Our Accounting, Business and Management courses are designed to train and develop a good head for numbers, keen eye for detail and knack for problem solving. Guest lectures delivered by industry-based speakers, enterprise challenges and visits to related organisations will enhance your knowledge of the world of business, tourism management, enterprise and finance.

Our accounting courses also offer you the opportunity to develop bookkeeping skills with local businesses, gaining experience of an accountancy environment.

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By studying our Level 4 or Level 5 in Animal Management you will have access to a large and varied animal collection, including large and small exotic mammals, amphibians, reptiles, invertebrates, farm livestock, horses and avian species.

Our talented team of lecturers bring with them industry expertise and will help you build academic and practical confidence. With exposure to real animal industry scenarios, you will develop sought-after skills in your dream animal industry career.

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Our Arts courses are designed to develop the skills and contacts you need to make an impact in industry. Created to reflect a working environment, our courses will give you the opportunity to learn from tutors who have vast experience of working in the arts sector, and to work on modules that have been shaped in partnership with industry experts.

From working on live briefs to taking part in exhibitions, catwalks and competitions, you will build confidence and creative ability that will prepare you for taking the first step in your professional career.

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Our Caring Professions courses focus on the disciplines of health and social care, nursing and childcare. Our courses place a strong emphasis on gaining experience of working in a care setting, and are designed to support you to develop the specialised
skills required in industry.

We have developed a wide range of strong links with local employers such as the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust and care and residential homes that will give you valuable first-hand experience of working in the sector.

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Information Technology and computing now play an active part in most people’s lives and are seen in every job from the office workplace to hospitals. Talented qualified practitioners are in high demand, so if you have a passion for how system networks are built and run, or you enjoy the creativeness of website design then our courses are for you.

Our computing and digital courses give you the opportunity to gain a range of advanced knowledge and skills, including creative digital production, software development, website design and games programming.

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Taught by industry-experienced tutors, you will gain an in-depth understanding of design principles and application for construction and the built environment. By developing sought-after skills in surveying, architectural technology, building control, quantity surveying and construction management, we will provide you with fantastic opportunities for your professional fulfilment.

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Our Education courses are designed to deliver a combination of vocational training and academic learning that is essential to ensuring you get the best start in your teaching career. Whether you’re looking to start your career or build on your existing skills, we offer a range of courses to suit you.

All of our tutors have extensive knowledge and experience in their fields, combining their teaching roles with positions as specialist advisors in education and the Rotherham Inclusion Support Services.

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Our Engineering courses will provide you with specialist engineering knowledge, problem solving skills and the ability to apply logical analytic techniques to projects. Engineering is a vital skill for the UK economy and engineers with a desirable skillset and an advanced level of technical knowledge are in very high demand.

By studying both theoretical and practical units you will gain a thorough understanding of how engineering technologies are used in everyday life, as well as by businesses nationally and globally.

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Our Hair and Beauty courses provide you with the advanced knowledge needed to practically apply a wide range of hair and beauty techniques. We work in partnership with many local theatre companies, businesses and schools, giving you the opportunity to put your skills to the test in an industry environment.

Alongside practical and theoretical study you will also have the opportunity to attend masterclasses and workshops, as well as attending trade shows, exhibitions and competitions such as Matchfit, The National Federation of Hairdressing, Warpaint Make-up and World Skills UK.

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The course will focus on key developments in lens based industries, from both an historical and technical perspective. Students will engage in learning all aspects of current technology associated with both media and photography, creating multi-skilled practitioners. Modules will allow students to work on self-generated and client lead briefs, which challenge them to think creatively and consider the parameters of the set tasks.

The course focuses on enabling students to gain work placement and find freelance opportunities whilst giving a realistic insight to lens based industries. The course challenges students to meet expectations that are both demanding and realistic.

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Our Performance course is designed to provide you with a range of skills that are highly desired in the modern performance industry.

Learning in industry-standard facilities, you will build valuable contacts and take part in live projects in partnership with a range of organisations such as Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Open Minds Theatre Company and Rotherham Music.

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Can't find what you are looking for? Have a look at the selection of courses below available at Rotherham College, North Notts College and Dearne Valley College.