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Everything you need to know about... Apprenticeships Skills for your Future Subject Area Course Guide 2013/2014 2014/2015

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Town Centre Campus Rother Valley Campus Construction Centre Study programmes for 16-18 year olds and young adults Adult Pathways / Professional Pathways A Key College locations Course Type We make every effort to ensure the information within our subject area guide is accurate and a true representation of the courses we plan to offer in 2013-14 and in 2014-15. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary and will endeavour to do so in good faith. Courses offered are subject to satisfactory recruitment. Apprenticeships Refer to the College course guide for a full explanation of course types.

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How to apply 4 Welcome 5 Apprenticeships Introduction 6 What is an Apprenticeship? 7 Traineeship 8 Business Administration 9 Catering and Hospitality 12 Childcare and Care 16 Construction 18 Teaching 23 Engineering 24 Hair and Beauty Therapy 30 Visual and Performing Arts 33 3

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How do I apply? Get the latest updates... There are a number of ways to apply to Rotherham College: at school then you can apply using the UCAS Progress common application system. You will need to get a user name and password from your school. Please ask your teacher for more details. If you have access to the internet then you can apply using our online application form. This is found at www.rotherham.ac.uk You can also apply using a paper application form that is available from Student Services reception on either campus or can be requested by post by calling 01709 722777 or emailing info@rotherham.ac.uk OR OR If you would like advice or support with your application, please call our Student Services team on 01709 722777.

For further support or to get in touch Visit www.rotherham.ac.uk Call 01709 722777 Email info@rotherham.ac.uk Like Follow Watch Services, facilities and Open Events, please refer to the main College Course Guide Rotherham College of Arts @RotherhamColl Rotherham College TV 4 ur or g e or ion, our m on 777. Welcome to the Apprenticeship Subject Area Guide If you’re looking to gain hands on experience and learn while on the job, then studying on an Apprenticeship could be for you. While studying with us, you will get the most out of working with an employer and getting extra help from College tutors. You will work to a nationally recognised qualification while gaining the vital work experience you will need for future employment.

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If you want to get a hands on experience and learn on the job, then an Apprenticeship may be the right route for you. While on your Apprenticeship, you will learn right in the heart of your chosen career and work alongside industry professionals to get you the best experience for later life. You will also be supported by our industry specialist staff at Rotherham College to further develop your employability skills. You can take an Apprenticeship in a range of different areas including: • Business and Management • Catering and Hospitality • Childcare and Care • Construction • Education • Engineering • Hair and Beauty • Performing Arts • Visual Arts We also offer a Traineeship programme which could kick start your apprenticeship and your career.

Apprenticeships 6 Student Success Liam Skill, 19, has been awarded the Apprentice of the Month for his hard work on his Intermediate Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship at Energy Alloys. During his apprenticeship, Liam is working in the manual turning and the deep hole boring department, learning specialised skills. He also produced a production plan for a selection piece that will be manufactured in the coming year. The plan included a great deal of detail, taking into account the health and safety involved in production. Richard Rhodes, Operations Manager for Energy Alloys, said: “During his time in the turning cell he has proven that he has listened and learned by producing a piece of work which, in my opinion is first class for someone so new to engineering. “I believe that by awarding him the apprentice of the month it will give a young man the encouragement to be a very successful player in this difficult industry.” Liam has been an apprentice at the global provider since December 2012 and has excelled in his training thanks to the team.

Liam said: “My apprenticeship has given me the opportunity to push myself and conquer new challenges. The support available through the College and from the team is great and I really enjoy coming to work each day.” www.rotherham.ac.uk/ Apprenticeships/Pages/default.aspx What is involved? You will be an employee of the company you are an apprentice with and will usually spend 4 days each week working in the business. The majority of training is done on the job with people who work in the industry, learning from experienced members of the team that can train you in all aspects of the practical work that you would require to do the job. You will also spent a further day in College where, through a structured programme, Rotherham College will provide you with further training to enhance your employability skills, such as English and maths. Rotherham College expect apprentices to be working in paid employment for a minimum of 30 hours per week. They will also earn a wage starting at the minimum of £2.68 per hour for 16-18 year olds, but many apprentices do tend to earn more than this. What are the advantages of an Apprenticeship? • You will learn on the job rather than being taught in a classroom • You will be trained by people who do the job • You will work with industry standard equipment and gain vital experience in the industry environment • You will be paid while you learn • You will get the real industry experience, working real working hours and learning the tricks of the trade • After completing a Level 3 Apprenticeship, you could go onto Higher Education qualifications How long does it take?

Apprenticeships vary, depending on the route the apprentice decides to take. Generally apprenticeships can take between one and two years to complete. What different levels of apprenticeship are there? Apprenticeships fall into 3 categories, intermediate, advanced and higher level apprenticeships. An apprentice is a great way to learn outside of the classroom, right in the heart of your dream career. Apprentices are employed by a business to do a specific job and be paid while you learn. Through working with the company and attending college, you will build up the experience, knowledge and skills that you can apply into your job while working towards a nationally recognised qualification. What is an Apprenticeship? 7

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TCC 16-18 19+ If you do not meet the entry requirements for an Apprenticeship, you can study a Traineeship programme in order to gain the skills needed to progress onto a full Apprenticeship programme. The Traineeship enables students aged 16- 24 to complete the Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills along with maths and English functional skills over a 20 week period. It is suitable for wide range of people to study including those who are unemployed, students, those returning to work, people needing learning support or those looking to change their career. What will I study?

• Interview skills • ICT for employment • Job application skills • Business and customer awareness • Problem-solving at work • Managing your time • Working in a team • Understanding personal finance • Understanding conflict at work • Being safe and healthy at work What added value will I receive? You will work in the College’s state of the art facilities. You will also undertake 3 days work experience per week. What can I progress on to? After completing this course, you may be able to move into a full Apprenticeship in the industry of your choice.

What are the entry requirements? • You must be working at or above Entry 2 Level in English and maths • You will be assessed before you are enrolled onto the course Traineeship 8 TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A You could be heading towards a career as a clerical assistant or a secretary within a local organisation. Further qualifications will also improve your employability skills and increase your chances of promotion. What will I study? • Producing business documents • Effective business systems • Equipment and resources • Employer rights and responsibilities • Communication skills What added value will I receive? Our tutors are experienced administrators who have all worked in administration to a high level within industry. This brings the subject to life in real terms, making it a more rewarding course and will ensure you reach your full potential and enhance your employability.

What can I progress on to? After completing the Level 2 you could choose to carry out the Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration or alternatively you could aim for permanent employment. What are the entry requirements? • GCSE maths and English grades A-D Apprenticeship in Business Administration Level 2 Do you aspire to become an office supervisor or team leader where you will be responsible for the management of others? This Apprenticeship could take you one step closer. What will I study? • Handling confidential documents • Preparing board meeting documents • Working with others • Managing others and the workloads of others What added value will I receive? Our tutors are experience administrators who have all worked in administration to a high level within industry. This brings the subject to life in real terms, making it a more rewarding course and will ensure you reach your full potential and enhance your employability What can I progress on to? Higher level qualifications are attractive to employers so if you are eager to up-skill you could later choose to study the Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration Apprenticeship or even the HNC in Business. If you wish to progress into Management we have various courses on offer from Level 3 to Level 5. What are the entry requirements? • Preferably a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Business Administration • Or GCSE maths and English grades A-C Apprenticeship in Business Administration Level 3 9

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TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A Are you looking to enter the world of finance? You could begin your career as a junior accountant or a finance assistant. What will I study? • Processing bookkeeping transactions • Control accounts, journals and banking system • Costing • Working effectively in finance and accounts • Computerised accounts (SAGE) What added value will I receive? We have excellent results in accounting. These are above national average and continue to improve. Our staff are professionals who will support you along the way with your studies.

What can I progress on to? This Apprenticeship will provide you with a strong skill set which you can choose to build upon with the Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship in Accountancy. What are the entry requirements? GCSE Grades A-C. Apprenticeship in Accountancy Level 2 A career in Accountancy could be closer than you think and you soon could be adding the role of a trainee accountant technician or an assistant accountant to your CV. During your apprenticeship you will gain exposure to bookkeeping, auditing, tax and payroll meaning you will develop many transferrable skills that could be valuable in many organisations.

What will I study? • AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accountancy • Employer rights and responsibilities • Personal thinking and learning skills • Functional Skills in maths • Functional Skills in English What added value will I receive? We have excellent results in accounting. These are above national average and continue to improve. Our staff are professionals who will support you along the way with your studies. What can I progress on to? On successful completion you can progress on to AAT Level 4.

What are the entry requirements? Apprenticeship in Accountancy Level 2, if not candidates will require a GCSE in maths grade A* - C. Apprenticeship in Accountancy Level 3 10 TCC 16-18 19+ A With this apprenticeship you can develop the higher level skills required to work as an accounts technician or an accounts manager. Your training duties will include overall responsibility for the accounts payable and receivable department, people management duties, controlling budgets and assisting with the preparation of accounts and writing reports. What will I study?

• AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accountancy • Employer rights and responsibilities • Personal thinking and learning skills • Functional Skills in maths • Functional Skills in English What added value will I receive? We have excellent results in accounting. These are above national average and continue to improve. Our staff are professionals who will support you along the way with your studies. What can I progress on to? Higher Education, ACCA, CIMA or ICEAW. What are the entry requirements? Level 3 or Level 2 Apprenticeship in Accountancy if not completed this, the candidates will require GCSE maths at A*-C. Apprenticeship in Accountancy Level 4 11

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TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A This is the final stage in the diploma where you’ll learn advanced food preparation and cooking skills. This course is ideal for those looking to become a head chef as you will study complex dishes as well as gain experience working in a busy restaurant. What will I study? • Learn how to receive and store resources, managing yourself and health and safety • Learn how to prepare, cook and finish complex dishes • Learn basic butchery and preparation of a range of meat, poultry and game What added value will I receive? • Training and support out in industry • Relevant functional skill to enhance your training • Use of the learning centres and other College facilities What can I progress on to? On completion you will be ready to go out in to the industry or progress onto Higher Education at university.

What are the entry requirements? • NVQ Level 2 in Food Preparation and Cooking or equivalent • Suitable industrial placement to be able to cover the range required • You must have a good standard of spoken and written English • You must be able to multi task • You must be committed, have a good work ethic and be prepared to be flexible Professional Cookery Level 3 Apprenticeship This course is aimed at those wishing to continue with their studies within the hospitality industry and further develop a range of practical skills related to the professional service of food and beverages. What will I study?

• Essential skills like food safety and hygiene • Effective communication methods • Customer service • Teamwork • Maintaining a payment point, handling payments and processing payment methods • Food service practices including an increased level of responsibility for the station • Licensing legislation and related practical beverage service skills • Reception and telephone skills • Information regarding industry specific legislation and regulations • Additional technical skills required to deliver a great dining experience • Bar service skills What added value will I receive? • Personal learning and thinking skills • Employments rights and responsibilities • Functional skills at the required level • Use of the college Learning Centre and other College facilities • College I.D card that enables you to receive student discount at selected places What can I progress on to? On completion of the course you could progress on to the Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality, Supervision and Leadership. What are the entry requirements? • You must have a good standard of spoken and written English • You must be able to multi task • You must be committed, have a good work ethic and be prepared to be flexible Food and Beverage Service Apprenticeship Level 2 12 TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A Progressing from Level 1, this is the next step in the Professional Cookery Diploma. The course will develop your skills gained at Level 1 and will give you a broader understanding of the catering industry. This is an ideal course if you are looking to progress through the ranks as a chef. What will I study?

• Develop your knowledge of industry standard procedures • Learn how to use equipment and utensils • Study areas including maintaining and handling knives, food hygiene in storage and preparation and the cooking of food Due to the nature of the catering industry, some of your assessments will take place in the evening if required What added value will I receive? • On the job training sessions • Functional skills at appropriate level • Use of the College learning centre • Use of other College facilities What can I progress on to?

On satisfactory completion you can progress on to the Professional Cookery Level 3. What are the entry requirements? • You must have a good standard of spoken and written English • You must be able to multi task • You must be committed, have a good work ethic and be prepared to be flexible • Keen to learn new skills Food Preparation and Cooking Level 2 Apprenticeship This course is aimed at those wishing to undertake a qualification in Butchery within the food manufacturing sector and further develop a range of practical skills related to the profession.

What will I study? • Essential skills like food safety and hygiene • Effective communication methods • Customer service • Teamwork • Preparation and trimming of a range of meat and poultry products to meet customers’ requirements • Identify different types and cuts of meat within the industry • Prepare a range of sausage products • Information regarding industry specific legislation and regulations • Additional technical skills required to progress your skills and experience What added value will I receive? • Technical certificate to the appropriate level • Functional skills if the required English and maths grades are not met • Student discount on various products • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills • Employers Rights and Responsibilities all make up the full apprenticeship framework What can I progress on to? On completion of the course you could progress on to the Level 3 in Butchery skills. What are the entry requirements?

• You must have a good standard of spoken and written English • You must be able to multi task • You must be committed, have a good work ethic and be prepared to be flexible Diploma in Meat and Poultry Butchery Level 2 13

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TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A This Apprenticeship teaches you the skill to provide excellent customer service which can be applied to hundreds of job roles across many different sectors. This apprenticeship will provide the platform to your career working as a customer adviser. What will I study? • Work at the front end of an employer’s business and regularly assist customers • Learn the core areas of impression and image, delivery, handling problems and development and improvement • Gain knowledge in how to prepare yourself to deliver good customer service • Understand how to recognise and deal with customers’ service problems and how to improve the service you offer • Functional skills/GCSEs in maths and English if relevant What added value will I receive? • Experienced assessors from a range of customer service backgrounds will support and guide you through your qualification • One day a week at College for formal input, use of College learning centre and other facilities • Formal reviews throughout your course What can I progress on to?

On completion you can either go into the industry or progress on the Advanced Apprenticeship in Diploma in Customer Service Level 3. What are the entry requirements? Four GCSEs grades A-D including maths and English. Apprenticeship in Customer Service Level 2 This Apprenticeship is designed for those who are responsible for the delivery of customer service, but who also have to monitor and develop the quality of customer service given. This is ideal for those looking to be in charge of their own team or department.

What will I study? • Gain knowledge in how to recognise and deal with repeated problems • Learn how to bring about permanent improvements in service delivery that will benefit customer and the organisation • Understand how to balance the needs of your customers’ with that of your organisations • Functional skills/GCSEs as relevant to qualification What added value will I receive? • Experienced assessors from a range of customer service backgrounds will support and guide you through your qualification • One day a week at College for formal input, use of the learning centre and College facilities • Progress reviews throughout your course What can I progress on to?

Progression to a customer service team leading employment position. What are the entry requirements? Four GCSEs grades A-C including maths and English. Apprenticeship in Customer Service Level 3 14 15

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TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A With this apprenticeship you could be on your way to a career within the childcare sector. The Level 2 Apprenticeship will help you to develop the skills needed to be an effective employee when working with children in a range of settings. You will learn within a company or organisation to develop your skills and knowledge in the area, getting a hands on learning experience. This course lasts for 15 months. What will I study? • You will develop your communication skills with both children and adults • Gain an understanding of health and safety and creating safe environments for children • You will develop your knowledge in child development, play and learning • You will attend College one day a week and a work setting four days a week What added value will I receive? You will be given the opportunity to develop your functional skills in English and maths. You will work with employers to gain hands on experience in the industry, using industry-standard equipment and earning a salary while you learn.

What can I progress on to? After completing this course, you will be able to progress onto a Level 3 Childcare course. What are the entry requirements? • Four GCSEs including English and maths at grade A-D • You will be required to have a clear Criminal Records Bureau check Apprenticeship in Childcare Level 2 Further your knowledge with the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Childcare. This course will further develop the skills you will need to be an effective employee when working with children in a range of settings. While working with children and young people at a variety of ages, you will get experience and the confidence to pursue a career in the sector. This course lasts for 2 years. What will I study?

• You will develop your communication skills with both children and adults • Gain an understanding of health and safety and creating safe environments for children • You will develop your knowledge in child development, play and learning • You will attend College one day a week and a work setting four days a week What added value will I receive? You will be given the opportunity to develop your functional skills in English and maths. You will work with employers to gain hands on experience in the industry, using industry-standard equipment and earning a salary while you learn.

What will I progress onto? After completing this Apprenticeship, you can go onto Further Education or employment in the sector. What are the entry requirements? • Four GCSEs including English and maths at grade A-D • A Level 2 Childcare qualification • You will be required to complete an interview and have a clear Criminal Records Bureau check • You must be in paid employment within a supervisory role with minimum of twelve months experience Apprenticeship in Childcare Level 3 16 TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A On completion of this apprenticeship you could be on your way to a career as a health care assistant, community support assistant, residential care assistant or day care assistant. The Level 2 Apprenticeship will help you to develop the skills needed to be an effective employee when pursuing a career within the care sector. What will I study?

The Apprenticeship covers a wide range of job roles within two pathways and what you study will depend on your chosen pathway: Adult Social Care Pathway • You will learn how to work within an environment where you will help people with a particular need, such as the disabled, the elderly or people with learning difficulties, and develop practical care skills • You will gain an understanding of the responsibilities of a personal care assistant Health Care Pathway • You will gain experience by working as a healthcare assistant or support worker within hospitals, the community, hospices or private clinics where you will learn your duties and responsibilities, supporting doctors or nurses or helping patients in hospital wards What added value will I receive? You will be given the opportunity to develop your functional skills in English and maths. You will work with employers to gain hands on experience in the industry, using industry-standard equipment and earning a salary while you learn.

What can I progress on to? After completing this course, you can progress onto the Level 3 Apprenticeship. What are the entry requirements? • GCSE English and maths at grade A-D • You will be required to complete an interview and have a clear Criminal Records Bureau check Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care Level 2 On completion of this apprenticeship you could be on your way to a career as a health care assistant, allied health care professional or clinical support worker. The Level 3 Apprenticeship enables learners to gain further work related qualifications alongside working within the care sector, either within the NHS, the private or voluntary health and social care sector or a local authority.

What will I study? The Apprenticeship covers a wide range of job roles within two pathways and what you study will depend on your chosen pathway: Adult Social Care Pathway • You will learn to help people with a particular need, such as the disabled, the elderly or people with learning difficulties and learn the responsibilities and duties of the role • You will learn about the different aspects of working as a personal care assistant helping someone in their everyday life Health Care Pathway • You will gain insight into working in hospitals, the community, hospices, private clinics as a healthcare assistant, learning the working practices by supporting doctors or nurses or helping patients in hospital wards or their homes What added value will I receive? You will be given the opportunity to develop your functional skills in English and maths. You will work with employers to gain hands on experience in the industry, using industry- standard equipment and earning a salary while you learn.

What can I progress on to? After completing this course, you can go onto Higher Education or into employment. What are the entry requirements? • Four GCSEs grades A to C preferably including English and maths or equivalent • You will be required to complete an interview and have a clear Criminal Records Bureau check • You must be in paid employment within a supervisory role with minimum of twelve months experience Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care Level 3 17

TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A Do you want to earn some money while you learn? This Apprenticeship will give you the skills needed to work within the construction industry as well as you getting paid and carrying out practical work in the field. You will work in a construction environment where your duties will involve many areas of brickwork. What will I study? • Learn the skills needed to work as a bricklayer • Learn how to finish concrete, set out and erect masonry structures • Learn how to set out basic buildings while following health and safety regulations What added value will I receive? • You will receive support from tutors with expert knowledge in the industry • The Construction Department which includes Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying), was recently awarded a Grade 1 ‘Outstanding’ for its Teaching and Learning by Ofsted • The workshop facilities are to a high standard ensuring your needs are met while developing employability skills What can I progress on to? On completion, you can then progress on to Level 3 Apprenticeship and be well on your way in your bricklaying career. What are the entry requirements? • GCSE maths and English, grades A-D • Interview and skills test necessary • Secured direct employment Apprenticeship in Trowel Occupations Level 2 This Apprenticeship builds on your Level 2 skills to qualify you as a bricklayer. Whether you have completed your Level 2 and looking to progress, or you already work within the industry and are looking to up- skill, then this is an excellent route to go down. Teaming earning a wage with learning, this Apprenticeship is a great start in your career as a block paver or bricklayer. What will I study?

• Learn how to organise and manage areas such as health and safety and cavity walling • Learn how to set out structures on different types of ground • Learn how to erect complex masonry structures such as arches, curves and chimneys What added value will I receive? • You will receive support from tutors with expert knowledge of the industry • The Construction Department which includes Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying), was recently awarded a Grade 1 ‘Outstanding’ for its Teaching and Learning by Ofsted • The workshop facilities are to a high standard ensuring your needs are met while developing employability skills What can I progress on to? On completion you can go out and seek employment within the industry. What are the entry requirements? • You must have completed a Level 2 Apprenticeship • Secured direct employment Apprenticeship in Trowel Occupations Level 3 18 TCC 16-18 19+ A This Apprenticeship is an excellent doorway in to becoming a joinery professional with the benefits of earning while you’re learning. Site joinery involves fitting timber roofs, floors, windows and doors on a range of on- site locations.

What will I study? • Learn how to install first and second fixing components • Learn how to set up and use circular saws and other hand and power tools • Learn how to maintain non-structural carpentry work, safely move and handle resources • Learn about health and safety procedures What added value will I receive? • We will help you gain a positive work ethic • Our staff have vast experience of delivering these programmes and joinery is a Grade 1 provision within the Construction Department. The Construction Department has just received an outstanding from Ofsted for its Teaching and Learning What can I progress on to? On successful completion of this apprenticeship you may wish to move onto the Level 3 or seek employment. What are the entry requirements? • GCSE maths and English, grades A-D • Interview and skills test necessary Apprenticeship in Site Joinery Level 2 As a site joiner, you’ll work on-site fitting timber roofs, floors and doors, windows and stairs. Good carpenters and joiners are always in demand.

What will I study? • Learn how to do on-site installation of complex frames such as floors, walls and roofs • Learn how to plan and evaluate construction projects • Develop knowledge in organising people, plant and resources • Learn how to supervise jobs, projects and how to calculate costs and resources What added value will I receive? • We will help you gain a positive work ethic • Our staff have vast experience of delivering these programmes and joinery is a Grade 1 provision within the Construction Department. The Construction Department has just received an outstanding from Ofsted for its Teaching and Learning What can I progress on to? This Apprenticeship is a good start towards becoming self-employed or working for a construction firm.

What are the entry requirements? • You must have completed the Level 2 Apprenticeship • Secured direct employment Apprenticeship in Site Joinery Level 3 19 TCC 16-18 19+ A

TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A Why not earn while you learn with this Apprenticeship which will provide the skills you need to begin a successful career in painting and decorating. Whether you decide to start your own business up or work for a professional company. What will I study? • Learn how to prepare surfaces for painting e.g. sanding, filing and priming • Learn how to work on access equipment such as scaffolding and ladders • Learn how to produce decorative finishes and apply paint by brush or roller • Learn the health and safety procedures What added value will I receive? • Ofsted inspected our construction department and said that the teaching, learning and assessment are outstanding • We have 100% success, retention and achievement What can I progress on to? Once you’ve completed this apprenticeship you could move onto the Level 3 or you can decide to move out into the industry. What are the entry requirements? • GCSE maths and English, grades A-D • Interview and skills test necessary • Secured direct employment Apprenticeship in Decorative Occupations Level 2 On completion of this Apprenticeship you will become a multi-skilled operative in the world of construction maintenance. You’ll choose from three disciplines; carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, plumbing, drainage, wall and floor tiling, plastering, roofing or trowel occupations. What will I study?

• Learn the safe working practices in construction • Learn the different building methods, construction technology and methods of installation • Learning about the different systems involved in construction • Develop your functional skills e.g. English and maths What added value will I receive? • You will receive support from tutors with expert knowledge of the industry • The Construction Department was recently awarded a Grade 1 ‘Outstanding’ for its Teaching and Learning by Ofsted • The workshop facilities are to a high standard ensuring your needs are met while developing employability skills What can I progress on to? Once you have completed this apprenticeship you can choose to do a Level 3 Apprenticeship in your desired speciality.

What are the entry requirements? • GCSE maths and English, grades A-D • Interview and skills test necessary • Secured employment Apprenticeship in Building Maintenance Operations Level 2 20 TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A Have you ever dreamed of starting your own plastering business up? Through this Apprenticeship you could be on your way in fulfilling your dream. This Apprenticeship aims to give you the knowledge and skills needed to become a professional within the industry. What will I study? • Learn how to prepare background surfaces for plasterworks • Learn how to produce internal and external solid render finishes • Learn how to fix dry lining boards • Learn about the health and safety regulations and the different types of plaster finishes What added value will I receive? The course is run by experienced staff in new, purpose built workshops with a huge range of tools and equipment. The construction department has recently been awarded a Grade 1 outstanding by Ofsted. What can I progress on to?

On competitions of the Level 2 Apprenticeship you can move on to the Level 3. What are the entry requirements? • GCSE maths and English, grades A-D • Interview and skills test necessary • Secured direct employment Apprenticeship in Plastering Level 2 This Apprenticeship builds on your Level 2 skills to qualify you as a plasterer. Whether you have completed your Level 2 and looking to progress, or you already work within the industry and are looking to up- skill, then this is an excellent route to go down.

What will I study? • Learn how to produce complex internal solid plastering finishes • Learn how to produce complex rendering finishes • Learn how to confirm work activities and resources for an occupational work area • Develop and maintain occupational working relationships What added value will I receive? The course is run by experienced staff in new, purpose built workshops with a huge range of tools and equipment. The construction department has recently been awarded a Grade 1 outstanding by Ofsted. What can I progress on to?

Once you have completed the Apprenticeship you can seek employment within the industry. What are the entry requirements? • You must have completed a Level 2 Apprenticeship • Secured direct employment Apprenticeship in Plastering Level 3 21

TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A This Apprenticeship is ideally suited to learners who have completed the Level 1 basic Diploma in Building Services and have gained employment, or new apprentices employed within the plumbing industry. The Level 2 qualification will help you develop the skills required of the modern day plumber. What will I study? • You will develop your skills in cold water systems, hot water systems, sanitation, central heating systems and drainage systems • You will learn various plumbing techniques • You will learn the installation of various pipework, materials and components • You will learn to develop your practical skills and use of craft tools What added value will I receive? The Construction Department which includes Plumbing, have recently been awarded a Grade 1 ‘Outstanding’ for its teaching and learning by Ofsted. The plumbing workshops have been refurbished to a high standard ensuring learners’ needs are met while developing employability skills.

What can I progress on to? Learners who successfully complete their Level 2 qualification would be encouraged to progress on to the Level 3 NVQ Plumbing qualification. What are the entry requirements? • These would be discussed with the course leader when applying for the course • You will be expected to have completed the Level 1 Access to Building Services if you are new to the industry Apprenticeship in Plumbing Level 2 This Apprenticeship is ideally suited to learners who have completed the Level 2 NVQ in Plumbing and would like to develop their plumbing skills and knowledge further. The Level 3 qualification will further develop your skills in the trade.

What will I study? • You will develop advanced skills in cold water systems, hot water systems, sanitation, central heating systems and drainage systems • You will gain additional knowledge in environmental technology systems, planning installations, complex cold water systems, domestic gas principles, career awareness and associated practical techniques • You will develop your skills in installation of various pipe work, materials and components • You will develop your functional skills such as English, maths and IT to support your study and enhance your career prospects What added value will I receive? The Construction Department which includes Plumbing, have recently been awarded a Grade 1 ‘Outstanding’ for its teaching and learning by Ofsted. The plumbing workshops have been refurbished to a high standard ensuring learners needs are met while developing employability skills.

What can I progress on to? Learners completing their Level 3 qualification would be encouraged to further their qualifications by enrolling on to a Building Services degree course. What are the entry requirements? • These would be discussed with the course leader when applying for the course • You will be expected to have completed the Level 2 NVQ in Plumbing Apprenticeship in Plumbing Level 3 22 TCC 16-18 19+ A This Apprenticeship is for those supporting teaching and learning in schools and will help enhance your role as a teaching assistant. This is a 2 year part time programme which will commence with concentration upon English, maths and IT skills. The second year will focus on the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning programme which covers a range of topics.

What will I study? English, maths, ICT and supporting teaching and learning skills which will include modules such as safeguarding the welfare of children; supporting learning activities; maintaining and supporting relationships with children; supporting children’s positive behaviour and health and safety; equality, diversity and inclusion; child and young person development; communication and professional relationships with children and adults; help to improve own and team practice in schools. What added value will I receive? You will be given support throughout the course in order to meet individual needs. What can I progress on to?

On successful completion of this course, you can progress on to the Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning. What are the entry requirements? It is preferable to have 4 GCSEs A – D including maths and English. Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2 23

TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A This Apprenticeship is employed status only and is delivered within the Electrical Engineering section of Engineering. This is an ideal programme for a learner working in electrical installation or maintenance. The Level 2 Apprenticeship comprises of five main areas: • Vocationally Competent Qualification (VCQ) • Diploma • Functional Skills • Personal thinking and learning skills • Employers Rights and Responsibilities You will attend College one day a week. What will I study?

• You will learn electrical/electronic principles including installing wiring and testing electrical systems and circuits • You will gain knowledge in electrical/electronic industry, processes and practices • You will develop your competence in electrical safety through a good understanding of current regulations and legislations • You will learn how to use and create drawings from within the engineering industry What added value will I receive? Apprenticeships are one of the most successful pathways to gain qualifications. This programme combines paid employment with time out of your job to gain career focused training at our College. You will study for a full apprenticeship framework, which is a fully recognised qualification within the electrical engineering industry. Our College has a proven track record within Apprenticeships and the staff are experts within their field of work. We have a high grade electrical installation and PLC workshops and high grade electronics lab with industry standard resources.

What can I progress on to? Your next step after the Level 2 course could be to further your skills on a Level 3 Apprenticeship. What are the entry requirements? • You should have two GCSEs from A-C including maths • Or successful completion of the EAL Level 1 Certificate in Electrical & Electronic Engineering Apprenticeship in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Level 2 This advanced Apprenticeship is employed status only and is delivered within the Electrical Engineering section of Engineering. This is an ideal programme for a learner working in electrical installation or maintenance. The Level 3 Apprenticeship comprises of five main areas: • Vocationally Competent Qualification (VCQ) • Diploma • Functional Skills • Personal thinking and learning skills • Employers rights and responsibilities You will attend College one day a week. What will I study?

• You will learn electrical/electronic principles including installing wiring and testing electrical systems and circuits • You will gain knowledge in electrical/electronic industry, processes and practices • You will develop your competence in electrical safety through a good understanding of current regulations and legislations • You will learn how to use and create drawings from within the engineering industry What added value will I receive? Apprenticeships are one of the most successful pathways to gain qualifications. This programme combines paid employment with time out of your job to gain career focused training at our College. You will study for a full Apprenticeship framework, which is a fully recognised qualification within the electrical engineering industry. Our College has a proven track record within Apprenticeships and the staff are experts within their field of work. We have a high grade electrical installation and PLC workshops and high grade electronics lab with industry standard resources.

What can I progress on to? Your next step after the Level 3 course could be to further your skills on a Level 4 qualification. What are the entry requirements? • Successful completion of EAL Level 2 NVQ Diploma and Technical Diploma • You will also need to successfully complete an entry test Apprenticeship in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Level 3 24 TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A With this Apprenticeship you are gaining the skills and experience needed to progress into a career as component maintenance and repair auto electrical mechanics. Once you have fully qualified, you will be able to work as a self-employed car or van mechanic or work within a larger organisation such as a car dealership. What will I study?

• You will learn the skills you need to diagnose test and repair a range of vehicles • You will learn health and safety in the workplace • You will develop your practical skills and knowledge in vehicle chassis systems, vehicle engines, vehicle electrics and electronics, pre-inspections and post inspections, service and maintenance and transmission systems • Functional Skills: English, maths, ICT • Employment rights and responsibilities • Personal, learning and thinking skills What added value will I receive? Our College has a proven track record within apprenticeships and the staff are experts within their field of work.

What can I progress on to? Once you have fully qualified, you will be able to work as a self-employed car or van mechanic or work within a larger organisation such as a car dealership. What are the entry requirements? • GCSE English and maths, grades A-D (or equivalent) • You will be required to successfully complete a skills assessment, be employed within the industrial sector and be able to meet the entry criteria Apprenticeship in Auto Electrical and Mobile Electrical Level 2 This Apprenticeship will equip you with the skills you need to become a technician in the manufacturing sector. You will learn a variety of principles and processes for use within machine shop, including component manufacture, using a range of skills from hand-fitting to complex CNC machines. What will I study?

• You will learn how to work efficiently and effectively in engineering • You will gain knowledge in health and safety and complying with statutory regulations • You will learn to produce, use and interpret engineering drawings and documents • You will learn production assembly, composite manufacture and optical engineering • You will gain knowledge in business systems, communications for technicians and mathematics What added value will I receive? You will benefit from learning in the heart of the industry and be taught by professionals. What can I progress on to?

After completing this Apprenticeship, you could go onto Higher Education or into employment in the sector. What are the entry requirements? • Successful completion of Level 2 Apprenticeship • You will also need to successfully complete a skills assessment, be employed within the industrial sector and be able to meet our learning criteria Apprenticeship in Engineering Maintenance Level 3 25

TCC 16-18 19+ A You will be employed in the fabrication and welding industry and will begin the apprenticeship framework as a Rotherham College work based student at PEO Level 2 for 35 weeks. After successful completion, you will progress to the Diploma in Engineering (fab/weld option) for a further 35 weeks. These 2 programmes of study will qualify the learner at intermediate apprenticeship level. The advanced apprenticeship level requires the learner to undertake City and Guilds 2850 at Level 3 over a period of 2 years (entry to this level will depend on the suitability of the learner and will be based on previous performance of practical and theory assignments). All apprentices attend College on a day release basis.

What will I study? Over the course of your apprenticeship the learner will study the following, both theoretically and practically: • 3 different welding processes (MIG/TIG/MMA) • Oxy-fuel/thermal cutting process • Platework/fabrication processes • Pattern development techniques • Health and safety regulations • General engineering principles • Fabrication and welding principles Apprenticeship in Fabrication and Welding Level 2 and 3 26 What added value will I receive? All tutors delivering the programme are Industry trained and are fully qualified specialists with many years of experience. The workshop is fitted with the latest industry standard welding equipment/machinery/tools. What can I progress on to? After successfully completing both of the apprenticeships you may wish to seek employment within the industry. What are the entry requirements? The learner must be in full time employment and working in the Fabrication/Welding industry. This practical course is aimed at introducing you to working within mechanical engineering. Whilst working in industry you will also develop a range of essential engineering skills and knowledge before choosing to specialise in any one particular area.

This is a 2 year apprenticeship. What will I study? • With the mechanical engineering machinery/maintenance route you will gain skills in bench setting, operating machinery including turning, milling and grinding • In the second year of the programme you will gain basic knowledge of maintenance safety and CNC machining What added value will I receive? Studying at Rotherham College will enable you to: • Acquire engineering competencies in a realistic, sheltered and controlled environment • Gain fundamental skills and knowledge common to engineering practices • Demonstrate competence of engineering using industry recognised machinery and in excellent workshop environments • Enable safe progression throughout the workplace/employment What can I progress on to? After completing the Level 2 Apprenticeship, you can progress onto the Level 3 Apprenticeship.

What are the entry requirements? GCSE Maths, English and Science at a grade C or above. TCC 16-18 19+ A Apprenticeship in MechanicalEngineeringLevel2 TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A This level of course is for more experienced learners with an understanding and practical experience of specialist engineering technologies and principles. This is a 2 year course. What will I study? • Engineering health and safety • Engineering principles • Principles of mechanical manufacturing engineering • Maintenance of machine systems • Maintenance of hydraulic systems • Maintenance of pneumatic systems What added value will I receive? Studying at Rotherham College will enable you to: • Acquire engineering competencies in a realistic, sheltered and controlled environment • Gain fundamental skills and knowledge common to engineering practices • Demonstrate competence of engineering using industry recognised machinery and in excellent workshop environments • Enable safe progression into the workplace/employment What can I progress on to? • Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma • Level 4 HNC What are the entry requirements? • GCSEs maths and English C+ • PEO Level 2 Apprenticeship in Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning Level 3 This level of course is for more experienced learners with an understanding and practical experience of specialist engineering technologies and principles. This is a 2 year course. What will I study? • Engineering health and safety • Engineering principles • Principles of mechanical manufacturing engineering • Machining materials by turning • Machining materials by milling • CNC machining of materials What added value will I receive? Studying at Rotherham College will enable you to: • Acquire engineering competencies in a realistic, sheltered and controlled environment • Gain fundamental skills and knowledge common to engineering practices • Demonstrate competence of engineering using industry recognised machinery and in excellent workshop environments • Enable safe progression into the workplace/employment What can I progress on to? • Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma • Level 4 HNC What are the entry requirements? • GCSEs maths and English at a grade C or above • PEO Level 2 Apprenticeship in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Level 3 27

TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A With this Apprenticeship you are gaining the skills and experience needed to progress into a career as component maintenance and repair mechanics. Once you have fully qualified, you will be able to work as a self- employed car or van mechanic or work within a larger organisation such as a car dealership. What will I study? • You will learn the skills you need to diagnose, test andrepair a range of vehicles • You will learn health and safety in the workplace • You will develop your practical skills and knowledge in vehicle chassis systems, vehicle engines, vehicle electrics and electronics, pre-inspections and post inspections, service and maintenance and transmission systems • Functional Skills: English, maths, ICT • Employment rights and responsibilities • Personal learning and thinking skills What added value will I receive? Our College has a proven track record within apprenticeships and the staff are experts within their field of work. What can I progress on to? Once you have fully qualified, you will be able to work as a self-employed car or van mechanic or work within a larger organisation such as a car dealership. What are the entry requirements? • GCSE English and maths, grades A-D (or equivalent) • You will be required to successfully complete a skills assessment, be employed within the industrial sector and be able to meet the entry criteria Apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2 The Level 3 Apprenticeship will be covered over a 2 year period. During this time you and your employer will be involved in planning the completion of your qualification. All observations will be covered within your place of work and all exams will be undertaken within a College environment.

What will I study? • Chassis diagnostic skills • Electrical diagnostic skills • Transmission diagnostic skills • Engine diagnostic skills • Functional Skills: English, maths, ICT • Employment rights and responsibilities • Personal learning and thinking skills Within your Level 3 programme are 4 main subjects that need to be covered within a 2 year period. After each of the 4 subjects has been covered you will be required to sit an online exam for each of the subjects, to demonstrate you have gained the required knowledge for that subject.

What added value will I receive? Our College has a proven track record within apprenticeships and the staff are experts within their field of work. What can I progress on to? At present we do not offer progression from Level 3, but we are working closely with awarding bodies to develop a Level 4 qualification to meet the needs of our learners. What are the entry requirements? • GCSE English and maths, grades A-D (or equivalent) • You will be required to successfully complete a skills assessment, be employed within the industrial sector and be able to meet the entry criteria Apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 3 28 TCC 16-18 19+ A This is an ideal programme for a learner working on heavy vehicle maintenance & repair. The Level 2 Apprenticeship comprises of three main areas: Vocationally Competent Qualification, Diploma and Functional Skills.

What will I study? • You will learn the skills you need to diagnose test and repair a range of vehicles • You will learn health and safety in the workplace • You will develop your practical skills and knowledge in vehicle chassis systems, vehicle engines, vehicle electrics and electronics, pre-inspections and post inspections, service and maintenance and transmission systems • Functional Skills: English, maths, ICT • Employment rights and responsibilities • Personal learning and thinking skills Apprenticeship in HGV Level 2 What added value will I receive? Our College has a proven track record within Apprenticeships and the staff are experts within their field of work. We have a high grade motor vehicle workshop. What can I progress on to? At present we have a natural progression from Level 2 to Level 3 Apprenticeships. What are the entry requirements? • You will need to be employed within the motor industry and have a range of work that will meet your apprenticeships scope (if you are not employed, Rotherham College may be able to assist you in finding suitable employment or advise you of an alternative course) • Grade A*-D, including English, maths and ICT.

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TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A This Apprenticeship is for people who are employed in a salon full time who will then attend College one day a week. Because the qualification is work based, you will develop your skills within a commercial setting. What will I study? • Client consultation • Shampooing and conditioning • Styling hair • Basic cutting techniques • Perming and neutralising (optional) • Basic hair colouring techniques • Health and safety • Promoting products and services • Team work What added value will I receive? • You will have the opportunity to attend masterclasses. Workshops will also be available in subjects such as ear piercing, barbering, nail art and many others • You will also be encouraged to take part in educational visits and competitions What can I progress on to?

You can continue upon your chosen pathway of Hairdressing by progressing on to the Apprenticeship in Hairdressing Level 3. What are the entry requirements? • GCSE grade D or above in English • Hairdressing Level 1 or equivalent • Excellent communication skills • Attend an interview and practical workshop with course tutor • Secured employment within a hairdressing salon Apprenticeship in Hairdressing Level 2 This Apprenticeship will further develop your technical skills to an advanced level and is intended for stylists who are already qualified in Hairdressing at NVQ Level 2 and are employed full time in a salon. What will I study?

• Client consultation • Creative styling including bridal and long hair • Creative cutting techniques • Creative perming • Creative colouring • Colour correction • Health and safety • Promoting products and services What added value will I receive? • You will have the opportunity to attend masterclasses. Workshops will also be available in subjects such as ear piercing, barbering, nail art, hair extensions and many others • You will also be encouraged to take part in educational visits and competitions What can I progress on to?

This programme will provide you with the skills to gain employment in the hairdressing industry in a variety of ways e.g. hair salons, freelance, management, cruise liner and health clubs. You could also study further as a work based assessor, sales representative or technical trainer within the hairdressing professional field. What are the entry requirements? • Have an NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing or equivalent • GCSE grade D or above in English • Have excellent communication skills • Display professional conduct appropriate for working with members of the public • Have a self-motivated and committed approach to learning • Secured employment within a hairdressing salon Apprenticeship in Hairdressing Level 3 30 TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A This Apprenticeship is for people who are employed in a salon full time who will then attend College one day a week. Because the qualification is work based, you will develop your skills within a commercial setting. What will I study?

You will develop your practical Beauty skills in: • Facial skincare, to include full Swedish facial massage • Eye treatments, to include eyebrow shaping, eyelash and brow tinting and eyelash extensions • Manicure • Pedicure • Waxing • Make-up • Salon supervisor • Reception • Retail sales and treatments • Anatomy and physiology • Health and safety What added value will I receive? • The opportunity to attend master classes and workshops will also be available in subjects such as: Indian head massage, hot stone massage, Reiki, tanning, threading, ear piercing and many more • You will also be encouraged to take a work placement within a Beauty Salon or Health Spa and attend trips such as Beauty Therapy Trade Show in Birmingham What can I progress on to? You can continue upon your chosen pathway of Beauty Therapy by progressing onto the Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy Level 3.

What are the entry requirements? • GCSE grade D or equivalent • Level 1 Diploma or NVQ in Beauty Therapy • You will also be required to successfully complete an interview with a course tutor • Excellent communication skills • Secured employment within a salon Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy Level 2 This Apprenticeship will further develop your technical skills to an advanced level and is intended for nail technicians who are already qualified in Level 2 Beauty Therapy and are employed full time in a salon.

What will I study? • Specialised facials including advanced electrical treatments • Specialised body treatments including advanced electrical treatments • Body massage • Aromatherapy massage with pre-blended oils • Technician and supervisor roles • Promoting retails sales and treatments • A higher level of anatomy and physiology • Health and safety • Planning promotional activities What added value will I receive? • The opportunity to attend master classes and workshops will also be available in subjects such as; Indian Head massage, hot stone massage, Reiki, tanning, threading, ear piercing and many more • You will also be encouraged to take a work placement within a Beauty Salon or Health Spa and attend trips such as Beauty Therapy Trade Show in Birmingham What can I progress on to? This programme will provide you with the skills to gain employment in the nail industry in a variety of ways e.g. hair salons, freelance, management, cruise liner and health clubs. You could also study further as a work based assessor, sales representative or technical trainer within the beauty professional field. What are the entry requirements? • Have an NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing or equivalent • GCSE grade D or above in English • Have excellent communication skills • Display professional conduct appropriate for working with members of the public • Have a self-motivated and committed approach to learning • Secured employment within a salon Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy Level 3 31

TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A This Apprenticeship is for people who are employed in a salon full time who will then attend College one day a week. Because the qualification is work based, you will develop your skills within a commercial setting. What will I study? You will develop practical skills in: • Manicure • Pedicure • Nail art • Nail enhancements • Salon supervisor • Reception • Retail sales and treatments • Anatomy and physiology • Health and safety What added value will I receive? • You will have the opportunity to attend masterclasses. Workshops will also be available in subjects such as Ear Piercing, Barbering, Nail Art and many others • You will also be encouraged to take part in educational visits and competitions What can I progress on to?

You can continue upon your chosen pathway of Hairdressing by progressing onto the Apprenticeship in Hairdressing Level 3. What are the entry requirements? • GCSE grade D or above in English • Nails Level 1 or equivalent • Excellent communication skills • Attend an interview and practical workshop with course tutor • Secured employment within a hairdressing salon Apprenticeship in Nails Level 2 Make your way towards a career as a specialist nail technician within a health spa or a nail bar. Throughout this Apprenticeship you will learn advanced skills in the world of nails that will prepare you with the experience for a successful career within the industry.

What will I study? • Advanced nail technology including a variety of nail enhancements and nail art techniques • Electric files • Airbrushed nails • Learn about health and safety and client care • Learn how to promote and sell products and services What added value will I receive? The opportunity to attend master classes and workshops will also be available in subjects such as: tanning, threading, ear piercing and more. What can I progress on to? You could seek employment in a range of roles in the nail industry. Examples are: nail bars/beauty salons, cruise liners, nail technician on-board airlines, health spas, mobile nail technician, nail/beauty company sales representative.

What are the entry requirements? • You must have a Level 2 qualification within beauty therapy, nail technology or equivalent • Excellent community skills • Interview with course tutor • Secured employment in a salon Apprenticeship in Nails Level 3 32 TCC 16-18 19+ A TCC 16-18 19+ A Technical Theatre is part of the Performing Arts Industry and as an apprentice you will begin by training as an assistant lighting and stage technician where you will learn how lighting and theatre can dramatically alter the mood and shape of a performance to delight audiences. You will have the opportunity to progress onto alternative job roles as your skills set develops. What will I study?

• Lighting and lighting design • Operating lighting systems • Working in a theatre • Working backstage on productions • Working as part of a team What added value will I receive? You will be given the opportunity to develop your functional skills in English and maths. You will work with employers to gain hands on experience in the industry, using industry-standard equipment and earning a salary while you learn. What can I progress to? After completing this Apprenticeship, you will be able to move onto employment in the Technical Theatre industry.

What are the entry requirements? • A Level 1 qualification • Interest / experience in theatre work • Functional skills at Entry Level 3 Apprenticeship in Technical Theatre Level 2 Throughout your Apprenticeship you will assist in the preparation of documents, presentations and briefs. You will research current and historical design trends throughout the course and produce a portfolio of work showing the development of your own design skills. By carrying out this apprenticeship you will be qualified to head for a design career within roles such as a junior designer or a design assistant. This course lasts for 18 months. What will I study?

• NVQ Certificate in design support • BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Art and Design • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT • Employer rights and responsibilities • Personal thinking and learning skills What added value will I receive? • You will be given the opportunity to develop your functional skills in English and maths • You will work with employers to gain hands on experience in the industry, using industry-standard equipment and earning a salary while you learn What can I progress on to? After completing the Apprenticeship you can go onto further employment or go onto Higher Education.

What are the entry requirements? GCSE maths and English grade A-C. Apprenticeship in Design Level 2 33

What Ofsted say about Rotherham College: Teaching learning and assessment are good Students engage with, benefit from and enjoy their learning Staff and students show high levels of respect for each other The standard of students’ work is high and exceeds industry expectations Managers have significantly improved facilities and learning resources to benefit students 35 S T W H A R N C L I F F E D R U M M O N D S T C E N T E N A R Y W AY A 6 3 0 C O R P O R A T I O N S T F R E D E R I C K S T E A S T W O O D E A S T W O O D L A N E S T H O W A R D H O W A R D D O N C A S T E R G AT E H I G H S T M O R P E T H S T S T P E R C Y S T C H A T H A M S T S T - I N E S T C A T H E R C A T H E R D I X O N S T N O R F O L K S T S T Town Centre Campus Eastwood Lane Rotherham S65 1EG Location Map 1 1 , 1 y c n a t n u o c c A 1 3 y t u a e B 9 n i m d A s s e n i s u B 12,13 g n i r e t a C 6 1 e r a c d l i h C 2 2 , 2 , 2 , 9 1 , 8 1 n o i t c u r t s n o C 4 1 e c i v r e S r e m o t s u C 3 3 n g i s e D 5 2 , 4 2 g n i r e e n i g n E l a c i r t c e l E 9 2 , 8 2 , 7 2 , 6 2 , 5 2 , 4 2 g n i r e e n i g n E 6 2 g n i d l e W d n a n o i t a c i r b a F 3 r i a H 7 2 g n i r e e n i g n E l a c i n a h c e M 9 2 , 8 2 e l c i h e V r o t o M 1 2 g n i r e t s a l P 2 2 g n i b m u l P 8 3 2 g n i h c a e T 3 3 e r t a e h T l a c i n h c e T Index 34 Traineeship Nails 32 Health and Social Care 17

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