The Art and Design BTEC Foundation Diploma is the standard qualification for entry into university for Art and Design courses. The course is highly reputable and has a 100% success rate of learners applying to Higher Education. On completion, learners will find that they are qualified to enter a number of university courses including Fine Art , Graphic Design , Fashion Textile Design, 3D Design, Interior Design, Photography, Special Effects, Film/Video, Art History, Ceramics, Jewellery Illustration and Transport Design.
Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB) is the only awarding body run by counsellors for counsellors. This course is intended for candidates who have already acquired a Level 3 qualification in counselling studies (or equivalent) and now wish to continue their counselling training.
HNCs and HNDs are degree level qualifications, but are more work-related than degrees. HNCs are roughly the same as a first year of a bachelor's degree programme and an HND roughly equals completion of the second year of a degree. Therefore, there may be the opportunity to ‘top-up' your HND to a full degree. A full time HND is available in Computing , while an HNC can be taken in Computing and Engineering through part time study.
The Certificate in Education/PGCE (Post Compulsory Education) course is a recognised teaching qualification for staff in all areas of post-16 education and can be taken at two levels, the Certificate of Education or the PGCE. The course, offered in partnership with the University of Bedfordshire, is designed to develop your understanding of learning and teaching processes and provides the opportunity to apply theory to current practice.
The Teaching Maths and English in the Lifelong Learning Sector courses develop an awareness of some of the social and educational issues surrounding literacy and numeracy skills learning as well as an advanced level of personal literacy and numeracy skills. These courses are ideal for tutors teaching either Key Skills or the new Functional Skills and those involved in Skills for Life classes.
New for 2011 is the Mentoring in Education Diploma. This course aims to develop staff mentoring skills in teachers in any sector. Mentoring new staff as well as those needing support as teachers requires a particular skills set which may complement and enhance existing teaching expertise. The course uses a combination of theory and experience.
The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) offer unrivalled skills development and career progression opportunities. AAT is well respected and valued by Industry and offers the opportunity to gain MAAT status. Your studies will include Financial Accounting and Management Accounting.
The ACCA Qualification is one of the most highly respected and valued qualifications available internationally. A Chartered Certified Accountant is a key decision maker in any field of business. Building on knowledge gained at AAT level candidates not only gain specialist knowledge in finance and accounting, but also acquire valuable skills in law, taxation and auditing.
The Diploma in Leadership and Management is an introductory, skills-based management qualification offered by Tresham's Evolve Business Training. The programme is designed to provide you with opportunities to develop the skills and abilities you will need to carry out management roles effectively. Offered on a part time basis, emphasis is placed upon enabling you to apply learning to your particular company.
The Diploma in Management Studies, offered in partnership with the University of Northampton, builds upon the functional areas of management introduced in the CMS. It focuses upon the practical application of management at a business unit level whilst recognising the integrated nature of management decision-making. The course acts as a gateway to an MBA programme.
Foundation degrees mix workplace learning with academic study and are designed closely with employers to ensure the courses provide learners with the required skills and knowledge for a specific job sector. However, some learners decide to ‘top-up' their Foundation Degree to a bachelor's degree at university. Tresham currently offer foundation degrees in a number of subjects including Engineering , Sport and Graphic Design.