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Further Education

Overview

We run a huge variety of further education courses, the majority of which run on weekdays in the daytime. Our courses are offered at all levels across a wide range of areas such as: business, construction, sport, art and design, engineering, health and social care, childcare and more. We also offer a huge range of apprenticeships within these areas if you want to earn while you learn.

Who are Leicester College’s further education courses for?

Further education courses are suitable for both school leavers and people who want to return to learning. They are taught across three campuses in industry standard facilities to allow our learners to gain experience with equipment and environment that are found in the workplace.

If you are aged 16 to 18 when you start your course with us and you don’t have English and/or maths GCSE at grade 4 (C) or equivalent, these subjects will be an essential part of your study programme.

Further education courses can also be for people who are looking to start a new career: you can study with no matter your age

Further Information

Studying a full time course here offers a lot of progression options for example if you are studying a lower level course you can progress up through the courses and in some circumstances you can achieve a degree.

Here at Leicester College we’re proud of our partnership with De Montfort University (DMU). Studying on a course at Leicester College awarded by DMU is a stepping stone towards a successful career for many of our learners.

We also have a brilliant career team who help people progress onto Higher education and get into jobs after finishing there course at Leicester College.

Dress Making Advanced level 1 – C1101

Course Code: C1101

Key Information

  • Start Date 23 Mar 2020
  • Study Hours Part Time
    3.25 hours per week
  • Duration 7 weeks
  • Campus St Margaret's Campus

Discover how to use industrial equipment to make children's clothing using professional techniques during this short, part-time course. Perfect as a stepping stone towards a career in the fashion industry or simply to learn a new skill as a hobby. For adults aged 19 and over only.

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Digital Photography Summer – C6259

Course Code: C6259

Key Information

  • Start Date 30 Apr 2020
  • Study Hours Part Time
    3 hours per week
  • Duration 7 weeks
  • Campus St Margaret's Campus

Getting started in photography can be nerve wrecking, you may not understand the technical terms or how to use the camera to create artistic photographs. Our course is design to inspire you to develop the knowledge and confidence to take photos at a professional level. You’ll have access to our outstanding facilities to aid your learning, whilst learning the technical aspects of photography.

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Introduction to Adobe Photoshop – C5261

Course Code: C5261

Key Information

  • Start Date 30 Apr 2020
  • Study Hours Part Time
    3 hours per week
  • Duration 7 weeks
  • Campus St Margaret's Campus

Introduction to Abode Photoshop is a fantastic course opportunity for those wanting to progress into a creative role or enhance their current skill set. Covering a wide range of basic skills we will help you develop your confidence to use the tools within the programme and knowledge on editing photographs to a professional level

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Upholstery and Soft Furnishings – C6276

Course Code: C6276

Key Information

  • Start Date 30 Apr 2020
  • Study Hours Part Time
    2.5 hours per week
  • Duration 9 weeks
  • Campus St Margaret's Campus

This course is for adults aged 19 years and above. This short course in upholstery and soft furnishings is aimed at complete beginners, giving you the opportunity to learn new skills as well as meeting new people. This course allows individuals to work on their own projects, for example, you can bring your own piece […]

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Studio Photography level 1 – C1225

Course Code: C1225

Key Information

  • Start Date 14 May 2020
  • Study Hours Part Time
    3 hours per week
  • Duration 7 weeks
  • Campus St Margaret's Campus

Leicester College has a long history of teaching digital photography, printing, design, and online editing and publishing courses. Our professional studio, darkrooms, and digital editing suites (alongside the lecturers and supervisors ) provide outstanding facilities for full and part-time students. Lighting, ratios, exposure, light meters, and all other photography elements associated with studio photography will […]

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– C3043

Course Code: C3043

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Every young performer wants to be a 'triple-threat' so this course is designed to make that possible. Over two years you will develop your technical and performance skills through a variety of performances and teaching from industry professionals.

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Accident Repair Body Principles Diploma level 2 – C2934

Course Code: C2934

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

This course provides an ideal pathway for anyone looking to progress into a job or apprenticeship in vehicle body repairs. You will have access to a workshop offering a range of industry-standard equipment and tools designed to give you all the necessary experience and knowledge for a career in this industry.

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Accident Repair Paint Principles Diploma level 2 – C2935

Course Code: C2935

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

This course runs from September to June, it is a full-time course in vehicle spray painting for 16 hours and the course is taught on weekdays at our Abbey Park campus. The Vehicle Spray Painting Diploma level 2 is designed for those who wish to gain intermediate level spray painting knowledge and skills required for […]

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Accounting AAT Certificate level 2 – C0283

Course Code: C0283

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Part Time
    7 hours per week
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus City Skills Centre

Our AAT level 2 course is perfect for those looking to working in finance or expand their knowledge and skills of this industry. This course provides a practical approach to accounting work covering a range of topics that will help your employability in roles such as accounting, auditing and related areas of law.

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