Aim Higher at the College
Guernsey College of Further Education offers a number of Higher Education qualifications across a range of subjects. These courses are run in association with several UK universities with which the College team has developed working relationships. These courses are ideal for students who prefer to remain on the island and who prefer to study on part-time basis whilst also working and earning money.
BSc In Construction Management with London South Bank University – a two year course commencing in September 2018 on a day release basis
This degree course provides you with the breadth of technical and managerial expertise in construction, and up-to-date knowledge in legislation and regulations. The course prepares you to face exciting and demanding challenges as a leader of a multi-disciplinary project team, and offers the opportunity to use modern equipment within a well-resourced environment. Download course brochure.
BSc in Architectural Technology with London South Bank University – a two year course commencing in September 2018 on a day release basis
Architectural technology fuses the creative art of architecture with the scientific and technological aspects needed to make it a reality. On this BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology degree course you’ll have the opportunity to learn and work with students from other disciplines, and to develop team working skills as well as those required to work as a practitioner. Download course brochure.
Both the above courses can be undertaken following attainment of the HNC in Construction & Built Environment (details below)
HNC in the Built Environment – a two year course starting in September 2018 on a day release basis
You will study a range of modules which will develop your professional and technical competencies as well as your presentation, communication and interpersonal skills. As well as learning about both the scientific and technological aspects of construction and property, you will develop your knowledge about the practicalities and legalities involved in constructing, managing and maintaining a site. You will also learn about financial aspects such as tendering, estimating and property valuation. Download course brochure.
CIOB level 4 in Diploma in Site Management – a two year course
The CIOB Level 4 Certificate and Diploma in Site Management are qualifications developed to provide career progression and increased promotion prospects. The course provides training in site management for those who want to be or might already be employed in a managerial position. Download course brochure.
For further details, please contact Andrew Kilby on firstname.lastname@example.org
Higher National Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care – part-time course over four years. Two years (Level 4 Higher National Certificate) Two years (Level 5 Higher National Diploma)
The BTEC Higher National Certificate/Diploma (HNC/HND) in Early Childhood Education and Care is aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. The HNC/HND will provide a wide-ranging study of the early education and care sector and is designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in early education and care practice or related fields. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of the early education and care sector, the HNC/HND will give students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for employment, progression within employment or further study.
The course is part-time over three years, including Saturday workshops.
HAIR & BEAUTY
VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management – a one year part-time programme
The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management (QCF) is a vocationally related qualification that will prepare you to gain employment as a salon manager, with units covering all the skills and knowledge required for this role. Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a hair or beauty qualification at Level 3. Download course brochure.
For further details, please contact Jane Le Poidevin on email@example.com
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT & FINANCE
CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership – a four day course over four months, run at intervals throughout the year.
A practical qualification, the CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership gives you a broader knowledge of middle management skills whilst focusing on the specific leadership areas appropriate to you and your workplace, assisting with your personal development as a manager and a leader. Download course brochure.
CMI Level 5 Certificate & Diploma in Management and Leadership – a course lasting 11 sessions over nine months. Courses start each year.
The Diploma is designed to provide a firm foundation in ideas, techniques and overall competences that will improve management effectiveness and performance. It aims to give you a broader knowledge of middle management skills whilst focusing on the specific leadership areas appropriate to you and your workplace, further assisting with your personal development as a manager and a leader.
CMI Level 5 Top-Up from Certificate to Diploma – a course involving seven sessions over a period of three months
This highly practical programme of study allows existing CMI Level 5 Certificate holders to ’top up’ their qualification to the higher Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership.
CIPD Level 5 Certificate in Human Resource Practice – a one year course
This is an intermediate level qualification which offers the opportunity to further develop HR skills after studying the CIPD Level 3 qualification.
Typical units include: Developing Professional Practice, Business Issues and the Context of Human Resources, Using Information in Human Resources, Resourcing and Talent Planning, Reward Management and Employment Law. Download course brochure.
For further details, please contact Cheryl Stevenson on firstname.lastname@example.org
IT & COMPUTING
HNC in IT & Computing – a one year full-time course starting in September 2018
This course has a blended delivery pattern and will provide you with useful foundations for a successful career in computing and technology. It is broad based and will develop your knowledge of aspects of software development, technical support, networking and web development. Download course brochure.
For further details, please contact Peter McCook on email@example.com
CREATIVE & DIGITAL ARTS
HND in Art & Design – a two year full-time programme from September 2018
Planned Programme: Techniques & Practices, Contextual Studies, Material Practices, Media Practices, Individual Project, Professional Development, Art & Craft Production and Communications in Art & Design or Visual Narratives. Download course brochure.
For further details, please contact Gillian McCartney on firstname.lastname@example.org
We are exploring the possibility of running:
Sport & Performance and Business Higher Education qualifications.
We were very proud to hold our first Graduation Ceremony in October 2017, celebrating the success of students completing a variety of HE qualifications in Childcare, Business Management, Construction & Built Environment. The keynote speaker was Soo Boalch and the presentations were made by Deputy Bailiff Richard McMahon.