LEARN. THRIVE. DO. Guide for Full-time Students 2022/23 - Crawley College

LEARN. THRIVE. DO. Guide for Full-time Students 2022/23 - Crawley College

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WHY choose                                                                                      Welcome                                         Contents
CRAWLEY                                                                                         We’re delighted you are considering
                                                                                                studying at our modern college in the
                                                                                                                                                2       Why Choose
                                                                                                                                                        Crawley College?

                                                                                                heart of Crawley.
                                                                                                                                                3       Welcome and Contents
                                                                                                Here at Crawley, we’re proud to be part         4-5     Your College, Your Voice
                                                                                                of the Ofsted Outstanding Chichester
                                                                                                College Group.                                  6-7     Our Facilities

                                                                                                Crawley College has consistently high           8-9     Your Study Facilities
                                                                                                achievement rates, high student satisfaction    10-11   STEM Centre
                                                                                                and exceptional links into industry and
    We’re Ofsted                                   Be ready to take                             universities. These are some of the reasons
                                                                                                                                                12-13   Your Study Programme
    ‘Outstanding’ in all areas                     your next step                               why we believe we can offer you the best        14-15   Preparing You
                                                                                                possible start to your career.                          for Your Future
Chichester College Group, which                  We’ll make it easier for you take that
includes Crawley College, is the only            next step in your studies, with a wide         We know it has been a challenging time          16-17   Supporting You
further education college group in               range of part-time and full-time               for everyone during the Covid-19 pandemic.              Through Your Studies
the region to be rated as ‘Outstanding’          Higher Education courses!                      At Crawley, we will support you to grow         18-19   Additional
in all areas by Ofsted, following our                                                           your confidence, develop your skills and                Learning Support
inspection in March 2020.                                                                       help you progress to your dream job
Find out what they said about us:
                                                   Feel supported                               or dream university. We are home to a           20      Course Fees
www.crawley.ac.uk/ofsted-outstanding               as you study                                 passionate community of staff who will          21      Financial Help
                                                                                                inspire you, challenge you and support
                                                 You won’t be alone at Crawley College.                                                         22-23   Chichester College Group
                                                                                                you as you strive to achieve your ambitions.
    Enjoy inspirational teaching                 Our student tutors provide you with
                                                                                                                                                24      Brinsbury College
                                                 support and guidance throughout                We place you at the heart of everything
You’ll be taught by our inspiring,               your time at college. And if you need          we do, providing you with opportunities         25      Haywards Heath College
highly-trained lecturers who are experts         careers advice, our Progression+               in an inclusive environment where everyone
in their industries, with up-to-date                                                                                                            26-27   The Right Choice
                                                 team are on hand to help!                      can be successful.
experience and lots of contacts!                                                                                                                29      How to Apply
                                                                                                We hope you will be able to join us for         30-33   T Levels
                                                   Be part of                                   one of our open events to look around
    Fantastic facilities
                                                   something special                            our campus and see our fantastic facilities,    34-37   Apprenticeships
We offer well-equipped, modern,                                                                 meet our staff, chat to current inspirational   38-39   Higher Education
industry-ready facilities for you to study       When you’re not studying, there are            students and see what we can offer you.
in – including a brand-new STEM Centre!          lots of opportunities to get involved with                                                     40-69   Courses
                                                 activities across the college. From day        Come to Crawley College and begin your
                                                 trips, trips abroad, clubs and our fantastic                                                   71      Open Events
                                                                                                path to success!
    It’s not just what you know                  student union – you’ll be at the heart
                                                 of our college community.
You’ll benefit from our close relationships
with local businesses, offering exciting
work placements, real-life projects,               Outstanding is
apprenticeship opportunities and training
that will set you up for the world of work.        closer than you think
                                                 Our campus is easy to get to. We’re right
                                                 in the centre of Crawley, just a short
                                                 walk from Crawley train station and
                                                 the bus station.                               Vicki Illingworth     Andrew Green
                                                                                                Principal            Chief Executive Officer

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“Students value the active role
                                                                                                           they take in working with leaders

YOUR                                                                                                       and staff to create an inclusive
                                                                                                           and vibrant community”*

College isn’t all about academic study. It’s also about
finding out new things about yourself, finding your voice
and having fun. The Crawley College Student Union
is here to help you do just that.

With an elected Student President and            Your Voice                                       And if all that wasn’t enough…
a strong team of student executives                                                               #GetSomeXtra
                                                 Student Voice plays an incredibly important
from across the college, your SU is here
                                                 role in all college decisions and to do that     Your Student Experience Team are
to make sure that your voice is heard at
                                                 we create a Student Executive team from          here to make sure that you have all the
every level. Why don’t you think about
                                                 the student body. These student leaders          opportunities you could possibly want to
joining us and becoming the Student
                                                 meet regularly to discuss key issues and         discover new things about yourself.
Representative for your course?
                                                 support the running of the Student Union
                                                 by organising fundraisers, activities and        From football to dance and yoga, discuss
Time on your hands?                              showing new students the very best               the issues of the day in our Xtra Hot Topics
Your Student Union space is the perfect          that Crawley College has to offer. You’ll        session or participate in the weekly Xtra Big
place to socialise with friends, shoot some      meet regularly with your principal and           Quiz. We have the sessions for you, and they
pool and relax.                                  the governing body to provide valuable           are all free. If there is something you want to
                                                 feedback on issues facing the college            do that we aren’t running, then come and talk
                                                 and the wider group and to influence the         to the team and we’ll see what we can do.
Where’s the fun?                                 decisions being taken at the highest levels.
Your SU organises a huge range of                                                                 Wait…There’s more…
brilliant activities and events throughout       Join us and become the Student
                                                 Representative for your course or class.         Want to challenge yourself with some
the year from trips to theme parks to                                                             international experiences? Sign-up for
themed fairs. Why not join us on one             Gather your classmates’ feedback and
                                                 attend three Student Conferences a year to       one of our amazing trips. From sightseeing
of our amazing trips abroad and really                                                            in Disneyland Paris or New York, to turtle
open yourself up to something new?               deliver that viewpoint directly to the college
                                                 management on everything from the cost           conservation in Costa Rica or working
                                                 of parking to Wi-Fi connectivity or help to      with school children in Kenya - we have
                                                 shape the environment and sustainability         the trip for you!
                                                 policy. You will also meet with your head
                                                 of learning once a term to discuss issues        Being at college isn’t just about learning
                                                 that are particular to your area.                your subject. You’ll learn about yourself too,
                                                                                                  testing your limits and trying new things.
                                                                                                  Join us and get involved!
                                                 Follow us on:
                                                    Facebook - @CrawleySU
                                                    Instagram - @Crawleysu                        *Statement taken from CCG’s Outstanding Ofsted
                                                    Twitter - @Crawley_su                         report, May 2020

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Fifty Eight Bar, Restaurant and Café             The Hair and Beauty Salons
                                                 and Barber Shop
Our newly refurbished, bright and airy
Fifty Eight Bar, Restaurant and Café             Relax and unwind in our salon located
offers an exciting new menu of classic           in the heart of Crawley with a range of
dishes with an international twist – the         professional hair and beauty services
perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal          at exceptional value.
cooked and served by our talented
hospitality students. It’s also your             Our services and treatments are performed
first stop to grab a barista-made                by our talented student hairstylists and
coffee and a great range of snacks               beauty therapists under the guidance
throughout the day.                              of qualified tutors.
                                                 We only use the highest quality products
                                                 found in top high street salons including
                                                 Wella and Bed Head, plus award-winning          How to get here
                                                 beauty products Eve Taylor and Mavala.
                                                                                             Crawley College is really easy to get
                                                 Discover our Barber Shop, exclusive to      to. It’s just a 5 minute walk from Crawley
                                                 Crawley College, offering classic and       train and bus station. There is on site
58 Express                                       contemporary services including precision   parking with low daily charges, though
                                                 haircuts and luxury hot towel shaves        spaces are not guaranteed. You’ll need
Grab food on the go at 58 Express
                                                 to keep you looking your very best.         to pre-register your car to obtain an
where both students and staff can
enjoy the wide range of food on offer                                                        e-permit. Parking can be paid on the
- from delicious hot meals to cold                                                           day via an app, or termly via the online
items, snacks and drinks from                                                                shop. Find out more on our website:
our Starbucks concession.                                                                    crawley.ac.uk/student-parking1

                                                                                             Parking and transport information is

                                                                                             correct at the time of publication but
                                                                                             may change.

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Across our campus, we have a whole host of specialist facilities and                              Ofsted says our students
learning spaces to ensure you get the best experience possible.                                   'benefit from excellent
                                                                                                  resources that closely
                                                                                                  match industry standards'*
Study Spaces                                     Catering & Hospitality
The college has two computer rooms for           Our modern, well-equipped training
quiet, independent study and there’s a           kitchens and restaurant provide a
social computer space in the Student Union       fantastic opportunity to learn in a working
common room. All areas have access to the        environment – both in the kitchen and
internet and a photocopier/printer.              front-of-house in our 58 Restaurant.

Crawley Library                                  Hair & Beauty                                   Healthcare Science Centre
Library resources are offered at                 Our hair & beauty students can showcase         In September 2021, we’re opening
Crawley Library, just across the road            their skills in our fully-equipped commercial   our new dedicated suite of learning
from the campus.                                 salons, which provide an opportunity to         facilities for our health and healthcare
The service, offered in partnership with         gain vital experience while also developing     science T Level students.
West Sussex Libraries, provides you with         customer service skills.
                                                                                                 Sitting alongside our paramedic training
preferential borrowing, free WIFI, dedicated
                                                 These facilities are being expanded             centre, developed with SECAMB (South
specialist staffing and access to a range
                                                 in 2021 to provide new salons, including        East Coast Ambulance Service) the facility
of digital resources, as well as extended
                                                 a barber shop.                                  will provide integrated training areas
opening hours.
                                                                                                 including an artificial hospital ward and
All students are entitled to a WSCC college      Motor Vehicle                                   healthcare setting. It means our students
library card, which gives you access to all                                                      will be able to study in a professional
of the above as well as borrowing services       Our current motor vehicle workshops             environment, replicating industry locations.
across all West Sussex libraries.                already offer outstanding training facilities
                                                 and in September 2021, we’ll be opening
Specialist Facilities                            a fantastic specialist end-point-assessment
                                                 centre for our motor vehicle apprentices.
We believe it’s important to learn in a real     With the latest in industry technology,
working environment, reflecting industry         it’ll accurately replicate industry
standards. That’s why our workshops,             garage workshops and improve the                The Advanced Technology Centre
training kitchens, salons and learning
                                                 learning environment for all of our
facilities are equipped to give you an                                                           The Advanced Technology Centre
                                                 motor vehicle students.
authentic experience.                                                                            (ATC) is home to an exciting range of
                                                                                                 programmes focusing on renewable and
                                                                                                 sustainable technologies and engineering,
                                                                                                 along with specialist courses designed
                                                                                                 to meet the needs of local employers
                                                 *Statement taken from CCG’s Outstanding
                                                                                                 and to promote your progression into
                                                 Ofsted report, May 2020                         high-skilled industries.
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                                                                                               “It’s great to see a fresh new

                                                                                               building at the college and it
                                                                                               feels a lot more accessible.”
                                                                                               Richard, studying Digital Production,
                                                                                               Design & Development T Level

We were delighted to showcase                  It’s home to a suite of innovative and
                                               interactive spaces, containing virtual and
our fantastic new facility, which              mixed reality technology which puts the
opened in Spring 2021.                         college at the cutting edge of training
                                               delivery across a range of subjects.
                                               This £5million centre, which has been
                                               funded by the Coast to Capital Local
                                               Enterprise Partnership, will be used to train
                                               students and apprentices in the latest skills
                                               required by industries across the region.

                                               “It’s a great space to learn in.”
                                               Mario, studying Digital Production,
                                               Design & Development T Level

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If you’re 16-19, you’ll follow a study programme to help
you develop academically, practically and personally.

Your course                                      Work experience
Whether you choose a T Level or                  All of our students have the
vocational/technical subject, your               opportunity to take part in
course will be the main focus of your            work experience placements or
time at college. Your choice of subject          work-related learning. This will
and your GCSE results (or other                  look great on your CV, give you
qualifications) will help us to find             an insight into the world of work
the right course for you.                        and may help you decide on your
                                                 future career path - as well as put
Love English & Maths                             you in touch with future employers.
If you haven’t achieved a grade 4/C or           Our Progression+ team will help
above in English and maths at GCSEs,             you find a placement and guide
you will be supported as you work towards        you through the process - from
this. We have a dedicated team of tutors         applying to helping you to get the
and mentors who will work with you,              most out of your time.
helping to develop your skills and
build your confidence.                           College life
If you already have grade 4/C, you’ll            At Crawley College, you’ll find
extend your English and maths skills             plenty of ways to enrich your
through in-class activities.                     learning experience. Check
                                                 out pages 4-11 to find out about
                                                 our student union, enrichment
                                                 opportunities and facilities.

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From the moment you start college, we start preparing you
for your next steps. It’s your future, and we want to ensure                                                                                  Ofsted says our students
you have the opportunity to make the most of it - starting                                                                                    Ofsted says our students
                                                                                                                                              'benefit from substantial careers
with a career that matches your ambition.                                                                                                     'benefit from substantial careers
                                                                                                                                              advice  and guidance
                                                                                                                                              advice and  guidance to
                                                                                                                                                                    to ensure
                                                                                                                                              they  are well
                                                                                                                                              they are  well informed
                                                                                                                                                             informed about
That’s why our Progression+ team are              Our expert team will also offer you                                                         their next steps'*
here. They’ll give you professional careers       support and guidance when the time
                                                                                                                                              their next
advice as well as tools to help put you in        comes for you to start your UCAS or
the driving seat. From one-to-one meetings        job applications. We’ll help you with job
to group workshops, we’ll give you access         searches, CV writing, interview techniques
to up-to-date careers information and the         as well as give you information about
support you need to progress.                     self-employment and personal branding.          Career Coach

                                                  We provide access to careers and higher         Use Career Coach - an online resource to
Progression+                                                                                      assess your skills and see how you match     Speak to us
                                                  education fairs, as well as arrange talks,
Our aim is to support you in making choices       visits and guest speakers - all demonstrating   up with a potential career, build your CV   You’ll find us in the Progression+
that will suit your interests and abilities       the choices available to you. We’ll also        and research career information. You’ll     Centre, where you can pop in and
and equip you with the personal and               deliver workshops that will help you            even find relevant courses and jobs to      see the team. Alternatively you can
employability development that you need to        to develop the life skills which will           help reach your career goals.               call or contact us online.
make the most of your future opportunities.       prepare you for future work or study.
                                                                                                  Visit our website – www.crawley.ac.uk and   Phone: 01293 442200
We know you are an individual, which is           The future’s in your hands, but                 search ‘Career Coach’ to find out more.     Email: progressionplus@crawley.ac.uk
why we’ll give you impartial advice and           we can help you get started.
guidance on courses, employment, work
experience, Apprenticeships and higher
education opportunities. We’ll help you
make the right choice for you.

                                                                                                  The college was
                                                                                                  awarded the matrix
*Statement taken from CCG’s Outstanding Ofsted
                                                                                                  status in 2019 for the
report, May 2020
                                                                                                  high quality of careers
                                                                                                  support and advice
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Ofsted says our students
                                                                                               'value the support they
                                                                                               receive from tutors'*

We want you to succeed and to get as much as possible out
of your time with us, which is why we have a number of services
- all designed to help you reach your full potential.

Student Tutors                                    Our ACES programme
Our student tutors are here to support you        Our unique ACES (Attitude, Choices,
throughout your time at college, and will         Employability and Skills) programme
play a key role in your study programme.          has been developed to cultivate your
Every student, aged 16-19, has a student          understanding around current issues
tutor and you will meet with them regularly.      that impact you as individuals.

Through personal one-to-one discussions,          Delivered by our student tutors through
tutors can monitor your progress, track           a series of interactive workshops, it will
your achievements, support attendance             guide you through your college journey
and set targets which will ensure you             as well as inspire and inform your
achieve your goals.                               future. It will cover a range of topical
                                                  discussions, including environmental
We know there are many factors that can           issues, relationships, respect and
affect you during your time at college.           tolerance, personal wellbeing and
Our student tutors will work with you and         social media. They will also work with
help you through the challenges which             you to build your professional skills.
may impact on your journey. They will
offer intensive support to students who           Our mission is to prepare and
are identified as being ‘at risk’ of not          inspire you to be a global citizen,
achieving their qualification. This is tailored   curious about your world and
support, which seeks to remove barriers           ready to embrace your future.
you may face with the aim to help you get
back on track to completing your course
successfully and achieving your goals.

If you are aged 19 or over, you will              *Statement taken from CCG’s
be offered support through your study             Outstanding Ofsted report,
programme leader and student services.            May 2020

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SUPPORT                                                                                        Ofsted says our students
                                                                                               with high needs 'rapidly gain
We want you to be successful and                  Complex needs and personal care              confidence, independence
achieve your full potential – to make
sure this happens, we are committed
                                                  Facilities such as ramps, hoists, lifts      and employability skills'*
                                                  and specialised toilets are available for
to ensuring that:
                                                  students with complex medical needs,
› all of our students are treated fairly          along with personal care where needed.
› the best endeavours are made to ensure
    that no students are disadvantaged            In addition we have accessible parking
                                                  and wheelchair access where appropriate.
›   the curriculum is accessible                  If this is not available, we will seek
    to all students’ needs                        to relocate classes.

Individualised support                            Exam support
Our Additional Learning Support Team              We recognise that some students will
provides individualised support to meet           require special arrangements when
your specific needs, including providing          taking exams and support can be provided,
in-class or out-of-class support for              post assessment, in accordance with
literacy, numeracy and study skills,              awarding bodies’ guidelines. Depending
as well as individual and group support           on assessment results, scribes and
to develop social communication skills.           readers may be supplied and assistive
                                                  equipment may be borrowed.
Specialist support is available for                                                            ASC provision
students with additional needs, such
                                                  Social support                               We recognise that social and
as dyslexia and other neurodiverse
conditions and we have a range of                 We provide a friendly, welcoming             communication skills are an essential
adaptive equipment and software                   space to encourage learners to develop       part of everyday living and we have
for students with hearing and visual              friendships, talk, share interests and       experienced staff on hand to teach
impairments, plus signers to assist               enjoy the social side of college life.       social and communication skills in
the hearing impaired.                             Students are encouraged to build on their    structured sessions and workshops.
                                                  existing skills, develop self-awareness
                                                  and independence, and help to manage         Talk to us
                                                  social situations with greater confidence.   We encourage any potential students
                                                  Social support is available from our         to discuss their requirements with our
                                                  qualified and experienced mentors.           Additional Learning Support Team. You
                                                                                               are very welcome to visit the college, meet
                                                                                               with staff and view our facilities. For more
                                                  *Taken from CCG’s Outstanding                information please contact 01293 442242
                                                  Ofsted report, May 2020                      or email als@crawley.ac.uk.
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COURSE                                                                                               FINANCIAL
FEES                                                                                                 HELP
    If you’re 16-18                                   Advanced Learner Loan                          We're here to help you get the financial support you
If you’re a home student1 and are under               If you’re thinking of progressing onto         need. The student finance team can provide you with
19 at the beginning of your course, you               a full-time course and are aged over           advice on grants that are available.
won’t have to pay tuition or exam fees for            19 you may qualify for this loan.
most courses. You will have to pay exams
fees if you need to resit an exam.                    To be eligible you must:
                                                                                                     Crawley College Learning                 If you are aged 16 to 18 and are
                                                      › Be aged 19 or over at the start
You may need to pay for course equipment                                                             Support Grant & Bursary                  currently in care, just leaving care,
                                                        of your course
and materials. You will be told about                                                                                                         receive Income Support or Universal
this at interview.
                                                      › Be a UK or Irish national, or                This is our bursaries scheme for 16 to   Credit, or receive ESA (Employment
                                                        have settled or pre-settled status           18 year olds. This grant is funded by    Support Allowance) or Universal Credit
                                                        under the EU Settlement Scheme               the Education Funding Agency and         and PIP (Personal Independence Payments),
    If you’re over 19                                   or indefinite leave to remain                administered by the college.             you may be eligible for the Vulnerable
You may be eligible to receive financial              › Be applying to study on a course                                                      Bursary via the Learning Support Grant.
help with course fees. If you don’t hold a              which is Level 32 or above                   This grant could provide you with:
Level 2 qualification (e.g. five GCSEs at                                                            › Access to free or subsidised travel    Financial help is also available
grades 9-4/A*-C) or a Level 3 qualification           International students                         › Free or subsidised equipment,          for students aged 19 or over.
(e.g. two A-levels) and are under 24 years                                                             books or resources
old, you may be able to get a substantial             International students should contact                                                   To find out more, call our Student
reduction in your fees.                               our International Department for fee           › Free or subsidised childcare           Finance Team on 01293 442204,
                                                      information on +44 (0)1243 786321.             › Free UCAS admin fees                   email studentfinance@chigroup.ac.uk
Also, if you select a course leading to a                                                            › Free college meals                     or visit www.crawley.ac.uk/college-life/
basic skill qualification (English or maths)          Refunds                                                                                 financial-support
there will be no tuition fees to pay.
                                                                                                     › Contribution towards enrichment
                                                      For courses lasting longer than one term:        activities linked to your course
You may also be able to claim for free or             If you choose to leave your course within
discounted courses at Entry Level and Level           one month of it starting and the course is
1 if you are aiming for a full Level 2 course,        longer than a term, a refund may be made
do not already hold a qualification at this           of fees paid, minus an administration charge
level and are under 24 years old.                     and any payments made to examining or
                                                      other bodies which cannot be reclaimed.

                                                      For courses lasting one term or less:
                                                      If you booked on a short course and
                                                      cancel at least 10 working days before
 Home students are people who have already lived      the course date, you will receive a refund
in the UK or EEA for a minimum of three years for
                                                      minus a £25 administration fee. If you
reasons other than education. If you are an EEA
national, you must have obtained either pre-settled
                                                      cancel less than 10 days before the start
or settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme.     of the course, or leave the course after
  Defined by the government as a maximum              it has started, no refund will be given.
of 3 A-levels; Access to HE course; Level 3
and/or Level 4 certificates or diplomas;              If a course is cancelled by us, you’ll
an advanced or higher apprenticeship.                 receive a full refund of fees paid.

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By choosing to study at Crawley College,
you become part of something bigger.

We’re proud to be part of the Chichester        At Crawley College, we offer a wide range
College Group, a family of five West            of industry-led vocational subjects, with a
Sussex colleges including Brinsbury,            focus on practical, hands-on learning but
Chichester, Crawley, Haywards Heath             if you’re interested in studying something
and Worthing Colleges.                          different – why not check out one of our
                                                other colleges?
As a group, we were rated as Outstanding
in all areas by Ofsted in 2020 – the only
college group in Sussex to have achieved
this standard.

                                                                                              Chichester                               WORTHING
                                                                                              College                                  College
                                                                                              Chichester College offers a              With a strong academic focus,
                                                                                              diverse range of academic and            Worthing College offers a huge
                                                                                              vocational subjects, including           variety of A-level courses – along
                                                                                              A-levels and T Levels.                   with a selection of vocational options.

                                                                   Brighton                   It’s home to excellent facilities,       Set in a beautiful 18-acre parkland
                                                                                              including state-of-the-art training      campus, the college has a successful
                                                                                              kitchens, the Lee Stafford hair salon,   sports programme and fantastic
                                                                                              well-equipped workshops and the          sporting facilities.
Portsmouth                                                                                    Riverside Theatre.

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brinsbury.ac.uk                                                                                haywardsheath.ac.uk

BRINSBURY                                                                                      HAYWARDS
COLLEGE                                                                                        HEATH COLLEGE
Whether you want to work with horses or animals, be a blacksmith,                              If you’re looking to study
a farmer, dog groomer or even a tree surgeon, you’ll get the skills                            A-levels, why not consider
and qualifications you need at Brinsbury College.                                              Haywards Heath College?

Set in the stunning South Downs                 The college offers a wide variety of           Our modern campus is just over
countryside, the beautiful Brinsbury            land-based subjects, including agriculture,    20 minutes from Crawley by train
campus offers you a chance to study             horticulture, equine, animal care and          - making it a great choice for you.
subjects you won’t find in a classroom.         blacksmithing. And – with an Outstanding
                                                Ofsted rating – you can be assured you’ll      The college offers an extensive
Brinsbury is home to an award-winning dairy     be getting the best education in your field.   range of A-levels to choose from,
herd, working farm (including a new, state-                                                    as well as a number of vocational
of-the-art milking parlour), modern animal      Catch the bus to Brinsbury                     options - all delivered in our modern,
care centre, equine centre and forge – not                                                     purpose-built facility.
to mention extensive woodland and lakes.        Getting to Brinsbury is easier
                                                than you may think!
                                                                                               At Haywards Heath College, you’ll
                                                                                               have access to the highest quality
                                                We offer a dedicated bus route from            teaching and support. You’ll be part
                                                Crawley, which takes you right to the          of a vibrant and connected community,
                                                campus. The service starts in Crawley          and given all the tools you need to
                                                and calls at Horsham, Broadbridge              develop and succeed.
                                                Heath, Southwater and Billingshurst.
                                                                                               You’ll also be able to extend your
                                                Buses also run from Shoreham                   learning out of the classroom, with
                                                and Chichester.                                a mix of opportunities – including
                                                                                               specialist programmes designed
                                                You’ll find all the latest information about   to help you progress into university
                                                our bus service, including timetables          or higher level education.
                                                and ticket information, on our website:
                                                brinsbury.ac.uk/bus                            And you’ll have access to some
                                                                                               fantastic facilities, including
                                                                                               a sports centre and theatre.

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the right
                                                                                                 Once you’ve got an idea of what and how you’d like to study,
                                                                                                 the next step is to decide on the level. This guide shows you
                                                                                                 what level of study programme you can take, what qualifications

                                                                                                 you’ll gain and what results you’d generally need to be accepted.
                                                                                                 The specific entry requirements for each course can be found
                                                                                                 on their individual course pages on the website.

                          Level What you can study                                               What results you generally                             Next steps
                                                                                                 need to be accepted

     Entry level
                                     Courses that build your independence, improve               No formal qualifications required
                                                                                                                                                        › Level 1
                                     basic skills and include vocational options                 - acceptance onto the course is by interview

                                     Key Skills Level 1, NVQ Level 1, Skills for Life Level 1,                                                          › Level 2
             Level 1
                                                                                                 Some courses may require GCSE
                                     Foundation Diploma, BTEC award, Certificate and
                                                                                                 maths or English grade 1/G or above                    › Intermediate Apprenticeship
                                     Diploma Level 1, Functional Skills Level 1

                                     Key Skills Level 2, NVQ Level 2, Skills for Life                                                                   › Level 3
                                                                                                 Relevant Level 1 qualification, GCSE maths and
            Level 2
                                     Level 2, Higher Diploma, BTEC Level 2 award,
                                                                                                 English grade 3/D or above, some courses require       › Advanced Apprenticeship
                                     Certificate and Diploma, Functional Skills Level 2,
                                                                                                 a GCSE in relevant subject at grade 3/D or above       › Full-time employment
                                     Apprenticeship (intermediate)

                                                                                                 Relevant Level 2 qualification or 5 GCSE grades
                                     Practical vocational, Key Skills Level 3,
                                                                                                 4/C or above, including maths & English. Science
                                     NVQ Level 3, Apprenticeship (advanced)
                                                                                                 is also required for some programmes

                                                                                                 Relevant Level 2 qualification at merit grade,
                                     Academic vocational, Advanced Diploma,                      5 GCSE at grades 4/C or above including English,
                                     BTEC Level 3 award, Certificate and Diploma                 maths and a GCSE in a relevant subject may be
                                                                                                 required for some programmes                           › Levels 4 & 5
                                                                                                                                                        › Higher Apprenticeship
                                                                                                 5 GCSE grades 4/C or above including maths and
            Level 3                  A-levels
                                                                                                 English. Most require the same subject at GCSE at
                                                                                                 grade 4/C or above. Maths and science subjects will
                                                                                                                                                        › Degree level course at university
                                                                                                                                                          or at college, on one of our
                                                                                                                                                          Higher Education courses
                                                                                                 also require GCSE at grade 6/B
                                                                                                                                                        › Full-time employment
                                                                                                 5 GCSE grades 4/C or above including maths
                                     T Levels                                                    and English. Some subjects will also require
                                                                                                 GCSE grade 4/C in science
                                                                                                 GCSE maths and English language grade 4/C
                                     Access to Higher Education – a range of pre-university
                                                                                                 or above. GCSE science at grade 4/C are required
                                     level courses for those aged 19 or over
                                                                                                 in order to study certain subjects
                                                                                                                                                        ›   Level 5
                                                                                                 Relevant Level 3 qualification or A-levels in
                                     HNC (equivalent to the first year of a                                                                             ›   HND/Foundation Degree
            Level 4
                                                                                                 related subjects. You may need some relevant
                                     Bachelor’s degree); NVQ Level 4, BTEC Level 4
                                                                                                 work experience for apprenticeships. Specific          ›   Higher Apprenticeship
                                     Professional Award, Higher Apprenticeship
                                                                                                 entry requirements will vary across courses
                                                                                                                                                        ›   Full-time employment

                                                                                                 Relevant Level 4 qualification or second year          › Level 6

            Level 5
                                     HND (equivalent to the second year of                       progression from the related Level 4 course. You
                                                                                                                                                        › Top up degree
                                     a Bachelor’s degree), Foundation Degree                     may need some relevant work experience, but
                                                                                                 specific entry requirements will vary across courses   › Full-time employment

                                                                                                 Relevant Level 5 qualification or prior learning/      › Masters Degree
       Level 6/7
                                     Top up degrees (equivalent to the
                                                                                                 experience in a related area, but specific entry
                                     final year of a Bachelor’s degree)                                                                                 › Full-time employment
                                                                                                 requirements will vary across courses

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ON COURSE                                                          HOW TO
FOR LIFE                                                           APPLY
                                                                         Find out more                         interview we will make you an
 Your next steps…                                                        Come to an open event, talk           offer on your chosen course and
                                                                         to our tutors, student support        confirm your required exam grades.

›    Read on to find out about our subject areas                         teams and students and see            If we feel the course wasn’t right
                                                                                                               for you, we’ll discuss your options.
›    Visit one of our Open Events where you’ll get to meet
                                                                   the facilities for yourself. If you can’t
                                                                   make our open events, our admissions        The next step is to accept your offer.
     the tutors, tour the college and discuss your study options   team can answer your questions on           This confirms your place at college
›    Apply online at crawley.ac.uk                                 01293 442200 (press 2) or email

›    Once we receive your application form we                      admissions@crawley.ac.uk. Our
                                                                   website is also packed with information
     will be in touch to invite you in for an interview                                                                  In September you will be
                                                                   about courses and college life
›    If you have any queries just give us a call on 01293 442200   www.crawley.ac.uk.
                                                                                                                         invited to an induction at
                                                                                                                         college where you’ll meet
     (press 2) or email admissions@crawley.ac.uk                                                               staff and other students as well as

                                                                            Apply                              getting your timetable and enrolling
                                                                             You can apply online at           onto your course. If you don’t get the
                                                                             www.crawley.ac.uk/apply. We       results you expected we’ll discuss
                                                                             recommend that you apply early    an alternative programme for you.
                                                                   as many of our courses fill up quickly.
                        Scan me!

                                                                   You will receive an acknowledgement
                                                                                                                        You’re ready!
                                                                   from us after a few weeks.
                                                                                                                        Congratulations, you’re
                       You'll discover our subject areas on                                                             ready to start your life as a

                       the following pages, but to find out                 Interview and                               student at Crawley College!
                       more about specific courses just                     Welcome Evening
                       scan the QR Code on the page using                    Throughout the year, we
                       the camera on your phone or tablet.                   hold interview and welcome
                                                                   evenings where you’ll meet staff and find
                                                                   out more about your course during an
                                                                   informal interview. Once you’ve had your

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T Levels are technical qualifications designed
                                              to help you get ahead in your dream career.

                                              Equivalent to three A-levels, they             It’s also an opportunity to develop a
                                              combine the career focus and practical         relationship with your industry placement
                                              elements of technical qualifications           employer, giving you the potential to get a
                                              with classroom-based learning and              foot in the door to your future career!
                                              industry placements - a key element
                                              of all T Level courses.                        What are the entry requirements?
THE NEXT LEVEL QUALIFICATION                                                                 To be accepted onto a T Level course, you’ll
THAT’S BUILT BY BUSINESSES                    They’ll provide you with a clear route into
                                              skilled employment, higher education at
                                                                                             need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade
                                                                                             9-4, including both English and maths. For
                                              university or degree-level apprenticeships.
                                                                                             health, healthcare science and science T
                                                                                             Level courses, you may be required to have
                                              How are T Levels taught?
                                                                                             achieved a minimum grade 9-4 in GCSE
                                              You’ll spend 80% of the time in the            science (please check the website for
                                              classroom and 20% on a 45-60 day               specific entry requirements).
                                              industry placement, to equip you with
                                              the knowledge and skills companies are         Who should choose a T Level?
                                              looking for.
                                                                                             T Levels are a great choice
                                                                                             for those who you:
                                              They take two years to complete and,
                                              like A-levels, require a high level of
                                                                                                Want to achieve an advanced level
                                              classroom-based learning. However, you’ll
                                                                                                of technical excellence in your
                                              also spend time developing the practical
                                                                                                chosen career
                                              skills you’ll need in your chosen industry.
                                                                                                Value the opportunity to develop
                                              Assessments take place through a                  your skills and knowledge, both in
                                              combination of exams, coursework,                 the classroom and in the workplace
                                              workplace observations, an employer
                                                                                                Want to experience the world
                                              project and an end-point assessment.
                                                                                                of work and develop your own
                                                                                                employability skills
                                              What is an industry placement?
                                                                                                Want to progress to a higher level
                                              Your industry placement will give you
                                                                                                of study, either through university or
                                              vital work experience and it’s an essential
                                                                                                a degree/higher-level apprenticeship
                                              part of the T Level qualification. You’ll
                                              complete between 45-60 days in an
                                              industry placement over the duration
                                              of your two-year course.

                                              This means you’ll gain in-depth experience
                                              which will help you to develop the workplace
                                              skills that employers are looking for, while
                                              also gaining knowledge about what the job
                                              you want to do really involves.

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What next?
When you complete your T Level,
you’ll have lots of opportunities available
                                                  Course list
                                                  From September 2022,                     TAKE
to you, including:
                                                  we'll be offering T Levels in:
     Employment in a skilled occupation
     Higher or degree-level apprenticeships        Construction
     Higher level study, including university
                                                  Building Services Engineering
What about Transition to T Levels?                Construction Transition T Level

What does that mean?
We know not everyone who would like                Digital
to start a T Level is quite ready, so we
have transition courses to help you get           Digital Production,
to where you need to be.                          Design and Development
                                                  Digital Support and Services

So, if you haven’t been able to meet the
entry requirements, don’t worry! These            Digital Transition T Level
one-year courses will help you to get
there, allowing time for you to study
                                                   Education & Childcare
English and/or maths – if you haven’t
achieved a grade 4 or above.                      Education and Childcare

You’ll also have the opportunity to               Education and Childcare
                                                  Transition T Level
participate in work experience and
gain introductory technical skills as
well as receive support to help develop            Health & Science
your study skills.
Find out more

                                                  Healthcare Science
If you have any questions, get in touch!          Health & Science Transition T Level
Email us at t-levels@crawley.ac.uk

                                                   New for 2022!
                                                  Business & Administration
Wherever your future

                                                   LEVL                                        LEVEL
is heading, take it to the                        Engineering & Manufacturing
next level with a T Level!
                                                  To register for information and to be
                                                  the first to find out more about these
                                                  brand-new T Levels, please email

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Start your                                                                                    APPRENTICES SAY:
career with an                                                                                                       “After I completed my Level 3 Business Administrator
                                                                                                                     apprenticeship, I decided to further progress my career and

                                                                                                                     take on the Level 4 Project Management apprenticeship. During
                                                                                                                     my apprenticeship, I have really matured as an individual and
                                                                                                                     I understand what to expect in a professional environment.
                                                                                                                     An apprenticeship is the best decision I have made and
                                                                                                                     a step up into my career!”

                                                                                                                     Chloe Lambourne, Apprenticeship Programme Coordinator
An apprenticeship is a great way to earn money, gain real work                                                       at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
experience and achieve a nationally recognised qualification
in your chosen industry.
                                                                                               “Being married with two children and working full-time means I often
                                                                                               have limited time to progress in my career. So, an apprenticeship was the
                                                                                               best option! I get to work and learn new skills at the same time which has
Rated ‘Outstanding’                             Key facts
                                                                                               improved my confidence and performance in the workplace. This has
apprenticeship provider
                                                It’s a real job                                all resulted in my promotion to Deputy CEO!”
We are recognised by Ofsted for our range
of high-quality apprenticeship training         You will be treated just like a regular       Rory Massey, Chief Operations Officer and Deputy Chief
programmes delivered by industry experts.       employee of the company with a contract       Executive Officer at Age UK Portsmouth
                                                of employment, salary and employee
No.1 in Sussex & Hampshire                      benefits such as holiday and sick leave.

We have the highest achievement rates for       There’s no age limit                                                 “I started an apprenticeship after I finished university and it
apprenticeships in Sussex and Hampshire,                                                                             has given me the opportunity to acquire new skills whilst earning
according to government figures*.               Anyone over the age of 16 is eligible to
                                                                                                                     and the flexibility to explore different career options once the
                                                become an apprentice, whether you are
                                                employed, unemployed or leaving school.                              course finishes. I have learnt so much about digital marketing
‘Apprentices develop key knowledge                                                                                   and what it takes to become a professional in this field. I am
securely and learn how to apply this            You can choose from a wide                                           also developing essential workplace skills that will be beneficial,
to their specific job roles’                    range of apprenticeships                                             whatever I decide to do after my apprenticeship.”
Ofsted Report, 2020                             There are over 75 different apprenticeships                          Rebekah Waller, Digital Marketing Apprentice
                                                for you to choose from, across a range of                            at St Barnabas House Worthing
                                                levels, so you can be sure you’re heading
‘Apprentices make strong progress with
                                                towards the right career path for you.
their studies, develop new knowledge and
skills and often achieve to a high level’       How to apply                                   “I applied for an apprenticeship because I wanted to start something
                                                                                               new, learn a trade and get stuck into the industry. PVL have been very
Ofsted Report, 2020                             To apply for an apprenticeship or
                                                to find out more information please            helpful getting me through the apprenticeship and my college tutor has
                                                contact our apprenticeship team                visited me in the workplace to ensure I am supported. When I finish my
‘Employers value greatly the positive           by calling 01293 442333 or emailing            apprenticeship, I plan to get a permanent job at PVL and continue
impact apprentices’ new skills and              apprenticeships@crawley.ac.uk.                 working in the sign making industry."
knowledge have on their workplace’
                                                You can also check out our website            Piers Oliver, Vehicle Technician Apprentice at PVL Ltd
Ofsted Report, 2020                             at crawley.ac.uk/apprenticeships
                                                for the latest news and vacancies.            *According to National Achievement
                                                                                              Rate Tables published for 2018/19

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                                                                                                                                                  APPRENTICESHIPS AT OUR
                                                                                                                                                     OTHER CAMPUSES

We offer
Across A range
of job Roles and
levels, including:

Business and Administration                      Construction                             Engineering and Manufacturing              Legal, Finance and Accounting
                                         Level                                    Level                                      Level                                              Level
Business Administrator                     3     Bricklayer                        2      Autocare Technician                 2      Accounts/Finance Assistant                  2
HR Support                                 3     Carpentry & Joinery               2      Motor Vehicle Service                      Workplace Pensions
                                                                                          & Maintenance Technician            3      (Administrator or Consultant)               3
HR Consultant/Partner                      5     Advanced Carpentry & Joinery      3
                                                                                          General Welder                      2      Assistant Accountant                        3
                                                 Property Maintenance Operative    2
Care Services                                                                             Plate Welder                        3      Professional Accounting/
                                                 Installation Electrician/                                                                                                       4
                                                                                   3                                                 Taxation Technician
                                         Level   Maintenance Techician                    Engineering Operative               2
Adult Care Worker                          2     Plumbing & Domestic                      Engineering Technician              3
                                                 Heating Technician                3                                                 Sales, Marketing and Procurement
Lead Adult Care Worker                     3                                              Maintenance & Operations
                                                 Gas Engineering Operative                Engineering Technician              3                                                 Level
Children, Young People and Families
                                           4                                                                                         Customer Service Practitioner               2
Practitioner (Residential Childcare)
                                                 Digital                                  Hair and Beauty                            Sales Executive                             4

Catering and Hospitality                                                          Level                                      Level   Commercial Procurement & Supply             4

                                         Level   Digital Support Technician        3      Hair Professional                   2
Commis Chef                                2                                                                                         Transport and Logistics
                                                 Education and Childcare                  Health and Science                                                                    Level
                                                                                  Level                                              Supply Chain Warehouse Operative            2
                                                 Early Years Practitioner          2      Senior Healthcare Support Worker    3
                                                 Early Years Educator              3      Dental Nurse                        3
                                                 Teaching Assistant                3
                                                 Learning & Skills Teacher         5                                                                   Scan me for
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Stay local and                                              further

                                                                                                  Your route through
HIGHER                                                                                            higher education

                                                                                                                 Graduation | Employment | Professional Course | Postgraduate Course

                                                                                                                         Top-up     BA (Hons)      Bachelor of Arts                      Degree & Higher

                                                                                                  3rd year

                                                                                                               1 year
                                                                                                                         Degree     BSc (Hons)     Bachelor of Science                   Apprenticeship

                                                                                                                         A final year that will turn your HND or foundation              A package of
                                                                                                                         degree into a full honours degree                               work and study,
                                                                                                                                                                                         where you will
A university level qualification can make a huge difference to your                                                                                                                      gain a university
career prospects. So whether you’re at the start of your journey,                                                                                                                        level qualification
looking to progress in your career or want to change direction you will                                                  HND Higher National Diploma                   2 years           and hands-on
find what you’re looking for at the Chichester College Group (CCG).                                                                                                                      experience while

                                                                                                  2nd year
                                                                                                                         A vocational qualification,

                                                                                                               2 years
                                                                                                                                                                 Foundation              you earn. Depending
                                                                                                                         equivalent to the second year           Degree                  on your employer
                                                                                                                         of a degree. Highly regarded by
                                                                                                                                                                                         they may take
Access to Higher Education                           Degree-level qualifications                                         employers and can lead straight         A vocational
                                                                                                                                                                                         between 3-6 years
                                                                                                                         to employment or further study          qualification
Access courses are designed for adults who           Our degree-level qualifications are                                                                         with a blend
wish to enter higher education courses but           awarded by the University of Portsmouth                                                                     of academic
don’t have the necessary qualifications. This        and the University of Chichester, so                                HNC Higher National Certificate         study and
is the perfect opportunity to gain a full level      you’ll have the dual benefit of graduating                                                                  work based
                                                                                                                         A vocational qualification,
3 qualification to enable you to study at

                                                                                                  1st year
                                                     from leading universities while staying                                                                     learning,

                                                                                                               1 year
                                                                                                                         equivalent to the first year of
university level to further your career.             local at one of our outstanding colleges.                                                                   equivalent to
                                                                                                                         a degree. Highly regarded by
                                                                                                                                                                 two years of
                                                                                                                         employers and can lead straight
Access courses offered                               Across the group, we offer                                                                                  a degree
                                                                                                                         to employment or further study
across the group*, include:                          university-level courses* in a
› Animal Management                                  variety of subjects, including:
› Art & Design                                       ›   Animal Management
                                                                                                                A-level, T Level, BTEC or Diploma                      Access to Higher Education
› Business & Management                              ›   Business

                                                                                                     2 years
                                                                                                                Two year formal qualifications                         A one year course designed to

                                                                                                                                                              1 year
› Computing                                          ›   Construction
                                                                                                                designed to prepare you for further                    prepare adults to study at university
› Criminology & Forensic Studies                     ›   Creative Media                                         study or employment                                    level that do not have formal
› Engineering                                        ›   Dance                                                                                                         qualifications required
› Health & Health Sciences                           ›   Digital Computing
› Healthcare Professions                             ›   Education
› Humanities                                         ›   Engineering                                                                                       GCSE
› Nursing & Healthcare Professions                   ›   Horticulture
› Science Pathways (Biomedical,                      ›   Hospitality & Events
  Ecology & Environment, Medicine)                   ›   Performing Arts                          To find out more
› Sport Science                                      ›   Sport                                    Visit our website to download our Higher                                                Scan me for
                                                                                                  Education prospectus: chigroup.ac.uk/                                                   more information!
                                                     ›   Travel & Tourism
*Please note, teaching methods may vary and not                                                   higher-education                                                                        chigroup.ac.uk/
all courses may be offered at all of our campuses.                                                                                                                                        higher-education
Visit our website for more information.

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Art & Design

                                                                      Course list
                                                                      Art, Design and Media
                                                                      > Level 1 Diploma                         1

                                                                      Art & Design
                                                                      > Level 2 Diploma

DESIGN                                                                “The creative industries are
                                                                      one of the fastest growing
Art & Design is a hugely varied and competitive field, where you      industries in the UK and
can let your creative flair really shine through. Your career could
take you from being a self-employed artist to working as part of      could create up to a million
a team at a design house - wherever your imagination takes you.       jobs by 2030.”
                                                                      GOV.UK - 2018

This introduction to Art & Design will
build your artistic confidence and give         The path to           100% of our art & design
you the opportunity to work with new            your success          students said their lessons
materials and techniques. You’ll need
to have a passion for expressing                Artist                were varied, interesting
yourself through art and want to
explore all aspects of the industry.            Buyer                 and engaging
Through individual and team projects,           Curator
                                                                      *According to our 2021 Student Survey
you’ll build your confidence, explore
new ideas and develop an extensive
artistic portfolio to help you progress         Photographer
into further study or employment.               Product Designer

                                                                                    Scan me for
                                                                                    more information!

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                                                                                    ALSO AVAILABLE. TURN
                                                                                      TO PAGES 34-37 TO                                           Business
                                                                                       FIND OUT MORE

                                                                                                                    Course list
                                                                                                                    Skills for Business
                                                                                                                    > Level 2 Diploma                       2

                                                                                                                    New for 2022! Business
                                                                                                                    > Level 3 T Level

                                                                                                                    > Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma
                                                                                                                    Business Studies
                                                                                                                    > Level 3 Access to Higher Education

                                                                                                                    > Level 5 Higher National Diploma

If you have the ambition to start your own business, or
you want to work your way to the top of an international                                                            “Crawley College was perfect
company, our business study programmes are the                                                                      for me, because it offered the
perfect introduction to the commercial world.                                                                       course I really wanted. There
                                                                                                                    are good facilities for business
With business programmes offered
                                                                                                                    and the tutors are very helpful.
at Levels 1, 2, 3 and beyond with the           The path to                                                         The support from Student
potential to progress to an undergraduate       your success                                                        Services is also great.”
qualification, we’ll find the right course
to start you on the path to success.                                                                                Sylvanna Vincente-Jones,
You’ll take modules in administration,                                      100% of our business                    Level 3 Business Student
human resources, finance, marketing             Business Advisor
and enterprise, to give you a firm                                          students said their lessons
                                                Buying Procurement
understanding of how organisations              and Logistics               were varied, interesting
operate in the UK and internationally.
                                                Human Resources Assistant   and engaging
                                                International Business      *According to our 2021 Student Survey
                                                Marketing, Communication,                                                           Scan me for
                                                and Events                                                                          more information!
                                                Mortgage Advisor                                                                    crawley.ac.uk/
                                                and Estate Agent                                                                    study-courses/
                                                Retail Manager
                                                Sales Executive

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                                                                           ALSO AVAILABLE. TURN                Construction, Building Services
                                                                             TO PAGES 34-37 TO
                                                                              FIND OUT MORE
                                                                                                                        and Furniture Making

                                                                                                                 Course list

                                                                                                                 Employment Skills for Construction
                                                                                                                 Industries > Level 1 Diploma

BUILDING services                                                                                                Employment Skills for Construction
                                                                                                                 Industries > Level 2 Diploma

                                                                                                                 Construction > Level 2 Transition T Level    2
                                                                                                                 Building Services Engineering
                                                                                                                 > Level 3 T Level

                                                                                                                 Construction and the Built Environment
                                                                                                                 > Level 3 Foundation Diploma                 3

                                                                                                                 Bricklaying > Level 1 Diploma                 1
Becoming a tradesperson means you’ll always be doing                                                             Bricklaying > Level 2 Diploma                2
a job you’re proud of. Not sure what you want to do?
                                                                                                                 Carpentry & Joinery
You can start with a Level 1 course that lets you try all
of the trades before you decide what to specialise in.            Build your future                              Carpentry & Joinery > Level 1 Diploma         1
                                                                  Our students are able to benefit from          Bench Joinery > Level 2 Diploma              2
                                                                  a host of hands-on learning, giving            Bench Joinery > Level 3 Diploma              3
                                                                  them the tools they need to get ahead.
You’ll learn in our trade workshops,                                                                             Site Carpentry > Level 2 Diploma             2
alongside experienced staff on our               The path to      And they can turn their talent into skills     Site Carpentry > Level 3 Diploma             3
highly practical courses. You’ll even            your success     as they create a portfolio of their work
get a taster of the opportunities in the                          - as carpentry & joinery student Dane          Electrical Installation
construction industry, with site visits                           Hirst has done.
                                                 Bench Joiner                                                    Electrical Installation > Level 2 Diploma    2
and work related activities – perfect
for your CV. If you’re ambitious and             Bricklayer       He’s taken inspiration from different          Electrical Installation
                                                                  countries and applied that to his work,                                                     3
independent you’ll fit right in, and as                                                                          > Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma
                                                 Electrician      creating a stunning array of furniture!
a skilled tradesperson or apprentice,
you’ll be exactly what employers                 Plumber                                                         Furniture Making
want. Lots of our students go on to                                                                              Wood Machining > Level 2 Diploma             2
set up and run their own successful
                                                                                                                 Furniture Making > Level 3 Diploma           3
businesses, while others have started            Shop Fitter
their careers at one of the many                 Site Carpenter    “Competitions are a great way                 Plumbing
housing developments in the
south east of England.                           Site Manager      for students to learn new skills              Plumbing Studies > Level 1 Diploma            1
                                                                   and build their own confidence.”              Plumbing Studies > Level 2 Diploma           2

                                                                  Kieren Barnes, Carpentry & Joinery Student
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Creative Media Production

                                                                                                                             Course list
Creative                                                                                                                     Creative Media Production
                                                                                                                             & Technology
                                                                                                                             > Level 2 Award and Diploma


                                                                                                                             Creative Media Production
                                                                                                                             & Technology                            3
                                                                                                                             > Level 3 Diploma

                                                                                                                             Creative Media Production
                                                                                                                             > Level 3 Extended Diploma

                                                                                                                             Creative Media Production
                                                                                                                             > Level 5 Higher National Diploma       5

                                                                                                                             > Level 2 Transition T Level
                                                                                                                             Digital Production,
                                                                             STEM Live                                       Design and Development                  3
Creative Media is one of the UK’s biggest and most exciting industries                                                       > Level 3 T Level
                                                                             Our media students led a fantastic live
with a vast array of career options in TV, animation, film, gaming and       broadcast celebration of STEM, working
                                                                                                                             Digital Support Services
digital media. You’ll thrive if you’re creative, inquisitive and want to     with students in IT and engineering to
                                                                                                                             > Level 3 T Level

develop high level technical skills.                                         showcase their work! The team of media
                                                                             students, across all levels, came together
                                                                             to film and direct the project, testing their
You’ll work on live briefs – from                                            skills to the limit!
photographing college events to creating         The path to                                                                  “I decided on Crawley College
animations, promo videos, using industry-        your success                                                                 because it was recommended
standard equipment and software. From
Photoshop, to AVID and Premiere Pro,                                                                                          to me. The tutors here are
                                                 Aerial Camera Assistant
you’ll learn how to use the tools of the                                                                                      excellent and really supportive.
trade, ready to launch into your dream job.      Camera Operator
                                                                                                                              They will stop anything to
Our media courses will enable you to             Film Editor
discover and develop the elements of
                                                                                                                              help you, even if they’ve
                                                 Lighting Technician
Digital Media Production that you are most                                                                                    got 50 things to do.”
passionate about. Whether it be digital          Photographer
filmmaking, digital photography, animation       Radio DJ
                                                                                                                             Liam Daley, Creative Media Student
or sound design, the course will allow you
to understand the tools, techniques and          Recording Studio Operator
theories behind the production of modern         Script Writer
and current media content. Access to
professional-standard equipment and              TV Presenter
software, working alongside the guidance         TV Scheduler
of industry-practicing lecturers, will allow
you not only to practice and develop
industry recognised skills and practices,                                                                                                   Scan me for
but also to gain a deeper understanding                                                                                                     more information!
of the choices and decisions that you                                                                                                       crawley.ac.uk/
make throughout your productions.                                                                                                           study-courses/study-areas/

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