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Further Education Courses

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.

General Patisserie and Confectionery Certificate level 2 – C7598

Course Code: C7598

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 04 Jan 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    5 hours per week
  • duration Duration 23 weeks
  • map Campus Freemen's Park Campus

This is your opportunity to become the next best baker and patisserie maker - our course is designed to start with the basics and build your skills up to a professional level. From this course, you can progress onto a full-time course or start a new career in the hospitality and catering industry.

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English Language GCSE Intensive – C7337

Course Code: C7337

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 07 Jan 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    5 hours per week
  • duration Duration 16 weeks
  • map Campus Freemen's Park Campus

Get the essential GCSE English qualification to open up your opportunities at home and in employment. Not only will you gain confidence, but you will also develop the skills and knowledge in a wide range of areas in the English language. You will be supported by our teaching staff throughout the course.

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Accounting AAT Certificate level 2 – C7601

Course Code: C7601

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 10 Jan 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    6 hours per week
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus City Skills Centre

Take the calculated step into a career in accountancy with our AAT course, the industry's highly-desired qualification. During this part-time course, you will take a practical approach to accountancy to help you secure an entry-level job. We'll cover bookkeeping, business administration, and law as part of this course to develop your skills and knowledge.

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Health Professions Access to Higher Education Diploma level 3 – C7365

Course Code: C7365

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 10 Jan 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Working in healthcare is a rewarding career and our access course aims to give you a wide range of skills and knowledge to help you towards your goals of going to university. Learning amongst adults your own age with the same ambitions in our industry-led environment, our lecturers will support in succeeding on this course.

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Pattern Cutting and Making for Dresses level 1 – C1160

Course Code: C1160

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 10 Jan 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    3.25 hours per week
  • duration Duration 7 weeks
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

Learn the basics of pattern cutting and how to produce your own garments with this unique seven-week, part-time hobby course. Using professional techniques and a wide range of industrial equipment, find your inspiration to head towards a new career path or other part time courses we offer at the college.

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Studio Photography – C7463

Course Code: C7463

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 13 Jan 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    3 hours per week
  • duration Duration 7 weeks
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

Develop the different techniques to help you become a successful photographer. Whether this short course supports your career or personal development, we will focus on studio photography in our professional suites at the college. From software to lighting, our experienced lecturers will deliver workshops covering all aspects including lighting, exposure, flash meters, and more.

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Digital Photography – C6133

Course Code: C6133

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 20 Jan 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    3 hours per week
  • duration Duration 7 weeks
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

This course is for adults aged 19+. Leicester College has a long tradition of teaching outstanding digital photography, printing, design, and online editing and publishing courses. Our professional studio, darkrooms and digital editing suites (along with a little help from lecturers and supervisors) provide outstanding facilities for full- and part-time learners. This course is an […]

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Introduction to Leather Crafts – C7608

Course Code: C7608

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 27 Jan 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    3 hours per week
  • duration Duration 10 weeks
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

An exciting course introducing and advancing skills in the production of items made of leather.

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Aviation Operations on the Ground Certificate level 2 – C6090

Course Code: C6090

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 31 Jan 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    3 hours per week
  • duration Duration 10 weeks
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Take on an exciting new career in the travel industry by training to become apart of the aviation sector. Our part-time evening course gives you the perfect opportunity to learn new skills to support your journey into a new job or upskill your current role. You will complete work placements and gain experience whilst on this course.

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