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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 2020
AttendanceApproximately 3 days per week
Fee(s)Subject to age and diploma choice: Fees 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 2020
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 2020 (This course is now full at our Colchester Campus and closed to new applicants for September 2020)
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: Year 1: £1,470
19+: Year 2: £1,663
19+: Year 3: £2,944

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: Foundation Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | 2 years: Career Ready/Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2020
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
Braintree
DurationThree Years
Year 1: Level 1
Year 2: Level 2
Year 3: Level 3
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2020 (This course is now full at our Colchester Campus and closed to new applicants for September 2020)
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: Year 1: £1,483
19+: Year 2: £1,657
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 2020
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the full two-year course)

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 2020
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £8,583 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationCategory 2 Candidates:
30 Days
Category 3 Candidates:
35 Days
CampusBraintree/Colchester
Start DateMLP (Category 3 Only)
Please contact us for dates
MLP (Gas Safety Category 2&3)
Please contact us for dates
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
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 2020
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: Year 1: £1,592
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
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2020
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+ Level 2: £1,410

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
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2020
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+ Level 2: £1,410

The Engineering and Manufacturing Level 1 has been specifically designed to provide an introduction to a broad base of engineering skills, knowledge and understanding. You will study various topics such as milling, turning, MAG’s welding, technical drawing as well as English and Maths as part of your main programme.

LevelLevel 1
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2020
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £618

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 2020
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the full two-year course)

These workshops provide a solid understanding of current HR best practice for businesses including how to remain compliant with current Employment legislation.

LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationWe can tailor these courses to suit your needs
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateVarious dates throughout the year. Please contact us for dates
PricePrices on Application

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 2020
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the full two-year course)

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 DateContact us for dates
PricePrice on Application

The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment qualification is perfect for anyone currently working or who wants to work in construction, as well as those already in the industry looking to refresh their knowledge.

LevelLevel 1
LocationClacton
Braintree
Dovercourt
Witham
Duration2 days including Health & Safety test on second day
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
PricePrice on Application

Develop skills essential for the creative industries on this one-year course offered at our Colchester and Braintree campuse

LevelLevel 4
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2020
Fee(s)18 Year Olds: Free
19+: £4,670
Awarding/Validation BodyUniversity of the Arts London

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 2020
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
Braintree
DurationTwo Years:
Year 1: Level 1
Year 2: Level 2
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2020
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+ Year 1: £1,738
19+ Year 2: £2,150

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
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2020
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
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2020
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
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Braintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2020
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: Variable