This course provides learners with an awareness of the health implications of smoking as well as knowledge of strategies and sources of information to assist in smoking cessation.
The course is delivered over ten weeks - online and at Broomfield Hall - and is scheduled to start on:
EA Thursday: 16/09/21 - 25/11/21
EB Tuesday: 11/01/22 - 22/03/22
EC Wednesday: 27/04/22 - 6/07/22
The course costs £177.50.
A minimum of five candidates need to be enrolled for each course to run.
There are no specific entry requirements but candidates should have the literacy skills to write at a Level 2 standard.
There is one mandatory unit:
During the course, candidates will gain an understanding of the key UK statistics related to smoking, the health implications smoking has for individuals, the key components of tobacco products and the effects they have on the body, and how to assist individuals in smoking cessation.
Assessment is through the completion of in-class worksheets.
There are no additional costs but to access the online sessions you will need a stable wifi connection and your own laptop.
This qualification provides progression to sector-specific qualifications at DCG, for example the:
Derby College offer sport, health and leisure facilities for public use. This includes fitness centre, sports hall and outdoor pitch hire plus lots more. Located at Broomfield Hall, Johnson Building and Mackworth.
With breaking officially confirmed as an Olympic sport, exciting times lie ahead for breaking world champion and former Derby College student Karam Singh. Karam, who took level 3 and a foundation degree in sports coaching at Broomfield, hopes to reach the 2024 Olympics in Paris and bring home a medal. Now 22, he has been breaking – a competitive form of breakdancing – since he was seven and is currently ranked fourth in the world and number one in the UK. As well as continuing to practise hard, Karam has also been busy studying – recently graduating from Derby University with a 2:1 in Sports Coaching and Development. Keen on many sports, he always wanted to train as a sports teacher or coach as a back-up to his breaking career. He said: “A 2:1 is alright but it’s a shame that I was only few marks off getting a First. It’s been hard studying during lockdown and I didn’t know what to expect at university. We’re a small, close group on the foundation course though and we’ve helped each other get through our degree.” Karam, who has travelled all over the world and met sporting heroes Usain Bolt and Marcus Rashford through his breaking, believes Broomfield helped take him to the next level. He added: “I always say Derby College was such a big thing for me. I gained a lot more from going there than I would have done going anywhere else. Broomfield is where I learnt about my body and that’s where the big transformation came. I learnt how to calorie count, manage fitness levels and how to train elite athletes. I’ve managed to apply it to myself and it’s helped me a lot. Derby College helped me to go from amateur to ‘professional’.” When he’s not doing a daily workout or practising his dancing – which he does four to five times a week – Karam makes paid-for Tik Tok videos featuring fun dances and breaking tutorials. He added: “Being accepted as an Olympic sport will give breaking wider recognition and, for the Olympics, it should attract young people who don’t usually follow traditional sports.”
I always say Derby College was such a big thing for me. I gained a lot more from going there than I would have done going anywhere else. Broomfield is where I learnt about my body and that’s where the big transformation came. I learnt how to calorie count, manage fitness levels and how to train elite athletes. I’ve managed to apply it to myself and it’s helped me a lot.
Derby College helped me to go from amateur to ‘professional’.