Community Course Guide 2017-18

Community Course Guide 2017-18

Community Course Guide 2017-18 At learning venues throughout: Derry~Londonderry, Limavady & Strabane

Community Course Guide 2017-18

2 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities Disclaimer The information provided in this prospectus is correct at the time of going to print and shall not be bound by any errors or omissions, and cannot accept liability in respect thereof. The College will use all reasonable endeavours to deliver in accordance with the new descriptions set out in this prospectus. However, the College is dependent upon public funds which have to be managed in a way which is efficient.

The College therefore reserves the right to make variations to the content or methods of delivery or assessment of courses, to discontinue courses or to merge or combine courses, if such action is reasonably considered to be necessary in the context of its wider purpose. If the College discontinues any course, it will use reasonable endeavours to provide a suitable alternative. Enrolment details are listed under each community centre in this brochure. If you require further information on enrolment please contact: Cityside Courses (Derry~Londonderry) John Hueston 028 7127 6146 Waterside Courses (Derry-Londonderry) Alison Campbell 028 7127 6144 Limavady Courses Diane Nicholl 028 7127 8760 Strabane Courses John Hueston 028 7127 6146 If you find that the course you wish to undertake is not listed, please contact us.

Where fee details are not indicated, information will be provided at the first meeting of the classes.

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Community Course Guide 2017-18

Contents Welcome 04 About North West Regional College 05 How to Enrol 06 Fees 06 Reduced Fees 07 Essential Skills 08 Vocational Courses Explained 09 Courses Derry~Londonderry 13 Cityside 13 Waterside 17 Limavady 22 Strabane 28 Progression 31 Alternative Formats 34 3 3 EXPERIENCE ...North West Regional College

Community Course Guide 2017-18

4 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities A welcome message from our Principal & Chief Executive Welcome to our 2017-2018 Community Learning Guide, one complete edition which profiles our outreach provision on offer through our community partners in venues throughout Derry~Londonderry, Limavady and Strabane. At North West Regional College, we strive to provide quality education and training for everyone. Many of the courses we offer provide the knowledge and skills you need to develop your career, while others will give you the chance to learn a new skill, meet new friends and enjoy a rewarding learning experience.

This Guide profiles the wide range of courses we offer in partnership with communities and organisations throughout the region - learning that is truly on your doorstep. Our dedicated and experienced teaching and support staff will ensure your study is enjoyable, and help you to find the course that suits you best. We look forward to welcoming you to your chosen course, and I wish you every success with your learning. Leo Murphy Principal & Chief Executive 4 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities

Community Course Guide 2017-18

5 EXPERIENCE ...North West Regional College About North West Regional College North West Regional College is a leading provider of Further and Higher Education and skills training.

The College’s five main campuses in Derry~Londonderry, Limavady, and Strabane boast modern and industry-standard learning environments, at which thousands of students achieve their personal educational goals, through Full and Part-Time study every year. In addition to our main campuses, the College’s vibrant learning community also includes learners undertaking courses at local centres, co-ordinated by our Community Outreach Department. See page 6 for contact details.

Community Course Guide 2017-18

6 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities HOW TO ENROL Enrolment details are available by contacting each community centre listed in this brochure. If you require further information on enrolment please contact: Cityside Courses (Derry-Londonderry) John Hueston, (028) 7127 6146 Waterside Courses (Derry-Londonderry) Alison Campbell, (028) 7127 6144 Limavady Courses Diane Nicholl, (028) 7127 8760 Strabane Courses John Hueston, (028) 7127 6146 If you find that the course you wish to undertake is not listed, please contact us. You can also contact any of our main campuses directly - see inside back cover for details.

FEES ĥ ĥ Classes operate on the understanding that sufficient numbers are registered. ĥ ĥ Fees are non-refundable except where a class is cancelled. ĥ ĥ In addition to the tuition fee there may also be examination or registration fees and material costs.

ĥ ĥ Tuition and material fees must be paid on enrolment. Exam fees are payable during the first term. Refunds / Credit ĥ ĥ Fees will be refunded in full if the College cancels a course. If you are unable to continue with your course for medical reasons then a refund may be allowed. In this case a £10 administration fee may be charged. ĥ ĥ If you owe fees to the College from a previous enrolment you will be unable to enrol on any College course until all outstanding fees are paid in full. Visit: www.nwrc.ac.uk/faq to view answers to our Frequently Asked Questions. For more information visit: www.nwrc.ac.uk ENROL TODAY!

Community Course Guide 2017-18
  • 7 EXPERIENCE ...North West Regional College Reduced FEES (concessionary) We offer reduced tuition fees for some of our part-time courses. These apply to individuals who are claiming benefits, and if you qualify for reduced tuition fee you MUST provide the necessary evidence given below at the time of enrolment, (i.e. current letter or date of birth) OR a completed authorisation form signed by your local benefits office – contact our Admissions office for a copy of this Authorisation Form or download from www.nwrc.ac.uk/parttime. Evidence If you have lost or misplaced your TC602 form, to request a copy you should contact HM Revenue & Customs Helpline on 0845 300 3900 between the hours of 8am and 8pm, seven days a week. Please Note: Only the evidence below can be accepted to avail of a reduced fee. UK Students People Entitled to Reduced Fees Evidence Required – Enrolling by post or in person
  • Student over 19 years of age by 01/07/17 and in Full-time Further/Higher education Current Student Card or Letter from School/College and appropriate fee.
  • Under 19 years of age on 01/07/17 Birth Certificate or Passport and appropriate fee.
  • Working Tax Credit Total single income (working 16-29 hours) £11,048 Total single income (working 30 hours) £12,980 Total joint income (working 30 hours) £17,787 A current TC602 form stating Working Tax Credit and total income shown and appropriate fee. Please Note: a provisional TC602 form is not accepted as evidence for a concessionary (reduced) fee.
  • Aged 60 Years and over (and in receipt of one of the benefits opposite) A current letter (dated within the last three months) stating that you are in receipt of Pension Credit or In receipt of relief under the new Rates Relief Scheme.
  • Income Support (or dependent spouse/partner)
  • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance (or dependent spouse/partner)
  • Long-Term Incapacity Benefit
  • Income Based Employment Support Allowance A current letter (dated within the last three months) from your Benefit Office stating that you are in receipt of benefit OR have our Authorisation Form completed and authorised and enclose appropriate fee. (Download our Authorisation Form from our website: www.nwrc.ac.uk/parttime). Republic of Ireland Students People Entitled to Reduced Fees Evidence Required – Enrolling by post or in person
  • Student over 19 years of age by 01/07/17 and in Full-time Further/Higher education Current Student Card or Letter from School/College and appropriate fee.
  • Under 19 years of age on 01/07/17 Birth Certificate or Passport and appropriate fee.
  • Carer’s Allowance
  • One Parent Family Payment
  • Widow’s or Widower’s (Non-Contributory Pension)
  • Unemployment Assistance / Jobseekers Allowance
  • Pre-Retirement Allowance (PRETA)
  • Disability Allowance
  • Supplementary Welfare Allowance A current letter (dated within the last three months) from the Department of Social & Family Affairs stating that you are in receipt of benefit OR have our Authorisation Form completed and authorised with the appropriate fee enclosed. (Download our Authorisation Form: www.nwrc.ac.uk/parttime).
  • Old Age (Non-Contributory) Pension Letter (dated within the last three months) from Pensions Office and appropriate fee.
Community Course Guide 2017-18

8 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities Essential Skills FREE Literacy & Numeracy courses The ability to read, write and count are essential skills for everyday living and for work. Achieving the Essential Skills qualification in Literacy and Numeracy is the first steps to gaining a GCSE qualification. Courses range from Entry Level to Level 1 and Level 2, so there is a course to suit everyone. Before the course begins, the tutors who are experienced in working with adults will identify the level that best meets your needs. This will enable you to start at an appropriate level and pace, build skills and progress towards your full potential.

Students undertake a range of interesting practical activities on every day topics, for example health, customer care, shopping or buying a car. Courses lead to nationally recognised qualifications. These courses are FREE and offered at a number of locations throughout the North West. For enquiries on Essential Skills programmes at North West Regional College contact the Community Team contact for your area: Derry-Londonderry Courses Cityside John Hueston, (028) 7127 6146 Waterside Alison Campbell, (028) 7127 6144 Limavady Courses Diane Nicholl, (028) 7127 8760 Strabane Courses John Hueston, (028) 7127 6146 There may be occasions when the College will be unable to run some courses due to an insufficient number of enrolled students.

Therefore students may be referred to another course option which is available at an alternative venue.

Community Course Guide 2017-18

9 EXPERIENCE ...North West Regional College Vocational Courses Explained Please see below some examples of the accredited courses we provide which will lead to a qualification. Tuition / examination fee information is listed within the relevant centre. Please contact John, Alison or Diane for further information - see page 2 for contact information. City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering This course will provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and the skills required to operate in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.

10 Hour Course Emergency First Aid at Work & Defibrillation Training This course provides an accredited first aider in the workplace qualification. This First Aid accredited qualification is suitable for organisations with up to 50 staff where the environment is considered low-hazard e.g. offices, sports clubs, shops etc. Contains training on defibrillators. 10 Hour Course Business and Technology Education Council Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid This course focuses on emergency scenarios that professional and family members could face at any time when caring for children. Learners who successfully complete the course will be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations involving young children.

20 Hour Course Open College Network Level 3 Award in Working with Children & Young People with Special Needs This qualification is targeted at individuals who wish to pursue a career in the area of working with children and young people with special needs or those requiring further training in this area. 30 Hour Course Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body Level 2 Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills This course is designed for learners who want to learn initial counselling skills to help others – either in a voluntary or an employed situation and who want to find out more about this field.

36 Hour Course Open College Network NI Level 2 Award in Volunteering Skills This qualification is aimed at those who perform volunteering activities for a range of reasons including developing their own employability and personal development skills. This qualification is assessed by means of a portfolio of evidence/coursework.

16 Hour Course

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10 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities Open College Network Level 1 Award in Employability Skills The above qualification builds confidence and self-esteem so that learners are empowered to apply for meaningful employment. It also encourages development of values, personal attributes and interpersonal skills that contribute to a successful interview and meet employer expectations. 16 Hour Course Introduction to Sign Language This course will provide you with a basic understanding of BSL and the language conventions to enable you to interact and communicate with a sign language user.

20 Hour Course Level 2 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Conditions This level 2 unit provides an introductory awareness on autistic spectrum conditions. It provides learners with key areas of knowledge and explores important themes such as individuality, communication, behaviour and person centred support. 12 Hour Course City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Styling, Plaiting & Twisting The Award in Plaiting and Twisting is suitable for those with no previous experience to learn new techniques in hair for up-styles. This qualification will provide you with new skills in hair to use at home for children 20 Hour Course City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Make-up This Award in make-up is suitable for those with no previous experience.

This qualification will provide you with the basic knowledge of make-up application and how to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene practices.

40 Hour Course City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Nail Art This qualification will provide you with the basic knowledge of caring for the skin and nail. It will also provide you with the health and safety procedures throughout the treatment. 40 Hour Course For more information visit: www.nwrc.ac.uk ENROL TODAY!

11 EXPERIENCE ...North West Regional College City and Guilds Level 1 Computerised Accounts The aim of this qualification is to enable learners to operate computerised accounts software to carry out routine accounting tasks. These will include being able to create accounts, process accounting information in respect of the sales and purchase ledger, understanding how to use batch control sheets and being able to produce accounting reports such as trial balance, customer activity reports and supplier details reports.

While an understanding of bookkeeping or accounts is preferred it is not essential, however learners would need to have good IT and keyboarding skills. 48 Hour Course

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13 EXPERIENCE ...Derry~Londonderry DERRY~LONDONDERRY (CITYSIDE AREA) Name Telephone Cathedral Youth Group (028) 7126 0483 Creggan Pre School Training Trust (028) 7126 7060 Derry Well Woman (028) 7136 0777 Fashion & Textile Hub (028) 7126 5805 Galliagh Women’s Group (028) 7135 6092 Leafair Community Association (028) 7135 3735 The Playhouse (028) 7126 8027 St Brigid’s College (028) 7127 6146 (NWRC) The Women’s Centre (028) 7126 7672 North West Regional College Contact: John Hueston, (028) 7127 6146 Please see page 2 for additional contact information COURSES

14 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities Cathedral Youth Club Centre for Learning & Development, 96-98 The Fountain, Derry~Londonderry Contact/Phone: Jeanette Warke, (028) 7126 0483 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Information and Communication Technology 2.5 20 FREE FREE - Start IT (Information Technology) 2 23 FREE FREE - Open College Network Level 1 in Employability Skills 2 8 £25 - £40 Open College Network Level 2 in Volunteering Skills 2 8 £25 - £30 Recreational Art 2 8 £50 - - Cookery 2 8 £50 - - Crochet and Knitting 2 8 £50 - - Creative Writing 2 10 £25 - £36 Flower Arranging 2 8 £50 - - Looking Good Feeling Good Complementary Therapies 2 8 £50 - - Introduction to Interior Design (Level 2) 2 8 £25 - - Sewing 2 8 £50 - - Creggan Pre School & Training Trust 13A Cromore Gardens, Creggan, Derry~Londonderry, BT48 9TF Contact/Phone: Louise McIntyre, (028) 7126 7060  Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Numeracy 2 27 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Information and Communication Technology 2.5 20 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Literacy 2 27 FREE FREE - Derry Well Woman 17 Queen Street, Derry~Londonderry, BT48 7EQ Contact/Phone: Patricia Villa, (028) 7136 0777 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Level 2 Certificate in Counselling 3 12 £45 £25 £56 Level 3 Paediatric First Aid 2 10 £25 - £28

15 EXPERIENCE ...Derry~Londonderry Fashion & Textile Hub 33 Shipquay Street, Derry~Londonderry Contact/Phone: Bernie Murphy, (028) 7126 5805 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Beginners Sewing 2 8 £50 - - Intermediate Sewing 2 8 £50 - - Basic Garment Making 2 8 £50 - - Crochet/Knitting 2 8 £50 - - Interior Design 2 8 £50 - - Embroidery 2 8 £50 - - Galliagh Womens Group 63 Galliagh Park, Derry~Londonderry, BT48 8DE Contact/Phone: Rosie Doherty, (028) 7135 6092 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Numeracy 2 27 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Literacy 2 27 FREE FREE - Start IT (Information Technology) Entry Level 2 23 FREE FREE - Leafair Community Association Skeoge House, Leafair Park, Derry~Londonderry, BT48 8JT Contact/Phone: Clare Wilson / Michaela McGilloway, (028) 7135 3735 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Numeracy 2 27 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Literacy 2 27 FREE FREE - Start IT (Information Technology) Entry Level 2 23 FREE FREE - January 2018 Essential Skills - Literacy 2 27 FREE FREE - Start IT (Information Technology) Entry Level 2 23 FREE FREE - For more information visit: www.nwrc.ac.uk ENROL TODAY!

16 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities The Playhouse 5-7 Artillery Street, Derry~Londonderry, BT48 6RG Contact/Phone: Siuán O’Doherty, 028 7126 8027 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Open College Network Level 2 Digital Photography 2 15 £25 - £38 National Open College Network Level 1 Creative Writing 2 10 £25 - £36 National Open College Network Level 1 Performance Realisation Skills 3 10 £40 £25 £38 St Brigid’s College Glengalliagh Road, Derry~Londonderry, BT48 8DU Contact/Phone: John Hueston, (028) 7127 6146 (NWRC) Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Numeracy 2 27 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Literacy 2 27 FREE FREE - Start IT (Information Technology) Entry Level 2.5 20 FREE FREE - Women’s Centre Derry 5 Guildhall Street, Derry~Londonderry, BT48 6BB Contact/Phone: Dee Wykes, (028) 7126 7672 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Literacy (Level 2) (Tue Afternoon) 2 27 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Numeracy (Level 2) (Wed Afternoon) 2 27 FREE FREE - City & Guilds Level 2 Beauty (Make-Up & Nail Art) 2 30 £50 £25 £35 Level 2 Adult Social Care (Thu Morning) 3 24 £90 £25 £54

17 EXPERIENCE ...Derry~Londonderry DERRY~LONDONDERRY (WATERSIDE AREA) Name Telephone Ashleywood House (028) 7141 6800 Caw / Nelson Drive Action Group (028) 7131 8100 Diamond Centre, Claudy (028) 7133 8005 Drumahoe Community Association info@drumahoe.org Hillcrest House Family Centre (028) 7134 7515 Newbuildings Community Association (028) 7131 2252 Strathfoyle Women’s Activity Group (028) 7186 0733 Tullyally Community Partnership (028) 7131 9822 Waterside Women’s Centre (028) 7134 1579 North West Regional College Contact: Alison Campbell, (028) 7127 6144 Please see page 2 for additional contact information

18 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities Ashleywood House 15 Ardmore Road, Waterside, Derry~Londonderry Contact/Phone: Eleanor McGuckin, (028) 7141 6800 Enrolments: Tue 12th September, 10am-12noon and 7pm-9pm Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Introduction to Make-up (Tue Evening) 2 8 £50 - - Introduction to Meditation (Tue Evening) 2 8 £50 - - Introduction to Aromatherapy (Tue Evening) 2 8 £50 - - Caw / Nelson Drive Action Group Crescent Community & Cultural Centre, 205 - 211 Sperrin Park, Waterside, Derry~Londonderry Contact/Phone: Linda Watson, (028) 7131 8100 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Literacy 2 27 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Numeracy 2 27 FREE FREE - Open College Network Level 3 Award in Working with Children & Young People with Special Needs (Tue Morning) 2.5 12 £40 £25 £34 Introduction to Sign Language (Fri Morning) 2.5 8 £25 - £22 Diamond Centre 630 Barnailt Road, Claudy Contact / Phone: Shay Clyde, (028) 7133 8005 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Numeracy 2.5 20 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Literacy 2.5 20 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - ICT (Tue Evening) 2.5 20 FREE FREE - BTEC Level 3 Paediatric First Aid (Thu Evening) 2.5 8 £25 - £28 Drumahoe Community Association Drumahoe, Waterside, Derry~Londonderry Contact / Phone: Jean Brown Enrolment: Email: info@drumahoe.org Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Flower Arranging (Wed Evening) 2 10 £50 - -

19 EXPERIENCE ...Derry~Londonderry Hillcrest House Family Centre 14-17 Jasmine Court, Gobnascale, Waterside, Derry~Londonderry Contact / Phone: Rosemarie Griffin / Karen Mullan, (028) 7134 7515 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Literacy 2 27 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Numeracy 2 27 FREE FREE - City & Guilds Start IT (Tue Evening & Thu Morning) 2 23 FREE FREE - City & Guilds Level 2 Food Safety in Catering (Thu Morning) 2.5 4 £25 - £14 Introduction to Sign Language (Thu Evening) 2 10 £25 - £22 Open College Network Level 3 Award in Working with Children & Young People with Special Needs (Thu Evening) 2 15 £40 £25 £34 Newbuildings Community Association 4 Duncastle Road, Newbuildings, Derry~Londonderry, BT47 2QS Contact / Phone: Naomi Boyd, (028) 7131 2252 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee BTEC Level 3 Paediatric First Aid (Thu Morning) 2.5 10 £25 - £28 City & Guilds Level 2 Food Safety in Catering (Wed Morning) 2.5 4 £25 - £14 City & Guilds Level 1 Styling, Plaiting & Twisting Hair (Tue Evening) 2 10 £25 - £28 City & Guilds Level 2 Make-up (Tue Evening) 2 20 £50 £25 £24 this course has helped me find employment.

I found everyone so welcoming & friendly, and they go over and beyond to help you with your course. I would highly recommend the whole experience.

Elisha Thompson Essential Skills Mathematics Tullyally Community Partnership

20 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities Strathfoyle Women’s Activity Group 12 Bawnmore Place, Strathfoyle, BT47 6XP Contact / Phone: Leona McMenamin, (028) 7186 0733 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Literacy 2.5 20 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Numeracy 2.5 20 FREE FREE - TullyAlly Community Partnership Glendermott Valley Business Park, Tullyally Contact / Phone: Julia Kee, (028) 7132 9822 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills Literacy 2 27 FREE FREE - Essential Skills Numeracy 2 27 FREE FREE - City & Guilds Start IT (Tue Evening) 2 23 FREE FREE - City & Guilds Level 2 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Conditions (Mon Morning) 2 6 £25 - £22 BTEC Level 3 Paediatric First Aid (Mon Morning) 2 10 £25 - £28 Waterside Women’s Centre 170 Spencer Road, Waterside, BT47 6AH Contact / Phone: Rosemary or Geraldine, (028) 7134 1579 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Numeracy 2 27 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Literacy 2 27 FREE FREE - Essential Skills ICT (Tue Morning) 2 27 FREE FREE - City & Guilds Start IT (Wed Morning) 2 23 FREE FREE - Open College Network Level 2 Holistic Health & Complementary Therapies (Mon Morning) 2 30 £75 £25 £72 City & Guilds Level 2 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Conditions (Tue Morning) 2 6 £25 - £22 Open College Network Level 3 Award in Working with Children & Young People with Special Needs (Wed Morning) 2.5 12 £40 £25 £34 For more information visit: www.nwrc.ac.uk ENROL TODAY!

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22 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities LIMAVADY Name Telephone Benedy Community Association (028) 7774 2423 Bovalley Community Association 077 4567 0209 Dromboughil Community Association (028) 7774 1247 Eglinton Community House (028) 7181 2303 Glens Community Association (028) 7772 9046 Glenshane Community Development (028) 7774 2494 Roe Valley Education Forum (028) 7776 9469 Roe Valley Residents Association (028) 7776 9996 Hands That Talk (028) 7774 2776 North West Regional College Contact: Diane Nicholl, (028) 7127 8760 Please see page 2 for additional contact information

23 EXPERIENCE ...Limavady Benedy Community Association 72 Corrick Road, Dungiven, BT47 4SG Contact / Phone: Dolores O’Kane, (028) 7774 2423 Email: benedy.farm@btconnect.com Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee BTEC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid 2 10 £25 - £28 City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering 2 5 £25 - £14 City & Guilds Start IT 2 23 FREE FREE - Look Good Feel Good 2 8 £50 - - Bovalley Community Association 82 Drumachose Park, Limavady, BT49 0NZ Contact / Phone: Diane Broom, 077 4567 0209 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Emergency First Aid at Work & Defibrillation Training 2 5 £25 - - Introduction to Sign Language (Module 101) 2 10 £25 - £22 Level 2 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Conditions 3 4 £25 - £22 City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Make-up 2 20 £50 £25 £24 Dromboughil Community Resource Centre 36 Magheramore Road, Dungiven, BT47 4SW Contact / Phone: Siobhan Campbell, (028) 7774 1247 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Yoga (Wed Morning or Thu Evening) 2 8 £50 - - Eglinton Community House 40 Main Street, Eglinton, BT47 3AD Contact / Phone: Debbie Caulfield, (028) 7181 2303 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Recreational Art (Thu Morning) 2 8 £50 - - For more information visit: www.nwrc.ac.uk ENROL TODAY!

24 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities Glens Community Association 4/5 Glenlea Park, Limavady, BT49 0RR Contact / Phone: Tina McCloskey, (028) 7772 9046 Email: theglens@live.co.uk Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Numeracy 2.5 20 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Communication 2.5 20 FREE FREE - Open College Network NI Level 2 Award in Volunteering Skills 2 8 £25 - £30 Open College Network Level 1 Award in Employability Skills 2 8 £25 - £40 Level 2 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Conditions 3 4 £25 - £22 City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Styling, Plaiting and Twisting 2 10 £25 - £28 City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Make-up 2 20 £50 £25 £24 Employability Programme hailed a success after first-time delivery at Limavady Campus Members of Roe Valley Residents Association Personal Youth Development Programme completed a five week employability programme which consisted of a number of workshops involving team building skills, job hunting and application tips and CV building.

For more information on the NWRC Inspire, please contact the College Student Services team on (028) 71276045 NWRC Inspire

25 EXPERIENCE ...Limavady Glenshane Community Development Glenshane House, 114 Main Street, Dungiven, BT47 4LG Contact / Phone: Mary Brolly, (028) 7774 2494 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Numeracy 2.5 20 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Communications 2.5 20 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - ICT 2.5 20 FREE FREE - City & Guilds Start IT 2 23 FREE FREE - Introduction to iPads 2 8 £50 - - City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Induction into Adult Social Care in NI 3 24 £90 £25 £54 Open College Network Level 3 Award in Working with Children and Young People with Special Needs 2 15 £40 £25 £34 OCR Level 2 Award in Administration (Business Professional) 3 34 £125 £25 £45 City & Guilds Level 1 and 2 Computerised Accounts Using Sage 2 24 £70 £25 £30 (L1) £32 (L2) BTEC Level 2 Award in Dementia Awareness 2 16 £60 £25 £48 CPCAB Level 2 Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills 3 12 £45 £25 £56 City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Nail Art and Make Up 2 30 £50 £25 £14 Emergency First Aid at Work & Defibrillation Training 2 5 £25 - - BTEC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid 2 10 £25 - £28 C&G Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering 2 5 £25 - £14 Level 2 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Conditions 3 4 £25 - £22 Cache Level2 Understand How to Safeguard the Welfare of Children and Young People 2 10 £25 - £40 Level 1 Creative Writing 2 10 £25 - £36 Reflexology 2 8 £50 - - Roe Valley Education Forum 136 Roemill Road, Limavady, BT49 9BG Contact / Phone: (028) 7776 9469 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Numeracy 2.5 20 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Communications 2.5 20 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - ICT 2.5 20 FREE FREE -

26 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities Roe Valley Residents Association 13-14 Keady Way, Limavady, BT49 0AU Contact / Phone: Cathy O’Kane / Karen Campbell, (028) 7776 9996 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Numeracy 2.5 20 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Communications 2.5 20 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - ICT 2.5 20 FREE FREE - City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering 2 5 £25 - £14 BTEC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid 2 10 £25 - £28 Emergency First Aid at Work & Defibrillation Training 2 5 £25 - - Open College Network NI Level 2 Award in Volunteering Skills 2 8 £25 - £30 Open College Network Level 1 Award in Employability Skills 2 8 £25 - £40 Introduction to Sign Language (Module 101) 2 10 £25 - £22 Open College Network Level 3 Award in Working with Children and Young People with Special Needs 2 15 £40 £25 £34 City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Styling, Plaiting and Twisting 2 10 £25 - £28 Hands That Talk 116 Main Street, Dungiven, BT47 4LD Contact / Phone: Ann Owens, (028) 7774 2776 Email: info@handsthattalk.co.uk Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee British Sign Language Level 1 2 32 £80 £25 £94 British Sign Language Level 2 2 50 £120 £25 £144 I enjoyed my course so much that I went onto the Level 2 Certificate.

At First I was worried if I was capable OF the workload involved as I have 3 young children, but the help and support I received from my classmates and tutor has been first class! Emma Conway Introduction to Counselling Skills Glenshane Community House

27 EXPERIENCE ...Strabane

28 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities STRABANE (INCLUDING SION MILLS, CASTLEDERG & NEWTOWNSTEWART) Name Telephone Churchtown Community Association (028) 8167 0652 Derg Valley Care (028) 8167 0764 Lisnafin Community Centre (028) 7188 0658 Pobal Mhuileann An tSiain (028) 8165 9801 Strabane Unemployed Centre (028) 7138 3927 North West Regional College Contact: John Hueston, (028) 7127 6146 Please see page 2 for additional contact information

29 EXPERIENCE ...Strabane Churchtown Community Association 48 Lurganbuoy Road, Castlederg, BT81 7JT Contact / Phone: Anita McGarvey, (028) 8167 0652 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee City & Guilds Start IT (Information Technology) 2 23 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - ICT (Level 1) 2 27 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Literacy 2 27 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Numeracy 2 27 FREE FREE - Derg Valley Care 5/7 Parkview Road, Castlederg, BT81 7BN Contact / Phone: (028) 8167 0764 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Pilates 2 8 £50 - - Yoga 2 8 £50 - - Start IT (Information Technology) 2 23 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - ICT (Level 1) 2 27 FREE FREE - Lisnafin Community Centre 105 Lisnafin Park, Strabane Contact / Phone: Damien Gavigan, (028) 7188 0658 Enrolment: Thu 14th September 2017, 11:00am-1:00pm Thu 21st September 2017, 7:00pm-9:00pm Pobal Mhuileann an tSiain 1 Pairce An Noinin, Muileann an tSiain, BT82 9QD Contact / Phone: Antaine O’Fearghail, (028) 8165 9801 / 079 3635 1984 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Conversational Irish - Beginners 2 8 £50 - - For more information visit: www.nwrc.ac.uk ENROL TODAY!

30 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities Strabane Unemployed Centre Newtown St, Strabane, BT82 8DN Contact / Phone: Lucia Fadden, (028) 7138 3927 Subject Hours Weeks Tuition Fee Reduced Fee Exam Fee Essential Skills - Literacy 2 27 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - Numeracy 2 27 FREE FREE - Essential Skills - ICT 2 27 FREE FREE - City & Guilds Level 2 in Safeguarding Children and Young People 2 10 £25 - £40 BTEC Level 3 Paediatric First Aid 2 10 £25 - £28 Emergency First Aid at Work 2 5 £25 - -

31 EXPERIENCE ...North West Regional College Progression If you have gained skills and confidence by taking one of our community courses, we would be keen to support and facilitate further learning.

The table below shows a range of possible progression routes. DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, HOSPITALITY, TOURISM & PERFORMING ARTS Community Course Progression Opportunities Level 1 Essential Skills Literacy ĥ ĥ Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy ĥ ĥ GCSE English Language Level 1 Essential Skills Numeracy ĥ ĥ Level 2 Essential Skills Numeracy Level 2 Essential Skills Numeracy ĥ ĥ GCSE English Mathematics Open College Network Level 2 Award in Volunteering Skills ĥ ĥ Pre Access or Access Course Combined Studies Open College Network Level 1 Award in Employability Skills ĥ ĥ Open College Network Level 2 Award in Employability Skills Open College Network Level 1 Performance Realisation Skills ĥ ĥ National Open College Network Level 3 Develop Performance Realisation Skills Open College Network Level 1 Creative Writing ĥ ĥ Open College Network Level 2 Creative Writing City & Guilds Level 1 Computerised Accounts Using Sage ĥ ĥ City & Guilds Level 2 Computerised Accounts Using Sage City & Guilds Level 2 Computerised Accounts Using Sage ĥ ĥ City & Guilds Level 3 Computerised Accounts Using Sage City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering ĥ ĥ City & Guilds Level 3 Supervising Food Safety in Catering National Open College Network Level 1 Irish / French / Spanish / German / Italian ĥ ĥ National Open College Network Level 2 Irish / French / Spanish / German National Open College Network Level 2 Irish ĥ ĥ National Open College Network Level 3 Irish / French / Spanish / German Cook IT ĥ ĥ Open College Network Level 1 in Chocolate Skills Introduction to Psychology ĥ ĥ Access Course Combined Studies Introduction to Sociology ĥ ĥ Access Course Combined Studies For more information visit: www.nwrc.ac.uk ENROL TODAY!

32 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities Department of Science, Technology & Creative Studies Community Course Progression Opportunities City & Guilds Start IT (Information Technology) ĥ ĥ Essential Skills Information and Communication Technology Level 1 Essential Skills Information and Communication Technology Level 1 ĥ ĥ Essential Skills Information and Communication Technology Level 2 Open College Network Level 2 Digital Photography ĥ ĥ Level 3 in Photography Department of Health & Sport Community Course Progression Opportunities Emergency First Aid at Work & Defibrillation Training ĥ ĥ Level 2 Certificate in Professional Development ĥ ĥ Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care Adults (Part-time) Level 2 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Conditions ĥ ĥ Level 2 Award in Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities Business and Technology Education Council Level 2 Award in Dementia Awareness ĥ ĥ Business and Technology Education Council Level 3 Award in Awareness of Dementia City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Induction into Adult Social Care in NI ĥ ĥ Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care ĥ ĥ Level 3 Certificate in Induction into Adult Social Care in NI City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Induction into Adult Social Care in Northern Ireland ĥ ĥ Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body Level 2 Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills ĥ ĥ Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills ĥ ĥ Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills or ĥ ĥ Ulster University Level 4 Certificate in Counselling (Further Entrance Criteria Applies) Irish Sign Language Module ĥ ĥ Irish Sign Language (Level 1) Irish Sign Language (Level 2) ĥ ĥ Irish Sign Language (Level 3) British Sign Language Module ĥ ĥ British Sign Language (Level 1) British Sign Language (Level 1) ĥ ĥ British Sign Language (Level 2) British Sign Language (Level 2) ĥ ĥ British Sign Language (Level 3) Open College Network Level 2 Holistic and Health Complementary Therapies ĥ ĥ Open College Network Level 3 Diploma in the Theory of Holistic Health and Complementary Therapies Level 2 Diploma Health & Social Care ĥ ĥ Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body Level 2 Award in Understanding Substance Misuse ĥ ĥ Level 3 Certificate in Tackling Substance Misuse

33 EXPERIENCE ...North West Regional College Department of Training & Skills Community Course Progression Opportunities Business and Technology Education Council Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid ĥ ĥ Level 2 OR Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development ĥ ĥ Level 2 OR Level 3 Diploma in Playwork Open College Network Level 3 Award in Working with Children & Young People with Special Needs ĥ ĥ Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development ĥ ĥ Level 3 Diploma in Playwork Cache Level 2 Understand How to Safeguard the Welfare of Children and Young People ĥ ĥ Level 2 Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development ĥ ĥ Level 2 Diploma in Playwork City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Make-up ĥ ĥ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Styling, Plaiting and Twisting ĥ ĥ Level 1 OR Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing Introduction to Nail Art & Make-up ĥ ĥ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 2 Hair Styling (2 years) ĥ ĥ Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing

34 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities ALTERNATIVE FORMATS The information in this course guide is available upon request in a number of alternative formats, including large print, Braille, PDF, audio formats (CD, MP3) and minority languages. For further information and to request an alternative format, please contact us on 028 7127 6402 or email marketing@nwrc.ac.uk 34 NORTH WEST REGIONAL COLLEGE ...Connecting Communities

35 EXPERIENCE ...North West Regional College CONTACT US Derry~Londonderry Strand Road Derry~Londonderry BT48 7AL Tel: 028 7127 6000; Textphone: 028 7127 6167 Limavady Main Street Limavady BT49 0EX Tel: 028 7127 8700 Textphone: 028 7776 7337 Strabane Derry Road, Strabane BT82 8DX Tel: 028 7127 8844 Springtown Springtown Road Derry~Londonderry BT48 0LY Tel: 028 7127 6222 Greystone 11 Greystone Road Limavady, BT49 0ND Tel: 028 7127 8750 The College welcomes calls via Text Relay.

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