Looking for a new career direction?

Better job prospects? New skills? Professional qualifications? Returning to education?

Courses for 2019 - Apply right now to take that first step towards an exciting future.

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 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.

Course Listings

Part Time Adult Listings Starting Before August 2019

Course Title
Access to Higher Education Diploma: Health Professions - January Start: Site Joseph Wright Centre
Access to Higher Education Diploma: Health Professions - January Start: Site Ilkeston
Award Automotive Refrigerant Handling - February - Level 3: Site Johnson Building
Award Automotive Refrigerant Handling - January - Level 3: Site Johnson Building
Award Automotive Refrigerant Handling - May - Level 3: Site Johnson Building
Award in Coaching - Level 3: Site The RoundHouse
Award in Education and Training - Term 2 Starting April 2019 - Level 3: Site The RoundHouse
Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation and Maintenance - April - Level 2: Site Johnson Building
Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation and Maintenance - January - Level 2: Site Johnson Building
Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills - Level 2: Site The RoundHouse
Award in Nail Technology - Level 2: Site The RoundHouse
Award in Nutrition, Performance and Healthy Eating - Level 2: Site Broomfield Hall
Award in Team Leading - Level 2: Site Workplace
Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (Flexible Location) - Level 4: Site Workplace
CACHE Certificate for the Children and Young Peoples Workforce - Level 2: Site The RoundHouse
Certificate for Teaching Assistants - Level 2: Site The RoundHouse
Certificate for Teaching Assistants - Level 2: Site Ilkeston
Certificate for the Early Years Advanced Practitioner - Level 4: Site Workplace
Certificate in Advice and Guidance - Level 4: Site Workplace
Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (Flexible Location) - Level 3: Site Workplace
Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems - Level 2: Site The RoundHouse
Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems- Short Course - Level 2: Site Other
Certificate in Business and Administration - Level 2: Site Workplace
Certificate in Counselling Skills - Level 2: Site The RoundHouse
Certificate in Equality and Diversity - Level 2: Site The RoundHouse
Certificate in ICT User Skills - Level 2: Site Workplace
Certificate in IT User Skills - Level 3: Site Workplace
Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care - Level 3: Site The RoundHouse
Certificate in Team Leading - Level 2: Site Workplace
Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care - Level 2: Site Distance Learning
Certificate in the Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities - Level 2: Site Distance Learning
Certificate in the Safe Handling of Medicines - Level 2: Site Distance Learning
Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges - Level 2: Site Ilkeston
Diploma for Teaching Assistants - Level 3: Site The RoundHouse
Diploma for the Early Years Educator - Level 3: Site The RoundHouse
Diploma in Advice and Guidance - Level 3: Site Workplace
Diploma in Care - Level 2: Site Other
Diploma in Children and Young Peoples Workforce - Level 2: Site Workplace
Diploma in Children and Young Peoples Workforce: Early Years Educator - Level 3: Site Workplace
Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support - Level 2: Site Workplace
Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support - Level 3: Site Workplace
Diploma in Lead Adult - Level 3: Site Other
Groom Your Own Dog: Site Broomfield Hall
Higher Diploma for Health and Social Care and Children's and Young People's Services - Level 5: Site Workplace
Higher Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare - Level 5: Site Other
ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management - Level 3: Site Workplace
ILM Diploma in Management - Level 3: Site Workplace
ILM Diploma in Management - Level 4: Site Workplace
ILM Diploma in Team Leading - Level 2: Site Workplace
Introduction to Building Information Modelling (BIM) - April: Site The RoundHouse
Introduction to Building Information Modelling (BIM) - January: Site The RoundHouse
Introduction to Building Information Modelling (BIM) - July: Site The RoundHouse
Introduction to Seasonal Floral Design - Spring is in the Air: Site Broomfield Hall
Introduction to Seasonal Floral Design - Summer Solstice: Site Broomfield Hall
Leadership and Management - ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management - Level 5: Site Workplace
Leadership and Management - ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching and Mentoring: Site Joseph Wright Centre
Level 1 AMTRA SQP: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 1 Award in Coaching Football : Site Workplace
Level 1 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage: Site Workplace
Level 2 Award in Instructing Kettlebells: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming - February - Mondays: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Certificate for Dog Grooming - February - Tuesdays: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Certificate in Animal Health, Husbandry and Handling: Exotic Pets - Reptiles: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Certificate in Animal Health, Husbandry and Handling: Small Animals: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football: Site Workplace
Level 2 Certificate in Dog Walking: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing - January: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Certificate in Pet Sitting: Site Broomfield Hall
Level 2 Certificate in Pet Sitting: 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 Certificate in Nutrition: Small Exotics: Site Broomfield Hall
MIG Welding - February - Level 1: Site Ilkeston
MIG Welding - February - Level 2: Site Ilkeston
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
NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing - Level 2: Site Offsite
NVQ Diploma in Plastering - Level 2: Site Workplace
NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations - Level 2: Site Workplace
NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations - Level 2: Site Workplace
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
Want to Work - January: Site Other
Want to Work - March: Site Other
Want to Work - May: Site Other
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