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We offer a wide range of courses for students to gain qualifications and skills to help them into employment or for professional development.

IT Qualifications:
Functional Skills Qualifications in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at Level 1 and 2 are ideal for students wanting to develop practical skills in ICT in order to work confidently, effectively and independently in life. These courses are for those who have some experience in using a computer.

Starting in September:
> H0617AB18 – Functional Skills Level 1 ICT – Millais School, Horsham – Tue 11th Sep
> M0690AB18 – Functional Skills Level 1 ICT – Marle Place, Burgess Hill – Tue 11th Sep
> C0603ACW18 – Functional Skills Level 1 ICT – Ifield Community College, Crawley – Wed 12th Sep
> M0692AC18 – Functional Skills Level 1 ICT – Marle Place, Burgess Hill – Wed 12th Sep
> B0601AD18 – Functional Skills Level 1 ICT – Arena Skills Centre, Bognor Regis – Thu 13th Sep
> H0615AE18 – Functional Skills Level 1 ICT – Worthing Tuition Centre – Fri 14th Sep
> L0620AC18 – Functional Skills Level 1 ICT – The Learning Shop, Littlehampton – Wed 19th Sep

“Since coming along to Marle Place I have always felt welcome and have greatly improved my IT skills. It’s been a pleasure to be a part of the group.”

Flexible Distance Learning:
We have a range of Level 2 Certificates available through flexible distance learning.
> Information, advice or guidance
> Awareness of mental health problems
> Understanding children and young people’s mental health
> Understanding autism
> Understanding specific learning disabilities
> Principles of working with individuals with learning disabilities
> Understanding behaviour that challenges.

And from September 2018:
> Counselling Skills
> Understanding safeguarding and prevent
The courses are FREE but a deposit is taken at the start and returned on successful completion of the course.

Beauty and Therapies:
Would you like a career in the Beauty Industry? Our Beauty Therapy course covers practical skills such as facial skincare and manicures as well as subjects such as health and safety and anatomy and physiology. To help you get the most from your course our class sizes are kept small.

Starting September:
> M0790AA18 – Beauty Therapy: VTCT Level 2 Diploma – Marle Place, Burgess Hill – Mon 10th Sep
> H0790AC18 – Beauty Therapy: VTCT Level 2 Diploma – The Training Studio, Worthing – Wed 12th Sep

Hair:
These courses are for those seeking a career as an employed or self-employed hairdresser/stylist or junior men’s hairdresser. The qualifications are based on the hairdressing National Occupational Standards (NOS) and are recognised by the UK’s leading professional bodies.

Starting September:
> M0791AA18 – Hairdressing: VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing – Marle Place, Burgess Hill – Mon 10th Sep
> M0792AB18 – Barbering: VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Barbering Studies – Marle Place, Burgess Hill – Tue 11th Sep

Nails:
This course is for students seeking a career as an employed or self-employed nail technician. This qualification is based on the nail services National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s professional bodies.

Starting September:
> M0793AE18 – Nail Technology: VTCT Level 2 Certificate – Marle Place, Burgess Hill – Fri 14th Sep

Level 3 – Award In Education And Training:
This qualification is for candidates who work, or want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector.

Starting September:
> H1302AB18 – Award In Education And Training Level 3 – The Training Studio, Worthing – Tue 18th Sep

Level 2 – Supporting Teaching And Learning In Schools:
A qualification for those who work/wish to work or volunteer in primary, secondary and special needs schools. Achieving one of the qualifications demonstrates an individual’s ability relating to pupil welfare, care, behaviour and learning. Students have 1:1 support from their own Assessor.

Starting September:
> C1301AAW18 – Supporting Teaching And Learning In Schools: Level 2 – Ifield Community College, Crawley – Mon 10th Sep
> M1301AB18 – Supporting Teaching And Learning In Schools: Level 2 – Marle Place, Burgess Hill – Tue 11th Sep
> H1301AC18 – Supporting Teaching And Learning In Schools: Level 2 – Thomas A Beckett Middle School, Worthing – Wed 12th Sep
> B1301AE18 – Supporting Teaching And Learning In Schools: Level 2 – Chichester Adult Education Centre – Fri 14th Sep

“This course has helped me so much, both socially and with what is required when working in a school. Having become employed whilst I was on the course it has helped me get a better understanding of what it is to be a Teaching Assistant.”

English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL) and English and Maths:
Your chance to improve your skills, help your children or gain a qualification.

Before enrolling on some of our courses, you will be required to book an assessment. This is a good opportunity to gauge what level you’re currently at, and to meet one of our tutors and ask them any questions you may have.

To book your time slot, please call our Student Support team on 0345 6 01 01 61 or email us at enquiries@aspiresussex.org.uk. Please note that booking is essential.

Please note there is £15 charge for initial assessments (this fee is waived for people in receipt of certain benefits, please enquire for details).

Assessment Dates for ESOL and English and Maths:

Chichester:
Wednesday 22nd August 9.30 – 13.30 and 17.00 – 21.00
Thursday 6th September 9.30 – 13.30 and 17.00 – 21.00

Horsham:
Wednesday 22nd August 9.30 – 13.30 and 17.00 – 21.00
Thursday 6th September 9.30 – 13.30 and 17.00 – 21.00

Bognor Regis:
Monday 20th August 9.30 – 13.30 and 17.00 – 21.00
Tuesday 4th September 9.30 – 13.30 and 17.00 – 21.00

Worthing:
Monday 20th August 9.30 – 13.30 and 17.00 – 21.00
Tuesday 4th September 9.30 – 13.30 and 17.00 – 21.00

Burgess Hill:
Tuesday 21st August 9.30 – 13.30 and 17.00 – 21.00
Wednesday 5th September 9.30 – 13.30 and 17.00 – 21.00

Crawley:
Monday 20th August 9.30 – 13.30 and 17.00 – 21.00
Tuesday 4th September 9.30 – 13.30 and 17.00 – 21.00

Littlehampton:
Tuesday 21st August 9.30 – 13.30 and 17.00 – 21.00
Wednesday 5th September 9.30 – 13.30 and 17.00 – 21.00