Short Courses

Funded by the Tees Valley Combined Authority 

Part time

Course Type: Wind Turbine Industry Level 1

Length: 3 weeks, Monday – Friday

Entry Requirements: None

Cost: Fully funded if in receipt of benefits otherwise costs apply.

Are you looking for a career in the Wind Turbine Industry? Then enrol on our Level 1 programme.

What will you do?

  • L1 Certificate in Safe Working Practices in the Wind Turbine Industry
  • Employability in the Wind Turbine Industry
  • Lifting Operations Awareness
  • Basic Lifting in Offshore WTG
  • Drops Awareness
  • Slips, Trips & Falls
  • HAVs Awareness
  • Introduction to Electrical Awareness ECITB Working at Height
  • STCW PST
  • Fire Awareness
  • First Aid at Work

How am I assessed?

Portfolio assessment

How do I apply/enrol?

Apply online at www.stockton.ac.uk/apply

Course Type: Wind Turbine Industry Level 2

Length: 5 weeks, Monday – Friday

Entry Requirements: Level 1 in Wind Turbine

Cost: Fully funded if in receipt of benefits otherwise costs apply.

Are you looking for a career in the Wind Turbine Industry? Then enrol on our Level 2 programme.

What will you do?

Specific to the Wind Turbine Industry

  • Working at Heights
  • Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces
  • Marine Safety and Sea Survival
  • Health and Safety
  • Employment Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Working with Electrics and Electronics
  • Manual Handling
  • First Aid
  • Fire Safety Awareness

How am I assessed?

Portfolio assessment

How do I apply/enrol?

Apply online at www.stockton.ac.uk/apply

Course Type: Sector Based Work Academy – Career in Industrial Jet Washing

Length: 6 weeks, Monday – Friday.

9:30 – 15:00

Including 1 day per week work experience

Entry Requirements: None

Would you like to work with the latest high pressure water jetting technology whilst developing skills and confidence to gain employment?

What will you do?

  • Manual Handling
  • CCNSG Site Safety Passport
  • Confined Space Training
  • Working at Heights
  • Health and Safety
  • Risk Assessment
  • Mindset – skills and qualities for employment
  • Understanding your customer
  • Processes and Procedures at work
  • Time Management
  • CV and Cover Letter Writing
  • Interview Skills
  • Mock Interviews
  • Dealing with your first days at work

How am I assessed?

You will be assessed throughout the course

What’s next?

A guaranteed interview upon completion of the course

How do I apply/enrol?

Apply online at www.stockton.ac.uk/apply

 

 

Stockton Care Academy in partnership with Job Centre Plus and JCP.

What will you do?

Delegates who successfully complete the 6 week pre-employment programme will gain the following:

  • Level 1 award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 1 Certificate in employability to prepare the customer for the interview and work including:
  • Preparing for Employment
  • Searching for a Job
  • Career Planning and Making Applications covering:
  • Career planning
  • Job Search
  • Preparing a CV
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Understanding Safeguarding in Adult Social Care
  • Talks and Interviews with employers

Due to the nature of the job role work experience will be limited and only made available subject to DBS.

You need:

Aged 18+, unemployed and wish to gain employment in the adult care sector.

You will receive:

  • FREE tuition
  • FREE examination costs
  • FREE use of specialist equipment including the Internet
  • FREE access to online training resources
  • FREE use of the Learning Resource Centre
  • FREE specialist Information, Advice and Guidance

Course info

Location: Stockton Riverside College

Awareness Session Time Course  Time
10.08.2020 10:00 – 11:00 17.08.2020 – 25.09.2020 9:30 – 15:00
05.10.2020 10:00 – 11:00 12.10.2020 – 20.11.2020 9:30 – 15:00

For more information call 01642 865561 or email shirley.diddams@the-etc.co.uk

First Aid at Work

This Health & Safety Executive approved course provides all the necessary training for personnel who wish to gain a recognised first aid certificate.  On satisfactory completion of the in-house assessment exercises, certification (lasting 3 years) will be awarded.

What will I study?

  • priorities in an emergency – what to treat/refer
  • causes of asphyxia, resuscitation and recovery position
  • wounds and bleeding
  • unconsciousness
  • fractures of upper/lower limbs and spine
  • burns and scalds, poisons
  • recognition of major/minor illness, eye injuries
  • written/practical examination

Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants will be:

  • able to carry out an effective resuscitation technique
  • aware of treatment for major/minor injuries
  • able to select the correct treatment for burns, scalds and poisons
  • aware of HSE requirements re: reporting of accidents and contents of first-aid boxes
  • able to assess/deal with injuries to bones, joints, muscles

 

How will I be assessed?

A practical assessment will be carried out on the last day of the course.  It is advised that all attendees should have a full range of mobility.

 

What are the entry requirements?

None

Who should attend?

Individuals whose intention it is to practice first aid in the workplace during the validity of the first aid certificate (3 years).

 

How much does the course cost?

£70

 

What days and times does the course run?

This is a 1 day course.

Courses run from 9am – 4pm

How do I apply/enrol?

For further information please contact Shirley Diddams on 01642 865561 shirley.diddams@the-etc.co.uk

Course Type: Health and Safety in a Construction Environment with CSCS

Length: 3 weeks, Monday – Friday.

9:30 – 15:00 – delivered remotely

Entry Requirements: None

Increase your employment opportunities with our 3 week programme.

What will you do?

You will achieve a Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment and the approved CITB green labourers card upon completion of the online test

How am I assessed?

You will be assessed throughout the course. There is a CITB on-line test at the end of the course.

What’s next?

On completion of the course and successfully completing the on-line test you will receive a 5 year green Labourer card.

How do I apply/enrol?

Apply online at www.stockton.ac.uk/apply

Future Course dates:

Awareness Sessions:

06/08/2020 – 10:00 – 13:00

03/09/2020 – 10:00 – 13:00

01/10/2020 – 10:00 – 13:00

29/10/2020 – 10:00 – 13:00

26/11/2020 – 10:00 – 13:00

Course Dates

10/08/2020 – 28/08/2020

07/09/2020 – 25/09/2020

05/10/2020 – 23/10/2020

02/11/2020 – 20/11/2020

30/11/2020 – 18/12/2020

Introduction to Cake Decorating

Learn some of the techniques of cake decoration. The aim of this course is to have fun in a relaxed and friendly environment.

 

What will I study?

You will learn at a pace that is comfortable for you.  Each student will get individual attention from the tutor.  You will be amazed at the results and the wide repertoire you will quickly acquire.

 

On the first evening you will need:

  • Note pad and pen

 

How will I be assessed?

This course is non-accredited; therefore an assessment is not required.

What are the entry requirements?

N/A

Who should attend?

Anyone who has an interest in cake decorating.

How much does the course cost?

£95 This is a Full Cost course with no remissions available.

What days and times does the course run?

This is a 10 week course 1 evening per week  held on a Tuesday or Thursday evening, 6.00 pm – 9.00 pm

When does the course start?

New dates coming soon

How do I apply/enrol?

For further information please contact Shirley Diddams on 01642 865561 shirley.diddams@stockton.ac.uk 

 

Introduction to Digital Photography

This course will give you an insight into the world of Photoshop and digital imaging, and will help you turn your holiday snaps into masterpieces.

What will I study?

  • Setting up your image
  • Layers
  • Colour popping
  • Depth of field
  • Copyright
  • Enhancing photographs
  • Creating montages and retouching techniques

Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Take quality photos of various subjects using different techniques

How will I be assessed?

This course is non-accredited; therefore an assessment is not required.

What are the entry requirements?

N/A

Who should attend?

Those interested in photography and wanting to enhance their skills.

How much does the course cost?

£95 This is a Full Cost course with no remissions available.

What days and times does the course run?

This is a 10 week course held on a Tuesday evening, 6.00 pm – 9.00 pm

How do I apply/enrol?

For further information please contact Shirley Diddams on 01642 865561 shirley.diddams@stockton.ac.uk

 

RSPH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

This qualification covers the basic principles of food hygiene for caterers and other food handlers.

What will I study?

  • Record keeping
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Personal hygiene
  • Temperature control, cleaning and disinfection
  • Food storage
  • RSPH Exam – multiple choice

Objectives:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Be aware of the need for food safety procedures
  • Personal hygiene
  • Know how to keep the working area clean and hygienic
  • Receive and store food safely
  • Know correct safety procedures for food preparation

 

How will I be assessed?

There is a one hour multiple choice exam at the end of the course.

 

What are the entry requirements?

None

  • Remissions may apply

 

Who should attend?

Holders of this qualification will have knowledge and understanding of the importance of food hygiene, associated food hazards, good hygiene practice and controls based upon an awareness of food safety management systems.  Holders will know how to maintain good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of safe food.

 

How much does the course cost?

£65 per person

Group fees are available upon request.

 

What days and times does the course run?

 This is a 1 day course to be held  on a Tuesday 9.00 am – 4.00 pm

 

What dates does the course run?

  • 19/11/2020
  • 10/12/2020

How do I apply/enrol?

For further information please contact Shirley Diddams on 01642 865561 shirley.diddams@stockton.ac.uk