Darlington College Part Time Course Guide 2019-20

 
Darlington College Part Time Course Guide 2019-20
Darlington College
Part Time Course Guide
2019-20
Darlington College Part Time Course Guide 2019-20
This part time course guide will help you decide which course is best suited to you. We offer a
     comprehensive range of part time and higher education courses so whether you are hoping to
     improve your career prospects, change direction, return to work, or simply pursue a fascinating
     new hobby, then we have the course for you.

     SO, YOU’RE THINKING
     ABOUT STUDYING AT
     DARLINGTON COLLEGE?

     Darlington College Event Dates 2019-2020
     Come and have a look around the college, meet our
     tutors and find out how we can help boost your career.
        Wednesday 23 October 2019 (5.30pm – 7.30pm)

        Tuesday 26 November 2019 (5.30pm – 7.30pm)

        Thursday 23 January 2020 (5.30pm – 7.30pm)

        Wednesday 25 March 2020 (5.30pm – 7.30pm)

        Saturday 13 June 2020 (11am – 3pm)

     You will be able to enrol onto a course at any of the above events but there are also
     other opportunities to enrol throughout the year.

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‘BE CONFIDENT IN YOUR PART TIME COURSE CHOICE,
YOU ARE STUDYING WITH THE BEST. WE ARE RATED AS
OUTSTANDING BY OFSTED FOR ADULT PROVISION 2016.’

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GET TO USE OUR
AWESOME FACILITIES
Social Space                       Training Kitchens
The Gateway is a great chill-out   Our kitchens are fully equipped
area to hang out with friends      to offer you a range of first class
while on your break.               learning experiences.

Learning Resource                  Childcare Centre [4]
Centre (LRC) [1]                   A fantastic on-site childcare
Our refurbished LRC provides       centre. Rated Outstanding by
access to books, DVDs, Journals,   Ofsted.
Mac Computers and other
learning resources.                Art Workshops [5]
                                   Includes practical areas for
Construction Workshops             textiles, painting, drawing and
Our impressive newly               product design.
developed construction and
renewable energy workshops         Media Design Centre
have been built with industry      Housing dedicated screening and
standard resources and             games testing rooms, production
equipment for each trade.          studios and top spec resources.

Railtown Coffee [2]                Glasshouse Restaurant
Enjoy a tasty hot drink located    Open to the public and
in Central Point.                  throughout the college day,
                                   enjoy a fine dining experience.
Science Lab
Our Lab is well equipped with      Industry Standard
modern instruments such as         Workshops [6]
sensors and data logger devices,   We boast industry standard
autoclaves, microscopes            Motor Vehicle and Engineering
(including stereoscopic and        workshops, and a recently
oil immersion), melting point      renovated state of the art Media
apparatus and other instruments    Design Centre.
for analysing chemicals and        Student Services Centre
growing microbes.                  Everything you need all
Multi-Use Games Area               under one roof. From course
Our games area is ideal for lots   information and guidance to
of different sports.               student support and admissions.

Food Court                         Copy Shop
Hungry? The Food Court offers      In-house printing facilities
a wide selection of hot and cold   providing photocopying and
food, including healthy options.   stationery items for your
                                   everyday needs.
Elements Salons [3]
Commercially run hair and          GYM [7]
beauty salons, fabulous            Improve your fitness levels using
treatments at brilliant prices.    our own college gym.
Call 01325 503030 for
appointments.

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LEARN,
ASPIRE,
ACHIEVE
TOGETHER
    1
                                             Darlington College are
                                             number one in the Tees
                                             Valley for Overall Student
                                             Achievement Rates for the
                                             3rd Year running.

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REMISSION OF FEES
Remission of fees usually applies to
vocational further education courses
Skills and qualifications can help to open up new options for work     Assistance you can receive if your household income is less
and further study – so you’ll reap the benefits in the long term!      than £25,000 for 19+ students or less than £21,000 for
Remission of fees usually applies to vocational further education     Advanced Learner Loan students:
courses.                                                              • Childcare. You can apply for assistance with childcare costs.
Non vocational leisure courses, short courses, and Teesside             If your child is entitled to the Government’s 15 hours of free
University courses do not qualify for remission of fees. Details of     childcare initiative (over 38 weeks), then this must be used
fees for all courses can be found on the individual course leaflets      to cover your timetabled hours in college. In addition to this,
on our website www.darlington.ac.uk                                     Darlington College will pay for any additional childcare cover,
You will be required to pay your fees at the point of enrolment         for example if you are timetabled to be in college for 22
or provide proof of employer sponsorship which may include a            hours per week, the college will fund the additional 7 hours of
purchase order number.                                                  childcare per week, during term time only. If you are under 20
Free vocational courses for 16 – 18’s:                                  when you enrol on your course you may qualify for childcare
• If you are 16 – 18 years old on 31 August, no fees apply to           fees whilst you study through the Care to Learn Fund. For
   vocational further education courses                                 more details visit www.gov.uk/care-to-learn and follow the
Your learning could be FREE if you study for a vocational               link for Care to Learn or call the helpline on 0800 1218989.
further education course and meet certain criteria.
• If you are unemployed.                                              • Transport. If you live more than three miles from the college
• You get state benefits such as Job Seeker’s Allowance (JSA),           you may be eligible for help with travel costs. Assistance
   Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) or in the Work                includes: Free Arriva bus pass for Darlington, County Durham
   Related Activity Group (WRAG) or receive Universal Credits –         and Tees Valley students*; a travel grant for students either
   you must be aged 19 or over and applying for a course up to          with their own car or who can’t use public transport. *
   level 2.                                                           • Essential clothing, equipment and kits. You can receive a
• You enrol on a full level 2 qualification, aged 19-23 (as at           contribution of up to £250 for help with the cost of essential
   31/8/19) and don’t already hold a full level 2 qualification or       clothing, equipment and kits for your courses such as
   higher.                                                              hairdressing, beauty or catering kits and uniforms, etc.*
• You enrol on a full level 3 qualification, aged 19-23 (as at
                                                                      • Free meals. To be eligible for free meals, a student’s
   31/8/19) and don’t already hold a full level 3 qualification or
                                                                        household income must be below £10,000.*
   higher.
Alternatively there is a Payment plan. The college has a plan         *These benefits are means tested and subject to conditions. The
that allows you to pay 75% of course costs in monthly instalments     level of support the college can offer students is dependent on the
after paying 25% when you enrol.                                      total funding received from government. Subject to change.

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FINANCIAL HELP
     Information
     on fees and
     financial support
     for courses at
     Darlington College
     Course costs                                                         The remaining 75% of the tuition fee will be collected in
                                                                          monthly instalments by direct debit concluding one month
     All tuition fees and awarding body costs are non-refundable,
                                                                          before the end of the course.
     unless the course is cancelled by the college.
                                                                          Failure to make payment on the due date will result in all
     The advertised course fees is for the full duration of the course.
                                                                          outstanding fees being immediately due. Continued failure to
     Payment plan                                                         pay course fees may result in your removal from the course of
     Darlington College offers an instalment payment plan for tuition     study.
     fees. You are required to pay 25% of the tuition fee at the point    If you withdraw from your course before completion you will
     of enrolment along with the examination and registration fees.       still be liable for payment of all outstanding fees.

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Exam late entries and re-sits                                        Advanced Learner Loan
Registration and exam entries that do not meet awarding              If you’re aged 19 or over, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner
body closing dates means you may become liable for late fees         Loan. These loans help you to pay the fees charged by colleges
payments. There is no remission on late entry fees. Contact          and training organisations. Most learners aged 19 and over,
Exams on 01325 503104 for further details.                           studying at Level 3 to 6, will qualify for these loans from the UK
Examination re-sits may be charged at the discretion of the          government. It’s easy to apply, your household income isn’t taken
college. Any student requiring more than 2 resits of any             into account and there’s no credit check. You won’t have to pay
individual examination will be referred to the curriculum            anything back until your income is over £25,725 a year.
manager and a fee will be charged at the discretion of the           To qualify you must be:
manager. The manager will ensure that adequate tuition is            • aged 19 or over on the first day of your course (there’s no
received before another re-sit is booked. If a fee is required         upper age limit)
it will be charged at the awarding organisation fee plus 10%         • living in the UK on the first day of your course and have lived in
administration cost. If a re-sit is requested for an examination       the UK, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man for three years
that has been passed, in order to improve a grade, this will be        immediately before this unless you meet one of the exceptions
charged at the same rate as above.
                                                                     • studying with a college or training organisation in England
Professional and Career Development Loans                              approved for public funding
If you are studying a management and professional qualification       • enrolling on an eligible course at Level 3 to 6 (Level 3 or
that runs up to two years you may be able to take out                  4 only if your course begins before 1 August 2019) which
a Professional and Career Development Loan. This is an                 includes A levels, Access to HE Diplomas and other Vocational
agreement you make with a participating bank to borrow an              Qualifications.
amount between £300 and £10,000. You can use it to help with         Financial advice
course fees, other course costs like books, travel, and childcare,
                                                                     It is important for you to consider your own circumstances and
and living expenses. Call the Career Development Loan Helpline
                                                                     look into all options relating to the payment of your course
for more information on 0800 585505.
                                                                     before choosing to take out a loan. For free, impartial advice go
University level qualifications                                       to www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk or contact them on
If you are studying a Teesside University course at Darlington       0800 138 7777.
College then you may be able to apply for a tuition fee loan.        If you earn less than £15,736 a year you may be able to access
Ask for a copy of the Higher Education Courses Financial             free training. Please come and talk to us if you think this could
Information leaflet for more details.                                 apply to you.

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Free distance learning courses. A way of learning remotely
in a flexible convenient way to fit in with your lifestyle.
To qualify for this ***FREE opportunity you must be 19 years old before August 2019 and have lived in
England for 3 years or more

Level 2: Certificate in Principles of Business Administration      Level 2: Certificate in Understanding the Care and
                                                                  Management of Diabetes
Level 2: Certificate in Principles of Customer Service
                                                                  Level 2: Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
Level 2: Certificate in Equality and Diversity
                                                                  Level 2: Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Problems
Level 2: Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance
                                                                  Level 2: Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care
Level 2: Certificate in Understanding Autism
                                                                  Level 2: Certificate in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care
Level 2: Certificate in Counselling Skills
Level 2: Certificate in Nutrition and Health

Express your interest by emailing: distancelearning@darlington.ac.uk or phone the
distance learning team directly on 01325 503126
* If you are aged between 19 and 23 then you must already possess a full Level 2 qualification or equivalent * Not currently
enrolled on an apprenticeship * Please speak to us if you are currently enrolled on an FE/HE programme of study
MANAGEMENT
MATERIAL
SARAH USHER
CAREER JOURNEY STARTED AT
DARLINGTON COLLEGE 2010 - 2012

STUDIED: PART TIME LEVEL 3
BEAUTY THERAPY

CURRENTLY: TREATMENT MANAGER
– ROCKLIFFE HALL
FANTASTIC ON-SITE
     CHILDCARE CENTRE RATED
     OUTSTANDING BY OFSTED

     STUDENT
     BENEFITS
     Assistance you can receive if your household
     income is less than £25,000 for 19+ students
                                                                       If you are 20 or over and have a household income of below
                                                                       £25,000 you can apply for assistance with the cost of childcare
                                                                       through the Learner Support Fund directly to Darlington
     or less than £21,000 for Advanced Learner Loan
                                                                       College’s Finance Team.
     students:
                                                                       Essential clothing, equipment, and kits
     Transport                                                         You can receive a contribution for help with the cost of
     Support with transport is for those students with a household     essential clothing, equipment and kits for your course such as
     income of below £25,000 who live more than 3 miles from the       hairdressing, beauty or catering kits and uniforms etc. To qualify
     college. It includes:                                             your household income must be below £25,000.
     • Free Arriva bus pass for Darlington, County Durham and Tees     Students where household income is less than £16,000 may
       Valley students                                                 also be eligible to claim a bursary worth up to £540 per year
     • A travel grant for students with their own car or who can’t     towards the cost of attending College.
       use public transport
                                                                       Contact Student Finance on 01325 503037 for more info
     Childcare                                                         Subject to eligibility.
     If you are under 20 when you enrol on your course you may
     qualify for childcare fees whilst you study through the Care to
     Learn Fund. For more details visit www.gov.uk/care-to-learn
     and follow the link for Care to Learn or call the helpline on
     0800 1218989.

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KEITH
DOUGLAS-HOGG
CAREER JOURNEY STARTED AT
DARLINGTON COLLEGE 2017 - 2018

STUDIED: LEVEL 5 CERTIFICATE IN
HR MANAGEMENT

NEXT STOP: HEAD OF HR AT GALEDIN

STAR
PERFORMER
STUDENT SUPPORT
     Our dedicated support staff can help support you through
     your time here at the college
     Our skillful staff                           college. You can make an appointment        To find out more about how we
     Here at Darlington College we have           with one of our Careers and Guidance        can help, call one of our Advisers on
     dedicated tutors who all have first hand      Advisers who can offer free impartial       01325 503069.
     industrial experience and can give you the   advice and guidance on education,           Student counselling
     help that you need to succeed on your        training and work prospects. If you are     We recognise that personal and private
     chosen course. We guarantee you will be      unsure about which course to choose         issues are sometimes hard to talk about,
     taught by someone who is a specialist        why not come in and see us. For more        the college counselling service enables
     in your subject area and can share their     details, contact our Guidance Team on       you to talk to someone about personal
     amazing knowledge.                           01325 503040.                               issues. All appointments are confidential.
     Course and information                       Additional learning support                 Call 07740 844 179 for advice.
     Our experienced Course and Information       We can provide the extra support you        Safeguarding Team
     Team are able to offer you detailed          may need to help you succeed in your        Julie Davison
     information on course fees, financial         course, whatever your needs may be.         Student Services and Safeguarding
     assistance and advice on how you can         We can provide a wide range of support,     Manager
     enrol. Call 01325 503030.                    whether it may be in the classroom, help    01325 503036 / 07760 767 324
     Careers Guidance                             with assignment work, communication
                                                                                              Hildy Gardner
     Having trouble deciding what course          and language assistance or sourcing
                                                                                              Safeguarding and Transitions Officer –
     to do? Our careers guidance team has         specialist equipment. To talk to someone
                                                                                              Monday – Thursday
     again been awarded Matrix Accreditation      confidentially call 01325 503190.            01325 503033 / 07809 547 930
     in 2019, a national quality standard for     Studies and personal issues
     careers guidance so you can be assured       We have a team of Student Support
     that our advisers will help you find the      Advisers who can help with course related
     right path – even before you join the        problems and personal issues.

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How to
                use this
                  guide
 Our part time courses
  are grouped together
in areas and each table
  contains information
        on each course.

  1                                                      2         3         4          5     6          7       8
Course                                                   Award    Duration   19+   ER       Start date   Day    Time
                                                                             fee   fee
City and Guilds CAD Level 2 Certificate 7689              C&G      30 wks     941   £45      24.09.19     Tues   6pm-8pm
3D CAD Solid Modelling/Parametrics Level 2 (Sept)        C&G      15 wks     390   £45      25.09.19     Wed    6pm-8pm
3D CAD Solid Modelling/Parametrics Level 2 (Feb)         C&G      15 wks     390   £45      26.02.20     Wed    6pm-8pm

  1      Course: This gives you the course title, level and awarding body of the course
  2      Award: The examining/awarding body that accredits the course
  3      Duration: The length of the course
  4      19+ fee: This is the tuition fee of your course if you are 19+ years of age
  5      ER fee: The Exam/Registration fee relating to the course
  6      Start date: The date of which the course starts
  7      Day: Day of the week on which the course runs
  8      Time: Start and finishing time of the course

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OUR                                                            LEARN, ASPIrE,
                                                                    ACHIEVe TOGEtHeR

     COURSES
Engineering & Design
Course                                                        Award      Duration    19+      ER    Start date     Day            Time
                                                                                     fee      fee
 City and Guilds CAD Level 2 Certificate 7689                  C&G        30 wks      941      £45   24.09.19       Tues           6pm-8pm
 3D CAD Solid Modelling/Parametrics Level 2 (Sept)            C&G        15 wks      390      £45   25.09.19       Wed            6pm-8pm
 3D CAD Solid Modelling/Parametrics Level 2 (Feb)             C&G        15 wks      390      £45   26.02.20       Wed            6pm-8pm

Automotive
Course                                                        Award      Duration    19+      ER    Start date     Day            Time
                                                                                     fee      fee
 L2 Award MOT Testing 3428-02 (Oct)                           C&G        10 wks      £195     £99   02.10.19       Wed            6pm-8pm
 L2 Award MOT Testing 3428-02 (Feb)                           C&G        10 wks      £195     £99   05.02.20       Wed            6pm-8pm
 L1 Basic Automotive Maintenance (Oct)                                               £125     n/a   01.10.19       Tues           6pm-8pm
 L1 Basic Automotive Maintenance (Feb)                                               £125     n/a   04.02.20       Tues           6pm-8pm

Science
Course                                                      Award        Duration    19+      ER    Start date        Day         Time
                                                                                     fee      fee
 Access to HE Diploma (Science) - Pending Student Numbers   One Awards   1 year      £3,384         w/c 09.09.19      Tues/ Wed   9.30am-3pm

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Construction
Course                                                                 Award          Duration     19+        ER     Start date       Day              Time
                                                                                                   fee        fee
Basic DIY - Plastering                                                 College Cert   8 wks        £130              w/c 07.10.19     TBC              6pm-8pm
Basic DIY - Plastering                                                 College Cert   8 wks        £130              w/c 13.01.20     TBC              6pm-8pm
Basic DIY - Carpentry & Joinery                                        College Cert   8 wks        £130              w/c 07.10.19     TBC              6pm-8pm
Basic DIY - Carpentry & Joinery                                        College Cert   8 wks        £130              w/c 13.01.20     TBC              6pm-8pm
Basic DIY - Plumbing                                                   College Cert   8 wks        £130              w/c 07.10.19     TBC              6pm-8pm
Basic DIY - Plumbing                                                   College Cert   8 wks        £130              w/c 13.01.20     TBC              6pm-8pm
Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations         C&G            8 wks        £375              w/c 23.09.19     TBC              5pm-8.15pm
BS7671: 2018 (2018) (2382-18)                                                         (3hrs p/wk)
Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations         C&G            8 wks       £375               w/c 13.01.20     TBC              5pm-8.15pm
BS7671: 2018 (2018) (2382-18)                                                         (3hrs p/wk)
National General Certificate Occupational Health and Safety             NEBOSH         12 wks      £900        £110   w/c 02.09.19     Tues and Wed     5pm-8.45pm
(NEBOSH) Exam w/c 2 Dec 2019. The exam dates are set by
NEBOSH and cannot be changed.
HNC in Building Studies Level 4 - Year 1                               TU             70 wks       £2,250            10.09.19         Tues             9am-5.15pm
                                                                                                   per year
HNC in Building Studies Level 4 - Year 2                               TU             70 wks       £2,250            11.09.19         Wed              9am-5.15pm
                                                                                                   per year

Business
Course                                                           Award Duration             19+    ER                          Start date    Day       Time
                                                                                            fee    fee
CIPD Level 3 Certificate in Human Resource Practice               CIPD       4hrs x 33 wks   £1,265 Student membership, if not                Wed       4pm-8pm
                                                                                                   a member of CIPD already,
                                                                                                   £118 plus £40 for the year,
                                                                                                   which runs up to 30.06.20
CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management                CIPD       4h45m x 32 wks £1,995 Student membership, if not                 Tues      2.30pm-7.15pm
                                                                                                   a member of CIPD already,
                                                                                                   £118 plus £40 for the year,
                                                                                                   which runs up to 30.06.20
CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply CIPS             4hrs x 28 wks   £1,500 £96 per module plus                       Tues      2pm-6pm
                                                                                                   £175 membership
CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply                   CIPS       4hrs x 28 wks   £1,800 £96 per module plus                       Tues      2pm-6pm
                                                                                                   £175 membership
CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply          CIPS       4hrs x 28 wks   £2,000 £96 per module plus                       Wed       2pm-6.30pm
                                                                                                   £175 membership
CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply CIPS            4hrs x 28 wks   £2,200 £96 per module plus                       Wed       2pm-6.30pm
                                                                                                   £175 membership
AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting                  AAT        2.5hrs x 30 wks £633 £130 membership                             Tues       1pm-3.30pm
AAT Level 3 Accounting Diploma* or                               AAT        Yr 1            £2,573 £130 membership                           Tues & Wed 5.30pm-8pm
Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship                                         2.5hrs x 30 wks
                                                                            Yr 2
                                                                            2.5hrs x 30 wks
AAT Level 3 Accounting Diploma* or                               AAT        5hrs x 30 wks   £2,573 £130 membership                           Tues & Wed 5.30pm-8pm
Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship
AAT Level 3 Accounting Diploma* or                               AAT        5hrs x 30 wks   £2,573 £130 membership                           Wed       9.30am-3.30pm
Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship
AAT Level 4 Accounting Diploma or Professional Accounting/       AAT        Yr 1            £2,573 £130 membership                           Thurs     9.30am-3.30pm
Taxation Apprenticeship                                                     6hrs x 30 wks
AAT Level 4 Accounting Diploma or Professional Accounting/       AAT        Yr 1            £2,573 £130 membership                           Thurs     5.30pm-8.30pm
Taxation Apprenticeship                                                     3hrs x 30 wks
                                                                            Yr 2
                                                                            3hrs x 30 wks
CMI Level 3 Diploma in First Line Management* or                 CMI        4hrs x 30 wks   £1,987 £235 membership                                     2pm-6.30pm
Team Leading Apprenticeship
CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership* or             CMI        4hrs x 30 weeks £2,000 £235 membership                                     2pm-6.30pm
Department Manager Apprenticeship
CMI Level 7 Extended Diploma in                                  CMI  5hrs a month          £2,200 £235 membership                           Thurs     1.15pm-7pm
Strategic Management and Leadership                                   for 12 months
Route to Administration and Customer Services Roles              NOCN 10 wks                £215      -                                                9.30am-3pm
(Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development)

Exam and registration fees may be payable on courses listed. For full details of all the fees, please visit www.darlington.ac.uk Fees may be subject to change. You may
be eligible for fee remission on some courses, please speak to our friendly course information team for remission of fees or visit page 8 for more details. You may be
eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan - see page 9.

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IT
Course                                                  Award           Duration                          19+                 ER              Start date                       Day               Time
                                                                                                          fee                 fee
 CCNA Cisco                                             Cisco           9 hrs per module                  £1,000                -                                              Wed               Evening
                                                                        over 44 wks
 IT Users (ITQ) Award Entry Level 3                     C&G             6 wks                                                                                                                    9.30am-3pm
 IT Users (ITQ) Award Level 1                           C&G             6 wks                                                                                                                    9.30am-3pm

English
Course                                                  Award          Duration           19+            ER            Start date               Day                          Time
                                                                                          fee            fee
 *Functional Skills English Entry Level                 Edexcel        15 wks             -              -             w/c 16.09.19             Fri am/Wed eve               9am-12pm /5.30pm-8.30pm
 *Functional Skills English Level 1                     Edexcel        15 wks             -              -             w/c 16.09.19             Fri am/Wed eve               9am-12pm /5.30pm-8.30pm
 *Functional Skills English Level 2                     Edexcel        15 wks             -              -             w/c 16.09.19             Fri am/Wed eve               9am-12pm /5.30pm-8.30pm
 English Language (GCSE)                                Edexcel        30 wks             -              -             w/c 16.09.19             Fri am/Wed eve               9am-12pm /5.30pm-8.30pm

 *Functional Skills courses are FREE to all those who have not achieved a grade C/4 at GCSE. You will also be eligible to sit your first Functional Skills exam for free. All English and maths courses are free as
 long as students do not already have a grade C or grade 4 (9-1). Grade improvement fees apply - please enquire for details.
 All of the English and maths courses are subject to viable numbers, and day of study maybe subject to change.

Maths
Course                                                  Award          Duration           19+            ER            Start date               Day                          Time
                                                                                          fee            fee
 *Functional Skills Maths Entry Level                   Edexcel        15 wks             -              -             w/c 16.09.19             Wed am/Thur eve              9am/5.30pm
 *Functional Skills Maths Level 1                       Edexcel        15 wks             -              -             w/c 16.09.19             Wed am/Thur eve              9am/5.30pm
 *Functional Skills Maths Level 2                       Edexcel        15 wks             -              -             w/c 16.09.19             Wed am/Thur eve              9am/5.30pm
 Maths (GCSE)                                           Edexcel        30 wks             -              -             w/c 16.09.19             Wed pm/Thur eve              1pm/5.30pm

 *Functional Skills courses are FREE to all those who have not achieved a grade C/4 at GCSE. You will also be eligible to sit your first Functional Skills exam for free. All English and maths courses are free as
 long as students do not already have a grade C or grade 4 (9-1). Grade improvement fees apply - please enquire for details.
 All of the English and maths courses are subject to viable numbers, and day of study maybe subject to change.

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Health and Social Care and Childcare
Course                                               Award           Duration      19+         ER      Start date                 Day                 Time
                                                                                   fee         fee
Level 2 Pre Access (Certificate in Skills for         NOCN            34 wks                            w/c 02.09.19
Employment and study in Health Sciences)
Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (RQF)       CPCAB           18 wks                            w/c 02.09.2019
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (RQF)      CPCAB           18 wks                            w/c 02.03.2020
Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support                City & Guilds   34 wks                            w/c 09.09.2019
Level 3 Access to Higher Education                   One Awards      35 wks                            w/c 09.09.2019
Diploma: Health
Level 3 Access to Higher Education Diploma:          One Awards      35 wks                            w/c 02.09.2019
Humanities & Social Science
Level 1 Health and Childcare Beginners Course        NOCN            9 to 30 wks (2.5 days per week)   Oct 2019
(Award/Cert/Diploma)
Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce        CACHE/NCFE 18 months                              w/c 09.09.2019
(Early years Educator) QCF
Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching               CACHE/NCFE 34 wks                                 w/c 09.09.2019
& Learning (Teaching Assistant)
Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid                ITC        2 days                                 On Demand*
Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work         ITC        1 day                                  On Demand*
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding                  CACHE/NCFE 40 hours           £50                 Sept 2019/ May 2020
Safeguarding and Prevention (option for
on site delivery for Schools and Nurseries)
*To book On Demand course, please contact 01325 503212

Exam and registration fees may be payable on courses listed. For full details of all the fees, please visit www.darlington.ac.uk Fees may be subject to change. You may
be eligible for fee remission on some courses, please speak to our friendly course information team for remission of fees or visit page 8 for more details. You may be
eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan - see page 9.

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Art
Course                                    Award         Duration        19+            ER          Start date   Day        Time
                                                                        fee            fee
 L1 Beginners Photography (Sept)          Coll cert     10 wks          £195           n/a         24.09.19     Tues       6-8.30pm
 L1 Beginners Photography (Jan)           Coll cert     10 wks          £195           n/a         08.01.20     Wed        6-8.30pm
 L1 Beginners Photography (April)         Coll cert     10 wks          £195           n/a         16.04.20     Thurs      6-8.30pm
 L2 Intermediate Photography (Jan)        Coll cert     10 wks          £195           n/a         07.01.20     Tues       6-8.30pm
 L2 Intermediate Photography (April)      Coll cert     10 wks          £195           n/a         15.04.20     Wed        6-8.30pm
 L3 Advanced Photography (April)          Coll cert     10 wks          £195           n/a         14.04.20     Tues       6-8.30pm

Fitness
Course                                    Award         Duration        19+            ER          Start date   Day        Time
                                                                        fee            fee
 L2 Fitness Instructing (Gym) (Sept)      Active IQ     10 wks                                     11.09.19     Wed        6-9pm
 L2 Fitness Instructing (Gym) (Dec)       Active IQ     10 wks                                     04.12.19     Wed        6-9pm
 L2 Fitness Instructing (Gym) (March)     Active IQ     10 wks                                     04.03.20     Wed        6-9pm
 L3 Cert Personal Training (Gym) (Sept)   Active IQ     15 wks                                     12.09.19     Thurs      6-9pm
 L3 Cert Personal Training (Gym) (Feb)    Active IQ     15 wks                                     06.02.20     Thurs      6-9pm
 L3 Dip Sports Massage Therapy (Sept)     Active IQ     34 wks                                     17.09.19     Tues       6-9pm
 L4 Cert Sports Massage Therapy (Oct)     Active IQ     20 wks                                     02.10.19     Wed        6-9pm

Journalism
Course                                          Award        Duration         19+      ER          Start date   Day        Time
                                                                              fee      fee
 L3 Dip of Journalism NCTJ                      NCTJ         34 wks                                11.09.19     Mon- Wed   9-5pm

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Catering
Course                                            Award             Duration      19+           ER                Start date              Day           Time
                                                                                  fee           fee
C&G Level 2 Professional Cookery Diploma          City & Guilds     34 wks        £1,287*                         10.09.19                Tues          9am-5.15pm
C&G Level 3 Diploma in Advanced                   City & Guilds                   £1,287*                         09.09.19                Mon           9am-5pm
Professional Cookery (Patisserie route)
C&G Level 3 Diploma in Advanced                   City & Guilds                   £1,287*                         10.09.19                Tues          9am-9pm
Professional Cookery (Kitchen and Larder route)
ABC Award Level 1 Cake Decorating                 ABC               25 wks        £225                            10.09.19                Tues          1.30pm-5pm

*Terms and conditions apply

Hair and Beauty
Course                                              Award            Duration      19+          ER         Start date          Day               Time
                                                                     fee           fee
C&G Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing         City & Guilds    34 wks        £1,287*                 10.09.19            Tues              9.30am-7.15pm
C&G Level 3 Diploma in Hair Services                City & Guilds    34 wks        £1,287*                 10.09.19            Tues              9.30am-7.30pm
C&G Level 2 Diploma in Barbering                    City & Guilds    35 wks        £1,287*                 09.09.19            Mon               9am-6.15pm
C&G Level 3 Diploma in Hair and Media Make Up       City & Guilds    34 wks        £1,287*                 11.09.19            Wed               9.30am-7.00pm
C&G Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy               City & Guilds    34 wks        £1,287*                 10.09.19            Tues & Wed        5pm-9pm
C&G Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy               City & Guilds    34 wks        £1,287*                 11.09.19            Wed               9am-6pm
C&G Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy               City & Guilds    34 wks        £1,287*                 10.09.19            Tues & Thurs      5pm-9pm
Techniques
C&G Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology              City & Guilds    34 wks        £1,287*                 10.09.19            Tues & Thurs      5pm-9pm
C&G Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology                   City & Guilds    34 wks        £1,287*                 10.09.19            Tues              5pm-9pm

*Terms and conditions apply

Exam and registration fees may be payable on courses listed. For full details of all the fees, please visit www.darlington.ac.uk Fees may be subject to change. You may
be eligible for fee remission on some courses, please speak to our friendly course information team for remission of fees or visit page 8 for more details. You may be
eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan - see page 9.

                                                              Course booking line: 01325 503030                                                                      21
FULL COST COURSES
 Catering
 Course                                         Award                    Duration           19+      ER         Start date   Day         Time
                                                                                            fee      fee
 C & G Level 2 Food Safety Award                City & Guilds            1 day              £75                 11.11.19     Monday      8.30am -5.30pm
 C&G Level 2 Food Safety Award                  City & Guilds            1 day              £75                 09.03.20     Monday      8.30am-5.30pm
 C&G Level 2 Food Safety Award                  City & Guilds            1 day              £75                 11.05.20     Monday      8.30am-5.30pm
 BIIABB Personal Licence Holder                 BIIAB                    1 day              £120                07.10.19     Monday      8.30am -5.30pm
 BIIABB Personal Licence Holder                 BIIAB                    1 day              £120                16.03.20     Monday      8.30am -5.30pm
 BIIABB Personal Licence Holder                 BIIAB                    1 day              £120                18.05.20     Monday      8.30am-5.30pm
 Beginners Cake Decorating                      College cert             4 weeks            £180                05.03.20     Thursday    5pm-9pm
 Advanced Cake Decorating                       College cert             5 weeks            £230                23.04.20     Thursday    5pm-9pm

 Beauty - Nails
 Course                                         Award                    Duration           19+      ER         Start date   Day         Time
                                                                                            fee      fee
 E File for Nail Technicians                    College cert             1 day              £55                 11.05.20     Monday      9.30am-4.30pm
 Professional Nail Gel Polish                   College cert             1/2 day            £30                 04.03.20     Wednesday   1pm-5pm
 Professional Nail Art                          College cert             1/2 day            £30                 11.03.20     Wednesday   1pm-5pm
 Express Nail Application                       College cert             1/2 day            £30                 18.03.20     Wednesday   1pm-5pm

 Beauty Skills Up Dates
 Course                                         Award                    Duration           19+      ER         Start date   Day         Time
                                                                                            fee      fee
 Professional Microdermabrasion                 College cert             1 day              £85                 01.06.20     Monday      9.30am-4.30pm
 Professional Microcurrent                      College cert             1 day              £85                 08.06.20     Monday      9.30am-4.30pm
 Non-Surgical Facial Lift

 Hair
 Course                                         Award                    Duration           19+      ER         Start date   Day         Time
                                                                                            fee      fee
 Bridal Hairdressing Techniques                 College cert             1/2 day            £30                 13.05.20     Wednesday   1pm-5pm

 Tanning
 Course                                         Award                    Duration           19+      ER         Start date   Day         Time
                                                                                            fee      fee
 Spray Tan                                      College cert             1/2 day            £30                 27.04.20     Monday      1pm-5pm

 Health and Social Care and Childcare
 Course                                         Award                    Duration           19+      ER         Start date   Day         Time
                                                                                            fee      fee
 ITC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid ITC                           2 days             £140                On Demand*
 ITC Level 3 Award in Emergency            ITC                           1 day              £70                 On Demand*
 First Aid at Work
 *To book On Demand course, please contact 01325 503212

 English, Maths and ESOL
 Course                                         Award                    Duration           19+      ER         Start date   Day         Time
                                                                                            fee      fee
 L3 Award in English for Literacy and Ascentis                           10 wks             £400                18.09.19     Wednesday   TBC
 Language Teaching Specification*                                         (3 hrs per wk)
 L3 Award in Mathematics for Numeracy Ascentis                           10 wks             £400                18.09.19     Wednesday   4.30pm - 5.30pm
 Teaching Specification*                                                  (3 hrs per wk)
 L5 Diploma in Teaching Mathematics* Ascentis                            35 wks             £1,500              18.09.19     Wednesday   5.50pm - 8.30pm
                                                                         (3.5 hrs per wk)
 L5 Diploma in Teaching English*                Ascentis                 35 wks             £1,500              18.09.19     Wednesday   TBC
                                                                         (3.5 hrs per wk)
 L5 Diploma in Teaching English: ESOL*          Ascentis                 35 wks             £1,500              16.09.19                 TBC
                                                                         (3.5 hrs per wk)
 * Courses are subject to viable numbers. Day of study may be subject to change.

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SUPPORTING
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                                                                                                            members of the college population
                                                                                                            and is committed to providing such
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EQUALITY &                                                                                                  all members of its community to
                                                                                                            achieve their full potential. The
                                                                                                            college aims to ensure that everyone
                                                                                                            is equally valued and treats one

DIVERSITY                                                                                                   another with respect and dignity;
                                                                                                            seeking to provide a positive working
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                                                                                                            from discrimination, harassment or
                                                                                                            victimisation.
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ensure complete accuracy. The college reserves the right to make changes to curricular content where
appropriate. The information given in this publication does not impose on the college any obligation to     the spirit of the college’s Equality and
provide, or continue to provide any courses, modules or amenities described. The college reserves the
right to cease to run a programme if insufficient students enrol. However, as far as possible, the college   Diversity Policy. To view this
will accommodate individual requirements.
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Darlington College
Event Dates 2019-2020
Wednesday 23 Oct 2019 (5.30pm – 7.30pm)
Tuesday 26 Nov 2019 (5.30pm – 7.30pm)
Thursday 23 Jan 2020 (5.30pm – 7.30pm)
Wednesday 25 March 2020 (5.30pm – 7.30pm)
Saturday 13 June 2020 (11am – 3pm)
You will be able to enrol onto a course at any of the
above events but there are also other opportunities
to enrol throughout the year.

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