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    • Welcome to AAT Accounting

      Kathryn Mullen

      Job Title: Course Leader – AAT Accounting

      Teaching AAT is such a pleasure, to see learners grow into a widely recognised qualification to further their careers. I love sharing my knowledge & experience with others that want to pursue a future in finance.

    • Welcome to English Functional Skills
      Carole Jones

      Carole Jones

      Job Title: Course Leader Adult English Functional Skills and GCSE

      Universities attended: Open University and Manchester Metropolitan University

       

      Why should students choose your subject?

      Functional Skills English focuses on developing skills needed for work and everyday life. There are 3 aspects to the course: reading, writing and speaking & listening.

      This course provides you with the opportunity to develop your technical writing skills (spelling, punctuation and grammar). You will also learn how to read for meaning; locating explicit and implied information and understanding how a writer organises a text and uses language to communicate clearly and effectively. These skills will provide knowledge that will support employment or any further learning.

      Students choose this course for a variety of reasons. Some want to support their own children with their learning, whilst others are looking to progress their own education. Other students wish to enter the jobs market, would like to change occupations or seek a promotion.

       

      Where do students progress to after studying your subject?

      We have seen our students take a variety progression routes. Those who study at L1 generally go on to sit L2. Students who achieve the L2 qualification have moved on to access courses in vocational areas such as nursing or classroom assistant. Others have progressed to university courses.

    • Welcome to Maths Functional Skills
      Helen Butterworth

      Helen Butterworth

      Job Title: Course Leader for Adult Mathematics

      Universities attended: The University of Sheffield & Edge Hill

      Why should students choose your subject?

      Functional Skills and GCSE mathematics cover many real life topics from understanding your pay cheque to planning a new kitchen or choosing the best offer in the supermarket or for a new mobile phone. It is quite often used as a stepping stone to help you apply for your next course or level of employment. We have fantastic results and amazing feedback from students about our courses which cater for levels 1, 2 and GCSE.

      Where do students progress to after studying your subject?

      Some students use it to progress in their career or to apply for a new job, as mathematics is very often part of the criteria for many job roles. It can also allow students to apply for University places or other education opportunities. However, some just use it to help recap their maths skills or to help their children/grandchildren with their maths homework!

    • Welcome to Leadership & Management

      Jackie Alty

      Job Title: Course Leader – Leadership & Management

      Jackie Alty has a wealth of professional experience within the beauty industry as a salon manager, and a regional manager. Whilst undertaking the role of regional manager, she took an additional role as a trainer within the company, this inspired her to move from industry to teaching.  Jackie has experiences through other professional employment within the UK and during her time abroad in Australia, these experiences, combined with her educational training have aided her development as an industry led teacher.

      My role at Runshaw

      I am the Course Leader for Leadership and Management. I believe the needs of the students are at the heart of my philosophy of education. My aim is to ensure all my students are taught well, so that they can reach their full potential and have their strengths valued so they can be built upon.

    • Certificate in Human Resources Practice Level 3 CIPD

      Adults (19+)

      Runshaw College is an approved Study Centre, offering CIPD qualifications. The CIPD is the professional body for experts in people at work. For more than 100 years, they've been championing better work and working lives by setting professional standards for HR and people development, as well as driving positive change in the world of work. With hubs in the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Asia, the CIPD is the career partner of choice for more than 150,000 members around the world. They are the only body in the world that can award Chartered status to individual HR and L&D professionals.

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    • L5 CIPD Certificate in Human Resource Management

      Adults (19+)

      Runshaw College is an approved Study Centre, offering CIPD qualifications. The CIPD is the professional body for experts in people at work. For more than 100 years, they've been championing better work and working lives by setting professional standards for HR and people development, as well as driving positive change in the world of work. With hubs in the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Asia, the CIPD is the career partner of choice for more than 150,000 members around the world. They are the only body in the world that can award Chartered status to individual HR and L&D professionals.

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    • AAT Level 2 - Foundation Certificate In Accounting

      Adults (19+)

      This Level 2 Certificate qualification is designed to provide the essential basic understanding of the subject for those working in, or intending to work in, accounts. It covers bookkeeping to trial balance, using both manual and computerised techniques. The programme is designed to provide the maximum flexibility to students from a wide range of circumstances and diverse backgrounds, allowing them to gain skills and knowledge based on nationally agreed standards of competence.

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    • AAT Level 3 - Advanced Diploma In Accounting

      Adults (19+)

      This Level 3 course builds on the topics covered in the AAT Level 2 Certificate and extends on the areas covered to the completion of final accounts. The programme is designed to provide the maximum flexibility to students from a wide range of circumstances and diverse backgrounds, allowing them to gain skills and knowledge based on nationally agreed standards of competence.

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    • Functional Skills English

      Adults (19+)

      Functional Skills English courses aim to build on your current skills and to focus on the skills needed to help you succeed in everyday work and social situations. They look at communication skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening and are available at three levels (Entry Level 3, Level 1 & 2). The awarding body for the course is Edexcel.

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    • Functional Skills Maths

      Adults (19+)

      Our Functional Skills courses focus on the skills needed in everyday work and social situations. They help develop practical maths skills and allow you to apply these to a range of realistic everyday situations. Whether you need to learn how to calculate percentages for work or balance your personal finances, Functional Skills Maths courses will focus on practical maths skills used in everyday life. Our courses are available at three levels (Entry Level 3, Level 1 & Level 2) and all aim to build on your current skills. The awarding body for the levels 1 & 2 is City & Guilds (C&G) and EdExcel for Entry Level 3.

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    • CMI Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management

      Adults (19+)

      An Operations or Departmental Manager is someone who manages teams and/or projects, and achieving operational or departmental goals and objectives, as part of the delivery of the organisations strategy. They are accountable to a more senior manager or business owner. Our Leadership and Management course allows you to have the responsibility of managing a team, managing projects and delivering operational plans.

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    • CMI Level 3 Principles of Leadership & Management

      Adults (19+)

      This qualification will give you the core skills to lead a team successfully and the confidence to tackle difficult issues, like underperformance. You’ll learn how to plan, allocate and monitor work; tools and techniques to develop yourself as a leader; and how to get the most from your team.

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