out practical and theory sessions designed to give you a broad understanding of electrical principles.

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
Level 3
LocationColchester
Clacton
Braintree
DurationThree Years
Year 1: Level 1
Year 2: Level 2
Year 3: Level 3
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Clacton Campus
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: Year 1: £1,589
19+: Year 2: £2,000
19+: Year 3: £3,345

Students studying this pathway will learn about machining processes and the types of equipment that are used. They will learn what is meant by CAD/CAM and how it is used in the industry when using computer aided equipment over manual processes.

LevelLevel 2
Level 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationTwo Years:
Year 1
Intermediate Technical Certificate
Year 2
Advanced Technical Certificate/Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+ Year 1: £1,407
19+ Year 2 (Certificate): £2,583
19+ Year 2 (Diploma): £3,345

The Engineering – Welding and Fabrication Foundation Certificate Level 1 has been specifically designed to provide an introduction to a broad base of engineering skills, knowledge and understanding. You will study engineering manufacture, maintenance, CAD and English and Maths as part of your main programme.

LevelLevel 1
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationOne year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £633

Welding is the most widely used process to create permanent joints between metal parts and is used across the full range of engineering industries. Learners studying this pathway shall develop skills to be able to mark out and cut using intermediate and advance methods.

LevelLevel 2
Level 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationTwo Years:
Year 1:
Intermediate Technical Certificate
Year 2:
Advanced Technical Certificate/Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+ Year 1: £1,407
19+ Year 2 (Certificate): £2,583
19+ Year 2 (Diploma): £3,345

Engineering Technicians in the Aerospace, Aviation, Automotive, Maritime Defence and the wider advanced Manufacturing and Engineering sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled and complex work.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
Duration42-48 months to complete
CampusColchester Institute
Apprenticeship Funding Band (Levy paying employers)£26,000
Employer Contribution Fee (Non-levy paying employers)£1,300
What will this cost my Business?

Non-levy paying employers will need to contribute 5% of the maximum funding band as published by the Skills Funding Agency for the delivery of training and assessment for their apprenticeship. Levy paying employers will pay the full cost of the agreed funding band using their Digital Apprenticeship account.

Apprenticeship Funding Bands

Apprenticeship Funding Bands
Employers with less than 50 employees who are recruiting an apprentice aged 16-18 years old will not be required to pay the contribution fee. Any associated cost to the individual will be made clear at the interview.

This study programme is designed to equip students with the practical, organisational and analytical skills to make professional standard films, television programmes and online video content. You will learn the skills to plan, film and edit short films.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationTwo Years: Year 1: Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the full two-year course)

The Interactive Media and Games Level 3 course is for learners who wish to develop their skills in animation, computer games design, audio, visual design and social marketing with a view to entering employment in this growing industry.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationTwo years: Year 1: 90 Credit Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | 2 Years: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the full two-year course)

This workshop is aimed at those who have been using Excel for a while and now want to take their skills to the next level.

LocationColchester
Braintree
Duration1 Day Workshop
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateVarious dates throughout the year. Please contact us for dates
Price£120 + VAT

IOSH Managing Safely is for managers and supervisors in any sector.

This course is designed to get managers up to speed on practical actions to ensure health and safety in their teams. Jargon is kept to a minimum; the emphasis is on what delegates need to know in practice.

LocationColchester
Braintree
Duration3 days
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateNext Course Dates: 11/03/19 - 13/03/19
PricePrice on Application
LevelLevel 1
LocationClacton
Braintree
Dovercourt
Witham
DurationOne day Session including Health and Safety Test
Study ModePart-Time
CampusThe Learning Shop - Braintree
The Learning Shop - Clacton.
The Learning Shop - Dovercourt
The Learning Shop - Witham
Start DateAvailable at any time throughout the year. Please contact us for further details
Price£143

The Engineering – Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing) Foundation Certificate Level 1 has been specifically designed to provide an introduction to a broad base of engineering skills, knowledge and understanding. You will study engineering manufacture, maintenance, CAD and English and Maths as part of your main programme.

LevelLevel 1
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £633

We are always on the look out for developing new courses and apprenticeships should there be sufficient interest in them. This programme is designed to give you the relevant training and education required to become a successful employee within the motor industry.

LevelLevel 2
Apprenticeship Funding Band (Levy paying employers)£6,000
Employer Contribution Fee (Non-levy paying employers)£300
What will this cost my Business?

Non-levy paying employers will need to contribute 5% of the maximum funding band as published by the Skills Funding Agency for the delivery of training and assessment for their apprenticeship. Levy paying employers will pay the full cost of the agreed funding band using their Digital Apprenticeship account.

Apprenticeship Funding Bands

Apprenticeship Funding Bands
Employers with less than 50 employees who are recruiting an apprentice aged 16-18 years old will not be required to pay the contribution fee. Any associated cost to the individual will be made clear at the interview.

This course is aimed at the mature student, hobbyist or tradesman wanting to obtain practical skills in motorcycle repair. Delivery is via demonstrations and practical assignments in the workshop.

LocationBraintree
CampusBraintree Campus
Start DatePlease contact us for dates
AttendanceTuesday: 6pm - 9pm
Price£419

The Level 2 Diploma in Multimedia Production has been designed to  provide students with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to further study and training in a range of media related subjects, including games design, website design, film, TV, radio, sound engineering and others

LevelLevel 2
LocationBraintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusBraintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £2,500

Training within our industry standard workshops, you will work with real-life materials and complete a number of practical projects as part of the overall qualification. Practical and theory sessions are combined to provide you with an understanding of basic and more advanced plumbing systems.

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
LocationColchester
Clacton
Braintree
DurationTwo Years:
Year 1: Level 1
Year 2: Level 2
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Clacton Campus
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+ Year 1: £1,799
19+ Year 2: £2,140

This course will help you develop the skills you need in order to understand the uniformed public services sector.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationTwo years: Year 1: 90 Credit Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | Two Years: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £6,602
This fee covers the whole two year course

The Skills for Enterprise course is aimed at 16 – 18 year olds who are not in training or employment and wish to gain a range of level 2 qualifications.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free

The Skills to Succeed study programme provides a progression route to employment, vocational study and/or apprenticeships for students studying at level 1.

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
LocationColchester
Clacton
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Clacton Campus
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: Variable

This study programme provides students with the opportunity to develop skills for independence and employment, and to work towards achievement of their own goals for learning, life and work.

LevelEntry Level
LocationColchester
Clacton
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Clacton Campus
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: Variable

The STEPS 4 Career Transition study programme aims to provide a progression route to supported employment/employment, vocational study and/or apprenticeships for individuals with additional support needs.

LevelEntry Level
Level 1
LocationColchester
Clacton
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Clacton Campus
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: Variable