ACHIEVE PART-TIME COURSE GUIDE 2019/20 - HIGHBURY.AC.UK - Highbury College

 
ACHIEVE PART-TIME COURSE GUIDE 2019/20 - HIGHBURY.AC.UK - Highbury College
ACHIEVE
PART-TIME COURSE GUIDE 2019/20
  ADULT PROFESSIONAL & LEISURE COURSES

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WELCOME

              MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL
              A warm welcome to the world of Highbury College, where we offer a fantastic range of part-time
              courses and world-class facilities, which sets us apart from other colleges in the area.

              There is something for everyone, from early years to engineering, business to boatbuilding, we
              have a wide range of courses and a range of levels to choose from: higher education, professional
              qualifications, apprenticeships, taster classes or free training to help you find work.

              For more than 55 years, we have been serving the education and training needs of our local
              community and we are constantly looking for ways of further improving our facilities to ensure we
              stay ahead of the curve in the rapidly changing world in which we live.

              Whatever your needs, talk to us, and discover like so many people before you, there is no place like
              Highbury. We look forward to welcoming you.

              Stella Mbubaegbu CBE
              Principal & Chief Executive

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IT’S
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         EASY
                                                                                   OF STUDENTS AGED 19+ ACHIEVED
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                                                        Why Choose Highbury College.................................3

                ONLINE
                                                        College Facilities.............................................................................. 4
                                                        Paying for Your Course.......................................................... 5
                                                        Advanced Learner Loans..................................................... 6
          VISIT HIGHBURY.AC.UK                          Become an Apprentice........................................................... 7
                                                        Recruit an Apprentice.............................................................. 8
                                                        Access to Higher Education............................................ 9
                                                        Higher Education........................................................................11

          IN PERSON
                                                        Free Courses for Job Seekers...................................13
                                                        Highbury Flexible Learning Centre...................14
                                                        Distance Learning Courses..........................................15
  YOU CAN DROP IN AND APPLY AT                          Prince’s Trust.....................................................................................16

       HIGHBURY CAMPUS.                                 Adult Education in the Community.................17
                                                                  Digital Media & ICT....................................................17
  Highbury Campus, Tudor Crescent, Portsmouth PO6 2SA
                                                                  Cooking & Food................................................................18
                                                                  Personal & Creative Development.......19
                                                                  Preparation for Life & Work...........................20

              BY POST
                                                        Automotive.........................................................................................21
                                                        Business...................................................................................................22
                                                        Catering...................................................................................................24
                                                        Computing & Digital Technologies...................25
SEND THE POSTAL APPLICATION FORM
                                                        Construction & Building Services......................26
    TO OUR FREEPOST ADDRESS:                            Engineering inc. Marine....................................................31
           Highbury College (Advice Centre),            ESOL.............................................................................................................32
        FREEPOST (PT332), Portsmouth PO6 2BR
                                                        Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy............................34
                                                        Health & Safety............................................................................35
                                                        Health, Care & Early Years............................................36
                                                        Maths & English...........................................................................37

  FIND OUT MORE
                                                        Media & Creative Arts........................................................38
                                                        Sport .............................................................................................................39
                                                        Teacher Education & Support..................................40
 GIVE US A CALL ON 023 9238 3131                        How to Apply...................................................................................43
 OR EMAIL INFO@HIGHBURY.AC.UK                           Application Form........................................................................44
                                                        How to Find Us.............................................................................46

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WHY
WHY CHOOSE HIGHBURY COLLEGE?

                                   CHOOSE

                                   COLLEGE?
                                   BOOST YOUR CAREER PROSPECTS                                              SUPPORT YOU CAN COUNT ON
                                   Part-time courses are a great way to boost your personal and             Our specialist support staff will guide you through the application
                                   professional abilities in a time frame which suits your lifestyle.       process and advise you on any financial assistance you might be
                                   Highbury Employment Services Team are on hand to support you             eligible for. But it doesn’t stop there; during your course you may
                                   into employment or an apprenticeship at any time during and up           also be able to access careers, exams and learning support.
                                   to one year after the completion of your course.

                                   SPECIALIST CAREERS SUPPORT                                               PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF
                                   The Careers Team can support you in making choices if you’re not         TECHNOLOGY
                                   sure which course or career to pursue. The team are professionally
                                                                                                            Highbury College’s award-winning use of technology encourages
                                   qualified and can help you at every stage: before you start, whilst
                                                                                                            all of our students to be at the cutting edge of innovations.
                                   you are on your course and after you leave.

                                   STUDENT LIFE
                                   Studying a part-time course is a great way to make new friends, gain confidence and have fun! You’ll also have the opportunity to join the
                                   National Union of Students enabling you to access great discounts on a wide range of services, from railcards to retail.

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COLLEGE FACILITIES
COLLEGE FACILITIES
RECREATION AREAS                                   SPORT & FITNESS
The College recreation areas are great places      The Sports Centre at Highbury Campus has
to meet your friends, relax, chat or study at      a wide range of facilities, including a sports
one of the many computers available.               hall, gym and fitness classes. Sports on offer
                                                   include badminton, mini-tennis and five-a-side
You can play table tennis, table football or       football, as well as Zumba, basketball
pool. Here you’ll also find the NUS desk, with     and martial arts.
lots of information about the many great deals
and activities on offer. There is a Recreation     Discounted membership is on offer to new
Area on the Deck, situated on the first floor      students during the first four weeks of term.
above the Galley restaurant at Highbury            Monthly and pay-as-you-go membership
Campus and on the ground floor at Highbury         options are available.
Northarbour Centre.

                                                   FOOD & DRINK
LIBRARY SERVICE                                    Refectories at Highbury Campus and the
Our library offers a variety of resources          Highbury Northarbour Centre offer a good
and equipment, including computers, online         range of refreshments, Fairtrade products and
materials, books, magazines, newspapers            healthy eating options.
and DVDs.

There are also group study areas, quiet areas,
and wireless technology if you want to use
your own laptop. Students with learning
difficulties and disabilities are able to access
                                                   NURSERIES
supportive technology.                             Highbury has an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’
                                                   nursery located at our Highbury Campus.
In addition, e-books and resources are             The Honeypot Nursery offers care for babies
available through the Virtual Library, which       and children up to four years of age and was
can be accessed from any College computer          described by Ofsted, as an "exceptionally
or from home via the Internet.                     welcoming, attractive and stimulating
The library also provides access to Canvas,        environment for children".
our virtual learning environment, providing
anytime/anyplace learning.

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PAYING FOR
PAYING FOR YOUR COURSE

                             FEES FOR EACH COURSE ARE LISTED WITH THE COURSE DETAILS. YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO FREE
                             OR DISCOUNTED STUDY IF YOU MEET ANY OF THE CRITERIA SET OUT BELOW.

                             FREE OR DISCOUNTED STUDY                                                 FINANCIAL SUPPORT
                             If you meet any of the following criteria you may be eligible for free   Students aged 19 and over may be eligible for help with the cost
                             or discounted study depending on your selected course:                   of childcare, travel, kit, uniform, equipment and other expenses
                                                                                                      associated with the cost of coming to college.
                                you are aged 19+ and in receipt of active benefits (e.g. Job
                                Seeker’s Allowance, Employment Support Allowance) and                 Students aged over 19 studying a Level 3 or above course, or
                                studying below Level 3                                                students studying an advanced course such as a HNC/HND,
                                you are aged 19 to 23 years and wish to study for your first full     can apply for a Student Loan. Students may also be able to make
                                Level 2 qualification (BTEC Level 2, NVQ Level 2 or equivalent)       payment by instalments.
                                you are aged 19 to 23 years and wish to study for your first          Student Loans and the Advanced Learner Loan can help you pay
                                full Level 3 qualification (A Levels, BTEC Level 3, NVQ Level 3       for work-related learning to boost your job prospects or help you
                                or equivalent)                                                        retrain for a new career.
                                you have been referred to the College through your local Job
                                                                                                      Some courses can be paid for by your employer as part of an
                                Centre Plus office
                                                                                                      apprenticeship, for example HR CIPD. Please see page 7 for more
                                you have recently been made redundant or are under threat             information about apprenticeships.
                                of redundancy
                                you are of any age and wish to study a Functional Skills or GCSE      Please contact the College if you would like to talk about funding
                                Maths and/or English qualification                                    for your course.

                                you are aged under 19 on 31st August 2019                             For more information about reduced cost or free courses
                                you are aged over 60 at the start of the course                       and financial support, please email info@highbury.ac.uk,
                                                                                                      call 023 9238 3131 (select option 3) or pop along to the College.
                                If you are employed, studying below Level 3 and earn less than
                                £16,009.50 per year.
                             Please note: in some cases exam and registration fees may
                             be payable.
                                                                                                      FEE PAYMENT
                                                                                                      All course fees are payable at the time of enrolment. If the annual
                                                                                                      course fee is more than £150 you may be able to pay by instalments
                             INFORMATION, ADVICE & GUIDANCE                                           (subject to agreement at enrolment) by direct debit. The first
                                                                                                      instalment must be paid by cash or card on the day you enrol on to
                             The Admissions Team are here to help. We can talk to you in              your course. This will usually be on the first day of your course.
                             confidence about careers, support and which course is right for you.
                             We can also give advice about fees and check whether you are             If your course is being paid for by your employer, please obtain a
                             eligible for free or discounted study.                                   purchase order number from your employer prior to enrolment.
                                                                                                      For all payments being paid by a third party, you will be asked to
                             Please call 023 9238 3131 to talk to our Admissions Team.                complete a Sponsor Form at enrolment.

                                                                                                      All students remain liable for the full fees if you do not
                                                                                                      attend, withdraw or in the event of non-payment of invoice from
                                                                                                      your sponsor or loan.

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ADVANCED

                                                                                                                                                  ADVANCED LEARNER LOANS
LEARNER LOANS
ARE YOU AGED 19 OR OVER AND THINKING ABOUT FURTHER STUDY?                                                              ?
You may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan that will cover your course fees.              GET YOUR COURSE
You can apply for all or part of the total fee (minimum £300).
                                                                                                FOR FREE
The loans are available for most learners aged 19 and over who wish to study eligible
                                                                                                If you take out an Advanced
courses at Level 3 and above. Eligible courses are indicated with the symbol 'AL' in the loan
                                                                                                Learner Loan to study an Access
column of the course information tables on pages 17 to 40.
                                                                                                to Higher Education course
You can apply for a loan online, through the Student Loans Company, once you have been          and go on to complete a higher
offered a place on your chosen course. The Admissions Team will provide you with the            education qualification, your
information that you will need to complete your application. Your household income will not     Advanced Learner Loan will be
be taken into account and there is no credit check.                                             'written off', making your Access
                                                                                                course free!*
                                                                                                *Terms and conditions apply; for more
                                                                                                 information on this policy, please contact
                                                                                                 info@highbury.ac.uk

REPAYMENTS
You pay back your loan (plus interest) when you finish your course and earn more than
£25,725 a year. Your repayments will stop if your income drops below £25,725 a year.
                                                                                                FIND OUT MORE
Your annual repayment amount will be 9% of any income you earn over £25,725.
                                                                                                       023 9238 3131
                       EXAMPLE OF EARNINGS AND REPAYMENTS
                                                                                                       info@highbury.ac.uk
                   Earnings                                      Repayments                            highbury.ac.uk
               £25,725 or less                                   £0 per month

                   £27,000                                       £9 per month

                   £30,000                                      £32 per month

Please visit gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan for full terms and conditions.

Please note: If you are 19-23 years old and studying your first full eligible course at
Level 3, you may still be entitled to study for free. The Admissions Team will be able
to advise further.

In addition to the Advanced Learner Loan, students can also apply for help with the cost
of childcare, travel, kit, uniform, equipment and other expenses associated with the cost of
coming to College. Please email info@highbury.ac.uk for an Advanced Learner Loan Bursary
application form.

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AN
APPRENTICESHIPS

                      APPRENTICE
                      WITH HIGHBURY
                      WHAT IS AN APPRENTICESHIP?                                                              CAN ANYONE BECOME AN
                      An apprenticeship is a real job with training which allows you to                       APPRENTICE?
                      earn while you learn, plus gain a nationally recognised qualification.
                                                                                                              Apprenticeships are available to anyone over the age of 16, living in
                      Apprenticeships take between one and five years to complete and                         the EU for the last 3 years. There are different entry requirements
                      are available in 1,500 occupations across 170 industries, varying                       depending on the sector and job.
                      from construction through to IT and the creative and digital sectors.

                                                                                                              APPLYING FOR AN APPRENTICESHIP
                      KEY BENEFITS OF DOING AN                                                                Depending on your circumstances, there are three ways to
                      APPRENTICESHIP                                                                          get started:

                                                                                                              1
                          You earn a wage                                                                            If you already have an employer and you are ready to start
                                                                                                                     an apprenticeship, contact our Employment Services Team
                          You'll receive training in the skills employers want                                       on 023 9238 3131 (option 1) or email
                                                                                                                     employmentservices@highbury.ac.uk

                                                                                                              2
                          There are excellent progression opportunities, whether
                                                                                                                     If you do not have an employer, view our list of current
                          you are looking to study further or climb the ranks within
                                                                                                                     apprenticeship vacancies and apply online at
                          the workplace
                                                                                                                     highbury.ac.uk/appvacancies

                                                                                                              3
                          Apprentices have an increased future earning potential                                     If there are no suitable vacancies currently available, you can
                          – you could enjoy marked salary increases when you complete                                register online, and one of our Employment Services Team
                          your training, and those completing a higher apprenticeship                                will let you know when a potential match becomes available.
                          could see increased earnings of an estimated £150,000
                          over a lifetime*

                          Learning is delivered at a pace suited to you with the support
                          of a mentor
                                                                                                                  FIND OUT MORE
                          You'll receive employer benefits including a pension and
                                                                                                                       023 9238 3131 (option 1)
                          paid holiday
                      There are various levels of apprenticeships you could apply for                                  employmentservices@highbury.ac.uk
                      (from Level 2-7) depending on your current skills and qualifications.                            highbury.ac.uk/apprenticeships
                      *University education - Is this the best route into employment? AAT and CEBR Feb-2013

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                                                                                                                                                  APPRENTICESHIPS
APPRENTICE
WITH HIGHBURY
Equip your business with new skills for the future with an apprentice. Highbury College
has trained thousands of apprentices since it opened its doors in 1963, which means
you can feel confident in the service we provide. Whether you are looking to upskill
existing staff or employ someone new, Highbury Employment Services can guide you                  MORE INFORMATION
through the process.
                                                                                                  To find out how we can support your
                                                                                                  apprenticeship plan:

APPRENTICESHIPS CAN HELP YOU                                                                           023 9238 3131 (option 1)
   Grow your business and solve recruitment challenges                                                 employers@highbury.ac.uk
   Breed creativity and enthusiasm with new talent, or retain and upskill current staff
   Provide training that’s tailored to the requirements of your business – learning can
   even be done in your workplace, minimising disruption and maximising impact
   Upskill your existing staff to cultivate and grow the knowledge base in your company.

                                                                                   ADVICE ON APPRENTICESHIP REFORMS

                                                                                   We can guide you through the educational
                                                                                   and funding changes.

    PROGRAMME DESIGN
    AND ASSESSMENT

    We can help you design an
    apprenticeship to suit your needs.

                                                                  WHAT
                                                                  WE
                                                                                                              RECRUITMENT

                                                                                                              Our service includes free
                                                                                                              advertising, shortlisting and

                                                                  OFFER                                       interviewing.

         FINANCIAL GUIDANCE

         Help with your HMRC digital
         account and advice about
         government incentives.                                                           BUSINESS AND TRAINING NEEDS ANALYSIS

                                                                                          Benefit from a dedicated and experienced
                                                                                          account manager.

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ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION

                                 TO HIGHER EDUCATION
                                 OUR ACCESS COURSES ARE SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR
                                 STUDENTS AGED 19+ WHO ARE PREPARING FOR HIGHER
                                 EDUCATION.

                                                                                                                                                       ?
                                 Students from Highbury’s one-year Access to Higher Education courses have progressed
                                 to universities both locally and throughout the country. They include Oxford, Cambridge,       ADVANCED LEARNER LOAN
                                 Brighton, Edinburgh, London SOAS, Manchester, Sussex, Warwick, Winchester and York as
                                 well as the nearby universities of Southampton, Chichester and Portsmouth.
                                                                                                                                – DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                                                                                If you take out an Advanced
                                 The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a Level 3 qualification and offers pathways that     Learner Loan to study an Access
                                 could lead to a degree of your choosing in pharmacy, biological and biomedical sciences,       to Higher Education course
                                 nutrition, social work, and health-related degrees.                                            and go on to complete a higher
                                                                                                                                education qualification, your
                                                                                                                                Advanced Learner Loan will be
                                                                                                                                'written off', making your Access
                                                                                                                                course free!*
                                 COST                                                                                           *Terms and conditions apply, for more
                                                                                                                                 information on this policy, please contact
                                 Depending on your circumstance you may be eligible for full fee remission or could cover the    info@highbury.ac.uk
                                 cost of the course with an Advanced Learner Loan (see pages 5 & 6 for more information).

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ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION
CLASSROOM COURSES
  ACCESS HEALTH & HUMAN SCIENCE                                            ACCESS PHARMACY & BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE
This course will prepare you for higher education. You are free          This course is specifically designed for students who require extra
to study different subject combinations according to the entry           support to prepare for higher education and university. This course
requirements of the university of your choice. This course can lead      can lead into a wide range of degrees and careers including human
into a wide range of degrees and careers including nursing and           biology, biology, chemistry, further chemistry and physics. Located
midwifery, social work and human sciences. Located at Highbury           at Highbury Campus, classes run three to four days a week, in a
Campus, classes run three to four days a week, in a combination of       combination of mornings, afternoons and evenings.
mornings, afternoons and evenings.

*NEW* ONLINE COURSES
  ACCESS BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT                                             ACCESS SOCIAL SCIENCE & HEALTH
If you always wanted a career in business, but never got the             Under the broad umbrella of social science, the fundamental focus
qualifications to get into university, we have the solution for you.     is on human relationships and the way they interact with society.
During this distance learning course, you will learn applicable          A continuing issue is making certain that each and every community
aspects in the running of a business such as approaches to               has access to the healthcare they need. If you want to take a further
management, staff structures, macro and microeconomics, as well          look at today’s health issues and the impact society and social
as business law, marketing and budget management.                        factors have on healthcare, you can do so with this course.

  ACCESS EDUCATION                                                         ACCESS SOCIAL SCIENCE
Want to study an education related subject at undergraduate level        If you’re interested in the human mind, or you want to gain a deeper
but not yet sure which area suits you best? Then this General            understanding of the reasoning behind criminal activity, this could
Pathway Access Education is the ideal course for you. It provides        be the course for you. Throughout the modules, they will examine
a great balance of educational practice alongside theory and             topics such as criminal justice, prison systems, crime and deviance
childhood studies, making it the perfect programme for students          and even criminal law.
who want to gain a valuable insight into the world of education.
                                                                           ACCESS SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES
  ACCESS HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
                                                                         This qualification offers a balanced combination of sociological,
This qualification is one of our most popular courses. This is because   historical, political and psychological units and ensures students
the healthcare sector offers a diverse range of challenging and          are prepared for the academic demands of student life. Particularly
exciting career paths for students to choose from. The carefully         suitable for students with a critical mind and a keen interest in how
selected modules are full of content that allows students to             society functions, this course has been designed especially for
understand the basis of the healthcare system and the human body.        individuals who want to attend university.

  ACCESS MIDWIFERY                                                         ACCESS SOCIAL WORK
For anyone dreaming to become a midwife, the Access Midwifery            Do you want a career that really matters? Are you a good problem
qualification is the right choice to gain the insight you need for a     solver with great people skills? If so, you could make an amazing
midwifery degree. The course not only prepares students for the          social worker. However, in order to begin practicing in this field, you
challenges of academia, but also builds the knowledge foundation in      will need to achieve a degree. This course has been designed for
everything from human reproduction to the skeletal system.               people who want to go to university and study social work.

  ACCESS NURSING                                                           ACCESS MEDICINE & HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONS
This course gives you the opportunity to apply for a degree in           The aim of this course is to provide you with the knowledge that will
nursing – preparing you well for academic work and the prospect          get you fully prepared when applying to universities as you begin
of university life. The vast majority of universities and colleges       your journey on a medicine or healthcare-related degree. Once you
will accept Access to Higher Education Diplomas as an entry              graduate you will be able to enter a wide range of careers. These
requirement, but you are advised to check this with each of the          include pharmaceuticals, dentistry, physiotherapy and many more.
establishments you’re interested in attending.

  ACCESS SCIENCE
Those who choose to enrol on this course, will study modules in
chemistry, biology and physics. As they do this, they will build up a
foundation of knowledge, which will prepare them for the demands                                 APPLY ONLINE
of studying science at university. Given that this pathway delves
into numerous areas of science, it is perfect for those who have not                             highbury.ac.uk
decided which area they would like to specialise in for their degree.

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HIGHER EDUCATION

                        EDUCATION
                                                                                                                                           STUDENT LOANS
                                                                                                                                                MAY BE AVAILABLE

                                                                                                                                                   SEE PAGE 5

                        HIGHBURY COLLEGE OFFERS A RANGE OF CAREER-FOCUSED, HIGH-QUALITY, LOCAL AND AFFORDABLE
                        HIGHER EDUCATION COURSES.

                        Options include full-time HNCs and HNDs, Higher Apprenticeships,         All our courses have been developed in collaboration with
                        part-time professional qualifications, teacher training and an award-    employers to ensure that you gain the skills you need to succeed.
                        winning fast-track journalism diploma accredited by the NCTJ.            Our qualifications include substantial work placements, providing
                                                                                                 you with many opportunities to develop your employability skills
                        We work closely with businesses and industry to ensure our courses       and career prospects.
                        equip you with the core skills valued by employers.
                                                                                                 Our students tell us time and time again how much they value
                        Our strong focus on employability and work-related learning, and         the smaller class sizes, one-to-one support from their tutors, and
                        our highly experienced lecturers mean that you will benefit from         the informal, supportive learning environment. The Quality
                        high academic standards, excellent teaching and a first-class learning   Assurance Agency (QAA) conducted their most recent review of
                        experience that will help you in your chosen career.                     our university level provision and Highbury College met
                                                                                                 expectations in all four areas.

                   “When I was looking at colleges, Highbury seemed like
                    the best place to go. It had better facilities for IT than
                    others around here. My course has been good. I would
                    definitely recommend Highbury to other people.”
                   ABDEL SAMIH | COMPUTER NETWORKING STUDENT

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HNCS & HNDS                                                               HIGHER PROFESSIONAL

                                                                                                                                                        HIGHER EDUCATION
Higher National Certificates (HNCs) and Higher National Diplomas          QUALIFICATIONS
(HNDs) are studied part-time, making them ideal for anyone who            Professional qualifications are a great way to further your career
is unable to attend a full-time course. You could be in work and          within your chosen industry or retrain in a new area to current
looking to increase your skills and career prospects or looking to        industry standards. They are for people of all ages looking to upskill
retrain. Highly valued by employers, they can often lead directly to      in their chosen profession or move into a new vocation.
employment. The HNC can be ‘topped up’ to a HND, which can
lead to the third year of an honours degree.                              We offer professional qualifications ranging from Level 3/4 to Level
                                                                          6 in areas including:
HNC and HND courses include:
                                                                             ACCOUNTING
   LEVEL 4 HNC IN COMPUTING
                                                                             AUTOMOTIVE
   LEVEL 4 HNC IN BUSINESS
                                                                             BUILT ENVIRONMENT
   LEVEL 4 HNC IN ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
                                                                             CONSTRUCTION AND SITE MANAGEMENT
   LEVEL 4 HNC IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
                                                                             COMPUTING
   LEVEL 4 HNC IN CONSTRUCTION AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
                                                                             FLORISTRY
   LEVEL 5 HND IN COMPUTING
                                                                             HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
   LEVEL 5 HND IN BUSINESS
                                                                             HUMAN RESOURCES
   LEVEL 5 HND IN CONSTRUCTION AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
                                                                             JOURNALISM
   LEVEL 5 HND IN GENERAL ENGINEERING
                                                                             TEACHER TRAINING

HIGHER LEVEL APPRENTICESHIPS
Higher Level Apprenticeships have been developed to provide a new route for people to earn and learn across a broad range of industries.
And at Level 4/5 it’s possible to top-up to a degree in some sectors. You could be looking to change your career or increase your skills – and
there’s no age limit.

The programmes we offer include:

   LEVEL 4 ENGINEERING (MECHANICAL/ELECTRICAL)                               LEVEL 4 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
   LEVEL 4 IT, SOFTWARE, WEB AND TELECOMS PROFESSIONALS                      LEVEL 4 BUILT ENVIRONMENT
   LEVEL 4 ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN                                             LEVEL 5 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

HOW DO I APPLY?
HNCS, HNDS AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
                   Complete an online application form. You can do this by visiting highbury.ac.uk, finding the course you are
     ONLINE
                   interested in and clicking the ‘Apply’ button.

                   Contact us to request a paper application form by calling 023 9238 3131, or emailing info@highbury.ac.uk.
     BY POST
                   Once you’ve received the application form, just fill it out and post it back to us free of charge.

HIGHER LEVEL APPRENTICESHIPS
Contact us to discuss your Higher Apprenticeship opportunities. Please email employmentservices@highbury.ac.uk or phone
us on 023 9238 3131 and ask for the Highbury Employment Service.

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FREE COURSES FOR JOB SEEKERS

                                    FOR JOB
                                    SEEKERS
                                    ARE YOU IN RECEIPT OF JOB SEEKER’S ALLOWANCE (JSA), EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT
                                    ALLOWANCE (ESA), OR OTHER WORK-RELATED BENEFITS? IF SO, YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO
                                    FREE TRAINING TO HELP YOU GET BACK INTO WORK.
                                    Highbury College offers a wide range of courses that will help you gain employment. We also have our own careers specialists, who will
                                    actively seek employment opportunities for you. We can help you improve your IT skills, CV writing, interview skills and much more.

                                    In addition to the courses on offer, we can help you improve your chances of finding work with short courses tailored to meet sector
                                    requirements. These will give you a better idea of what is required by employers in specific industries.

                                    FREE COURSES FOR JOB SEEKERS AT HIGHBURY INCLUDE:

                                      INTRODUCTION TO WORKING IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                       INTRODUCTION TO WORKING IN THE WAREHOUSE INDUSTRY
                                      INTRODUCTION TO WORKING IN A CALL CENTRE                                 MAKE IT WORK (INTENSIVE EMPLOYABILITY AND WORK EXPERIENCE)
                                      INTRODUCTION TO WORKING IN THE CARE SECTOR                               EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS
                                      INTRODUCTION TO WORKING IN THE CLEANING INDUSTRY                         MATHS & ENGLISH
                                      INTRODUCTION TO CUSTOMER SERVICE                                         ESOL
                                      INTRODUCTION TO WORKING IN THE HOSPITALITY SECTOR                        ICT
                                      INTRODUCTION TO WORKING IN THE RETAIL SECTOR

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HIGHBURY

                                                                                                                                  HIGHBURY FLEXIBLE LEARNING CENTRE
FLEXIBLE
LEARNING
CENTRE
OUR FLEXIBLE LEARNING CENTRE IS CONVENIENTLY LOCATED IN
ARUNDEL STREET, IN THE HEART OF PORTSMOUTH.
                                                                                         OPENING TIMES:
It offers a range of accredited courses for anyone interested in furthering their
                                                                                         Extended opening hours on two
learning. You can enrol at any time and study at your own pace in the Centre’s relaxed
                                                                                         nights a week make it even easier
and friendly atmosphere. Learning is mostly through easy-to-follow workbooks that
                                                                                         to study at the Flexible Learning
take you through an entire course in simple steps. Helpful and supportive tutors with
                                                                                         Centre.
plenty of experience are on hand to provide assistance whenever you need it.
                                                                                         MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS: 9AM–4PM
                                                                                         TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS: 9AM–8PM
                                                                                         FRIDAYS: 9AM–12NOON
A RANGE OF COURSES ARE ON OFFER INCLUDING:
  ICT BEGINNERS — LEVEL 2
  MATHS & ENGLISH ENTRY 3 — LEVEL 2
  OCN LONDON BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ENTRY 3 — LEVEL 2
  OCN LONDON CUSTOMER SERVICE — LEVEL 2                                                  FIND OUT MORE
  OCN LONDON RETAIL ENTRY 3 — LEVEL 2                                                        023 9238 3131
Please drop in for a chat if you would like to know more about the courses that are          info@highbury.ac.uk
available – you can find us at 49 Arundel St, Portsmouth PO1 1ND.
                                                                                             highbury.ac.uk

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FREE VRQ
DISTANCE LEARNING COURSES

                                 COURSES
                                 STUDY FOR A VOCATIONALLY RELATED QUALIFICATION WITH HIGHBURY COLLEGE.
                                 Highbury College is offering a range of FREE 12-week distance learning Vocationally Related Qualifications (VRQs). The courses, which can
                                 be started at any point during the year, allow you to learn in your own time, in your own space, and at a pace that suits you.

                                     WE OFFER QUALIFICATIONS IN A                                        WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A VRQ?
                                     RANGE OF AREAS:
                                                                                                                the courses are FREE
                                           Level 2 Certificate in
                                           EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY                                               upon successful completion you will have achieved a
                                                                                                                nationally recognised qualification at Level 2
                                           Level 2 Certificate in
                                           MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
                                                                                                                you will receive a set of high-quality learning support
                                           Level 2 Certificate in                                               materials that will be yours to keep and use as a reference
                                           UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIOUR THAT CHALLENGES
                                                                                                                the VRQ will further your professional development and
                                           Level 2 Certificate in                                               look great on your CV.
                                           PRINCIPLES OF WORKING WITH INDIVIDUALS
                                           WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

                                           Level 2 Certificate in
                                           PREPARING TO WORK IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE

                                           Level 2 Certificate in                                            FIND OUT MORE
                                           UNDERSTANDING SAFEGUARDING AND PREVENT
                                                                                                                  023 9232 8795
                                           Level 2 Certificate in
                                           INFORMATION, ADVICE OR GUIDANCE                                        info@highbury.ac.uk/VRQs
                                           Level 2 Certificate in                                                 highbury.ac.uk
                                           PRINCIPLES OF CUSTOMER SERVICE

                                           Level 2 Certificate in
                                           PRINCIPLES OF TEAM LEADING
                                                                                                                     SEE HIGHBURY.AC.UK FOR
                                           Level 2 Certificate in
                                           PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION                                 THE LATEST COURSES.
                                           Level 2 Certificate in
                                           LEAN MANAGEMENT ORGANISATIONAL TECHNIQUES

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PRINCE’S TRUST
MAKE IT HAPPEN WITH THE

THE PRINCE’S TRUST TEAM PROGRAMME IS A FREE 12-WEEK COURSE THAT COULD CHANGE YOUR LIFE.
The course offers work experience, challenging community projects and an adventurous five-day, team-building residential trip for 16 to 25
year-olds in and around the Portsmouth area. Programmes start in May, September and January.

  INCREASE YOUR CONFIDENCE                        GET CAREER ADVICE                                IMPROVE YOUR MATHS AND ENGLISH
  DEVELOP YOUR WORK AND STUDY SKILLS              ACHIEVE A RECOGNISED QUALIFICATION               MAKE NEW FRIENDS AND HAVE FUN

    PLACES AVAILABLE NOW
         023 9238 3131
         07771 644 771
         princes.trust@highbury.ac.uk
         highbury.ac.uk/princes-trust

 “Highbury College and The Prince's Trust
   team taught me how to lay out my CV
      properly and how to sell myself.

  They gave me the confidence to go and
   get my current job, where I have been
        promoted to team leader!”
 LOU ROBINSON | FORMER PRINCE'S TRUST TEAM MEMBER

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ADULT EDUCATION
ADULT EDUCATION

                       IN THE COMMUNITY
                       Highbury’s adult education courses and training can help you learn something new, take up a new hobby
                       or improve your chances of finding work. Courses are available for groups and individuals all year round
                       and take place at more than 50 community venues in Portsmouth and the surrounding area, as well as at
                       Highbury College centres.

                       FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ANY OF OUR ADULT EDUCATION COURSES
                       CALL 023 9238 3131 OR EMAIL INFO@HIGHBURY.AC.UK

                       DIGITAL MEDIA & ICT
                       Highbury College offers a range of digital media, ICT and creative courses to suit all abilities. Courses cover a
                       range of subjects, from an introduction to digital photography to learning to use a computer and basic cookery
                       courses. Flexible computing courses let you work towards a recognised qualification, such as a Level 2 certificate,
                       or alternatively study a single module from the many options available.

                       Highbury College offers a range of bespoke digital media courses for employers designed around their needs.
                       These courses can be delivered within the workplace or at Highbury College. Highbury College has excellent
                       provision for visually impaired students, housing its own designated visually impaired classroom. A range of
                       accredited and taster courses are offered.

                        COURSE                                                    am pm eve   VENUE        START     DURATION   FEE    REG FEE   TOTAL   LOAN   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

                                                                                                        DIGITAL MEDIA & ICT

                        Create a Calendar using Photography                       • •         Various     Flexible   9 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Google Photos                                             • •         Various     Flexible   3 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –     Taster session.

                        Introduction to Digital Photography                       • •         Various     Flexible   9 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Introduction to Microsoft Office Suite (Beginners) • •                Various     Flexible   9 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Introduction to Microsoft Office Suite                    • •         Various     Flexible   9 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –
                        (Intermediate)

                        Introduction to Social Media                              • •         Various     Flexible   3 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –     Taster session.

                        Introduction to using Photoshop Elements                  • •         Various     Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Introduction to PowerPoint                                • •         Various     Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –     Taster session.

                        Introduction to Publisher                                 • •         Various     Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –     Taster session.

                        Introduction to Spreadsheets                              • •         Various     Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –     Taster session.

                        Introduction to the Internet                              • •         Various     Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –     Taster session.

                        Introduction to Word Processing                           • •         Various     Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –     Taster session.

                        Keeping your Data Safe Online                             • •         Various     Flexible   3 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

                        £*       Fee reductions may apply (see page 5 for eligibility criteria)
                        AC       Highbury Arundel Centre

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ADULT EDUCATION
 COURSE                                                    am pm eve    VENUE     START     DURATION    FEE    REG FEE   TOTAL   LOAN   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

                                                                       DIGITAL MEDIA & ICT (CONTINUED)

 Libre Office                                              • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

 Take Back your Online Privacy                             • •         Various   Flexible    3 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –     Taster session.

 Level 1 OCN London Award for IT Users (ITQ)               • • •       Various   Flexible    Flexible   £77     £33      £110*    –     A range of ICT modules
                                                                                                                                        are available.

 Level 1 OCN London Certificate for IT Users               • • •       Various   Flexible    Flexible   £150    £55      £205*    –     A range of ICT modules
 (ITQ)                                                                                                                                  are available.

 Level 2 OCN London Certificate for IT Users               • • •       Various   Flexible    Flexible   £197    £66      £263*    –     A range of ICT modules
 (ITQ)                                                                                                                                  are available.

 Entry 3 OCN London Award in Online Basics                 • •         Various   Flexible   60 hours    £72     £28      £100*    –

 Entry 3 OCN London Certificate in Online Basics           • •         Various   Flexible   150 hours   £150    £57      £207*    –

 Level 1 OCN London Award in Online Basics                 • •         Various   Flexible   60 hours    £72     £28      £100*    –

 Level 1 OCN London Award in Internet Safety               • •         Various   Flexible   20 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

 Level 1 OCN London Certificate in Digital Skills          • •         Various   Flexible   150 hours   £150    £57      £207*    –

                                                                        IT FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

 Introduction to Shortcut Keys on a Computer               • •             AC    Flexible    3 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

 Hotkeys for the Visually Impaired                         • •             AC    Flexible    6 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

 Speech Software for the Visually Impaired                 • •             AC    Flexible   10 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

 Magnification Software for the Visually Impaired          • •             AC    Flexible    6 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

 £*       Fee reductions may apply (see page 5 for eligibility criteria)
 AC       Highbury Arundel Centre

COOKING & FOOD
Our range of flexible cookery courses can help you master some basic food preparation skills, make healthy choices
and reduce your food waste.

 COURSE                                                    am pm eve    VENUE     START     DURATION    FEE    REG FEE   TOTAL   LOAN   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 Cooking on a Budget                                       • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

 Flavours of the World                                     • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

 Healthy Cooking                                           • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

 Love Food, Hate Waste                                     • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

 ‘Free From’ Meals                                         • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

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ADULT EDUCATION IN THE COMMUNITY (CONTINUED)
ADULT EDUCATION

                       PERSONAL & CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT
                       We offer a number of short courses for people who want to develop their creative side. The courses are fun and informal and
                       the majority are FREE! Please note that you will be asked to bring some resources to some of these classes.

                        COURSE                                        am pm eve   VENUE      START     DURATION   FEE    REG FEE   TOTAL   LOAN   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

                        Book Making                                   • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Botanical Painting with Coloured Pencils      • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Calligraphy                                   • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Card Making                                   • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Casting Concrete                              • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   £20      –       £20      –

                        Collaging                                     • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Drawing with Pencil                           • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Drawing with Charcoal and Chalk               • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Dry Needle/Felting                            • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   £15      –       £15      –

                        Glass Painting                                • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   £15      –       £15      –

                        Homemade Beauty Products                      • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   £15      –       £15      –

                        Introduction to Macramé                       • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Lino Cutting and Printing                     • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   £15      –       £15      –

                        Marbling                                      • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Mosaic                                        • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   £15      –       £15      –

                        Painting with Acrylic                         • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Painting with Chinese Brush and Ink           • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Painting with Watercolour                     • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Paper Cutting and Stencilling                 • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Pebble Art                                    • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Quilling                                      • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Screen Printing                               • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   £15      –       £15      –

                        Sculpting and Modelling with Clay             • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   £15      –       £15      –

                        Sculpting with Paper Mâché                    • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Seasonal Crafts (Easter, Spring, Christmas)   • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Soap Making                                   • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Soft Pastels                                  • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Weaving and Rag-Rugging                       • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

                        Upcycling                                     • •         Various   Flexible   15 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –

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ADULT EDUCATION
PREPARATION FOR LIFE & WORK
Whether you would like to get back into education or develop your career, our short courses are the perfect introduction.
The courses are career focused and will help you build the skills you will need in your chosen industry sector.

 COURSE                                                     am pm eve      VENUE      START     DURATION    FEE    REG FEE   TOTAL   LOAN   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 English (Entry 3 – Level 2)                                • • •            AC      Flexible    Flexible   FREE     –       FREE     –

 Maths (Entry 3 – Level 2)                                  • • •            AC      Flexible    Flexible   FREE     –       FREE     –

 Introduction to Working in a School                        • • •           HC       Flexible   12 weeks    £150    £50      £200*    –

 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in                                • •            Various   Flexible   160 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –
 Awareness of Mental Health Problems

 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in                                • •            Various   Flexible   160 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –
 Principles of Business Administration

 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in                                • •            Various   Flexible   150 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –
 Equality and Diversity

 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in                                • •            Various   Flexible   150 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –
 Understanding Behaviour that Challenges

 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in                                • •            Various   Flexible   150 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –
 Specific Learning Difficulties

 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in                                • •            Various   Flexible   150 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –
 Principles of Working with Individuals
 with Learning Difficulties

 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in                                • •            Various   Flexible   150 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –
 Information, Advice and Guidance

 NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in                          • •            Various   Flexible   150 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –
 Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in                                • •            Various   Flexible   150 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –
 Principles of Team Leading

 NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in                          • •            Various   Flexible   150 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –
 Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent

 NCFE Level 2 in Lean Management                            • •            Various   Flexible   150 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –
 Organisational Techniques

 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in the                            • •            Various   Flexible   160 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –
 Principles of Customer Service

 OCN London Level 1 Award in                                • •            Various   Flexible    8 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –
 British Values Awareness & Citizenship

 OCN London Level 1 Award in                                • •            Various   Flexible    8 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –
 Developing Leadership Skills

 OCN London Level 2 Certificate in                          • •            Various   Flexible   140 hours   FREE     –       FREE     –
 Skills for Learning Support

 Pathway to Independence                                    •              Various   Flexible   60 hours    FREE     –       FREE     –

 Pathway to Pre-Apprenticeship                              • •             HC       Various    12 weeks    FREE     –       FREE     –     Multiple starts throughout the
                                                                                                                                            year. Course code: TBC

 £*       Fee reductions may apply (see page 5 for eligibility criteria)
 HC       Highbury Campus
 AC       Highbury Arundel Centre

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AUTOMOTIVE
AUTOMOTIVE

                  AT HIGHBURY YOU HAVE ACCESS TO ONE OF THE LEADING PROVIDERS
                  OF AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING IN THE SOUTH EAST.
                  We deliver Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) and Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
                  qualifications, which serve as a national benchmark of competence, ensuring that your training meets
                  all relevant industry standards. All automotive courses can be delivered on a bespoke basis at times
                  and dates to suit employers (including Saturdays), provided there are sufficient student numbers.                                          APPRENTICESHIPS
                                                                                                                                                              ALSO AVAILABLE IN THIS AREA

                                                                                                                                                                       SEE PAGE 7

                   COURSE                                                  am pm eve   VENUE        START    DURATION    FEE     REG FEE    TOTAL    LOAN   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

                   Introduction to Basic Vehicle Maintenance                      •     HC        Sep-19     6 weeks    £160       –        £160      –     Course code: 140PCAMB

                   Level 1/2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance                 •     HC        Sep-19      1 year    £960     £110      £1,070*    –     Course code: 140EL2VM
                   & Repair Principles

                   Level 1/2 Diploma in Motorcycle Maintenance                    •     HC        Sep-19      1 year    £960     £110      £1,070*    –     Course code: 140EL2VM
                   & Repair Principles

                   Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance &                 •     HC        Sep-19      1 year    £3,245   £110      £3,355*   AL     2 evenings per week.
                   Repair Principles                                                                                                                        Course code: TBC

                   Level 4 Master Technicians Certificate in                      •     HC        Sep-19      1 year    £1,400   £105      £1,505    AL     Must be competent at Level 3.
                   Advanced Automotive Studies                                                                                                              Course code: 140EZDMT

                                                                                                 SHORT COURSES

                   Level 2 MOT Testing                                     • • •        HC        Flexible    5 days    £750       –        £750      –     Course code: 140ZCAMT

                   Level 3 MOT Manager                                     • • •        HC        Flexible    3 days    £550       –        £550      –     Course code: 140ZCAMM

                   Level 3 Light Vehicle Inspection                        • • •        HC        Flexible    1 day     £250       –        £250      –     Course code: 140ZCAMI
                   For students without a full Level 3 Automotive
                   qualification, to lead on to MOT Tester training.

                   Abrasive Wheels                                         • • •        HC        Flexible    1 day     £135      £30       £165      –     Course code: 140CCAAW1X

                   Basic Electrics                                         • • •        HC        Flexible    1 day     £135      £30       £165      –     Course code: 140CCABE1X

                   Electronic Ignition                                     • • •        HC        Flexible    1 day     £135      £30       £165      –     Course code: 140CCAEI1X

                   Engine Management                                       • • •        HC        Flexible    1 day     £135      £30       £165      –     Course code: 140CCAEM1X

                   Electronic Fuel Injection                               • • •        HC        Flexible    1 day     £135      £30       £165      –     Course code: 140CCAFI1X

                   Level 3 Automotive Air Conditioning & Climate           • • •        HC        Flexible    5 days    £530      £95       £625      –     Essential for MAC technicians to
                   Control                                                                                                                                  meet EU regulations.
                                                                                                                                                            Course code: 140ZZCAC

                   Level 3 Automotive Refrigerant Handling                 • • •        HC        Flexible    1 day     £172      £30       £202      –     Meets EU legislation (EC842
                                                                                                                                                            -2006- for F Gas handling).
                                                                                                                                                            Course code: 140ZZCRH

                   Multi Meter Use                                         • • •        HC        Flexible    1 day     £135      £30       £165      –     Course code: 140CCAMM1X

                   OBD & Diagnosis                                         • • •        HC        Flexible    1 day     £135      £30       £165      –     Course code: 140CCAOD1X

                   Level 1 Award in Electric Vehicle Awareness             • • •        HC        Flexible    1 day     £185      £85       £270      –     Course code: 140CL1EV1A

                   Level 2 Award in Electrically Propelled Vehicle         • • •        HC        Flexible    1 day     £185      £85       £270      –     Course code: 140CL2EP1A
                   Hazard Management

                   Level 2 Award in Routine Maintenance                    • • •        HC        Flexible    2 days    £300      £85       £385      –     Course code: 140CL2EM1A
                   Activities on Electrically Propelled Vehicles

                   £*       Fee reductions may apply (see page 5 for eligibility criteria)
                   AL       Course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan (see page 6 for more info)
                   HC       Highbury Campus

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BUSINESS

                                                                                                                                                                                    BUSINESS
AT HIGHBURY WE STAY ONE STEP AHEAD OF YOUR BUSINESS AND
PROFESSIONAL NEEDS WITH A WIDE RANGE OF FLEXIBLY DELIVERED COURSES.
Our training ranges from Level 1 courses in accountancy through to university-level management diplomas,
work-based apprenticeships and NVQs. In addition, we are one of the leading providers in the area for
accountancy, bookkeeping and payroll qualifications such as AAT courses.
                                                                                                                                           APPRENTICESHIPS
                                                                                                                                             ALSO AVAILABLE IN THIS AREA

                                                                                                                                                      SEE PAGE 7

 COURSE                                                  am pm eve   VENUE        START    DURATION     FEE    REG FEE    TOTAL    LOAN   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

                                                                                ACCOUNTANCY

 Level 1 Access to AAT                                   • •          HC        Sep-19       TBC       £299     £51      £350*      –     Course code: TBC

 Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in                   • •          HC        Sep-19     26 weeks    £599     £325     £924*      –     Available day release. Includes
 Accounting                                                                     Feb-20                                                    one year's membership to AAT.
                                                                                                                                          Course code: 240PN2AT

 Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in                          •     HC        Sep-19      1 year     £599     £325     £924*      –     Available evenings. Includes one
 Accounting                                                                     Jan-20                                                    year's membership to AAT.
                                                                                                                                          Course code: 240EN2AT

 Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in                   • • •        HC        Sep-19     15 weeks    £400     £184     £584*      –     Available evenings or day release.
 Bookkeeping                                                                    Feb-20                                                    Includes Short Qualification AAT
                                                                                May-20                                                    Membership (not full). Course
                                                                                                                                          code: 240PN2BK / 240EN2BE

 Level 3 AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting              • • •        HC        Sep-19     Up to 45   £2,000    £236     £2,236*   AL     Must have AAT Level 2 or A Level
                                                                                Jan-20      weeks                                         Accounting Grade A*-C. Available
                                                                                May-20                                                    evenings or day release. AAT
                                                                                                                                          Membership NOT inc. Course
                                                                                                                                          code: 240PN3AT / 240EN3AT

 Level 3 AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting/             • • •        HC        Various    Various     £380     £52      £432*      –     Must have Level 2 Bookkeeping
 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping (Unit                                                            per unit per unit per unit          Certificate or A Level Accounting
 by Unit) – This course is for those wishing to                                                                                           Grade A*-C.
 complete the Level 3 Diploma with only individual                                                                                        AAT Membership NOT inc.
 units to achieve, or gain the Level 3 Certificate in                                                                                     Course code: 240CN3AT1U
 Bookkeeping (3 units).

 Level 4 AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting          • • •        HC        Sep-19     Up to 58   £2,200    £282     £2,482*   AL     Must have AAT Level 3. Available
                                                                                Nov-19      weeks                                         evenings or day release. AAT
                                                                                Jan-20                                                    Membership NOT inc. Course
                                                                                May-20                                                    code: 240PN4AT / 240EN4AT

 Level 4 AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting          • • •        HC        Various    Various     £380     £52      £432*      –     Must have AAT Level 3.
 (Unit by Unit) – This course is for those wishing                                                    per unit per unit per unit          AAT Membership NOT inc.
 to complete Level 4 with only individual units to                                                                                        Course code: 240CN4AT1U
 achieve.

 Association of Chartered Certified Accountants                 •     HC         Jan-20      TBC       TBC      TBC       TBC       –     Level 5-7, offered on a unit by
                                                                                                                                          unit basis. Must have Level 4 or
                                                                                                                                          above in Accountancy.
                                                                                                                                          Course code: TBC

 £*       Fee reductions may apply (see page 5 for eligibility criteria)
 AL       Course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan (see page 6 for more info)
 SL       Course may be eligible for a Student Loan (see page 5 for more info)
 HC       Highbury Campus

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BUSINESS (CONTINUED)
BUSINESS

                COURSE                                                  am pm eve   VENUE        START     DURATION    FEE     REG FEE    TOTAL    LOAN   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

                                                                                            HUMAN RESOURCES

                Level 3 CIPD Foundation Certificate in                     • •       HC        Flexible     1 year    £1,845   £141      £1,986*   AL     You will become a member of
                Human Resources Practice                                                                                                                  CIPD. Membership c.£138.
                                                                                                                                                          Can be completed as
                                                                                                                                                          an apprentice for £250 if in
                                                                                                                                                          relevant employment.
                                                                                                                                                          Course code: 240PZCHR

                Level 3 CIPD Diploma in                                    • •       HC        Flexible     1 year     TBC      TBC       TBC      AL     You will become a member of
                Human Resources Practice                                                                                                                  CIPD. Membership c.£138.
                                                                                                                                                          Can be completed as an
                                                                                                                                                          apprentice for a reduced cost
                                                                                                                                                          if in relevant employment.
                                                                                                                                                          Course code: TBC

                Level 5 CIPD Intermediate Certificate in                   • •       HC        Flexible     1 year    £1,500   £141      £1,641    AL     CIPD membership applies.
                HR Management (ICHRM)                                                                                                                     Can be completed as
                                                                                                                                                          an apprentice for £450 if in
                                                                                                                                                          relevant employment.
                                                                                                                                                          Course code: 240PZHHR

                Level 5 CIPD Intermediate Diploma in                           •     HC         Jan-20      1 year    £1,775   £141      £1,916    AL     CIPD membership applies.
                HR Management (IDHRM)                                                                                                                     Can be completed as
                                                                                                                                                          an apprentice for £450 if in
                                                                                                                                                          relevant employment.
                                                                                                                                                          Course code: TBC

                Level 3 CIPD Individual Units                              • •       HC        Various     10 weeks   £300      £30       £330      –     Course code: TBC

                                                                                      BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT

                Level 3 CMI First Line Management                              •     HC        Sep-19       1 year    £1,987     –       £1,987    AL     Included membership to
                                                                                                                                                          Chartered Management Institute.

                Level 5 HND Diploma in Business                                •     HC        Roll on /   2 years    £4,500   £300      £4,800     SL    Wed evening.
                                                                                                Roll off                                                  Course code: TBC

                                                                                         WORK-BASED TRAINING

                Level 3 Diploma in Customer Service                     • •         Work-      Roll on /    1 year    £1,987   £133      £2,120*   AL     Must be in employment.
                                                                                    place       Roll off                                                  Course code: 711ON3CT

                Level 3 Diploma in                                      • •         Work-      Roll on /    1 year    £1,987   £133      £2,120*   AL     Must be in employment.
                Business Administration                                             place       Roll off                                                  Course code: 711ON3BA

                Level 3 CAVA Award (Assessors Award)                    • •         Work-      Roll on /    1 year    £612      £67       £679      –     Must be in employment.
                                                                                    place       Roll off                                                  Course code: 711PZCA1

                Level 4 IQA Award (Verifier Award)                      • •         Work-      Roll on /    1 year    £549      £67       £616      –     Must be in employment.
                                                                                    place       Roll off                                                  Course code: 711PZCVR

                £*       Fee reductions may apply (see page 5 for eligibility criteria)
                AL       Course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan (see page 6 for more info)
                SL       Course may be eligible for a Student Loan (see page 5 for more info)
                HC       Highbury Campus

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CATERING

                                                                                                                                                                                   CATERING
OUR CATERING COURSES OFFER YOU HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE IN
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING KITCHENS.
Strong links with local, national and international companies ensure that our courses meet the needs
of employers in this sector. You’ll be taught by highly qualified staff and gain hands-on experience in
professional training facilities. You could also develop your skills in our international kitchen, complete
with wok station, tandoori oven and pasta station.                                                                                             APPRENTICESHIPS
                                                                                                                                                ALSO AVAILABLE IN THIS AREA

                                                                                                                                                        SEE PAGE 7

 COURSE                                                  am pm eve   VENUE        START        DURATION    FEE     REG FEE    TOTAL    LOAN   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 Level 2 Award in Food Safety                            • •          HC        Flexible        1 day     £100      £22       £122      –     Course code: 203ZZBFH

 Level 2 NVQ Diploma in                                     • •       HC        Sep-19          1 year    £599      £81      £680*      –     One afternoon/eve per week.
 Food Preparation & Cooking                                                                                                                   Course code: 200PN2FP

 Level 3 NVQ Diploma in                                     • •       HC        Sep-19          1 year    £2,185    £95      £2,280*   AL     One afternoon/eve per week.
 Advanced Professional Cookery                                                                                                                Course code: 200PN3FP

 £*       Fee reductions may apply (see page 5 for eligibility criteria)
 AL       Course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan (see page 6 for more info)
 HC       Highbury Campus

                                                                                           ?
                                                                             DID YOU KNOW?
                           IF YOU ARE NEW TO CATERING, WE ALSO OFFER A RANGE OF INFORMAL
                                        COOKING & FOOD COMMUNITY COURSES.

                                                                                SEE PAGE 18

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COMPUTING &
COMPUTING & DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES

                                        DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES
                                        WHETHER YOU WORK IN THE FAST-PACED WORLD OF INFORMATION
                                        TECHNOLOGY OR ARE LOOKING TO LEARN A NEW SKILL, HIGHBURY
                                        CAN DELIVER.
                                        Highbury College also offers a premium one-year, fast-track Level 4 HNC in Computing. Students can
                                        then progress on to the one-year, fast-track Level 5 HND in Computing. We are also proud to be a Cisco
                                        Networking Academy, a CompTIA Associated Institution and a Microsoft Regional IT Academy.

                                        Our Academy status means that you will have access to the latest facilities and course materials,
                                        benefiting from specialised, industry-standard tutors and highly successful training that can give you the
                                        edge in the workplace. Students will be able to benefit from our brand-new Alienware PC suites.                                              APPRENTICESHIPS
                                                                                                                                                                                      ALSO AVAILABLE IN THIS AREA

                                                                                                                                                                                              SEE PAGE 7

                                         COURSE                                                  am pm eve    VENUE      START        DURATION    FEE     REG FEE   TOTAL    LOAN   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

                                         Level 4 HNC Diploma in Computing                         • •          HC        Sep-19        1 year    £3,200   £240      £3,440    SL    Course code: 260PHCCS

                                         Level 4 HNC Diploma in Computing                         • •          HC        Jan-20        1 year    £3,200   £240      £3,440    SL    Course code: 260PHNCJ
                                         (January Start)

                                         Level 5 HND Diploma in Computing                         • •          HC        Sep-19        1 year    £2,250    £50      £2,300    SL    Course code: 260PHDNW
                                                                                                                                                          Top-up

                                         Computer Networking (CCNA#1)                                    •     HC        Sep-19       9 weeks    £300       –       £300      –     Course code: 260EZMCO /
                                                                                                                                                                                    260CZMCO1A
                                                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday 6-9pm

                                         Computer Networking (CCNA#2)                                    •     HC        Nov-19       9 weeks    £300       –       £300      –     260EZMCO / 260CZMCO1B
                                                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday 6-9pm

                                         Computer Networking (CCNA#3)                                    •     HC        Jan-20       9 weeks    £300       –       £300      –     260EZMCO / 260CZMCO1C
                                                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday 6-9pm

                                         Computer Networking (CCNA#4)                                    •     HC        May-20       9 weeks    £300       –       £300      –     260EZMCO / 260CZMCO1D
                                                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday 6-9pm

                                         £*       Fee reductions may apply (see page 5 for eligibility criteria)
                                         SL       Course may be eligible for a Student Loan (see page 5 for more info)
                                         HC       Highbury Campus

                                                                                                                                  ?
                                                                                  DID YOU KNOW?
                                                  IF YOU ARE NEW TO COMPUTING, WE OFFER A RANGE OF INFORMAL COMPUTING COURSES
                                                                      AS WELL AS IT FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED.

                                                                                                                         SEE PAGE 18

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