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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
Level 5 ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management: Site Workplace
Advanced Award Automotive Refrigerant Handling - January: Site Johnson Building
Advanced Award Automotive Refrigerant Handling - March: Site Johnson Building
Advanced Award Automotive Refrigerant Handling - May: Site Johnson Building
Advanced Award in Education and Training - Term 2 Starting March 2018: Site The RoundHouse
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 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (Flexible Location): Site Workplace
Advanced Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (Flexible Location): Site Workplace
Advanced Certificate in IT User Skills: Site Workplace
Advanced Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care: Site The RoundHouse
Advanced Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage: Site The RoundHouse
Advanced Diploma Allied Healthcare Professionals : Site Workplace
Advanced Diploma for Residential Childcare: Site Workplace
Advanced Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce : Site Workplace
Advanced Diploma for the Early Years Educator: Site The RoundHouse
Advanced Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support: Site Workplace
Advanced Diploma in Dental Nursing : Site The RoundHouse
Advanced Diploma in Health and Social Care : Site Workplace
Advanced Diploma in Maternity and Paediatric Support: Site Workplace
Certificate in Customer Service Knowledge Level 2 HABC: Site Workplace
Certificate in Team Leading Principles Level 2 HABC: Site Workplace
Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Level 1: Site Workplace
Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Level 2: Site Workplace
Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles Level 2 HABC: Site Workplace
FA Level 1 Award in Coaching Football : Site Workplace
FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football (September and February): Site Workplace
Intermediate Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation and Maintenance - Starting April 2018: Site Johnson Building
Intermediate Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation and Maintenance - Starting January 2018: Site Johnson Building
Intermediate Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce : Site The RoundHouse
Intermediate Certificate in Spectator Safety HABC: Site Workplace
Intermediate Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support: Site Workplace
Intermediate Diploma in Heath and Social Care : Site Workplace
Intermediate Diploma in Plastering: Site Workplace
Intermediate Diploma in Trowel Occupations: Site Workplace
Intermediate ITQ Certificate in ICT User Skills: Site Workplace
Intermediate MIG Welding - Starting February 2018: Site Ilkeston
Introduction to Seasonal Floral Design - Spring is in the Air: Site Broomfield Hall
Introduction to Seasonal Floral Design - Summer Solstice: Site Broomfield Hall
Introductory Groom Your Own Dog: Site Broomfield Hall
Introductory MIG Welding - Starting February 2018: Site Ilkeston
L2 Award for Upskilling a Door Supervisor Within the Private Security Sector: Site Broomfield Hall
L2 Certificate in Event Security Operations HABC: Site Broomfield Hall
L2 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety : Site Workplace
Leadership and Management Level 5 ILM Award : Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) in the Private Security Industry: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells ACTIVEiQ: Site Johnson Building
Level 2 Award in Nutrition for Healthy Living YMCA: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Award in Understanding Prevent and Safeguarding Strategies - Starting April 2018: Site The RoundHouse
Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming - Starting February 2018 - Mondays: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming - Starting February 2018 - Tuesdays: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction - Gym-Based Exercise: Site Johnson Building
Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration: Site Workplace
Level 2 Diploma in Team Leading: Site Workplace
Level 2 ILM Award in Leadership and Team Skills: Site Workplace
Level 2 ILM Certificate in Leadership and Team Skills : Site Workplace
Level 2 ILM Diploma in Team Leading: Site Workplace
Level 2 NPTC Award in Tractor Driving and Related Operations: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity YMCA: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 3 Certificate in Advice and Guidance: Site Workplace
Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training YMCA: Site Johnson Building
Level 3 Diploma for Teaching Assistants - Starting Feb 2018: Site The RoundHouse
Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration: Site Workplace
Level 3 Diploma in Retail Skills: Site Workplace
Level 3 ILM Award in Leadership and Management: Site Workplace
Level 3 ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management: Site Workplace
Level 3 ILM Diploma in Management: Site Workplace
Level 4 Certificate in Advice and Guidance: Site Workplace
Level 4 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management for Adult Care: Site The RoundHouse
Level 5 BTEC Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare: Site Workplace
Level 5 ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management: Site Workplace
Level 5 ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management: Site Workplace
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 PA1 Pesticide Foundation: Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC PA2 Boom Sprayer : Site Broomfield Hall
NPTC PA6 Knapsack Application: Site Broomfield Hall
Retail Sales Professional Diploma Level 3: Site Workplace
Retail Skills Diploma Level 2 HABC: Site Workplace
RHS Level 2 Certificate in Practical Horticulture - September evening: Site Broomfield Hall
Taster in Dog Grooming: Site Broomfield Hall
Wood Occupations Level 2 (on-site): Site Workplace
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