West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

[re]boot courses

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COVID-19: Many of the courses are available via online learning - see venue for details.

To support those who have been made redundant due to the COVID-19 crisis, [re]boot courses are now available. Places for the unemployed may be limited however and proof of redundancy will be required.

These free (fully-funded) short courses* can fit around your existing work or family commitments and help you to gain employment or skills in construction, engineering or digital industries and roles.

What's in it for you?

Gain new skills and qualifications and improve your chances of progressing your career.

Who can apply?

You are eligible to join a course if you are over the age of 18, employed, furloughed, at risk of, or facing redundancy and live in Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield or York.

If you are employed and would like to develop new skills to progress your career or you are considering a career change, [re]boot could be for you.

This project supports Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) all-age careers and inspiration campaign, #futuregoals, by providing relevant content and practical courses to address the skills shortages in our region.[re]boot is part-funded by the European Social Fund.

*Please note: Individuals may undertake multiple courses however only one course can be fully-funded (free). Any subsequent courses will be charged at full cost.

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Using Digital Platforms to Manage Effective Remote Working

Course provider: Shipley College

Industry: Digital

Dates: Tuesday 15 June

Level: 3

Duration: Three weeks (one day per week)

Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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Using Digital Platforms to Manage Effective Remote Working

This qualification is ideal if you are have management responsibilities but no formal training, and are serious about developing your abilities. It’s particularly suited to practising team leaders seeking to move up to the next level of management, and managers who need to lead people through organisational change, budget cuts or other pressures.

Results for you

  • Gain a range of key management skills
  • Put new skills into practice in your own role
  • Build your leadership capabilities
  • Motivate and engage teams, manage relationships confidently
  • Develop your leadership skills using your own knowledge, values and motivations.

The aim of this short course is to enable learners to understand the basics of the management of people of an organisation who work remotely.

Upon completion of the course you will be able to utilise digital platforms to maximum effect, advancing your skills and those of your team to maintain and even improve production.

Successful learners can progress to a range of qualifications including:

  • ILM Level 3 Certificate in Coaching and/or Mentoring
  • ILM Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Facilities Management
  • ILM Level 3 Certificate in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • ILM Level 4 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management.

How will I learn?

You will need to commit to three full days - Tuesday 15th, 22nd and 29th June from 9am-5pm for online learning.

This courses has a blended learning approach.

Day 1 – ILM 8060 – 338 Understanding how to manage remote workers

Day 2 - ILM 8600-328 – Understand how to lead effective meetings

Day 3 (Remote) pulling together days 1 and 2 using digital resources e.g. Zoom, Google Suite. How to set up an online meeting using Google forms to gather data

Plus one 1:1 tutorial (Remote)

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Using Social Media Effectively Within an Organisation

Course provider: Shipley College

Industry: Digital

Dates: Tuesday 15 June

Level: 3

Duration: Six weeks

Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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Using Social Media Effectively Within an Organisation

This course is suitable for individuals with a keen interest in developing their social media skills and are looking to further advance their career in this field within an organisation.

This course provides learners with an understanding of how social media fits into the objectives and marketing of a business. Learners will understand how to select social media tools and channels for a business and how to measure the success of doing so. Learners will understand how social media policy and guidelines can impact a business and monitor how a business is using social media.

You may progress on a career path in the marketing sector in particular digital marketing/social media within an organisation.

How will I learn?

You will need to commit to two mornings a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.30-11.30am for six weeks. Teaching will be delivered online with live interactive sessions.

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Digital Tools and Best Practice for Project Management

Course provider: Leeds City College

Industry: Digital

Dates: Wednesday 16 June

Level: 2

Duration: Four weeks

Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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Digital Tools and Best Practice for Project Management

This course is ideal for individuals who want to build their digital skills in relation to project management.

The course will help to develop project management skills, particularly making use of digital tools in this area, in order to boost employment or progression opportunities.

The course is accredited at Level 2, and will provide participants with the tools to understand and plan using project management principles, particularly using digital tools which is a growing requirement for project management roles within the digital sector.

After the course you may progress within their current role or consider a move into roles requiring digital skills within project management.

The experience gained on the course will be particularly useful for anyone considering a role within the digital sector that requires project management skills.

How will I study?

Wednesday evenings 6-7.30pm for four weeks, this includes three weeks taught sessions and one week to complete an assignment.

The course will take place on Google Classrooms, and will be interactive, with a 1:1 session to support individual students where needed.

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IT Security for Users Incorporating Cisco

Course provider: Shipley College

Industry: Digital

Dates: Monday 14 June

Level: 3

Duration: Six weeks

Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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IT Security for Users Incorporating Cisco Introduction to Cyber Security

This course is perfect for employed or recently unemployed looking to upskill in digital to help them progress in work or gain a job involving security of systems and data.

Have you got a keen interest in Cyber Security and want to gain a qualification?

On this FREE online course you will learn how to monitor potential risks and the steps to take to protect your own and others’ systems, data and software. For example, you learn how to minimise risks from unauthorised remote access and how to carry out disaster recovery and contingency planning. On completion you will also have access and support to complete the Cisco unit – Introduction to Cyber Security .

You may progress into roles where you need to have the knowledge and skills to keep yourself and others safe when using digital devices and communicate and collaborate online, and have an understanding of Select, appropriate procedures to monitor and minimise security risk to IT systems and data

How will I learn?

Online teaching sessions. Mondays and Fridays 9.30-11.30am for six weeks

Using Google classroom for online resources

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18th Edition Wiring Regulations

Course provider: Bradford College

Industry: Engineering

Dates: August 2021

Level: 3

Duration: Three full days

Venue: Bradford College, Little Germany Campus

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18th Edition Wiring Regulations

This course is for electricians already practising looking to further advance their career in this field.

Update knowledge of 18th Edition wiring regulations The course is primarily aimed at practising electricians and domestic installers, however it is also very popular with allied professionals such as contracts managers, designers, electrical engineers, consultants, surveyors, and other related trades needing to update and enhance their understanding of the IEE Wiring Regulations.

Anyone looking to register with the new ECS Check system will need the latest qualification.

Every installation from January 2019 onwards has to be designed in line with the 18th Edition wiring regulations.

Training will be delivered in person by a tutor over three days (9am – 5pm) with an exam on the afternoon of Wednesday 26 May.

Bradford College, Little Germany Campus, 39/41 Chapel Street, Little Germany, Bradford, BD1 5BY


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Create Your Own Website

Course provider: Shipley College

Industry: Digital

Dates: Mon 7 June - Thurs 29 July

Level: 3

Duration: Eight weeks

Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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Create Your Own Website

This course is suitable for individuals with a keen interest in website development using WordPress and looking to further advance their career in this field within an organisation.

First, you will learn the basics of website features, the planning process and copyright laws surrounding online content. You will also learn how to save and store files correctly in order to retrieve and update your content on a regular basis.

Next you will learn how to create an easy to navigate website where you can showcase your business or skills. Finally you will be introduced to the technical knowledge you will require to make your website live.

You will also be shown how to amend the content of the website making sure the content is up to date at all times.

How will I learn?

Two days per week - 7-9pm Monday and Thursday for online teaching sessions.

Learning will be undertaken through interactive teaching sessions and assessment through written assignment work and presentations.

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CISCO IT Essentials

Course provider: Leeds City College

Industry: Digital

Dates: Wednesday 16 June

Level: 3

Duration: 13 weeks

Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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CISCO IT Essentials

This course offers a hands-on, career-oriented learning experience to help individuals develop fundamental computer skills and prepare them for entry into ICT careers.

The Cisco IT Essentials course could be an exciting first step that leads to a new career within the digital sector, or enables you to further develop your career in this industry.

This course has an emphasis on practical activities to help individuals develop fundamental skills around computer hardware, mobile device hardware, software, and concepts of networking and security.

The course will enable individuals to learn to: install, configure, and troubleshoot computers and mobile devices; identify common security threats like phishing and spoofing; and develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment.

Upon completion individuals may be able to progress within their current role or gain entry into digital marketplace as an ICT professional.

How will I study?

You will learn through various methods adapted to need. These will include tutor-led sessions, group support and online material provided with hands on practical activities

Wednesday evenings 6-8pm.

Please note: You will need to have a computer capable of running Virtualbox and have at least 50Gb of disc space with minimum of 4Gb of memory but more preferable 8Gb or 16GB

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Cyber Security Essentials (Cisco)

Course provider: Leeds City College

Industry: Digital

Dates: Summer 2021 (TBC)

Level: 3

Duration: 13 weeks

Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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Cyber Security Essentials (Cisco)

The Cisco Cybersecurity Essentials course will provide participants with an understanding of cybercrime, security principles, technologies and the procedures used to defend networks.

The course is certificated and provides participants with additional skills needing to work and operate within networking-related professions, or for those considering a career in digital security, a fast growing field where skilled professionals are in demand.

Upon completion individuals may be able to progress within their current role or consider a move into a digital security role.

How will I study?

Various teaching methods will be adapted to need including tutor-led, group support, online material provided and hands-on practical activities.

Please note: You will need to have a computer capable of running Virtualbox and have at least 50Gb of disc space with minimum of 4Gb of memory but more preferable 8Gb or 16GB.

Monday evenings from 6-8pm

There will be an online exam as part of this course

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Essential Customer Service and Employability Training for Construction

Course provider: Leeds College of Building

Industry: Construction

Dates: Tuesday 15 June or Tuesday 13 July

Level: 2

Duration: Two days

Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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Essential Customer Service and Employability Training for Construction

This is an ideal course for individuals working or prepared to work in a customer service role within the construction industry or where using a telephone is a part of their role

This is an accredited course, which is divided into two units.

Unit 1:

Understanding the principles of customer service in a construction company, how to meet customers’ expectations, appropriate behaviour and ways of communicating, how to deal with conflict and problem customers.

Unit 2:

How to create a customer-service-facing CV, where/how to search and apply online for CS jobs, top tips and techniques to ensure successful interviews and safeguarding your references.

Knowledge learnt in this accredited course will assist in a wide range of pathways, roles and development within the Construction industry. It allows candidates to progress into employment or to the following Highfield qualifications:

  • Highfield Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Customer Service
  • Highfield Level 2 Diploma in Customer Service
  • Highfield Level 2 for Customer Service Practitioners
  • Highfield Level 3 Diploma in Customer Service
  • Impact on Learners

  • Upon completion of the course the learners will be able to work in a Customer Service role within the Construction industry or any other sector where telephone is a key part of the role.
  • Can lead the learner into further Customer Service qualifications such as the list above.
  • Course Entry Requirements

    No previous qualifications needed to enrol onto this accredited course. All learners are required full commitment to attend the 2-day course and complete the full unit.

    How will I learn?

    Delivery will be online via Microsoft Teams. Learners will participate in teacher-led discussions, questioning and group work (where appropriate). Qualification will be assessed by a multiple-choice assessment. Feedback will be given to all learners using an e-learning plan.

    Course dates

    Tuesday 15th and Tuesday 22nd June 2021 (two full days)
    or
    Tuesday 13th and Tuesday 20th July 2021 (two full days)

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    Digital Marketing: How to Use Metrics and Analytics

    Course provider: Leeds City College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Tuesday 22 June 2021

    Level: 3

    Duration: Six weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    Digital Marketing: How to Use Metrics and Analytics

    This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to understand and use data that is vital in supporting digital marketing campaigns.

    You will gain an understanding in how analytics can be used to optimise digital marketing campaigns, and how metrics of digital marketing are generated.

    This course can lead to employment in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Digital Marketing, Pay Per Click and Online Content Developer roles.

    How will I learn?

    Four weeks teaching and two weeks to complete and hand in assignment. Tuesday evenings 6-7.30pm

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    Introduction to Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

    Course provider: Keighley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Tuesday 28 September

    Level: 2

    Duration: Eight weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    Introduction to Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

    This course is for anyone who would like to build new skills in search engine optimisation to improve their own digital promotion knowledge and skill set. It's also for those considering a career in the digital sector and/or developing digital skills in relation to current employment and progression within their existing organisations.

    The course is certificated and provides participants with the skills needed to work and operate SEO within digital promotion professions. It is also ideal for those considering a career in digital promotion, a fast growing field where skilled professionals are in demand. The course will provide participants with the tools and techniques to attract customers to a business and convert searches to sales.

    Upon completion individuals may be able to progress within their current role or consider a move into a digital promotion or SEO role, possibly leading to other opportunities in the digital marketing sector.

    How will I learn?

    The course will be interactive, with tutor lead online lessons and 1:1 sessions to support individual students. Taking place weekly Tuesday and Wednesday 4:30pm - 6:30pm for eight weeks..


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    Introduction to Welding

    Course provider: Harrogate College

    Industry: Construction

    Dates: Tuesday 21 September

    Level: 1

    Duration: 10 weeks

    Venue: Harrogate College

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    Introduction to Welding

    This course is for anyone looking to learn basic welding techniques and skills, helping individuals advance in their career and gain practical experience in welding. This could encompass those who work in or are interested in working in construction, manufacturing, maintenance, robotics, engineering or other skilled trades.

    The course is certificated and provides participants with the skills needed to work with and operate welding equipment. A great starting point for anyone looking to gain new engineering skills, this course will provide learners with the theoretical knowledge and practical experience to complete a number of tasks using Metal Inert Gas welding techniques.

    Upon completion individuals may be able to progress within their current role or move into a new industry, such as construction, engineering or manufacturing.

    How will I learn?

    Various methods adapted to need including tutor-led, group support, learning material provided with hands on practical activities.

    This course will run for 10 weeks on a Tuesday night from 5.30-8.30pm

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    18th Edition - Requirements for Electrical Installations

    Course provider: Harrogate College

    Industry: Construction

    Dates: Monday 19 July

    Level: 3

    Duration: Four days

    Venue: Harrogate College

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    18th Edition - Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018

    This course is for practising electricians, allied professionals and those employed in related trades who need to update their knowledge and understanding of the latest IET wiring regulations.

    The course is certificated and provides participants with up-to-date knowledge and theoretical understanding of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations needed to work and operate within the electrical industry. Course content includes updates from the 17th Edition, and information on fundamental principles, safety, equipment, inspection, testing and installation.

    Upon completion, individuals may be able to progress within their current role and secure work with larger companies and agencies that require an 18th Edition Qualification. By enabling electricians to register onto a competent persons scheme and the new ECS Check System, this course will open new doors for learners, enabling them to access better opportunities and job security.

    How will I learn?

    Various methods adapted to need including tutor-led, group support, learning material provided with hands on practical activities

    Some prior electrical installation knowledge is required.

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    Publish, Integrate and Share – Using Social Media

    Course provider: Calderdale College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Weekly starts

    Level: 2

    Duration: Eight weeks (max)

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    Publish, Integrate and Share – Using Social Media

    This training is suitable for participants who want an introduction to publishing, sharing and integrating information via social media.

    Overview of Training

    The aim of this unit is to develop the knowledge and understanding to publish, integrate and share using social media. Participants will be able to identify the main networks and their features used in social media and why they would be used. Participants will also explore the risks and benefits of networking on social media for an organisation.

    The following areas will be covered

    1. Knowledge of the current social media networks used to publish, integrate and share online
    2. Understanding of how social media is used by individuals, organisations/businesses, governments and social groups
    3. Understanding of best practice for safe social networking
    4. Understanding the need for safety and security practices

    Impact for participants

    • Develop skills to improve knowledge of social media networks
    • Confidence to use social media appropriately representing the organisation
    • Improve understanding of the safe and secure social networking practices
    • Improve understanding of the legal constraints associated with upload and download of digital content
    • Embedded themes
  • Ethics
    • Legal considerations
    • Health and Safety
    • Stress Management
    • British Values
  • Participants will gain the basic skills and understanding to publish and share information via social networks which could be an introduction in to a career within the digital marketing sector.

    How will I learn?

    Independent online learning with support from the course facilitator as required via on-line portal, e-mail or telephone.

    Participants must have computer and internet access, course must be completed within eight weeks of start date (they must work through an on-line workbook and submit all answers within 8 weeks).

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    Remote Working Skills with Mailchimp Marketing Taster

    Course provider: Calderdale College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Weekly starts

    Level: 3 (unit)

    Duration: One month

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    Remote Working Skills with Mailchimp Marketing Taster

    Within these recent times, remote working has become vital to enable businesses to continue to function and communicate effectively.

    This course will introduce participants to a broad range of remote working skills, tips and techniques, with an additional focus on personal wellbeing and work/life balance enabling them to develop working practices to increase their efficiency and maximise return on time invested for themselves and their employer.

    The following areas will be covered

    1. Advantages and disadvantages for both remote workers and businesses of operating remotely.

    2. How a range of constraints on operating remotely impact on both the enterprise and the remote worker.

    3. Maximising a range of opportunities for businesses by working remotely.

    4. Wrap around provision will be provided focusing on Mailchimp, enabling remote workers to bring their audience data, marketing channels, and insights together so they can reach their goals more effectively. With Mailchimp, remote workers can promote their business across email, social, landing pages, postcards, and more.

    Impact for participants:

  • Gain the digital skills and knowledge required to reduce the constraints faced with remote digital working.
  • Develop an understanding of how to effectively manage work/life balance when working remotely.
  • Achieve unit accreditation from ILM in working remotely, demonstrating a range of the key digital skills that are in high demand in today’s labour market.

  • How will you study?

    You will need to commit to three hours study and eight hours for assignment completion and submission (total 11 hours).

    All participants will have access to a named course facilitator, online forums and progress reviews.

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    Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation and Maintenance

    Course provider: Bradford College

    Industry: Engineering and Motor Vehicle

    Dates: Thursday 3 June and Friday 4 June

    Level: 2

    Duration: Two full days

    Venue: Bowling Back Lane Motor vehicle Centre

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    Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation and Maintenance

    The training session offered in this project will provide instruction and guidance on producing an engineered product from the planning and design stage through to completion.

    Learners can take advantage of being able to use the college’s milling machines, lathe machines, fabrication and welding equipment.

    Further to the practical training session, we will also look in detail at the different career opportunities that are available within engineering and how these can be accessed.

    The session will conclude with a presentation of the final product and a summary of the skills developed.

    This course is aimed at those currently in engineering sector interested in gaining additional skills and progression and those interested in moving into the engineering sector.

    Covid19 induction on arrival and social distancing measures in place.

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    C&G Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations 18th Edition

    Course provider: Leeds College of Building

    Industry: Construction

    Dates: Start Monday 14 June or Monday 12 July

    Level: 3

    Duration: Three consecutive days

    Venue: Leeds College of Building –South Bank 2 Campus

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    C&G Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations 18th Edition

    C&G Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671:2018

    This course is specifically aimed at potential candidates who are already practising and experienced electricians with existing and specific qualifications in electrical work, who now need to update their certification to meet the latest edition of the IET Wiring Regulations. Alternatively, the course is also suited to newly qualified electricians who needs to gain this certificate, or those that have been out of the industry for a while and wish to return.

    Teacher led discussions and questioning, utilising PowerPoints, handouts, interactive white board etc

    Formative assessment, learners and tutors to reviews/feedback on what went well and what could be improved?

    The IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671) are the definitive standards for the electrical industry in respect of safe use and operation of electrical equipment and systems. They set the requirements and operating criteria for the UK and correspond to EC standards and are recognised by the British Standards Institute as a British Standard (BS 7671).

    It is intended to ensure that individuals are conversant with the format, content and application of the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018.

    To deliver a refresher on some common regulations and highlight the main changes to BS7671 2018.

    During the study, learners will focus on meeting the standards of the latest IET Wiring Regulations, including, essential aspects of the safety, selection and erection of electrical equipment Inspection and testing.

    Upon completion of the course/gaining this qualification, learners can move directly into paid employment or progress into a higher paid work.

    The qualification develops skills and knowledge of learners to a high standard which is highly recognised by the industry.

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    Get Certified in Spreadsheets L2

    Course provider: Leeds City College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Wednesday 16 June

    Level: 2

    Duration: Four weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    Get Certified in Spreadsheets L2 - upskill for enhanced career opportunities with Microsoft Excel

    This course is aimed at people who have some previous experience of using Microsoft Excel.

    You should be familiar with and able to:

    Open and create an Excel workbook.

    Understand what a formula is used for.

    Navigate to find files on your computer.

    Have an equivalent of L1 maths (pre-GCSE) or higher.

    The course prepares students to gain a Level 2 qualification Spreadsheet Software.

    You will learn how to:

    Use a spreadsheet to enter, edit and organise numerical and other data.

    • identify what numerical and other data is needed in the spreadsheet and how it should be structured.
    • enter and edit numerical and other data accurately.
    • store and retrieve spreadsheet files effectively
    • combine and link data across worksheets.

    Select and use appropriate formulas and data analysis tools to meet requirements.

    • identify how to summarise and display the required information.
    • use functions and formulas to meet calculation requirements.
    • use spreadsheet tools and techniques to summarise and display information.


    Select and use tools and techniques to present and format spreadsheet information.

    • select and use appropriate tools and techniques to format spreadsheet cells, rows, and columns.
    • identify which chart or graph type to use to display information.
    • select and use appropriate tools and techniques to generate, develop and format charts and graph.
    • select and use appropriate page layout to present and print spreadsheet information.
    • check spreadsheet information meets needs, using IT tools and making corrections as appropriate.
    • describe how to find errors in spreadsheet formulas.
    • respond appropriately to any problems with spreadsheets.

    Earning a Level 2 certification can help

    • students differentiate themselves in today’s competitive job market, broaden their employment opportunities and result in higher earning potential; and
    • staff in an organisation increase their productivity and value by having better knowledge of today’s essential business tools within Microsoft Office.
    • Progress on to Microsoft Office Specialist training and certification.

    How will I study?

    Daytime course or evening course:

    • Six remote sessions (two hrs)
    • Home study between sessions
    • Exam preparation and exam (two weeks)

    You will learn through:

    • Tutor-led online learning
    • On-line videos
    • Hands on practical activities
    • Revision papers

    Please note: You will need to have a computer with Microsoft Office Excel installed and access to the internet for the tutoring sessions.

    Wednesdays 7-9pm, four weeks

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    Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness (L1)

    Course provider: Leeds City College

    Industry: Engineering and Motor Vehicle

    Dates: Several dates per month - enquire now

    Level: 1

    Duration: One day

    Venue: Leeds City College Printworks Campus

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    Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness (L1)

    This course will provide an introduction to the electric/hybrid vehicle industry sector, enabling individuals to work safely within their role, or future employment in relation to this growing industry sector. The course is suitable for individuals who have a keen interest in gaining the knowledge to work safely in the automotive industry recognising the increase in electric/hybrid vehicles.

    Training will include:

    Types of electric/hybrid vehicles.

    Hazards associated with motor vehicle high energy electrical systems.

    Working safely around electric/hybrid vehicles including charging.

    This course could lead to roles within Vehicle Maintenance / Engineering or further study at higher levels.

    How will I learn?

    You will learn through group-based delivery of practical and theory based skills.

    Safety measures will be in place based on government guidance at the time of the course.

    Courses will run multiple times each month from October 2020. Please enquire for dates.

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    Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities (L2)

    Course provider: Leeds City College

    Industry: Engineering and Motor Vehicle

    Dates: Several dates per month - enquire now

    Level: 2

    Duration: Two days

    Venue: Leeds City College Printworks Campus

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    Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities (L2)

    This short course will provide individuals with the knowledge and skills required to work safely on Electric/Hybrid vehicles whilst carrying out routine maintenance and repair activities (not voltage components or systems). This may include vehicles that may have or had damage to their high energy/electrical system. Specifically the course covers:

    electric/hybrid vehicle system components and operation

    hazards surrounding electric/hybrid vehicles

    how to reduce the risks to yourself and others when working on electric/hybrid vehicles

    safely preparing the vehicle when carrying routine maintenance (NOT high voltage components or systems)

    This course is suitable for: Individuals who have an interest in gaining knowledge in routine maintenance of hybrid/electrical vehicles, recognising the increase in electric/hybrid vehicles. Individuals should already have appropriate vehicle maintenance and repair knowledge and skills.

    How will I learn?

    You will learn through group based delivery of practical and theory based skills.

    Safety measures will be in place based on government guidance at the time of the course.

    Courses will run multiple times each month from October 2020. Please enquire for dates.

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    Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement (L3)

    Course provider: Leeds City College

    Industry: Engineering and Motor Vehicle

    Dates: Several dates per month - enquire now

    Level: 3

    Duration: Two days

    Venue: Leeds City College Printworks Campus

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    Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement (L3)

    This short course will provide individuals with the knowledge and skills required to work safely on Electric/Hybrid vehicles whilst carrying out diagnostic, testing and repair activities.

    This may include vehicles that may have or had damage to their high energy/electrical system, and includes carrying out repairs on high energy electrical systems, and recording information and making suitable recommendations.

    As a result, individuals successfully completing this course will acquire significant core knowledge and skills and the ability to remove and replace Electric/Hybrid vehicle high voltage components.

    This course is suitable for individuals who may encounter electric/hybrid vehicles within a routine maintenance situation or individuals who are interested in developing their skills within this area.

    How will I learn?

    You will learn through group based delivery of practical and theory based skills. Safety measures will be in place based on government guidance at the time of the course.

    Courses will run multiple times each month from October 2020. Please enquire for dates.

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    IT Cyber Security - Understand threats to ICT systems and data

    Course provider: Shipley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Rolling registration, start anytime

    Level: 2

    Duration: Three weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    IT Cyber Security - Understand threats to ICT systems and data

    This course provides learners with knowledge of common threats to ICT systems and data and ways to protect ICT systems from these threats. You will also understand how to protect data within an organisation.

    Following this course, you may like to consider working in roles where you need to have the knowledge and skills to understand the basic cyber security threats that exist in organisations. This could lead to career options in IT networking and Data security.

    How will I study?

    Through an online workbook with access to online tutor led sessions.

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    How to Communicate and Collaborate Online

    Course provider: Shipley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Rolling registration, start anytime

    Level: 2 short course

    Duration: Up to five weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    How to Communicate and Collaborate Online

    Learn how to communicate and collaborate online using a range of technology.

    On completion of this course you may progress to roles where you need to have the knowledge and skills to use and manage digital information, keep yourself and others safe when using digital devices and communicate and collaborate online.

    How will I study?

    You will receive one to one support with feedback provided.

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    How to Effectively Use and Manage Online Information

    Course provider: Shipley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Rolling registration, start anytime

    Level: 2 short course

    Duration: Up to three weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    How to effectively use and manage online information

    This course covers how to search for and select appropriate information to meet personal and organisational needs. Learners will understand how to evaluate the information they find, understand copyright, and be able to store information in line with organisational procedures.

    Once you have completed this course you maybe employable in roles where you need to have the knowledge and skills to use and manage digital information, keep yourself and others safe when using digital devices and communicate and collaborate online.

    How will I study?

    You will receive one to one support with feedback provided.

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    Progressing Your Career in Digital

    Course provider: Shipley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Rolling registration, start anytime

    Level: 2 short course

    Duration: Up to three weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    Progressing Your Career in Digital

    This course will cover how to manage and promote your digital reputation and online identity. You will be able to use social media and the internet to search and prepare applications for voluntary and paid employment and use technology to facilitate personal and professional learning and career progression.

    How will I study?

    You will carry out independent online learning with a workbook and tutor support via email where needed.

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    Principles of Digital Marketing

    Course provider: Shipley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Rolling registration, start anytime

    Level: 2 short course

    Duration: Up to five weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    Principles of Digital Marketing

    This course aims to provide learners with an understanding of the role of digital marketing and integral elements such as search engine optimisation (SEO), internet market research, digital marketing devices and technology.

    How will I study?

    You will carry out independent online learning with a workbook and tutor support via email where needed. You will receive assessment feedback.


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    How to Publish, Integrate and Share Using Social Media

    Course provider: Shipley College

    Industry: Digital

    Dates: Rolling registration, start anytime

    Level: 2 short course

    Duration: Up to five weeks

    Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

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    How to Publish, Integrate and Share Using Social Media

    The aim of this short course is to develop the knowledge and understanding to publish, integrate and share using social media. You will be able to identify the main networks and their features used in social media and why they would use them. You will also be able to identify the benefits and risks of networking on social media for an organisation.

    This course may encourage progression to roles where you need to have the knowledge and skills to publish, integrate and share using social media.

    How will I study?

    You will carry out independent online learning with a workbook and tutor support via email where needed.

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