Adult Courses in Salford
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Adult courses in Salford
ACCESS | AAT | COMMUNITY | ENGLISH | ESOL | GAS | HNC | ICT | MATHS | THE PRINCE’S TRUST
- HELP WITH CHILDCARE COSTS
- RECEIVE UP TO £50 PER WEEK
- HELP WITH TUITION FEES, FREE COURSES AVAILABLE
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COURSES WE OFFER
Access to Higher Education Courses
University Centre at Salford City College
Access to University courses are Level 3 programmes of study and are designed to prepare adult students for study at university. They are aimed at people who would like to study at degree-level but who left school without the usual qualifications, such as A-levels.
If you are aged 19 – 23 years old and this is your first Level 3 qualification, you may be eligible to study for FREE. For adults aged 19+ you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan and when you progress from your access course to a university course, your loan will be written off.
- Professions in Business & Finance
- Professions in Business Management
- Professions in Computing & Information Technology
- Professions in Legal Professions
- Professions in Media Make-Up & Special Effects
- Professions in Art
- Professions in Creative Writing & Media
- Professions in Forensics
- Nursing and Allied Health Care Professions
- Professions in Midwifery
- Professions in Childhood studies including social work
- Professions in Science
- Professions in Construction & The Built Environment
- Professions in Engineering
- Professions in Psychology of Crime
- Professions in English & Creative Writing
- Professions in Humanities & Social Science
We offer a wide range of free community courses for Salford residents aged 19 or over, held in a variety of venues throughout the city and allowing you to learn new skills in a venue close to home. Some courses are designed to help you develop key skills in areas such as I.T, maths and English; others provide a great introduction to possible future employment, training or volunteering opportunities, without the pressure of exams or tests.
English for Speakers for Other Languages
If English is not your first language, we offer ESOL courses at a range of levels for all students with different levels of English at City Skills and FutureSkills at MediaCityUK.
If you would like to apply to start a course in January please call 0161 631 5000.
Functional Skills English, ICT and Maths
Functional Skills qualifications give students valuable and transferable skills in English, Maths and ICT. We offer different levels to suit everyone’s needs, in order to do this, we need to do an initial assessment before enrolment.
We have numerous courses throughout Salford, if you are interested in applying for a course please contact our admissions team on 0161 631 5000.
Venue: City Skills part of Salford City College, Frederick Road, Salford, M6 6QH.
We offer a wide range of gas training and assessments including Gas Foundation and ACS packages covering domestic and commercial for both Natural Gas and LPG. Our new purpose-built training and assessment centre offers modern, fully equipped facilities run by highly qualified, experienced and inspiring staff.
|ACS Gas Domestic Training||2 days||Weekly (Mon & Tues)||8:00 – 16:00||£250|
|ACS Gas Reassessment: CCN1 + 4 Appliances||3 days||Weekly (Wed, Thurs & Fri)||8:00 – 16:00||£545|
|ACS Gas Initial Assessment: CCN1 + 4 Appliances||4 days||Monthly (Tues, Wed, Thurs & Fri)||8:00 – 16:00||£750|
|Unvented Hot Water||1 day||Monthly (Wed –
last full week of
|8:00 – 16:00||£200|
|Gas Foundation Course||38 weeks||Full-time course, one day per week (Fri)||8:00 – 16:00||£2800|
|Water Regulations||1 day||Monthly (Wed – the third week of the month)||8:00 – 16:00||£200|
Please call 0161 631 5555 to book your place.
University Centre at Salford City College
Our University Centre is dedicated to furthering the skills of individuals hoping to progress academically or professionally.
Starting from January 2019, we are offering HNC courses in a variety of subjects plus AAT accredited qualifications. Dependent on which course you choose to study, you may eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan or to pay in instalments over the academic year.
AAT Award Level 1
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping
HNC Construction (Construction & the Built Environment)
HNC Construction (Civil Engineering)
HNC Construction (Building Engineering Services)
HNC Animal Management
HNC Animal Management (Equine)
HNC Musical Theatre
SUPPORT FOR ADULT STUDENTS
Help with Childcare Costs
Our childcare fund helps students aged 20-years or above by contributing towards the cost of their childcare. To be eligible for the scheme, your childcare must be provided by an OFSTED registered provider and payments are made directly to them. You could receive up to £40 per day and the college might even pay up to £10 per day for before and after school club.*
Help with Living Costs
Our Adult Support Fund is available for anyone who is 19+ and the bursary is to cover costs for accommodation, travel, course materials, equipment and childcare. To be eligible for the bursary you must prove you are from a low-income family and in receipt of certain benefits*. If you are studying a Level 3 course or above which is funded through a loan, you may be eligible for receive up to £50 per week dependant on attendance.
Help with Tuition Fees
Adult students may be eligible for help with tuition fees through Advanced Learner Loans or Government funding. You may be able to study for free* if you meet the eligibility criteria or you can pay in instalments depending on which course you decide to study.
*Subject to terms and conditions