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A Level Economics

In A Level Economics you will study how people and societies make decisions that allow them to get the most out of their limited resources. You will look at the fundamental forces which affect our lives, such as employment, prices, international trade, financial markets, distribution of income, poverty and behaviour. Economists are in healthy debate over these issues. It is this controversy which makes Economics lively and interesting and which allows you the opportunity to make your own judgements and form your own opinion.

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You could be working as a professional economist advising governments, big business and private investors, or working in financial services or education. An A-level in Economics can lead to any university course but particularly lends itself to degrees in Economics, Finance or Business.

Reason: 
All teachers recent industry experience and passion for their subject.
Reason 2: 
Very high expectations to support students to maximize their potential.
Reason 3: 
Exciting student centred lessons with up to date and relevant examples.
Reason 4: 
Developing a highly invigorating learning environment for all.
Reason 5: 
Helpful and approachable staff who are passionate about your success.
What will I Study: 

You will study: Microeconomics, which relates to individuals, firms, markets and market failure and Macroeconomics, which relates to the national and international economy. You are expected to acquire quantitative skills and competencies relevant to the topic area and become familiar with economic facts, figures and statistics. You will require both an ability to write essays as well as strong numeracy and logic to succeed in A-level Economics.

How will I be taught: 

The subject is delivered over two sessions per week, one morning and one afternoon session. You will experience a variety of teaching and learning methods such as group work, presentations, teacher led exposition, research projects, case study materials, film, debates, discussion, televisual and print based media. A Level Economics uses a system of Flipped Learning where you will learn some basic facts before the lesson and then your teacher will develop this knowledge through individual and gro

How will I be assessed: 

At the end of year two you will have three exam papers. The first is microeconomics - markets and business behavior, the second is macroeconomics - the economy and globalisation and the third is a combined micro and macro paper. All year 1 students will progress through a Year 1 Gateway, which may include external exams, that will allow you to progress to Year 2.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
Edexcel A level Economics
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=BUS675
Entry requirements: 
You will need to have 5 GCSEs at grades 9/A* to 4/C including Maths & English Language. You will also need resilience and determination to work hard and do well. You will also be required to complete a GCSE to A Level Transition Project, prior to enrolment, to prepare you for A Level Economics.
Course Code: 
BUS675
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-business-blue
Course Options: 
BUS675CD1A
Awarding Body: 
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:00

A Level Geography

Geography is an exciting and ever changing, you will cover engaging contemporary issues such as tectonic hazards, coasts, globalisation and regeneration. You will cover themes such as changing landscapes and human development as well as dynamic landscapes and places, physical systems, sustainability and human systems and geopolitics.

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You will have a wide range of study options at Higher Education and many career pathways including Urban or Rural Planning, Leisure & Tourism, Business, Teaching, Environmental Risk Management, Geo-Engineering, Government, Cartography.

Reason: 
Creative teaching
Reason 2: 
Supportive environment
Reason 3: 
Exciting fieldwork opportunities
Reason 4: 
Fantastic student resources
Reason 5: 
An exciting course equiping you with a deep understanding of the world
What will I Study: 

You will examine four study areas: Dynamic Landscapes - looking at tectonic processes and hazards; Dynamic Places - looking at globalisation and shaping places; Physical Systems and Sustainability - looking at the water cycle and water insecurity, the carbon cycle and energy security and climate change futures. Lastly Human Systems and Geopolitics - looking at superpowers and global development and connections

How will I be taught: 

You will have 4.5 hours of taught sessions in a week. Additionally you are expected to undertake a further 5.5 hours of additional reading and study per week. Classroom activities include group work, debates and exam focused sessions preparing you to apply your knowledge in the Geography exam. You also have opportunities to learn through Chi Online and in the college library. A Level Geography uses a system of Flipped Learning where you will learn some basic facts before the lesson and then your

How will I be assessed: 

This is a 2 year linear A Level where you are examined on the whole syllabus at the end of the second year. There will be 3 exams and a coursework element worth 20%. All year 1 students will progress through a Year 1 Gateway, which may include external exams, that will allow you to progress to Year 2.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
Edexcel A level in Geography
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=LFS025
Entry requirements: 
Students need 5 GCSE's 9/A* - 4/C including English Language, Mathematics and preferably Science. You will require a good general Geography knowledge of places and human/physical processes in the world. You will also be required to complete a GCSE to A Level Transition Project, prior to enrolment.
Course Code: 
LFS025
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-engineering-salmon
Course Options: 
LFS025CD2A
LFS025CD1A
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:02

A Level History

A Level History is excellent at embedding skills for a wide variety of careers. You will student The British Empire, c1857-1967 - this unit allows you to study, in breadth, issues of change, continuity, cause & consequence during this period. You will also study The Birth of the USA, 1760-1801 - this unit provides the opportunity for in-depth study of the years in which the 13 American colonies broke away from Great Britain and founded the USA. The third part is a historical investigation - this is a Non-exam assessment component.

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History is a highly regarded subject and is considered to be one of the leading subjects for progression into Higher Education. Careers in Research, Media, Heritage and Leisure sectors, Teaching, Journalism, Archaeologist as a Museum Curator, Historic Buildings Inspector, Archivist and many more.

Reason: 
A great opportunity to enhance historical knowledge
Reason 2: 
Improve and hone essential study skills
Reason 3: 
Prospect of studying at an outstanding college
Reason 4: 
Being taught by a passionate subject specialist
Reason 5: 
Gain a qualification that is well respected by employers & universities
What will I Study: 

Course units: Unit1J: The British Empire, c1857-1967 & Unit2G: The Birth of the USA, 1760-1801 Unit 3: Historical investigation Unit 1 is the breadth paper and gives you opportunities to learn how the British Empire became so large, how it influenced British attitudes and culture and the impact it had on indigenous peoples Unit 2 is the depth paper and will allow you to investigate why the American colonies chose to break away from Great Britain and how the Americans managed to found the USA. Unit 3 is the coursework element of the course. Students will have the opportunity to research Witchcraft in 16th Century or select a topic of their choice.

How will I be taught: 

Learning will take place with a combination of teacher led discussion, activity based student participation and plenty of discussion and debate. You will be encouraged to ask questions and explore your own interests within the topics. A Level History uses a system of Flipped Learning where you will learn some basic facts before the lesson and then your teacher will develop this knowledge through individual and group activities.

How will I be assessed: 

80% of the course is assessed via 5 hours of examinations at the end of this 2 year linear course. There is also a personal study of 3,000 - 3,500 words worth 20%. All year 1 students will progress through a Year 1 Gateway, which may include external exams, that will allow you to progress to Year 2.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
AQA A level in History
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=LFS003
Entry requirements: 
You will need 5 GCSEs at 9/A* to 4/C including English Language and Maths. It is strongly recommended that you have a 4/C or above in History and an enquiring mind. You will also be required to complete a GCSE to A Level Transition Project prior to enrolment.
Course Code: 
LFS003
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-engineering-salmon
Course Options: 
LFS003CD1A
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:02

AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping L2

This level 2 Bookkeeping course follows the level 1 award in bookkeeping and is an alternative short course to the full AAT level Certificate.

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Transfer to full AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting

Reason: 
Experienced and professional tutors
Reason 2: 
Dedicated AAT Rooms and facilities
Reason 3: 
Day or evening provision
Reason 4: 
VLE enhanced learning
Reason 5: 
Tutorial system for ongoing suppoirt
What will I Study: 

Processing bookkeeping transactions Control Accounts, journals and the banking system

How will I be taught: 

classroom based tuition Additional resources on VLE and exam practice via AAT website

How will I be assessed: 

two computer based assessment.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 2
Qualification gained: 
AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping L2
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=BUS684
Entry requirements: 
Level 1 Award in bookkeeping
Course Code: 
BUS684
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-business-blue
Course Options: 
BUS684CD1A
BUS684CD1B
BUS684CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:00

C&G L2 Tech Cert Forestry & Arboriculture

This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Forestry and Arboriculture is for you if you are looking to start a career within the forestry or arboricultural sector. Modern forestry and arboriculture practices involve far more than just growing trees for timber. There are numerous career options depending on your interests and goals, which range from managing large forests to managing trees for amenity and urban landscapes. This qualification is suitable if you are 16 years old, or over. You may or may not have any previous knowledge or experience in forestry or arboriculture. You will gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge that are important when you are working in a treework setting, or progressing to further learning and training in this area.

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You will gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge that are important when you are working in a treework setting, or progressing to further learning and training in this area. A buoyant local industry will enable great opportunities for employment.

Reason: 
Brinsbury is in the heart of the West Sussex countryside
Reason 2: 
Brinsbury campus has 500 acres of land including woodlands and estate
Reason 3: 
Dedicated teachers with experience in delivering Arboriculture
Reason 4: 
Excellent linkls to local industries
Reason 5: 
Very high uptake into employment
What will I Study: 

The course content consists of:? Working in a forestry or arboriculture related business, Introduction to the forestry and arboriculture sectors, Health & safety in the land-based industries, Tools and equipment, Environment and conservation, Introduction to plant science, Tree classification and Identification, Tree establishment, Tree and woodland management

How will I be taught: 

A combination of classroom and practical sessions

How will I be assessed: 

To gain this qualification, candidates must successfully achieve the following assessments: One externally set, externally moderated assignment Two externally set, externally marked tests, sat under examination conditions

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 2
Qualification gained: 
City and Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Forestry and Arboriculture
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=CNS095
Entry requirements: 
3 GCSEs
Course Code: 
CNS095
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-land-green
Course Options: 
CNS095BF1A
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:02

Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) Level 3 Diploma (Year 2)

This is a two year course that will give you a huge range of experience in child care and education. It will extend both your knowledge and practical skills and in addition, will build your communication, teamwork and study skills. It provides you with knowledge of children from birth to 7 years and practical experience from birth to five years. The qualification enables you to work across a variety of childcare settings. In year 1 you will attend a nursery setting and then a school setting. In year 2 you will have nursery placement that has a baby room; you have a choice for your second placement which could be school or nursery. You will carry out at least 750 hours of placement at 4 different settings. You will be at college for 2 1/2 days and placement for 2 days a week for the whole course. To achieve the Diploma it is a 2 year course; to progress to second year you must be successful in the first year. Ofsted say "The standard of learners’ work is excellent, preparing learners extremely well for employment or to progress to higher education."

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Level 3 Award (Yr 1) may progress to the Level 3 Diploma (Yr 2) subject to recommendation. Access to Higher Education programmes e.g. teaching, early childhood studies, social work degrees. Employment: nurseries, primary schools, teaching assistant, family homes and holiday rep.

Reason: 
Graded "Outstanding" by Ofsted, so YOU will receive excellent delivery
Reason 2: 
YOU will enjoy placement where YOU link theory to practice
Reason 3: 
We are committed to YOUR success
Reason 4: 
YOU will be supported to gain the highest grade possible
Reason 5: 
Excellent progress for YOU to both university or work
What will I Study: 

You will study 15 units over the two years, which include: Child development from conception to 7 years; Children's health and well-being; Play and learning; Observation of children; Supporting emergent literacy and mathematics; Preparing for school readiness; International Perspectives; Reflective Practice; Professional Partnerships. Units 8 & 15 are Professional Practice units, which will require you to be observed in placement, collate practice evidence, plan and undertake a range of activities in which you are assessed. You will be planning and leading a range of activities in placement across the age ranges. Ofsted reported that "Learners enjoy their lessons, which are highly relevant and interesting. They often contribute examples of their own experiences from their well-organised work placements." Work placement is an essential part of your course, where you have the choice to choose to carry out extra hours or gain extra responsibilities to help your development.

How will I be taught: 

Ofsted say "Highly qualified and experienced teachers passionately promote the college’s ethos of changing lives through learning. They have very high expectations of their learners" Teaching and learning methods include, practical classes, group and individual work, lectures, project work, self-study, study trips. We actively use information and learning technology (ILT) to support your study, this includes chi-online, planet e-stream and facebook groups. Ofsted 2014: "Learners use ILT ve

How will I be assessed: 

You will be assessed by a variety of internal and external assessments, as well as in your placement setting. All units are graded A* to D; where internally you will have two chances to gain the grade you would like. Assessments include academic writing, presentations, activity planning and a creative portfolio of evidence. In placement you will be also be observed by an assessor, who will set work to develop your confidence in practice. You will complete 2 externally marked assignments (5000 words each); one in each year.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) Level 3 Diploma
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=HCR376
Entry requirements: 
Successful completion of the CACHE Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator); subject to satisfactory tutor reference and a clear DBS. 5 GCSE's grades 4-9 (or A*-C) including; GCSE English Language at 4 grade (grade C) and GCSE Mathematics at 4 (C grade) desirable.
Course Code: 
HCR376
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-health-green
Course Options: 
HCR376CF1A
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:02

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: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 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: 
No
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: 
key-color-computing-green
Course Options: 
MGT111CE1A
MGT111CE1B
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:02

City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Professional Patisserie and Confectionery

This is a course for those whom are looking to gain skills within the Patisserie industry and get a nationally recognised qualification. Please note that we adhere to occupational standards within our realistic working environment .Within the study programme, you will also work in out state of the art restaurant, preparing food, as well as visiting and working along side visiting chefs.

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A vast number of opportunities in full time employment such as restaurants, hotels and hospitality industry.

Reason: 
An outstanding college report from OFSTED'S recent inspection
Reason 2: 
Highly professional lecturers with many years experience
Reason 3: 
Realistic inductry enviroment
Reason 4: 
Chichester College is a warm and friendy place to learn
Reason 5: 
All students are treated with respect
What will I Study: 

The course is comprised of various units:The principles of food safety supervison for catering, supervisory skills in the hospitality industry, produce complex dough and batter products, produce complex petit fours, produce complex pastry products, produce hot, cold, and frozen desserts, produce biscuits, cake, and sponges, produce display pieces and decorative items and exploring gastronomy.

How will I be taught: 

There will be different types of lessons ie: Skills lessons, demonstration's and active participation. Students will also be kitchen based for practical's, and asked to produce patisseries for service. students will design Patisserie, items for service, and for special events on a rota system.

How will I be assessed: 

When students become more confident in producing items there will be planned assessments throughout there course in class time. Practical timed tests, will be assessed in the kitchen with underpinning test questions to be answered in theory in class time. Synoptic testing in exam conditions with a 5 hour exam at the end of the course.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
L3 Diploma in Professional Patisserie and Confectionery
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=HOS361
Entry requirements: 
4 GCSES at 9-3 ( A-D ) with a C/4 grade in Math's or English and to have completed City & Guilds Level 2 Professional Cookery or City & Guilds Level 2 Patisserie or equivalent
Course Code: 
HOS361
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-catering-orange
Course Options: 
HOS361CF1A
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:02

Computing - NCFE Diploma in IT User Skills (ITQ) Level 2

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Reason: 
The course is clearly structured to all students of all abilities & ages
Reason 2: 
The supportiveness of peers are encouraged and led by example.
Reason 3: 
A positive attitude displayed and encouraged by students and staff.
Reason 4: 
Students are always stretched and challenged throughout the course.
Reason 5: 
The course is designed around the students making it interesting.
What will I Study: 

If you are a full time student aged 16-18 you will follow a study programme which will consist of your main course, enterprise and enrichment activities, English and maths as well work experience.

How will I be taught: 
How will I be assessed: 
Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 2
Qualification gained: 
IT User Skills (ITQ) NCFE Diploma in Level 2
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=CIT627
Entry requirements: 
Course Code: 
CIT627
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-computing-green
Course Options: 
CIT627CF1A
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:00

Computing - NCFE Diploma in IT User Skills (ITQ) Level 3

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Reason: 
The course is clearly structured to all students of all abilities & ages
Reason 2: 
The supportiveness of peers are encouraged and led by example.
Reason 3: 
A positive attitude displayed and encouraged by students and staff.
Reason 4: 
Students are always stretched and challenged throughout the course.
Reason 5: 
The course is designed around the students making it interesting.
What will I Study: 

If you are a full time student aged 16-18 you will follow a study programme which will consist of your main course, enterprise and enrichment activities, English and maths as well work experience.

How will I be taught: 
How will I be assessed: 
Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
IT User Skills (ITQ) NCFE Diploma in Level 3
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=CIT628
Entry requirements: 
Course Code: 
CIT628
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
key-color-computing-green
Course Options: 
CIT628CF1A
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:00

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: 
key-color-computing-green
Course Options: 
EEL094CE1A
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:02

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: 

September strats: 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. March starts: Developing Yourself and Others; Innovation and change; Planning change in the workplace; Planning and allocating work.

How will I be taught: 

Three hours each week with a subject specialist lecturer. 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
MGT183CE1B
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 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
MGT184CE1T
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Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:03

IMI L4 Cert Adv Automotive Studies

This is a Level 4 vocational qualification which provides individuals with advanced levels of specialist technical knowledge, understanding and practical skills required to work as an advanced technician/engineer in the following automotive maintenance and repair sectors: Light Vehicle or Heavy Vehicle, alongside the development of wider transferable skills for use across the whole retail motor industry. Learners undertaking this qualification will enjoy liaising with people. They will support a team, delegate work and provide technical guidance and coaching. They will advise customers on technical issues and deal with complaints. Learners may have recently progressed into management, or have been identified as having future management potential.

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This qualification provides the basis for successful candidates to work in the motor industry as Master Technicians or in a manager/supervisory role.

Reason: 
Chichester College has been graded outstanding by Ofsted
Reason 2: 
Staff are trained to industry standards
Reason 3: 
Up-to-date industry standard equipment
Reason 4: 
We provide a wide range of specialist workshops
Reason 5: 
Support
What will I Study: 

The purpose and aim of the Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Studies is to offer individuals, who are experienced technicians/engineers in the automotive industry, with the opportunity to develop their knowledge of: • management principles • advanced vehicle technologies, including alternative fuel vehicles • liaising with manufacturers and suppliers on technical matters • providing colleagues with technical advice and support • and undertaking diagnostic consultations with customers

How will I be taught: 

This course will be delivered as a mixture of classroom theory and workshop practical. The learner will also undertake extracurricular study and assessment.

How will I be assessed: 

In order to pass this qualification, candidates must demonstrate its learning outcomes by following and achieving its 3 assessment components: Written technical assignments Practical Assessment Multiple Choice Online Test

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Level 4
Qualification gained: 
IMI L4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Studies
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=AUT153
Entry requirements: 
Learners should be working in a Senior Technician’s role.Therefore as a guide: they are likely to have a relevant Level 3 technical qualification.Although not mandatory, it is also highly recommended that learners will have 3 A*-C grade GCSEs in Mathematics, English and a Science.
Course Code: 
AUT153
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
AUT153CD1A
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Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:00

IMI Level 2 Extended Diploma in Motorsport Vehicle Maintenance & Repair

If you have a keen interest in motorsport, good practical skills and want to work at the forefront of engineering technology, then this course is for you. As a motorsport engineer you could be in working on designing, building and analysing/testing vehicles in a range of racing divisions. Whether it's working on single seaters, saloon cars, rally cars, drag racing or bike racing, this cutting edge programme is exciting and rewarding with a strong vocational focus.

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You could continue on to the Level 3 BTEC Diploma/Extended Diploma in Motorsport Technology; an apprenticeship; employment in the automotive sector or for a motorsport team.

Reason: 
Chichester College has been graded outstanding by Ofsted.
Reason 2: 
We provide a wide range of specialist workshops and facilities.
Reason 3: 
Staff are trained to a high level with ongoing Professional Development.
Reason 4: 
Student support is a high priority at Chichester College.
Reason 5: 
The World Famous ‘Goodwood Motor Circuit’ is on our doorstep.
What will I Study: 

The diploma consists of a range of core and specialist units. Examples of units that are covered include: • Knowledge & Skills in Health & Safety in the Motorsport Environment • Knowledge & Skills in Materials, Fabrication, Tools & Measuring Devices Used in the Motorsport Environments • Knowledge of Motorsport Regulations • Knowledge & Skills in Motorsport Vehicle Chassis, Steering, Suspension & Braking System Technology, Service & Repair. • Knowledge & Skills in Motorsport Engine Principles, Operations, Service & Repair. • Applications of Motorsport Vehicle Science & Mathematics. • Knowledge of Motorsport Vehicle Transmission Systems. • Motorsport Workshop Practices, & Motorsport Preparation and Inspection. • Knowledge & Skills in Electrical & Electronic Principles for Motorsport Vehicle Technology. • Vehicle Project.

How will I be taught: 

Sessions consist of a range of theoretical and practical activities structured to the engineering environment and with a strong emphasis on independent discovery learning and team building.

How will I be assessed: 

The programme is internally assessed through a series of practical assessments, written assignments & on-line exams. Assignment methods vary but include worked answers to questions, written reports, logbooks, video, project work and presentations.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
IMI Level 2 Extended Diploma in Motorsport Vehicle Maintenance & Repair
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=AUT152
Entry requirements: 
Applicants require either of the following; • 3 GCSEs or equivalent at grade A*-C including mathematics, English and science. • A level 1 vocational technical qualification. • Experience/employment in a technical background. •Successful interview and aptitude test is mandatory to all.
Course Code: 
AUT152
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
AUT152CF1A
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:00

Popular Music - Level 3 National Foundation Diploma

This course is aimed at people who wish to enter the music industry directly or who plan to study music at University. The course covers a wide range of areas within the music industry.This includes developing instrumental/vocal technique, performance and rehearsal skills, knowledge of the music industry, studio production and recording techniques, music technology and musical theory. Students learn to work together in bands, select and prepare material and give regular performances. Weekly lunchtime gigs also give students the opportunity to hear visiting professional bands and artists. All students perform in Chi-Fest, the college's very own Music Festival. Students completing the course normally progress onto a second year which leads to a National Extended Diploma which is the equivalent of 3 A levels.

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Degree courses in performance, composition, sound design, production, management etc. Work in the industry in a variety of fields including performer, composer, producer, studio engineer, manager, promoter, arranger etc.

Reason: 
The Department was rated OUTSTANDING by OFSTED in our last inspection
Reason 2: 
Regular visits from guest artists and industry professionals
Reason 3: 
Regular visits and trips to gigs, exhibitions and studios.
Reason 4: 
All staff are regularly performing musicians.
Reason 5: 
All students perform at our very own music festival - Chi-Fest!
What will I Study: 

You will learn how to; improve your instrumental/vocal technique; perform with confidence as a soloist and band member; perform in a variety of musical styles; use a recording studio effectively; use computer based technology to create, edit and notate music; read and write musical notation; write about music; create songs and compositions, market your skills as a musician; work with others to plan, rehearse for and promote performances. You will learn about; the history and social context of popular music; the structure and working of the music industry; jobs in the music industry.

How will I be taught: 

You will experience a wide variety of teaching methods. Instrumental and group performance skills will be taught through practical rehearsals and workshop sessions. Studio Recording and Music Technology will be taught through hands on experience of industry standard equipment and software. A more classroom based approach will be used in subjects such as The Music Industry and Music Theory.

How will I be assessed: 

A wide variety of assessment methods will be used. These will include; practical performances, continuous observation of work, written assignments, group presentations, timed practical tasks, portfolio building and classroom tests. Several units will be externally assessed

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
Yes
Course Level: 
Level 3
Qualification gained: 
BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Music (QCF)
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=MUS150
Entry requirements: 
All students must achieve 5 GCSE grades A*-C. Students should be able to give a competent and musical performance (at audition) on an instrument or voice. Students should be reasonably confident when performing to others. Students do not need musical theory knowledge or GCSE music.
Course Code: 
MUS150
Qualification Type: 
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Course Options: 
MUS150CF1A
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Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:03

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: 
No
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: 
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Course Options: 
HOR119BD1A
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:02

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: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:00

Supporting Teaching in Schools - Intermediate Apprenticeship L2

This course enables students to work in a Childcare setting at a supervisory level. It is recognised by Ofsted and staff with this qualification can be counted in ratio.

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Learners can move on to a L4 apprenticeship as well as working at a supervisory level in a childcare setting.

Reason: 
Outstanding teaching, learning and assessment as recognised by Ofsted.
Reason 2: 
High percentage of students progressing on to full time employment.
Reason 3: 
Opportunities to progress into Further Education.
Reason 4: 
Flexible start dates to meet both learner and employer.
Reason 5: 
Fantastic support by a dedicated team.
What will I Study: 

You will study a variety of topics from Child Development, Health and Safety, Equality and Diversity to Personal Professional Development. Two longitudinal studies will be completed to support children's development as well as an Employment Rights qualification. ICT functions skills at Level 2 may also be studied.

How will I be taught: 

You will attend college once a week for the duration of the course as well as being supported one to one by a college assessor.

How will I be assessed: 

Assessment will take place in the work place and in the classroom. An assessor will visit you in the setting to observe your practice and support you with your longitudinal studies. Underpinning knowledge will be assessed by a range of methods including written work and assignments.

Is Direct Enrol: 
No
Is Ucas Course: 
No
Is Loan Available: 
No
Course Level: 
Level 2
Qualification gained: 
L2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools
Course Info Sheet URL: 
http://courseinfosheet.chichester.ac.uk/index.aspx?coursecode=HCR259
Entry requirements: 
GCSE at C grade and above for English Language and Mathematics will be required as well as a college interview. Candidates must have experience in a childcare setting and have knowledge of the Key Person role.
Course Code: 
HCR259
Qualification Type: 
Subject Area Colour: 
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Course Options: 
HCR259WMMA
EBS Updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 20:02

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