Collyer's Prospectus

Vocational Courses Creative Digital Media Production BTEC National Level 3 (Pearson) The BTEC National in Creative Digital Media Production is designed to provide a specialist work related programme of study that covers the knowledge and skills required to progress successfully in the workplace but also provides a firm basis for higher education. The core units provide an underpinning knowledge of the media as well as core production skills including units on how to research, plan, prepare, budget and create moving image media products. The course also deals with client liaison and commissioning issues so that creative skills are developed with a firm focus on their use in the workplace. The course is the equivalent to one A Level. Students will learn the creative and technical skills to put their ideas into practice. They will also learn the essential business and interpersonal skills to prepare them for further study, training or apprenticeships in this popular and competitive field. For those students who prefer a more vocational style of learning then this course will would be an excellent choice. Single Double Triple Specific entry requirements Grade 4 in English Language Criminology Advanced Diploma (Eduqas) This Level 3 Applied Diploma course is ideal for anyone wishing to improve their knowledge of crime, its impact on society, and the ways in which justice is administered. It will suit individuals with a keen interest in crime and criminal behaviour or those with aspirations of working within the Police Force, legal profession or forensics. The course is comprised of four units. Changing Awareness of Crime explores different types of crime, how perceptions of crime can be influenced and why crimes are unreported. Criminological Theories allows learners to obtain an understanding as to why people commit crime. Crime Scene to Courtroom explores the criminal justice system from the moment the crime is identified through to the verdict. Students will develop understanding and skills needed to examine information in order to review the justice of verdicts from criminal cases. Crime and Punishment permits students to apply their understanding of awareness of criminality, criminological theories and the process of bringing an accused to court in order to evaluate the effectiveness of social control. The qualification would support learners progressing from level 2, specifically GCSE’s in Sociology, Law, Psychology, Citizenship, History or Humanities. Single Double Triple Specific entry requirements Grade 4 in English Language + Grade 4 in English Literature Engineering BTEC National Level 3 (Pearson) This BTEC Extended Certificate is a single option and is the equivalent of one A level. It is designed to support progression into a range of engineering careers by way of either employment, apprenticeship or higher education degree course. Students will study a mixture of engineering concepts involving Maths, Physics, Mechanics, Electronics, Product Design, and Health & Safety. Assessment is through a combination of a written exam and a time-limited controlled assignment (67%), and coursework assignments (33%). The course is delivered via a range of practical activities and theory based sessions with an emphasis on the application of engineering principles to the real world. Students produce written reports and make presentations, analyse how real circuitry compares to computer simulations, use CAD to produce drawings and design improvements in case studies. The course develops skills in understanding and problem-solving, as well as intra-personal skills (teamwork, communication, negotiating and self-presentation) and inter-personal skills (resilience and adaptability, self-management, self-monitoring and development). Specific entry requirements Grade 4 4 in Combined Science + Grade 5 in Maths + Grade 4 in DT (if taken) OR Grade 4 in two separate sciences + Grade 5 in Maths + Grade 4 in DT (if taken) Single Double Triple Health and Social Care BTEC National Level 3 (Pearson) This BTEC Diploma course can be taken as a single or double option and is equivalent to one or two A Levels. It looks into all areas of health and social care in the UK, covering topics as diverse as legislation, health promotion, nutrition, human biology, mental health and the care of different population groups. Suitable for students who may want to progress onto university to become nurses, midwives, teachers, social workers and a range of other roles in the NHS, as well as complementary therapists, specialists in additional needs care, or those hoping to progress directly into the workplace to work in any of these roles. Applicants should plan to undertake volunteering during the summer before starting. Single Double Triple Specific entry requirements Grade 4 in Maths + Grade 4 in English Language 34