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Whatever your interests and aims, Derby College has a wide range of full-time and part-time courses and adult learning opportunities to suit your needs. We have everything from Access Courses to Welding to Teaching Assistant Qualifications and even Dog Grooming.

Here at Derby College we know that part-time students have demanding work and family commitments and we do everything we can to help you fit your studies into your lifestyle.

Our excellent learning resources are conveniently located at sites across the city and part-time students can take advantage of all the services available to full-time students.

Expert support and guidance is available to help you make the most of your time with us and our professional tutors are dedicated to your success.

Derby College is offering you the opportunity to apply for courses starting now.

You can apply online for your place, simply select the course of your choice below and complete the application form – we will do the rest.

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Course Listings

Part Time Adult Listings Starting Before August 2018

Course Title
Advanced Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Repair and Replacement - April: Site Johnson Building
Advanced Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Repair and Replacement - January: Site Johnson Building
Advanced BPEC Gas Foundation Training: Site The RoundHouse
Advanced CCN1 Reassessment Core & 3 Elements: Site The RoundHouse
Advanced Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (Flexible Location): Site Workplace
Advanced Certificate in IT User Skills: Site Workplace
Advanced Diploma for Teaching Assistants: Site The RoundHouse
Advanced Diploma for the Early Years Educator: Site The RoundHouse
Advanced Diploma in Advice and Guidance: Site Workplace
Advanced Diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce: Early Years Educator: Site Workplace
Advanced Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support: Site Workplace
Advanced ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management: Site Workplace
Advanced ILM Diploma in Management: Site Workplace
Advanced Understanding the Care and Maintenance of Diabetics: Site Distance Learning
FOR EMPLOYERS ONLY - LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE FOR TEACHING ASSISTANTS: Site The RoundHouse
FOR EMPLOYERS ONLY - LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE IN ASSESSING VOCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT: Site The RoundHouse
FOR EMPLOYERS ONLY - LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA FOR TEACHING ASSISTANTS: Site The RoundHouse
FOR EMPLOYERS ONLY - LEVEL 4 AWARD IN INTERNAL VERIFICATION: Site The RoundHouse
Groom Your Own Dog: Site Broomfield Hall
ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching and Mentoring : Site Joseph Wright Centre
Intermediate Award in Team Leading: Site Workplace
Intermediate CACHE Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce : Site The RoundHouse
Intermediate Certificate for Teaching Assistants: Site The RoundHouse
Intermediate Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems: Site The RoundHouse
Intermediate Certificate in Dignity and Safeguarding: Site Distance Learning
Intermediate Certificate in Equality and Diversity: Site The RoundHouse
Intermediate Certificate in ICT User Skills: Site Workplace
Intermediate Certificate in Nutrition and Health: Site Distance Learning
Intermediate Certificate in Team Leading: Site Workplace
Intermediate Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care: Site Distance Learning
Intermediate Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings: Site Distance Learning
Intermediate Certificate in the Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities: Site Distance Learning
Intermediate Certificate in the Safe Handling of Medicines: Site Distance Learning
Intermediate Certificate in Understanding Autism: Site Distance Learning
Intermediate Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes : Site Distance Learning
Intermediate Diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce: Site Workplace
Intermediate Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support: Site Workplace
Intermediate Holiday Reps and Customer Service: Site The RoundHouse
Intermediate NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing: Site Offsite
Intermediate NVQ Diploma in Plastering: Site Workplace
Intermediate NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations: Site Workplace
Intermediate NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations: Site Workplace
Level 1 Award in Coaching Football : Site Workplace
Level 1 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage: Site Workplace
Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) in the Private Security Industry: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer in the Private Security Industry: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells: Site Johnson Building
Level 2 Award in Nutrition, Performance and Healthy Eating: Site Johnson Building
Level 2 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football: Site Workplace
Level 2 Certificate in Event Security Operations: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage: Site Workplace
Level 2 Diploma in Team Leading: Site Workplace
Level 2 HABC Certificate in Customer Service: Site Workplace
Level 2 HABC Certificate in Customer Service Knowledge: Site Workplace
Level 2 HABC Certificate in Team Leading Principles: Site Workplace
Level 2 HABC Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles: Site Workplace
Level 2 HABC Diploma in Retail Skills : Site Workplace
Level 3 Diploma in Retail Sales Professional: Site Workplace
Level 3 Diploma in Retail Skills: Site Workplace
Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (Flexible Location): Site Workplace
Level 4 Certificate for the Early Years Advanced Practitioner: Site Workplace
Level 4 Certificate in Advice and Guidance: Site Workplace
Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services: Site Other
Level 5 ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management: Site Workplace
Marketing - Get it Sold! : Site Broomfield Hall
Marketing - How to Start Selling : Site Broomfield Hall
Marketing - Progressive Selling : Site Broomfield Hall
Marketing - Strategic Selling : Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw using Free Fall Techniques: Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC Award in Chainsaw and Cross-Cutting: Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC Award in Felling & Processing Trees Up To 380mm: Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC Award in Land Based Telescopic Fork Lift Truck Operations: Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC Award in Sit-Astride ATVs : Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC Award in Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue: Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC Award Sit in All Terrain Vehicle (RTV): Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmers: Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pedestrian Controlled Mowers: Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Ride-on Self-propelled Mowers: Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC Level 2 Award in the Transport of Animals by Road (Short Journeys): Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC Level 2 Award in Tractor Driving and Related Operations: Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC PA1 Pesticide Foundation: Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC PA2 Boom Sprayer : Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC PA6 Knapsack Application: Site Broomfield Hall
People Skills - Delivering Exceptional Customer Service : Site Broomfield Hall
People Skills - Improving Customer Loyalty : Site Broomfield Hall
RHS Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture - Daytime: Site Broomfield Hall
RHS Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture - Evening: Site Broomfield Hall
RHS Level 3 Certificate in Practical Horticulture - Daytime: Site Broomfield Hall
SIA Licence Essential Skills: Site Broomfield Hall
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