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Level 3 Award in Education and Training

The Level 3 Award provides an introduction to teaching that will give you an insight into the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training, how to plan and deliver inclusive teaching/training sessions and how to assess and give constructive and developmental feedback.
You will have the opportunity to plan and deliver a teaching session (micro teach) as well as observe your fellow classmates when they deliver their own micro teaching session.
The course will be delivered face to face in the main. However, candidates will also experience 1 or 2 sessions delivered remotely via platforms such as Microsoft Teams or Zoom. This is to gain experience in remote learning and to highlight some basic digital teaching skills.

Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Professional Cookery

This course is designed for those students who wish to gain a solid grounding in the practical cooking, preparation and serving skills required to become a chef or work in a self service restaurant. You will learn about ingredients and how to prepare, cook and present meat, fish, vegetables, pasta and rice dishes. You will learn the importance of hygiene and nutrition and compatibility of flavours. You will also be introduced to health and safety and food hygiene procedures.

Foundation Year in Engineering

All Engineering degree schemes at the University of Hertfordshire fulfil the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer status.
Including the Foundation year in your course, you can complete your degree studies in four years full time or five years sandwich including integrated industrial training. On entry, you select the degree scheme most appropriate to you. On completion your choice is reviewed. The modules studied include engineering studies and skills, mathematics, engineering science, computers and applications to engineering, mechanical science, electrical science and electronics and engineering project.

HNC in Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching Science)

The aim of the BTEC Higher Nationals in Sport & Exercise Science is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the Sport and Exercise Science sector and adapt to a constantly changing world.

The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them

Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies (Equine)

The Level 1 Diploma is a combination of practical skill sessions based on the Equestrian Centre, class based theory sessions and periods of work experience. The course is designed to give you an insight into the practicalities and realities of working within the Equine Industry. The course offers a range topic areas giving you an introduction to the personal, employability and vocational skills needed when working with horses

Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing (2251)

This qualification is for those wanting to enter the Plumbing or Electrical industry. It gives you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge and gives you the opportunity to progress onto either our Level 2 & 3 Plumbing or Electrical Installation qualifications.

L1 Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies – Sport

The course will provide a solid base in a number of areas that can be applied to many careers and further study, not just within the sports and leisure industries. In addition, all students will study Functional skills or GCSE Maths and English. The course involves a mixture of practical and classroom-based lessons and will support you to develop not only your knowledge within sport but develop your wider skills e.g. Team work and building confidence.

Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies – Animal Care

This is a specialist practical and vocational qualification.You learn by completing practical assessments, short written tests and written assignments.

The course offers a range of topic areas giving you an introduction to the skills needed when working in the animal care industry. You will gain the knowledge, skills and experience to establish a career in an animal care environment, or you may want to progress onto a higher level of study programmes such as the Level two in Animal Care.

NCFE CACHE Level 1 Certificate Introduction to Health, Social Care & Children & Young People’s Settings

This course is designed to give an Introduction to 16-19 year olds wishing
to develop a career in either the Health and Social Care or the Early Years
Sectors. Whilst at the same time developing English, maths and social
skills.

It is recommended that you purchase the following book to support
you to be successful on your course:

Level 1 Introduction to Health and
Social Care and Children & Young People’s Settings by Corinne Barker and
Emma Ward, (ISBN: 978 1471 83017 4).

Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies – ICT

The Level 1 Introductory Diploma develops the skills and knowledge that you need for a career in IT, offering an introduction to the Level 2 and 3 courses.

Designed to meet the needs of today’s businesses, this hands-on, applied qualification gives you a chance to gain a nationally recognised vocational qualification and progress to employment or further education in the IT sector.

You will use Microsoft applications such as Powerpoint, Word and Excel as well as developing a web page, graphics and animation skills. You will also develop fundamental life skills, for example being organised, working with others, personal development planning and a requirement to improve your English and maths.

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