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					                                         Castle College Nottingham provides the very best teaching, training
                                         and support for students developing their higher level skills.
     For more information:               Meeting the requirements of students           Our staff take pride in the role we play in   Nick Lewis

     Call:                               and employers is at the heart of the           developing the higher level skills of the     Principal and Chief Executive

     0845 845 0500                       College’s ambitious plans to expand its        students we serve. All of these
                                         higher level skills programmes.                developments will help to fulfil Castle
     E-mail:
                                                                                        College’s aspirations to achieve its
     learn@castlecollege.ac.uk           This is evident in the variety of university
                                                                                        mission of delivering “Excellence”.
     www.castlecollege.ac.uk             level courses we offer which are
                                         specifically tailored to meet local
                                         employment needs.



        At a Glance                      “ Hi, I’m Akeem Osunkoya,
                                         the elected HE Students’
                                                                                        It has been a great experience
                                                                                        to work with a dynamic student
        We’ve made this prospectus                                                      team to ensure the views and
        really easy for you to use.      Officer for Castle College                     opinions of my peers are heard
        Simply flick through and         Nottingham Students’ Union.                    throughout the College – and it
        you’ll find all the courses                                                     looks pretty good on my CV too!
        are colour coded to match        I’m currently studying Business
                                         Information Technology at the Beeston          It has been one of my best
        the list of contents opposite.
                                         Campus. I am really enjoying my studies        decisions to choose Castle
        Then we’ve taken it one step
                                         at Castle College and would definitely         College Nottingham.
        further and given you the
        ‘At a glance’ info on each       recommend this learning environment to
                                                                                        Castle College Nottingham
                                         everyone; it’s a perfect blend of quality




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        course. This highlights what
        award you’ll receive at the      academia, with friendly and accessible
                                         staff support.
                                                                                        number one for students!!

                                                                                        Akeem Osunkoya
                                                                                                                    ”
        end of the course, the entry
        requirements you need,                                                          Higher Education
                                         The opportunities at college are
                                                                                        Students’ Officer
        and how you will                 endless!! As a student here you will be
        be assessed.                     encouraged to get involved in loads of
                                         activities as well as receive fantastic
                                         support on your chosen course.

                                         Alongside my course, I have chosen to          Akeem Osunkoya
                                         get involved with the Students’ Union,         Pictured right, with
                                         representing the Voice of HE students at       Sarah Burton
                                         Castle College Nottingham.                     Sabbatical President,
                                                                                        Students’ Union
                                         It is reassuring to experience first
                                         hand the value and respect staff
                                         place on students to co-produce
                                         our education.
        www.castlecollege.ac.uk
                                                          Access to HE           Access to HE                                               11

                                                          Business/Management    Leadership & Management Foundation Degree                  13
                                                                                 Management ILM Award/Certificate/Diploma                   14

                                                          Design Crafts          Design Crafts (3D Design) HNC                              15

                                                          Digital Technologies   Advanced Search Engine Optimisation                        18
...offers University level courses in                                            Advanced Web Design Using XHTML & CSS                      19
partnership with...                                                              Computing HNC                                              22
                                                                                 Computing HND                                              23
                                                                                 Computing (ICT Systems Support) HNC                        24
                                                                                 Computing (ICT Systems Support) HND                        25
                                                                                 Digital Animation for the Web                              27
                                                                                 eMarketing & Persuasive Web Content Development            28
                                                                                 Higher Professional Diploma (HPD) for IT Professionals     29
                                                                                 Integrating Basic Shopping Cart Functionality              30
                                                                                 Integrating Enhanced Shopping Cart Functionality           32
                                                                                 Intermediate Business Web Design                           33
In association with...                                                           Introduction to Business Web Design                        34
                                                                                 Introduction to Developing Corporate Branding              35
                                                                                 Introduction to Developing Graphics for Web Application    36
                                                                                 Introduction to Graphic Design Tools                       37
                                                                                 Introduction to PHP Programming                            38
                                                                                 Second Life for Business                                   39
                                                                                 Web Standards and Accessibility                            40


Together we’ll go further                                 Engineering
                                                          Technologies
                                                                                 Electrical/Electronic Engineering HNC
                                                                                 Electrical/Electronic Engineering HND
                                                                                                                                            41
                                                                                                                                            42
Castle College is a specialist Further and Higher                                Electronics HNC                                            43
Education college based in Nottingham.                                           Electronics HND                                            44
                                                                                 Manufacturing Engineering HNC                              46
The College is a regional specialist in many vocational
                                                                                 Manufacturing Engineering HND                              47
areas and provides Higher Education courses relevant to                          Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering Foundation Degree 48




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employment opportunities in the region.                                          Operations Engineering HNC                                 49

Castle College Nottingham’s Higher                                               Operations Engineering HND                                 50
                                                                                 Production Engineering Foundation Degree                   51
Education students benefit from being
taught in a small, friendly environment,                  Health Sciences        Audiology BSc                                              53
excellent tutorial support and access                                            Clinical Physiology & Clinical Technology BSc              55

to the latest technology.                                                        Dental Technology Foundation Degree                        56
                                                                                 Dental Technology BSc                                      58
                                                                                 Ophthalmic Science & Technology Foundation Degree          59

                                                          Service Sector         Children’s and Young People’s Services Foundation Degree   61
                                                          Occupations            Criminal Justice Foundation Degree                         62

                                                          Teaching               Mentoring Diploma                                          63
                                                                                 Skills for Life Specialists Level 5 Diploma                65
                                                                                 Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector Diploma           67
                                                                                 (including PGCE)
                               The City of Nottingham offers students a wide range of facilities and
                               attractions to appeal to most tastes. Nottingham is regularly voted one of
                               the country’s favourite student destinations.


                               Nottingham has extensive historical connections and a diverse                           Culture
                               heritage ranging from literature to lace making. This is set                            Nottingham has a thriving arts and
                                                                                                                       cultural scene with a range of impressive
                               against the background of a thriving modern, cosmopolitan
                                                                                                                       galleries and museums. Theatre goers
                               city which has become the regional centre for finance,
                                                                                                                       have a choice of the Theatre Royal and
                               business services, and media.                                                           the Playhouse. For cinema lovers
                                                                                                                       Nottingham offers several cinemas
                               Nightlife                                   Shopping                                    including a 14-screen multiplex, the
                               The night life, clubs and music venues in   The city provides one of the best           independent Broadway and the world’s
                               Nottingham are nationally renowned.         shopping experiences outside of London      smallest cinema.
                               Internationally famous bands and            combining all the main high street stores




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                                                                                                                       Places of historical interest such as
                               orchestras regularly perform at the         with designer boutiques including the
                                                                                                                       Nottingham Castle, Wollaton Hall,
                               acclaimed Nottingham Arena, Royal           famous, Nottingham born, Paul Smith.
                                                                                                                       Sherwood Forest and Newstead Abbey
                               Concert Hall, and Rock City. There are
                                                                           Sport                                       attract visitors from all over the world.
                               lively bars and entertainment venues
                                                                           The city boasts a wealth of sporting        Goose Fair in October is the oldest,
                               within a short walk of the City Campus.
                                                                           attractions including Nottingham Forest     biggest and the best three-day fair in
                               With its excellent mix of clubs, bars and
                                                                           and Notts County football clubs, Trent      Britain. The Old Trip to Jerusalem, built in
                               restaurants you will always find plenty
                                                                           Bridge cricket test match ground, Holme     the castle rock opposite the College is
                               going on.
                                                                           Pierrepont National Watersports Centre,     the oldest inn in England allegedly
                                                                           the Tennis Centre, and the National         dating back to 1189.
                                                                           Ice Centre.




     www.castlecollege.ac.uk
Most HE students at Castle College are
resident in the Midlands. Nottingham is easy
to access from Sheffield, London, Derby,
Leicester and Birmingham.



Universities
                                                How far is it?
With its renowned universities,
Nottingham Trent University and the
University of Nottingham, it’s not surprising   Birmingham           50 miles
that many students decide to progress           Derby                15 miles
onto degree programmes locally.
                                                Leicester            25 miles
Local Learning                                  Lincoln              36 miles
Why move to another part of the country
                                                London               122 miles
to study higher education when the
answer’s right on your doorstep?                Loughborough         18 miles
                                                Manchester           73 miles
Why create a massive student debt
when you can make your finances go so           Sheffield            37 miles
much further by staying at home?                All mileages are approximate.

Mature Students
Mature students, especially those with
career or family commitments, find
learning at a local college gives them a




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real chance to fulfil their higher
education ambitions. We offer a range
of part-time courses and, for those who
do not have the traditional entry
qualifications, our Access to Higher
Education courses provide a short
and highly effective route into
higher education.
     Castle College Nottingham is an increasingly
     popular choice for international students who are
     looking to improve their English language skills and
     progress to top British universities.

     Our higher education programmes are “career based” courses,
     which are equivalent to the first two years of a university degree
     course. At the end of the course students can choose to either
     go on to a university for a further 1-2 years to convert their
     qualification to a degree, or to pursue their chosen career.


     If you are an international student and      For further information about the services
     you choose to study on a higher              provided to international students please
     education programme at Castle                visit our website:




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     College you can be sure of a very warm
                                                  castlecollege.ac.uk/international
     welcome. We have around 400
     international students from over 30          or contact the International office:
     countries, and are highly experienced in
     catering for their needs. Our friendly and
     committed staff will make sure that you
                                                  +44 115 884 2218 or
     settle in quickly and receive all the        +44 115 884 2536
     support you need to make your time
     with us a success.                           E-mail
                                                  international@castlecollege.ac.uk




     www.castlecollege.ac.uk
Higher National Certificates/Diplomas        UCPD
HNCs are offered on a part-time basis to     The College is increasing its
allow those in employment or with            portfolio of University Certificates
limited time available to study towards a    of Professional Development
higher qualification over a two year         (UCPD) which allows those in work
period. HNDs are full-time courses lasting   to update their skills without taking a
two years. Some programmes offer a           complete award.
part-time HNC to HND conversion. HNCs
                                             Degrees
and HNDs are highly regarded by
                                             A range of BSc degrees are available by
employers and relevant to the world of
                                             full- and part-time study. Many of them
work. On completion of an HNC/HND
                                             include an element requiring
students could progress onto a related
                                             completion at university.
Honours Degree.

Foundation Degrees
Foundation Degrees are each related to
a particular specialist career route. They
have been designed to equip students
with a combination of the technical skills




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and academic knowledge increasingly
in demand by today’s employers. They
include a period of work-based learning.
After successfully completing a
Foundation Degree students
could choose to either
progress their career or
continue onto a relevant
degree programme.
     Careers                                      Learner Voice                                    Cross-College Sporting &
     Before and after                             The Learner Voice is YOUR voice; it is your      Recreational Activities
     you have enrolled                            opinions, views and ideas regarding the          In addition to the activities timetabled
     on a course, careers                         teaching, services and facilities in             within your course, we coordinate and
     advice and guidance is provided by           College. You might ask why does this             promote a range of cross-college sports
     specialist College staff. This is            matter and, quite simply, it matters             and activities from inter-campus
     supplemented by careers information          because this education is yours – and            tournaments to trips, volunteering-
     available through the learning               you can shape it!! If you stand to be a          leadership opportunities, to residentials.
     resource centres.                            Students’ Union Exec Officer you will            We can let you know what’s on in
                                                  direct campaigns to develop the overall          college and in the local area to enable
     For further details contact the Advice
                                                  college experience, or if you run as a           you to develop new interests and meet
     and Guidance Centre on
                                                  Class Representative you will get to             lots of new people. We also encourage
     0845 845 0500                                develop an open channel of                       you to set up your own club or society in

     Computing and IT Facilities                  communication between your                       any interest you have such as chess,

     As well as the libraries and learning        classroom with the rest of the College.          pool or football. We can offer you

     resources centres you will find everything   You can shape your education to suit             financial support, as well as finding you

     you need at Castle College in terms of       you!! There are lots of ways to get your         local resources and facilities for you

     hardware, software and tutor support.        voice heard but it’s down to you to get it       to use.

     Modern purpose-built suites linked by        going. You really can make a difference!
                                                                                                   For more information about
     advanced network technology ensure                                                            the sports and activities offered
     that wherever you are based in the                                                            please contact:
     College you can get on-line. Word
     processing, graphics, accounts,                                                               Graham Allott
     engineering database – even robotics                                                          Cross-College Sports Coordinator




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     software – all run on the very latest                                                         Tel: 07806 971159
     systems. You can also access many of                                                          E-mail: graham.allott@
     the services and materials from your                                                          castlecollege.ac.uk
     own PC at home. There is a central
     resource unit that offers knowledgeable
     staff support.



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Wellbeing –                                     Libraries and Learning                      Castle College
Help with your thoughts and feelings            Resource Centres                            Nottingham
                                                The College libraries and learning          Students’ Union
Counselling Service
                                                resource centres provide a                  Castle College
Students have access to a confidential
                                                comprehensive range of resources and        Nottingham Students’ Union (CCNSU) is
and professional counselling service. Our
                                                services from eight locations to support    lead by a Sabbatical President who
counsellors can offer support for issues
                                                your learning.                              directs an elected Student Executive
such as depression, abuse, loneliness,
                                                                                            Committee to represent all students
relationship problems or health difficulties.   We offer you:
                                                                                            studying in the College. They are
To contact us call:                             - An electronic catalogue of resources      responsible for representing the Student
(0115) 884 2237/0845 845 0500                   - On-line collections of newspapers,        Voice in College, attending cross-

                                                 magazines, journals and e-books            college meetings and organising
Mental Health Support
                                                                                            educational and welfare campaigns
Castle College offers specialist support        - Specialist electronic databases for
                                                                                            across campuses. They also attend NUS
to students who are experiencing mental          subjects such as business, law
                                                                                            campaigns to represent the College at
health problems while studying here. Our         and history
                                                                                            regional and national events. In addition
coordinator can help to keep you on             - Books, magazines, journals and            to this, they endorse the trips and
track with mental health issues and will         newspapers                                 enrichment activities organised by the
support you to achieve your learning
                                                - Computers for e-mail and                  Enrichment Coordinators.
goals. To discuss your requirements
                                                 internet access
in confidence.                                                                              For more information contact:
                                                - DVDs, CDs and videos for study            Sarah Burton, Sabbatical President
Tel. (0115) 884 2472/0845 845 0500               and leisure                                Tel: (0115) 884 2626
Learning Programme Reviews                      - Photocopiers, printers and scanners       E-mail:
The academic year is divided into two           - Stationery sales                          sarah.burton@castlecollege.ac.uk
semesters. Towards the end of the first
semester in January students undertake          Most centres offer a range of study         Andrea Hall, Enrichment Coordinator

a Learning Programme Review with                spaces to suit your own learning style.     (Student Advocacy and Events)

their tutors. This helps identify what has      Our staff are trained to help you get the   Tel: (0115) 884 2293
been achieved and what targets                  most from our resources and can             E-mail:
need to be set for the next semester to         provide instruction on searching the        andrea.hall@castlecollege.ac.uk
keep them on track                              internet, using MS Office and electronic




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                                                resources. We also have an on-line “Ask     Graham Allot, Enrichment Coordinator
to achieve their
                                                a Librarian” service for those times when   (Sports and Volunteering)
qualification aim.
                                                you can’t visit us in person.               Tel: (0115) 884 2627
                                                                                            E-mail:
                                                                                            graham.allot@castlecollege.ac.uk
     Halls of Residence                            Equality of Opportunity                     Personal Tutor
     Students on the De Montfort University        Castle College Nottingham is                Personal tutors support students in their
     accredited course in Audiology or the         committed to a policy of equality of        studies and involve them in an active
     University of Derby accredited                educational opportunity for all. The        personal tutorial programme. Tutors will
     Foundation Degree in Criminal Justice         College is a multi-cultural organisation    also help with applications for further
     can apply for a place at the Liberty          where students come from many               courses and employment. At the end of
     Square Halls of Residence.                    cultural and educational backgrounds,       the course students will be offered a
                                                   with a range of differing abilities. The    progression interview to help them plan
     Prices for 2010/11 have yet to be
                                                   opportunities on offer at the College are   their next step.
     published and will be subject to an
                                                   wide ranging and aim to cater for
     increase but currently the cost is £72                                                    Faith Room
                                                   everyone’s needs. We have an active
     per week.                                                                                 The People’s Campus, Beeston
                                                   Equality and Diversity Forum with working
                                                                                               Campus and Carlton Road Centre
     The halls are situated 10 minutes walk        groups which focus on a number of key
                                                                                               have a designated Faith room for
     from Nottingham city centre and have          strategies to ensure every individual has
                                                                                               those students who would like
     access to good local amenities, shops         an equal chance of achievement. We




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                                                                                               a quiet area to pray, whatever
     and transport. The halls have fully fitted    are always keen to have student
                                                                                               their religion.
     kitchens, telephone and television points,    representation at these meetings and
     electronic swipe card entrance, internet      regularly seek student feedback.            Restaurant Facilities
     access and CCTV security. All utility bills                                               The main centres
                                                   The College has an active Students’
     are included in the rent, plus free                                                       have some
                                                   Union and our sabbatical president
     personal contents insurance, electronic                                                   restaurant facilities
                                                   Sarah Burton is very keen to hear from
     entry systems, on site management                                                         and vending
                                                   our HE learners. If you would like to be
     team, and a spacious communal living                                                      machines selling meals,
                                                   involved please contact your tutor.
     area. There is also bike storage, fridge                                                  snacks and drinks.
     freezer, microwave, vacuum cleaner,
                                                                                               Tutorial Support
     ironing board and shaving points as part
                                                                                               Castle College offers
     of the facilities.
                                                                                               specialist teaching in small
     For further information contact                                                           groups within an organisation
     Maria Davidson, HE Franchise Degree                                                       accredited for high standards
     Coordinator on (0115) 884 2599.                                                           of student care and
                                                                                               customer service.
     www.castlecollege.ac.uk
Many people find it difficult to study away from home.
De Montfort University’s (DMU) Partner Colleges mean you
don’t have to. You can take all, or part of a DMU course
at your local college. Direct progression to a course at
DMU is also possible.

DMU’s partnership with Castle College will allow you to
become part of our professional and creative
community. You will get the best possible start in your
career thanks to our world class research, lecturers of
national and international standing, and direct input
from companies including the BBC, Microsoft, Boots and
Leicester Theatre Trust.

As a DMU student you will have access to a range of
our facilities, as well as the benefits of studying at
your college:

- You will receive a University-accredited qualification
- Class sizes can be smaller and you will receive more
 personal tuition and support
- You will be able to juggle work/family/study
 commitments in your local area
- You have access to facilities at the College and DMU
 including libraries, clubs and societies as well as being




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 a member of DMU’s Students’ Union
- You can ‘top-up’ to a full DMU course (where
 applicable)
- Staying at home to study can be cheaper.


For more information about studying at DMU contact
our Enquiry Centre:


T: 08459 45 46 47
E: dmu.ac.uk/enquiry (via the web)

dmu.ac.uk
                                Access to HE
                                Programme

          Course                The Access Programme is approved by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)
     Access to HE
                                and leads to an Access to HE Diploma endorsed by the
     Entry requirements
     No formal requirements
                                Open College Network East Midlands Region (OCNEMR).
     Course length
     One or two years           Each pathway has a credit target of 60 credits with a               Normally there are two pathways; the full-time day
                                minimum of 45 required at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2. At             programme involving 4 days per week in college (5 days
     Mode of study
     Part-time day or evening   least 36 credits must be obtained from the main subject             for Access to Teacher Training) and the evening course
                                units with the remainder awarded for core unit subjects.            which requires attendance for two evenings per week
     Assessment
                                                                                                    over two years.
     Modular Credit System

     Application
     Castle College             Students have the opportunity to gain         Business and Travel                       Scientific Careers
                                GCSE equivalences in English and Maths        - One year daytime                        - One year daytime and two
                                which are expected as an additional           - The People’s Campus                       years evening
                                entry requirement by universities. Those                                                - The People’s Campus
                                                                              Business Studies
                                taking the Teacher Training pathway will
                                                                              - One year daytime                        Social Sciences
                                also need to gain GCSE equivalence
                                in Science.                                   - The People’s Campus                     - One year daytime

                                                                              Law and Criminology                       - Carlton Road Centre
                                A good command of written and
                                spoken English is an essential prerequisite   - One year daytime                        Teacher Training
                                for the course. Prior to the Access           - Carlton Road Centre                     - One year daytime




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                                programme starting you will be assessed                                                 - The People’s Campus
                                                                              Nursing and Healthcare Professions
                                to identify your present academic
                                                                              - One year daytime, two years part-
                                aptitude and this will help to inform
                                                                               time evening                             Contact Student Services for more
                                which course is the most appropriate for
                                                                                                                        information on 0845 845 0500
                                you. There are two pre-Access courses to      - The People’s Campus. A similar
                                enable some students to develop their          pathway may be available at
                                skills and confidence prior to embarking       Stapleford Campus in 2010 - 2011
                                on a full access programme. These
                                                                              There are four Healthcare pathways:
                                courses are available at Level 1
                                (Introduction to Access) and Level 2          - Nursing and Midwifery
                                (Progression to Access). Both run at The      - Diploma Nursing
                                People's Campus.
                                                                              - Pharmacy
                                                                              - Dietetics and Nutrition




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    CASTLE COLLEGE
    voted Provider of the Year at the
    Leading the Learner Awards
                                        Leadership & Management
                                        Foundation Degree

          Course                        Foundation Degrees are qualifications that seek to equip individuals with the
     Leadership and
     Management Foundation
                                        knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in their current and future roles
     Degree                             at work. Their distinguishing features are the flexible mode of delivery which
     Award                              allows you to effectively combine work and study.
     Foundation Degree

     Entry requirements
                                        The Leadership and Management Foundation Degree                       and through the use of assessment methods that relate
     At least one pass at A Level
     (or equivalent)
                                        focuses on the knowledge and skills that are relevant to              directly to your role in the workplace.
                                        the work situation. This has been achieved through
     Professional qualifications will
                                        consultation with employers on the design of the course
     be considered

     Mature applicants are
     particularly welcomed and          The course will help you to understand           Core Units                                 Entry Requirements

     there are exemptions for           how you can contribute to – and                  - PDP – Experience & Prior Learning        Applicants will be judged on a case by

     relevant experience and            develop skills in – leadership and               - Supervision and Team Leadership          case basis, however, it is expected that

     qualifications.                    management in your own working life.                                                        students will normally have achieved at
                                                                                         - The Effective Manager
                                        You’ll also develop relevant and                                                            least one pass at A Level (or equivalent).
     Course length                      practical skills, in particular in information   - The Management Role                      Other qualifications, including
     Two years                          and communication technologies (ICT),            - Work-based Learning 1–                   professional qualifications from
                                        numeracy, study and thinking skills. It is        My Organisation                           recognised bodies will be considered.
     Mode of study
                                        designed to improve your performance             - PDP – Development                        Mature applicants are particularly
     - Bi-monthly workshops
                                        in the organisation through its strong                                                      welcomed and there are exemptions for
     - Work-based learning                                                               - Recruitment and Development of Staff
                                        focus on your specific job role.                                                            relevant experience and qualifications.




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     - Distance learning                                                                 - Budgets and Financial Control
                                                                                                                                    Assessment
     Assessment                                                                          - Improving Business Operations
                                                                                                                                    - Report
     - Report                                                                            - Work-based Learning 2 –
                                                                                                                                    - Assignments
     - Assignments                                                                        Management Report
                                                                                                                                    Campus
     - On-line assessments                                                               If students decide to take up the option
                                                                                                                                    Beeston Campus
                                                                                         of integrating the ILM Diploma with the
     Application
                                                                                         Foundation Degree in Leadership &          Duration
     Castle College
                                                                                         Management, students who complete          Two years work-based and distance
                                                                                         all 12 modules may have both the           learning/workshops
                                                                                         Foundation Degree and the
                                                                                                                                    Application
                                                                                         ILM Diploma.
                                                                                                                                    Castle College




     www.castlecollege.ac.uk
Management ILM Award/
Certificate/Diploma (Level 5)

The ILM Level 5 qualifications in Management have been specially                                                                      Course
                                                                                                                                 Management ILM Award/
designed to give practising or aspiring middle managers a solid foundation
                                                                                                                                 Certificate/Diploma (Level 5)
in their formal development in this role.                                                                                        Award
                                                                                                                                 Level 5 Award, Certificate or
                                                                                                                                 Diploma in Management
                                                                                                                                 Studies
The qualification allows a flexible approach to study – students can achieve the Award,
                                                                                                                                 Entry requirements
Certificate or Diploma depending on the number of units studied.
                                                                                                                                 - Degree or equivalent
                                                                                                                                  professional qualification
                                                                                                                                 - Interview and referee

                                                                                                                                 Course length
Mandatory Units                         Entry Requirements                           Duration                                    - Award – 10 weeks
- Understanding the management          Candidates will be required to attend an     Award
                                                                                                                                 - Certificate – 30 weeks
 role (A)                               interview. A degree or equivalent            4.5 hours x 10 weeks
                                                                                                                                 - Diploma – 45 weeks
- Developing the reflective             professional qualification is required but
                                                                                     Certificate                                  (Over 18 months)
 manager (C&D)                          substantial work experience at an
                                                                                     4.5 hours x 30 weeks
                                        appropriate level will also be                                                           Mode of study
- Managing improvement (C&D)
                                        considered. Candidates will be required      Diploma                                     Part-time
- Making a financial case (C&D)         to provide a referee to confirm their        4.5 hours x 45 weeks                        (4.5 hours per week: typically
- Developing the manager as a           academic suitability to a course at                                                      twilight 3.00pm – 7.30pm)
                                                                                     Induction
 critical thinker (D)                   this level.
                                                                                     1 week (4.5 hours for all qualifications)   Assessment




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- Leading innovation and change (D)     Assessment                                                                               Work-based
                                                                                     Application
                                        Assessment is through reports and                                                        Assignments/reports
                                                                                     Castle College
                                        assignments, both based on
                                        workplace experience.                                                                    Application
                                                                                                                                 Castle College
                                        Campus
                                        Beeston/
                                        The People’s Campus
                                     Design Crafts
                                     (3D Design) HNC

           Course                    A two year part-time 3D Design Crafts course designed for creative
     Design Crafts
     (3D Design) HNC
                                     artists/designers and delivered by practitioners.
     Award
     HNC                             This programme is aimed at students wanting to develop                 The programme is delivered by fully qualified lecturers
                                     specific creative skills within Design Crafts; ceramics,               who are experienced professional artists and
     Entry requirements
                                     glass, jewellery and mixed-media.                                      designer makers.
     - Advanced Level 3
      qualification in art, craft
      or design
                                     Programme Content                              (jewellery, tableware, utensils, tools) to    Assessment
     - Interview                     This is a practical course that will provide   decorative and non-functional forms           Most of the assessment is continuous
     - Mature applicants with        skills, knowledge and experience for           (sculpture, accessories, body                 through a series of written assignments
      relevant experience are        learners to set up their own studio,           adornment). Over the two years students       and practical coursework.
      encouraged to apply.           produce, promote, sell and exhibit their       can select to specialise in a specialist
                                                                                                                                  Campus
                                     own work.                                      material(s) or process(es).
     Course length                                                                                                                Beeston Campus
     Two years                       The course combines different Units            An important aspect of the course is the
                                                                                                                                  Duration
                                     which will provide multi-disciplinary          development of professional practice,
     Mode of study                                                                                                                Two years part-time – one studio day a
                                     experiences, including drawing, historical     involving the production of promotion,
     - Part-time – day/evening                                                                                                    week/two evenings a week
                                     and contemporary research, exploration         opportunities to exhibit, cost and sell
     Assessment                      of 3D materials, understanding of design       work and studio set up.                       Application
     - Coursework – practical work   and function and professional studies. A                                                     Castle College
                                                                                    Entry Requirements
                                     broad and exciting range of 3D
     - Assignments                                                                  Applicants will have a Level 3 (A-Level,
                                     materials and processes will be explored
     - Exhibition                                                                   BTEC National Diploma or equivalent)




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                                     through workshops and practical
                                                                                    qualification in art, craft or design.
     Application                     projects, encompassing clay, glass,
                                                                                    Mature students with relevant experience
     Castle College                  metal, plastics, wood, textiles, paper,
                                                                                    are also encouraged to apply. Because
                                     with opportunities to investigate
                                                                                    of the practical nature of the course, all
                                     recyclable and sustainable materials.
                                                                                    applicants will be invited to an interview
                                     Projects will involve primary research of
                                                                                    to assess their suitability for the course.
                                     inspirational themes, visits to
                                                                                    Mature students should contact the
                                     exhibitions/collections, identifying links
                                                                                    College directly.
                                     with contemporary designer makers,
                                     developing ideas, producing samples
                                     and resolved outcomes. Project
                                     outcomes will span from functional forms




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Advanced Search Engine                                                          Commercial Application
                                                                                of the Web
Optimisation (SEO)                                                              (10 UCPD credits)



Want insider secrets of advanced Search Engine Optimisation?                                                                               Course
                                                                                                                                      Advanced Search Engine
Need to know how to achieve and sustain top positions in Google?
                                                                                                                                      Optimisation

                                                                                                                                      Award
This course is concerned with strategies and techniques           website whilst building university qualification credits, all       10 UCPD credits
used in optimising websites for primary positions in              at a fraction of the usual course prices in this field.
                                                                                                                                      Entry requirements
search engines for free.                                          - Learn how to get to and sustain positions in Google               Some previous experience in
You will develop an advanced understanding of SEO                 - Learn insider tips and tricks used to position sites in           optimising sites for search
strategies and practical techniques, focusing on the                search engines                                                    engines or attendance of the
preparation and action planning necessary for your site                                                                               eMarketing & Persuasive
                                                                  - Plan and begin to implement your own strategy to
to achieve a top position. This is a rare opportunity to                                                                              Content Development course
                                                                    achieve top positions for your site
spend time with an SEO expert focusing on your own                                                                                    Course length
                                                                  - Build your own university qualification incorporating SEO
                                                                                                                                      Three days

                                                                                                                                      Mode of study
Who is this course for?                    UCPD overview                                  Assessment                                  One day per week
This course is aimed at entrepreneurs,     This programme brings together the             The course assessment has been
                                                                                                                                      Assessment
web designers, developers and all others   qualities and experience of De Montfort        designed for busy working staff in small
                                                                                                                                      - Practical tasks
wanting to expand their skills and         University’s Higher Education Provision in     to medium businesses. The assessment
understanding of Search Marketing          Computing, with Castle College                 comprises completion of a series of         - Exit poster display
and SEO to an intermediate and             Nottingham and its AxisCentre, -               short practical tasks embedded in the
                                                                                                                                      Application
advanced level.                            a specialist business training division.       course, and a short summary poster
                                                                                                                                      AxisCentre, Castle College
                                                                                          display detailing development of a plan
See www.axiscentre.com for full details.   ‘Commercial Application of the Web’ is




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                                                                                          to apply the learning within a business/
                                           based on a number of industry relevant
The course covers the following areas:                                                    industry context.
                                           subject units that draw on the best
- Explore advanced operation of            examples of the contemporary use of            Campus
 organic (free) search engines             web technologies for business benefit          Middle Street Business Centre

- Select and analyse search engine         within UK small to medium businesses.
                                                                                          Duration
 keyword choices                           Entry Requirements                             Three days trainer led training nominally
- Off-page and site-wide SEO               The course is a mix of concepts,               one day per week, plus some additional
 techniques optimisation                   techniques and practical. It is not entirely   time to contribute to your course forum

- Planning in-bound linkage                technical in nature, however, some             and complete some practical work.
                                           previous experience in optimising sites
- Look at black hat and white                                                             AxisCentre
                                           for search engines or attendance of the
 techniques                                                                               Castle College Nottingham
                                           eMarketing & Persuasive Content
- Metrics and monitoring                                                                  (0115) 925 6666
                                           Development course which incorporates
                                                                                          info@axiscentre.com
                                           basic SEO, are recommended in order
                                           to fully benefit from this course.
                                     Advanced Web Design                                                        Commercial Application
                                                                                                                of the Web
                                     Using XHTML & CSS                                                          (20 UCPD credits)



          Course                     The course covers an introduction to XHTML, CSS and techniques for
     Advanced Web Design Using
                                     implementing good design and focuses on the latest techniques being
     XHTML & CSS

     Award
                                     implemented in the industry.
     20 UCPD credits
                                     The course helps students build or upgrade existing web              understanding of advanced web design techniques using
     Entry requirements
                                     sites using strict XHTML and CSS to meet latest                      standards compliant development. The main focus will
     Students should have a good
                                     compliancy standards plus prepare for likely future                  be on the implementation phase of developing a W3C
     understanding of web design
     and should ideally have built   challenges. The course provides students with an                     compliant web site.
     simple websites in the past.

     Course length                   Who is this course for?                       - Understanding browser, user and            Entry Requirements
     Six days                        - Individuals and business staff who have      author styles                               Students should have a good
                                      already created or are maintaining           - Implementing inline, internal and          understanding of web design and
     Mode of study
                                      existing websites                             external styling                            should ideally have built simple websites
     One day per week
                                     - Those who want an in-depth                                                               in the past. If you are unsure about these
                                                                                   - The Visual Formatting Model
     Assessment                       understanding of creating websites                                                        requirements, please contact us.
     - Practical tasks                                                             - CSS layouts using natural flow, fixed,
                                      through hand coding XHTML and CSS                                                         Assessment
                                                                                    Absolute & relative positioning
     - Exit poster display           - Web designers who would like to                                                          The course assessment has been
                                                                                   - Building and styling accessible forms
     Application                      eventually move on to server side web                                                     designed for busy working staff in small
                                                                                    for interaction
     AxisCentre, Castle College       development languages like PHP                                                            to medium businesses. The assessment
                                      or ASP                                       - Cascading, Inheritance and Specificity     comprises completion of a series of
                                                                                    within stylesheets                          short practical tasks embedded in the
                                     See www.axiscentre.com for full details.




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                                                                                   - Creating stylesheets for print or mobile   course, and a short summary poster
                                     The course covers the following areas:         devices                                     display detailing development of a plan
                                                                                                                                to apply the learning within a
                                     - An overview of Markup Languages             UCPD overview
                                                                                                                                business/industry context.
                                     - Standards support in existing               This programme brings together the
                                      development tools                            qualities and experience of De Montfort      Campus
                                                                                   University’s Higher Education Provision in   Middle Street Business Centre
                                     - Structuring documents for Strict
                                                                                   Computing, with Castle College
                                      Doctypes                                                                                  Duration
                                                                                   Nottingham and its AxisCentre, -
                                     - Using structural tags to identify content                                                Six days trainer led training nominally one
                                                                                   a specialist business training division.
                                      areas                                                                                     day per week, plus some additional time
                                                                                   ‘Commercial Application of the Web’ is       to contribute to your course forum and
                                     - Marking up content appropriately
                                                                                   based on a number of industry relevant       complete some practical work.
                                     - Creating reusable site templates            subject units that draw on the best
                                                                                                                                AxisCentre
                                     - Optimising code and content                 examples of the contemporary use of
                                                                                                                                Castle College Nottingham
                                     - Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)                web technologies for business benefit
                                                                                                                                (0115) 925 6666
                                                                                   within UK small to medium businesses.
                                                                                                                                info@axiscentre.com

     www.castlecollege.ac.uk
eMarketing & Persuasive
Web Content Development

“  Initially we were contacted by the AxisCentre in 2007 and made
aware of the funded courses and thought the eMarketing courses
looked relevant to us.
                                    ”
“It is sometimes difficult to get staff at SMEs up to date with their web skills       “All the tutors were very good at giving
as trends move very fast and a small private company often hasn’t got the              real life examples and ideas of how to
finances to keep sending staff on expensive courses, so this looked like               implement changes to our individual

a great opportunity.                                                                   sites. Everything was relevant to us rather
                                           “The courses matched exactly what           than just empty theoretical talk. There is
                                           we needed and the fact that they are        also lots of support from the tutors after
                                           delivered one day a week over a few         the courses, I went back several times to
                                           weeks makes them ideal as you are not       ask questions and they were always
                                           out of the office for a long time.          quick and helpful in replying.

                                           “I’ve completed three courses now:          “I would recommend the courses
                                           eMarketing and Persuasive Web Content,      (particularly the eMarketing) to anyone
                                           Advanced SEO and Flash. The great           who has a business web site, works with




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                                           thing about all the courses is that they    web sites, owns a business etc. It is a
                                           are 100% relevant to what’s happening       valuable source of information, and you
                                           today. It was key knowledge, delivered in   can really see great improvements in a
                                           a way where we could just go away and       short time. I also think it is important to
                                           implement the ideas straight away, and      remember that with web sites you never
                                           hence we immediately saw big results,       get to a “I know everything” point, they
                                           even before the course had finished.        keep changing so you have to keep up!
                                                                                       I already had an MSc in eCommerce
                                                                                       but it was a couple of years old and I
                                                                                       have learnt lots of new things on
                                                                                       the courses!”
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Computing
HNC

The course is delivered in association with De Montfort University, Leicester.                                                      Course
                                                                                                                              Computing HNC
The HNC has been designed as a broad based programme to suit those
                                                                                                                              Award
working in commercial, public sector or industrial computing environments.                                                    HNC
The programme gives applicants the opportunity to develop the relevant                                                        Entry requirements

skills and knowledge required to progress their careers within the IT sector                                                  - A Levels: 80 points (if
                                                                                                                                relevant subject e.g.
and to obtain formal recognised qualifications.                                                                                 Computing
                                                                                                                                or Mathematics)
                                                                                                                              - BTEC National Diploma,
                                                                                                                                Certificate or equivalent: IT
The course is part-time over two years either taken two         The programme is suitable for those with no previous
evenings each week or by day-release one day a week.            programming experience and those who have no formal           - Access Certificate in
                                                                qualifications in this area. Students have the option to        Computing
The nature of part-time study mixed with full-time
                                                                study a third year continuing on a part-time basis to         - Mature students and
employment gives students the opportunity to share and
                                                                upgrade their HNC to HND which will allow progress to a         applicants with non-
apply academic and technical aspects of the
                                                                degree top-up programme.                                        computing backgrounds
programme to their work place experience.
                                                                                                                                are encouraged to apply
                                                                                                                                where relevant experience
                                                                                                                                can be considered in place
                                         Year 1                                       Mature students and applicants with       of formal qualifications.
                                         - System Development                         non-computing backgrounds are
                                                                                                                              Course length
                                         - Database Design                            encouraged to apply where relevant
                                                                                                                              Two years




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                                                                                      experience can be considered in place
                                         - Visual Web Development (ASP.net)
                                                                                      of formal qualifications.               Mode of study
                                         Year 2                                                                               Day release one day or two
                                                                                      Assessment
                                         - Computer Technology                                                                evenings a week.
                                                                                      Assessment is through a variety of
                                         - Further Programming Development            assignments, phase tests and            Assessment
                                         - Multimedia and Internet Technology         formal examinations.                    - Assignments

                                         Entry Requirements                           Campus                                  - Phase tests
                                         - A Levels: 80 points (if relevant subject   Beeston Campus                          - Examinations
                                          e.g. Computing or Mathematics)
                                                                                      Duration                                Application
                                         - BTEC National Diploma, Certificate or      - Evening: two evenings a week for      Castle College
                                          equivalent: IT                               two years
                                         - Access Certificate in Computing            - Day release: one day for two years

                                                                                      Application
                                                                                      Castle College
                                       Computing                                 Institution code name: DEM
                                                                                 Institution code: D26
                                       HND                                       Course code: 104G E HND/COMP



           Course                      The course is delivered in association with De Montfort University, Leicester.
     Computing HND
                                       This full-time course offers the opportunity to develop a wide range of highly
     Award
     HND
                                       relevant subject skills necessary for employment within the IT sector.
     Entry requirements
     - A Levels 120 points             This programme is aimed at students wanting to pursue a business communication and database design.
     - BTEC National Diploma,          professional career in the technical side of computing.             Additionally, achievement of the HND qualification may
      Certificate or equivalents       The course provides a broad base, covering many                     provide an opportunity to progress to a full-time BSc

     - Mature students and             diverse aspects of computing, including programming,                (Honours) Computer Science course at De
      applicants with non-             analysis, design, computer architecture, networking,                Montfort University.
      computing backgrounds
      are encouraged to apply
      where relevant experience        Year 1                                       Mature students and applicants with
      can be considered in             - Computer Technology                        non-computing backgrounds are
      place of formal                                                               encouraged to apply where relevant
                                       - Systems Development
      qualifications.                                                               experience can be considered in place
                                       - Database Design Concepts
                                                                                    of formal qualifications.
     Course length
                                       - Visual Web Development (ASP.net)
     Two years                                                                      Assessment
                                       Year 2                                       Assessment is through a variety of set
     Mode of study
                                       - Software Development Project               assignments, case studies, practical
     Full-time
                                       - Interactive Systems Design &               tests, formal exams and time
     Assessment                         Professionalism                             constrained tests.




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     - Assignments
                                       - Object Oriented Programming                Students are also required to undertake
     - Case Studies
                                       - Multimedia and Internet Technology         a practical project in year two.
     - Practical tests
                                       Entry Requirements                           Campus
     - Examinations
                                       - A Level - 120 points                       Beeston Campus
     - Time constrained tests
                                       - BTEC National Diploma, Certificate or      Duration
     - Practical project in year two    equivalents                                 Two years full-time
     Application
                                                                                    Application
     UCAS
                                                                                    UCAS




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Computing
(ICT Systems Support) HNC

The HNC course in ICT Systems Support integrates technical studies with                                                             Course
                                                                                                                              Computing (ICT Systems
practical experience in the installation and maintenance of computing
                                                                                                                              Support) HNC
hardware and software.                                                                                                        Award
                                                                                                                              HNC

The units offered have been chosen to make it suitable        This Higher National Computing course comprises six             Entry requirements
for those wishing to pursue a career with a hardware bias     essential core units and four specialist units giving the       - AVCE/A Levels 80 points if
as PC Maintenance Technicians, Network Support                course its vocational specialisation.                            relevant subject, 120 points
Technicians or Network Managers or for further study.                                                                          if not
                                                                                                                              - GNVQ Advanced: IT or
                                                                                                                              - BTEC National Diploma: IT
                                                                                                                              - Mature applicants with
Core Units                              Entry Requirements                          Assessment                                 relevant experience are
- Computer Platforms                    - AVCE/A Levels: 80 points if relevant      Assessment is a mixture of assignments,    encouraged to apply.
- Systems Analysis                       subject e.g. Computing or                  phase and end tests.
                                                                                                                              Course length
                                         Mathematics, 120 points if not
- Programming Concepts                                                              Campus                                    Two years
                                        - GNVQ Advanced: IT or                      The People’s Campus
- Database Design Concepts
                                                                                                                              Mode of study
                                        - BTEC National Diploma: IT
- Networking Technology                                                             Duration                                  Two evenings per week
                                        - Access Certificate: Computing             - Evening: two evenings a week for
- Networking Project
                                                                                                                              Assessment
                                        Plus: GCSE Mathematics and                   two years
Specialist Units                                                                                                              - Assignments
                                        English grades A-C                          - Evening also available for
- Networking Concepts                                                                                                         - Phase tests




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                                        Mature applicants with relevant              February start
- End-user support                      experience will be considered subject                                                 - End tests
                                                                                    Application
- Internet Server Management            to interview.
                                                                                    Castle College                            Application
- Project Management                                                                                                          Castle College
                                     Computing (ICT Systems
                                     Support) HND

           Course                    The HND course in ICT Systems Support integrates technical studies with
     Computing (ICT Systems
                                     practical experience in the installation and maintenance of computing
     Support) HND

     Award
                                     hardware and software.
     HND

     Entry requirements              The units offered have been chosen to make it suitable          This Higher National Computing course comprises eight
     - AVCE/A Levels 80 points if    for those wishing to pursue a career with a hardware bias       essential core units and eight specialist units giving the
      relevant subject, 120 points   as PC Maintenance Technicians, Network Support                  course its vocational specialisation.
      if not                         Technicians or Network Managers or for further study.
     - GNVQ Advanced: IT or
     - BTEC National Diploma: IT
                                     Core Units                              Specialist Units                              Entry Requirements
     - Mature applicants with
                                     - Computer Platforms                    - Networking Infrastructure                   - AVCE/A Levels: 80 points if relevant
      relevant experience are
                                     - Systems Analysis                      - End-user Support                             subject e.g. Computing or
      encouraged to apply.
                                                                                                                            Mathematics,120 points if not
                                     - Programming Concepts                  - Internet Server Management
     Course length
                                                                                                                           - GNVQ Advanced: IT or BTEC National
     Two years                       - Database Design Concepts              - Project Management
                                                                                                                            Diploma: IT
                                     - Networking Concepts                   - Management in IT
     Mode of study                                                                                                         - Access Certificate: Computing
     Day-release or two evenings     - Personal Skills Development           - Quality Systems
                                                                                                                           Plus: GCSE Mathematics and English
     a week                          - Networking Project                    - Data Analysis and Design                    grades A-C
     Assessment                      - Networking Technology                 - E-business Strategy                         Mature applicants with relevant
     - Assignments                                                                                                         experience will be considered subject




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     - Phase tests                                                                                                         to interview.

     - End tests                                                                                                           Assessment
                                                                                                                           Assessment is a mixture of assignments,
     Application
                                                                                                                           phase and end tests.
     Castle College
                                                                                                                           Campus
                                                                                                                           The People’s Campus

                                                                                                                           Duration
                                                                                                                           - Day-Release one day for two years
                                                                                                                           - Evening: two evenings a week for
                                                                                                                            two years
                                                                                                                           - Day-Release and Evening also
                                                                                                                            available for February start

                                                                                                                           Application
                                                                                                                           Castle College
     www.castlecollege.ac.uk
Computing HND

“  Initially, I came to the College in 2005 after completing my
GCSEs. I chose it at the time because a few friends from school
were going, and it offered the course I was interested in.
                                                                                       ”
“I enrolled on the HND in 2007. I saw it as the natural progression from the   “Of the modules taken, I would say that
BTEC in Computing that I had completed previously. I wanted to further my      Programming was my favourite, as it was
skills and qualifications and to progress to the Computing BSc Honours         the most hands on aspect of the course.

degree that I am studying at the moment with De Montfort University. I         “The tutors were all excellent. I am very
enjoyed the atmosphere and had made some good friends in the previous          grateful for all the support and guidance
two years spent at the College.                                                they have provided me with. Without
                                                                               their help, I wouldn’t be in the situation
                                                                               that I am now; completing my BSc third
                                                                               year work placement. I work as a
                                                                               Technician for the Microsoft and Cisco IT
                                                                               academies at the Castle IT Academy
                                                                               in Beeston.

                                                                               “My advice would be: Just get the work




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                                                                               done, and have a laugh whilst doing it.
                                                                               This is very important, as without the
                                                                               motivation to succeed; other things will
                                                                               easily distract you away from your
                                                                               original goals. Also, if you’re spending a
                                                                               dank, drizzly, and cold winter afternoon
                                                                               having to type out some long
                                                                               assignment, put some music on loud
                                                                               and rock out to that. The time will fly by.”
                                     Digital Animation                                     Commercial Application
                                                                                           of the Web
                                     for the Web                                           (15 UCPD credits)



          Course                     Adobe Flash is recognised as the industry standard
     Digital Animation for the Web
                                     for online delivery of high quality graphics, animation,
     Award
     15 UCPD credits
                                     multimedia and interactive content.
     Entry requirements
     Students should have a basic    This module will give you the most important skills and              ranging from simple banner animations through to
     understanding of web design     techniques needed to create professional Flash content.              complete Flash based web interfaces.
     processes and be confident      Flash is often referred to as simply a tool for web                  It starts with the basics of the Flash interface and tools
     working with computer           animation when it is capable of being so much more.                  and steadily moves on to the more complex features in
     applications.                   This module will teach you how to create projects                    Flash such as layer masking, dynamic filters and a lead
     Course length                                                                                        into using Actionscript.
     Five days

     Mode of study
     One day per week                Who is this course for?                     - Working with Scenes                          Assessment
                                     - Individuals and business staff who have   - Actionscript Basics                          The course assessment has been
     Assessment
                                      already created or are maintaining                                                        designed for busy working staff in small
     - Practical tasks                                                           - Flash Behaviours
                                      existing websites                                                                         to medium businesses.
     - Exit poster display                                                       - Adding Accessibility
                                     - Individuals who would like a thorough                                                    The assessment comprises completion
                                      introduction to using Adobe Flash          - Using Video in Flash
     Application                                                                                                                of a series of short practical tasks
     AxisCentre, Castle College      - Those in the early stages of an           - Publishing Flash Movies                      embedded in the course, and a short
                                      interactive media career and looking       UCPD overview                                  summary poster display detailing
                                      to develop their skills further                                                           development of a plan to apply the




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                                                                                 This programme brings together the
                                                                                 qualities and experience of De Montfort        learning within a business/
                                     See www.axiscentre.com for full details.
                                                                                 University’s Higher Education Provision in     industry context.
                                     The course covers the following areas:      Computing, with Castle College                 Campus
                                     - Working with the Flash interface          Nottingham and its AxisCentre, -               Middle Street Business Centre
                                                                                 a specialist business training division.
                                     - Drawing and Colour                                                                       Duration
                                     - Animation within Flash                    ‘Commercial Application of the Web’ is         Five days trainer led training nominally
                                                                                 based on a number of industry relevant         one day per week, plus some additional
                                     - Symbols and Instances
                                                                                 subject units that draw on the best            time to contribute to your course forum
                                     - Using Text in Flash                       examples of the contemporary use of            and complete some practical work.
                                     - Working with Bitmaps                      web technologies for business benefit
                                                                                 within UK small to medium businesses.          AxisCentre
                                     - Button Symbols
                                                                                                                                Castle College Nottingham
                                     - Movie Clip Symbols                                                                       (0115) 925 6666
                                                                                                                                info@axiscentre.com



     www.castlecollege.ac.uk
eMarketing & Persuasive                                                                 Commercial Application
                                                                                        of the Web
Web Content Development                                                                 (30 UCPD credits)



Frustrated by your traffic levels, search engine position or your                                                                            Course
                                                                                                                                        eMarketing & Persuasive
website’s inability to create orders?
                                                                                                                                        Web Content Development
Need web promotional and marketing career skills?                                                                                       Award
                                                                                                                                        30 UCPD credits

Focused on business benefits and practical usable                   position, drive more traffic to your site, improve your site’s      Entry requirements
techniques, this now proven course combines insider                 ability to persuade and sell, plus help you create and              Basic understanding of web
views, tips, tactics and techniques from the world of               add video content to your site. It delivers techniques that         and surrounding technologies
online business, tackling business benefit questions head- you can use now, plus an understanding that will help                        Course length
on and in an informal, interactive and practical                    position your business to succeed online in the future.             Seven days
environment. It will help you improve your search engine
                                                                                                                                        Mode of study
                                                                                                                                        One day per week

                                                                                                                                        Assessment
The course covers the following areas:       UCPD overview                                  Assessment
                                                                                                                                        - Practical tasks
                                             This programme brings together the             The course assessment has been
- The ‘Big Picture’ – Are you confident
                                             qualities and experience of De Montfort        designed for busy working staff in small    - Exit poster display
 you know where the web is going and
                                             University’s Higher Education Provision in     to medium businesses.
 how it will affect your business, sector,                                                                                              Application
                                             Computing, with Castle College
 customers and competitors?                                                                 The assessment comprises completion         AxisCentre, Castle College
                                             Nottingham and its AxisCentre, -
- Persuasive content – Are you creating                                                     of a series of short practical tasks
                                             a specialist business training division.
 sites and web content, adverts and                                                         embedded in the course, and a short
 e-mails that persuade and influence         ‘Commercial Application of the Web’ is         summary poster display detailing
                                             based on a number of industry relevant         development of a plan to apply the




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 people?
                                             subject units that draw on the best            learning within a business/
- Improving your site – Are you
                                             examples of the contemporary use of            industry context.
 meaningfully engaging site visitors, do
                                             web technologies for business benefit
 they convert into business, enquiries                                                      Campus
                                             within UK small to medium businesses.
 and sales?                                                                                 Middle Street Business Centre
- eMarketing and rich media – Do you         Entry Requirements
                                                                                            Duration
 understand RSS feeds, podcasts, viral       Aimed primarily at small to medium
                                                                                            Seven days trainer led training nominally
 and guerrilla marketing, can you            businesses, plus individuals wishing to
                                                                                            one day per week, plus some additional
 create and upload video to your site?       further develop their eBusiness, design
                                                                                            time to contribute to your course forum
                                             and promotion skills. Entry requirements
- Search engine marketing                                                                   and complete some practical work.
                                             are a basic understanding of the web
- Do you know Google makes decisions         and surrounding technologies.                  AxisCentre
 about your site? Learn how to plan for                                                     Castle College Nottingham
 a page one position and how to make         See www.axiscentre.com for full details.
                                                                                            (0115) 925 6666
 money from PPC?                                                                            info@axiscentre.com
- Measure and plan
                                     Higher Professional Diploma
                                     (HPD) for IT Professionals

          Course                     This is an advanced higher professional diploma in ICT systems support.
     Higher Professional Diploma
     for IT Professionals
                                     The course covers general and IT specific management              HPD qualifications are at Level 4 of the national
     Award
                                     skills as well as higher level technical knowledge in areas       qualification framework.
     Higher Professional Diploma
                                     like project management, software development,
     Entry requirements              development of technical documentation and
     Three distinctions at Level 3   system testing.
     Plus Level 2 in
     Communications and
     Application of Number or        Core Units                                 Entry Requirements                          Duration
     equivalent                      - Health and safety for IT Practitioners   Three distinctions at Level 3.              One year full-time

     Course length                   - Project Management                       Plus Level 2 in Communications and          Campus
     One year                        - Support ICT acquisition                  Application of Number or equivalent.        The People’s Campus

     Mode of study                   - Manage ICT system testing                Mature students with no formal              Application
     Full-time                       - Develop methodologies for operating      qualifications will be considered subject   Castle College

     Assessment                       ICT systems                               to interview.

     Coursework                      - Manage ICT service provision             Assessment

     Application                                                                Coursework

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Integrating Basic                                                                          Commercial Application
                                                                                           of the Web
Shopping Cart Functionality                                                                (10 UCPD)



This practical course helps you add and administer products,                                                                                    Course
                                                                                                                                           Integrating Basic Shopping
and then integrate PayPal Website Standard to take online payments
                                                                                                                                           Cart Functionality
via your existing website.                                                                                                                 Award
                                                                                                                                           10 UCPD credits

This course allows students to build, integrate and test a            issues effecting eBusiness for small to medium sized UK              Entry requirements
simple online ecommerce website in order to explore the               businesses.                                                          Web familiarity is required,
                                                                                                                                           plus a basic Adobe
                                                                                                                                           Dreamweaver familiarity or
Who is this course for?                        - Looking at terms and conditions               Assessment                                  similar. You should have a
Start-up online traders, small businesses,      policies of existing sites                     The course assessment has been              simple functioning website
those trialling and exploring eBusiness,                                                       designed for busy working staff in small    which you can develop on
                                               - An introduction to the Data Protection
those with a limited range of products                                                         to medium businesses.                       the course as the basis of
                                                Act and exploring its implications for
and web designers.                                                                                                                         your online shop.
                                                the student’s own business                     The assessment comprises completion
This course is aimed at business owners,       - Planning for future site development          of a series of short practical tasks        Course length
entrepreneurs and aspiring web                                                                 embedded in the course, and a short         Three days
                                               UCPD overview
designers rather than experienced                                                              summary poster display detailing            Mode of study
                                               This programme brings together the
web developers.                                                                                development of a plan to apply the          One day per week
                                               qualities and experience of De Montfort
                                                                                               learning within a business/
See www.axiscentre.com for full details.       University’s Higher Education Provision in                                                  Assessment
                                                                                               industry context.
                                               Computing, with Castle College                                                              - Practical tasks
The course covers the following areas:
                                               Nottingham and its AxisCentre, -                Campus
                                                                                                                                           - Exit poster display
- Exploring the basic processes of             a specialist business training division.        Middle Street Business Centre




                                                                                                                                                                          30
 online trading                                                                                                                            Application
                                               ‘Commercial Application of the Web’ is          Duration
- An introduction to the different levels of                                                                                               AxisCentre, Castle College
                                               based on a number of industry relevant          Three days trainer led training nominally
 online trading                                subject units that draw on the best             one day per week, plus some additional
- Preparing a site for online selling          examples of the contemporary use of             time to contribute to your course forum

- Planning and creating web pages to           web technologies for business benefit           and complete some practical work.

 display products, and integrating them        within UK small to medium businesses.
                                                                                               AxisCentre
 into an existing site                         Entry Requirements                              Castle College Nottingham
- Working with PayPal                          Web familiarity is required, plus a basic       (0115) 925 6666

- Setting up live and test accounts            Adobe Dreamweaver familiarity or                info@axiscentre.com

 with PayPal                                   similar. You should have a simple
                                               functioning website which you can
- Enhancing PayPal’s payment pages
                                               develop on the course as the basis of
- Managing PayPal accounts and                 your online shop.
 order flow
- Following good online trading practice
     HND Computing (part-time)

     “   I had completed Level 2 and Level 3 courses at Castle College
     in programming, in the evenings, and had really enjoyed it. I wanted
     to improve my chances of getting a full-time programming job.
                                                                                                ”
                              “I worked as a technician mainly             “The lecturers are always ready to give
                              and didn’t have a formal education.          up time for you and once they know you
                              I enjoyed the entire HND Computing           have a problem they’ll work extra hard

                              course. One of my favourite things           to help you. That’s one of the benefits of
                                                                           studying the HND at Castle College as
                              was the final year project as it gave
                                                                           opposed to University. The class sizes are
                              me a really good chance to work on
                                                                           small and you get a lot more quality
                              a project in my own time and
                                                                           one on one teaching than you would
                              manage it completely by myself.              at University.

                              “Another highlight was the multimedia        “Since completing the course I have
                              module which was great fun. You could        been accepted onto an MSc in
                              tell that the tutor worked in the industry   Intelligent Systems at De Montfort
                              and I really liked his teaching style.       University. This was due to me having
                                                                           completed the course with very good
                              “All the tutors were great. They were all
                                                                           results and because of my work




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                              very knowledgeable and they respected
                                                                           experience. I am currently working as a
                              the fact that we all worked full-time and
                                                                           programmer in Beeston. I also teach
                              had normal lives to hold down at the
                                                                           Computer Science A2 at Lakeview 6th
                              same time as studying.
                                                                           Form in Chilwell.

                                                                           “I would like to carry on my career in
                                                                           programming and with the help of the
                                                                           Masters course gain a better
                                                                           understanding of Artificial Intelligence
                                                                           and how I can apply techniques within
                                                                           that field commercially. I really enjoyed
                                                                           studying at Castle College, it has helped
                                                                           give me a step up in my career and
                                                                           also helped me get on to further
                                                                           University courses that I wanted to do. It
                                                                           has made a massive difference to me.”
Integrating Enhanced                                                                      Commercial Application
                                                                                          of the Web
Shopping Cart Functionality                                                               (15 UCPD



This course teaches you how to add a searchable database to your                                                                              Course
                                                                                                                                         Integrating Enhanced
website suitable for a much larger range of products. This practical course
                                                                                                                                         Shopping Cart Functionality
helps you add products, integrate the system plus PayPal to take online                                                                  Award
payments, and learn ecommerce essentials including adding correct                                                                        15 UCPD credits

terms and conditions and basic trading law.                                                                                              Entry requirements
                                                                                                                                         Web familiarity is required,
                                                                                                                                         plus a basic Adobe
Add the capacity to sell a potentially large range of                  The course covers background and trading essentials               Dreamweaver familiarity or
products or services online, necessitating a searchable                and the free use of an existing simple database and               similar. You should have a
catalogue and enhanced functionality to your websites.                 shopping cart system to speed up implementation.                  simple functioning website
                                                                                                                                         which you can develop on
                                                                                                                                         the course as the basis of
Who is this course for?                        - Adapting the stylesheet to enhance           develop on the course as the basis of
                                                                                                                                         your online shop.
Individuals and business staff who want         page appearance                               your online shop.
to add an enhanced eCommerce                                                                                                             Course length
                                               - Working with PayPal                          Assessment
facility to a website. This course is                                                                                                    Five days
                                               - Managing PayPal accounts and                 The course assessment has been
somewhat technical in nature but is
                                                order flow                                    designed for busy working staff in small   Mode of study
aimed at business owners, entrepreneurs
                                                                                              to medium businesses. The assessment       One day per week
and aspiring web designers rather than         - Following good online trading practice
                                                                                              comprises completion of a series of
technical staff web developers.                                                                                                          Assessment
                                               UCPD overview                                  short practical tasks embedded in the
                                                                                                                                         - Practical tasks
See www.axiscentre.com for full details.       This programme brings together the             course, and a short summary poster
                                               qualities and experience of De Montfort                                                   - Exit poster display
                                                                                              display detailing development of a plan




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The course covers the following areas:         University’s Higher Education Provision in     to apply the learning within a business/   Application
- Exploring the basic processes of             Computing, with Castle College                 industry context.                          AxisCentre, Castle College
  online trading                               Nottingham and its AxisCentre, -
                                               a specialist business training division.       Campus
- An introduction to the different levels of                                                  Middle Street Business Centre
  online trading                               ‘Commercial Application of the Web’ is
                                               based on a number of industry relevant         Duration
- Introducing the ecommerce template
                                               subject units that draw on the best            Five days trainer led training nominally
- Planning and writing product                                                                one day per week, plus some additional
                                               examples of the contemporary use of
  information for the database                                                                time to contribute to your course forum
                                               web technologies for business benefit
- Hosting requirements and choosing            within UK small to medium businesses.          and complete some practical work.
  a host
                                               Entry Requirements                             AxisCentre
- Setting up the database                                                                     Castle College Nottingham
                                               Web familiarity is required, plus a basic
- Working with a template                      Adobe Dreamweaver familiarity or               (0115) 925 6666

- Tailoring template pages                     similar. You should have a simple              info@axiscentre.com
                                               functioning website which you can
                                    Intermediate Business                                              Commercial Application
                                                                                                       of the Web
                                    Web Design                                                         (15 UCPD credits)



          Course                    Take your web design skills and knowledge to the next level with more of the
     Intermediate Business
                                    benefits of working within Dreamweaver, more functionality using behaviours
     Web Design

     Award
                                    and a greater understanding of what it takes to build a better, cleaner more
     15 UCPD credits                manageable professional quality website.
     Entry requirements
     - Either prior knowledge of    We will take a deeper look into the Dreamweaver to build To gain better web design skills we will look further into
      basic web design or           websites that work for the user, the designer and with a           CSS and Layer to create more flexible site design that
      completion of the             greater range of functions from imbedded video and                 can be easily adapted and managed via external and
      Introduction to Web Design    animations to search friendly, usable site designs.                internal stylesheets. Once you can build effectively we
      using Dreamweaver course.                                                                        will look at what makes a good site into a great site.
     - An understanding of basics
      of either Windows or
                                    Who is this course for?                     - Enhancing for search engine                desktop environments and have a basic
      Mac desktop environments
                                    - Business staff who would like to design   - Designing from a small to a large site     ability to manage files and documents.
      and a basic ability to
                                     and develop a self managed web site
      manage files and                                                          - Usability and site progression             Assessment
                                     for their business or organisation
      documents.                                                                                                             The course assessment has been
                                    - A sole trader looking to produce all      UCPD overview
                                                                                                                             designed for busy working staff in small
     Course length                   online marketing and web design work       This programme brings together the
                                                                                                                             to medium businesses.
     Five days                       for their own business to be truly         qualities and experience of De Montfort
                                     independent                                University’s Higher Education Provision in   The assessment comprises completion
     Mode of study
                                                                                Computing, with Castle College               of a series of short practical tasks
     One day per week               - Anyone wanting to cut out the cost
                                                                                Nottingham and its AxisCentre, -             embedded in the course, and a short
                                     and time delay of external web




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     Assessment                                                                 a specialist business training division.     summary poster display detailing
                                     designer contracts
     - Practical tasks                                                                                                       development of a plan to apply the
                                                                                ‘Commercial Application of the Web’ is
                                    See www.axiscentre.com for full details.                                                 learning within a business/
     - Exit poster display                                                      based on a number of industry relevant
                                                                                                                             industry context.
                                    The course covers the following areas:      subject units that draw on the best
     Application
                                                                                examples of the contemporary use of          Campus
     AxisCentre, Castle College     - Understanding web technologies
                                                                                web technologies for business benefit        Middle Street Business Centre
                                    - Personalising the Dreamweaver             within UK small to medium businesses.
                                     workspace                                                                               Duration
                                                                                Entry Requirements                           Five days trainer led training nominally
                                    - Wire frames using Layers (AP DIV)
                                                                                Either prior knowledge of basic web          one day per week, plus some additional
                                    - Intermediate CSS (Cascading Style         design or completion of the Introduction     time to contribute to your course forum
                                     Sheets)                                    to Web Design using Dreamweaver              and complete some practical work.
                                    - Effective use of graphics with CSS        course.
                                                                                                                             AxisCentre
                                    - Photoshop – navigation and animation      Students should have an understanding        Castle College Nottingham
                                    - Behaviours                                of basics of either Windows or Mac           (0115) 925 6666

                                    - Further functionality                                                                  info@axiscentre.com

     www.castlecollege.ac.uk
Introduction to Business                                                 Commercial Application
                                                                         of the Web
Web Design                                                               (15 UCPD credits)



Building you both Dreamweaver knowledge and a working web site. Gain a                                                                   Course
                                                                                                                                    Introduction to Business
range of skills in this industry leading design package. Learn to work within
                                                                                                                                    Web Design
the Dreamweaver environment to design and develop your own website.                                                                 Award
                                                                                                                                    15 UCPD credits

                                                                                                                                    Entry requirements
The course will allow you to work with an industry                 series of examples, principles and design tasks to get you       Students should have an
standard programme to build a site for your business.              to a level of web design you can take away and use.              understanding of basics of
From HTML to working site we will be working through a                                                                              either Windows or Mac
                                                                                                                                    desktop environments and
                                                                                                                                    have a basic ability to
                                                                                                                                    manage files and
                                                                                                                                    documents.
Who is this course for?                     - Links, text and headings                   Assessment
- Business staff who would like to design                                                The course assessment has been             Course length
                                            - Working with images
  and develop a self managed web site                                                    designed for busy working staff in small   Five days
                                            - Photoshop to enhance a site
  for their business or organisation                                                     to medium businesses. The assessment
                                                                                                                                    Mode of study
                                            - Planning a site design                     comprises completion of a series of
- A sole trader looking to produce all                                                                                              One day per week
  online marketing and web design work      UCPD overview                                short practical tasks embedded in the
                                                                                         course, and a short summary poster         Assessment
  for their own business to be truly        This programme brings together the
                                                                                         display detailing development of a plan    - Practical tasks
  independent                               qualities and experience of De Montfort
                                            University’s Higher Education Provision in   to apply the learning within a business/   - Exit poster display
- Anyone wanting to cut out the cost
                                            Computing, with Castle College               industry context.
  and time delay of external web                                                                                                    Application




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  designer contracts                        Nottingham and its AxisCentre, -             Campus                                     AxisCentre, Castle College
                                            a specialist business training division.     Middle Street Business Centre
See www.axiscentre.com for full details.
                                            ‘Commercial Application of the Web’ is       Duration
The course covers the following areas:      based on a number of industry relevant       Five days trainer led training nominally
- Web design overview                       subject units that draw on the best          one day per week, plus some additional
                                            examples of the contemporary use of          time to contribute to your course forum
- Basic HTML tags
                                            web technologies for business benefit        and complete some practical work.
- Web terms                                 within UK small to medium businesses.
- File management                                                                        AxisCentre
                                            Entry Requirements                           Castle College Nottingham
- The Dreamweaver work space                Students should have an understanding        (0115) 925 6666
- Building with tables and cells            of basics of either Windows or Mac           info@axiscentre.com
- Building with Layers (AP divs)            desktop environments and have a basic
                                            ability to manage files and documents.
- Basic CSS (cascading style sheets)
- Site structures
                                     Introduction to Developing                                                        Commercial Application
                                                                                                                       of the Web
                                     Corporate Branding                                                                (10 UCPD credits)



          Course                     To become a graphic designer takes more than
     Introduction to Developing
                                     just a good design program.
     Corporate Branding

     Award                           This course will teach you design principles from colour          Building a step by step knowledge of design principles
     10 UCPD credits                 selection to final layout, that are used by designers day         to build you an understanding of good, effective
     Entry requirements              in day out to give you the skills to design professionally,       graphic design.
     Students should have either     quickly and effectively.                                          You will look at colour theory, typography, layout,
     prior knowledge of the basics   The Branding and Design Photoshop course is aimed at              using images, dynamics, consistent design and building
     within Adobe Photoshop or
                                     developing your design skills as a graphic designer.              a brand.
     completion of the
     Introduction to Graphic
                                     Who is this course for?                    UCPD overview                                Assessment
     Design Tools course.
                                     - Individuals and business staff who       This programme brings together the           The course assessment has been
     Course length                    would like to develop a knowledge of      qualities and experience of De Montfort      designed for busy working staff in small
     Three days                       graphic design and a competent use        University’s Higher Education Provision in   to medium businesses. The assessment
                                      of Photoshop to enhance any future        Computing, with Castle College               comprises completion of a series of
     Mode of study
                                      marketing projects                        Nottingham and its AxisCentre, -             short practical tasks embedded in the
     One day per week
                                     - Sole traders looking to produce all      a specialist business training division.     course, and a short summary poster
     Assessment                                                                                                              display detailing development of a plan
                                      marketing and design work for their       ‘Commercial Application of the Web’ is
     - Practical tasks                                                                                                       to apply the learning within a business/
                                      own business to be truly independent      based on a number of industry relevant
     - Exit poster display                                                                                                   industry context.
                                     See www.axiscentre.com for full details.   subject units that draw on the best
     Application                                                                examples of the contemporary use of          Campus
                                     The course covers the following areas:
     AxisCentre, Castle College                                                 web technologies for business benefit        Middle Street Business Centre




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                                     - Logo development and modernisation       within UK small to medium businesses.
                                                                                                                             Duration
                                     - Branding                                 Entry Requirements                           Three days trainer led training nominally
                                     - The principles of a brand                Students should have either prior            one day per week, plus some additional

                                     - Personalising workspaces                 knowledge of the basics within Adobe         time to contribute to your course forum
                                                                                Photoshop or completion of the               and complete some practical work.
                                     - Small and large business application
                                                                                Introduction to Graphic Design
                                     - Font selection and manipulation                                                       AxisCentre
                                                                                Tools course.
                                                                                                                             Castle College Nottingham
                                     - Introduction to formatting
                                                                                                                             (0115) 925 6666
                                     - Paragraph formatting                                                                  info@axiscentre.com
                                     - Design analysis
                                     - Vectors introduction
                                     - Colour reproduction and guidelines
                                     - Document generation



     www.castlecollege.ac.uk
Introduction to Developing                                                              Commercial Application
                                                                                        of the Web
Graphics for Web Application                                                            (10 UCPD credits)



Designing for the web takes different design principles, planning and                                                                     Course
                                                                                                                                     Introduction to Developing
consideration to work at speed and more effectively.
                                                                                                                                     Graphics for Web Application

This web based design course will give you all the skills         different set of skills to be able to work effectively in          Award
required to build stunning web graphics and increase              this area.                                                         10 UCPD credits

your work rate massively. The Photoshop for Web course is You will leave with skills in designing web graphic and                    Entry requirements
aimed at developing your design skills as a graphic       elements, designing for web design methods,                                Prior knowledge of the basics
designer specifically for output to the web or                    understanding latest trends, web graphic design                    within Adobe Photoshop or
e-newsletters.                                                                                                                       completion of the
                                                                  principles and the workflow benefits of Photoshop to
                                                                                                                                     Introduction to Graphic
Working with web documents is very different to working           deliver quick, easy to update documents.
                                                                                                                                     Design Tools course.
with standard print documents. You will need a whole
                                                                                                                                     Course length
                                                                                                                                     Three days
Who is this course for?                    - Speeding up your workflow                   Assessment
- Individuals and business staff who                                                     The course assessment has been              Mode of study
                                           - Adobe bridge
 would like to develop a knowledge of                                                    designed for busy working staff in small    One day per week
                                           - Batch production
 graphic design and a competent use                                                      to medium businesses. The assessment
                                                                                                                                     Assessment
 of Photoshop to enhance any future        UCPD overview                                 comprises completion of a series of
                                                                                                                                     - Practical tasks
 marketing projects                        This programme brings together the            short practical tasks embedded in the
                                                                                                                                     - Exit poster display
- Sole traders looking to produce all      qualities and experience of De Montfort       course, and a short summary poster
 marketing and design work for their       University’s Higher Education Provision in    display detailing development of a plan     Application
 own business to be truly independent      Computing, with Castle College                to apply the learning within a business/    AxisCentre, Castle College
                                           Nottingham and its AxisCentre, -              industry context.




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See www.axiscentre.com for full details.
                                           a specialist business training division.
                                                                                         Campus
The course covers the following areas:
                                           ‘Commercial Application of the Web’ is        Middle Street Business Centre
- Designing to communicate                 based on a number of industry relevant
                                                                                         Duration
- Document setup for web                   subject units that draw on the best
                                                                                         Three days trainer led training nominally
 based design                              examples of the contemporary use of
                                                                                         one day per week, plus some additional
                                           web technologies for business benefit
- Web graphic file formats                                                               time to contribute to your course forum
                                           within UK small to medium businesses.
- Layers best practice                                                                   and complete some practical work.
                                           Entry Requirements
- Structuring a layered design                                                           AxisCentre
                                           Students should have either prior
- Designing small, medium and                                                            Castle College Nottingham
                                           knowledge of the basics within Adobe
 large sites                                                                             (0115) 925 6666
                                           Photoshop or completion of the
                                                                                         info@axiscentre.com
- Layout and structure                     Introduction to Graphic Design

- Web colours palettes                     Tools course.

- Designing web components
- Styles and trends
                                  Introduction to                                                   Commercial Application
                                                                                                    of the Web
                                  Graphic Design Tools                                              (10 UCPD credits)



          Course                  Bringing the power of Photoshop to your skillset. Gain a range of skills in
     Introduction to Graphic
                                  this industry leading design package. Learn to manipulate graphics and
     Design Tools

     Award
                                  photographs to help enhance your business’s design and marketing abilities.
     10 UCPD credits

     Entry requirements           The course will give you a good skills base in all aspects        You will gain skills up to a suitable level of comfort within
     Students should have an      of Photoshop from document setup to photographic                  the package and will produce a series of design tasks
     understanding of basics of   clean ups and cut outs. You will build your ground                and a piece of selected marketing material, plus of
     either Windows or Mac        knowledge of all the tools to enhance your marketing              course, the skills you need to know to go off and design
     desktop environments and     material and gain an insight into the world of                    your own marketing materials.
     have a basic ability to      professional graphic design.
     manage files and
     documents.
                                  Who is this course for?                    - Selection tools                            Assessment
     Course length
                                  - Individuals and business staff who       - Vectors – a quick guide                    The course assessment has been
     Three days
                                   would like to develop a knowledge of                                                   designed for busy working staff in small
                                                                             - Design principles
     Mode of study                 graphic design and a competent use                                                     to medium businesses. The assessment
     One day per week              of Photoshop to enhance any future        - Production of marketing material           comprises completion of a series of
                                   marketing projects                        UCPD overview                                short practical tasks embedded in the
     Assessment
                                  - Sole traders looking to produce all      This programme brings together the           course, and a short summary poster
     - Practical tasks
                                   marketing and design work for their       qualities and experience of De Montfort      display detailing development of a plan
     - Exit poster display
                                   own business to be truly independent      University’s Higher Education Provision in   to apply the learning within a business/
     Application                                                             Computing, with Castle College               industry context.




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                                  See www.axiscentre.com for full details.
     AxisCentre, Castle College                                              Nottingham and its AxisCentre, -             Campus
                                  The course covers the following areas:     a specialist business training division.     Middle Street Business Centre
                                  - An introduction to the                   ‘Commercial Application of the Web’ is       Duration
                                   Photoshop workspace                       based on a number of industry relevant       Three days trainer led training nominally
                                  - A breakdown of the tools on offer        subject units that draw on the best          one day per week, plus some additional
                                  - Drawing tools                            examples of the contemporary use of          time to contribute to your course forum
                                                                             web technologies for business benefit        and complete some practical work.
                                  - Image correction and
                                                                             within UK small to medium businesses.
                                   manipulation tools                                                                     AxisCentre
                                  - The power of layers                      Entry Requirements                           Castle College Nottingham
                                                                             Students should have an understanding        (0115) 925 6666
                                  - Resizing and rotating
                                                                             of basics of either Windows or Mac           info@axiscentre.com
                                  - Rulers and guides                        desktop environments and have a basic
                                  - Text, fonts and typography               ability to manage files and documents.

                                  - Filters to enhance a design


     www.castlecollege.ac.uk
Introduction to                                          Commercial Application
                                                         of the Web
PHP Programming                                          (15 UCPD credits)



Learn how to implement dynamic content into your websites using the                                                                     Course
                                                                                                                                   Introduction to PHP
open source PHP programming language. PHP is the most popular web
                                                                                                                                   Programming
development language on the web today.                                                                                             Award
                                                                                                                                   15 UCPD credits

The course introduces the concepts of PHP web server              solutions. Strong emphasis will be put on understanding          Entry requirements
programming and the delivery of dynamic content via               the interaction between user agents and server side              Knowledge of an existing
the web. The course aims to provide students with the             code, data validation, the need for secure transactions,         programming language or
basic constructs of the PHP language so that they are             the tracking of site visitors and e-mail communications.         knowledge of web
able to implement anything from basic feedback forms                                                                               development at the
to more advanced database driven shopping cart                                                                                     HTML/XHTML level and a
                                                                                                                                   cognitive mindset.

                                                                                                                                   Course length
Who is this course for?                    UCPD overview                                Assessment
                                                                                                                                   Five days
Existing web designers and application     This programme brings together the           The course assessment has been
developers who are looking to add          qualities and experience of De Montfort      designed for busy working staff in small   Mode of study
interactivity and dynamic content to       University’s Higher Education Provision in   to medium businesses. The assessment       One day per week
their existing websites. The course does   Computing, with Castle College               comprises completion of a series of
                                                                                                                                   Assessment
require a reasonable amount of             Nottingham and its AxisCentre, -             short practical tasks embedded in the
                                                                                                                                   - Practical tasks
technical understanding or knowledge       a specialist business training division.     course, and a short summary poster
                                                                                                                                   - Exit poster display
of an existing programming language.                                                    display detailing development of a plan
                                           ‘Commercial Application of the Web’ is
                                                                                        to apply the learning within a business/   Application
See www.axiscentre.com for full details.   based on a number of industry relevant
                                                                                        industry context.                          AxisCentre, Castle College




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                                           subject units that draw on the best
The course covers the following areas:
                                           examples of the contemporary use of          Campus
- Introduction to web server               web technologies for business benefit        Middle Street Business Centre
 programming                               within UK small to medium businesses.
                                                                                        Duration
- Static vs. Dynamic Web Sites             Entry Requirements                           Five days trainer led training nominally
- Basic language constructs                Knowledge of an existing programming         one day per week, plus some additional

- Predefined PHP Functions                 language or knowledge of web                 time to contribute to your course forum
                                           development at the HTML/XHTML level          and complete some practical work.
- Input and output
                                           and a cognitive mindset.
- Web database connectivity                                                             AxisCentre
                                                                                        Castle College Nottingham
- Connecting to MySQL
                                                                                        (0115) 925 6666
- User and session tracking                                                             info@axiscentre.com
- Working with Cookies
- E-mail communication
- Configuring E-mail Output Parameters
                                   Second Life                                Commercial Application
                                                                              of the Web
                                   for Business                               (10 UCPD credits)



          Course                   An introduction to virtual worlds using Second Life. Looking at what it is,
     Second Life for Business
                                   where it started, who uses it and how people are using it to do business.
     Award
     10 UCPD credits
                                   This workshop assumes no prior knowledge of Second Life look at how educational establishments, non-profits,
     Entry requirements            except a curiosity to embrace the future.                            businesses and Creatives are using virtual worlds.
     An understanding of basic
                                   Discover how businesses are using Second Life to give                The benefits of virtual premises, seminar spaces,
     computer skills and an open
     mind about where the future   added value to customers and staff. Whether it’s an                  conference facilities and exhibition spaces.
     of the web might be going     extended online presence to compliment a web site or a               We will also discuss the psychological, ethical and moral
                                   multi-user space to conduct business globally or                     questions surrounding this technology and how much it
     Course length
                                   remotely between regional offices. The workshop will also            costs to get started.
     Three days

     Mode of study
                                   Who is this course for?                       - Making money in Second Life                  Assessment
     One day per week
                                   - Any organisation wanting to appeal to       - Education, Arts and Social Interaction       The course assessment has been
     Assessment                     or engage with the 16-24 generation                                                         designed for busy working staff in small
                                                                                 - Looking to the future
     - Practical tasks              now or in the future                                                                        to medium businesses. The assessment
                                                                                 - Virtual world networking and                 comprises completion of a series of
     - Exit poster display         - Businesses will have to engage with
                                                                                  Social Media                                  short practical tasks embedded in the
                                    virtual media, it may evolve and
     Application                                                                                                                course, and a short summary poster
                                    change over the next 5 years and to          - Real Estate and Virtual Economics
     AxisCentre, Castle College                                                                                                 display detailing development of a plan
                                    start planting seeds to future-proof your    UCPD overview
                                    organisation now is the smart thing                                                         to apply the learning within a business/
                                                                                 This programme brings together the
                                    to do                                                                                       industry context.
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                                   - Any organisation wanting to give            University’s Higher Education Provision in     Campus
                                    added value, be seen as innovative or        Computing, with Castle College                 Middle Street Business Centre
                                    is interested in online technologies         Nottingham and its AxisCentre, -
                                                                                                                                Duration
                                   - Any organisation with offices spread        a specialist business training division.
                                                                                                                                Three days trainer led training nominally
                                    across a network to encourage                ‘Commercial Application of the Web’ is         one day per week, plus some additional
                                    community within a company                   based on a number of industry relevant         time to contribute to your course forum
                                   See www.axiscentre.com for full details.      subject units that draw on the best            and complete some practical work.
                                                                                 examples of the contemporary use of
                                   The course covers the following areas:                                                       AxisCentre
                                                                                 web technologies for business benefit
                                                                                                                                Castle College Nottingham
                                   - Avatars and the Internet                    within UK small to medium businesses.
                                                                                                                                (0115) 925 6666
                                   - Virtual Worlds, the Metaverse               Entry Requirements                             info@axiscentre.com
                                    and Business                                 Students should have an understanding
                                   - The Dark Side, Immersion and Morality       of basic computer skills and have an
                                   - Creating an Avatar                          open mind about where the future of
                                                                                 the web might be going.
                                   - Guided tour of Second Life

     www.castlecollege.ac.uk
Web Standards                                    Commercial Application
                                                 of the Web
& Accessibility                                  (10 UCPD credits)



The course’s primary focus is that of promoting the implementation web                                                                    Course
                                                                                                                                     Web Standards & Accessibility
standards and accessibility for corporate websites.
                                                                                                                                     Award
                                                                                                                                     10 UCPD credits
Many of today’s web designers and developers rely                  have an intrinsic understanding of what these
totally on the use of existing web design tools such as            standards are.                                                    Entry requirements

Adobe Dreamweaver or Flash to create their web pages.                                                                                Students should have a good
                                                                   A particular focus of the course is on the accessibility of
                                                                                                                                     understanding of web design
Although these tools are capable of creating standards             web based business applications and web based                     and should ideally have built
compliant and accessible web content, the best way to              communication technologies.                                       simple websites in the past.
ensure compliance with standards and the UK law is to
                                                                                                                                     Course length
                                                                                                                                     Three days

                                                                                                                                     Mode of study
Who is this course for?                     UCPD overview                                Assessment
                                                                                                                                     One day per week
- Individuals and business staff who have   This programme brings together the           The course assessment has been
 already created or are maintaining         qualities and experience of De Montfort      designed for busy working staff in small    Assessment
 existing websites                          University’s Higher Education Provision in   to medium businesses. The assessment        - Practical tasks

- Those who already understand hand         Computing, with Castle College               comprises completion of a series of         - Exit poster display
 coding XHTML and CSS and want to           Nottingham and its AxisCentre, -             short practical tasks embedded in the
                                            a specialist business training division.     course, and a short summary poster          Application
 implement web accessibility
                                                                                         display detailing development of a plan     AxisCentre, Castle College
- Individuals and business staff who want   ‘Commercial Application of the Web’ is
                                                                                         to apply the learning within a business/
 to better understand the need for web      based on a number of industry relevant
                                                                                         industry context.
 standards and accessibility                subject units that draw on the best




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See www.axiscentre.com for full details.    examples of the contemporary use of          Campus
                                            web technologies for business benefit        Middle Street Business Centre
The course covers the following areas:      within UK small to medium businesses.
                                                                                         Duration
- Web Technology Standards                  Entry Requirements                           Three days trainer led training nominally
- Web Accessibility and the Disability      Students should have a good                  one day per week, plus some additional
 Discrimination Act                         understanding of web design and              time to contribute to your course forum

- Developing a Web Accessibility            should ideally have built simple websites    and complete some practical work.

 Business Case for Your Organisation        in the past. If you are unsure about these
                                                                                         AxisCentre
                                            requirements, please contact us.
- Involving Users in Web Accessibility                                                   Castle College Nottingham
 Evaluation                                                                              (0115) 925 6666

- Using W3C Technologies and                                                             info@axiscentre.com

 Guidelines
                                    Electrical/Electronic
                                    Engineering (Electrical) HNC

           Course                   This HNC covers a wide range of subjects relating to the electrical
     Electrical/Electronic
                                    engineering industry and combines classroom theory with hands
     Engineering (Electrical) HNC

     Award
                                    on experience.
     HNC

     Entry requirements             There is significant project based learning including           onto an appropriate degree programme. The HNC is a
     - AVCE/A Level 60 points in    laboratory investigations, design work, case studies and        day-release course comprising five core units plus five
      relevant subject, or 100      tutorials. On completion students may wish to enhance           specialist units taken over two academic years.
      points if not                 their career in the electrical engineering industry and
     - GNVQ Advanced or BTEC        obtain membership of professional institutions or progress
      National Certificate/
      Diploma in relevant subject
     - Access Certificate in        Core Units                               Entry Requirements                          Assessment
      relevant subject              - Business Management Techniques         Applicants must normally be employed        Assessment is through assignments,
     - Or other relevant Level 3    - Engineering Science                    in the Electrical Engineering Industry.     phase tests and examination.
      qualification
                                    - Analytical Methods for Engineers       - AVCE/A Level 60 points in relevant        Campus
     - Plus: GCSE Mathematics                                                 subject, or 100 points if not              Highfields Centre
                                    - Project
      and English grades A-C
                                    - Electrical and Electronic Principles   - GNVQ Advanced or BTEC National            Duration
     - Mature applicants with                                                 Certificate/ Diploma in relevant subject   Two years part-time day release.
      relevant experience are       Specialist Units
                                                                             - Access Certificate in relevant subject
      encouraged to apply           - Engineering Design                                                                 Application
                                                                             - Or other relevant Level 3 qualification   Castle College
     - Employment within the        - Electrical Power




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                                                                             Plus: GCSE Mathematics and
      Electrical Engineering        - Electronics
                                                                             English grades A-C
      Industry
                                    - Programmable Logic Controllers
                                                                             Mature applicants with relevant
     Course length                  - Further Electrical Power               experience are encouraged
     Two years
                                                                             to apply.
     Mode of study
     Part-time day release

     Assessment
     - Assignments
     - Phase tests
     - Exams

     Application
     Castle College



     www.castlecollege.ac.uk
Electrical/Electronic                                                              Institution code name: CAST
                                                                                   Institution code: C21
Engineering (Electrical) HND                                                       Course code: 006H



Electrical Engineering courses cover a wide range of subjects relating to                                                         Course
                                                                                                                            Electrical/Electronic
the electrical engineering industry and combine classroom theory with
                                                                                                                            Engineering (Electrical) HND
hands on experience.                                                                                                        Award
                                                                                                                            HND

There is significant project based learning including           the electrical engineering industry and obtain              Entry requirements
laboratory investigations, design work, projects, case          membership of professional institutions or progress onto    - AVCE/A Levels 60 points in
studies and tutorials. A part-time conversion from HNC to       an appropriate degree programme. To achieve the full         relevant subject, 100 points
HND is also available as a day release course. On               HND qualification students need to complete six core         if not

completion students may wish to enhance their career in         units and ten specialist units from the following:          - GNVQ Advanced or BTEC
                                                                                                                             National Certificate/
                                                                                                                             Diploma in relevant subject

Core Units                                Entry Requirements                           Assessment                           - Access Certificate in
- Business Management Techniques          - AVCE/A Levels: 60 points if relevant       Assessment is through assignments,    relevant subject

- Engineering Science                      subject, 100 points if not                  phase tests and examination.         - Plus: GCSE Mathematics
                                          - GNVQ Advanced or BTEC National                                                   and English grades A-C
- Analytical Methods for Engineers                                                     Campus
                                           Certificate or Diploma: relevant subject    Highfields Centre                    - Or other relevant Level 3
- Project
                                          - Access Certificate: relevant subject                                             qualification
- Electrical and Electronic Principles                                                 Duration
                                          - Or other relevant Level 3 qualification                                         Mature applicants with
- Engineering Design                                                                   - HND two years full-time
                                                                                                                            relevant experience are
                                          Plus: GCSE Mathematics and                   - HNC Conversion to HND one year
Specialist Units                                                                                                            encouraged to apply.
                                          English grades A-C                             part-time day release
- Utilisation of Electrical Energy




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                                          Mature applicants with relevant                                                   Course length
- Electrical Power                                                                     Application
                                          experience will be considered subject                                             Two years
                                                                                       - UCAS full-time - HND
- Health and Safety and Risk Assessment   to interview.
                                                                                                                            Mode of study
                                                                                       - Castle College - part-time
- Mechatronic Systems Principles                                                                                            - Full-time - HND
                                                                                         HNC Conversion
- Quality Assurance and Management                                                                                          - Part-time for HNC
- Project Management                                                                                                         conversion day release

- Managing the Work of Individuals                                                                                          Assessment
  and Teams                                                                                                                 - Assignments
- Programmable Logic Controllers                                                                                            - Phase tests
- Further Electrical Power                                                                                                  - Exams
- Electronics
                                                                                                                            Application
                                                                                                                            - UCAS - full-time - HND
                                                                                                                            - Castle College - part-time -
                                                                                                                             HNC conversion
                                    Electronics
                                    HNC

           Course                   The programme is ideal for students who have completed studies at an
     Electronics HNC
                                    advanced level, or who have more varied experience and want to pursue
     Award
     HNC
                                    a career in electronics.
     Entry requirements
     - AVCE/A Level 60 points if    Students may progress on to an appropriate degree               production. The course contains significant project based
      relevant subject, or 100      programme or employment in a broad range of                     learning including laboratory investigations, design work,
      points if not                 industries with either a managerial or technical bias in        projects, case studies and tutorials.
     - GNVQ Advanced or             research and development, design, technical sales and
     - BTEC National Certificate/
      Diploma in relevant subject
     - Access Certificate in        Core Units                               Entry Requirements                           Assessment
      relevant subject              - Business Management Techniques         - AVCE/A Levels: 60 points if relevant       Assessment will be through assignments,
     - Mature applicants with       - Engineering Science                      subject, 100 points if not                 phase tests and examination.
      relevant experience are                                                - GNVQ Advanced or BTEC National
                                    - Electrical/Electronic Principles                                                    Campus
      encouraged to apply.                                                     Certificate or Diploma: relevant subject
                                    - Analytical Methods for Engineers                                                    Highfields Centre
     Course length                                                           - Access Certificate: relevant subject
                                    - Project                                                                             Duration
     Two years                                                               - Or other relevant Level 3 qualification    Two years part-time day release
                                    Specialist Units
     Mode of study                                                           Plus: GCSE Mathematics and
                                    - Digital and Analogue Devices                                                        Application
     Part-time day release                                                   English grades A-C
                                     and Circuits                                                                         Castle College
                                                                             Mature applicants with relevant
     Assessment




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                                    - PLC
                                                                             experience will be considered subject
     - Assignments
                                    - Microprocessor Systems                 to interview.
     - Phase tests
                                    - Engineering Design
     - Exams
                                    - Electronics
     Application
     Castle College




     www.castlecollege.ac.uk
Electronics                          Institution code name: CAST
                                     Institution code: C21
HND                                  Course code: 316H



The programme is ideal for students who have completed studies at an                                                                    Course
                                                                                                                                  Electronics HND
advanced level, or who have more varied experience and want to pursue
                                                                                                                                  Award
a career in electronics.                                                                                                          HND

                                                                                                                                  Entry requirements
The course contains significant project based learning            Communication skills and the application of computers           - AVCE/A Level 60 points in
including laboratory investigations, design work, projects, in engineering will be stressed.                                       relevant subject, or 100
case studies and tutorials. Learning methods will include                                                                          points if not
                                                                  A part-time conversion from HNC to HND is available as a
student centred work alongside more traditional methods day release course.                                                       - GNVQ Advanced or BTEC
and practical problem solving.                                                                                                     National Certificate/
                                                                                                                                   Diploma in relevant subject
                                                                                                                                  - Access Certificate in
Core Units                                Specialist Units                            - Access Certificate: relevant subject
                                                                                                                                   relevant subject
- Business Management Techniques          - Digital and Analogue Devices              - Or other relevant Level 3 qualification
                                            and Circuits                                                                          - Or other relevant Level 3
- Engineering Science                                                                 Plus: GCSE Mathematics and
                                                                                                                                   qualification
                                          - PLC                                       English grades A-C
- Electrical/Electronic Principles
                                                                                                                                  - Mature applicants with
                                          - Microprocessor Systems                    Mature applicants with relevant
- Analytical Methods for Engineers                                                                                                 relevant experience are
                                          - Electronics                               experience will be considered subject
- Project                                                                                                                          encouraged to apply.
                                          - Utilisation of Electrical Energy          to interview.
- Engineering Design                                                                                                              Course length
                                          - Project Management                        Assessment
                                                                                                                                  - Two years
                                          - Quality Assurance and Management          Through assignments, phase tests and
                                                                                      examination.                                Mode of study




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                                          - Health and Safety and Risk Assessment
                                                                                                                                  - Full-time - HND
                                          - Managing the Work of Individuals          Campus
                                                                                                                                  - Part-time for HNC
                                            and Teams                                 Highfields Centre
                                                                                                                                   conversion day release
                                          - Mechatronics Systems Principles           Duration
                                                                                                                                  Assessment
                                                                                      - HND full-time two years
                                          Entry Requirements                                                                      - Assignments
                                                                                      - Conversion to HND one year
                                          - AVCE/A Levels: 60 points if relevant                                                  - Phase tests
                                                                                       part-time day release.
                                            subject, 100 points if not                                                            - Exams
                                          - GNVQ Advanced or BTEC National            Application
                                                                                                                                  Application
                                            Certificate/Diploma: relevant subject     - UCAS - full-time - HND
                                                                                                                                  - UCAS - full-time - HND
                                                                                      - Castle College - part-time
                                                                                                                                  - Castle College - part-time -
                                                                                       HNC Conversion
                                                                                                                                   HNC Conversion
     Manufacturing Engineering HNC

     “     I had been out of education for some time
     before starting the course, so it was daunting at
                                                         “There was a lot of work involved, which
                                                         definitely helped me to develop my
                                                         organisational and time management
                                                         skills. All the hard work has definitely been

                              ”
     first, but I soon got into it.                      worth it, as I have been promoted.”




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Manufacturing
Engineering HNC

This programme is designed to educate future engineers with greater                                                                 Course
                                                                                                                              Manufacturing
flexibility and technical capability by exploring the integrated nature of
                                                                                                                              Engineering HNC
engineering, covering the traditional disciplines of manufacturing.                                                           Award
                                                                                                                              HNC

The programme is ideal for students who have                  a managerial or technical bias in research and                  Entry requirements
completed studies at an advanced level, or who have           development, design, technical sales and production.            - AVCE/A Level 60 points in
more varied experience who want to pursue a career in                                                                          relevant subject, or 100
                                                              The course contains significant project based learning
engineering and manufacturing companies. Students                                                                              points if not
                                                              including laboratory investigations, design work, projects,
may progress on to an appropriate degree programme                                                                            - GNVQ Advanced or BTEC
                                                              case studies and tutorials.
or employment in a broad range of industries with either                                                                       National Certificate/
                                                                                                                               Diploma in relevant subject
                                                                                                                              - Access Certificate in
Core Units                             Entry Requirements                           Assessment                                 relevant subject
- Business Management Techniques       - AVCE/A Levels: 60 points if relevant       Assessment will be through assignments,   - Or other relevant Level 3
- Analytical Methods for Engineers       subject, 100 points if not                 phase tests and examination.               qualification

- Engineering Science                  - GNVQ Advanced or BTEC National             Campus                                    - Mature applicants with
                                         Certificate or Diploma: relevant subject   Highfields Centre                          relevant experience are
- Engineering Design
                                       - Access Certificate: relevant subject                                                  encouraged to apply.
- Project                                                                           Duration
                                       - Or other relevant Level 3 qualification    Two years part-time day release           Course length
Specialist Units
                                       Plus: GCSE Mathematics and                                                             Two years
- Planning and Scheduling Principles                                                Application




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                                       English grades A-C
                                                                                    Castle College                            Mode of study
- Advanced Machine Tools
                                       Mature applicants with relevant                                                        Part-time day release
- Advanced Computer-Aided              experience will be considered subject
 Design Techniques                                                                                                            Assessment
                                       to interview.
                                                                                                                              - Assignments
- Mechanical Principles
                                                                                                                              - Phase Tests
- Materials Engineering
                                                                                                                              - Exams

                                                                                                                              Application
                                                                                                                              Castle College
                                     Manufacturing                                       Institution code name: CAST
                                                                                         Institution code: C21
                                     Engineering HND                                     Course code: 097H



          Course                     This programme is designed to educate future engineers with greater
     Manufacturing
     Engineering HND
                                     flexibility and technical capability by exploring the integrated nature of
     Award                           manufacturing and mechanical engineering.
     HND

     Entry requirements              The programme is ideal for students who have                    student centred work alongside more traditional methods
     - AVCE/A Level 60 points in     completed studies at an advanced level, or who have             and practical problem solving. Communication skills
       relevant subject, or 100
                                     more varied experience who want to pursue a career in           and the application of computers in engineering will
       points if not
                                     engineering and manufacturing companies. The course             be stressed.
     - GNVQ Advanced
                                     contains significant project based learning including           A part-time conversion from HNC to HND is available as a
     - BTEC National Certificate/
                                     laboratory investigations, design work, projects, case          day release course.
       Diploma in relevant subject
                                     studies and tutorials. Learning methods will include
     - Access Certificate in
       relevant subject
     - Or other relevant Level 3     Core Units                                Entry Requirements                          Duration
       qualification
                                     - Business Management Techniques          - AVCE/A Levels: 60 points if relevant      - HND full-time two years
     - Mature applicants with                                                   subject, 100 points if not
                                     - Analytical Methods for Engineers                                                    - HNC Conversion to HND one year
       relevant experience are
                                     - Engineering Science                     - GNVQ Advanced or BTEC National             part-time day release.
       encouraged to apply.
                                                                                Certificate/Diploma: relevant subject
                                     - Engineering Design                                                                  Application
     Course length                                                             - Access Certificate: relevant subject
                                     - Project                                                                             - UCAS - full-time - HND
     - Two years
                                                                               - Or other relevant Level 3 qualification   - Castle College - part-time
     - HNC conversion to HND         - Planning and Scheduling Principles




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                                                                               Plus: GCSE Mathematics and                   HNC Conversion
       one year                      - Health and Safety and Risk Assessment
                                                                               English grades A-C
     Mode of study                   Specialist Units                          Mature applicants with relevant
     - Full-time - HND               - Advanced Machine Tools                  experience will be considered subject
     - Part-time for HNC             - Advanced Computer Aided                 to interview.
      conversion
                                      Design Techniques
                                                                               Assessment
     Assessment                      - Mechatronic Systems Principles          Through assignments, phase tests
     - Assignments
                                     - Mechanical Principles                   and examinations.
     - Phase tests
                                     - Materials Engineering                   Campus
     - Examination
                                     - Industrial Engineering                  Highfields Centre
     Application
                                     - Quality Assurance and Management
     - UCAS - full-time
                                     - Project Management
     - Castle College - part-time
                                     - Managing the Work of Individuals
     - HNC Conversion
                                      and Teams


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Mechanical & Manufacturing
Engineering Foundation Degree

The course has been designed with a major manufacturing company and                                                             Course
                                                                                                                           Mechanical & Manufacturing
the University of Derby to provide professional development to fit around
                                                                                                                           Engineering Foundation
busy professional working lives.                                                                                           Degree

                                                                                                                           Award
                                                                                                                           Foundation Degree
The course will prepare you to become an Incorporated            Modules can be developed to meet specific
Engineer (IEng) within the engineering industry.                 company needs.                                            Entry requirements
                                                                                                                           Level 3 qualification
The course material supplies the range of knowledge and A large proportion of the assessment is based around
skills needed by those progressing into technical roles in       case work and projects carried out in your own company,   Course length
an engineering environment, through a mixture of core            so you can gain credit for the work which you do.         Two years
and specialist modules.                                                                                                    Mode of study
                                                                                                                           Full-time

                                                                                                                           Assessment
Modules include:                         Entry Requirements                                                                Course work and tests
- Communication and personal skills      Level 3 qualification
                                                                                                                           Application
- Health & safety risk assessment        Assessment                                                                        Castle College
- Analytical methods                     Course work and tests
- Solid CAD modelling                    Duration
- Engineering science                    Full-time two years
- Stress and finite element analysis     Campus




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- Manufacturing systems                  Highfields Centre
- Design for manufacture                 Application
- Environmental management               Castle College
- Industrial control systems
- Fluid mechanics
- Project

Modules can also be developed to
meet specific company needs.
                                       Operations
                                       Engineering HNC

              Course                   The programme is ideal for students who have completed studies at an
     Operations Engineering HNC
                                       advanced level, or who have more varied experience who want to pursue
     Award
     HNC
                                       a career in operations engineering.
     Entry requirements
                                       Students may progress on to an appropriate degree               The course contains significant project based learning
     AVCE/A Level 60 points in
                                       programme or employment in a broad range of                     including laboratory investigations, design work, projects,
     relevant subject, or 100 points
                                       industries with either a managerial or technical bias in        case studies and tutorials.
     if not
                                       research and development, design, technical sales
     - GNVQ Advanced                   and production.
     - BTEC National
       Certificate/Diploma in
                                       Core Units                               Entry Requirements                          Campus
       relevant subject
                                       - Business Management Techniques         - AVCE/A Levels: 60 points if relevant      Highfields Centre
     - Access Certificate in                                                      subject, 100 points if not
                                       - Engineering Science                                                                Duration
       relevant subject
                                       - Analytical Methods for Engineers       - GNVQ Advanced or BTEC National            Two years part-time day release
     - Mature applicants with                                                     Certificate/Diploma: relevant subject
       relevant experience are         - Plant and Process Principles                                                       Application
                                                                                - Access Certificate: relevant subject
       encouraged to apply             - Project                                                                            Castle College
                                                                                - Or other relevant Level 3 qualification
     - Or other relevant Level 3       Specialist Units
                                                                                Plus: GCSE Mathematics and
       qualification                   - Engineering Design
                                                                                English grades A-C
     Course length                     - Mechanical Principles
                                                                                Mature applicants with relevant
     Two years                         - Electrical/Electronic Principles       experience will be considered subject




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     Mode of study                     - Digital and Analogue Devices           to interview.
     Part-time day release              and Circuits
                                                                                Assessment
                                       - PLC                                    Assessment will be through assignments,
     Assessment
     - Assignments                                                              phase tests and examination.

     - Phase Tests
     - Exams

     Application
     Castle College




     www.castlecollege.ac.uk
Operations                                        Institution code name: CAST
                                                  Institution code: C21
Engineering HND                                   Course code: 000H



The programme is ideal for students who have completed studies at an                                                                   Course
                                                                                                                                 Operations Engineering HND
advanced level, or who have more varied experience who want to pursue
                                                                                                                                 Award
a career in operations engineering.                                                                                              HND

                                                                                                                                 Entry requirements
The course contains significant project based learning           Communication skills and the application of computers
                                                                                                                                 - AVCE/A Level 60 points in
including laboratory investigations, design work, projects, in engineering will be stressed.
                                                                                                                                  relevant subject, or 100
case studies and tutorials. Learning methods will include        A part-time conversion from HNC to HND is available as a         points if not
student centred work alongside more traditional methods day release course.
                                                                                                                                 - GNVQ Advanced
and practical problem solving.
                                                                                                                                 - BTEC National
                                                                                                                                  Certificate/Diploma in
Core Units                               Specialist Units                            Entry Requirements                           relevant subject
- Business Management Techniques         - Mechanical Principles                     - AVCE/A Levels: 60 points if relevant
                                                                                                                                 - Access Certificate in
- Engineering Science                    - Electrical/Electronic Principles            subject, 100 points if not
                                                                                                                                  relevant subject
- Analytical Methods for Engineers       - Digital and Analogue Devices              - GNVQ Advanced or BTEC National
                                                                                                                                 - Or other relevant Level 3
                                           and Circuits                                Certificate/Diploma: relevant subject
- Plant and Process Principles                                                                                                     qualification
                                         - PLC                                       - Access Certificate: relevant subject
- Engineering Design                                                                                                             - Mature applicants with
                                         - Utilisation of Electrical Energy          - Or other relevant Level 3 qualification    relevant experience are
- Health and Safety and
                                                                                     Plus: GCSE Mathematics and                   encouraged to apply.
 Risk Assessment                         - Project Management
                                                                                     English grades A-C
- Project                                - Quality Assurance and Management                                                      Course length
                                                                                     Mature applicants with relevant             - Two years
                                         - Managing the Work of Individuals
                                                                                     experience will be considered subject




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                                           and Teams                                                                             - HNC conversion to HND
                                                                                     to interview.
                                                                                                                                  one year
                                         - Mechatronics Systems Principles
                                                                                     Assessment
                                                                                                                                 Mode of study
                                                                                     Through assignments, phase tests and
                                                                                                                                 - Full-time - HND
                                                                                     examinations.
                                                                                                                                 - Part-time for HNC
                                                                                     Campus                                       conversion
                                                                                     Highfields Centre
                                                                                                                                 Assessment
                                                                                     Duration                                    - Assignments
                                                                                     - HND full-time two years
                                                                                                                                 - Phase tests
                                                                                     - HNC Conversion to HND one year
                                                                                                                                 - Examinations
                                                                                       part-time day release
                                                                                                                                 Application
                                                                                     Application
                                                                                                                                 - UCAS - full-time - HND
                                                                                     - UCAS - full-time - HND
                                                                                                                                 - Castle College - part-time
                                                                                     - Castle College - part-time HNC
                                                                                                                                  HNC Conversion
                                                                                       Conversion
                               Production Engineering
                               Foundation Degree

          Course               The Foundation Degree in Production Engineering has been designed with a
     Production Engineering
                               major manufacturing company and the University of Derby to provide
     Foundation Degree

     Award
                               professional development to fit around busy professional working lives.
     Foundation Degree

     Entry requirements        The course material supplies the range of knowledge            engineering industry. A large proportion of the
     Level 3 qualification     and skills needed by those progressing into management assessment is based around case work and projects
                               roles in a production environment, through a mixture of        carried out in your own company, so you can gain credit
     Course length
     Two years                 core and specialist modules. The course will prepare you       for the work which you do.
                               to become an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) within the
     Mode of study
     Full-time

     Assessment                Modules include:                       Entry Requirements
     Course work and tests     - Communication and personal skills    Level 3 qualification

     Application               - Health & safety risk assessment      Assessment
     Castle College            - Analytical methods                   Course work and tests
                               - Work environment improvement         Campus
                               - Engineering science                  Highfields Centre
                               - Knowledge management techniques      Duration
                               - Manufacturing systems                Full-time two years
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                                                                      Application
                               - Environmental management             Castle College
                               - Industrial control systems
                               - Innovation
                               - Project

                               Modules can also be developed to
                               meet specific company needs.




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    students are taught in a small, friendly
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                                      Audiology BSc                               Institution code name: DEM
                                                                                  Institution code: D26
                                      Honours                                     Course code: B610



          Course                      Audiologists are health service professionals who deal with all aspects of
     Audiology BSc Honours
                                      hearing, balance and associated disorders. This degree leads to a career
     Award
     BSc Honours Degree
                                      as an Audiologist in healthcare science.
     Entry requirements               Opportunities exist with the National Health Service and         three and four at De Montfort University, Leicester. Year
     - A Levels 280 points            private sector, as well as in relevant research areas.           three is spent as a salaried NHS trainee combined with
     - Access Certificate             Students develop core and specialist skills in Audiology         academic study at DMU. Shorter periods of clinical
      specialising in Science         through learning in clinical practice as well as a               practice will also be undertaken in years one, two and
     - Mature applicants with         traditional academic environment.                                four. All students following the course will have access to
      relevant experience are                                                                          De Montfort University’s learning and social facilities.
                                      The degree is a four year full-time course. Years one and
      encouraged to apply.
                                      two take place at Castle College Nottingham and years
     Course length
     Four years, including year       Student Bursary                           - Professional Accountability &              - Access Certificate: specialising
     three as salaried NHS trainee    The course is sponsored by the             Reflective Practice                           in Science
     Mode of study                    Department of Health and students may     - Clinical Practice                          Plus: Five GCSEs Grade A-C including
     Full-time                        be eligible for a means tested bursary.                                                Mathematics, English and Science
                                                                                Year 3
     Assessment                       Year 1                                    - Full-time Clinical Practice                Mature applicants with relevant
     - Course work                    - Audiology                                                                            experience will be considered subject
                                                                                - Academic support at DMU
                                      - Auditory Rehabilitation                                                              to interview.
     - End of module examination
                                                                                Year 4                                       Applicants must complete Health and
     - Work-based skills assessment   - Medical Audiology
                                                                                - Paediatric Audiology                       Criminal Records Disclosure Forms and
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     Application                                                                - Advanced Audiology                         must have Enhanced CRB Clearance
     UCAS                             - Biomedical Science                                                                   prior to the start of the course.
                                                                                - Vestibular Science
                                      - Physics and Instrumentation
     Bursary                                                                    - Auditory Rehabilitation and                Assessment
     Students may be eligible for a   - Mathematics, Statistics & IT             Communication                               - Coursework
     means tested bursary             - Clinical Practice                       - Project                                    - End of module examination

                                      Year 2                                    - Planning and Management of                 - Work-based skills assessment
                                      - Audiology                                Research Projects
                                                                                                                             Campus
                                      - Auditory Rehabilitation and             - Four week placement                        The People’s Campus and De Montfort
                                       Communication                                                                         University
                                                                                Entry Requirements
                                      - Anatomy and Physiology                  A minimum of 280 UCAS Tariff points          Duration
                                      - Psychosocial Aspects of Deafness        (including at least two subjects at          Four years full-time, including year three
                                      - Biomedical Sciences                     Advanced Level, one of which should          as salaried NHS trainee
                                                                                be a science subject) or equivalent.
                                      - Signal Processing and                                                                Application
                                       Imaging Techniques                                                                    UCAS

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BSc Honours Clinical Physiology

Cara Mercer from Grantham achieved a 2:1 on the BSc Honours Clinical
Physiology degree course. Before starting the course Cara worked as a
Cardiographer, and the degree course was ideal for her to progress her
career. She is now a Cardiac Physiologist at Grantham and District Hospital
and never thought she’d be where she is today:


                                       “The tutors are so supportive and they really build your
                                       confidence. The smaller class sizes mean that the tutors
                                       get to know you personally. It’s been hard work, but a
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                                     Clinical Physiology BSc Honours
                                     Clinical Technology BSc Honours

          Courses                    These degrees are vocational programmes aimed at those who
     Clinical Physiology BSc Hons
                                     are employed within a hospital Physiological Measurements or
     Clinical Technology BSc Hons

     Award
                                     Medical Physics department.
     BSc Honours Degree
                                     The course is designed to enable students to develop the degree has Diagnostic Radiology/Radiation Protection,
     Entry requirements              appropriate skills, knowledge and clinical competence            Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy Physics pathways.
     Employment within a
                                     that will enable them to function as Clinical Physiologists      They are four year, part-time programmes. Years one and
     relevant Department.
                                     or Clinical Technologists. The course structure allows           two are based at Castle College and are offered in day
     Five GCSEs Grade C plus one     students to follow pathways specific to their own area of        release or block release mode. Years three and four are
     of the following:               employment via core and specialist modules. Thus, the            shared between De Montfort University, City of
     - A minimum of 140 UCAS
                                     Clinical Physiology degree has Cardiology,                       Westminster College, London and Castle College and are
      Tariff points                  Gastrointestinal Physiology, Neurophysiology and                 offered only in block release mode, with access to De
                                     Respiratory Physiology pathways; the Clinical Technology         Montfort University’s learning and social facilities.
     - Advanced GNVQ certificate
      or BTEC National Diploma/
      Certificate                    Core Units                                Entry Requirements                            knowledge to complete the course. Prior
                                     - Anatomy and Physiology                  Applicants must be employed in a              experiential learning and accreditation
     - Advanced Vocational Cert.
                                     - Biomedical Science                      relevant Physiological Measurements or        for prior learning will be considered.
      Ed. Science (12 units)
                                                                               Medical Physics Department.                   Special Entry onto Year 3 for applicants
                                     - Mathematics, Statistics and
     - Access to Science (Level 3)
                                       Information Technology                  They should normally have achieved five       with an HNC/D in Medical Physics and
     - Mature applicants                                                       GCSE subjects at Grade C or above,            Physiological Measurements and a part
                                     - Physics and Instrumentation
      considered.                                                              including Mathematics, English and dual       1 professional qualification.
                                     - Pharmacology and Therapeutics
                                                                               Science award or their equivalent, plus       Exit points
     Course length




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                                     - Communication and Psychology            typically one of the following:
     Four years part-time                                                                                                    The award of Diploma of Higher
                                       of Disease
                                                                               - A minimum of 140 UCAS Tariff points         Education (Dip HE) is available to
     Assessment                      - Clinically Based Project                                                              students who opt to complete their
                                                                                 (including at least two subjects, with at
     - Coursework                                                                                                            studies after two years.
                                     Specialist Units                            least one science)
     - Exams                         (Theory and Clinical Practice)            - Advanced GNVQ certificate or BTEC           Assessment
     - Clinical skills assessment    - Cardiology                                National Diploma/Certificate (in            Assessment is by coursework, exams and
                                                                                 relevant subject areas) equivalent to       assessment of clinical skills.
     Application                     - Gastrointestinal Physiology
                                                                                 the above
     - Castle College                - Neurophysiology                                                                       Campus
                                                                               - An Advanced Vocational Certificate of       - The People’s Campus (year one
     - Year 3 - direct entry         - Respiratory Physiology
                                                                                 Education in Science (12 units)               and two)
      via DMU                        - Medical Physics
                                                                               - Access to Science (level 3)                 - De Montfort University (year three
                                     - Diagnostic Radiology/
                                                                               - Mature applicants with alternative            and four)
                                       Radiation Protection
                                                                                 qualifications and relevant experience
                                                                                                                             Application
                                     - Nuclear Medicine                          will be considered providing they can
                                                                                                                             - Castle College
                                     - Radiotherapy                              demonstrate the necessary motivation,
                                                                                 potential and academic ability and          - Year 3 - direct entry via DMU

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Dental Technology
Foundation Degree

Dental Technicians are professional members of the Oral Healthcare                                                                     Course
                                                                                                                                  Dental Technology
team. They design and manufacture dentures, crowns and
                                                                                                                                  Foundation Degree
orthodontic braces to prescriptions.                                                                                              Award
                                                                                                                                  Foundation Degree
The Foundation Degree recognises the higher level                Work-based modules which are a substantial component
technical skills of Dental Technicians in the design,            of the degree are studied in the work place and develop          Entry requirements
                                                                                                                                  - Five GCSEs
manufacture and quality assurance of custom made                 the individual’s vocational competence. Achievement of
dental devices such as dental bridges, orthodontic               the real work-based learning modules is essential for            - One Science A Level or
braces and dentures. The Foundation Degree is planned            achievement of the Foundation Degree. The “Top up” to              equivalent via APEL

to enable an individual to be able to statutory register         BSc Honours has been designed to meet continuing                 - BTEC National in Dental
with the General Dental Council as a Dental Technician.          professional development.                                          Technology or equivalent

Students will be able to progress onto the BSc Honours                                                                            - Proven competence in
Dental Technology. All modules of the Foundation Degree                                                                             written and oral English
in Dental Technology are essential to gain the award.                                                                             - Proof of ability to work in
                                                                                                                                    Dental laboratory
Core Units                                Entry Requirements                           Assessment                                   environment through work
- Oral Biomedical Sciences                Candidates must have five GCSEs and          Various forms of continual assessment        experience or awareness
- Professional Practice                   one science A Level or equivalent            are used to assess practical skill           raising session.
                                          via APEL.                                    development, multiple choice phase
- Dental Biomaterials Science                                                                                                     Course length
                                                                                       tests, written assignments and
- Integrated Studies (A)                  Candidates must be healthy and be                                                       Three years
                                                                                       examinations are used to assess
 Work-based Learning                      able to carry out the activities
                                                                                       acquisition of knowledge.                  Mode of study
                                          associated with the professional role as




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- Integrated Studies (B)                                                                                                          Part-time day release
                                          described by the General Dental              Campus
 Work-based Learning
                                          Council requirements for statutory           The People’s Campus                        Assessment
- Fixed Prosthodontics (Bridges)          registration of Dental Care Professionals.                                              - Continual assessment
                                                                                       Duration
- Dental Technology Techniques                                                                                                    - Phase tests
                                          Candidates will either have achieved         Three years part-time day release study.
- Fixed Prosthodontics                    the BTEC National Award in Dental            All study takes place at Castle College.   - Assignments
- Removable Prosthodontics (Complete)     Technology or equivalent, or be able to
                                                                                       Application                                - Exams
- Removable Prosthodontics (Partials)     carry out basic dental laboratory tasks
                                                                                       Castle College
                                          and be able to achieve the set BTEC                                                     Application
- Removable Orthodontics                                                                                                          Castle College
                                          Award IVA test. All candidates will also
                                          need to be able to demonstrate
                                          competence in oral and written English,
                                          and proof of ability to work in the
                                          specific dental laboratory environment
                                          as provided by either previous work
                                          experience or an awareness raising
                                          session taken prior to enrolment.
     Foundation Degree in Dental Technology

                  “   The course is highly relevant to modern dental
                  technology in both theoretical and practical aspects.
                  It has enabled me to research other aspects of the
                  job I would not normally experience, giving me a
                  greater understanding of the industry and benefiting
                  my competence enormously.
                                                          ”
                                    “My communication skills have
                                    been enhanced, as has my ability
                                    to liaise with people confidently.

                                    “It is vitally important for students to
                                    understand how a dental laboratory
                                    works to be able to complete their
                                    work-based assignments.

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                                    needs motivation, dedication,
                                    self-reliance and sacrifice, all of which
                                    combine to give a sense of self-belief
                                    that drives one on to the finish. To
                                    actually make it to the graduation day
                                    and to wear the academic gown, taking
                                    one’s place on stage in front of
                                    everyone is a moment that I shall never
                                    forget and was one of the proudest
                                    moments of my life.”
Dental Technology
BSc Honours

This degree programme has been specifically designed to recognise the                                                              Course
                                                                                                                              Dental Technology BSc Hons
high levels of specialist skills required of modern Dental Technologists.
                                                                                                                              Award
                                                                                                                              BSc Honours Degree
It also provides a higher education qualification that             are already qualified up to the General Dental Council’s
                                                                                                                              Entry requirements
concentrates on developing these skills further. The               registration requirements by a formal qualification and
                                                                                                                              By examination. Entrants must
programme has been developed in partnership with the               not by any mediated entry. Students will be able to
                                                                                                                              have a registrable dental
General Dental Council, the Dental Laboratories                    develop their specialist vocational knowledge and skills
                                                                                                                              technology qualification.
Association and Dental Technicians Association. The                at degree level in one or more of the following;
                                                                                                                              Course length
programme is open only to Dental Technology                        Fixed Prosthodontics, Orthodontics and Removable
                                                                                                                              Two years
registrants. Entry is restricted to others as this is a            Prosthodontics.
particular vocational route for Dental Technicians who                                                                        Mode of study
                                                                                                                              Part-time

                                                                                                                              Assessment
Core Units                                   Assessment
                                                                                                                              - Case Studies
Subjects are based on Dental                 Achievement of the individual modules
                                                                                                                              - Oral presentations
Technology to meet the requirements of       of this De Montfort University accredited
Continuing Professional Development          course is by assignments, case studies,                                          - Projects
and personal needs. Courses that are         oral presentations, projects and practice                                        - Practice Competence
attended can also be linked to the           competence development.                                                           Development
evidence required for some modules
                                             Campus                                                                           Application
and also the clinical integration of roles
                                             The People’s Campus                                                              Castle College
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                                             Duration
Entry Requirements
                                             Two years part-time
Entry is restricted to those with a
registrable dental technology                Application
qualification and high levels of practical   Castle College
skills which can be evidenced by the
process of Accreditation of Prior
Experience and Learning (APEL).

The entry is for those with current
academic ability and competence in a
specific vocational area.

A return to study introductory session is
offered and entry is by examination.
                                     Ophthalmic Science &
                                     Technology Foundation Degree

          Course                     This course has been developed to meet the education and training needs
     Ophthalmic Science &
     Technology Foundation
                                     of healthcare science staff working in Ophthalmic departments. Students
     Degree                          must be employed in an Ophthalmic department to enrol on the course.
     Award
     Foundation Degree
                                     The aims of the course are to provide students with              and skills to work in a variety of specialised areas of
     Entry requirements
                                     knowledge and understanding of Ophthalmic Science                ophthalmic practice, including ophthalmic imaging,
     - Employment in an
                                     and the acquisition of the effective skills necessary to         ocular vascular and degenerative disease, glaucoma
       ophthalmic department
       is essential                  assist ophthalmic clinicians. At the end of the course           assessment, and cataract assessment.
                                     graduates will have acquired the professional knowledge
     One of the following:
     - 120 points from either BTEC
       National Diploma/             Indicative content                        - Visual Development and                     - Applicants who have successfully
       AVCE/GNVQ Advanced in         Level 1                                    Binocular Vision                             completed an Access to HE
       related subject area
                                     - Anatomy and Physiology of the           - Ophthalmic Imaging                          programme in a related area.
     - A Level Biology/Human          Visual System
                                                                               - Assessment for Cataract and                - Mature applicants – twenty-one years
       Biology and another
                                     - Optics                                   Refractive Surgery                           old with at least three years’ relevant
       science subject
                                     - Clinical Assessment of the                                                            experience.
     - Mature applicants with                                                  - Surgical Assisting
                                      Ophthalmic Patient                                                                    Mature applicants without formal
       relevant experience are                                                 - Vision Impairment
       encouraged to apply.          - Pathology of the Visual System and                                                   qualifications will be required to attend
                                                                               - Diabetes and Diabetic                      an interview and produce evidence of
                                      Systemic Disease
     Course length                                                              Retinopathy Screening                       capability to sustain the course.
     Three years                     - Professional Practice and




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                                      Personal Development                     Entry Requirements                           Assessment
     Mode of study                                                             Employment in an ophthalmic
                                     - Communication, Promoting Equality                                                    A combination of examinations, reports,
     Blended Learning (Distance                                                department is essential.
                                      and Special Needs                                                                     presentations, project work and practical
     learning with some block
                                                                               Applicants should possess one of             assessment of clinical skills.
     attendance at                   - Clinical Practice
     Castle College)                                                           the following:                               Campus
                                     Level 2
                                                                               - 120 UCAS tariff points from a BTEC         The People’s Campus
     Assessment                      Mandatory Module
     - Examinations                                                             National Diploma/AVCE/GNVQ                  Duration
                                     - Audit, Quality Assurance and Research
     - Reports                                                                  Advanced in a related subject area,         Three years blended learning
                                      Optional Modules
                                                                                or A Levels in Biology or Human Biology
     - Presentations                 - Management and Team working                                                          Application
                                                                                and another science subject.
     - Project work                                                                                                         Castle College
                                     - Clinical Assessment of the              - A minimum of 5 GCSEs at A to C
     - Practical assessments          Ophthalmic Patient II                     grade that includes Maths, English and
     - Work-based learning           - Glaucoma and Ophthalmic                  a general science or equivalent and
     Application                      Neurophysiology                           at least two years’ relevant
     Castle College                                                             occupational work experience.

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    BEESTON CAMPUS
    winner of the Local Authority Building
    Control East Midlands Award for the
    Best Educational Development
                                     Children’s and Young People’s
                                     Services Foundation Degree

          Course                     This programme will develop your skills as a confident, knowledgeable and
     Children’s and Young People’s
                                     effective practitioner to work with children, young people and their families
     Services Foundation Degree

     Award
                                     in the integrated Children’s and Young People’s Services.
     Foundation Degree

     Entry requirements              It is current and relevant to practitioners working in a          Successful achievement of the course will enable you to
     Five GCSEs (grade C or          range of settings (0-19 years).                                   progress onto the third stage of a relevant honours
     above, one in English) or                                                                         degree at the University of Derby, such as Early Childhood
                                     You’ll study core and pathway (option) modules and will
     equivalent, a Level 3 NQF                                                                         Studies or Education Studies or the Early Years Professional
                                     select one of two pathways to specialise in the area you
     childcare/teaching assistant                                                                      Status (EYPS).
                                     work either Early Years or Teaching Assistants.
     qualification.

     Course length
     Two-three years evening         Core Modules                              Level 5                                      Level 5
                                     Level 4                                   Double module (all study):                   Double module (all study):
     Mode of study
                                     Work-based Reflective Practice 1;         - Researching Services                       - Researching Services
     Part-time
                                     Starting to Study; Integrated Services;
                                                                               Single modules (select two):                 Single modules (select two):
     Assessment                      Equality and Diversity.
     Assignments and research                                                  - Working with Parents and Carers            - Working with Parents and Carers
                                     Level 5
     project                                                                   - Extending Services
                                     Work-based Reflective Practice 2;                                                      - Extending Services
     Application                     Research Methods and Practice;            - Managing and Leading Services              - Managing and Leading Services
     Castle College                  Children’s, Young People’s and Family     - Inclusive Education                        - Inclusive Education
                                     Rights; Understanding Behaviour.          - Bringing Men into Children’s and Young




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                                                                                                                            - Bringing Men into Children’s and Young
                                     Early Years Pathway                         People’s Services                            People’s Services
                                     Level 4                                   Teaching Assistant Pathway                   Entry Requirements
                                     Double Module (all study):                Level 4                                      Five GCSEs (grade C or above, one in
                                     - Early Years Provision and Practice      Double module (all study):                   English) or equivalent, a Level 3 NQF
                                     Single Modules (select two):              - The Role of the Teaching Assistant in      qualification
                                                                                 the Classroom
                                     - Children’s Health and Wellbeing                                                      Assessment
                                                                               Single modules (select two):                 Assignments and research projects.
                                     - Children Playing
                                                                               - National Frameworks for Learning
                                     - Children Communicating                                                               Campus
                                                                               - The Foundation Subjects                    Arther Mee Centre, Stapleford or the
                                     - Children Investigating and
                                      Solving Problems                         - The Vocational Curriculum                  University of Derby

                                     - Children’s Media and Popular Culture    - Using ICT to Support Learners              Duration
                                                                                                                            Three years part-time evening

                                                                                                                            Application
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Criminal Justice                                              Institution code name: CAST
                                                              Institution code: C21
Foundation Degree                                             Course code: ML93



This course has been developed by Castle College and the University of                                                                    Course
                                                                                                                                     Criminal Justice
Derby and Skills for Justice, integrating academic and work-based learning.
                                                                                                                                     Foundation Degree

                                                                                                                                     Award
Students will build up the skills and knowledge they need         the Justice Sector and NOS for Youth Justice. With this            Foundation Degree
to drive change within the criminal justice sector and            qualification, students will be prepared for accessing a
                                                                                                                                     Entry requirements
improve their professional development. Students will be          variety of careers within the criminal justice system
                                                                                                                                     Applicants must be 18+ and
required to undertake mandatory part-time voluntary               including the police service, youth service or other
                                                                                                                                     have a Level 3 qualification
work-based learning within a criminal justice sector which related law enforcement agencies. Students may also                       gaining a minimum of 120
will be formally recognised as part of the assessment             top up the qualification to a full degree: the BA Crime            UCAS points including Grade
requirements. This course is based on the National                and Justice degree.                                                C in Maths and English
Occupational Standards (NOS) of Common NOS across                                                                                    Language.

                                                                                                                                     Mature students are also

Year One                                    Special features                             Level 3 qualification gaining a minimum     welcome and are considered

- Criminological Psychology: Victims,       - Includes employer engagement               of 120 UCAS points including Grade C in     on an individual basis.

 Witnesses and Offenders                    - This course has been developed by          Maths and English Language. Mature          Course length
- Delivering Criminal Justice in the         Castle College, and the University of       students are also welcome and are           Two years
 Community                                   Derby and Skills for Justice                considered on an individual basis. They
                                                                                         will need to demonstrate the potential to   Mode of study
- Investigating Crime and Justice           - Students undertake work-based                                                          Full-time
                                                                                         study at this academic level and show a
- The Crime and Justice Practitioner One     learning and gain credits for this within
                                                                                         good and genuine level of interest in       Assessment
                                             several modules
- The Crime and Justice Practitioner Two                                                 this area.                                  - Assignments
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- Understanding Crime                                                                    Assessment                                  - Examinations
                                             Occupational Standards of Common
- Understanding Justice: Law and             NOS across the Justice Sector and NOS       Assignments and examinations, role          - Role plays
 Legal Process                               for Youth Justice                           plays, presentations and reflective
                                                                                                                                     - Presentations
                                                                                         journals. Students are assessed regularly
Year Two                                    Placements                                                                               - Reflective journals
                                                                                         throughout the course.
- Applied Criminal Justice                  Within this two year course students will
                                                                                         Campus                                      Application
- Criminal Justice Today                    be required to complete part-time
                                                                                         The People’s Campus                         UCAS
- Criminal Law One                          voluntary work within a relevant criminal
                                            justice sector.                              Duration
- Criminal Law Two
                                            Entry Requirements                           Two years full-time
- Justice, Equality, Diversity and Rights
                                            This Foundation Degree is a two year full-   Application
- Victims and Witnesses
                                            time course designed for those seeking       UCAS
                                            a career in the criminal justice sector or
                                            other related law enforcement agency.
                                            Applicants must be 18+ and have a
                                     Mentoring
                                     Diploma

          Course                     This Diploma is intended to provide the theoretical, critical and reflective
     Mentoring
                                     background for the development of the practice of mentoring for staff in
     Award
     Diploma
                                     post compulsory education, thereby contributing to staff induction and
     Entry requirements              development programmes within college and strengthening mentor input
     - Candidates should be
                                     to teacher education.
      experienced teachers and
      hold a Certificate in
      Education/PGCE
     - All candidates must have at   This course is run in partnership with the University of Bedfordshire.
      least one mentee for the
      duration of the course.

     Course length                   Core Units                                  Entry Requirements                       Assessment
     One year                        Learners will be encouraged to evaluate     Candidates should be experienced         The course will be assessed via
                                     models of mentoring and analyse             teachers and hold a Certificate in       assignments and work done on a
     Mode of study
                                     approaches to mentoring and its relation    Education/PGCE. Mentoring practice       dedicated VLE
     Part-time day or evening
                                     to activities such as tutoring, coaching,   also forms part of the programme
                                                                                                                          Duration
     Assessment                      supervision and general support.            therefore, all candidates must have at
                                                                                                                          One academic year part-time day
     Assignments and work done                                                   least one mentee for the duration of
                                                                                                                          or evening
     on a dedicated VLE                                                          the course.
                                                                                                                          Campus
     Application
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                                                                                                                          Application
                                                                                                                          Castle College




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    IMPROVE YOUR
    SKILL SET
    apply for a University level course today
                                           Skills for Life Specialists Level 5 Diplomas
                                           in Adult Literacy, Maths & ESOL

          Course                           These programmes are for teachers/trainers who want to
     Skills For Life Specialists Level 5
                                           become Skills for Life subject specialists.
     Diploma in Adult Literacy,
     Maths & ESOL

     Award
     Level 5 Diploma                       They are aimed at staff who work in, or want to work in,            basic skills. The programmes have been developed to
                                           literacy, numeracy or ESOL and will enable the students             support the Government’s drive to improve literacy,
     Entry requirements
                                           to improve their specialist knowledge to help adults                numeracy and language skills in the UK. This course is run
     - Certificate in Education/
                                           overcome educational barriers and to improve their                  in partnership with the University of Bedfordshire.
       PGCE (or equivalent), worth
       120 credits at HE Level 1
       (or National Qualifications
       Framework Level 4)
     - Evidence that they will be          Programme Content                            Maths                                         Entry Requirements
       engaged in teaching for a           Literacy                                     This course should encourage teachers         It is recommended that students should
       minimum of 75 hours during          This course develops the knowledge of        of adult numeracy to extend their             hold a Certificate in Education/PGCE (or
       the year                            the barriers to learning, the relationship   understanding of the subject by               equivalent), worth 120 credits at HE Level
     - Show skills in literacy and         between language and society and             promoting awareness of the wider social       1 (or National Qualifications Framework
       numeracy as appropriate             language as a social, cultural and           and learning issues related to the            Level 4).
       at NQF Level 3.                     historical phenomenon. Students will         development of numeracy skills, and a
                                                                                                                                      Students will also need to provide
                                           learn to identify language elements in       high level of personal numeracy skills.
     Course length                                                                                                                    evidence that they will be engaged in
                                           phonics, graphology, semantics and
     One year                                                                           The first section deals with the social and   teaching for a minimum of 75 hours
                                           grammatical frameworks.
                                                                                        learning issues, including the learning       during the year. Students will need to
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                                           Theory will be balanced with practical       difficulties and disorders that challenge     show skills in literacy and numeracy as
     Part-time
                                           teaching knowledge such as working           some learners, and some of the social         appropriate at NQF Level 3.
     Assessment                            with dyslexic students and students with     contexts that shape number skills
                                                                                                                                      Assessment
     - Coursework                          other special needs. Students will also be   learning and development. The second
                                                                                                                                      Coursework and assignments
     - Assignments                         taught to deliver reading, writing,          section addresses personal numeracy
                                           speaking and listening skills.               skills.                                       Campus
     Application                                                                                                                      Beeston Campus
     Castle College                                                                     ESOL
                                                                                        This course is similar to the Literacy        Duration
                                                                                        programme but emphasises the                  One year part-time
                                                                                        knowledge and skills needed to teach
                                                                                                                                      Application
                                                                                        English to Speakers of Other Languages
                                                                                                                                      Castle College
                                                                                        (ESOL).




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Skills for Life Specialists
Level 5 Diploma in Literacy

“    I decided to enrol on the Level 5 Literacy course to improve my
literacy teaching skills! I was, at the time, attempting to embed literacy
into a child care programme and had developed a passion for all

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things to do with literacy.

                            “I loved the course. I have gained so   “I have gained an awareness of the
                            many things from it. I have made        larger picture and how the government
                            many resources that I have used as      would like to enhance the functional skills

                            a fun way to put over information       of all adults. I have been overwhelmed
                                                                    by the wonderful new vocabulary that I
                            that learners may find difficult. I
                                                                    have acquired. Language is a wonderful
                            have learnt about the range of
                                                                    complex subject to study. I have made
                            difficulties that some learners face
                                                                    new friends who also share the same
                            and how to support them to              passion and we laughed and supported
                            overcome barriers to their learning.    each other wonderfully.




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                                                                    “It’s a great course and will enhance
                                                                    your skills whether you are teaching a
                                                                    vocational or functional skills course. I
                                                                    think it is a course that keeps on going
                                                                    as it whets your appetite for more
                                                                    learning and development around the
                                                                    subject of literacy.”
                                      Teaching in the Lifelong Learning
                                      Sector Diploma (including PGCE)

          Course                      This is a recognised teaching qualification for staff in all
     Teaching in the Lifelong
                                      areas of post compulsory education.
     Learning Sector Diploma
     (including PGCE)

     Award
     Diploma                          The programme is based around new professional                    inter-linked. This structure also allows topics to be
                                      standards set out by LLUK and provides core professional          re-visited in greater depth as the course progresses.
     Entry requirements
     - Applicants must be
                                      training for those working in the post compulsory                 The course is designed to be directly relevant to students’
      engaged in teaching in the      sector. The qualification is awarded by the University            work, allowing them to develop their understanding of
      post compulsory sector for      of Bedfordshire.                                                  learning, teaching and management processes and
      at least 75 hours per year      The programme is based around a spiral curriculum                 provides them with the opportunity to apply theory to
     - Have suitable qualifications   which demonstrates how the components are                         current practice. This course is run in partnership with
      in the subject they teach                                                                         the University of Bedfordshire.

     - Hold GCSE (grade C or
      above, or equivalent) in
      English and Maths.              Year 1 Modules                              Entry Requirements                          Campus
                                      include:                                    Applicants must be engaged in               Beeston Campus
     Course length
                                                                                  teaching in the post compulsory sector
     Two years                        - Planning and preparing to teach                                                       Duration
                                                                                  for at least 75 hours per year and have
                                      - Bases for learning and teaching                                                       Two years part-time
     Mode of study                                                                suitable qualifications in the subject
     Part-time                        - Assessing learning, evaluating teaching   they teach.                                 Application
                                      - Professional practice 1                                                               Castle College
     Assessment                                                                   Students must also hold GCSE (grade C




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     - Written essays                 Year 2 Modules                              or above, or equivalent) in English
     - Presentations                  include:                                    and Maths.

     - Practical teaching             - Curriculum and context                    Assessment
                                                                                  Assessment on the course is via a system
     Application                      - Professional development and
                                                                                  of credits which are awarded when
     Castle College                    action research
                                                                                  students demonstrate that they have
                                      - Policy, settings and practice             met the required learning outcomes.
                                      - Professional practice 2                   Assessment takes a variety of forms
                                                                                  including written essays, presentations
                                                                                  and practical teaching.




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     Financial Help for
     Full-Time Students

     Tuition Fees                                                                                                         get any or all of the remaining 28% depends on
                                                                Household Income              Help Available
     Nationally full-time students entering higher                                                                        the student’s income and that of their household
     education in 2010 may be charged up to £3,290              Around £25,000, or less       Full £2,906 grant           and the amount of maintenance grant they are
     a year for Tuition Fees. To offset the costs of these                                                                receiving. As a guide, based on 2009/10 figures,
                                                                From £25,001 to               Partial grant between
     fees, generous allowances, called “bursaries” are                                                                    the following table gives an indication of the help
                                                                £50,020                       £50 and £2,905
     available.                                                                                                           available per year:
                                                                £50,021 or above              No grant
     Students may be eligible for a Student Loan to                                                                       Student’s             72% available      Maximum
     cover these costs but they will not have to pay            Bursaries                                                 Circumstances         to all students    Loan
     these fees either before they start their course or        Bursaries are annual payments made to full-time
                                                                                                                          living away from      £4,988             £6,928
     whilst they are studying. Instead students will repay      students which are non-repayable and dependent
                                                                                                                          parents and
     these loans once they have left university and are         on various factors. The bursaries for courses
                                                                                                                          studying in London
     earning over £15,000. Grants and bursaries may             franchised from/validated by partner HEIs vary –
                                                                                                                          living away from      £3,564             £4,950
     be used to reduce Tuition Fees.                            contact Castle College Higher Education Office on
                                                                                                                          parents and
                                                                (0115) 884 2582 for details. The bursaries for
     Paying Your Fees                                                                                                     studying elsewhere
                                                                students paying maximum tuition fees at Castle
     Full-time students should apply online at:
                                                                College Nottingham are:                                   living with parents   £2,763             £3,838
     www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance. Part-time students
     whose employer is paying their fees should provide         £350 For those students paying full fees with a           Maintenance loan levels are usually increased in
     a letter on headed paper from their employer                     home postcode within Nottinghamshire                line with inflation each year.
     saying they will pay the fees. Part-time students
                                                                £330 For those students paying full fees not living       Repayments of Loans
     should go to: www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance to
                                                                      in the area                                         Repayments of student loans for Maintenance and
     see if financial help is available.
                                                                £265 For all full-time undergraduate students,            for Tuition Fees start after the student leaves higher
     Maintenance Grants                                                                                                   education and once their earnings exceed
                                                                      residing within Nottinghamshire at the time of
     This non-repayable Maintenance Grant is                                                                              £15,000 a year.
                                                                      application, who will be in receipt of a full




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     dependent on personal and household income.
                                                                      maintenance grant                                   The level of repayments depends on the salary
     Full-time students from households with an income
     of around £25,000 or less are likely to be eligible        Scholarships                                              they earn and is deducted by their employer
     for a full grant worth £2,906. Partial grants are likely   Some partner HEIs offer Scholarships – these are          along with tax and national insurance
     to be available for those with a household income          annual payments made to students which are                contributions. Different collection arrangements
     from around £25,001 up to around £50,020.                  non-repayable and dependent on academic                   apply for the self employed and those who
     Grants are payable in three installments – one at          performance. Scholarships for courses franchised          work abroad.
     the start of each term. As a guide, based on               from/validated by partner HEIs vary – contact             If an individual earns more than £15,000 a year, he
     2009/10 figures, the following table gives an              Castle College for details.                               or she will repay 9% of their income above that
     indication of the help available per year:
                                                                Student Loans for Maintenance                             amount. Monthly repayments are not linked to the
                                                                Student loans to help with living costs are available.    amount borrowed. This means that someone
                                                                They attract a very low rate of interest – at inflation   earning £20,000 a year would repay £8.65 a week.
                                                                levels. This ensures that the value of the loan that is   If an individual stops earning or their earnings fall
                                                                repaid remains the same in real terms as the              below the repayment threshold of £15,000, then
                                                                amount borrowed. All eligible students are entitled       their repayments also stop.
                                                                to 72% of the maximum figure. Whether they can

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Financial Help for
Full-Time Students (Cont)

Loan Write-Off                                               The Parents’ Learning Allowance                        These grants are non-repayable and
The Government will write off student loan                   The Parents’ Learning Allowance, based on              depend on a student’s income and that
balances (except for arrears) which are left unpaid          2009/10 figures, is worth up to £1,508 a year          of their spouse or partner.
25 years after their liability to repay commenced,           (non-repayable) depending on household income.
which is the April after the course finished. This will      It is intended to help with course-related costs for
cover both student loans for Tuition Fees as well as         students with dependent children.
student loans for Maintenance.
                                                                                                                     FIND OUT MORE
                                                             Adult Dependants’ Grant
                                                                                                                     For more detailed and up-to-date financial
Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs)                         If a student has a husband, wife or partner or
                                                                                                                     information, including how to apply, visit:
These help with the extra costs students have as a           another adult family member who depends on
                                                                                                                     www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance
direct result of a disability. This will depend on the       them financially, they may be eligible, based on
particular circumstances. For part-time students,            2009/10 figures, for up to £2,642 a year                Higher Education Office
the intensity of the course will also affect how             (non-repayable). The amount depends on                  Castle College Nottingham
much the student can receive. When the student               household income.                                       Maid Marian Way
applies, the Local Education Authority will ask for an                                                               Nottingham NG1 6AB
                                                             Childcare Grant
assessment to establish what specific help the
                                                             For full-time students with dependent children in       Tel: (0115) 884 2581/2
student needs to study on the course.
                                                             registered or approved childcare. The amount
                                                                                                                     E-mail: he@castlecollege.ac.uk
As a guide, based on 2009/10 figures, the following          payable depends on household income and
table gives an indication of the help available              actual childcare costs. The maximum available,          Switchboard: Tel. 0845 845 0500
per year:                                                    based on 2009/10 figures, is 85% of weekly
                                                             childcare costs up to a maximum of £148.75 a
 Type of           Full-time           Part-time             week (one child) or £255.00 a week (two or more
 allowance         students            students              children). This help is non-repayable.
 Specialist        £5,161            £5,161
                                                             Access to Learning Funds (ALF)
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                                                             Available direct from universities and colleges to
 Non-medical       £20,520             £15,390 a year
                                                             help students from lower income households who
 helper            a year              (depending on
                                                             may need extra financial support for their course
                                       intensity of study)
                                                             and to stay in higher education. It is assessed on
 Other Disability £1,724 a year        £1,293 a year
                                                             individual needs. Payment may be as a non-
 Related                               (depending on
                                                             repayable grant or a short-term loan.
 expenditure                           intensity of study)
                                                             Financial help for Part-time Students
Students can also claim ‘reasonable spending’ on             Part-time students who are studying the
extra travel costs for each academic year.                   equivalent of at least 50% of a full-time
                                                             course may be eligible for a grant of up
Please contact the HE Office for more details.
                                                             to £1,230 a year to help with the cost of
                                                             their tuition fees and up to £265 a year to
                                                             help with course costs.
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