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91 Courses Found

Access to Higher Education Diploma

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
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
AttendanceApproximately 3 days per week
Fee(s)Subject to age and diploma choice: Fees on Application
Accounting AAT (Fast-track) Level 3

This intensive fast-track programme provides you with an introduction to professional accountancy. Completion of the full AAT Diploma programme will allow you to work as a trainee accountant and provide a firm grounding for future training and progression.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)17 - 18: Free
19+: £2,573
Plus AAT fee: More information on AAT membership and current fees can be found at www.aat.org.uk
Accounting and Business Level 2

The Accounting and Business Foundation Diploma Level 2 course programme will offer students the opportunity to gain valuable skills to enter the work place in a business, accounting or finance environment, while achieving a nationally recognised qualification that could ultimately lead to the full level 2 AAT Accounting and Business Qualification and AAT membership

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
DurationOne Year
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £1,327
Acting Level 3

This course is suited to learners who are committed to going into the performing arts and who appreciate the need for both the practical and academic skills to survive the rigours of the performing arts industry.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Duration2 years | Year 1: Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Level 2

The Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heat Pump Systems Diploma Level 2 is designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge needed progress towards a career in a industry with recognised skills shortages.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+ : £1,850
Animation and Illustration Level 3

The Animation and Illustration UAL Diploma / Extended Diploma Level 3 course is designed for students with an art and design or graphics background who have a real enthusiasm for drawing and making. Applicants should enjoy learning about illustration and animation and have an interest in visual culture.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationOne or Two Years: Year 1: Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £8,583 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
Applied Science Level 2

The Applied Science BTEC Extended Certificate is suitable for those that have an interest in the sciences but do not possess the necessary qualifications for direct entry onto the Level 3 Diploma.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £1,234
Applied Science Level 3

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Foundation / Extended Diploma in Applied Science is for learners who want to continue their education through applied learning and who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment in the applied science sector.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationTwo Years: Year 1: Foundation Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
Art and Design Level 2

The Level 2 UAL Diploma in Art and Design provides an introductory experience which will help you to develop practical and research skills, improve confidence and learn about progression opportunities in art and design.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £2,976
Art and Design Level 3

This course helps you to find out what interests you most in art and design and to develop some of the essential skills that underpin creative disciplines. It is designed for students who have completed their GCSE’s or a relevant Level 2 qualification and want to explore different aspects of art and design.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £5,421
Beauty Therapy Level 2

The Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 2 course 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
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
DurationOne year
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)19+: £1,796
LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
DurationOne year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Fee(s)19+: £1,796
Beauty Therapy Techniques Level 3

The advanced Beauty Therapy Techniques course is for those wishing to follow a career in the beauty industry and build on their existing qualifications. The course focuses on the development of practical skills required for employment in the beauty therapy industry.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
AttendanceVariable hours per week
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £3,345
LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
Duration1 year
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
AttendanceVariable hours per week
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £3,345
Bricklaying Level 1/2

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

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
LocationColchester
Braintree
Duration2 years
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: Year 1: £1,553 | Year 2: £1,663
Bricklaying Level 3

The Bricklaying Diploma Level 3 course has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions ensuring you leave us with the expertise and knowledge required industry. Working within our fully equipped training workshops you will work with real materials and on projects you would expect to find in industry.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £2,944
Business Level 2

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
Duration1 year
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £1,429
Business Level 3

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
Duration2 years | Year 1: 90 Credit Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | 2 years: Career Ready/Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £6,602 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
Caring for Children Under Five BTEC Level 1

The Caring for Children Under Five BTEC Diploma Level 1 course programme is designed to give you an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to care for young children.

LevelLevel 1
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £1,213
Carpentry and Joinery Level 1/2

The Carpentry and Joinery Diploma is a two year programme of study consisting of two qualifications. The Level 1 Carpentry and Joinery Diploma is designed to prepare people to enter the industry and will be completed in year one. The Level 2 Site Carpentry Diploma is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of people, enabling them to work in industry in their chosen craft. This will be completed in year two.

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
LocationColchester
Clacton
Braintree
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Clacton
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: Year 1: £1,564 | Year 2: £1,691
Carpentry Level 3

This is a one-year programme of study for students who have successfully completed their carpentry level 2 qualification. The Carpentry Diploma Level 3 is designed to further develop the skills and knowledge of people in their chosen craft, and promotes a greater understanding of general construction principals and practices.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Clacton
Braintree
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Clacton
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £1,840
Children's Play, Learning and Development Level 3

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
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
Children’s Play, Learning and Development (Early Years Assistant) Level 2

The Children’s Play, Learning and Development (Early Years Assistant) Diploma Level 2 programme is designed to help you build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to seven years of age.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £1,247
Complementary Therapies Level 3

The Level 3 Diploma is for students who want to practice as a Level 3 therapist in the Complementary Therapy sector. Candidates will gain an understanding of Body Massage, Aromatherapy and Reflexology, as well as business practice, anatomy, physiology and pathology and integrate health and safety into all treatments.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £4,670
LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
AttendanceApproximately 11 hours per week
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £4,670
Computing Level 3

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
Duration2 years | Year 1: Foundation Diploma | Year 2: Ex Diploma | 2 years: Career Ready Academy/ Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £8,583 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
Computing (Information and Creative Technology) Level 2

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
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £1,436
Computing (Information Technology) Level 3

This Level 3 Computing (Information Technology )Diploma programme allows you to learn through a variety of methods including assignments and practical activities that are based on workplace situations.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Duration2 Years
Year 1: Extended Certificate
Year 2: Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+ Learners Year 1: £2,583
19+ Learners Year 2: TBC
Construction and the Built Environment Level 3

The Construction and the Built Environment Level 3 Extended Diploma is a work-related qualification reflecting the knowledge and understanding required in the industry.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Duration2 years | Year 1: 90 Credit Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £8,583 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
Dance Level 3

The course has a strong emphasis on practical dance techniques. You will participate in a variety of dance units covering techniques that will include jazz, tap, contemporary, urban and ballet. Much of the work undertaken will be continually assessed to monitor progress.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Duration2 years
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £7,395 (The fee covers the full two-year course)
Electrical Installations Level 1/2

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
LocationColchester
Clacton
Braintree
DurationTwo Years | Year 1: Level 1 | Year 2: Level 2
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Clacton
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: Year 1: £1,648 | Year 2: £2,075
Electrical Installations Level 3

The Level 3 Electrical Installations Diploma course will provide the advanced skills and knowledge necessary to enable students to achieve the latest City & Guilds Level 3 qualification.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Clacton
Braintree
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £3,345
Engineering – Electronics, Automation and Robotics Level 2/3

Smartphones, game consoles, satellite navigation systems and life support systems all have electronic components that make them function. Students studying this pathway shall learn how electronic components work and how circuits are built from these.

LevelLevel 2
Level 3
LocationColchester
DurationTwo Years:
Year 1:
Intermediate Technical Certificate
Year 2:
Advanced Technical Certificate/Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+ Year 1: £1,407
19+ Year 2 (Certificate): £2,583
19+ Year 2 (Diploma): £3,345
Engineering – Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Level 2/3

Maintenance engineers are expected to have knowledge of a range of engineered systems and components; including mechanical, electrical and fluid power. Planned maintenance activities can range from lubrication to replacing complex components.

LevelLevel 2
Level 3
LocationColchester
DurationTwo Years:
Year 1:
Intermediate Technical Certificate
Year 2
Advanced Technical Certificate/Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+ Year 1: £1,407
19+ Year 2 (Certificate): £2,583
19+ Year 2 (Diploma): £3,345
Engineering – Mechanical and Manufacturing Technologies Level 2/3

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
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+ Year 1: £1,407
19+ Year 2 (Certificate): £2,583
19+ Year 2 (Diploma): £3,345
Engineering - Welding and Fabrication Level 1

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
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £630
Engineering – Welding and Fabrication Level 2/3

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
Start DateSeptmeber 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+ Year 1: £1,407
19+ Year 2 (Certificate): £2,583
19+ Year 2 (Diploma): £3,345
English Language for International (Overseas) Students (Full-Time)

Whether you want to study to improve your CV, boost your job prospects, prepare for college or university or you just want to meet new people and share interests and hobbies from around the world, Colchester Institute has the English class for you.

LocationColchester
DurationOne-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
AttendanceTBC
Fee(s)Course Fees: Variable. See course details for further information
Fashion, Textiles and Costume Level 3

The Fashion and Textiles UAL Diploma course programme is designed for students who have completed their GCSE’s or a relevant Level 2 qualification and want to explore different aspects of fashion, textiles and costume, such as traditional and digital textiles techniques, Photoshop, constructed textiles and pattern-cutting and garment / costume construction.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationOne or Two Years: Year 1: Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £8,583
Film and Television Production Level 2

The course is designed to cover a range of practical and theoretical skills in film making to prepare learners for progression to further study and ultimately a career within the creative media industries.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Braintree
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £2,490
Film and Television Production Level 3

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
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
Forensic and Criminal Investigation Level 3

If you are interested in how science can help solve crimes then this may be the course for you. Forensic science is made up of various specialisms and you will get to study units that allow you to experience a multitude of these.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
Duration2 years | Year 1: Foundation Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the full two year course)
Foundation Diploma in Art and Design Level 3

The Art and Design Foundation UAL Diploma offers a transition from general education to specialist art and design education, enabling you to make an informed decision when applying to art and design higher education.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £5,421
Furniture Production Level 2/3

The Furniture Production Diploma programme provides a broad knowledge of competence-based woodworking and furniture making skills. The course programme covers a wide range of traditional and modern skills relating to furniture manufacture. You will be working towards completing Level 2 in the first year and Level 3 in the second year.

LevelLevel 2
Level 3
LocationColchester
Duration2 years | Year 1: Level 2 | Year 2: Level 3
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £5,421 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
Graphic Arts Level 3

This course is designed for students who have completed their GCSE’s or a relevant Level 2 qualification and want to explore different aspects of graphic arts such as graphic design, animation, typography, illustration and games design.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationOne or Two Years: Year 1: Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | Two Years: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £8,583 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Level 1

This programme is designed to provide basic skills and a starting point in your training to become a beauty therapist or a junior stylist. The programme enables you to cover a broad overview of hairdressing and beauty therapy at Level 1 in order to allow you to progress on to the Level 2 and 3 qualifications.

LevelLevel 1
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
CampusColchester Institute
Fee(s)16-18 study programme only: Free
Hairdressing Level 2

The Hairdressing Diploma Level 2 study programme is designed to start-off your career and provide the necessary skills and techniques for you to become a hairdresser. With the option to specialise in year two, you are provided with a number of different opportunities and experiences, including working in our commercial campus salon.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
DurationOne year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
AttendanceFull-time | 18 hours per week
Fee(s)19+: £1,800
LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
DurationOne year
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
AttendancePart-time | 13 hours per week
Fee(s)19+: £1,820
Hairdressing Level 3

The Hairdressing Diploma Level 3 programme is aimed at level 2 stylists wishing to learn the skills needed to become a senior stylist.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £3,345
LevelLevel 3
Duration1 year
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptemebr 2018
AttendanceVariable hours per week for part-time learners
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £3,345
Health and Social Care Level 1

This course is aimed at learners who wish to pursue a career in a health and social care setting by gaining introductory skills and knowledge.

LevelLevel 1
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £1,213
Health and Social Care Level 2

The Health and Social Care Study Programme is ideal if you wish to take an initial qualification and develop your skills towards a career in the health or social care services.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £1,733
Health and Social Care Level 3

This programme offers an education in health and social care that can be utilised as a stepping stone for progression to undergraduate studies relating to a range of careers in this sector or towards employment.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationTwo years: Year 1: 90 Credit Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
Hospitality (Restaurant, Reception and Customer Service) Level 2

The Front of House course programme is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in the dynamic hospitality industry. You will benefit from plenty of hands-on practical experience working in our award-winning commercial restaurants providing a range of front of house services.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £2,837
Hospitality Management and Supervision Level 3

The Hospitality Management and Supervision – Food Service and Events Level 3 study programme is a new and exciting qualification for students who are passionate about gaining employment in the diverse sector of hospitality management.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £3,345
Interactive Media and Games Level 2

This one year study programme aims to introduce learners to a diverse and exciting range of disciplines within the creative and interactive media sector. The course is designed to cover a range of practical and theoretical skills in digital graphics and computer games to prepare learners for progression to further study and ultimately a career within the creative media industries.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Braintree
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £2,500
Interactive Media and Games Level 3

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
Duration2 years: Year 1: 90 Credit Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | 2 Years: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
Light Vehicle / Transport Maintenance (Mechanics) Level 1

The Light Vehicle / Transport Maintenance Diploma programme is designed for students wishing to enter into the maintenance or repair side of the motor industry

LevelLevel 1
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £903
Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2

The Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Certificate has been designed to enhance the students’ vehicle service and repair skills, knowledge and understanding to level 2

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 – 18: Free
19+: £1,371
Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 3

The Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 3 Diploma has been designed for learners wishing to progress further into the Vehicle Maintenance sector of the Automotive Industry.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £5,421
Make-up Artistry Level 2 (16-18 Year Old Learners)

This Level 2 Technical Certificate aims to provide applicants with a range of essential technical and practical skills and knowledge, which will equip them to seek employment or further training within the industry.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 – 18: Free
Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing) Level 1

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 course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: £630
Multi-Skills (Trades) Diploma Level 1

The Multi-Skill Trades City & Guilds 6219-07 Diploma Level 1 is a one year programme aimed at learners who wish to enter the construction industry but are unsure about which occupation to choose, or for those wishing to work in maintenance or as a general building operative.

LevelLevel 1
LocationColchester
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+ Learners: £1,476
Multimedia Production Level 2

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
CampusThe College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £2,500
Music Production and Technology Level 3

The course focuses on technology as a tool for the creative musician. Much of the work involves original composition and production. Each project you complete is designed to be realistic to what you would expect in industry.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationTwo Years: Year 1: Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | Two Years: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: £11,356
Musical Theatre Level 3

The Musical Theatre Level 3 Extended Diploma programme allows you to develop your singing, acting and dance techniques and the effective integration of these skills in performance, through a range of different styles and methods.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationTwo Years: Year 1: 90 Credit Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | Two Years: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
Painting and Decorating Level 1/2

Learn the trade of painting and decorating to allow you to kick start your career. This industry recognised qualification provides a broad understanding of professional painting and decorating principles with training delivered in state-of-the-art workshops by ex industry craftsmen.

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
LocationColchester
DurationTwo years: Year 1: Level 1 | Year 2: Level 2
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: Year 1: £1,527 Year 2: £1,653
Performing Arts Level 2

The one year course is a fantastic introduction to a range of performing arts and employability skills. It has been designed with both education and vocation in mind and as such will develop practical skills and understanding of the performing arts for your future career alongside enabling access to higher study.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: £1,233
Photography Level 2

The Photography UAL Diploma Level 2 provides an introductory experience which will help you to develop practical and research skills, improve confidence and learn about progression opportunities in the photographic industry.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £2,976
Photography Level 3

This course is designed for students who have completed their GCSE’s or a relevant Level 2 qualification and want to explore different aspects of photography, such as portraiture, advertising, documentary and fine-art photography.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationOne or Two Years: Year 1: Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £8,583 (This fee covers the full two-year course)
Plumbing Level 1/2

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
The College at Clacton
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 – 18: Free
19+ Year 1: £1,799
19+ Year 2: £2,140
Popular Music Level 3

The Popular Music Diploma is a course for learners who are committed to making a career in music and appreciate the need for both practical and academic skills to be successful in the music industry.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationTwo Years: Year 1: Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | Two Years: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: £11,356
This fee covers the whole two year course
Preparing to Work in Dental Environments Level 2

The full-time Technical Certificate in Preparing to Work in Dental Environments provides learners with an introduction to Dental Nursing.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16-18: Free
19+: £1,228
Professional Chef Level 2/3/3

Our Professional Chef programmes are designed for those wanting a practical career where the development of professional cookery skills and knowledge can contribute towards a fulfilling in the hospitality industry. Students will undertake mostly practical work to develop skills in our kitchens, pastry workshops and our public restaurants.

LevelLevel 2
Level 3
LocationColchester
DurationThree-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
Year 1 (Level 2): £1,788
Year 2 (Int. Level 3): TBC
Year 3 (Adv. Level 3): TBC
Professional Cookery Level 1/2/3

This hands-on course is for those who wish to pursue a career as a professional chef. Your progress will be measured through continuous practical assessment and theoretical understanding via online multiple choice questions. You will also be expected to collect evidence via a diary during the course, in preparation for assessment.

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
Level 3
LocationColchester
DurationThree-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
Year 1 19+: £2,127
Year 2 19+: £2,121
Year 3 19+: £5,421
Professional Musician Level 3

The Professional Musician Extended Diploma course has been carefully developed to prepare you for a professional career in music and to study music at degree level through a broad and exciting range of music and musical activities

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationTwo Years: Year 1: Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | Two Years: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 – 18: Free
19+: £11,356
This fee covers the whole two year course
Professional Sports Coaching Level 3

The course is made up of a diverse range of modules that form the College Diploma in Professional Sports Coaching. A variety of learning styles are developed and include formal classroom lessons, group work, presentations, individual tutorials and practical coaching sessions.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)This study programme is for learners aged 17 and over only.
17 – 18: Free
19+: £2,882
Other fees include £100 for coaching uniform.
Progression Studies

Study programmes in the Foundation Studies area provide a progression route to employment, vocational study and/or apprenticeships for individuals with additional support needs and/or barriers to learning

LevelLevel 0
LocationColchester
Braintree
Duration One Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 – 18: Free
19+: £741
Public Services Level 2

The BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Public Services is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success when moving towards a career in the uniformed services.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 – 18: Free
19+: £1,431
Public Services Level 3

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
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 – 18: Free
19+: £6,602
This fee covers the whole two year course
Skills for Enterprise Level 2

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
Duration One Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Clacton
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 – 18: Free
Skills to Succeed

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
The College at Clacton
The College at Braintree
Fee(s)16 – 18: Free
19+: Variable
Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) Level 3

The Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) BTEC Extended Diploma course will provide the opportunity to develop practical vocational skills, knowledge and understanding for work and coaching in the expanding area of leisure and recreation.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationTwo Years: Year 1: 90 Credit Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | Two Years: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: £7,395
Sports Coaching Level 2

This course is designed to give you qualifications and practical skills directly applicable to the sports industry. The main themes of the College Diploma are sports coaching, sports leadership, working with children and fitness instructing.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
DurationOne-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: £1,196
Stepping Up (English Language for 16 – 19 year olds)

Stepping Up offers individualised full-time Study Programmes for 16 – 19 year old students for whom English is a second language. The Colchester Institute English Language department is a nationally recognised ‘centre of Excellence’ and provides a welcoming environment for all.

LocationColchester
DurationOne-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
AttendanceFull-Time: 16 hours per week spread over 4 days | Part-Time: Up to 8 hours per week spread over 2-3 days
Fee(s)16 - 19 ONLY: Free
STEPS 1 – Learning for Living

This study programme is for students who have severe or complex learning difficulties and/or disabilities and require very high levels of additional support. The curriculum is varied and designed to enable students to make independent choices, develop their personal and social skills and to communicate effectively.

LocationColchester
DurationOne-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: Variable
STEPS 2 – Supported Studies

This study programme is for students who aspire to increase their independence but wish to continue their education in a highly supportive environment. Programmes aim to equip students with the skills and confidence required in order to reach their own goals for learning, life and work.

LocationColchester
DurationOne-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Attendance14 hours per week spread over 3 days
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: Variable
STEPS 3 – Preparation for Work

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.

LocationColchester
Clacton
Braintree
DurationOne-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Clacton
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: Variable
STEPS 4 – Career Transition

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.

LevelLevel 0
LocationColchester
Clacton
Braintree
DurationOne-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Clacton
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: Variable
STEPS 5 – Supported Internship

The STEPS 5 Supported Internship is a one year study programme based primarily at an employer for students aged 16-24 with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) who have a real commitment to achieve their employment goals.

LevelLevel 0
LocationColchester
DurationOne-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: Variable
Technical Theatre Level 3

Set, lighting, sound, props, costume. These are a few of the considerations required to put together a production. This course looks at each of these and more develop skills that are transferable from an arena sized concert or a theatrical production all the way to small scale touring theatre.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationTwo years: Year 1: 90 Credit Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | Two Years: Extended Diploma
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the whole two year course)
The New Approach Programme – Alternative Year 11

This exciting full-time programme offers compulsory education to students in Year 11. Attendance is full-time and matches the pattern of the school year. Students are offered a mixture of formal and informal education in a variety of settings.

LevelLevel 0
LocationColchester
Clacton
DurationOne-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Clacton
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)Funded by: Schools or Local Authority
Vehicle Accident Repair Multi-Skills (Paint Refinishing and Vehicle Maintenance) Level 1

This programme is designed for students wishing to enter into the repair or refinishing side of the motor industry. It is aimed at those who do not work within the industry and wish to gain formal qualifications through a full-time programme of study.

LevelLevel 1
LocationColchester
DurationOne-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: £903
Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Principles Level 2

This VRQ covers the technical needs for basic repair and preparation procedures. It provides essential knowledge and skills for vehicle body paint operators, working on a wide range of vehicles, in all types of garages, dealerships and specialist body paint businesses.

LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
DurationOne-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: £1,875
Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Principles Level 3

The Vehicle Accident Repair course is for learners who have already achieved a Level 2 paint qualification and will enable the learners to develop skills and understanding of the procedures for the refinishing of new and repaired vehicle panels.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationOne-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: £5,421
VFX (Visual Effects) Production Level 3

Animation and VFX (Visual Effects) is fast becoming one of the skills shortage areas in the UK Creative Industries, due to significant demand and growth in this area. This course will provide an opportunity for students to develop their skills and expertise in VFX, CGI and Animation.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Braintree
DurationTwo-year course
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
The College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2018
Fee(s)16 - 18: Free
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the whole two year course)