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From human resource management and business qualifications, to construction and machinery skills, our courses can help you gain the skills you need.

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CIM Level 6 Digital Diploma in Professional Marketing: Digital Strategy Module

Following extensive research in 2014, the CIM developed a new qualification portfolio to meet the demands of employers.The courses are structured in such a way that participants can study while working and make progress in a short period of time. This module is about how organisations can implement digital marketing capabilities within strategic marketing planning.

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Completion of three Level 6 Awards in Professional Marketing will lead to the CIM Level 6 Digital Diploma in Professional Marketing qualification. The next step is to progress to the Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing and Chartered Marketer status.

Reason: 
Ofsted Outstanding College: Inspirational teaching and learning.
Reason 2: 
Offering the new CIM qualification portfolio.
Reason 3: 
Tutors are qualified and experienced marketers.
Reason 4: 
Certified CIM accredited study centre and exam centre.
Reason 5: 
Improved opportunities for career advancement.
What will I Study: 

The Digital Strategy module is about how organisations can implement digital marketing capabilities within strategic marketing planning. It assesses the impact of the disruptive digital landscape in delivering objectives and provides recognition of how creating digital marketing mixes can enable organisations to respond with agility to market needs. It examines how the management of digital channels and the application of key digital measures help to achieve business objectives.

How will I be taught: 

Active lessons and collaborative working are the cornerstones of the teaching style at Chichester College. You will be encouraged to maximise self-study opportunities using digital resources.

How will I be assessed: 

The assessment is a work-based portfolio submitted to the CIM.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 6
Qualification gained: 
CIM Level 6 Digital Award in Professional Marketing: Digital Strategy Module
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=MGT223
Entry requirements: 
One of the following: • CIM Level 4 Professional Certificate in Marketing. • Any relevant Level 4 qualification. • Foundation Degree in Business with Marketing. • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with one third credit relating to marketing. • Professional Practice: 2 years in an operational role.
Course Code: 
MGT223
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Course Options: 
MGT223CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 20:03

CIPD Level 3 Certificate in Human Resources Practice

This program concentrates on a range of practical human resources and development skills together with the necessary underpinning knowledge. It is a self-standing programmes and a first step in obtaining the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development) professional qualification. Students will undertake a mixture of written and practical assignments and produce a portfolio of their work.

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This course leads to the Intermediate Level Diploma in HR or L&D Practice, once Level 5 is completed, students can progress to the Advanced Level Post-Graduate Diploma in HR/L&D

Reason: 
Ofsted Outstanding College: Inspirational teaching and learning
Reason 2: 
The CIPD qualifications offer the perfect platform to develop 'you'
Reason 3: 
Our Tutors are HR qualified and experienced HR Professionals
Reason 4: 
The start of your HR/L&D career, earning potential £50K plus
Reason 5: 
Practical application of HR/L&D theories and models
What will I Study: 

Core Modules are: 1.Developing Yourself as an Effective Human Resources or Learning and Development Practitioner 2.Understanding Organisations and the Role of Human Resources 3.Recording, Analysing and Using Human Resources Information Other Units may be: 1.Resourcing Talent 2.Supporting Good Practice in Managing Employment Relations 3.Supporting Good Practice in Performance and Reward Management 4.Contributing to the Process of Job Analysis 5.Supporting Change within Organisations

How will I be taught: 

Live lessons and collaborative working are the cornerstones of the teaching style at Chichester College. You will learn the principles of human resources practice through talks, group discussions, case studies, role-plays, and practical exercises. Throughout the programme you will be encouraged to relate theories and practice to your own organisation and experience both within class and written/practical assignments. You will be required to do study in your own time, 2-6 hours a week.

How will I be assessed: 

The completion of a programme of written and practical work will assimilate your understanding and test your application of the knowledge and skills you have learnt.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
Certificate in Human Resources Practice (QCF)
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=MGT111
Entry requirements: 
There are no formal entry requirements for these programmes although students must demonstrate that they have the capabilities to undertake their chosen course. All students are required to join the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development as student members.
Course Code: 
MGT111
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Course Options: 
MGT111CE1B
MGT111CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 20:03

Design and Verification of Electrical Installations Level 4 Award

This course is designed and delivered to be learner focused, as well as covering the knowledge required to complete the City and Guilds based assessment. The course will enable you to design electrical installations, taking into account external influences and customer specifications. You will gain a greater understating about how protective measure are applied in electrical installations.

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The qualification is often a requirement for Quality Supervisors in large companies. Gaining this qualification should lead to further business or progression opportunities.

Reason: 
Trade experienced lecturers.
Reason 2: 
Theoretical and real scinarios are used to help understanding.
Reason 3: 
Application of regulations, explained using scinarios.
Reason 4: 
City and Guilds recognised qualification.
Reason 5: 
Opportunity to network with others in the trade.
What will I Study: 

The application of theory and legal aspects of electrical design, verification of electrical installations. Selection of wiring systems to suit external influences. Cable calculations using information from BS7671. Required documentation for electrical installations. Applied protective measures.

How will I be taught: 

Simple clear PowerPoint presentations. Group discussions. Step by step calculations. Example exam scinarios. Videos.

How will I be assessed: 

Written exam set and dated by City and Guilds. Design project. To be completed in your own time (Some class time will be devoted to this) It is recomended that you allow at least 40 hours fro this project.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 4
Qualification gained: 
City and Guilds Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations (QCF)
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=EEL094
Entry requirements: 
It is highly recommended that you have an existing level 3 qualification, 2360 or 2330, BS7671, 2391 or 2394/2395, and experience from a variety of electrical installations from across the domestic and commercial sector.
Course Code: 
EEL094
Qualification Type: 
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Course Options: 
EEL094CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 20:02

Health and Fitness Active IQ Level 2 Certificate

The Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Health and Fitness will equip learners to prepare for employment in a specific occupational area. The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the essential knowledge and skills required by those who wish to obtain a fast track to further studies at Active IQ level 3 and a career as a fitness instructor and/or Personal Trainer.

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Further Studies in Personal Fitness Training and Sports Massage.

Reason: 
Highly qualified professional and experienced teachers
Reason 2: 
Excellent careers advice and guidance
Reason 3: 
Real life fitness based training, with industry standard equipment
Reason 4: 
Good links with the local leisure industry
Reason 5: 
Pathway to further Active IQ Qualifications
What will I Study: 

L2 Gym Instructor; The units include: Anatomy and physiology for exercise, Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity, Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment, Principles of exercise, fitness and health, Instructing gym-based exercise. Students will be expected to do homework and revision throughout the intensive course.

How will I be taught: 

Sessions will be practically taught as well as classroom based theory lessons. Sessions will be in the Gym, Multi-use room and Sports Hall, along with theory in Classrooms. There will be peer assessment. You will be supported and guided through this, then expected to lead a group session.

How will I be assessed: 

* Coursework * Multiple Choice Examination * Practical assessments * Portfolio of Evidence * Practical Demonstration / Assignment

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 2
Qualification gained: 
Active IQ Ceritificate in Health and Fitness L2
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=SPO210
Entry requirements: 
This qualification is open to all, no previous experience is required, however the course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness.
Course Code: 
SPO210
Qualification Type: 
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Course Options: 
SPO210CD1A
Awarding Body: 
EBS Updated: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 20:04

ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management

The Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) offers industry-recognised leadership and management qualifications for all career levels. This ILM qualification will help you develop the skills, knowledge and personal abilities you need to succeed, whilst improving your performance, communication skills and ability to motivate and inspire people, ultimately making you better at your job.

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On completion you can progress to the ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership & Management.

Reason: 
Ofsted Outstanding College
Reason 2: 
Develop the leadership competencies needed in Business
Reason 3: 
Our teaching staff are experienced managers & qualified teachers
Reason 4: 
Classroom & work-based learning supporting your professional development
Reason 5: 
Diversity of students on course bring a wealth of knowledge & experience
What will I Study: 

The ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management will cover the following - • Understanding Leadership • Organising & Delegating • Motivating to Perform in the Workplace • Give Briefings and Making Presentations.

How will I be taught: 

This course has been designed specifically to focus on developing and building on your current experience and to assist you to develop ideas which are both easily transferable to your workplace, and to your ongoing career development. .

How will I be assessed: 

The course will assist you to meet your personal objectives and aspirations, whilst you work to attain qualifications. Assessment will be undertaken on a non-exam basis using projects and reports based on your own workplace and experiences.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=MGT183
Entry requirements: 
This qualification is ideal for individuals who currently have, or are aspiring to gain management responsibilities and have no formal training. This course will suit candidates who are serious about developing their abilities and looking to move up to the next level.
Course Code: 
MGT183
Qualification Type: 
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Course Options: 
MGT183CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 20:03

ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management

The Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) offers industry-recognised leadership and management qualifications for all career levels. This ILM qualification will help you develop the skills, knowledge and personal abilities you need to succeed, whilst improving your performance, communication skills and ability to motivate and inspire people, ultimately making you better at your job.

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On completion of the ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership & Management you can progress to: • ILM Level 5 & Level 7 programmes • Higher Education Leadership & Management courses • Higher Education Business courses

Reason: 
Ofsted Outstanding College
Reason 2: 
Develop the leadership competencies needed in Business
Reason 3: 
Our teaching staff are experienced managers & qualified teachers
Reason 4: 
Classroom & work-based learning supporting your professional development
Reason 5: 
Diversity of students on course bring a wealth of knowledge & experience
What will I Study: 

The ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership & Management will cover the following - • Introduction to Leadership • Organising & Delegating • Problem Solving • Developing Yourself & Others • Recruitment, Selection & Induction • Motivating to Perform in the Workplace • Coaching & Mentoring • Time Management • Understanding & Planning Change in the Workplace

How will I be taught: 

This course has been designed specifically to focus on developing and building on your current experience and to assist you to develop ideas which are both easily transferable to your workplace, and to your ongoing career development.

How will I be assessed: 

The course will assist you to meet your personal objectives and aspirations, whilst you work to attain qualifications. Assessment will be undertaken on a non-exam basis using projects and reports based on your own workplace and experiences.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
Certificate in Leadership and Management (QCF)
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=MGT184
Entry requirements: 
This qualification is ideal for individuals who currently have, or are aspiring to gain management responsibilities and have no formal training. This course will suit candidates who are serious about developing their abilities and looking to move up to the next level.
Course Code: 
MGT184
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
MGT184CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 20:03

Professional Dog Stylists Level 3 Diploma

This professional course is designed for dog groomers working in the industry who wish to further improve their skills. You will thrive in the busy atmosphere of a commercial grooming parlour, Distinguished Dogs, which has an excellent reputation and produces award winning groomers. Outstanding support by staff leads to exceptionally high success and an unforgettable learning experience.

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Achievement of this qualification demonstrates that you have the necessary skills and professionalism to work within the dog grooming industry or to start your own business.

Reason: 
To further develop your skills and gain professional recognition
Reason 2: 
OFSTED Outstanding teaching, learning and assessment
Reason 3: 
Inspirational, well qualified tutors with current industry experience
Reason 4: 
Friendly and encouraging environment supporting all to achieve
Reason 5: 
Industry insights help you find employment or start your own business
What will I Study: 

You will learn everything there is to know about how to be a professional dog groomer, including clipping, hand-stripping, trimming and finishing a range of dog breeds with different coat types to an extremely high standard.

How will I be taught: 

All teaching takes place in the grooming parlour where you will work closely with a lecturer and grooming assistant - both of whom have proven track records within the industry. You will work on dogs provided by customers to a commercial parlour and will occasionally be able to work on your own dogs.

How will I be assessed: 

Students are continually assessed throughout the course by tutors and complete mock exam scenarios in preparation for formal assessment. When you have reached the required standard you will sit practical examinations by external examiners. Practical exams at present are held on weekends.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
Diploma for Professional Dog Stylists (QCF)
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=ANC083
Entry requirements: 
You should already have achieved the Dog Grooming Introductory Level 3 Certificate and be working in the dog grooming industry. Suitability will be assessed at interview, which includes a practical skills test (clipping, trimming and finishing a prepared dog to level 3 standards).
Course Code: 
ANC083
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
ANC083BD1B
EBS Updated: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 20:00

Grow your business

Develop your business and your team's skills with full NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) training in a wide range of areas.

If you have existing staff who want to develop or refresh their skills and gain nationally recognised qualifications, we offer a range of courses that could help them. Whether you own a hair salon or engineering company, a plumbing business or a marketing firm, you can make sure that your team has the skills to let your business grow. We offer courses in areas such as:

  • Team leading
  • Management
  • Business admin
  • Customer services
  • Health & social care
  • Hospitality
  • Horticulture
  • Barbering

How much will it cost?

Many of our courses are part or even fully funded. There may even grants available of £1,500 per person​. Courses range from 1 to 2 years and can be delivered entirely in the workplace, with little or no college attendance. Courses will typically cost employers between £250 - £550 per person enrolled.

Looking for new staff?

No problem. We offer a recruitment service to help you find the ideal person.

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  • a huge range of courses offered during the day, evening or at weekends
  • courses that can be studied at college or at work
  • short bespoke courses or professionally recognised qualifications

Our facilities

  • well-equipped classrooms, salons, workshops and specialist training areas
  • up to date Learning Resources and Open Access Centre
  • city centre Chichester campus, great public transport links with free evening and weekend parking
  • beautiful countryside Brinsbury campus, close to Pulborough, set in 570 acres of Sussex countryside
  • an Ofsted 'outstanding' college

Your next apprentice is your current employee

Give your current employees the opportunity to improve their skills and gain nationally recognised qualifications from an Ofsted Outstanding institution … without having to leave the workplace!


An apprentice doesn't have to be a new member of staff - they can already be working in your company. Help to upskill and improve the productivity of your workforce in a cost effective manner through our work based learning and apprenticeship programmes. Motivate your employees by providing them with this unique opportunity to update their expertise and gain nationally recognised qualifications in:

  • Business Administration
  • Customer Services
  • Project Management
  • Management
  • Team Leading
     

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of employers believe apprenticeships make them more competitive

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Portable Appliance Testing (2377)

This course is for candidates who are required to undertake periodic inspection and testing of portable electrical appliances.

As this is a level three qualification, applicants for this course will need to prove competence before enrolling: This can be demonstrated either by sending in copies of electrical qualifications achieved or evidence of suitability to attend (Letter fromEmployer). Elements covered by this course include:
• Equipment Construction
• Inspection
• Combined Inspection and Testing
• Recording of actions/results
• Types of equipment
• Practical inspection and testing
• Exam preparation

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Electrical Installation Requirements (2382: 2018 18th Edition)

This course is designed to qualify electricians to the current 2018 18th Edition Wiring Regulations; this full version of the course is designed for all candidates.

This course will cover in depth, the complete 18th Edition Wiring Regulations, how to use the wiring regulations, applying the wiring regulations and examination practice. The final assessment is by an externally set computer-based exam.

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Inspection and Testing Certification (2391-52: Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing)

It is expected that candidates have a basic knowledge and understanding of the current BS 7671Regulations, electrical science and principles. It would also be expected that candidates have experience of electrical installation work either within the electrical contracting industry or an allied trade.

Elements covered by this course include:
• Preparation for Initial Inspection and Testing
• Visual Inspection
• Testing
• Fault recognition
• Completing required certification
• Limitations and exclusions
• Preparation of reports

*Please note, part ‘P’ registration [Defined Scope] with a recognised ‘Competent Persons Scheme' may be required in addition to this qualification for certification of domestic premises.

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Furniture and Wood Professional Courses

Furniture Making (Furniture Summer School)

The summer school provides delegates with the opportunity to make a side/occasional table with veneered top and dovetailed drawer, using a variety of techniques. The Summer School runs for five consecutive days, information on accommodation is available.

This course will include:

  • To make a handmade side/occasional table with veneered top and dovetailed draw
  • Safe set up and use of hand tools
  • Including sharpening and honing chisels and planes by hand
  • Experience in using hardwoods (ash, beech, mahogany and sapele) 

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Furniture Restoration (Furniture Summer School)

The summer school provides delegates with the opportunity to practice restoration techniques, and the focus of the course is to restore a project piece, using skills gained.  The Summer School runs for five consecutive days, information on accommodation is available.

This course will include:
• Restore a project piece
• Safe set up and use of hand tools
• Timber source
• French polishing

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Trend Routing (Basic)

This one day course is suitable for beginners who want to get the most from their Router:

• To outline the components and capabilities of the router and how to maintain your cutters
• Basic operations of the router, such as Rebates, Grooves etc
• Demonstrate the use of a range Trend jigs.
• Explain Health and Safety procedures when using a router.

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Trend Routing (Advanced)

Building upon the skills and knowledge gained from working in industry, or by undertaking the Basic Trend Routing course, the following is covered, in one day, on this course in more detail:
• Demonstrate a range of Trend jig
• Demonstrating uses of router tables 
• Health and Safety procedures

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