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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.

Aviation Operations on the Ground Certificate level 2 – C6090

Course Code: C6090

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 12 Apr 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    3 hours per week
  • duration Duration 18 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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Introduction to Cabin Crew Certificate level 2 – C6950

Course Code: C6950

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 12 Apr 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    2 hours per week
  • duration Duration 18 weeks
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Kickstart a new, exciting career in the travel industry with our cabin crew course. This part-time course allows you the flexibility to study in your own time and gain a qualification to open up new opportunities for you. You will have access to training days with British Airways and be taught by time-served industry experts.

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Adobe Illustrator for Beginners – C5341

Course Code: C5341

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 22 Apr 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    3 hours per week
  • duration Duration 7 weeks
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

Interested in graphics or improving your skill set with Adobe products? Join us for this short part-time programme to learn the basics of Illustrator 2017. From designing your own website, graphics or logos this course will give you the knowledge to fly solo as a freelance designer or further study into other Adobe design software.

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Introduction to Adobe Photoshop – C5261

Course Code: C5261

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 29 Apr 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    3 hours per week
  • duration Duration 7 weeks
  • map 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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Accounting AAT Diploma level 3 – C0199

Course Code: C0199

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 01 Aug 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

Jobs in accountancy are ever-increasing across the UK. AAT is a professional and well-recognised accounting technician qualification, providing a practical approach to accounting work. The AAT level 3 diploma 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.

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Accounting AAT level 2 – C4745

Course Code: C4745

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 01 Aug 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

This is an ideal course for you if you want to gain a better understanding of the key principles involved in an accounting-related career and for a chance to secure yourself an entry-level position within this industry. It gives you a thorough grounding in the basics of accounting and/or bookkeeping, and provides a practical approach to accounting.

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Aviation Operations BTEC Subsidiary Diploma level 3 – C7084

Course Code: C7084

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 01 Aug 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Everyone enjoys getting away on holiday so why not turn your passion into a career with a course in travel and tourism. Our partnership with Swissport Academy will give you the hands-on experience in the travel industry and your classroom-based study will support you to complete relevant modules to develop your skills and knowledge.

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Bakery and Patisserie Diploma Technical Certificate Level 2 – C5390

Course Code: C5390

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 01 Aug 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Freemen's Park Campus

If you're looking to begin your journey towards becoming a professional pastry chef, this course will provide you with everything you need to get started. You will develop your basic pastry skills across bread, cakes and complex desserts, whilst building your knowledge of professional techniques and your understanding of the catering industry itself.

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Business Administration BTEC Award Entry level 3 – C0191

Course Code: C0191

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 01 Aug 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

This is an entry level programme which will give you the basic knowledge, understanding and skills you need to either prepare for employment/apprenticeship in a business area or enable progression to the level 1 business course in College. It includes a range of units across the business and retail sectors. You will also be able […]

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