Courses A-Z

Access to Health Science Professions

Level 3

This is a practical course offering a broad base of skills to support employment in the health care sector. This course is designed to introduce some of the main areas of Biology, Human Physiology, Chemistry and Physics and how it’s studied.

ACCESS to Humanities and Social Sciences

Level 3

This is a practical course offering a broad base of skills to support employment in the health care sector. This course is designed to introduce some of the main areas of psychology and sociology, and how it’s studied as well as various core units.

Access to Nursing and Midwifery

Level 3

This is a practical course offering a broad base of skills to support employment in the health care sector. This course is designed to introduce some of the main areas of Human Physiology, Health & Welfare and how it’s studied.

ACCESS to Science

Level 3:

This is a practical course offering a broad base of skills to support employment in the health care sector. This course is designed to introduce some of the main areas of Biology, Human Physiology, Chemistry and Physics and how it’s studied.

Art – Drawing & Painting

The Cheadle College, Hawk Green Reading Rooms, Heald Green Community Centre.

A range of drawing and painting courses to suit all levels of ability.   What skills do I need? Learners are invited to come along with an open mind. No previous experience is necessary, just enthusiasm and a willingness to …

Early Years Educator

(19+) Work-Related Learning: Level 3

The Early Years Educator Level 3 Diploma is an 18- month course equivalent to 2 A Levels. The course is 100% assessed by coursework and work-related observations, with assignments to meet criteria. The Diploma will lead to a highly specialised work-related qualification comprising the knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in an Early Years setting with children under 5 years old.

EARLY YEARS EDUCATOR

(16-18) Work Related Learning: Level 3

The Early Years Educator Level 3 Diploma is an 18- month course equivalent to 2 A Levels. The course is 100% assessed by coursework and work-related observations, with assignments to meet criteria. The Diploma will lead to a highly specialised work-related qualification comprising the knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in an Early Years setting with children under 5 years old.

Early Years Practitioner

(16-18) WORK-RELATED LEARNING: LEVEL 2

The Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Diploma is a 12- month course equivalent to 4-5 GCSEs.  The course is 100% assessed by coursework and work-related observations, with assignments to meet criteria. The Diploma will ideal for those hoping to work with children and young people in an Early Years setting.  

Early Years Practitioner

(19+) Work-Related Learning Level 2

The Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Diploma is a 12- month course equivalent to 4-5 GCSEs. The course is 100% assessed by coursework and work-related observations, with assignments to meet criteria. This is an ideal qualification for unemployed individuals with a focussed career ambition, volunteers and unqualified new employees in the sector.

English Language – GCSE

GCSE

GCSE English Language is designed to develop and enhance personal skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening, and to encourage learners to be inspired, moved and changed by following a broad, satisfying and worthwhile course of study.

Greek – Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced

The Cheadle College

Greek (Beginners) Year 1 and Year 2 This course is for complete beginners or those who have a little knowledge of the language. During the year you will learn the basic language needed to get by in a range of …

IT-Using Your iPad – Introduction

The Cheadle College

This is a series of 5 workshops, teacher lead, to allow the learner to see and practice what they have learned using their own iPad. These workshops are for learners with no previous knowledge. We will cover basic techniques of …

Italian – Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced

The Cheadle College

Italian (Beginners) Year 1 and Year 2 This course is for complete beginners or those who have a little knowledge of the language. During the year you will learn the basic language needed to get by in a range of …

Italian Life (Advanced)

The Cheadle College

(Friday am 25 weeks course starting in September) What is it? This is a fun and exciting course covering aspects of Italian lifestyle, current affairs and culture. The course is designed to bring together any learners who have studied Italian …

Latin

The Cheadle College

Latin is the study of the language used by Ancient Rome, Western Europe and the Western Mediterranean. Latin was also used as an international language in mediaeval times. The structure and vocabulary of many modern languages, such as French, Spanish …

Maths – GCSE

GCSE 9 - 1

GCSE Mathematics develops your understanding of mathematics and gives you the confidence to tackle problems in education, the work place and everyday life.

Playwork Certificate

(19+) Work-Related Learning: Level 2

The Level 2 Playwork Certificate is a 12- month course, delivered in the workplace. The course is 100% assessed by coursework and work-related observations, with assignments to meet criteria. This is an ideal qualification for unemployed individuals with a focussed career ambition, volunteers and unqualified new employees working in schools, leisure centres and a variety of other setting with children aged 4 to 14 years.

Playwork Diploma

(19+) Work-Related Learning Level 3

The Level 3 Playwork Diploma is a 12- month course, delivered in the workplace. The course is 100% assessed by coursework and work-related observations, with assignments to meet criteria. This is an ideal qualification for those who work in the sector in a supervisory capacity or have a career ambition to progress to this role, in schools, leisure centres and a variety of other setting with children aged 4 to 14 years.

RHS Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture

The Cheadle College

This qualification focuses on developing essential practical horticultural skills. These not only offer opportunities for employment, but provide the foundation for further skills development at Level 3.

RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture

The Cheadle College

The Royal Horticultural Society has two theory-based qualifications at Level 2. These industry standard qualifications offer you the opportunity to study to improve your knowledge for your hobby or your career.

SPECIALIST SUPPORT FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS – Certificate

(19+) Work-Related Learning: Level 2 Certificate

The Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 2 Certificate is designed to develop and enhance knowledge and skills required to support teaching and learning in an educational environment. This is an ideal qualification for unemployed individuals with a focussed career ambition, volunteers and unqualified new employees in the sector.

SPECIALIST SUPPORT FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS – DIPLOMA

(19+) Work-Related Learning: Level 3 Diploma

This level 3 qualification is aimed at those members of the schools workforce who directly support the teaching and learning of pupils or students that require specialist knowledge and skills, for example supporting pupils or students with learning disabilities.

SPECIALIST SUPPORT FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS.

(19+) Work Related Learning: Level 3 advanced

This level 3 qualification is aimed at those members of the school workforce who directly support the teaching and learning of pupils or students that require specialist knowledge and skills, for example supporting pupils or students with learning disabilities.

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools – Certificate

(19+) Work-Related Learning Level 3

The Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Certificate provides a progression route from Level 2 accreditation. It is also an ideal qualification for Teaching Assistants with experience supporting teaching and learning in the education sector wishing to participate in an accredited qualification.

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools – Certificate

(19+) Work-Related Learning Level 2

The Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 2 Certificate is designed to develop and enhance knowledge and skills required to support teaching and learning in an educational environment. This is an ideal qualification for unemployed individuals with a focussed career ambition, volunteers and unqualified new employees in the sector.

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools – Diploma Specialist

(19+) Work-Related Learning Level 3

The Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Diploma Specialist is a progression route from the Level 2 or Level 3 Certificate accreditation, ideal for Teaching Assistants with experience of supporting teaching and learning in the education sector. The Diploma is suited to individuals who are already in employment in schools or colleges.