Archive for the ‘Management & Professional Studies’ Category

Get into Teaching and Training

Are you thinking of becoming a teacher? This 3 hour taster session is for those considering a career in teaching and provides an insight into the course options available. You will also take part in a number of activities that give a flavour of Teacher Training course delivery at KCC. This is an ideal option for those considering enrolling on The City & Guilds Award in Education & Training (6502) or The Canterbury Christchurch University Diploma in Education & Training.

Introduction to Teaching (Free Advice & Guidance session)

Teacher Training advice and guidance is held at our Kensington Centre each month and offers potential applicants information on the Teacher Training courses available at KCC. Each event is hosted by a member of the Teacher Training team who will gladly answer any questions you may have. Those wishing to apply for a course are then asked to complete BKSB maths & English initial assessments. The advice and guidance session is free. However, we ask that you arrive promptly and allow two hours for completion.

Get into Sociology and Humanities

Explore the possible career pathways from the study of sociology and humanities. Come and find out what your first steps need to be.

African Studies

Explore the possible pathways into African Caribbean Studies. Come and find out what your first steps need to be.

Certificate in Book-keeping & Accounts L1

Master the fundamentals of double-entry bookkeeping. You will take an examination at the end of the course. There are no entry requirements, although you should be numerate.

Functional Skills English

We offer English functional skills courses for adults to develop practical skills that you need to live, study and work. You will learn to use English and maths in real-life situations through reading, writing, speaking and listening tasks and maths that can use every day.

The courses run at Level 1 or Level 2 to support you to move on to GCSE English.

You are welcome to come in to one of our centres on Mondays between 1-3pm for advice and guidance and to take a test to determine your evel.

You will work towards the Edexcel Functional Skills qualification.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but before you enrol you will take a short test with one of our tutors to help us decide what is the best level for you.If you have already passed a functional skills course and want to study for the next level, please bring your certificates with you when you come in for your test.

GCSE English -Chelsea

This L2 qualification is essential for future employment and higher study in any subject. With options for day or evening, this course is designed for learners who prefer to study in an environment that is very different to previous school experiences and wish to achieve Grade C-A*. The course will improve your confidence and communication skills both verbally and in writing and will help you to become a more skilful reader. It includes a fascinating investigation into modern spoken English in the 21st Century and its impact on us and the way we write. Even though the main focus is on Language, the course does give you the opportunity to study some modern short story texts.

Please bring evidence of any qualifications you already have to the initial assessment session where you will be asked to complete an assessment test. If you have not sat any exams before for personal reasons, come to be assessed and advised. Days and Times are subject to change. GCSE English and Maths courses are free for all EU citizens who do not already have a GCSE grade A*-C

GCSE English

This L2 qualification is essential for future employment and higher study in any subject.With options for day or evening , this course is designed for learners who prefer to study in an environment that is very different to previous school experiences and wish to achieve Grade C-A*. The course will improve your confidence and communication skills both verbally and in writing and will help you to become a more skilful reader. It includes a fascinating investigation into modern spoken English in the 21st Century and its impact on us and the way we write. Even though the main focus is on Language, the course does give you the opportunity to study some modern short story texts. Please bring evidence of any qualifications you already have to the initial assessment session where you will be asked to complete an assessment test. If you have not sat any exams before for personal reasons, come to be assessed and advised.Days and Times are subject to change.GCSE English and Maths courses are free for all EU citizens who do not already have a GCSE grade A*-C