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Online Courses

South Devon College offer online courses designed to provide adults with an opportunity to study in a flexible way.

Key information about online courses:

  • You will be designated a personal tutor who will provide you with advice and guidance, assessment support and feedback.
  • There will be an opportunity to meet your personal tutor face-to-face to introduce you to your course. If you can't make a meeting, you will still be sent the information electronically with a video on how to navigate your course effectively.
  • Online courses are flexible. This means that as long as you meet your deadlines set by your tutor, you can study at any time of day to suit you.
  • Some courses will ask you to meet certain entry requirements. This could be evidence of qualifications or a written piece of work and can be provided via post, scan, email or by visiting us.

Online Courses

A1 Dementia Awareness - Level 2 Certificate (ONLINE) - Online APPLICATION

A1 Dementia Awareness - Level 2 Certificate (ONLINE) - Online APPLICATION

This course is aimed at adults wanting to expand their awareness of working or supporting people who suffer from a form of dementia.

During the course you will develop your knowledge of a wide range of issues linked to dementia including behaviours related to dementia, the administration of types of medication and person centred support for service users with dementia.

  • This product allows potential learners to apply for a place on this course. Once this application is received candidates will be asked to complete a written assignment which must be submitted to the required standard before enrolment can take place.
  • Learners who pass the pre-enrolment assignment may have to pay a course fee of £233 if they do not meet the criteria for a free place.

This course is online so an element of computer literacy is a must as well as access to ICT and the internet to support your studies. Your qualification will require you to research and read web based documents and complete online assessments to support you in your achievement of this newly updated NCFE qualification.

 

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A1 Dementia Awareness - Level 2 Certificate (ONLINE) - Online APPLICATION 16-17
01/08/201631/07/2017[Read More]
Mental Health Awareness - Level 2 Certificate (ONLINE) - Online APPLICATION

A1 Mental Health Awareness - Level 2 Certificate (ONLINE) - Online APPLICATION

The online Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Problems course consists of thirteen units comprising of topics; the history of and an overview of mental health and mental ill health, stress, anxiety, phobias, depression, post-natal depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, dementia and eating disorders, ADHD, OCD and PTSD.

  • This product allows potential learners to apply for a place on this course. Once this application is received candidates will be asked to complete a written assignment which must be submitted to the required standard before enrolment can take place.
  • Learners who pass the pre-enrolment assignment may have to pay a course fee of £235 if they do not meet the criteria for a free place.

This course is online so an element of computer literacy is a must as well as access to ICT and the internet to support your studies.  Your qualification will require you to research and read web based documents and complete online assessments to support you in your achievement of this newly updated NCFE qualification.

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A1 Mental Health Awareness - Level 2 Certificate (ONLINE) - Free Online APPLICATION
01/08/201631/07/2017[Read More]
A2 Dementia Awareness  - Level 2 Certificate (ONLINE) - Course Fee

A2 Dementia Awareness - Level 2 Certificate (ONLINE) - Course Fee

This course is aimed at adults wanting to expand their awareness of working or supporting people who suffer from a form of dementia.

During the course you will develop your knowledge of a wide range of issues linked to dementia including behaviours related to dementia, the administration of types of medication and person centred support for service users with dementia.

This course is online so an element of computer literacy is a must as well as access to ICT and the internet to support your studies.  Your qualification will require you to research and read web based documents and complete online assessments to support you in your achievement of this newly updated NCFE qualification.

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CT2DE21P 13/02/2017 to 26/06/2017 (ONLINE) - Full Cost
13/02/201726/06/2017£233.00[Read More]
Mental Health Awareness - Level 2 Certificate (ONLINE) - Course Fee

A2 Mental Health Awareness - Level 2 Certificate (ONLINE) - Course Fee

This online course is aimed at adults wanting to expand their awareness of mental health.

During the course you will develop your knowledge of a wide range of mental health issues including phobias, eating disorders, depression and anxiety. 

This course is online so an element of computer literacy is a must as well as access to ICT and the internet to support your studies.  Your qualification will require you to research and read web based documents and complete online assessments to support you in your achievement of this newly updated NCFE qualification.

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CT2MH21P 13/02/2017 to 26/06/2017 (ONLINE) - Full Cost
13/02/201726/06/2017£235.00[Read More]
AAT Level One - Access to Accounting (Online Course)

AAT Level One - Access to Accounting (Online Course)

Is this course right for me?

Even if you have no experience of working within the finance sector, our Entry Award in Accounting can give you a real insight into the world of accounting. It’s perfect for young people and those taking their first step on the career ladder. As well as getting a taster of what it’s like to work in a professional environment, you’ll pick up accounting terms and get additional support with literacy and numeracy.

What will I be learning?

You will learn basic accounting principles and practice split into five units covering the following subjects:
• Mathematics for accounting.
• Essential accounting procedures.
• Creating business documents.
• Accounting in a professional environment.

How will I learn?

This is an online course which allows you to work through at a pace that suits you.  The length of time it takes you will be dependent on several factors including previous knowledge and experience of business or finance, and other commitments that you may have.

How will I be assessed?

To demonstrate the skills you have developed during your training, you will be formally assessed by a single 90 minute computer based assessment which is taken on site at South Devon College (Vantage Point campus in Paignton, TQ4 7EJ).

What are the Entry Requirements?

To be successful in this qualification you will need to have good numeracy, literacy and IT skills.

Registering with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

In addition to enrolling with the College for the course, you will need to register separately with the AAT for £40 in order to access further resources and to be able to sit the assessment.  This is your responsibility and needs to be done at the time that you enrol with the College.

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AAT Level One - Access to Accounting (Online Course) - AW1AAT1ONL
01/09/201607/07/2017£99.00[Read More]
Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance (ONLINE)

Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance - Level 2 (ONLINE)

The qualification is suitable for learners aged 19 and above. 

Is this course right for me?

This qualification is designed for those people who work in, or are looking to work in an information, advice or guidance role such as:

  • Careers Advisor, Counsellor, Customer Service Advisor, Debt Advisor, Employment Advisor, Help-desk Advisor, Housing Support Worker, Learning Support Worker, Legal Services Support Workers, Peer Mentor.

 With a range of employers such as:

  • Local authorities, careers advice services, voluntary sector organisations, student services, citizen advice services, housing associations.

What is the duration?

 Completion within 12 weeks although early completion is very possible.

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Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice and Guidance Online
12/09/201609/06/2017[Read More]
Developing Customer Service Skills - Level 1  (ONLINE)

Developing Customer Service Skills - Level 1 (ONLINE)

This course aims to develop learner’s knowledge and understanding of customer service to support service delivery within an organisation. Upon successful completion you will achieve a NCFE Level 1 Unit Developing Customer Service Skills certificate.

The learning outcomes covered include:

  • Understand the benefits to the organisation of good customer service.
  • The possible consequences of poor customer service.
  • The value of first impressions.
  • Understand positive verbal and non-verbal interaction with customers.
  • Respect for the individual is at the heart of good customer service and his/her role in dealing with complaints from customers.
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Developing Customer Service Skills - Level 1 (ONLINE)
01/08/201631/07/2017[Read More]
Level 4 Award in Salon Management (ONLINE COURSE)

Level 4 Award in Salon Management (ONLINE COURSE)

A personal statement will be required and approved by the course tutor before enrolment.

This online course is aimed at Salon owners/managers or future owners working in a salon but not necessarily holding a Hairdressing qualification.

During this 12 week course you will learn how to implement management practices, plan operational objectives and be introduced to marketing planning to improve product and service sales. This course will help you to evaluate your management style and further develop your team's working practices. You will have the opportunity to collaborate through a Padlet Forum with other salon managers/owners to share good practice and reflect on your newly acquired knowledge.

  • You will need to complete an assignment to successfully achieve this Level 4 Award.
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Level 4 Award in Salon Management (ONLINE COURSE) - AW4SMA1ONL 16/17
17/04/201707/07/2017£350.00[Read More]
NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Wellbeing (ONLINE)

NCFE Certificate in Wellbeing - Level 1 (ONLINE)

The qualification is suitable for learners aged 19 and above. 

This online course is designed for learners with an interest in developing understanding of their own well-being and will also serve to enhance the knowledge and skills of others in the work place.

Units of study:

•              Introduction to stress management

•              Develop an awareness of mental health

•              Importance of healthy eating and drinking for adults

•              Understanding eating disorders

•              Weight management and body image

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NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Wellbeing (ONLINE) - CT1WEB1ONL - 2015/16
01/09/201612/06/2017[Read More]

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