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Our courses are created in collaboration with industry, giving you skills and practical experience to ensure you are ready for your next step. You can choose from over 700 courses across 24 different subject areas with full-time, part-time, and evening options available that you can fit around your commitments. We also have a range of open learning courses that can be studied from the comfort of your own home.

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January Courses

Courses starting January 2023 are open for applications.


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Art and Design

Illustration, life drawing, graphic design, computer arts and animation and fashion and textiles.

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Automotive Engineering

Classic vehicle restoration, vehicle accident repair, transport maintenance and advanced vehicle diagnostics.

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Broadcast Media and Photography

Outside broadcasting, audio visual technology, film and television, radio, digital media or photography.

Built Environment

Architectural technology, civil engineering, and construction management.

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Childhood Practice

Early learning, childhood practice and professional development.

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Software development, networking, computer science, games development and systems.

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Brickwork, plastering, roofing, stonemasonry, plumbing, carpentry and joinery, and painting and decorating.

Construction trades

Electrical Engineering

Power systems, installation, motors and generators, electronics and soldering, signal processing and more.

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Enterprise and Commerce

Business, marketing, finance and accounting, legal and policing, human resources, data science, administration.

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Mechanical, fabrication and welding, maintenance, control and automation, instrumentation and measurement systems.

Hairdressing and Beauty

Hairdressing, barbering, beauty and wellness therapies.

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Health Professions and Social Services

Healthcare, dental, pharmacy, nursing, social services and counselling.

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Modern Languages

French, German, Spanish, Italian, Gaelic and British Sign Language (BSL).

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Music and Sound Production

Music, sound production, music business, songwriting and music for digital media.

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Performing Arts

Make-up artistry, acting, performance, dance, musical theatre, tehnical theatre and costume design.

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Professional Cookery and Hospitality

Bakery, food and beverage service, larder, patisserie, management, food hygiene, wine and spirits and license holder.

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Retail and Events

Retail, fashion, events and management.

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Biology, chemistry, applied science, medical science and life sciences.


Social Science

Psychology, politics, sociology, english and social science.

Social Science

Sports and Fitness

Personal trainer, outdoor pursuits, sports therapy, coaching, fitness and sports.

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Travel and Tourism

Cabin crew, tourism, tour guiding and airport operations.

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