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The AAT Accounting Certificate Level 2 course is an ideal introduction to accountancy which explores the fundamental concept of double-entry bookkeeping up to trial balance.

LevelLevel 2
Duration34 Weeks
Course CodeZE17291 | AAT L2 CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING DAY 1YR PT COSR

ZE17311 | AAT L2 CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING EVE 1YR PT COSR

ZE17301 | AAT L2 CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING DAY 1YR PT COSR
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateSeptember 2023
ApplicationsApplications for starting in September 2023 will open on Tuesday 3rd January 2023
AttendanceLearners studying the full certificate have the choice of two attendance modes:
Attendance Mode 1:
1 Day per week:
Thursday (10am-4.30pm)

Attendance Mode 2:
2 evenings (both) per week:
Tuesday (6pm-8.30pm)
Thursday (6pm-9pm)
Price£866 (plus AAT fee. More information on AAT membership and current fees can be found at www.aat.org.uk)

The AAT Accounting Advanced Diploma Level 3 course will offer further training in a number of accounting activities.  On successful completion, students could progress to the Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4

LevelLevel 3
Duration35 Weeks
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateSeptember 2023
ApplicationsApplications for starting in September 2023 will open on Tuesday 3rd January 2023
AttendanceLearners have the choice of two attendance modes:
Attendance Mode 1:
1 Day per week:
Thursday (9am – 4.30pm)
Attendance Mode 2:
2 Evenings (both) per week
Tuesday (6pm – 9pm)
Thursday (6pm – 9pm)
Fee(s)Self-funded: £2,350*
Advanced Learner Loan: £2,350*

Get the skills you need to become a financial team leader or set up your own practice with the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting.

LevelLevel 4
Duration35 Weeks
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateSeptember 2023
ApplicationsApplications for starting in September 2023 will open on Tuesday 3rd January 2023
AttendanceThursday (9am - 4.30pm)
Price£2,573 plus AAT fee. More information on AAT membership and current fees can be found at www.aat.org.uk.

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
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateSeptember 2023
ApplicationsApplications for starting in September 2023 are open from Monday 3rd October 2022
AttendanceApproximately 3 days per week
Fee(s)Health Professions: £3,384
Science: £3,384
Science and Maths: £3,384

The Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 2/3 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
Level 3
DurationTwo years:
Year 1: Level 2
Year 2: Level 3
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateSeptember 2023
ApplicationsApplications for starting in September 2023 are open from Monday 3rd October 2022
AttendanceVariable hours per week
Fee(s)19+ Year 1: £1,804
19+ Year 2: £3,345

The City & Guilds Bricklaying Certificate Basic Skills programme is a practical based bricklaying skills course.

LevelLevel 1
Duration36 Weeks
CampusBraintree Campus
Start DateSeptember 2023
ApplicationsApplications for starting in September 2023 will open on Tuesday 3rd January 2023
Attendance Thursday 6pm - 9pm
Fee(s)19+: £512

Ideal for those looking to become professional pastry chefs or develop patisserie skills to a professional standard, hobbyists who enjoy this area of cookery and for employees looking to further their skills.

LevelLevel 2
Duration16 weeks
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateFebruary 2023
ApplicationsApplications for February 2023 are open now
AttendanceThursday : 5pm - 10pm
Fee(s)£510

The L1 / L2 / L3 City & Guilds welding awards are designed for a range of abilities: from beginners who need basic welding training, to experienced welders who want to develop specialist skills.

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
Level 3
DurationLevel 1: 10 Weeks
Level 2: 10 Weeks
Level 3: MIG/MMA 15 Weeks
Level 3 TIG: 10 Weeks
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateApplications are currently closed for Level 1 and 2 of this course.
AttendanceOne evening per week
6pm - 9pm
PriceLevel 1: £395
Level 2: £395
Level 3: MIG/MMA - £1,400
Level 3: TIG - £1,100

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
CampusAdult Skills Centre - Colchester
Adult Skills Centre - Braintree
Adult Skills Centre - Clacton.
Adult Skills Centre - Dovercourt
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
Entry Level 3
CampusAdult Skills Centre - Colchester
Adult Skills Centre - Braintree
Adult Skills Centre - Clacton.
Adult Skills Centre - Dovercourt
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
CampusAdult Skills Centre - Colchester
Adult Skills Centre - Braintree
Adult Skills Centre - Clacton.
Adult Skills Centre - Dovercourt
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
CampusAdult Skills Centre - Colchester
Adult Skills Centre - Braintree
Adult Skills Centre - Clacton.
Adult Skills Centre - Dovercourt
Start DateLearners can enrol on these courses throughout the year
AttendanceFlexible attendance throughout the year

The Level 1 course is designed to to gain the necessary skills allow learners to gain the knowledge and confidence to start a career in construction.

LevelLevel 1
Duration6 weeks
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start Date09/01/2023
PriceFree (*Eligibility criteria applies)

The Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills is for those aged 19 and over who want to progress to become a qualified professional counsellor, or gain counselling skills as part of their current profession, for example teachers and nurses.

LevelLevel 3
Duration36 weeks (One Year)
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateSeptember 2023
ApplicationsApplications for starting in September 2023 will open on Tuesday 3rd January 2023
AttendanceOne day per week (Monday). Lesson times will be confirmed upon application.
Fee(s)£2,225*
Awarding/Validation BodyNCFE

The CSCS green Labourer’s card 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 qualifications

LevelLevel 1
Study ModePart-Time
CampusAdult Skills Centre - Dovercourt
Start DateAvailable at any time throughout the year. Please contact us for further details
PricePrice on Application. This course is not eligible for funding or fee waivers

The Level 3 programme is designed to help learners build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to 8 years of age. They cover a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas.

LevelLevel 3
Duration36 weeks. Work experience can take up to 18 months duration.
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateSeptember 2023
ApplicationsApplications for starting in September 2023 will open on Tuesday 3rd January 2023
AttendanceClassroom based delivery is 1 day per week 10am - 2pm
Fee(s)19+: £2,882*

The Introduction to Early Years’ Education and Care (CACHE Certificate) Level 2 programme is a one year programme which will prepare learners to work at a supervised level within early years settings with children aged birth – 5 years.

LevelLevel 2
Duration36 weeks
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateSeptember 2023
ApplicationsApplications for starting in September 2023 will open on Tuesday 3rd January 2023
Fee(s)19+: £1,301

The Education and Training Award Level 3 ( Replacement for PTLLS ) includes Understanding Roles and Responsibilities, Planning and Preparing Sessions, Assessment, Micro Teaching Sessions, Design of a Learning Programme and Production of a Learning/Personal Development Journal.

Duration16 weeks
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateFebruary 2023
ApplicationsApplications for February 2023 are open now
AttendanceThursdays: 6pm - 9pm
Price£425

The aim of the Engineering for Industry programme is to provide an opportunity for those who are currently out of work, often having been long-term unemployed, and providing an opportunity to get back into work in the engineering and energy sectors.

Study ModePart-Time
CampusThe Energy Skills Centre at Harwich
Start DatePlease contact us for dates.
PriceThis programme is for those unemployed only, and has no fees

You will have the opportunity to develop your English speaking and listening, reading and writing skills for a variety of purposes, including employment, further study or communicating with English speaking friends and family.

Duration18 Weeks
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Braintree Campus
Start DateSep - June (35 weeks)
Sep - Dec (14 weeks)
Jan - April (12 weeks)
Jan - June (21 weeks)
April - June (9 weeks)
Attendance6 hours per week*
You have a choice of morning, afternoon or evening classes.
Fee(s)16+: Variable

We offer English Language GCSE intensive resit programmes over 32 weeks to adults over the age of 19. These are part-time courses consisting of one 2 hour session per week with a subject specialist tutor.

LevelLevel 2
Duration32 Weeks
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateSeptember 2023
ApplicationsApplications for starting in September 2023 will open on Tuesday 3rd January 2023
AttendanceOne 2 hour session per week
Fee(s)19+ Course programme only Free if 9-4 (A* – C) grade not previously achieved

We offer Maths GCSE intensive resit programmes over 32 weeks to adults over the age of 19. These are part-time courses consisting of one 2 hour session per week with a subject specialist tutor. If you are and adult learner over the age of 19, GCSE English and Maths can form part of your full-time study programme.

LevelLevel 2
Duration32 weeks - September to end of May/beginning of June
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateSeptember 2023
ApplicationsApplications for starting in September 2023 will open on Tuesday 3rd January 2023
AttendanceOne 2 hour session per week
Fee(s)19+ Course programme only: 19+ Course programme only Free if 9-4 (A* – C) grade not previously achieved

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
Level 3
DurationTwo years:
Year 1: Level 2
Year 2: Level 3
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateSeptember 2023
ApplicationsApplications for starting in September 2023 are open from Monday 3rd October 2022
AttendanceVariable hours per week
Fee(s)19+ Year 1: £1,807
19+ Year 2: £3,345

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
Duration2 days including Health & Safety test on second day
Study ModePart-Time
CampusAdult Skills Centre - Colchester
Adult Skills Centre - Braintree
Adult Skills Centre - Clacton.
Adult Skills Centre - Dovercourt
Start DateAvailable at any time throughout the year. Please contact us for further details
PricePrice on Application. This course is not eligible for funding or fee waivers

A range of clinical and non-clinical vacancies need to be filled at ESNEFT within the Diagnostic Department. Join our 12 week free course providing real work placements, training and a guaranteed job interview on course completion!

Duration12 Weeks
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateThis course runs a number of times throughout the year. Please contact us for availability.
PriceFree

The Plumbing Studies Diploma Level 2 is a 2 year programme of study. An intensive course designed to provide the skills and knowledge for the understanding of the installation of domestic plumbing systems.

LevelLevel 2
Duration2 years
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateSeptember 2023
ApplicationsApplications for starting in September 2023 will open on Tuesday 3rd January 2023
AttendanceOne day a week
Fee(s)Year 1 (19+): £986
Year 2 (19+): TBC