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.

Accountancy Fast Track AAT level 2 and level 3

Course Code: C5910

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2018
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus St Margaret's Campus

This Fast Track Diploma is an ideal starting point for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy or finance. You will acquire the core book – keeping skills and knowledge at level 2 to enable you to then move on to complete the advanced diploma all within one academic year. This qualification is suitable […]

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Accounting AAT Certificate level 2

Course Code: C0283

  • Start Date 07 Sep 2018
  • Study Hours Part Time
    7 hours per week
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus St Margaret's Campus

Level 2 Accountancy is an ideal course if you wish to work in accounting, auditing and related areas of law and data processing. The course provides a practical approach to accounting work. It gives you a thorough grounding in the basics of accounting and/or bookkeeping, and prepares you to excel in entry-level or support roles […]

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Accounting AAT Diploma level 3

Course Code: C0193

  • Start Date 07 Sep 2018
  • Study Hours Part Time
    7 hours per week
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus St Margaret's Campus

AAT is a professional and well-recognised accounting technician qualification, providing a practical approach to accounting work. The AAT Level 3 Diploma online builds on basic financial knowledge by teaching complex accounting tasks such as preparing final accounts for partnerships and sole traders, and maintaining cost accounting paperwork. It is suitable for those who have completed […]

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Accounting AAT Diploma level 3

Course Code: C0199

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2018
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus St Margaret's Campus

AAT is a professional and well-recognised accounting technician qualification, providing a practical approach to accounting work. The AAT level 3 diploma online builds on basic financial knowledge by teaching complex accounting tasks such as preparing final accounts for partnerships and sole traders, and maintaining cost accounting paperwork. It is suitable for those who have completed […]

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Accounting AAT level 2

Course Code: C4745

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2018
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus St Margaret's Campus

This level two accountancy course is an ideal starter course if you wish to work in accounting, auditing and related areas of law and data processing. The course provides a practical approach to accounting work. It gives you a thorough grounding in the basics of accounting and/or bookkeeping, and prepares you to excel in entry-level […]

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Adobe Illustrator for Beginners

Course Code: C5341

  • Start Date 28 Feb 2019
  • Study Hours Part Time
    3 hours per week
  • Duration 7 weeks
  • Campus St Margaret's Campus

The course is a basic introduction to the fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator 2017. This course is aimed at all those who want to learn the leading vector-based graphic programme Adobe Illustrator CC at a beginners level. The course can support designing website, graphics, logos, illustrations, information graphics, maps and other vector graphic-based design. This […]

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Aeronautical Engineering Extended Diploma level 3

Course Code: C3148

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2018
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 2 years
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

If you are aged 16-18, you will be enrolled on a study programme, which will include retaking GCSEs or undertaking Functional Skills in English and maths if you haven t already achieved a grade 4 or above. You will also be required to complete a work experience placement and an employability programme. For learners wishing […]

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Applied Science BTEC Extended Diploma level 3

Course Code: C5190

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2018
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 2 years
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

This is a two-year, full-time course (equivalent to three A levels) which will allow you to apply afterwards for a degree or to enter the sector workforce. The course incorporates a thorough grounding in the latest industry requirements and develops work-ready skills such as teamwork and experience of research, extended writing and meeting deadlines. […]

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Applied Sciences BTEC National Foundation Diploma level 3

Course Code: C6321

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2018
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

This is a one year course which provides high quality preparation for progression on to either an apprenticeship or the Applied Science Extended Diploma level 3. This qualification is equivalent to 1.5 A levels and could also be combined with A levels already achieved for progression to higher education. The course is designed to incorporate […]

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