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Access to Higher Education courses at Leicester College offer route to university for adult students

Leicester College (@LeicesterColl) is offering seven Access to Higher Education courses for adults who would like to go to university but don’t meet the entry requirements. The courses provide adult students with the opportunity to start a learning journey that can lead to opportunities in a range of professional careers such as teaching, nursing, science, engineering or law.

New paralegal course launched at Leicester College

Aimed at students looking for a career as a paralegal or supporting those with experience to work in the legal sector Leicester College (@LeicesterColl) has launched a new course to help people looking to become a paralegal and those with paralegal experience who are looking to progress their career in the legal sector. The Paralegal Practice Certificate level 3 course is a part-time course for 4.5 hours per week, starting on 10 September 2021 and is a National Association of Paralegal Practice (NALP) accredited qualification for paralegals.

Students to find out more about new Leicester College immersive media development course

Leicester College (@LeicesterColl) has partnered with the National Space Centre on a new creative course. New for 2022, the Immersive Design and Development Level 3 BTEC gives students access to cutting edge technology in the field of immersive media development.

Ofsted rates Leicester College as ‘Good’ status for teacher training provision

Leicester College (@LeicesterColl) has received a ‘Good’ status from Ofsted for the Teacher Education provision delivered to both its own staff and trainees external to the College.

New T Level courses at Leicester College allow employers to claim £1,000 for every student on industrial placement

Leicester College (@LeicesterColl) will offer a new range of technical-focused T Level courses, starting in autumn 2021. Designed by employers with The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education, these two-year qualifications combine classroom study and a substantial industry placement where employers can receive £1,000 for every student they put through a placement, up to a maximum of 20 students.

Leicester College achieves national Quality Standard in Carer Support accreditation

Leicester College (@LeicesteColl) has been awarded the national Quality Standard in Carer Support (QSCS) accreditation to acknowledge its commitment to delivering long-term support for young carers.

LEICESTER COLLEGE STUDENT WINS NATIONAL YOUNG PASTRY CHEF OF THE YEAR

17-year-old Unaisa Hussein triumphs in final for The Chefs’ Forum award Unaisa Hussein, a 17-year-old student from Leicester College has won The Chefs’ Forum, Young Pastry Chef of the Year 2021 award. Unaisa beat seven other finalists from colleges across the UK, each creating their own entremet concept, live in a competition environment at West London College in Hammersmith, London. 

LEICESTER COLLEGE TO HOST SUMMER 2021 OPEN EVENT

@LeicesterColl City campuses to welcome prospective students on 22-24 June 2021

Leicester College staff go ‘back to school’ on major local construction project

@LeicesterColl Will work with ENGIE (@ENGIEgroup) on University of Leicester (@uniofleicester) new build project to help with delivery of new T Level Construction course  Leicester College staff will work with leading energy and services company, ENGIE on an Education and Training Foundation pilot project that will help them to bring new skills and understanding to the delivery of the College’s new T Level Construction course.

Leicester College encourages conversations around women’s safety

College staff and students live stream discussion on women’s safety following recent news on the murder of Sarah Everard in London @LeicesterColl Staff and students from Leicester College have live streamed a new video call in which female members of staff and students had an open discussion about their experiences of, and thoughts on, women’s safety.

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