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Barnsley College launches three new courses

Barnsley College’s Business, Warehousing and Logistics department has expanded its course provision by launching three new courses: Aspects of Preparing to Set Up a New Business, Equality and Diversity and Mentoring.

The Level 2 Aspects of Preparing to Set Up a New Business Award costs £375 and is ideal for someone who wants to enhance their understanding of starting a business. Students will take a range of units and gain knowledge of marketing and building business relationships.

The Level 2 Equality and Diversity Award is suitable for individuals who want to develop an awareness of equality and diversity. Students will gain knowledge of new legislation and understanding of issues which affect equality and diversity in today’s society, community and the workplace. The course costs £300.

The Level 2 Mentoring Award will help students develop the skills needed to be an effective mentor. Students will gain an understanding of the benefits of mentoring, the role of the mentor and the legal and ethical requirements. Places cost £350 each.

All of the courses are studied on a part-time basis of three hours per week over 10 weeks and can fit around existing commitments. The new courses are starting in June and places are available to reserve now.

Angela Kerley, Head of Business, Warehousing and Logistics at Barnsley College, said:

“I’m pleased that we have expanded our offer by launching these new courses as it will allow more people to gain new skills and qualifications.”

The College is offering a 10% discount to anyone who books a place on all of the following part-time courses: Level 2 AAT Accounting Software (Sage), Level 2 AAT Bookkeeping, Level 2 Aspects of Preparing to Set Up a New Business and either Level 1 or Level 2 ICT Functional Skills.

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