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2D Computer Aided Design Level 2 Award

This course offers a level 2 qualification in 2D computer aided design using AutoCAD.

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This course can lead to enrolment on to the Level 3 Award in 2D CAD followed by the Level 3 Award in 3D CAD.

Reason: 
Excellent facilities and resources.
Reason 2: 
Graded Outstanding by OFSTED.
Reason 3: 
Friendly learning environment with excellent support.
Reason 4: 
Various routes available for progression.
Reason 5: 
Innovative and highly trained staff.
What will I Study: 

Learners will be guided through each session by our experienced tutors, teaching you to develop a range of skills and confidence that is necessary to use the CAD systems.

How will I be taught: 

Sessions will be computer based and will involve using a licensed training pack. Students can work their way through exercises at their own pace. Work packs can be taken home/work where students will be encouraged to repeat exercises until they feel confident at each stage.

How will I be assessed: 

You will be formally assessed through formal drawing assignments and a written test.

Is Direct Enrol: 
Yes
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 2
Qualification gained: 
Award in Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (QCF)
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=CIT510
Entry requirements: 
No previous qualifications are necessary.
Course Code: 
CIT510
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
CIT510CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 09:42

2D Computer Aided Design Level 3 Award

This qualification builds on level 2 and is tailored for more advanced CAD users still operating in the 2D drawing environment. This will be achieved by the use of an industrially recognised computer aided drawing package – AutoCAD.

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You will have the opportunity to progress onto the City and Guilds Level 3 Award in 3D Computer Aided Drafting.

Reason: 
Excellent facilities and resources
Reason 2: 
Graded Outstanding by OFSTED
Reason 3: 
Friendly learning environment with excellent support
Reason 4: 
Various routes available for progression
Reason 5: 
Staff are trained to a high level with ongoing Professional Development.
What will I Study: 

This is a practical “hands-on” course ensuring regular contact with the software. The unit offered is 301 and includes: 1) Use a layering system and different line type styles. 2) Define and use a system for grouping objects to form blocks or libraries. 3) Produce isometric drawings within the 2D environment. 4) Define and use an adjustable co-ordinate system based on user requirements. 5) Use complex dimensioning routines. 6) Use different drawing spaces. 7) Produce hard copies of drawings. 8) Make inquiries of an existing drawing and place reference points. 9) Use a means of pre command object selection in order to carry out editing 10) Change the properties of a number of drawn entities. 11) Edit blocks/symbols and hatched areas. 12) Modify continuous lines formed by a connected sequence of lines or arcs (polylines). Use a method to remove unused items and rename other items logically.

How will I be taught: 

Learning will be via classroom exercises, lectures and tutorials as well as a self-study work pack which enables students to work at their own pace both inside and outside of the classroom.

How will I be assessed: 

Your competence will be assessed by two practical assignments and a written test.The Centre administers the assessments and you can take them at any time that the tutor considers appropriate.

Is Direct Enrol: 
Yes
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
Award in Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (QCF)
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=CIT511
Entry requirements: 
Although prior knowledge is not essential, previous CAD experience would be beneficial. In particular a City & Guilds 7579 Certificate in 2D Design at Level 2 would be an advantage. You must also have a basic knowledge of the computer and Windows based systems and technical drawing experience.
Course Code: 
CIT511
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
CIT511CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 09:42

3D Computer Aided Design Level 3 Award

This qualification has been designed for those who wish to further develop their skills by gaining the ability to create three dimensional entities and drawings. This will be achieved by the use of an industrially recognised computer aided drawing package.

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Either an equivalent Level 2 Award in 2D Computer Aided Drafting or Level 1-3 Award in Parametric Modeling using Autodesk Inventor software.

Reason: 
Excellent facilities and resources
Reason 2: 
Graded Outstanding by OFSTED
Reason 3: 
Friendly learning environment with excellent support
Reason 4: 
Various routes available for progression
Reason 5: 
Staff are trained to a high level with ongoing Professional Development.
What will I Study: 

This is a practical “hands-on” course ensuring regular contact with the software. The unit offered is 302 and includes: 1) Apply appropriate commands to set the 3D modelling environment 2) Create and use working planes at any required position/attitude within 3D space 3) Define and use co-ordinate points at any position within 3D space 4) Apply appropriate commands to construct the whole or part of a 3D model using the best available method – surface or modelling 5) Apply appropriate commands to modify 3D solid objects 6) Apply appropriate commands to perform 3D operations on existing objects 7) Apply appropriate commands to manipulate a 3D model 8) Apply appropriate commands to view 3D model in a variety of display formats 9) Print/plot/export 3D models

How will I be taught: 

Learning will be via classroom exercises, lectures and tutorials as well as a self-study work pack which enables students to work at their own pace and outside of class as well as the classroom.

How will I be assessed: 

Your competence will be assessed by two practical assignments and a written test. The Centre administers the assessments and you can take them at any time that the tutor considers appropriate

Is Direct Enrol: 
Yes
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
Award in Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (QCF)
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=CIT512
Entry requirements: 
You should be computer literate since basic computer concepts and file saving are not included. It would be advantageous for you to have some experience in the production of technical drawings and have had prior experience of using CAD to produce 2D drawings.
Course Code: 
CIT512
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
CIT512CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 09:42

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
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-computing-green
Course Options: 
MGT223CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 09:43

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
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
MGT111CE1A
MGT111CE1B
EBS Updated: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 09:43

Computer Aided Design College Certificate

This course offers an introduction to 2D computer aided design using industry standard software.

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This course can lead to enrolment on to the Level 2 Award in 2D CAD followed by the Level 3 Award in 2D CAD. Successful completion of both Level 2 Awards can lead to the Level 3 Award in 3D CAD.

Reason: 
Excellent facilities and resources.
Reason 2: 
Graded Outstanding by OFSTED.
Reason 3: 
Friendly learning environment with excellent support.
Reason 4: 
Various routes available for progression.
Reason 5: 
Innovative and highly trained staff.
What will I Study: 

Learners will be free to progress through the sessions at their own pace as they are guided through the development of a range of skills necessary to use CAD systems by our experienced staff.

How will I be taught: 

All sessions are classroom based using PCs installed with AutoCAD software.

How will I be assessed: 

There is no formal assesment for this course but you will be guided through producing a range of set drawings.

Is Direct Enrol: 
Yes
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Qualification gained: 
Computer Aided Design College Certificate
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=CIT588
Entry requirements: 
No previous qualifications are required.
Course Code: 
CIT588
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
CIT588CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 09:42

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: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
EEL094CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 09:43

Felling & Processing Small Trees Level 2 Award - CS31

This course is suitable for those working as a Chainsaw operator within their own industry. Our Chainsaw Courses are designed to give operatives the required qualification to operate a chainsaw safetly and legally in the work place. At Chichester College Brinsbury Campus we deliver specialist training for operatives based in West Sussex, Hampshire, Kent, and Surrey who require training and assessments for any City and Guilds NPTC Chainsaw Unit.

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Students who are successful in completing their assessment will be awarded an NPTC certificate recognised by the Health & Safety Executive, which is valid for life.

Reason: 
Experienced trainers
Reason 2: 
Excellent resources and facilities
Reason 3: 
Skills needed to support your work
Reason 4: 
A strong pass rate
Reason 5: 
Competitive price
What will I Study: 

A mixture of theory and practical to support your training to become a competent operator. Course Contents: - Site specification - Site safety and PPE - Environmental and legal requirements - Felling, delimbing and snedding trees up to 15” diameter - Takedown of hung-up trees - Use of felling and timber handling tools

How will I be taught: 

Experienced trainers (NPTC accredited) will teach theory and practical and offer a wide range of real life examples drawn from their workplaces.

How will I be assessed: 

You will be independently assessed by one of our NPTC approved assessors. We are able to arrange training and assessment at your premises or another site.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 2
Qualification gained: 
City and Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Felling & Processing Small Trees - CS31
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=BCS109
Entry requirements: 
CS30
Course Code: 
BCS109
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-construction-yellow
Course Options: 
BCS109BD1A
EBS Updated: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 09:41

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: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
SPO210CD1A
Awarding Body: 
EBS Updated: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 09:45

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: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-computing-green
Course Options: 
MGT183CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 09:43

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: 
key-color-computing-green
Course Options: 
MGT184CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 09:43

Practical Horticulture Level 2 Certificate

This course will provide you with the practical skills for the following aspects of gardening; soil testing, plant propagation, ground preparation, planting and sowing, pruning and plant care and growing vegetables. You will aslo learn to identify a broad range of garden plants, weeds pests and diseases. The majority of the course is practically based with only a relatively small poprtion of classroom work. There is a high demand for this course, and we will be offering delivery on Thursday afternoon, Friday morning and possibly Friday afternoon in the academic year of 18-19

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RHS level 3, further education or employment

Reason: 
The opportunity to learn the "RHS way" to perform horticulture
Reason 2: 
The chance to develop new applicable skills
Reason 3: 
A great way to get ideas from like-minded people
Reason 4: 
Excellent realistic working environments
Reason 5: 
The colleges great reputation for horticulture
What will I Study: 

Soil testing (1 credit) Sowing seeds and vegetative propagation techniques (2 credits) Practical skills in ground preparation for seeding and planting (2 credits) Practical skills in establishing seeds and plants in soil (2 credits) Care and pruning of plants (3 credits) Identification of a range of common garden plants, weeds, pests, diseases and disorders and beneficial organisms (3 credits).

How will I be taught: 

Theory will be taught in classrooms and practicals (which form the bulk of the course) in the glasshouses, potting shed and grounds.

How will I be assessed: 

There are no exams, but practical assessments of each unit are regularly made.

Is Direct Enrol: 
Yes
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 2
Qualification gained: 
Certificate in Practical Horticulture (QCF)
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=HOR131
Entry requirements: 
No previous qualifications are require, just an enthusiasm for learning and the capability to do practical gardening tasks.
Course Code: 
HOR131
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-computing-green
Course Options: 
HOR131BD1A
HOR131BD1B
EBS Updated: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 09:43

Principles of Horticulture Level 2 Certificate

This RHS certificated course in the Principles of Gardening and Horticulture covers the theory relating to all aspects of gardening, including horticultural science, propagation, pests and diseases, crop production, ornamental gardening and garden planning. The course involves lectures and discussions on the various topics, as well as demonstrations of plants and gardening tasks.

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You can progress into work or onto the RHS Level 3 course in Principles and/or Practical Horticulture

Reason: 
The excellent reputation of the RHS courses
Reason 2: 
Outstanding teaching and learning
Reason 3: 
Interaction with a wide range of relevant courses.
Reason 4: 
The opportunity to meet and work with fellow enthusiasts
Reason 5: 
The chance to develop your skills to a high level
What will I Study: 

Units taught include: plant classification, structure, and function, plant nutrition and the root environment, maintaining plant health, understanding plant propagation, understanding garden features, plant selection and planning, understanding the choice, establishment and maintenance of garden plants and lawns, understanding the production of outdoor vegetables and fruit and understanding protected environments and their use in plant cultivation. Please refer to the RHS website www.rhs.org.uk for full details.

How will I be taught: 

Using both our well-equipped classrooms and practical areas. Course material will also be available online.

How will I be assessed: 

There are 8 short exams on this course, four in February and four in June. You can build up your units to obtain the RHS diploma.

Is Direct Enrol: 
Yes
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 2
Qualification gained: 
Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture (QCF)
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=HOR119
Entry requirements: 
No previous qualifications are required, just an enthusiasm and ability to learn about principles of horticulture.
Course Code: 
HOR119
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-computing-green
Course Options: 
HOR119BD1A
EBS Updated: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 09:43

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: 
key-color-computing-green
Course Options: 
ANC083BD1B
EBS Updated: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 09:41

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.

Get in touch to find out more

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Choose from

  • 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
     

Contact us

or call 01243 812 948

 

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Download ILM Management Level 3 

 

Download Project Management Level 4

 

Did you know?

77%

of employers believe apprenticeships make them more competitive

80% 

of companies who invest in apprentices have reported a significant increase in employee retention

92% 

of employers believe that apprenticeships lead to a more motivated workforce

89% 

of apprentice employers say they make their businesses more productive

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Events

YES! Day at Chichester

Say ‘YES!’ to Chichester College. Your Education Sorted.

Think it’s too late to think about starting a new course with us? Think again! Whatever your dreams or ambitions, we can help you to achieve those goals – whether you’ve just finished school or are looking for a new career.

Our YES! events are open to anyone who is looking to start a course in September 2018, and wants more information about what’s available.They offer you a chance to talk to college staff, obtain career advice and find out about the range of courses that are available – you have more options than you might think.

We offer a diverse range of vocational courses, A-levels, professional qualifications and apprenticeships, as well as higher education and access courses. There's something for everyone.

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 -
16:30 to 19:00
Location: 
Chichester Campus
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Subjects: 
Accounting Qualifications
A-Levels
Access to HE
Adult Education
Apprenticeships
Arts
Art, Design & Media
Fashion
Media & Film
Humanities & Social Science
Languages
Music
Jazz
Music Technology
Popular Music
Performing Arts
Acting & Drama
Musical Theatre
Stage Management
Body
Hair & Beauty
Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing
Childcare
Health & Social Care
Sport & PE
Coaching & Instructing
Health & Fitness
Sport & Leisure
GCSE
Higher Education
Industry
Business & Management
Accounting & Finance
Business
Human Resources
Law
Leadership & Management
Marketing
Project Management
Catering & Hospitality
Construction
Brickwork
Carpentry & Joinery
Electrical
Gas
Health, Safety & Security
Painting & Decorating
Plumbing
Furniture & Upholstery
Motor Industry
Motor Cycle
Motor Vehicle
Public Services
Travel & Tourism
Animal/Veterinary Care & Dog Grooming
Animal Care
Dog Grooming
Veterinary Care
Professional Courses
CIM, CIPD & ILM Courses
CIPD Courses
ILM courses
Science, Computing & Engineering
Computing & IT
Engineering
Maths & Science

Autumn Open Evening at Chichester

Come in and look around, chat to staff and students, view our facilities, have a go at some of the activities and explore the many courses we have on offer.

If you can't make it into campus for our open events, we are open all year round so please do pop in and visit our Positive About Futures team and admissions staff in the Student Centre who can help you choose the best course for you. You can drop in to see them 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday – Friday or contact the admissions team on 01243 786321.

Date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 -
16:30 to 19:00
Location: 
Chichester Campus
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Subjects: 
Accounting Qualifications
A-Levels
Access to HE
Adult Education
Apprenticeships
Arts
Art, Design & Media
Art & Design
Fashion
Media & Film
Humanities & Social Science
Humanities
Languages
Music
Jazz
Music Technology
Popular Music
Performing Arts
Acting & Drama
Dance
Musical Theatre
Stage Management
Body
Hair & Beauty
Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing
Health, Care & Childhood Studies
Childcare
Health & Social Care
Sport & PE
Coaching & Instructing
Health & Fitness
Sport & Leisure
GCSE
Higher Education
Higher & Degree Apprenticeships
Industry
Business & Management
Accounting & Finance
Business
Customer services
Human Resources
Law
Leadership & Management
Marketing
Project Management
Catering & Hospitality
Construction
Brickwork
Carpentry & Joinery
Electrical
Furniture
Gas
Health, Safety & Security
Painting & Decorating
Plumbing
Furniture & Upholstery
Motor Industry
Motor Cycle
Motor Vehicle
Public Services
Travel & Tourism
Professional Courses
CIM, CIPD & ILM Courses
CIPD Courses
ILM courses
Science, Computing & Engineering
Computing & IT
Engineering
Maths & Science
SEND
Teacher Training & Education
Vocational

Autumn Open Morning at Chichester

Come in and look around, chat to staff and students, view our facilities, have a go at some of the activities and explore the many courses we have on offer.

If you can't make it into campus for our open events, we are open all year round so please do pop in and visit our Positive About Futures team and admissions staff in the Student Centre who can help you choose the best course for you. You can drop in to see them 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday – Friday or contact the admissions team on 01243 786321.

Date: 
Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
10:00 to 13:00
Location: 
Chichester Campus
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Subjects: 
Accounting Qualifications
A-Levels
Access to HE
Adult Education
Apprenticeships
Arts
Art, Design & Media
Art & Design
Fashion
Media & Film
Humanities & Social Science
Humanities
Languages
Music
Jazz
Music Technology
Popular Music
Performing Arts
Acting & Drama
Dance
Musical Theatre
Stage Management
Body
Hair & Beauty
Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing
Health, Care & Childhood Studies
Childcare
Health & Social Care
Sport & PE
Coaching & Instructing
Health & Fitness
Sport & Leisure
GCSE
Higher Education
Higher & Degree Apprenticeships
Industry
Business & Management
Accounting & Finance
Business
Customer services
Human Resources
Law
Leadership & Management
Marketing
Project Management
Catering & Hospitality
Construction
Brickwork
Carpentry & Joinery
Electrical
Furniture
Gas
Health, Safety & Security
Painting & Decorating
Plumbing
Furniture & Upholstery
Motor Industry
Motor Cycle
Motor Vehicle
Public Services
Travel & Tourism
HNC & HND (International)
Access to Higher Education (International)
Vocational (International)
Animal Management (International)
Art, Design & Media (International)
Beauty Therapy (International)
Professional Courses
CIM, CIPD & ILM Courses
CIPD Courses
ILM courses
Science, Computing & Engineering
Computing & IT
Engineering
Maths & Science
SEND
Teacher Training & Education
Vocational

Get in touch

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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: 17th Edition)

This course is designed to qualify electricians to the current 17th Edition Wiring Regulations; this full version of the course is designed for all candidates.
 
This course will cover in depth, the complete 17th Edition Wiring Regulations, How to use the wiring regulations, Applying the wiring regulations and Examination practice

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) 

Contact us for more details


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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